Swimming pools are often an integral part of a new home project, and it makes sense to work on both at the same time.
That's precisely what happened with this new home at Acacia Bay on Lake Taupo. Mayfair Pools worked alongside building contractor Bayline Construction in a joint venture.
Grant van der Vegte of Mayfair Pools says because the house is built on a steep hillside, extensive retaining walls were required. These were utilised for the structure of the pool, to reduce costs.
"Building with fibreglass liners, as Mayfair Pools does, is the ideal construction method for such a geotechnically active region, where ground movement is likely," he says.
The 12m x 2.5m lap pool forms the centrepiece of the outdoor living area. It is defined by flamed basalt stone coping, black ceramic tiles on the waterline and a Fiji Sands fibreglass interior. A thermal blanket cover and roller are concealed in a pit at one end.
Other key features include a heat pump, Austral NZ filtration system, Zodiac salt chorinator and Wi-Fi-controlled LED underwater lighting.
For details, contact Mayfair Pools, phone 0800 MAYFAIR (629 324). Or visit the website:
02 Apr, 2014