How this British mansion could be yours for just $23

Forking out for a 17th Century sprawling mansion in Britain’s idyllic countryside costs most people an arm and a leg.

But for one lucky individual, their dream home could be theirs for just $23.

Complete with six bedrooms, a $9.1 million-valued home – located 22km north of central London – is available to win after the current owners struggled to sell the property in the current economic climate.

The 18th century home boasts an impressive six bedrooms and bathrooms. Source: Dancers Hill House
The giant property is available after the owners’ children flew the nest. Source: Dancers Hill House

Yet an entry into the random draw for the home, named Dancers Hill House, isn’t as simple as paying the $23 entry fee, as all participants must answer one all important question.

Who was the reigning Monarch was on Christmas Day of the year Dancers Hill House was built?

If you think you know the answer from King George II, King George III, King Henry VIII or Queen Anne, you could be in with a chance to land the home which featured in the 1999 TV adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations.

When the home failed to sell on the difficult British property market, the owners decided to think outside the box. Source: Dances Hill House
The draw for the home will take place once the family has matched the home’s valuation in ticket sales. Source: Dancers Hill House

If that claim to fame doesn’t entice you, maybe its home cinema, gym and wine room will.

But the home’s history hasn’t always been as glamorous, with the current owners, the Walsh family, remembering the dilapidated state they acquired the home in over 30 years ago.

“Because it was abandoned, when we first bought the home there were so many holes in the roof we had to sign our contract under umbrellas,” Melanie Walsh told CNN.

The family plan to make the draw, which is available to anyone worldwide, in mid-December once they’ve hopefully recuperated the valuation of the home.

The grand property was the backdrop for the 1999 TV adaptation of Great Expectations. Source: Dancers Hill House