HUMBER BARGE 72 (available) – £249,000

Year: 1922

LOA: 72’

Beam: 17’

Draft: 4’

Construction: Steel

Hull/Keel: Flat bottomed

Reg: 148479


A beautifully converted barge recently finished to a very high standard, ‘Eccles David’ represents the ultimate houseboat experience. She comes with the availability of a stunning town centre mooring in the medieval town of Sandwich, Kent. She would make an ideal long term stay-aboard or Air B&B.


Engine(s) & Electrical:

Ruston & Hornsby 6 cylinder diesel. 6 batteries charged by a 240v battery charger via either a 14KVA diesel generator or shore power. Inverter supplying mains 240v electric throughout the boat.


Accommodation & Below Deck:

2 double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms. 7’ headroom throughout. Timber flooring. Heating via gas oil boiler. Full kitchen with Rangmaster cooker, galley sink, fridge and pressurised hot water system (2 x 240v water heaters). 800 litre fresh water capacity. 800 litre grey water capacity. 800 litre black water capacity. Day room on the top deck. Sitting room and laundry room on the lower deck.


Navigation & Safety:

4 fire extinguishers, fire blanket.



Mooring in Sandwich, Kent paid until 28th February 2025 and available by separate negotiation.

2021 survey available.

Viewings are by appointment only. For an instant insurance quote call Euromarine Insurance Services on 01843 603345 or click on the link below:


The particulars detailed herein are intended to give a fair description of the vessel, but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. These particulars are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Highway Marine Ltd who are acting as brokers for the vendor. The vendor is not selling in the course of a business unless otherwise stated. The prospective purchaser is strongly recommended to check the particulars, and where appropriate, at his own expense, to employ qualified independent agents to carry out a survey, and/or any mechanical and electrical checks.

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