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Here’s a really neat floating home that’s moored in Sarasota Bay in Florida, where you can stay for a couple of nights. It’s an off-grid adventure, but they have some solar power and plumbing to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

The one-room houseboat has a couch that turns into a bed, a little kitchenette, and a bathroom that allows for a 5-minute shower. The coolest feature of this vacation home, however, is the rooftop patio where two lounge chairs sit basking in the sun!

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Sarasota Bay House Boat For Epic Vacation

Floating Oasis w Rooftop Lounge Deck

Images via Airbnb/Diona

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This is the story of Pax, a tiny floating cottage restored and rebuilt by Jason and Cayley.

It was originally one of the twenty-five boats built in Victoria, Canada for Expo ’86. They were able to acquire the ship for under $6,000 since it was in need of a complete rebuild. The two, one being a professional carpenter and the other a shipwright were able to turn the unwanted barge into a beautiful floating cottage inspired by the tiny house movement. After, they lived happily in it for a time but are now parting ways with Pax and entering a new phase in life and so the floating home is on the market! Learn more below.

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28-Foot Floating Home Custom Built by a Carpenter and Shipbuilder

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Meet the Joneses! Brandon and Sarah were living in a normal house when the opportunity arose for them to purchase what would become a gorgeous houseboat. But at the beginning, it was really just a floating shed without any amenities!

Eventually, the couple and their dog would love to sail the globe together, but this gives them a life on the water while they save up for a new adventure. We got to interview the couple, so enjoy learning more about their life after the photo tour!

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They Sold Their “Land House” to Live Tiny on the Water

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This Baluchon build was created for Estelle, Gaëtan and their cat Mina, who live in this tiny house all year round in Loire-Atlantique, France. The couple chose a design with two connected lofts in case they ever add a baby to their family!

The 20-foot trailer includes everything you could want for a little family — a compact living space, a kitchen with plenty of room for making healthy meals, and a spacious bathroom. What do you think?

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Tiny House Designed to Grow with this Family

Tiny house Perseverance

Images via Baluchon

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This is the story of Maria and Tino, their baby, and the tiny house they’ve been living in.

They’re a young couple who moved to the United States from Germany and have been living as a young family with a baby in this customized tiny home. For example, they built a really clever floating wardrobe that I think you will like! Check it out below! This story is based on this video from the Tiny House Expedition YouTube Channel.

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Their Family Tiny Home in Portland

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Remember the Silver Pearl houseboat on Airbnb that Alex showed off last week? Genevieve and her husband own that boat, but also live off-grid in their very own floating home called the “Island Gypsy.”

Before they invested in a vacation property, they moved into the Island Gypsy — she felt like were “cheating” being hooked up to shore power, so they figured out how to create an off-grid home and have been living that way for a few years!

She sent us a beautiful description of their life on the water, which you can read after the photo tour of their houseboat. Enjoy!

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Couple Living Off-Grid on the Water w/ 360* Views!

Island Gypsy Houseboat: Off-Grid Floating Home!

Images via Genevieve

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Have you ever considered staying in a houseboat or maybe even living in one? Well, this floating cottage near Marco Island could be someone’s chance to try it out.

It’s an off-grid getaway houseboat in Southwest Florida called Jumana – the Silver Pearl and it’s available to book on Airbnb via Genevieve. What would be your favorite part about staying in a place like this? For me it’s easy. It would be the nature. Getting to watch the birds, pelicans, dolphins, and of course, the sunrise and sunset.

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Marco Island Houseboat Experience

Marco Island Houseboat Cottage via Genevieve-Airbnb 001

Images via Genevieve/Airbnb

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This is the Red River Bunkie in Bobcaygeon, Ontario.

The cabin is 2-storeys high, it measures 27′ long x 14′ wide x 18′ tall, and it weighs 12,000 lbs. The structure sits on a raft made that’s made with 11 polyethylene-covered styrofoam floats that provide 32,000 lbs of buoyancy.

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27-ft. Floating Tiny Cabin in Bobcaygeon, Ontario

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This is the story of Mark Philbrook and his incredible floating tiny house, known as the SeaSuite. It’s an aluminum houseboat with a highly thought-out design, rooftop deck, and beautiful interior.

The views vary, but inside you can find abundant light thanks to the windows, custom built-in furnishings, a comfortable queen bed, a modern and useful kitchen, a full bathroom, a front deck outside, and there’s even a rooftop deck as well. Have you ever considered taking tiny living on the water? Take a look and let us know what you think in the comments.

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Meet SeaSuite: A Tiny Floating House With A Rooftop Deck And Beautiful Interior

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