No other home like this in Downers Grove! A true architectural gem! This home is a Downers Grove historic landmark on almost 1 acre adjacent to Gilbert Park and Maple Grove Forest Preserve. A truly magical location! This 3 bed, 1.1 bath English Cotswold Cottage-style home is full of beautiful architectural details that will make your buyer feel they are living in a fairy tale. Highlights include the 22 foot height living room ceiling supported by wood arched beams, stone, brick and stucco fireplace in living room, floor to ceiling cobblestone fireplace in basement, Balcony overlooking the living room, circular wooden staircase complete to second story and basement, gorgeous random width oak hardwood floors throughout, stunning solid wood doors with period hardware, vintage light fixtures and candle sconces and holders, wrought iron curtain rods, stairway railings, and window gates, phone alcoves and laundry chutes, and heavily textured interior stucco walls. Bright and inviting sun room with two walls of windows to enjoy the view. Bathrooms are appointed with period style tile and wainscot. Exterior of home is stone and brick with outward swing casement windows, simulated slate roof, copper flashing, gutters & downspouts and window screens. Radiator heat with newer boiler. Grounds are breathtaking with perennials and slate and flagstone paths. Home has a two car attached garage and elaborate storage shed to the east. This is a one of a kind opportunity to own such a unique and impressive home!