Dive In! Cool Pools for Summer
May 28th, 2013 | by The Update
Step outside and enjoy the refreshing benefits of a backyard pool—a priceless luxury that can be used “almost” all year long in temperate North Texas.
Swimming pools significantly increase quality of life, and because they appeal to all ages, they provide wonderful opportunities for family fun and great spots to gather neighbors and friends. Mix up any exercise routine with energizing laps and water aerobics, or wind down from a stressful day with a soothing moonlit swim. No matter the age or life stage, cool pools provide endless hours of fun and restoration. See details of the homes listed below and stunning pool pictures at briggsfreeman.com.
Visit the Mediterranean every summer! Enter this luxury property through a gorgeous gated drive up and the doors open to a spectacular pool and backyard view—the centerpiece of this large estate. The heated vanishing edge pools, water slide, pond and putting great make this home a true resort. Listed by Lisa Besserer.
Splash all day in the spacious pool tucked behind this Georgian Revival mansion designed by Wilson McClure on a prime, oversized lot in Highland Park. Remodeled by the current owner with a glamorous staircase, grand formals, generous room sizes, six bedrooms and more, this home is ready for summer. Listed by the Trusler-Seale Group.
This Preston Hollow home features every amenity to keep you outdoors—all year long. A gorgeous stone patio, covered entertaining area with grill and fireplace, large pool, outdoor shower, fountain and lush grounds landscaped for privacy create an urban oasis. Inside, the elegant Mediterranean design continues. Listed by Susie Ryan and Pete Ryan.
This summer, travel to stylish Santa Barbara and enjoy quintessential California living, right in Highland Park. This stucco and tile home wraps around a gracious, wood beam detailed terrace leading to an outdoor cooking area and refreshing pool with water feature. Listed by Penny Cook.
This exquisite home, located in the heart of Preston Hollow on over 1.5 acres, was designed by Elby Martin and built by Means and Matthews to evoke the style and feel of the French Riviera. The elegant gardens and pool are framed by a pergola for lounging and a cabana with a pool room, media room dining/sitting room, and full bath. Listed by LeeLee Gioia and Anne Goyer.
With an outdoor bar and an extensive loggia complete with a fireplace and built-in movie projector, it’s hard to leave this custom-built home conveniently located near SMU and Snider Plaza. The double-size lot leaves plenty of room for the outdoor kitchen, luxurious pool, spa, water feature and fabulous landscaping. Listed by Michelle Wood.
For more extraordinary outdoor living, visit briggsfreeman.com.