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Tennis courts at the top of the list for prestige buyers

Lifestyle features trumped location in property markets across Australia in 2020, and it was no different at the top end, with sales of premium homes with tennis courts spiking over the pandemic.

Mansion with tennis court
Sales of prestige properties with tennis courts were significantly higher in 2020 than in 2019. Photo: Shutterstock

Lifestyle features trumped location in property markets across Australia in 2020, and it was no different at the top end, with sales of premium homes with tennis courts spiking over the pandemic.

Usually tightly held, sales of super-prime properties with tennis courts rose sharply over the pandemic, with the 38 sales up more than 170 per cent on 2019, according to research by Knight Frank.

Generally defined as the top 1 per cent of each market …