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The Flatford 8kw

Overall Rating:

3.5 flames

based on 4 reviews    (View rating breakdown)
The Flatford 8kw

A traditional, minimalist 8kW stove from Chesney

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 3.5 flames
Quality of finish 3.5 flames
Value for money 3 flames
Ease of use 3.5 flames
Ease of lighting 4.5 flames
Firebox size 4.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 4 flames
Controllability 4 flames
Handle operation 4 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 3 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 3.5 flames

Most Recent Review

  • Obsolete after 7 years?

    Elaine Samuel 2 months ago

    Gas Flatford 8 installed 2012, when chesney first manufactured gas stove. In 2019, (November) the pilot assembly had to be replaced...and a new one sent. But this will not attach to the gas... []

    Stove expert replied: Hmmm that doesn't sound that great for you Elaine - sorry to hear about your experience, and on top of that Parkinsons. I'll send you an email to see if there's anything I can do to facilitate, can't guarantee that I'll be any more effective than you.

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

Most Popular Review

  • Big and sturdy

    Harry 9 years ago

    Nicely built ,looks great easy to use and access , handle works well.Takes a while to get going & seems to use a fair amount of wood probably due to size but really kicks out heat when it does... []

    Stove expert replied: Fair review of this stove.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

More reviews for The Flatford 8kw

  • Flatford 8

    Alex Wilson 7 years ago

    I have run this stove on seasoned hardwood for over two years now. The stove looks good and performs very well. It is easy to light and pumps out a lot of heat. The airwash system is very effective... []

    Stove expert replied: If the throat plate fails quickly, it may be that you have a strong draw that is making the stove work hard. If the stove does not appear to be very controllable this would be worth checking more thoroughly.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Chesney Flatford 8

    Gerry Armour 9 years ago

    Purchased and operated Flatford 8kw over a year now.We use it as a secondary heat source in a very large and tall living room. During the winter it was on every day from 1500 to 2200 hrs. We... []

    Stove expert replied: Overnight burning is not generally recommended as glass will become discoloured. Clean with short periods of fast burn or a cloth dipped in woodash.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames