Got Wimbledon fever? Check out these equestrian properties with tennis courts

  • Don your whites for a game of tennis post-riding with this pick of properties for sale

    1. Linton Hall, Herefordshire

    For you: an elegant Victorian country house with seven bedrooms, an all-weather tennis court, a single-storey wing (which could be used as an annexe), a detached two-bedroom cottage and a swimming pool.
    For the horses: a timber stable block with four loose boxes, a concrete yard, and grazing divided into various fenced paddocks. There are several outbuildings including a tractor bay, storage bay and workshop. Set in eight acres of grounds.
    What’s the damage? £1.26m
    Agent: Roscoe Rogers & Knight
    Telephone: 01600 772929
    Visit: roscoerogersandknight.co.uk

    2. Marston Farm, Warwickshire

    For you: a five-bedroom house dating back to the 1700s, with an all-weather sand and Astroturf tennis court, a heated, covered swimming pool, formal gardens, a small lake, a 26x24ft living room with a vaulted ceiling, study, games room and snug.
    For the horses: the stable block has storage and tack rooms along with two stables. There is a newly constructed steel-frame barn that could house further stables or be converted into an indoor arena (subject to consent). Set in 85 acres.
    What’s the damage? £2.5m
    Agent: Fine & Country
    Telephone: 01926 455950
    Visit: fineandcountry.com

    3. Lower Moor Manor, Wiltshire

    For you: a six-bedroom period farmhouse with a hard tennis court. There is a wine cellar and a number of character features including stone mullion windows, stone fireplaces and flagstone floors.
    For the horses: a yard with eight stables, and outbuildings including an American barn and a Dutch barn — some of which could be converted into accommodation or upgraded to provide further equestrian buildings, subject to consent. Set in 36 acres.
    What’s the damage? £2.25m
    Agent: Jackson Stops & Staff
    Telephone: 01285 653334
    Visit: jackson-stops.co.uk
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    4. Stonehouse, East Sussex

    For you: a Grade II-listed country house with five/six bedrooms, a one-bedroom cottage and an all-weather tennis court. It is located at the end of a long private driveway in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
    For the horses: a stable yard with five boxes, a tack/feed room and a floodlit arena. There is also a five-bay agricultural storage building. Set in 21 acres.
    What’s the damage? £2.25m
    Agent: Savills
    Telephone: 01444 446000
    Visit: savills.com

    Next week: Equestrian properties in Yorkshire

    Ref: Horse & Hound; 6 July 2017

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