Wed. Jul 28th, 2021

Men and women attending open homes whilst procuring for a new put to reside are accustomed to surprises: The kitchen that seems to be significantly smaller sized than it appears in actual estate pictures, for illustration, or the awkward addition at the conclude of a hall.

But no one particular looking at an Ashland residence for sale all through a Saturday open up home could continue being nonplussed. They possibly cherished or hated the house’s signature attribute — a swimming pool that consumes the complete residing room.

Absolutely sure, there are areas off to the facet for seating and a number of interior partitions in the open strategy floor flooring. But undeniably, the center of notice in this dwelling is the 30-foot-long pool.

Consider four actions from the eggplant-colored sectional and you’re in the shallow finish. Or allow your legs dangle in the deep conclusion as you arrive at again for a amazing cocktail concocted in the bar spot.

A liquid living area is uncommon. But there are a lot more curiosities here. The owners’ previous name is Pool. And the actual estate agent who served them obtain the residence, pool integrated, in 2006 was Eric Poole of Total Circle Serious Estate in Ashland.

Towering panels of glass increase up from the concrete floor to the vaulted ceiling, generating a conservatory-like seem for the enclosed swimming space.

Humidity? That’s a further head scratcher.

“It’s surprisingly not sticky in there,” explained one particular open home attendee as she exited the front door.

Listing agents J. Adam Bogle and Jinnee Joos of eXp Realty noticed a steady stream of opportunity customers at an Ashland property for sale with a pool in the residing room.Janet Eastman/The Oregonian

Listing agents J. Adam Bogle and Jinnee Joos of eXp Realty explained to a constant stream of potential purchasers and looky-loos that a unique corrugated fiberglass ceiling protect and the style and design of the house maintain the humidity at the very same amount as a property without having an indoor pool.

Worried about a pungent chlorine smell? Scent-free bromine is used to preserve the water clear.

“The drinking water in the pool in fact warms the household when it’s cold exterior,” reported Joos, when requested if there was central heating and air conditioning. There isn’t.

A wooden-burning stove provides warmth. The price to heat 3,110 square ft of dwelling place across two degrees: $40 a month, Bogle claimed.

The property at 414 Holly St. in Ashland, about a half-mile from the Oregon Shakespeare Competition campus, is outlined at $697,000.

The contemporary home, developed in 1977, has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 loos.

“Have there been instances exactly where you’ve just felt trapped in your household for times or even weeks?” asks the agents in their prepared description of the 8,276-square-foot, professionally landscaped assets.

The two Bogle and Joos see the dwelling as fantastic for hunkering down during a pandemic to property university and perform remotely. Joss stated it would be good to enable children swim indoors all yr.

“Unique residences are not for anyone,” the advertising and marketing elements proceed. “But if you are entertaining, whimsical and like to be a small little bit different, in a fantastic way, then arrive get a look at this splendor.”

— Janet Eastman | 503-294-4072

jeastman@oregonian.com | @janeteastman

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