While the general preconception is that you have to be wealthy to enjoy the many perks an indoor swimming pool has to offer, in reality, this assumption is not always valid. More and more development complexes are popping up all around the country offering this much-valued addition to residents. Even more surprisingly, it’s not only luxurious apartment complexes that come with this amenity, but more lower-cost residential developments are also now incorporating indoor pools as a feature that all tenants can enjoy.
Take a look at five examples of Canadian properties currently up for sale for less than $350K which offer access to indoor swimming pools:
#1 1188 Av Union 906, Montreal, Canada, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, $185,900
First up we have this surprisingly low-budget 410-square-foot unit situated in one of the most desirable areas in Downtown Montreal, in the McGill University real estate market. This unbeatable location ensures easy access to lush parks, main public transport stops, trendy restaurants and everything else you might need. The entire development complex was built in 2017 and boasts apartments with airy layouts, tasteful designs and modern appliances. Residents have full access to the building’s many appealing amenities, including the on-site fitness centre, a sauna, a party room, an oversized rooftop terrace and the large indoor swimming pool.
#2 351 Saguernay Drive 309, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, $204,900
Next on our list is this good-value example of Lawson Heights real estate, situated in a popular neighbourhood in the north-eastern part of Saskatoon. The 1,132-square-foot third-floor condo unit comes with 2 generous bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, along with a sun-drenched, south-facing balcony. The kitchen has been upgraded recently, with new floors and modern appliances. The wheelchair-accessible building offers many perks to tenants, including an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a hot tub, a rec centre and even an exercise area.
#3 1510 Neville Drive 102, Regina, Saskatchewan, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, $223,900
Anyone interested in moving to the highly sought-after East Point Estates real estate market in the eastern outskirts of Regina will surely want to check out this stunning 1,000-square-foot unit. With 2 oversized bedrooms, 2 baths and a kitchen boasting high quality appliances, this apartment is set to impress. The highlight of the unit is its generous composite deck, ideal for holding barbecue parties together with your closest friends. The amenities offered by the development complex, including the on-site gym, and the indoor salt water pool and hot tub are wonderful additional assets.
#4 415 Hunter Road C 110, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, $224,900
This excellent piece of Stonebridge real estate can be found in a welcoming neighbourhood at the southern periphery of Saskatoon. The 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit boasts a freshly-upgraded entryway and a stunning kitchen with stainless steel appliances and modern light fixtures, along with a bright and airy living room which is ideal for entertaining guests. The generous walk-in closet, 2 designated parking stalls and all the appliances are included in the price. A supplementary highlight is the development complex’s Trillium rec centre, which all residents can freely access, and which features a large salt water pool, a hot tub, an exercise room and a games room.
#5 1400 Boul. Rene-Levesque O. #704, Montreal, Quebec, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, $330,900
Concluding our list is a one-bedroom, one-bath condo unit, which, like the first listing, can be found in the popular McGill University real estate market of Downtown Montreal. Part of the upscale YUL development complex, this gorgeous apartment has a kitchen with quartz countertops and top-of-the-line appliances, floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious rooms and unobstructed views over the city skyline. As amazing as all these features are, they may be topped by the on-site building amenities. The oasis-like lush gardens, the 24-hour spa with the oversized swimming pool, the well-equipped fitness centre and the beautiful sky lounge would surely make this unit appealing for anybody seeking the good life in Montreal.
As you can see, you don’t actually need a huge budget to enjoy complimentary access to a communal swimming pool. We’re curious to know—which property of those described above did you like best and why? Feel free to share your opinions in the comments section below and don’t hesitate to keep on browsing to discover more amazing housing options in the Canadian real estate market!