Nothing says luxury home quite like your own swimming pool. While homes with pools might be hard to come by in Calgary, they do exist, and their rarity makes them all the more appealing. Here are five properties in Calgary and the surrounding area that have their own private pools.
Where: 1411 Beverley Place S.W.
Price: $3,499,000; listed by Donna Rooney at Rooney Cronin Valentine Real Estate
Size: Four bedrooms, six bathrooms, 3,725 square feet
There are so many amenities inside this contemporary, open-concept home that you may not ever have to leave it. The bottom floor, designated for recreation and entertainment, contains a personal steam room and a large, indoor lap pool that can either be used for relaxation or, when turned on, can serve as a watery treadmill for exercise. The pool room is combined with a personal gym, with windows looking both into the south-facing backyard and the rest of the entertainment area to ensure the space feels open and bright. Other amenities on this floor include a wet-bar, a media room, and a golf simulator and putting green.
Among the many other great features of this airy home are floor-to-ceiling windows for more natural light, large bedrooms (each with their own ensuite) and a huge chef’s kitchen with a built-in banquette.
Where: 317 Silverado Ranch Manor S.W.
Price: $2,295,000; listed by Simon D. Hunt at Re/Max House of Real Estate
Size: Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, 2,260 square feet
Worried about using an outdoor pool during Calgary’s long, cold winters? Well there should be no worries at all at this Silverado home, which boasts a huge heated pool (measuring more than 600 square feet), a hot tub just off the walkout basement, and a heated pool house with a three-piece bath. The property also backs onto a protected wetland area, so privacy and nature will always be a part of this impressive setup.
Highlights throughout the rest of the home include vaulted ceilings accented with wooden fir beams, an open-concept kitchen with high-end appliances and a massive balcony overlooking the backyard. The walkout basement includes a media room, kitchenette and wet bar, gas fireplace and heated flooring.
Where: 48046 286 Ave. E., Rural Foothills County
Price: $3,998,000; listed by Kait Morris, at REAL Broker
Size: Five bedrooms, six bathrooms; 6,278 square feet
This home in Deer Creek Estates has a gorgeous, 50-foot pool that comes complete with a diving board and waterslide — perfect for enjoying summer days amid the amazing scenery of the foothills. The property also features a private pond, a barn and two massive garages.
Inside, an open kitchen, wine room, pool table, home theatre and more amenities make this an excellent home for entertaining.
Where: 1200 Range Road 254, Strathmore
Price: $1.5 Million; listed with LaShaun Andrews and Ashlee Samaska with Heart & Sold, Remax Real Estate (Central)
Size: Six Bedrooms, four bathrooms, 4,337 square feet
Situated on a five-acre lot, this log cabin-style home features soaring ceilings, wooden walls and, of course, an incredible indoor pool. The nine-foot-deep pool includes a diving board and waterslide and sits in a space with skylights and windows that let in plenty of natural light. Through the sliding doors from the pool room is a family room where you can relax.
From the entrance of the home, the sweeping staircase and wood-burning, gas-assisted fireplace are focal points, as are the renovated kitchen, the separate prep kitchen and the floor-to-ceiling window that frames a classic Alberta countryside view. The property also features a separate heated five-stall barn, office and workshop.