Step Inside the Real Sleepless in Seattle Houseboat

Julia Millay Walsh

One of the most iconic adresses in Seattle, the house featured in Sleepless in Seattle, the popular 1993 romantic comedy starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, has just sold for an undisclosed price—reportedly more than $2 million. "The houseboat has four bedrooms, is about 2200 square feet inside, and, Miner said, has the largest float footprint—2,700 square feet on a log float—of any houseboat in the Seattle area," according to Puget Sounds Business Journal. The previous owners purchased the boat 21 years ago for $550,000. Though the interior and the exterior of Hanks's character Sam Baldwin's home was featured prominently in the film, only the exterior of the real houseboat was actually featured in the film.

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