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‘Harry Potter’ house in Minneapolis asks $2.7M after modern makeover

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Check out the rooftop terrace with city views

A home’s driveway at twilight with stone pavers, twinkling lights, and green ivy on the brick walls. Photos by Mike McCaw, Spacecrafting

A home known locally as the Harry Potter house in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is back on the market with a fresh look. Last listed in 2018 for $2,900,000, the 4,547-square-foot brick house sits behind a private gate just blocks from the U.S. Bank Stadium.

The turreted home became known for its Harry Potter decor after the owner spent seven years assembling a Gothic-inspired oasis of wood, ornate windows, and metal fixtures. Now, the home is back on the market—with a $200,000 price cut—as a more modern residence.

Instead of relying on Hogwarts schtick, the four-bedroom, three-bath residence now looks to its historic features. Originally constructed in 1911, the building was used as a blacksmith shop before eventually becoming a single-family home in the 1980s.

As the only stand-alone residence in downtown Minneapolis, the house boasts exposed brick walls, a loft-like feel with high ceilings, new paint, and an overall lighter aesthetic. The property also includes a large paver courtyard, a rooftop terrace, and a coffee deck off of the master suite.

Ready for your own Harry Potter house made modern? 247 10th Avenue South is on the market now for $2,695,000.

A living and dining room area features a round table with seating for eight, and a living room with white walls and big loft-like windows.
A light-filled living room takes advantage of large windows and an open floor plan.
A wooden staircase sits on a stone floor with white twinkle lights and exposed wooden beams in the ceiling.
Twinkling lights point to the home’s history as the Harry Potter house.
A wooden dining room table on a blue rug sits next to a living room area with seating surrounding a large stone fireplace.
A second living room features the Hogwarts-like fireplace with new white paint.
A rustic kitchen features a curving wooden bar with bar chairs, wooden cabinets, an exposed steel beam, and exposed rafters.
The wooden kitchen still gives off Hogwarts vibes.
A wooden four-post bed with white and blue linens sits in an industrial-type loft. The ceilings are exposed to the wooden rafters and steel beams, while white curtains frame big windows and brick walls.
One of four spacious bedrooms in the listing features a loft-like aesthetic with exposed rafters and brick walls.
A rooftop terrace features red Adirondack chairs, a tree, and views of other city buildings on the skyline.
A rooftop terrace is a signature feature of the listing.