houseboat moored at st osyth creek,essex co168ew. very picturesque . fields with natural fresh water pond forward, views over saltings to side, views off boats and boatyard astern.
Jamaican moon is a ww2 motor launch,gun boat with a huge war history, only selling due to ill health.
she is double diagonal orica wood, mostly insulated , but requires finishing, saying that have lived on board for years and mostly decorative needed.
she has her original wheel house ,and funnel, large front deck, raised mid deck, spa, storage shed, and rear deck.
accommodation comprises .. of
wheel house with large picture window with views over salting s, proper stairs to large fully fitted kitchen, lpg cooker,butler sink,under stairs houses freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer all to remain.
large front bed room(1),with 4 poster bed, en suite with shower, sink , toilet ,forward another room poss walk in wardrobe or bedroom.lit by portholes, and velux window over bed so you can watch the stars.
extremely large,woodburner, well lit by portholes and hatch,lazy boy settee and chair to remain.immersion tank for hot water.internet point,satellite connection.
to rear double bedroom(2),opposite to that is craft room with sink and washing machine, no reason why not put bunk beds in there(3) to rear of that bathroom with cast iron bath, Victorian sink , cast iron cistern and toilet.
further rear,bedroom (4) takes 2 bunks.
to rear of that good sized double bedroom (5) door to another room would make nice double bed room.
radiators in most rooms fired by woodburner or lpg central heating boiler .
on deck large forward deck , original wheel house ,workshop, raised deck with funnel, spa deck, storage shed,rear deck with wind mill, spare wind generator supplied .
outer hull painted in camouflage gray. parking off road for 2 cars,water and electric by card meter
lots of proven ww2 history with boat, reg heritage ships(grants avaliable) selling due to ill heath .lots of titavating well in scope of diyer
would possilbe swap +cash for small classic liveaboard up to £1500,advertised else where so get in quick
mooring fees are £708 a quarter,which includes water and a charge for use of elec meter, council tax is band a, approx £800 i think,have spoken to boatyard owner and he is fine with change of owner ship.there 2 off road car spaces and it is a very friendly community.
ML 357 has a long and interesting history, some documented some verbal. she has sunk a sub and picked up secret agents in the war, and in the 60s was a hippies commune, in the 70s a Buddhist shrine!!