A stunning Dutch Barge (Vlett steel Cruiser), it has a unique look that will turn heads on the waterways and towpath. The vessel benefits from a pristine engine and solid hull. It is fitted with everything you need for comfortable liveaboard city life and voyaging the waterways. It has been recently issued with a new safety certificate valid for 4 years. (expiring 2025)
This is an exceptionally well-maintained vessel with a riveted all steel hull and an historic Mercedes engine of the series OM, usa for military use, it will never fail you, It has been fully serviced on a regular basis.
Solar panels with an inverter / charger provide an environmentally friendly source of power for all your appliances, coupled with an electricity hook up as a back-up for the winter months.
Ons Heyke delivers a comfortable and stylish cruising experience. The accommodation provides a wonderfully light and airy feel, and the stunning wood panelling gives it a true cabin feel. The main entry is via the central wheel house, which has doors on either side, along with a comfortable seating area – perfect for viewing the stunning countryside whilst touring.
To the stern of the wheelhouse, there is a fixed double berth with PLENTY of storage. The room benefits from secure windows all around all of which can be opened and refreshen the air very easily; these also provide beautiful natural lighting giving it a true cabin feel and beautiful view of the rivers.
To the front of the wheelhouse, there is an open plan saloon, including two seating areas that can each accommodate up to 4 people (can also be dropped down to make double beds), diesel stove for heating fully serviced few months ago, a galley with fridge, sink, gas oven and hob, along with plenty of surface space and storage. Gas is fitted with two more outlet in case for future installation of an oven or water heating.
Ons Heyke benefits from a spacious back deck that is perfect for lounging and barbecuing in those long summer months. The swim deck is perfect for taking a quick dip to cool off. This is the perfect vessel for liveaboard off grid living, entertaining or just sitting and enjoying the tranquillity of the waterways.
Vessel Type: Dutch Barge
Length: 11.5 Meters
Engine type: Diesel
Engine Make: Mercedes
Hull: Steel – riveted and recently blacked (September 2021)
1000w inverter/charger + Electrical hook up
This boat is currently moored in Mile End, London.
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Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.