Properties of the week: homes for tennis lovers
Featuring large manors, landscaped grounds and a Victorian country house
Perthshire: OIEO £1m
Newfargie House, Glenfarg, Perth
A Victorian country house in a spectacular setting with views over the surrounding Perthshire hills. Set in 6.9 acres of well-maintained grounds. Main suite, 5 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen, dining room, games room, 5 receps, gardens, tennis court, parking.
Ivinghoe Manor, Ivinghoe
Dating back to 1603, this delightful property sits in more than an acre of mature gardens and comes with a grassed tennis court. Main suite with dressing room, 4 further beds, family bath, study, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps.
Playfair Mansions, Queen’s Club Gardens, W14
A bright, lower-ground-floor flat in the quintessential address for tennis aficionados. The estate boasts 2 tennis courts for residents. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen, recep, utility, gardens.
Hannington Wick, Swindon
This imposing Grade II Jacobean manor house comes with a tennis court discreetly concealed within its landscaped grounds. Main suite, 6 further beds, 3 baths, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, 4 receps, garden room, gardens, self-contained 1-bed annexe, garage; around 4.7 acres.
Chilton, Neen Savage, Cleobury Mortimer
Idyllically set in more than 8 acres of landscaped grounds, which include topiaried yew trees and a lawn tennis court, the property also enjoys far-reaching views over the surrounding landscape. 7 beds, 2 baths, shower room, kitchen/breakfast room, 7 receps, self-contained 2-bed coach house, outbuildings, gardens, parking.
The Green, Sarisbury Green
Ideal for sport lovers, next to the lawn tennis club and cricket pitch; and close to the River Hamble, with its sailing and watersports facilities. 4 beds, family bath, kitchen, 3 receps, conservatory, garden, workshop.
Hill View House, Much Marcle
Charming period property with a main suite, 4 further beds (1 en suite), family bath, kitchen, 4 receps, 1-bed cottage, outbuildings, tennis court; 8.6 acres.
Wheypools Farm, Longdon, Tewkesbury
An elegant 18th century property with many period features, surrounded by well-stocked herbaceous flower borders. 6 beds, 3 baths, 5 receps, gardens, tennis court, outbuildings, parking.