Winter warmers: unique homes with open fires

unique homes with open fires
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Paul Travers

This week we’re heading straight to the hearth of the matter, with a selection of unique homes with open fires and log burners to curl up in front of, from the city to the coast to the country.


Highlands hunkering

unique homes with open fires - converted station in the Scottish Highlands

Hide away in the Scottish Highlands at this converted station building on the Jacobite heritage line between Fort William and Mallaig, whose trains and tracks star as the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films.

Now a two-bedroom, single-storey house, Beasdale is the perfect escape for wonderful weeks and weekends of forest walks, sandy beaches and nights in front of the fire. 

Beasdale is for sale at £235,000 – click here to discover more


Contemporary cosiness

unique homes with open fires - reimagined Victorian house in Surrey Quays

Forget everything you’ve ever thought about Victorian houses at this artfully reimagined three-bedroom terraced home in Surrey Quays.  

Now 50% larger than its neighbours, the house exudes an exceptional blend of style and warmth, from its centrepiece living space to a modern designer garden.

Plough Way is for sale at £1,100,000 – click here to discover more


Curl up by the coast

unique homes with open fires - Georgian cottage in Hastings

With sea views from its elevated position in Hastings, this terraced Georgian worker’s cottage is filled with light and an uplifting spirit through its large windows and artful decor.

plynlimmon road hastings front room

The flexible layout suits many lifestyles and provides up to four bedrooms, or fewer sleeping spaces and more living areas. From a full-time home to a seaside escape, the location is perfectly perched to enjoy the town and clifftops to the full.

Plynlimmon Road is for sale at £465,000 – click here to discover more



Snuggle in the stables

unique homes with open fires - converted stables in Hertfordshire

A Hertfordshire hamlet within the Theobalds Park Estate is where you’ll find these former outbuildings that were converted into a 1,850 sq ft home around 30 years ago.

Ostensibly a single-storey, four-bedroom residence, the house is effectively divided into living and sleeping wings, while outside, the wonderful grounds include ancient oaks and willows along with garaging and parking for many vehicles.

The Stables Courtyard is for sale at £1,150,000 – click here to discover more


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