Exquisite brick two-story in sought-after Observatory Park is absolute perfection. Featured in the 2013 Home Tour, this five bed, five bath home with more than 5,800 total square feet offers exceptional finishes, consummate quality, and refined design. Stunning walnut floors grace the main level which features a gourmet kitchen and butler’s pantry, open-concept family room with double-sided gas fireplace and formal living and dining rooms. The elegant kitchen is open to the family room and showcases slab granite countertops, a centerpiece entertaining island with five-burner gas range and mercury glass pendant lighting, built-in work nook, tumbled tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and a casual eating space overlooking the backyard. French doors flank the indoor/outdoor gas fireplace in the gorgeous family room and open onto the expansive patio and landscaped yard. A herringbone brick pattern radiates above the stone mantle, highlighting the beautiful design of the outdoor fireplace and patio, perfect for entertaining. Through the sophisticated butler’s pantry, the generous formal dining room is ideal for hosting large gatherings and is adorned with a remarkable wrought-iron chandelier, plantation shutters, classic crown molding as well as recessed panel wainscoting. Adjacent is the formal living room which displays drum lighting and an attractive marble-surround gas fireplace and mantle. Upstairs, retreat to the luxurious master suite appointed with vaulted ceilings, a spa-like five-piece master bath and an exceptional, sunny walk-in closet. Also encompassed upstairs is the laundry room and three more sizable bedrooms, one with a private bath, the other two are adjoined by a Jack and Jill. The remarkable finished basement has all the bells and whistles! A beautiful kitchenette opens to the media room, boasting a leathered granite bar with trendy reclaimed beetle-kill accents. This open concept basement is ideal for guests, featuring a large fifth bedroom with walk-in closet, a full bath, another versatile rec room framed with stylish French doors and significant storage. Convenient oversized two-car garage with alley access. Take in the beautiful neighborhood from the inviting columned veranda, another ideal gathering place for friends and neighbors.