A sought-after waterfront community with charming suburban living on the banks of the Long Island Sound.

Welcome to Riverside

Riverside is a charming coastal community that has blossomed from its humble roots into a highly sought-after suburb nestled on the Long Island Sound. Starting as a small village ideally located for fishing and oystering, its proximity to New York City quickly attracted wealthy landowners to its tranquil spaces and pristine natural beauty. Today, Riverside continues its legacy as a stunning waterfront small town, a peaceful oasis outside of city life, and a great place to settle down for those looking to take life at a slower speed. 
This quaint neighborhood provides upscale living at its finest. The friendly, welcoming feel makes it easy to get to know the neighbors and creates the ideal atmosphere for raising a family. Properties range from quaint beachfront bungalows to charming single-family homes. Many of the residences are large enough to raise a family comfortably. Numerous lush natural spaces give locals ample opportunities to get outside year-round.

What to Love

  • Access to the Long Island Sound for boating and swimming
  • Proximity to NYC for work or play
  • The welcoming atmosphere and friendly neighbors

Local Lifestyle

This ideally-located community allows residents to take life slow and enjoy the area’s stunning ocean views. Located on the picturesque Long Island Sound, Riverside residents have direct water access. Many enjoy boating and swimming. Numerous parks and preserves give locals a chance to enjoy New England’s stunning natural environment. 
Living in this charming community does not mean missing out on the joys of city living. 
Riverside is situated within commuting distance of New York City, providing residents with easy access to the metropolitan hub’s vast career, dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities. Nearby, downtown Greenwich is home to numerous luxurious shopping boutiques and five-star restaurants. Meanwhile, Riverside itself is home to an array of small, locally-owned coffee shops and eateries, perfect for grabbing a bite to eat. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

This charming community is home to numerous upscale restaurants and quaint local shops. Whether you are looking to spend an afternoon at a posh, European-style coffee shop or enjoy an exquisitely prepared meal, you can find it in Riverside. Located in a stunning boutique hotel is Tony’s at the J House. This swanky eatery serves modern American cuisine and craft cocktails. In neighboring Greenwich is the upscale Italian restaurant of Valbella. This formal dining establishment serves an array of refined Italian classics and offers tables in its fully-stocked wine cellar. 
Those looking to cook their own five-star meal can find the best ingredients at the gourmet grocery store of Balducci’s. The locally-owned Aux Délices Foods is a great stop if you are looking for a quick grab-and-go meal. 
One of the unique charms of Riverside is its vast assortment of local coffee shops. Ada’s Kitchen + Coffee, located just across from the train station, is the perfect place to grab a coffee before catching a train. On Greenwich Avenue, CFCF Coffee brings gourmet coffee to downtown Greenwich. This local establishment creates the ambiance of a European café and is a great place to spend an afternoon relaxing.


Things to Do

Riverside is ideally located to give residents access to a range of local venues without sacrificing the peacefulness of oceanfront suburban living. With numerous parks and nature preserves nearby, Riverside is a great place for those looking to get outside and enjoy New England’s authentic natural beauty. Dundee Woods offers miles of hiking trails through the pristine 74-acre forest. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a game at the Innis Arden Golf Club. This club offers an 18-hole course, two indoor and outdoor bays for improving accuracy, tennis courts, and a fitness center. 
Living in Riverside means having easy access to the stunning Long Island Sound. Greenwich Point Park has gorgeous beachside hiking trails and a long sandy beach. Guests can even catch glimpses of New York City from the shore. Many local boaters and sailors are attracted to the area because of the Riverside Yacht Club. This club is among the oldest in Connecticut and offers access to the Cos Cob Harbor and the Long Island Sound. Members will enjoy tennis courts, fine dining, and more. 


Riverside is served by a top-rated public school district. The area is also home to ten sought-after private schools for parents to choose from. 
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