The purchase of a property, whether it is a house or an apartment, with a swimming pool can raise some questions, especially if the property is located near the sea. In any case, the pool is a serious asset for mental and physical health, an additional way to occupy the children, a significant added value in case of resale. Here is the information to consider if you are still hesitating to buy a property with a pool.
Cleaning and maintenance of a pool
For a durable use and to preserve the health of the swimmers, to ensure its lifespan and that of its equipment, the swimming pool must be regularly cleaned and maintained, whether it is in-ground, semi in-ground or above ground. Today, there are many companies that specialize in this type of service, thus representing an indisputable saving of time and money for the owners. These companies use the appropriate chemical products for cleaning surfaces, knowing the most effective and economical brands, regulating PH levels to avoid the proliferation of algae and bacteria.
If you want to take care of the maintenance and cleaning of your private pool, many businesses have the necessary products and equipment to do so.
The swimming pool allows you to stay physically and morally fit all year round
Whether it is private or located within a condominium, the pool can be used at any time, without time restrictions. This is an unsuspected asset when you want to stay in shape, improve your cardiovascular health, flexibility and overall physical well-being. A real asset for a better quality of life, the pool can quickly become a place to gather with friends, neighbors and children.
The presence of a pool increases the value of a property
Mauritius being a tropical country, the presence of a swimming pool in a property considerably increases its value. If you wish to resell your property, the pool will occupy a special place in the description.
No tax on swimming pools in Mauritius!
Let’s take the example of France where the swimming pool is considered as a built dependency of the house, an annex, therefore subject to the housing tax, the development tax and the property tax. In Mauritius, owning a swimming pool on your property is simply not subject to any taxation!
An unparalleled rental asset
In the context of a rental property purchase, the swimming pool becomes an important argument in the rental price, both for local tenants and for foreigners visiting the island.
Real estate with a swimming pool, an investment that is worth the detour
In today’s health environment, safety must be assured by all means. With a private pool, you won’t have to leave your house to swim, teach your kids how to swim and relax.
In addition, such equipment increases the value of your home, if you wish to sell it later.