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    28 Houseboats That Will Make You Want To Float Away

    Ahoy, room-matey!

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    1. Modern houseboat design is braving uncharted waters.

    2. They may be the greatest escapes of all.

    Lake house to the max.

    3. Amsterdam's highly popular waterfront is a sight to behold.

    4. The Dutch city has long been known for its watery neighborhoods...

    Modern upgrades provide a sunny breakfast nook with a view of neighboring boats.

    5. Floating eco homes have a seriously reduced carbon footprint.

    Plus all kind of grey water systems and other good stuff to help you be a kinder citizen of earth. Check them out at

    6. Such great heights!

    There's no end to the design possibilities.

    7. This one has a boat garage underneath.

    On account of all the boats.

    8. Selling point: Drop-ins unlikely.

    For the recluse in you.

    9. A river runs under it.

    10. A tiny weird-shaped house on a barge exists.

    In my fantasy the entire opposite side is a wall of glass.

    11. This campy color scheme stands out from all the other houseboats.

    ...with an ocean view on Seattle's Puget Sound.

    12. You get to experience modern living without boundaries...

    13. ...And next level indoor/outdoor living.

    14. These designers threw a visual curveball.

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    Cameron Neilson / Via

    15. Need more space? Consider a genius floating addition.

    16. Copper siding accents this Netherlands Home.

    17. Hamburg wins at life.

    18. Like, seriously changing the game.

    19. There's only one way to find out...

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    20. This prefab German houseboat rocks a living roof.

    21. These Copenhagen homeowners went full geometric.

    22. It's hard to believe this interior belongs to a floating abode.

    This renovated Seattle houseboat will take your breath away.

    23. The inside can be shockingly spacious.

    24. Yes please.

    25. Sweet dreams built in.

    You could sleep the hours away in the loft of this dreamy Czech houseboat.

    26. It doesn't get any more "lake front" than this.

    27. Hausboot take me away.

    28. Heavenly.

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