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

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

Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 11:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 11:50 am

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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