Couple Are Raffling Off Their Huge Home Complete With A Pool For Just £10

It's like the in thing to do these days isn't it? Want to sell the house - do a raffle. Hosting viewings, attracting buyers and all that is a lot of effort and who likes effort?

Certainly not this Yorkshire couple, that's for sure. Their period property has the wow-factor - a pool, hot tub, beautiful scenery and decor fit for the royals. In fact we wouldn't be surprised if Harry and Meghan had bagged themselves a couple of tickets.

And it could be yours for just £10 - why the hell not, eh?!


But what makes this raffle stand out from the rest is the fact that Robert and Avril, the owners, will be donating 10% of the money raised to Cancer Research, as Avril is currently in remission.

The couple bought Ings Bank House (it even has a nice ring to it) in 1977 and have cherished it for over 40 years.


With 'wonderful memories' of bringing up their children, the pair have realised that maintaining their home is getting a little too much.

And sadly, three years ago their daughter, Rachel, passed away leaving the couple wanting to 'move forward and leave some memories behind'.


If you're interested - and why wouldn't you be - you could soon be surrounded by rolling hills and beautiful scenery.

The house offers a large amount of living space and still to this day maintains many period features and ornate decor. Including, four large double bedrooms, orangery room, open air heated swimming pool, hot tub and separate log cabin.

Think of the party potential you'd have.


There competition does come with it's downfalls though - you can only buy a maximum of 10,000 tickets per person and you must be over 18.

There are 60,000 tickets that need to be sold - which will earn the couple £600,000 ($775,000) but they will pay any stamp duty and legal costs.

Oh, not forgetting, you must also answer a very specific (and Google-able) question: "In what year did the North York Moors Railway open?"

The competition is running from August 3 2018 to January 2 2019 and tickets can be purchased here.

The property will be mortgage free and if you're reading this thinking 'I can afford a tenner but couldn't keep up the running costs' fear no more because you would have the option to flog the house if you so wished. But, why would you want to do that?

So, what are you waiting for guys? Don't have your weekly takeaway night and get a couple of these bad boys.

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Rebecca Shepherd

Rebecca Shepherd is a Journalist at LADbible. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class BA in Journalism. Becky previously worked as Chief Reporter at Cavendish Press, supplying news and feature stories to national newspapers and women's magazines.

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