Planning to get in shape this New Year? The prospect could be much more appealing if you could do it without leaving home. How about one of these currently for sale on Zoopla.
1. Six-bedroom detached house in Tilney All Saints, King's Lynn, Norfolk, for £895,000
The barn of this Norfolk property has been converted into a chic gym – complete with mirrored wall and specialised flooring. But the Grade II-listed home comes with a wealth of traditional period features too, such as exposed timber beams, a thatched roof and a converted coach house which is currently being used as a holiday let.
Available via Yopa
2. Six-bedroom detached house in Middleton St. George, County Durham, for £2.4m
You won’t have to worry about membership fees to this vast home gym in Darlington – so long as you can stump up the £2.4m asking price, that is. You’ll also be able to rack up laps in the indoor swimming pool and get competitive in the two-lane bowling alley.
Available via Signature by Mark Small
3. Six-bedroom detached house in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, for £900,000
Serious about shifting the pounds? The gym in this gorgeous Nottinghamshire home will leave you with no excuses. It’s been kitted out with everything from free weights, a leg press and a squat rack – and you can blast your favourite tunes through the built-in sound system.
Available via William H Brown
4. Four-bedroom detached house in Edinburgh, for £245,000
The owners of this pristine home have converted their detached garage into a ‘training temple’. And with a combination of cardio machines and strength training equipment, they’ve certainly made the most of the available space. It even has a TV point if you need distracting.
Available via Mov8 Real Estate
5. Three-bedroom flat in Nine Elms, London, for £1.7m
Sharing is another option. And if ‘home’ was this three-bedroom new-build flat which directly overlooks the River Thames, it shouldn’t feel like too much of a compromise either. Residents of the well-heeled Nine Elms development in Battersea have use of a communal gym, yoga studio and indoor pool.
Available via Garton Jones