Dutch Barge (1917) for sale in Kent, United Kingdom

£250,000 GBP
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This Dutch Barge Cargo Vessel, built in 1917, is for sale in Kent, United Kingdom, with an overall length of 60.05 metres. Offering flexible and spacious accommodation, it also features a large workshop with potential for further enhancements, including a planned sunroof conversion. While the engine requires servicing, the vessel successfully arrived under its own power six years ago. Equipped with commercial-grade navigation equipment, it provides great views and a secure location, making it ideal for a family seeking a lifestyle change. The captain's quarters are currently let to a lodger, covering mooring fees. Note, the vessel is suitable for cash buyers only, since traditional house-style mortgages are not available for barges.

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Dutch Barge
Used power boat for sale
Tax / VAT status
Paid / Included
Name of boat
Length overall
60.05 metres
Full Displacement Steel Hull
Kent, United Kingdom

About this Dutch Barge


This Dutch Cargo Barge provides phenomenal accommodation which is so flexible. There’s still more potential to enhance the large workshop area too. Also the owners were going to enhance the feel by finishing off making part of the roof slide open and close to effectively make a sunroof feature so bringing outdoors inside. The vessel engine would need a good service etc by a professional but the vessel did arrive under her own steam around 6 years ago. She does have quite a spread of commercial style navigation equipment. This vessel will be of interest to a family who appreciate a lot of living room, great views and a secure location. The Captains quarters are currently rented out to a lodger so this covers mooring fees. So if you are a cash buyer and want to bring about a lifestyle change then this beautiful Dutch Cargo Barge could tick all your boxes. Note that house style lenders will not give a mortgage for a barge. So cash buyers only.

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1 x Diesel 650hp, Caterpillar (1975)
Number of cabins
Additional Accommodation Details
The massive Cargo Hold approx 130’ by 25’ provides charming accommodation over 2 levels. The flow of calmness throughout really is amazing - as well as designated cabins there are open plan areas that seamlessly offer different zones for relaxation and work. There’s an entrance room to the main part of this vessel at the bow that provides a pleasant area to welcome friends and family as well as a study.

The saloon, approx 30’ x20’, is zoned into 2 areas. Windows are deliberately set so you can enjoy the unobstructed views of the river whilst seated. There’s a Minstrels Galley/Walkway that overlooks the lower floor. It leads to what is currently used as a textiles and design room. Then, another Chill Zone approx 30’x20’ in total. The vessel still has the original roof opening panels so the intention was to create an indoor outdoor area for the chill zone. Further aft are stairs to ground floor. The Master Suite is also on the top floor, approx 31’x20’ and comprises sitting room area, dressing room area, en-suite and bedroom area - again benefitting from an incredible view from the bed. The ground floor can be approached via 2 staircases either side of the minstrels gallery. Ground floor is a captivating open plan entertaining area comprising of different zones very cleverly conceived. The areas comprise, lounge, dining area, stunning bar area and well equipped galley. Further aft is a uniquely styled hall providing access to a utility room, a pantry room, a beautifully fitted bathroom, a cabin with living area and bedroom area and a further double bedroom . There is another double bedroom, a bathroom (not finished) , a lovely snugg/cinema room and a massive workshop with potential to create more cabins. On the starboard side you can access the hull sides and on the port side the hull is a main attractive feature.

The flooring has been deliberately laid to allow for movement of the vessel when she’s on the mud or floating. To top it all there are Captain's quarters - fully self-contained that are currently let out. This comprises of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, utility room, lounge-diner and stairs up to the wheelhouse, providing private access. There’s a rear deck too. This vessel has a fabulous mooring with far reaching views up and down the Medway Estuary.

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