• 963 Loop Road
    Clayton, NC 27527
  • 1,500 sqft and up

Riverwood: Upscale Living in Clayton, NC

A championship athletic club, high-end properties at every price point, and an ideal location just outside of Downtown Clayton make Riverwood an excellent place to call home. This town within a neighborhood showcases everything you could possibly need, including on-site amenities, stores, schools, and so much more. However, Riverwood's crown jewel has to be its namesake athletic club, which boasts everything from 27 holes of golf to a 30,000 square foot recreation facility.

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Riverwood Highlights

Diverse homes

Whether you're searching for a stately residence with every upgrade imaginable, a low-maintenance townhome, or a cozy villa, Riverwood offers something for all buyers at almost every price point. Here, homes vary in size from around 1,000 square feet to over 7,000 square feet, and many older properties come with ample acreage.

Nearby amenities

One of the biggest draws to Riverwood is its proximity to Clayton, as well as the neighborhood's long list of on-site amenities. Membership to the Riverwood Golf and Athletic Club is included in your HOA dues. This amenity center offers everything from a 30,000 square foot fitness facility to nine indoor and outdoor pools, as well as a 7,300-yard golf course and trails. 

Riverwood at a Glance

Getting Around

Downtown Raleigh: 31 mins
Clayton: 10 mins
Raleigh-Durham Int'l Airport: 41 mins


Zip Code: 27527
School District: Johnston
Median Home Value: $312,500

A Snapshot of Riverwood

Wondering What's Around?

Parks and recreation

When you're not unwinding at Riverwood's vast network of trails, on-site golf course, or various pools, be sure to get out and explore everything Clayton has to offer. You'll find countless locals staying active at the Clayton Community Park, which boasts its own pond and sports courts. The East Clayton Dog Park is the perfect place to let loose with your four-legged friends, while the River Walk on the Neuse showcases four miles of paved waterfront trails.

Plenty of things to do

Everything is truly at your fingertips when you live in Riverwood. Check out local businesses—like Pelican's SnoBalls or Brown Bag Bagels—along Athletic Club Boulevard. The Market at Riverwood features a number of restaurants, as well as a Food Lion. Riverwood even hosts its own year-round events, including golf lessons, sports leagues, outdoor concerts, and holiday get-togethers.

A+ schools

Riverwood's younger residents will benefit from the community's on-site schools, which are currently zoned to the Johnston County Public School district. Riverwood Elementary and Riverwood Middle have received top marks from Niche.com, and both are recognized as some of the best schools in Johnston County. Older students go on to attend Clayton High, which is just a 10 minute drive from Riverwood. And to top it all off, Riverwood even has its own on-site daycares.  

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