With the Australian Open well underway, tennis fever is back and more buyers are putting a tennis court on their ‘hit’ list.
In years gone by, the backyard tennis court was common in many homes, but these days it’s typically an exclusive feature on a luxury property, a high-end apartment or on acreage.
Here are five unique properties on the market right now that boast their very own tennis court.
Redland Bay, Qld
Asking price: $5,250,000
Key features: 6 bed, 3 bath, 10 car
Along with a full-size tennis courtry, the acreage property boasts a 4m high entryway, a private library with custom features, acres of polished concrete, a chef’s dream kitchen and a 15-metre resort-style pool with a subterranean firepit.
Set on 20 acres of gently undulating land with a freshwater dam and breathtaking views from every window, this estate is a haven for nature enthusiasts.
The property also features a massive four-car garage, six grand bedrooms, and additional highlights like a Colorbond five-bay shed.
A master suite and elegant bathrooms contribute to the luxury and comfort offered by this stately home, making it an unparalleled opportunity for discerning buyers.
Key features: 3 bed, 2 bath, 5 car
This semi-rural escape, located in Fountaindale, boasts a sparkling in-ground pool, a full-sized tennis court and stables.
The home features light-filled interiors with a modern neutral palette, plantation shutters, and original Tallowwood timber floors.
The property includes a grand master suite on the entry-level, two spacious bedrooms on the upper level, and fully fenced paddocks with existing stables and a riding track.
Asking price: $3-$3,300,000
Key features: 5 bed, 5 bath, 4 car
This timeless Georgian-style family residence in Warrandyte, Victoria, is perfect for the active family lifestyle with a full-size, floodlit tennis court and a courtside BBQ pavilion for observing games or converting the area for a five-a-side basketball match.
The meticulously maintained English gardens and bespoke brickwork with feature corbelling brickwork impart authenticity to the cultured design.
Boasting five separate living areas, five bedrooms, five deluxe bathrooms (three with spa baths), and a study, the residence comfortably accommodates large families, including those with multi-generational living needs.
The resort-like amenities include an indoor heated swimming pool, spa, and sauna, offering unparalleled indoor-outdoor entertaining possibilities.
Asking price: From $8.95 million
Key features: 4 bed, 4 bath, 4 car
Over in Western Australia, this home stands out with unmatched luxury, sophistication and with an expansive outdoor area that includes a tennis court.
Awarded the HIA Australia Luxury Renovation of the Year in 2012, this meticulously crafted property boasts superior finishes and impeccable design.
The main bedroom suite, located downstairs, offers a serene sanctuary with a gas fireplace, jarrah floors, and French doors leading to lush gardens and a private tennis court.
The central family and living area exemplify indoor-outdoor living with a concaved ceiling, pond water feature, and glass stacking doors leading to gardens and pool.
The alfresco area caters to entertainers with a woodfired pizza oven, teppanyaki grill, granite island bench, and Vintec wine fridge.
Auction: Sunday, January 28 at 10am
Key features: 4 bed, 3 bath, 3 car
Modern apartments are also incorporating more luxury features and this level 31 apartment in the prestigious Contessa Apartments complex in Main Beach is perfect for tennis lovers who want a beachside location.
The sub-penthouse offers an expansive 306sq m of opulent living space, including four bedrooms and three bathrooms.
The heart of this residence is its chef’s kitchen, decked out with top-of-the-line Miele appliances, perfect for entertaining, while each room, including the oversized master bedroom with its private balcony, offers stunning views of the ocean, hinterland, and city skyline.
The Contessa also boasts resort-like amenities, including meticulously landscaped gardens, heated pools, a gym, and notably, a tennis court for sports aficionados.