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Sailing Barge Edme

SuperhostSaint Osyth, England, United Kingdom
Boat hosted by Jane
10 guests2 bedrooms8 bedsToilet with sink
Entire home
You’ll have the boat to yourself.
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100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Edme is an authentic wooden Thames Sailing Barge, 80ft long with a great social space above and below decks, numerous comfy settees and an awesome table that seats 16.
She's a great space for family groups to relax and enjoy.
Children and dogs welcome! Cot and high chair available
If you'd like to experience a unique and genuinely eccentric space that is rich with history and character then you will find great pleasure staying with us by the creek.

The space
Sadly we are unavailable for the time being due to current Government Regulations. As soon as things change we will be back. Keep safe and well

Edme is wooden traditional engineless Thames Sailing Barge. Built in 1898, she has been extensively rebuild and lovingly cared for by her past and present owners: she is in excellent condition.
She frequently races locally but in-between times she berths at St Osyth Boatyard alongside the quay: access is easy across the gang plank
Edme is uniquely available for short lets during the summer for family groups of up to 10. Either groups or single occupancy is fine.
Price quoted is for 1 person/night at £40 with additional people at £20/night
Edme is open planned down below decks with galley, table and cosy snug area with settees and comfy chair
There are 3 main open cabins for sleeping: The captains quarters at the back which sleeps 2 in side bunks; a slight challenge to get into but extremely cosy and very comfortable.!
In the focsle, up the front end is a small double and 3 single berths with a ladder and hatch to on deck
Back aft and near the steps is a large kingsize and cot on one side: the small double opposite is not available at present
There are 2 settees which can be slept on, 2 spare mattresses for the floor and a pull-out low double in the main area.
Galley:
There is a large 6 ring cooker with double oven and the galley is fully equipped to cater for 16. A large work surface for food preparation and sink, draining area and corner work surface near the cooker. Edme only has cold water available through a quaint hand pump; hot water is from kettles on the hob
The large table is centre piece in the main saloon, seating 16 on benches and folding church pews with a 3 seater settee nearby.
Up forward under the fore hatch is the snug with 3 large settees and a cosy chair
Strictly No Smoking onboard and no candles.
Watch out for the keelson down below and the main and fore horse on deck! No tripping over!
The heads ( bathroom in nautical terms) is small and very basic with a sea toilet and bowl with hand pump for cold water washing.
The yard toilets, ladies and gents, is available nearby and off site but just across the road in the Curve Park is the shower: these will be fully explained and shown to you on arrival
Edme is a seriously fun Glamping Experience!!

Guest access
Please bring bedding, pillows and towels.
The whole barge is for you to enjoy; please observe the tradional rig but leave the ropes alone as we sail regularly and need it all left in working order.
The main deck is a great place for cuppa or awesome for a glass of wine to watch the sunsetting down the creek!

Other things to note
We expect our guests to fully respect Edme and care for her as your own.
She is a very basic but traditional barge truly authentic and very comfortable.
Edme is an authentic wooden Thames Sailing Barge, 80ft long with a great social space above and below decks, numerous comfy settees and an awesome table that seats 16.
She's a great space for family groups to relax and enjoy.
Children and dogs welcome! Cot and high chair available
If you'd like to experience a unique and genuinely eccentric space that is rich with history and character then you will f…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 3 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 3 single beds
Common spaces
2 sofa beds

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Cot
High chair
Fire extinguisher
First aid kit
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.81 out of 5 stars from 27 reviews
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Saint Osyth, England, United Kingdom

Just opposite the boatyard is Curve Park, a fantastic water adventure for all to enjoy.
2 Pubs in the village, Postoffice, butchers and excellent well-stocked local stores

Hosted by Jane

Joined in October 2014
  • 27 Reviews
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 14:00 - 18:00
Check out: 10:00
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
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