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The best armchairs for every home: our top eight favourites

When you’re furnishing your living room, a sofa is the key item you’ll want to consider and build the room around. It’s the largest piece of furniture in the sitting room, and the design of the sofa helps to define the look of your space. The sofa is generally the first piece of furniture you should choose for your living room, and then you’ll know how much space you have to work with for your other items, and what kind of decorating aesthetic you should opt for to complement it. 

However, a great armchair is a key companion for additional seating and style, and the best armchairs are the ones that not only complement your sofa, but also add to the comfortable and stylish look and feel of the living room. Armchairs and accent chairs can also bring a cosy detail to a bedroom, or give you a comfy place to sit and think in your home office

At Corcoran’s, we have the best armchairs and accent chairs for every home, from top manufacturers offering high-quality pieces in an array of styles. If you’re looking for the perfect armchair for your home, we’ve gathered a list of eight of our favourites right now to help you choose. 

Our top eight best armchairs right now

Nadine Scandi Armchair

If you’re looking for a simple armchair for a minimalist decorating aesthetic, the Nadine Scandi Armchair is one of the best armchair options available. Tapered wooden legs give this chair a light and airy base, while the tightly upholstered cushions create a modern geometric look. Plus, there’s plenty of cushioning for a touch of hygge appeal. Choose from a spectrum of hues for an armchair that matches everything. 

Amerigo Brown Leather Electric Recliner

Ready to relax? The Amerigo Brown Leather Electric Recliner is designed for lounging, thanks to ample cushioning across the back, arms, and seat of this Italian-crafted armchair. Upholstered in luxury Italian leather and bolstered with top-quality craftsmanship, this armchair brings a sophisticated element to classic comfort. And the recliner mechanism is powered, so you can expend even less effort when you’re ready to kick back. 

Our current lead time for this product is 13-15 weeks

Freda Charcoal Lilie Swivel Recliner Chair and Footstool

Armchairs aren’t only for use in the living room, but they can also make a great addition to your home office. One of the best armchairs to add to your workspace is the Freda Charcoal Lilie Swivel Recliner Chair and Footstool Set. If you do your best brainstorming away from your desk, add this plush armchair to your office setup and give yourself space to think. The matching footstool makes this an extra-relaxing pick. 

Our current lead time for this product is 4 weeks

Bologna Tan Leather Vintage Club Chair

The tufted Chesterfield sofa style is the ultimate in classic sophistication, and in armchair form you can get the same level of style in a compact shape. Add the Bologna Tan Leather Vintage Club Chair to your seating lineup and bring a classy element to your home decor. Upholstered in the highest quality aniline leather, this armchair is as well-crafted as it is elegant, and it’s finished with nailhead trim to give it an extra vintage-inspired detail. 

Our current lead time for this product is 20-22 weeks

Majella Velvet Armchair

The Majella Velvet Armchair combines one of our favourite seating trends — velvet — with a timeless shape that makes the Majella one of the best armchairs for both classic and cutting-edge living room decor. Whether you choose a rich, jewel tone hue or a neutral grey, this armchair is dressed to impress with its smooth, sleek velvet upholstery. A fluted back adds visual and textural interest to complete the design. 

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Kids Recliner with Cup Holder

Kids love a good comfy seat as much as grown-ups do, and our Kids Recliner with Cup Holder is definitely one of the best armchairs you can choose to suit your little one. Perfectly sized for children and featuring a cushy design with plenty of padding, this recliner armchair is ideal for kids’ bedrooms or for sitting alongside larger seating in the living room. A choice of fun colours lets your child pick their favourite. 

Number of variations: 5
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Keswick Lift & Rise Chair

The plush design of a good armchair is ideal for relaxation, but an extra squashy chair can sometimes be difficult for those with mobility needs. That’s where rise and recline chairs come in, and the Keswick Lift and Rise Chair is one of our favourite examples of this armchair type. Designed to guide you gently into and out of a seated position, the Kewsick also has an extra-padded lumbar area and a spring-loaded footrest to provide additional support. 

Number of variations: 6
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Zendaya I Wingback Swivel Armchair

The Zendaya 1 Wingback Swivel Armchair combines retro and futuristic elements to create a chair that brings style to any sitting room or home office. With a curved, wingback design that offers a cocooning effect, and a swivel base that lets you reposition with ease, this chair is a sleek melding of form and function. Customise it with a choice of fabric or leather upholstery options to suit your decor. 

Shop even more of the best armchairs Ireland has to offer

You can shop all of our top eight best armchairs online now, but for even more options have a look at all the armchairs featured on our website or visit us in store to see even more selection. You can also talk to our expert team about finding the perfect armchair for your home and completing your living room seating setup in comfortable and appealing style. 

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