50 ft Traditional Style, 1989
Hull by David Piper , F/O by David Piper
Vetus Diesel Engine, 3 Berth
S/F Stove with Radiators & Boatman’s Stove
|HULL:||Built by David Piper in 1989. This boat comes with a recent hull survey subsequently new anodes and blacking. New steel hatches have been made for the sides and the slide hatch at the rear.
She is fitted out in highly varnished tongue and groove which gives it a deep rich colour. Although originally fitted out in 1989 this boat had suffered some neglect until her last owners whom have lovingly brought it back to life. Brimstone is a wonderful and truly unique boat for anyone to be proud of.
|SALOON:||Stepping in through partially glazed front doors in to a light and airy open plan saloon area. With an attractively upholstered curved seating area with storage under, there is a tall cupboard and a villager puffin stove with back boiler, set on a black hearth. Beyond is a second corner cupboard and a set of book shelves. There is also a large space which currently houses a free standing table and chairs. Light is provided by large windows and new 12v wall lights have been fitted and there are a number of 12v and 240V sockets. The floor is covered in a mid oak effect laminate floor which goes throughout the boat.|
|GALLEY:||Set apart from the saloon by beautifully turned wooden posts this galley kitchen has been completely made over with solid wood work tops and attractive decorative tiles and a traditional brass mixer tap. Below are white painted cupboards and a space for a fridge. There is a full size free standing gas cooker. At the end of the galley are two sets of side hatches and steps leading out of the boat along with a useful full height wardrobe with light.|
|BATHROOM:||Again recently refurbished this cross bathroom has a un-used composting toilet, shower with thermostatic mixer valve. The walls are covered in an attractive white marble Aqua Board and a small vanity sink unit has been set under the window. An airing cupboard houses the Calorifier with immersion heater and additional storage.|
|BEDROOM:||A fine example of a boatman’s cabin with attractive scumbling, decorated with roses and castles. It houses a stove and authentic oil lamp, plates and brasses. The double bed pulls down from within the unit, this again has new upholstery on the seat area and a new mattress.|
|ENGINE AND ELECTRICS:||A Vetus M414 diesel engine last serviced in August. There is a 50W sterling battery charger/management System with 1 starter battery and 4 x 6V Trojan domestic batteries. There is a 600w sterling inverter and 6 x 40w(240w) solar panels with management system.|
|OTHER EQUIPMENT:||Life Ring, 2 x 13Kg gas bottles, 4 x fire extinguishers, 1x fire blanket, boat pole, mooring stakes, mooring hooks, a hammer, 12V Car Vac, Fire Irons, Folding table with chairs. Freestanding Radio, horse brasses and plates.|
|INTERESTED IN THIS BOAT?||If you are thinking of visiting us to view this narrowboat we strongly recommend you telephone us before setting out, to make sure it is still available for sale and hasn’t just gone “Under Offer”.|