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12 Lake Union Floating Homes With Killer Views Available Now

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One of Seattle's unique opportunities for homeowners is to forgo the safety of land for a floating home or houseboat on Lake Union. With your floating abode comes some of the finest views in the entire city. Gas Works Park. Downtown Seattle. The Space Needle. Capitol Hill. Aurora Bridge. You can see most of these, perhaps even all of them, from the docks where many Seattlites call home all around Lake Union. Sound appealing? We've rounded up 12 properties currently on the market, ranging from $225K to $2.95M, that offer some of the most spectacular views in town, not to mention the chance to make people from the East Coast think you live in the Sleepless in Seattle home.


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1. 10 E Roanoke St, Unit 12 - $1,89M

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10 East Roanoke Street #12
Seattle, WA 98102

Stunning architecturally inspired floating home with multiple levels and large full walls of windows to take in the amazing lake views and enjoy lake living in style. This outstanding location is serene yet provides rooftop views of the city, Gas Works Park, and beautiful sunsets.

2. 2235 Fairview Ave E, Unit 7 - $1.6M

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2235 Fairview Avenue East #7
Seattle, WA 98102

Spacious 1,704 sq. ft. floating home with 360 degree views. Enjoy sunsets and fireworks displays (except the one you just missed) from your expansive rooftop deck.

3. 2466 Westlake Ave N Unit 7 - $1.3M

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2466 Westlake Avenue North #7
Seattle, WA 98109

Featured on the Seattle Floating Homes Tour, this home has been obviously adored by the current owners. Beautiful features inside, not to mention a hot tub, but outside you get clear views of Gas Works Park as well as the Downtown skyline.

4. 2031 Fairview Ave E Unit P - $750K

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2031 Fairview Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

Beautiful open galley to expansive living and dining area. Open the big slide back door to see the expansive water view, not to mention the Aurora Bridge, Space Needle and Downtown.

5. 2031 Fairview Ave E Unit N - $525K

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2031 Fairview Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

Get up on the roof on this cute Floating 1-BR in Eastlake and you'll be able to spy Downtown and some amazing sunsets. Price-chopped to $525K recently.

6. 933 N Northlake Wy Unit 6 - $550K

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933 North Northlake Way #6
Seattle, WA 98103

You don't just get a view of Aurora Bridge here, you're practically underneath it. Upper deck views of Mount Rainier and downtown Seattle/Capitol Hill as well. Perfect spot for anyone working in Fremont's Silicon Canal.

7. 2143 Northlake Wy Unit 18 - $325K

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2143 North Northlake Way #18
Seattle, WA 98103

Gas Works Park Marina is a full time liveaboard marina with condo owned slips. Massive views from this sweet in-city retreat on the waters of Lake Union, especially on clear days. You also get a good view of Portage Bay to the East.

8. 2369 Fairview Ave E Unit 2 - $2.95M

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2369 Fairview Avenue East #2
Seattle, WA 98102

No view goes un-seen here. Downtown to the University backed by the Olympics. The stunning great room has walls of windows that disappear to bring outdoor spaces inside and fill the rooms with tons of natural light. Upstairs all three rooms open to decks or balconies and the master has vaulted ceilings. Don't miss the roof top deck, too.

9. 2600 Fairview Ave E Unit 11 - $1.39M

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2600 Fairview Avenue East #11
Seattle, WA 98102

You're a bit removed from the water's edge but you still get to see Gas Works Park in the distance as well as clear lines to Downtown and the Space Needle. And if need be, jump in your boat & go to dinner, race your sailboat in the Duck Dodge race & enjoy an unbelievable view of the fireworks.

10. 2207 Fairview Ave E Unit 1 - $800K

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2207 Fairview Avenue East #1
Seattle, WA 98102

Completely remodeled with Cathedral ceilings and open floor plan, this floating home features a plumbed upper roof top deck with a 360 degree view, the city landscape, amazing sunsets and all the Lake Union activities.

11. 2143 N Northlake Wy Unit 50 - $225K

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2143 North Northlake Way #50
Seattle, WA 98103

You'll get spectacular & unobstructed city, lake & nature views from this spot in Gas Works Park Marina. If you're looking an affordable floating home alternative, here it is.

12. 11 E Allison St Unit 2 - $410K

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11 East Allison Street #2
Seattle, WA 98102

Condo owned Lake Union Waterfront community, w/incredible unobstructed 360 degree views of Downtown Seattle, Space Needle & Gas Works Park. FYI, the listing is for the slip-only, you'll have to move your own floating home/boat in.

1. 10 E Roanoke St, Unit 12 - $1,89M

10 East Roanoke Street #12, Seattle, WA 98102

Stunning architecturally inspired floating home with multiple levels and large full walls of windows to take in the amazing lake views and enjoy lake living in style. This outstanding location is serene yet provides rooftop views of the city, Gas Works Park, and beautiful sunsets.

10 East Roanoke Street #12
Seattle, WA 98102

2. 2235 Fairview Ave E, Unit 7 - $1.6M

2235 Fairview Avenue East #7, Seattle, WA 98102

Spacious 1,704 sq. ft. floating home with 360 degree views. Enjoy sunsets and fireworks displays (except the one you just missed) from your expansive rooftop deck.

2235 Fairview Avenue East #7
Seattle, WA 98102

3. 2466 Westlake Ave N Unit 7 - $1.3M

2466 Westlake Avenue North #7, Seattle, WA 98109

Featured on the Seattle Floating Homes Tour, this home has been obviously adored by the current owners. Beautiful features inside, not to mention a hot tub, but outside you get clear views of Gas Works Park as well as the Downtown skyline.

2466 Westlake Avenue North #7
Seattle, WA 98109

4. 2031 Fairview Ave E Unit P - $750K

2031 Fairview Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102

Beautiful open galley to expansive living and dining area. Open the big slide back door to see the expansive water view, not to mention the Aurora Bridge, Space Needle and Downtown.

2031 Fairview Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

5. 2031 Fairview Ave E Unit N - $525K

2031 Fairview Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98102

Get up on the roof on this cute Floating 1-BR in Eastlake and you'll be able to spy Downtown and some amazing sunsets. Price-chopped to $525K recently.

2031 Fairview Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102

6. 933 N Northlake Wy Unit 6 - $550K

933 North Northlake Way #6, Seattle, WA 98103

You don't just get a view of Aurora Bridge here, you're practically underneath it. Upper deck views of Mount Rainier and downtown Seattle/Capitol Hill as well. Perfect spot for anyone working in Fremont's Silicon Canal.

933 North Northlake Way #6
Seattle, WA 98103

7. 2143 Northlake Wy Unit 18 - $325K

2143 North Northlake Way #18, Seattle, WA 98103

Gas Works Park Marina is a full time liveaboard marina with condo owned slips. Massive views from this sweet in-city retreat on the waters of Lake Union, especially on clear days. You also get a good view of Portage Bay to the East.

2143 North Northlake Way #18
Seattle, WA 98103

8. 2369 Fairview Ave E Unit 2 - $2.95M

2369 Fairview Avenue East #2, Seattle, WA 98102

No view goes un-seen here. Downtown to the University backed by the Olympics. The stunning great room has walls of windows that disappear to bring outdoor spaces inside and fill the rooms with tons of natural light. Upstairs all three rooms open to decks or balconies and the master has vaulted ceilings. Don't miss the roof top deck, too.

2369 Fairview Avenue East #2
Seattle, WA 98102

9. 2600 Fairview Ave E Unit 11 - $1.39M

2600 Fairview Avenue East #11, Seattle, WA 98102

You're a bit removed from the water's edge but you still get to see Gas Works Park in the distance as well as clear lines to Downtown and the Space Needle. And if need be, jump in your boat & go to dinner, race your sailboat in the Duck Dodge race & enjoy an unbelievable view of the fireworks.

2600 Fairview Avenue East #11
Seattle, WA 98102

10. 2207 Fairview Ave E Unit 1 - $800K

2207 Fairview Avenue East #1, Seattle, WA 98102

Completely remodeled with Cathedral ceilings and open floor plan, this floating home features a plumbed upper roof top deck with a 360 degree view, the city landscape, amazing sunsets and all the Lake Union activities.

2207 Fairview Avenue East #1
Seattle, WA 98102

11. 2143 N Northlake Wy Unit 50 - $225K

2143 North Northlake Way #50, Seattle, WA 98103

You'll get spectacular & unobstructed city, lake & nature views from this spot in Gas Works Park Marina. If you're looking an affordable floating home alternative, here it is.

2143 North Northlake Way #50
Seattle, WA 98103

12. 11 E Allison St Unit 2 - $410K

11 East Allison Street #2, Seattle, WA 98102

Condo owned Lake Union Waterfront community, w/incredible unobstructed 360 degree views of Downtown Seattle, Space Needle & Gas Works Park. FYI, the listing is for the slip-only, you'll have to move your own floating home/boat in.

11 East Allison Street #2
Seattle, WA 98102