- "In person, Rita Skeeter is much warmer and softer than her famously ferocious quill-portraits might suggest. Greeting me in the hallway of her cosy home, she leads me straight into the kitchen for a cup of tea, a slice of pound cake and, it goes without saying, a steaming vat of freshest gossip."
- —Betty Braithwaite[src]
In 1997, Betty Braithwaite visited here and met Rita Skeeter in the hallway. Rita then led her into the kitchen, where she served her tea and a slice of pound cake. The two then had an interview session regarding Rita's upcoming title, The Life and Lies of Albus Dumbledore.
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (First mentioned)