The Astonishing Caratello Houseboat
Caratello is the Italian word for a small barrel which holds dessert wine, and this new construction state of the art floating on water residence lives up to her sweet reputation. Just listed on Lake Union, this 2 story Seattle houseboat for sale at 11 E Allison St offers so much for anyone interested: The Caratello houseboat has a fully equipped gourmet kitchen including stainless appliances, clever nooks, artful finish work, and more. A wine lover’s paradise, there are thoughtful details throughout including employing the old custom of using wine for ballast.
- Two Bedrooms
- Large closets
- Office nook
- 1.25 Baths
- Laundry on main level
- 749 Sq Feet
- Condo Owned Slip is 48 x 15 feet and in an excellent location on Lake Union in Eastlake
- stairs and hatch to rooftop
- floor is engineered in sections to be lifted out for storage
- Taxes on houseboat are $1378.25/year
- Taxes on slip are $1935/yr
- Monthly Home Owner Dues: $256
- Pets allowed
Seattle Houseboats for Sale: The Basics of Caratello Located at 11 E Allison Street in Eastlake:
Introducing Caratello, a new construction floating on water residence in Seattle. “Caratello” is the Italian word for a small barrel used to make dessert wine. Roomier than one would expect with such a name, this 2 story houseboat delivers w/ fully equipped gourmet kitchen, 2 bedrooms, & much more. Of course as her name implies, Caratello’s hold is also the perfect location for your wine collection. Designed by Gene Morris, engineered by Craig Goring & built at Lake Union Dry Dock. Condo Slip! $799,000 – NWMLS Listing # 887777
Additional info about the Caratello Houseboat you won’t want to miss:
- Caratello was designed by Gene Morris at Lagerquist and Morris in Ballard
- Engineered by Craig Goring a marine engineer out of Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands
- Built at Lake Union Dry Dock.
- The crane that launched the Caratello houseboat is the same one that built the Aurora Bridge in 1930
- Has an independent 12 volt electrical system for lighting, navigational lights and equipment, and utilities.
- Tankage includes 150 gallons of potable water, 150 gallons gray water, and 150 gallons for black water.
- Capacity for 150 Cases of wine in hold (!!!) and its the perfect place to store wine!
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