FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET this SPACIOUS RANCH on nearly 2 acres with a CREEK & TIMBER has a HEAT ready WORKSHOP ~ JUST WHAT YOU'VE BEEN LOOKING FOR! Inside you'll LOVE: updated GRANITE kitchen countertops (2016), NEW SLATE appliances (2016), NEW water softener (2010), NEW FURNACE (2009), OPEN CONCEPT KITCHEN to family room, 3 bedrooms UPSTAIRS & a FULL FINISHED basement with 4th bedroom (non-conforming) or office & 3rd FULL BATH, generous STORAGE, BUILT IN bookcases & a whole house fan. Outside enjoy: pretty FRONT PORCH, NEW ROOF (2011), attached 2.5 car extra DEEP GARAGE (24 x 23), HUGE Deck faces east for SHADED AFTERNOON barbecues, a SCREENED PORCH facing east (12 x 9), a BARN style SHED, an INSULATED, HEAT READY WORKSHOP and a separate SHED/outbuilding. The INSULATED WORKSHOP (24 x 20) is COACH HOUSE brand and was NEW in 2003, and the MASSIVE DRIVEWAY (77 x 24) was NEW in 2018! POOLS AND FENCES ARE ALLOWED. You just won't find ALL OF THESE FEATURES & a PRIVATE DREAM RANCH HOME to ESCAPE to anywhere else! City amenities are close (Nicor GAS and ComEd Electric) but without the city rules (private well and septic). EXCEPTIONALLY maintained means MOVE IN ready, and a QUICK CLOSE is possible to WELCOME YOU HOME!