Harry Potter-inspired apartment in Diagon Alley for sale – and it even has a hidden room

If you’re a Harry Potter fan, we’ve got a property to suit you – Diagon Alley to be exact – a gorgeous one bedroom apartment in the heart of Edinburgh’s Grassmarket area.

Edinburgh Grassmarket

A Harry Potter-themed apartment with a hidden room was put on the market for £ 210,000.

The one-bed property, located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Grassmarket, was previously used as a short-term vacation rental for the millions of visitors who flock to Victoria Street each year – believed to have inspired JK Rowling’s Diagon Alley.

Located just minutes from Edinburgh’s main attractions, the apartment is prime real estate, adjacent to several of the cafes where the author wrote the first chapters of the book franchise.

Owners will also have Edinburgh Castle on their doorstep, which would have served as inspiration for Hogwarts.








There are a lot of magical features
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The apartment’s front door opens into a hallway which contains a secret storage space disguised by a long mirror (which looks like the one in the hall on request).

The impressively sized living space and modern kitchen-diner provide plenty of natural light, and some wallpapers fans of the franchise will recognize are similar to those in the magical photos hung in the halls of Hogwarts.








The hidden room
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A woodland-themed bedroom, hidden behind a fantastically concealed bookcase door, helps make it seem like you’re in the Forbidden Forest – though luckily there aren’t any giant spiders named Aragog in sight.

A compact bathroom, with a double shower and rustic copper flooring, gives the newly renovated apartment a warm and eclectic feel that any Weasley would be proud of.

Other features on the block include a wizard’s chest, references to Gringott Bank, ancient books, and a Diagon Alley sign.








It has an open American kitchen
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Despite its bustling location, the property’s newly installed double-glazed, slim-frame windows with handmade shutters are sure to keep out loud moaning myrtles or dementor-like drafts.

While the apartment was previously available for rent on Airbnb and was a hit with fans, it is now available for purchase.

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