It’s that time of year again! As the weather continues to grow colder, you may be starting to catch yourself thinking of warm days under the sun when relaxing on reclining chairs and taking frequent dips in the pool were the norm. For lucky individuals who have the luxury of owning an indoor pool at home, this dreamy poolside paradise never has to end. Here are five impressive Connecticut residences, each with their own indoor luxury pool, that are ready to dive into winter and welcome eager swimmers and summer daydreamers all season long.
157 Easton Road—Westport, CT
A magical residential opportunity awaits on the banks of the Aspetuck River in Westport, CT, where this truly exceptional compound estate, known by many as “River Run,” resides. The property includes an 11,000 square-foot main house, which encompasses a large indoor swimming pool and inviting lounge area, where a mini bar, fireplace and other entertainment features are strategically placed. In addition to this major bonus, the home also boasts timeless architectural details and a stunning setting, with grounds that contain a tennis court, riverfront lodge, two private bridges and a 12-car garage.
45 Forest Drive—Salem, CT
Once a Boy Scout camp, this 32-acre lakeside retreat certainly offers lots of chances to swim! The property boasts approximately 1,000 feet of direct waterfront land, which includes a floating dock, private sandy beach, as well as various decks and patios that overlook this picturesque country scene. When the frigidness of a real New England winter kicks in, swimmers can then escape inside the Adirondack-style main house, and marvel at its countless amenities such as a movie theater, billiard room, wine cellar, game room and of course, the stunning pool complex, which features solid beam trusses and a free-form, heated, 1,400 square-foot gunite pool with attached spa and kiddie pool. There’s even a full commercial kitchen, bar and fireside sitting area to guarantee total poolside pleasure regardless of the dipping seasonal temperatures.
91 Half Mile Road—Guilford, CT
This custom-built home in Guilford, CT is thoughtfully crafted to accommodate any luxury homeowner, featuring extraordinary millwork, a three-floor elevator, a fine great room and a lower-level that’s jam-packed with state-of-the-art amenities of all kinds. Prepare to work out in the home’s fully equipped, professional gym, and then cool off in the neighboring indoor pool, which contains beautiful surrounding tiles and ample room for lounging. The floor also has a game room, movie theater and two garages for storage—no space is wasted in this exquisite Colonial home.
61 Singing Oaks Drive—Weston, CT
Maintain your summer morning workout routine through the holiday season at the indoor pool of this prestigious Georgian-style Colonial residence, situated on 2.05 acres of sweeping land in the delightful town of Weston, CT. In addition to a lower-level game room and gym, the 10,651 square-foot estate features a truly elegant pool space, complete with chandeliers, comfortable seating and expansive, sun-filled windows. If you enjoy swimming laps, the length of this pool is ideal for amping up your aquatics with some freestyle strokes, all while in the comfort (and warmth) of your own home.
191 Ridgebury Road—Ridgefield, CT
Walls of glass encompass this one-of-a-kind, contemporary residence designed by world famous architect Rafael Vinoly, best known for his work on New York City’s 432 Park Avenue, which is one of the tallest residential towers in the western hemisphere. His distinct style can be seen in this unique Ridgefield structure, which was built to capture views of the property’s nearly 16 surrounding acres of land. Whether rain or snow, sunshine or nightfall, the indoor amenities featured at 191 Ridgebury Road are incredible. Its indoor pool is a definite bonus during the winter months, with glass windows all around to create a feeling of being outside, while enjoying a protected and extraordinarily unique indoor environment.