girl who has lived in the same two-bedroom home for 40 years has gained a £three million home.
“My daughter has wanted to get on the property ladder for some time and I thought I’d try to win her a house,” Mrs Pratt mentioned.
“My husband thought I used to be fully insane and mentioned, ‘what a waste of a tenner’.
“As luck would have it I entered for £10 the night time the draw closed, the remaining is historical past.”
Mrs Pratt, who lives with her husband of 45 years David in a semi-detached home in south-east London, has two daughters, London-based Jenny, 42, and Maggie, 41, who lives in Singapore.
She mentioned the Fulham property – which options three bedrooms, an workplace, a fitness center and a walled backyard – was “absolutely beautiful” however that she would in all probability promote it.
“I think that would be fairest on everyone as I have another daughter too,” she mentioned.
“The entire scenario is completely surreal.
“It hasn’t sunk in in any respect.
“It makes me really feel so glad that despite the fact that this has come at a later stage of my life, I do know that my kids are all the time going to be safe and that’s a very nice feeling.”
The draw additionally raised much-needed cash for BHF to assist fund its analysis and help work.
BHF chief government Dr Charmaine Griffiths mentioned: “Partnering with Omaze has been an important manner for us to lift essential funds at a time when Covid-19 has devastated our earnings.
“The cash raised is greater than we may have imagined.”
Los Angeles-based Omaze has raised over £100 million, supporting greater than 350 charities all over the world.
Its third UK million-pound-home giveaway is already open to entrants, with a five-bedroom home in the Cotswolds up for grabs.