Photo of a mid-sized contemporary backyard full sun garden in Melbourne with a fire feature and gravel.

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Photo of a mid-sized contemporary backyard full sun garden in Melbourne with a fire feature and gravel. —  Houzz
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Hannah Simpson wrote:18 Apr. 2019

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    Georgia Madden added this to How Do I... Create a Cosy Outdoor Room for Winter?31 May 2018

    Consider a fire pitIf you have a large, open or semi-open outdoor space with turf, where an open flame wouldn’t pose a safety hazard, consider adding in a fire pit. It’s great for creating a cosy atmosphere in winter and some models can be used for barbecuing too – perfect for entertaining. If you plan on placing a fire pit on tiles or concrete, you’ll need to add in a protective surface beneath it to prevent heat damage to the flooring. Tip: For additional safely, seek out a built-in style or one with a protective grate. A fire pit is not recommended for homes with small children.

    Deirdre Avenell added this to Picture Perfect: 60 Urban Courtyards From Around the Globe7 May 2018

    44. Flame on. Melbourne, Victoria

    Joanna Tovia added this to Best of Houzz: Top 20 Home Design Favourites for 201818 Jan 2018

    Winner: Bayon GardensFire pits show no signs of waning in popularity, and they’re even more desirable in a landscaped backyard as inviting as this one.

    Simply Organised Australia added this to Summer Lovin': Declutter Your Outdoors in Time for Party Season20 Nov 2017

    If you have a fire pit in the backyard, it’s also a good time to make sure the area surrounding the pit is clear of flammable garden materials.

    Bricks + Agent added this to Hard Sell: What Could be Hurting the Value of Your Property?24 Sep 2017

    These are just some of the factors that can hurt the value of your property, so you need to weigh up how they will affect your sale price. If you have to sell quickly then you may not have time to wait for good market conditions, but at least you can get your property looking great to entice buyers.Tell usIf you sold recently, what did you do to keep your sale price as high as possible? Tell us in the Comments below. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to like, bookmark or share this story. Join the conversation. MoreBrowse houses with great kerb appeal

    Georgia Madden added this to Best of the Week: Winter-Ready Homes22 May 2017

    18. Location: Aspendale Beach, VictoriaLandscape designer: Bayon GardensWhy we love it: Proof that you don’t need a huge backyard to create an appealing and functional outdoor space. We love how the owners have created a cosy, sunken spot for conversation, with a fire pit at the centre to keep toes toasty.

    InHowzer added this to Summer Social: How to Host a Crowd Outdoors in Style11 Nov 2016

    It’s all very lovely having dining and cooking spaces directly off the house, but think about creating a separate seating area away in another corner of the garden, which you can move to after dinner when temperatures cool down. A fire bowl like this one is so easy to use, with little prep required. Imagine roasted marshmallows and guitar strumming by the fire if you need extra inspiration.

    Joanna Tovia added this to Lose the Lawn to Make Way for Low-Maintenance Outdoor Living17 Aug 2016

    FirepitsEven if your backyard is on the small side, losing the lawn can make way for low-maintenance hangout spaces you’ll love spending time in, day and night.

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    A & R Remodeling & Landscaping added this to Richard's ideas6 days ago

    staircase design I to the gravel put fireplace.

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