Frequently Asked Questions

1st Prize: A luxury hinterland retreat

When was the home built?
The home was built in 2005.

What is the land size?
The land size is 8,183 sqm (2 acres).

What is the size of the house?
The house size is 940 sqm – our biggest prize home ever offered!

How many bedrooms are there?
There are six bedrooms, plus three bathrooms and three powder rooms.

Can I visit the home?
Yes, the home is open to the public from Wednesday 7th June to Tuesday 18th July, 9am – 5pm AEST, seven days a week.

Does the home have wheelchair access?
Unfortunately, the house is not suitable for wheelchair access as there are several staircases.

Can I keep the home and rent it out?
It’s your choice whatever you decide to do with the prize. You could move into the home, keep it and rent it out for an estimated income $65,000 a year, or sell it for the market value.

Do I have to pay tax on it if I sell?
You can sell the prize tax free at the prize value. If you sell at a higher rate than its value, then capital gains on the difference may apply. We advise the winner to contact a financial advisor for comprehensive tax advice relative to your personal circumstances.

How much are the rates and water?
Rates and water are $1,836 per year and are paid for the first 12 months as part of the first prize.

Are legal fees covered for first prize?
Yes, legal fees are paid for (valued at $1,375).

What type of energy is connected?
There is electricity connected to the home, as well as gas bottles and three 15,000L rain water tanks.

Is there air conditioning?
Yes, there is ducted air conditioning throughout home.

Is there a swimming pool?
Yes, there is a sparkling infinity pool with hinterland and ocean views! It is 6.2m wide x 4.45m long.

Can I have pets in the home?
Yes.

Is the home fitted with a security system?
Yes, the home is fitted with a security system.

Is the home fitted with an intercom system?
No, the home is not fitted with an intercom system.

What else is included with the home as first prize?
In addition to the luxury hinterland house, first prize also includes $50,000 in gold bullion and a $10,000 Jim’s Group voucher.

What brand are the appliances?
The home is equipped with the latest appliances including:

Kitchen

  • Fisher and Paykel 614L fridge-freezer with water dispenser
  • Nespresso Delonghi coffee machine
  • Smeg oven
  • Highland six burner gas stove top
  • 2 x Fisher & Paykel single drawer dishwashers
  • Kambrook kettle and toaster
  • LG microwave

Living

  • Hisense 70” TV

Media room

  • Samsung 55” TV
  • Samsung DVD player system
  • Samsung home theatre system

Retreat

  • Samsung 50” TV
  • Xbox One S

Billiard room

  • Fisher and Paykel 519L fridge-freezer with water dispenser
  • Fisher & Paykel single drawer dishwasher

Al fresco

  • Europa six burner BBQ

Laundry

  • Ariston washing machine
  • Ariston 8kg dryer

Is there a garage?
Yes, there are two secure garages. One garage can fit four cars and the other is a double garage. There’s also a visitor space outside the front of the house.

If I win first prize, do I have to pay to travel to the home?
First prize includes a $2,000 travel voucher for you to use to visit your prize home.

101 prizes to be won

Can I win more than one prize?
Yes, your tickets are included in the draw for each prize (all 101 of them) so you could win more than one prize. This draw offers your best odds of the year!

Are there Loyal Supporter draws in this draw?
As Draw 347 is a special lottery offering 101 prizes, there are no Loyal Supporter Draws. For more information on becoming a Loyal Supporter, click here.

Where can I find details about 2nd – 101st prizes?
You can find full details on 2nd prize through to 101st prize by clicking here.