Property of the Week: Chippendale in Elmsett

A substantial chalet bungalow set in some 0.7 acres of secluded, south-facing gardens together with a detached two-bedroom annex and numerous outbuildings

By Derek Davis

28th Dec 2023 | Property of the Week

House, annex, land and outbuildings in Elmsett (Picture: Chapman Stickels)
House, annex, land and outbuildings in Elmsett (Picture: Chapman Stickels)

If you are looking for a new home near the Shotley peninsula, or just looking to see what is out there, then look no further than our Property Of The Week features, which will be showcasing the most interesting homes for sale right now on our Shotley peninsula Nub News property pages, from Chapman Stickels..

This week's outstanding property on offer is a substantial chalet bungalow with a detached two-bedroom annex on the market with Chapman Stickels for £725k


Set well back and 'side-on' to the minor Hadleigh Road, Chippendale is discreetly positioned in the popular village of Elmsett.

Built in the 1970s, the well-proportioned family accommodation was extended further by a significant loft conversion in 2003. Accessed via a welcoming entrance hall is the main rear reception room, with wood burner and a full height picture window overlooking the rear garden.

The adjacent kitchen / breakfast room also gives a similar aspect, which also leads through to the conservatory. Fitted on two walls, the kitchen offers extensive worksurfaces with numerous pine units and drawers, Rangemaster cooker and various appliances.

To the opposite side of the hall, the remaining ground floor accommodation provides two front double bedrooms with bay windows, a further single bedroom / study and a bathroom.

The loft conversion provides two of the most spacious bedrooms, with bedroom one giving far-reaching views over the gardens and paddocks beyond.

There is also a central single bedroom, a further bathroom and plenty of eaves storage throughout.

In addition to the main chalet is further ancillary accommodation comprising a detached, two-bedroom annexe which was built in 2000.

Although the annex forms part of Chippendale, has independant oil-fired heating (and tank) electricity and is rated separately.

Offering an additional 580sq.ft of living space, the annex is ideal for an dependant relative or let on a residential tenancy agreement. 

To the end of the driveway is the main parking area, with nissen hut / garage having power and timber sheds.

Beyond a five-bar gate is an extensive area of lawn with mature trees, summer house and a further range of outbuildings located to the south-eastern corner. Immediately to the rear of the sitting room and conservatory is a large, enclosed patio with a further timber outbuilding.

Elmsett is located some five miles from the thriving market town of Hadleigh and nine miles from Ipswich.

The village itself offers a Post Office/Village Stores, public house, primary school, and village hall.


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Oil-fired heating.

Local Authority and Council Tax Band


Main house: Band D

Annexe: Band A

EPC Rating

Current E(54). Potential C(76).


Link here for more details about Chippendale in Elmsett or to arrange a viewing, contact estate agents Chapman Stickels or call 01473 372 372 or email [email protected]

If you are looking to sell your house contact the valuations team.


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