I earned €150 a month with my French home’s pool

It is only November but one home-owner is already thinking of next summer and her swimming pool – and how to rent it out after earning €150 a month doing just that this year.

Marie-Eve Appel, who lives in Bordeaux, was told about a company that could help her make money from her pool after grumbling to a work colleague about it being unused when she was at work.

Swimmy (swimmy.fr) rents out private swimming pools for people to use for up to four hours at a time.

Ms Appel said: “I love my pool and it seemed a bit strange at first (the idea ...

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