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.

978-prop-Beere-Manor

(C)2014 {your name}, all rights reserved

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.

978-prop-Dutch-Garden

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.

978-prop-Ffynone-Mansion

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.

978-prop-Hensol

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.

978-prop-Nonsuch-House

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.

978-prop-Sutton-Place

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.

978-prop-The-Flint-House

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.

978-prop-The-Old-Rectory

© Ed Shepherd Photography

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.

Recommended

Eight of the best properties for sale for around £2m
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale for around £2m

From a coastal estate with more than 60 acres on Loch Fyne to a Grade I-listed Cotswolds stone house with a walled kitchen garden, eight of the best p…
26 Nov 2021
What will long-term mortgages mean for the UK housing market?
Mortgages

What will long-term mortgages mean for the UK housing market?

Kensington Mortgages is tapping into long-term fixed-rate mortgages. John Stepek breaks down what this tells us about the housing market.
22 Nov 2021
Properties for sale with indoor swimming pools
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with indoor swimming pools

From a modern house built in a classical style in Weybridge’s St George’s Hill Estate, to a 19th-century Arts and Crafts villa with a leisure suite in…
19 Nov 2021
Eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000
Houses for sale

Eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000

From a Georgian townhouse close to the seafront in Deal, Kent, to a Victorian villa surrounded by mature gardens in Nairn, on Scotland’s Moray coast, …
12 Nov 2021

Most Popular

Shareholder capitalism: why we must return power to listed companies’ ultimate owners
Investment strategy

Shareholder capitalism: why we must return power to listed companies’ ultimate owners

Under our system of shareholder capitalism it's not fund managers, it‘s the individual investors – the company's ultimate owners – who should be telli…
24 Jan 2022
Three innovative Asian stocks to buy now
Share tips

Three innovative Asian stocks to buy now

Professional investor Fay Ren of the Cerno Pacific Fund highlights three of her favourite Asian stocks to buy now
24 Jan 2022
Temple Bar’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves: the essence of value investing
Investment strategy

Temple Bar’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves: the essence of value investing

Ian Lance and Nick Purves of the Temple Bar investment trust explain the essence of “value investing” – buying something for less than its intrinsic v…
14 Jan 2022