Thornbird 2

Builder: Calcutt Year Built: 2005 Length: 50 Style: Cruiser Location: Alvecote Basin Price: £36,950.00
Thornbird II
50ft cruiser sterned narrowboat built in 2005 by Debdale wharf and fitted out by Calcutt Boats.
Steel Spec: 10 , 6 , 4
Engine: 1.8 BMC by Calcutt with PRM 150 g/box with only       hours
Fuel Tank: 47 gallon
Water Tank: 190 gallon
Electric system: 3 leisure batteries and independent starter battery charged by an alternator and a split charge relay supply the craft with  12 volt circuits for most lights, pumps and accessories. A 240 volt system with shore power connection and RCD consumer unit is also fitted.
Heating: Is by means of Solid fuel stove (morso Squirrel) located centrally in the craft with a 5KW heat output. There is also an Alde gas boiler installed that has recently undergone full service and has had a new burner control module and thermostat fitted. This heats all the radiators throughout the craft as well as providing hot water.
Hot water: Is achieved from the Calorifier tank located in the engine room. This is heated when running the engine, when running the Alde gas boiler or by a 240volt immersion heater when connected to shore power.
Current BSC expiry 03/06/2021
Last Dry docked and Blacked with a new set of Anodes fitted April 2016
From the spacious cruiser stern deck you enter into the galley. There are cupboards for cruising apparatus and wet weather gear within easy reach of the helmsman. On the port side is the main galley area which includes a 12v fridge, stainless steel sink and drainer. Gas oven. grill and 4 burner hob with preparation and worktop space with cupboards, draws and eye level cup rack. Opposite the galley area is a two seater single dinette with table which folds down to offer an additional single berth when required.
The lounge area is open plan with two free standing reclining chairs to offer maximum comfort. There is a squirrel stove and also a set of side doors for ventilation.
The bathroom is located offset to port. Inside a thetford cassette toilet with access panel into the corridor. Wash basin, and hip bath with shower.
The bedroom is at the front of the craft. A fixed double bed with fitted reading lights and storage cabinet over. Additional storage draws under the bed and also a full height hanging wardrobe.
Overall Thornbird 2 is a well presented professionally built craft, well equipped for extended cruising holidays or live-a-board use. The boat doesn’t require any immediate work and with a recent BSC and hull blacking would make a perfect starter or family boat that is ready to cruise.

Details and viewing on 01827 898 585

Viewing Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm

Sunday and Monday appointments by prior arrangement only.

10% Deposit required then Balance payable in 14 days. (Note should you forfeit on the sale for any reason then deposit shall be returned less 10% Admin fee + VAT)



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All information is given is based on our observations and information supplied. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek professional advice with regards to specification and condition. We have a dry dock available at short notice for out of water surveys should one be required.