June 7, 2013 6:34 pm

Hot property: sports venues

Five residences for fans of sport including Wimbledon and the Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews
Northcliffe, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK

Northcliffe, St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK, £2.75m

Where In St Andrews, on the east coast of Scotland, 30 miles from Dundee, 35 miles from Perth and 50 miles from Edinburgh international airport.

What A seven-bedroom, Victorian house built on a cliff top overlooking the North Sea. The property has two self-contained flats in the basement for guests or staff and comes with half an acre of gardens.

Why Northcliffe is a short walk from the Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews, one of the oldest and most reputable golf clubs in the world. Considered the “home of golf”, the Old Course at St Andrews dates back to 1552 and still regularly hosts the Open Championship, with the club next scheduled to host the event in 2015.

Who Savills, www.savills.com, tel: +44 131 247 3700

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Apartment, Monte Carlo, Monaco, €65m

Apartment, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Where In Le Mirabeau apartment building in the centre of Monaco on the Côte d’Azur, 30km from Nice international airport.

What A three-bedroom duplex apartment arranged over the building’s third and fourth floors, with 936 sq metres of living space and a further 188 sq metres of terrace overlooking the sea.

Why The apartment building is located on the Mirabeau corner of the Monaco Grand Prix course and from the apartment’s large terrace you can see the track. The race on the Circuit de Monaco was first held in 1929, and is considered among the most prestigious in the world.

Who Knight Frank, www.knightfrank.co.uk, tel: +377 97 70 70 20

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Duplex apartment, Manhattan, New York, US, $1.79m

Duplex apartment, Manhattan, New York, US

Where In Upper Manhattan, 18 miles from John F. Kennedy international airport and 25 miles from Newark international airport.

What A three-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment arranged over the top two floors of a modern beaux arts-style townhouse built in 2005. The apartment has an open-plan living and dining space, a library and a private roof terrace.

Why The property is a short drive from Yankee Stadium, home of the New York Yankees baseball team. The stadium was finished in 2009 and cost a reported $1.5bn. Over the years, the Yankees have had some of the sport’s most famous players, including Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio.

Who Halstead Property, www.halstead.com, tel: +1 212 734 0010

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Marryat Road, Wimbledon, Greater London, UK, £6.75m

Marryat Road, Wimbledon, Greater London, UK

Where In Wimbledon, southwest London, 18 miles from Heathrow and 25 miles from Gatwick.

What A detached five-bedroom, Edwardian house with two reception rooms, a dining room and study. There is also an orangery overlooking the garden.

Why Marryat Road is a five-minute walk from the All England Club, home of the Wimbledon tennis championships. Held at the club since 1877, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis competition in the world. This year’s tournament runs from June 24 to July 7.

Who Knight Frank, www.knightfrank.co.uk, tel: +44 20 8946 0026

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Villa Hermosa, Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy, €11m

Villa Hermosa, Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy

Where In Porto Cervo, on the north coast of Sardinia, 30km from Costa Smeralda international airport.

What A five-bedroom, five-bathroom villa with covered terraces, outside dining space and a large pool with sea views. The property is part of a wider residential complex which offers residents direct access to the beach.

Why Porto Cervo regularly hosts sailing regattas and, last weekend, staged the fourth biennial Dubois Cup, a relatively new yachting event attracting a growing number of sailing enthusiasts to Sardinia’s northern coast.

Who Immobilsarda, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, www.christiesrealestate.com, +39 0789 909000

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