680 Golden Beach Dr. Golden Beach, Florida
If you just can’t get enough of the sport, why not bring it home? Whether you’re a real-life pro or just a star in the making, having a full-size tennis court on your property is a real stamp of athletic luxury.
A private court means striking up a friendly game at your next barbecue, staying fit during the warmer months, and giving the kids something fun to do besides playing computer games; and there are some truly beautiful spots boasting courts on the market right now.
From California to Florida, Connecticut to Utah and the great state of New York, these five on-the-market properties are a real game, set, match.
List Price: $29,000,000 / Website
Step into a sunset paradise and enter a world of fantasy with this eight-bedroom abode in San Diego county. Situated on 14-acres of plateau, the home is surrounded by painted hills among the gates Covenant neighborhood. Strolling through the streets, you'll find ocean and mountain views, while at home you'll enjoy Brazilian walnut flooring, an executive office and a full staff apartment. Of course, we’re here to talk about the court, and this tennis palace is absolutely stunning. Step just outside the accordion glass doors from your living room to your play area, or watch a game between friends or family while soaking in the comfort of your couch. It’s a real win-win with indoor-outdoor living, and you’d be hard pressed to find another home court with so much advantage.
List Price: $40,000,000 / Website
One look at this gorgeous 13-bedroom and 10-full bathroom home, and you'll see why it has been featured in both Architectural Digest and House & Garden. It feels more like a fairy tale than a single-family home, boasting a truly magnificent stone facade and colonial interior. As much as one could enjoy the home, it’s a property with much to brag about on the outside. Make the most of an indoor and outdoor pool, a private beach, deep-water dock, English garden complete with garden house and greenhouse; and of course, a stunning tennis court. Work on your backhand among dreamlike trees, flowering bushes and a waterside view.
List Price: $48,000,000 / Website
Utah is home to some of the most impressive vistas our great country has to offer, and this home in particular offers 3,387 acres of it. Dubbed Hobble Creek Ranch, this sprawling estate soars at an elevation range from 5,700-feet to 9,100-feet above sea level. Explore the properties numerous trails and roads, raise cattle and horses, or hunt big game elk and deer without leaving your own land. For the players in your family, there is a golf course just 10 minutes away, but you don't have to go anywhere to get in a round of tennis. The court offers absolutely stunning views of the surroundings, and when you’re done, you can luxuriate in the simply sumptuous interiors that define ornate living and classic comforts.
List Price: $4,750,000 / Website
If you like your luxury with a side of cozy, this colonial in Connecticut blends country living cool with refined elegance. Curl up with a book and a cocktail in the library, complete with its own wet bar and fireplace; or entertain friends and family on the blue stone patio, connected to many of the house's rooms with delicate French doors. Should you venture out into town, you're walking distance from seasonal excitement including the holiday tree lighting and fall pumpkin festivals. During summer? You’ll likely spend most of your free time serving up fun on the pro-grade tennis court, situated right near the outdoor pool for maximum play time.
List Price: $16,900,000 / Website
Nestled between the entertainment meccas of Miami and Fort Lauderdale beaches, you’ll find this exclusive enclave of elite living. Golden Beach, FL, is a beautiful destination, and this estate takes the ace. A Baroque-style villa boasting 28,751-square-feet and 135-feet of intracoastal views, the happy owner can make great use of a private dock and boat lift, gourmet kitchen, gym with sauna, as well as a private beach and private police. For games, there's a card and billiard room with your name on it, as well as a clay court for our tennis pros. It’s a tropical oasis, to be sure, and with weather like this, you can play tennis all year long.
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