Impressed grand prize dream houses mark this yr’s Full Home Lottery

Averton Properties and Legacy Signature Properties construct distinctive lottery houses in assist of two hospital foundations.

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This $2.4-million Full Home Lottery dream dwelling may very well be your window to the world.

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At greater than 5,000 sq. ft, this courtyard-style first grand prize dwelling, with inspiration drawn from European structure, is bathed in mild from numerous large home windows — maybe greater than you are used to in an Edmonton new construct.

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Coincidentally, in the event you look out the home windows, the house you will see is a $1.7-million, two-storey cottage — the second grand prize — that transports you to a transatlantic vacation spot: England. Executed with a countryside aptitude, its English magnificence conveys the sensation of a quaint however luxurious cottage from the times of yore, but up to date for 2023 dwelling.

With a go huge and go dwelling angle, the lottery’s thirtieth version, supporting the Royal Alexandra Hospital Basis and the College of Alberta Hospital Basis, takes it dwelling critically. There’s an early chicken prize of an $833,000 rental penthouse in Ice District’s Sky Residences and a bonus prize — its deadline handed March 16 — for a house makeover or $100,000 money.

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“The 2023 grand prize houses are completely beautiful!” mentioned Roseanne Carey, chief monetary officer of the College Hospital Basis, who notes the primary grand prize, constructed by Averton, is filled with pure mild, earthy colours and old-world craftsmanship.

The second grand prize, constructed by Legacy Signature Properties, options giant, sweeping archways and a gourmand kitchen, provides Sharlene Rutherford, president and CEO of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Basis.

The master ensuite in the first Grand Prize home by Averton Homes for the Full House Lottery.
The grasp ensuite within the first Grand Prize dwelling by Averton Properties for the Full Home Lottery. Photograph by Equipped /Postmedia

Averton’s Courtyard

You could be inside, however you will really feel such as you’re exterior.

Designed round a central exterior courtyard, this 5,107-square-foot, two-storey house is all about bringing the outside in and the indoors out. For instance, the courtyard may be accessed from each the kitchen and the good room or adjoining parlor whereas the home windows or sliding glass doorways depart you feeling linked to every house.

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Whereas the courtyard is a key focus, it is not the house’s sole assertion characteristic. Within the completed basement you will discover a rec room and wellness sanctuary. Head as much as the house’s prime stage, and the 2 secondary bedrooms really feel extra like mini resort suites. Additional, a high-end spacious laundry room is much extra inviting than most laundry areas and connects to the first suite’s walk-in closet, a lavish spot completed in Benjamin Moore’s Pressed Violet CSP-520 — assume periwinkle blue. The first bed room echoes the luxurious resort really feel of the opposite bedrooms and connects to maybe one in every of Edmonton’s most beautiful ensuites: a walk-in bathe completed in a spectacular blue marble-like tile (Tierra sol Energetik Ekxtreme Onyx Blue), a soaker tub overlooking the courtyard and a conceit with twin sinks and distinctive mirrors in entrance of the wall-to-wall window.

On the principle flooring, the mudroom — a misnomer, it is extra like a chic den with mudroom-like options — and the kitchen are simply two extra standout areas.

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Legacy’s English legacy

With inspiration from English farmhouses however with a extra trendy flavour, this 4,295-square-foot house is all about English countryside dwelling.

The primary flooring encompasses a stone English mantle, arches and a modified model of floor-to-ceiling home windows. The lounge, a cottage-like tackle an English manor is vivid and alluring. Within the adjoining kitchen, the white and black coloration scheme, with gold accents, offers off that farmhouse really feel. A hidden pantry — you’d by no means know the door is a door — is tucked off to the aspect.

Upstairs, the secondary bedrooms — every with their very own ensuite — give off a snug, English really feel partly via the wainscoting and paint colours. The first suite, with its beams and vaulted ceiling, brings you again to the comfy, cottage life-style; its ensuite is a shocking tackle a contemporary model, but stays true to these of previous English roots.

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On the decrease stage, the basement lounge — a poker site — continues the stately English influences. Simply off this house is Legacy’s interpretation of a contemporary dwelling theater however completed up in a method extra paying homage to days previous with a sofa you will not wish to ever transfer from.

Serving to Hand

If all tickets are offered, the lottery will elevate greater than $7 million. Over the past 29 years, it has raised $100 million for each foundations.

“Full Home Lottery funding helps our foundations put money into ground-breaking analysis, gear and scientific innovation that’s reworking healthcare for sufferers and households throughout Western Canada,” mentioned Carey.

“The Royal Alex and College of Alberta Hospitals served greater than 1.2 million affected person visits annually and final yr channeled roughly $18.5 million mixed into healthcare analysis,” famous Rutherford.

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Full Home Lottery 2023: Providing 66 prizes to assist the Royal Alexandra Hospital Basis and College of Alberta Hospital Basis.

Dream Properties: In Jagare Ridge in southwest Edmonton. Grand Prize 1 is at 152 Hays Ridge Blvd. Grand Prize 2 is at 150 Hays Ridge Blvd.

Viewings: Monday to Friday from 1 to eight pm Weekends and holidays from 10 am to five:30 pm The Sky Residences rental just isn’t open for viewing.

Tickets: Foremost draw tickets begin at $100. For 50/50 Additional or Huge Summer season Bucks tickets or data on deadlines and extra, test or name 780-424-6161 or (toll-free) 1-800-441-0465.


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