How this former historic fishing lodge could be set to win Scotland's Home of the Year

A couple standing in front of their white painted, two-storey house
The seven bedroom Highland home used to be used as a fishing lodge in the 18th century (Image credit: BBC)

An 18th century fishing lodge is through to the grand final of Scotland's Home of the Year.

The Earth House near Aviemore is home to Salem and Dianne who have spent five years renovating it.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.