Sheffield news Owner update on £1.5m home raffle as 10,000 tickets go in 24 hours MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Marc Bryden is hoping to sell 300,000 of the tickets at just £5 each and donate a large part of the earnings to charity
Breaking News ! The developer of a stunning five-bedroom barn conversion says he is optimistic after 10,000 raffle tickets for the £1.5m property were sold in just one day. The dream property in Homfirth has been developed over the past year from a state of disrepair by Marc Bryden and his uncle Karl and is now being raffled off at just £5 a ticket. Mr Bryden decided to raffle off 300,000 tickets for the home, named Daisy Lee Grange, and hopes it will bring some joy to the winner at the end of what has been a challenging year. Over 10,000 tickets were sold of the property in the past 24 hours after the sale went live, which Mr Bryden said is "nuts". He said: "It's what we want. Raffle ticket are available for the converted barn at just £5 a pop "We had just under 1,000 Saturday morning and it's just blown up over the last 24 hours. It's exciting. It's promising." The five-bedroom property also features a double garage, stable block and horse riding arena. He said: "We are trying to get it going for people who are not going to get the chance to get anything like that again. "We need as many tickets as we can and as much exposure." Read More Related Articles Take a virtual tour of the £1.5m barn conversion being raffled off in Holmfirth Read More Related Articles How Harewood House is fighting back after coronavirus leaves it in £1 million debt Of the money they make from the property, Mr Bryden said he and his uncle will donate £50,000 to the local hospice and mental health charity Mind, both of which are close to his heart.
. "It's obviously been quite hard for everyone in 2020 but hopefully this will end the year off nicely for someone. It would be massive if your year started with Covid and ended with you getting the keys to this house." Mr Bryden, from Brighouse, said that a few people have thought the offer is too good to be true.
The kitchen inside Daisy Lee Grange
"We've had a few comments from people asking if it's a scam as you would but I can promise you it's not. "There's credibility and everything." Tickets can be bought for another 89 days, with the deadline being on October 30.
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Mr Bryden said: "If we keep up what we've done in the last 24 hours we will easily manage it but we just have to hope and pray it can get that many tickets." To enter the raffle for five pounds click here.
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