Dome homes that were featured in our Spring 2019 Tour
Click on the red names below to see several photos of these tour domes.
49′ Diameter Mid Profile 3200 sqft
Located 400′ from the Natural Spaces Domes office.
This dome has been featured on “World’s Greenest Homes” on Discovery’s Planet Green channel. Rated as an Energy Star 5+ home (the highest rating) with a H.E.R.S. score of 55 ( a very good rating, especially for a home built in 2007 with fiberglass insulation).
45′ Diameter Low Profile / 46′ Diameter Mid Profile – 2800 sqft
The main dome is a very spacious model 1600 46’ diameter mid profile dome. The main floor has a living room, 2-story fireplace, 16′ x 18′ dining room, kitchen, breakfast room, entry, bedroom, laundry, large bath with a walk-in shower, and spruce T&G interior panels with no finish at all. Living/dining area has a white oak floor.
36′ Diameter High Profile – 3000 sqft.
We have completely updated the interior main floor decor. The 2-level, 1750 sqft office portion can also be “viewed” as a 4-bedroom home. The wood interior dome triangle panels have been finished with a white stain creating a light and bright interior.
30′ Diameter Low Profile – 1000 sqft
An attached 1 bedroom guest dome encompasses 1000 sqft on one floor centered around a 30′ diameter. low profile dome. It is a great plan for a cabin or a small retirement home. The dining/living area has gorgeous river views. The “L” shaped kitchen and large bath have many “accessible design” features: pull out cabinet shelves; walk-in, wheelchair accessible shower, sink cabinet open below for chair, bathroom handrails, wheelchair turnaround space, and electrical outlets at 24″ off the floor. The large main bedroom is an extension off the dome. There is a small loft sleeping area, perfect for kids, two-car garage attached. The interior is done in “satin-sawn” cedar left natural with no finish.
25′ Diameter High Profile
We also have a 3-frequency 2-story screened-in porch dome. The deck inside is accessible to our main level. It’s a great way to escape our Minnesota mosquitoes.
Wood Shop Dome #1 – 45′ Diameter Low Profile – 1500 sqft.
Skylight Shop Dome # 2 – 40′ Diameter Low Profile – 1250 sqft.
29′ Diameter (400 sq. ft main floor)
We are showing our small dome prototype that has 400 sq. ft. (37 sq. m) on the main floor and a loft you walk up into on a narrow, but conventional stair. You can stand up in this loft with 8’ ceilings, sleep in a queen size bed, store your clothes in a closet and look out through 12 ft (3.66 m) wide windows. The kitchen has conventional appliances, the bath has a nice shower, the dining room can fit 6-8 people and the living room has room for more furniture than just one couch.
This year we also have A walk-in, full-size mock-up of an attic view cupola with a floor, built at ground level.
See what our cupolas are all about without climbing all those stairs. Located next to our MinneDome at our North Branch Headquarters.
Gloria – Lindstrom, MN
33′ Diameter High Profile
Her main floor great room and kitchen look out on a beautiful pastoral rural setting and also has a bath, laundry, and a four season porch. The lower level (Permanent Wood Foundation System) walkout has a rec. room, photo darkroom, and storage. The loft has the main bedroom and bath. There is a small view cupola/skyloft. There is also a handicap accessible ramp to the main floor. Parking and turnaround space down the driveway is limited but should be adequate for the tour. Newly added is an array of solar panels. Gloria would love to talk to you about them.
36′ Diameter Low Profile
This dome has 2 extensions and 1250 sqft on 2 floors, no lower level (there is a crawl-space). The main floor has an open living-dining area with a patio door leading to the outside deck overlooking a small lake. There are stairs leading down to another level with a great outside African style covered bar. The entry extension incorporates a half-bath and laundry. The main floor also has an efficient kitchen along with a master bedroom and full bath. Because there is no basement, the furnace is located on the main floor. The loft is another bedroom. This is an excellent example of a small affordable dome. Bev & Ron would love to talk to you about their huge display of South African items from their several Safari trips.
Dome for Sale! Deb Becker – Kimball, MN – $279,900
Lovely 3-bedroom, 3-bath custom-built geodesic dome home on 5+ private, wooded acres offering plenty of space for your future shed or shop. Designed for economical living. Recent updates include: Windows, roof, flooring, paint inside & out, septic system. Open-vaulted main floor living room. Custom cabinets throughout. Main floor laundry/office space. The 2 bedrooms & full bathroom upstairs. Family room and over-sized 3rd BR in walk-out lower level and a 2-car attached garage.
49′ Diameter Mid Profile
Anita and Kevin started excavation on their dome site in a Northwest suburb of Minneapolis during 2009. They fabricated their 46′ diameter mid profile dome shell and wood foundation system themselves. They are continuing to work on their dome, doing everything themselves.
Very open, spacious, intriguing Geodesic Dome Home on a cul-de-sac that ends at Shingle Creek Park. All living can be on the main floor – 2 bedrooms, full bath, laundry, living room, dining room, kitchen. Large 2 car garage. Newer deck of the second floor.
40′ Diameter High Profile / 29′ Diameter Mid Profile Garage
The domes are an owner-builder project with the owners making changes and adjustments as they built. The main floor has the kitchen, living and dining rooms, a den open to the living room and a half bath. The downstairs has 3 bedrooms, a laundry, a large bath, and a large rec room. The upstairs has the master bedroom with a balcony and walk-in closet, another bedroom and a large bath. Above the master bedroom is the 4th-floor attic cupola with skyloft floor. Deb has turned this amazing space into part of her master bedroom.
The Double Domes – http://www.thedoubledomes.com/
This dome is available and ideal for vacations, family reunions, and corporate retreats. Sarah and Peter own and rent a 6 bedroom/5 bath geodesic domes home sitting on an almost 2-acre lot. The house itself is an absolute gem -truly a once in a lifetime home that the famous architect – Buckminster Fuller, himself – has actually been in before. The Double Domes’ 7,787 square foot interior can comfortably accommodate almost any number, making it the perfect location for vacations, family reunions, and corporate retreats.
Dome for Sale! Cologne, MN – $389,900
36′ Diameter High Profile
Very open floor plan. Hardwood and tile floors throughout. New interior and exterior paint. Located on 3.2 wooded acres with tranquil creek views. Many varieties of plants on the property. An amazing wooded lot. Gazebo, Geothermal heat. The sound of the creek and the view of it from our living room never gets old. Private setting, lots of wildlife too. The house is designed to take advantage of the unique site with lots of windows and natural light.
Dome for Sale! Roberts, WI – $359,900
This is a 40′ High Profile Timberline Dome on 5.59 acres currently for sale for $359,900. It’s nice and bright home with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths. This dome features new flooring, fresh paint inside and out, granite counter tops, updated baths, and a gorgeous sunroom. There is also a 32×45 pole shed with fenced paddock, salt water pool, huge decks all on a beautifully wooded lot.
45′ Diameter Low Profile
Kathy and Don are now in the finishing stages of the interior. Once the dome is finished, the main floor will have one bedroom and a large bathroom. The kitchen has a wonderful open concept that looks out to an amazing view through a 30’ wide array of glass with the 8 triangle skylights above. The second floor contains an open study as well as another bathroom and full bath. It has an attic cupola accessible by a custom log sided monk stairs seen in the picture below. The exterior is covered in local Black Hills rock veneer.
44′ Diameter Mid Profile
Carol and Larry began building their 44′ mid profile home connected to a 36′ low profile dome December 16th and 17th, 2017. When complete you can walk from the garage through the mudroom, past the laundry and half bath to the kitchen. The kitchen is open to the dining and living but can be separated by a 12’ wide stacking door. The front entrance opens to the breathtaking dome room featuring a 9 skylight triangle cluster.