Game, set, match.
With Wimbledon, the only grass court grand slam, just a few days off, two young and exciting British players in the womens draw both ranked in the top 50 and a British junior winning the boys doubles at Rowland Garros last week - things are looking up and no doubt more people will be inspired to play tennis. Jackson-Stops & Staff has anumber of properties currently on the market featuring tennis courts. Here is a selection of the best. The Old Mill House near Shoreham village in Kent is a beautiful converted former mill dating from the 18th century with a detached oast house. Situated next to the River Darent on the edge of the village, it has a fenced, all-weather tennis court ideal for a rally or two during the warm summer afternoons. Shoreham is a popular country area with a range of local amenities, while commuters are also catered for with direct trains to London taking just over an hour or faster links from Sevenoaks in around 20 minutes. The property is on the market at 2,400,000 with our Sevenoaks office, for more information please click here. Occupying a prominent position in the area of Lexden in Essex, 28 St Clare Road is a spacious six bedroom family home, complete with a hard tennis court as well as swimming pool, neatly situated in grounds of around 1.5 acres. The grounds are secluded, with packed shrubbery borders and mature trees which form natural sun canopies. St Clare Road is one of the premier roads in the popular area of Lexden and is within easy reach of Colchester town centre. The nearby schools are well regarded, with notable examples including the County High School for Girls and Royal Grammar School for Boys. The property is on the market for 1,575,000 with our Chelmsford office, for more information please click here. Little Paddocks in Landulph, Cornwall is a beautifully presented property offering versatile accommodation, with period features combining effortlessly with contemporary touches. Having undergone a recent renovation, Little Paddocks now offers light, spacious living accommodation for families and those looking for a special entertaining space. Outside, there are spacious gardens, a tennis court and paddocks for those with equestrian interests. The Landulph Peninsula is one of the regions most scenic positions, just a short drive north of the Tamar Bridge. The riverside village of Cargreen is only about half a mile from the property, with its yacht club, deep water moorings and other facilities including a primary school at Landulph Cross. The property is on the market for 895,000 with our Exeter office, for more information please click here.