Luxury Living: 10 Fireplaces that Impress

Bold statements, focal points and hero pieces – if we’re speaking your language, you’ve come to the right place.

If you’re all about living luxe, appreciate good design and you don’t do things by halves, you’ll know how important first impressions are when it comes to home design.

Because people are naturally drawn to spark and flame, a fireplace is one of the easiest ways to embrace luxe living and is perhaps the best place to start. Whether you want to create the ultimate wow-factor or minimal luxury is more your style, one thing’s for sure, a fireplace will certainly raise the luxe factor and have your friends talking all night.

Double sided, extra-long or truly frameless, Escea’s Zero Clearance technology and sleek design means you’re spoilt for surround choice too. Wallpaper, bespoke cabinetry or living art right above, the sky’s the limit.

Check out our favourite luxury living spaces in the gallery below.

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The frameless DS1150 gas fireplace blends seamlessly into the refined décor of the Richmond Hill home in Christchurch.

Design by Bespoke Interior Design & Johnston Architects. Image: Kevin Smith, Foto Arte.

Nina MAya_Glasshouse

A bold green marble surround ensures the fireplace commands attention in The Glasshouse residence by Nina Maya Interiors. Image: Felix Forest

Brighton House_Tecture

Melbourne Architectural and Interior Design studio Tecture created this luxe living space featuring the Escea DL1100. A dark timber surround with feature shelving is complemented by a striking lamp and matching velvet occasional chairs.

Nimmo St_8642_Matyas Arch

Large floor-to-ceiling windows maximise light and space in this open plan living space by Matyas Architects. The gas fireplace draws attention to the back wall and custom cabinetry surround to create the ultimate minimalist luxe look. Image: Tatjana Plitt

Lightforge Photography

The gas fireplace, large-scale concrete surround and full length hearth combine to create an impressive centrepiece in a shared space at a retirement home. Image: Dennis Radermacher

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Nina Maya’s Palm Beach renovation features a double sided fireplace which visually connects the two spaces whilst also making a bold statement. A designer sofa, bespoke cabinetry and statement artwork finish of the luxe beach house look. Design by Nina Maya Interiors. Image: Prue Ruscoe.

Bolton Hotel

A deep green marble surround is flanked by custom shelving, spot lighting and velvet furniture to create a luxurious seating area at The Bolton Hotel in Wellington.

Mason and Wales_The Peak_Jamie Cobel Photo

The timber-lined interior, high-tech lighting and statement art create the ultimate country retreat overlooking Queenstown’s Remarkables mountain range. Design by Mason & Wales. Image: Jamie Cobel

Sofitel Queenstown Penthouse

A mirrored glass fireplace surround, ample layering and textures combine to make a stunning, sophisticated space in the Sofitel Penthouse, Queenstown.

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