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House Hunting: 7 homes for working out
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Birchrunville, Pennsylvania. This six-bedroom house sits on a 34-acre lot with over $1 million in landscaped areas. The 10,000-square-foot home features marble flooring, vaulted ceilings, a billiard room, and a pool room with a sauna and a hot tub.


The lower level includes a fully equipped gym, a theater room, and a bar with a wine cellar. $3,395,000. Chaher Kashlan and Donald Pearson, Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty, (215) 589-8338.



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Northbrook, Illinois. Built in 2008, this five-bedroom contemporary-style home just north of Chicago lies on a cul-de-sac. The house has a gourmet kitchen, a library, and a floating spiral staircase that leads to a master suite with a balcony.


A second-floor exercise area overlooks a room with a lap pool, a fireplace, and a spa. $1,499,000. Krystyna Kaczor, Koenig Rubloff Realty Group, (847) 790-8414.



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Sarasota, Florida. Sitting on 0.5 acres on the shore of Sarasota Bay, this four-bedroom, Tuscan-style house was built in 2008. Features include an elevator, a home theater, a two-story office with leather floors, and a master suite with a kitchenette and a spa.


The property contains a mirrored workout room and an infinity pool. $7,995,000. Kim Ogilvie, Michael Saunders & Co., (941) 376-1717.



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Forrestville, California. This four-bedroom Sonoma County contemporary home was built in 2005. Details include oversize windows throughout, a kitchen with a marble island, and a screened-in outdoor dining room.


Fitness areas feature a yoga platform overlooking the valley and a first-floor mirrored gym with wraparound windows. $2,595,000. Radhi Ahern and Scott Kalmbach, Pacific Union International/Top Agent Network, (415) 531-2981.



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Chicago. This "Steal of the Week" is a two-bedroom, first-floor condo in the Bucktown neighborhood, blocks from the 606/Bloomingdale multi-use trail. Details include 13-foot ceilings, a new kitchen, and a bath with a Jacuzzi tub. The building was constructed in 1899 and features a bike room and a storage space. $319,000. Tom Pomagier, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (847) 682-0295.



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Charlotteville, New York. Set on a 464-acre certified organic farm, Charlotte Valley Farms' house was built around 1795 and has been featured on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1992, architect Peter Gluck created a contemporary addition to the six-bedroom home.


Details include a master bedroom with arched ceilings and a wood stove, and a pool wing with a 75-foot lap pool, a steam room, a workout area, and a rock climbing wall. $2,350,000. Michael R. Franklin, Franklin Ruttan, (315) 876-2262.



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Encino, California. This Mediterranean-style villa has a master suite with a home gym, a sports court, and a pool. The seven-bedroom house was built in 1996 and features a chef's kitchen, three fireplaces, and multiple balconies.


The property has palms and privacy hedges, and includes a one-bedroom guesthouse. $3,495,000. Rachel Nussbaum, Prestige Estate Agency/Top Agent Network, (818) 554-4281.



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