Home Sweet Hovis - Cottage on the iconic 'Hovis Hill' has sold at auction for £165,000

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A run-down cottage on the iconic 'Hovis Hill' has sold at auction for £165,000.<br />
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The Grade II Listed building is on Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, Dorset, which was made famous by the Boy on Bike television advert for Hovis bread.<br />
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Despite the fact the "derelict shell" needs a huge amount of work, the property sold for more than its £150,000 guide price with Symonds & Sampson.<br />
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Auctioneer Jan Merriott said the fixer-upper was not for the faint-hearted and several potential buyers left their viewing very quickly.