Harbor Homes: 6 Lighthouses You Can Live In

If you live in a lighthouse, you never have to leave the beach. Just imagine residing in one of these 7 tower-equipped properties recently listed for sale on Zillow.

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Rhode Island

Zillow Digs home in Kingstown, RI

Perched on a spit of land jutting into Wickford Harbor, this 1831 home in Kingstown, RI, has a special claim to fame: The attached wood-framed lighthouse is the oldest of its kind in the U.S. Enhanced by period details throughout, the well-maintained home (4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths) radiates historic charm and flair. 

For sale: $4.975 million


Zillow Digs home in Guntersville, AL

When one thinks of Alabama, a lighthouse isn’t the first image that comes to mind. But it’s impossible not to admire this Guntersville, AL, lakefront property. Its spectacular eight-story, 3,000-square-foot tower comes equipped with an elevator. Take it to the top, and you can survey the entirety of Lake Guntersville from the tower’s observation deck.

For sale: $3.25 million


Zillow Digs home in Bay Harbor, MI

This luxury home in Bay Harbor, MI, includes a three-story stone-clad observatory lighthouse that fronts scenic Lake Michigan. Suitable for a large family or multiple generations, the residence has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms—5,450 square feet in all—and there are myriad maritime activities within easy walking distance.

For sale: $2.25 million


Zillow Digs home in Deer Isle, ME

With four bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, and a dramatic cathedral-ceilinged living room, Lighthouse Point (Deer Isle, ME) has no shortage of appealing architectural features and lifestyle amenities. Perhaps even more staggeringly impressive than its lighthouse might be the wall of windows looking out over the Atlantic Ocean. 


For sale: $1.975 million


Zillow Digs home in Cedar Key, FL

Modeled after a Chesapeake Bay landmark (the Hooper Strait Lighthouse), this unique retreat in the Florida Keys was originally built as a studio for the famous artist Claude Croney. Sited on eight secluded acres, the home features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, making the getaway as comfortable as it is fanciful and fun.  

For sale: $700,000

New Hampshire

Zillow Digs home in Seabrook, NH

Encompassing 6,100 sprawling square feet, this New Hampshire beach home features 5 bedrooms of ample size, communal living spaces awash in natural light, and a beautifully remodeled kitchen that’s ready for the head chef in your family. Adding no small measure of further appeal is the indoor pool. Oh, and did we mention the lighthouse? Towering into the air, it commands sweeping views of the shoreline and surrounding neighborhood.

For sale: $1.79 million

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