New Year health kick: Which of these homes with a gym would you choose – a £1.2m Scottish mansion or a £2.05m pad near Bournemouth’s beaches?
You may have over indulged over Christmas or drank in excess on New Year’s Eve. Either way, you may have decided to overhaul your lifestyle in 2022 with plenty of exercise.
What better way to get fit than to have a gym on your doorstep, or even within your property – no excuses about dragging yourself away from home.
With this in mind, our regular Mail Online Property Battle series takes a look at two different homes at either end of mainland Britain with their own gyms and ask, which one would you choose?
Which home for sale with a state of the art gym would you choose – one is a mansion in Scotland’s South Lanarkshire and the other is in Dorset’s Bournemouth
That is the question we are asking in this property battle, where we look at two different properties for sale.
Both homes have a seven-figure price tag and the facilities to get in shape in the coming months.
1. Seven-bed house, Strathaven, , Scotland, £1.2m
This home in Scotland’s Strathaven is in on the market with a price tag of £1.2million and is being sold via Residence estate agents
The property has been added to by the current owners and includes a well-equipped gym with floor to ceiling mirrors and plenty of light
This home in Scotland’s Strathaven was built around 1869 and was extended in the early 1900s.
It has been added to by the current owners and includes a well-equipped gym with floor to ceiling mirrors and plenty of light.
These modern touches are in sharp contrast to the Baronial look of the property with its stone surround on the front door outside and its ornamental fireplaces and vaulted billard room on the inside.
This later room offers a large space to workout indoors.
The Scottish mansion has a vaulted billard room that could be the ideal space to workout in if you’re a dancer
Wood paneling continues elsewhere in the Scottish mansion, including in this grand living room
The surrounding countryside offers a perfect environment for those seeking long hikes or bike rides
The property is also surrounded by the stunning South Lanarkshire countryside, providing plenty of opportunity to exercise outdoors, including long hikes or bike rides.
The seven-bedroom property is in on the market with a price tag of £1.2million and is being sold via Residence estate agents.
2. Five-bed house, Bournemouth, Dorset, £2.05million
This modern home in Dorset’s Bournemouth is for sale for £2.05million via estate agents STQ Property Group
The property has a state of the art gym that includes a treadmill, a workout bike and several weight areas
This modern family home in Dorset’s Bournemouth boasts a state of the art swimming pool and gym.
Outside there is a sunken hot tub that is under a covered area and surrounded by decking.
The five-bedroom property also backs onto a golf course, offering additional sports activities on the doorstep. And it is a short walk to Bournemouth town centre and its long stretches of beach.
It is for sale for £2.05million via estate agents STQ Property Group.
Outside in the garden is a sunken hot tub that is under a covered area and surrounded by decking
The workout equipment continues by the side of the large pool that has plenty of windows overlooking the large garden
The property in Bournemouth has a large landscaped garden and is only a short stroll to the town centre and beaches