A Scottish man bought an abandoned stone cottage in his village and turned it into his first tiny home over the course of 11 months — check it out


The exterior of the renovated house.

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The exterior of the renovated house.George Dunnett

  • A Scottish man bought an abandoned cottage and spent 11 months turning it into a tiny home.

  • George Dunnett, the homeowner, estimates he spent £102,458 on renovations.

  • Dunnett, 28, said the renovation turned out to be much more expensive than he had expected.

George Dunnett grew up in the small Scottish village of Kinnesswood, about an hour north of Edinburgh. For years, he’d been walking past an abandoned, two-story cottage just down the street…