Homes for Sale in Riverwood Golf and Athletic Club, Clayton


riverwoodAbout Riverwood

Riverwood Golf & Athletic Club is located in Clayton , NCRiverwood offers residents stunning homes nestled in the natural beauty of Clayton ,while still offering quick access to Raleigh, I-40, I-540, and Hwy 70.  Riverwood is comprised of two very different communities that are less than 2 miles apart but share all amenities.  “Riverwood Golf Club” revolves around a championship 27 hole course designed by David Postlewait course set in beautiful rolling terrain along the Neuse River. Most homes in this portion of the community have golf course views and are situated on large lots.

Residents of “Riverwood Athletic Club” enjoy high quality amenities only moments from their homes.  Amenities and golf privileges are enjoyed by both communities.  Families enjoy the active lifestyle Riverwood has to offer.


 This community offers a large fenced-in children’s wading pool;  an outdoor event and lap pool with 1 meter diving board, 4 lap lanes, and basketball hoop; Indoor Competition Pool featuring six, 25-yard lanes perfect for lap swimming and a max depth of 8 feet;  outdoor recreational pool featuring children’s sprayground with max depth of 2.5 feet; a 67-foot water slide plus a cabana with restrooms, showers, shaded tables and ceiling fans. There is a large sun deck, security check-in and lifeguards.  Professional aquatics programs include a summer swim team and year round USS swim team, swim lessons, water aerobics, masters swim team and high school swim teams.

RiverwoodOther amenities of the Riverwood Athletic Club community include:

  • Village Shops on mainstreet that include an ice cream shop, spa, dog grooming, and more.
  • Playgrounds offer mini escapes to burn off energy for children and parents alike, without having to pile everyone into the car to get there.
  • Miles of walking and biking trails meander through the picturesque community and offer a wonderful way to work off the yummy visits to the ice cream shop!
  • Multiple park areas featuring gazebos offer perfect impromptu picnics with family and friends.
  • Enjoy fishing in the community pond.
  • A highly rated, community-based daycare is located right past the Village Shops at the entrances of Riverwood, making drop off and pick up a breeze as you commute to work. Riverwood even has its’ own medical facility.

Are you ready for a work out? Riverwood Athletic Club has you covered! From the premier equipment in the workout center, to exercise classes and open gymnasium time, you can find the perfectDSCN0792 workout schedule for you. .

Riverwood hosts events and festivals throughout the year. In the past, street festivals, triathlons, artists-in-the-village concerts, Easter egg hunts, Christmas in Riverwood, and dinner with Santa have been held.  Riverwood’s onsite elementary and middle schools join the proud list of Johnston County schools and rank among the top in the Triangle area. Both schools have been designated as Schools of Excellence by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Homes in Riverwood

Homes in the Riverwood Athletic  portion of the neighborhood include both single family homes and townhomes.  Townhomes range in the  $100’s  while single family are from the $200’s   The golf course course homes are typically situated on larger lots and will run form the mid $200’s to $400’s. There is still new construction being offered in the Athletic Club side of this community. Residents owning single family homes enjoy all amenities for low HOA fee of $66/month which includes golf times that are published.  Owners of townhomes pay $115/month for the same privileges but also for ground keeping and exterior maintenance. Scroll Down to view all homes for sale in Riverwood.  These homes are subject to frequent change as this comes from a direct link to the local MLS.  Bookmark this page to view again. 

For more information or to arrange for a personal tour,  contact area expert and real estate professional,  Ernie Behrle with BuySmart Realty  at 919-795-5447 or use the form below.

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North Carolina has a system of county public school systems. School assignments in this area are done by specific address. To view actual school assignments for the current or upcoming school year for any home you are interested in, please use the following links.
WAKE COUNTY ( includes the majority of Raleigh, Cary, Knightdale, Wake Forest, Wendell & Zebulon )
JOHNSTON COUNTY ( includes Clayton, parts of Raleigh, Wendell, & Zebulon)