Game, Set, Match, Stay: Perfect Your Tennis Serve With Airbnb

With the Australian summer of sport in full swing and the finals of the Australian Open tennis a few days away, tennis enthusiasts the world over are following all the on court action.

What better way to spend the warmer summer days than watching some of the world’s best tennis players rally back and forth, either courtside on Rod Laver Arena or from the comforts of home.

Airbnb data shows that during the Australian Open 2019, Melbourne Airbnb hosts are set to welcome more than 29,000 guests from more than 86 different countries and are forecast to earn a total of AUD $27.7 million in extra income. The typical Airbnb host in Melbourne is set to earn more than AUD$4,300 in extra income during the Open and families comprise more than one in five or 22% of all guest arrivals.*

To celebrate the first grand slam of the tennis season, we’ve rounded up a selection of some of the beautiful homes you can book on Airbnb that come complete with your very own tennis court.

You certainly won’t put a foot (fault) wrong in these homes as you perfect your Federer-style backhand. So, get your game on, set yourself up in a unique tennis listing and match your stay with a worthy competitor!  

European Manor, Toorak

Steeped in grandeur this European mansion is in the heart of Toorak and comes with tennis court and pool. Natural light streams through the informal living area and french doors seamlessly lead out to the entertaining area and the shimmering pool.

Linden Luxico Home, Camberwell

Enjoy the private pool, tennis court and gym in this luxurious haven. The moment you set foot onto Linden you are transported into your own private leafy oasis of perfectly manicured gardens.

The Stirling House, Adelaide Hills

Luxury boutique accommodation situated in the leafy Adelaide Hills village of Stirling. Enjoy a hit of tennis on the court, try your hand at finska or bocce or just bask in the morning sun overlooking the winter creek and garden.

The Residence, Matcham

Set amongst the pristine hinterland of Matcham, New South Wales, The Residence offers an exclusive, luxury escape for families and friends seeking a uniquely private getaway. Located over five sprawling acres of lush gardens and picturesque ponds, the property can comfortably accommodate up to 15 guests, and includes a large pool area and tennis court.

The Tennis Club, Portsea

Styled by an interior designer and artist, this fabulously renovated, stunningly furnished and decorated, five bedroom, modern coastal home evokes a sense of relaxation the minute you enter the home. With the tennis court, games and a table tennis table in the garage, it means you won’t have to leave once you arrive – you won’t want too!

Finchley, Blackheath

Large comfortable renovated home in delightful area near golf course. Six acres of fenced gardens with outdoor furniture and BBQ as well as new tennis court.

*Based on internal Airbnb data for the period 14 to 27 January 2019.  

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