Double Lot w/ Multiple Outdoor Spaces. Spacious, contemporary and light filled: this expansive home is impeccably designed with sophisticated finishes throughout. Thoughtfully constructed, fully updated home with a new, light-filled kitchen and an impressive great room featuring a wood burning fireplace, high ceilings, and a wall of southern facing windows that look out onto the landscaped garden and new, over-sized two car garage with French Doors and a hardscape patio. The house offers 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, and approximately 4,000 square feet on a double lot in popular North Center and in the Blaine School District. The house is situated on one side of the property leaving a full side yard for unlimited outdoor enjoyment and green space for people of all ages, gardeners and pets. Truly a dream home for the discerning buyer looking for a well-built home that is move-in ready, has all the necessary space and amenities, and in a great neighborhood near public transportation, shopping, and restaurants galore. The first floor begins with a lovely sitting room, formal dining room, and extra-large powder room. An original Chicago Style Bay window, French Doors with Juliette balcony overlooking the garden, wood flooring, and original wood moldings set a welcoming tone. Peek down the hallway for a seamless transition to contemporary living. The great room offers built-in window seats with storage, a full wall of cabinets for glassware and pantry items, seating for 10 at the dining table, gas and wood burning fireplace and south and east facing windows bringing in natural light throughout. The open kitchen, zero clutter design with no upper cabinets, Thermador appliance package, Danby marble island, soapstone counters and Chicago made custom wood cabinets make this space feel truly special. Retreat upstairs to the expansive primary suite with dramatic, vaulted ceilings, stunning wood beams and French doors leading to a private, east facing balcony to take in the glorious morning sun. Enjoy plenty of storage in the primary walk-in closet with washer/dryer and easy to access additional storage above. The ensuite bath has a spa-like feel as the large, south facing window provides sightlines onto the luscious yard and mature Black Elder trees. The bath has a double vanity, no step shower and extra-large free standing porcelain soaking tub. Also on the second floor upstairs is a second bathroom and two more bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, custom closets, white oak flooring, and skylights. The lower level is only a few steps below grade and is newly finished with east, west and south facing windows, exposed brick, recessed lighting, a family room, two bedrooms, a bathroom, mudroom, laundry, and storage, again with sightlines to the green grass, flowers, and shrubs, and easy access to both the yard and the street via 2 separate entrances. The house and garden are inextricably linked making this home appeal most to the individual or family that wants outdoor space in the city and/or a convenient and safe area for kids and pets to play. The yard boasts multiple sitting areas, a fire pit, exterior lighting and mature plantings, all lovingly maintained by owners for more than two decades. Just a minutes walk to Irving Park Brown Line, Metra and Buses. Walking distance to Boutiques, Theatres, Award-Winning Restaurants, Shops and several Neighborhoods: Southport Corridor, Ravenswood and Wrigley. Walk to Trader Joes! Welcome home!