Press Trust of India
August 31, 2012 11:37 IST
The Godric's Hollow cottage where the young wizard resided is on sale
The 14th century cottage used as the young wizard's birthplace in the Harry Potter films has been
put on the market for nearly a million pounds.
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.
It was featured as the birthplace of both Harry Potter and his wizarding mentor and headmaster, Albus Dumbledore,
reported The Telegraph. 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 pounds. It has become one of
the most photographed doorways in the UK, coming second only to number 10 Downing Street. The medieval building includes a
reception hall, drawing room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, laundry room, three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and an
The five star self-catering wing features a reading room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, shower room and two
double bedroom suites. Guests who stay at the house can't resist watching clips of the famous Harry Potter movies to help make
the magic feel more real.
Current owner of the house Jane Ranzetta said, "It's part of Godric's Hollow. The house can be seen opposite the
graveyard, with a Christmas tree in the window, the lights on and music coming out of it."