Danny Campbell

Scotland’s Home of the Year judge: I transformed an ex-council house into my dream family home

New Scotland’s Home Of The Year judge Danny Campbell shares how he transformed an ex-council house into his dream family home

With property prices soaring, mortgage rates rising, and a lack of affordable homes on the market, many families are looking for new ways to maximise their budget, while still securing their dream home – and rule-breaking architect Danny Campbell has proven it can be done for thousands less than the average flat.

Three years ago, the new Scotland’s Home of the Year judge bought an ex-council house in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, for £80,000, and after clever renovations to improve the layout and design, the property is now a welcoming, comfortable space for his family of five.

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