Houses for sale with exceptional fireplaces
From an 1870s property with open fireplaces with Arts & Crafts detailing in Buckinghamshire, to a Palladian country house in Bath, eight of the best houses for sale with exceptional fireplaces.
Seafield House, Kilcrea, Donabate, Co. Dublin, Ireland. A 1730s Palladian mansion in landscaped gardens overlooking an estuary. It has Adam fireplaces and a magnificent fireplace rescued from a castle in Lough Lomond. 8 beds, 9 baths, 5 receps, 3-bed gate lodge, 79.07 acres. £8.8m Christie’s International Real Estate +353 1 237 6402.
High Trees, Chalfont St. Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. A Grade II-listed, 1870s house with gardens believed to have been designed by Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll. It has open fireplaces with Arts & Crafts detailing. 9 beds, 5 baths, 5 receps, gym, indoor pool, orangery, 20 acres. £4.25m Knight Frank 01494-675368.
Hogbrook Farm, Leamington Spa. A renovated period farmhouse on the outskirts of Leamington Spa. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, exposed brickwork and a kitchen with a vaulted ceiling and an Aga. It retains its original bread ovens and has open fireplaces, including an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 6 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, summer house, gardens, orchard, paddock, 8 acres. £1.15m Mr & Mrs Clarke 07971-955997.
Buckland Tout Saints, South Hams, Devon. A 1680s, Grade II-listed William and Mary house surrounded by landscaped gardens and woodland. The house has grand open fireplaces, high ceilings with ornate mouldings, panelled walls and a large entrance hall with a wooden staircase. 17 beds, 17 baths, 3 receps, bar, commercial kitchen, staff room, terraces, 4.5 acres. £2.5m Marchand Petit 01548-857588.
Wall House, Winkfield, Windsor, Berkshire. A Grade I-listed, 15th-century village house with large walled gardens that include a heated swimming pool. The house has heavily beamed ceilings, exposed wall beams, stone floors, a large inglenook fireplace in the sitting room set in an exposed brick surround, and a one-bedroom annexe overlooking the garden. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, 8 stables, walled garden, paddock, 2.44 acres. £2.75m+ Savills 01753-834 600.
Long Candovers and Candovers Kiln, Harley Mauditt, Hampshire. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century house and three-bedroom cottage in a rural setting. It has open fireplaces, including an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, barn, 0.75 acres. £1.05m Hamptons International 01420-730148.
Manor House, Ardens Grafton, Alcester, Warwickshire. A Grade II-listed, Georgian-fronted Tudor farmhouse in a village surrounded by open countryside, with views towards the Malvern Hills. The house has flagstone floors, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, feature fireplaces and a large inglenook fireplace. 6 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, gardens, paddock, 0.5 acres. £1.15m Vaughan Reynolds 01789-292659.
Stone Easton Park, Stone Easton, Bath. This Grade I-listed country house dates from 1769 and has Grade II-listed gardens designed by Humphry Repton that border the River Norr. It has Palladian ceiling mouldings, classical wall paintings and large period fireplaces throughout. 20 bed suites, 6 receps, library, domestic offices, extensive lower ground floor, Grade II-listed coach house, 3-bed cottage, 1-bed cottage, further outbuildings, 28.4 acres. £9.5m Strutt & Parker 020-7318 5190.