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Custom Backyard Swimming Pools

Inspirational landscaping projects featuring new and remodeled inground pools

Check out these custom swimming pools created by landscapers from around the country. Get ideas from photos of inspiring backyard pools and read about how they were designed.

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A family in Northborough, Massachusetts avoids moving when their backyard dreams become reality

Two Georgia homeowners get a new multi-level outdoor entertaining space complete with a pool and spa

A home in Flora gets a new pool, spa, outdoor kitchen and fireplace

This backyard’s pool, water features, fire elements & more can be controlled with an iPad or iPhone

Learn how a San Diego designer created this custom inground pool and garden to take advantage of a lake view.

See how an old swimming pool in Michigan was transformed into a bi-level tropical retreat.

Discover how a New Jersey landscaping company created a nature-inspired inground pool with two waterfalls.

See how this New York pool provides a relaxing and fun backyard retreat for both kids and adults.

A man-made lake and stream create the ideal environment for fishing and swimming.

This large estate features a lap pool with travertine decking & underwater speakers.

Check out a luxury harbor front outdoor living space complete with an infinity edge pool.

An outdated backyard pool & deck become the ultimate outdoor entertaining space

See how an ipe pool deck and orange walkway were incorporated into this California yard.

See how the characteristics of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture inspired the design of this Scottsdale pool

How a hotel pool in Hawaii inspired a luxury backyard getaway

A free-form pool, fire pit and tropical plants complete this backyard oasis

How a Malibu property was transformed into a contemporary, water-wise landscape with a stunning inground pool

A sloping back yard is leveled out for a new pool and outdoor entertaining space

A Northeastern family gets a winter retreat complete with a pool and tropical garden

How a designer gradually transformed his property to suit his family & honor the architecture of his home

Get inspired by these custom swimming pool projects which range from nature-inspired designs to luxurious tropical retreats. See how a pool can be integrated into the overall landscape and take advantage of amazing views. Plus get ideas for making your swimming pool kid-friendly with added safety features and fun additions such as a water slide.

Whether you are looking to remodel an existing pool or install a new one, these landscaping projects are sure to spark ideas for your own swimming pool design.

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