Hearth Warming Moments
Welcome to the Stovax and Gazco Customer Showcase area! Here, you can view images from real home makeovers and renovations, read testimonials from happy stove and fire owners and even read the detailed case studies from the people that made their home transformations happen. If you’d like your own stove or fire to feature, just go to the ‘Your Showcase’ page and follow the simple instructions.
Set against a wild backdrop, Mel's and Rob's self-build looks out onto The Remarkables, New Zealand. Loving the wood burning lifestyle, they opted for a Stovax Studio wood burner to complete their earthy aesthetic. Full details...
The renovation of HMS Owl, a World War II Royal Naval Air Control Tower,… Full details
When Bronwen asked her brother, Angus, to help her overhaul a dated 1980’s house… Full details
Follow Lauren on Instagram: lifeatnumber61. Tell us about your home, your inspiration… We moved… Full details
Please follow Sarah on Instagram: @cosy.home.living Retailer: Amberglow Tell us about your home and… Full details
As well as a Skope 135R Inset electric fire, Natasha also enjoys getting cosy… Full details
Having had stoves in the past that have been fantastically disappointing, Stovax stoves have… Full details
Showcase of the month
Sean, Stokesley, North Yorkshire
Paul, Vogue gas stove, beautiful open plan extension
Paul wanted an open plan living area where his family could spend time together. Although they could not find a house that fitted their exact requirements, they found a home that offered them the potential to extend.
Lynn, Studio gas fire, new build without a chimney
Lynn was unsure whether she could install a fire in her modern new build because she didn't have a chimney. Luckily, our expert retailer, Fireplace World provided great technical support on this matter. Find out more about her how she injects the country style into her modern new build home.
Lauren, Radiance electric fire, stunning new build property
Lauren was one of the first homeowners to contact us when sent out an Insta Story looking for new build property owners with a Gazco or Stovax product. Read more if you are curious about owning an electric fire in your new build home.
Louise, Riva F40 Freestanding, Belgooly Renovation
We spoke to architect, Louise Sliney, about why she chose a Stovax Riva F40 Freestanding in her Belgooly renovation.
Charlotte, Studio 3 gas, Beach House
With the bug for renovation, Charlotte and Joey converted a family home into a cosy Cornwall stay - featuring a show-stopping Studio gas fire in the living area.
Hayley, Radiance 105R electric fire, Stark & Neutral interiors
Hayley's modern townhouse, with its neutral, minimalist interior, elegantly presents our contemporary Radiance 105R inset electric fire.
David Knight, Huntingdon 30 electric, Modern and relaxed
David Knight wanted a wood burning effect, so he opted for a Huntingdon 30 electric stove to give him convenient heating, a great focal point, but with a realistic fireside glow.
Mike, Stovax Riva 50, A flavour of Japan
Based in Blackheath, south east London, Mike wanted to open up a dark 1950’s house, and renovate it to become a light and airy home. Opting for a Stovax wood burning fire, he told us more about the remodel.
Katie chooses a Stovax Studio Freestanding wood burner for her oak-framed extension project
Seeing Katie's light and airy extension on Instagram, we wanted to know more about her oak-framed project, and why she chose a Stovax wood burner.
Keith and Kirsty Conder opt for Stovax Studio wood burner in striking contemporary self-build
After reading about the Conders’ exciting self-build in SelfBuild & Design magazine, we wanted… Full details
Liz, Stovax Elise 540, Experimental Style
Liz’s home is an eclectic display of texture, dark colours and pops of bright furnishings and upholstery. Here, she talks about her experimental approach to home décor, and what drew her to the Stovax Elise 540 multi-fuel freestanding fire.
Sidmouth Design chooses View 8 woodburner from Stovax to complete contemporary space
A light and airy space, the Old Piggery had been largely redundant until converted by Sidmouth… Full details
Paterson Macaulay & Owens choose a Stovax stove to create a focal point in extension
Stumbling across this beautiful high apex space that featured a Stovax Vision multi-fuel stove,… Full details
Benjamin Allen Bespoke Homes selects a Stovax Huntingdon woodburner to complete the Moat House
How long has Benjamin Allen Bespoke Homes been running, and how did the business… Full details
Scenario Architecture creates interconnected living space with Stovax Studio Duplex woodburner
Working with a dark and underused ground floor and old conservatory, Scenario Architecture had quite… Full details
Tricia Carroll Designs opts for a Gazco Radiance in contemporary-style home
Tricia Carroll Designs is an award-winning interior design studio that creates aspirational and unique… Full details
London-based Aflux Designs chooses Gazco for luxury home design
Aflux Designs founders, Amit & Sara, offer a strong customer-orientated interior design service, delivering many different projects… Full details
Deborah, Stovax Stockton 5, Light and Bright London Home
Simon Cummings, Nordpeis Quadro 2T, Gloucestershire
If you're a fan of George Clarke, you may have been keeping up with Channel 4's Ugly House to Lovely House. In Episode 1, Simon's and Lisa's ugly house was transformed into a contemporary, revitalised home with the help of architect Laura Jane Clark. They chose a Nordpeis Quadro 2T to suit their living space.
Brogan, Studio Inset 150, Renovation
Brogan opted for a sleek Gazco electric fire to suit her modern, minimalist styling.
Nicky, Gazco Huntingdon 30, Kitchen Renovation
Nicky Phillips wanted a stylish stove to complement her off-white shaker kitchen renovation. A Gazco Huntingdon 30 electric stove was the ideal choice for a simple, elegant solution.
Joanna, The Bothy, Isle of Skye
Joanna knew as soon as she saw a Stovax Elise that it would make the perfect fit for The Bothy.
Anna Coupland, Stockton 5 Midline, French Country Style
Anna Coupland talks about her French country style and why she chose a Stovax Stockton 5 Midline stove.
Kirsty Huddart, Stovax Huntingdon 30, West Sussex
Kirsty’s house is warm and cosy, retaining a timeless feel with neutral décor. Sold on her Stovax Huntingdon 30, Kirsty bought the stove before she even owned the keys to her new home.
Lizzie & Pete, Studio 1, Eastleigh, Hampshire
Built and owned by only one couple previously, Lizzie and Pete had a blank canvas to work with when they moved into their first home. A project house, the 40-year-old property has allowed the couple to put their own stamp on each room, including their living room which now features a Stovax Studio 1.
Marthe Knudsen, Studio 2, Alesund, Norway
Based in Norway, Marthe Knudsen chose a Stovax Studio 2 to complement her light and airy home.
“So really pleased. Everyone makes nice comments.”
Always wanted a nice stove in our lounge. After much searching and advice, we… Full details
Justin Hooper, Stovax Studio 3 and Vogue, Scotland
You may have seen Justin and his family on George Clarke’s Channel 4 programme The Restoration Man – it featured the Hooper family’s escape from London to restore a World War II Royal Naval Air Control Tower, HMS Owl.
Sandy, Studio 1, Living room renovation
After a house fire, Sandy and John began a series of renovations on their home in Eastham Village on the Wirral, including a total redesign of their living space.
Paul, Regency, The Fable
Set in the beautiful Cornish village of St Agnes and just a few miles from Trevaunance Cove and Perranporth Beach, the Fable is a story-book thatched holiday cottage decorated with a vintage farmhouse interior style.
Charlotte, Huntingdon 35, Georgian Rectory in Dorset
Wanting to create a light and airy space to dine with her family and friends, Creative Director of Interiors company Velvet and Dash, Charlotte Starling chose a Huntingdon 35 in ivory to add a twist on the traditional stove that complements her country chic décor.
Carol and Majid, Nordpeis Quadro, Pannal Water Tower
Deep in a Yorkshire woodland stands a converted 46ft water tower, renovated by Carol and Majid Nadry into their perfect home.
“Warm and cosy fire, better than old open gas fire”
Warm and cosy fire, better than old open gas fire, Santa has come early… Full details
“Efficient, looks like a real coal fire, and the dog loves it!”
Having been without a fire for three weeks, to now return home and light… Full details
Anouska, Stockton 4, Victorian Home
Anouska Lancaster, award winning interior designer and founder of Noushka Design shares her inspirations and thoughts on her wood burner. Anouska's house is a spectacular combination of patterns and colours which all work together to create a homely feel. She has chosen a Stockton 4 to install in her living room and her family huddle round it in the colder evenings. She says "Not only does it create a visual focus in a room, but it’s almost like a physical magnet, in that people are drawn to it. Everyone wants to sit by the fire, it’s a natural draw."
Charlotte, Nordpeis S-31A, Harbour Lights
If you watch Poldark, you’ll recognise the rustic cliffs surrounding model-turned-property developer Charlotte Thomson’s ‘Loo with a View’.
“Very sleek to look at. A great change from the traditional.”
A very stylish modern fire, gives off great heat. Suits my room perfectly as… Full details
“Warm & wonderful Fire”
An excellent product , quickly and efficiently installed, and working perfectly.
“Perfect solution to suit our existing fireplace and sitting room”
We have a long but fairly narrow sitting room with an existing fireplace that… Full details
Lynda, Riva2 530, Coastal bungalow
Lynda and family wanted a new fire in their coastal bungalow. With its realistic logs and easy remote system, the Gazco Riva2 530 gas fire was perfect addition to their new home!
“Just perfect to help my wife recover from illness, it helped to keep her cheerful.”
We did some research including talking to neighbours who obviously (log stores!) had installed… Full details
“Stovax Riva Vision Midi in sun room”
Stovax Riva Vision Midi in sun room & View 8 in our sitting room.
Emma & Matt, Riva Vision Midi, 1930 Semi-Detached House
Emma and Matt have also wanted to buy a woodburner 6 years ago when they first purchased their house. They loved spending time in front of their fire after a long cold, day at the beach.
“Getting warm by the fire with friends”
Just a great standby to add some cosy winter warmth on a bleak day!
“Christmas wouldn’t be the same without it!”
Keeps us nice and warm and fitted into small space perfectly.
“Absolutely beautiful to look at and heats my large lounge perfectly. Love it!”
We chose this stove because of its clean lines and classy matt finish, for… Full details
“Marvellous warm, efficient, good to look at part of our house!”
We really love our stove, it is good to look at works very very… Full details
Les & Gill, Stockton 8 Double-sided, New Build
Les & Gill had Stovax woodburners in their previous homes. They were delighted to add a Stockton 8 stove to their new home.
“Whole family are mesmerised by the flickering flames & warmth of this stylish fire”
Beautiful clean, stylish multi-fuel stove!
“Best wood burner we have ever had. And we have had a few!”
Excellent wood burner, nice to look at and keeps the whole house warm. We… Full details
“Gas stove looks just like a ‘real’ wood burning stove”
This Stockton gas stove looks just like a ‘real’ wood burning stove, but with… Full details
“A picture of Noel the cat enjoying some time off…”
We all love the log burner, it keeps us very warm. Noel the cat… Full details
“We loved the contemporary design of the Riva stove”
We loved the contemporary design of the Riva stove. It was also one of… Full details