The grand prize for the Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW raffle just got a little grander. This year’s home in Norton Commons is an $800,000 Beaux Arts beauty, impeccably decorated from wide plank floors to 12-foot ceilings. Ready to pack your bags?

It’s not a bad potential payoff for a $100 ticket purchase: A pristine, almost 3,200 square foot home in the picturesque Prospect neighborhood of Norton Commons.  (The consolation first prize, a BMW, isn’t bad either.)

Word is getting out, which is why this annual fundraising effort, which is part of Norton Children’s vaunted Snow Ball gala, continues to grow year after year. It’s no surprise. 

The Raffle Home is always a stunner. 

Once again built by Ramage Company and decorated by Leslie Cotter, this year’s prize is the largest ever at almost 3,200 square feet, every square inch decorated in stunning transitional style with furnishings provided by Market on National.

If the two quartz-clad islands in the open concept kitchen don’t dazzle you, maybe the fabulous modern light fixture in the family room will. Or perhaps it’s the third floor den with buttery soft leather sofas and a sweeping terrace that will make you want to move in.  If you’re the practical type, the geothermal heating and cooling system will save you energy costs and the four bathrooms will prevent long lines at the parties you’ll undoubtedly throw. The furniture doesn’t come with the prize package, but it can be purchased once the raffle is over. It’s all available at a 20 percent discount after the winner is announced at the Snow Ball Gala on November 17. (Go to for more info.)

You can buy tickets online, even if you won’t be there to scream with joy in The Omni Louisville ballroom. All funds raised go to the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, which is just another reason why these tickets are worth every penny. 

IF YOU’d like a chance to win

Tickets for the Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle are $100 each. Open houses will be held every Saturday and Sunday, through November 11. The drawing will be held on November 17, 2018. Go to for more information or to purchase tickets.

Posted on 2018-11-02 by Christine Fellingham