RLM RARE MODEL ON RIVER LEE CONTINUOUS CRUISER CURRENTLY IN THE WATER NEEDS WORK PLEASE READ CAREFULLY £9500 Sadly and with reluctance, am selling my lovely house boat "ESSEX BIRD". She has been my well loved home for over years but time for new adventures, need to let her go and find new owner who will appreciate her as much as do.Ideally the boat would suit someone who can do few jobs on it, someone looking for restoring project and enjoy river life. The boat is on continuous cruiser licence on the river Lea and in the water. The work to do on it is mostly eletrics. The engines are running amazingly well, have been serviced regularly and always start first time although my left one needs the battery kick started as we speak. It was renovated/painted in neutral decor, the berth has been insulated and boarded. Mattress cut to shape new and clean. Inside is bright and confortable studio type layout.Lots of storage under seats.Never cold in winter with Diesel stove LockGate, uses the same diesel as the engines, easy to use and never cold in winter. Kitchen corner with gas stove, fridge (dual) and oven. Basic bathroom with porta loo, sink and shower hose.Unusual sliding doors as you come in and inviting back sitting area. Original driving seats are missing, bought it from the previous owner like that.This boat is very beautiful, full of character rare model and in great condition considering its age.RLM 32" 1978 (model prior Princess) Engines: 2x BMC 2.5 diesel inboard (serviced) Hot water tank Big solar panel Gas cooker Fuel oil heater LockGate New left propeller cost £1250 Shower room Kitchen area Huge water tanks Last blackened in 2015 Valid BSS Porta Potti toilet LED light ceiling thorough Sliding doorsNeeds done: * new water bilge pumps * massive generator on board that powers electrics plugs, needs to be looked at to be working again new exhaust build for it in 2017 * good clean * batteries need re wiring * safety locks * new navigation lights * the cover at the back also needs some repair.River licence: £352/year Insurance: £160/year Plus your fuel to go out and about and that's it! Very cheap to live around London.Message me for more infoNO TIME WASTERS AND NO SILLY OFFERS.
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