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The perks of living in a home with a swimming pool

As the weather has finally improved and the summer solstice is fast approaching, now is the perfect time to soak up the longer summer days.

We take a look at some of the best properties with swimming pools that are currently on the sales and lettings markets and explain their enduring appeal.

Not only do swimming pools provide a place to exercise for all the family, they are a tranquil place to read, meditate and sunbathe. Moreover, as Rhys Williams, Sales Manager of Winkworth in Milford On Sea explains, they’re a lifestyle choice, not only a feature:

“A swimming pool acts as the centre piece of any gathering or party held at the property and can be enjoyed to its fullest during these wonderful summer months by all the family.”

Moreover, swimming pools can be a huge draw for prospective buyers. If you’re looking to sell and your home comes with a swimming pool, you must make sure that it’s uncovered, heated and clean so you can really show it off to it’s full potential, says Rhys:

“A swimming pool is a unique selling point for many homes, especially when coming up against similar properties on the market without a pool. It will often be above and beyond a buyer’s criteria and give you the upper hand in the sale.”

The Drift, Bentley, Farnham, GU10
£3,000,000 Freehold


A stunning Grade II listed country house with an annex, set within 38 acres. The surrounding gardens house a heated swimming pool, tree house and a timber store and are mostly laid to lawn with specimen shrubs and mature trees.

Contact Winkworth Farnham on 01252 733042 for more information.

Hollywood Lane, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41
£1,400,000 Freehold


East Lodge was built to exacting standards in 1998 and is set in delightful gardens extending to approximately three quarters of an acre. Set over three floors with all the principle rooms facing south, all of which overlook the secluded rear garden and heated swimming pool.

Contact Winkworth Milford on Sea on 01590 642641 for more information.

Roedean Crescent, Putney, London, SW15
£2,885 per week


A magnificent seven bedroom designer house, which backs onto the largest Royal Park in London. With unsurpassed panoramic views, the attractive southwest facing garden has a pool house and swimming pool.

Contact Winkworth Barnes on 020 8255 0088 for more information.

Are you looking to buy, sell, rent or let? Find your local Winkworth office here.

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