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Upper Hulme, Upper Hulme Offers in the Region Of £895,000

  • Four/Five bedroom Farmhouse, Two Bedroom Holiday Cottage and land extending to 2.64 acres
  • Presented throughout to a HIGH standard with quality fixtures and fittings
  • Original Features throughout whilst boasting modern Living
  • Fantastic location with far reaching view to the front and views to The Roaches to the rear
  • Viewing a MUST
  • No Chain

Roache House Farm must be seen to be believed! What a property! Offering a spacious four/five bedroom stone Farmhouse, detached two bedroom Holiday Cottage, formal gardens, Garage and Outbuilding, and Land extending to approximately 2.64 acres, all situated within the sought after Peak District National Park. Rarely available on the market. For the first time in a generation this beautifully restored farmhouse and converted barn, enjoying breathtaking views in all directions over the Roaches, Hen Cloud and Tittesworth Lake. Roache House was believed to have been constructed circa 1600’s with extensions in 1744 and further addition of Victorian barns which were converted in 1985. The Farmhouse has been cleverly renovated to take full advantage of the position and views towards The Roaches, Meerbrook and surrounding countryside offering modern living whilst retaining original features and characteristics. Boasting a date stone 1744 at the front of the property a viewing is a MUST. The detached holiday cottage was converted in 2000 with the first lettings in 2004. Currently let through Derbyshire Country Cottages this property provides a substantial income with potential to generate further income if so desired. Further details are available at the viewing. The spacious Farmhouse is accessed from the rear to a sizeable Entrance Hall with vaulted ceiling which leads to an Inner Hall. This hallway gives access to the Study/Bedroom Five, Cloakroom, and Dining Room. The Study would make an ideal ground floor bedroom but a great place for those looking to “work from home”. The Dining Room is the original part of the house with feature windows to the front, oak flooring, feature fireplace and exposed beams. The Dining Room also has the added advantage of the Cellar beneath with vaulted ceiling and original stone sink. The adjacent Sitting Room boasts a feature Range “J West, Leek” believed to be dated back to 1870. The Living Room also boasts dual aspect views, original beams and oak floors. The first floor offers two spacious double bedrooms and a well-appointed family Bathroom with quality fixtures and fittings. Back downstairs the Entrance Hall also leads to the Kitchen, being the hub of the home with dual aspect windows, original timberwork and exposed stonework. The Kitchen has a range of units with granite worksurfaces, vintage Aga, and quarry-tiled floor. The Kitchen then leads to the Lower Hall, and on to the Living Room. A snug room with dual aspect windows, exposed ceiling beams and feature fireplace this room also boasts an external door to the front. Next to this is the Utility Room which has high quality oak units and offers potential to be a further Kitchen. The Inner Hall has a staircase leading to the first floor. This area doesn’t disappoint with the stunning Master Bedroom having a vaulted ceiling, windows to three elevations, exposed original “A” frames and is a Wow factor of the home. There is a further double bedroom and family Bathroom with the Bathroom being fully fitted with high quality fixtures and fittings. Roache House Farm could easily accommodate two families if so desired. The detached holiday cottage is finished to a high standard and boasts an open plan ground floor with two first floor bedrooms and shower room, having its own garden and parking. This generates an income whilst still retaining privacy for the farmhouse. The gardens surrounding the farmhouse are laid to lawns and patio and seating areas are strategically positioned to take the full advantage of the far reaching views. The adjacent land is all grassland and ideal for grazing. A property which MUST be viewed to be appreciated.

Upper Hulme
Upper Hulme ST13 8UB
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: WB002349

Entrance Hall

9' 4'' x 9' 1'' (2.85m x 2.76m)

Having windows to three elevations with feature timber lintels over, vaulted ceiling to part, external door to the side aspect, tiled floor, concealed double radiator.

Inner Hall

Velux window to the rear aspect, window to rear aspect with timber lintel over, double radiator incorporating individual design radiator cover with display plate rack over, vaulted ceiling, stone flagged floor.


11' 1'' x 10' 1'' (3.39m x 3.07m)

Having windows to two elevations, double radiator, vaulted ceiling, four small glazed panels overlooking inner hall, stone flagged floor. Loft storage with double door access.


4' 5'' x 3' 6'' (1.34m x 1.07m)

Housing high level WC, wash hand basin incorporating chrome mixer tap with tiled splashbacks, chrome heated towel radiator, extractor fan, two feature glazed panels to inner hall, stone flagged floor.

Dining Room

15' 9'' x 11' 10'' (4.80m x 3.61m)

Having feature window to front aspect with exposed timber lintel over, staircase off, double concealed radiator, fireplace set on stone flagged hearth incorporating cast iron multi fuel stove featuring original Victorian fireplace behind, oak floor, painted timber ceiling beams, built in feature cupboard incorporating double doors, stable door to front aspect incorporating glazed panel, concealed access leading to Cellar.


11' 7'' x 8' 7'' (3.53m x 2.62m)

Having original stone stepped access leading to vaulted cellar with stone flagged floor, stone sink and matching stone slab.

Sitting Room

15' 8'' x 15' 3'' (4.77m x 4.64m)

Having feature window to the front aspect with exposed timber lintel over, full height window to rear aspect cleverly designed to give views to the velux window of the Inner Hall toward the Roaches, painted original ceiling beams and timbers, double radiator, oak floor. Feature Excelsior range by J.West of Leek possibly original to the property in working order.

First Floor


Window to rear aspect.

Bedroom Three

12' 3'' x 15' 8'' (3.74m x 4.77m)

Having window to front aspect, vaulted ceiling incorporating four exposed original beams, double radiator, feature original Victorian ladies fireplace set in stone surround.

Bedroom Four

15' 3'' x 12' 0'' (4.65m x 3.66m)

Having window to front aspect, vaulted ceiling incorporating four exposed original beams, double radiator, part mezzanine storage.


10' 6'' x 6' 4'' (3.21m x 1.93m)

Roll top bath on claw and ball feet incorporating chrome taps over with matching chrome shower fitment, pedestal wash hand basin, lower level WC, window to rear aspect incorporating views over the Roaches and surrounding countryside, double radiator, oak floor. Airing cupboard off incorporating hot water cylinder with immersion heater, fixed shelving over.

Ground Floor

Dining Kitchen

16' 0'' x 15' 11'' (4.88m x 4.85m)

Access from entrance hall having range of bespoke kitchen units comprising base cupboards and drawers incorporating concealed power for fridge, concealed plumbing for dishwasher, concealed plumbing for automatic washing machine, granite work surfaces over having inset white glazed Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap over. Matching granite splashbacks, vintage Aga converted to oil providing cooking facilities plus heating for Kitchen and hot water, electric cooker point, double glazed windows to front and rear aspect, having exposed timber lintels over windows, stable door to the front aspect, painted stone wall to part incorporating exposed original window openings, exposed ceiling beams with matching beams and timbers providing bannister rail. Three steps down to Lower Hall and quarry-tiled floor.

Lower Hall

Double radiator, staircase off, window to front aspect, fitted coat hooks, stone flagged floor. Understairs storage cupboard incorporating fitted coat hooks.

Living Room

14' 11'' x 15' 8'' (4.55m x 4.77m)

Having windows to two elevations offers panoramic views, feature fireplace incorporating Clearview cast iron multi fuel stove set on tiled hearth, exposed ceiling beams, external door to front aspect, stone flagged floor.

Utility room

14' 10'' x 8' 3'' (4.53m x 2.51m)

Range of solid oak units comprising base cupboards and drawers incorporating plumbing for automatic washing machine and dishwasher, oak worksurfaces over having inset one and half glazed sink unit with granite surround, two windows to side aspect, stable door to front aspect incorporating glazed panel, stone flagged floor, double radiator, vaulted ceiling incorporating exposed beams, fixed pine shelving. NOTE: This room has the potential for a second Kitchen, subject to the usual planning permission.

First Floor

Master Bedroom

22' 2'' x 15' 11'' (6.75m x 4.86m)

Stunning double-height large bedroom with vaulted ceiling incorporating exposed ceiling beams feature 'A' Frame, windows to three elevations incorporating timber lintels over, two double radiators, oak flooring. Archway to:


Having oak flooring.

Bedroom Two

11' 11'' x 9' 11'' (3.62m x 3.01m)

Having feature original 'A' frame, double glazed window to the front aspect with exposed lintel over, double radiator, oak floor.

Family Bathroom

15' 6'' x 7' 1'' (4.72m x 2.15m)

Slipper bath on claw and ball feet incorporating chrome mixer tap over with telephone style shower attachment, fully enclosed shower cubicle incorporating chrome dual shower fitment, pedestal wash hand basin, lower level WC, antique style radiator incorporating chrome heated towel rail, part boarded walls, feature stone walls to part, chrome heated towel rail, oak flooring. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with fixed shelving over. Built in loft storage.

Roaches Cottage

Stone detached holiday cottage situated within the grounds of Roache House Farm being completely self contained. The cottage is ideal for those looking to generate a supplementary income from the comfort of their own home. In details the accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor

14' 7'' x 15' 4'' (4.44m x 4.68m)

Being open plan with Living/Dining Kitchen area with Kitchen comprising pine units having base cupboards and drawers incorporating plumbing for automatic washing machine, electric cooker point. Roll top worksurfaces over with white Belfast sink incorporating chrome mixer tap, windows to two elevations on slate tiled sills. Adjacent Dining area being open plan to Living area with windows to two elevations on slate tiled sills, cast iron multi fuel stove, two single radiators, external stable door, staircase off, fitted coathooks, exposed ceiling timbers.

First Floor


Having exposed stone walls to part incorporating feature picture window providing panoramic views down the Valley toward Meerbrook and surrounding countryside. Loft access.

Bedroom Two

10' 2'' x 6' 8'' (3.11m x 2.04m)

Double glazed window, exposed stone walls to part, single radiator and varnished pine floors.

Master Bedroom

10' 3'' x 8' 8'' (3.13m x 2.64m)

Having double glazed window set on slate tiled sill, exposed stone walls to part, double radiator, exposed ceiling beams, varnished pine floors.

Shower Room

6' 10'' x 4' 4'' (2.08m x 1.32m)

Fully enclosed shower cubicle incorporating Triton electric shower fitment, pedestal wash hand basin, lower level WC, single radiator, varnished pine floor, exposed ceiling beams, painted stone walls to part.


Formal gardens and off road parking are with the holiday cottage.


Formal gardens surround the Farmhouse to all elevations laid to flagged patios taking full advantage of all views, shaped lawns with inset well stocked borders incorporating mature trees and shrubs, gravelled parking area leading to Garage, vegetable plots and orchard.

Open Fronted Garage

18' 1'' x 17' 2'' (5.52m x 5.24m)

Having concrete floor, loft storage to part, electric light and power connected.


16' 6'' x 13' 2'' (5.03m x 4.02m)

Presently devided into smaller stores with concrete floor, two external doors, windows to front elevation.


The land is laid to grass and extends in total to approximately 2.64 acres


Mains electricity, private water supply and private drainage.

Upper Hulme
Upper Hulme ST13 8UB
County: Staffordshire
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: WB002349
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