Here are some inventive ways to add a pool to your backyard for the summer - even if you're a little short on space.
You don't have to have a big backyard to fit in a pool — and if you do have a big backyard, the pool doesn't have to take up the entire thing. We've got plenty of examples of less-than-enormous backyards where homeowners have squeezed in a pool — and lots of other things, too.
A small pool doesn't have to be any less refreshing. This cast concrete plunge pool is by Australian Plunge Pools.
This pool, spotted on Coastal Living, buts right up to the side of the house, and is actually located in a side yard.
In this design by Bestor Architecture, a lap pool runs across the back of a small backyard, leaving room for a patio for entertaining.
This backyard pool from My Paradissi is just big enough to jump in and splash around a little. The outdoor shower is a nice touch.
Click the link below to see where I got these ideas from. Many more clever ways to incorporate a pool here: