Review of --- Malvern -- Freestanding Stove burning Wood/Coal
Installation Type: Wood/Coal - into existing Fireplace
Satisfaction Ratings from 5 stars (best) to 1 star (worst)
Satisfaction with unit = ✰✰✰✰
Satisfaction with dealer = ✰✰✰
Satisfaction with manufacturer = ✰✰✰✰
Other Information about the Home and Stove
Room Size (Sq ft): 300 | House Size (Sq feet): 2500
Bought in 2015 , Price Paid: 850
Location : Guildford, Surre GU1 1PG, United Kingdom
Purchased from: Stove Dealer - Guildford Fireplaces
Good sized firebox, with in-built multi-fuel (coal/wood) so no need to change any gratings.
Clean (secondary) burn so ok for smokeless areas (DEFRA approved).
Easy to control.
Small ash pan, so emptying at least twice a day on wood and more on coal.
Overall, not a bad wee stove. 5Kw which is more than enough for my house (a traditional 3 bed semi-detached post-war ex-council house, double skin brick with cavity wall insulation) it comfortably heats the whole of the bottom of the house.
Looks good and is fairly straightforward to operate effectively. The stove seems to use more wood than I thought it would. I am not sure if this is because I am only just getting into my first burn season, so am still getting to grips with the controls or whether it is just a characteristic of this stove.
* Dates that reviews were submitted were not recorded prior to Nov. 2004