For shoppers in search of a well-rounded approach to home buying, we heartily suggest a deeper dive into dome homes.
These residences may not be everyone’s ball of wax, but they are a welcome alternative to the boxy tract homes so common throughout the country. And in our survey of domes currently available for purchase, we’ve come to the realization that no dome is alike another.
In other words, each of the eight homes below comes with its own set of quirks and customizations. The shape may be similar, but buyers can choose whatever suits their needs.
With that in mind, here are eight delightful domes looking for a new owner to appreciate their charms…
Price: $1.1 million
If a secluded retreat is on your wish list, this geodesic home will fit the bill.
The property the dome sits on spans a staggering 40 acres and includes outbuildings, a greenhouse, and a separate four-car garage. Riding trails offer a great way to explore the land.
The home itself is tucked away amid the trees. It clocks in at 3,589 square feet, with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The dome shape makes the space large and open, and hardwood floors run throughout the main living spaces.
A dome home might not be someone’s first choice in California, but this unassuming property hidden in the hills of Whittier might change some minds. Although it appears strangely bulbous on the outside, the interior of the two-bedroom home is anything but strange.
This modern home offers views of California’s rolling hills, and each of its rooms has been crafted to best suit the arclike structure.
The sleek upper floor’s exposed beam ceiling and drop lighting make the space feel extremely open. The kitchen offers granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances, and quite possibly the best views in the house.
South Dakota’s Black Hills provide a wonderful escape from the world, and this adorable one-bedroom dome house is a fun retreat.
The small round cabin offers a quaint kitchen and loft bedroom. The living space includes an antique wood-burning fireplace.
With its views of the Black Hills and its 3.2 acres of land, the home offers privacy in abundance. For buyers contemplating a dash to the Dakotas, it’s important to note that only cash offers are being accepted.
If one geodesic dome isn’t enough, perhaps two will do the trick. This double-domed home in South Carolina sits on a 1.38-acre lot and offers not one, but two master suites.
The first is located in the basement and includes dual walk-in closets and a double vanity bathroom, with dressing-room-style lighting across the mirrors.
The second master suite is located in one of the domes, also offering double walk-in closets.
If a dome home compound is more your style, this Montana property won’t disappoint. Coming in at around 200 acres, the property has two homes, a few outbuildings, a haybarn, and a large garage that could double as a workshop.
Located in Willow Creek Valley, the main geodesic home sits on a high point, offering the best views.
The main house sleeps 11 people, and a second guesthouse offers an additional 1,400 square feet of space. Described as a “true outdoorsman haven,” this property is ripe with opportunity to hunt, fish, build, or simply enjoy nature.
If you’re looking for a little slice of Hawaiian paradise within a limited budget, this three-bedroom dome home might fit the bill.
The loft offers extra space that could work as an office, studio or additional bedroom, and the domed shape makes the space feel particularly roomy.
The property covers an acre, the true highlight of this tropical offering. Local foliage, trees, and fruit-bearing plants dot the land, and footpaths make it possible to enjoy the lush, green landscape. As if that isn’t enough, there’s also a grotto out back and a pasture area.
Equestrian lovers will enjoy this option. The double-domed home sits on a little over 4 acres, and the property has been approved to house horses. The home itself is equipped with modern amenities, including a custom kitchen.
Multiple geometric windows bring in a ton of natural light. However, if you’d rather enjoy the outdoors, a large porch provides ample opportunity to lounge outside.
This picturesque three-bedroom dome home offers a generous 2,700 square feet of living space. Highlights include a stone-clad fireplace that extends through the vaulted ceiling.
A fully finished basement accommodates additional living space, a gym, and an office. For those who enjoy the outdoors, a deck awaits, and the property sits on 10 acres to explore.
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