There’s something about a crackling fire that brings people together and makes everyone feel warmer – body and soul. Today you don’t have to limit fireside chats to your living room. It’s easier than ever to relax with family and friends around a beautiful fireplace that sits under the stars in your own backyard.

As more homeowners discover the benefits of outdoor fireplaces, these quiet retreats are becoming more popular in our market. We talked with some of Charlotte’s prominent landscape architects to learn their best ideas for creating cozy outdoor fireplace retreats that complement your indoor living space and your home’s architecture…

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