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5 gorgeous pools in D.C. area homes for sale

From a Versace-inspired pool in Potomac, Maryland, to a modern stunner in McLean, Virginia

The warmer weather is finally here, and while some may be prepared to flock to the public pools in Washington, D.C., others may be more inclined to sit back and relax in their own backyard. For those searching for homes with private pools, be sure to sneak a glance at these five spectacular pools, ranging far and wide from Potomac, Maryland, to McLean, Virginia. The prices also vary from $4,995,000 to as high as $18 million.


9101 River Road

Potomac, Maryland • $6,995,000

Welcome to the “Casa de Amor,” an iconic Potomac, Maryland, mansion with a 22-foot glass-enclosed atrium and a 50-foot indoor pool and spa. From the looks of this mansion’s pool, it looks like it was inspired by the one located in Gianni Versace’s Miami Beach home, known as Casa Casuarina. There are a total of five bedrooms and nine bathrooms inside this home.

1012 Langley Hill Drive

McLean, Virginia • $5.29 million

This modern stunner was designed by Mark McInturff, a D.C. area architect who has won over 250 design awards, including three American Institute of Architects national honor awards and two monographs. This five-bedroom, four-bathroom listing comes with a swimming pool as well as exposed stone and built-ins.

5517 Pembroke Road

Bethesda, Maryland • $18 million

When this Montgomery County home first landed on the market in April 2016, it was the county’s most expensive home. The property was constructed in 2005 and features six bedrooms and a whopping 13 bathrooms. Along with a rather attractive outdoor pool, this listing also offers a “Hunt Room,” wine cellar, and indoor basketball court.

5410 Moorland Lane

Bethesda, Maryland • $4,995,000

This six-bedroom home last sold in April 2016 for $4.5 million, making it the sixth most expensive single-family home sale in Southern Maryland in 2016. Now, it’s back on the market with four finished levels of space, a chef’s kitchen, and a private library. Oh, and don’t forget about the outdoor pool with the waterfalls.

10017 Bentcross Drive

Potomac, Maryland • $5,295,000

While constructed in 1990, this six-bedroom single-family home was renovated around 2010, according to the listing. Inside, there are high ceilings, walls of windows, and a gym and theater. There is also an infinity pool for those who like to exercise or simply wet their toes.