30 ERIC RD HOLLAND PARKBut it is outside this property really shines. There is a huge resort-style pool with a 3m swim-out ledge that is surrounded by Palm Springs-inspired landscaping and timber decking. There is also a fire pit and barbecue areas plus a cubby house with swings and a slide. In Hamilton, Place Ascot agent Loretta Douris is marketing a near-new five bedroom house with views of the city and mountains. 87 AGNEW ST NORMAN PARKSpanning four levels, it has five bedrooms and three bathrooms and sits on a 405sq m block in the sought-after Poets’ Corner precinct.Other features include a Vergola louvre roofing system on the entertaining deck, a ceiling heater on the second floor balcony, an industrial built-in barbecue, a kitchen with an adjoining alfresco balcony, a vast butlers’ pantry and a media room.“It (the fire pit) has a wow factor and is exciting for buyers,” Ms Pearse said. “It is on the deck that overlooks the city so creates a lovely atmosphere.”More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoMs Pearce said they were seeing more and more fire pits included in high end, new build houses.In the suburbs, Ray White Holland Park agent Scott Hay has listed for sale 30 Eric Road at Holland Park — a six bedroom family home on a 759sq m block. 42 QUEENS RD HAMILTONAUTUMN may be missing in action but winter is just around the corner and fire pits are proving a hot commodity.While the chances of a winter cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey are slim, buyers are reportedly on the lookout for a fire feature to spark up for the three or four days that the mercury does plummet to below freezing — that’s about 10 degrees in the Sunshine State. Place Bulimba agent Paula Pearce is marketing a hillside house at Norman Park which has the best of both worlds — a pool for summer and a gas fire pit for winter. 42 QUEENS RD HAMILTONIt has all of the luxury features, including a master bedroom with its own double ensuite and walk in robe with custom cabinetry and a Hamptons-inspired kitchen with a huge butlers pantry to store enough marshmallows to toast over the built-in fire pit to last a lifetime.This fire pit looks out over the pool.The property also has two large rear entertaining decks, a living room plus two huge family rooms, including one off the kids bedrooms and a child-friendly yard.It is listed for sale.