Dive into the best pools on offer in 2020

Private Property South Africa
Veronica Logan

Spending time around the pool is what summer is all about. Take a look at some of SA's best homes for sale with beautiful pools.

Enjoying time around the pool is a pleasure all of us, whether young or old, can partake in. There’s nothing quite like baking in the sun for a bit before jumping into that crystal clear and most importantly, deliciously refreshing cool water! With this in mind, we did some digging and found a few houses with a pool and/or pool area that really are something to write home about. So, without further ado, here is our list of some of the most glorious pools (and homes!) on offer in 2020:

  • MAKE WAVES IN PRETORIA EAST

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Let’s kick off our list with this beautifully classic, yet modern French-inspired 4 bedroomed house in Pretoria East. Designed by renowned architect Anton Richter, this luxurious villa has an entirely separate guest suite with kitchen along with the main house. No expense has been spared when it comes to the stylish finishes including beautiful wooden floors and marble tiling. After taking a dip in the sumptuous oval-shaped pool, explore the gardens with accompanying fountains and dams with swans along with the breath-taking views of the entire Bronberg area.

Take a look at this beautiful home here

  • CREATE A SPLASH IN SANDHURST

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Moving towards a simpler type of beauty, this Sandhurst home is nestled within a lush botanical garden with accompanying fishpond. This 5-bedroom house comes with its own gym and steam room, a private office as well as walk-in fridges. It also boasts separate his and her bathrooms in the master ensuite as well as an indulgent marble stairway with a mineral finish – sure to get your friends and family taking! If that doesn’t do the trick, the expansive pool area and pool with a built-in water feature will make yours the “spot of choice” when it comes to braai's and get togethers around the pool.

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  • SUBMERGE IN INDULGENCE IN BRYANSTON EAST

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Not really a lover of the outdoors or African sun? Raining outside? No problem! In addition to a beautifully appointed outdoor pool, this sprawling mansion in Bryanston East boasts a lavish indoor pool that will definitely put the splash in “making a splash”! With five-bedroom suites in the main house, as well as two self-contained garden cottages on the property, you can always be sure that guests and residents alike will be well-looked after with the option of feeling refreshed by a swim no matter what the weather! The house also comes with a host of other impressive offerings including a tennis court, home gym and temperature-controlled wine cellar.

See this beautiful Bryanston abode here

  • BEAT THE HEAT IN BLOUBERG

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Wanting to make more of a splash in 2020? Well this is your chance! This designer home in Bloubergstrand has all the bells and whistles, topped off with a bespoke elevated glass-encased pool and vast outdoor entertainment and braai area. This state-of-the-art home also offers 5 ensuite bedrooms (two separate and three on the upper level with breath-taking views), an exquisite Caesarstone kitchen with integrated fridge and freezer as well as a gorgeous air-conditioned open plan lounge and dining area.

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  • FEEL INVIGORATED IN TOKAI

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The opening shot says it all… this exquisite, architecturally designed home is definitely something to behold! Nestled in the secure and picturesque estate of Zwaanswyk, the property boasts not one but two impressive entertainment areas, with the outdoor area finished off with a heated rim flow pool with accompanying electric cover – perfect for a dip at any time or temperature! The house also has six ensuite bedrooms, two fireplaces, two ovens, two integrated fridges as well as a gym, complete with steam room and bathroom.

Wander through this beautiful Tokai home here

  • ENCOUNTER A FOREST OASIS IN DURBAN NORTH

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If taking in both sea and forest views is a joy in itself, precious else can be said to describe taking in those same views from the comfort of a stunning rim flow pool! That’s exactly the kind of opportunity that awaits you in this five ensuite bedroom home. There is also a separate granny flat on the property for earning extra income or hosting the in-laws – whatever you prefer! The home spares no expense when it comes to its entertainment features (in addition to the pool!), boasting beautiful koi ponds, a snooker room, home gym and well as a jacuzzi and built-in pizza oven – perfectly set up and ready to go when you’re done frolicking in the pool.

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  • KEEP COOL IN WALMER

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This spacious and recently renovated home in Walmer is an absolute hit when it comes to seamless indoor and outdoor living. Despite its new and well-appointed kitchen, five ensuite bedrooms and multiple lounging areas including one lounge with a fireplace and another for use as a sun lounge, the large pool could be considered the gem of the property and is sure to do wonders in helping wash all your worries and cares away.

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  • TAKE A (RAISED!) DIP IN OUBAAI

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Last, but certainly not least, this gorgeous eight bedroomed home on the Oubaai Golf Estate boasts spectacular sea views, two separate wine cellars, an ultra-modern kitchen as well as an expansive entertainment area that opens up and reveals the elevated pool with accompanying jacuzzi – perfect for sipping cocktails and watching the ocean after a long day!

View this beautiful home here

Whether you’re just browsing for now, daydreaming or planning on making a move, relaxing around or diving into a pool this Summer is sure to get your year off to the best start! While only a lucky few can indulge in these properties, it’s good to remember that home will always be where your family and friends can come together and celebrate – and if you’re like us, that’s always preferably done around the pool. Cheers!

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