Persimmon Homes - Gipping Mill, IP6

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Stylish new homes in an idyllic village

Gipping Mill in Great Blakenham, Suffolk is an exciting new development located just 5.1 miles to the north west of Ipswich town centre. Offering a range of stunning two, three and four bedroom homes, there's something to suit everyone.

  • Great range of amenities close to hand
  • Excellent local schooling
  • Fantastic access to the A14
  • Great transport links
  • Quaint village location

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Gipping Mill is located in the quaint village of Great Blakenham - surrounded by charming countryside and with a good range of amenities; it's a popular place to set up home. Ipswich town centre just over 5 miles from Gipping Mill and the local area has much to offer including nature parks, museums and activities such as go-karting, bowling or skiing.

The development has everything you'll need on a day-to-day basis within easy reach: Blakenham Store is just 0.7 miles away, as well as the One Stop Store which is 1.1 miles. For more choice, Ipswich town centre is nearby with a good range of shopping facilities, catering for everyone's needs.

Lots to do out and about…

There are many local activities, events and places to visit in the local area including Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm just 2.5 miles from Gipping Mill. It's the perfect place for a family day out offering a cosy café and a chance to meet and feed all of the animals on the farm. There's also a large array of tranquil parkland in the area, including Broomhill Park with a 1 km marked walk and Christchurch Park with picturesque countryside and lakes as well as annual social events and a visitors centre.

As well as outdoor parkland and wildlife facilities in the area, there's also a wide variety of places and activities in Ipswich city centre to enjoy including the New Wolsey Theatre offering a variety of concerts and performances or Ipswich Escape Rooms, both great for fun filled days out with friends or family.

As well as being just 15 minutes to the centre of Ipswich, Gipping Mill is also just 25 minutes from Felixstowe Beach - the perfect place to spend the summer with a range of café's, restaurants and amusement parks along the seafront.

Great local schooling…

Local schools include Claydon Primary and Claydon High school both rated ‘Good' in recent Ofsted reports and both offer brilliant after school clubs and activities for all ages. Both schools are just 1.3 miles from Gipping Mill as well as Claydon Preschool, perfect for families with younger children.

Ipswich town centre has a variety of sixth forms and colleges including Suffolk New College, St Joseph's College and East Anglia School of Acting to name a few. Suffolk University is also just 6.3 miles from Gipping Mill.


Gipping Mill benefits from great local transport links into Ipswich town centre and other neighbouring towns and cities. Just 4.1 miles from Needham Market train station, the development is ideal for commuters or a weekend away, connecting you to local cities and towns. Gipping Mill is 5.1 miles to the centre of Ipswich and 21.4 miles to Colchester and 23.6 miles to Bury Saint Edmunds.

Living at Gipping Mill also means you'll have easy access to the A14 and the A12. There's a frequent bus service running from Rand & Sons bus stop which is a 10-minute walk from Gipping Mill, into Ipswich. For journeys further afield, Norwich Airport is 44.2 Miles from Gipping Mill and London Stansted Airport is 51.5 miles from Gipping Mill.

Approximate travel distance to:

Needham Market train station: 4.1 miles

Ipswich town centre: 5.1 miles

Felixstowe Beach: 20 miles

Colchester: 21.4 miles

Norwich Airport: 44.2 miles


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