Swimming pools are the most desirable amenities in southern Nevada and are likely to become even more desirable as summer continues to ease its way down into the valley.
For potential home buyers, the choice of residential pools includes a range of simple pools in simple backyards to elaborate pools surrounded by high-end features and lush landscaping. A trip through the valley shows how diverse houses with pools can be.
Who said cool pools in Las Vegas have to be outside? The pool at 2525 Driftwood Drive in the Rancho Bel Air neighborhood of Las Vegas is both indoor and luxurious. It has a separate spa and large skylights that let in natural light.
The 6,563-square-foot home, built in 1989 and costing $ 1.25 million, has an entrance to Porte Cochere and a circular driveway. The two-car garage is complemented by a one-car carport and the yard has a covered terrace.
There are five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, including two master suites and two en-suites, all of which are open to the pool area. The first master bedroom has a fireplace and a sitting area overlooking the pool and a spa bath. The second master bedroom is a two room suite.
The kitchen opens to the family room and has three ovens, double granite islands, and a walk-in pantry. There is also a mirrored practice studio.
fire and water
Opposite elements mix well in the pool at 526 Kingston Road, Henderson, which is listed at $ 3.5 million.
The pool has three fire pits that start an open fire with open water. There’s also an infinity spa, and the property’s courtyard includes a spa and a wood-burning fireplace.
The contemporary five bedroom, seven bath home offers 6,078 square feet of living space with views of the Strip from the second floor. The kitchen includes high-end appliances and a wine refrigerator, while an outdoor kitchen includes a refrigerator and grill.
There is a casita with a full kitchen, and the home’s garage has space for six cars and has a workbench and closets.
Swim in style
If your aquatic aesthetic includes a comfortably large, stylish pool and beautiful greenery nearby, the 913 Drumgooley Court in North Las Vegas is for you.
The 2,059-square-foot home, listed for $ 385,000, has four bedrooms and three baths and a pool set in a landscape of fruit trees and roses. There is also a covered deck with a built in grill, sink, and refrigerator.
The house is at the end of a cul-de-sac and has a formal indoor dining area, plus a kitchen with custom cabinets, a wine fridge, and a breakfast bar. The master bedroom has a retreat area and gas fireplace.
There is also an attached three car garage with a workshop.
Escape of the swimmer
Unlike many home pools that can soak more than swim, the pool at 1764 Saint Thomas Drive in Henderson, though not Olympic, is long enough to allow for solid exercise.
The saltwater pool is the width of the back yard, and since there are no houses behind the house, laps can be ridden in relative privacy.
The three-bedroom, two-bath home, listed for $ 385,000 (with at least one pending sale), has 1,507 square feet of living space. There is a covered deck at the rear, and the house’s improved features include granite and wood countertops.
There is a wine fridge and gas fireplace in the kitchen. The family and dining rooms form one large area with dark hardwood floors, and the main bathroom has a farm sink.
The pool at 8812 Saint Pierre Drive in Summerlin looks impressive enough. But it’s the rocks and the landscape that set it apart from most.
The home, which is on sale for $ 634,900 (at least one pending sale), has three bedrooms and three baths on 2,330 square feet. The yard also includes a covered terrace and barbecue and offers views of the mountains.
Interior features include two gas fireplaces, lush greenery, and a three-car garage.
Located on 2037 Ottawa Drive in east Las Vegas, the house combines two of the most popular summer activities in Las Vegas: swimming in the pool in the backyard and golf over the course view.
And for the Trifecta (because Las Vegans are not averse to gambling): The house is vintage Vegas style and was built in 1963.
The 2,706-square-foot home is priced at $ 599,000 and has three bedrooms and two baths. Inside, the house has been updated – amenities include a wine cabinet – but it’s been designed to keep a vintage feel and the living and dining rooms even have tiles from the old Tropicana hotel.
The outside pool has a painted wooden deck. The back yard is also home to a sauna and mature trees, a built-in grill, and a covered deck, while the front yard has desert landscapes.
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