Wet side. Dry side. All sides are lovely in this waterfront community.

  • Area Highlights
    • Located on the Delaware River
    • Riverton Yacht Club
    • Easy access to Riverline, PATCO for commuting
    • Affordable homes
    • Riverton Country Club
  • Description

    Riverton, N.J., in Burlington County is a tiny little town of under 3,000 residents. Its known for its fine examples of Victorian residential architecture, the Riverton Yacht Club and Riverton Country Club. Located only 10 miles from Philadelphia on the Delaware River, the town was a summer playground for some of Philadelphia’s wealthiest businessmen, including the Biddle, Clothier, Parrish and Wharton families. An excellent written history of the town, written by Betty Hahle, is offered here. The “wet side” near the river or the “dry side” closer to the country club is simply shorthand that residents use to when talking about their town.

    Riverton is a very walkable community thanks to its compact size. Its business district is small with a few shops, an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, fitness center, pizza shop, tea shop and other independent businesses.

    The Riverton Yacht Club is one of the oldest such clubs in the U.S., founded in 1865.  It bills itself as “friend and informal” and hosts regattas each Wednesday evening and most weekends throughout the summer. The most active fleets are J/22, Lightning, Mariner, Flying Scott, and two cruising classes: PHRF A, and PHRF B. It also hosts the prestigious Governor’s Cup Regatta each June.

    Riverton Country Club, technically next door to its namesake town in Cinnaminson, N.J., is a member-owned club founded in 1900. Its Donald Ross-designed course is much the same as it was 100 years ago. The club offers golf, tennis, swimming, dining, and private-event space.

    Single-family homes form the majority of the housing stock in Riverton. Most of Riverton is served by the Palmyra Boro School District, though some streets are part of Cinnaminson Township School District. Nearby private school options include popular Moorestown Friends, a Quaker day school.

    The New Jersey Transit Riverline, a light-rail system that connects Camden and Trenton, N.J., provides quick access into Philadelphia with one transfer to the PATCO high-speed line in Camden.

     

     

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Riverton

Listings Available

$659,000
114 Green Briar Ct
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
4 bed | 3/1 bath | 3,720 sq
Courtesy of RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay-SB
$650,000
201 Lippincott Ave
Riverton, NJ 08077
8 bed | 3/1 bath | 5,039 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Medford
$589,000
9 Florabunda Ln
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
4 bed | 4/1 bath | 3,706 sq
Courtesy of BHHS Fox & Roach-Moorestown
$549,900
400 Highway Ave
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
4 bed | 2 bath | 3,255 sq
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - Moorestown
Pending
$540,000
6 Harraway Ln
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
4 bed | 3/1 bath | 3,278 sq
Courtesy of Keller Williams Realty - Moore
$529,900
2 Olmsted Ln
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
4 bed | 4/1 bath | 4,800 sq
Courtesy of Weichert Realtors-Moorestown

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Riverton

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  • Average Days on Market Residential

    104 November 2017
    -17.6 % since
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    -17.6 % since November 2016
  • Average Price per SqFt Residential

    $137 November 2017
    +15.6 % since
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    +15.6 % since November 2016
  • Total Monthly Inventory November 2017

    151
    Total Units
    +28.0 % since
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    +28.0 % since November 2016
  • New Listings Residential

    11 November 2017
    -21.4 % since
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    -21.4 % since November 2016
  • Percent of Asking Price Residential

    98 % November 2017
    +2.1 % since
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Local Information

Local Information

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Orchard Friends School
Type: Private
Level: K-12
Riverton Elementary School
Type: Public
Level: PK-8
Charles Street Elementary School
Type: Public
Level: K-6 & Ungraded
Palmyra High School
Type: Public
Level: 7-12
Delaware Avenue Elementary School
Type: Public
Level: 7-12
Cinnaminson High School
Type: Public
Level: 9-12
Eleanor Rush Inter School
Type: Public
Level: 3-5
Pennsauken High School
Type: Public
Level: 9-12
Westfield Friends School
Type: Private
Level: PK-8
Cinnaminson Middle School
Type: Public
Level: 6-8

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