Unique custom built home in Columbia Bay Estates. Quiet subdivision surrounded by protected common area. Lake rights to the Chain of Lakes from the homeowner association's private park and pier. This home is near Lake County Forest Preserves and not far from the Metra train station. Walk into this lovely two-story home with high ceilings in foyer and open floor plan. Beautiful hardwood floors on the main level. Kitchen featuring granite countertops, all stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, pantry closet, breakfast bar with seating and eating area with outdoor access through French door. leading to gorgeous backyard. Gather in your cozy, sun-filled family room. Half bath completes the main level. Custom-designed stairs lead to a large master bedroom overlooking the garden. Private ensuite with vaulted ceiling, double sink, separate shower, and a large walk-in closet with a window. Convenient second floor laundry. Two light-filled bedrooms with walk-in closets. Open french doors to find a large fourth bedroom that can also serve as a media room, office or playroom. Unfinished basement gives you the opportunity to make it your own! Reminiscent of old Charleston, a brick sidewalk leads you to a private reading nook. Enter through an iron gate surrounded by mature evergreens and you will find custom iron window boxes, large brick patio, custom-built deck, and a brick and stone sitting wall. Stroll through the flower garden on crushed blue stone paths. In this private garden you will find mature trees and perennials. An irrigation system covers the entire yard and flower garden. The gazebo provides shade and has mosquito netting for enjoying the garden well into the night. Three fire pit areas. Bose speakers mounted near cedar deck. This home is perfect for everyday entertaining and living. Garage is heated by a gas furnace. This home is full of character!! Come see your future home before it's gone!!