It is used primarily for decoration purposes, however, one may store items inside it as well by opening and hovering one's mouse over the door. It provides a small compartment in which small items can fit in.
When rotated or turned, it reveals different views that can be used to mimic items not available in the game (for example, a TV).
The Stove sports a dark-grey exterior, with a black surface and a tilted section near its top. It has a functional, black handle, that when opened, reveals a dark-grey interior and a small compartment.
Its box is white and is fairly large, containing a picture of its decal on the box's front face.
There used to be a bug where the stove would only open as the display in Fancy Furnishings, but not openable on a player's land. This glitch was also similar to the glitch disabling the refrigerator from opening completely, most likely for the same unknown reason. This glitch was patched though, the stove opening the way it's supposed to.