River Hills

Nearly 1100 homes and a championship golf course blend into this park-like setting of rolling hills, a well-established tree canopy, and lake vistas.

River Hills is a unique gated lifestyle community that features 24-hour private security and a staffed gatehouse. Lush mature trees help frame River Hills’ serene natural beauty, which is unmatched by any neighborhood in the greater Charlotte area.

River Hills, SC

Experience Resort Style Living On The Banks Of Lake Wylie South Carolina

River Hills’ beauty begins with a leisurely drive up the magnolia-lined entrance road, where you may enjoy a seasonal greeting from the horses stabled at YMCA Camp Thunderbird. Residents are greeted by security with a friendly wave as they enter the eight hundred-plus-acre neighborhood through the gatehouse.

Nearly 1100 homes and a championship golf course blend into this park-like setting of rolling hills, a well-established tree canopy, and lake vistas. Homes offered for sale inside the gates range from affordable condominiums and patio homes to lakefront estates with values ranging from $200,000 to $2,000,000

River Hills Amenities

24-Hour Staffed Gate House, Patrolling Officers, Country Club, Playground, 3 Swimming Pools, Trails, Tennis (8 clay and 2 hard), Pickle Ball, Driving Range, Workout Center, Dog Park, Picnic Tables and Benches, Beach Park, Fire Pits, Community Garden, Marina Club, Covered Slips, Welcome Center, Community Association Office.

Pier 88

Established in the fall of 2007 at River Hills Marina, Pier 88 is located on beautiful Lake Wylie, S.C., at River Hills Marina, which is just three coves south of the Buster Boyd Bridge in Joe’s Cove. Featuring boat rentals, The Galley, gift shop and marine fuel.

River Hills Marina Club

The marina is the heart of the River Hills Plantation community. The marina provides boating and recreational activity opportunities for its members and the residents of the lake oriented community. Both covered and open mooring slips are available for its members and residents.

River Hills Country Club

Beautiful 18 holes Championship Golf Course with new Champion Bermuda Grass Greens and newly renovated practice facilities. With several Golf Associations for men, women and juniors there is always a golf game to be played. Our calendar is filled with tournaments, organized events and several groups that play on regularly schedule days.

River Hills Country Club Pool

RHCC is equipped with a 25 yard competition lap pool, family-friendly, free form pool and a toddler pool. Our Sharks Swim team is a great way for kids to improve their strokes and meet new friends. Swim lessons and clinics are available to all ages. The Pool season runs from Mother's Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

YMCA Camp Thunderbird

OVER 80 YEARS OF UNFORGETTABLE ADVENTURES Nearly two miles of shoreline on Lake Wylie provides an amazing backdrop for life-changing experiences at YMCA Camp Thunderbird. Just 30 minutes from Charlotte, our ultimate water playground has welcomed campers for over 80 years and has helped kids cultivate individual talents and skills like independence, self-discipline and empathy.

McDowell Nature Preserve

The 1,132 acres of McDowell Nature Preserve and is the resource for educational programs and information on the preserve's natural communities, flora, and fauna.

Catawba Yacht Club

The Catawba Yacht Club allows its members and guests of members to enjoy water sports on Lake Wylie, Charlotte, NC. CYC was founded in 1939 for the purpose of providing family-oriented sailing and docking facilities for members.

The Carolina Boat Club

The Carolina Boat Club offers carefree boating with a great fleet of modern boats. Enjoy all the pleasures of boating without the cost and obligations of ownership - we take care of everything from cleaning and maintenance to storage and insurance

Steele Creek Athletic Association

SCAA offers diverse sports programs in a fun and competitive environment, including Little League Baseball, Softball, Cheerleading, Flag Football, and Pop Warner Tackle Football.

River Hills Shopping and Dining Options

Rivergate Shopping Center, Lake Wylie Shopping, Berewick Town Center, Charlotte Premium Outlets, Tega Cay Shopping Center

RiverGate Shopping Center

More than 50 different stores and restaurants, and still growing. Kay Jewelers, Marshalls, Old Navy, Rack Room Shoes, The Home Depot, Best Buy, Office Max, American Burger Co. Buffalo Wild Wings and many more.

Berewick Town Center

The first phase of the Town Center at Berewick includes a 53,000-square-foot Harris Teeter, a Walgreens, a 135-room Hampton Inn & Suites, a Wendy’s restaurant and additional space for shops and restaurants.

Charlotte Premium Outlets

Aeropostale, Burberry, Cole Haan, Ferragamo, Guess Factory, Hugo Boss, Kate Spade, Nautica, Puma, Nike, Ray-Ban, Skechers, Tahari, UGG and many more

Lake Wylie Shopping

Walmart Supercenter, Lowes, Food Lion and many more

Schools in-or-near River Hills

Oakridge Elementary, Oakridge Middle, Clover High, Gaston Day School.

South Carolina Public Schools

Tega Cay Elementary School

Welcome artists, inventors, designers, storytellers and big-picture thinkers. Founded in 1967, Gaston Day School has a fifty-year history as the area’s leading independent, non-sectarian, college preparatory school. Our students, from preschool through Grade 12, create solutions and drive innovation to achieve lives of balance.

Crowders Creek Elementary School

Crowders Creek Elementary School is a partial magnet school that provides a STEM-focused education to every student. We provide every student with the opportunity to be creators, in every content area.

Clover High School

Clover High School is a comprehensive high school that is dedicated to preparing all students to further their education in a four-year college, technical school or career path. The school offers a strong academic track that includes honors, advanced placement and distance learning curricula that prepare students to attend the four-year college of their choosing.

Blue Eagle Academy

Blue Eagle Academy (BEA) will use a structured small classroom environment to assist students in achieving their goals. BEA will provide interventions for students who need a different, more personalized approach to learning by teaching them how to appropriately respond to adversity, develop resiliency and control impulses.

Clover Middle School

Clover Middle School is one of two middle schools in the Clover School District. Academic success is essential to our school as Clover Middle School is a Palmetto Gold Award Recipient. Students continually show their strength in academics by having a high end-of-course exam passage rate in English 1 and Algebra 1, continual identification of Junior Scholars, and award-winning LEGO Robotics and MathCounts teams.

Oak Ridge Middle School

Oakridge Middle School is home to 1100 students (350 sixth graders, 400 seventh graders, and 350 eighth graders). The school population is diverse in that many were born, and have experienced childhood, in Clover and Lake Wylie while others have moved to the area from across the United States and other countries.

Bethel Elementary

The mission of Bethel Elementary School, in partnership with the parents and community, is to prepare students to become productive, confident and responsible citizens by creating a safe, friendly, child-centered environment which effectively addresses the social, emotional and intellectual needs of each child.

Oak Ridge Elementary School

Our staff of highly qualified professional educators and support personnel is committed to providing our students with many opportunities for high caliber and quality learning, continual growth, leadership opportunities, and achieving at a high level of excellence! We will provide engaging, meaningful and rigorous work in our classrooms based off of the College and Career Readiness Standards, along with some fun and special times through extracurricular clubs, activities, and performing arts.

Gold Hill Elementary School

Our vision for Gold Hill Elementary School is to provide a safe and enriching learning environment where everyone is encouraged to achieve his/her personal best. We value a warm and welcoming atmosphere and seek to support our learning community through giving our best every day in every way.

Gold Hill Middle School

Gold Hill Middle School, distinguished as a school of excellence, is centered on student learning that focuses on academic, social, and emotional growth that bridges the transition for students between elementary and high school.

South and North Carolina Private Schools

Palisades Episcopal School

Palisades Episcopal School is a school honoring Christ and committed to providing a classical education challenging the mind, body and spirit.

Gaston Day School

Welcome artists, inventors, designers, storytellers and big-picture thinkers. Founded in 1967, Gaston Day School has a fifty-year history as the area’s leading independent, non-sectarian, college preparatory school. Our students, from preschool through Grade 12, create solutions and drive innovation to achieve lives of balance.

Lake Pointe Academy

Lake Pointe Academy is a private, inter-denominationally Christian, college prep school. LPA operates on the University Model, which uses active parent involvement and a college-like format to build character, strong work ethic, and familiarity and competence in an alternating in-class and self-study schedule. Academics are based upon classical content and approaches to foster mastery, depth of thought, and engaged scholarship.

Journey Montessori Academy

Journey Montessori is dedicated to implementing Dr. Maria Montessori’s method of developing the whole child through use of specialized Montessori materials. The classroom is fully equipped for study in the areas of Practical Life, Sensorial, Math, Language, as well as Art, Geography, Science, and Humanities.

Pine Grove Christian School

Since opening our doors to the community on March 12, 1979, Pine Grove Christian Academy (The Grove) strives to offer quality childcare services and Christian education to the Lake Wylie community and the surrounding areas.​The Child Development Center starts at 6 weeks old and goes through 3 years old. We offer a full-day K4 program and a full day K5 program.

The Day School at River Hills Community Church

The learning environment at The Day School at RHCC is handcrafted to weave together the latest research on children's development, the best techniques for Preschool instruction as well as the love of the Lord Jesus Christ. The result is a unique experience for your youngster. Just come in the doors and see the magnificent facilities. The Day School at RHCC has traditional classrooms, multi-purpose rooms and a full-sized gymnasium for play on cold and rainy days.

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