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Keep the Home Fires Burning

There’s just something about curling up next to the fire with a good book, a comfy blanket and a mug of hot chocolate.  With the weather now showing sure signs of winter, it’s time for many homeowners to bring this cozy warmth back to their living rooms in all sorts of blazing hot styles.

From simple antique tradition, to modern and vintage glamour, these six homes boast fireplaces of all kinds to light up (and heat up) a cold winter’s night.

The “New-Old” Fireplace

If you’re looking for a comfortable, old-world afternoon where you can unwind near the crackling fire, these two homes are ideal candidates.  Both constructed in 2006, the residences maintain a modern environment with traces of traditional Colonial charm.  Their fireplaces, too, reflect this seamlessly blended appeal, offering the hearty atmosphere of a good, old-fashioned fire as the main focus of the room.

9 Heathcote Road—Scarsdale, NY

44 Lillis Road—New Milford, CT


The Centerpiece Fire

There’s nothing like walking into a bright, spacious room and finding a fireplace as its main attraction.  Strategically placed in the center of an open-floor-plan, this kind of fireplace automatically becomes the winter gathering spot of the home.  Residents and guests alike can come together to enjoy the radiant warmth of the evening, resulting from both the blaze and each other’s good company. Whether displaying an antique style or a modern one similar to the sleek hearth in this Salisbury, CT home, a fireplace situated in the heart of a room makes any space instantly cozy.

325 Canaan Road—Salisbury, CT

The Antique Fireplace 

If you love authentic, antique quality and history, then relaxing by the heat of one of these two vintage fireplaces will complete your ultimate winter evening at home.  Enjoy an elegant, yet simple afternoon in Worthington, Massachusetts by the traditional fireplace of this 1806 Federal-style home, or move forward a century through time to experience true vintage glamour beside the lavish fireplace of this Yonkers home, built in 1916.  At either home, it’s nearly impossible not to become transfixed by the flames or calming feeling of traveling back to simpler times.

1 Buffington Road—Worthington, MA


9 Marshall Road—Yonkers, NY

The Scenic Fireplace

Experience the natural beauty of winter while in the comfort and warmth of your own home at a fireplace that is surrounded by windows.  Nothing will feel cozier than stretching out by a blazing fire with 50-mile views of the rolling Litchfield Hills as they gently fill with falling snow.  Homes like this shingle-style Cornwall estate offer opportunities to become immersed in the season from protected, comfortable areas like this two-story great room with its fieldstone floor-to-ceiling fireplace, beamed ceiling and expansive windows—your own, personal heated snow globe.

390 Town Street—Cornwall, CT

Autumn view from this extraordinary Cornwall residence-picture it with snow!


If you’re really looking for a way to keep the winter fires burning throughout your home, take a look at these stunning dining room fireplaces.  Enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal beside the toasty crackle of a home-burning fire is just the right way to welcome in the season!

44 Lillis Road—New Milford, CT

1 Buffington Road—Worthington, MA 

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