Making a splash! Luxury three-bedroom canal boat with kitchen, bathroom and a roof terrace for entertaining is yours for £117,000 (a LOT less than a London flat)
- Waterlodge Five is a three-bedroom 39ft long, 16ft wide luxury canal boat that is ‘virtually unsinkable’
- The Polish hand-built home is perfect for workers, retired couples looking to travel or as a luxury student pad
- There are six Waterlodges being sold on Why Boats website, ranging from £62,000 to a whopping £146,000
A British company is selling a range of luxury, environmentally-friendly floating homes which are set to turn heads on our waterways.
Waterlodge Five is 39ft long, 16ft wide and has three bedrooms, a galley kitchen, a bathroom and a living area.
There is also a roof terrace which is ideal for entertaining, as well as a deck area.
It is made of timber, PVC cladding and stainless steel, and has plastic floats injected with foam which make it ‘virtually unsinkable’.
Waterlodge Five is 39ft long, 16ft wide and has three bedrooms, a galley kitchen, a bathroom and a living area. It even has a roof terrace and outdoor lighting for entertaining guests
The homes-on-water are perfect for city workers who want to escape to the country, retired couples looking to downsize, or even as a luxury student pad
The boat has thermal insulation and double glazed windows, with the option of adding solar panels to make it electricity self-sufficient.
The pleasure craft was hand-built in Poland and is on the market with Why Boats, of Southampton, Hants, for just over £117,000.
The luxury boat is still cheaper than a London flat and can be moored anywhere you please, cutting down your commuting times from the city suburbs.
There are six different Waterlodges available named One to Six, with the smallest a compact 30ft by 12ft one bedroom boat priced at £62,000.
The boat is made of timber, PVC cladding and stainless steel, and has plastic floats injected with foam which make it ‘virtually unsinkable’. They are designed to look good on any water, being stylish as well as practical
The environmentally-friendly floating home has thermal insulation and double glazed windows, with the option of adding solar panels to make it electricity self-sufficient as well
Fancy a night in? There is plenty of room indoors for a cozy night-in during the winter months. The boats are designed to be enjoyed by all, whether you are having a relaxing night in or entertaining guests
Waterlodge Five is only one of six luxury boats up for grabs, with prices ranging from £62,000 to £146,000. The smallest boat is a one-bedroom pad, measuring at a compact 30ft by 12ft
Why Boats say they are ideal for city workers who want disappear to the country at the weekend, retired couples who want to explore and even as an eye-catching student pad.
Ian Watkins, of Why Boats, said: ‘Waterlodge is a range of contemporary and iconic floating homes, built with design flair and quality fittings.
‘Their design means they work as city-centre studio flats, family or retirement luxury apartments.
‘For all lodges, you enter the light and airy saloon lounge through sliding double-glazed patio doors from the boarding deck to find there’s plenty of space for dining and lounging furniture.
‘Whether relaxing or entertaining, you’ll never get bored of the ever-changing panoramic view.
Setting sail: There is no chance of getting bored of your surroundings as you can get sail to find a more picturesque location and explore the country without even stepping foot outside your home
The time of packing packing a suitcase and checking into a hotel are behind you with this portable home, as you can take your luxuries with you rather than squeezing it all into a baggage allowance
The light and airy lounge opens out onto decking which has space for outdoor furniture to host guests. The roof terrace even has room for a hot tub, something visitors will no doubt enjoy in the summer
The boats are designed to ‘look good in any location where there’s enough water to float’ and are perfect for a summer holiday sitting out on the deck and enjoying the views
‘Outside, open deck areas at both ends provide space for outdoor furniture, and the roof terrace creates acres of open air space to enjoy the views and chill out in the sun.
‘You can even add a hot tub up there!’
Their most luxurious offering is a 49ft by 16ft four bedroom floating home on the market for a whopping £146,000.
Mr Watkins added: ‘You can enjoy the tranquillity of a mooring in the middle of a scenic harbour, far from the crowds yet offering all the luxuries of home.
‘They’re designed to look good in any location where there’s enough water to float.’
All of the boats are a small escape from the city and Waterlodge Five is MUCH cheaper than a London flat, but can be moored anywhere you please, cutting down on commuting times
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