TRUE multi-generational custom built home with 2 independent homes all in one in desirable Countryside Oaks! Beautiful drive up appeal with this stately, all brick 2-story home with circle driveway, brick paver sidewalk and grand entrance. Walk into the main house and be welcomed with a 2-story foyer and hardwood and wrought iron staircase. Flanking left is a spaicous study/office with a full wall of custom built-ins and double French doors, and to the right, a formal dining room, with artist inspired tray ceiling, that connects to the kitchen. Down the main hallway is a sun-lit living/multi-use room and a butler's pantry that leads into a vaulted beamed great room adorned with a custom stone fireplace, floor to ceiling windows and a breathtaking water view! The eat-in kitchen has all white 42" custom cabinetry, high-end stainless appliances including double ovens with warming drawer, counter-depth built-in refrigerator, center bar-top island, granite double beveled countertops, and new glass subway tile backsplash. Hardwood floors throughout main floor and a spacious first floor mud & laundry room finish out the 1st level. Main house consists of 4 bedrooms upstairs with each bedroom having its own ensuite bathroom. Primary bedroom has that beautiful water view, tray ceiling, high-end crown molding, and his and her built-in closets. Ensuite primary bathroom just went thru a $40K remodel with new white high-boy cabinets, quartz countertops, stand alone over-sized Kohler soaker tub, barn door, designer tile, massive shower with all Studio 41 finishes. Main house boasts a a full basement finished with an additional bedroom and bath, workout area, wet bar, family room / recreation area with marble fireplace and a massive storage area. Thru the mud room, open the door and now you are in the in-law addition that is a self-contained residence. Your family or guests will love having their own private space that includes vaulted living room open to kitchen/dining, a huge bedroom with large walk-in closet, bathroom with double sinks and walk-in shower, gas log fireplace, separate laundry room and garage. 2nd kitchen equipped with 42" cabinets, stainless appliances, granite counters/peninsula and a separate workstation. All door openings are extra-wide and hardwood floors throughout making this a perfect home for aging parents, adult children who need their own space, a guest house or nanny. The home sits on a lushly landscaped 1.27 lot on a picturesque pond. Enjoy entertaining and grilling out on the custom flagstone patio complete with water garden, built-in firepit and sitting wall. This home will not disappoint! Buy with confidence. Most everything has been updated/replaced including the main house wood shake shingled roof, most windows, HVAC, appliances, carpet, etc. This neighborhood is a true Staycation! Enjoy resort living with a private 142 acre lake, sandy beach, tennis courts, playground & park, boat/canoe storage and clubhouse. Security Patrolled too! District 79 (Fremont) Elementary & Middle and District 120 (Mundelein Consoidated) High School. Live away from it all but in 15 you can be at a mall! Buyer pays a 1-time parcel transfer fee of $2,500 to Countryside Lake Association and HOA dues are $1,500/year (2 Associations).