Etta Kantor still remembers the reaction she got from her builder when she described the type of house she wanted him to build. “He was so excited,” she recalls. “He said ‘Oh, you want to pull out all the stops!’”
For many families, the ultimate backyard escape is a swimming pool. Whether it’s a simple dunking tank or an elaborate landscape that includes a waterfall and spa tub, these watery respites provide fun and fitness, and even help cement family ties.