2005 Custom Built 71ft x 24ft x 6ft For Sale

$715,000
$690,000
Stock #244332 -
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$690,000
$715,000

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Starboard with Rear Covering
Starboard with Rear Covering
Starboard with Rear Covering
2005 Custom Built 71ft x 24ft x 6ft - #2
Starboard with Rear Covering
2005 Custom Built 71ft x 24ft x 6ft - #2

Boat Details

Year:
2005
Type:
Power
Brand:
Category:
Houseboats/House
Length (LOA):
71'
Beam:
24'
Min. Draft:
30"
Max. Draft:
36"
Trailer:
No
Stock #:
244332
Location:
Houma, Louisiana
(near Kenner)
Status:
Available
Generator:
Yes
Air Conditioning:
Yes
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage††
Reason for Selling:
No Longer Using
Engine Details
Count:
2
Year:
--
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
8V71
Size (each):
318 hp
Hours:
575 (as of 5/20/2021)
Fuel Type:
Diesel
"71ft x 24ft x 6ft Custom Built House boat powered by twin, 8V71 Detroit Diesel main engines!"

This 2005 Custom Built 71ft x 24ft x 6ft Houseboat is one of a kind. The seller custom-built it from the steel hull to the beautiful interior finish work that features natural cypress.

It is powered by two Detroit Diesel 8V71 engines, a 2:1 gear, driving 2" Stainless Steel shafts equipped wit...more

Starboard with Rear Covering
Starboard with Rear Covering
Starboard with Rear Covering
2005 Custom Built 71ft x 24ft x 6ft - #2
Starboard with Rear Covering
2005 Custom Built 71ft x 24ft x 6ft - #2
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Starboard with Rear Covering
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Starboard with Rear Covering
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Starboard with Rear Covering
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Starboard with Rear Covering

This 2005 Custom Built 71ft x 24ft x 6ft Houseboat is one of a kind. The seller custom-built it from the steel hull to the beautiful interior finish work that features natural cypress.

It is powered by two Detroit Diesel 8V71 engines, a 2:1 gear, driving 2" Stainless Steel shafts equipped with 30" 4-blade bronze props.

The electric plant consists of a 20 KW Delco generator driven by a Detriot Diesel 8V71 engine, a 23 KW generator driven by an Isuzu 4LE1 engine, as well as shore power.

It features three levels with spiral staircases to traverse the levels. The lower level includes 4 private berths, a full head with a shower, and a large galley and dining table.

Move up the spiral staircase to the mid-level. It features three bunks, two large sofa's, and a TV with DRV. Go through the glass sliding doors to the utility room to access the full-size stackable washer & dryer, a 500 lb/day icemaker, and a full bathroom with a shower. Walk through the sliding glass door to the outside deck.

Moving up the second spiral staircase brings you to the pilothouse. It features a bunk, two stainless steel chart tables, as well as all the navigation equipment to safely pilot the boat. Controls include a Kobelt Full Follow-up tiller, a Kobelt Electronic Throttle Control (with station select, Station Lock, Throttle Override, and Synchronizer).

Gages for the Port and Starboard engines, switches, and spud controls are all mounted on stainless steel panels.

This houseboat is wired and has light fixtures for both 120 VAC and 12 VDC.

This houseboat has a USCG Certified Type II Marine Sanitation Device (sewerage treatment plant).

It also has an Ademco Electronic Security System.

Information On Condition

This vessel is in excellent condition. Per the seller, everything onboard is in working order.

The seller maintains a logbook to document the dates that he has run/exercised all the various equipment on board. This includes the main engines, the two generators, the spuds, as well as all the various other equipment.

Changed out the starboard throttle control board 2/23/2021.

Per the seller, all equipment has been maintained per the manufacturer's recommendations.

Approximate boat location: Houma, Louisiana


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Basic Details
Year:
2005
Type:
Power
Brand:
Category:
Houseboats/House
Length (LOA):
71'
Hours:
575
(as of 5/20/2021)
(Light)
Stock #:
244332
Location:
Storage Status:
Not currently in storage ††
(as of 5/19/2021)
(At the dock available for showing)
Engine & MechanicalMech.
Count:
2
Brand:
Detroit Diesel
Model:
8V71
Hours:
575
(as of 5/20/2021)
(Light)
Size (each):
318 hp
Fuel Type:
Diesel
Fuel Tank:
1,800 gals
Propeller:
Bronze
Cruising Speed:
9 mph
Maximum Speed:
10 mph
Fuel Consump.:
8 gals/hour @ Cruise
Drive Brand:
Twin-disc
Drive Model:
2:1
Drive Type:
Direct Drive
Config.:
Inboard
Rudder:
Fuel Injected:
Engine Alarms:
Main Engines And Generators
Throttle/shift: Elec:
Kobelt
Starting Type:
Electric Start
Bilge Pump:
3
Maximum Engine RPM:
1900
Water Tanks:
1800 Gallon
Number Of Fuel Tanks:
1 - 1800 Gallons
Dimensions & Specifications & Specs
Length Overall:
71'
Beam:
24'
Min. Draft:
30"
Max. Draft:
36"
NavigationalNav. Equipment
VHF Antenna:
VHF:
Radar Dome:
Navigation Lights:
Masthead Light::
Intercom System:
Compass:
Deck Features
Swim Platform:
Helm Light:
Freshwater Washdown:
Compartment Storage:
Cleats - Fixed:
Captain's Chair:
Bow Rail:
BBQ Grill:
Isinglass:
Rear Covers
Electric Davit:
3
Spuds:
2 - Electric
Safety EquipmentEquip.
Horn:
High Bilge Water Alarm:
Grab Rails:
Searchlight:
Remote Controlled
Spotlight:
Manual
ElectricalElec. Components
Water Heater:
Volt Meter:
Tachometer:
Stereo:
Solar Panel:
Shore Power Cord:
Shore Power:
Oil Pressure Gauge:
GFI Outlets:
Galvanic Isolator:
Fuse Panel:
Engine Temp Gauge:
Engine Autosynchronizer:
Courtesy Lights:
Clutch Pressure Gauge:
Circuit Breaker Panel:
Battery Tender:
Battery Switch:
AC Electric Panel:
12 V DC Lighting:
110v AC Outlets/lighting:
Hour Meter:
Both Mains, Both Generators
Accommodations & Passengers
Pass. Capacity:
25
# Cabins:
3
Sleep. Capacity:
15
# Berths:
4
Can Live Aboard:
Water Capacity:
1,800 gals
Generator:
Yes
(1-GM271-20KW 1082Hrs, 1-Izuzu 23KW)
Air Conditioning:
Yes
(Trane 4 Ton)
Washer/Dryer Hookup:
Yes
Non-Smoking:
Pet-Free:
Stove / Oven:
Refrigerator/freezer:
Pressurized Water System:
Microwave:
Heat:
Carpet - Cabin:
Cabinets:
Cabin Lighting:
Washer / Dryer:
Stacked
Ice Maker - Separate:
Scotsman
Dining Room Table:
Large
Mirror:
Bathrooms
Stateroom - Forward:
4
Shower:
2
Head:
2
ConstructionConst. Features
Hull Material:
Steel
Hull Shape:
Monohull
Exterior Color:
White
Interior Color:
Cypress Wood
Bottom Paint Antifouling:
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