Home Buying

Listed: For $415,000, a houseboat with a kitchen that wows

This houseboat has all the bells and whistles. Plus: coffered ceilings, blue kitchen cabinets, and a modern bathroom.

Slate blue houseboat with front porch and upper deck.
Located at 1 Pier 8, this boathouse has 700 square feet of space — and a rooftop patio. Drone Home Media

So you want to buy a house … and a boat. Why not both?

Located at 1 Pier 8 in Charlestown’s Navy Yard, this houseboat offers one bedroom and one bathroom in 700 square feet of space. Coffered ceilings, picture windows, and splashes of blue give the space a nautical feel intensified by water views.

Living room with laminate hardwood floors, coffered ceilings, and awning windows.
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Sarah Fillman of Coldwell Banker Realty Boston has the $415,000 listing.

The living area and kitchen share an open floor plan with hardwood floors and beige walls. Awning windows and a sliding glass door allow natural light into the space, and the sliding door leads to a private outdoor space near the water.

Kitchen with white and blue Shaker-style cabinets, granite countertops, and subway tile backsplash.
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The kitchen has Shaker-style cabinets in two colors: cream and cobalt blue. Its other elements include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and white subway tile backsplash.

Bedroom with sliding glass door leading to outdoor space.
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The bedroom has hardwood floors, awning windows, and a sliding glass door that leads to the outdoor space. The bathroom has light gray shiplap walls, a walk-in shower with subway tiling, and a single vanity with extra counter space.


Upstairs, the roof serves as a patio with space for chairs and a grill.

Rooftop patio with view of Charlestown's Yard.
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The property allows pets and has in-unit laundry.


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