Case Study Make A Splash
Homes & Interiors Scotland|May - June 2021
If you’ve got a swimming pool in your garden, you’re going to need a pool house. And if you’ve got a pool house, you might as well bring in the experts to make it a glamorous, luxurious place in which to hang out with the gang and generally live the dream.
Gillian Welsh

That was the thinking behind this project. The pool house in question sits in the extensive grounds of a six-bedroom Georgian-influenced new-build house, on the edge of the owners’ enviable turquoise pool. It’s a simple brick structure, but is blessed with ceiling-high glazed doors that slide open on warm days to erase the boundary between inside and out.

Well used since it was built several years previously, it was time for a refurbishment. The owners loved their high-quality handmade Martin Moore kitchen, so they commissioned the firm to redesign the pool house’s interior. “They really enjoy entertaining family and friends here in summer,” says William Rudgard, senior designer at Martin Moore. “So it was vital that the new layout could accommodate large groups of people in a space entirely suited to an outdoor, pool environment.”

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