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Australia's 100 Cool Pools: our best pools and your home swimming pool questions answered

Australia's 100 Cool Pools: our best pools and your home swimming pool questions answered

Spent summer dreaming about having your very own pool? We are revealing some of the country’s coolest pools and asked the experts what makes them such a standout feature of the home.

Or perhaps you’ve had a peek over a neighbour’s fence and been blown away by how cool their pool is?

Pools continue to be a standout feature of Australian homes, especially as we reinvent the way we live and how we want to live and entertain.

Our team of experts have scoured the country, from coast to coast, from north to south to bring readers the ultimate list of Australia’s 100 Cools Pools – a sneak selection of some of those which will be on the list are featured below.

With celebrity landscape designer Charlie Albone as our very special guest judge, we will count down from 100-51 this Saturday (February 13) and the unveil Australia’s greatest pools on Sunday.

So, visit 100coolpools.com.au this weekend or the online version of your local News Corp newspaper to check it out.

We will also feature the best of the best in your local weekend News Corp newspaper in print and great tips on how to make a cool pool your own in the relaunch of our fantastic home ideas magazine At Home, that comes with Saturday’s paper.

Readers will be given the chance to vote on which pool is officially Australia’s best.

And there is plenty of genuine WOW factor to give you pool envy, and see how the other side lives.

It may even give you some great ideas and inspiration for your own backyard makeover.

There was plenty of robust discussion about Australia’s 100 Cool Pools, but one thing we all agreed on is that in the middle of summer an Aussie backyard pool is hard to beat.

We can’t wait to show them to you.