The outside of the houseboat at St Katharine Docks, Wapping

For sale in London: Spacious, two-bedroom houseboat in St Katharines Docks for sale for £200,000

Why not try your hand at putting down roots somewhere slightly unusual, with this two-bedroom houseboat on the market for £200,000

If you’re bored of the same old bricks and mortar in London, then this houseboat could be the one for you. This two-bedroom houseboat is on the market for a very good price of £200,000.

It’s located in Tower Hamlets, and is very close to train stations including the Tower Gateway DLR station, giving great links into and around London.

The houseboat is for sale on Zoopla, via the estate agent RiverHomes. On Zoopla, they say “Blue Star is a beautiful example of a Princess 55. Broad in the beam and 55 foot in length, this boat feels very spacious and is awash with natural light. All the internal spaces offer excellent headroom and make Blue Star a pleasure to be aboard.

“The current owner has refurbished extensively and created a very comfortable and welcoming living space. Accommodation comprises two generous cabins, two wet rooms, a large saloon and an additional sun deck which can be completely enclosed to enjoy all year round.

“Powered by twin Volvo tmd engines which kick out an impressive 480 horse power per unit, Blue Star is a great cruising boat as well as an attractive and very functional pied a terre. Moored at St Katherine Docks, the dock offers excellent transport links - Tower Hill Underground and Tower Gateway DLR Stations are a short walk away.

“There are also numerous restaurants and bars located within the marina, offering residents and visitors a variety of options.”

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