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Tuesday 07 July 2020


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Boat price: SOLD
Boat location: Hertfordshire River Lea
Boat Location: River Lea Hertfordshire.

De-Liefde is a Dutch Tjalk Barge 57ft 6in x 12ft 3in. currently moored on the River Lea Hertfordshire, and is available with a RESIDENTIAL MOORING WITH GARDEN IN THE BEAUTIFUL TOWN OF HERTFORD. CLOSE TO LOCAL AMENITIES AND SPEEDY RAIL LINK INTO LONDON.

Built in Holland in 1917, brought to UK in 1992 and fitted out. Engine: Ford 592E 4 Cylinder 56hp water cooled.

Saloon: Size approx. 16ft 5in x 9ft 6in. Shelving along both sides. Double 3 seater sofa bed. Coalbrookdale woodburning stove with back boiler.

Galley: Size approx. 11ft x 9ft. Refleks 44 marine oil burning stove heating all radiators. Galley has polished black granite worktops, a central "island" Shaker style cupboards in ivory white, stainless steel sink/drainer, stainless steel mixer tap, Seagull marine water filter. Shoreline 24volt fridge. Plumbing for washer/dryer if required. Caprice gas oven/grill/hob. Lots of storage cupboards. Large armoured glass skylight.

Bedroom: Size approx. 6ft 9in x 9ft 2in. Fixed Double Bed with storage, and large stainless steel holding tank built beneath. Large 6ft wardrobe with 3 sliding doors. Radiator. Sliding door to bathroom.

Bathroom: Size approx. 8ft 6in x 5ft 5in Vanity Basin with storage under. 5ft 6in standard bath with powerful shower over. Full length mirror. Thetford cassette toilet. Also available a new 'Airhead ' composting toilet system. Morco instant hot water heater. Small armoured glass skylight.

Throughout the boat the interior is lined out in English Oak, floors/walls/side panels. Lighting throughout is high-quality, low-power individually regulated 12 volt LED lamps, installed last year.

Storage Cupboard: Houses Victron Battery Management system, 12volt battery charger, domestic consumer unit, RCD & fusebox. Solar Panel controls, switches & regulators. There is a 7 panel solar rig on the top deck. Also there is a Zeise 3.5kVA water cooled diesel generator in sound proof box in engine bay.

Boat Specification: 7/8mm bottom, 5/6mm sides, 4mm superstructure. There is a full survey (very positive) from a couple of years ago. Professionally repainted in 08/2011. Blacked 2012.

Exterior: Navigation lights, and headlamps. Original Navigation mast. Small derrick crane on bow. Small deck with seating area.



PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTION AT cetus7013@msn.com or Tel: 07768444796
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Engine: TOP
Engine: Ford 592E 4 Cylinder 56hp water cooled diesel engine
Construction: TOP
Hull Bottom is 7/8mm, hull sides 5/6mm, superstructure 4mm. A full (and very positive!) survey from a couple of years back is available on request. Apparently she is one of the best vessels of this historic age on the southern waterways. She was professionally repainted in her original livery in August 2011 at a cost of 5000, the hull was fully reblacked when the recent survey was done and the boat has covered very few miles since that date.
Accommodation: TOP
Accommodation specification currently being added
Equipment: TOP
Heating is via either a Coalbrookdale woodburning stove or a Refleks marine oil-burning stove. These heat radiators throughout the boat. Either heat source can be used to heat the radiators.Power for the boat can be generated in a number of ways. First of all there is a 7-panel solar rig on the top deck of the boat, which can be easily be added to. The solar panels provide both 12 volt and 24 volt DC electricity to the vessel for all of the pumps, lighting and other amenities. There is a good-sized (7) deep cycle battery storage system to store the DC power generated, and also a 24 volt Victron power management system and a similar 12 volt battery charger which can maintain battery levels.

Zeise 3.5kVA water cooled diesel generator in sound proof box.
Lighting throughout is from high-quality, low-power individually regulated 12 volt LED lamps throughout the boat.

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