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You can own a floating mini-mansion

BY BARBARA FORSTER
CORRESPONDENT

 

How do you describe the 4,000-squarefoot luxurious home moored along Commercial Wharf other than to say it is a mini-mansion afloat? Its fire-engine-red hull with huge white “NANTUCKET” lettering and stark white superstructure sits quietly in the steel-gray wintry water and belies its magnificent interior. Two tall masts are beacons that shine 26 miles.

 

Josie McKenzie, along with Pamela Cushing and Haley Cutter of the Live in Luxury Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, has listed WLV-612 Nantucket I, a 128-foot-long lightship with a 30-foot beam, for $5,200,000.

 

It has six bedrooms, six-and-a-half baths, amazing living space on two decks and a 2,000-square-foot outside deck.

 

Her appearance today is a far cry from what it was in 2000 when Bill Golden, the

 

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