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  Harry's Privet Drive house fails to sell
Updated 22 July 2003, 16.48
The street in Bracknell was turned into Privet Drive
The street in Bracknell was turned into Privet Drive

The house where Harry Potter grew up is still up for sale after it failed to sell at an auction.

The house used in the first Harry Potter film as number four Privet Drive is being sold by the people who own it.

They hoped it would sell for more than 250,000 at at the auction, but no one bid high enough.

Harry Potter in the infamous Privet Drive broom cupboard
So now the house - really in Picket Post Close in Bracknell, Berkshire - is still on sale.

It's where millions of film fans first saw the boy wizard bought to life in the cupboard under the stairs, and living with the despicable Dursley's.

Ever since the house was chosen, the old owner Sandra Smith has had to put up with hordes of young Potter fans on her doorstep.

Groups of schoolchildren often peer through the windows - even though the inside of the house wasn't even used in the movie!

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