Our picks: Five Boston-area homes on the market with amazing pools

Buying Boston Downtown Sudbury
57 Quarry St. in Gloucester is listed for $595,000.
57 Quarry St. in Gloucester is listed for $595,000. via MLS

We’ve all trudged through the city on a hot summer day, daydreaming about jumping into a pool. Well, you don’t have to go too far to find one (in some cases you don’t need to leave the city at all); there are plenty of Greater Boston homes for sale with stunning pools — some private, some shared by the whole development.

Here are five area homes boasting pools, ranked from the highest price per square foot to the lowest. Check them out:

65 East India Row, Downtown
1 bedroom, 1 bath
747 square feet
$1,037.48 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Located in Harbor Towers, a professionally managed building, this condo unit has been completely renovated to feature an open-concept living area and a kitchen with custom cabinets, stainless-steel high-end appliances, and a breakfast bar. Not only are there water views from the unit, but there are also sights to be seen from the communal swimming pool and grilling area.

118 Nowell Farme Road, Carlisle
4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 1 half bath
3,692 square feet
$325 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Even when you are inside this home, you feel as if you are sitting outside in the nature that surrounds it. There are lots of windows, streaming in light and providing views of the property’s mature trees. The kitchen offers double center islands and custom cabinetry. Grab a lemonade and take it outside to the fenced-in, in-ground pool. The home sits on 2 acres.

10 Rice Road, Sudbury
5 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 1 half bath
6,870 square feet
$232.75 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Set on 8.71 landscaped acres, this updated contemporary boasts an in-ground, heated gunite pool, a cabana with bluestone flooring and a bath, and a tennis court. Inside the home, you’ll find a kitchen with a center island and a wood-burning stove, a library with custom built-ins, a family room with a stone fireplace, a master suite with two dressing areas, and a lower level with a home theater and workout and billiards rooms.

8 Patriot Way, North Reading
3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath
4,324 square feet
$210.45 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

This Colonial, set on 2.76 acres, features an open kitchen, hardwood floors, a finished basement, and a deck off the master bedroom. On scorching hot days, you may want to head outside, where you’ll find an in-ground heated pool, a spa, a built-in gas grill, and a screened gazebo.

57 Quarry St., Gloucester
4 bedrooms, 2 full baths
3,044 square feet
$195.47 per square foot

. —via MLS
. —via MLS

Set on 12.12 acres not too far from the ocean, this Gloucester single-family offers an in-ground pool, a sauna in the pool house, a garden shed/greenhouse, and two wells for private water. Inside the post-and-beam home, you’ll find a country-style kitchen with a woodstove, new windows, and a brick fireplace. There is also a large deck and a pond.

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