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Boat Name L' Abri de Jardin   Year 2013   Location Reading, United Kingdom   Price £169,995 inc Vat
Number of engines 1  Make/model Vetus Hyundai 80hp  Fuel Diesel  Engine hours 450
Dimensions – LOA: 19.5m  Beam: 3.8m  Draft: 0.65m  Bridge Clearance: 2.14m

L?Abri De Jardin offers a superb aft deck which is heated and benefits from an insulated canopy. The Design features amazing comfort for 2 with a huge saloon, open plan to a second cabin / study which can be closed off for guests. A day wet room off the corridor and superb master cabin with separate ensuite bathroom

the boat was built with the intention to operate the vessel as a 'hotel boat' on the French canals,  subsequently she was sold and  L'Abri De Jardin has been privately used on the Thames

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LOA: 19.5
Beam: 3.8
Minimum Draft: 0.65
Maximum Draft: 0.65
Bridge Clearance: 2.14


Total Power: 80
Total Engines: 1
Year Built: 2013
Engine Model: 80hp
Engine Power: 80


Fresh Water Tanks: 1(1000)
Fuel Tanks: 1(2000)
Holding Tanks: 1(350)


Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1
Number of bathrooms: 1


Shore power inlet
Dvd player
Microwave oven
Bow thruster
Cockpit cover
Tv set
Washing machine
Cockpit table
Electric bilge pump
Electric head
Hot water
Battery charger
Deep freezer
Cockpit cushions
Cd player
Manual bilge pump


Registered Port: N/A
Registered Number: N/A
Thames River license: To Dec 2018
BSC Serial No: BSSER-342659
BSC Expiry Date : 16 January 2022
HIN No: GB BL W00034G313
Serial No:- N/A
Engine Type: Vetus VH480H57K
Engine Power: 80 Hp
Engine Number 001119 - 126850
Commissioned Date: July 2013


Construction: Steel
10mm steel base plate welded both sides 6mm steel hull sides
5mm steel cabin sides
6mm steel roof,

Hull Type: Flat bottomed with Chine, a short raised front deck and a rounded square

Coatings: Painted with a two pack epoxy blacking, guaranteed for 7 years from July 2013. Above the waterline is painted in a two-pack paint system in flag blue and cream providing prolonged impact & abrasion protection.


The Wheelhouse/Dining area: seats six people, has built in seating with fitted cushions and storage under, the dining table folds away into a coffee table.
A stable ½ door is fitted to give access to port and starboard decks
The canvas soft top can either be totally removed or the transparent sides can be folded up. Helm position to port, has an adjustable stool.

Has ample cupboards and comprises of: a Zanussi 90cm five ring gas burner hob with central wok burner and extraction hood over with full size Beko electric convection oven under. built in AEG dishwasher, built in lndesit washing machine /drier, built in separate Zanussi fridge and freezer, fitted Breakfast bar with two adjustable bar stools, Onn microwave,

The lounge is fully wool carpeted. The ceiling has a large hardwood sky light. There are two large cream leather sofas, a freestanding oak sideboard and composite stone coffee table, Sony theatre audio system & wall mounted 42 inch 3D Panasonic smart Tv system. all items listed are included in the sale

Has a sofa/fold out double bed with draw under. There is a bedside cabinet and a dressing table with side draws. The bedroom is fully carpeted and is conveniently situated next to the wet room. It is either open plan or can be isolated from the saloon by means of fitted screens. Escape hatch
3 x 12-volt socket

A fully tiled with ceramic tiles and comprises of: a small ceramic wash hand basin, heated towel rail, shower unit with shower curtain at one end and full size electric flushing toilet at the other end.

comprises of a king size bed with a 10inch deep 'SleepEzze' wool and silk pocket sprung mattress, large round rope mirror.
There are two large wardrobes fitted dressing table with side draws and two bedside cabinet & book shelves. The bedroom is fully carpeted, a small wall mounted flat screen 1V with built in DVD player. There are steps and glassed double doors and glassed hatch forward leading to the bow deck. there are black out blinds to cover the glass doors and hatch and also to round one to cover the bedroom portholes.

Comprises of: free standing bath and shower attachment, a modern vanity unit and top mounted ceramic basin with mixer tap, a full size electric flushing toilet. The floor and walls to gunwale height are tiled and there is a heated towel rail ,a dignity glass porthole and extractor fan.



Heating: Webasto 9kw diesel boiler feeds: 5 radiators ,two towel rails and matrix heater in the wheel house
Holding tank with Deck and Under water discharge
Webasto Thermo 90ST Heating Boiler
Heat miser heating controller
5 Designer Radiators
2 chrome towel rails

Electrics: Ample electric sockets, Led lighting throughout. 12v fusebox for engine and leisure systems and 230v fusebox for sockets and appliances. System runs from: shore power, generator or inverter
Hot water calorifier: has two coils connected to engine cooling system and Webasto boiler and also a 1 kw 230v electric emersion heating element
Victron 3000w 120amp inverter / battery charger
Dual coil calorifier with Immersion heater
Whisper M-SQ6 Generator 5700w output with separate 115 h battery
7 142ah batteries ( 6 domestic, 1 engine)

Zanussi 136l fridge
Zanussi 98 l 3star freezer
Beko 240v fan oven with grill
Zanussi 5 ring hob
240 v extractor
Onn 900w microwave oven
Butler Sink
AEG full sized dishwasher
Indesit washing machine/dryer

Electric Anchor winch
Removeable canopy to rear cockpit
Opening skylight hatch to saloon area
Double Shorepower inlets

NAVIGATION and MECHANICAL INSTRUMENTS (no electronic items have been tested)
Automatic bilge pump
Hydraulic steering with wheel
Weed hatch
Waste gauge
Water gauge
Victron Battery monitor
Bow thruster
Rudder indicator
Fuel gauge
Vetus engine instrumentation

Solid oak horizontal T & G on cabin sides throughout Hull sides lined in 9mm oak faced veneered plywood
Painted ceiling in 9mm tulipwood tongue and groove
45mm x 12mm hardwood trim throughout in oak and black walnut
4 No 5ft x 2ft 611double glazed hardwood idigbo windows and 2 No 2ft 611 x 2ft 611 double glazed hardwood windows 6 No 18" DBV double glazed portholes in stainless steel finish and oak internal lining. Pleated blinds to windows
Twin hardwood double glazed doors and hatch to the stern and foredeck
All lining (except ceiling), cupboards and doors varnished with international Goldspar satin varnish. solid oak cabinets throughout with black walnut trim,
chrome mushroom vents to meet current RCD requirements
Two Leather type sofas with 4 scatter cushions
Marble type coffee table
Two bar stools
Rug to Saloon floor over carpet
Oak sideboard with drawers and cupboards
Sony DVD Theatre system
Panasonic TV in saloon
Logic TV in main cabin
Two loose stools
Circular wall mirror in main cabin
Vacuum cleaner
Mirror in each wetroom
3 fire extinguishers
Fire blanket


Port hole black outs
Blinds to saloon windows
Oatmeal carpets to cabin and saloon
Mattress to mater cabin
Duvet and 2 pillows
Mattress Topper
Blue carpet and cushions to cockpit
Helm seat


Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.  The particulars are intended  only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected,river trialled and tested.