Ware Hertfordshire UK
The very best time to view a boat...? Winter!
This boat is special.
If you're looking for a quirky, high spec, ready to move into home on water... she may be the one you've been looking for!
Aquila comes with a full service history, you can feel like you're buying a boat you know - her full paperwork can be provided upon sale / visiting.
This stunning, uber cool, Nick Thorpe Boat is one of a kind build! She's currently on the River Lea, so only a stones throw into London.
Last Blacking: September 2021 – SL195 Bitumen coat – Unova Thames coating hull black coat
Inspection hatch and location: Under stern steps
Internal cabin height: 6’ 5’’
Insulation: Spray foam
Batteries: 1 x Starter Battery (new sept 23) – 4 x Leisure Battery – Lucas LX31 supreme
Electric Supply: Shoreline hook up, 3kw Inverter brand new fitted in May 2023, 12v USB sockets through out, x4 240v sockets completed 2022 by registered electrician and 12 v Lighting 2 x Solar Panels.
Hot Water Supply: Calorifier heated by engine when on the move, or shoreline when moored - on off switch installed 2022 for ease.
Cabin Heating: Radiator heated by stove back boiler with beautifully unique designed expansion tank - the quirky saucepan you can spot in photos.
Gas: 2 x 13kg Propane
Large stern deck with seating for 5 – Under seating storage – Cruiser stern with tiller.
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Vessel type:Wide beam Cruiser Stern
Builder:Nick Thorpe Boat Building
Length over all:57'
Water capacity: 500 Litres (full bow plastic storage for fresh water)
Holding tank capacity:300 Litres
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Boat Entrance: beautiful custom made oak storage steps with hinged side step, fully utilising the boats storage (inspection Hatch underneath).
To the left and right you have more ample storage shelves, so be it shoes, boat goods or trinkets there's plenty of entrance space.
Two hanging hooks are also available and ample built in shelves for storage
As you step in to the left, the cupboard has an on off fuse board for all 12v electrics. To the right in the cupboard you will find your 240v fuse board breaker, inverter and the Victron solar box.
Kitchen: Custom made poured concrete worktops – industrial kitchen with cast iron push unit handles, ample cupboard space, Calorifier is in cupboard nearest to entrance tidily hidden away. Large steel sink – Inlander 12v fridge/freezer – Spinflow hob/grill/oven, plenty of space for washing machine also where shelves are on entry, 3kw inverter installed.
Lounge area: Dinette area space or keep as free space.Clearview pioneer 400 5kw stove with stainless steel flue – stunning exposed copper pipes for gas and back boiler – Black multistove stove to burn Wood and coal. Copper vintage coal storage bucket and carry iron fire set. Stove sits proudly ontop of a a concrete poured floor. New, comfortable large 3 seater, black velvet sofa optional to stay if required.
Adjustable Wall bracket Cello TV 12v / or 240v cable option stays with boat. Beautiful privacy window Hatches if you'd rather watch nature instead!
Feature wall withdesigner Soiree wallpaper, sliding wooden door on roller keeps the boat airy, spacious and functional
Bathroom: Jabsco fresh water pump out toilet with 12v electrical macerator was installed. All left fully plumbed for new owner just need toilet adding as owner opted for a compost toilet in recent months whilst cruising for convenience. Choice is yours!
Fully tiled shower with mirror ceiling – Mirrored bathroom cabinet – industrial pipe shelf – Small stainless-steel sink – Built in storage cupboards x3 ample hidden storage! – unique bespoke doors at either side of bathroom.
Master Bedroom Description: steps to the Bow are next to bed – built in wardrobe rail and cupboard drawers – new Double ottoman bed to stay, practical underbed storage, Black Cast iron radiator, 12v power point next to bed Hatch windows built to match built in wardrobe.
Windows: 12 beautiful large porthole windows, 10 windows can be removed which in summer is a joy! Each window trim was made for the boat by a film set crew! These are fibre glass set, they come out very easily should you need to, they are held in place by copper mirror cap screws. Spare surrounds and mirror caps for new owners ease.
Engine Service: 16/05/23
Engine model:Canaline 150 PRM
Drive type:Shaft drive
Fuel capacity:500 Litres
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.