Located in the highly sought-after Virginia Terrace neighborhood with TOP schools, the admirable curb appeal of this custom-built French-inspired 5 bedroom, 4 bath home is just a taste of the charm you'll find inside. Wide-open elegant spaces perfectly arranged for any lifestyle - from luxury to laid back. Large south-facing windows welcome an abundance of natural light at all times. Really remarkable custom touches throughout like hardwood floors, knotty alder wood doors, custom millwork, and built-in speakers. The gourmet kitchen is the heart of the home outfitted with a pantry, island/breakfast bar, high-end appliances - BlueStar 36" gas range with grill and pot filler, 2nd built-in oven, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, and Italian tile backsplash. Enjoy the show-stopping stone fireplace in an oversized living room. Upstairs is an indulgence, spacious bedrooms, walk-in closet, and a primary ensuite featuring double shower heads and steam shower. Enormous, finished basement below including wet bar and additional full bath. 2.5 car garage. Idyllic backyard has paver patio with built-in gas grill and hardwood smoker, outdoor speakers, all surrounded by beautiful mature landscaping. Energy-efficient features- 2x6 exterior framing for extra insulation, high efficiency furnace, and high efficiency water heater. Outdoor hot and cold-water faucet. Excellent location close to parks, Metra station, highly acclaimed schools, Patton Elementary, Thomas Middle & Hersey! Welcome home.