Here’s who won the $2M 2019 PNE Prize Home

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The 2019 PNE prize home. Photo courtesy PNE

A 77-year-old Port Moody resident is the winner of this year’s PNE Prize Home.

The ticket purchased by Albert Prendergast was pulled Monday night, a week after the conclusion of the 2019 Fair.

The $2-million, 3,159 sq. ft. home — of which 668,000 tickets were sold to guests at the exhibition as well as online and by phone — will be located in Kelowna.

It includes three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms and is described as “Net Zero Ready” — that is, it’s able to produce as much energy as it consumes.

Albert Prendergast of Port Moody, the winner of the 2019 PNE Prize Home Grand Prize Package, celebrates in the house last night (Monday) with his partner, Maureen Newell, and daughter-in-law Laurie Newell and grandson Kyle Newell. Photo courtesy PNE
Proceeds from the lottery go to non-profit programs at the PNE in the fields of agriculture, community, education and the arts.