Froman estate on a private peninsula in Connecticut, a Victorian mansion in Wimbledon and a renovated farmhouse in Aix-en-Provence, France, we bring you eight of the best properties for sale with tennis courts.
Bulkeley Hall, Bulkeley, Cheshire. A restored, late-Georgian country house in landscaped grounds that include a tennis court and swimming pool. It has grand entertaining rooms with period fireplaces. 8 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, library, wine cellar, stables, lake, paddocks. A two-bed lodge is available separately. 9.3 acres. £3.6m Savills 01244-323232.
A farmhouse in Aix-en-Provence, France. A renovated farmhouse in the northwest of Aix-en-Provence with a tennis court and swimming pool. It retains its original beamed ceilings, large open fireplaces and wood floors. 5 beds, 3 baths, guest house with 2 x 1-bed flats, caretaker's house, olive groves, 9.3 acres. €3.9m Aylesford International 020 7351 2383
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Tower of Lethendy, Perthshire. A Grade B-listed, late-Victorian castle incorporating the original laird's house dating from 1570. The grounds include two tennis courts, a golf course and a heated outdoor pool. 8 beds, 7 baths 3 receps, library, walled garden, 2 gate lodges, 2 cottages, 39 acres. £4.6m+ Savills 0131-247 3720.
River Cottage, Wingmore, Elham, Kent. A Grade II-listed house in the Elham Valley with a tennis court and walled kitchen garden. It has exposed ceiling beams, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves, and a leisure complex that contains a one-bed flat, indoor pool and gym. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, barn, stabling, 3. 6 acres. £1.75m Strutt & Parker 01227-808631.
Salt Acres Road, Stonington, Connecticut, USA. An estate dating from the 1850s on a private peninsula with 0.25 miles of shoreline, a dock, two moorings and a tennis court. The main property has hardwood floors and period fireplaces. 5 beds, 5 baths, 3-bed guest house, pool, 9 acres. $6.75m Lila Delman Real Estate +1 401 284 4820.
Prospect House, Wimbledon, London. A Grade II-listed Victorian mansion in Wimbledon. It has two acres of landscaped gardens, a floodlit tennis court and direct access to 24 acres of protected open land. It has a reception hall with an oak staircase and limestone floors and a Victorian-style conservatory. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 dressing rooms, 2 receps, games room, 2 studies, breakfast kitchen, 1-bed annexe, heated pool. £12.5m Knight Frank 020-8946 0026.
Linden Hall, Tansor, Oundle, Northamptonshire. This property dates from 1902 and has gardens that include a tennis court. It has a kitchen with winter and summer areas linked by a conservatory with French doors leading onto the terrace. 7 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, stables, 18.3 acres. £3m Norton Rickett 01780-782999.
The Cloisters, Hurley, Berkshire. A Grade II-listed house, parts of which date from 1086 and which incorporates the original monks' refectory. The gardens include a tennis court, a moat bordered by Tudor walls, and riverside gardens with mooring and a summerhouse. 6 beds, 3 receps, 1-bed annexe, barn, 3 acres. £4.5m Knight Frank 01491-844 900.
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