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Esse 350 stove

Overall Rating:

3.5 flames

based on 15 reviews    (View rating breakdown)
Esse 350 stove

The Esse 350 stove will fit into a standard fire place opening as long as the fire back has been removed.

It has a bigger fire box than the 300 model , so can take longer logs.

The Esse 350 stove needs an airvent into the room.

This stove is a convector model.

Technical Data
  • Height: 620mm
  • Width: 485mm
  • Depth: 492mm
  • Flue Diameter: 150mm
  • Fuel: Wood
  • Efficiency: 78.5%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 3 flames
Quality of finish 3 flames
Value for money 3 flames
Ease of use 4 flames
Ease of lighting 4 flames
Firebox size 3.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 3 flames
Controllability 3 flames
Handle operation 3.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 3.5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 3.5 flames

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Most Popular Review

  • Esse 301 inset

    D. Adam 6 years ago

    Comments for the ESSE 301 which is similar to the 305. Easy to fit into a small traditional fire-place without really needing to add a chimney liner. Just make sure that the hearth gives the... []

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

More reviews for Esse 350 stove (page 1 of 2)

  • Wow

    Jon Harries one year ago

    I really don't know where to start with this, probably best to start at the beginning. We ( me, and my wife and at the time two year old daughter) live in a two bedroom bungalow in a rural area... []

    Overall rating:

    not yet rated

  • Looking at the Esse 350 Se inset - advice

    Sulli 69 3 years ago

    I am considering one of these to replace an inset gas fire (Magiglo). Couple of things, it's a large room, 10m x 4m approx, is the 7 KW Esse 350SE a good option. Also, we wanted to get one of those Eco fans to circulate the heat, is there a lip at the top on the inset that one could sit on? Thanks... []

    Stove expert replied: The stove fan needs to sit flat on top of the stove so I do not think a fan would be suitable for this model.

    Overall rating:

    not yet rated

  • Owned since 2008. Saved us a fortune and works great!

    Clive Turner 3 years ago

    We now use a 50/50 mix of small anthracite and homefuel nuts, which give a perfect balance of heat and ease of lighting. We also burn some logs and wood that we get free. The coal costs around... []

    Stove expert replied: A stove running 24/7 should have at least two short periods of fast burn (15 - 20mins) twice a day to burn off any deposits produced in the slow burning periods. A stove should be let out once a month to check that the airways are clear. A Carbon Monoxide Alarm is a requirement for any stove installation and should be retrofitted if there is not one currently installed. Great review and good savings being made.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • esse 350gs best thing we ever bought for the frontroom

    Michael Connolly 3 years ago

    Great stove for heating water and way better than an open fire with a back boiler, with the right smokeless fuel it keeps the glass clean all night long, would recommend this stove to everyone... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Esse 350 poor manufacturing standards

    Philip 3 years ago

    This stove has had wintertime evenings only use for just over a year. In the first 5 months the throatplate burnt out and was replaced 3 times by esse. I have now had one made by a local metal... []

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

  • Esse 350SE Stainless Steel

    Stephen Barker 3 years ago

    We had this stove installed about a month ago - we chose it because we had an existing opening which we didn't want to alter too much, so this was the only stove which fitted that we could see... []

    Stove expert replied: Warranty on stoves does not cover glass however, normally after such a short period of time a replacement would be supplied either by the manufacturer or by the supplier perhaps at a reduced rate as a gesture of goodwill. Regarding the problems you are experiencing when lighting on a still day may be due to the flue which should be investigated further as there are ways to improve the draw. Room ventilators are a good option for providing the extra air required for a stove, have you got this or just a vent direct through the wall?

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Esse 350 SE

    Douglas 4 years ago

    We had an open fire and were fed up with all the heat going straight up the chimney. We almost went for for 301 but after seeing the size of the firebox we went for the 350 SE. It was a bit... []

    Stove expert replied: Heat out put good, stove working well. Good feedback for this model.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • esse 350 greenswitch

    Michael Connolly 4 years ago

    The Esse 350gs inset boiler stove is a fantastic replacement for an open fire with a backboiler, with 3 different door types it is easy to change the look of the stove anytime, I don't know... []

    Stove expert replied: Never use household coal on a stove unless the manufacturer states it can be used, the airwash will not work if you do!!

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Esse 350 inset

    Graham Bettany 4 years ago

    Replaced our open fire with the Esse 350 inset - wish I had done it years ago. Simple to fit in the fireplace opening. So good the chimney is warm in the bedroom. Lights in a few minutes, will... []

    Stove expert replied: A stove is so much more efficient than an open fire it's surprising more people do not install this type!

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

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