If you are looking for a CUSTOM, PASSIVE SOLAR house that is ideal for the MODERN MINIMALIST, check out this beauty! This CUSTOM, ARCHITECT designed 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Riivendell home sits on OVER AN ACRE OF LAND and has a private feel while still being part of a wonderful neighborhood. Walking up to the house you will see the beautiful STAMPED CONCRETE WALKWAY leading to the DOUBLE FRONT DOORS. As you enter, you will be welcomed by the AIR LOCK FRONT VESTIBULE with integral shades in the front window panes. The front SPLIT STAIRCASE showcases the beautiful modern minimalist design. The main level of this bi-level home has a UNIQUE OPEN FLOOR PLAN where the kitchen ties in the living room and family room. This floor also boasts VAULTED ceilings, HARDWOOD floors, a FIREPLACE, PRIVATE BALCONIES for the living and family room, access to the DECK from the dining room, and access to the OVERSIZED GARAGE WITH EPOXY FLOORING and BONUS ROOM / STORAGE above the garage, just off the entrance to the home. The kitchen features GRANITE countertops, MAPLE cabinets, STAINLESS STEEL appliances, a DRY BAR, and a WALK IN PANTRY all under two skylights for NATURAL LIGHTING. A custom 9x9 lookout OFFICE is just steps above the main living area overlooking the front yard with windows on three sides. On the lower level, you will find the three bedrooms and two full baths along with the washer and dryer and GENERATOR - convenience all on one level. Following through with the PASSIVE SOLAR elements, the bedrooms on the lower level and slightly below grade and have ITALIAN PORCELAIN CERAMIC TILE flooring which is the passive solar style and it assists with warming in the winter and cooling in the summer, cutting down on utility bills due to being partially in ground. Other features include: metallic conduit electrical throughout; additional storage above garage is carpeted, finished attic; natural gas generator; epoxy flooring in garage; passive solar house; Pella windows with integral shades; roof (tear off '05); washer and dryer ('17); exterior painted ('18); dishwasher ('19); and septic pump & aerator ('19). Close to I-80, I-355, Metra, shopping, and the award winning Lincoln-Way Central School District.