Wagner Hodgson
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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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April 26, 2014
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
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Wagner Hodgson
Full range, natural cleft Bluestone in 18" x 24"
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February 25, 2014
jessicaemurphy wrote:
What color is the gunite in this pool? - It's exactly what we are looking for.
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Dark Gray Marcite - really a nice color.
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November 5, 2013
as1022 wrote:
Hi what type of pool fence did you use? - It seems to have blended in so perfectly I can't find it
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Wagner Hodgson
There is no fence required in this location / town.
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It's nice that some places don't make to a slave to those kinds of rules.
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June 20, 2013
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 - .
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editorkimo
is this a gunite pool?
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Yes.
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August 8, 2012
adeleroy8 wrote:
What are the dimensions of this pool?
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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.
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October 13, 2012
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.
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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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