Somebody is in for the perfect Christmas ever ought to they be the winner of the RSL Artwork Union’s newest prize dwelling price greater than $8.5 million – the largest prize in Australia’s historical past.
The fortunate winner of Draw 381 will stroll away with a complete growth made up of three full-floor flats and one double-story penthouse proper on the seashore entrance at Kirra on the Gold Coast.
Tracey Bishop, normal supervisor of lotteries at RSL Queensland, stated the prize – which prices $10 per ticket – could be drawn on December 23, simply in time for the festive vacation season.
“By Christmas morning somebody may have the keys and be sitting down opening their presents on the balcony of the penthouse of those wonderful flats,” she stated.
The event was completely acquired by the Artwork Union and was designed to offer the winner houses with giant balconies exhibiting off the views from Surfers Paradise to Coollangatta, in keeping with Ms Bishop.
“RSL has a protracted historical past of freely giving improbable prize houses and that has simply obtained higher. Whereas we don’t intend to go backwards, now we have actually set the bar excessive with this one,” she stated.
For Corene and Darcy Richardson, who’ve been making an attempt to renovate their modest residence in close by Mermaid Seaside for the previous 18 months, successful the prize could be a recreation changer.
“We’ve had a tough 12 months, making an attempt to do the renovation and having a new child in the course of it, there’s been a variety of disruption,” Mr Richardson stated.
“Successful one thing like this may be unbelievable. What a tremendous dream it might be to get up on Christmas morning and look out at that view.”
In the event that they win, the couple, who’ve purchased ten tickets within the draw, stated they’d positively stay within the penthouse reasonably than promote the event or hire it out.
“Now we have talked about this,” Mrs Richardson stated, “and we expect we’d stay within the penthouse, and provides two of the opposite flats over to each of our households.”
In addition to the event, the winner may also obtain greater than $400,000 in electricals and furnishings in addition to $5000 price of Christmas presents to open on Christmas Day.
With out wanting to offer an excessive amount of away about what was wrapped up beneath the prize dwelling’s luxurious Christmas tree, Ms Bishop stated the items have been issues that might assist the winner get pleasure from their new dwelling.
“So there’s a kayak beneath there and a kayak expertise voucher, to allow them to benefit from the life-style the coast has to supply.”
Greater than 70 per cent of tickets within the Golden Ticket Draw, which closes on December 16, have been bought. The winner will probably be drawn at 10am on December 23.