6 Old Homes with Fabulous Fireplaces
The more fireplaces are inside, the better the house. That is just how it works. A place to gather around a crackling fire, or just an elegant mantle to decorate with the perfect assemblage of knick-knacks – they’re the best. These homes all have stunning ones!
1. 98 Otsego St, Canajoharie, NY – $159,000
5 beds/2 baths
3,488 sqft, 0.57 acres
This grand home reels you in with the gorgeous brick facade and mansard roof, but stay for this marble fireplace. Also included: pocket doors, 11′ ceilings, opulent moldings, clawfoot tub and even more. It’s priced phenomenally and must go, so make an offer and make your dreams come true!
2. 16 Huntington Ln, Norwich, CT – $550,000
6 beds/4 baths
4,954 sqft, 4.6 acres
This is the oldest home in Norwich, CT and sits on a gorgeous, nearly 5 acre, property. Most importantly there are EIGHT fireplaces, even bedroom fireplaces, including this massive and gorgeous stone hearth. How can one house be this cozy?
3. 2 Beverly Road, Purchase, NY – $2,195,000
5 beds/4.2 baths
5,225 sqft, 1.93 acres
Once known as the Purchase Tavern, this beautifully appointed home is loaded with charm and boasts the original wide planked floors, custom millwork throughout, and most importantly, three original fireplaces. I’d love to read a book in front of this one.
4. 413 Forest Avenue, Chattanooga, TN – $649,900
4 beds/3 baths
3,285 sqft, 0.17 acres
A remarkably restored 1900s family home in the Heart of North Chattanooga that includes THIS eye-catching gem along with another fireplace, original wood floors, pocket doors, and more.
5. 11 Hensmith Rd, Salisbury, NH – $319,000
4 beds/2 baths
2,944 sqft, 1.69 acres
Built in 1808 by Sea Captain Joseph Rutherford, this classic colonial is located in the tiny village of Salisbury Heights. Period details, in addition to the four wood burning fireplaces, including wide pine plank floors, Indian shutters, gunstock corners, and the narrow “ship’s captain” staircase that still graces the front hall.
6. 272 St George St, St. Augustine, FL – $1,249,000
4 beds/4 baths
3,606 sqft, 0.39 acres
The Hibbard House, built 1887, is truly a stunning example of Queen Anne architecture. I really must insist you click through and experience the exterior in all its glory. It also includes three fabulous fireplaces dripping with detail!
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AUTHOR ALIX ADAMS
Alix is CIRCA’s Properties Manager. She relishes working directly with homeowners and real estate agents to track down new stewards for homes with secrets to keep and stories to tell! On a lifetime mission to visit every great flea market in the world, she’s probably going to need a bigger old house soon.