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The Dome Seaforth near Manly
The Dome Seaforth near Manly
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths

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The recently completely refurbished Dome combines stunning Architecture with a peaceful bushland setting and beautiful water views. 10 minutes from Manly and it's beaches, 30 minutes from Sydney CBD. Both bedrooms offer extensive views. Min 7 night.

The space

The Dome was designed by Stan Symonds and features two storey windows, with unique Mezzanine design, overlooking Middle Harbour and surrounding bushland. The Dome has featured in Architecture Publications and exhibitions, such as Form To Formless at Sydney's Customs House. Tim Ross recently performed one of his "Man About The House" shows at The Dome.

Guest access

The Dome upstairs comprises an entrance room, 2 bedrooms (all with spectacular views), study with Wi Fi and full bathroom. Main bedroom has Queensize bed and walk in wardrobe. Second bedroom has a King single bed with full mattress trundle that converts to a Kingsize bed. There is also some flexibility with using the single trundle in either the study or entrance room to create a third bedroom. Down the spiral staircase to open plan dining area with Parker table comfortably seating 8. The sunken lounge has a Bose sound system and a 48" flatscreen TV featuring Apple TV with Netflix and Stan. There is a large glass fronted combustion wood burning fireplace and also gas and electric heating. The fully equipped kitchen features Bosch appliances, dishwasher and seperate pantry room. The laundry has a Bosch frontloading washing machine and there is also a seperate downstairs toilet. Outside flows to the tiled entertaining area with new large gas BBQ and long table seating 12. This flows to the fenced grassed garden and a round, heated outdoor bath. An indoor/outdoor pond is home to Carp and Native Bass.

Interaction with guests

As our guests, we offer you full use of The Dome.

Other things to note

The Dome has been recently refurbished and refurnished. The kitchen is fully equipped and generously supplied for easy entertaining.

Unfortunately, due to the interior/exterior pond and upstairs balcony mezzanine bedroom design, The Dome in unsuitable for young children.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.
Pets allowed
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Indoor fireplace
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
House Rules
Self check-in with doorman

Smoking is permitted in outside areas.


5 Reviews

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Louise User Profile
November 2017
We stayed at the Dome for about 10 days while our house in Potts Point was being painted, and it was like having a little holiday in our own city. It's a very special and unique building - something that you don't often have the chance to experience as your own 'home', even if only for a short while. Beautifully designed and stylishly appointed with lots of attention to detail. Views are amazing, calm bushland environment, very quiet, excellently equipped kitchen, fireplace and lots of special touches like fresh flowers around the house. Gorgeous outdoor area with furniture and a BBQ. We took our cat, who was obsessed with the indoor/outdoor fish pond! There are very few blinds in the house but we found this a positive rather than a negative as we could watch and wake to the ever-changing scenery. Coralie and Alex were excellent hosts and always responded really quickly to any questions we had. Would definitely recommend or stay there again.

Patrick User Profile
January 2017
We spent a week over New Year's in this spectacular house. It looked amazing online and it looks even better in real life. The view is absolutely stunning! We were even able to see the famous fireworks from the balcony. The house is tastefully decorated and we were very comfortable here. We brought our little dog and the garden was perfect for her. Manly is a short drive away and it can be a bit tricky to find a parking there. However, free shuttles leave once per hour just around the corner from the Dome, which is very convenient and we used this service most days. Coralie is a lovely, attentive and very accomodating hostess. We would highly recommend a stay at the Dome!

Susan User Profile
January 2016
Staying at The Dome was a wonderful experience. It is even better than it looks. Communication with Coralie prior to our booking was friendly and helpful - just as she was throughout our stay. Didn't ask much of her, but felt that if we had need to, we only had to ask. The Dome is virtually in the backyard, but very private and its own little haven. Architecture is amazing. A unique and special place to stay, particularly for a couple - open space is part of its charm but little privacy between rooms if that's a concern. Views are beautiful, even in the pouring rain. Perched in the tree tops. No blinds, but unless you mind birds looking in, not a problem. Interior decoration is "just right" and it is so nice to stay somewhere with such attention to detail and character. Outside area is fantastic for eating, drinking or just contemplating the lovely place you have found yourself in. Fish pond - inside and out is another gorgeous feature. Seaforth is not an area I would choose to stay if it wasn't for The Dome, but nonetheless is a pleasant area close enough to Manly & CBD. Can get by with public transport & Uber, but a car is certainly handy if staying here. Our surfer sons who stayed with us agreed that even though they didn't have waves across the road, the trade off for staying in such a great place was worth it!

Ariane User Profile
March 2016
loved the dome breathtaking views quiet location close to amenities...

Kate User Profile
January 2015
We had a wonderful 5 week stay at the Dome! It's a beautiful space, very open plan, light and airy with beautiful views across the water. Coralie and Alex were fantastic hosts, nothing was too much trouble for them and they made us feel very welcome in their spectacular home. Highly recommended!

Joined in December 2014
Coralie User Profile
We spend a lot of time travelling Australia in our Campervan. When you visit The Dome perhaps we will be away, in which case we will leave emergency contact number and plenty of information on The Dome and surrounding area. If not travelling ourselves, we will be nearby in o…
Response rate: 90%
Response time: within an hour

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