Reference 28780
Address Wapping High Street, London
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Beds 3
Baths 2
Type House Boat
Tenure Leasehold

Houseboat for sale. Beautiful english barge for sale with highly sought after secure residential mooring on the River Thames near the City, exclusively for historical vessels


Rare opportunity to buy this steel barge - surveyed & dry-docked in November 2014 - with permanent mooring on the River Thames in the shadow of Tower Bridge.

Split into 2 self-contained apartments, each with bathroom, luxurious galley/kitchen, saloon living area, separate central heating system. One has 2 cabins, the other has one.

With some non-structural alteration - a single dwelling can be made.

The barge is moored on an exclusive community-owned pontoon development reserved for historic barges, all of which are residential and where cruising is actively encouraged .

Selby Ellen was a commercial barge until approx 2000, and was converted by the present owners in 2005/6 as a beautiful and character home in london, with high ceilings, stripped wood floors, and split levels accommodation - light coming from bronze portholes, and double glazed skylights.

Oil fired central heating & solid fuel stoves, full bathrooms & fitted kitchens.

A rare opportunity to buy an historic houseboat with secure central London mooring


  • Double glazed
  • Central heating
  • working engine
  • foghorn

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