Introducing the Kankakee River Sanctuary, a beautifully restored & improved riverfront estate nestled amongst the trees in the vibrant and emerging Kankakee County. Originally built in 1948, this expansive residence has undergone substantial upgrades and renovations, seamlessly blending timeless charm with modern sophistication, perched on a hilltop along the mighty Kankakee River. It features 5 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and a generous living space thoughtfully distributed across three sprawling levels. Natural light floods the living room through three skylights, highlighting a cozy gas fireplace adorned with a chandelier & matching sconces. Breathtaking views of the Kankakee River Valley serve as a backdrop. The open-concept kitchen is a chef's dream, equipped with stainless steel appliances, a vintage island, and custom cabinetry. A cozy den adorned with a cut stone traditional fireplace, three distinct bedrooms on the mid-level, a sitting room, and a luxurious bathroom with a double sink and soaking tub enhance the home's inviting atmosphere. The lower level features a delightful 1-bedroom apartment, complete with a charming kitchen, ample storage accessible behind a bookshelf door, and a private entrance via the winding outdoor staircase. Outdoor living is accentuated by a large multi-tiered deck, a quaint side patio, landscaped surroundings, and a flagstone patio with a fire pit, perfect for enjoying peaceful evenings and summer breezes. Handmade blinds adorn the huge windows overlooking the river. Additional amenities include a 1.5 car attached garage and parking for 2 more vehicles on the asphalt driveway. Flood insurance is not required, providing peace of mind. The furniture, curated with timeless elegance in mind by the previous owner, is available for inclusion. This residence epitomizes a perfect blend of charm, elegance, and functionality-your sanctuary awaits! Huge opportunity for income generation.