River Woods Estates Hinckley Ohio

About River Woods Estates in Hinckley

River Woods Estates in Hinckley Ohio is a luxury home community of roughly 26 homes situated on sloping, heavily wooded lots. Homes were custom-built between 1990-2008, with the final few lots purchased in 2020 and 2021. Each home was individually designed and custom-built by builders including Scholz Design.

These one-of-a-kind homes include ranch, cape cod and colonial styles. They mainly range from 4,500 to 8,400+ square feet with 4-8 bedrooms and 3.5-6.5 bathrooms.

Homes are loaded with premium finishes and elegant details including open floorplans, hardwood flooring, custom architectural millwork, solid-core doors, heated floors, zoned temperature control, custom ceilings, dramatic two-story foyers with open staircases, two-story/vaulted great rooms with fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling windows, formal dining rooms with butler’s pantry, formal living rooms and/or private dens with built-ins, mudrooms with benches and storage, and large laundry rooms with utility tubs and cabinets. Large kitchens feature an abundance of quartz or granite countertops, tile backsplash, breakfast bar seating, walk-in pantry, top-of-the-line appliances, beverage bar/buffet, dinette area, and morning room or sunroom. First or second-floor owner’s suites include sitting areas, large walk-in closets with built-ins, and spa-like baths with custom tiled walk-in showers, soaking tubs, dual sinks/vanities, and enclosed lavatories. Finished lower levels (many are coveted walk-outs!) are complete with media or theater rooms, kitchens/kitchenettes, bars, wine cellars, and exercise rooms. Winding or circular drives lead to 3-4 car attached side-entry garages. Some also offer an additional detached garage/carriage house.

Homesites are wooded and private with sloping topography overlooking ravines and streams. Lots mainly range from 2 to 8 acres. There are also a few larger lots from 9 to 15 acres. Homes at higher elevations offer magnificent panoramic views overlooking Hinckley Valley.

Backyards are an outdoor living oasis appointed with professional landscaping multi-tiered custom patios and/or decks, covered or screened porches, balconies or elevated verandas, fire pits or fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, private stocked ponds, and even in-ground pools.

The first few homes on the east side of River Woods Dr abut to the 30-acre River Woods Nature Preserve with a ¾ mile loop trail.

The East Branch of the Rocky River runs along the east side of River Woods Dr, presenting opportunities for fishing and wildlife viewing.

Just west of the subdivision is the brand new Hinckley Elementary School.

River Woods Estates entrance on River Woods Drive

The entrance on River Woods Dr is off Center Rd. It is flanked on both sides by landscaped beds with stacked stone signage between staggered pillars. In the center of the street is a divided median with landscaping. On either side of the street are mature pines, providing privacy to the front of the community.

This community also encompasses the streets of River Ridge Oval and the private drive, Holt Ln The cul-de-sacs of River Woods Dr and River Ridge Oval both have a landscaped island in the center. There are no curbs or sidewalks.

Homes have well water and septic systems.

Homeowner’s Association (HOA) fees at River Woods Estates are approximately $450 annually.

This neighborhood is serviced by the highly-rated Highland Local School District along with bussing to St. Albert the Great School and the prestigious Old Trail School.

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Convenient Location

The subdivision of River Woods Estates in Hinckley Ohio is off Center Rd, just west of River Rd and .8 miles east of Ridge Rd.

Downtown Brunswick is just 11 min west with Home Depot, Marc’s Starbucks, GNC, UPS, Giant Eagle grocery, banking, dining and more.

Highways are accessible in 7 min to I-71 and I-271, 11 min to I-77, and 14 min to I-80/Turnpike.

The Metroparks’ Hinckley Reservation is only a 3 min drive with 2,803 acres including twenty miles of all-purpose trails, bridle trails, a 90-acre lake (Hinckley Lake) with a boathouse for water sport rentals, a beach, swimming pool, two smaller fishing ponds also used for ice fishing and skating come winter, stone carvings at Worden’s Ledges, and its most notable feature–the porous sandstone outcroppings of Whipp’s Ledges. Hinckley Reservation is also home to the annual festival known as Buzzard’s Day, which celebrates the return of the turkey vulture to the area around mid-March. The Metroparks’ Mill Stream Run Reservation is 14 min away with trails, rope courses and zip lines, as well as The Chalet, which has two toboggan chutes that are open in the winter. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is 15 min away with 33,000-acres including the Cuyahoga River and numerous waterfalls, the 87-mile Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad.

If you’re a golfer, this is a prime location with only 9 min to Pine Hills, 7 min to Valleaire and Ironwood, 6 min to Hinckley Hills, 11 min to Briarwood, and 14 min to Seneca Golf Course. If you’re looking for social membership and golf, St. Bernard Golf Club is 5 min, Weymouth Country Club is 14 min, and Pleasant Valley Country Club is 15 min away.

River Woods Estates Driving Distances

  • Hopkins International Airport – 22 min
  • Medina – 20 min
  • Montrose/Fairlawn – 23 min
  • Downtown Independence – 22 min
  • Downtown Cleveland – 32 min
  • Downtown Akron – 32 min
  • SouthPark Mall Strongsville – 16 min
  • Beachwood Place Mall – 34 min
  • Crocker Park in Westlake – 35 min
  • I-71 – 7 min
  • I-271 – 7 min
  • I-77 access – 11 min
  • I-80/OH Turnpike – 14 min
  • USPS Hinckley – 3 min
  • Giant Eagle grocery – 9 min

River Woods Estates Past Sales History

Status DateList/Sell $DOM/CDOMAddressCityBRBASqftAcresYearGarage
3/3/16$840,000203/2031354 River Ridge OvalHinckley87 (6 1)6,2074.8219923
11/18/16$920,000281/6491025 River Woods DrHinckley67 (6 1)8,2973.6620085
7/10/19$1,100,00031/311037 River Woods DrHinckley55 (5 0)3,28215.8520154
6/3/21$1,030,000106/1061084 River Woods DrHinckley55 (3 2)4,5155.420043
8/11/21$1,218,000350/3501051 River Woods DrHinckley67 (6 1)5,1023.7520024
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