Despite the fact that Harry Potter had, well, a rather troubled childhood, almost everyone can admit they wished they could grow up like the Boy Who Lived.
And although that owl probably never delivered that highly anticipated letter back in the day, you can now live out your wildest wizarding dreams by staying in the wizard's childhood home. That's right, muggles — Harry Potter's childhood home is on Airbnb, so accio PTO days and prepare for a magical stay.
To be clear, though, the Harry Potter Airbnb isn't the Dursley's home.
No, you won't be sleeping in a small closet under the stairs, and TBH, that's probably for the best.
You'll be staying in Lily and James Potter's home in Lavenham, Great Britain, where Harry lived when he was a baby. If you don't recall, Harry lived there with his parents, until He Who Must Not Be Named wreaked havoc and killed his parents, which ultimately revealed Harry to be one of the strongest wizards in the world.
After Harry's parents were brutally murdered, the undeniably powerful baby was relocated into the home of his evil aunt and uncle, Petunia and Vernon Dursley.
There, Harry was forced to live under the stairs, enduring torture from his heinous cousin, Dudley, until beloved half giant, Hagrid, tracked him down and whisked him away to pursue his magical talents at Hogwarts.
While the home's fictitious history is tragic, it's a lovely place to stay.
The home is listed as the De Vere House on Airbnb, and it's a five-star-rated bed and breakfast. It's located in the quaint, medieval village of Lavenham, including several historical sites, and filmed as Godric's Hollow in the Harry Potter series.
It goes for $142 per night and has four bedrooms for rent, each including en suite bathrooms, TV, wifi, a private guest sitting room, a fireplace, and a courtyard.
As the De Vere house is listed as a bed and breakfast, each stay includes a full English breakfast in the shared dining room every morning.
It does not allow pets or children (making for an ideal romantic getaway) and it's owned by a woman named Jane, who loves entertaining, giving out recommendations, and discussing the village's expansive history.
If Europe isn't in the cards, definitely check out Universal's HP villa.
Universal's Wizarding Home, The Magical Manor, includes five bedrooms, a common room with a large TV, a dining hall, full kitchen, a pool, patio, garage game room, and a laundry room.
It's only $115 per night and is located 10 miles from Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and six miles from Disney, so it's definitely something to consider if you're staying in Orlando.
If you're looking to live out your wizarding dreams, look no further than Lily and James' medieval house. And even if you aren't dying to get your Hogwarts letter, a bed in breakfast in a medieval British village sounds pretty darn amazing.
Just beware of dark wizards — we don't want history to repeat itself.
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