965 S Elm Avenue
Kankakee, IL 60901

Single Family
Sq. Ft.
Acre Lot
Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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DEEP RIVERVIEW charmer with more room than you would think with a FINISHED 3RD FLOOR for a family/play room, art studio or a 5th bedroom! 9' ceilings on the first floor. This home has a lot of COZY FEATURES like the ENCLOSED FRONT PORCH for relaxing in the morning, the WOODBURNING FIREPLACE for cozying up to in the winter, the BACK DECK to unwind after work, many built-ins and more! TONS OF KITCHEN CABINETS and plenty of countertop space. Even space for a table! There is a FULL BATHROOM on the main floor just steps away from the 1st FLOOR BEDROOM. Carpet has been removed and HARDWOOD FLOORS have been REFINISHED in most rooms. BASEBOARD TRIM has also been REFINISHED in the dining room. The unfinished BASEMENT has the updated mechanicals such as the newer HI-EFFICIENCY FURNACE, 50 gallon gas hi-efficiency water heater and the circuit breakers. The second floor has 3 BEDROOMS and a full bath. There is also a stairway to the OPEN FINISHED ATTIC on the 3rd floor which is A BLANK PALETTE for you! Some IMPROVEMENTS the present owner has made that match the age and PERSONALITY of this home are CROWN MOLDINGS & picture rails in all 2nd floor bedrooms, EXPOSED BRICK chimney in bedroom, fireplace mantle, BUILT-IN BOOKCASES that flank the FIREPLACE in the living room, dining room has new plate rail, board & batten walls, COFFERED CEILING and handrails on the stairway to 2nd floor. This REASONABLY PRICED gem is priced to please & move quickly! Located only 3 blocks away from the CROWN JEWEL PARK of Kankakee! Also, close to RIVERVIEW HISTORIC DISTRICT! Nearby are 2 RIVERFRONT PARKS with walking trails, 8 tennis courts, baseball fields, 3 PICKLEBALL COURTS & shuffleboard. Plus the BOAT CLUB with boat launches, the COUNTRY CLUB, Frank Lloyd Wright's first PRAIRIE DESIGNED B. Harley Bradley house, the KANKAKEE RIVER and the Kankakee Riverfront Trail BIKE TRAIL. The nearby Kankakee River is part of the National Water Trail, great for KAYAKING, canoeing, boating, WATER SKIING, jet skis, etc. Also, close to the highly rated Kankakee FARMERS MARKET in downtown Kankakee and Downtown Historic District along with great businesses like art galleries, a wine & craft beer boutique, an old theater, a boutique clothing store, an indoor mall with a pub and a wine bar plus ice cream shop and more! Plus the RIVERFRONT MASTER PLAN with the East Riverwalk! Kankakee School District offers MORE PROGRAM CHOICES than any other area school district. Unique choices like MAGNET & MONTESSORI, the Culinary Arts with the KAYS KITCHEN FOOD TRUCK to give students Culinary or BUSINESS EXPERIENCE and Kankakee Kays Battalion JROTC. Experience Kankakee and its MANY AMENITIES while traveling only about an hour to downtown Chicago. Ask for the 1 year AHS HOME WARRANTY! Start Packin'!
Residential - Single Family, Other
2 Full
Vinyl siding
Public Sewer
The scores below measure the walkability of the address, access to public transit of the area and the convenience of using a bike on a scale of 1-100

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Courtesy: Coldwell Banker Realty
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