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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