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20th June, 2016

Ten grand slam homes for tennis lovers

Ten grand slam homes for tennis lovers

Tennis is taking centre court this month as Wimbledon gets underway once again. In 2016, home favourite Andy Murray will be looking to claim a third grand slam title. 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. Pailton, Rugby

The Manor House provides a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial period house dating from the early 19th century. This attractive family home is Grade II Listed and has Georgian origins. It once formed part of the Denbigh estate.

The stunning gardens incorporate a fine selection of specimen trees, a large natural pond, hard tennis court, and grounds of around 3.5 acres.

2. Albufeira

This luxury villa has four en suite double bedrooms, an office, spacious lounge with log burning fire and doors opening to the pool and terrace.

Outside, there is a heated salt water pool, tennis court, large Koi Carp pond with water feature and bridge set in beautifully landscaped grounds.

3. Spurstow, Nr. Tarporley, Cheshire

Spurstow Hall is an outstanding Grade II Listed country house occupying a stunning position in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. The entire property has been carefully restored to exacting standards of construction and to an exceptional specification.

The grounds are stunning and varied, with a tennis court, boating lake, formal gardens and wooded areas.

4. Lower Loxhore, Barnstaple, Devon

The Croft enjoys an enviable position in the popular village of Lower Loxhore. This attractive property is thought to have started life as a small cottage but which has been extended in more recent years so as to provide a sizeable family home.

The lower side of the garden has a good quality hard tennis court, beyond which is the area of woodland, which has been well managed over the years and provides a good supply of fuel for the wood burning stove.

5. Hardwick, Cambridge

An outstanding traditionally constructed detached residence, occupying a secluded picturesque setting amongst three acres of its own gardens. With over 9,000 sq. ft. of accommodation, this property has room to spread out.

Externally, the property offers a self-contained barn conversion ideal for guests or staff, attractive formal gardens, patio areas, hard tennis court, wildlife pond, kitchen garden and orchard.

6. Leigh, nr Cirencester

Greenacres has lovely views over its own grounds of 17 acres on the edge of The Cotswolds. Within an easy drive of Heathrow airport, and good rail links to London from nearby Kemble, it is bursting with options on how to spend your downtime.

There is space to run out the quad bikes, a lake stocked with pike, carp and more for fishing, a fully floodlit tennis court, an entertainment barn, and seven stables with a tack room.

7. Twyning, Gloucestershire

Elevated from the village itself and around one mile from the river, this house is secluded from the village by its own wooded private commonland.

Originally designed and planted by an arboraculturist, many rare and spectacular trees, shrubs and plants are found along the paths which wind around the garden. There is an all-weather tennis court to the far end and a beautiful lily pond with a water feature and outside dining area to the other.

8. Carvoeiro, Portugal

This Portuguese villa is located near the town of Rocha Brava. As well as a tennis court it is equipped with a putting green, swimming pool and sensational ocean views. The house itself come with a double bedroom and en suite, and a twin bedroom and bath room. Downstairs there is a dining room, kitchen, log burning fire and terrace making this house a serene get away.

9. Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa

This elegant family home is perfect for those who love to entertain. The open and light home has many desirable features such as the newly renovated patio, breakfast nook and bar. There is a scullery and staff accommodation and room for pets as well. On top of it all there is the gorgeous pool, tennis court and Jacuzzi.

10. Wellfields, Loughton

This delightful house in Essex has everything from underfloor heating for the winter to a swimming pool for the summer. Its striking kitchen and cloak-room are a memorable features that are both practical and beautiful alongside the four bedrooms and reception areas. Also it has brilliant transport links including Loughton tube station making London very accessible.

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