If weekend pool parties are on your summer bucket list, you’re in luck. DC boasts many stunning homes with sparkling pools perfect for staying cool and getting splashy this summer. Here, a few of our favorites.
Although this five-bedroom home is comfy and beautiful on the inside, summers will without a doubt be spent almost exclusively in the backyard enjoying the salt water pool, outdoor shower, and lush gardens. There’s plenty of room outside for hosting barbecues or just sunbathing in between swimming sessions. $2.25 million; contact Compass listing agent Erich Cabe, 202-320-6469
This multi-level, seven-bedroom home features a dazzling pool, cabana, and a pool house perfect for hosting summer guests. The pool house on its own is pretty impressive with its own kitchen and bedroom. Fair warning: Your guests may feel so comfortable they may never want to leave. $7.895 million; contact The Fleisher Group listing agent Marc Fleisher, 202-364-5200
Surrounded by greenery, the salt water pool of this six-bedroom home will be your summertime haven when the weather starts to soar. And, thanks to the pool’s heating feature, you’ll be able to go for a dip on chilly summer nights and well into wintertime too. $2 million; contact Coldwell Banker listing agent Bradley Griffin, 202-744-7722
With its awe-inspiring landscaping, towering trees, and trickling fountains, the pool area of this seven-bedroom home feels more like an exotic resort than a backyard. You’ll feel like you’re on vacation every time you step outside. $5.2 million; contact TTR Sotheby’s International Realty listing agents Penny Yerks, 703-760-0744; Piper Gioia, 703-963-1363
Move into this palatial estate and your friends and family will be begging to come over for a swim every weekend. The home’s Instagram-worthy pool is replete with a waterfall feature and an adjacent hot tub. $6.995 million; contact TTR Sotheby’s International Realty listing agent Roy Melloni, 703-863-0077
The luxurious apartments at the Twelve12 Complex are the perfect summer bachelor or bachelorette pad thanks to exclusive access and discounted membership to the Penthouse Pool Club at The Yards. There, you can spend your summer afternoons laying out on day beds and lounge chairs or chilling in the cabanas sipping frozen cocktails. The rooftop lounge also has a roster of summertime happenings to look forward to, including themed happy hours and pool parties. Starting at $1,812 a month; contact The Yards leasing center at 866-857-0875