A rare opportunity to acquire a much improved houseboat in an impressive location, directly onto the River Yare with stunning panoramic views and south facing aspect.

Key Features

  • Much improved and renovated houseboat in a quiet, well regarded marina
  • Local railway station nearby with access to Norwich and London
  • New front deck/porch and new roof fitted in 2016
  • Off road parking
  • Communal riverside grounds

About this Property

A rare opportunity to acquire a much improved houseboat in an impressive location, directly onto the River Yare, offering stunning panoramic views and a south facing aspect.

This perfect riverside retreat is set in a quiet, well regarded marina within walking distance of the centre of the village, which is well served by a varied selection of local amenities which include a railway station with direct access to Norwich (10-15 minutes), and onward to London Liverpool Street (approximately 2 hours).

The houseboat has been much improved by the current owners with renovations that have included remodelling of the interior with new kitchen and shower room, additional insulation, new front deck/porch and a new roof. New floats were also fitted in 2016.

Other features include UPVC sealed unit double glazing, electric heating and the marina provides off road parking and communal riverside grounds.

ACCOMMODATION

Living Room: 11’8″ x 9’9″

Triple aspect with incredible panoramic river views, wall mounted heater, French doors leading out onto the front porch/covered deck which offers the perfect south facing vantage point to sit and watch life on the river pass you by. Open plan to:

Kitchen/Dining Room – L-shaped: 11’9″ (5’1″) x 11’5″

Galley kitchen with range of fitted units with 1½ sink unit and drainer with built in oven, hob and extractor fan, built in fridge and freezer and integrated washer dryer. Dual aspect with river views, heated towel rail and down lighters.

Shower Room

Upgraded shower room finished in a contemporary style with double shower enclosure, w/c, hand basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan and window to side.

Bedroom: 11’9″ x 8’3″

Dual aspect with river views. Range of fitted storage including two double wardrobes. Wall mounted heater, double doors.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Mooring Fee: £3,500 per annum.
Service Charge: £30 per quarter.
Not suitable as a holiday let.
Adults only.

The process of buying this houseboat is closer to buying a boat, caravan or a car, so taking possession is much quicker than buying a property and going through the full conveyancing process.

Whilst it is our intention that these sales particulars offer a fair and accurate account, they are provided for guidance purposes only and do not constitute part of any offer or contract.

All measurements are approximate and we have not tested any equipment or services, and no warranty is given or implied that these are in working order.

Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves by inspection or by further investigation via their solicitor or surveyor.

Plans and drawings are not to scale and are for guidance purposes only.

Whilst it is our intention that these sales particulars offer a fair and accurate account, they are provided for guidance purposes only and do not constitute part of any offer or contract.

All measurements are approximate and we have not tested any equipment or services, and no warranty is given or implied that these are in working order.

Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves by inspection or by further investigation via their solicitor or surveyor.

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“I was very happy with the service received from Waterside as a purchaser. Robert and Philip are extremely knowledgeable. They facilitated and nudged the process along as required and were accommodating particularly given the pandemic situation. I would recommend their services.”

Mr Morris

“Excellent service during difficult times. Very good communication and lots of effort put into chasing the slower members of the chain.”

Mr Walker

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Mr and Mrs Munday

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Mr Littleboy and Ms Chesham

“Philip, many thanks for all you and your colleagues have done to bring our property to a conclusion, and for keeping us well informed of the situation.”

Mrs Atkinson

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Mrs Whitbrook

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Mr and Mrs Avery

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Mrs Gardner

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Mr and Mrs Richardson

“We would certainly recommend Waterside. Thank you to all staff at Waterside Estate Agents; a very professional and friendly service. We spotted the mooring plot via the email alert, so we would recommend this service, and we were able to make a very quick decision as we had researched the area. We are very pleased with our mooring plot and are looking forward to enjoying our little piece of Norfolk next year. ”

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