Ready to immerse yourself? These homes from around Marin County have pools that are perfect for a game of Marco Polo or sophisticated poolside entertaining.
1 Garden Rd., Ross, $12,000,000
Swimming in this home’s expansive pool and soaking in the spa beside it are just a couple ways to enjoy this lush two-acre property. The house itself maintains its historic charm; it’s a 1896 grand Victorian Stick-style home that was rebuilt to modern specifications 20 years ago. The nine-bedroom property includes a carriage house, an outdoor kitchen, a five-car garage, gardens with fruit trees, a rose garden and a redwood grove.
2 Mora, Fairfax, $2,995,000
This home’s 24-meter lap pool is perfect for getting some exercise under the redwoods. The four-bedroom contemporary house caters to those who love the outdoors: It has an outdoor kitchen, exterior heating and a built-in fire pit. It’s located near the Meadow Club Golf Course, with hiking and biking trails within a stone’s throw.
8 Audrey Ct., Tiburon, $6,177,000
This pool has an ornate look—fitting for this home, which is a Tuscan-style, three-bedroom farmhouse with many decorative details inside. Near the pool is an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven, a rose garden and raised beds for a vegetable garden. The property offers views of San Francisco, Angel Island, the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge and Belvedere Island.
22 Currey Ave., Sausalito, $3,495,000
You can swim anytime in this truly unique indoor pool: It has a Nautilus-inspired shape, teak framing, louvered windows and detailed tilework. Beyond that, the interior of this four-bedroom home on a double lot offers 180-degree views on the main level, old-growth redwood walls and millwork and a home theater. Other special details include a lily pond, a circular car port and an art studio.
35 Wali Trail, Novato, $3,900,000
Aloha! This five-bedroom home features a Hawaii-inspired pool and spa with a rock border and a cascading waterfall. It also boasts a great amount of privacy: the more than five-acre property is at the end of a gated roadway. Not far from the pool is a rustic stone-and-wood cabana with an outdoor kitchen. The former owner is a renowned musician, so naturally there’s a professional sound studio inside.
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Liz Logan is the editor-in-chief of SPACES. Her writing about art, design and lifestyle, has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, O, The Oprah Magazine and Martha Stewart Living.