IP19 (Halesworth) area guide

The IP19 postcode district lies within or includes part of the following towns, counties, localities, electoral wards and stations: All Saints South Elmham, Blyford, Blythburgh, Blything, Bramfield, Bulcamp, Chediston, Cookley, Cratfield, Halesworth, Heveningham, Holton, Huntingfield, Linstead, Mells, Peasenhall, Rumburgh, Sotherton, South Elmham, Spexhall, St James South Elmham, Stradbroke and Laxfield, Suffolk, The Saints, Thorington, Ubbeston, Upper Holton, Walberswick and Wenhaston, Walpole, Wenhaston, Westhall, Wissett.


A Mouseprice property guide for IP19 Halesworth is coming soon. In the meantime, please have a look at the raw data and statistics about IP19 that can be found by click the relevant links on the left hand side.

Old area guide:

The commentary below was written for the mouseprice.com website in 2006, please be aware that the comments below might be out of date. We recommend disregarding these comments in favour of the data that can be found either above or in the other sections of this website.

Market trends:

Ipswich propertyThe size of the property market in IP19 is 4693 homes.

Ipswich propertyProperty in this postcode district (IP19) has been growing at a nominal annual rate of 8% over the last 5 years. This rate can be indicative ofsomewhere where the economy cannot support property price growth above the national average. This could be because the area is very rural or is recovering from industrial decline and doesn’t offer sufficient employment opportunities or local amenities to induce people to move to the area. However, areas of this type tend to offer reasonable transport to other places in the vicinity and so benefit from secondary economic growth as the effects of a successful regional hub emanate outwards.

Ipswich propertyThe average property in this postcode district was valued at £183674 over the last 3 months.

Ipswich propertySince most banks lend money to buy property using their customers’ salary as a indicator of affordability, the price earnings ratio is a useful guide as to whether property in an area is expensive or not. Price Earnings Ratio in this postcode district is 9.6.

Ipswich propertyNew transactions as a percentage of overall sales are 13.6%.

Housing stock:

Halesworth propertyIf you are specifically looking to buy Detached Houses, this would be an excellent area for you to explore, with 47.3% of properties being this type.

Halesworth propertyFlats account for the lowest percentage of the housing stock in this district, at only 5.2%.

Halesworth propertyThis is an area with a high proportion of property suitable for families with children.

Halesworth propertySocially rented accommodation represents 12.2% of the total rented accommodation in the area.

Halesworth propertyThe majority of property in this area is owner occupied.

Halesworth propertyThe average price of a two bed property in this area is less that the national average of £187894 at £132849.

Who lives here:

Halesworth propertyHalesworth propertyThis area is a haven for the retired, who make up 31.7% of the population.
Halesworth propertyThis area has a high percentage of married people at 21.9%.
Halesworth propertyAverage working hours in this area for men are 44 and for women are 28.
Halesworth propertyThis area is relatively rural, with only 0.6 people per square kilometre.
Halesworth propertyThe largest source of work in this area is Wholesale & Retail (18.9% of workers), followed by Construction (14.1%).