Seattle’s houseboat culture is unique as are the homes. It is not unusual to see a million dollar home floating right next to a tiny $200,000 studio. Residents say they are “watered” as opposed to grounded.
The luxury penthouse seen here features breath taking panoramic views of Seattle from forty stories up. The interior includes stunning quartz counters, stainless steel appliances and backlit mirrors all furthering the sleek sophistication of this buildings architecture.
A cozy outdoor seating area is illuminated by LED string lights in a modern courtyard. A high privacy fence creates a sense of seclusion under the shade of trees original to the space. The garden was installed in December 2014.
This beautiful Seattle home is a historical landmark featuring meticulously renovated Victorian Queen Anne architecture and sweeping views of Lake Washington and the Cascades. All around the home, 14,000 square feet of landscaped grounds invite rambling walks and afternoon lawn parties.
A metallic tile backsplash combines with a marble bathtub surround and basket weave tile flooring for an extravagant look in this large bathroom — one of the home's three. A large wood vanity with two mirrors offers plenty of space for two people.
A wall of French doors allows natural light to infiltrate this large bedroom, creating a sense of grandeur that fits with the rest of the luxurious home. A stately four poster bed and an animal hide rug complete the look.
In the ‘90s Sleepless in Seattle brought houseboats back into the public’s consciousness and their popularity continues to grow. This 30-year-old vessel was once put out to sea, but was fully restored in 2013. The owner/artisan opens the houseboat to guests when he travels for business.
With a sold price of just under a cool million, this Seattle Cape Cod is one of the larger houseboats located on Lake Union. We love the adorable porch, which is the perfect spot to load in and paddle off.
A self-latching steel gate creates an eye-catching entrance to this modern courtyard. The 300-pound gate spans the space between the 60-inch tall concrete wall. The gate, which was custom fabricated by Dennis Schleder, matches the modern rustic style of the planter box and courtyard within.