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A floating home! Look inside! Circa 1912 in Massachusetts. $275,000

April 29, 2021

This sure is a unique home and the interior is pretty amazing! This floating home was built in 1912. It is located in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. The home features hardwood floors, bead board walls, and exposed beams. The home is situated on Buzzards Bay. The home comes with a barge so it could be moved to a different marina. The barge will require repairs. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,820 square feet. $275,000

Contact Jan MacGregor with Howe Allen Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Welcome to 50 Fort Street, Unit 1, one of the few Floating Homes located in Buzzards Bay. Currently located in the well-renowned Fairhaven Shipyard, this meticulously maintained home boasts about 1,820 square feet consisting of 2-3 bedrooms and 2 full baths. This home comes equipped with a barge so that it can be transported to another marina, or it presents the opportunity to take the house off of the barge and place it on a plot of land. This home possesses beautiful hardwood floors throughout, as well as charming craftsmanship and an abundance of natural light pouring in. You will feel so cozy walking into the modernly updated eat in kitchen, and then appreciate the lovely living room and dining room to follow. There is a first floor bedroom and full bath. Upstairs you will find 1-2 bedrooms, another full bath and laundry! This home has endless opportunities. Barge is in need of significant work. Quote on hand for review if needed. The barge also must be moved by the future buyer.


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