A RARE chance has arisen to live in a stunning location on a beautiful houseboat in Falmouth.

The hull was commissioned in 1937 and has been rebuilt and restored over the last 10 years.

Set on a liveaboard mooring on the outskirts of the town, the houseboat is also a working boat, with potential for delivery within UK waters.

It has oak flooring, oak and mahogany fixtures and a fully fitted kitchen, saloon with multi-fuel boiler stove, two en-suite bedrooms (one at either end of the boat) and full gas central heating.

There is an abundance of cleverly created storage, a mains electric hook-up and water supply.

Located on the outskirts of Falmouth at Ponsharden Boatyard, which also has parking, shower, WC and washing facilities, the 56ft Northern Sky is moored halfway along in this idyllic spot on the Penryn estuary with views up the River Fal, Sailors Creek and across to Flushing.

The sunrise and sunsets are truly amazing we hear, creating a calm and tranquil environment, however, when required the Lidl and Sainsbury supermarket stores are just a walk away. Mains water and electric are supplied.

Ponsharden Boatyard is located between Falmouth and Penryn with the A39 easily accessible.

There are mooring fees of £76 per week. The property is Council tax band A, if it is a permanent residence.

It is on the market for £80,000.

Property features

- Beautifully presented houseboat

- Moored on the outskirts of Falmouth/Penryn

- Beautifully restored, presented to a high standard

- Two bedrooms

- One fully fitted bathroom and a shower room

- Saloon with multi-fuel boiler stove

- Gas central heating

- Fully fitted kitchen

- Ample and cleverly hidden storage space

- Electric and water supply plus boatyard facilities

Galley kitchen - 14' 3'' x 9' 0'' (4.34m x 2.74m)

A range of built-in floor mounted storage cupboards with solid oak working surfaces over incorporating a 'Belfast' sink and drainer and feature tiled splash back. Gas cooker. Shelving. Ceiling lighting. Fitted bench and seating area. Wooden floor. Windows with fitted blinds. Radiator. Boat wheel and hydraulic gears. Integrated header tank for the heating and engine system. Steps down to:-

Saloon lounge - 14' 0'' x 11' 7'' (4.26m x 3.53m)

Bronze porthole windows. Painted wood flooring. Built-in double seating to both sides. Built-in wardrobe and cupboard with hanging rail and shelving. Multi-fuel burner with back boiler. Reclaimed English Oak built-in cupboards. Hidden space for washing machine. Lighting. Step down to:-

Shower room - Mains water shower, porthole window, oak surround, 'Belfast' sink and worktop.

Marine WC - Porthole window. Lighting. Storage cupboard housing electrics. Low level WC.

Bedroom 2 - Skylight. Two large bronze porthole windows. Coach house windows. Two built-in bunk beds with storage under. Oak fitted cupboards, desk and shelving. Radiator. From saloon lounge, step down to:-

Master bedroom - 14' 2'' x 11' 6'' (4.31m x 3.50m)

Coach house windows, porthole windows and sky lights. Fitted cupboards. Fully fitted kingsize bed with under bed storage and headboard. Two radiators. Two mahogany and oak half wardrobes and dressing table. Oak flooring.

Ensuite bathroom - Glass door. Full size fitted bath with oak surround and shelving, wall hung wash hand basin and low level WC and coach house windows.

Full size engine room - Lighting, electrics, working 'Gardner 5 cylinder LWB' engine, diesel tanks and immersion heater.

Outside - Replaced oak handrails. Deck and coach house windows. Seating area to front and rear of boat with washing line to the rear.


On the main road from Penryn to Falmouth just after Lidl's on left hand side on the Falmouth road, turn left down into Ponsharden Boatyard (just before roundabout). At the parking area on the right hand side, you will see Northern Sky moored on the right hand side with its orange roof.

For more details contact MAP Estate Agents in Wilson Way, Barncoose, Redruth, on 01209 243333.