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Manly House includes two apartment blocks in a quiet, sought after street in North Manly. Warm and bright with a quiet garden and outdoor deck, it’s perfect for a summer BBQ with friends and family. Residents enjoy a modern indoor/outdoor style of living and you are only 15 minutes from iconic Manly beach!

Manly House offers 9 purpose built studio apartments which include a bedroom, ensuite bathroom and a self-contained kitchenette for independent living, with call features for assistance.

The ground floor features a shared lounge and dining space where you can come together with other residents, or spend time with visitors. Fully accessible with an internal lift, the property is suitable for wheelchairs and CatholicCare staff provide all residents with 24/7 support. This is a combination high physical support needs and SIL property, with options for accessibility equipment such as ceiling hoists, assistive and communication technologies, and emergency power solutions.

The North Manly location is ideal, public transport is on your doorstep and we’re very close to local parks, beaches, shopping centres, cafes, public transport and the Northern Beaches Hospital.

Stay duration: Long-term (permanent)
SIL & SDA funding required: Yes
SDA provider: Tom Oates
SIL provider: CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay


9 studio apartments featuring

  • bed
  • bath
  • car

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Property features

  • Opened in 2021
  • Lovely decor
  • Small yard outside North building
  • Desk area and yard outside South building
  • Air conditioning
  • Sizeable bedrooms
  • Open social spaces
  • Access to a shared vehicle

About the available ensuite studio

  • Windows allowing natural light
  • Built-in wardrobe
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry


  • 24/7 care
  • Suitable for wheelchairs
  • Footpaths
  • Flat driveway
  • Lifts within each building

Your companions/house mates

  • 1 male and 3 females aged 49-68 years
  • Their interests include watching TV, music, yoga and socialising

The ideal new housemate is living with a physical and/or intellectual disability using a wheelchair or ambulant. You will have a calm and easy going nature, be seeking a quiet home where you can have your own space.

Surrounding area

  • Local shops within a 10 minute walk
  • Warringah Mall less than 2kms
  • Manly Beach is a 15 minutes drive
  • Access to buses very close by



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