The Wall Street JournalFebruary 28, 2013Three homes for sale with indoor pools and aqua amenities, such as changing rooms, a geothermally heated hot tub or a swim-up bar
26,000-square-foot home on 3.4 acres
This home includes an indoor/outdoor saltwater pool that is 48 feet long. The room has electronic sliding doors to open the space for large events, and multicolored lights to set the mood. The house has eight bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms and two half-bathrooms. Other amenities include a ballroom and two media rooms, one of which is inspired by the Fox Theater in Atlanta.
Agent: Jim Gibson of Harry Norman Realtors
Saddle River, N.J.
25,000-square-foot home on 4.4 acres
This French-manor-style home includes an indoor saltwater pool room with two 24-foot "water walls" that circulate water back into the pool and hot tub. A wet bar is a few paddles away. The home, powered by solar and geothermic systems, has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Romantics can warm up by the five fireplaces.
Agent: Michael Graves of CORE and Dennis McCormack of Sotheby's International Realty
Yarrow Point, Wash.
Roughly 8,000-square-foot main home on roughly 3⁄4 acre
The main house features a Southeast Asian-inspired indoor pool room with a glass roof and sliding doors that open to a view of Lake Washington. Beside the 40-foot-long pool are separate his-and-her changing rooms, a full bathroom and a bathing-suit spinner for quick drying. The property also has a meditation room, guest quarters and two boat docks along the 185 feet of water frontage.
Agent: Larry Williams of John L. Scott Real Estate/Luxury Portfolio