Step aboard this incredible luxury houseboat in London

Househunting? Fancy all-round river views? Then why not push the boat out and go for something a little different?

Could you live in a luxury houseboat? This waterside residence, moored in London's Riverside Quarter, offers 2,400 square feet of gorgeousness and includes three double bedrooms and three bathrooms. There's even a rooftop terrace and garden! What's not to love?

This 29-metre floating home has just gone on the market with agents Savills, yours for just £1.75 million.

Love the idea of a houseboat? Is this the most stylish canal boat you've ever seen?

Delightfully named ‘Penelope this exceptional floating home offers the opportunity to live the riverside dream.

London's finest luxury houseboat

penelope houseboat with plants and sky

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The Riverside Quarter location enjoys sensational views down the River Thames, towards Putney Bridge. Inside boasts a beautifully proportioned layout, finished to an extremely high quality specification.

The kitchen

penelope kitchen with wooden floor and round table and chair

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Fancy cooking up a little something in the galley? It's plain sailing in the swish open-plan fitted kitchen and entertaining space. Gleaming with high-gloss fitted units and stainless-steel appliances, it's a super stylish space.

The living areas

Penelope living room with wooden floor and sofa set with wooden table

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On the upper level you will find a delightfully light and spacious reception room, complete with fully fitted open-plan kitchen.

This entertaining space is spread across 2,400 sq ft. It's so plush, it almost doesn't feel like you're on a boat.

house view with wooden floor and wooden table plants

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Floor to ceiling glass allowing the fabulous views of the surrounding waters.

penelope dining room with wooden floor and dining table

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The master bedroom

penelope master bedroom with wooden door and bed

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There's plenty of space for you and your shipmates to dunk down, thanks to the three bedrooms - two with en-suite. All the bedrooms are located on the lower deck.

The bathroom

bathroom with bathtub and basin

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The bathroom is in ship shape with dual vanity and separate bath/shower. We love the added decorative touch of the light-up vanity mirror.

The rootop

house garden with white chairs and trees

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This impressive houseboat features an additional 1130 sq ft of grass space and outdoor decking.

penelope house decking area with wooden round table and chairs

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The decking area provides the perfect spot to enjoy a Pimm's and watch the world sail by.

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Could you see yourself living in luxury on the River Thames?


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.