It’s official, Wimbledon 2016 is now underway. Watched by millions, Wimbledon originated in 1877, making it the oldest tennis tournament in the world. The tournament takes place over two weeks and is known for its strict dress code and abundance of strawberries and Pimm’s – in fact last year 140,000 portions of strawberries and 320,000 glasses of Pimm’s were consumed!1
Take a look at our pick of properties perfect for tennis lovers and a special pick that the Wimbledon champion could spend their winnings on…
4 bedroom detached house
This exceptional country residence stands in an elevated position and enjoys views of the stunning Cheshire countryside. The property has undergone an exhaustive and sympathetic programme of updating and modernisation and offers lovely architectural features as well as spacious living accommodation. Set in 1.6 acres, this property even has its own tennis court – perfect for getting your friends round and enjoying a few games with some strawberries (you could even grow your own in the extensive gardens!)
Redcar, £600pcm (deposit £900 + £240 admin fee)
2 bedroom flat
Located in the prestigious Wilton Castle development, this spacious apartment has superb communal gardens and facilities, perfect for the summer months! The property is offered to let fully furnished and offers plenty of space and storage. Not only that but if you’re a tennis lover there’s a court just for residents on-site.
2 bedroom flat
The history of Fedden Village dates back to 1906 when it was originally constructed as a Nautical School, since then it has been converted into luxury apartments located in an exclusive gated development. This beautiful two bedroom apartment benefits from a wealth of facilities within the private grounds including an outdoor tennis court, heated outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium, games room and well-manicured gardens overlooking the estuary.
Or how about a property for the Wimbledon champion? This year’s winnings stand at £575,000 for the male champion and £535,000 for the female champion, so here’s what you could buy…
6 bedroom house
This Victorian property offers magnificent, characterful living space and has been recently modernised to offer stylish living space. Within easy reach of Victoria Park, this property is ideally placed for local shops, restaurants and much more, with London Euston less than 2 hours away. On the market for £525,000, the Wimbledon champion would even find themselves with some spare change – perfect for furnishing this beautiful home.