Smashing Properties with Tennis Courts on the Market Right Now

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Wimbledon given you tennis fever? Go pro in your own back garden with these houses...

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Whether you’re looking for somewhere to practice your serve or a pad to host post-match strawberries and cream, these courtside properties have got you covered…

1. Widworthy, Honiton, Devon, EX14

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Henry VIII was the King who started Britain’s love affair with tennis. So what better place to play than a Tudor Manor? This charming Grade II listed house has over 43 acres of formal walled gardens and grounds, perfect for strolling through like a Tudor monarch, along with tennis courts and a swimming pool. Inside the seven-bedroom house is a great hall with a double height ceiling, wooden beams and fireplace ideal for hosting banquets. And if you’re looking for a little less history and a touch more comfort, there’s a fitted modern kitchen and a cinema room included too. Available through Strutt & Parker, price on application

2. Aix En Provence, Bouches-Du-Rhone, Provence, France

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If you’re more of a French open kind of fan, hope across the channel to this magnificent Mediterranean villa. With nine bedrooms spread out over the main house and a spacious guest house this is the perfect spot for hosting friends. Throw dinner parties in the large reception and dining rooms, have drinks on the expansive covered patio, and take a dip in either the indoor or outdoor swimming pools. When all that’s over, head down to the tennis courts (complete with a wooden tennis hut) and host a championships of your own. Available through Knight Frank for €5,250,000

3. Richmond Hill Court, Richmond, TW10

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Who said you needed to live in the countryside to play tennis? This spacious one-bedroom apartment in Richmond not only has access to a large private tennis court – its also right next door to Wimbledon itself. With an entrance hall, large reception room, modern oak kitchen and large bedroom, it’s the perfect place to relax in between walks along the nearby river Thames and through world famous Richmond Park. Available through Knight Frank for £600,000

6. South Sands House, Dover

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Fancy a game of tennis overlooking the Channel and those famous white cliffs? The court at this supremely-situated property arguably boast one of the finest views in Kent – just make sure you’re focusing on your serve, too. The sunny Souths Sands House itself enjoys a far-reaching panoramic vista that stretches across the sea, and is situated in the popular coastal village of St Margaret’s Bay. Available through Strutt & Parker, offers over £2.2m

7. Alexander, Peloponnese, Greece

If Wimbledon common just doesn’t feel dramatic enough, try this tennis court on for size. Perched on a rocky outcrop with panoramic views over the Aegean-sea, its hard to imagine a more photogenic spot for a hit-about. And the courts are only the start of this sleek modern villa. With nine bedrooms, landscaped gardens, vast sunset terraces, and a tunnel leading down to the beach, this home combines traditional Greek romance with all the comfort of modern living. In between working on your forehand, you can take a dip in the salt water pool, stroll along the shore, or hop over to bustling neighbouring islands. Beats Wimbledon high street any day. Available through Sotheby’s International Realty for €7,800,000

Far Stanley Farm, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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With exposed wooden beams, open fireplaces and cosy front rooms, Far Stanley Farm is a dream Cotswolds retreat. Set at the end of a winding country lane, the property has five bedrooms, four reception rooms, sprawling lawns and patios perfect for a post-match drink. Then there’s the tennis courts themselves, which are surrounded by shrubbery and bushes for that authentic country feel. And if you like your horses as much as your tennis courses? You’re in luck, because this home has stables, paddocks, and acres of pasture. Available through Knight Frank for £2,500,000

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