Whether you’re a regular attendee in the stands, or prefer to watch the action unfold from your living room, you simply can’t resist getting in on the tennis action when Wimbledon begins. But the fun doesn’t have to stop when the winner’s crowned – here at Oliver’s Travels, we’ve got lots of luxury villas with tennis courts that are perfect for upping your game all year round.
Suited to committed servers and keen amateurs alike, these courts are sure to help you get your sweat on. Professional coaching can also be arranged at many of our homes – just get in touch with our Concierge team for availability and prices.
Location: Cotswolds, England
Price from: £166pppn
Moreton Manor’s real magic can be found outside – on top of the tennis court, you’ll also find beautifully manicured gardens and a relaxing hot tub. The only noises to be heard here are happy birdsongs!
Suggestions: The attractions of Bath are only an hour’s drive away, with the Roman Baths attracting tourists from far and wide.
Location: Lake Maggiore, Italy
Price from: £162pppn
Villa Sempione boasts an unbeatable location right on the shores of Lake Maggiore, with direct lake access and your very own motorboat included in the rental price. If the private tennis court isn’t your thing, how about a round on the 9-hole golf course?
Suggestions: This villa boasts its own helicopter, motor and sailing boats – perfect for exploring the beautiful lake from your own back garden.
Location: Loire Valley, France
Price from: £40pppn
The amenities here are simply unrivalled: in addition to the modern tennis court, you’ll also find a heated swimming pool and games room. And for those looking to cosy up after an active day, the massive fireplace in the television room is a particular highlight – even in the summer, logs aplenty are provided.
Suggestions: If you’re into historical sightseeing, The Sainte-Chapelle situated in the small village of Champigny sur Veude is a must. Visit this village in August and experience the Foire de la Saint Louis which is the greatest town festival with music, markets, competitions and even fireworks at the end.
Location: Devon, England
Price from: £67pppn
Nestled between Exmoor and Dartmoor, Amberstone makes an excellent choice for those wishing to explore beautiful Devon and all that it has to offer. The all-weather court is great for getting your sweat on no matter the weather. take to the large farmhouse-style kitchen before eating as a group of 18 in the dining room.
Suggestions: Local activities include yoga, personal fitness sessions, massage, one on one art lessons, local fishing, clay shooting, biking, hiking and horse riding.
Location: Aquitaine, France
Price from: £41pppn
Set in a a very secluded location with fantastic views of the rolling hills and vineyards, this chateau has its own private tennis court and heated pool. However, the heart of the house is the enormous kitchen that leads straight out onto the courtyard, dining tables and barbecue area.
Suggestions: You can enjoy some amazing wine tasting in this area, as the chateau is surrounded by excellent wineries and some gourmet food producers too. For families with kids, there are activities like kayaking on the Dordogne River or go-karting to keep kids and adults alike entertained!
Location: Lefkas, Greece
Price from: £116pppn
This four-bedroom villa enjoys 360-degree panoramic views over mountains, olive groves and vineyards. You can choose to spend your days on the court, in the rooftop hot tub or swimming in the pool – you’ll come back in better shape than when you arrived!
Suggestions: Guests are welcome to stoll through the villa’s Hippocrates’ botanical gardens. Set up in collaboration with Apivita, they aim to help you learn about medicinal herbs and their healing properties using scannable QR codes.
Location: Midi-Pyrénées, France
Price from: £47pppn
Located in the Southern Quercy region of the Midi-Pyrenees, Chateau Quercy is the ideal spot for your large family holiday or special event. Enjoy playing tennis in glorious surroundings or head inside away from the sun for a game of French billiards.
Suggestions: The village Castelsagrat, less than 1 km away from the Castle, has an impressive church with a historic altarpiece in Baroque style that you must see. Plan your trip around August and experience the spectacular show “Au fil de l’eau….une histoire” performed by 450 actors in the nearest city Valenci d’Agen.
8. Casa Jarilo
Location: Istria, Croatia
Price from: £36pppn
You’ll be in the heart of rural, rustic Istria when staying in Casa Jarilo. It’s surrounded by olive groves, with pretty villages, towns and beaches within a short drive. However, this is also a sports lover’s paradise, boasting a gym, billiard’s room, mini-golf course and multi-purpose court for playing tennis, volleyball, basketball and football.
Suggestions: Take a boat trip from Fanzana (15km) to the nearby islands of Brijuni which are surrounded by the most intensely stunning beaches.
Location: Lake Maggiore, Italy
Price from: £65pppn
This spacious and comfortable holiday home boasts a prime spot near beautiful Lake Maggiore. You’ll find a well-equipped kitchen, large living room for movie nights, an outdoor courtyard with a private swimming pool, plus a tennis court and pétanque terrain – nobody could ever be bored here!
Suggestions: Take a walk along the lakeside promenade nearby and soak up the stunning views. Up for a challenge? Go hiking in the nearby mountains and valleys – cameras at the ready.
10. Chateau Les CerfsLocation: Loire Valley
Price from: £33pppn
Surrounded by the glorious landscapes of Gascony, historic Maison des Pelerins invites you to enjoy a slower pace of life – exactly what this captivating region is so famous for. Still referred to as ‘the monastery’ by locals, it was once thought to be a place for pilgrims to sleep on their way to Santiago de Compostela. Some original features from this period remain, but with them you’ll also find a private tennis court, spacious kitchen-diner, 12-foot trampoline, mountain bikes and a games room annexe.
Suggestions: Enjoy your morning coffee and pastries looking out towards the Gascony countryside before picking apples, pears, plums and figs from the orchard.
At Oliver’s Travels we have handpicked hundreds of villas with tennis courts chosen by one of our experts for their unique style and extraordinary character.
If you’re looking for a perfect villa for a tennis holiday, don’t hesitate to contact our concierge team – they’ll help you take care of every last detail!