Property of the Day: The Old Vicarage, Little Abington, Cambridge

Tim Henman’s former coach and his wife are selling this country retreat with tennis courts

THE PROPERTY: The former professional tennis player Nick Brown – ranked number two in 1989 and previously a coach to numerous top players, including Tim Henman, have decided to put The Old Vicarage, their home for the past two decades, on the market.  

THE LOCATION: Situated in a secluded setting close to the picturesque Cambridgeshire village of Little Abington, one of two parishes divided by the river Granta, and lies about seven miles south of the city of Cambridge. Stansted Airport is only a 20-minute drive away. 

THE INTERIOR: Dating from the Queen Anne period, the property has classically proportioned spaces with wooden floors and fireplaces. There are six bedrooms, several living areas, a kitchen with Aga oven and a wine cellar.

WHY WE LOVE IT: It’s rare to have the opportunity to play tennis on courts owned by a former professional – and afterwards to relax your tired muscles in the expansive swimming pool…

BUY IT NOW: £2,000,000 with Cheffins

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