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6th December, 2021

Christmas Homes with Chimneys and Fireplaces for Santa

Christmas Homes with Chimneys and Fireplaces for Santa

At Christmas time there’s nothing better to make spirits bright than being snug and warm in front of a roaring fire. We discover period properties that still have huge chimney stacks and Inglenook fireplaces and newer homes with traditional influences. Not only can they keep the house warm, but they will also be Santa-friendly on Christmas Eve when he comes to deliver presents to the youngest members of the family.

We reveal the top Christmas homes on the market with Fine & Country with chimneys and fireplaces for when Santa Claus comes to town.

1. Marlborough, Wiltshire, 19 Bedrooms

Marlborough, Wiltshire, 19 Bedrooms
Santa needs to bring an extra big sack for this home to be able to cater for the 20 plus people that this Georgian property can comfortably sleep. With accommodation on a truly impressive scale, Everleigh Manor has been subject to extensive renovations over the last two decades. The eight-bedroom main house is complemented by the West Wing, a successful bed and breakfast, with a further ten bedrooms and a separate one-bedroom cottage. Grand proportions can be found throughout and the orangery on the eastern side of the building hosts a swim spa and gymnasium.

2. Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, 10 Bedrooms

Buckingham home with fireplaces
Kitchen in Buckinghamshire with a fireplace
This stunning Grade I Listed country residence dates back to the 14th Century and comprises seven reception rooms, ten bedrooms, eight bathrooms and two guest cottages. There is also a gymnasium, a spa and superb mature gardens extending to approximately 1.5 acres. The home is a wonderful piece of architecture and offers beautifully presented inglenook fireplaces in many of the reception rooms.

3. Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire, 5 Bedrooms

Henley in Thames property with 5 bedrooms
Henley in Thames home with fireplaces
Ancastle Cottage is a unique Grade ll Listed Tudor detached cottage with the original building believed to have been built in approximately 1580 and further additions added in the Victorian times and the 1990s. The home boasts flexible accommodation and has retained many of its original features including wonderfully low ceilings with beams and two charming inglenook fireplaces.

4. St Ives, Cambridgeshire, 5 Bedrooms

St Ives Cambridge property with fireplaces and 5 bedrooms
St Ives property with a modern fireplace
The Gables is a superb, detached family residence in the sought-after village of Needingworth. Set on a plot of approximately 0.7 acres with open field views to the front and rear, this beautifully presented home has been refurbished by the current owners to a very high standard. The entrance hall features an elegant, stained oak and glass split staircase leading to the first floor and walnut flooring which runs throughout the majority of the ground floor. The generous split level living room has a beautiful custom designed wood burning stove, and double doors leading to the play room/dining room. Santa would do a good job squeezing down this chimney, we think he would take the front door into The Gables!

5. Market Bosworth, Warwickshire, 6 Bedrooms

Property in Market Bosworth with 6 bedrooms
Fireplace in Market Bosworth Property
Situated in the heart of this most sought-after historical market town is The Dower House. This Georgian home boasts its own swimming pool and its own Log Cabin within the established landscape gardens – ensuring Santa will feel right at home when he visits! The home is Grade II* offers an abundance of history in its vaulted ceilings and exposed wooden beams.

6. Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, 4 Bedrooms

Leamington Spa property with fireplaces
A Victorian fireplace in Leamington Spa
This stunning Grade II Listed Victorian villa date back to 1848 and provides 5,000 sq. ft of living space set over three floors. Located only a two-minute walk from the train station and a five-minute walk to Leamington’s famous Parade, this period home can offer up to seven bedrooms, most of which come with their very own fireplace, so nobody is without a place to hang their stocking this Christmas!

7. Old Waltham, Lincolnshire, 6 Bedrooms

Lincolnshire home with 6 bedrooms
Reception room in Lincolnshire with a fireplace
This fine imposing residence offers spacious living, arranged across three floors to include intimate formal reception rooms as well as an impressive open-plan kitchen which flows to an expansive conservatory looking over the principal gardens. The sophisticated drawing room is currently decorated in a festive red and boasts a beautifully retained feature fireplace.

8. East Harptree, Bristol, 4 Bedrooms

East Harptree home with 4 bedrooms and fireplaces
Bristolian home with fireplaces
This attractive Grade II Listed country cottage dates from the 17th Century and is set in a rural location in the small hamlet of Coley, near the popular Somerset village of East Harptree. With many original features, this well presented four-bedroom family home has much charm and character, boasting original flagstone floors, beams, an inglenook fireplace with log burning stove and stone mullion windows to front and rear.

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