When many people think of homes with indoor swimming pools, the general preconception is that you have to be quite rich to enjoy such luxuries. That might be true if you want an oversized, heated private pool to yourself, but if you’re not quite as demanding as that you may be happy to find that there are plenty of affordable housing options offering access to one.
Development complexes in large cities all across the country feature a wide range of on-site amenities for their residents to enjoy, often including indoor swimming pools. Some private homes in rural areas also boast access to such communal areas, while luxury homes all over the country tend to have their own private leisure facilities.
Take a look at five examples of Canadian homes for sale where you can enjoy the advantages of an indoor swimming pool:
#1 4D 1975 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, $173,500
Kicking off our list is this 2-bedroom, one-bath unit situated in the Old Tuxedo-Edgeland real estate market of western Winnipeg. For such a low asking price, you wouldn’t expect this 762-square-foot condo unit to offer much, but prepare to be amazed! Not only does the unit feature bright rooms, a well-equipped kitchen and a modern bathroom, but it also has access to the development complex’s many amazing amenities. These include underground parking stalls, an in-suite laundry, a sauna, a hot tub, a games room and an on-site fitness centre, and then there’s the large oversized indoor pool.
#2 1015 Patrick Crescent, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, $199,900
Next up we have a typical example of Willowgrove real estate, in the form of a 2-bedroom, 1-bath top-floor corner unit, situated at the eastern periphery of Saskatoon. The 954-square-foot home is part of the Ginger Lofts development complex and has an enviable location, a family-friendly policy and agreeable amenities. The apartment comes with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, quartz counters, a high-efficiency furnace and an inviting layout. The community clubhouse is at every resident’s disposal, and offers a designated barbecue area, a games room, a weight room, a hot tub and an attractive indoor pool.
#3 10046 Township Road, Raymond Shores, Alberta, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, $229,900
For anybody who has always dreamed of living in the country but who doesn’t want to give up life’s comforts, this fine example of Ponoka County real estate might be very suitable. Located 130 kilometers south of Edmonton, this property is quite a rare find and thanks to its proximity to the beach and the lake, it might not stay on the market for too long. The home itself features 2 generous bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen with modern cabinetry, and an open-concept living and dining area. The home is part of a resort that comes with many perks for residents, including a theater room, a gym, a clubhouse, and an indoor swimming pool.
#4 4023 Gordon Road, Regina, Saskatchewan, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, $279,900
Situated in the Albert Park real estate market, at the southern edge of Regina, this generous 1,408-square-foot end unit boasts easy access to the Trans-Canada Highway, shops and restaurants. The apartment features clever layouts, 3 spacious bedrooms and 3 baths. Two underground parking spots come with the property, along with a private laundry room and a den that can easily be turned into a home office. The building amenities were recently updated and include a tennis court, a party room, a hot tub, and an oversized indoor pool.
#5 1000 Rue de la Commune, Montreal, Quebec, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, $859,000
Concluding our list is this 2-bedroom, 2-bath condo unit, located in the prestigious Le Village real estate market, just outside of Downtown Montreal. If you always wanted to live near the heart of this great city, here’s your chance to own a gorgeous 1,550-square-foot condo unit with ample space for entertaining guests. Enjoying an abundance of natural light, high-end fixtures and fittings and modern furniture, this is surely a rather desirable unit. And let’s not forget about the many facilities the development complex offers to its inhabitants, including a large exercise room and a very fancy swimming pool.
As you can see, you don’t always have to break the bank in order to enjoy swimming a few laps in a heated indoor pool just steps from where you live. Over to you: which pool out of the five presented above do you find the most appealing? Feel free to share your opinions in the comments section below and keep on browsing for more amazing housing options in all corners of Canada!