Situated on nearly one acre and set back from the road in sought after Jewel Park, this charming ranch home with its circular drive and covered entry has great curb appeal and offers many recent major updates. The gorgeous remodeled kitchen features high end stainless appliances including a wine/beverage cooler, an abundance of cabinetry and granite counter top space, a huge island with raised breakfast bar, a skylight, and hardwood flooring. The 2-sided wood-burning FP in the very large living room also serves the cozy, yet spacious, family room. You will love the enormous sun room with timbered vaulted ceilings that opens to the brick patio. The master bedroom suite features a walk-in closet and a beautifully remodeled bathroom with large walk-in shower and dual sinks. The handsome, recently remodeled hall bath features a sky light. One of the bedrooms is currently being used as an office and offers access to the patio through French doors. Gleaming hardwood floors in most rooms. The first floor utility room opens to the garage and features granite-topped cabinetry, a utility tub, a closet, and top-loading washer and dryer. The "2+" garage features a staircase to access a storage loft. The spacious backyard and the free-form brick patio with decorative retaining walls are perfect for relaxation and entertaining. Improvements within the past five years include a new roof, furnace, A/C, humidifier, whole house generator, hot water heater, water filtration system, 2 sump pumps, and more! This home is in a "near everything" location and just a short walk to Citizens Park which offers tennis- and basketball courts, playground, and a nature trail that connects with Cuba Marsh. Close to Metra, shopping, library, and quaint down-town Barrington. Jewel park is served by award winning schools.