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4 of a kind: Homes with gyms for workouts whenever you like

From a spacious five-bed in Co Limerick to a modern four-bed in Rathcoole.
Oct 1st 2020, 5:44 PM 7,000 0

WITH THE CLOSURE of gyms at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, many avid gym-goers were left wishing they had their own workout equipment at home.  

This week we’re looking at four properties around the country with impressive home gyms – from a five-bed in Co Limerick to a four-bed in Rathcoole. 

Drombanna, Co Limerick – €725,000

Measuring 4,500 sq ft, this five-bed property boasts large living areas, bedrooms and a spacious home gym. There are four reception rooms on the ground floor, including a south-west facing conservatory, while the second floor is dedicated to the gym suite and its shower room. 

Features include marble fireplaces, a large maple kitchen and a jacuzzi bath. The property sits on a two acre site, comprising mature landscaped gardens and 1.4 acres of meadow. Limerick Golf Club is less than a 10-minute drive away, while Limerick city can be reached in 15 minutes.

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Milltownpass, Co Westmeath – €575,000

Located on two acres of manicured gardens, this five-bed detached home is impressive from every angle. It was built in 2009 and features a sleek, spacious interior of 3,875 sq ft. The living accommodation includes a large home office, an open-plan dining room and kitchen with glossy red units and a sunroom.

The living room is ideal for entertaining and features a built-in multimedia system, as well as a feature fire and French doors to the garden. Four of the five bedrooms are on the ground floor, including the master bedroom and dressing room, while on the first floor there’s a gym with a balcony, a bathroom and the fifth bedroom. 

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Ballyleigh, Co Cork – €475,000

A four-bed detached bungalow, Winterwood is a light-filled family home of 1,420 sq ft. It’s located on 0.3 acres and enjoys beautiful views of the countryside to the rear, as well as a large Indian sandstone patio. There’s also a detached home office and gym, which is sure to be appreciated by those who are working from home. 

The main accommodation includes four bedrooms, a family bathroom, two interconnected reception rooms and a kitchen with countryside views. There’s a primary school within a 10-minute walk, while Cork city is a 20-minute drive away.

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Rathcoole, South Co Dublin – €475,000

Located a five-minute walk from Rathcoole village, 10 Greenogue Drive is a four-bed property with an impressive interior. It has been extended and refurbished to feature a large open-plan living, kitchen and dining room, while the attic has been converted for use as a fifth bedroom. 

Outside, there’s a lawn and patio area, as well as a log cabin which has been transformed into a fully-fitted home gym. No 10 also includes another living area, a utility room and a play room, while there’s parking for two cars in the driveway. 

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