London, April 6 (ANI): Victorian novelist Charles Dickens's former home Bleak House in Broadstairs, Kent, is up for sale.
The cliff top building, which has six bedrooms, is being sold for two million pounds.
It went on the market with estate agent Terence Painter Properties.
The fort-like building is the same house where Dickens wrote one of his most famous novels David Copperfield."Bleak House commands one of the most prominent positions - high up on the cliffs on the coast of Kent. This mansion is known far and wide as the seaside residence of the great novelist, Charles Dickens," the Telegraph quoted a spokesman for the estate agent as saying.
"The Grade II Listed house was built in 1801 and has to be one of the country's most renowned homes," he added.
Bleak House underwent a 40,000-pound restoration after being damaged by fire in 2006.
While it has yet to be determined why the house has been put up for sale, the paper suggests that the family business of its current owner, local jewellery tycoon Richard Hilton, is in a difficulty for mislabelling their wares.
His daughter Kelly is said to be awaiting sentencing after admitting offences under the Hallmark Act before local magistrates last month. (ANI)