For Sale
£1,250,000 Offers Over

Chipping, Buntingford, SG9

Ensum Brown are excited to offer this unique 4 bedroom 18th century chapel conversion with detached self-contained 1 bedroom annexe located in the rarely available hamlet of Chipping, set within grounds approaching 1.7 acres. This truly superb property should be viewed internally to be appreciated.
5 Bedrooms
5 Receptions
3 Bathrooms
  • Request A Viewing
  • Floorplan
  • View Brochure

Full Details

This home is truly special! If you're looking for a property with land and outbuildings in a beautiful setting then this could be the one you've been waiting for.

Ensum Brown are delighted to offer this unique and rarely available detached four bedroom 18th century chapel conversion with separate one bedroom self-contained annexe positioned in a private location in the hamlet of Chipping, just north of Buntingford. The property occupies a superbly generous plot in the region of 1.7 acres (STLS) and the vendor has found an onward purchase - there's also a complete chain in place meaning a quick move is possible.

Pelican Cottage is a unique 18th century chapel conversion set in a private location enjoying far reaching views and sitting within its own private grounds. The property has more recently undergone extensive renovation, retaining many period features with a contemporary twist.

The versatile accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance hall, bright and spacious vaulted kitchen/dining room, sitting room, mezzanine floor over the living room, utility room, study, principal bedroom, plus 3 further bedrooms and family bathroom.

In addition to the main house is a newly constructed double garage accessed off the driveway with an adjoining self-contained annexe comprising of an open plan kitchen/reception room and a double bedroom on the first floor. Adjoining the annexe is a pair of stables also providing storage facility.

The property is approached via an electric gate which opens onto a sweeping gravelled driveway with turning circle providing parking for numerous vehicles and access to the detached double garage, annexe and stables. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with a large terrace for al fresco entertaining space and a garden room/gym. In total, the plot extends to approximately 1.7 acres and enjoys stunning countryside views to east and the west.

In terms of location, the rural Hertfordshire hamlet of Chipping is just 1 mile from the market town of Buntingford. London is accessed via either the A1 or A10 and there are regular train services to King’s Cross from Royston and Liverpool Street from Broxbourne. The local towns of Buntingford and Bishop’s Stortford offer a wide range of amenities including boutiques, public houses and restaurants. There is a good range of schools in the area including both the Layston and Millfield Primary Schools, the Edwinstree Middle School and Freeman College Upper school.


Buntingford is a small market town in the civil parish of East Hertfordshire and lies just off the A10 linking Cambridge and north London. Buntingford is a growing town with a population of over 5000 and growing. There has been a significant level of development in recent years, which brings with it great support for the popular high street which is full of some fantastic independently owned and run local shops. There are a range of shops, cafes and bars, something for everyone. You have all the local amenities you may need, doctors, dentists and food superstore as well as a number of community groups for all ages.

Buntingford uses a three-tier school system. There are four schools in Buntingford; Freman College (an Upper School and Sixth Form, Edwinstree Church of England E Middle School Layston First and Milfield First School, a small nursery. There are also a number of private schools with easy driving distance of the town.

As mentioned, Buntingford lies just off the A10, but it is also ideally located for other major road networks such as the A1M, just a half an hour drive to London Stansted airport and also close to several major nation rail stations with direct links to London Kings Cross and Liverpool Street, ideal if you are a commuter. If you want to visit other local towns you are very central to Royston, Stevenage, Bishop Stortford, Ware and Hertford. The city of Cambridge is also only around 45 minutes' drive away. It really is superbly located and you are also surrounded by some beautiful Hertfordshire countryside.

One last thing, we can't forget to mention, the 'World Sausage Tossing Championship' has taken place at The Countryman Inn, in Chipping near Buntingford, every August since 2014.

Take a visit to Buntingford today, you may not want to leave!

Book a viewing

Like what you see?
Book a viewing!

Could this be the property you are looking for?
We’d love to show you around.

Book Advice Meeting

Thinking of selling or letting? Enter your details and we’ll contact you to arrange a meeting with one of our property experts.