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Wonderful Waterfront Living: 5 Floating Homes for Sale Right Now

5 Floating Homes on the Market

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Waterfront living is where it’s at. And with warmer weather on the horizon, why not get as close to the H2O as possible?

That’s why we dove into our listings to find the most fabulous floating homes on the market right now. In a floating home, water is all around you—and underneath you. Cast a fishing line from your front door or launch a kayak from the back deck. And, of course, soak up those wonderful water views.

Not to be confused with houseboats, these buoyant abodes are constructed to stay put, anchored within communities as either vacation pads or full-time residences. These harbor-based homes come in a variety of price ranges and offer an array of eye-catching designs.

Sound like a dream come true? Slip on your deck shoes, and have a look at these five floating wonders for sale.

2017 Fairview Ave E Unit B, Seattle, WA

Price: $3 million
Splashy in Seattle: At the top of the price range for a floating domicile, this one really makes waves. With 1,425 square feet, the current one-bedroom configuration could be turned into a two- or three-bedroom residence, the listing notes. Meanwhile, the space offers “epic views,” expansive living spaces, and midcentury modern design.

Walls of windows look out over the water. Docked at one of Lake Union’s “most prized locations,” it offers a front-row seat to views of Seattle’s iconic skyline. The floating space could also be used as an entertainment venue or creative pied-à-terre.

Seattle, WA

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160 N Tomahawk Island Dr, Portland, OR 

Price: $545,000
Perfection in Portland: Move in and enjoy spectacular river views. Built in 1968, the home has been updated. The 1,851 square feet of living space includes three bedrooms and two baths. There’s also an oversized, canopied deck.

Improvements include remodeled bathrooms, new carpet, and a new roof. The gas fireplace and high ceilings are a highlight. The home is close to the Vancouver waterfront, Alberta Arts, and Portland International Airport. Imagine taking a kayak to Portland’s Island Cafe for a morning brew.

Portland, OR

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10 W Pier, Sausalito, CA

Price: $1,295,000
Spectacular in Sausalito: Part of the famed floating home community of Sausalito, this recently remodeled residence features an open floor plan with two bedrooms. The 1,400-square-foot abode was built in 1995 and comes with three decks, including a sky deck with jaw-dropping views.

A bonus room could be used as an office or wine cellar. Updates include new kitchen appliances and a new furnace. Live the idyllic lifestyle: Head to concerts on your kayak or take your bike on the adjacent path.

Sausalito, CA

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2646 E Sherman St, Hollywood, FL

Price: $645,000
Fabulous in Florida: This charming, remodeled floating home comes with another house that sits solidly on terra firma. The floating home is also available on its own, for $150,000.

The two-fer on the water could surely generate short-term rental income, or work as a fun guesthouse for friends and family.

The water-based residence features light-wood floors, a compact kitchen, a bedroom, and a roof deck.

Hollywood, FL

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535 NE Bridgeton Rd Slip 2, Portland, OR 

Price: $313,900
Phenomenal in Portland: This two-bedroom charmer offers 1,852 square feet of living space on two floors. The upstairs loft opens to a patio.

It comes with plenty of space to park your boat, which you can take to Portland’s Island Cafe in five minutes flat. You’ll also have front-row seats for summer fireworks and winter light shows. The listing notes that this deal won’t last long.

Portland, OR

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