We have been getting some quotes for a new pool, we sold our previous home which we had a vinyl pool installed, we learned a lot through the process and this place has been an amazing resource for us. On to the new home- we purchased 8 acres and are in the process of building our dream home with a vineyard, and we are planning on putting in a 20x40 vinyl inground pool with a partially raised spa. Most of the quotes we have recieved have been in the same range giver or take a couple of thousand.
What we have decided on specifically so far is as followed,
20x40 in ground pool with a 8ft deep end. We are set on doing the 20ft vinyl covered steps, limestone coping, an automatic cover. We are still trying to decide on the lighted deck jets and would LOVE any input on them as we just had the standard ones before. We are wanting to do a spa 8x8ft inground fiberglass shell, plumbing completely seperate so we can still use the hot tub in the winter and avoiding sharing equipment so we can do so. We are leaning towards using our previous pool builder because he did an outstanding job, he is right in the middle with pricing at 53k for the pool and 17k for the spa. He does include the gravel backfill, all of the water for the pool (because we will be on a well, we want a complete fill up.) We will also be doing the easy touch and salt water chlorine generator. 4 LED pool lights, Sand filter, VS pump, and a heat pump, 3 skimmers, 4 returns, and main drain and 2 inch plumbing. None of the bids include decking yet because we aren't sure which way we are leaning (stamped concrete, pavers, or ultimently I would love to have the full range bluestone). We already have a 20x12 covered porch going on the home for shade and entertainment and our landscape designers have put together a beautiful plan that includes an out door kitche, stone fireplace, and pretty much everything we have ever wanted outside.
I know we would love any input on anything we may have missed, its a lot going on and just wanted some opinions on what we are looking to do. All of the equipment will be Pentair, and we had it previously and feel comfortable with all of it.