If you've always wanted to stay on a houseboat but have zero experience driving one, the "Rowshell" in Marcellus, Michigan is for you.

You'll experience life on the water without actually leaving the dock on this tiny Airbnb houseboat. Yes, the houseboat stays docked the entire time.

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How Many People Does the Houseboat Sleep?

The Rowshell can accommodate up to two people (21 and over). So it's the perfect place for a fun little romantic weekend getaway. It's also perfect for someone that wants a little time alone to do some fishing, swimming, and relaxing.

The houseboat can also accommodate those that are really tall. As a matter of fact, the Rowshell can comfortably accommodate two people up to 6' 10" tall.

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The houseboat has a fully functioning kitchen with a new fridge, Keurig coffee maker, toaster, hot plate, microwave and all utensils, AC, gas heat, high-speed 5G WiFi, TV, Netflix, and a huge movie selection.


What Do You Do if You Need to Use the Bathroom?

The houseboat is equipped with a full bathroom including a sink, shower, and composting toilet. Wait, what? A composting toilet? Don't worry, I didn't know what it was either.

According to the listing on Airbnb, a composting toilet is just like a regular toilet except that the solid waste goes into a bag of wood shavings. Then the user throws some more wood shavings on top thus greatly reducing any smell. If you book RowShell you do not have to worry about emptying the composting toilet. They will handle that after you leave.

If you're not comfortable with the bag of wood shavings, there is a restaurant across the street with a bathroom. However, the host says that guests haven't had an issue with it.


Where is Marcellus, Michigan?

Marcellus is located about 40 minutes southwest of Kalamazoo.

How Much Does it Cost to Rent?

The price per night varies, but you can expect to pay roughly $189 per night.

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