Pictures of Living Rooms with Fireplaces

cozy brown living room with firplace

Here is an inviting collection of pictures of living rooms with fireplaces. Warm and cozy fires are a must for some people,

Fireplaces make a wonderful centre point to any living room space. It allows you to arrange your furniture around the fireplace, giving a pleasing arrangement to your living room decor.

Please enjoy browsing an incredible selection of fireplaces, including great design ideas to help you style and decorate your home’s main living space.

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Large Stone Fireplace

The hardwood floors seen here are reclaimed red oak from an old barn. These are then treated with oil and buffed up to a lovely warm sheen.

The vaulted ceiling has a pleasing set of exposed beams set off with wooden plank panelling.

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living room with a high vaulted ceiling and cozy fire

Traditional and Cozy Room

A perfect room to spend time snuggled in a comfortable chair with a great book and a roaring fire.

Here the walls are painted a lovely blue/gray with a white stone fireplace and pale wooden floor.

Living room with cozy seats and fireplace

Electric Fireplace with Remote Control

Because this product is electric, it can be installed against a wall easily in any position you like.

I like the flame effect that is very realistic. A brilliant solution for people that love fire but can’t have a real one.

Embedded Electric Fireplace Insert with Remote Control, Recessed Electric Stove Heater, Auto Over-Heat Kill Switch

Modern Room With L-Shaped Sofa

Fireplaces can still play a part in modern living rooms. Here a large open plan staircase dominates a large contemporary living space.

A large L-shaped sofa sits near to the stone fireplace, in a very pleasing arrangement.

example of a living room with cozy seating and a stone fireplace

Fireplace in a Contemporary Living Room

This living room is full of light brought in by the large windows on 3 sides of the room.

The modern gas fireplace here acts as a focal point for the whole room, and is an attractive design statement.

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modern living with a fire as a focal point

Wood-burning Stove Style Fire Place

A large wood-burning stove dominates this living space and will provide plenty of heat during cold winters.

The rest of the room is decorated with pale gray walls and hardwood floor.

modern wood buring stove

Electronic Fireplace that Can be Wall Mounted

Here is an example of an electric fireplace that can be installed simple on the wall. Because of this, can place it on any wall in your home.

As it only 5.5 inches deep it makes this product for any small living room space.

It has a realistic flame effect and crystal rocks.

So you really can have a fire without all the mess and smoke.

Wall-Mount Electronic Fireplace with Curved Panel and Crystal Rocks

Corner Fireplace in a Modern Home

I love that fireplaces have been updated to suit modern interior design.

Here a fire is installed into the corner of a living room. The effect is very stylish yet unusual. A great talking point, I would imagine.

example of a living room fire designed to fit a corner

Brightly Colored Living Room With Modern Fire

A small living room has been brough to life with a bold color scheme of blue and orange. It is far from subtle, yet it gives the illusion of more space as the eye is drawn to the end of the room.

The fire is unusual as it is installed much higher up than usual, a great idea as it will make it easier to light and clean out the fire.

bright and bold small living room with a modern fire

Fireplace Stove Without Fireplace Surround

This small electric stove gives the look of a fire, yet it can be installed anywhere in any room.

This would be perfect for a room that is missing a focal point to arrange the furniture around.

Infrared Electric Fireplace Stove with Remote Control

Pretty Country Style Living Room With Stone Fireplace

An inviting room was perfectly designed here to provide comfort and enjoyment as people snuggle around the open fire.

White walls, blue armchairs and hardwood flooring give a fresh take on a modern country living room.

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modern country living room with a central fire place

Living Room in the Minimalist Style

Different textures are used on the fire place walls and floors here in this ultra modern living room. The effect is both modern yet has traditional undertones.

The sofa is interesting, very low to the ground, yet it looks very comfortable.

modern minimalist room with a central fireplace

Country Style Living Room with Exposed Beams

A mixture of modern and traditional styles that work well together. The fireplace and hearth are stone, while the vaulted ceiling and floors are wood.

The room is made inviting and homely by adding in large squishy leather furniture.

Plug-In Electric Fireplace Log Set

Modern Farmhouse Style

This is a great example of how a modern country style home can be designed around an open fire.

I love the high ceilings with exposed wooden beams, the hardwood flooring and L-shaped sofa.

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open fire with exposed beams and vaulted ceiling

Cozy Living Room Fireplace and TV

Home owners often struggle to find a way to style a living room around both a TV and a fire.

Here is one solution to put the TV on the mantle above the fire.

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living room idea with fireplace and tv

Fireplace for an Awkward Corner

Fireplaces can be fitted into the most awkwardly shaped rooms.

Here a modern fireplace fits nicely into the protruding corner of this living room.

corner fireplace

Frequently Asked Questions About Fireplaces

How do you style a living room with a fireplace?

The most common configuration is to have a sofa that faces the fire with two comfortable chairs either side angled slightly towards the fire.
Alternatively in a small room you could consider just two large comfortable chairs that are angled towards the fire.
For large rooms, a set of 3 sofas that make a U-shape around the fire can work. Or consider having 2 long sofas that face each other parallel to the fire place.
When arranging furniture near a fire consider making room for other pieces of furniture, you might need like coffee tables and or end tables. These make a room practical to use .

How do I arrange my living room with a fireplace and TV?

One solution is to place the TV on the wall above the fireplace. Then you are free to arrange your furniture around the fire as usual. There is a downside to this, you need to find a way to disguise the ugly cables that TV’s come with. Ideally you should hide these under the plaster, brick or stone during a remodel. However, you can buy cable concealers that will help .
For a freestanding TV angle the chairs and sofa towards the TV, most people prefer watching the TV over staring at the fire.

What do you put beside a fireplace?

If you have a real log fire, then it is nice to have a large attractive basket to hold logs. Also, a hearth set with useful tools like a dustpan and brush. These are made so they look nice enough to display on your fireplace. Often in wrought iron, the tools have hooks so that fit neatly onto a stand.
Fireplace screen are useful if you have children or pets around, they can be bought in several attractive designs.

Do you need a fireplace in a living room?

The quick answer is no. Provided you have another effective form of heating in the rooms.
For example, if you have a modern central heating system, you might well forgo a fireplace.
However, some people just love to have a fireplace that will act as a focal point in the living room. They just feel a room is not right without one.
Nowadays your TV can become the center point in a room.

How far should a sofa be from a fireplace?

For safety, you need to make sure sofas are not too close to the fireplace.
It is generally considered safe around 5 feet away.
Anyway, you wouldn’t want to sit any closer to a fire as you would get too warm.

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Conclusion

Having a fireplace is one of those design elements that brings together a living room. Making it a pleasant space for people using the living room.

I hope the images I have chosen will help you chose the right fireplace style for you. And help you arrange your room around the fireplace for comfort and pleasure.

pictures of living rooms with fireplaces

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