What an incredible day! We picked our winner by random number generator and then actually managed to contact the winner within around 15 minutes! We are so pleased to say that the lucky winner is Marie Segar of Warringon. Obviously we cannot express how thankful and amazed we are at how the raffle went. This was not possible without your support from each and everyone of you. We are so excited to hand the keys over and to the winner and to present our donations to St Johns and NYAS. It has been an incredible six months. Thank you everyone!!!!


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After lovingly renovating our house between 2011 and 2012 we have struggled to pay the mortgage, and have tried but failed to sell the property through traditional routes and we would like to avoid reposession.

After talking to many estate agents and quick buy companies, we believe it is in our best interest to take the sale of our property into our own hands, whilst offering someone else to the opportunity to own and enjoy the property as their own.

The entry fee is £2 per ticket and requires you to answer a question about the house.

We also allow free written entry by 1st class post, and all entries either paid or free will be treated equally.

The closing date for entries is August the 1st 2017 at 12pm GMT.

We hope to sell 500,000 tickets to include our cost such as stamp duty and legal fees, to complete any last minute jobs to ensure the house is as perfect as possible for the next owner etc.

So, whats included?

In the kitchen you will win an LG Fridge Freezer, Bosch built in microwave and oven, a Bosch wine cooler, 5 ring gas hob, servo activated kitchen drawers, corian worktops, glass splash backs, lovely original oak floorboards and cast iron radiators.

In the living room there is a 12kw wood burning stove, with pine floorboards, cast iron radiators, window shutters and a fancy chandelier.

In the utility there is a stainless sink, Corian worktops, stone flooring, Fired Earth Moroccan style tiles, plumbing for a washing machine and dryer, a commercial 46kw boiler and a heated towel radiator.

In the downstairs bathroom there is Fired Earth WC and sink, a heated towel radiator and stone flooring.

The downstairs hallway features a pair of Eicholtz lights, cast iron radiators, and original oak floorboards.

Upstairs there are 6 bedrooms, 2 with walk in wardrobes, one master bedroom with en suite and dressing room, a family bathroom with Fired Earth one piece bath tub, a Fired Earth chrome and porcelain sink, pearl splashback, Fired Earth toilet, stone flooring and a Fired Earth walk through shower.

Additionally there are two large attic spaces for storage, and a handy hatch to access the roof.

Outside there are gardens to the front, side and rear with parking for around 6 cars on a horseshoe driveway surrounded by mature trees.


The original asking price for our property was £845,000 when we relisted it in December 2016

The target for this contest is to sell 500,000 tickets to cover all fees and the sale of the house.

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Location of property:

Melling Manor,
East Wing,
Melling Hall,
10 Gillison Close,

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