Wagner Hodgson
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Pool & Pool House modern-landscape
 

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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kimbfox wrote:
Love the natural look, can you tell be the pavers used around the pool - I'm looking for slabs to use, are the pavers large? Thank you
   Comment   April 26, 2014
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Full range, natural cleft Bluestone in 18" x 24"
April 26, 2014 at 2:38pm   
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jessicaemurphy wrote:
What color is the gunite in this pool? - It's exactly what we are looking for.
   Comment   February 25, 2014
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Dark Gray Marcite - really a nice color.
February 25, 2014 at 6:32am   
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as1022 wrote:
Hi what type of pool fence did you use? - It seems to have blended in so perfectly I can't find it
   Comment   November 5, 2013
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Wagner Hodgson
There is no fence required in this location / town.
November 5, 2013 at 12:59pm     
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It's nice that some places don't make to a slave to those kinds of rules.
November 5, 2013 at 7:26pm   
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jmbm wrote:
We are putting in a pool in our house and want to have the same feel as to not so much stone/concrete. What a - .
     Comment   June 20, 2013
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editorkimo
is this a gunite pool?
June 23, 2013 at 5:21am   
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Yes.
June 23, 2013 at 5:28am   
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adeleroy8 wrote:
What are the dimensions of this pool?
   Comment   August 8, 2012
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The most popular pool size that we do is 18' x 36', but this one is 18' x 45', a little better for lap swiming.
August 8, 2012 at 7:18am     
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Israel Gutierrez wrote:
What's the roof covering? - This looks like half pergola, half pool house. What is the roof covering for the enclosed portion. Could I purchase the plans for this design?
   Comment   March 9, 2014
dhanyathakkar wrote:
Love the pool house!! What kind of wood is it? and size of pool house? - Any winter treating (sealing etc) done for winter protection since it is Vermont.
   Comment   October 13, 2012

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Build in ample storage. Pool gear can be cumbersome, and it has a tendency to accumulate. Layer in shelving, cabinets and functional furnishings, such as storage benches, to keep your pool house free of clutter.

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