Located in a beautiful spot on the Deben Riverside in Melton Woodbridge, 'Aenna Te Gondern' is Historic Dutch Gouda Tjalk Sailing Barge built in 1890. Measuring 18.47m and boasting Deceptively Spacious Accommodation including a Fore Peak, Forward Cabin, Galley, Shower Room, Engine Room, Aft Cabin and Pilot House. The current owners have lovingly restored and adapted the barge to create a Comfortable and Practical house boat whilst retaining the fantastic Nautical Heritage and Character Features the property displays. 'Aenna Te Gondern' is currently moored in an enviable position at Melton Boat Club and an internal viewing is highly recommended.
Dual access to fore and aft decks, terrace area with beautiful views of the river, mast area.
Windows with panoramic views of the riverside and surroundings. Feature wooden wheel, communication systems, internal phone, depth sounder, GPS, VHF, loud hailer. There is also a searchlight and solar panel situated on the roof of the pilot house.
Main Salon/Living Area
Spacious and well laid out room, fitted sofa bench, Morso feature multi-fuel burner and additional diesel heating stove, dining table, desk and additional storage. Door and steps down from the upper deck.
Range of fitted wall and base units, inset stainless steel double sink and drainer, fitted four burner bottled gas hob and grill, wall mounted water heater.
Fitted WC with vacuum hand pump, wash basin with hot and cold taps, separate shower cubicle.
Currently divided into two spaces. Formal cabin with fitted bunk, storage, radiator, skylight and portholes. Smaller cabin area, currently used as storage but previously used as a cabin area.
The plant room of the property. There is a feature Mercedes Daimler-Benz M404B 120 HP mounted engine, utility area with plumbing for a washing machine, work bench area, storage space and batteries and controls for the solar power system.
Feature fitted king size bed with porthole windows, bunk area with further storage space, fitted dressing table/desk, fitted opening skylight, electrics panel, steps leading up to the pilot room.
Forepeak Storage Area
Accessed via ladder at the fore of the boat, this area is currently used as storage space but in the valuer's opinion could be converted into a separate cabin or used to enhance the adjoining cabin space (subject to the necessary structural alterations).
Transfer of the mooring is subject to approval by Melton Bat Club. For further information on the mooring fee please contact us at Nicholas Estates Felixstowe. The mooring fee covers the mooring, water supply, post box, maintenance of communal grounds and car parking. There is a boat survey available to prospective purchasers which was carried out by AND Marine Ltd in October 2017. The boat had the underside repainted and new anodes fitted when she was out of the water in October 2017. The vendors are happy to discuss with any interested parties what living on a boat involves and the legal process surrounding the purchase of a boat.
These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by ourselves. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.
Contact NE (Felixstowe) for more details