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10 of the Best Properties with Swimming Pools

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Whether indoor, outdoor or both, swimming pools add a whole new level of enviability to any property. These are the best on the market right now – and each perfect for a summer pool party (while the sun’s still shining).

The Best Properties with Swimming Pools on the Market Now

1. Esporles, Palma de Majorca

Esporlas, Majorca

Perched on the foothills of Majorca’s Tramuntana Mountains, this gorgeous country manor certainly has a swimming pool with a view. The luxurious residence itself features incredible open living spaces, eight stunning bedrooms decorated with traditional Mallorcan flair and marble bathrooms, not to mention spectacular views all-round. The outside is just as picturesque, with lush gardens and swaying palms framing the infinity pool – it’s no surprise that the manor is one of the finest on the island. Available through Engel & Völkers for €19.5m

2. Burlton Lodge, Barnes

Burlton Lodge, Barnes

A beautiful, large-scale Victorian villa moments from the green expanse of Barnes common, Burlton Lodge provides supremely stylish accommodation with luxurious special features, including a plush home cinema and incredibly tranquil indoor swimming pool (coming with an inbuilt Jacuzzi seating area and an exercise swimming jet). Sleek and contemporary, the house has a multitude of fine features, including brushed oak parquet and fireplaces by Jamb. Available through Knight Frank for £12.5m

3. Barrington Hall, Hertfordshire

Barrington Hall

With its ornate facade and and exceedingly fine interiors, the breath-taking Barrington Hall looks like it’s straight out of a romantic period drama. Particularly stunning is the double-height grand entrance hall, whose exquisite ceiling mouldings and plaster work lend it a supremely refined air. Other reception rooms, too, contain their fair share of stunning features, from marble fireplaces to oak floors, while the mullioned windows of the formal drawing room look out over the property’s resplendent grounds and lake. The magnificent house boasts not one but two pools – the other is indoors, for all-season pool parties. Available through Knight Frank and Savills for £15m

4. Westwood, Cambridge


This handsome Edwardian house got a full makeover by locally renowned architect Toni Moses, with light-filled, open-plan interiors. The property’s incredibly chic outdoor swimming pool would look right at home in a French villa; it’s also right next to a stylish, glass-fronted rear extension, which can be used as a study as well as a separate space for entertaining. The stunning gardens were landscaped by seven-time Chelsea Flower Show gold medallist Julie Toll. Available through Bidwells, Cambridge via OnTheMarket for £3.25m

5. Michelmersh, Hampshire


With extensive glass frontage and multiple balconies, this modern family home makes the most of its enviable position in rural Hampshire. Along with almost 8,000 sq. ft. of stylish, open-plan living – the master bedroom includes a his and hers walk-in dressing rooms, luxurious marble bathroom and private balcony – the house has a separate leisure wing, which includes a gym, beauty treatment room and cleverly designed, heated indoor swimming pool. Available through Charters for £2.5m

6. Hervey’s Cottage, Northampton

Hervey's Cottage

Bursting with character and period features, Hervey’s Cottage is an impossibly charming, Grade II-listed home dating back to the 17th century. The cottage is surrounded by truly beautiful, well-tended gardens, where you can also find a heated outdoor swimming pool – shaded by many mature bushes – a large sun terrace for lounging and a vegetable garden. Available through Fine & Country for £975,000

7. The Mansion, Marylebone

The Mansion

An exclusive collection of luxurious apartments (including two incredible penthouses), The Mansion offers first-class services to all its residents in the cosy heart of Marylebone Village. Amongst its impressive list of credentials, The Mansion is also home to Marylebone’s longest private swimming pool. At 25m the indoor pool is long enough for laps – no mean feat for central London. Available through The Mansion W1

8. Hill Farm,

Hillend Farm

Set in 102 acres of land, with landscaped grounds and far-reaching rural views, this handsome red brick family home is an excellent choice for all manner of outdoor entertainment. A vast lawn leads to a spacious, secluded pool area, complete with heated swimming pool and diving board. Practice dives, do laps of splash about with the rolling open countryside as your backdrop. Available through Strutt & Parker for £8.5m

9. Westbourne Grove Mews, London

2 Westbourne Grove

Unassuming from the outside, this mews property opens up to a luxurious, architecturally-designed space with no expenses spared. Arranged over four floors, with an internal courtyard leading to a separate duplex, the property is quietly opulent, with a serene colour palette and high-quality finishes. Downstairs, you can find a gym and fitness suite which opens onto the indoor pool – an impressive 11 metres – and jacuzzi. Available through Hamptons for £9.5m

10. Saint Emilion, Gironde

St Emilion chateau

In the heart of the celebrated St. Emilion region of Bordeaux, this charming château is another property with two swimming pools, one of which is heated for year-round swims. Surrounded by a wonderfully verdant garden, the château has been carefully renovated, with tasteful interiors and a fine period character across its four bedrooms and large central living area. Along with the main property, there are three luxurious independent gîtes. Available through Christie’s International Real Estate for €1,395,000



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