A home that simply takes your breath away is a dream come true in this quiet, retreat-like residence in the heart of desirable Barrington. Every luxury awaits in this exquisite newer home w/ extensive upgrades + custom features built by legendary Pinnacle custom bldrs. The lushly landscaped culdesac setting provides the perfect setting for the gorgeous exterior features and what awaits within. From the moment you enter the 11,000+ SF expanse of this French Country Chateau, you are greeted with gracious appointments that offer no compromise in elegance & design. The grand 2 story entry foyer features a full height stone fireplace hearth room seating to enjoy a quiet conversation or thoughtful reflection. The elegant formal rooms provide exceptional quality details including coffered ceiling, trim detail + arched doorways. The gourmet luxury kitchen offers every dream feature for today's chef including Sub-Zero, Wolf and Bosch appliances, a working island w/ prep sink, 2nd luxury dishwasher & 2nd breakfast bar style island. Appliance garages keep counters looking show ready yet are instantly functional. A designers eye created this exquisite melange of custom wood cabinetry, granite cntrs + stone backsplash, creating a one of a kind space. Adjacent eating area offers grand space for a large table + a nearby hearth area featuring 1 of 7 fireplaces. The colossal 2 story great room offers 2 fireplaces & a grand wall of windows to enjoy the stunning views of the outdoor space. Main Flr library has custom built ins, coffered ceilings & rich Brazilian cherry floors. A 2nd front door provides convenient accessibility to the huge mudroom area as well as laundry room with extensive cabinetry, huge locker-style closet & pantry and the elevator that brings you to all 3 levels with ease. Two elegant half baths complete the main level spaces. The grand foyer staircase or back stairs provide convenient options to bring you to the 2nd level. Elegant lighting sconces, arched doorways, deep crown molding, luxury ceiling design & wainscoting detail punctuate the design thruout this home. Grand primary bedrm suite is a sumptuous retreat offering exquisite space to recharge & refresh. The deep trayed ceiling, Juliette balcony, elegant fireplace + gleaming hardwood floors are some of the stand-out features. The sumptuous primary bath offers huge steam shower, his + hers sinks areas w/ pillar cabinetry, vessel sinks and modern tub. Huge Primary closet offers extensive built-ins & laundry chute! All large BRs each feature a prvt bath, huge closets & vaulted or tray ceilings with fans. A 5th bedroom wing features a dreamy retreat w/ window seat + built-in cabinetry, vaulted ceiling w/ crystal chandelier & a gorgeous light /bright bath w/ a skylight & huge WIC w/ blt-ins. A large vaulted exercise room & a tucked away reading nook space complete the 2nd level. The exceptional lower level walkout features a grand CATLOW THEATRE style bar, media room & theatre! Enjoy a piece of Barrington history with this thoughtfully designed space, incorporating many iconic features. A huge open recreation area offers expansive tv & game areas and more! A wine room features views of the extensive storage for your finest procurements. 6th Bedrm, full Bath & extensive storage round out the lower level. Garage has 4 indoor parking spaces w/ epoxy floor & 2 addtl spaces in the porte-cochere. Enjoy the large deck featuring a 7th fireplace! Spacious paver patio offers a large space to enjoy lush 5 acre yard & pond views. Latest updates include 2016 Cedar Shake Roof, Brazilian cherry hand scraped HW flrs, water filtration sys & complt remodel of 6th bedrm /exercise room wing. The quiet elegance speaks volumes of the luxurious lifestyle you can enjoy here, mere minutes from excellent schools & downtown Barrington w/ extensive shops restaurants + train to the city. Barrington offers one of the most desired areas of Chicagoland! An exceptional opportunity to call this home.