If you’re going to live on the Gold Coast, you’re going to want to be close to all the attractions, amenities and fabulous nightlife that have made this part of the country famous around the world. Southport is at the centre of it all, and the prize home in draw #187 puts you in a trendy apartment where you can take it all in at your leisure.

This two-bedroom home is on the 31st floor of the Meriton building, a local landmark that sets the bar for opulent living. Your enclosed front balcony looks out over the Gold Coast Broadwater, the Spit and the ocean, with miles of unobstructed views. Let yourself be mesmerized by the sailboats, the sunsets, and the iconic skyline of Surfer’s Paradise.

The first prize package, however, doesn’t end there. You’ll also have $200,000 in gold bullion to spend, along with a $10,000 shopping spree. And as if that weren’t enough, it’s topped off by a $20,000 travel voucher for a total value of $1.1 million. Now that’s a real all-inclusive!

A Gold Coast Hideaway

The prize home is located in the heart of Southport, just a few minutes north of Surfer’s Paradise. You’ll be looking out over the Broadwater with its marinas, parklands and multiple attractions. If you feel like a bit of retail therapy, you can walk over to the Australia Fair Shopping Centre or head the other way towards the Southport Park complex. Over on the Spit, you can stroll the length of Main Beach or pop into Sea World to spend some quality time with the marine life. This is an absolutely prime location, and you’ll be able to take full advantage of everything you can see from your balcony.

The apartment itself is all class. Two spacious bedrooms set on opposite sides of the balcony are bathed in natural light. The central living area is spacious and made all the more so by opening the walls to the adjacent study. The home comes with a luxury-laden design and furniture package that includes high-end appliances, contemporary furnishings, and tasteful accent pieces. Whether you make this your principal residence or keep it as a holiday retreat, you’ll never tire of the view and the special feeling that comes from living in the clouds.

Features of this Superior Home

Living in the Meriton building will feel like a permanent vacation in a 5-star resort. The beaches of Surfer’s Paradise are minutes away – if you can ever pull yourself away from the million-dollar view.

  • First prize is worth a total of $1,122,000
  • Enclosed balcony with furnishings
  • Kitchen, dining and living area with beautiful hardwood floors
  • Ensuite off the master bedroom and access to the balcony
  • Second bedroom also has balcony access and expansive views
  • Study with retractable walls
  • Additional full bath
  • $136,000 worth of design and furnishings
  • Separate laundry room
  • Generous linen and storage cupboards
  • Parking for one vehicle
  • Outdoor pool and spa
  • $200,000 in gold bullion
  • $20,000 travel voucher
  • $10,000 shopping spree
  • $1,000 Adventure Experience voucher

Important Dates

18 June 2018: The Surf Life Saving Lottery Draw #187 closes at 12:00 noon AEST

22 June: 2018 The draw takes place at 12:00 noon AEST at 190 Montpelier Road, Bowen Hills, Qld. You are always more than welcome to attend the draw.

Winners notified by phone and registered post. The Australian will publish a list of winners on June 27th, 2018. Winners will also be posted to this site following the draw.

The prize home is located at 3108, 2 Como Crescent, Southport QLD 4215 but will not be open for touring by the public.

The Gold Coast is Booming

The real estate market on the Gold Coast continues to be a strong one for investors, with an overall growth of 26.5 percent over the last five years. It also has a tight vacancy rate, making it an excellent place to own rental property. If you’re the winner in draw #187, you could be even richer than you think.

If you decide to rent the property, you can expect to receive in the neighbourhood of $42,900 a year. It’s a great way to maintain the home and give yourself a little extra as you watch your investment grow over time. Selling now will make you a millionaire but selling down the road could make your ultimate winnings even greater.

If you decide to move into the home, you’ll still have $20,000 in gold bullion to buy a boat, take a trip or pay off your debts. Then there’s the $10,000 shopping spree to think about. Have you decided where you’ll go with a $20,000 travel voucher to spend?

Ticket Books Now on Sale

A single ticket that gives you a chance to win this spectacular Gold Coast apartment only costs $2. By purchasing additional tickets, however, you not only get more chances but better value for money. The price of the tickets goes down when you buy ticket books, with a $20 book giving you 20 tickets instead of the 10 you would get by buying them separately. After spending just $10, you’ll also be adding prizes and additional gold to the already bullion-loaded first prize.

AmountNumber of Ticket Entries1st Prize Package
$21 Ticket$1,122,000
$53 Tickets ($1.66 each)$1,122,000
$106 Tickets ($1.66 each)$1,122,000 plus additional $1,000 Good Guys Gift Voucher Total $1,123,000
$2020 Tickets ($1.00 each)$1,122,000 plus additional $20,000 Cashable Gold Bullion Total $1,142,000
$3040 Tickets ($0.75 each)$1,122,000 plus additional $30,000 Cashable Gold Bullion Total $1,152,000
$5070 Tickets ($0.66 each)$1,122,000 plus additional $50,000 Cashable Gold Bullion Total $1,172,000
$100150 Tickets (0.66 each)$1,122,000 plus additional $60,000 Cashable Gold Bullion Total $1,182,000
$200400 Tickets ($0.50 each)$1,122,000 plus additional $70,000 Cashable Gold Bullion Total $1,192,000

Thank You for Supporting Surf Life Saving

Proceeds from your ticket purchases go towards keeping our beaches safe. We thank you on behalf of the 160,000 members of Surf Life Saving Clubs around the country for your ongoing support and wish you the best of luck in the draw.