Pool Style Options

Explore our swimming pool style options as we specialize in installing custom swimming pools. The journey begins by choosing a pool design style that will add beauty and function to your outdoor space.

Whether you prefer a relaxing, laid-back vibe or a something more elegant and sophisticated, the right design will help you create the impression you’re looking for.

Need some inspiration? Take a look at some of the most popular pool design styles for North Carolina homes. Once you choose you base style, our design specialists will help you customize your pool to create a unique and beautiful space that you’ll enjoy for years to come.

Freeform Pools

The most versatile pool design style, freeform pools are extremely popular among North Carolina homeowners. They feature curved lines and rounded shapes that allow them to flow just like a pool or lagoon. Freeform pools are perfect for homes with lush, natural landscaping. Adding features like stone decking, rocks, and waterfalls, will enhance the natural look and give your pool a tropical feel.

The relaxed style and many customization options make freeform pools perfect for entertaining and recreation. It’s easy to add a built-in spa, swim-up bar, and other features that will give your pool a relaxing, cozy vibe.

Freeform pools are also an excellent option for homeowners who have small or strangely shaped back yards. Since they’re not bound by any rules, you can make a freeform pool work in spaces where other pool design styles simply won’t fit.

Geometric Pools

Characterized by clean lines and sharp angles, geometric pools create a formal, contemporary look that is perfect for luxury homes. They’re also popular in homes with modern or traditional architecture.

Whole some pool design styles attract a lot of attention, geometric pools offer a simple design that won’t pull the focus away from ornate landscaping. The clean edges will also enhance a home’s existing architectural beauty.

If you’re an active person who enjoys swimming laps, the linear space offered by a geometric pool will likely appeal to you. An L-shaped pool creates additional versatility, giving you the option to swim laps in one area and relax and entertain in the other.

Geometric pools work best with homes that have a large, open backyard. Since they’re easy to construct, installing a geometric pool is often more cost-effective than other options.

Vanishing Edge Pools

Vanishing edge pools (also known as Infinity pools) offer the ultimate in sophistication. Style options abound with this pool design, a favored choice gracing the grounds of many of Raleigh’s most luxurious high-end homes

By giving the pool’s edge the appearance of blending into the background, vanishing edge pools create the illusion of an endless body of water. For maximum visual impact, this pool design style works best in backyards that have a spectacular view or are surrounded by wooded areas.

It’s important to note that installing a vanishing edge pool is much more complicated than most other pool installations. Swim stands as a seasoned custom pool builder, boasting extensive expertise in vanishing edge pool construction with a focus on unparalleled style. You can also expect to pay significantly more. However, the dramatic effect is well worth the extra cost. Learn about our easy swimming pool financing.

Spas & Hot Tubs

One of the most popular upgrades for Raleigh homeowners, spas and hot tubs allow you to enjoy your backyard all year long. The warm, relaxing water and massaging jets are the perfect way to unwind and soothe sore muscles after a long day.

Whether you choose a built-in spa that uses the same internal plumbing as your pool or a stand-alone hot tub this simple feature will make your pool area much more enjoyable.

Spas and hot tubs come in wide variety of style options, sizes, and shapes and allow you to choose the number of seats and jets that work best for you. As you incorporate them into your backyard décor, you’ll also have your choice of colors, styles, and add-on features like LED lights and spillways that overflow into your pool. 

Water Features

Adding water features is another great way to enhance your pool’s appeal. Deck jets paired with LED lights will give your pool a trendy, modern feel. If you want to add a natural look, consider a rock waterfall that looks just like the real thing!

Other popular water features include bubblers, sconces, fountains, fog and misting systems, water walls, and rain curtains. Once you start exploring your options, the possibilities are literally endless.

Choosing a Swimming Pool Style

Dive into a world of possibilities! Explore our diverse pool styles – from geometric and classic to freeform and vanishing edge, complete with water features, spas, and more. Your dream pool is just a click away!

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5984 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
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