Guide Price £295,000
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 1 Reception Room
Tricklebrook Cottage, 3 Billy Hall Farm
Billy Row, Crook, County Durham
- A well presented barn conversion, set within an exclusive development
- Detached garage/workshop
- Extensive well stocked gardens and grounds
- Panoramic views
- Services supplemented by renewable energy systems also providing an element of income
- Two/three bedrooms, master with en-suite facilities
A well presented barn conversion, with services supplemented by renewable energy systems also providing an element of income. Set within an exclusive development with panoramic views, there are extensive well stocked gardens and grounds, plus a detached garage/workshop.
Tricklebrook Cottage, 3 Billy Hall Farm is a well presented and unique barn conversion. Set within an exclusive development of eight properties, the property enjoys panoramic views over the Wear Valley and North Pennines. Offering versatile accommodation throughout, the property also benefits from extensive, mature gardens and a detached garage/workshop, which would be ideally suited to a variety of purchasers.
The main entrance is to the side of the property, and leads into the reception hall which features tiled flooring. To the right hand side lies the kitchen/family room, which is fitted with a range of white shaker style units, topped with oak effect worktops which incorporate a Porcelain butlers sink. Featuring an electric AGA and space for freestanding appliances, the kitchen/family room is light and airy courtesy of the high ceilings with Cathedral beams, and dual aspect overlooking the pleasant gardens and side elevation. Full length windows and a fully glazed door flood the room with natural light and absorb panoramic views over the Wear Valley and North Pennines.
The second bedroom is accessed from the kitchen/family room, and is a good sized double. This room could be utilised for a number of purposes, and benefits from full length windows and a fully glazed door which provides access to the well maintained gardens.
Returning to the reception hall, the modern shower room is located to the left hand side. Fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin set within a vanity unit, bidet, and walk in shower cubicle with mains fed shower and rainfall head. Featuring tiled flooring, and predominantly tiled walls, the shower room is heated by a wall mounted towel rail.
The living room is situated to the rear of the property, and is a part of the original structure of the dwelling. Featuring beams to the ceiling and solid oak flooring, the focal point is the impressive multi-fuel stove set within an inglenook and set upon a slate tiled hearth. Further French doors lead out to the gardens from here.
Accessed from the living room is the study, which could be utilised as a further bedroom if required. The solid oak flooring continues into this room, and enjoys a pleasant outlook over the gardens. There is also a useful mezzanine level above, ideally suited for storage.
Stairs rise from the living room to the first floor, where the master bedroom is located. A well proportioned double, the room benefits from high ceilings and Velux skylights which flood the room with natural light. Featuring a range of fitted wardrobes, the master bedroom is serviced by en-suite facilities which comprise of low level WC, wash hand basin and quadrant shower cubicle with mains fed shower.
The property benefits from a spacious gravelled driveway leading up to the detached garage/workshop. There is also an area of hardstanding providing further off road parking. The well established gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, and would ideally suit the keen gardener or those who are looking to increase self sufficiency. The gardens are planted with a variety of productive fruit trees, including two crab apple, plum, bramley apple and pear trees, and a variety of currant plants. There are also raised vegetable beds, which comprise of rocket, artichokes, potatoes and asparagus. There are also two useful stone built outhouses which provide useful storage and benefit from electricity. At the foot of the garden there is a brook from which the cottage derives its name. Whilst there is ample parking there is an additional communal parking at the entrance to the development.
Energy Performance Certificate
This property is currently rated C.
From Crook Market Place, travel west on the A690 going straight over the cross roads, on reaching the mini roundabout turn right and travel for approximately two miles. On entering Billy Row travel up the bank passing the village green on the right hand side, proceed to the top of the bank and at the T-junction turn right. Follow the road out of the village taking the next right where the road dips there is a right hand turn onto a farm track which leads you to the property. Follow the driveway through the neighbouring properties and Tricklebrook Cottage can be found at the foot of the drive.
1. The cost for the maintenance of the access roads is split equally by all properties within the development.
2. The heating system is powered by an Air Source Heat Pump. There is an OFGEM Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme attached to this, which is valid until 1st December 2024. The vendors receive an annual payment of £1556 at the current rate.
3. The property benefits from photovoltaic solar panels which currently generate 21-25p per Kw/h, and earn 3.2p for exported electricity.