Luxury House Boat/bar
Posting ads for 7 years
v The House Boat/Bar was conceptualised in 2002 finished in 2004 and has been used for various functions from 2006. It will "comfortably” accommodate "Twenty+” passengers/functions. It is a great Tourism / Business opportunity, e.g. 2010 and beyond…
v The vessel measures 12m x 5m x 5m (includes Cockpit). The bottom deck measures "60” sq.m. and the Top Deck (The Observation Deck) "40” sq.m.
v A Full size "Spiral Staircase” connects the downstairs to the observation deck.
v The hull is made of ‘Eight' Steel floats (Hot Rolled) pressurised float/compartments each measuring 2.5m. x 1.5m. x 1.0m. Each compartment comprises 2x coats primer, 4x coats epoxy sealant and 2x black paint.
v All floats are sand blasted, pressure tested, waterproofed and epoxy treated.
v The draft of the vessel is ~400mm with no passengers and ~500mm with passengers aboard.
v The skeletal superstructure is made of 10cm x 10cm square tubing, 10cm Lip Channels and 50mm x 50mm Square tubing. All Tubing and Welding is treated and painted.
v There are two 700-litre stainless steel water tanks, for the flush toilet, sinks and shower run-off situated underneath the vessel.
v The Antique flush Toilet run-off tank has a built-in submersible 240V ac pump for shore drainage. Environmental chemicals are used throughout.
v There is a 500-litre water tank supplying fresh water for the flush toilet, shower and sinks.
v A Gas Geyser supplies the Shower and hot water throughout.
v Two gas burners adorn the kitchenette/sink area behind the bar.
v On board gas is supplied by one 9-litre gas cylinder.
v The bathroom area has been soundproofed.
v The All-WOOD interior is made up of Marine Ply floorboards, House Ceiling boards and SALIGNA Tongue-in-Groove Panelling.
v The Hand Crafted Bar and six bar stools are made of White Oak.
v All windows are WINSTER made, treated SWARTLAND HARDWOOD with open/close latches.
v All exterior wood is treated, epoxy sealed and varnished.
v All interior wood is treated, epoxy sealed and varnished.
v All interior wood has an annual inspection and maintenance procedure.
v All exterior wood has a bi-annual inspection and maintenance procedure.
v All exterior metal surfaces have bi-annual inspection / maintenance procedures.
v Special Galvanised Colour-coded Brass Capping strips adorn the marine ply floor.
v The vessel is powered by Two 60 HP "Big-Foot” Mercury engines situated port~side and star~board at the stern of the vessel.
v Both Mercury Engines have only done 110 hours from new!
v Each engine has a separate AC Delco (Voyager) 12V DC deep cycle supply battery.
v The Two Mercury engine rpm/Hour counters are housed in panel, in the cockpit above the steering wheel.
v The engine batteries are housed in the in-door Bic. each side of to the Distribution board behind the Bar.
v Two 25 Litre petrol tanks are "housed” astern (outside) next to their appropriate engines.
v The vessel has a 18cm (HD) High Definition Humminbird 987 CX SI Combo navigation system with Sonar GPS chart plotting, Side Imaging Sonar, precision 12 Channel GPS with WAAS, built-in detailed 4nm UniMap which is upgradeable and expandable. The 987 CX SI also includes 262/455/200/50 KHz. transducer with Temperature and GPS speed. The Humminbird Nav. System is mounted/displayed in the cockpit above the steering wheel, in panel.
v The vessel has a 65cm diameter, six spindle wooden steering wheel. The steering is Hydraulic.
v Two Zartek Dual Watch 190 Channel two-way Radio's are included.
v Three fire extinguishers are included.
v A 1.8 KW (Mobil Power) AC/DC adaptor/converter supplies the on board Fridge/Freezer and other a.c. appliances.
v All floor lighting and wall lighting is 12V DC.
v The upstairs Floor, Stern, Bow and Navigational lighting is controlled from the upstairs cockpit control panel.
v Downstairs Floor, Wall and Outside lighting is controlled from the Bic. Distribution Box behind the Bar. All downstairs wall lighting including the bathroom, have separate wall switches as does the outside entrance lantern.
v The upstairs Observation Deck has wall-to-wall Sisal Carpeting over a 7mm sealed aluminium plate/flooring.
v Upstairs, a Saligna Tongue-in-Groove "Function” table covers the 500-litre fresh water tank.
v Seven hand made Lead Crystal door windows adorn the downstairs area.
v Four extra large built in cupboards are situated at the bow. The Bar and Kitchenette have similar Bic. storage spaces.
v The vessels 2.0m Gang Plank is also included.
v Twenty Life Jackets and a Life Belt/Ring are also included.
v Included is a Tarpaulin Cover that covers the total area of the upstairs *Observation Deck.
v All Electrical, Plumbing (including Gas), Welding and Woodwork was carried out by Qualified Engineers, Technicians and Craftsmen.
v All Electrical, Plumbing, Welding and Woodwork was meticulously supervised, scrutinised and tested throughout the construction.
*This unique House Boat/Bar can be compartmented into any number of bed/rooms...etc. It is at the discretion of the new owners. The top deck can also be covered with a permanent structure to extend the number of private rooms if needed.
N.B. The vessel adhered to SAMSA regulations throughout construction.
v The value of the House Boat/Bar was assessed and arrived at by the original planner, designers and owners. (2009). Please note that it has been calculated that it would cost ~R1.4M to rebuild.
v We are moored on the Vaal River ~10km east of Warrenton Northern Cape. Important: Contact before viewing.
v It was concluded that the House Boat can be transported by road.
v Asking price is ZAR699,900.00 (neg.)! ~ £63,000.00 ~$96,000.00 ~euro71,000.00
v For more Information and Photographs please email… or tel. 082 445 9016.