DUSKY PARAKEET | 10 INCREDIBLE HOUSEBOATS AND FLOATING HOMES #9
9 DUSKY PARAKEET
Central London is the current mooring for this custom made one-bedroom houseboat that is for sale. It is called the Dusky Parakeet, designed by 31/44 Architects.
The boat measures sixty by twelve feet with 470 square feet of living space and is termed a wide beam canal boat. The owners say the boat, where it is now, offers a great economical living space right near London’s Tower Bridge.
The designers paid careful attention to detailing and craftsmanship and said every fitting has been handmade from the finest materials.
Powering the boat is a diesel engine and an electric bow thruster.
It also features solar panels and an abundant water storage tank. The boat can run 100% off the grid.
GINGER HOUSBOAT | 10 INCREDIBLE HOUSEBOATS AND FLOATING HOMES #8
8 GINGER HOUSEBOAT
Listed for sale by a specialty realty company in Seattle, Washington, is this two-bedroom houseboat on Lake Union.
"Ginger" was built in 1985 and completely remodeled in 2015. It has an expansive rooftop and front decks with unobstructed views of the lake.
Featuring paneled exterior walls with large windows, and a full-length sliding door, the 575 square foot living area includes a complete kitchen, two bedrooms, and a full washer/dryer and dishwasher.
7. Quarky Turnip
This one-bedroom houseboat, moored on Lake Union in the Seattle Washington area, was built in 1987.
It has three-hundred and fifty-four square feet of space aboard and offers its residents and guests a tranquil escape.
This house on the water has a bright red hull with red and blue accent colors and a sun deck on the roof.
The interior is just as quaint with wood panel walls and a soaking tub.