OPEN SATURDAY, 7/30, 2-4PM!! TIMELESS ELEGANCE & GRANDEUR IN THIS PALATINE SHOWCASE!nSitting on highest ground on the street, atop a gently rising knoll in the heart of Palatine – a serene estate neighborhood in Potomac – this magnificent all-brick colonial with total finished 10,489 sq ft offers an ambience of quality living for the active family. Built to exacting specifications in 2000, the custom-built house by Baker Homes is perfectly sited on an impeccably maintained 2-acre lot with a circular driveway and a fully-fenced, wide-open, leveled backyard. From the stunning Corinthian columns framing the exterior of the front door, to the two-story, light-filled foyer with its marble floors and curved staircase, you are greeted by sophistication and warmth. The home features 5 fireplaces and six bedrooms – including five on the upper level — plus an oversized au pair or in-law suite in the daylight, walk-out basement. Striking in so many details, the home includes a party-sized, chef’s kitchen with a built-in banquette, another separate table space, plus an immense island with a built-in cooktop and seating space for at least six. The bonus is a full-sized aquarium built into one wall! The architectural charm of the adjacent family room includes a two-story wall of windows with arched transoms — all facing the backyard’s scenic, lush green lawn. A second-story, bowed balcony overlooks the family room from above, and the custom handcrafted fireplace, plus recessed space for an entertainment system. The main level also features sunken living and dining rooms, with exceptional crown molding and hardwood floors; a sophisticated first-floor study/home office with multiple built-ins, a wet bar and two-sided gas fireplace; plus a stunning Solarium with a cathedral ceiling. A mud/laundry room entrance from the huge main-level, 4-car garage, and a side door entrance, make for easy access to the kitchen.nnThe expansive owner’s suite boasts 14′ ceilings, hardwood floors, two large walk-in closets with organizers, a sitting area, and a luxe owner’s bath. 4 additional generously sized bedrooms with brand new carpets and 2 full baths complete the upper level. The walk-out basement is an entertainer’s dream with a fantastic home theater, a recreation room with an oversized fireplace, a wet bar and billiard room, as well as a bonus room and the sixth bedroom suite. Other features of the property include a whole-house gas generator, roof over $60,000 with special design with different elevation(2019), 4 newer units of multi-zone heating and cooling, two newer gas-powered water heaters, new sewage pump, Sub-Zero refrigerator 4 years, high-grade washer and dryer, and loads of storage space. A security system, and built-in sound system convey. Anderson windows throughout. Minutes from Potomac Village and the interstate corridor, this exquisite home will wow the most discerning buyers!