A Guided Tour of Seattle Floating Homes and Houseboats Around The Lake From Your Resident Realtor

Thank you for your interest in this lifestyle and my neighborhood!  As a leading expert for sought after information about these unique homes, the number one question I receive in regards to these special floating properties is which type of floating home ownership is best.  My answer has always been that it really depends on who you are and what your own needs are. Every single one of these properties is special and unique.  No two can compare. Let’s tour them!  BTW – if you are interested in financing for any of the below, Krista Leans is the very best.  Message me @ 206-850-8841 and I will personally introduce you.  I am also here should you have any questions about Seattle floating homes, Seattle houseboats, moorage slips, and waterfront homes. 

Click on the addresses of the Seattle floating homes and Seattle houseboats below for the full details of each: 


2420 Westlake Ave N #4 – Pending in Escrow – we represented the buyer.

Quintessential lake living with no compromise in this meticulous floating home rebuilt from the logs up in 2006. Welcoming covered front porch with generous inside entry leads to a living room with a gas fireplace & doors out to a large waterside deck. Primary with access to deck, large lighted closet with organizers, & full bath. Beautiful hardwood staircase leads to the upper main level which offers an open floor plan. Here you will find gleaming hardwoods, sleek kitchen with loads of cabinets & stainless appliances, gas fireplace, half bath, & ample entertaining spaces. Enjoy views of Lake Union & across to Gas Works. On this level you also will find another deck & access to the rooftop deck with sweeping 280 degree views. Plus easy parking for your car or boat!

2369 Fairview Ave E #7

Seattle floating home for sale

Located on one of Lake Union’s premier docks, this is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece with well thought out details! Three ensuite BRs + fourth flexible space offers a great den, office, or guest room. High quality finishes throughout & an abundance of storage. Gorgeous light fixtures, stainless appliances, & beautiful rich cherry cabinetry & flooring add to the ambiance. Views of downtown Seattle, Olympic mountains, & dancing light water reflections on the ceiling at every turn. Inside opens up seamlessly to the outdoors with decks off the main living space as well as the primary suite! Fantastic roof top for entertaining & extended outdoor living. Heating & cooling for year round comfort. Secure gated entry & parking, 30’ boat space.This is the one!

Eastlake – You will find incredible views and sunsets in Eastlake.

Eastlake floating homes welcome you with modern architecture, adorable craftsman homes, glassy windows, soaring ceilings, and warm woodwork. Enjoy views in all directions and the very best of Lake Union! City views and sunsets, boat parades, fireworks, and swimming. No matter which home you choose around Eastlake, you can almost always take in your coffee and watch the city wake up while being surrounded by nature’s best. If you are lucky enough to call this neighborhood home, you might find a difficult time leaving. Boat moorage available on many docks, too.

3141 Fairview Ave E #806

Adorable two bedroom 3012 Fuhrman Ave E #Bom houseboat in Eastlake moored in a private gated marina has all the nautical charm and views you have been looking for. Behind a very non assuming gate in Fairview, you will be surprised to find a secret garden at the entrance and a private water world. Travel down the far wooden dock back in time and to the end where this cutie bobs in Lake Union with uncompromised views of the ever changing boat parade. This is the perfect place to call home full time or just use as an in city retreat. Close to Amazon and Google and easy commute in all directions. Moorage rental includes water, garbage, and electricity plus the space your houseboat is moored in. One owner since built.

Portage Bay

3012 Fuhrman Ave E #B

Welcome home to lovely Portage Bay known for its serene beauty and easy commuting anywhere. This beautiful floating home has lots of light from vaulted ceilings & french doors out to your own deck. Functional lofty spaces and a great rooftop deck for taking in the boat parade. A well maintained home on a cute dock with a simple open concept style. Two bedrooms, a bath, a larger kitchen and outdoor spaces on the front & back. Great kayak launching and open space at the end for residents. Such a fantastic spot on the water just a few homes down from where Ivar Haglund himself lived – Plus right across from the shops in this beautiful neighborhood which is located on the Portage Bay Loop that connects to the Burke Gilman and Lake Union Loop.


2401 N Northlake Way #E8

Nestled in the charming Seattle Marina just across from downtown, this adorable city registered houseboat has been cleverly remodeled. Thoughtful & creative living spaces with new gorgeous butcher block and cured epoxy countertops and the most adorable outside eating space with built in benches. Washer/Dryer combo in home, cool walk in closet designed under the bed with tons of extra closet space + it has AC! Walker & Cycler paradise & close to everything including Gas Works Park, Restaurants & shops, + the Burke-Gilman trail which leads to Fremont, U District and UW, plus the Light rail is just minutes away. Tie up an accessory boat & take off around the lake – adventure awaits, then come home to this amazing lifestyle.

2309 N Northlake Way  – Lake Union Landing

Become a member in this incredible new coop community on the lake! Slips are 55 feet long and on a finger pier or main dock for easy access and beautiful views! State of the art moorage for your houseboat or boat! Lake Union Landing is a beautiful new neighborhood over the water complete with benches & a Space Needle view! Enjoy sleek modern living in the middle of the city as you stroll down this wide tree lined concrete dock. Community amenities are being developed and will include storage for your water toys and bikes. Limited off street parking, too! Large moorage slip has beautiful views & fantastic location. Long term 50 year lease. Awesome community and over half sold! See gallery of the latest addition to this incredible Seattle houseboats community.

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