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65ft x 12ft Two Bedroom Floating Apartme £124,995

Once Upon a Time offers a rare opportunity to own a fabulous two bedroom floating apartment. With a beautifully finished, light and airy interior, this boat needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. She is fully equipped with every convenience required for a family to live afloat or would serve as a luxurious holiday home. With the versatile second bedroom and the sofa bed in the saloon she can comfortably sleep up to 5 people. Viewing is highly recommended.


65′ x 12″ Cruiser style Wide Beam boat. Quality 10/6/4mm steelwork by Aintree Boats with a euro-cruiser style stern with enclosed taff rail, steel dodger, large locker seats with cushions, and locker/seats to the well deck. Pram cover to the rear deck and a solid oak A-frame cratch with windows to the front and a vinyl cover. Beautiful, light and airy fit-out by Aintree Boats in cream painted ply and oak faced ply. She offers comfortable 3-5 berth accommodation in a two bedroom reverse lay-out. Beta Marine 75hp, 4 cylinder diesel engine with PRM 260 D2 hydraulic gearbox. Vetus 95kgf electric bow thruster. BSSC to September 2022.

From the Bow

From the bow which houses the gas locker there is a 3′4″ self draining well deck. There is a solid oak glazed A-frame cratch with windows to the front and a vinyl cover. There are locker/seats to either side of the well deck. The 1000 litre stainless steel water tank is located beneath the well deck with a surface mounted filler. The headlamp is mounted on the front bulkhead.

Generic fixtures and fittings

The ceilings and cabin sides are lined with cream painted plywood panels trimmed with solid oak. The hulls sides are lined with oak faced plywood and trimmed with solid oak. The floors are laid with solid oak planks throughout overlaid with carpet in the saloon, corridor and bedrooms. The bathroom has ceramic floor tiles. There are curtains or blinds to all windows.

Bedroom 12′ 4″

Steel, 3′ wide ½ glazed front doors, wood lined internally open out on to the front deck with storage steps down into the bedroom.

Furniture: Fixed 4′ 6″ double bed with waste tank and cupboards in the base. 2 x full height double wardrobes to either side of the front doors. 2 x full height double wardrobes with mirrored doors. 2 x bedside cabinets. Chest of 9 drawers.

Lighting: 2 x portholes with drop back openings. 7 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 2 x 12v, wall lights.

Power: 6 x 240v sockets. 1 x TV aerial point.

Shower room 8′ 8″ x 6′ 1″

The cabin shower room has a white suite comprising:

Suite: Double sized shower enclosure with a thermostatic shower, glazed panels and a glazed sliding door. Large vanity unit with solid granite top, stylish ceramic counter top basin, chrome monobloc tap and cupboards below with glazed doors. Vetus macerating pump out toilet, spare Porta Potti toilet.

Heating: Chrome towel radiator. 1 x 2kw electric heater.

Lighting: 1 x porthole with drop back opening and privacy glass. 5 x 12v, LED ceiling lights, one with extractor fan.

Corridor Heating: Fin rads.

Corridor Lighting: 1 x porthole with drop back opening. 1 x window with drop back opening. 5 x 12v, halogen ceiling lights.

Single bedroom 8′ 8″ x 6′ 4″

This versatile room can be used as a single bedroom with the drop down single bunk bed or a utility room or as a home office.

Furniture: 1 x drop down single bunk bed. 2 x full height wardrobes. 1 x desk with cupboard below. Wall mounted book shelves.

Appliances: 240v, Iceking freezer. LG washing machine. Hotpoint tumble dryer.

Heating: 1 x chrome towel rail.

Lighting: 1 x window with drop back opening. 5 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Power: 2 x 240v sockets.

Saloon 14′ 10″

Spacious open plan saloon with plenty of space for the furniture of your choice.

Loose Furniture: 1 x sofa bed that converts into a double bed. 4 x bar stools.

Fixed Furniture: 2 x half height cupboards with glass display shelves above to either side of the fireplace. Breakfast bar.

Heating: Firefox solid fuel stove set in a tiled fireplace. Fin rads to either side of the saloon.

Lighting: 4 x windows with drop back openings. 11 x 12v, LED ceiling lights. 1 x large skylight.

Power: 6 x 240v sockets. 1 x T.V. aerial point.

Galley 9′

The rear galley has custom built cabinets in solid oak with solid granite worktops and ceramic tiled splash-backs.

Base Units: 2 x single cupboards that extend into the corners. 2 x double cupboards. 1 x pull out larder cupboard. 1 x single cupboard. Full height oven, fridge and microwave housing. Integrated dishwasher.

Appliances: Belling built-in gas oven with separate oven & grill. Belling, inset five burner gas hob. 12v, Shoreline fridge. Smeg integrated dishwasher. CDA microwave. Stainless steel extractor hood with inbuilt light. Inset composite sink and drainer with chrome Swan’s neck mixer tap.

Lighting: 2 x windows with drop back openings. 7 x 12v, LED ceiling lights, one with extractor fan.

Power: 6 x 240v sockets.

Utility room 7′ 2″ x 3′ 3″

Aft of the galley is the utility room which houses all the electrical equipment for the running of the boat.

Base Units: 2 x single cupboards with worktops over.

Lighting: 3 x 12v, LED ceiling lights.

Other Features: Built in Sony CD/radio player.

Cruiser deck & Stern 7′ 10″

Steel, rear doors, wood lined internally lead to the cruiser deck and steering position. There is a steel locker/seat with padded cushion to the port side of the cruiser deck

Other Features: Steel Taff seat with padded cushions and storage space below. All weather cruising canopy.

Controls: The column mounted steering wheel with single lever engine control and control panel is on the port side.


Built in 2014
Euro Cruiser style

Quality steelwork with Euro style cruiser stern and a beautiful light and airy fit-out in oak by Aintree Boats.

Spray foam insulation behind the cabin linings.

Concrete slabs beneath the floorboards.

Overall Length: 65′
Cabin Length: 50′
Width: 12′
Interior Headroom: 6′ 8″
Well Deck: 3′ 4″
Cruiser Deck 7′ 10″
Draught 2′ 2″
Air Draught 5′ 7″

Port side: 4 x windows with drop back openings. 2 x portholes with drop back openings.
Starboard side: 4 x windows with drop back openings. 2 x portholes with drop back openings.
Front: Steel, ½ glazed front doors, wood lined internally.
Rear: Steel rear doors, wood lined internally.
Roof: 1 x large skylight.

2 x 13kg Propane cylinders housed in the bow locker provide gas to the oven, grill & hob.

The 1000 litre stainless steel steel water tank is located beneath the well deck. Water pump with pressure switch is located adjacent to the tank. Twin coil calorifier is heated by the Eberspacher diesel fired boiler, 240v immersion heater and/or the engine heat exchanger.

Heating is provided by the Firefox solid fuel stove in the saloon and the Eberspacher diesel fired boiler running 2 radiators plus fin rads.

240v circuit from landline with RCD.
12v lights throughout protected by fuses.
2 x 12v, engine driven alternators.
1 x 12v, 110 amp/hr engine start battery.
4 x 12v, 110 amp/hr deep cycle leisure batteries.
3kw Victron Energy pure sine wave inverter/charger.

3 x 1kg Dry Powder extinguishers
1 x Fire Blanket

The boat was professionally painted when built using quality coach enamels. The hull is protected by 4 anodes and a galvanic isolator.

The boat comes equipped with a normal cruising inventory including a full set of ropes and fenders. Any additional items not listed must be negotiated separately with the owner.

The boat is powered by a Beta Marine 75hp, 4 cylinder, marine diesel engine coupled to a PRM 260 D2 hydraulic gearbox with 2:1 reduction, turning the propeller. The engine only has 243 hours on the clock. The exhaust is lagged, silenced and vents out from under the side deck. The engine powers twin 12v alternators to charge the start battery and the 4 leisure batteries.

Current moorings are not available for this boat.

Vetus 95kgf bow-thruster with controls at the stern.


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PLEASE NOTE: The information contained in this brochure is based on our own inspection and information provided by the owner and is intended as a sales aid only to assist you to decide whether you would like to move to the next stage and view the boat for yourself. Measurements can only be taken as approximate. Nothing contained herein constitutes a contract or offer. This is not a survey. We always recommend that a full survey is carried out prior to purchase.