This is a unique opportunity to enjoy suburban-sized living indoors and out while owning a priceless piece of Chicago architectural history. Located in a quiet historic district two blocks from the lake, this grand residence by famed architect George W. Maher offers 12,000+ square feet of beautifully preserved living space on an enormous, landscaped lot. An impressive example of Mahers blending of the Prairie School with Arts & Crafts traditions, this architectural treasure features a brick and limestone faade, museum-quality millwork, oak and maple floors, period lighting, and stunning leaded glass windows. The level of craftsmanship cannot be recreated in todays world.The home is expansive yet cozy and livable with its warm, intimate public spaces and bedrooms. Highlights of the main level are the spacious living room with fireplace, stately library and billiard room, and functional kitchen with breakfast room.Six bedrooms plus a potential nursery are located on the upper levels. The spacious master bedroom features two walls of windows, two walk-in closets, a dressing room, lovely treetop views and a private terrace. The master bath offers a vanity, custom makeup desk, large two-person whirlpool tub, separate vintage shower with body sprays, elegant wood cabinetry, and marble countertops.On the lower level is a massive game and recreation room as well as a separate mirrored exercise room and spacious storage, work and utility rooms.The homes 2-car garage with driveway has a studio with kitchen above.The generous outdoor space includes a rear patio, two terraces, a koi pond, and landscaped grounds over five city lots in size.Originally called Kenesaw Terrace, this quiet, tree-lined residential street contains one of Chicagos best collections of Prairie-style residences. The district was designated a Chicago Landmark in 1977.Just steps from the lakefront, residents enjoy access to a range of amenities including the nearby Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course, Montrose Harbor and Beach, and the 18-mile lakefront trail. Neighborhood restaurants encompass an eclectic mix of upscale and ethnic options from Mexican, Argentinian and Peruvian to Japanese, Indian and Thai. The new Wilson Yard Target store is also just blocks away.Getting around town is easy with access to Lake Shore Drive just a block and a half away and a modest walk to the Red Line L station.