Meticulously maintained 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath ranch with basement in ideal location in Palatine! Long-time home owners have lovingly cared for this home with many renovations completed, including gleaming hardwood floors throughout most of the home. Enter through the beautiful oak front door with stained glass and matching sidelights. The open living room and dining room are filled with sunlight and offer a great layout for entertaining! The spacious kitchen with breakfast nook features maple cabinetry, granite counters and a peninsula, perfect for food serving or quick meals! The large family room addition is highlighted by cathedral ceilings, recessed lighting and a gas fireplace, and makes the perfect spot for cozy gatherings or movie night! The generously sized primary bedroom and additional two bedrooms all offer a serene, neutral color palette and are served by a convenient hallway full bathroom. Downstairs you'll find a huge recreation room and large utility room with ample room for storage. Outdoors enjoy the beautiful landscaping throughout the backyard, while you relax on the patio! All this plus newer roof and big-ticket mechanicals, including A/C, furnace, humidifier, attic fan, and washing machine. Solid wood 6-panel doors on all bedrooms and baths. Detached 2 car garage. Top schools: Gray Sanborn Elementary, Walter Sundling Junior High (2021 National Blue Ribbon School Award), and Palatine HS. Fantastic neighborhood, close to library, shopping, Metra and downtown Palatine restaurants. This pristine home is ready for you to make new memories!