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Top holiday homes for tennis players

Clare 02 June 2022

The ideal activity for a group holiday, tennis can keep you entertained for hours. Whether you’re the next Rafael Nadal or you’re confused as to which end of the racket you should be holding, our large houses and cottages to rent with tennis courts will help you hone your skills and enjoy a bit of healthy competition on your break.

We’ve picked out a selection that we think you’ll love, so if you’re se-deuced by these and you’d like to see more, browse our portfolio of houses to rent with tennis courts.

A handpicked selection of our houses with tennis courts

The Dovecote – East Barkwith | Lincoln, Lincolnshire

The shared tennis courts are just one of the many attractions of this impressive barn conversion in Lincolnshire. Guests can also explore the farm trail and private footpaths, soak in the bubbling hot tub, relax by the wildlife pond or try their hand at fly-fishing. Complete with beautiful interiors, a stunning kitchen, luxurious bathrooms, and spacious living areas, groups will be treated to a truly opulent stay here. Sleeping 12 people across six bedrooms, there should always be someone who’s up for picking up the rackets and heading to the courts. When you’ve won game, set and match, head out for the city of Lincoln, where you’ll find a myriad of tempting eateries, boutique shops and wonderful sights.

Other highlights:

  • Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms
  • Private hot tub and a pool table
  • Farm trail

Port An Eilean | Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross

Have you ever scored a match point with a view like this? This elegant country house stands impressively on the shores of Loch Tummel in Scotland with the all-weather tennis court only metres from the water’s edge. Keen tennis players are sure to fall for this imposing stone property, not just for the impressive tennis court location, but for the grand interiors, spectacular gardens, private bar and the games room too! The property also has its own private jetty so you might consider hiring a boat to go fishing or exploring.  

Other highlights:

  • Sleeps 25 in 10 bedrooms
  • A private jetty - boat trips and fishing are available direct from the property
  • Private bar area in the library

Three Borders Barn | Chester, North Wales

A fabulous retreat for sports fans, this luxurious barn conversion in North Wales offers an indoor games barn with a multi-use court perfect for tennis, badminton, and football! It’s a useful space for energetic children or competitive adults where you can let off steam before indulging in the home comforts of this stunning house. Rest your tennis-fatigued limbs as you sink into a sumptuous sofa, or slip into the decadent bathtub. While there's plenty of fun and games to be had at Three Borders Barn, it’s sure to relax and rejuvenate you too.

Other highlights:

  • Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms
  • Cinema room and indoor games room
  • Bar area for making cocktails

Treworgey Coach House | Looe, Cornwall

Popular among young families and active groups, this pretty barn conversion in Cornwall features a whole host of on-site activities for guests to enjoy. The shared outdoor saltwater pool is available from May – September, the tennis court doubles as a boules court, and the shared games room is a great spot to hide out on rainy days. You’ll also have your own private billiard table and a roaring open fire to relax in front of. With several of Cornwall’s most popular attractions and sandy beaches within easy reach, this house to rent with a tennis court, swimming pool and games room is a highly appealing Cornwall retreat.

Other highlights:

  • Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms
  • Shared outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Shared games room with pool table, table football and darts board

Abercynrig House | Brecon, Brecon Beacons

With views like this from the tennis court, you’ll find it hard to keep your eye on the ball. This striking country house in Wales is bursting with character and charm combined with plenty of modern luxuries for groups of friends and family. After long days of tennis matches and hikes in the Brecon Beacons, the open fire and cosy beds beckon you for a peaceful night’s sleep. If you’re keen to try out the tennis court, don’t forget to bring your own racquets and tennis balls with you because it’s exclusively yours for the duration of your stay. You’ll be playing pro by the end of your holiday!

Other highlights:

  • Sleeps 14 in 7 bedrooms
  • Games room with table tennis, pool table, television, toys, and games

Park Gate Stables | Barnstaple, Devon

There’s nothing quite like hearing the carefree laughter of your children, especially when you’re spending quality time with your family. Bring cousins, aunties, uncles, and grandparents together at Park Gate Stables in Devon for hours of non-stop fun! Complete with a tennis court and play area the competitive and energetic of the family will spend hours playing in the great outdoors. As the sun slips away, dine alfresco on the terrace, or cosy up in front of the wood burner. There’s also table tennis and table football so you can continue the fun and games indoors too!

Other highlights: 

  • Sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms
  • Games room with table tennis and table football
  • Children’s play area

New Lodge | Strathcarron, The Highlands

This exceptional holiday house is set in striking open countryside in Scottish Highlands with views across the mountains and out to sea, and that’s not its only impressive feature. On fine days, you can make sure of not one, but two fabulous outdoor tennis courts which are perfect for setting up a tournament and challenging the pros in your group! Meanwhile, the ‘ceilidh’ barn, a multi-functional private party and entertainment area is the perfect space if you have a reason to celebrate. It’s also great entertainment for the teenagers in your group, complete with table tennis, snooker and pool, roulette and table football. Last but not least – the indoor cinema will be a big hit with the whole group too!

Other highlights:

  • Sleeps 18 people in 7 bedrooms
  • A ceilidh barn for family parties with catering available
  • Outstanding sea views from the patios

Farmhouse Manor | Royal Leamington Spa, Cotswolds

Set within 19 acres of private grounds in the Cotswolds, this beautiful holiday cottage with a pool and a tennis court is a dreamy retreat for big groups. Original charm and character combined with modern living makes this a highly desirable holiday home. Outdoors you’ll find the private tennis court, a pretty orchard and a boating lake. Meanwhile, the heated indoor swimming pool is the perfect entertainment, whatever the weather. Split across the main house and a separate building known as the tower, this is the ideal set up for those who are looking for a little extra privacy. 

Other highlights:

  • Sleeps 10 in 6 bedrooms
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • 19 acres of private parkland with an ornamental boating lake

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Have you seen something you like from within our collection of houses and cottages to rent with tennis courts? For more inspiration on large cottages with fabulous facilities take a look at our favourite homes with pools, large cottages with hot tubs and our round-up of large houses with all kinds of on-site facilities.

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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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