Sophisticated elegance, understated, comfortable, private with room to breathe. Gorgeous professionally landscaped retreat with all the attributes that you would expect from an outstanding country estate; a safe and secluded sanctuary that provides the discerning buyer with an opportunity for a complete change in lifestyle for everyday or just the weekend. This is your escape from the city. Nestled on a heavily wooded lot between Woodstock Country Club and Bull Valley Golf Club, this magnificent property sits high on a hill at the end of a quiet, winding street. This gorgeous home is a host's dream with room for big entertainment inside and out in a setting located on more than 2 acres. Gardens, brick paver patios, and walkways surround a beautiful built-in mineral water pool, yet warmth and intimacy envelop you in the flawless handcrafted woodwork, hardwood flooring throughout, and coffered ceilings of the warm great room and light-filled library with built-in wet bar. Entertain with ease in the well-appointed chef's kitchen with updated cabinets, quartz counter tops, high end stainless steel appliances including SubZero refrigerator and freezer, 2 double wall ovens, and warming drawer. An adjoining breakfast room with fireplace along with multiple flex spaces offer more than one option for working from home or even a home-based business. The elegant living room flows to the banquet sized dining room. The stunning second floor master suite has french doors to the private deck overlooking the grounds and pool, a reading area, flex space, separate shower room, water closet, and his and her walk-in closets with dressing islands is a retreat in itself. All bedrooms with private foyers and en-suite baths. The 1500 bottle, temperature-controlled wine cellar will take the wine lover's breath away; or literally take your breath away in the home gym. Cozy up next to any of the 4 fireplaces throughout the home in the master bedroom, breakfast room, great room and living room. Security system, sprinkler system and 20K Generac Whole House Generator. Only 10 minutes to the center of Woodstock and 15 minutes to downtown Crystal Lake with all their charms and amenities; both with access to Metra's Union Pacific Northwest Line to Chicago providing accessibility while still feeling worlds away. The nearby and famous Woodstock Square offers boutique shops and restaurants, a renowned farmer's market and the Woodstock Opera House. Near Marian Central HS, Crystal Lake Montessori. Please note real estate taxes - you can live your dream at this beautiful estate for taxes that are 50% of comparably priced homes. See this beautiful sanctuary for yourself - we will be happy to arrange an exclusive showing for you!