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Austin Outdoor Fire Features are a HOT commodity

Fire place and covered patio

The demand for professionally designed and built outdoor living spaces in the Austin area shows no sign of slowing down, and, in fact, homeowners are showing increased diversity in regards to the features they want. Nowadays, homeowners see their yard as an extension of the inside of their home, and they are increasingly seeking ways to convert their backyards into comfortable living spaces if it means they can spend more time there.

Outdoor fire features such as outdoor fireplaces and fire pits provide the diversity, coziness and ambiance Austin-area homeowners are seeking in their outdoor living spaces. Not only do fire features make a stunning focal point within an outdoor living space, they make a perfect accompaniment to a patio, deck, porch or screened porch.

Covered patio with fireplace

Unique Custom Outdoor Fire Features

Here at Archadeck of Austin we pride ourselves in creating unique, one-of-a-kind outdoor living spaces that complement your home and elevate your outdoor enjoyment. Take a look at some of the custom backyard fire features we have created for our Austin-area clients:

NW Austin Custom Fire Wall

This custom “fire wall” (below), is part of an outdoor living combination space we built in NW Austin. The project also included a deck, screened porch, outdoor kitchen and permeable patio area for the homeowner’s hot tub.
This gas-burning fire wall, which might just be the fire feature of your outdoor living dreams, is a ledgestone wall lined with firebrick and filled with lava rock. Hidden within are 60 and 72-inch stainless steel linear T-burners.

When lit, flames seem to dance along the top of the wall. The height of the fire wall is about even with the surface of the hot tub, so, as you can imagine, occupants of the hot tub will become a captive audience for this magical feature at night. You can read more about this outdoor living combination project in our blog story Challenge us! Archadeck of Austin designs a permeable patio to complete the perfect combination outdoor space.

Ready to get started? Schedule your complimentary design consultation with our team today! Reach out to us at (512) 886-8367.

Austin Covered Patio with Outdoor Fireplace

Fireplace in covered patio

This patio cover in Austin, TX, by Archadeck of Austin is a true masterpiece of design. As you can clearly see from the images, the space appears as if it has stepped off the pages and into reality from one of those glossy home & garden magazines.

The focal point of the space is the large custom outdoor fireplace. Archadeck of Austin designed and built this fire feature and custom fire boxes attached using the same all natural stone used on the facade of the existing home.

Since the homeowner’s wanted to attached a TV over the mantel of the fireplace, we ingeniously created a built-in space under the hearth that holds the electronic equipment for the TV. By working with the homeowner’s audio-visual professional, conduit was ran to perfect this feature and in addition a speaker system was installed within the ceiling of the space. Not only is the addition of these elements innovative, it also ensures the wiring and cords stay out of view promoting a clean, wireless atmosphere.

Fireplace in covered patio

Take a look at the project in its entirety in our video featured on our Archadeck of Austin YouTube channel:

Custom Flagstone Firepit in Cedar Park Featuring Texas Star

This custom fire pit is part of an outdoor living combination space in Cedar Park, TX, that also encompasses a spacious Flagstone patio and cedar pergola. The fire pit is gas-burning with a 36″ burner that heats rock and blue glass stones. The result is a highly effective and beautiful fire pit with stones that glow with firelight and put off a lot of heat.

Patio and firepit

Don’t you love the custom-designed Texas star pattern of the blue glass stones in the fire pit?

Patio and firepit

Contact Archadeck of Austin today to learn how to turn up the heat on your outdoor living enjoyment with a custom outdoor fire feature! you can reach us by phone at (512) 886-8367.

South Austin Backyard Makeover

Covered patio and firepit

This multi-faceted outdoor living space project in South Austin, TX, included transforming an existing concrete patio by installing flagstone atop and covering a portion to give these homeowners the needed shade they desired. In addition to the extensive upgrades just off the rear of their ranch style home, we also created a detached space that includes a custom stone fire pit encircled with a hardscape retaining wall, which can also double as seating.

Firepit and patio

The fire pit is just a stone’s throw away (no pun intended) from the covered patio which allows the spaces to be enjoyed simultaneously. To the side of the porch and connecting all the way to the driveway, we constructed a patio/walkway using an Oklahoma variety flagstone on a bed of decomposed granite and pea gravel. This allowed for a good solid surface but allowed any water to absorb into the soil.

Outdoor oasis in Circle C Ranch

This Circle C Ranch custom patio cover includes a corner fireplace that serves as a versatile addition as it includes a special niche designed to house the homeowner’s TV. The fireplace is beautifully wrapped in stone complimenting the Cedar tongue and groove ceiling of the porch and enhancing the rustic vibe. We finished the space off with elegant sconce lighting.

Covered patio

Fireplace in covered patio

Poolside Cabana in Leander, TX

With a unique New England style roof pitch, this custom poolside cabana in Leander, TX, is loaded with comfort and convenient amenities. Natural stone and cedar are fluent within the space as they work together to create a rustic retreat for guests to indulge in a poolside snack, or wind down in front of the large outdoor fireplace featuring an integrated flat screen TV.

Poolside covered patio

Covered patio with fireplace

Custom Rectangular Fire Pit in Steiner Ranch

This contemporary Austin patio in Steiner Ranch includes a custom outdoor kitchen and a rectangular fire pit that utilizes blue glass. You can see more images of this amazing project in our Houzz gallery.

Patio with firepit

Patio with firepit

It all begins with a complimentary design consultation, so give us a call today at (512) 886-8367 to get started.

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