Sideline Elite 72 Inch Recessed Smart Electric Fireplace 80038

48 reviews
Sale price $1,499.00
Regular price $2,249.00

New lower price! Previous sale price was $1,649. Sale price is now $1,499.
SKU: 80038
Product Details
  • Minimal frame with wide 68 inches x 14 3/8 inches flame viewing area
  • Two heat settings (750W/1500W) with thermostat (68-88°F) or constant on
  • 6 flame color options and 10 media bed color options
  • 5 flame and media bed light intensity settings
  • 3 flame speeds and timer up to 8 hours
  • Can be plugged in or hardwired
  • Smartphone compatibility
  • Turn on or off by voice using Amazon Alexa® or Google Home®
  • Includes log set, crystals, and driftwood.

The Touchstone Sideline Elite® 72 inch Smart Electric Fireplace combines a realistic flame hearth with smart-home features. The next step up from our Sideline series, with more bolder colors, features, and a sleeker slim border design. With WiFi-enabled technology, you can control the realistic flames using  our mobile app or voice commands through Alexa or Google Home. The Sideline Elite offers unmatched flame quality, large format display with slim border, multiple color options, and reliable design, making it a favorite among smart consumers and contractors.

Realistic Flame

The heart of Touchstone’s electric fireplaces is the impressive flame display. These flames deliver the same relaxing effect as real flames without the hassle. They create a cozy atmosphere in any room and offer 60 color combinations for customization. Operate the heat and flame settings conveniently with the remote control (batteries not included) or mobile app.

Heating Capabilities

The Sideline Elite® provides heat that takes the edge off a cool bedroom, family room or basement. It has two heat settings and a thermostat mode and can warm up a room up to 400 sq. ft. Please note that it is not intended to be the primary heat source but rather to supplement your existing heating system. Control the heat settings using the remote, app or the built-in heat timer.

Mounting and Use

The versatile Sideline Elite electric fireplace can be inserted into or mounted on your wall. Follow the provided instructions for easy installation. For optimal placement, position the fireplace at least 8 inches below the ceiling or below a mounted flat screen TV, considering its heating feature.

Visit the Smart Electric Fireplace WiFi Quick Start page for more information on the WiFi-enabled capabilities, mobile app set up and smart home networking.

Transform your space with ease using our add-on Encase Wood Mantel. Crafted from 100% real wood pine, this mantel requires no assembly with included hanging boards and hardware. Its solid wood construction provides a durable platform for display and storage, making it the ideal addition to your Touchstone fireplace.

All Touchstone mantels are designed for use with Touchstone Electric Fireplaces. If considering use with a different fireplace, we recommend consulting a professional installer for compatibility and safe installation. 




  • Frame Color: Black
  • Fireplace Dimensions: 71 3/4 inches wide x 19 1/4 inches high x 5 1/2 inches deep
  • Firebox Dimensions: 70 7/16 inches wide x 18 inches high x 5 1/8 inches deep
  • Rough Opening Dimensions: 70 3/4 inches wide x 18 1/4 inches high x 5 1/2 inches deep
  • Fire Dimensions: 68 inches wide x 14 3/8 inches tall
  • Part number: 80038
  • Watts: 1,500
  • BTU's: 5,118
  • Room Coverage: 400 sq ft.
  • Fireplace Weight: 100 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 150 pounds
  • Voltage: 120v
  • Amperes: 11 and up

Dimensional Drawing

Shipping, Warranty & Returns
Free U.S. Ground Shipping
Applies to Sideline® Electric Fireplaces up to 60 inches and Encase® Wood Mantels

This drop-off delivery is handled the same as any Ground shipment (FedEx® or other) and will be left at the point of delivery. This delivery may arrive when you are not home, so please make any necessary arrangements in the event of your absence or inclement weather. Touchstone Home Products is responsible for the delivery only to the point that the Fireplace is dropped off.

Visit the Touchstone Shipping page for full details.

Optional U.S. Ground Priority Shipping

If you would like priority shipping, please call us at 800-215-1990 to request a quote.

Free Freight Lift Gate (LTL) Shipping
Applies to Sideline® Electric Fireplaces 72" and up, Chesmont and Infinity® Electric Fireplaces, Encase Surround Fireplace Mantels

The LTL delivery will be made to your curbside. Similar to most ground shipments, signature may not be required. Be aware of any possible issues with a drop off delivery if you are not home, or if the weather is an issue.

You are responsible for unpacking your Touchstone electric fireplace, disposing of packing material and placing/installing the product in your house.

Shipment Tracking

We will send you an email or SMS (depending on your selected communication preference) with your order shipment tracking information, so you can check with the shipping carrier directly to track your shipment.

Shipping to Canada

We ship to Canada. You will be responsible for all duties, brokerage fees, taxes and additional shipping charges. Visit the Canada shipping page for more information.

Return Policy

Please visit the Return Policy page for all the details.

Warranty and Product Protection

STANDARD 1-YEAR WARRANTY (INCLUDED WITH FIREPLACE PURCHASE) Replacement of any non-functioning electronic parts and Free phone tech support.

Extend Your Warranty

Extended warranties are available for an extra fee, as shown in options.

1-YEAR EXTENDED WARRANTY 1-year extended warranty (continuation of warranty for 1 calendar year AFTER expiration of manufacturers warranty). Replacement of any non-functioning parts and free phone tech support.

2-YEAR EXTENDED WARRANTY 2-year extended warranty (continuation of warranty for 2 calendar years AFTER expiration of manufacturers warranty). Replacement of any non-functioning parts and free phone tech support.

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Chris M.
United States United States

Great Fireplace

Ordering this product was a great choice. I received a personal email from Touchstone very quickly after ordering and had someone to contact with issues or questions. UPS freight had some issues with delivery but that isn’t the sellers fault. The fireplace arrived in perfect condition and works wonderfully. It is virtually silent during operation, with the exception of the fan when quietly blowing heat. The smaller fireplace in our bedroom was ordered from Amazon and is a different brand...not even close to the quality of this Touchstone fireplace, but you get what you pay for. The Touchstone was more expensive but worth every penny. It is a great addition to our renovated living room.

Cheryl SVG verified by SHOP

Beautiful fireplace!

Richard V.
United States United States

Love this fireplace!

The delivery was very easy and the fireplace is beautiful installed. I love how many flame and bed colors there are. I’m hugely pleased with this purchase.

United States United States

Pros & Cons

Pros- love the app, makes it easy to operate. It will heat up a good size room. We did have to bumped at the wall. Not finished just yet. Our wall was 4". Over all we love it. Cons- Do not buy the extra colored rocks and speaker with fire sound. It sounds like an old static radio and rocks change color with the clear anyways. So don't waste your money on that.

Tania SVG verified by SHOP
United States United States

Second time buying for another home. Beautiful and excellent quality!

Touchstone Sideline Elite Smart Electric Fireplace inserted in a dark gray wall with dark wood mantel


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