What Type Of Pool Can I Get If My Budget Is $75 K & Under?

Are you ready to add a pool or do a backyard makeover, but aren’t quite sure where your budget will take you? If you’re looking to add a pool in your backyard, it can be tough to visualize what your budget will translate into for your outdoor living experience.

At California Pools & Landscape, we’ve been creating custom backyards of all sizes for over 36 years in Arizona. We’ve worked side by side with thousands of customers in this budget range to build the backyard of their dreams. This experience has given us the expertise to take care of every detail and make your pool building a breeze.

In this article we will examine the different backyard features that are typically added for projects that fall within the budget range of $75K & under. There are many important factors that will determine a pool’s cost to give you all the information you need to plan your perfect pool!

The pools in the video above show a variety of design styles that are available in this budget range. They do vary in price mostly due to their size and the design features added.

Your pool size, lot conditions, jurisdiction, material choices, decking materials, fire features, water features, and other landscape features will all be considered when creating a budget for your backyard oasis.

Building Your Inground Pool

If your backyard budget falls in the $75K & under price range, you will be able to include an inground pool or spa, plus some additional design features into your backyard living environment. A pool makes a lot of sense in Arizona as there are several warm months throughout the year to enjoy your private swimming pool.

In Arizona building a standard inground pool in your backyard will cost somewhere between $30,000 – $50,000. At California Pools & Landscape, our standard pool costs $50,000 – $55,000.

Most commonly, pools in this price range also can include other outdoor elements like a Baja shelf, water features or landscaping. Whether it’s relaxation, entertainment or recreation, building an inground pool or spa in your backyard can check all the boxes.

An Inground Pool With Water Features

When building an inground pool with a budget that goes up to $75K, our design team likes to add in luxurious touches like water features. Adding water features can drastically change your outdoor environment, creating a visible and audible stimulus to add to your relaxation.

Depending on your preference, water features can add the sense of a rock waterfall, a steady flow and splash from a wide scupper or a fountain shooting up from underwater.

Many of our water features are built into raised walls, pillars or rock formations. These design touches can help add character to your pool and set your design apart from the rest! There are several different material choices you can make that can make your backyard feel like an extension of your living space.

Pool shapes in this range run the gamut, from modern and crisp to free form and organic. We also take advantage of different decking materials to highlight different living areas and draw attention to certain parts of the backyard.

Building An Inground Pool With A Baja Shelf

When dreaming of your pool and backyard oasis, adding features like a baja shelf, pool benches or raised pool walls can be accomplished in this budget range.

Baja Shelves are one of our most popular add ons to pools because they offer a great opportunity to relax in the water and still soak up the Arizona sunshine. They are also a great feature to add for families with small children, as they can splash and play in the shallow water.

Design Your Ultimate Backyard Oasis

As you can see—there is no limit to the beauty and creativity in this price range! Whatever your budget, our design team is skilled in finding a backyard design that is perfect for your space and style. Our designers know how to see a space in its totality, and optimize every inch of yard, giving you true “bang for your buck.” Your backyard remodel will add precious square footage to your home and give you more luxurious living space, indoors and out.

Notice something that caught your eye? Get in touch today to schedule an online consultation with one of our award-winning designers.

If you aren’t ready to schedule an appointment, but want to learn more about California Pools & Landscape, this will help you consider if we’re a good fit for you.

We are ready and waiting to help bring your ultimate backyard to life!

*Please note that this article reflects 2022 pricing.

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