Hovis house for sale

A tiny cottage on the hill in Shaftesbury in Dorset, made famous by the Hovis adverts, is sold at auction.

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Hovis house sells at auction

House on Gold Hill sold at auction Credit: ITV News West Country

The Dorset house made famous in the Hovis advert has been sold at auction for considerably more than expected

The estate agent described the single storey home on Shaftesbury's Gold Hill as needing some attention but this afternoon it sold for £317,000

Hovis cottage goes under the hammer in Dorset

A tiny rundown cottage on Shaftesbury's famous Gold Hill is expected to fetch £250,000 at auction this afternoon. The single storey home is said by estate agents to have scope for improvement.

It's sited on the hill made famous by a television advert for bread.

The cottage is at the top of Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, made famous by the Hovis advert in the 1970s Credit: ITV News Meridian

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House on very famous - and steep - street up for sale

The cottage in Shaftesbury featured in a famous television advert Credit: ITV News Meridian

A Dorset cottage immortalised in a television advert for Hovis bread is up for sale. It shows a bakery boy struggling with his bike up the steep and cobbled Gold Hill in Shaftesbury.

The famous location is thought to have helped pushed the price of the bungalow to in excess of £200,000.

The cottage is on the very steep Gold Hill - immortalised in the 1970s Hovis advert Credit: ITV Meridian
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