The childhood home that J.K. Rowling says inspired her to write the pop-culturally significant Harry Potter books has been put up for sale. The Tutshill, England cottage even comes complete with a cupboard under the stairs, just like the dusty closet in which Harry's aunt and uncle force him to sleep. Next to one of the bedroom windows, Rowling even scratched "Joanne Rowling slept here circa 1982." Here's a look at other homes whose cinematic relevance boosted their market value.
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