LEGO® Set 4840 – The Burrow Cottage Alternate Build

Rochelle May 12, 2017 @ 7:59PM
LEGO® Set 4840 – The Burrow Cottage Build

Just when I thought I'd seen every LEGO® set from the Harry Potter universe I came across this one! This set is unusual. It wasn't a set that was sold, which is why I suspect most people don't know about it. I believe the official name for this set is "Harry Potter Cottage" but I like to think of it as "Shell Cottage," the home that Bill and Fleur Weasley moved into after they got married.

This set can be built using parts from The Burrow. From what I was able to find from my research, LEGO® created instructions on how you can make this for their LEGO® Club, then eventually made the instructions available to anyone who wanted them.

If you already have The Burrow and want to build this cute cottage then you can print them by going here.

However, if you are like me and don't want to separate bricks from The Burrow then I have good news! There is a seller who has put together all the parts you need, as well as instructions, and you can buy the set either on Amazon or eBay. I bought a set for myself from this person and can tell you that the set it made of all new parts and is top notch. Just be aware that this set is sometimes out of stock and not available for sale.

A word of advice  when building this set - I found the roof to be a bit tricky to put together. You may need a bit of patience if it is challenging for you, too.

Set 4840 - The Burrow Alternate Build

LEGO® Set 4840 – The Burrow Cottage Build

Year Released: 2010
Set Number: 4840
Name of Set: Harry Potter Cottage (alternate build for The Burrow)
Book Set is Based On: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Number of Parts: 244
Minifigures: 0
Creatures: 3 - Frog, owl, and pig
Minimum Recommended Age to Build This Set: 8 years old

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This LEGO® set contains small pieces that could be a choke hazard and is not meant for children age three and younger. LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.

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