A Unique Historic Ellis Island Ferry Houseboat Home

This historic ferry houseboat is a very unique Floating Home. Its location is extraordinary, and be prepared for a few unexpected features.

Ellis Island ferry houseboat
Built in 1907, this swanky houseboat home is the last surviving Ellis Island Ferry in New York, nestled in the New York harbor. And what's up with all the truck tires? They are mini vegetable gardens with a complete irrigation system running along the pavement!

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The helm of the ferry has been transformed into a cozy office space.

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The passenger deck is now a grand dining room, with ample space for guests.

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A cozy living space.

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And one of the bedrooms.

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And there are chickens aboard. To take the full tour and learn more, read Last Surviving Ellis Island Ferry transformed into a Historic Houseboat at Inhabitat.