Houseboats and floating homes
This home on the water takes an airy, lodge-like loft design and shrinks it down into a houseboat-sized package.
Live the floating life—literally—on Lake Union with these on-the-water homes in Westlake, Eastlake, and Wallingford.
A classic houseboat design makes perfect use of a tiny space
Outside, this Lake Union houseboat has a tugboat-style design. Inside, it’s a cozy cabin.
A vintage houseboat shape meets a more contemporary interior near Gas Works Park.
Docked by Gas Works Park, this home combines classic and contemporary design with wood shingles and metal sheeting.
A creative layout offers equal parts charm and utility, including a well-equipped kitchen, a sleeping loft, and an airy living room.
In vintage Seattle style, it’s colorful, quirky, and nautical
This little place on Lake Union is all beach house: wooden shingles, waterfront patios, and an airy interior.
Covered in cedar and birchwood, this houseboat is built for both basking in the sun and cozying up inside.
The 900-square-foot home is adorable inside and out
Our ultimate guide to the classic film’s actual Seattle locations, including the floating home, Pike Place Market, and Gas Works Park.
It’s like the cutest backyard house, but floating
Bay windows, exposed grain, and room to stretch out define this Lake Union houseboat.
The end-of-dock home is surrounded by Portage Bay.
This one’s fully ready for Lake Union adventures
A two-tier roof deck adds more than 600 square feet
The vessel was transformed from a boring, dilapidated barge to a thoughtfully designed home
It’s like a contemporary cake
A catio allows two kitties with cerebellar hypoplasia to have time outdoors
Wood paneling frames postcard water views
It comes with owned moorage, too
You move here for all the natural wonders, so why not live on one?
Cape Cod homes were originally built to withstand waterfront locations, so it makes sense that the design would work on top of the water, too.
Docked on Lake Union just off Westlake Avenue N, this houseboat, named Vittoria, is tiny, even for a houseboat.
With a wine cellar, a media room, and plenty of space to lounge
This houseboat is bigger than many—but keeps its nautical roots
This bright, cheery house is just 600 square feet