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See inside smart home in Rattlesden Road, Drinkstone, between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket, available for £1.95m





A smart family home with countryside views between Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket is on the market for just under £2 million.

Hamlett House, in Rattlesden Road, Drinkstone, has more than 7,000 sq ft of living accommodation, with two acres of garden space and a tennis court.

It is on sale with Savills with a guide price of £1,950,000.

Hamlett House in Rattlesden Road is now on the market. Pictures: Savills
Hamlett House in Rattlesden Road is now on the market. Pictures: Savills

The six-bedroom property is a unique new-build smart home with Rako automation.

This allows remote operation of the alarm system, wired CCTV system, electric doors and built in music system, which extends into the garden.

Tom Orford, Savills Suffolk residential sales team director, said: “Hamlett House is a truly stunning property that is homely and spacious.

The six-bedroom property is on sale with a guide price of £1,950,000
The six-bedroom property is on sale with a guide price of £1,950,000

“Every feature has been meticulously designed and constructed by the owner, with exceptional attention to detail evident throughout. I was especially blown away by the high specification and how energy efficient the house is.

“Coupled with the stylish, contemporary design complemented by some lovely uninterrupted views of surrounding countryside, this is one of the best family homes I have ever seen.”

An electric gated driveway welcomes visitors to the property and a lawned front garden is interspersed with mature trees and a carp pond with water feature.

The property is a unique new build smart home and benefits from Rako automation
The property is a unique new build smart home and benefits from Rako automation

Inside the double doors lies the entrance hall featuring a 7.5m feature wall with vaulted ceiling, glass floor and bespoke oak staircase.

The high specification kitchen offers a unique reception area for entertaining with bifold windows and bifold doors out on to the large terrace, while the dining room has views of the countryside.

A highlight of Hamlett House is its cinema room, which boasts a 90-inch screen, surround sound and remote ambient lighting.

“Every feature has been meticulously designed and constructed by the owner, with exceptional attention to detail evident throughout"
“Every feature has been meticulously designed and constructed by the owner, with exceptional attention to detail evident throughout"

Another special feature is a 7m x 12m games room featuring a fully-fitted bar, pool table, full size roulette table and dual race simulators.

On the first floor the principal suite has a Juliet balcony, air conditioning and a built-in independent music system, with a dressing area and en suite bathroom.

As well as more bedrooms, the first floor benefits from a fully equipped gym with a sauna and doors lead from the gym out to the large balcony, where there is a hot tub.

The annexe with independent access is ideal for accommodating guests and benefits from a large double bedroom, large bathroom with shower, a high-end kitchen and large sitting room.

Surrounding the property is a garden with mature specimen trees with a large terrace ideal for alfresco dining.

The garden also includes a grass tennis court and outside lighting.