Game, set and match: 4 dream equestrian homes with tennis courts [PICS]

With Queen’s and Wimbledon fast-approaching, you are sure to be inspired by tennis. So why not put your skills to the test after you’ve ridden courtesy of one of these equestrian properties, which are all kitted out complete with tennis courts?

1. Skeffington


County: Leicestershire
For you: set in the heart of the pretty village of Skeffington, this six-bedroom house has a floodlit tennis court as well as a swimming pool with a pavilion overlooking it. The property dates from the 1800s when it was built as the coach house and stable block for Skeffington Hall.
For the horses: stabling for 15 horses, plus a tackroom and a large all-weather arena. Set in 3.59 acres.
Price: £1.95m
Agent: Fine & Country
Tel: 01858 463747
Visit: www.fineandcountry.com

2. Troy


County: Oxon
For you:  this Grade II-listed Regency manor house has nine bedrooms, a gym, games room, four-room cellar, tennis court, swimming pool and staff accommodation.
For the horses: equestrian facilities include three stables, a tackroom and paddocks — set within 14 acres. Further paddocks and farm buildings are available by separate negotiation
Price: £3.5m
Agent: Savills
Tel: 020 7409 8885
Visit: www.savills.com

3. St Denys Lodge

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County: East Sussex
For you: a late-Victorian six-bedroom house with a grass tennis court and detached four-car garage. The property is within walking distance of the village of Rotherfield, with impressive rural views.
For the horses:  a stable block and tackroom set in 17.5 acres.
Price: £1.675m
Agent: Batcheller Monkhouse
Tel: 01424 775577
Visit: www.batchellermonkhouse.com

4. Shoot Farm

Shoot Farm

County: Hampshire
For you: an eight-bedroom Grade II-listed farmhouse, with a circular pond, all-weather tennis court and a raised deck area with a six-seater hot tub with external lighting.
For the horses: two stables, a paddock and a storage shed, set in 2.1 acres.
Price: £2m
Agent: Fine & Country
Tel: 023 93 277277
Visit: www.fineandcountry.com
Ref: Horse & Hound; 11 June 2015

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