Last updated: February 1, 2013 8:22 pm

Hot property: Home gyms

Five residences equipped with private and customised gyms, including a Mediterranean-style estate in Australia and a château in central Bohemia
House on Panorama Road, Sandbanks, Dorset, UK

Panorama Road, Sandbanks, Dorset, UK, £7.75m

Where Near Poole Harbour, on the south coast of England, overlooking the Sandbanks peninsula, about 25 minutes’ drive from Bournemouth airport.

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What A waterfront home with 7,700 sq ft of living space. Built in a Modernist style, the five-bedroom property includes a fourth floor master bedroom suite and three external terraces. Served by a lift, the property resembles a transatlantic liner from the 1920s.

Why The gym area on the lower ground floor includes an indoor swimming pool, shower, sauna, and doors opening out on to an exterior courtyard with 1,300 sq ft of decked terrace

Who Savills, www.savills.com, tel: +44 1202 708888

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House on 3 Millewa Avenue, Warrawee, Sydney

3 Millewa Avenue, Warrawee, Sydney, NSW, Australia, A$5m (£3.28m)

Where On the upper North Shore of Sydney, about 20km from Sydney Central Business district and 35km from Sydney international airport.

What A Mediterranean-style estate set in 3,561 sq metres of landscaped gardens. The house comes with six bedrooms, all en suite, and a separate guest house of 276 sq metres.

Why The gym has wooden parquet flooring, a wall-mounted television and French windows opening out on to the heated pool outside.

Who McGrath Estate Agents, www.mcgrath.com.au, tel: +61 2 9386 3333

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Château Klecany

Château Klecany, Prague, Czech Republic, €40m

Where In central Bohemia, on the Vitava river, 26km from Prague international airport, 4km north of Prague’s city border.

What A newly refurbished château with 3,606 sq metres of living space. Dating back to the 14th century, the house has 11 en suite bedrooms and restored ceiling frescoes. The castle grounds include a separate guesthouse, garages and a private stable block.

Why Unusually, the gym and fitness centre are located at the top of the main house in the attic.

Who Sotheby’s International Realty Czech Republic, www.sothebysrealty.cz, tel: +420 257 223 376

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House on Casey Key Road, Osprey, Florida

Casey Key Road, Osprey, Florida, US, $8.8m (£5.47m)

Where At the north end of Casey Key, on little Sarasota Bay, around 20 miles from Sarasota international airport (or 80 miles from Tampa airport with direct flights to UK).

What An eight-bedroom house in more than two acres of land. The 13,550 sq ft property comes with a tennis court, bay and gulf side terraces, a two-bedroom guest house and staff quarters.

Why The gym has views over the bay, and is adjacent to an indoor lap pool, as well as next to the outdoor pool. The gym is air-conditioned, and all the equipment is included in the sale.

Who Michael Saunders & Company, www.michaelsaunders.com, tel: +1 941 955 8200

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Son Vida, Majorca, Spain, €20m

Where Overlooking the Bay of Palma, on the southwest side of the largest of the Balearic islands, about 18km from Palma international airport.

What A 10-bedroom, 10-bathroom mansion, built in 1998, with 360 degree views over the bay. Set in a plot of 7,345 sq metres, the property comes with a tennis court, separate staff apartment and guesthouse.

Why The gym, which is located in the guesthouse, overlooks the Sierra Tramuntana mountain range and is equipped with 12 fitness machines. The gym area is air-conditioned and has an indoor pool, spa and wet bar.

Who Engel & Völkers, www.engelvoelkers.com, tel: +34 971 60 91 41

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