The average cost can vary from $40,000 to $110,000. Where you live in Australia may have a bearing on the price to build a tennis court. Homes that are priced on the high-end may have a more significant price tag in any type of construction work.
Herein, how much land do you need for a tennis court in Australia?
First thing you should consider is how much land do you have. The minimum size for a tennis court is 15 x 30 metres this will give you two metres from the double side line to the fence and three metres from the back line to the fence.
Consequently, does a tennis court add value?
Estate agent Vincent Finnegan says having a court “certainly won’t hurt the value of a home, but whether you’re going to get your money back from an investment in a tennis court is another thing”.
Which tennis court surface is the best?
THE BENEFITS OF PLAYING ON CLAY. Har-Tru courts are easy and inexpensive to build. They can be installed in almost any location, including over existing asphalt and concrete courts. They never crack and, when properly cared for, a Har-Tru court will last forever.
For a DIY installation, costs will be in the $4,600 to $8,300 range. If you buy your own concrete bags and mix it yourself, it’s labor-intensive but much less expensive than a professional installation. You might be able to install your court for $5,500 – $8,000. A professional installation will cost 8-10x as much.
According to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) – tennis’ global governing body – regulations, a competitive tennis court must be rectangular in shape, measuring 23.77 metres long. The width, however, differs for doubles (10.97 metres) and singles (8.23 metres).
Some projects include playgrounds, dog parks, shaded lounge areas, fire pits, grilling spaces, sport courts with game tiles, walking tracks, soccer fields with artificial turf, or even re-surfacing the existing court to make it playable again… The options are endless!
Grass courts are made of grasses in different compositions depending on the tournament. Although grass courts are more traditional than other types of tennis courts, maintenance costs of grass courts are higher than those of hard courts and clay courts.