Honeystreet



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Honeystreet

General information

Type of schemeManaged
Nominal number of sharers12
Year of build2002
Home mooring (2018)Wigrams Turn near Southam, Oxford Canal
Length58'
Engine Type (last knownBeta Marine (new 2013)
Berths2 + 4
Change over daySunday
Are pets allowedYes
Is smoking allowed insideNo
Booking systemA booking chart for the following calendar year is circulated
in agreed priority order before the owners’ annual meeting,
where the bookings for the next year are confirmed. 

Each owner has a priority for that year, and moves up a couple
of places each year: after a year at the top of the list, the owner
then starts at the bottom, and after six years the cycle begins again. 

Each owner can choose two weeks (separately or as a fortnight) in
the ‘high season’ (April to September inclusive), and one week in
the remainder of the year. By this route, thirty-three weeks are
 firmly booked before the year begins. 

Allowing for time for winter maintenance, the remaining seventeen
weeks are booked with priority in reverse order to the original chart,
so having last choice originally does have its compensations.

These extra bookings are confirmed on the first day of the month before
the month of the booking.
Priority for school holidaysSome shareholders have "School Holiday" priority.

General Comments About the Boat

This rear is a semi-trad layout with enclosed area and gas locker/ seat. 

You descend steps into the galley, with oven, hob, fridge, microwave and good work-surface area which is an open plan area with the rear saloon containing a multi-fuel stove in addition to three radiators, fold away table, hinged side hatch, reading lights and TV point. 

The L shaped seating area converts easily to a double bed, and there are sturdy storage drawers beneath. 

A doorway leads onto a short passageway with an entrance to the rear bathroom and toilet. Here there is a hand-basin, pump out flush toilet, and corner bath with shower over and tiled/ mirror surround. There are three storage cupboards in the bathroom, radiator and extractor fan. 

In the passageway there is a recessed Alde gas central heating boiler, and a second door leads to a fixed double cabin. There are reading lights, two clothes cupboards, two storage drawers, and a wardrobe. The bed is longer than a standard mattress. 

The self contained forward cabin has an en-suite toilet and hand-basin; two single bunks that very simply form a double, There is a TV / DVD player, and a cabinet under, radiator and reading lights, with a wardrobe and ample under bunk storage. 

The forward glass doors hinge backwards to form a boat-wide 'French Window' and access to the 'cratch' area. 

The front is glazed, and the cover has a window on each side. In this forward area there are 4 under-seat lockers for storage of fuel, extra fenders, folding chairs etc. The large capacity water tank is under the bow deck.

Pictures of the boat

Specific details for the share offered

Size of share as a percentage or fraction1/12th
Price in UK Pounds£2,600
Reason for sellingThe share is for sale because we wish to move
on to other types of holidays.
Pre-booked weeks included19th and 25th May 2018
Plus W/C 27th October

(A fourth week may be possible)
Holiday entitlement with share offered here.My share is for 3 weeks (2 high Season, 1 Low Season),
 plus the option of one further Low Season week.

I can bid for unused weeks (allocation system in place).
School holiday option possible?No
Running costs for 2018/9Costs per month for 2018 are running at £82.83 all in. 
Winter Maintenance fees can apply each January or February
but this varies.  We will pay each full month already used.
Contact details for vendorkamvag1@gmail.com

General comments by vendor

Honeystreet is run by a very conscientious and loving syndicate who really care for the boat. 

Honeystreet is moved every so often around the cut, the destination being decided by majority vote by the syndicate members. She is regularly maintained; her engine was replaced in 2013. We have found her a lovely boat to use. 

We were totally new to narrow boats before becoming owners of Honeystreet but found it a joyous way to enjoy the countryside.



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