This idyllic enclave beautifully marries the charm of New England with the sophistication of Connecticut's Gold Coast.

Welcome to Riverside

Where luxury meets serenity on the banks of the Mianus River

Discover the epitome of luxury and tranquility in Riverside, CT, an affluent neighborhood nestled on the banks of the scenic Mianus River. Known for its upscale living, top-tier schools, and vibrant local culture, Riverside offers a refined lifestyle that's second to none.

This idyllic enclave beautifully marries the charm of New England with the sophistication of Connecticut's Gold Coast. This picturesque neighborhood boasts tree-lined streets, historic homes, and a thriving community. With its stunning waterfront properties, serene parks, and a strong sense of community, Riverside is the embodiment of luxury living. Located in Greenwich, one of the most prestigious areas in the country, Riverside provides its residents with an unmatched quality of life. If you seek a blend of upscale living and natural beauty, Riverside is your haven.

What to Love

  • Home to an array of beautiful waterfront homes, giving residents the chance to wake up to breathtaking views of the Mianus River
  • Access to some of the nation's top-rated schools, providing exceptional educational opportunities for children
  • A friendly and welcoming atmosphere makes it easy for newcomers to feel at home, with a strong sense of community bonding neighbors together
  • Enjoy gourmet dining at local gems like Valbella and Tony's at the J House
  • A housing market boasting high buyer demand and competitive pricing
  • A thriving economy and growing career opportunities

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Riverside is defined by elegance, comfort, and a strong sense of community. Residents savor the waterfront's tranquility and relish in their homes' luxury. You'll find friendly neighbors taking leisurely walks through the picturesque streets while children attend some of the area's top schools. Riverside is a place where you can experience the best of both worlds, where a serene residential ambiance meets the affluence and vitality of Connecticut's Gold Coast.

Dining and Entertainment

Riverside is not just a picturesque locale but also a gastronomic haven. This enclave boasts an array of dining experiences, each more tantalizing than the last, ensuring that residents and visitors alike are spoiled for choice when it comes to culinary indulgence.

At the heart of Riverside's upscale dining scene is Valbella. Whether you're savoring their handcrafted pasta, exquisite wines, or delectable desserts, Valbella promises an unparalleled experience that marries tradition with sophistication.

Just a stone's throw away is Tony's at the J House, another jewel in Riverside's dining crown. Here, gourmet dishes are crafted with meticulous attention to detail and presented with flair. For those who can't resist the call of the ocean, the Greenwich Fish Company stands as a testament to the freshest and finest seafood offerings. Here, seafood lovers can delve into dishes that celebrate the bounty of the sea with flavors that are as fresh as the morning catch.

Beyond the culinary scene, Riverside also flaunts its maritime heritage with the esteemed Riverside Yacht Club. This prestigious institution is not just about boats and sailing; it's a lifestyle. With events, regattas, and social soirees, the yacht club is a hub of activity and elegance against the backdrop of shimmering waters.

Things to Do

In Riverside, residents revel in a world of opulent leisure and vibrant activities where every moment celebrates life's finer pleasures. Amongst its many treasures, none shines as brilliantly as Binney Park, a 30-acre sanctuary where luxury meets nature. Binney Park is a pristine testament to Riverside's commitment to preserving the natural world's beauty. Here, the air is crisp, the grass a velvety carpet underfoot, and the canopies of mature trees provide a gentle, sun-dappled embrace. Meander along its winding paths, where each step is a graceful glide through curated landscapes. The park's pathways beckon with an invitation to explore while the crisp, clean air invigorates both body and soul.

The Mianus River gracefully winds its way through the park. Its serene waters add an extra layer of enchantment, inviting you to partake in activities such as peaceful riverside contemplation, fishing, or simply basking in the soothing melodies of flowing water.


Riverside is well-known for its outstanding educational opportunities. The emphasis on education is a key reason many families choose Riverside as their home, ensuring their children receive a top-notch education. Students in the area have access to top-rated schools, including:

  • Eastern Middle School
  • Riverside School
  • Greenwich High School


Overview for Riverside, CT

5,019 people live in Riverside, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $139,828. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Riverside, CT

There's plenty to do around Riverside, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hudson Table, Canaan Fish Market, and Master Na's Traditional Martial Arts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 2.82 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.32 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.22 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.47 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Riverside, CT

Riverside has 1,457 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Riverside do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,019 people call Riverside home. The population density is 3,324.704 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Riverside, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Riverside. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Eastern Middle School
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