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  3. Sydney
  4. Manly Beach
  5. #139975

Manly Magic - a gracious home by the beach

House, Manly Beach

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Min 7 nights stay

11 guests
5 bedrooms
10 beds
3 bathrooms


Our home has been listed for availability from 2014 - the minimum stay requirement is 4 nights through the year and 1 week over the Christmas New Year period. This elegant and welcoming period home with beautiful furnishings is ideally situated in the heart of Manly. It is a large and expansive well renovated property in a truly prime location.

With views from the 3rd floor of the house through Sydney Heads and filtered water views from the 2nd floor BBQ verandah, the home sits above beautiful Fairlight beach and the Harbour Foreshore walk. It is also situated just 5 minutes stroll along the waterfront from the Ferry Terminal and another 2 minutes on to the restaurants, bars and shops of Manly and famous Manly Ocean Beach so you will not need to get in your car during your stay and your walking will be spectacular!

The home is spread across 3 levels. The base level hosts a remote controlled garage with roller door and parking for one or two cars (depending on whether ours is in residence) and parking for 2 small extra cars at the front of the garage. Internal and external access leads to the middle level of the home. On this level is found the open plan large well equipped kitchen which flows to a sitting room, formal dining room, sun area with views across the harbour and front verandah with barbeque and outdoor setting. Along the hall can be found the main bathroom, three double bed bedrooms (one with a single bed in it) each with built in robes, and there is also a dedicated study. At the rear of this level is found the laundry, a W.C. and the family room with sliding door access to the elegant salt water pool and the courtyard with table tennis table and an outdoor shower and outdoor dining setting.

An internal staircase leads to the top level of the house with the master bedroom with walk in robe and en suite, and a wrap around balcony with beautiful views across the harbour which can also be accessed from the large parents retreat room on this level with a queen sized sofa bed and a single sofa bed set up in this room. There is a TV//DVD up here so kids can retreat here to watch movies and a lovely outdoor setting to wile away the time watching the vista of Manly and Sydney Harbour.

The house can comfortably accommodate a family of 4 or 5 as it did when we lived there, or will comfortably accommodate 11 people at 'a pinch' when there are bigger extended families seeking somewhere for the group to stay together. However 11 people can only be accommodate if the existing beds and sofa beds are shared. The beauty of the house for larger groups is that there are 3 separate living spaces - the parent retreat, the TV room and the front lounge - so there is lots of room to be apart as well as together. There are 2 porta cots and a high chair and booster seat for little guests!

There is WIFI throughout the house and a wireless music system with two speakers that can be relocated around the house. There is also an old fashioned record player DVD system in the TV room on the second level.

The owners currently live overseas but this is their family home and as such they are only seeking families or extended families to rent the property.


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Air conditioning, Dishwasher, Parking, Private pool, Washing machine

Air conditioning Balcony Books Ceiling fan Child's high chair Children welcome Clothes dryer Coffee maker Cot Deck/Patio Dining Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Games Games room Garage Hair dryer Heating Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Lawn/Garden Linens provided Living room Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Oven Pantry items Parking Private pool Refrigerator Stereo Stove Television Toaster Towels provided Toys Video library Washing machine
Manly Magic - a gracious home by the beach is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 5.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent holiday home We thoroughly enjoyed a week at Manly Magic with three couples, two teenagers and two small boys. The house was very spacious with good bedrooms for all, and well equipped with even a small swimming pool. The situation was particularly great for us, five or six minutes from the shops and wharf. It was very clean, the local manager helpful, and the owner was a delight to deal with. I would have no qualms about recommending it!
Date published: 2016-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic large holiday home in great location We loved our recent trip to Manly. As an extended family of 6 adults, 5 toddlers and 2 babies, Manly Magic had the perfect amount of room for us all. Great spot close to family friendly beaches
Date published: 2016-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Manly Magic - Just that! We loved our stay at Manly Magic. The house is so generous in size which makes for lots of space for the family to be together (or apart!) at any time. The location is excellent - truly only a short and beautiful walk to the centre. No hesitations in recommending this beautiful place.
Date published: 2015-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent property and holiday vacation venue We had such a wonderful time during our stay in Manly. The house was perfect, clean and very well maintained. Access to the ferry and local restaurants was so easy and convenient. Definitely a location and venue we would go back to as a family. Thank for the friendly and professional management.
Date published: 2014-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Home We had a wonderful holiday at Manly Magic. The property was perfect for our group of 6 adults and 2 children and it exceeded all our expectations. We were within walking distance to all of Manly's attractions. The house was well stocked. The communication and service by the owner and property manager was fantastic. We'll definitely stay here again.
Date published: 2014-10-10
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