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Home of the Day: Living on a houseboat in Santa Barbara Harbor

Home of the Day: Living on a houseboat in Santa Barbara Harbor

The two-story houseboat in Santa Barbara Harbor is listed for sale at $650,000.

(Peter Crane Yacht Sales)

This two-story houseboat in Santa Barbara Harbor brings to mind the floating homes of Sausalito with its rustic redwood exterior, dinghy landing and 40-foot side tie.

Inside, features of the 1970s vessel include a galley-style kitchen, a hot tub and a utility sink and work area. A wraparound balcony off the second floor loft centers on panoramic mountain and harbor views.

Location: 6 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, 93109

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Asking price: $650,000

Year built: 1972

Houseboat size: Two bedrooms, one bathroom


Features: Redwood paneling; dinghy landing; galley-style kitchen and breakfast bar; living room; studio loft with private wrap-around deck; utility sink and work area; hot tub; exterior storage bins; 40-foot side tie

About the area: In December, 2 single-family homes sold in the 93109 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.139 million, according to Corelogic. That was a 3.1% increase in median price compared to December 2014.

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Agents: Peter Crane, Peter Crane Yacht Sales, (805) 963-8000

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