A California-based trend, fire pits have been making their way into backyards throughout New England in recent years as people yearn to stay outside longer.
So, you won’t have trouble finding a home in Greater Boston that already has one. We found five — in Winchester, Milton, Newburyport, Sharon, and Scituate — with beautiful fire pits, and ranked the properties from highest price per square foot to lowest. Check them out:
28 Fells Road, Winchester
6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths
5,872 square feet
$382.32 per square foot
Newly built, this home sits on a 0.31-acre parcel and takes advantage of all the space. Outside, you’ll find a dining area, a fire pit, a waterfall, and lots of greenery. Inside, there is a mudroom and four finished levels. The kitchen features high-end appliances, including a wine fridge, a center island with seating, and white cabinetry. The master boasts a gas fireplace, a large bath, and a walk-in closet.
52 Beacon Street Circle, Milton
4 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,520 square feet
$367.76 per square foot
Set on a 0.27-acre lot, this home was recently rebuilt. On the first floor, you’ll find a living room with a fireplace, stainless-steel and granite in the kitchen, a dining room, a bedroom, and a family room. Outside, there is a composite deck, a stone terrace with a fire pit, and a shed.
34 R Spofford Street, Newburyport
4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths
2,200 square feet
$336.32 per square foot
This post-and-beam home has undergone several updates, including the installation of a new roof, heating system, and windows. The house has an open floor plan encompassing the kitchen and dining and living areas, as well as a sunroom that leads out to the deck and patio area, which includes a fire pit. The home is just steps from the Merrimack River and Moseley Woods Park.
17 Norfolk Place, Sharon
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,376 square feet
$326.96 per square foot
This renovated dormered Cape offers a front-to-back eat-in kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, granite counters, and white cabinets. The master features a walk-in closet. From the sunroom, you can access the backyard, which boasts a paver patio, a fire pit, and a shed.
23 Arrowwood Road, Scituate
4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths
4,130 square feet
$205.57 per square foot
This Colonial, set on 1.98 acres, boasts an open floor plan with a center staircase, along with a kitchen with an island and a breakfast nook. In the family room, which is connected to the dining room, you’ll find a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. The lower level has a playroom, a workout area, and lots of storage. The large yard offers many amenities, such as a new composite deck, a tree house, a basketball area, and a fire pit, all of which abuts Wompatuck State Park.
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