Wagner Hodgson
Landscape Architects & Designers
Pool & Pool House contemporary pool

Pool & Pool House

Pool & Pool House
Stowe, Vermont

This mountain top residential site offers spectacular 180 degree views towards adjacent hillsides. The client desired to replace an existing pond with a pool and pool house to be used for both entertaining and family use. The open site is adjacent to the driveway to the north but offered spectacular mountain views to the south. The challenge was to provide privacy at the pool without obstructing the beautiful vista from the entry drive. Working closely with the architect we designed the pool and pool house as one modern element closely linked by proximity, detailing & geometry. In so doing, we used precise placement, careful choice of building & site materials, and minimalist planting. Existing trees were edited to open up selected views to the south. Rows of ornamental grasses provide architectural delineation of outdoor space. Understated stone steps in the lawn loosely connect the pool to the main house.

Architect: Michael Minadeo + Partners

Image Credit: Westphalen Photography

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Elia Psara wrote:
Wow! - Where is this?
     Comment   February 11, 2013
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Joseph parisi Interiors LLC
Beautiful ! How many square feet?
April 13, 2014 at 6:29am   
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Wagner Hodgson
360 interior (bathroom, kitchenette and guest room) 480 outside (Pergola)
April 14, 2014 at 7:39am   
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mypool wrote:
plants - What are the plants called on the right end of the pool they are tall and twig like.
   Comment   April 29, 2012
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Wagner Hodgson
Those are Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' Feather reed grass - my favorite ornamental grass for it's erect form....
April 30, 2012 at 5:59am     
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thank you they look great.
May 1, 2012 at 1:10am   
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