Once Owned By Shel Silverstein, A World War II Balloon Barge In Northern California Is Currently On The Market

The famous children’s poet Shel Silverstein was born and raised in Chicago and owned several homes on the East Coast, but it turns out he spent quite a bit of time in Northern California as well. In fact, he notably owned a houseboat in Sausalito, and that very same houseboat is currently on the market. Once a World War II balloon barge, this unique residence has been extensively renovated to reflect its one-of-a-kind character. So, if you’ve got $783,000 lying around somewhere, you can make Shel Silverstein’s houseboat all yours.

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Did you realize that the famous Shel Silverstein lived in Sausalito for many years? It turns out plenty of famous figures once called NorCal home. Check out our list of 20 Famous People From Northern California for more!


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