Between the village and Southfields, but close to Wimbledon Park and the Common, John D Wood (0181-944 7172) has a six-bedroom house and a garden stocked with rare plants. It was thought to be have built for the manager of a local farm. Guide price is pounds 550,000.
Meanwhile, for those with tennis on their minds north of the border, property here comes rather cheaper. An eight-bedroom house in Bo'ness, 30 minutes from Edinburgh, has a court - overgrown though it is at present. The stone-built Carndene House also has a cottage in the grounds. It is being sold by DTZ Debenham Thorpe (0141 226 5241) for offers over pounds 190,000.Reuse content