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 £195,000
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!