Stunning, masonry 5 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home on beautiful, tree-lined Hermitage Street, in vibrant Lake View and Hamilton School District. This stately, three-level home leads you through a landscaped and pavered gated front yard and lovely covered brick and limestone front porch to a spacious and inviting home. The main level features a gracious foyer entry, a tranquil living room - well appointed with large front windows, a wood-burning, gas starter fireplace, large plank Brazilian cherry wood floors, coffered ceiling and adjoining open dining room, one of many focal points perfect for intimate gatherings or large celebrations. The commercial grade chef's kitchen features a 48 inch, JennAir double-oven range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, island work station, walk-in pantry, breakfast area, ample cabinetry and counter space. The great room is flooded with natural light and makes for a relaxing, casual space accented with built-in shelving, an updated powder room, fireplace #2 and the attached rear deck, perfect for outdoor grilling. Make your way up an elegant, walnut staircase to the second level where you'll find three large bedrooms, two baths, a vaulted ceiling, and laundry. The expansive master suite makes for a relaxing retreat with its enormous spa bath (large glass enclosed, shower with multi-head shower and jets, separate over-size air jet tub, double-sink vanity and heated floors), walk-in closet, additional wall of closets, and rear balcony. Bedroom two is spacious and airy with dramatic front windows overlooking tranquil treetops. The lower level offers tremendous additional living space with high ceilings, radiant heated flooring, huge family/recreation room, wet bar with sink and beverage fridge, second laundry area (perfect for visiting guests or live-in nannies) and bedroom four (with a separate bath) and bedroom five, with ensuite bathroom! Additional features: rear yard with outdoor storage space, 2-car garage with overhead storage, finished trex garage roof deck with pergola and lattice sides. This wonderful residence is well situated in the Hamilton School District with proximity to the Metra, the El, Trader Joe's, boutique gyms and an endless selection of additional retail & restaurants, Southport Corridor, Wrigleyville, Roscoe Village, North Center and Lincoln Square. Be sure to click on our video tour!