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Dorset couple giving away their luxury home for £25

Photo of the Beresford Home, worth over £3million

Published at 8:00am 25th October 2018. (Updated at 6:37am 26th October 2018)

In hard economic times, many have struggled to sell their homes but one couple from Dorset have been struggling to sell their luxury home, worth over £3m.

Sharon Beresford and her husband, Mark, put their house on the market a few years ago and got a few offers but no-one ever bought.

Then, they had an idea, says Ms Beresford.

"The more we thought about it... the more we thought 'No, this is actually a great opportunity'.

"Potentially someone who perhaps would never live in a house like this, gets an opportunity to do so."

They decided to raffle their home. Tickets cost £25 which means they'll need 120,000 participants to cover the cost of their home.

One runner up in the raffle will win a brand new Aston Martin DB11 V8, worth over £160,000.

“We thought that offering a brand new Aston Martin would be a temptation that many wouldn’t be able to resist. They really are iconic cars and are great to drive." says Mr Beresford

Photo of the Beresford Home, worth over £3million
Photo of the Beresford Home, worth over £3million

 

The house is set upon an elevated plot of land near the River Avon, just outside Ringwood. It's got 6 bedrooms, bathrooms, a snooker room and a cinema room.

Mr Beresford says "We built the house intending to sell it, but moved in for a while and ended living here for 12 years and raising our three children."

Ms Beresford said "I'm sure I'm going to shed a tear when we go.

"But... We've had our time here and it's time for a new family to have an opportunity."

Find out more by clicking the link below

The raffle is taking place on 9th January and the competition closes on 31st December. You can get your ticket here : www.winamegahome.co.uk

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