Home Truths: The Riverside Dream

Buying a house is one of the biggest decisions you'll ever make and, like many young couples, Olivia and Rob found purchasing their first property far from plain sailing. Unwilling to sacrifice their social lives to save for a deposit, inspiration struck during a lunch break at a marina.

Enter ‘Shoestring’, the 58 foot long narrowboat that’s become their home. Find out about life on the water, space saving challenges and how they’ve come to realise that ‘wherever you lay your anchor, that’s your home’.

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