Family raffle 4-bedroom home for just £2.50 to offer gran better life after stroke

The family are hopeful of a better life for grandmother Ida in a new home (Image: Michele Spinola)

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A family are raffling off a four-bedroom home for just £2.50 after a stroke left their grandmother unable to reach the bathroom.

Ida Spinola, 87, suffered a stroke in 2017 which made it too difficult to move around her home and now can no longer access the upstairs bathroom in her Streatham home, south east London.

Her granddaughter Michele said: “We wanted to sell the house because my grandmother had a stroke and we can no longer give her a shower.

“I believe it’s a win win situation as someone will get the house for £2.50 and we will be able to move on with our lives.”

With no wet room on the bottom floor, Ida has not been able to wash properly, reports MyLondon.

“She used to be very clean,” added Michele. “We have to flannel wash her.”

The stunning kitchen inside the south east London home
(Image: Michele Spinola)

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Alongside Ida and Michele there are six other family members living in the five bedroom house.

Currently living at the home is Ida, Arnaldo, 58, Maria, 53, Michele, 27, Maria, 24, Gabriel, 21, Jasmin, two, and Jason Junior, one.

The family decided to put their house up for raffle after estate agents were unable to sell it over the summer months.

The home was put on the market at the beginning of June but the family took it off after there were no interested buyers.

The Streatham home is up for raffle for just £2.50
(Image: Michele Spinola)

The home comes with a huge garden and garden office
(Image: Michele Spinola)

After being inspired by another house prize competition the family now hope to make one lucky winner a happy homeowner.

“It will be really helpful if we are able to sell it,” continued Michele. “It would be life changing for someone. People have a better chance of winning the house than winning the lottery.”

The 1930s house has also been renovated by Arnoldo, who works as a builder, and his architect daughter Maria.

One of four bedrooms inside the home
(Image: Michele Spinola)

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There is a spacious loft conversion and an office at the end of the garden if its new owners need to work from home.

On the ground floor there is a large reception room with lots of natural light, an open plan kitchen and dining room.

The first floor has two double bedrooms, one single and a bathroom and the second floor has two further double bedrooms and another shower room.

The property is on Hassocks Road in Streatham just minutes from Streatham Common. It takes half an hour to get into central London.

The deal includes all legal fees and stamp duty and it costs £2.50 to enter the raffle. You can enter the  raffle here.

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