The Riverstone – Madera County real estate development bursting with opportunities at the ground level.
This new subdivision outside of Fresno offers a unique award-winning open space community.
Riverstone – Madera County Real Estate Development Near Fresno Overview
Back in 2016, the Fresno Bee newspaper reported an emerging real estate boom coming to Madera County. The upcoming Riverstone development area as the largest approved subdivision in the last 25 years.
Around 18,000 homes received county approval. Over the next 30 years, more than 30,000 homes expected.
This puts Riverstone in competition with northwest Fresno, southeast Fresno, southeast Clovis, and a new development near Clovis North High School for home buyers.
Expectations that Riverstone can dwarf the city of Madera and exceed the current population of 159,000 in Madera County.
The subdivision with eight districts each having a community center with pools, kitchen areas, and exercise rooms. Also, small parks with trails. A working farm on the property’s southern edge maintains the community’s farming heritage.
Riverstone contains a 1 million gallon drinkable water tank. Also, it will retrieve more water through its recharge and water treatment system for landscaping.
Initially, 6,578 homes proposed for Riverstone on 2,100 acres.
Riverstone – Madera County Real Estate Location
The Riverstone subdivision located north and west of the San Joaquin River on the Rio Mesa.
Specifically, north and south of Avenue 12 on the west side of Highway 41.
Riverstone Wins Awards
During the 2018 Nationals in Orlando, Florida Riverstone was named America’s Best Master-Planned Community.
Also, in February 2019 the Fresno Bee reported: “Riverstone named the CVLUX 2019 Luxury Award Winner for Community of the Year”. Source
Inside the Madera County Riverstone Real Estate Development
Its first district, the Lodge District, contains new stylish homes with parks and trails. Upon completion, the Lodge District will contain 860 single-family units.
Another three districts will support new homes and commercial retail locals.
The Civic District with 771 homes will provide a metropolitan feel with day-to-night businesses. Includes several parks and a community clubhouse. The 43-acre Market District will provide office spaces, retail businesses, and a grocery store.
The Town Center with 575 homes expects charm and style to connect commercial space with parks. All these connected with a Main Street for shops and restaurants with a mixed-use central plaza.
The Urban District provides a 45-acres zone for commercial usage. This includes dining, shopping, and live concerts in its central plaza.
Beginning with low $300,000 prices, the Santerra Collection featured one and two-story floor plans and sizes ranging from 1,600 to 2,880 square feet. Up to 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths and large covered patios called “outside rooms” combines indoor with outdoor entertainment.
Just the first of new homes in the Riverstone 2,000 acre community eventually maintaining 6,500 homes. Featuring 200-acres of open space and parks in walkable neighborhoods. Several community clubhouses and biking and hiking trails, including a dog park landscaped with citrus and olive groves and a community farm.
Lots of mixed-use and commercial space including retail, office, and service uses.
Madera County Sees Big Changes
Madera County never experienced a real estate development the size of Riverstone. In essence, a rural county getting a typical north Fresno subdivision.
Yet, the Madera County Planning Commission sees increased tax revenues from road impact fees benefitting the entire county.
When completed, Riverstone residents won’t have to drive to Fresno to get gas and groceries as this will become a self-sufficiency community.
What the Riverstone Development Includes
The official website for the Riverstone Development provides maps, charts, diagrams, and lists its amenities as:
8 Districts totaling 6,578 residences;
Multiple community clubhouses;
Future Riverwalk with retail and walkable space;
115-acres of parks and open space;
Biking and hiking trails with scenic views;
Nearby San Joaquin River and adjacent lake; and
Sustainable water supply.
Other Riverstone Development Benefits
Besides the amenities inside this development, two others include:
Only a short drive to Yosemite National Park, a 1,200 square mile park filled with beautiful waterfalls, giant sequoias, wilderness, meadows, and deep valleys.
Contact Us at FresYes Realty to learn more about the wonderful opportunities to buy a home in the Riverstone development.
Steven Rich, MBA – Guest Blogger