If you were to try to build this exquisite and rare all-brick construction, 5,000 above ground sq. ft. home today, it would cost approximately $1.5M, pls $100K for the basement and $125-150K minimum for this gorgeous lot, based on the opinions from a local high-end builder and a 30-year appraiser. This is a replacement cost of $1.7M at a minimum. At this price, you can purchase and make any changes you like at a huge discount vs building new. This makes brilliant financial and investment sense for your next home vs trying to build, with virtually no great lots left in Aboite township like this one. Located on a tree-lined lot and street, this serene lot is surrounded by the beauty of nature. Spanning over 8,000 square feet, this homeowner's dream is perfectly situated within the award-winning Southwest Allen County school system, ensuring access to excellent schools. It’s proximity to the quaint village of Roanoke, SW Allen county and downtown Fort Wayne shopping and restaurants, highway 69 and the Fort Wayne airport, makes it an ideal location. Featuring 4 bedrooms and 4 full and 2 half baths, this home offers a wonderful mix of community and private spaces allowing for relaxing, visiting, playing, dining, entertaining and work-from-home use. The 1st floor main bedroom suite is a true sanctuary, with a modernly updated, gorgeous, bathroom with heated floors, two walk-in closets, and an adjoining office/den. As you enter the home, you'll be captivated by the oval dining room, a unique architectural feature that exudes elegance and charm, situated off the impressive two-story foyer. Ascending the staircase, you'll discover a second ensuite bedroom and two additional bedrooms sharing a generously sized bathroom. An additional staircase leads to the first floor's large eat-in kitchen. Natural light floods the space, accentuating its warmth and beauty. The kitchen is equipped with high quality appliances such as a sub-zero refrigerator and dual ovens. A convenient hallway towards the garage houses a huge walk-in pantry, laundry facilities, and a guest bathroom.The walk-out basement offers a spacious recreation area for young kids, teens, or adults, featuring daylight windows that fill the space with natural light and a brick fireplace. Stepping outside, you'll find a sprawling stone patio, creating an inviting outdoor space.