Having one of the best outdoor fireplaces in your home, does not only increase that great familiar feeling you get when you go back to your house after a long holiday, it also has a lot of other positives, even financial ones. The minor investment of a outdoor fireplace can actually make your house or apartment more attractive and therefore increase the price, if you ever decided to sell it.
On the other hand you may just be one of those people that love to spend time outside the house. With a outdoor fire pit, you can spend hours outside, even when it’s dark or when it’s cold. If you are considering to get one for yourself, keep reading below as we listed the top 10 best there are on the market!
What Type of Outdoor Fireplaces Are There?
Fireplaces for the outdoors don’t typically vary very much. The main differences you may find are either gas operated ones or the ones that are lit up through the traditional wood ignited fire. The second major difference is that they may vary in size and shape. Other than these two differences they all work pretty much the same and have the same main function.
Benefits of Best Outdoor Fireplaces
The great thing about having one of the best outdoor fireplaces, is that they will last and you get a warranty with them. Besides adding a great way to spend more time with your loved ones and friends, you can also grill food on some models. In the worst case, you could always hold some marshmallows above the fire and have a snack with your kids. The best models usually look magnificent and as mentioned above can be used as a barbecue too!
Downsides of Outdoor Fireplaces
Depending on the size you decide to buy, you may find that you have to choose one good spot to place the fire pit, as moving it around would be quite hard. Additionally you will find that you have to maintain the fireplace regularly. This doesn’t mean that it needs a clean every day, but every so often is recommended. Apart from that there isn’t really any downside to this invention.
10. Endless Summer, GAD1399SP, LP Gas Outdoor Fire Bowl with Slate Tile Mantel
Right of the bat we’re starting with one of the most remarkable models of the list. This gas fuelled pit looks like it was carved in Greece with stones from Italy. With the black tiles alongside the top surface and the black glass stones inside the centre of the pit, it really feels like a piece of art is present when you gaze at this outdoor fireplace.
9. Endless Summer, GAD1429SP, Gas Outdoor Fireplace with Slate Mantel
As with most fireplaces that light up with the help of propane gas, the fire can easily be controlled and started. Although a control panel can be rather ugly to a beautifully crafted fire pit, it is great to have. What makes this model so perfect is that the control panel is hidden from sight so you can fully enjoy your fireplace. Another great feature are the lava rocks placed in the middle of the fire.
8. Zeny Fire Pit 32″ Outdoor Square Metal Firepit Backyard Patio Garden Stove Fire Pit
Although Zeny may look small and most people prefer to get a bigger outdoor fireplace, it offers a lot more than most bigger models do. Included are a charcoal rack, a poker and many other features such as grids that let you grill your food on top. This obviously means that it can be used as a barbecue as well as a regular fire pit at will. If you ever feel like the flames are getting a bit to wild, simply put the safety mesh over it and it will protect it from shooting out the sparks.
7. Best Choice Products BCP Extruded Aluminum Gas Outdoor Fire Pit Table With Cover
Although it is not placed at the number one spot, this fire pit definitely gets all A+ grades from us as it is our personal favorite. Besides the magnificent look and the luxurious touch to it, the heart of the fire is surrounded by glass beads. As if the look weren’t enough, you can also use the entire structure as a table by putting the lid on top. This obviously has great benefits if you have a large garden and want to play a round of poker outside or simply eat. Finally you can cover it all up for when the bad weather strikes with the included cover.
6. Fire Sense 29-Inch Folding Fire Pit
The benefits of having the fire pit by Fire Sense, is that it is incredibly light and easy to carry around. Why not bring it to the next get together of friends and set it up in no time? Or for the camping enthusiasts you can easily bring it to your next camping trip as well all of which you can do by using the included carrying bag.
5. Outland Firebowl Deluxe Portable Propane Fire Pit
If you’re not a fan of burning wood and smoke appearing occasionally, then having gas fuelled fire pit may be just what you’re looking for. Of course it is a lot easier to ignite a fire and turn it off when you’re using a propane fuelled fireplace. There’s no need for any tools to set up the entire fire pit either. The only real downside is that once your tank is empty you have to refuel it.
4. Fire Sense Roman Fire Pit
The alien spacecraft looking like fire place, is not only great because it looks nice and is easy to transport. Because it is so light you can place it nearer or further from where you are sitting, move it to different locations at will and ease. On top of that you’re barely dipping into your wallet but still get some add ons such as the screen lift tool and a wood grate.
3. Landmann 28345 Big Sky Stars and Moons Firepit, Black
Complete with a cooking grate and a poker, this firepit is complete from bottom to top. With small carvings of moons and stars, this looks especially great at night and kids appreciate it as much as the adults do! Looking up to the real stars at night with the heat radiating from this fireplace makes it more than a magical feeling. Definitely a worthy purchase especially for the price.
2. Landmann 26364 23-1/2-Inch Savannah Garden Light Fire Pit, Black
This sturdy steel built, fire pit by Landmann not only comes in one of the highest qualities but it also has a slight medieval look to it and gives you that renaissance touch. Apart from the protective lid you also get a spark screen and a poker which obviously come in handy. This outdoor fireplace will set the right in the mood regardless of what time of day you’re in.
1. Best Choice Products BCP Hex Shaped Outdoor Home Garden Backyard Fireplace
This model received the number one spot for several reasons. At a more than affordable price, this high quality, artsy fireplace has a rather unique look to it compared to most fireplaces. With an open yet flame retardant lid, you can enjoy the heat and the flames lighting up whilst the ash stays within the fireplace instead of scattering around your yard!
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