The Aberdeenshire cottage that is up for Scotland's Home of the Year 2024

A stone wall cottage with dormer windows and a wooden fence in front of a small front garden
Quiney Cottage in Banchory, Aberdeen, gained perfect scores from the judges (Image credit: BBC)

Scotland’s Home of the Year search started off with a cottage renovation that featured bold colour choices throughout.

Judges Anna Campbell Jones, Banjo Beale and Danny Campbell visited the North East and Northern Isles where they found Quiney Cottage, in Banchory, Aberdeenshire.

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.