This is one of Western Springs' most extraordinary and well-regarded homes! The location is just a block to town and offers a breathtaking view of the iconic Western Springs water tower from the screened-in porch and the primary bedroom private deck! The Metra train, restaurants and all amenities of WS are just steps away, plus it is in walking distance to award-winning District 101 schools! With grand rooms, tall ceilings, 2 staircases, oversized windows, beautiful detailed trim and hardwoods throughout, this home has the classic beauty of a historic home plus the updates and amenities for today's modern living. The huge traditional foyer welcomes you from the blue stone porch and front walkway. A large kitchen and adjacent screened porch addition are the absolute heart of this home and a must see! The kitchen has white cabinets, black honed granite counters, a walk in pantry and large eating area. Double wide French doors open to the phenomenal screened-in porch bringing the outdoors inside! With 3 full sides of screened windows it offers so much air, light and beautiful views of the large, private fenced-in yard. Above the 2 car garage is a rare bonus space that is heated and cooled, perfect for a private office, studio, e-Learning space, etc.! The home isn't short on entertaining spaces. There is a parlor, huge family room and a separate dining room, all of which have fireplaces and huge windows with pretty views. The 4 bedrooms on the 2nd floor are all good-sized with nice closets, including the primary suite with a huge walk-in closet and private rooftop deck! From that deck there aren't many views more stunning in Western Springs! The large landing from the back staircase on the 2nd floor has been maximized and is home to an office with plenty of space and amazing views. Laundry is located on the 2nd floor and the entire 3rd floor is a bonus space with a new bathroom that is the amazing 5th bedroom. The finished part of the basement has 2 versatile spaces, while the huge unfinished area offers tons of storage! This is a one-of-a-kind home, not short on charm and definitely not cookie cutter, with special details and nuances that only a historic home can offer!