Wharf Road, N1, 5 mins walk Angel Islington tube, London London UK|
Unique opportunity on the Regents Canal in central London with the sale of Dragonfly, a 33ft Ex-Thames Inspection Launch on a highly sought-after residential mooring, 5-minutes walk to Angel Islington tube station.
Perfect boat for leisure or live aboard for one. This historic boat dates from pre-1948 (with riveted steel found in the engine bay) but was fully restored in 2011, with a new 5mm steel hull, solid oak flooring and walls, built-in sofa-bed, a bespoke art-deco kitchen-galley area, and tiled wet room with toilet, sink and shower. All brand new 240 and 12v electrics, plumbing, gas boiler for hot water/ gas cooker, water tank. The engine was also replaced with a single-cylinder Bukh, in keeping with the boat's unique style (and sound!). BSS safety certificate until 2022.
The boat sits in the prime spot on Wenlock Basin, with spectacular views from the deck area up and down the Regent's canal, including the neighbouring bird life, from the coot's nest just off the bow, to the passing swans, cormorants and grey herons.
Note: Dragonfly cabin height is approx 175cm (5ft 8 inc)
Wenlock Basin is a secure and private mooring situated close to Angel tube station, Upper Street, Islington Green and Old Street. Landscaped trees, bushes and plants run the entire length of its wooden jetty with good sized areas for socialising with benches and tables all along, perfect for alfresco dining and barbecues. Each mooring is provided with a separately metered shore power, from this your water, electricity and a telephone/Wi-Fi can be accessed. Mooring Fee: £500/month (including VAT and service charge).
|Vessel type:||Ex-Thames Inspection Launch|
|Model:||Launch / Cruiser|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Drive type:||Stern drive|
|Length over all:||33'|
|Hull type:||V hull with keel|
|Dry Weight:||5 metric tons|
|Fuel capacity:||10 Litres|
5mm steel v-hull, toughened double glazed windows