Liam Payne has a replica of Hagrid’s hut from the ‘Harry Potter’ movies in his garden.
The One Direction star is a self-confessed fan of the magical movie franchise – which is based on the series of books by J.K. Rowling – and has even gone as far as to have a special hut built in the back garden of his sprawling home, which has been decorated to look exactly like the hut Hagrid lives in in the movies.
Liam, 27, unveiled his impressive hut during a live broadcast on TikTok with actor Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy in the fantasy franchise.
In the broadcast, Tom hinted he had heard rumors of Liam’s hut, but demanded proof, as he didn’t believe Liam was as big a fan of the movies as he claimed.
Tom said: “I didn’t believe it, mate, because you played it very cool.”
But Liam then showed Tom a picture of the hut on his phone, to which the actor exclaimed: “Good Lord!”
The ‘Strip That Down’ singer admitted constructing the replica was a “crazy” move.
And the hut isn’t the only impressive nod to ‘Harry Potter’ that Liam has in his garden either, as in 2015 he confessed to splashing out on the blue flying Ford Anglia that Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint – who played the titular wizard and his best friend Ron Weasley respectively – pilot in the 2002 movie ‘Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets’.
KIRTLAND HILLS, Ohio — Have you ever imagined what it’s like being President of the United States?
Imagine no more. The newly listed home at 8405 Sanctuary Drive offers a truly unique work-from-home situation with a full-sized replica of the Oval Office.
“The owners, Lou and Carolyn Fidanza, are avid history buffs, particularly presidential history,” says Realtor Jenifer Black with the Black Diamond Group, Howard Hanna. “Their interest in the Oval Office began in 2005 with a visit to the Gerald Ford presidential library in Michigan where they spent six hours in the replica taking notes and measurements.”
Construction of the oval office, located in the attic of the home and accessible by elevator, began in 2015 and took five years to complete.
“Each president puts his own touches on the Oval Office decor, and this one is based on the presidencies of Barack Obama and George W. Bush, whom Fidanza believes had the most attractive oval office designs,” Black says.
The room includes a reproduction of the Resolute Desk, rug with the presidential seal, replica of the famous “Bronco Buster” sculpture, and artwork used during the Obama and Bush eras.
Lou Fidanza believes his oval office is “the finest replica in a private residence in the country.” So good, in fact, producers of Tyler Perry’s BET drama “The Oval” purchased some of the molds Fidanza used to create the bookshelves, fireplace, corbels, and presidential seal for their replica of the White House.
But the one-of-a-kind room isn’t the 9,600-sq. ft. mansion’s only selling point. Built in 2000 on five wooded acres, the home boasts six bedrooms, eight bathrooms (five full), and six fireplaces. Highlights include a grand entry with a 19-foot ceiling, dramatic staircase and crystal chandelier, plus beautiful hardwood floors, a large eat-in kitchen, covered patio, and in-ground pool.
New to the market, the home is available for $2,695,000.
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Address: 8405 Sanctuary Dr.
City: Kirtland Hills
Size: 9,648 square feet
Year built: 2000
No. bedrooms: 6
No. bathrooms: 5 full, 3 half
Lot size: 5 acres
School district: Kirtland Local School District
Real estate agent and contact info: Jenifer Black, Mary Holtcamp with the Black Diamond Group, Howard Hanna