Of course, you probably don’t need any convincing on this front. If you’re like most homeowners, than you already understand the importance of a well-designed living room. Likewise, you already understand that a fireplace can really define such a space, providing an anchor for the room’s design overall.
This is why we thought it would be fun to take a look at 20 gorgeous living rooms with fireplaces. In each of the examples that follow, you’ll see the principles of sound home design at play. What’s more is that we’ve collected a selection of living rooms that run the gamut in terms of design aesthetic. For this reason, you’re sure to find something in the examples that follow that will pique your interest. Let’s take look.
1. A Grand Start
With the tapered feature above the fireplace, there’s just something about this family room that feels grand.
This family room features a fireplace that’s off-centered, allowing for the television to become the visual focal point.
3. Places to Stretch Out
Now here’s a living room that’s been designed to allow those who use it to stretch out and enjoy that fireplace.
4. Choose Your Focus
The layout of the furniture here allows you to either focus on the fireplace or upon the television.
5. Set Back
With the beautiful stone fireplace in the corner, we love how the television is set back above a built-in in this family room.
6. With the View
Here you’ve got a low-profile fireplace that makes sure the view has no distractions. We wouldn’t want it any other way in this family room.
The tufted leather furniture is the perfect complement to the white stone fireplace in this family room.
8. Nice and Subtle
The subtle inclusion of a fireplace into this family room is nice! You might not even notice it, if you aren’t looking for it.
Note how a bold piece of artwork instantly draws your eye toward the fireplace in this family room.
10. Nice Work
The monolithic appearance of this fireplace demonstrates some excellent masonry and style all at once.
11. Stone and Stone
A big in-your-face fireplace featuring stone is just the thing if you’re trying to adopt a rustic aesthetic.
12. Spread Out
This lovely family room with fireplace features many amazing elements and provides plenty of space for enjoying them all.
13. Vertical Space
By letting the stone of the fireplace continue up to the ceiling, this family room’s vertical space is decidedly filled.
14. Contemporary Love
A simple and slim gas fireplace like this can be just the thing for adding warmth to a contemporary family room.
15. Wood Paneled
With all of the wood panels in this family room, a fireplace is pretty much a necessity.
16. Small But Effective
You don’t need to have an enormous family room as long as you’ve got a fireplace for creating that familial vibe.
For a refined feel, you may wish to consider flanking the fireplace in your family room with built-in shelves and cabinets.
18. Keeping It Clean
The subtle white stone work of this family room’s fireplace make sure that the design has a clean look to it.
19. An Opening
Just a small opening in a big stone accent wall can be the perfect fireplace for your family room.
20. Look At That
There’s so much you can do with a fireplace in a family room. Consider all of your options and find something that’s going to work best with your preferred design aesthetic.