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|Model||River Pod 40|
|Length||40 ft / 12.19 m|
|Location||East Farleigh, Kent|
|LOA||40 ft / 12.19 m|
|Beam||10 ft / 3.05 m|
|Max Draft||1 ft 6 in / 0.46 m|
|Min. Draft||1 ft 6 in / 0.46 m|
|Cabin Headroom||6 ft 9 in / 2.06 m|
|Builder||River Pod Company|
|Holding Tanks||1 x 300 litres (Plastic)|
2019 River Pod 40
This is a very rare opportunity to buy a River Pod 40 houseboat which, subject to separate negotiations is available with an annual river mooring with secure parking and access to a communal garden area. This River Pod 40 is currently used as a permanent liveaboard with mains electric and water connected. It offers a large double bedroom, a heads with walk-in shower and holding tank, a lounge and galley with all modern appliances.. It has a smart decked area which leads to the communal garden. Due to the thickness of the insulation and double glazing and this houseboat stays very warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
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This River Pod 40 offers one central double berth in the aft bedroom with full storage beneath. There is a range of bedside cabinets and a trunk that provides additional storage space. The aft bedroom is extremely light and airy due to the double aspect large double glazed windows.
Aft of the bedroom is a large heads compartment that has a large walk-in shower, white sink with white vanity unit with pressurised hot and cold water and a 240v heated towel rail.
Aft of the heads and to port is the L-shaped galley that has modern appliances including a four-burner ceramic hob with extractor fan and oven. The galley with its soft closing doors has lots of low and high-level storage cupboards and work surfaces. There is a large stainless steel sink with hot and cold water. Kitchen items such as kettle, toaster and electric waste bin are included in the sale.
Aft of the galley is the saloon with a large three-seater settee that opens out to a double bed and facies a large TV mounted on the wall.
The galley and saloon are very light with opening double glazed windows on both the port and starboard sides. The lounge, heads and bedroom have electric heaters that keep the houseboat very cosy.
Aft of the saloon is a set of double glazed patio doors that open on to the covered cedar-clad deck area that can accommodate two seats and a table.
The current berth offers a large open planned garden area with table and chairs, room for a shed and access to a communal garden and bbq area as well as dedicated secure car parking and gated entrance.
This houseboat has a permanent 240v shore power supply with a dedicated metre. There is a 240v ring main with standard UK sockets in each room and connections for the 240V hob/oven and extractor fan and electric heaters.
- 6 x Fenders
- 4 x Mooring lines
- 4 x Mooring cleats
- 1 x Fire extinguisher
Long cathedral style hulls
History and Construction
This River Pod was built in 2019 and has a floating system made from HDPE, which is lightweight yet super-strong. It is recycled and super buoyant. It comes with a 125-year guarantee. Oxygen, salt and water do not affect HDPE; it is not affected by the ravages of time. It does not need to be painted or anti-fouled. The River Pod floatation system will never need to be removed from the water for maintenance or cleaning, unlike all other boat hulls. HDPE offers zero corrosion and thus, zero maintenance.
This River Pod has recycled all-round insulation; this includes 100mm in the floor, 125mm in the walls and 300mm in the ceiling. This River Pod also has heat-retaining double glazed windows and doors. This houseboat is fully insulated, keeping you cosy in the winter months and cool in the summer months!
The exterior of this River Pod s clad in natural a composite cedar wood style covering with a a composite decking at the main entrance. The River Pod houseboat is built in the UK and is unique, and no two River Pods ever look identical!
Network Yacht Brokers Kent Ltd has the largest range of boats for sale in Kent. The company normally acts as brokers for the vendor who unless otherwise stated is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars the correctness is not guaranteed and they are intended as a guide only and do not constitute a part of any contract. A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check these particulars and where appropriate and at his own expense to employ a qualified marine surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability on our part.
General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as liferaft, fire extinguishers and flares etc., are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on board as part of the sale of a used vessel, may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner’s specific needs.
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