Fall in love with this completely remodeled move-in ready home on the highly desirable Marion Ave. in Braeside. Taken to the studs in most spaces in 2013 and updated with great care through 2018 by architect/owner. Bright with an open flow, this highly detailed 3 beds/1.5 baths plus 1 full bsmt. bath, is both beautiful and functional. The only thing left untouched in this vintage home is the immense charm! Stunning open chef's kitchen boasts custom painted/stained maple cabinetry, black marble tops, large furniture-grade island and wine storage, imported stone backsplash & ss appliances; 48" stove, 2 refig/frz's, 2nd sink w/filter. Direct access to courtyard paver patio perfect for entertaining. Large archways to the DR & LR with custom millwork/fireplace leads to the shiplap-clad Fam Rm, tall windows w/views of the massive backyard and patio. Large semi-enclosed screen porch (currently being used as home gym) off garage, can be remodeled to an office/bedroom. Primary bath like a spa w/remarkable vaulted ceiling/skylights, 6' air tub, rain dome & walnut built-ins. Fully finished basement with full bath/shwr, LVT floors, laundry, storage rm w/ 2nd laundry hookup. Highlights: 4" white oak 1st floors, Marvin DH windows, heated floors on 1st flr. plus baths, ENTIRELY replaced electrical/HVAC/plumbing systems, drain tile/sump, copper water service line, wired for sound w/clg. speakers. Private English-garden landscaping in front. Location is superb; walk to Botanic Garden & Ravinia. Easy access to the lake, 94 expressway, Metra to the Loop, Trader Joes & Lifetime Fitness. If you like style plus functionality - you'll love living here!