Current owner's hate to leave! Picturesque lot in sought after Tower Lakes. Mature trees and sweeping green lawn will attract you to this beautiful colonial on over 1 acre. Once an eclectic mix of summer cottages and homes for Chicago residents, Tower Lakes is now an idyllic close-knit community with lakes, tennis & volleyball courts located near expansive forest preserves perfect for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing. You won't find a better place to enjoy the great outdoors whether during quarantine or beyond! Enjoy neighborhood activities - Fall Chili Cookoff; tons of Youth activities; 4th of July celebration with parade; Men's Day; sailing/kayaking; ice skating/fishing; tennis/pickleball...the list goes on and on! Tower Lakes is conveniently located near both Barrington & Fox River Grove Metra stations. This home will check all of your boxes. The kitchen with painted cabinets, stainless steel appliances including French-door refrigerator, dishwasher, brand new gas range, & granite counters is open to the family room with fireplace. What an ideal place to curl up with a book as puffy snow flakes float to earth. The floorplan is super flexible: The current owners use the original dining room as the perfect place to enjoy wine and a board game with friends or family with four chairs and a round cocktail table . The original living room makes an ideal dining room perfect for an oversized European farm table. A first floor office with large windows overlooking the front yard is drenched in natural light allowing you to comfortably work remote. Four large bedrooms (all can accommodate king size beds) have ample closet space. The master bath is newer with double vanity, marble floor, counter and shower surround and large walk-in closet. Four full baths insure morning traffic jams will be a distant memory. Walkout basement with rec room (possible 2nd office?), full bath, kitchenette and exercise room. Award-winning Barrington schools. Newer furnace (2018), water heater (2017), Nest thermostat, garage door opener (2016), New basement carpet (2020), 2 sets of new front entry steps and new shutters, Storage galore!