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4 bedroom house boat for sale in Rotherhithe Street, Rotherhithe, SE16
London, Gt Lon
Houseboat ‘Dunregan House’ is moored on the historic Rotherhithe foreshore. It's on ancient moorings, which essentially means you have a secure mooring with no fees payable. The vessel has a length of 25.5 metre x 6.35 metre beam and had a full survey in July 2023. She has been well maintained and looked after by the current owner and in 2007 the entire flat bottom was over-plated with 8mm plate. As this is a houseboat it should be noted that it's a non-navigable craft. Dunregan House is currently arranged as 2 x two bedroom apartments with views towards the City, The Shard and Pool of London. Benefits from 1 private car parking space. The upper deck apartment comprises a living room which is flooded with natural light and fantastic river views. There is a fitted kitchen/dining room, two bedrooms and a door leading to the outer deck, with access onto the upper deck, offering fabulous views of the River Thames. The lower deck apartment comprises a large living room with plenty of space for a dining area, a fitted galley kitchen and two bedrooms with ensuites, plus storage. The vessel has fibre broadband and full service connections with mains gas central heating. Council Tax band A. You are buying part of the old Talbot Barge Yard. Talbot and Sons specialized in constructing and repairing barges, which were flat-bottomed boats used for transporting goods along rivers and canals. Barges were an essential part of London’s maritime industry, particularly during the 19th and early 20th centuries when the city relied heavily on water transportation for trade and commerce. By 1839 Robert Talbot had moved his barge building business to the up and coming boat building area of Rotherhithe Street. Four of Robert’s sons, Thomas, Robert, Richard and Edward followed their father, becoming barge builders The Dunregan houseboat has been permanently on this mooring for 45 years. . Still available at ListedBuy!
November 27 2023 on ListedBuy