Cricket pitches at home - 11 of the best pitches on offer

Cricket pitches at home - 11 of the best pitches on offer
Cricket pitches at home - 11 of the best pitches on offer
With cricket season spicing up our summer, Property Observer took a look at the best backyard cricket pitches across Australia. Some have been sold and some are for sale.
 
 
Sitting on 4070 sqm is a beautiful cricket wicket which encourages the straight-drive with the pull shot not an option with the four man bay shed.
 
The massive eight bedroom house sold for $440,000 through Hugh McKid of Location Property Agents.
 

Located on a 4,000 square metre block, the low maintenance grounds include a cricket pitch with rear access and sprinkler system.
 
The property has been listed for sale at $879,000 by Mark Rosevear and Clinton Harvey of Wodonga Real Estate.
 
 
The property doesn't feature a wicket per se, but there is a long stretch of artificial grass for a bowlers run up and a small space for defensive shots.
 
The five bedroom property sold at auction on December 28, 2015 for $1.55 million.  
 
 
This property makes the list simply because Bowral was the birth place of Australian legend Sir Donald Bradman.
 
The southwest suburb of Sydney homed Bradman who would have relished the prospect of practicing on such a wicket in the 1900's when he was a child.
 
The property was sold in November 2015 for $495,000 by Lewis Harelle of Ray White.
 
 
A full length concrete pitch on the 2.83 hectare land is met by nets so you don't have to continue to fetch the ball when you smash those sixes.
 
Cricket pitches at home - 11 of the best pitches on offer
 
Corrine Guterres sold the property for $1.85 million in October 2015. 
 
 
The house lights up the small synthetic grass wicket where you can practice your defensive game with the netting behind making a wicket keeper unnecessary.
 
The three bedroom home sold for $2.88 million in November 2015 through Bernard Ryan and Geoff Smith of LJ Hooker.
 
 
The cricket wicket, accompanied by a putting green sold at auction for $1.83 million at the end of November 2013.
 
Cricket pitches at home - 11 of the best pitches on offer
 
One for the bowlers, there's not much room to bat but some greenery behind the batsman will ensure the ball doesn't end up next door.
 
 
Recently sold, the five bedroom family home has a wicket surrounded by an enclosed netting cage. 
 
James Curtainand David Taylor sold the property that traded for $2.185 in 2008 for $1.9 million in August 2016.
 
 
Environmentalist and musician Peter Garrett's home sold for $2.8 million in April 2016 through listing agent John Renouf of Drew Lindsay Real Estate.
 
The five bedroom home has a wicket perfect for a batsman to drive all day.
 

The two storey family house sits on a big 809 square metre block and has a purpose built cricket pitch.
 
The property has been listed for sale at $1.125 million by Mark and Debra Passmore of Passmore Real Estate. 
 
However the cricket pitch does not appeared to be photographed.
 
 
The Oxenford home features lawns of just synthetic turf. 
 
Brambling Property Hendra selling agent Ann-Marie Warhurst told The Courier Mail the home was ticking a lot of boxes for families. 
 
The 1151sq m property is on the market for offers over $650,000.
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