During the long, sunny days and warm nights of summer, few things are more enticing than a rejuvenating dip, swim, or float. From East Coast to West, these swimming pools allow for refreshing relaxation in sophisticated settings.
Sophisticated Palm Beach Villa
Designed by esteemed area architect Nelo Freijomel, this new five-bedroom villa is a bright, breezy, and sophisticated haven just steps from the beach. Stylish living and entertaining are easy here thanks to a chef’s kitchen with a wine closet, a living room with an underlit seaglass bar, and a loggia with retractable screens, a ﬁreplace, and an outdoor television. A refreshing pool with LED lighting, deck jets, and stars embedded in its ﬂoor is surrounded by vivid grass, trees, and flowers.
Long Island Idyll
In an idyllic setting in the hamlet of Water Mill, this enchanting home has a storybook charm and views across a reserve to Mill Pond. In addition to three bedrooms, it features a modern kitchen with marble counters and superior appliances, a living room with a gas fireplace, a dining room opening to an inviting screened-in porch, and an upper-level deck with one of two outdoor showers. The 60-foot swimming pool and its accompanying waterfall spa are enveloped by towering trees that create soothing shade.
This magnificent tree-strewn compound occupies 3.3 lush irrigated acres in peaceful Katy, Texas. An elegant 6,193-square-foot residence with a whole-house generator is the centerpiece of a diverting estate that also offers a charming guesthouse, an outdoor kitchen, alfresco living and entertaining spaces with a fireplace, a lighted sports court, a two-stable horse barn with a tack room, and a fenced riding arena. A sunny stone terrace envelops a resort-caliber swimming pool and spa with an artful stone waterfall.
This impressive seven-bedroom Mediterranean-style residence and its freestanding one-bedroom guesthouse enjoy a prime location surrounded by swaying palms in the prestigious Calabasas community of Mountain View Estates. They share the emerald acreage with a sports court, two levels of alfresco living and entertaining space that includes an outdoor kitchen, and a large refreshing swimming pool and spa with an elegant cabana and a vast vista of rolling hills and majestic mountains.