Now that summer weather has made its entrance, it's time to escape from the nasty humidity and find comfort in the silky coolness that pools can offer. Forget public pools, though. You can find these 10 listings with massive outdoor and indoor pools all the way from Massachusetts Avenue Heights to Woodley Park and beyond. With prices ranging from $1.8 million to $22 million, gather around to revel in some opulent eye candy with the best of the best homes on the market.
Location: 3107 Fessenden Street NW
What's better than living in the most expensive Washington, D.C. listing? Living in the most expensive Washington, D.C. listing with a pool. This Forest Hills mansion, otherwise known as the Fessenden House, was previously owned by Samuel Lehrman, whose family co-founded the Giant supermarket. Now it's on the market with a wine cellar and tasting room, half-size sports court, and this outdoor pool. The asking price totals to $22 million.
Location: 2933 Benton Place NW
This listing was once two listings, but it was later merged into one mega mansion totaling 11 bedrooms, nine full bathrooms, and three half bathrooms. It has experienced quite a number of price chops. First, it was listed for $18.5 million, then $12 million, and is now asking $8,275,000. Some of the highlights inside include an expansive lot near Rock Creek Park and a wood-paneled library. A rock path connects the back patio to the outdoor pool seen above.
Location: 3120 Woodland Drive NW
Sometimes, you need more than just a pool; you need a hot tub too. Along with a half-acre lot, this Massachusetts Avenue Heights single-family home sports ornate moldings, custom millwork, beamed ceilings, and vaulted ceilings. If you're interested in making this listing your next home, the asking price is $7,750,000.
Location: 2425 Tracy Place NW
If you're going to live in Washington, D.C., you might as well get yourself a home as close to being a replica of the White House as possible. For $7,700,000, you can own this all-white house with luxurious touches like a serpentine stairway, landscaped garden, and an outdoor pool big enough to swim laps in.
Location: 2159 Dunmore Lane NW
If you're ready and willing to spend $5,995,000 on a new listing, this Ankie Barnes-designed French Provincial mansion should be a dream come true. Along with an outdoor pool, this listing offers a library, wine cellar, and two-car garage parking.
Location: 2806 Chesterfield Place NW
Located in Forest Hills, this listing comes with an array of hard-to-find features, including a Robert Gurney-designed kitchen, stone fireplace, wood-paneled library, and of course a 50-foot outdoor pool. As an added bous, the listing also offers a pool house with a kitchen, bath, and changing room. This listing can be yours for $4,495,000.
Location: 5063 Overlook Road NW
Floor-to-ceiling windows, skylights, and a large indoor pool—what more could you want? This glassy 1950's home was designed by Robert Gurney and is on the market for $4,495,000 with 8,000-square-feet.
Location: 5100 Van Ness Street NW
If you want a single-family home with wow factor, this listing has it with vaulted ceilings, decorative columns, and an outdoor pool that resembles a lagoon. With a $2,775,000 asking price, you can find skylights, a spacious play room, and what looks like walls made out of granite in the bathrooms.
Location: 3907 Jocelyn Street NW
This Chevy Chase listing doesn't only contain a pool, but a private porch, stone fireplace, and eat-in kitchen. It's located only four blocks away from the nearest Metro and totals 4,650-square-feet with a 14,000-square-foot lot. The asking price is $2,195,000.
Location: 4522 Foxhall Crescent NW
While asking for a hefty $1,895,000, this abode is the most affordable single-family home in this list. It is located in Foxhall Crescents, this expansive abode offers walls of windows, three fireplaces, and a totally modern kitchen. For those who like to kick back and relax by the pool, this listing offers one so pretty that it resembles a hotel amenity.
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