Fireplace Design Ideas for the Perfect Cozy and Luxurious Space

By Toll Brothers 3 minute read

Last updated on August 24th, 2022

Whether your home has a modern farmhouse style or mid-century modern, a fireplace is always a welcome addition for a cozy movie night or a quiet afternoon of reading. Fireplaces can transform a home’s indoor and outdoor spaces, enhancing the design of your great room, outdoor living area or bedroom. 

We asked the experts at our Toll Brothers Design Studio to take us through some of the most popular fireplace designs featured in our Toll Brothers homes across the country. Whether you’re thinking about the perfect fireplace for your Toll Brothers new construction home or simply looking for design inspiration, these fireplace ideas will have you longing for cold winter days.


1. Minimalist and modern

The minimalist look of a modern linear fireplace contrasts beautifully with a strong wooden wall feature.

Minimalist modern great room with linear fireplace
Toll Brothers at Adero Canyon in Fountain Hills, AZ


2. Patio fireplace

The comfort of a patio fireplace coupled with a contemporary black marble surround adds striking elegance to this indoor-outdoor living area.

A built-in fireplace on a patio with an outdoor TV.
Arden by Toll Brothers in Great Falls, VA


3. Dimensional fireplace

Sleek and bold, this dimensional fireplace functions as the heart of the home.

A dimensional fireplace in a large living room with tall ceilings.
Mesa Ridge by Toll Brothers in Las Vegas, NV


4. Textured tile

Use textured tiles surrounding your fireplace to bring a touch of artistic elegance to any room.

A great room with a large fireplace surrounded by textured tile.
Regency at Freehold by Toll Brothers in Freehold, NJ


5. Shiplap

Shiplap walls surrounding a fireplace add a welcoming charm and sophistication to your home. This modern-day feature also looks great when painted in a warmer tone or adding a distressed finish.

A traditional fireplace place and mantle surrounding by white shiplap.
Carriage Hill West by Toll Brothers in Nampa, ID 


6. Matte black porcelain tiles

Matte black porcelain tiles anchored by fresh white shiplap walls give this room a relaxed timeless glamour.

Matte black tile surrounding a fireplace in a luxury living room with tall ceilings.
Montaine by Toll Brothers in Castle Rock, CO


7. Linear fireplace

The clean lines of a linear fireplace coupled with a modern sleek tile gives this fireplace a well-placed feel.

A living room with a linear fireplace built into tile wall.
Copper View at Caramella Ranch by Toll Brothers in Reno, NV


8. Outdoor coziness

An outdoor fireplace adds comfort and luxury to any home. Sitting in nature by the warm fire will surely bring calm to your day.

An outdoor patio with a large outdoor fireplace.
Enclave at The Promenade by Toll Brothers in Dresher, PA


9. Contemporary look

An eye-catching contemporary fireplace anchors the design of any home. This look can be achieved with either marble or porcelain tile.

A contemporary fireplace in a small living room.
Latigo at Rancharrah by Toll Brothers in Reno, NV


10. Stone fireplace

This stately outdoor stone fireplace creates an inviting oasis for you and your guests. Choose a soft taupe or grey tone to keep this look in-balance with nature.

A patio with a TV, and seats overlooking an open field.
Preserve at Marsh Creek by Toll Brothers in Downingtown, PA


11. Ledge stone fireplace

The warm nostalgic look of a ledge stone fireplace is always inviting and sure to inspire a relaxed atmosphere for you and your guests.

A large living room lots of natural windows and a ledge stone fireplace.
Regency at Flanders by Toll Brothers in Flanders, NJ


12. Fireplace in the bedroom

Adding a sleek linear fireplace to your bedroom not only creates a relaxed ambiance, but also adds great value to your home. This tone-on-tone look provides subtle eye-catching dimension.

A large bedroom with a modern glass barn door and a fireplace place in front of the bed.
Sereno Canyon by Toll Brothers in Scottsdale, AZ


13. Dual-sided fireplace

The dual-sided fireplace is both captivating and functional. Enjoy the warmth at your kitchen table or curl up with a book in your living room.

Open concept home with a dual-sided fireplace dividing two spaces.
Sky Meadow at Caramella Ranch by Toll Brothers in Reno, NV


14. Modern mixed with classic

A modern linear fireplace coupled with a classic warm travertine stone adds classic elegance to any home.

Open floor plan home with large chandeliers and a large sectional couch.
Sterling Grove by Toll Brothers in Surprise, AZ


15. Eye-catching wall feature

A stylish wall feature surrounding a linear fireplace adds beautiful composition to any room.

Toll Brothers at Inspirada in Henderson, NV 


16. TV above the fireplace

Family movie night is even more relaxing with warm textured tiles surrounding a beautiful fireplace.

A modern linear fireplace in a luxury living room.
Aviano by Toll Brothers in Las Vegas, NV


If you’re feeling inspired by these fireplace design ideas, check out our blog on which rooms make perfect spaces for a little extra warmth.

Toll Brothers design options vary by market, community and home design across the country. For more information regarding fireplace design options offered in a specific market, community or home, please visit our website or reach out to one of our Online Sales Consultants.

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    1. Jerry hinz says:

      More information about retirement homes only in warm areas .. incl Sc please

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi, Jerry. We appreciate your interest in our homes. We encourage you to visit our Toll Brothers Regency website. There, you can filter our 55+ communities by state. Please let us know if there’s anything else we can assist you with. Thanks!

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