Desiderata is a Catamaran Cruisers 40' Aqualodge listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Ron Housman. Ron can be reached at 1-617-549-4123 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of House Boats and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.
$16K Price Reduction -- Owner Wants Boat Sold ASAP!
Great Liveaboard Vessel and/or Great BnB Income Producer at up to $300/Night!! Rare Opportunity!
Rare opportunity to own a better-than-new Aqualodge 40 houseboat located in one of America’s greatest cities! Save the hassle and expense of buying an unknown lesser houseboat down south and transporting it up north. This highly updated and improved version of this very successful stock boat is ready and waiting to become your new waterfront home! Some of her outstanding features include but are not limited to:
This is truly a wonderful and cozy on the water home which must be seen to be appreciated. She is in excellent condition and only being sold due to owner’s change of life plans. Call today for your showing!
The boat is entered from the full beam forward deck/patio which provides comfortable outdoor access and lounging area in the warmer seasons. It is also possible to clear wrap this area for 4 season use if desired. Moving aft, the combination salon/country galley is accessed through a double sliding insulated glass door allowing abundant light inside and easy access to the home. The large full beam living room allows room for a sleep sofa if desired on the port side, as well as a TV/entertainment unit and a couple of chairs on the starboard side. Moving aft and to starboard is larger than standard full galley with L-Shaped counter/eating bar with a couple of bar stools. This is the perfect area for light meals and cocktails when the chef is at work! Moving aft and to port opposite the galley is the full bathroom. Located just outside the bathroom door is an attractive ladder up to the great full-beam loft space above the bedroom. Ladder features a custom built in shelving unit underneath. Moving further aft through a centerline pocket door is the bedroom featuring full bed, built-in night tables, generous hanging/storage closet to port as well as stacking washer and dryer. There is ample room for a TV stand in the adjacent corner as well as comfortable space to move about the room freely. Lastly, the generous loft space is accessed from the built in ladder just to Portside of bedroom door. This space is full beam and very useful for both extra storage or occasional sleeping space as well.
This area is full beam and features a vaulted beam ceiling and more than ample natural light and great views of the water. There is room for a dining table for 4, queen sleep sofa and an entertainment center and a couple of chairs. There is full year round climate control here and throughout the boat. A through wall mounted GE Air conditioner and built-in electric baseboard heating is installed in this area.
The galley is a country kitchen/family room style open and part of the main salon and is well equipped with full sized appliances such as a Black and Decker 900 watt microwave, 36” wide stainless steel gas stove/oven, Whirlpool stainless refrigerator, double section deep stainless steel sink, range hood/fan and AO Smith high efficiency water heater. There is ample cabinet storage above and under the sizeable L-Shaped counter top which creates a very pleasant dining bar/counter for 2-3 people. There is also a bank of drawers not usually found on run of the mill Aqualodges. The galley is very attractive and practical as well allowing great socialization potential for cook and guests alike.
This highly liveable and practical bedroom features generous water views and natural light through the thermopane insulated windows. A full sized bed and night tables flank the starboard wall. Opposite there are a large storage/hanging closet, built-in stacking washer and dryer, and TV/cabinet area offering some extra storage. The bedroom can be closed for privacy with a space saving pocket door when needed. There is also ample extra floor space useable as desired.
This area provides a great outdoor relaxation and resting area during the warmer weather. It is full beam with a full safety rail running around it. There is room for a few chairs and table for many an outdoor meal and sunset gazing. There is a well located water and electric hookup for easy access to the dock power pedestal. Note that this area can easily be wrapped with translucent shrink wrap with windows thus creating a fabulous winter solarium 4 season room.
Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.
The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.