Tennis is taking centre court as Wimbledon gets underway once again this summer. If you’d like to give the professionals a run for their money, these homes with their own tennis courts could be just the ticket.
1. Desford, Leicestershire, 7 Bedrooms
Amidst 1.5 acres of land including a tennis court and gardens, The Hawthorns is every inch the modern country manor. Newly renovated, this property offers a unique combination of modern and bespoke features, making it the ideal home for entertaining family and friends.
2. Churchover, Warwickshire, 6 Bedrooms
Situated down a long private drive this magnificent Grade II* mansion house has in the last few years been restored to its former glory and is now an impressive family home. Built in the 1700s by the renowned architect Samuel Wyatt, the property has been a country residence and was thought to be visited by King Edward VII. This stunning property now offers light and spacious accommodation with five reception rooms, six bedrooms, five bathrooms, separate annexe, garaging for at least 10 cars, gym, tennis court and landscaped gardens set within approximately 65 acres of parkland.
3. Hornsea, East Riding of Yorkshire, 13 Bedrooms
Rolston Hall has been the subject of considerable investment and restoration, sympathetically retaining many of its original architectural features whilst providing the comforts of modern living. Set within nearly 10 acres of grounds, the history dating back nearly 700 years. Substantial Edwardian extensions providing accommodation over 7000 sq. ft. plus Hall Cottage, a separate individual period house. There are spacious lawns including croquet lawn, a multitude of specimen trees, large kitchen garden, orchard and hard tennis court with pavilion and outdoor entertaining area with pergola.
4. Llanhennock, Monmouthshire, 8 Bedrooms
This home is one of the best known, and most admired, houses in South Wales, commanding a prominent position in the Usk Valley with gardens running down to the river and with a superb outlook over the famous Ryder Cup Golf Course. The beautiful mature gardens and grounds that compliment the house are part Listed and comprise a series of formal lawns, stone walled terraces and pathways with a rose garden, Italian garden, a walled cottage garden and an astroturf tennis court.
5. Winchester,Hampshire, 4 Bedrooms
This beautiful 17th-century barn is exceptionally unique with an impressive reception area, and original oak pillars and columns. As well as a tennis court, the property is set in around 3 acres of land, one of which is dedicated to classic gardens whilst the other 2 acres have been left natural.
6. Burnham, Buckinghamshire, 2 Bedrooms
Nashdom Abbey is a magnificent restored Grade II* Listed country house standing in about 17 acres of communal gardens and woodland with North Lodge, which is freehold and located within the grounds, benefiting from two double bedrooms and its own private courtyard garden. North Lodge comes with exclusive membership to use the gym, swimming pool and tennis court.
7. Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, 5 Bedrooms
This stunning five-bedroom detached family home is set in just under 4 acres. Box Cottage offers fantastic facilities such as stabling, tennis courts and expansive gardens, all set within an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
8. Catsfield, East Sussex, 7 Bedrooms
This stunning 17th-century family home is set within a private location reached by a long driveway and has far-reaching views over the local Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Alongside the main house, there are superb leisure facilities including a swimming pool and spa complex, a suite of offices, tennis courts, and a cinema/media room.
9. Sigglesthorne, East Riding of Yorkshire, 6 Bedrooms
An idyllic setting nestled in the gentle hills of Holderness, approximately 4 miles west of the coastal town of Hornsea, is this fine country residence. Built circa 1815, this home has a history dating back over 700 years. The exceptional parkland setting provides an enviable lifestyle whilst the grounds also offer original Georgian stables, an indoor heated swimming pool and a tennis court.
10. Herne Bay, Kent, 6 Bedrooms
Tucked away at the end of a private country lane, this fascinating six-bedroom country house is surrounded by a moat and 2.56 acres of garden and grounds. The residence is approached via private gates and includes a heated swimming pool and a recently renovated hard tennis court.
11. Cuffley, Hertfordshire, 5 Bedrooms
This exceptional family home offers super leisure facilities such as an indoor pool, a tennis court and 6 acres of formal gardens and woodland. There is also planning passed for a detached new build home of approximately 6,000 sq ft.
12. West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, 4 Bedrooms
This exceptional four-bedroom family home offers spacious, flexible living space including three reception rooms and an open-plan kitchen/dining room. A spacious conservatory looks over the expansive rear garden which extends to include a tennis court and private woodland.
13. Great Totham, Essex, 7 Bedrooms
This magnificent seven-bedroom detached home offers over 11,000 sq. ft. of accommodation and is set in grounds of 2.5 acres containing two detached self-contained living spaces, tennis court and stunning outdoor pool area. This wonderful statement home benefits magnificent views of manicured gardens and surrounding countryside.
14. Amersham, Buckinghamshire, 7 Bedrooms
This property is an original 17th Century Mill House, located in one of South Buckinghamshires most sought-after villages, Little Missenden. Located just over two miles outside Amersham Old Town, The Mill House has the added benefit of the River Misbourne running through it. The mature gardens are spectacular, with both the River Misbourne and the mill race running through them. With 2.6 acres in all, the gardens popularity has been long founded and remains so when the existing owner has kindly opened them to the public under the 'National Garden Scheme'. A meadow to the left separates the formal garden from the enclosed tennis court, while to the right there is a copse of trees just beyond the Mishbourne and property boundary.
15. Leeds, West Yorkshire, 4 Bedrooms
This exquisite, detached residence is set within grounds extending to just over 1.15 acres and is situated in the heart of Alwoodley. This four-bedroom home has many character features and is set in beautifully maintained and well screened grounds with potential for extensions or even redevelopment, subject to the necessary planning permissions. The property is approached through electric gates with a separate pedestrian access opening onto a generous driveway with parking for a good number of vehicles and leading to a large garage with parking for three cars. The gardens themselves incorporate a water feature, well stocked border with flowers and plants and generous patio areas ideal for al-fresco dining. There is also a tennis court to the rear of the garden which provides another unique feature to this home.
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