Match point mansions fit for tennis royalty

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When tennis champion Stefanos Tsitsipas hinted at purchasing a Melbourne home last year, our attention was piqued

23 January 2024

Assuming Mr Tsitsipas is still in the market, we are on the market with an impressive selection of properties ready for his consideration in 2024. Allow us to present the following exceptional Marshall White homes, each detailing luxury, comfort, privacy, and, of course, tennis courts. These properties are all situated in some of the finest locations across Melbourne and beyond, should he be seeking peace and tranquillity between tennis circuit travels:

1 Harcourt Street, Hawthorn East

Magnificently occupying a premier landholding of 4,198sqm (approx.) with north-south tennis court and pool, this historic triple brick manor stands as the most elaborate example of Queen Anne Federation architecture in Melbourne. One of Hawthorn East’s most admired homes, it was designed by renowned architect John Beswicke in 1900 as a testament to the grandeur and elegance of the era.

Contact Agent: Marcus Chiminello

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24-26 Yuille Street, Brighton

This esteemed estate details grand luxury across 1,850sqm (approx.). The home features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a striking 26-metre double-block frontage. Designed for lavish entertaining and relaxed living, the property includes four living and dining areas, a floodlit tennis court, a dual-heated self-cleaning pool, and beautifully landscaped surrounds with sunlit terraces and a bathroom pavilion.

Contact Agent: Stephen Smith

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5 St Ninians Road, Brighton (Available Off-Market)

One of Brighton’s premier waterfront locales offering a prime 1800sqm (approx.) beachfront property featuring panoramic bay and city views. The current three-storey residence includes a lift, seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a tennis court. Recently updated, it’s ready for immediate occupancy with scope for further development into a luxurious home or apartment/townhouse complex (STCA).

Contact Agent: Ben Vieth

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Cameron Lodge, 767 Mt Macedon Road, Mt Macedon

Recognised as one of Mount Macedon’s premier estates, this landmark c1886 Indian Colonial residence has hosted noteworthy guests, including Queen Elizabeth and Meryl Streep. The property’s grand and luxuriously restored dimensions are set within four hectares of magnificent botanic gardens encompassing a four-bedroom cottage, historic gazebo, mod-grass tennis court and pool.

Contact Agent: Richard Mackinnon

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Berwick (Off-Market)

Coming soon to market with sales specialist, Ben Vieth, this sprawling estate draws on Los Angeles design cues, featuring over 700m2 of luxurious contemporary living space, an infinity pool, integrated spa and flood-lit tennis court on 4000m2 (approx.).

Contact Agent: Ben Vieth

180 Holm Park Road, Beaconsfield

Holm Park Estate, a National Trust of Australia-recognised site, is one of the region’s most historic and notable landholdings. This Italianate-style mansion, embodying the era’s grandeur and elegance, sits atop a hill overlooking a sweeping circular drive. Set amidst mature trees on 40 acres of gently undulating land over two titles, it features a formal lounge, a billiards room, and grand outdoor spaces, complete with a heritage pool and tennis court.

Contact Agent: Ben Vieth

11 Pygmalion Rise, Warrandyte

In the lush tranquillity of Warrandyte, this luxurious acre property offers private living with multiple elegant living areas, a designer family-sized kitchen, and four bedrooms plus a study. The outdoor space features a paved entertainment area, fenced swimming pool, floodlit tennis court, and a pool house with gym, sauna, and bathroom, all set in a highly desirable, secluded location.

Contact Agent: Traci Stella

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150 Jones Road, Rosebud

Located in the serene foothills of the Mornington Peninsula, this elevated acreage presents a distinct, secluded haven harmoniously merging stunning ocean and bay views with rural tranquillity. The estate features refined outdoor amenities, including three open fireplaces, a fully equipped pool house, an 18.5m resort-style lap pool with spa, manicured lawns, an orchard, and a championship tennis court, crafting an unparalleled retreat for leisure and entertainment.

Contact Agent: Stephen Baster

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1-3 St Pauls Road, Sorrento

This iconic four-bedroom Hamptons-style home, complemented by a three-bedroom guest house on a generous 2237sqm (approx.) allotment, offers a rare and luxurious lifestyle. It features a north-south floodlit tennis court in a prime beachside setting. The grand residence showcases sunlit interiors with a seamless transition to an extensive wraparound deck, epitomising Sorrento’s exclusive coastal ambience.

Contact Agent: Adam Kenyon

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As a favourite destination for both tennis stars and discerning individuals, Melbourne’s real estate market rises to the occasion, offering properties that perfectly combine luxury and functionality. These homes cater to the distinct needs of elite athletes, offering privacy and relaxation while also providing ample space for families. Every residence aligns perfectly with the desires of sporting elites and those seeking a touch of everyday luxury, offering not just a home away from home, but a place to call home.\