PRIZED POSITION: Adam Back at the new surf lifesaving prize home at Brightwater which opens for inspection today.
PRIZED POSITION: Adam Back at the new surf lifesaving prize home at Brightwater which opens for inspection today. Brett Wortman

Overseas punters home in on Brightwater prize home

IT IS a free-of-charge three-bedroom house in one of the Coast's most exclusive suburbs and punters from around the world are lining up for the chance to win it.

Tickets for $880,000 Brightwater prize home are selling online and Surf Life Saving Australia sales and support co-ordinator Adam Back has noticed interest from around the globe.

"We've got people from all around the world buying tickets," he said.

"We're online, so we're getting people buying from as far away as the UK."

Local viewers can see the property for themselves when the house opens today, but Mr Back said international and interstate ticket buyers were interested in rental returns.

The foundation pays rates for the first year, meaning the property can be rented with minimal costs.

"People don't have to move straight in or sell it," he said. "They can rent it for a year and whatever money they get goes into the pocket."

The house is fitted with furnishings worth $80,000 and is situated on the man-made lake in Brightwater.

Money raised through the sale of lottery tickets helps to fund operating costs.

Tickets are available on the Surf Life Saving Foundation's website, surflottery. com. au, and at the house.


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