Pay a little extra for masonry or stone fireplaces, which offer a custom look and may include a barbecue grill or wood storage. Though kits and prefabricated materials are available, the complex installation should be handled by a professional.
This circular stone fireplace encourages conversation and accommodates larger groups of friends and family. Building near the beach? Try to ensure that you position the hearth in such a way as to enjoy the warmth of the fire while soaking up sea views.
You can design the ultimate spot for lounging and entertaining even without sea views. On this back patio, plush cushions, nickel lanterns, and a cozy fireplace embody comfort, light, and warmth. Try creating your outdoor space to mirror your home’s interior translating those same aesthetics. It’ll ensure you’ll enjoy the outdoors just as much as you enjoy staying in.