Old Train House named BBC Scotland’s Home of the Year 2023

THE restoration of a former railway station – serving the Bonnington area of Edinburgh – has been named winner of the BBC Scotland competition, Scotland’s Home of the Year 2023.

The Old Train House had lain empty for ten years before being lovingly restored by its current owners.

Says a BBC Scotland media release: “In addition to extensive renovations, there are nods to the building’s past, including graffiti on the exterior garden walls, giving The Old Train House an unique style.”

The judges were the show’s hosts: interior designers Anna Campbell-Jones and Banjo Beale and architect and lecturer Michael Angus. 

The finalists were:

  • The Old Train House, Edinburgh (Ep1, East)
  • Snowdrop House, Aberdeenshire (Ep2, North East and Northern Isles)
  • The Old Manse, Auchterarder, Perthshire (Ep3, Central)
  • Manor House, Peebles (Ep4, South)
  • Lochbay, Isle of Skye (Ep5, Highlands & Islands)
  • KIRKLEE MANSION, Glasgow (Ep6, West)

Adds the media release: ” A new, sixth series, of the popular property show, made by IWC Media (a Banijay UK company), is currently filming in locations around Scotland.”

Picture credit: IWC Media/BBC Scotland

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