Staying Fit for the New Year


We all know you’ve made them—the infamous New Year’s resolutions to get fit for 2015.  January is a busy month for gyms all across the nation, as people are eager to not only burn off those extra holiday calories, but also make a pact with themselves to lead an overall healthier lifestyle. It’s a New Year, so why not create a new you?

Here are seven residences with in-home gyms and exercise spaces that keep your goals to stay fit right around the corner, down the stairs or in the next room over.  Whether running on the treadmill, lifting weights, doing yoga or even shooting a game of hoops, these incredible homes throughout Westchester County and Connecticut have everything you need and more to achieve your New Year’s ambitions without ever having to leave your front door.

1248 Oenoke Ridge—New Canaan, CT



Who needs a gym membership when your home offers incredible fitness amenities with space for top-notch equipment, opportunities to unwind and so much more?   This custom-built American Shingle style estate located on one of New Canaan’s premier streets encourages its residents to stay active in a luxurious, sleek indoor environment. The residence’s lower level not only boasts the typical workout space full of treadmills and weights, but also has a beautiful yoga/dance studio and adjacent massage room.  With all of these amenities right at home, who wouldn’t want to keep their New Year’s resolution to stay in shape?

21 Crows Nest—Bronxville, NY

Get ready to make a steady workout plan at this exquisite residence set atop lush, private grounds that overlook the quaint village of Bronxville. The property’s gym is just one of many luxurious amenities offered to its lucky residents, who are guaranteed to feel accomplished after staying active in a spacious, modern fitness room where any workout regimen is possible.

230 Poverty Hollow Road—Redding, CT

This magnificent 1768 country estate situated on over 24 acres of pastoral land offers all the comforts of modern-day lifestyles and trends in a charming, timeless atmosphere.  The home’s gym even stays true to this unique country gentleman style, with top-notch equipment surrounded by beautiful beams, windows and even a stone fireplace.  Additionally, the property’s barn, constructed in 2008, has both finished and unfinished space perfectly fit for a future professional gym opportunity.

6 Pond View Lane—Sherman, CT


If you’re not getting your exercise by playing golf or tennis at this custom home that rests in the middle of a beautiful country club golf course in Sherman, CT, you can utilize an all-year-round workout room by simply venturing downstairs to the residence’s amenity-rich lower level.  Get into a daily routine to successfully achieve your New Year’s goals, and then cool down with a relaxing, brisk walk around the nearby pond.

69 Tophet Road—Roxbury, CT


Get the ultimate workout at this barn-inspired, European-style custom home’s downstairs gym.  The residence offers ample space for multiple types of exercises from cycling and lifting to running, yoga and more.  But it doesn’t end there.  Perhaps the best motivation to work out in this top-notch exercise space is the adjacent sauna for six that is simply perfect for relaxing those tired muscles.

4 Hill Top Drive—Port Chester, NY

Anyone who lives at this private waterfront estate might find it difficult to leave its sweeping views and luxurious lifestyle, especially if it’s to go to the gym.  With gym amenities and an exercise space conveniently available at home, though, there are no excuses!  Go chase that New Year’s resolution on the treadmill that’s right downstairs, and then treat yourself to a scenic stroll on the beach.

Are you just not a gym person?

Home of former no. 1 pro tennis player Ivan Lendl, 5 Half Mile Road in Goshen, CT, is now for sale, and offers any sports fanatic the dream home workout environment.  Although the residence does have a gym, it also boasts an indoor basketball court, swimming pool and of course, a tennis court, allowing for all residents to stay active and shed those holiday pounds the fun way—with a classic match of tennis among family and friends on a pro’s court right at home.

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