STAR -- Saturday the public got their first chance to go inside the new St Jude Dream Home. The home is being raffled off and the money raised goes to Saint Jude's Children's Research Hospital, which provides free care to kids battling life-threatening illnesses.
The $340,000 St. Jude Dream Home is being raffled off with the purchase of a $100 dollar ticket. The home, located in Star, is 2900 square feet, two and half bath, four bedroom.
Greg Hite and his wife Kathy say they had to see the home in person.
Well we did get a ticket so we're hopeful, but we wanted to stop by and see what it looks like because the pictures on TV are nice, but in person it's even better, said Greg Hite.
It's a wonderful cause, it's very much worth our hundred dollars to invest in it, said Kathy Hite.
The house is built by Berkeley Builders and is full of special features. Many say they loved the kitchen and the appliances. Everybody seemed to like the St Jude's cutouts on the door to the master bedroom. But the biggest hit was the secret room hidden upstairs.
It's so beautiful, it's a dream house for sure, said Chris Lott, who came down from McCall with her husband to see the Dream Home.
Even if people don't win, at least you've given to that cause, so I think it's huge, said Lott.
It's crazy unbelievable that they built this house and in a couple of months, somebody's going to be living in this home and enjoying this absolutely gorgeous house, said volunteer Margaret Smith.
You can visit the Dream Home Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. until June 15. The drawing for the home is on June 22.