|Solent Refit is getting a reputation for building some of the most stunning luxury bespoke houseboats & office boats the Thames has seen. The shipyard is conveniently based out of Southampton waters with over 10’000 sq. metres of undercover working halls, an ideal location to build these contemporary, timeless and well-engineered houseboats/office boats in the UK.
Solent Refit has completed a number of luxury houseboat build and refurbishments in the last few years with more orders in the pipeline. The facility is capable of taking up and launching 60m vessels/houseboats with an overall height limit of 19m and 12m beam, which is plenty for even the largest of houseboats or office boats. The vessels are power railed through the halls effortlessly. The shipyard has over 35 full-time professional engineers qualified in structural engineering (steel, stainless steel and aluminium), electrical and mechanical with workshops along with high-quality joinery capability.
Sanctum, one of the most recent builds is a 38 metre, luxury 5-bedroom steel hulled houseboat. Comprising of a large master suite with water level views across the Thames and 4 further bedrooms on the lower deck. With the whole of the upper deck comprising of a large living and entertaining area with a wood burning stove and an ultra modern kitchen at one end. Both the bow and stern open onto secure outside areas for BBQ and sundowners! Above this deck via an automatic glass access way is a vast open deck space. She is now happily residing on The Thames.