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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ovington, Prudhoe, Northumberland

Sold STC £430,000

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This four bedroom detached property used to be a Granary, hence the name! It is located in the village of Ovington which lies on the north bank of the River Tyne. If you are looking for a rural retreat with all that village life can offer, yet still be within easy commuting distance, then this is the place for you. The property boasts many of the original features such as wooden beams and stonework. This is a prestigious dwelling that cannot fail but to impress. Properties of this calibre are not on the market very often or very long so book a viewing today to avoid disappointment.

Detached Family Home
Four Bedrooms
Three Reception Rooms
Ensuite & Bathroom
Front & Rear Garden
Double Garage


Entrance porch    The main formal entrance consists of a semi circular construction with large arched windows on either side and a solid wooden door topped with a glass arch of its own. The exterior of the porch is supported by four Ionic columns which rise up and form the base of the first floor balcony with its iron railings and original "jib" from which it is assumed flour could be moved from one floor to another back in the days when this was a working granary.

Entrance Hall    By far the most imposing feature of the entrance is the "Y" shaped staircase which forms a viewing gallery and provides access to the first floor rooms and the balcony. There are two large ornate double glazed bay windows and doors leading to the study and the kitchen.

Dining Area (Open Plan) 11'10" x 18'9" (3.6m x 5.72m). Occupying a slightly raised area to the left of the main staircase this sub-division of the entrance hallway would form the centre of any formal dining occasion with its original oak beamed ceiling and stone flooring.

Study 17'9" x 15'10" (5.4m x 4.83m). Traditional wooden beamed ceiling, double glazed bay window to the front, a multi-fuel fire with stone hearth, telephone and television points and a picture rail.

Lounge 31'7" x 16'7" (9.63m x 5.05m). A stylish and traditional room with original stonework and beams. The centrepiece of the room is the log burning fireplace with stone hearth. There is a bay window to the front, a television point, central heating radiator, storage cupboard housing the fuse box and a double glazed patio door leading to the courtyard.

Breakfast/Kitchen 17'10" x 14'6" (5.44m x 4.42m). A stylish fusion of old and new with traditional wood beamed ceilings and more contemporary wall and base units, together with work tops. There is a breakfast bar, double drainer sink unit, radiator, television point and an integrated dishwasher as well as a double glazed window to the front. The walls are part tiled and the floors are lino. The range cooker (electric) and full size hood form the hub of the kitchen and are located in the middle of an ornamental arch whilst to the right there is a serving hatch allowing direct access to the dining area. There is also a door back to the entrance hall/dining area as well as to the utility room via the morning room.

Utility Room 9'6" x 7'4" (2.9m x 2.24m). The utility room has wall and base units together with work surfaces, wooden beams and lino flooring together with space for a washing machine and vents for a dryer. The room houses the oil fired central heating boiler which was only recently installed and there is also a door leading to the garage.

Morning Room 18' x 12' (5.49m x 3.66m). Another well appointed room with the large bay windows to the front. There is a patio door to the front and a door to the utility room and a television point. The room also has laminate flooring.


Master Bedroom 17'7" x14'11" (5.36m x4.55m). The master bedroom has a window to the front, fitted wardrobes, a telephone point, radiator and offers some stunning views of the countryside beyond.

Bedroom Two 13'9" x 15'5" (4.2m x 4.7m). Double glazed windows to the front, fitted wardrobes, radiator and a door leading to the en-suite.

En-Suite    A coloured three piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, vanity unit, step in shower cubicle, low level WC, radiator, window to the side and doors leading back to bedroom two and landing area.

Bedroom Three 14'1" x 12'6" (4.3m x 3.8m). Double glazed window to the front, fitted wardrobes, telephone and television points and radiator.

Bedroom Four 10' x 16'3" (3.05m x 4.95m). Double glazed window to the front, fitted wardrobes and a radiator

Family Bathroom    This modern bathroom has tiled walls and floors with a low level WC, bidet, heated towel rail and pedestal wash hand basin but it is the bath and shower that sets this apart from an ordinary bathroom. The bath itself is nicely styled and incorporates a shelf where you could burn candles. The shower is best described as a wet room taking up the majority of the rear of the bathroom and immediately adjacent to the bath itself.


Front Garden    A mature garden with flowerbeds, trees and shrubs running the length of the property excluding the garage block and where the main entrance porch which bisects it.

Rear Courtyard    A peaceful little oasis comprising a patio area with wall boundaries an ornamental pond and water feature. Gates give access to the front of the property.

Garage    A double garage with additional parking, complete with light and power with up-and-over doors.

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