The nights are darker and the mercury is dropping. But what better way to console yourself than with one of these inviting fireplaces on Zoopla?

Fireplace in a Grade II listed former rectory

1. Six-bedroom detached house in Rudford, Gloucestershire, for £725,000

On a cold, damp and windy night, what could be more comforting than a roaring fire like this one, pictured above? The ornate wooden fireplace in the sitting room of the Grade II-listed former rectory in Gloucestershire is just one of several throughout the house.

Available via Steve Gooch 

Wood burning stove in a new build cottage

2. Three-bedroom detached house in Winforton, Herefordshire, for £385,000

A feature fireplace with a log burner is a must-have in any country home – and that includes new-builds like this detached cottage in Herefordshire. There won’t be any trouble getting the rest of the property toasty either, thanks to underfloor heating on the ground floor.  

Available via Holters 

Modern fireplace in a mansion in Coombe

3. Seven-bedroom detached house in Coombe, Kingston Upon Thames, for £5.25m

We love this stylish gas fire in the family room of this newly-built seven-bedroom mansion. The home’s price tag of more than £5m however, is likely to burn a bigger hole in your bank account.

Available via Coombe Residential 

Inglenook fireplace in a traditional cottage

4. Four-bedroom detached house in Matfield, Kent, for £725,000

Thorn House is a quintessentially English cottage and in the dining room you’ll find a huge inglenook fireplace which still has its original bread oven. A further two fireplaces can be found in the entrance hall and the sitting room, so you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Available via Firefly Properties 

16th Century carved stone fireplace

5. Five-bedroom detached house in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, for £6.25m

This incredible Grade II-listed Tudor mansion is as impressive inside as it is out. And among its many period features is a 16th century carved stone fireplace. It sits at the heart of the oak panelled drawing room – the ideal spot for a cosy Christmas.  

Available via John Curtis - in association with Hamptons International 

Fireplace in the bedroom of an 18th century home

6. Seven-bedroom house in Netheravon, Wiltshire, for £1.6m

The number of fireplaces in this elegant 18th century Wiltshire home serves as a reminder of how essential they would have been to everyday life ‘pre-central heating’. But even with the modern addition of underfloor heating throughout the property, there’s still nothing quite like crackling open fire in your own bedroom.  

Available via Hamptons International 

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