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 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 from France, Spain and the UK 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 properties with tennis courts.
Pond Close Farm, Bath, UK
The all-weather tennis courts are just one of the many attractions of this impressive traditional country house. Pond Close Farm is a stunning property inside and out, from the gravelled sweeping driveway to the sumptuous beds and luxurious bathrooms, you’ll find yourself falling in love and wanting to stay. 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 glorious city of Bath, where you’ll find myriad tempting eateries, boutique shops and wonderful sights.
Andalucian Valley Retreat, Malaga, Spain
A former mill and bakery, this large farmhouse sleeps 18 and enjoys a scenic position close to the village of Iznajar in southern Spain, where Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Ronda and Malaga are close enough to be your playground during your stay. The stand-out feature of Andalucian Valley Retreat for sports fans is the multi-use court which can be set up for tennis, badminton and volleyball as well as a pétanque piste for boules.
Such vigorous pursuits are sure to leave you wanting to relax and unwind, which is no problem when an enticing pool, backed by bamboo, cherry and lemon trees and set next to a stream, is waiting for you. If even that is too much for your tennis-fatigued limbs, the swing and hammock are sure to do the trick; simply sit and sip a chilled glass of wine under the Andalucian sun.
Suffolk Retreat, Suffolk, UK
A former stables which has been transformed into an elegant and luxurious single-level house to sleep 14, Suffolk Retreat offers privacy for all its guests, while providing plenty of space to enjoy time together. The tennis court and outdoor pool will keep you busy on fine days, while the two kitchens, six reception rooms and BBQ area offer an abundance of choice when it comes to dining and socialising.
A special mention must be made of the interior décor, which oozes style and comfort – the very best backdrop for a celebration with friends and family.
Chateau les Landes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Close to the glitz and glam of Biarritz, Chateau Les Landes is no stranger to luxury. From its quirky 19th century manor frontage to its two-bedroomed master suite with Jacuzzi bath, private balcony and pool views, this property will give you a special taste of this beautiful area of France.
As a fan of racket sports, you’ll relish the chance to enjoy a game of tennis or badminton within the grounds, while others in your party can lounge by the pool, challenge each other to a game of volleyball or cook up a storm on the BBQ in the summer kitchen.
Children in the party needn’t feel left out, as they have their own play area and sand pit to keep them entertained. Sleeping 18, there’s plenty of room to bring all your friends.
Spanish Idyll, Palafrugell, Spain
Spanish Idyll is a grand and impressive historical property which has been fully renovated to unite character features with the ultimate in modern interior design. Bursting with rustic elegance, the warmth of the stone walls and opulent décor will make you feel right at home. If you can tear yourself from the relaxation on offer inside (including an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym) you’ll find the grounds equally alluring. Complete with large outdoor pool and well-kept gardens to wander at your leisure, Tranquil Farmhouse also boasts a full-size tennis court, squarely justifying its place on this list.
Sleeping 28 across 10 bedrooms, the property sleeps enough guests to start your own mini tennis tournament.
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