Cozy up in the welcoming living room of a carefully decorated floating home

If you're looking for a scenic freshwater getaway, Lake Union is always an interesting place to go. The Seattle, Washington destination is renowned for its stunning canals, which just happen to house incredible floating home rental options for its visitors.
Located within a 10-minute bus ride from downtown, the Lake Nest houseboat is one of the great contenders for your temporary stay. Modestly designed, but filled with all of the best utilities, this is one dwelling that proves that you don't need any frills to fully revel in the serene lakeside lifestyle.
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Join us on board, and see for yourself.
This cozy 10-by-40-foot (3.05-by-12.19-meter) barge is pretty much move-in ready, and even has a swimming pool and gym area available on-site.
A covered deck with a barbecue grill will make your lakeside dinners pleasant and satisfying.
The Lake Nest's open plan living area is well furnished, with an eating counter and kitchen right within reach.
It may be small, but the kitchen is fully equipped to serve all culinary needs. Here you will find a small fridge and freezer, stove, microwave, and plenty of cupboards and drawers.
The welcoming living area has a sofa, TV, and electric fireplace. It is conveniently located right by a sliding door, meaning its indoor dwellers can fully relax without losing sight of their surroundings.
Further down the hallway, you'll encounter a spacious closet where you can seamlessly store all of your clothes.
Keep moving forward to reach the charming bedroom. A double bed, comfy pillows, and homey decorative adornments will put all visitors at ease. For additional storage, there is an eight-drawer dresser and shoe rack in the bedroom too.
The bathroom is simple but complete. It has a 3/4 size bath, which is hidden from view by those brightly colored curtains to your right.
A mirrored cabinet, with a nifty compartment right under it, will help you keep your toiletries and cosmetics neat and tidy during your stay.
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For those wanting to nestle in the basics, this floating home is the ideal choice. As far as comfort goes, we are confident that the Lake Nest has everything houseboat renters need after a long day of exploring and sightseeing.

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