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Riverstone TX Real Estate & Neighborhood

One of the top-selling master-planned communities in the Greater Houston area, Riverstone boasts of excellent schools, top-notch amenities, and great accessibility.

Covering a 3,700-acre area south of State Highway 6, Riverstone is an upscale community that straddles two of Houston’s Best Suburbs, Missouri City and Sugar Land.

Riverstone is a popular choice for its diverse home options, sprawling park areas and green spaces, wide range of amenities, and great schools.

  • TOP-SELLING COMMUNITY: Riverstone consistently ranks as one of the best-selling master-planned communities in the Greater Houston area. John Burns Real Estate Consulting, RCLCO, and Robert Charles Lesser & Co. have included the community in their independent top seller lists.
  • GREAT MASTER PLAN: Riverstone is a mixed-use development with several residential sections alongside commercial and office spaces located along its main roads. Developers also set aside 500 acres for open space and park areas, 250 acres for lakes, and 20 miles of hike-and-bike trails.
  • THE CLUB AT RIVERSTONE: Riverstone’s 17-acre recreation center is located just off University Boulevard. The Club at Riverstone boasts of an 8,000-square foot clubhouse, tennis courts, a theme playground, a pavilion, and a resort-style pool complex.

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  • EXCELLENT SCHOOLS: Fort Bend ISD, awarded National School District of Character in 2011, serves the community. Austin Parkway Elementary, Commonwealth Elementary, Settlers Way Elementary, First Colony Middle, Fort Settlement Middle, and Elkins High School are among the top-rated schools in the Greater Houston area.
  • CONVENIENT LOCATION: Riverstone’s location just off SH 6 gives residents fairly easy access to other key thoroughfares including Southwest Freeway (Hwy 59), Highway 90 Alt, Beltway 8, and Fort Bend Parkway Toll Road.
  • PLENTY OF RETAIL AND DINING OPTIONS: Located along Highway 6, Riverstone Shopping Center boasts of over 270,000 square feet of leasable space and over 30 stores. Other dining, retail, and commercial establishments line Highway 6 so Riverstone residents have plenty of options within minutes of their homes.

Due to the community’s vast number of neighborhoods, home types, and developers, Riverstone real estate can be a frustrating and time-consuming to navigate.

For help in navigating this challenging market, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s Best Realtors and one of Riverstone’s most active real estate agents.

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12 Things Riverstone Real Estate Buyers Should Know

Located in an area spanning two of Houston’s best suburbs, Riverstone is an upscale master-planned community from multi-award winning Johnson Development.

  • Riverstone consistently ranks as one of the best-selling master-planned communities in the Greater Houston area. John Burns Real Estate Consulting, RCLCO, and Robert Charles Lesser & Co. have included the community in their independent top seller lists.
  • Riverstone is a mixed-use development with several residential sections alongside commercial and office spaces located along its main roads. Developers also set aside 500 acres for open space and park areas, 250 acres for lakes, and 20 miles of hike-and-bike trails.
  • Riverstone’s 17-acre recreation center is located just off University Boulevard. The Club at Riverstone boasts of an 8,000-square foot clubhouse, tennis courts, a theme playground, a pavilion, and a resort-style pool complex.
  • Fort Bend ISD, awarded National School District of Character in 2011, serves the community. Austin Parkway Elementary, Commonwealth Elementary, Settlers Way Elementary, First Colony Middle, Fort Settlement Middle, and Elkins High School are among the top-rated schools in the Greater Houston area.
  • Riverstone’s location just off SH 6 gives residents fairly easy access to other key thoroughfares including Southwest Freeway (Hwy 59), Highway 90 Alt, Beltway 8, and Fort Bend Parkway Toll Road.
  • Located along Highway 6, Riverstone Shopping Center boasts of over 270,000 square feet of leasable space and over 30 stores. Other dining, retail, and commercial establishments line Highway 6 so Riverstone residents have plenty of options within minutes of their homes.
  • Covering a 3,700-acre area south of State Highway 6, Riverstone is an upscale community that straddles two of Houston’s Best Suburbs, Missouri City and Sugar Land.
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  • Riverstone showcases a number of home varieties, including traditional single-family homes, patio homes, townhomes, custom homes, lakeside homes, and luxury estate-style homes. Multi-family homes are also available in the community.
  • Opened in 2001, Riverstone offers homes from Westport, Taylor Morrison, Sitterle Homes, Emerald Homes, Darling Homes, Perry Homes, Newmark Homes, Westin Homes, Meritage Homes, Highland Homes, Partners in Building, Sterling Classic Homes, Sims Luxury Builders, Peterson Home Builders, and Lespreance Construction.
  • Riverstone homes typically offer 3- to 8-bedroom floor plans with living spaces ranging from 1,500 to over 15,000 square feet.
  • Lot sizes vary widely as well, 5,000 to upwards of 25,000 square feet.
  • Prices for Riverstone homes for sale can start at around $250,000. Luxury real estate in the community can fetch $6,000,000+ price tags.

Riverstone Maps and Location

Located about 25 miles southwest of downtown Houston, Riverstone is an upscale master-planned community spanning a 3,700-acre area in Fort Bend County. It is made up of several sections, some of which are gated.

The community’s master-plan sets aside space for commercial and office areas, along with 500 acres for open space and park areas, 250 acres for lakes, and 20 miles of trails. Riverstone also has an on-site school, Anne Sullivan Elementary School (opened in 2016).

Parks line Riverstone’s southern areas, particularly sections bordered by and near Brazos River.

Portions of the master-planned community sit within Missouri City’s borders, while other sections are within the extraterritorial jurisdictions of both Sugar Land and Missouri City. As a result, some Riverstone homes have Missouri City addresses, while others have Sugar Land addresses.

Riverstone Shopping Center, Missouri Shopping Center, and Williams Trace Shopping Center are all within a short drive away.

Thanks to the community’s location, residents have almost immediate access to Highway 6. Southwest Freeway (Highway 59), Fort Bend Parkway Toll Road, and US 90 Alt are all highly accessible from Riverstone homes.

Key employment and business districts in Sugar Land, Stafford, and Houston are minutes away from the neighborhood.

Riverstone real estate have 77459 (Missouri City) and 77479 (Sugar Land) zip codes. (View Houston zip code map.)

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Neighborhoods Near Riverstone TX

West of Riverstone

North of Riverstone

  • Maranatha Farms
  • Bridgewater
  • Lakes of Austin Park
  • Heritage Colony
  • Lake Colony
  • Oyster Creek Plantation
  • Sweetwater Estates

East of Riverstone

South of Riverstone

Riverstone Schools

Riverstone homes are zoned to the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD).

The Fort Bend ISD covers a 170-square mile area and serves most of Riverstone. It also covers some parts of Pearland, Houston, Missouri City, and the city of Meadows Place. The Texas Education Agency gave the district a “Recognized” rating in 2010. The FBISD was named a National School District of Character in 2011 (National Schools of Character Program).

Some of the schools serving Riverstone are among the Best in the Greater Houston Area.

Elementary Schools

  • Anne Sullivan Elementary School at 17828 Winding Waters Ln. Opened in 2016, Sullivan Elementary was named for a heroic firefighter. Located within Riverstone, the school is one of Fort Bend ISD’s newest elementary schools.
  • Austin Parkway Elementary School at 4400 Austin Pkwy. Austin Parkway ES is a top-ranked school, named one of the Best Public Elementary Schools in the state. It received a rating of “Met Standard” from the TEA and offers a before and after school extended day program.
  • Commonwealth Elementary School at 4909 Commonwealth Blvd. Commonwealth Elementary offers a gifted and talented program. The school also included in the NCEA’s 2011 Higher Performing School list with distinctions for math and writing.
  • Settlers Way Elementary School at 3015 Settlers Way Dr. One of FBISD’s older schools, Settlers Way ES offers a variety of extracurricular activities and academic programs. It earned a “Met Standard” rating from the TEA.

Middle Schools and Junior High Schools

  • First Colony Middle School at 3225 Austin Pkwy. Home of the Bobcats, First Colony Middle School offers a variety of athletic and extracurricular programs. It was also included in the NCEA’s list of Higher Performing Schools in 2011.
  • Fort Settlement Middle School at 5440 Elkins Rd. Children at Risk ranked Fort Settlement Middle School second in its 2015 Greater Houston-area middle school rankings. It was also named National School of Character in 2015 and Texas School of Character in 2012. It also received the National Blue Ribbon award in 2007.

High Schools

  • Elkins High School at 7007 Knights Ct. 2002 National Blue Ribbon award recipient Elkins High School offers a number of academic programs, including gifted and talented, honors, advanced placement (AP), special education, and vocational-technical courses. The Washington Post included Elkins in its list of Top High Schools in the US in 2012.

Riverstone Houston Private Schools

The following are some of the more notable private schools near Riverstone.

  • Calvary Episcopal Preparatory at 1201 Austin St.
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy at 2140 First Colony Blvd.
  • Christ Church School at 3300 Austin Pkwy.
  • Fellowship Christian Academy at 16355 Old Richmond Rd.
  • Fort Bend Christian Academy at 1250 7th St.
  • God’s Rainbow Christian Academy at 13131 Alston Rd.
  • The Honor Roll School at 4111 Sweetwater Blvd.
  • International Preparatory School at 1717 Dulles Ave.
  • Little Fishers Preschool at 2011 Austin Pkwy.
  • School for Little Children at 431 Eldridge Rd.
  • Sienna Lutheran Academy at 770 Waters Lake Blvd.
  • Southminster School at 4200 Cartwright Rd.
  • St. Laurence Catholic School at 2630 Austin Pkwy.
  • St. Theresa Catholic School at 705 St. Theresa Blvd.
  • The Towne Creek School at 3311 Williamsburg Ln.
  • Trent Internationale School at 2553 Cordes Dr.
  • The Walden School at 16103-A Lexington Blvd.

To find an updated listing of all Riverstone real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at Paige@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year, information provided above are accurate but not guaranteed. Please double check by visiting the school’s website.

Riverstone Real Estate Trends

Riverstone real estate is among the most popular in the Fort Bend area, propelling the community to several top-seller lists.

Over 400 Riverstone homes were sold in 2016.

John Burns Real Estate Consulting and Robert Charles Lesser & Co. placed the master-planned community at the top of their Houston-area development list. Real estate consulting firm RCLCO also ranked Riverstone 16th in their Top-Selling Master-Planned Communities list (mid-year 2017).

As the community is nearly built out, fewer new construction homes will be available in the area over the next few years. There are, however, plenty of resale Riverstone properties on the market.

According to HAR.com, the average price of Riverstone homes for sale is just under $700,000.

Thanks to the neighborhood’s variety of home offerings, homebuyers can choose from patio homes, townhomes, lakefront homes, custom-built homes, and estate-style homes.

(Data sourced from the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)

For updated information regarding Riverstone real estate pricing and trend analysis, please contact Paige Martin at Paige@HoustonProperties.com.

Riverstone Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Riverstone offers a diverse range of single-family homes with different price points, sizes, floor plans, and designs. Patio homes, traditional one-story homes, lakefront homes, estates, and custom-built homes are all available in the community.

Riverstone homes typically offer 3- to 8-bedroom floor plans with living spaces ranging from 1,500 to over 15,000 square feet. Lot sizes vary widely as well, 5,000 to upwards of 25,000 square feet.

The most expensive Riverstone homes are located within The Island, Hartford Landing, and Majestic Pointe. Lakefront, custom-built, and estate-style homes in the community typically fetch higher price tags.

Luxury Riverstone homes sell from $700,000 to over $6,000,000. These homes are from premier builders Darling Homes, Partners in Building, Sterling Classic Homes, Westport, Sims Luxury Builders, Peterson Home Builders, and Lespreance Construction.

Architectural designs range from traditional styles to more modern/contemporary aesthetics. Mediterranean influences are also apparent in some sections of the community.

Prices for Riverstone homes for sale can start at around $250,000. Upscale real estate in the community can fetch over $6,000,000 price tags.

Riverstone Townhomes Sale Trends

Detached single-family homes are a more popular housing option in the community, though there are a few sections (like The Manors at Riversone) with townhomes and patio homes.

Riverstone townhomes are mostly smaller, with living spaces ranging from 2,000 to 3,000 square feet. Lot sizes are typically between 2,000 and 3,500 square feet.

Multi-level living spaces, attached garages, and 3- to 4-bedroom floor plans are common.

Riverstone townhomes for sale can sell for $270,000 to over $350,000.

Riverstone Condo Sale Trends

There are no mid- or high-rise condos in Riverstone, though there is an upscale apartment and townhome complex in the area called The Retreat at Riverstone.

The multi-family development offers its own set of community amenities including a resort-style pool, a club room, a billiards room, a fitness center, a cyber cafe, a lounge kitchen, and garages. The complex is pet-friendly and boasts of 2 dog parks.

Homebuyers can also check out City Plaza at Town Square, a 4-story luxury condo located within the vibrant Sugar Land Town Square district.

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the Museum District area, see Houston Museum District area Condos.

Riverstone TX History

Riverstone opened in 2001, with multi-award winning Johnson Development at the helm. Located in affluent Fort Bend County, the 3,700-acre parcel north of Brazos River and south of SH 6 was slated as a mixed-use development.

Several reputable companies signed up to build homes in the community, including Westport, Taylor Morrison, Sitterle Homes, Emerald Homes, Darling Homes, Perry Homes, Newmark Homes, Westin Homes, Meritage Homes, Highland Homes, Partners in Building, Sterling Classic Homes, Sims Luxury Builders, Peterson Home Builders, and Lespreance Construction.

Johnson Development has several other master-planned community projects in Fort Bend County, including Cross Creek Ranch, Harvest Green, Imperial Sugar Land, Jordan Ranch, Sienna Plantation, and Veranda.

Riverstone is expected to have 6,000 homes upon completion.

Fun Things To Do Near Riverstone

Riverstone showcases a bevy of lifestyle amenities including several parks, lakes and a fishing pier, playgrounds, pavilions, a fully-equipped fitness center, lighted tennis courts, and a 3.5-acre dog park.

Riverstone also features 3 recreation complexes: Riverstone Boulevard Recreation Center, Creekstone Village Recreation Center, and The Club at Riverstone.

The community’s newest rec center, the Club at Riverstone, covers 17 acres just off University Boulevard. The Club’s pool complex boasts of a resort-style swimming pool with water slides and spray elements, a zero-entry lagoon, and a splash pad.

The Club at Riverstone also showcases an 8,000-square foot clubhouse with a fitness center, conference rooms, and a catering kitchen. Other amenities at the Club include lighted tennis courts and a pavilion. Big Adventure Park is the Club’s themed playground that also features a zip line.

Riverstone Shopping Center and Missouri City Shopping Center (both along Highway 6) are just outside the neighborhood.

Riverstone Shopping Center features over 30 stores, services, and restaurants. The open shopping mall covers more than 270,000 square feet of leasable space.

Plenty of other retail, dining, and entertainment hubs line Highway 6 and Southwest Freeway. First Colony Mall and Sugar Land Town Square are minutes away.

Here are some of Riverstone Texas must-visit places:

Dining

  • Republic Roots
  • Brandani’s Restaurant & Wine Bar
  • Micheaux’s
  • Red Oak Grill
  • Grand Indian Kitchen
  • Crawfish Heaven
  • Keeper’s Japanese Restaurant
  • Fat Bao
  • Oba Japanese Cuisine
  • Kabob Cafe
  • Tikim

Community Amenities

  • Riverstone Boulevard Recreation Center
  • Creekstone Village Recreation Center
  • The Club at Riverstone
  • The Waterpark at Riverstone
  • Riverstone Splash Pad
  • Riverstone Big Adventure Park
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Nightlife

  • Vino & Vinyl
  • Petrie’s Sports Lounge
  • Capone’s Oven & Bar
  • Gridiron Bar & Grill
  • Brandani’s Restaurant & Wine Bar
  • Pennison’s Sports Pub
  • Off the Vine Bistro
  • Zone 9 Sports Grill
  • The Middle Spoon
  • The Roof
  • Bar Louie

Grocery

  • H-E-B
  • Randall’s
  • Keemat Grocers
  • Kroger
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Vishala Grocery
  • Target
  • 99 Ranch Market
  • Aldi Grocery Store
  • Apna Bazaar
  • Welfresh Market

Retail Centers

  • Riverstone Shopping Center
  • Missouri City Shopping Center
  • The Shops at Williams Trace
  • Township Square
  • Sugar Land Town Square
  • First Colony Mall
  • Market at Town Square
  • Colony Square

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