Beautiful Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits

Create a beautiful focal point for your outdoor room, and add seasons to your outdoor living.

  • Walkway and Fire Pit

    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.

  • backyard living is extension of home

    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.

  • Outdoor Fireplace

    Conversation Piece

    This Mediterranean yard boasts an oversized custom fireplace with 12-feet-high candle walls, custom-built wrought iron spark arrestor and candle cages. 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.

  • raised fire pit invites relaxation

    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.

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    Modern Mediterranean

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

  • towering outdoor stone fireplace

    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.

  • circular covered patio

    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.

  • old world poolside retreat

    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.

  • flagstone is central to backyard terraces

    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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