Situated on an historic residential block in East Ravenswood/Graceland West, this lovely 5000sf+ vintage charmer, built in 1896 on an oversized 40' by 165' lot, is an oasis is the city! It is designed for entertaining both inside and out; build your memories on the wraparound front porch with swing (which was featured in Disney's Christmas Again in 2021) and the backyard paradise which is perfect for enjoying time with family and friends. The inviting foyer leads to a spacious living room with a wall of built-ins and a wood burning fireplace with gas starter. The large formal dining room is ready for small or large crowds. High ceilings, gracious room sizes and hardwood floors throughout. It has been extensively rehabbed over the years for modern living but still retains original woodwork, leaded glass, a tin ceiling, lower level clawfoot tub and vintage sink, along with other original vintage details. A full bath on this main level is very convenient. The library/den has wall to wall built-in shelves with the ability to create an additional bedroom should one need. A bright kitchen enjoys a breakfast bar, has a large custom table, bench and chairs and a small desk. The large "mud room" has cubbies plus pantry closet and leads out to an attractive newly renovated deck which overlooks the expansive professionally landscaped yard, with furniture and a grill. A brick three car garage included! The second level features the primary bedroom suite with built-in nightstands, additional built-in cabinets, as well as a Waterworks spa bath with steam shower and dual walk in closets. There are two additional family bedrooms on this level, full bath, and a 4th bedroom currently set up as an office for two featuring custom cabinets. The laundry chute is an added bonus! There is a fantastic rec room in the lower level, a 5th BR/flex room, full bath, laundry and significant storage, including a safe. An underground irrigation system and even more loft storage above the garage. Close proximity to LSD, Metra, and El. Near Montrose Avenue and Malt Row-Ravenswood Corridor craft beer scene.