Who We Are
Welcome to Riverwood
Riverwood is a Gated Deed-Restricted Golf Course community. There are 29 distinct neighborhoods with 1323 homes nestled in about 1300 acres of preserves, lakes, ponds and the Riverwood Golf Course. There are various types of homes available: condominiums, villas, single family and estate homes.
The 18 hole, 4.5 star, Gene Bates designed par 72 Championship Golf Course is privately owned, open to the public and available for memberships. The restaurant is open daily for residents and golfers. Evening events are members only.
Riverwood is governed by two (2) entities: The Riverwood Community Association (RCA) and The Riverwood Community Development District (RCDD). Both entities have distinct by complementary roles. The RCA is a private, not-for-profit corporation responsible for the day to day management of Riverwood. The RCDD is a local special purpose government framework responsible for infrastructure.
The RCA is responsible for insuring that the Covenants, By-laws and Regulations of the community are administered consistently throughout Riverwood, as well as providing oversight of the Community under Chapter 720 of Florida State Statutes. It is managed by a five-member Board of Directors, each of whom is elected to a three-year term of service by the homeowners of Riverwood This is a volunteer position. The RCA employs a Community Association Manager who directs a staff of paid employees to perform the day-to-day operation. The RCA is funded by assessments that are paid quarterly. Landscape services are an additional assessment if the neighborhood is maintained by the RCA.
Under Chapter 190 of the Florida State Statutes, the RCDD is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected for a 4-year term of service during the general election by Florida voter residents in Riverwood. The RCDD owns the the Activity Center Campus Buildings and amenities, water lines, sewer treatment facility, wastewater treatment facility, dog park, RV and boat parking area and the Beach Club.
The RCDD is funded through tax assessments which appear on the Charlotte County Property Tax Bill. The water and sewer are billed separately.
You can contact the Management Office for further information or feel free to check with your Realtor.