Esse 1 stove

Overall Rating:

5 flames

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Esse 1 stove

An entry level stove from Esse with a nominal heat output of 4.9kW. The Esse 1 is also suitable for smoke control areas.

Technical Data
  • Height: 511mm
  • Width: 410mm
  • Depth: 380mm
  • Flue Diameter: 125mm
  • Nominal Heat Output: 4.9kW
  • Efficiency: 74.8%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 5 flames
Quality of finish 4.5 flames
Value for money 5 flames
Ease of use 5 flames
Ease of lighting 5 flames
Firebox size 4.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 5 flames
Controllability 4.5 flames
Handle operation 4.5 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 5 flames

Most Recent Review

  • Second one

    Simon Ross 6 years ago

    We were so pleased with the performance of the woodburning Esse 1 se that we got a multifuel one too. This is, again in our victorian house and will heat all the downstairs when going and internal
    doors left open. We have positioned both stoves (see our other review) outset from the chimney inside the room on slate hearths to get the advantage of radiated heat from the stove itself and the pipes leading to the chimney which all go into the rooms and not up the chimney! Do use kiln dried hardwood logs for woodburning cheaper in the long run.
    Overall rating:

    5 flames

Most Popular Review

  • In a legue of its own.

    DUNCAN HILL 8 years ago

    We have bought 2 of these stoves for our house. I was looking at the top of the range stoves and my wife brought me back to earth. For the price of one expensive stove I could almost get 3 of
    the Esse 1s. It is by far the best stove I have used or owned. Very easy to light, belts out the heat and is much bigger than it looks in the shop. It will take larger logs than you think could go in. For the price it will become a classic and I cant recommend this stove enough. Would I buy it again oh yes. Just love it to bits. P.s Airwash system excellent. Just buy it you won't regret it.
    Overall rating:

    5 flames

More reviews for Esse 1 stove

  • What a stove

    Simon Ross 8 years ago

    We had looked at several stoves and did think that the ESSE 1 was a bit small but did the sums re room size etc and went ahead. The stove does so much more, we have an upstairs living room in
    a large Victorian house and this stove will heat the entire upstairs once going, a great buy!

    Stove expert replied: Great review

    Overall rating:

    5 flames