We offer a range of different mooring options, including long and short-term.
We are situated on the Middlewich branch of the Shropshire Union Canal, left out of the entrance leads to Barbridge Junction and right is heading towards Middlewich, which makes us a perfect place to moor. Each Mooring has wireless broadband internet access and an electrical hookup. All jetties have lighting and water.
For more information on our prices and mooring availability, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
To speak with a member of our team you can call 01270 525040
Foxy Doxy, is a very well equipped 70ft trad, built as a liveaboard and capable of accommodating a family of 4 all year round in comfort, with the potential to live in a large city like London.
The interior offers a conventional layout with a living area, L-shaped dinette (which is convertible into a double bed), galley, twin bedroom, bathroom, double bedroom, and utility with a WC leading into the trad stern area. Each room is fitted with under & over storage compartments in addition to wardrobes in the double bedroom and bathroom making Foxy Doxy an excellent option for living aboard.
Fitted using a substantial amount of Solid Oak to create the diagonal upper panelling, framing, and cabinet doors throughout; Foxy Doxy has a two-tone finish with light panelling used beneath the gunwales to great effect. In addition to regular cupboard finishes, many of the cabinets in the living area are also glazed. The side doors have interior glazing and the Houdini hatch has a solid wood-lined insert.
Propulsion is provided by a powerful Vetus 52Hp engine coupled with a PRM150 gearbox and handling the boat into those small spaces is aided by a Vetus 55Kgf bow thruster.
Equipment includes a Sterling 3.0Kw Pro-Combi-S combined inverter-charger, a Hoover 7Kg washing machine, a full-size under-counter fridge, and a full-size under-counter freezer too. The boat is also fitted with extra and high-end equipment to include a self-seeking Cytrac-DX satellite TV system, a Fisher Panda PMS-8000i 6.4Kw/8.0Kva generator, and a 750Watt solar panel system with MPPT controller.
A wonderfully clean and tidy boat that is a testament to the owner’s care over the past 5 years. Foxy Doxy is ready for the next adventure, if you’re looking for a narrowboat to live on in a city, Foxy Doxy could be the one for you.
To arrange a viewing, please call the office on 01270 525040 or complete an online booking request today.
Style: Trad style narrowboat
Hull Builder: Burscough Boat Co
Fit Out: Burscough Boat Co
Cabin Headroom: 6’ 5”
Draught: 30” approx
Original Steel Thicknesses: 12 / 6 / 5 / 4 mm
Boat Safety: Valid until 23rd of August 2024
Water Tank: Aluminium 600 Ltrs
Stove: Morso Squirrel solid fuel stove
Central Heating: Alde 3020 HE combined gas-electric high efficiency boiler
Hot Water: Supplied by the central heating system, engine and an immersion heater via a twin coil calorifier
Paintwork: Painted in a Oxford Blue with Manilla roof, coachlines, bow flash and tunnel band. The coachlines have a second light blue inner coachline too and the boat is sign written “The Foxy Doxy Saddle Fitting Co” along with the names of the first owners and the registration number “524300”
Side Doors: Foxy Doxy is fitted with a side door to the portside of the living area opposite the L-shaped dinette and has a set of hardwood framed interior glazing for those days when its not really warm enough to just have the side doors open
Lockers: There is a bow gas locker and two foredeck set lockers
Windows: Fitted with Caldwell’s double-glazed polished aluminium windows and portholes throughout
Engine: Vetus 4-cyl 52Hp
Engine Hrs: 1,367 Hrs
Engine Servicing: Last serviced 2020
Gearbox: PRM 150 - Hydraulic type
Fuel Tank: 200 Ltrs approx
Bowthruster: Vetus 55Kgf (12V)
Last Blacked: October 2019 – Epoxy Blacking
Insulation: Sprayed polyurethane foam insulation
Fit Out: fitted with American white Oak hardwood and veneered panelling throughout; the upper cabin sides feature diagonal T&G, whilst below is a limed oak finished panelling. The central run of the roof has a longitudinal T&G finish also and all the cabinet doors are framed in solid Oak with a matching Oak panel rich oak panel
Flooring: A dark Walnut finish Karndean flooring runs from front to back of the boat
Seating: Foxy Doxy features a sofa in the living area and an L-shaped dinette with seating for 7-8 people
Cooking: Fitted with a Belling 4-burner stainless steel hob and matching 2-door oven / grill
Fridge/Freezer: CDA integrated 230v freezer (95 Ltrs approx), CDA integrated 230v fridge (135 Ltrs approx) and a built-in cold store beneath the floor accessed via the floor hatch in the galley
Washing Machine: Hoover 7Kg (VTS D2) washing machine
Galley Worktops: Black granite 30mm worksurfaces with an inset 1½ stainless steel sink and drainer cut into the granite
Toilet: Fitted with a Thetford cassette C263-cs toilet with ceramic bowl and 2x spare cassettes
Shower: Fitted with a full-size quadrant shower enclosure, with double glass doors and a chrome thermostatic shower valve
Basin: A white ceramic wash basin is set into a black granite topped corner cabinet which chrome mixer tap
Alternators: 2x 95Amp (12v) alternators with a Sterling alternator to battery management system
Batteries: 5x 110Ah (12v) domestic batteries, 1x 110Ah (12v) engine start battery & 1x Bowthruster battery
Galvanic Isolator: Yes, fitted
Inverter/Charger: Sterling 3.0Kw Pro-Combi-S combined automatic inverter and charger system
Generator: Fitted with a Fisher Panda PMS 8000i 6.4Kw/8.0Kva 230v/50Hz variable speed generator system
230v: Supplied to sockets throughout the boat from the inverter, generator and landline
Lighting: 12v LED lighting throughout
Solar: Fitted with 3 x 250watt solar panels and a MPPT controller
Gas: Supplied with 2 x 13Kg propane cylinders stored in the bow locker
Entertainment: Foxy Doxy is fitted with a 32” LCD TV, self-seeking Cytrac DX satellite system and a Kenwood Bluetooth radio
Sold as seen inclusive of general inventory to include but not limited too; covers, upholstery, cruising equipment and appliances
Any information relating to the history or condition of the Boat supplied by the Company is only as supplied to the Company by the Seller and the Company cannot be held responsible and shall not be liable in any way if such information proves to be inaccurate. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to ensure that all particulars given in the course of the purchase of the Boat are accurate. Such particulars are intended only as a guide and do not constitute a term of any contract.
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