The Precious Gem canal boat operating out of North Kilworth
Sleeps a minimum of 2 people
Sleeps a maximum of 4 people
Boat location : North Kilworth in Leicestershire View
Boat length : 45 feet
Boat Class : K-Gem
Boat type : Cruiser Stern Read more
Beam : Narrow Read more
Galley / Saloon Position: Stern
Number of Cabins: 1
Number of Showers: 1
Number of Toilets: 1
Number of Baths: 0
Design : Precious Gem is a brand new built semi-traditional narrowboat(2019). This 45ft 2 or 4 berth is perfect for a couple of a family or group of friends. It has a quiet, water-cooled diesel engine and easy to use controls.
Features : There is radiator central heating on the boat. A 1000 litre water tank supplies the hot and cold running water. There is free Wi-Fi on board and a blue tooth speaker that you can play music through your phone on. Plenty of power sockets and USB points are available.
Saloon : The engineered oak flooring is laid throughout the boat giving the boat a real warm and homely feel leading you into the open plan living/dining area where there the open plan living/dining area where there is a tasteful grey L shaped dinette and table that can be converted into a double bed if required. Lovely log burner which will keep you cosy during the winter months.
There is a 32" TV. You can also attach your smartphone to the Bluetooth speaker and listen to your music throughout the boat
Kitchen : The luxurious kitchen is fully equipped and has a 3 burner gas hob, grill and full sized oven. There is a fridge, sink and drainer as well as saucepans; cooking utensils; crockery, cutlery and a Nespresso machine. There is plenty of storage space and work surfaces.
Berths : At the bow end of the boat, there is a cabin with a double bed which can be converted to a twin bed if required. There is also an 18” TV with built-in DVD player and a wardrobe for clothes. Double doors lead on to the front deck where you can enjoy meals or drinks at the two-seater bistro table.
In the open plan living/dining area there is a tasteful grey L shaped dinette and table that can be converted into a double bed if required
Bedding : The bed will be made up with freshly laundered Egyptian cotton bedding. Towels are provided for all the guests
Bathroom : The bathroom has a full size shower and flush toilet. There is also a separate wash hand basin and mirror. We supply the toilet paper.
Electric : The 2kw inverter supplies 240v electricity to certain appliances and to several sockets on the boat. There is LED lighting fitted throughout and also some under gunnel mood lighting.
Welcome Pack : A welcome pack is provided -loo rolls, washing up liquid ,tea towels and bin bags. Also a selection of games, books and DVDs on board and a popcorn machine(if required) for a movie night.For hire of 7 nights or more we also provide fresh farm eggs, bacon and sausages, beans, bread and milk, a bottle of prosecco or red wine.
Additional Information: We are a 1 mile from Husbands Bosworth where there is a Springfield local convenience store. Sainsburys, Tesco and Asda all deliver to the Wharf so you can organise your shopping to be delivered before you arrive as we will be here cleaning the boat.
|Route Name||Route Type||Days||Cruising Hours||Locks|
|Crick and Leicestershire countryside from North Kilworth Wharf||Lock Free||4.00||11.00||0|
|Market Harborough and Foxton locks from North Kilworth Wharf||Rural||4.00||13.50||20|
|Foxton and Crick from North Kilworth Wharf||Lock Free||5.00||16.00||0|
|Warwick and return from North Kilworth||Kids||8.00||42.00||76|
|Coventry basin from North Kilworth Wharf||Few Locks||8.00||44.50||34|
|East Midlands or Leicester Ring from North Kilworth||Ring||10.00 to 11.00||78.00||101|
|East Midlands or Leicester Ring from North Kilworth||Ring||15.00||78.00||101|
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Holiday From : Friday 9th July 2021 @ 2:30 pm
Holiday To : Monday 12th July 2021 @ 9:30 am
Nights Aboard : 3
Boat Name : Precious Gem (Precious Gem)
Boat Class : K-Gem
Start Marina : North Kilworth Narrowboats
County : Leicestershire
Prices quoted include : Basic hire charge, Fuel and Damage Waiver.
Optional extras may apply. Please see the booking form for more information.
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The specification of boats, their accommodation, facilities and equipment in the brochure, the information provided is intended as a general guide but the Company [and/or] the Boat Owner shall not be liable in the event of any differences in the boat supplied and reserves the right to make modifications. Layout plans are for guidance only and are not to scale and may have steps which are not shown. If the hirer’s party includes any infirm persons the Hirer should make relevant enquiries at the time of booking. The Company and/or the Boat Owner reserve the right to change boat specifications without prior notice