The Green, Ovington


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Rowan House is a very spacious and sympathetically refurbished family house boasting a pretty position overlooking the village green. The property offers three double bedrooms (two en-suite), house bathroom, large living/dining room, kitchen and ground floor cloakroom/WC. Externally, there are low maintenance gardens to the front, side and rear along with a garage with parking for two cars to the front. EPC (EER) D 66.

Potential Investment Opportunity

GSC Grays are also marketing Yew Tree 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. Yew Tree is offered to the market at Offers in the Region of £310,000 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 opening to the entrance vestibule.

Entrance Vestibule

With laminate flooring and a door leading through to the large open plan living/dining room.

Living/Dining Room

Living Area 5.42m x 4.75m. Dining Area 5.33m x 5.06m (max). An extremely spacious reception room with one double glazed window to the front elevation and one double glazed sliding sash window to the side elevation. There is a door opening to the exterior, staircase rising to the first floor, an opening through to the kitchen and a door opening to the ground floor WC. There are three radiators and an understairs storage void. Large multi-fuel stove set in a bricked surround and stone flagged hearth.

Downstairs WC

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


3.48m x 4.76m

Including a variety of fitted wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces, stainless sink with mixer tap and draining board and the following integrated appliances: dishwasher, electric oven, gas hob and fridge/freezer. There is space for a washing machine. Tiled flooring, double glazed window to the side aspect, door opening to the rear garden. Central heating boiler.

First Floor Landing

With attic access hatch, two storage cupboards (one of which houses the water tank), radiator and doors leading off to the first floor accommodation.

Master Bedroom

3.52m x 4.77m

To the rear of the property, providing an elevated outlook over the garden. There is a double glazed sliding sash window, radiator and door through to the en-suite.


With shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and obscure double glazed sliding sash window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Two

3.37m x 5.01m (max)

To the front aspect with double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom Three

3.23m x 3.62m

With obscure double glazed window to the side aspect, radiator and door to the en-suite.


With shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.


Including a bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, obscure double glazed sliding sash window to the side aspect, heated towel rail, oak flooring and partially tiled walls.


Utility Outhouse

Accessed from the rear garden with power supply and space for a dryer.

Rear Garden

An enclosed low maintenance garden area, mainly laid to block paving and gravel with raised borders and fenced and hedged boundaries. There is a timber garden store at the bottom of the garden and a lean to log store. There is also a coal bunker and the oil tank for the central heating. A fenced pathway leads along the side of the property into the front garden area. The property is set back from the road behind a walled courtyard garden laid mainly to slate gravel.


5.10m x 4.56m

There is a garage with up and over door personnel access door, power and light.


Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Oil fired central heating. The hob in the kitchen is supplied by Calor Gas bottles.


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

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

Council Tax

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded A.


Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.


Particulars written and photographs taken September 2019.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

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.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

Arrange viewing 01833 908027

GSC Grays - Barnard Castle

12 The Bank, Barnard Castle, County Durham

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email