Making a Splash: Top 10 homes with swimming pools

Making a Splash: Top 10 homes with swimming pools

Property sales have not showed signs of slowing down in the UK since the easing of lockdown rules and the country gradually returning to a new normal. We are beginning to enjoy socially distanced plans with friends and families in our gardens, homes, and now in pubs, too.  

Many are dreaming of a home abroad to enjoy a warmer climate with tranquil surroundings, whilst others are opting for the perfect summer staycation, with barbecues and long summer nights spent relaxing by the pool. With this in mind, we reveal some of the hottest properties with sensational swimming pools both in the UK and overseas. 


1. Maidstone, Kent, 6 Bedrooms 

Bellevue is a magnificent executive property with a contemporary finish, featuring underfloor heating throughout, air-conditioning and an award-winning Control4 fully integrated home system. The surrounding gardens are bordered with Elizabethan-inspired hedging, and the rear garden is host to a natural stone terrace area with a covered swimming pool, accompanied by a brick-built pool house.  


2. Montaroux, France, 5 Bedrooms 

This beautiful French villa, enjoys magnificent panoramic views over a valley, surrounded by woodland, with south west exposure. The generous home features French doors in almost every room, which open out onto terrace areas overlooking landscaped gardens and the outdoor salt-water swimming pool.  


3. Canterbury, Kent, 5 Bedrooms 

Thorn Farm has the hallmarks of a small country estate, with three acres of beautiful gardens, surrounded by 12 acres of awestriking grounds that include a lake, a reservoir, a hard tennis and basketball court as well as a stunning indoor swimming pool on the lower ground floor with a wall of sliding doors that open to a vast terrace with an amazing waterfall. The impressive detached country home also has a separate annexe, ideal for staff or visitors, as well as triple garaging and electric wrought iron gates securing the property. 


4. Kingswood, Surrey, 8 Bedrooms 

Situated in one of Kingswood’s most exclusive private roads, is Lantern House, a stunning Georgian home boasting high ceilings, elegant fireplaces, solid concrete floors, traditional wooden sash windows and a master bedroom with a private balcony. Within the property’s circa one-acre plot, are private landscaped gardens, a detached two-bedroom summer villa, a heated outdoor swimming pool and a one-bedroom apartment above the double garage. 


5. Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, 9 Bedrooms

Set within landscaped parkland in the heart of Worcestershire, this Regency era inspired mansion has been completed with elevations of English stone, intricate period detailing, marble and the finest fittings throughout. The property benefits from a health and leisure suite, fitted with a sauna, steam room, indoor swimming pool and shower facilities.  


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6. St Peter, Jersey, 8 Bedrooms

A long tree-lined driveway guides visitors to this truly magnificent manor house, made up of eight bedrooms, vast reception rooms with notably high ceilings in the primary residence, and an additional detached secondary house, ideal for staff or family members. Magnolia Manor is set in private land of 34 vergees, where residents enjoy vast, beautifully landscaped grounds, extensive terracing, a heated swimming pool, and equestrian facilities.  


7. Poole, Dorset, 4 Bedrooms

Breath-taking architecture meets exceptional interior design in this contemporary property built from a mix of man-made materials and natural materials, connecting the home with the diverse habitats and rare species of the neighbouring Luscombe Valley Nature Reserve. In addition to four double bedrooms, three spacious reception rooms with extensive terracing and four exquisite en-suites, the ground floor accommodation includes a pool, gym and sauna.  


8. Leeds, West Yorkshire, 7 Bedrooms

Standing in secluded, landscaped gardens, adjoining Alwoodley Golf Course, in an exclusive North Leeds residential area, sits this Tudor manor house. This outstanding period home has exquisitely fitted bespoke interiors in the main house, the independent apartment and in the superb leisure suite which features a swimming pool and gym. 


9. Mallorca, Spain, 7 Bedrooms 

This classic Mallorquin finca estate is set in the centre of the island, only 20 minutes from the city of Palma, amidst vineyards, quiet country lanes and the Tramuntana mountain range. The impressive, private estate boasts tropical landscaped gardens, a saltwater swimming pool, a tennis court, a helipad, a fishpond with a water feature, and a summer pavilion with an outdoor kitchen area. 


10. Barnet, London, 6 Bedrooms 

This double award-winning luxury mansion is set over four floors, with the ground floor providing the ultimate entertainment space, boasting a cinema, games room, gym, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and bar. The impressive family home is enviably situated in the London suburbs, close to a primary school and a train station with direct links into central London. 


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Searching for your next dream home? Contact Fine & Country today to start your search for exquisite properties in the UK or overseas. 


15th Jul 2020

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