What could be better than an inviting pool for endless days and nights of family fun, barbecues and entertaining? As the weather warms up, properties with pools are enticing house-hunters.
This summer, holidaying at home will be a great option, especially if it comes with a pool and a spa. There is no need to drive to crowded beaches or book holiday accommodation when your new home has a pool, preferably in a resort-style backyard.
The Barry Plant Group has a host of these properties-with-a-pool for sale across the inner-city to the outer suburbs and regional areas.
Here are a dozen outstanding homes in Melbourne and Geelong, all waiting for buyers to take the plunge. Ranging from the more affordable homes to luxury prestige acreages, they are available to buy by private sale or at auction.
8 Mackay Street, Essendon
The Victorian-style home is renovated for modern living and is nestled in a prized location. The four-bedroom beauty flows from a stylish open-plan living and dining domain with a gourmet kitchen to a paved solar-heated pool and spa with an undercover alfresco zone.
Auction: Saturday, 23 October, 3pm
1 Glenfern Court, Blackburn South
This spacious six-bedroom house with ample garaging is perfect for the entertainer and features multiple living zones and a work-from-home option. The resort-inspired backyard has a large alfresco area with a barbecue and bar fridge, flowing onto a sparkling pool.
Auction: Saturday, 23 October, 9am
15-17 Vanessa Avenue, Highton
Set in one of the area’s most exclusive pockets on 2043sq m, this four-bedroom house is a delightful haven with a north-facing alfresco, pool and lovely landscaped garden surrounds. Inside, the large living and accommodation spaces capture natural light and vistas across the tree lined hills.
Auction: Saturday, 23 October, 1pm
30 Flaxen Hills Road, Doreen
Showcasing a stunning blend of character, charm and impressive indoor-outdoor living spaces, this four-bedroom house sits on 1314sq m. This home for every season features an all-weather deck with wood burner, a solar-heated pool with a spa, sundeck, barbecue area, pool house/gym, pergola, and children’s play area with trampoline, cubby house, sandpit and swing set.
Auction: Saturday, 30 October, 12pm
8 Sunrise Drive, Greensborough
With landscaped gardens to complement its beautiful features, this elegant four-bedroom house is set on a spacious 1048sq m parcel. The elevated home is impressive with a multi-use tennis/basketball court and a fully tiled in-ground pool and spa. Enjoy the ultimate family lifestyle with the benefit of easy access to a wonderful array of facilities.
Sale by set date: Wednesday, 3 November, 6pm
125 Brushy Park Road, Wonga Park
Designed by one of Melbourne’s most prominent luxury home architects, ‘Villa Gawi’ is a five-bedroom beauty set on a grand 7078sq m block. Its single-level design embraces an indoor-outdoor entertainment area accessible from three wings. Sliding doors integrate the fashionable central communal living zone with the poolside entertainment area.
Auction: Saturday, 6 November, 3pm www.barryplant.com.au/for-sale/125-brushy-park-road-wonga-park-vic-3115-109480/
140-142 Berringa Road, Park Orchards
This spacious showpiece sits on a lifestyle block of more than 4000sq m and is designed around a central formal garden and is set for a grand family lifestyle. The living areas flow out to a resort-inspired exterior with an undercover entertainment area and a five-star indoor-outdoor dining domain that includes a built-in kitchen, in-ground swimming pool with spa, alfresco, and floodlit championship tennis court.
43 Heritage Way, Lysterfield
This Carrington Estate home combines luxury and tranquility on more than 6000sq m. The huge five-bedroom lifestyle property has a north-facing garden, mountain outlook and enjoys resort-style entertainment facilities such as a floodlit tennis court, large lawns, and a spectacular swimming pool and spa set in a tropical landscaped garden.
7 Bushlark Crescent, Williams Landing
Designed for indoor-outdoor entertaining, this well-presented house sits beyond manicured gardens and a stunning façade. Light-filled interior spaces include an array of spacious living/dining areas, an elegant formal lounge room and a kitchen for the gourmet chef. Bi-fold doors lead through to a stunning covered pergola looking over the solar-heated pool with a glass balustrade.
2 Nagles View, Fingal
This award-winning home in the prestigious Moonah Links Resort sits between the fairways of the Legends Golf Course, on a 904sq m low-maintenance block. The double-storey house has an open-plan kitchen and living zones with an alfresco entertainment area that looks over the in-ground swimming pool and natural bush reserve.
46 Oakland Drive, Warrandyte
The five-bedroom lifestyle home is fully renovated for quality family living and entertaining on a block of more than 4000sq m. It has a prestigious address and offers
multiple living and entertainment zones, deluxe bathrooms and stunning grounds, complemented by the area’s natural beauty. The travertine-tiled outdoor area includes a pool with a spa, elevated alfresco, undercover dining area and two-way bathroom for guests.
91-93 Serpells Road, Templestowe
This ‘Golden Mile’ lifestyle acreage combines elegance and prestige with glamorous resort-style living in a coveted location. The 4000sq m block features mature gardens while the interiors offer multiple living zones for family living and entertaining, a marble kitchen and a stunning glass garden atrium. The fireside family living area frames a soothing outlook across the solar-heated swimming pool with spa.