For anyone feeling a bit guilty about maybe overindulging during the Christmas and New Year celebrations, then a gym membership might be the ideal remedy, but will you actually make the effort after a few weeks? If you become one of the new owners of these homes for sale in Wales that have their own dedicated gym space, there's absolutely no excuse for not trotting down the corridor or the stairs and working off that Christmas dinner. These gym spaces might not be the size of a leisure centre fitness suite, but at least they are literally on your doorstep. 1. Tonna, Neath This substantial family home near Neath is a four-storey property, so with all those stairs available maybe a home gym is not necessary. However, the current owners have made an impressive commitment to their fitness, with a dedicated gym room complete with wooden floor and a mirrored wall to check you are actually breaking out in a sweat. Converting one of the bedrooms on the lower ground floor, the room easily … [Read more...] about Six homes for sale in Wales with their own mini gyms
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Search for homes for sale in Bingham on Rightmove and you'll get just 51 results - and one of those properties is listed by two agents. So, with only 50 individual homes for sale at the moment and only a handful of those results showing traditional homes, interest from house hunters for this Victorian semi in the market town is sure to be high. The traditional four-bed is a great example of a home that combines character features with modern additions. Inside a Victorian semi in Bingham View gallery Start with the comfortable lounge with its high ceilings, original decorative ceiling rose and lovely bay window - it is a room that sets the standard for this house. There is plenty of living space with a separate dining room or second sitting room, then there is a kitchen diner with a range of units, appliances and a useful pantry. There is also space in here for a table and chairs while further appliance space is available in the utility room. Finally on the ground floor is a … [Read more...] about There’s only 50 homes for sale in this Notts market town and this one is a gem
PUBLISHED: 18:06 10 September 2018 Caroline Culot Pic; www.gettyimages.co.uk What’s top on your list of must-haves when you move? Probably a fantastic kitchen or bathroom - or both! These are the rooms which many people change. However, if you are looking for a bathroom which really gets you in a lather, how about these in homes for sale which might just tantalise you into making that move. Warren Road, High Kelling. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukWarren Road, High Kelling. Pic: www.williamhbrown.co.ukThe Old Rectory, Spixworth. Pic: www.struttandparker.comThe Old Rectory, Spixworth. Pic: www.struttandparker.comWells Road, Stiffkey. Pic; www.sowerbys.comWells Road, Stiffkey. Pic: www.sowerbys.comWells Road, Stiffkey; for sale for £1.295million with Sowerbys on 01328 711711.The Old Townsend Arms is a fine 18th century, former coaching inn which has been extensively renovated and offers a superb home with a lavish ground floor bedroom suite that … [Read more...] about What’s top of the tubs? Some of the best bathrooms in homes for sale to get you in a lather!
By Pádraig HoareThe number of homes for sale throughout the country rose 3% in the past year but is half of what was available eight years ago, according to estate agency Sherry FitzGerald.The firm said the stock of available properties had increased to 25,800 units in July 2018, just 700 more than the year previously.Current available stock represents just 1.4% of the total private housing stock in the Republic, and stands 52% lower than in July 2010, when 53,900 units were advertised for sale, it said.There were a total of 705 units advertised for sale in Cork City, representing 1.5% of housing stock — this compared to 451 units in same period last year. Cork county stock decreased in the past year. It had 2,727 units, or 1.6% of housing stock, compared to 2,808 in July 2017.“Overall (Cork) supply increased by 5.7% but it is worth stating that proportions are still very low by any standard,” the firm’s chief economist Marian Finnegan said.There were 5,100 … [Read more...] about Homes for sale increase but still at half of 2010 levels
THERE'S yet more bad news for first-time buyers as house prices reach an all-time high, but there are fewer homes for sale. The latest Halifax House Price Index shows that the average cost of a house has jumped to £230,280, the highest on record. The number of homes for sale did rise slightly, but only after falling consistently for 26 months. We've spoken to property experts to find out what this means for first-time buyers. Nathan Priestley, chief executive of the Priestley Group, the Leeds-based housing developer warned that while the number of houses being built or available to buy remains low it will have a negative impact on the market. He said: "Simply put, low supply of stock increases values even further." For already-stretched first-time buyers this means that already high prices are likely to continue to rise as demand exceeds supply. As costs go up, young people need to find bigger deposits amid great competition for each property. That's coupled with the fact that … [Read more...] about House prices hit record high in July but low number of homes for sale hits market, Halifax reveals