premier houseboats are pleased to present lord nelson, an ex lightship that has been converted to create an excellent family home, with great scope to create further accommodation internally. lord nelson is extremely spacious internally, with many original features as well as modern comforts, and externally has excellent deck space on two levels.
the accommodation on the main deck level is an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area. finished off beautifully using quality wood, this area provides plenty of space. the kitchen has plenty of work surface and storage, together with a gas oven, microwave and fridge. the main living area has solid wood floors, original portholes and some intricate wood finishing throughout. at one end of this large living area there is a family bathroom, again well finished, with a bath with shower attachment, hand basin and toilet. there is a second toilet cubicle at the other end of the living area.
stairs by the galley lead up to a small room above the main living area , which has a door leading to the upper deck, that offers plenty of space and some amazing views. there is an outside stairway that leads down to the main deck, with good usable space at either end, and covered walkways on either side.
stairs from the main living area lead down to the lower accommodation. this currently has two double cabins, a large single cabin, an evening lounge area, and space for a master bedroom with en suite. there are also two storage areas that are currently used as work rooms. the entire downstairs area has original fixtures and fittings, but comfortably provides the space needed for a good sized family home.
the lord nelson has oil fired central heating, the boiler was fitted in 2006.
the lord nelson offers amazing space both internally and externally, lots of history, incredible value for money,and although ready to move on to still gives you the opportunity to put your own mark on this wonderful ship. boats south east england