• Enjoy the beauty of a fire without the hassle!

    Electric fireplaces are a great alternative to wood or gas fireplaces. Easy and convenient to use, they require no venting or gas lines and add something special to your room’s décor. There are some electric fireplaces that truly stand out in their resemblance of a real fire, combining the convenience factor with the feel of a real wood-burning fire. Below, we’ve listed the top 5 most realistic electric fireplaces, taking into account lighting, features, and special effects.

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  • Dimplex Opti-V Built-In Electric Firebox
  • Best Premium Electric Fireplace

    Dimplex Opti-V Built-In Electric Firebox

    By Dimplex

    This gorgeous electric fireplace creates a realistic looking fire by combining 3D technology, patented LED inner-glow logs, and crackling sound effects. The Dimplex Opti-V is an energy-efficient electric fireplace that operates for a low cost and will stand the test of time.


    Our Favorite Features On This Electric Fireplace:

    • Patented Opti-V technology creates ultra-realistic appearance and sound
    • Features 3D technology that works together with patented LED inner-glow logs and sound effects to create a lifelike fire with depth, dancing flames, occasional sparks, and crackling logs
    • LED technology is extremely energy efficient and long-lasting, saving you money and ensuring that your new Opti-V stands the test of time
    • The firebox is maintenance-free and it is rated as zero clearance for built-in applications
    • It adheres to the strictest building codes, helping to reduce liability in both residential and commercial applications

    $2,549.99*

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  • Napoleon Alluravision Slimline Wall Mount Electric Fireplace
  • Most Versatile Electric Fireplace

    Napoleon Alluravision Slimline Wall Mount Electric Fireplace

    By Napoleon

    The Napoleon Alluravision is a great option for people who want many customization options. This versatile electric fireplace can be installed either wall-mounted or recessed into the wall. The ember bed and flames have numerous color options to mix and match for any room or mood. You can even control the heat and flames independently. This means you can enjoy the flames without having the heat on and vice versa.


    Our Favorite Features On This Electric Fireplace:

    • Easy to hang or can be recessed into the wall
    • Heat works independently from flames
    • On-screen controls dim and disappear after 10 seconds to keep the attention on the flames, not the frame.
    • Multi-function remote allows control of the flames, heat, and ember bed
    • Use with any standard 120-volt outlet for ease of installation

    $949.00*

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  • Modern Flames Nova Indoor/Outdoor Electric Fireplace With Black Stainless Steel Face
  • Best Outdoor Electric Fireplace

    Modern Flames Nova Indoor/Outdoor Electric Fireplace With Black Stainless Steel Face

    By Modern Flames

    Bring the beauty of an electric fireplace outdoors with the Modern Flames Nova! The Nova Indoor/Outdoor Electric Fireplace is the first outdoor rated electric fireplace to be available on the market. Its durable build allows it to withstand the elements such as heat and rain with ease and can even be paired with a 3000 watt direct wire heater (sold separately.)


    Our Favorite Features On This Electric Fireplace:

    • The first outdoor rated electric fireplace to be available in the market
    • Specifically designed to withstand the elements such as heat and rain
    • Easily recessed into a 2 x 6 wall
    • The LED flame technology and coal resin media bed work together to create a natural, realistic flame

    1,599.00*

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  • Napoleon CLEARion See-Through Wall Mount Electric Fireplace
  • Best See Through Electric Fireplace

    Napoleon CLEARion See-Through Wall Mount Electric Fireplace

    By Napoleon

    Make a bold statement in your home with the market’s first see through electric fireplace. This impressive unit allows you to set different temperatures for both rooms this electric fireplace faces. The CLEARion features ten different ember bed color options and three flame options allowing for endless combinations so you can create your own unique look and feel.


    Our Favorite Features On This Electric Fireplace:

    • 1st see-through electric fireplace on the market
    • Dual zone heating offers control over the temperature of both rooms the fireplace faces
    • The CLEARion features ten different ember bed color options; Orange, Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Purple, Sky Blue, Magenta, White and Pink
    • The CLEARion installs with relative ease and can either be simply plugged in or direct wired to 120V or 240V electrical systems

    $1,749.00*

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  • Fire Magic Echelon Diamond E660S Gas Grill
  • Best Value Electric Fireplace

    GreatCo Gallery Linear Wall Mount Electric Fireplace

    By The Outdoor GreatRoom Company

    The Outdoor GreatRoom Gallery Wall Mount series is perfect for those looking for an attractive, well-built electric fireplace with an amazing price tag. Installation is as easy as mounting it on the all and plugging it in. Rotate between thirteen flame colors and thirteen backlight colors to completely customize the look to match any room.


    Our Favorite Features On This Electric Fireplace:

    • This energy efficient fireplace includes LED backlighting with 13 color options: Red, Amber, Yellow, Yellow Green, Moss Green, Bright Green, Turquoise, Electric Blue, Royal Blue, Purple, Dusty Blue, White, and Pink
    • Long lasting LED flame lighting offers over 10,000 hours of bulb life
    • The 1,500 watt heater has two settings with up to 5100 BTUs, offering nice ambient heat to your room

    $949.05*

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