Today's Home: Pools

As the weather warms, the need for pool-side respite increases. Many neighborhoods in the area have community pools, but some folks are lucky enough to have a backyard pool of their own. Here are six homes listed at that have pools.


MLS 319558: The sun room overlooks the pool and patio from this home in the Forest Hills neighborhood. It was built in 1911 and has four bedrooms, three baths and a 4,100-square-foot interior. The list price is $549,900. The home is rich in architectural details, including high ceilings, heavy mouldings and hardwood flooring. It also has a bar and new stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. The property is zoned for Lake Forest Elementary, Langford Middle and Academy of Richmond County High schools.

MLS 310303: This house in West Lake has a guest house, an outdoor dining area and a pool. The list price is $1,899,900, and the house has six bedrooms, seven baths and a 6,540-square-foot interior. It also has an elevator and a three-car garage.

MLS 311058: This heated pool has a waterfall, a grotto and a pool house. The house is in Kiokee Ridge community in Evans and has six bedrooms, five baths and a 5,700-square-foot interior. Architectural details include crown molding, oak floors, vaulted ceilings and recessed lighting. There's also an intercom, a security system, a wet bar and an attached triple-car garage. The house is on a 3.86-acre lot and the listing price is $875,000.

MLS 323362: Outdoor entertaining is easy with a pool, decks and outdoor kitchen at this house in West Lake in Martinez. The list price is $469,900, and the house has four bedrooms, four baths and a 3,964-square-foot interior. The sunroom, great room and master bedroom face the tropical landscaping of the backyard. The sunroom has a brick floor, and there's a vaulted, beamed ceiling and wet bar in the great room. The heat and air conditioning system and the water heater are new.

MLS 317018: There's a large back deck and a spacious pool at this four-bedroom, four-bath house in Furey Plantation in Clarks Hill, S.C. The house, below, was built in 2005 and is on a 1-acre lot and a cul-de-sac. The house has a 3,548-square-foot interior. The asking price is $499,900.

MLS 313270: County life comes with some pool-side pleasure with this four-bedroom, three-bath house in Midville in Burke County. The interior is 2,154 square feet. The asking price is $98,900 for this property, which was built in 1950.