Harry Potter's 'home' on sale for Rs 9 crore

Aug 31, 2012, 06:46 IST | Agencies

The 14th century cottage used as the boy wizard's birthplace in the Harry Potter films is expected to sell for nearly �1 million (Rs 9 crore).

The grade I listed building called de Vere House in Lavenham, Suffolk, was used to create the fictional village of Godric’s Hollow, in Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows Part One.

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It was featured as the birthplace of both Harry Potter and his wizarding mentor and headmaster, Albus Dumbledore.It was also where Harry’s parents made their final stand before being slain by Lord Voldemort, immortalising the house as the backdrop where Harry received his characteristic scar.

Now, the three bedroom cottage, which includes a self catering wing, is on the market for £950,000 (Rs 8.38 crore. Astonishingly, it has become one of the most photographed doorways in the UK, coming second only to number 10 Downing Street, the official residence of the Prime Minister. 

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