From a Georgian villa in a conservation village in Ayrshire, the former home of artist Edward Burne-Jones in Rottingdean and a Grade II-listed farmhouse in Warwickshire, eight of the best properties for sale with indoor pools.
Flatfield House, Symington, Ayrshire. A Georgian villa dating from 1732 on the outskirts of the conservation village of Symington. It has a grand reception hallway with stone staircase and an indoor pool. 10 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, library, stables, tennis court, gardens, 3.5 acres. £875,000+ Savills 0141-222 5875.
Dromonby House, Kirkby-in-Cleveland, North Yorkshire. A Grade II-listed house dating from 1760. The indoor pool has triple-aspect views over the landscaped gardens. 6 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, billiard room, garaging, gardens, grazing land, 17 acres. £1.7m. Strutt & Parker 01423-561274.
Vicarage Gate, Kensington, London W8. A family home close to Kensington High Street with an indoor pool and gym in the basement, a lift service to all floors and an internal staircase with glass walls. 6 beds, 7 baths, 3 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, treatment rooms, steam room, utility, roof terrace, garden. £19.5m Strutt & Parker 020-7938 3666.
The Old Manor, Great Knighton Farm, Knighton, Warwickshire/Worcestershire borders. A Grade II-listed farmhouse dating from the early 16th century on the edge of a hamlet. It has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with period surrounds, Georgian windows and a range of outbuildings that include a traditional farm building converted into an indoor pool. 7 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, barn converted into a 1-bed cottage, 2-bed flat and 1-bed studio, 6.5 acres. £1.4m Knight Frank 01789-297735.
Mallard Lake, The William Rubin Estate, NY, US. A modernist house with a cantilevered glass edifice offering panoramic views over the landscaped gardens. There is an indoor saltwater swimming pool with a spa and sauna. 5 beds, 6 baths, dining room, breakfast kitchen, wine cellar, open-plan living areas, 9,358 sq ft internal area, private dock, 3.5 acres. $6.5m Neumann Real Estate +1 203 244 6080.
Knightcote Hall Farm House, Knightcote, South Warwickshire. A country house with exposed beams, period fireplaces, flagstone floors and antique pine doors. The indoor pool is in a separate building within the grounds. 4 beds, 3 baths, 4 receps, 1-bed tower annexe, tennis court, gardens, 17.7 acres. £1.8m Knight Frank 01789-297735.
Everards Farm, Chewton Mendip, Somerset. A farmhouse and barn with an indoor pool set in 18 acres. The main house has exposed beams, flagstone floors and large receptions with open fireplaces. 4 beds 2 baths, 3 receps, 2-bed cottage, 1-bed entertaining barn with grand hall, studio barn, garages, gardens, paddocks, pasture. £2.95m Savills 01225-474500.
Aubrey House, The Green, Rottingdean. The former home of artist Edward Burne-Jomes and his granddaughter, novelist Angela Thirkell. Period features include a Lutyens-designed library and an indoor pool in a converted barn within the landscaped gardens. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, library, breakfast kitchen, roof terrace, basement, 3 balconies, parking, gardens, sauna, shower, cloakroom, kitchen and mezzanine bedroom. £1.5m Mishon Mackay 01273-944800.
With so much uncertainty, there's never been a more important time to secure your financial future.
Try out MoneyWeek today
and find out how to make the most of what you have.
Vision care may not sound exciting, but it is an enormous market expanding quickly as ageing populations require more – and increasingly sophisticated – treatments, says Matthew Partridge.