The final stage came and upon completion the house-boat was launched (disproving any technological opinions that it may not float) and towed through the San Francisco Bay to the place where it now proudly resides.
Beautiful and wide-open views of Lake Washington and Mount Rainier obviously make for a stunning sight every morning. Nestled next to the serene setting of Lake Washington in Seattle this beautiful home is all about being one with the world outside. Large glass windows sliding glass doors an open living area and a lovely courtyard all welcome you at this beautiful getaway. Sporting four bedrooms along with three full bathrooms the was designed by DeForest Architects.
The long way to becoming the dream home for Sarah and Kimo Bertram started on in Sausalito where the house-boat has been envisioned by the creative minds from Robert Nebolon Architects together with general contractor Bart Elmer. The duo came up with the idea of nesting the structure in a boxlike concrete barge that not only protects it from the marine climate but also provides keel-like stability — a much needed feature on water.
Sturdy wooden flooring and warm lighting complete this outdoor extension of the family area. Providing a perfect glimpse of the many sights and sounds outside this is indeed a deck space befitting of a dream home. Making smart use of the space on offer it brings together aesthetics and ergonomics with loads of natural goodness!
Plush décor is coupled with antique additions and fabrics with chic print to create a lovely blend of styles. Pendant lights that seem to be partially inspired by in the home office. Aan open fireplace in the backyard with ample seating space around steals the show.