55ft Narrowboat for Sale , Built 1997
Description & Specification
• Engine: BMC 1.8litre 4 cylinder marine diesel engine with a PRM 150 hydraulic gearbox. The engine has had a full overhaul recently.• Quality 10:6:4mm steelwork by R&D Fabrications with a trad stern, with extra wide hatch. There is a cratch and cover to the front.• High quality fit-out by R&D Fabrications , and extensively refurbished by the last owner, in painted panels with oak trims to the ceilings and cabin sides and oak faced ply with solid oak trims to the hull sides. The flooring is laid with oak planking throughout, apart from the galley which has tile effect vinyl and the bedroom which has carpet tiles.• Two plus two-berth accommodation comprising the fixed double bed in the rear cabin and a dinette in the saloon.• The spacious forward saloon is fitted with a corner cabinet and storage steps. Morso solid fuel stove on a tiled corner hearth and surround. A sofa and fold out table provide a dinette that has storage below and converts to a double berth. Two leather recliner chairs and footstools. Access to a Indesit washing machine located behind the galley cupboards.• U-shaped galley with a range of solid oak cupboards with laminate worktops, tiled splash-backs and inset sink with drainer. 12v Shoreline fridge with separate freezer compartment, a slot in New World Vision gas oven, grill and hob. Panasonic 800W microwave. Wood lined steel side doors with glazed wodden inner doors opposite the galley.• Updated cabin bathroom with a quadrant shower cubicle with a thermostatic shower. Vanity unit with a counter top basin and storage below. Dometic cassette toilet with spare cassette.• Rear cabin bedroom with a fixed double bed with storage below. Full height wardrobe, over-bed cupboard and chest of drawers.• Rear trad area housing the engine and the electrical hardware for the boat.• Specification includes above plus: 12v/240v, rear landline connection, 4 x 110ah leisure batteries (renewed in Jan 2018). Adverc battery management system, Sterling 3kW inverter and a Victron battery charger. Galvanic isolator. Horn and headlamp. Rockwool insulation. Central heating by Webasto diesel central heating via 3 radiators, and the Morso solid fuel stove. Water heated by engine heat exchanger the Webasto boiler and immersion. Integral steel water tank.
Great Escape is a beautifully presented 55ft trad stern narrowboat by respected builders R&D Fabrications, and has been subject to a comprehensive series of upgrades to the interior. The saloon features a comfortable dinette that converts to a double bed allowing for 4 berth accommodation. She benefits from have a full exterior repaint in November 2017 when she was also last docked for blacking. She has a Boat Safety Certificate valid until November 2020, so is good to go. She presents as an almost new boat both inside and out and viewing is highly recommended.
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