1924 Humber Sheffield 60 Houseboat
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Priced for quick sale
- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Located In:
- Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- £ 145,000 (US$ 182,816)
- Sale Pending
Superb example of a converted Humber 60ft barge.
This conversion has got to be seen to appreciate her potential as a contempary livaboard.
Her two story layout provides superb accommodation with spacious living.
Contact one of the sales team for viewing arrangements.
Telephone 01752 401421
Please contact at +44 (0)1752 401421
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
LOA: 60 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 8 in
LWL: 60 ft 0 in
Minimum Draft: 3 ft 3 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 4 in
Displacement: 65000 kgs
Cruising Speed: 6 knots
Maximum Speed: 6 knots
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (1400 Liters)
Fuel Tanks: 2 (450 Liters)
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Number of bathrooms: 2
Electric bilge pump
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 240V
Engine and Mechanical
Gardner 4LW 65hp diesel engine.
Reconditioned in 1999 and installed in 2010
Three bladed bronze propeller on stainless steel shaft
6.5Kv 240 volt generator in a silenced box.
240 volt shore power system
Large 24 volt domestic bank built from 2 cells charged by inverter
Two engine batteries.
Hot and cold pressurised water system
Sleipner Bow Thruster fitted 2010
Upper salon has a light and airy feel for either living or dining and is fitted with a radiator and Dickinson diesel fired stove.
Stairs lead down to the open plan lounge and kitchen area. A large multi fuel stove provides heat to the boats radiators.
The kitchen is fitted to a very high standard with solid oak surfaces and gloss cream cupboards. There is a full size Bosch fridge/freezer, dishwasher, wine fridge, Dickinson oven and separate Wallas diesel hob. Samsung microwave/convection oven. Under stairs storage, utility room with tumble dryer and fitting for a washing machine.
Moving aft, the second bedroom has a fitted double bed and bedside cupboards, airing cupboard with large hot water tank and pressure water pump. The en-suite with shower cubicle and wash basin and electric WC. Access to the engine room and a large store room.
The forward master cabin has fitted wardrobes and a walk in store cupboard, ensuite bathroom with corner whirlpool bath and shower. Wash basin and electric W.C.
The rear of the boat is covered in a canopy that gives a conservatory feel and an area for sitting outside.
The Humber Keel Barge was built by Dunstones in 1924 and was purchased and converted by her present owners 5 years ago. The bottom of the hull was overplated with 8mm steel and then injected with oil to prevent corrosion between the plates.
The new superstructure was built from steel framework and timber cladding to provide a good size multi level house boat. The interior has been fitted out to a superb standard with Oak faced plywood and solid Oak floors.
The accomodation now affords a covered out side canopy/conservatory area, upper saloon, open plan sitting and kitchen area, master bedroom with ensuite bathroom with corner bath/ shower, guest bedroom with ensuite shower room, storage areas throught and much much more!
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.