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Gangplank Marina houseboat with two bedrooms, three outdoor decks

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Who says you have to live on land?

This week’s featured home is a two-bedroom cabin yacht with a fully-equipped kitchen and three outdoor decks.

“It’s got a great layout and is very, very bright,”said Gordon Cameron, a broker at Hawk’s Yachts. “It’s about 80 percent window.”

The 500-square foot yacht is parked in The Gangplank Marina in Southwest Washington, the only marina in the District that allows live-aboard homes.

The yacht, which is listed for $169,000, was built in 2005. It has about 400-square feet of outdoor terrace space on three levels and offer s unique views of the Capitol, Haynes Point and the Washington Monument.

Plus, there’s one other perk of living on the water, Cameron said.

“Not everybody’s got a steering wheel in their living room,” he said

Listing: 50’ Gibson cabin yacht

Last week’s House of the Week

Profile: Southwest D.C.

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Abha Bhattarai covers local retail, hospitality and banking for The Washington Post. She has previously written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times.



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