Little Park Farm, Ampthill, Bedfordshire
This Grade II-listed Jacobean house dates from 1629 and the landscaped grounds include a floodlit tennis court, squash court and outdoor pool. It has a grand entrance hall, open fireplaces and beamed ceilings. 7 beds, 8 baths, 3 receps, study, conservatory, self-contained flat, 24 acres. £1.75m Lane & Holmes 01234-327744.