project barge





Location: Rochester, Kent

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Premier Houseboats

+44(0)1634 256946

   Premier Houseboats are pleased to present Matilda, a static barge on a residential mooring now in need of total refurbishment.Matilda was a lovely home in peaceful surroundings for a number of years, however has fallen into a state of disrepair due to unavoidable circumstances.
   She currently has a deck level structure housing kitchen and shower room, with steps through a hatch down to the internal hull accommodation, which had been used as a sleeping/lounge area.
   The obvious suggestion would be to take down the deck level structure and replace it with a larger structure to house an open plan kitchen/ lounge structure, with patio doors opening on to the deck/outside space. Below deck accommodation has plenty of headroom and could either have two double bedrooms and a shower room, or one double, shower room and second living area. This area needs taking back to steel and completely restarting the conversion from scratch. There are a couple of places in the deck where water leaks in which need treating. Externally, Matilda needs cleaning of any surface rust and repainting.
   She is on a nice mooring withing the marina, and can provide comfortable accommodation whilst her length keeps mooring fees and ongoing costs relatively low.
   Overall Matilda offers massive potential as a project to create an affordable and deceptively spacious home in peaceful surroundings, and should be viewed with this in mind.

Vessel name:Matilda
Vessel condition:Fair
Year constructed:1926
Year refitted:1998
Length over all:40'
Maximum draft:3' 6"
Hull material:Steel
Hull type:Flat

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