JAKARTA, Indonesia – This might be an attractive deal for those looking to settle down: A spacious 2-bedroom house in Yogyakarta, Indonesia – known as the center of Javanese arts and culture – that comes with a wife for only IDR999 million ($76,500).
It’s no joke. Wina Lia, a 40-year-old resident of Sleman, Yogyakarta, told local media the offer to buy her house and marry her is legitimate.
She only wanted to sell her house at first. But when she told Dian, a realtor, that she was widowed in 2000 and that she really wants to tie the knot again, the enterprising friend came up with a unique idea.
“Dian suggested I put up the tagline ‘Buy the house and marry the owner at the same time!’, Wina told Kompas.com on Monday, March 9. “And I said okay to it. I’m looking for a husband anyway.”
She didn’t expect the ad, which was only posted 3 days ago on property website Rumahdijual.com, to go viral. “I don’t blame Dian as I did agree with the tagline,” she said.
The house itself is located in Randu Gunting, Tamanmartani, Kalasan, Sleman, Yogyakarta. The single-storey house was built in 2013, sits on a 523-square-meter lot and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
It even boasts of granite flooring, a fish pond, and a spacious backyard.
And, according to the ad, if you “buy the house without negotiating the price, you can take the owner as your wife (terms and conditions apply)”.
What are those terms and conditions?
Wina, who reportedly also owns a salon, said she doesn’t really have any particular criteria for a husband.
“Every time I fall in love, it fails. It’s happened twice now,” she told Indoberita.com.
“My wish is to sell this house, but it would be great if I also meet my soulmate. The important thing is he should be single – never been married or a widower – mature and responsible,” she added.
And he should be religious and be a good father to her kids.
“He just has to be a good Muslim and family leader. I also hope my husband will support my wearing a hijab (headscarf),” she said.
Are you interested? – Rappler.com