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Upper House Cottage

Delph, Peak District & Derbyshire Dales (Ref. 1075179)



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6 Customer Review(s)

  • “This is a wonderful cottage.”

    The kitchen is very well supplied with virtually everything you'd need - rolling pin, grater etc, as well as an array of pots and pans. Full sets of dinnerware, glasses and cutlery - there's little you could need that's not there. ...

    The kitchen is very well supplied with virtually everything you'd need - rolling pin, grater etc, as well as an array of pots and pans. Full sets of dinnerware, glasses and cutlery - there's little you could need that's not there. The layout is fab, with a downstairs utility/boot room area, with loo off, and the living area is splendid too. Spacious enough not to feel cramped, but not too large so as to feel impersonal. Outside is lovely, but the weather was pants so we didn't try out the firepit/bbq. The beds are really comfy, the bathroom is lovely, the towels super-fluffy, and everything has been thought through with guests' comfort in mind. The walls are feet thick, literally, and the windows double glazed and the property higher than the road, so there was no issue with the road whatsoever, even with the windows open. The view is very lovely, the countryside is stunning, everyone we met was so friendly, it's very easy to get to (check it out on streetview first to make sure you know just where you are going ......follow the postvan!!) - there really is nothing bad to say about Upper House Cottage - would go again in a hearbeat. The farm shop down the road is fantastic - really worth a visit. We didn't get chance to lunch in the cafe, but would have loved to.

    - Mrs Rodger, September 2021

Upper House Farm

Venture through the dramatic landscapes on the outskirts of the Peak District, near the village of Delph and you will find the wonderful lodgings of Upper House Farm. Set amongst the stunning backdrop of Saddleworth Moor and enjoying elevated positions, the terraced cottage and barn conversion provide a fantastic dwelling for up to 16 guests; boasting four bedrooms each, enclosed outdoor spaces with seating, tasteful decoration with original features and ample off-road parking. Within easy reach you can find the Albion Farm shopping for picking up any last-minute amenities, or take a drive into Manchester to find a plethora of indulgent eateries catering to a variety of tastes alongside wonderful shopping experiences. There are excellent walks available to the Roman Fort situated on the Chester to York military road, not to mention nearby Uppermill which boasts several art galleries, restaurants, pubs and gift shops. The picturesque village of Marsden is a short drive away and was the base for some of the popular TV series, "Last of the Summer Wine", it offers an annual Jazz & Blues Festival and many watering holes and restaurants. Plan a visit to the Peak District National Park and explore the open countryside on foot or bike, offering opportunities to experience stunning views and vast landscapes, with a multitude of cycling opportunities being available from the farm too, not forgetting the National Trail of the Pennine Way. For a day out with a difference visit the nearby Off the Rails Comedy Club, or simply soak in your surroundings from the tranquillity of the farm, promising a holiday to remember. For a fantastic getaway to the Peaks with friends and family in a marvellous setting, choose Upper House Farm.

The property

Delph 1.7 miles.

This wonderful Grade II listed property, Upper House Cottage, rests in an elevated position on Upper House Farm in Delph.

Boasting spectacular views over Saddleworth Moor and within easy reach of the Peak District National Park, Upper House Cottage is a brilliant setting for a family of eight who are looking for a countryside getaway.

Ample off-road parking awaits you as you pull up to idyllic farm, relish those views of the rolling hills before heading inside.

Make your way into a charming sitting room, kick off your shoes and unwind on the plush sofas as you watch a family-favourite on the Smart TV; underfloor heating is located in this room along with the rest of the ground floor, to make you feel at home.

Continue through to a fabulous kitchen diner, containing glimpses of original features throughout whilst serving you with plenty of appliances and eating spaces; enjoy a chat with a morning coffee at the breakfast bar or a delicious meal with the rest of the group at the rustic dining table.

A single bedroom with views out to the courtyard is conveniently located on the ground floor, with the other bedrooms situated upstairs; choose between three tastefully decorated rooms containing a zip/link super-king-size, a double and a single; all rooms showcase vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, fabulous views and Smart TVs - providing great spots to relax in.

The family bathroom is located down the corridor, the sleek space provides you with the option of a bath with a hand-held shower or a walk-in shower to get ready in; for extra convenience, a cloakroom and utility room can be found downstairs.

Relish the rural vista in the enclosed back garden and enjoy dining in the sun with your group; those wanting a little more privacy can relax in the rear courtyard.

For your next unforgettable break in the Peaks, choose Upper House Cottage.

Note: This property can be booked with 1018433, together sleeping up to 14 guests.


  • Four bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with Smart TV, 1 x double with Smart TV, 1 x single with Smart TV and 1 x ground-floor single
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Sitting room
  • Gas central heating with ground-floor underfloor heating
  • Gas range cooker, electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • 4 x Smart TVs and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Rear courtyard
  • Enclosed front garden with lawn and furniture
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome - to be kept downstairs please
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: There are steep steps leading down to the property and narrow stairs within the property that may not be suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: Sorry, no stag/hen parties or similar

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


Uppermill 2 miles; Oldham 6 miles.

The picturesque village of Delph has barely changed from its 19th century hey-day, when it’s small mills were at the heart of a thriving community, and today remains an ideal start for walks up the Castleshaw Valley to the Roman Fort, one of a series built on the Roman military road from Chester to York. Delph boasts several village festivals including a charity beer walk and brass band contest! Nearby, the largest of the Saddleworth villages, Uppermill is situated in the valley below Saddleworth Church and is dominated by an impressive viaduct. The architecture of this attractive village is highlighted in the Local Interest Trail leaflets available from the Tourist Information Centre. Saddleworth Museum highlights the history of the area from Roman times and also has an art gallery with changing exhibitions. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs through the village and the canal boat trips and boat traffic attract many visitors. Other attractions include Brownhills Countryside Centre, numerous craft shops, art galleries, gift shops, restaurants, public houses and tea shops.

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