The Green, Ovington


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Yew Tree is a very spacious and sympathetically refurbished family house boasting a pretty position overlooking the village green. The property offers four bedrooms (one en-suite), house bathroom, sizeable living room opening into a hall, dining kitchen, garden room, utility room and a cellar. Externally, there is a low maintenance front garden, an enclosed lawned rear garden and a garage with parking for two cars to the front. EPC (EER) C 72.

Potential Investment Opportunity

GSC Grays are also marketing Rowan House which is the next door property, on behalf of the same vendor. This creates an excellent opportunity for a purchaser looking for an investment portfolio of buy to let properties or holiday rentals. Rowan House is offered to the market at Offers in the Region of £290,000 however should a purchaser wish to pursue both properties, a discount will be offered.

Situation & Amenities

Situated within the village of Ovington enjoying a prominent position overlooking the green. The village itself is known locally as the maypole village due to the siting of a maypole in the centre of the village green. A public house and village hall add to the villages sense of community. The nearby historic town of Barnard Castle offers a wide range of amenities including national and local retailers, sports centre, a traditional weekly market and monthly farmers market. Richmond is also an accessible market town which is in easy travelling distance and offers a good range of amenities, including national and local retailers, swimming pool and cinema. For the commuter the A67, A66 and A1 (M) provide links with the major commercial areas of the North East.


Solid wood door to:

Entrance Vestibule

With wooden effect laminate flooring and a door to a large inner hallway.

Inner Hallway

A spacious area with an opening to the living room, door to the rear entrance hall, staircase to the first floor, double glazed window to the front aspect and radiator.

Living Room

5.30m x 5.09m (max)

A spacious reception room with multi-fuel stove set on a decorative hearth and surround. There is also a radiator and double glazed window overlooking the village green.

Rear Entrance Hall

With tiled flooring, radiator, opening to the kitchen and doors to the ground floor WC and utility room.

Utility Room

2.37m x 2.47m

Comprising of fitted work surface and fitted cupboard. There is a hand wash basin, central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring and door to the exterior.

Dining Kitchen

4.56m x 5.17m

Newly fitted to include a variety of wall and base units with stainless steel sink and mixer tap, along with contrasting work surfaces. Integrated appliances include a microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, Belling range style cooker and extractor hood. There is a radiator, tiled flooring, double glazed window to the rear aspect, an opening to the garden room and a door leading to stairs which lower down to the cellar.

Garden Room

3.06m x 3.33m

With two velux windows, radiator, tiled flooring and double glazed patio doors opening to the garden.

Ground Floor WC

Comprising of a WC, hand wash basin and tiled flooring.

First Floor Landing

With doors leading to the two main bedrooms, steps lowering to a further landing area which gives access to another two bedrooms, bathroom and a storage cupboard which also houses the hot water cylinder.

Bedroom One

5.33m x 4.14m (max)

A spacious double bedroom with double glazed window looking onto the village green, two radiators and door to the en-suite.


Comprising of a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and laminate flooring.

Bedroom Two

4.19m x 4.09m (max)

Again, to the front aspect with double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom Three

3.55m x 3.46m

To the rear aspect with double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom Four

4.54m x 2.27m (max)

With double glazed window to the rear elevation and radiator.


Including a shower cubicle, bath, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. There is wooden flooring, a heated towel rail and an obscure double glazed window to the rear aspect.


Front Garden

The property is set back behind a walled gravelled front garden area with paved pathway leading up to the front door.

Rear Garden

An enclosed lawned and paved garden with an outhouse and wood store. There is a beautiful yew tree which is where the name of the property comes from.


5.10m x 4.56m

Garage with up and over door personnel access door, power and light.


Mains electricity, drainage and water are connected. Oil fired central heating. There is a burglar alarm fitted.


The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.


Particulars written and photographs taken November 2019.

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1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

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