Living on the water

It might not be to everyone’s tastes, but there’s a lot to be said for the relaxing way of life living on the water provides. Not quite the wide open water of cruise ships and yachts, but the UK has some beautiful canal routes, moorings and docks that could be your next home. We’ve found our favourite narrow boats, houseboats and barges, take a look and see if you could take the plunge and live life on the water:


Ducks Walk, Twickenham £395,000

Fantastic two double bedroom duplex houseboat on a permanent residential mooring on the River Thames, opposite Richmond Palace. Can’t beat that for a location!


Cropredy Canal, Oxfordshire £64,950

This traditional and compact narrow boat comes in at 63ft and has 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen and living area. Viewing recommended!


Hoo, Kent Guide price £170,000-190,000

Classic purpose built houseboat, completed to a very high standard, and moored in a very professionally run residential marina, close to major road and rail links to London and the continent, and ready for you to move into.


Great Wakering, Essex £195,000Great Wakering Houseboat

This house boat enjoys sea and matured land views, and a substantial 4 bedrooms. An interesting Life style or investment opportunity, you can even unwind in your very own cinema room!

4 thoughts on “Living on the water

  1. Hi, i have a 45ft offshore motor yacht or liveaboard for sale ,2, double beds,2x singles, 2x bathrooms, full size galley , large saloon. very good condition , perfect engines etc.
    If interested please contact me .

  2. i have a tarquin46 built in 1978 not launched till 1980 built in italy by canteri marche 6to8 berth we lived on her its huge 3cabins 2 ensuite twin deisel volvo pentas grp flybridge sea going this vessel has the lot to much to list and is fantastic fast really cheap or may pex w,h,y

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