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Top 10 homes for sports fans

Fast track your property desires to net a winning combination.   With the FA Cup Final due to kick off on May 30, we do some fancy footwork to find 10 homes near great sporting venues. [slideshow_deploy id='4227'] Click here to start the search for your perfect home or click here to find your nearest Winkworth office.

Fast track your property desires to net a winning combination.

  With the FA Cup Final due to kick off on May 30, we do some fancy footwork to find 10 homes near great sporting venues.

Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire £975,000

One of the leading three-day events, the Burghley Horse Trials is great entertainment, even if you?re not horsey. It takes place in such a beautiful setting, you?ll want to live nearby. Just a few miles away, this five-bedroom property is hot to trot. With a nod to tradition and contemporary living, it has fabulous entertaining spaces and the attention to detail is impressive. You?ll be on to a winner with this one. Call Winkworth?s Bourne office on 01778 392807

Bugbrook, Northamptonshire £850,000

If you are a fan of motorsport, Silverstone will be a racetrack that?s on your radar. Close enough for ease of access, yet far enough away to escape the noise and traffic, this waterside home is perfect. It sits in a small development by the marina but close enough to the village with its shops and facilities. It has six bedrooms, a high-spec contemporary feel and its own mooring. Call Winkworth?s Northampton office on 01604 824854

Gowan Avenue, Fulham London SW6 £2m

Craven Cottage has been the home of Fulham Football Club since 1896. A couple of streets away, this renovated end terrace has five bedrooms and a south-facing garden. Lily Allen and Hugh Grant are both Fulham fans, but the team hasn?t played in the FA Cup final since 1975 ? when they lost. Call Winkworth?s Fulham office on 020 7731 3388

Shipton under Wychwood, Chipping Norton £775,000

The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the highlight of the steeplechasing year and this house is a sure bet. It is traditional Cotswold stone but built just 15 years ago, so incorporates the best modern design. If you?re the sporty type, there are cricket and bowls clubs in the village, tennis facilities nearby, and plenty of peaceful places to go riding. Call Winkworth?s Oxford office on 01865 511333

Campana Road, Fulham, London SW6 £2m

Chelsea FC?s home turf is the vast Stamford Bridge complex which also houses a museum and a megastore. This apartment close by comprises the basement and ground floor of a smart terrace, giving three good sized bedrooms, all en suite. The layout and decor would satisfy the most deluxe WAG. The open-plan living area is ideal for entertaining. Call Winkworth?s Fulham office on 020 7731 3388

Oxshott, Surrey £1.79m

The Epsom Derby is run in June each year and is known as the blue riband of the turf. The town itself is famous for its mineral water and the healing salts it produces. A few furlongs distant is this impressive detached house with a magnificent double staircase circling up from the reception hall. It has five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Call Winkworth?s Cobham office on 01932 500200

Greenoak Way, Wimbledon Village, London SW19 £3.25m

If tennis is more your sport, this high-spec detached home could be love-all for the whole family. Number One court is almost within sight. The property has six bedrooms and a well-striped lawn ready for a game. For golfing enthusiasts, the London Scottish Golf Course is just a birdie away, with the Royal Wimbledon not much further. Call Winkworth?s Wimbledon office on 020 8946 2930

Drayton Park, Highbury, London N5 £1.2m

This attractive four-bedroom Victorian semi is about as close as you can get to Arsenal?s Emirates stadium. As a resident you can get a special access permit when there are road closures for home games. And if you are inspired to practise your keepie-uppies, there?s a 20ft garden to the rear. Call Winkworth?s Islington office on 020 7354 2480

Greenhill Road, London NW10 £1.125m

We?re all off to Wembley. To make it much easier to get there on the big day, buy this five-bedroom semi just a Beckham kick down the A404. It has a garden studio and is situated in a quiet enclave of Harlesden. Off the beaten track, yet minutes from the Tube and main roads. Call Winkworth?s Willesden Green office on 020 8451 1000

Bagshot Road, Chobham, Surrey £1.3m

Handy for Royal Ascot, this house has three acres of its own, so plenty of room to race around in. It currently has three double bedrooms and a small one used as a study but it has outline planning permission for a large extension. The village has facilities for rugby, tennis, cricket and football, as well as an annual carnival. Call Winkworth?s Guildford office on 01483 339977

Click here to start the search for your perfect home or click here to find your nearest Winkworth office.

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