120 Living Room Light Hardwood Floors Wood Burning Fireplace Design Photos And Ideas

Large living spaces embody modern comfort.  A stone clad wood-burning fireplace, lush furnishings in rich colors, soft textiles, and custom built-ins create a retreat worth staying in.
In the living room, a Nelson bench doubles as a coffee table, and a wood-burning stove from Cleanburn Stoves keeps the space warm.
A collaboration between YUN Architecture and interior designer Penelope August, a renovated, 19th-century townhouse with landmark status used to be an egg and poultry distributor. Now virtually unrecognizable, the parlor floor is the home's open-plan living area. A formerly defunct fireplace was reactivated and clad with a custom-made, limestone mantle.
The owners of this 2,800-square-foot, remodeled ranch house in Del Mar wanted to incorporate the house’s original ranch vibes as well as Scandinavian elements.
The Skelder globe light is by Lars Englund for Källemo; the Fox chair by Viggo Boesen and the Monet chair are from Sika Design.
Sara Underwood relaxes by the fireplace in Witzling's fifth cabin.
Thanks to the central atrium and wall of glass, the living room benefits from natural lighting on both sides.
The white interiors are bright and airy, integrating a sense of the surrounding nature while also providing spectacular views of Lake Montauk.
Each cabin comes with a Morsoe wood-burning stove.
The interior of this studio building is clad in birch plywood, giving it the appearance of an Nordic wilderness cabin.
A great way to spend the day reading a book.
The dining room sits just off the living room.
A brick fireplace creates a strong centerpiece for the living space, which is bright an airy thanks to ample natural lighting.
Fireplace Detail w/ Custom Hinged Screen
Living Room
A detail of the wood-buring fireplace.
The cozy living area features a white-on-white palette.
A white beamed ceiling adds structure to the open and airy living space bookended by immersive views of nature.
Modern Danish design has informed the minimalist interior, which is dressed in cozy fabrics and a muted natural palette.
Massive walls of glass and large overhangs immerse guests in the Northern Sea landscape without sacrificing comfort.
The glazed door next to the wood-burning fireplace leads to the annex on the west side of the property.
The ground floor consists of a large living room, dining area, and kitchen.
The open-plan interior has been sheathed in light-colored wood to create a sense of enclosure, as well as an escape from the modern world. The low-lying exterior decks have been designed to not require railings, ensuring the sightline to the surrounding wilderness goes unimpeded.
Beyond the main room is a bedroom that’s hidden from view with a curtain.
A circular skylight on the top of the domed roof draws in plenty of natural light.
Within the largest of the three buildings is an open-plan living area and bedroom that’s separated by a bathroom and utility area.
The antique Norwegian log burners in the living room are framed within semicircular hearths made of radial clay bricks.
The cozy, birch plywood lined interior lets in views in all weather. The simple built-in ladder leads to a discreet hatch that opens for rooftop access.
A wood-burning fireplace with a playful house-shaped surround anchors one end of the main living space.
The view from the loft space down to the living room and dining area next door.
A total of 14 windows punctuate the living room, with half of them overlooking peripheral rooms to give the cabin a house-within-a-house feel.
The rooms evoke a feeling of the Old West, thanks to an earthy color palette, wainscoting, and brass accents.
A wood-burning fireplace anchors the living room in the bungalow.
The living room also features floor-to-ceiling windows, an original marble mantle, as well as a wood-burning fireplace.
White shelving blends in seamlessly with the crisp, white walls.
The original double-sided fireplace was wrapped in plaster for an updated look. Yet, it was kept in the same location, as the home maintained its original footprint throughout the remodel.
Handcrafted furniture from Carl Hansen and a bed fitted with Kvadrat fabric and designed by Soren Rose Studio are some of the minimalist Nordic touches.
An elegant Morsøe fireplace is nestled in one corner, while off-the-grid equipment is tucked away in the back.
Light timber floors, white-painted MDF shelving and cabinets, as well as black metal accents, give the home a clean and contemporary appearance.
Full-height windows blur the distinction between indoor and outdoors in the living area.
In the living room, the team raised the firebox, cladded the hearth in a tactile plaster finish, and installed a floating limestone bench that wraps the column. On the left (unseen) is integrated firewood storage, and a cozy reading nook sits on the right. "The bench was designed to be used as a social space/lounge, and is well-used," says Coffey. The wood beams and red brick were scraped and stripped many times to remove the silver paint and reclaim a natural state.
At the other end of the home on the same level, a stove creates a cozy corner, while steps add another layer to the space.
Inside, the open-plan layout features a kitchen which morphs into the living area with a raised built-in bench/reading nook, along with an upper level that overlooks the space.
WRJ Design led the interior design.
Bornstein’s living room features an intriguing collection of furniture. The sofa is made by Swedish manufacturer Ire. The 1970s wood burner was a secondhand store find, and the wood table, by Bruno Mattson, was found in a bin at a recycling station. He inherited the lounge chair from his parents.
The designers explain, “These steel windows played an integral part in making the interior feel larger and more open by blurring the boundaries between the interior and exterior.” A grey Halcyon Lake area rug, an oak chair from MAP, and Hans Wenger Wishbone chairs make for a simple, neutral palette. The painting over the fireplace is by Kate Hendry.
The sitting room is an updated homage to the past that references the home’s history while keeping a distinctly contemporary vibe. "However, she did want to make one room that felt old," explains Yun.
The entire parlor floor now serves as an open-plan kitchen, dining, and living area.
A small seating area is tucked into a loft-like space.
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This vacation villa is integrated into nature and is surrounded by sand dunes and heathlands.
A wood stove completes the enclosed room of the structure. Just two rooms make up The Phoenix: one open room and this enclosed room, home to minimal storage.
The simple interior decor, and natural materials like wood and stone help this holiday home harmonize with its environment.

The modern living room is one of the busiest spots in the house. It is where family and friends alike gather to share stories, watch movies, read, and unwind. As you'll find in the projects below, there are endless ways to configure a fresh living space with modern options for chairs and sofas, sectionals, end and coffee tables, bookcases, benches, and more. Innovative fireplaces add a touch of warmth.