An extraordinary brick and stone masterpiece nestled on an almost acre premium lot overlooking the water in desirable Meadowood Estates of Kildeer! This transitional custom built home is the embodiment of elegance, design and luxurious living with classic proportions, high ceilings, generous room sizes, outstanding craftsmanship and beautiful architectural details throughout. Exquisitely designed with stunning water views from walls of windows, casual elegance radiates throughout this sunny and spacious home where formal rooms are complimented by warm family spaces. Formal living and dining rooms are perfect for lively entertaining while the large family room is sure to be a favorite gathering space. The stunning kitchen will please the fussiest chef with completely customized and gorgeous white cabinetry, topped with gorgeous slabs of quartzite stone. A massive island offers room for counter seating and a large prep sink. The full size Wolf range includes 6 burners, grill and griddle, and two full size ovens. The second sink offers a separate clean-up zone with dishwasher. The integrated, built-in refrigerator and freezers flank the cooking zone and are perfectly sited to make food preparation a breeze. There's also a Miele steam oven. A unique and functional prep/storage zone is situated behind the folding cabinet doors, with a third sink and custom shelving. Entertaining is easy with a luxurious beverage bar with refrigerator drawers, and a complementary butlers pantry with wine refrigerator. Work from home days are a breeze with a custom study surrounded by windows on three sides. The dedicated first floor bedroom has beautiful views and a full bath nearby. The custom spiral staircase leads to the well-appointed second level which features the exquisite primary suite and three spacious secondary bedrooms with walk-in closets. Entering the primary suite through double doors, rejuvenate in the peaceful sitting room adjacent to the large, sunny primary bedroom. Step over to the exquisitely appointed bathroom with heated floors, air jet massage tub, multi point shower with rain shower, luxury towel warming bars, exquisitely appointed closets and a second washer/dryer set. Each of the secondary bedrooms has a custom ceiling detail that brings the ceilings over 9' tall. Walk-in closets, Kohler fixtures and well designed windows contribute to the lightness and functionality of the second floor. Smashing walk-out lower level with 10' ceiling height offers another level of living, entertaining and playing space, approximately 3,000 square feet, with plenty of room for your ideas, and includes rough-in plumbing for a full bath and kitchen. An idyllic backdrop for a garden party, the rear yard features a custom deck with metal spindles, a spectacular brick patio with firepit, stone walkways with views of the majestic trees and picturesque lake. Plenty of room for an in-ground pool. Amazing features of this home include extensive millwork, amazing custom fireplaces (3), vaulted ceilings, large beautiful windows, exquisite built-in custom carpentry, open flowing floor plan, beautiful designer light fixtures including Schonbek crystal chandeliers (9), and sconces, solid hardwood floors throughout the first and second floors, stone flooring, Pella casement windows with all the special features that make a home truly one of a kind. Sprinkler system, LED landscape lighting, heated 4 car garage. This property is perfect for everyday living as well as a place to entertain in style. District 96 and Stevenson High School. A wonderful opportunity!