Houseboat Ideas

Classis Repost:  Seen on Craigslist in Seattle.   Priced beyond shantyboats at $124,000, but there may be ideas here.


16 x 32ft registered Lake Union Houseboat. This custom studio style dwelling is situated on a 40ft view slip in Seattle Marina. Immediate access to the Burke Gilman trail and Metro buses, which are minutes from University of Washington campus, Gasworks park and downtown Seattle.

Perfect proximity for a UW or SPU student OR an easy commute for downtown employment. This studio could also serve as a unique office space on the water or a tranquil weekend getaway for self or rent. Below you will find the details.

Extensive overhaul done in March 2011 including:
Steel Hull reinforced & repainted
All new electrical including panel, wiring, batteries and charger.
New 12 gallon Whirlpool hot water tank installed.
40 gallon fresh water tank w/new lines.
40 gallon black water tank w/new lines.

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Interior space
250sq ft European inspired spacious studio.
Valuted 12ft ceiling with exposed beams.
¾ inch professionally installed natural bamboo wood floors throughout.
Built-in 2x4ft foldable dining table.
Custom built hydraulic Queen size Murphy Bed
Two 8ftx 1ft Vertical book cases
One 6ft x2ft horizontal storage space located above the bed.

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March 2011 Kitchen Remodel:
New refrigerator/freezer
Full size microwave
Full size sink
Stainless steel counters
Movable kitchen storage space.

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3/4 Bathroom including:
Full size shower surrounded by river rock floors
Full size incinerator/vacuum toilet + indicator light for pump out service
Vanity mirror/medicine cabinet
Two upright multiple shelf storage containers.

Pella 2 pane insulated vinyl glass windows.
Pella insulated vinyl + fiberglass beveled french door
Jeld Wen 8ft insulated 3 pane vinyl glass sliding door
2 Vented 2ft x 2ft Skylights.

Two 3ft x 28ft fiberglass reinforced polypropalane ThruFlow walkways
16ft x 6ft removable sundeck made of fiberglass reinforced polypropalane ThruFlow panels.

Originally posted 2013-06-22 07:01:54.

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