Rare opportunity to own an elegant historic estate that is meticulously maintained and updated, warm & inviting, on one of the most sought-after streets in Elmhurst. Two large limestone pillars in the yard are an Elmhurst landmark. So many outstanding details that surprise and delight. Craftsman combined with Tudor Revival style features exquisite woodworking, including an impressive foyer, staircase, and even some of the original light fixtures are in use! Chef's Kitchen features Kirk Stone countertops imported from Ireland, island with built-in butcher block, a warming drawer, 6 burner Wolf Range, 2 ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerator, built-in wine & beverage cooler, and kitchen drawers with custom-built compartments for everything a chef uses. A second "servant's staircase" off the kitchen leads to the upstairs bedrooms. Kitchen opens up to a first-floor family room featuring stone fireplace, lots of windows for natural light, and French doors leading to beautiful patio areas and garden. Formal Living Room with gas fireplace, and an adjacent music room. Large Dining Room will easily seat 14. First-floor bedroom is currently used as an office. First floor full bathroom with walk-in shower. Four bedrooms upstairs on the 2nd floor, three of which are large, 4th is used as an office. Master bedroom has a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. Finished basement with theater room, full bathroom, 2nd family room, and bonus room (owner used as sixth bedroom). Basement also includes a pantry room, laundry room, storage area/ workroom with built-in workbench. Original wood floors throughout the home refinished in 2019. New carpet in basement 2021. Most of the interior of home was repainted 2021. Back Driveway redone in 2020. Iron gate into that driveway opens electronically. Totally unique, private, walled garden. One of Elmhurst's original streetlamps lights the pathway to an Italian-style alfresco dining area surrounded by raised gardens and a fountain. On the other end of the garden is a patio with outdoor music speakers. Too many details in this home to list! Ideal location: easy walk to all three district 205 schools as well as a 6-minute walk to the train station and all that downtown Elmhurst has to offer. Come see it and make it your new home today!