Seattle Floating Home Tour is Coming Up

Saturday, September 11th, is your chance to see not one, but 13 floating homes on the Seattle Floating Home Tour. This year they’re all in Portage Bay. Unlike tours of the past where you get to explore the homes surrounding all the hustle and bustle of Lake Union, the 2016 tour will offer a limited… Read More

The Jewel of Portage Bay

Growing up in a monster a-frame home designed by my architect father, must have left its mark because the minute I saw this Portage Bay floating home I was in love. On the 2822 Boyer dock, it is unit #11 and sits at the end of the dock, practically on its own with views to… Read More

Check out Life on the Water

Come live across the dock from me in Eastlake, my neighbors floating home is for sale, and Urbnlivn is selling it! We’ll be having an open house this gorgeous Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4pm if you’re curious about life on the water. Home #R on the 2025 Fairview Ave dock is the perfect… Read More

Join Us on the Water in Eastlake!

Come live across the dock from me in Eastlake, my neighbors floating home is for sale, and Urbnlivn is selling it! Home #R on the 2025 Fairview Ave dock is the perfect floating home. Only minutes from downtown, you can spend your days kayaking, paddle boarding and boating (moor up to a 18′ boat with… Read More

Live on the Water!

It is days like today that make living on a floating home the best thing ever! (I know what I’m talking about, I live in a floating home on Eastlake.) You come home from work, kick off your shoes and go for a swim (though the water is 60) or hop in your boat for… Read More

Jessup Designed Eastlake Floating Home

We live on the water in a floating home a little south of this one at 2219 Fairview Ave E, unit 2, and absolutely love the floating home life! This floating home looks pretty nice. Designed by James Jessup, it is more thoughtfully put together than some of the other floating homes out there. Plus… Read More

Huge Floating Home for Rent

It is rare to find a floating home so large available rent. Especially one on the famed “Sleepless in Seattle” dock on Westlake. At 1,800 square feet with 4 bedrooms it has plenty of indoor room. It also has plenty of outdoor room with 1,200 of deck and a huge floating swim dock. And there… Read More

Super Modern Floating Home Alert!

Wow! Home 7 at Ward’s Cove is quite the floating home. Located in Ward’s Cove, the most recent (and likely last) floating home community, this home is 2,000 square feet, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Super modern. Italian sandstone floors. Killer rooftop views. And I’m sure that built-in grill costs more than your average car…. Read More

Floating Home with Killer Rooftop Views

Come live on the water with us! 2219 Fairview Ave E, unit 4 on the Dox Coop dock is just a few docks north of the dock I live on. I saw this home in person last week and loved the views from the rooftop deck, the surprisingly ample storage for a floating home (his… Read More

Sweet Eastlake Floating Home

Looks like the owners of 2207 Fairview Ave E, Unit 12 wanted to enjoy one last summer before putting their floating home on the market. Home 12 at the “Flo Villa” community is definitely one of the nicer floating homes on the lake. It was built in 1994 and was designed by Lagerquist & Morris…. Read More

Portage Bay Floating Home – End Of Dock

In real estate it’s all about location, location, location.  This floating home at 1214 Hamilton St #9 has it; owned moorage, on the end of the dock, with an east facing view across Portage Bay.  Listing for $1,298,500, it has 1,500 sq ft, 3 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms.  2 bedrooms are upstairs with their own… Read More

Get Ready for 4th of July with this Floating Home

Another floating home is for rent, and this one has much better photos than the last! They also let us figure out that it is one dock over from us. $3,950/month for a 2 bedroom, 1,200 square foot place built in 2007. “Host your next 4th of July party here!” Just be careful how many… Read More

Dwell Captures Seattle Floating Home

Dwell recently featured a Seattle floating home in, Floating Prefab House Brings Smart Design to the Seattle Waterfront: Living the life aquatic certainly has its appeal. “Being on the water, low and surrounded by it, you feel like you belong to another world,” says architect Eric Cobb, who was hired to design an 1,800-square-foot floating… Read More

Portage Bay Floating Home for Rent

It has the world’s smallest photo on Craigslist, but this Portage Bay floating home sounds good: This particular houseboat has great views out of all windows and skylights and a dock in the front or back to follow out to the Lake. Hardwood floors and very unique wood-craftsmanship and finishing touches. Enter the upstairs master… Read More

Just in Time For Summer

Just in time for summer, a sweet floating home designed by James Jessup hit the market at 2727 Fairview Ave E #12. It’s a good location; this home is just a little bit north of us in Eastlake (we’re at 2025 Fairview). However, this home is using leased moorage (31 year lease). Priced at $695k… Read More

Portage Bay Floating Home for Rent

I love the garage door in the living room in this Portage Bay floating home that is for rent at 2818 Boyer Avenue E #7. $2,950/month for a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom place. As a comparable, our neighbors floating home rented for $3,700/month in just a few weeks.

Modern Floating Home on Eastlake

Be our canal neighbors by renting this sweet modern houseboat. We’re sad that our super cool neighbors are moving ashore but our loss is your gain if you’re looking to rent a floating home. Featured on the floating home tour this summer, it’s a one bedroom with den that was lovingly remodeled by the owners…. Read More

Not an Ordinary Houseboat

Before you choke on the price, let me tell you why this houseboat at 3236 Portage Bay Pl E  is different. Most houseboats are at shared docks.  The docks can then be jointly owned by the houseboat owners, or they could be rented from the owner of the dock.  This houseboat is on a single… Read More

Floating Home Tour This Sunday

Heads up! The Floating Home Tour (only occurs every other year) is this Sunday from 12 to 5. Tickets are $30/each. The Seattle Floating Homes Association is pleased to announce their biennial Floating Homes Tour in 2014, taking place Sunday, September 7, from 12 to 5 PM. The theme of this year’s tour, “Wonderful Water… Read More

Sweet Floating Home For Rent

  New to town and need a furnished place until you get settled, or just tired of looking at those same four walls?  Matt has found the perfect rental for you.  This  1,200 square feet contemporary houseboat off Hamlin St at Fairview Ave E has 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms, study, full kitchen, and a dining… Read More