The Hobbit stove is a small cast iron multi-fuel stove that's able to burn wood, coal or ecologs, and it's specifically designed for installations where the space for a stove might be more limited. This makes our stove the ideal choice for small fireplaces, where larger stoves simply won’t fit. The compact size of the Hobbit also allows for any ornate period features of an older cast iron fire surround to be retained, enabling an inefficient open fire to be replaced with ease. The Hobbit and Hobbit SE are both Eco Design approved, which makes our stoves suitable for any installations that are going to take place after the 1st of January 2022.
The Hobbit’s excellent performance combined with its traditional yet elegant styling, and its superb value for money, has led to our little stove finding its home in countless small spaces and tiny homes! Our smll stove has been installed into canal boats, tree houses, yurts, bell tents, glamping pods, campervan conversions, horseboxes, shepherds' huts, garden rooms, summer houses, luxury cabins and retreats, workshops, caravans, vardo wagons and more! You can visit our case studies page to take a look through some of these incredible installations!
The Hobbit stove comes in a matte black colourway as standard. However, our stove is sure to compliment any style of decor or interior design, as we offer a broad range of additional stove options, as well as the unique ability to customise your stove with your own choice of colours.
Our Hobbit stove is available as a standard version or the SE, DEFRA exempt model. You will need to purchase the SE if you live in a Smoke Control Area. This is an area where you cannot emit smoke from a chimney unless you are burning smokeless fuels. You can still burn wood and other fuel in a Smoke Control Area providing you are using a smoke exempt appliance, such as the Hobbit SE. If you’re unsure as to whether you live in a Smoke Control Area, then it’s worth contacting your local council to find out.
The standard Hobbit stove and the Hobbit SE have exactly the same measurements, although the Hobbit SE has some extra airflow holes to comply with regulations. This means that your fuel may burn slightly faster in the Hobbit SE, which makes it a bit harder to shut down overnight. The Hobbit SE can be used with a 5″ or a 6″ diameter chimney liner, whereas the standard Hobbit stove can only be used with a 6″ liner. If you have a narrow chimney, then you may find that you need to install the Hobbit SE even if you do not live in Smoke Control Area.
Compact in size but not in power, our stoves are ideal for heating small spaces where larger stoves won’t fit.
The Hobbit is available as a standard version or the SE, DEFRA exempt model for
Smoke Control Areas.
We offer a broad range of additional stove options, plus the unique ability to customise your stove with your own choice of colours.
"We had a Hobbit stove fitted this week by Alex Reay from Flues and Fires, and I just wanted to get in touch to say it is AMAZING and we love it!
We have a lovely cast iron tiled fireplace which I was desperate not to lose when we installed a small wood burning stove, but until I found the Hobbit on Google, everyone told me it would be impossible to keep the fire surround. The Hobbit is perfect - not only does it fit very snugly, but it looks fantastic and the blue door complements the tiles very nicely.
We are sitting enjoying a fire now and absolutely loving it! Thanks for creating such an amazing product."
The Best Stove Ever!
"It’s the best stove ever! It’s easy to light, very efficient, burns anthracite and stays in overnight (ours has been in for three weeks now). It even keeps a kettle of water at the ready for a cuppa! What more can I say, we love it! Just the thing to make our Yorkshire home cosy, and the cat loves it too!"
Lynn and Andrew, West Yorkshire
First Small Stove Installation
Was looking for a small stove for my first self-install. Found Mark very helpful. Knowledgeable, friendly service. Stove burns well and generates lots more heat than the previous open fire. What is not to like?
A Huge Thank You!
"Dear Mark and Gill, a huge thank you for designing and making the Hobbit stove! We had two different London-based fireplace companies tell us that we simply had to knock out the old cast iron and tile fireplace to fit in a woodburning stove, and that there was no other option! Then we found you online.
We are delighted with our little Hobbit, which swallows up logs and kicks out a good amount of heat. Perfect for the winter!
I will also be writing to the London-based fireplace companies to put the Hobbit on their radar. Best wishes."
Delighted With Our Hobbit Stove!
thank you for your assistance, we are delighted with our Hobbit!
I fired it up this evening after taking all afternoon making a register plate to fit the opening."
"Hi Mark, here's a photo of the Hobbit installed in my Yorkist grate. It’s brilliant! It also throws out a lot more heat than the grate did."
Just to Say Thank You!
"I just had a chat with Gill saying how delighted we are with our little Hobbit stove, and to also thank you both for your attention to detail and excellent customer service!"
The Little Hobbit Has Stepped Up To The Challenge!
"We just wanted to say how impressed and how much of a life saver our little Hobbit has been! It was fitted a few months ago in our holiday home in Rhu, Scotland, which is a large open plan conversion in a Victorian house. This weekend our boiler decided it was not going to play ball. The little Hobbit has stepped up to the challenge, providing heat to a very large area, about twenty eight foot by twenty four foot with a high ceiling of about eighteen foot, keeping the room reasonably warm, warm enough for us not to use cardigans!”
Very Pleased With Our Hobbit!
"We are very pleased with the stove and think it looks great! We restored our fireplace (it was hidden under plaster!) and the whole look is better than we hoped!"
"Just had our Hobbit SE installed in our Victorian fireplace and we are absolutely delighted with the end result. We felt passionate about preserving our lovely fireplace!"
Our Pride And Joy!
"What a fantastic fireplace with the beautiful Hobbit stove. It fits perfectly into the small space and throws out a lot of heat. Here's a photo of our little stove, now our pride and joy and much admired by all who see and feel the warmth."
Chris and C
"Just to bid you all a Happy New Year and to say how much we’re enjoying having our Hobbit stove!
It was easy to fit with the help of your excellent ‘how to’ videos and we’re just awaiting our inspection by building control for the certification.
The Hobbit has fitted neatly into the hearth vacated by the old gas back boiler (with a little cosmetic rendering) and never ceases to surprise us how much heat it can deliver to the point that the new condenser boiler is having an easy life, thereby saving us on gas bills too!
Everyone loves having a ‘real fire’ in the living room."
A Brilliant Little Wood Burner!
"The stove we bought from you is really starting to come into its own as the weather cools down. Here is a photo showing how much one of our dogs is enjoying it!"
"Just wanted to share a picture of our newly installed Hobbit. Absolutely delighted with it, and so pleased we were able to retain our existing fireplace as well. Brilliant product, thank you!"
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