Video: Man’s obsession with restoring Victorian era house becomes so extreme that movie studios rely on him for inspiration

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A man’s obsession with restoring his Victorian era house has become so extreme that major movie studios are relying on him for inspiration.

Peter Saunders, 36, has obsessively spent 11 years restoring his cottage to its original Victorian character and his house has now inspired a set design for the upcoming Harry Potter spin-off film. Peter, a county council press officer, has lived in his four-bedroom Nottinghamshire cottage since 2004. He said: “The most exciting development recently was when I found a scrap of wallpaper in the second bedroom. I kept it and took it to a historic wallpaper reproduction company.

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