Harry Potter fans can immerse themselves in a world of wizardry and dark arts at this quaint holiday rental - because it sits right opposite the creaky old house that was used in the Deathly Hallows Part One as the birthplace of the young magic wrangler.

Pilgrims cottage - which is available to rent from $NZD900 per week - is situated in Lavenham, Suffolk, and the two-bedroom property can be found across the road from Grade 1 listed De Vere House, which is on the market for £1million ($NZD1.9m).

The High Street of Lavenham is full of distinctive half-timbered cottages. Photo / Getty
The High Street of Lavenham is full of distinctive half-timbered cottages. Photo / Getty

This beautiful old building is where the young wizard's parents were killed by Lord Voldemort, who then gave baby Harry his zig-zag forehead scar.

De Vere House quickly became the second-most photographed doorway in the whole of the UK after the Harry Potter film was released in 2010, with only 10 Downing Street pipping it to the top spot.

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The newly refurbished Pilgrims cottage is in the heart of Lavenham, with a pub and shops just a stone's throw away.

The medieval village is so beautifully preserved - over 300 of its buildings are officially listed as being of architectural and historical interest - that the Harry Potter producers turned it into Godric's Hollow for the movies, with various scenes filmed on its streets.

After the 2010 film, De Vere House quickly became the second-most photographed doorway in the UK. Photo / Supplied Original Cottages
After the 2010 film, De Vere House quickly became the second-most photographed doorway in the UK. Photo / Supplied Original Cottages

Inside the home, there is a sitting room on the ground floor, complete with a coal effect electric fireplace, and a kitchen decked out with all of the necessary appliances.

Moving to the first floor there is a double bedroom boasting views of the Harry Potter house, and a single bedroom overlooking the garden.

There is a master bathroom to serve all guests, with bath and shower facilities.

The interior of Pilgrims Cottage is bright and very comfortable. Photo / Supplied Original Cottages
The interior of Pilgrims Cottage is bright and very comfortable. Photo / Supplied Original Cottages

Another perk of the holiday home is the lush back garden, which has a seating area and borders brimming with herbs and shrubs.

At the front of the property, there is unlimited on-street parking.

The red brick exterior is in stark contrast to neighbouring De Vere House. Photo / Supplied Original Cottages
The red brick exterior is in stark contrast to neighbouring De Vere House. Photo / Supplied Original Cottages

July 2 marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, the second novel in the series released by J. K. Rowling.