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This unusual abode is located in West Haven, Connecticut. It is indeed part lighthouse, part tug boat and part regular old house. Wait, what?

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It’s odd, that’s for sure. And if you are looking for something that no one else has, this would be the place because it’s up for sale.
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Here on House Crazy I’ve covered some lighthouses, and some boats converted to houses, but never a lighthouse/boat hybrid. Until now.
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The house is connected to the lighthouse and tugboat by a deck – and yes, the tugboat is real. Or was real. Now it is 288 square feet casita.
Altogether, this nautical compound encompasses 3184 sq. ft with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
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The decor is nothing out of the ordinary. Grandma’s house kind of stuff.
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¬†But there are some seaworthy references…
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The house actually has an elevator which goes from the walk-out basement up to the third floor of the lighthouse. The top of the lighthouse can be accessed by a wooden ladder.
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At the top of the lighthouse you have panoramic views of West Haven and Long Island Sound in the distance:
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The confounding thing about this lighthouse/tugboat house is that it is not even located on the water.
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The ocean is quite a ways from the house – as you can see in this photo taken from the top of the light deck:
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Somebody had a sense of humor.
The list price for this interesting place is $425,000. You can view the complete listing here.
Thanks to Ryan Nickum of Estately.com (@ryannickum) for alerting me to this unique home!