Six of the best homes with tennis courts for sale in Yorkshire

PUBLISHED: 00:00 28 July 2014

Pear Tree Cottage, Leathley, near Harrogate

Pear Tree Cottage, Leathley, near Harrogate


It’s always Pimms o’clock when you have your own tennis court

Galphay Manor, Galphay, Ripon

Price: £2.5 million

You don’t get much more elegant that Galphay Manor, a family home affording a high degree of privacy set within well-established gardens and grounds that extend to around 5.6 acres.

The six-bedroom property also benefits from equestrian facilities and a tennis court overlooking the gardens.

Contact: Knight Frank, 24 Albert Street, Harrogate, HG1 1JT; 01423 530088;

Pear Tree Cottage, Leathley, near Harrogate

Price: £1,175,000

This attractive, south-facing detached property provides comfortably proportioned and immaculately presented accommodation in a lovely location at the heart of this delightful village.

The accommodation includes four reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen, four double bedrooms – three en suite – and a house bathroom all set within beautifully landscaped gardens extending to about an acre. And, of course, let’s not forget that all-important enclosed all-weather tennis court.

Contact: Tony Wright at Carter Jonas; 01423 523423;

Crosland Hall, Crosland Factory Lane, Huddersfield

Price: £2 million

Crosland Hall sits at the centre of an elegant Georgian country estate dating back to 1792 and extending to more than 11 acres with a useful detached six-car garage and a tennis court.

The house itself is immaculately presented and also has the benefit of a separate large detached cottage, all set in grounds which include two extensive ponds and woodland.

Contact: Lorraine Waller at Yorkshire’s Finest; 01484 689880;

Smeaton Manor, Great Smeaton, north of Northallerton

Price: £2.5 million

A fine grade two listed country house by Arts & Crafts architect Philip Webb, Smeaton Manor is set in stunning wooded grounds of around 11.4 acres in glorious surrounding countryside.

The beautifully-presented accommodation extends to an impressive 9,300 square feet, while the house itself is in a convenient location with excellent transport links and has the benefit of lakes, a tennis court, stabling, a heated pool and paddocks.

Contact: Smiths Gore, 48 Bootham, York, YO30 7WZ; 01904 756303;

Beech Lodge, Main Street, Etton

Price: £1.1 million

This superb home has been sympathetically and skilfully created from a series of farm buildings to provide spacious living accommodation of around 4,400 square feet, with the added bonus of a large paddock, outbuildings and a tennis court.

There are four reception rooms and three bathrooms (two en suite) as well as a large first floor games room.

Contact: Beercocks Wiles and Wick, Beverley; 01482 870832

The Old Parsonage, Main Street, East Keswick, Leeds

Price: £1,750,000

As you might imagine, given the name, this is a five-bedroom grade two listed landmark building, which comes with its own detached coach house, a useful building plot, tennis court, country garden and paddock.

This is the first time this excellent family house has been offered on the open market in over 40 years, giving the right buyer the chance to bag themselves a characterful property in the heart of this sought after village.

Contact: Renton & Parr, 47 Market Place, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 6LN; 01937 582731;

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