10 Incredible Houseboats and Floating Homes | Living the Water Life in 2020

Subscribers to our video channel are probablyfamiliar with the concept of tiny homes.

Well, these little cabin designers are takingthat concept, and adding unique features, letting the homes float on water and maneuverthe waves.

Welcome aboard our houseboat and floatinghomes list.

I’m Glenn and let’s dive in.

Number Ten This quaint little wooden cabin looks likeit could be tucked away in the mountains, with its walls of cedar and plywood, but itis ready for the open water.

The Le Koroc was designed by Quebec boat builderDaigno.

You can pick either of two models, the P seriesversion is set up for fishing, and the V or Holiday Version is decked out for a weekendof relaxation.

This model is the larger of two available, with a 30 by 10-foot deck, a large front open patio, and large sliding glass doors.

It has solar panels for electric power andis moved by using an outboard motor on the rear.

Number Nine Central London is the current mooring forthis custom made one-bedroom houseboat that is for sale.

It is called the Dusky Parakeet, designedby 31/44 Architects.

The boat measures 60 by 12 feet with 470 squarefeet of living space and is termed a wide beam canal boat.

The designers paid careful attention to detailingand craftsmanship and said every fitting has been handmade from the finest materials.

Powering the boat is a diesel engine and anelectric bow thruster.

It also features solar panels and an abundantwater storage tank.

The boat can run 100% off the grid.

Number Eight Listed for sale by a specialty realty companyin Seattle, Washington, is this two bedroom houseboat on Lake Union.

“Ginger” was built in 1985 and completelyredone in 2015.

It has an expansive rooftop and front deckswith unobstructed views into the lake.

Featuring paneled exterior walls with largewindows, and a full-length sliding door, the 575 square foot living area includes a completekitchen, two bedrooms, and a full washer/dryer and dishwasher.

Number Seven This one-bedroom boat is also moored on LakeUnion in the Seattle Washington area.

Built-in 1987, it has 354 square-feet of spaceaboard and offers its residents and guests a tranquil city escape.

It has a bright red hull and red and blueaccent colors.

The interior is just as quaint with wood panelwalls, plus a soaking tub and a sun deck on the roof.

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Number Six For a more contemporary design for fun onthe water, this is a new smartly designed houseboat built by Black Swan Marine.

It is a 30-foot long houseboat intended tocarry up to six persons.

It’s maneuverable over the waves using a 60horsepower outboard gasoline motor.

Dark brown and white wall panels are punctuatedwith large circular windows, which makes this boat especially eye-catching.

It is also fitted with a full-length top deckaccessible from an exposed circular staircase.

The boat features the latest in high technavigation tools in the cockpit, as well as an mp3 player with Bluetooth.

Number Five A floating home called a “classic two-storySeattle houseboat” is floating on Lake Union in the Seattle Washington area.

It has the name of “Rutabaga” and was builtin 1983 and was completely redone in 2014.

It features a large bedroom deck on the topfloor and features a wooden plank roof and pastel green classic wall treatment.

It’s exterior features brown horizontal siding, and it sports a full kitchen, with a washer/dryer combo and a dishwasher.

It has 413 square feet of space, and the dockentrance has a gated entry.

Number Four This floating home is marked by huge 2 storywindows, which accentuates the transparent design of the house.

The design keeps the floor of the living areaclose to the water level and the garden level behind.

The home also features a full front deck anda second-story balcony overlooking the water.

Number Three UK Designer and Builder, Turner Works, aretrying to create movement toward a new way to create sustainable living solutions.

They are developing an open-source blueprintfor housing that is carbon neutral and self-sufficient, that everyone can reproduce with plans availablefor download.

The lightweight house can be supported ona variety of structures, including a base within a floodplain, on piles, or even ona floating pontoon.

Number Two A new way of living on the water is beingtouted by the designers behind this sleek, yacht houseboat.

It creates an entirely new lifestyle offeringpeople a choice to live wherever and however they prefer.

Overblue combines a power catamaran with ahouseboat into one beautiful design.

It provides better stability and lowers lateralwind sensitivity.

Due to lower “hydrodynamic drag, ” thehouseboat is also more fuel-efficient.

Six different lengths and models are beingoffered, one of which even features a penthouse.

Here is a refreshing idea, moveable hotelrooms on the water.

Salt and Water Architecture and Yacht Designhave a new project, the very first Floating hotel with catamaran apartments.

The Floating Hotel is based on two parts, the central floating construction, and apartment catamaran units.

Each apartment is an innovatively designedcatamaran that can be easily separated from the dock and navigated.

Number One This unique floating island offers more than10, 000 square feet of living space and rooms up to 12 people, as well as four staff members.

It offers all the luxury of a hotel suiteplus a lot more, including a covered BBQ area, and jacuzzi.

The lower deck features a large entertainmentvenue with comfortable seating.

Located on the main deck are an exotic aquarium, a large TV, a sunroof, a full kitchenette, a seating area, and a bar.

The innovative design promises island livingmore comfortable than just about any luxury yacht, at cost-effective purchase and maintenance.

The island is also termed green because ofits eco-friendly features, such as using excess energy to treat saltwater to make drinkingwater.

It is powered by a wind energy system, aswell as solar panels making the most use of daylight.

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