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Hot Homes: 5 cool pools you’ll want to dive into

These Portland homes for sale offer an invigorating way to cool off during the hot summer months.

The surface of a pool can be seen in the lower part of the frame, while most of the image is dominated by views of the landscape and a snow-capped mountain.

With a view like this, we’re guessing many a swimmer has eventually climbed out of the water to discover they’ve morphed into a raisin.

Photo by Opt Creative

Sitting in an air-conditioned room brings sweet relief when it’s hot outside, but jumping into a pool significantly increases the cool-down fun factor. Here are five homes for sale in Portland that feature pools we can’t stop daydreaming about.

A large, three-story home painted olive green with balconies on each floor overlooks an outdoor pool and patio area with gardens and red chairs with umbrellas.

Gaze at Mount St. Helens, the Willamette River, and the city skyline from the third story of this Roscoe Hemingway estate in the Kings Heights neighborhood.

Photo by Caleb Vandermeer, listed by Lauren Hasson

Restored 1932 Roscoe Hemingway estate, 5 BD, 6 BA | $3,100,000 | Take a dip in the pristine outdoor pool surrounded by a privacy hedge when you get done hiking in Forest Park, which is just steps away from the property. Air dry with a ride on the zip line attached to a custom treehouse.

A fence surrounds a rectangular pool in front of a clubhouse at a gated community.

The Claremont community also offers a putting course, pickleball and tennis courts, and event space.

Photo by Boone Brothers Media

Airy one-level home overlooking protected wetlands, 3 BD, 2 BA | $847,000 | This home within the 55+ Claremont community includes access to an outdoor pool that you won’t have to worry about personally maintaining.

A three-story home with a pitched roof, brick accents, and white walls overlooks an outdoor infinity pool surrounded by Earth-tone tiles, trees, and shrubs.

What this photo of the Tudor estate doesn’t show you is the property’s private putting green.

Photo by Opt Creative

Enchanting Tudor mansion with mountain vistas, 4 BD, 5 BA | $3,500,000 | Drink in sweeping views of Mount Hood and the surrounding landscape while lounging in the infinity pool, located next to a pool house that’s equipped with a full kitchen and bathroom.

The camera is looking toward the back of a one-story house with beige siding and a pergola. A blue outdoor pool is between the camera and the house, surrounded by a concrete patio.

Spontaneous swims in this Sauvie Island pool include complimentary birdsong.

Photo by Jason Gooing

Private Sauvie Island oasis, 5 BD, 3.5 BA | $1,100,000 | Cannonball into this classically rectangular pool nestled amid mature evergreen trees located a stone’s throw from Wapato Access Greenway State Park.

Four lounge chairs sit next to a kidney bean-shaped pool set into a concrete patio with a landscaped berm in the background.

A private pool and no HOAs? That’s an uncommon pair in Portland.

Remodeled Daylight Ranch home with Powell Butte views, 5 BD, 3 BA | $849,999 | Swimming doesn’t have to be a seasonal activity thanks to this property’s heated pool — but if you want to keep your hair dry, maybe wait to take a dip until after the rain stops.

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