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1982 AC Mcleod 79' Custom Sternwheeler House Barge
Unique opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind privately owned, self-propelled stern-wheeler, river boat replica house barge. Timeless appealing classic meets function and luxury. “Elena Queen of Arts” boasts an open & airy layout throughout. Well-appointed with 3 staterooms, 2.5 heads & captains berth, large galley, salon, dinette, library, laundry room, bow seating areas, large upper deck with hot tub, custom woodwork throughout and so much more. Some features include, Young Chang grand piano, projector screen, custom carpentry, cast iron propane fireplaces, coffered ceilings, granite countertops, radiant heat, large sliding windows, 4 entryways, recessed lighting, and many other custom features. Her drivetrain is powered by a pair of 250hp Detroit Diesel 6-71 Naturals with PTO driven counter-rotating stern wheels, dual Detroit Diesel 4-71 40kW 3 phase generators, diesel fed boiler, hydraulic dual action cylinders operating a quad rudder system and pneumatic throttle controls.
“Elena Queen of Arts” was commissioned for the late owner of Aflac Insurance John Amos and built by AC McLeod with design cues to replicate the famous Delta Queen. She would make for an excellent waterfront home, floating hotel, B&B or crew vessel. She must be seen to appreciate, call today to schedule your showing.
THIS VESSEL MUST BE SEEN TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED.
Upon entry via one of her 5 entry doors, the “WOW” factor is sure to hit you. The main entry point is via the port bow, where a double-door opens to the mudroom. The lower level features custom carpentry, carpeted sole, three staterooms, two full heads, large library/den, laundry room and engine room access. A well-appointed staircase leads to the main deck.
Her main deck feels like you’re in a posh condo that’s ready to entertain, with the grand piano, wraparound couch,and large sliding windows lining the exterior. Custom carpentry throughout. Superb headroom, large galley, and fireplace provides excellent ambiance. The living room area is equipped with a retractable projector screen that provides excellent viewing for any event of your choice. Her upper deck is accessed via the stern stairway.
The upper deck features a large hot tub and enormous open deck layout which provides versatility to be easily setup per event. The pilothouse features a leather sofa with a pullout bed for the captain. THIS VESSEL MUST BE SEEN TO BE FULLY APPRECIATED.
The art presently on board does not convey in the sale and is for staging purposes only.
*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.
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.