- 781Sq Ft
The Lighthouse // Overflowing with charm, this floating home offers an outdoor oasis on Eastlake's widest water channel. Indoors seamlessly connect with the outdoors through four doors leading to wrap-around decks and a floating deck with room for a medium-sized boat. Bask in towering views of the Space Needle, Lake Union, and Gasworks Park from the rooftop deck and sunroom. The sunroom doubles as a versatile office or guest bedroom. Nestled in coveted Eastlake, this well-maintained home boasts a remodeled bathroom, a newer roof, and pending float foam removal in Sep (home and dive inspection available). With minimal Personal Property Taxes ($2,378/yr) and no land taxes, seize this extraordinary value - the year's lowest-priced floating home!
• Accommodate a mid-sized boat providing seamless access to the water and boating adventures
• Expansive water channel (the largest in Eastlake!) offers ample swimming space, effortless boat docking and undocking, and a sense of privacy from neighboring homes
• Spacious floating deck (16’ x 10.5’) with channel views into Lake Union, perfect for entertaining and water toys
• Multiple doors link the interior to wrap-around decks, encouraging outdoor living and embracing the lakeside lifestyle
• The rooftop deck offers elevated views of neighboring floating homes and iconic landmarks like the Space Needle and Gasworks Park
• Well-designed open floorplan creates a harmonious living space
• Upstairs sunroom boasts Space Needle and Lake Union vistas, ideal for an office or guest bedroom with a built-in captain bed (expands to full size with storage)
• Four doors facilitate easy access to wraparound decks, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living
• Remodeled ensuite bathroom features a glass-enclosed shower, rain showerhead, and heated tiled floors
• Dining room with water views or alfresco dining experiences through French doors
• The living room has built-ins with plenty of open shelving and cabinetry
• Large Sub-Zero fridge enhances kitchen functionality
CONSTRUCTION AND SYSTEMS
• Room for expanding on the second level Newer metal and TPO roof (2018) ensures durability
• Styrofoam Free float as of September 2023 (Dive Inspection Report available)
• Newer Water Heater (2019) Excellent electrical capacity with 200 AMP electric panel in place
• Positive Home Inspection Report underscores the home’s excellent condition
THE WANDESFORDE DOCK
• Leased moorage ($1,330/mo) with the potential of buying into the newly formed Co-operative someday.
• Monthly moorage fee include moorage, water, sewer, garbage and dock maintenance
• Benefit from the protections afforded to Floating Homes on leased moorage thanks to the Equity Ordinance first passed in 1977: Moorage Security: Strict, narrow set of criteria for eviction.
• Rent Control: Increases to the monthly rental fee are limited to increases in inflation and cost to run and maintain the dock
• Very low Personal Property Taxes ($2,378/year) and no Real/Land Property Taxes
• Dog-friendly and rental- friendly environment fosters a welcoming community
• Financing is available with Sound Community Bank. Krista Levens (360-460-7240)
• Three parking passes for city parking adjacent to the dock and along Fairview Ave E (RPZ Zone 8)
LAKE UNION LIVING
• Vibrant Neighborly Bond: Embrace the warm camaraderie, cooperative spirit, and infectious fun that defines our floating home community. Residents respect privacy while safeguarding the distinctive lifestyle. Close connections form naturally, fostering a nurturing and socially vibrant ambiance – perfect for those who value a sense of belonging.
• Inviting Waters: Delight in the joy of diving right off the dock, where depths of 20 to 50 feet promise a carefree swimming experience. This floating home enclave beckons you to take a refreshing plunge and forge friendships with your waterfront neighbors – a splendid way to get to know one another.
• Lake of Endless Activity: Experience the vibrant tapestry of Lake Union, Puget Sound’s most dynamic body of water. Sailboats, seaplanes, kayaks, party boats, and research vessels from UW create an ever-changing aquatic symphony. The famous Duck Dodge sailing race on summer Tuesdays adds a dash of excitement to the scene.
• Nature’s Presence: Witness nature’s captivating drama with migrating birds diving for fish, Coho making their seasonal return, and regal bald eagles perched in stoic splendor, undisturbed even by the antics of crows.
• Culinary Exploration by Boat: Revel in the pleasure of reaching waterside restaurants by boat. Choices abound, including esteemed establishments like Daniel’s Broiler, Westward, Ivar’s Salmon House, and Agua Verde Cafe – crafting memorable dining experiences.
WELCOME TO EASTLAKE
• Central Nesting: Discover your perfect haven nestled in the heart of Eastlake – a highly sought-after neighborhood celebrated for its enchanting floating home lifestyle.
• Gateway to Urban Adventures: Seamlessly access nearby attractions like Capitol Hill, downtown Seattle, and major thoroughfares such as Highway I-5, ensuring effortless exploration of the city’s offerings.
• Pathways of Serenity: Embrace the scenic charm of the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop bike path, just beyond the gate. Enjoy leisurely bike rides and tranquil walks around the lake, immersing yourself in the beauty of the surroundings.
• Local Delights at Your Doorstep: Only a few blocks away, Pete’s Market & Wine Shop awaits, even offering dockside delivery. Relish the counter dining experience while savoring lake views from Lynn Street Park.
• Eateries Galore: Indulge in the vibrant culinary scene nearby, with excellent coffee shops and top-notch restaurants like Serafina, Haymaker, and Sushi Kappo Tamura. Sports enthusiasts can catch the game atO tter Bar & Burger, and trivia enthusiasts will love Tuesday Trivia Night.
• Captivating Sunsets: Immerse yourself in the enchantment of Eastlake’s west-facing sunsets casting their magical hues upon the water – an idyllic tableau that brings serenity and charm to your everyday existence.
Offered at $698,000
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