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Dutch Barge houseboat by Kew Bridge


Dutch Barge houseboat by Kew Bridge

6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
Free parking on premisesThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Stunning historic barge on tidal Thames next to Kew Bridge/Kew Gardens with three double cabins, two bathrooms, roof terrace and off street parking. We are moored opposite an island bird sanctuary and only a 20 minute train ride from the South Bank.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check-in is anytime after 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM


6 Reviews

Rob User Profile
August 2016
We had such a magical 10 days living on Jim's houseboat. We live in Chiswick, just down the road, so we know the area well. But we were all spellbound by life on the river: the wildlife, the sunsets on the willows on the ait, the paddle boarders wobbling by. We are a family of…
Joanna User Profile
July 2015
Our family of 6 (grandparents, parents and two children) loved our 10 days on Jim's barge, Spes. It suited all generations and was spacious enough for everyone to come together, or relax alone, either on the top deck (nice for evening drinks while river watching) or in the wheelh…
Didier User Profile
May 2015
It was a wonderful stay on Spes, the dutch barge. Jim is very kind and and give a very good service. All images are accurate, the barge is even more beautiful than on pictures, very charming. And the location is perfect to livre as a londoner in a very quiet place. Thank you J…
Stu User Profile
April 2015
What a great introduction to London. 'Spes' has set a very high standard. A delightfully well appointed barge, on a very special part of the Thames, with great views of Brentford Ait. The neighbours were all very welcoming and Jim gave us great tips on things to do in the are…
Ej User Profile
April 2015
Utterly magical. Thank you so much for sharing your home. I wish we could have stayed longer and still wish we were sat in front of your fire reading, listening to music and watching the geese bob along the river. We hope to visit again in the summer. Can't thank you enough!
Thomas Und Monika User Profile
Thomas Und Monika
June 2015
Jim hat sich sehr bemüht uns sein wirklich außergewöhnliches Zuhause zu zeigen. Er hat uns erklärt, wie alles zu bedienen ist und uns ausführlich in alles eingewiesen. Auf Grund seiner Beschreibung haben wir das Hausboot ohne Probleme gefunden. Die Woche auf dem Boot hat uns se…

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United KingdomJoined in March 2015
Jim User Profile
7 Reviews
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