The flat screen TV over the linear fireplace looks super cool! Worried about the heat too close to the TV? MantelMount TV Wall Mount, designed for flat screens over fireplaces, has color-changing heat sensor handles!
fake fireplace and mantle with a frame around the TV. Use the cabinets from the dismantled buffet to add "built ins" at side of fireplace for DVD player and satellite box. Would need a working fire place though