The grass is greener and the days are hotter. Signs of summer are everywhere and with the official start just a few days away, it’s necessary to sit back and ponder for a minute how you can live each coming day under the sun to the fullest. The warm weather and late sunsets allow for countless outdoor opportunities. Become more in touch with your healthy side this season and soak up more richness than just that vitamin D. Simply step out your door and be amazed by all the fun activities right at your fingertips that will keep you in shape.
Here are some perfect homes for a healthy and fit lifestyle this summer. Whether it is waterskiing, hiking, horseback riding, or even just doing laps in a 70-foot swimming pool, burning those calories can be simple and actually enjoyable in the summertime heat.
Located on more than 3 acres of private property, this home conveniently neighbors Devil’s Den, The Nature Conservatory’s largest natural preserve in Connecticut. With over 1,756 acres, hikers can enjoy numerous trails surrounded by natural New England beauty.
3 Kristen Place—Weston, CT
Avid swimmers will love this property which offers a 70-foot salt water swimming pool for laps, as well as over 10 acres of private land to explore. There are places to hike, kayak, bicycle on country roads and more to fulfill an active lifestyle.
26 South Road— Heath, MA
Gallop through the warm summer breeze and this 15-acre private equestrian property. Located right near Newtown Bridle Trails, a horse enthusiast can enjoy active days of horseback riding through the woods and fields and into the setting sun.
11 Fox Hollow Lane— Newtown, CT
With water on all sides, this private property known as Tavern Island makes it nearly impossible not to take on a full day of water sports. Begin by boating, sailing, wind surfing, kayaking, kite surfing or water
1 Tavern Island—Norwalk, CT
Work on a mean serve at this unique Colonial home that has a full tennis court right on the property. Complete your workout with some laps in the backyard pool, and then top it off with a relaxing evening to ease those tired muscles in the spa.
445 Hollow Tree Ridge Road—Darien, CT
This waterfront lake house is located in the beautiful valley and hills surrounding Candlewood Lake, offering tons of outdoor activities to do while in the comfort of a luxurious home. Head down to the boating house and take part in various lake sports, or go for a hike in the adjacent Naromi Land Trust in Sherman. There are also bicycling and jogging paths nearby to complete an active summer day.
10 Fox Run—Sherman, CT
We all know some people prefer to do their workouts indoors. To help escape the summertime heat, this Bronxville residence is the place for you. Stay in shape with this fully equipped, spacious and bright in-home gym.
21 Crows Nest Road—Bronxville, NY