Beautiful Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits

Create a stunning focal point for your outdoor space while adding extra seasons to your al fresco living.

Exotic Escape

The freestanding fireplace is the focal point for outdoor gatherings in this African-inspired landscape, designed by Jamie Durie. Photography by Jason Busch

Party Terrace

The fire pit, flanked by a complementary wall, creates an intimate setting in this patio that's designed for entertaining large groups. Designed by Robert Hursthouse

Conversation Piece

This Mediterranean yard boasts an oversized custom fireplace with 12-feet-high candle walls. The custom-built wrought-iron spark arrestor and candle cages are a striking detail. Designed by Mitch Kalamian.

Old World Warmth

This custom fireplace, made from Old World stone, serves as the centerpiece of the patio. Designed by Scott Cohen, the fireplace also has storage cubbies for wood and kindling.

A View by the Fire

Ample seating walls provide a gathering spot for the formal fire pit and a view of the surrounding countryside. Created by Scott Cohen

Modern Mediterranean

A contemporary Mediterranean-style outdoor room, designed by Bruce Meeks, features the seamless integration of fireplace and wall.

Comfy Sitting Area

A fireplace made of El Dorado stone warms this sitting area that's shaded by a large patio cover. Designed by Scott Cohen

Bending to Covenants

According to designer Steve Appolloni, challenging covenant requirements required a lot of design finesse to create this unique fire pit in a small space. The open roof areas accommodate colorful shade cloths in the summer and allow light in during the winter.

Year-Round Comfort

With a fireplace near their pool, the homeowners spend time outside more than ever, even on cold winter nights, designer Scott Cohen says.

Spa With a View

Constructed with a swirled-pattern flagstone, this contemporary-style firepit warms chilly evenings in this design by Scott Cohen.

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