61ft Narrowboat for Sale , Built 1998
Description & Specification
• Ormiston• Built 1998• Engine: Classic 1949 20.5hp 3 cylinder Lister FR engine in it’s own engine room, with a classic two speed gearbox.• Stylish steelwork by Colecraft with a trad stern and two pairs of side doors with top hatches in the engine room. Cratch, A-frame and board to the front (cover not present). Exterior would benefit from a repaint.• Originally fitted-out by Colecraft, she has painted ply and T&G with painted solid wood trims to the ceilings and painted ply with painted solid wood trims to the cabin and hull sides. The flooring is laminate wood planking to the saloon, galley and engine room; carpet to the bedroom, corridor and Boatman’s cabin and tiles to the bathroom floor.• Spacious forward saloon area with a Colebrookdale solid fuel stove on a tiled hearth, fitted cupboards and free standing chest of drawers. Large leather sofa that can sleep one person.• Walk-through galley area with hand made cupboards with shaker style painted wood doors and granite effect laminate worktops. Built-in gas Vanette oven/grill and separate 4 burner gas hob, Amica washing machine.• Mid cabin bedroom with fixed double bed with storage below.• Cabin bathroom with a 4ft hip bath with mixer shower over and shower curtain, vanity unit with inset basin, Thetford cassette toilet.• Engine room housing the Lister engine and the electrical hardware for the boat. Two sets of side doors painted with Roses and Castles, both with a top hatches.• Boatman’s style cabin containing extending double bed, child’s single, drop down table and a boatman’s solid fuel stove. Painted with traditional roses and castles.• Specification includes above plus: 12v/240v, shoreline. 3 x 115 ah leisure batteries. Nikkai 3 kW inverter, Charge Pro battery charger, galvanic isolator. 1 x roof mounted solar panel. Horn, headlamp and navigation lights (headlamp and navigation lights need repair). Heating is by an Alde Comfort gas fired central heating system via 2 radiators (currently not used), the Colebrookdale solid fuel stove and the boatman’s solid fuel stove. Water heated by engine heat exchanger, and the Alde boiler.
Ormiston is a 61ft live-aboard spec narrowboat, built by respected builder Colecraft with traditional Boatman’s cabin and engine room. She was completed in 1998 and is fitted with a classic Lister engine. She was last out of the water for blacking in May 2016 and has a Boat Safety Certificate to November 2023. The exterior would benefit from a repaint and the painted interior trims would also benefit from a refresh both of which are reflected in the asking price. Moorings are available by separate negotiation.
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