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As winter approaches, there’s nothing like the warmth and ambiance a fire creates. For many, a wood-burning fireplace isn’t always an option. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a collection of the best electric fireplaces (as well as some bioethanol options) on the market in every size, style and price range so you can enjoy the warm glow and even the crackling sound of a real fire.

The fireplaces featured below offer more than just a pretty image. Most have built-in heaters and blowers to circulate heat in a room. Some use state-of-the-art infrared heat, which is a less drying, more efficient heating system. And they come with a remote so you can control the heat, the flame or both from anywhere in the room.

Categories for best electric fireplaces (plus a bonus):

Wall-Mounted Electric Fireplaces

These are the sleekest of the electric fireplaces on the market. Some have a backlit LED feature to outline the frame in light. Fairly easy to mount, they add a contemporary look to any room.

The Outdoor GreatRoom Company Linear Electric Fireplace at wayfair.com

Golden Vantage Wall-Mount Stainless Steel and Black Electric Fireplace at wayfair.com

Wildon Home Becker Wall-Mount Electric Fireplace at wayfair.com

Dimplex Convex Wall-Mount Electric Fireplace at homedepot.com

Dimplex Recessed/Wall-Mounted Electric Fireplace at allmodern.com

Golden Vantage Wall-Mount Curved Glass Electric Fireplace at wayfair.com

Best Electric Fireplace TV Stands

If space is an issue, a multifunctional fireplace with media storage may be the perfect solution to not only warm up your space but also organize your entertainment system and components. The Delray model fits in a corner.

Hokku Designs Dimplex TV Stand with Electric Fireplace at wayfair.com

Classic Flame Brickell Infrared Media Mantel Electric Fireplace at homedepot.com

Wildon Home Walker Media Electric Fireplace at allmodern.com

Legends Furniture Joshua Creek Fireplace Console at homeclick.com 

Delray Convertible Media Console Electric Fireplace at amazon.com

Legends Furniture Vine TV Stand with Electric Fireplace at allmodern.com

Small Electric Fireplaces

If you want a small and simple free-standing electric fireplace, these selections are for you.

Golden Vantage Electric Wall/Floor Fireplace With Pebbles and LED Light at houzz.com

Holly and Martin Mofta Electric Fireplace at bedbathandbeyond.com

Stonegate Novelle Electric Fireplace at allmodern.com

Real Flame Porter Electric Fireplace at walmart.com

Holly and Martin Fasser Electric Fireplace at amazon.com

Bioethanol Fireplaces

Bonus category! Bioethanol fireplaces don’t run on electricity, but they still give your home or apartment an instant fire without the need for a flue. Also known as ventless, these fireplaces use a special gel or ethanol that’s smoke-free. Bio fireplaces are available in every price point. We’ve selected some splurge-worthy contenders that add a contemporary design element to your room.

Bio-Blaze Orlando Free-Standing Bio-Ethanol Fireplace at amazon.com

Bio-Blaze Diamond Wall Mount Bio-Ethanol Fireplace at woodlanddirect.com

EcoSmart Fire Igloo Bio-Ethanol Fireplace at allmodern.com

Cocoon Fires Ventless Ethanol Hanging Model Aeris Fireplace at amazon.com

Safretti Cubico Wall-Mounted Indoor/Outdoor Fireplace at lagunawaterworks.com

Did you find the perfect fireplace for your space? Buy it today so you can warm up by a cozy fire before winter sets in!