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Brooklyn homes that make a splash with private pools

So public pools in NYC are not really your thing. That's OK -- it doesn't mean you're shallow or that you're out of luck. Here are 10 slick Brooklyn pads with access to private pools that are sure to leave you feeling swimmingly.

Brighton Beach apartment has the best of both worlds

100 Oceana Drive #7 This Brighton Beach
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100 Oceana Drive #7

This Brighton Beach beauty features the best of both worlds with large, elegant indoor AND outdoor pools. You may come annoyingly close to living in a perpetual vacation with this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment complete with terrace, dishwasher, and washer and dryer. The luxury building boasts decked-out architecture throughout all of the hallways and entrances, and the rooms feature oversized windows from which you can take in a view of the ocean.

Listed to rent for $3,300 at

Downtown apartment with with gourmet supermarket downstairs

The Toren - 150 Myrtle Avenue #409
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The Toren - 150 Myrtle Avenue #409

How many apartment buildings do you know that have both a swimming pool and a gourmet supermarket? Just make sure to wait one hour after eating your fancy cheeses before you go for laps in this downtown apartment's lengthy indoor pool. With two beds and baths, The Toren apartment is equipped with a dishwasher and a washer/dryer and features multiple building perks, such as a library lounge and a fitness center.

Listed to rent for $3,750 at

Apartment building with 'private club' atmosphere

568 Union Avenue #3N Williamsburg is quickly
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568 Union Avenue #3N

Williamsburg is quickly becoming the hot place to find cool rentals with pools in Brooklyn, and the Union apartments are no exception. A "private club" atmosphere, the Union apartment features an outdoor courtyard and swimming pool, as well as elaborate architecture in every corner to seal the deal. With three wide, breezy rooms and one bed and bath, the rental is located in walking distance from McCarren Park, which is also visible from the common roof deck if you are into watching sunsets. The apartment is only an L train ride away from Manhattan.

Listed to rent for $3,860 at

Comfortable condo with balcony and movie theater

The Wave - 40 North 4th Street
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The Wave - 40 North 4th Street #6D

"The Wave" condominium building is just as chill and flowing as its name. The featured apartment has five rooms and two beds and baths and comes with everything you need ready and waiting in the kitchen. The small private balcony with views of the water fits nicely with the hardwood oak flooring and allows for an ideal amount of natural sunlight to illuminate the rest of the rooms. But don't let that distract you from the building's heated indoor pool, or the wet and dry sauna, the movie theater, the massage room or the espresso bar.

Listed to rent for $3,900 at

Furnished rental with picturesque views

2 Northside Piers #16A This Northside Piers
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2 Northside Piers #16A

This Northside Piers residence boasts a crisp indoor pool with an outdoor seating area and hot tub that would satisfy any Brooklyn pool junkie. The condo has four rooms total, two of them bedrooms with picturesque views of Williamsburg Bridge and the Manhattan skyline. The spacious kitchen is prepped and ready for a master chef to begin some waterside cuisine. This furnished rental has all the makings of a summer paradise and is set up to be the perfect place to settle in and wet your feet.

Listed to rent for $6,800 at

Downtown hotspot with heated outdoor pool

309 Gold Street #6C This bright one-bed,
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309 Gold Street #6C

This bright one-bed, one=bath rental is located in the center of Brooklyn. Not only does it provide 360-degree panoramic views of downtown life, but it also features a landscape roof deck and a two-level fitness club. And, of course, what would it be without an outdoor heated pool to swim in under the Brooklyn stars. After the pool, the rental is perfectly located in the vicinity of everything you need in terms of bars, restaurants, and shopping.

Listed to rent for $3,450 at

1920s Dyker Heights mansion with spacious yard

1074 82nd Street Chances are if you
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1074 82nd Street

Chances are if you end up living in this solid, 12-room Dyker Heights house, you may have won a game of thrones. The house, constructed in the beginning of the roaring 1920s, seems to have lost none of its elaborate charms and features six bedrooms and five baths, as well as a crisp 2,000-square-foot yard. The in-ground stone pool in the back is comfortably surrounded by beautiful landscape, perfect for relaxing and for fighting off the summer heat Gatsby-style.

Listed for $5,200,000 at

Williamsburg condo with zen garden and yoga room

58 Metropolitan Avenue #3G You can dive
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58 Metropolitan Avenue #3G

You can dive into the heart of Williamsburg in this single bed and bath condo, which boasts comfort, sunsets and walnut hardwood floors. The condominium is cozy with three rooms and central air conditioning, but chances are you will often find yourself finding yourself in the zen garden and yoga room that the building offers, but only when you're not taking advantage of the spacious indoor swimming pool.

Listed for $699,000 at

Sunny condo overlooking Prospect Park

1 Grand Army Plaza #6L Location and
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1 Grand Army Plaza #6L

Location and lighting are just two of the many major factors that seem to make this hearty swimming-pool-friendly condo a must-see. Designed for clean simplicity, the spacious home is comfortably situated on a corner overlooking Prospect Park, visible from the robust windows, which guarantee generous amounts of natural lighting. With 6.5 rooms, two beds and two baths, the large indoor swimming pool is just another notch in the belt of this extravagant Brooklyn home.

Listed for $2,655,000 at

Three-floor condo with private view of Manhattan

The Edge - 34 N 7th Street
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The Edge - 34 N 7th Street #PH2C

"Classy" and "comfortable" seem to be the premier adjectives when describing this tantalizing top-floor Williamsburg condominium. The condo has three floors, a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, three balconies and a private roof deck where you can look down upon your inferiors and out at a picturesque view of Manhattan. The three-lane indoor swimming pool is perfect for all seasons and hours of the day, and is the ideal place to chill out after spending time at the condo's basketball court and community recreation facilities.

Listed for sale for $3,850,000 at


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