Have you ever dreamed about owning a bed-and-breakfast in a coastal resort town? Well, now is your chance.
The Almost Home Inn Essay Contest is seeking 8,000 entries from interested participants worldwide. The prize: a bed-and-breakfast in Ogunquit, Maine, and $20,000 in cash.
This is not a joke.
The contest calls for contestants to submit a 225-word essay titled "Why I would like to own and operate an Inn located in Ogunquit, a coastal town in Southern Maine." The entry fee is $110 and is open to anyone in the world who is 18 or older.
Jacqui Grant, the innkeeper and native of Maine, wants to pay it forward and afford someone else the opportunity to own the Inn.
The contest deadline is Sept. 1, 2016. The winner will be announced on Sept. 25, 2016.
Click here for more information about the essay contest.