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Georgian Manor complete with marble bathooms...<br />
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Every little girls Xmas wish...A meticulously crafted dolls house that has taken Len Martin from Dorset 26 years to complete in his garden shed.<br />
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Len is now selling his masterpiece in time for Xmas..but any bidders for 'Langdon Hall' will need deep pockets to come up with the £10,000 asking price.<br />
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Leonard Martin, 68, was inspired to make the ornate house after he doodled a picture of his 'perfect home' on a scrap of paper while he was bored at work in 1987.<br />
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He has worked on the miniature property up to five hours a day since then to build the extravagant home and make his dreams a reality.<br />
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The 6ft 2ins long and 3ft 6ins tall building has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, sitting room, dining room, and hallway all filled with tiny furniture.<br />
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Leonard has spared no expense on the detailed Georgian manor and has spent more than 6,000 pounds building and filling the rooms.<br />
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He has splashed out on detailed finishes and period furnishings including a Swarvoski crystal chandelier, hand stitched carpets, and real marble flooring.<br />
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There are miniature beds, settees, cupboards, baths, toilets, and even tiny oil paintings that look like their huge counterparts - including the Mona Lisa.<br />
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After working on the incredibly intricate Langdon House for more than a third of his life, Leonard has now decided to sell it and hopes to fetch around 9,000 pounds.<br />
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Leonard, who used to own a miliary memorabilia shop and lives in Charlton Marshall near Blandford,Dorset, said: "It all began when I was in my shop one