What can be more original way of living than in a tiny cabin around water? The joy of waking up with the sunrise and admiring the sunset and the reflection of the moon before getting to bed is priceless. And all that is real with the DublDom Houseboat. It is a cottage that floats on a lake. The design is wood-framed and it is very successful in Russia. It was first invented several years ago, near Moscow. It is convenient for vacation homes or temporary stay.
DublDom soon introduced small cabin around 280 square feet. The cabin is placed on pontoon system, which is practical for production of larger versions. The design of the cabin is same as the land-based but it offers open living area with glass walls facing the porch. In the back of the cabin are located the bedroom and the bathroom for privacy reasons. In the main living room, there is a sofa bed for additional guest.
It is very cozy inside with the effect of wood. The exterior is covered with a durable metal. This houseboat is well isolated and wired. The DublDom system in Russia has been very successful and it started to spread around the world as well. Some houseboats are motorized and some are not, because they are used only stationary.
Lately these houseboats gained reputation in Canada, specifically in British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, where there are plenty of rivers and lakes. In the United States there are a lot of houseboats in the Seattle area. Also California is famous for collections of houseboats, owned by musicians, film stars, authors and other famous people.
These houses are less conventional, original and very popular. They come in all shapes, sizes. They are built from different materials. In conclusion, the opportunity to live in a small house surrounded by water is pretty much attractive.