Couple’s £500 win leads to dream Worthing home in Bovis Homes development

Leanne Down and Jack George, Bovis Homes' Saxons Plain.
Leanne Down and Jack George, Bovis Homes' Saxons Plain.

When Leanne Down and fiancé Jack George visited a new Worthing housing development, little did they know they would eventually walk away with a trip to Budapest and a dream home.

Leanne, a collections agent, and Jack, who works in facilities management, previously lived in South West London. They had been looking to move out of the capital for around a year.

Leanne said: “We first came to visit Saxons Plain with Jack’s mum Karen when she was buying a new home here and were really taken with the development.

“It was actually during this visit that we took part in Bovis Homes’ Summer Heat Wave competition, posing with a selfie frame, and we were chosen as the regional winners, so we got off to a pretty good start.”

The couple were invited back to Saxons Plain a few weeks later, to be told of their win and presented with a £500 holiday voucher, which they decided to spend on a city break in Budapest.

On returning to the housing development, they settled on a three-bedroom Southwold house for their new home.

Leanne said: “We have been settled in for a little while now and we love our new home. The neighbours are all friendly, there is a real community spirit and I love that everything is so local. We have a lovely gym, a huge Tesco, and a great pub, all within walking distance.”

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