The best part of having a game room in your own home is that when you don't win, it's that much easier to skulk off to bed and be a sore loser on your own. And if you're really lucky, your game room is also adjacent to some other fun spaces that make your home a private paradise (see: really great private bars). Here are three homes with magical game rooms that will cost you a cool million-plus.
9 Saint Anthony Lane, Chester Springs, PA
Taxes: $1,622 monthly
Winner, winner, chicken dinner: Some of us might call the kitchen in this four-bedroom home a game room (wow, those ceilings and those appliances!), but the proper game room is on the lower level of this home. The space includes room for billiards and darts, along with an adjacent media room and bar. For those of you who consider gym time a leisurely activity, there is one of those as well.
27 Harrison Drive, Newtown Square, PA
Taxes: $2,540 monthly
Winner, winner, chicken dinner: The game room in this Harrison Estate home is off the media room, which is near the wine cellar and the luxurious bar. Unlike the standard game room setup, this one has windows so you can tell just how long you've been getting hustled on the pool table. Bonus: the kids get a game room in this home too, where the play room has video monitoring capabilities.
104 Water Mill Lane, Media, PA
Taxes: $3,261 monthly
Winner, winner, chicken dinner: This five-bedroom home was Philadelphia Magazine's home of the year for 2004. A handsome wood bar with its own sub-zero refrigerator and freezer divides the game room, and the nearby wine room can hold up to 1,500 bottles. The game space also includes a media room that looks more like a cigar club than your standard theater-style movie space.
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