Home Truths: I bought my childhood home

Sometimes, what you’re looking for is not all that far from home. Emma Foden searched high and low for the perfect family home but it was right on her doorstep – the house she grew up in.

Emma enjoyed an idyllic rural childhood in West Sussex, rambling in the woods and baking with her mum - so she decided to buy back her old property.

But was Emma’s decision a backwards move or a wonderful trip down memory lane?


To discover more exciting property stories, check out the other films in our Home Truths series for more unusual styles of home ownership in the UK.

From a home built from a flat pack assembly, to a couple that recreated a little bit of Barcelona in Berkshire.


Catch up on the latest Home Truths stories on the Channel 4 website

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