The Carver 500 offers two gracious staterooms with a small third cabin that could also serve as an office. The enclosed bridge is in the center of the yacht with unobstructed sight-lines and comfortable seating.Both aft and forward staterooms offer queen berths and with ensuite bath. The main saloon is bright and inviting with windows on three sides and an efficient galley space aft to port. The galley is an easy reach to a circular dinette that will seat six. The aft deck has lounge style seating, a wet bar and wing doors to side-decks. The cockpit offers great water access, with a transom door to a swimstep.
MATTHEW’S TIME has been a fresh-water boat since launch, stored in a heated shed each winter. Engine hours are just over 500, maintenance has been meticulous with oil changes every 30 hours and exterior wax applied twice each year.
Beginning forward is the VIP guest cabin with centerline queen berth, flat screen TV, hanging and locker storage and private access to the forward head which includes a small bathtub Aft to port is a small guest cabin with over/under berths and a vanity desk.
Up three steps is the main saloon with a settee to starboard and a dinette to port, both finished in leatherette upholstery. Floors are carpeted. Media includes a Sony six speaker AM/FM/CD w/ 6 disk changer. A 32” flat screen TV with VHS/DVD capability is forward. The fully applianced galley is aft to port with Princess cooktop, Sharp Carousel microwave/convection oven, Norcold fridge, Avante dishwasher, blender, dual stainless sinks and abundant counter space.
Down three steps aft is the owner’s stateroom with island queen berth, four portlights and a large slider to the cockpit. Media includes a 19” flat screen TV w/ DVD and stereo. The owner’s head includes a separate shower stall.
The aft deck is three steps up from the main saloon (no ladders aboard) with black leather lounge seating, cocktail table, wet bar with Icerette icemaker and access to both sidedecks and foredeck.
MATTHEW’S TIME is a clean, well maintained, fresh-water boat, offered for sale only because her owners are considering a larger boat; Inspections are encouraged.