Houses with beautiful fireplaces

From a mansion designed by John Nash in Pembrokeshire, to a New York townhouse set above Manhattan’s East River, eight of the best houses with beautiful fireplaces on the market right now.

This week: houses with beautiful fireplaces from a mansion designed by John Nash in Newchapel, Pembrokeshire, with an Italianate Baroque marble fireplace, to a New York townhouse set above Manhattan's East River.

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Beere Manor, Cannington, Bridgwater, Somerset. A restored, Grade II-listed, 16th-century manor. It has panelled rooms and large carved fireplaces with stone surrounds. 4 beds, 3 baths, great hall, 4 receps, walled garden, orchard, barn, greenhouse, paddock, stream. 10.7 acres. £1.295m Jackson-Stops 01823-325144.

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Dutch Garden, Wraysbury, Staines-Upon-Thames, TW19. A unique and substantial house decorated by the current owner in a romantic period style that includes an inset, painted ceiling depicting Saint George slaying the dragon and faux-Gothic arched windows set above a large stone fireplace with an ornate cast-iron grate. 7 beds, 6 baths, 4 receps, study, library, kitchen, cloakrooms, library terrace, courtyard gardens. £4m Waterview 020-8398 8550.

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Ffynone Mansion, Newchapel, Pembrokeshire. A Grade I-listed, 1790s mansion designed by the architect John Nash with early 20th-century gardens designed by Inigo Thomas. It has a reception hall with moulded, fluted ceilings, a carved Italianate Baroque marble fireplace and carved fireplaces designed by Nash throughout. 13 beds, 6 receps, 3 flats, outbuildings, stables, pasture, woodland, 34 acres. £1.8m Savills 02920-368930.

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Hensol Estate, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire. An estate on a wooded peninsula between Woodhall Loch and Loch Ken with a Grade A-listed house replete with period features, including a marble fireplace with a Jacobean carved wooden mantelpiece. 10 beds, 4 baths, 4 receps, conservatory, gardens, 5 cottages, farmhouse, in-hand farm, steading, grazing, commercial forestry, loch frontage, 632 acres. Available in 2 lots. £2.82m+ Strutt & Parker 0131-226 2500.

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Nonsuch House, Chippenham, Wiltshire. A small rural estate with six rental properties centred around a Grade II-listed, mid-17th century William and Mary former hunting lodge. It has a stamped Spanish leather wall cover in the hall and carved stone fireplaces throughout. 9 beds, 3 beds, 3 receps, kitchen, attics, traditional wine cellars, stables, stable yard, parkland, woodland, 59.54 acres. Further farmland is available in a separate lot. Lot 1: £3.5m. Carter Jonas 01823-428590.

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Sutton Place, New York. A townhouse set above Manhattan's East River previously owned by architect I. M. Pei, who designed The Louvre Pyramid in Paris. The house reflects his modernist aesthetic and includes a spiral staircase and marble and soapstone fireplaces of his design. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, library, wine cellar, staff room, elevator, garden.$8m Christie's International Real Estate +1 212 974 4434.

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The Flint House, Overstrand, Cromer, Norfolk. A renovated, early 19th-century brick and flint house with distinctive stone edging. It has an inglenook fireplace and a large fireplace in the living room with a wood-burning stove. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, workshop, parking, gardens. £635,000 Strutt & Parker 01603-617431.

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The Old Rectory, Meysey Hampton, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century rectory set in large gardens and woodland. It retains its original wooden spiral staircase and has stone bolection-moulded fireplaces with cast-iron grates. 8 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, swimming pool, outbuildings, 6.81 acres. £2.4m Butler Sherborn 01285-883740.

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