Having a swimming pool in a northern climate may seem like a major luxury, but in recent years it has become more and more common to invest in one. Some architects are now taking pools into consideration when drawing up their floor plan, while others look to integrate them into the garden.
Whether you’re thinking of building a private pool, or are simply fantasizing about taking a dip in 23-degree water while others shiver in the sea and lakes, Houzz.se have pulled together some inspiring examples. Check out the gallery of beautiful swimming pools below.
Enjoy the warmth
Neither Sweden, Norway or Denmark are known for their steady summer heat, but once it finally hits, a Nordic summer is absolutely stunning. In typical Danish fashion, the villa below has refused to ignore beautiful design, and instead moved Thomas Pedersen's iconic Stingray chair out to the pool.