River Walk filed for incorporation on December 17th, 1987. The subdivision is governed by a Homeowners Association and is incorporated as River Walk Recreation, Inc., a South Carolina non-profit corporation.
River Walk (often misspelled Riverwalk) is in Five Forks near Mauldin and Simpsonville in the Greenville, South Carolina Metropolitan Area. The 400+ property subdivision is comprised of mostly two-story brick homes with side or rear garages. Homes for sale typically range in value from the high $300’s to the mid $500’s.
River Walk has a 4-mile long leisure trail winding through the neighborhood parts of which run parallel to Gilder Creek, hence the name River Walk. River Walk Trail is privately-owned and reserved for River Walk residents.
Five Forks, South Carolina. Mail is delivered by The Simpsonville Post Office and River Walk houses have Simpsonville mailing addresses. There are three access points to River Walk, one on Adams Mill Road, another on Five Forks Road near the intersection with Highway 14 and another at the end of Roberts Road. Five Forks is a CDP (Census Designated Place). The area including Five Forks, Mauldin, Simpsonville and Fountain Inn is known as The Golden Strip.
Property use is subject to restrictions as detailed in the River Walk Restrictive and Protective Covenants on file with Greenville County. Restrictive covenants impose restrictions on the use of land. If buying property, you should request a copy of bylaws and rules which are not made public and can change frequently. Bylaws detail how the corporation will be governed. Rules govern the use of the HOA-owned property. Each property is subject to an assessment set by the board of directors each year and due May 1st. That assessment is $750 in 2017. River Walk is in an unincorporated part of Greenville County, so there are no municipal taxes. It is governed by Greenville County and residents pay only Greenville County taxes and state taxes.
River Walk children are eligible to attend these public schools: Monarch Elementary, Mauldin Middle School and Mauldin High School.