Properties with outdoor sports facilities

From an 18th-century Cumbrian farmhouse with a tennis court to a modern house with a croquet lawn and boules court in Dorset, eight of the best properties with outdoor sports facilities on the market now.

Linden Farm House, Langwathby, Penrith, Cumbria. A Cumbrian farmhouse dating from the 1780s with extensive grounds that include an all-weather tennis court. The house has wood-burning stoves and a newly fitted kitchen with an Aga oven. 5 beds, 2 baths, 5 receps, paddock, lake, 9.5 acres. £850,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.

Yeaton Hall, Walford Heath, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. A Grade II-listed Georgian country house with landscaped gardens that include a tennis court, a woodland walk with wildlife pond, and a walled vegetable garden. 7 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, 2 cottages, cobbled courtyard with stabling, 13.5 acres. £2m Strutt & Parker 01743-284200.

Oakfield, Wimbledon, London. A detached property close to Wimbledon Common. It was originally designed by Baillie Scott, a renowned architect famous for his Arts & Crafts style. It retains many original features, including the fireplaces and oakwood staircase. The landscaped gardens include a tennis court and have an irrigation system. 6 beds, 5 baths, 6 receps, conservatory, indoor pool. £4.75m Savills 020-8971 8111.

New Pale Lodge, Manley, Chester. A period house and cottage with views of Delamere Forest and mature gardens that include a large York-stone terrace leading down to an outdoor heated pool and a sheltered artificial-turf tennis court. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, dining kitchen, pantry, orangery, study, 2-bed lodge, garaging, stable blocks, workshop, 2 summer houses, rockery garden with pond, railed paddocks, gardens, grounds, 11.32 acres. £3m Jackson-Stops 01244-328361.

Cawdreys Farm House, Sunton, Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire. This Grade II-listed, 18th century property has a heated outdoor pool and tennis court with family room. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, 1-bed cottage, games room, stables, gardens, paddocks, 4.68 acres. £1.35m Knight Frank 01488-682726.

Ward House, Ellel, Lancaster. The original stone farmhouse was bought by Sir Lancelot Sanderson in 1894, who created a gentleman’s residence surrounded by landscaped gardens with a stream and a 100-metre archery lawn. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, butler’s pantry, cloakroom, cellars, 2 garages, outbuildings, summer house, walled gardens, stream, bridges, 1.69 acres. £650,000 Fine & Country 01524-380560.

Meadowside, East Stour, Shaftesbury, Dorset. A modern house surrounded by landscaped gardens that include a croquet lawn and a boules court. The house has floor-to-ceiling windows and a sitting room with views of the gardens. 5 beds, 4 baths, recep, dining kitchen, snug, butler’s kitchen, laundry, 2 cloakrooms, garage, gardens, 5 acres. £1.875m Hamptons International 01722-480142.

Horsmanshoad, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex. A grand country house with parkland gardens and views of the South Downs. It has a swimming pool with bifold doors leading onto a sun terrace, a walled garden and a hedge-lined tennis court with pavilion. 9 beds, 6 baths, 4 receps, fitted bar, triple garage, games room, 2-storey office, tack rooms and stables, art studio, range of outbuildings, summer house, walled gardens, 2 bespoke greenhouses, 23 acres. £5.95m Strutt & Parker 020-7318 5025.

Recommended

Why the cost of living crisis could be a boon for this cheap retailer
Retail stocks

Why the cost of living crisis could be a boon for this cheap retailer

Like many retailers, B&M is facing the dual headwinds of lower sales and higher costs as inflation bites. But its business model has proved hugely suc…
29 Jun 2022
The ten highest dividend yields on Aim
Income investing

The ten highest dividend yields on Aim

Rupert Hargreaves picks the highest-paying dividend stocks on Aim, London’s junior market for small and medium-sized growth companies.
29 Jun 2022
The best cash Isas on the market now
Cash ISAs

The best cash Isas on the market now

With high inflation, low interest rates, and declining tax benefits, cash Isas are less popular than they were. But don’t dismiss them just yet, says …
29 Jun 2022
The best cash Isas on the market now
Cash ISAs

The best cash Isas on the market now

With high inflation, low interest rates, and declining tax benefits, cash Isas are less popular than they were. But don’t dismiss them just yet, says …
29 Jun 2022

Most Popular

Market crash: have we hit bottom or is there worse to come?
Stockmarkets

Market crash: have we hit bottom or is there worse to come?

For a little while, markets looked like they were about to embark on a full-on crash. And that could still happen, says Dominic Frisby. Today, he look…
27 Jun 2022
Prepare your portfolio for recession
Investment strategy

Prepare your portfolio for recession

A recession is looking increasingly likely. Add in a bear market and soaring inflation, and things are going to get very complicated for investors, sa…
27 Jun 2022
Interest rates are rising, here are the best savings accounts on the market
Savings

Interest rates are rising, here are the best savings accounts on the market

With inflation at more than 9%, your savings are not going to keep pace with the rising cost of living. But you can at least slow the rate at which yo…
24 Jun 2022