Best Natural Swimming Pool Design in New Hampshire

Best Natural Swimming Pool Design in New Hampshire

See Why Terrain Planning & Design Offers The Best Natural Swimming Pool Design In New Hampshire

It’s time to turn your backyard into a breathtaking natural oasis with swimming pool designs from Terrain Planning & Design.With the harsh winters in New England, it’s no wonder why you want to make the most out of each summer in New Hampshire. A pool is a great way to do this, but why stop at just a pool when you can transform the area around it into a masterpiece?

From design and conception, to site work and planting and on to the fabulous finished product, we’ll ensure that your new pool and backyard lives up to your dream while staying within the budget you’ve set.

Here are just a few of the things our designers will take into account when planning out your natural swimming pool design:

Aesthetic Appeal

Before installing a pool, it’s best to plan the design and landscape surrounding it first. If you love entertaining, then consider a beautiful stone patio. Our team can design one that fits within your allowed space and even add a stone wall or water feature.

Instead of a typical regular pool shape, we’ll help you add a unique flare to your pool’s shape. Today’s shapes and style are incredibly varied and your pool can be virtually anything you want it to be based on space and budget. We design pools that are:

  • Vinyl lined (colorful, cheaper, need replacing every ten years)
  • Concrete (the new standard, durable, many applications)
  • Gunite (see: concrete)
  • Paver stones (Elegant, most expensive, long lasting)
  • Fiberglass (Non-porous, algae resistant, less maintenance, limited shapes/size)

Functionality and Practicality

Not only do you want a beautiful pool, but you want one that’s practical too. Before drawing up any plans or breaking ground our team will ask you a series of questions  to gauge how your pool will be being used. For starters, we’ll want to know the direction of crowd flow. This will help us position the landscape better so you and your guests can truly feel like you’re walking into a natural oasis when you all step into the pool area.

We’ll also consider storage, entrances/exits, cooking areas and existing planting that already surrounds the area. Predicting a future home renovation? Don’t sweat. We can adjust the design plan to ensure that space can be adjusted in the future if you decide to break ground and build an addition. 

Cohesive Design

One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make is just installing a pool without considering  garden or landscape design. This results in a pool placement and design that appears out of place from the rest of the yard and home.

Experienced Pool Contractors

We’ve been helping homeowners in New England design their dream pool for years. Along the way, we have built strong relationships with pool installation contractors  in order to refer you to only the best. While adhering to your budget, we’ll provide you with suggestions on what contractors to use. Hiring a bad contractor can result in poor craftsmanship that could be costly to fix. Let us eliminate this fear by directing you to expert professionals that will get the job done right.

Upon completion of the design phase we offer project management, collecting bids from contractors and coordinating the project from beginning to end. We serve as your advocate to assure the best quality results in a project that stays within your budget. We can find the right pool company and subcontractors in your area to build the pool that we design for you. If you are considering calling a pool builder to design the pool of your dreams, please call us first. We will share ideas and options you may not have thought about – ideas that could save you thousands! Our initial design consultation is free!

Your Location

Certain cities have certain rules and regulations when it comes to pool installation. We’ll ensure that the designs we present to you always follow code. We have extensive knowledge backed by years of experience working with homeowners in the New England area.

Here are some of the communities that we are proud to serve in New Hampshire and Massachusetts:


New London/Lake Sunapee Region



Swimming Pool Design and Planning in NH and MA is a Call Away

The “one-stop” swimming pool design and planning architectural firm in MA, NH and ME is Terrain Planning & Design. We are the residential architects to consult when it’s time to make your backyard complete with a new in-ground pool. See our extensive portfolio of these stunning swimming pools and then call us for a free consultation, (603) 746-3512.

About Terrain Planning

Terrain Planning is a NH residential and commercial landscape architectural firm staffed with licensed landscape architects specializing in landscape architecture design and planning, land use planning, wetland permitting, landscape design, landscape contracting and construction project management with a keen eye for both natural and sustainable landscapes. Landscape design and architectural services include backyard landscape design, outdoor kitchen design, swimming pool design, patio, drive and walkway design, outdoor fireplaces and fire pits, ponds and waterfalls, playground and park design, shoreline wetlands planning and permitting, shoreline erosion planning and construction, as well as residential development planning

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311 Kast Hill Road
Hopkinton NH 03229
Tel: (603) 746-3512

“Eric Buck with Terrain Planning is the most professional, versed, and creative architect that I have worked with in 30 years in the industry.”
ROB KEIM Keim Landscape Consulting
“Terrain planning and design have done several design projects for me. One of the few landscape design companies that will design and over see the project till the finish. Great company.”
Bryan Fournier Bryan Fournier Landscape & Irrigation
“We hired Eric from Terrain Planning to redesign the courtyard of our reproduction home in Henniker NH. The plans we received were absolutely top notch and beautiful.”
Russell Mann Henniker, New Hampshire

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