Newer construction in East Lake Bluff? Yes, you really can have both! This striking five-bedroom, four and a half-bath 4,626-square-foot custom home gives you all the space and style you want, with a modern floorplan and features you didn't think you could find in this coveted location. On nearly a half-acre of parklike grounds, this home features a storybook exterior enhanced by mature trees, lush landscaping, and an expansive stone porch. Inside, great family spaces promote togetherness and offer excellent entertainment potential, while spacious bedrooms invite serenity when it's time for privacy. Greeted by hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings, crown molding and wainscotting, and designer finishes, you'll immediately be inspired by this impressive home. The private office/den just beyond the entry is a convenient space that can transform to meet your needs. On the other side, the sophisticated formal dining room leads to a gracious butler's pantry with a sink, dishwasher drawer, wine fridge, and walk-in pantry. Continue through to the chef-ready kitchen. As beautiful as it is functional, this space features a large eat-in island, dark stone counters contrasted with white custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and an adjacent breakfast area with built-in banquet seating. The kitchen opens to a light-filled family room that overlooks the patio and backyard through a wall of glass doors. Anchored by a stunning fireplace with flanking bookcases, the coffered ceiling and recessed lighting further enhances the feeling of warmth in the room. The coveted first-floor primary suite is a refuge, with a large walk-in closet with stackable washer and dryer and a spa-like marble bathroom with dual vanities, soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. Completing the first floor is a chic powder bathroom and sizable mudroom off the three-car garage with a planning desk, excellent storage, and access to the fenced backyard. Upstairs is a fantastic en-suite bedroom and two secondary bedrooms that share an oversized Jack-and-Jill bath. Each of these three bedrooms offers exceptional space and a walk-in closet. The fifth bedroom and fourth full bath are located on the finished lower level with 9-foot ceilings, together with a huge recreation space, an ample laundry room, and tons of storage. Large window wells keep this floor as light and bright as the rest of the home. The backyard is an oasis with leafy trees, an entertainment patio, and a substantial playset on the vast lawn. The playset is one of the many new features added to the home within the last two years in addition to installing a whole-house water filter, a Generac generator, designer light fixtures, custom window coverings, an ADS security system, and more. Is this the perfect home? It just might be!