Property Crush

This Beach House for Sale in Florida Looks Like a Boat on the Inside

published May 5, 2020
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The details

  • Address: 12930 Highway A1A, Vero Beach, Florida
  • Price: $1,450,000
  • Size: 2,743 square feet
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3

Why we have a crush on this property

Love the idea of living on a houseboat, but aren’t too crazy about having your living room bob up and down? This boat-like abode in Vero Beach, Florida, might be your happy medium.

Situated along the Sunshine State’s sandy shores, this isn’t your typical beach cabin. Built in 1955 by a shipbuilder, the place looks like a boat on the inside, bunk beds and all.

Credit: One Sotheby's International Realty

When you’re not captivated by views of the ocean from the living room, your eyes can wash over its beamed ceilings and warm wood finishes. The open-concept living and dining area is completely clad in floor-to-ceiling wood paneling—even the refrigerator has faux wooden doors. Other boat-like features include built-ins and captain’s lights. Extra touches, like accents with ship’s wheels and anchors, complete this very nautical package. 

Credit: One Sotheby's International Realty

Outside, a deck leads to a guest house with two sleeping lofts. There’s also a small, heated above-ground pool and a nook with a hot tub. The property includes a dock permit, to boot.

You can take a virtual tour of the seaside home here. It’s listed for $1,450,000 by Janyne Kenworthy with One Sotheby’s International Realty.

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