EXCELLENT LOCATION TO NIU CAMPUS! This updated home is within a short block away from campus. You will certainly enjoy all of the room to roam in this quality updated home! Brand new Gourmet Kitchen boasts an island, granite countertops, glass tile backsplash, wood chopping block, white solid wood cabinets, new stainless steel appliances, farmhouse style stainless steel sink and French doors that open to a 24 x 16 deck overlooking the deep wooded back yard. Gorgeous refinished solid red oak flooring in the living room, dining room & the upper level that showcases 3 bedrooms. The 4th bedroom, the master ensuite, is located in the lower level with its own remodeled master bath which includes tile flooring, new tub & vanity with sink. Walk in closet, new lighting, carpeting & baseboards complete the private master suite. Depending on your family's needs this spacious finished area would make an ideal family room, media room or play room. The 8x7 walk in closet could certainly be an office since there is a separate closet. There is an exterior entrance & would be the perfect set up for an in-law arrangement or studio apartment. The spacious living room is equipped with a wood burning fireplace & large picture window. The large dining room has plenty of table space for entertaining guests with a sit down meal while enjoying beautiful views of the back yard. Additional updates include roof, windows, interior & exterior painting, white trim & doors, new baseboards, French doors from kitchen to deck, furnace & refurbished central air, hot water heater and front & storm doors. 1/2 bath and mudroom were added to the main floor. The mudroom could easily be converted to a 1st floor laundry room. Deep 1+ car garage has ample room for mowers, yard equipment & storage. This home site on a beautiful wooded .46 acre lot! Close to NIU campus & interstate access. Quick close possible. Call today for your private showing!