The best of the market...; This week: houses with tennis courts

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Devon

Timewell House, nr. Bampton. A Grade II house with 17th century origins with a recently constructed en-tout-cas court and superb views over Exmoor National Park. 9 beds, 4 bath, 2 receps, study, library, kitchen, attic, cellar, staff flat, stable yard, swimming pool, 33.5 acres.

pounds 950,000 Knight Frank (01392-423111).

Hants

Farringdon Hurst, Farringdon, nr. Alton. A Grade II 18th century house with Victorian additions and a grass tennis court which forms one of the lawns. 8 beds, 3 bath, 2 receps, library, breakfast room, morning room, kitchen, cloakroom, staff sitting room, garden room, outbuildings, 2 paddocks, 4 acres. pounds 625,000

John D Wood (01252-737115).

Notts

Orchard Farmhouse, Oxton. A fine mid-18th century Grade II house with a recently resurfaced en-tout-cas tennis court. 7 beds, 3 bath, 2 dressing rooms, 4 receps, morning room, breakfast room, kitchen, cloakroom, stable, converted barn, garden. pounds 395,000

Savills (0115-955 2255).

Cambs

Home Farm, Babraham. An 18th century farmhouse in a small village with a hard tennis court set in well-maintained gardens. 5 beds, 3 bath, 1 dressing room, 3 receps, family room, kitchen, cellar, utility room, cloakroom, domestic offices, tithe barn, 2-bed cottage, 2.36 acres.

pounds 625,000 Bidwells (01223-841842).

Lincs

The Manor House, Binbrook. A mid-18th century house with a flood-lit tennis court with an astro turf surface. 7 beds, 3 bath, 3 receps, study, games room, kitchen, utility room, domestic offices, cellar, attic rooms, courtyard, 1 acre.

pounds 295,000 Savills (01522-534691).

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