Being Pool-in-Your-Basement Rich Looks Fun

It's an aquarium for people, basically

By Reuben Brody

 
Being Pool-in-Your-Basement Rich Looks Fun
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08 May 2017

They tell you that money can’t buy happiness. But it can buy you a classy 18th century Georgian townhouse in London with a swimming pool in its basement.

Spaced Out Architects transformed what was a drab old building in dreary old London into a swanky spot in which none of the rooms are too on the nose.

london basement pool house (8 images)

For instance, the screening room has the sleek modernity of wood walls with the mellow softness of Moroccan pillows and cushions. The basement pool is housed in blue glass, with a stone step-up, and a wooden hammock that feels Scandinavian. The kitchen has a gleaming white galley bar and a big island. The master has the tub in the room, but the way it’s cradled on wooden supports is almost gives a modern feel to an old style.

Six bedrooms, five bathrooms and a roof terrace — the place is ideal for the city family. And it’s for sale for a cool $10M.

Now, tell me owning this wouldn’t make you happy.

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