Nine Devon homes with pools you’ll want to dive in head first

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As mercury continues to rise in Devon, the region, along with the rest of the southwest, has received an orange warning of “extreme heat” by the Met Office.

We melt at work, take care of overheated cranky kids, and have trouble sleeping at night – and how many of us dream of having a pool in our back gardens?

Jumping into your own cooling pool is a dream come true, and whether you can afford to shell out £ 160,000 or £ 1.25million, Devon has plenty of properties for sale to make your backyard pool fantasy a reality.

Read more: Devon clifftop house with incredible sea views to be auctioned

1. Torquay



This two bedroom Torquay apartment comes with a shared swimming pool



The apartment overlooks the beautiful grounds of Holme Court
The apartment overlooks the beautiful grounds of Holme Court

Located on Lower Warberry Road in Torquay, this two bedroom apartment at Holme Court includes use of a shared swimming pool.

The spacious apartment offers a modern kitchen, two double bedrooms, a bathroom and a good sized living room with a balcony overlooking the development’s beautiful communal gardens – which include the outdoor swimming pool.

While you will have to share this pool with other residents of Holme Court, the apartment, which is marketed by IMove Estate Agents, is on the market for just £ 160,000. You can find out more here.

2. Cowley



This top floor apartment in Cowley Place is just two miles from Exeter
This top floor apartment in Cowley Place is just two miles from Exeter



It has the use of an indoor communal pool
It has the use of an indoor communal pool

If you need to be close to the city, this top floor apartment of a prestigious Grade II listed mansion near Exeter could be the house with pool for you.

The Cowley Place apartment in the village of Cowley is just two miles from the town and features a south-facing living room with stunning views, a newly fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. bathroom.

The property also offers plenty to occupy your time, with 11 acres of shared land including fishing rights to the Creedy and Exe. There’s also a tennis court and games room, as well as a heated indoor communal pool – perfect for those who burn easily in the sun.

Described by marketers Strutt & Parker as the perfect place to close and go, this Cowley Place apartment can be yours for £ 245,000. Click here to find out more.

3. Paignton



You can have a private pool at this Paignton property
You can have a private pool at this Paignton property



There is plenty of room for a lilo
There is plenty of room for a lilo

If you’re not up for sharing a pool, this Paignton property with a private pool in its garden can be yours for offers over £ 475,000.

The five-bedroom detached house on Cary Road in Preston offers substantial and versatile accommodation and, according to Connells estate agents, would be suitable for a family.

With a view of the woods and a garage, the property’s main feature is the walled rear garden which has paved patios, lawn and flower beds and the very large private outdoor swimming pool. Find out more here.

4. Swimming bridge



You can have your own swimming pool at this North Devon house
You can have your own swimming pool at this North Devon house



It can be found in the rear terrace garden
It can be found in the rear terrace garden

Living in a village with a name like Swimbridge during a heatwave would surely leave you dreaming endlessly of having a private pool to dive into. Fortunately, this five bedroom house in the village of North Devon has one in its garden.

Marketed by John Smale & Co for £ 550,000, the Dennington Hill home offers views of the village and surrounding countryside, a self-catering garage and off-road parking, plus an adjoining one-bedroom annex or Airbnb unit .

The property also has a fabulous terraced garden backing onto the fields and has its own small outdoor swimming pool heated by solar panels. Click here to find out more.

5. Kingsbridge



Imagine cooling off in this incredible swimming pool
Imagine cooling off in this incredible swimming pool



The swimming pool is one of the outstanding communal recreational facilities at this incredible former South Hams monastery.
The swimming pool is one of the outstanding communal leisure facilities at this incredible former South Hams monastery.

If you desire luxury swimming in a unique setting, this two-story house in a former monastery near Kingsbridge in the South Hams will have you splashing around with joy.

With exceptional communal recreation facilities, fishing rights on the River Avon, and even concierge service, Matins is one of eight exceptional residences on Wood Barton’s exclusive and private 80-acre estate.

The three-bedroom property includes smartly designed accommodation with high ceilings and sash windows and a large private sun terrace with an exclusive garden beyond.

The exquisite residence also has the communal swimming pool and leisure facilities which are housed in a magnificent restored chapel. He is in the market with Harriet George for offers over £ 895,000. Find out more here.

6. Shillingford



This tiny Mid Devon property has a private pool
This tiny Mid Devon property has a private pool



There is certainly room for a flamingo here
There is certainly room for a flamingo here

Spend £ 1,195,000 and you and your family could soon be floating on your favorite lilos at this tiny Mid Devon property with a private pool.

The six-bedroom freestanding bungalow in Shillingford, near Bampton, is currently converted into two houses with a one-bedroom guest annex.

In Seddons Market, the property also has garages, workshops and agricultural stores, as well as gardens, a 3.7 hectare paddock and the alluring outdoor swimming pool surrounded by cobblestones and surrounded by stone walls. . Click here to find out more.

7. Kingskerswell



You could have fun by the pool all year round at this South Devon home
You could have fun by the pool all year round at this South Devon home



The Fluder Crescent home has a fabulous contemporary style
The Fluder Crescent home has a fabulous contemporary style

As everyone experiences a heat wave, you could enjoy a summer of fun at this South Devon dream home.

The four bedroom home at Fluder Crescent in the village of Kingskerswell offers exceptional rural views, superb design features and fabulous contemporary styling.

The house also includes a garage and gardens ideal for families with an oval swimming pool surrounded by a terrace, a specially designed gym with folding doors and a hot tub, a covered barbecue area and a specially designed unit with a small kitchen area and doors to the pool terrace.

The house is for sale with John Couch The Estate Agent at £ 1,200,000. Click here to find out more.

8. Torquay



Escape to this Torquay home
Escape to this Torquay home



Its attractive swimming pool is set in a subtropical garden
Its attractive swimming pool is set in a subtropical garden

You could pretend you are on a Mediterranean getaway by relaxing in this wonderful swimming pool in Torquay.

Set in a subtropical garden, the heated outdoor swimming pool at this former guest house on Hunsdon Road is surrounded by palm trees and has plenty of room for sun loungers.

In the market with John Lake for deals over £ 1,250,000, the elegant Victorian residence near Torquay Harbor features a beautiful main house, two gites and a one-bedroom apartment – perfect for all friends and family who are sure to visit once they will feast on your superb swimming pool.

You can read more about this South Devon house here.

9. Widworthy



Widworthy Barton is steeped in history
Widworthy Barton is steeped in history



Its superb swimming pool has just been renovated
Its superb swimming pool has just been renovated

Only the eyes of a few cows can be on you as you swim in this secluded pool.

Located in Widworthy Barton Park, near Honiton in East Devon, this stunning newly renovated swimming pool is 1.25m deep and surrounded by a newly paved terrace and BBQ area – the perfect space to relax and have fun.

Heated to a comfortable 25-30 degree temperature by an aerothermal heat pump and solar panels, the private swimming pool is part of the property’s 43-acre grounds which also houses a tennis court and offers lovely countryside views.

With seven bedrooms and magnificent period features, Widworthy Barton has a fascinating history and elements in the Domesday Book. The property also includes a chalet. It is marketed by Strutt & Parker. Price on the app. Find out more here.

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