Experience Warmth and Elegance: Unveiling the Grandville™ VF42 Gas Fireplace by Napoleon

Product Description

Elevate your home’s ambiance and warmth with the GRANDVILLE™ VF42 Vent Free Gas Fireplace by Napoleon. This stunning fireplace offers a massive viewing area and realistic PHAZER® logs, creating a captivating focal point for any room. Experience the ease of vent-free technology as it transforms your space into a cozy oasis.

Product Features

Impressive Heat Output: Enjoy up to 30,000 BTU’s of comforting heat.
Customizable Flame: Adjust the flame and heat to your desired level with a 50% Flame/Heat Adjustment feature.
Safety First: The 100% SAFE GUARD™ Gas Control System ensures your peace of mind.
Safety Screen Included: Added protection with a safety screen included.
Realistic Logs: Exclusive PHASER™ Log Set and Glowing Charcoal Ember Bed for an authentic look.
Backup Control: A reliable Back-Up Control System ensures continued functionality.
Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS): Advanced safety with an ODS for your protection.

Product Specifications

Viewing Area: 40 x 21.50 in (101.60 x 54.61 cm)
Framing Width: 42.50 in (107.95 cm)
Framing Height: 39 in (99.06 cm)
Framing Depth: 22.50 in (57.15 cm)
Width: 42 in (106.68 cm)
Height: 38.50 in (97.79 cm)
Depth: 22 in (55.88 cm)
Warranty: President’s Limited Lifetime Warranty*

Installation Options

Refer to Manual

Fuel Types


Fuel Type Application


Clearances and Cavity Measurements

Refer to Manual


Limited Warranty

Product Highlights

The GRANDVILLE™ VF42 by Napoleon Fireplaces is a standout addition to any home, offering an array of impressive product highlights. With an astounding heat output of up to 30,000 BTU’s, this gas fireplace ensures warmth and comfort in your living space. Its unique 50% Flame/Heat Adjustment feature allows you to customize the ambiance to your liking, making it perfect for cozy evenings or gatherings. Safety is paramount, thanks to the 100% SAFE GUARD™ Gas Control System and the included safety screen. The GRANDVILLE™ VF42’s exquisite design is complemented by the exclusive PHASER™ Log Set and Glowing Charcoal Ember Bed, providing a remarkably realistic appearance. Additionally, it features a Back-Up Control System and an Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS) for enhanced peace of mind. Elevate your home’s aesthetic and create a warm, inviting atmosphere with the GRANDVILLE™ VF42 gas fireplace by Napoleon Fireplaces.

Company Overview for Manufacturer

Napoleon Fireplaces is a renowned and leading manufacturer of high-quality heating and home comfort products, specializing in a wide range of fireplaces, stoves, and heating solutions. Founded in 1976, Napoleon has earned a stellar reputation for its innovative designs, exceptional craftsmanship, and commitment to providing warmth and style to homes across North America and beyond.

The company’s extensive product portfolio includes gas fireplaces, electric fireplaces, wood-burning fireplaces, outdoor fireplaces, gas stoves, wood stoves, gas inserts, wood inserts, gas log sets, and more. Napoleon’s dedication to innovation is evident in its cutting-edge technologies, such as advanced control systems, energy-efficient features, and stunningly realistic flame effects in their electric fireplaces and gas units.

Napoleon Fireplaces is also known for its unwavering commitment to safety and environmental sustainability. Many of their products incorporate safety features like oxygen depletion sensors (ODS) and safety screens, ensuring the well-being of homeowners. Furthermore, the company is dedicated to environmentally responsible manufacturing practices and offers energy-efficient options that help reduce the environmental impact.

With a strong emphasis on customer satisfaction, Napoleon Fireplaces provides exceptional customer support, comprehensive warranties, and a network of authorized dealers and service centers to assist homeowners throughout the product lifecycle. Their products not only provide warmth but also enhance the aesthetics and comfort of homes, making them a trusted choice for discerning consumers seeking reliable and stylish heating solutions.

As a market leader in the heating industry, Napoleon Fireplaces continues to push the boundaries of design, technology, and environmental responsibility, making it a brand of choice for homeowners, designers, and builders alike. Whether it’s a cozy evening by the fireplace or a heating solution that complements a modern living space, Napoleon Fireplaces has been at the forefront of delivering comfort and elegance for over four decades.


Q: Is the GRANDVILLE™ VF42 available for purchase?
A: Yes, the GRANDVILLE™ VF42 is available for purchase through authorized Napoleon dealers.

Q: What is the heat output of the GRANDVILLE™ VF42?
A: The GRANDVILLE™ VF42 offers a maximum heat output of up to 30,000 BTU’s.

Q: Can I adjust the flame and heat settings on this fireplace?
A: Yes, you can customize the flame and heat output with the 50% Flame/Heat Adjustment feature.

Q: Does the GRANDVILLE™ VF42 come with a safety screen?
A: Yes, it includes a safety screen for added protection.

Q: What makes the logs in the fireplace look realistic?
A: The GRANDVILLE™ VF42 features an exclusive PHASER™ Log Set and Glowing Charcoal Ember Bed for a lifelike appearance.

Q: Is there a backup control system for this fireplace?
A: Yes, it comes with a Back-Up Control System for added convenience.

Q: What is the purpose of the Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS)?
A: The ODS is a safety feature that monitors oxygen levels and shuts off the fireplace if necessary to ensure safety.

Q: What is the warranty for the GRANDVILLE™ VF42?
A: It comes with Napoleon’s President’s Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Q: Is this fireplace available in different fuel types?
A: The GRANDVILLE™ VF42 is designed for use with natural gas.

Q: What are the framing dimensions required for installation?
A: The minimum framing dimensions for installation can be found in the installation manual.

Q: Can I purchase additional accessories for this fireplace?
A: Yes, you can customize your fireplace with various accessories available through authorized dealers.

Q: Is the GRANDVILLE™ VF42 a vent-free gas fireplace?
A: Yes, it is a vent-free gas fireplace.

Q: Can I control the fireplace remotely?
A: You can inquire about remote control options through your authorized dealer.

Q: Are there clearance requirements for installing this fireplace?
A: Yes, specific clearance and cavity measurements are detailed in the installation manual.

Q: Is professional installation required for the GRANDVILLE™ VF42?
A: It is recommended to have the fireplace professionally installed for safety and optimal performance.

Q: Can I convert this fireplace to use propane instead of natural gas?
A: Conversion options may be available; please consult your authorized dealer for details.

Q: What is the expected lifespan of the GRANDVILLE™ VF42?
A: With proper maintenance and care, Napoleon fireplaces are built to provide years of reliable service.

Q: Can I use the GRANDVILLE™ VF42 as a primary heat source for my room?
A: It can provide significant heat, but it is advisable to consult with a professional to determine if it can be a primary heat source for your specific space.

Q: Does Napoleon offer installation services?
A: Napoleon does not provide direct installation services, but they work with a network of authorized dealers who can assist with installation.

Q: Where can I find a Napoleon authorized dealer near me?
A: You can locate a nearby Napoleon authorized dealer on the Napoleon Fireplaces website or by contacting their customer support.