With the temperatures dropping and holiday spirit in the air, there's no better time to snuggle up next to a roaring fire. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best condo throughout the U.S. that feature a variety of spectacular fireplaces, from show-stopping double-sided marble beauties to sleek gas ones that bring warmth to any modern home.
1. The Archer Residences
Converted from a building that's nearly a century old, The Archer Residences is the first full-service, white-glove condominium development in historic Beacon Hill, one of Boston's oldest and most exclusive neighborhoods. The building's red brick façade reflects the historic nature of the neighborhood, while inside, classic design meets modern finishes. Residence 501 is a two-bed, 2.5-bath home with ceilings reaching 9' 5" and a gas fireplace. Featuring custom walnut and painted oak cabinetry, copper Waterworks fixtures, 5” rift oak flooring, crown molding and oversized windows, this home provides the perfect balance between classic and contemporary living in Beacon Hill.
2. 555 West End Avenue
As the crown jewel of 555 West End Avenue — the landmarked Beaux Arts Catholic School that has been transformed into the Upper West Side's most unique condominium — the Terrace Penthouse provides the feeling of an expansive private home. This stunning four-bedroom duplex penthouse has private elevator entry and offers 2,200 square feet of interior space and 2,800 square feet of private outdoor space. The home's breathtaking interiors are anchored by a gracious great room featuring a striking double-sided, marble-wrapped gas fireplace. The great room is framed by elegant steel-framed French doors that offer a spectacular vista of the building’s signature landmarked turrets, creating the perfect place to cozy up in front of the fire and enjoy the one-of-a-kind view.
3. Beckford House & Tower
With materials carefully selected by William Sofield, the AD100 designer known for his glamorous work with Tom Ford and Gucci, the Beckford House & Tower were designed for quality and functionality. The three penthouses at Beckford Tower feature fireplaces from Jamb of London, the brand that has built a reputation with the world’s leading architects and designers for dealing in the finest antique and carefully reproduced fireplaces. Penthouse 31, a 4,141 square-foot four-bedroom home, features three private terraces totalling 634 exterior square feet, as well as panoramic views spanning from Central Park to the East River.
4. 40 West 12th
All of the residences at Midtown Atlanta’s most luxurious new condominium, 40 West 12th, feature dual-facing, indoor-outdoor modern fireplaces. Designed by Atlanta-based firm Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio, 40 West 12th Street is a 16-story tower that sits within the massive $530 million mixed-use development called 1105 West Peachtree that lured both Google and the Epicurean. The condominium, developed by Selig Enterprises and Rockefeller Group, features 64 stunning residences designed to capture the attention of locals and transplants in search of a high-design lifestyle with unmatched access to the outdoors. Residence 1106 features the unique dual fireplace connecting the indoors and outdoors. The modern fireplace set against a grand marble-clad Porcelanosa tile wall anchors the living space.