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. The two large limestone pillars in the yard are an Elmhurst landmark. Ideal central location with an easy walk to all three district 205 schools as well as a 6-minute walk to the Metra train station and all that downtown Elmhurst has to offer. So many outstanding details that surprise and delight. Craftsman combined with Tudor Revival style to feature exquisite woodworking details, including an impressive foyer, staircase, 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 and warming drawer, 6 burner Wolf Range and second wall oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator, built-in wine, and 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 wood-burning 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 with a fabulous baby grand piano. Large Formal Dining Room will easily seat 14. First-floor bedroom is currently used as an office. First floor also includes a full bathroom with walk-in shower. Four bedrooms upstairs on the 2nd floor, three of which are large. Master bedroom has a walk-in closet and ensuite bathroom. You'll love the old-school laundry chute with access on each floor. 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 outdoor dining area surrounded by raised gardens and a fountain. On the other end of the garden is a patio with attached gas grill, fire pit, and outdoor music speakers. Too many details in this home to list! Come see it and make it your new home today!