Straight from the Hearth: Seven Cozy Fireplaces

Whether surrounded by Old World–inspired stonework or part of a sleek contemporary aesthetic, these fireplaces contribute warmth, charm, and style.

Timeless Upper West Side Brownstone

Extraordinary architectural details—including original stained-glass windows, ornate plaster moldings, hand-laid European tile, and handsome wainscoting—fill this exceptional six-level brownstone. Spanning more than 10,000 square feet, it features a gourmet kitchen, a state-of-the-art home theater, 2,000-bottle wine cellar, a gym, an office, a landscaped garden with a Jerusalem stone patio, and a remarkable eight fireplaces, in spaces from the form living and dining rooms to the family room and the library.

Offered at: $23,000,000
Location: 15 West 76th Street, New York, NY 10023


Effortless Living and Entertaining in Greenwich

Featuring a classic floorplan, an expansive terrace, a swimming pool, and a tennis court, this Greenwich estate facilitates fabulous entertaining and easy, elegant day-to-day living. In addition to seven bedrooms, a formal dining room, a bar, a well-appointed kitchen and breakfast room, and a media room, it boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and warming fireplaces in the library, the master sitting room, the living room, and the family room, which features a striking composition of stacked stone.

Offered at: $5,700,000
Location: 510 Stanwich Road, Greenwich, CT 06831


Wine Country Retreat

This enchanting two-story cabin epitomizes the rustic beauty of Sonoma, with wood floors and doors, colorful wall finishes, distinctively stylish fixtures, and spaces for alfresco relaxation and celebration in the heart of wine country. Relaxed, open, and filled with cool light, the spacious dining room is ideal for intimate informal meals or grand festivities; while the living room has a welcoming ambience, a beamed pitched ceiling, numerous windows, French doors to a deck amid the treetops, and a warming fireplace.

Offered at: $3,500,000
Location: 10440 White Fang Glen, Kenwood, CA 95452


Santa Fe Sophistication

Replete with refined Southwestern style, this peaceful, private 5,044-square-foot estate enjoys stunning sweeping views from its location just north of Santa Fe’s historic downtown plaza. It offers three bedrooms; a well-outfitted kitchen; a wet bar; a formal dining room; and a generous living area with ceiling beams and latillas, a wall of French doors, and dramatic shepherd-style fireplace. The master bedroom benefits from a cozy kiva-style fireplace, as do two portales designed for the finest outdoor living and entertaining.

Offered at: $1,925,000
Location: 1119 Piedra Rondo, Santa Fe, NM 87501


Addison Mizner’s Casa del Ensueños

This impressive landmark estate epitomizes the splendor of architect Addison Mizner’s designs. The roughly 1.5-acre property encompasses a regal six-bedroom, 14,397-square-foot residence; a serene cabaña accompanying an alluring swimming pool; lush gardens; a lovely guesthouse; and frontage on Lake Worth. Spaces throughout the home display classical original detailing, including graceful arches with impeccable stonework, dramatically soaring ceilings with carved beams, cathedral windows, sculpted plasterwork, majestic marble floors, romantic balconies overlooking the water, and ornate fireplaces in the formal living room and the library.

Offered at: $32,500,000
Location: Palm Beach, FL 33480


Remarkable Modern Home in the Hollywood Hills

Filled with light via floor-to-ceiling windows and disappearing glass doors, this sleek 9,997-square-foot home is as serene as it is striking. It enjoys unparalleled skyline and sunset views from an array of indoor and outdoor areas as well as its one-of-a-kind glass-enveloped swimming pool. The main living and dining room features a unique corner fireplace alcove, and the spacious master suite includes a marble “wet room” in the bath and an eye-catching gas fireplace built into a dramatic black wall panel in the bedroom.

Offered at: $25,950,000
Location: 8854 Thrasher Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069


European-Inspired Manor in Houston

This five-bedroom estate minutes from Houston’s city center was designed for grand festivities and lavish private living. An air of European sophistication pervades the 13,836-square-foot home, which boasts an air-conditioned loggia, a 1,000-bottle wine cellar, a chef’s kitchen, and such fine finishes as Venetian plaster, marble countertops, walnut floors, distinctive ceiling treatments, clerestory windows, and dramatic Texas limestone fireplaces in the formal dining room, the outdoor living area off the pool house, and the expansive “gallery” great room.

Offered at: $18,950,000
Location: 526 West Friar Tuck Lane, Houston, TX 77024



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