JK Rowling Wrote Four Harry Potter Books Here (sold)

Edinburgh, Scotland


According to the Telegraph, J.K. Rowling’s former home, where she wrote 4 Harry Potter books was sold in 2012 for 2.25 million pounds ($3.7 million). The eight-bedroom Victorian house is in Edinburgh. It’s described as “an exceptional detached family house standing within a large yet discreet landscaped and walled garden” in one of the city’s most exclusive areas. Rowling lived here with her husband and three children while she wrote several volumes in her seven-book adventure series about the boy wizard. Rowling, whose books have sold 450 million copies, now owns another house in the city, as well as other properties in Scotland and London.

The 47-year-old literary whiz originally owned the top half of the house, but bought the remainder of the property from her neighbors and converted the mansion into one home after her wizarding franchise took off.

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$3,750,000 (for sale status unknown)


Edinburgh, Scotland

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