45′ Meridian 459 w/RARE LOWER HELM STATION……..freshwater-boathouse kept. AND RECENT COMPS


$ 199,000.00
Chattanooga Tn.
Boat Type:
459 cockpit my
Boat Name:
Total Pleasure
Length Overall 47′ 8” Dry Weight 30,700 lbs
Beam 14′ 4”
Draft 3′ 10” Fuel Cap 330 gal.
Deadrise/Transom N/A Water Cap 90 gal.
Max Headroom 6′ 7” Bridge Clearance 14′ 4”


There’s a nice review of these vessels complete w/video at Boattest.com

This inside station option is so rare I’ve only ever seen one other, and that one is now in Tasmania.. So here’s a boat that’s like a Swiss Army Knife in all the living space packed into such a small footprint.

She’s in the right place (Tennessee), at the right time (beginning of summer). Her $204,900 asking price is in the realm of reasonable as per the Meridian 459 comps posted below. The lower helm, freshwater, and covered dockage doesn’t hurt.  BOW AND STERN THRUSTERS

The lower helm adds the benefit of piloting from inside during times of inclement weather or convenience to accommodations. Full controls and instrumentation are featured with necessary monitoring systems. R70 screen, ST6001 depth finder, Standard Horizon VHF, are some of the accompaniments

You might never use that super rare lower helm, but it’s good to know that it’s there- in case you find yourself caught in a lightning storm, or you might like feel like driving naked or “whatever”?


These have to be the biggest 45′ boats ever built. When you’re on one, you can’t believe that they are only 45′. These are very popular boats and sell extremely well. I’ve had several clients do “The Loop” with their 459’s before shipping them home to New Zealand. The last two I sold, one went to Perth Australia and one went to Tasmania on her bottom from Newcastle!. Look at THAT on a chart! These boats are very popular due to the bang for the buck, and the enormous interior volume, features and quite reasonable prices. Pretty? NO. Functional? YES. Are you buying a boat for others to enjoy looking at, or you buying a boat for you to enjoy life on, while looking at them?


46′ Meridian 459 (563 hours) 2006 Ask $239,500 (05/18) Sold $219,500 (08/18) FL, USA
45′ Meridian 459 (450 hours) 2006 Ask $239,000 (08/15) Sold $210,000 (08/18) SC, USA
45′ Meridian 459  (198 hours) 2005 Ask $234,900 (03/18) Sold $215,000 (06/18) MI, USA
45′ Meridian 459 2005  Ask    $268,800 (11/17) Sold $258,017 (06/18) BC, Can
45′ Meridian 459 2004 Ask $259,990 (01/18) Sold $246,900 (06/18) CA, USA
45′ Meridian 459 2007  Ask $339,000 (01/18) Sold $310,000 (05/18) WA, USA
45′ Meridian 459 2005 Ask $199,000 (03/18) Sold $194,000 (05/18) FL, USA
48′ Meridian 459 (QSB engines) 2007 Ask: $259,999 (02/18) Sold: $247,000 (04/18) Fl. USA
45′ Meridian 459 2005 Ask; $265,900 (11/17) Sold: $257,500 (04/18) CA, USA
45′ Meridian 459 (2 fresh rebuilt engines) 2004 Ask: $199,500 (11/16) Sold: $190,000 (04/18) FL, USA

Engines: Cummins   Model: QSB Inboard Diesels; 370hp each. Engine hours: 1410

Cruising Speed: 20 mph       Max: 27 mph

Very easy to board. Note the two (2) transom doors. Imagine kids, pets, or old folks- how easy to board the boat from the dock or a dingy, then via the sliding glass door to the master stateroom w/ensuite head,, then onward to the salon. Or up to the aft deck which has more seating, or up to the flybridge with even more. One can really find some privacy on this boat if you like. Then there’s the padded cushions and drink holders on the bow.


Note the molded in steps from the cockpit to the side decks.


The aft-deck w/icemaker

The upper aft deck has a large comfortable lounge seat Fiberglass cocktail table 2 acrylic large wing door allowing access forward to bow areas wide molded steps to bridge helm area new ice maker at wet bar canvas enclosures with strata glass inserts outside carpeting

Excellent 360 degree views from helm seat with access and convenience to controls, switches and gauges for comfortable piloting. Features include Garmin 4212 screen, compass, back up camera, spotlights, bow & stern thrusters with wireless remote. Others items are depth finder, icom vhf, fuel flow meters, and led lights.

Electronics Radio CD player – Clarion Cockpit speakers Radar – Garmin 4212 Plotter – Garmin 4212 Depthsounder – ST6001 GPS – Garmin 4212 DVD player TV set – Vizio internet ready Navigation center – Garmin 4212 VHF – iCom & Horizon lower Compass


Meridian 459 Layout Drawing

Inside Equipment
Deep freezer
Microwave oven
Air conditioning
Stern thruster
Bow thruster
Hot water
Battery charger
Marine head

Electrical Equipment
Generator – Onan 9kw


Master Stateroom


Note that the head is behind that door to the left, and the separate shower is to the right of the sink. So easy to reach from the aft-deck.


The head.


Cummins QSB 370hp engines

Onan 9kw Generator located under cockpit floor

Batteries, strainers, chargers, and key operational units have easy access in the bilge area

Inside Equipment
Deep freezer
Microwave oven
Air conditioning
Stern thruster
Bow thruster
Hot water
Battery charger
Marine head

Electrical Equipment
Generator – Onan 9kw

Dishwasher 3 Burner range Refrigerator/freezer Microwave Solid surface countertops Hard wood flooring High gloss cherry cabinetry Large prep areas Large storage spaces


VIP Stateroom double berth 2 hanging lockers large storage area private access to the day head with shower LG TV with satellite availible port windows deck hatch cherry doors and cabinetry

The Forward Head w/Separate Shower Stall.


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