Picturesque Connecticut-style country home and carriage house on appx 1.5 sweeping landscaped acres. 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath. Alluring curb appeal and modern conveniences make every day feel like a "staycation" in here. The flexible floorplan provides plentiful areas for the whole family to work, study, and play. Pristine features throughout include high ceilings, hardwood floors, gorgeous cabinetry, extensive millwork, all-suite bedrooms, beautifully finished lower level with home theater, wine room, bar area, game room, and full bathroom. Stately elegance meshes seamlessly with inviting comfort throughout with two laundry rooms, five fireplaces, coffered ceilings, and dual staircases. Enjoy cooking in the gourmet kitchen that opens to the breakfast room, both outfitted in custom cabinetry. Hanging out in the family room will be a favorite pastime. Sipping your morning coffee on the patio outside the sunroom is a great way to start the day. The main bedroom has a separate entrance hall, creating the ideal primary suite for today's living. This bedroom has a fireplace, dual walk-in closets, bathroom featuring double steam shower, soaking tub, heated floors, dual vanities with hidden TV in mirror, and refrigerator drawers. A charming room beyond the bedroom can serve as a private study, media area, art studio, or exercise area, to name a few. A spiral staircase leads up to the 3rd floor space. There are four bedroom suites on the second floor along with a study that could function as another bedroom and a big loft area ~ perfect for home schooling or workspace. A fifth bedroom suite is conveniently located on the main level. All spaces are perfected with tasteful decor and immaculate finishes. The expansive private yard with its bluestone patios and large grassy spaces is perfect for entertaining while leaving plenty of space to accommodate a future pool. The carriage house has a two-car garage, exercise room, music room, workshop, and potting room. The attached two-car garage has soaring high ceilings and handsome built-in cabinets. Unforgettable and exuding gracious livability, this home is everything today's buyers are dreaming of. Located close to Everett Elementary School, parks, Starbucks, grocery stores, Metra Commuter station, highway access, and quick access to O'Hare Airport.