J.K. Rowling has sold her mansion

J.K. Rowling has sold her mansion

November 27, 2012, 10:13 amnewidea

The author has sold her home, where she wrote all the Harry Potter books, for $3.6 million.

J.K. Rowling has sold her mansion

The 47-year-old author has sold her 19th century Edinburgh mansion, where she wrote four of the seven Harry Potter books, for over $3.6 million.

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Real estate agent James Whitson confirmed the news to People magazine.

J.K Rowling with the cast of Harry Potter at the world premiere of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2. Source: Getty

The Victorian mansion boasts eight bedrooms, as well as a garden and a detached office where Rowling reportedly penned her famous novels.

The home was sold to a Scottish businessman after being on the market for three weeks.

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Whitson told the Scotsman newspaper of the property:

"This was an iconic house in Edinburgh; To be honest, it was a refreshing change to the normal house."

J.K Rowling gives Harry Potter stars Emma Watson and Rupert Grint a hug at the world premiere of the series' final film installment. Source: Getty

He added: "There was a bit of magic involved, which was quite fun to deal with."

According to the BBC, Rowling purchased the upstairs section of the home in 1999 for $681,000, shortly after the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, and later bought the lower half of the mansion.

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She and her husband Dr. Neil Murray and their three children have moved to another neighborhood in Edinburgh in 2009.

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  1. Glib10:42am Tuesday 27th November 2012 ESTReport Abuse

    Selling a house has nothing to do with artistic writing skills.


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