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15th August, 2016

Homes to keep you fit

Homes to keep you fit

The Olympics are in full swing with athletes fighting for that gold medal in Rio. We have found some stunning properties that are worthy of a medal and will motivate you to keep fit in the coming months.

1. Astonbury Manor, £650,000

Astonbury Manor is an outstanding example of Jacobean architecture and now this grand building is separated into substantial and very exclusive apartments. This is a rare opportunity to purchase such a beautiful and unique home in such surroundings and should not be missed. This particular apartment has been beautifully and sympathetically presented throughout combining the period feel with stylish contemporary finishing.


Farquhar Rd, Edgbaston, West Midlands, £2,200,000

This lovely 7-bedroom property occupies an impressive plot of over an acre on one of Birmingham’s most desirable roads, Farquhar Road. Much of the original features are still intact with huge proportioned rooms, talk sash windows and stunning rear gardens. The property also boasts an outdoor swimming pool – perfect for laps and keeping fit.

3. Lee-On-The-Solent, Fareham, Hampshire, £1,750,000

A farmhouse built in an era where agriculture was an enterprise, this impressive home represents the unique opportunity to buy into a slice of history. This six-bedroom Grade II listed house hosts a games room and an outdoor tennis court – there really is never a dull moment.

4. Barrow Court, £700,000

This handsome early Victorian house sits in a glorious spot set behind weeping willows and chestnut trees in the village of Welney. The property comprises of five bedrooms, reception room, dining room as well as a large studio room. As well as a modular barn there is a former tennis court which could be converted into a round pen.

5. Portland House, Holywood, £1,995,000

If you want variety then this is the perfect property. Portland house sits within the spectacular rural landscape of Weardale which offers panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The property also has an indoor swimming pool which can be enjoyed any time of the year. The outdoor hot tub is idea for unwinding and relaxing after long and stressful day. If that’s not enough, there is an indoor gym in the attic so you are spoilt for choice.

6. Constantia Upper, Cape Town, ZAR36,500,000

The emphasis for this property is easy living while indulging in luxury. The entertainment flows throughout with a swimming pool that sets the scene of elegance. Surrounded by a wooden deck, the heated swimming pool is adjacent to the beautiful scenic vineyards. Swimming has never been this attractive.

7. Willow lodge, £675,000

Willow Lodge is a large and impressive five-bedroom property sitting in West Norfolk fenland beside the Popham's Eau. The extraordinary two-acre plot is perfect for long walks or a satisfying run. For a more rigorous workout, there is an indoor gym and a large tennis court.

8. Long Lane, £6,500,000

Perfectly located in the beautiful South Cheshire countryside, Spurstow Hall is four miles from the popular village of Tarporley and only a mile from Bunbury. As well as a large tennis court, there is an indoor swimming pool where you can splash the stress away.

9. Beech Hill, Hadley, £3,800,000

This spectacular five bedroom detached property has been beautifully laid out over three floors. With high specifications throughout, benefiting from an Indoor Swimming Pool/Leisure Complex and a floodlit basketball/tennis court on Beech Hill.

10. St Lawrence, Jersey, £3,500,00

This stunning newly built residence is situated in a peaceful location of St Lawrence countryside, and is just a short drive to beautiful beaches, schools and local amenities.The main entrance leads onto a large reception hallway of grand proportions, featuring an impressive handmade walnut staircase leading to the first floor. There is a large heated swimming pool, pool house and not to mention a 4.2 Vergee field which can be used as an orchard or equine grazing.

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