Riverdale MD Homes For Sale

Riverdale Park, formerly known as Riverdale, is a town in Prince George's County, Maryland. Located 7 miles from the Washington DC border, this charming older community is 1.68 square miles in size with a population of about 7,000 residents. The town is bisected by the Anacostia River and bordered on the western side by the old U.S. Route 1. It is also associated with next-door Riverdale Hills and Riverdale Heights.The community of College Park lies to the north with Hyattsville to the south. Likes its neighbors, Riverdale Park came of age as a streetcar suburb, although its history dates back further.

In 1799, George Calvert, grandson of the fifth Lord Baltimore, proposed marriage to young Rosalie Stier whose family had fled Belgium during a time of political upheaval. Rosalie's father Henri wished to buy land in the area and Calvert recommended a fertile tract through which the Anacostia River flowed. Henri and his wife began building a large manor but returned to Belgium in 1804 before the house was completed. They turned the land over to George and Rosalie and in time the grand Georgian mansion known as Riverdale was completed. Three generations of Calverts would ultimately live on the estate. To learn more about Riverdale MD homes for sale in Prince George's County, give us a call today at (202) 798-3600.

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6637 Rhode Islande Ave

RIVERDALE, MD
$565,856

MLS#: PG10058303
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
2350 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

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0 Woodberry St

RIVERDALE, MD
$537,490

MLS#: PG10101715
3 Bed, 2½ Bath
2350 Sqft, 0.5 Acres
Residential

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6639 Rhode Islande Ave

RIVERDALE, MD
$513,507

MLS#: PG10101712
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
2000 Sqft, 0.5 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG10042557

4504 Woodberry St

RIVERDALE, MD
$492,170

MLS#: PG10042557
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1800 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

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0 Woodberry St

RIVERDALE, MD
$482,990

MLS#: PG10101716
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
2000 Sqft, 0.5 Acres
Residential

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4642 Woodberry St #5

RIVERDALE, MD
$470,419

MLS#: PG9996930
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1800 Sqft, 0.05 Acres
Residential

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6645 Rhode Islande Ave

RIVERDALE, MD
$455,000

MLS#: PG10101714
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1800 Sqft, 0.4 Acres
Residential

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6641 Rhode Islande Ave

RIVERDALE, MD
$452,500

MLS#: PG10101754
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1800 Sqft, 0.4 Acres
Residential

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6643 Rhode Islande Ave

RIVERDALE, MD
$451,335

MLS#: PG10101717
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1800 Sqft, 0.4 Acres
Residential

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6647 Rhode Islande Ave

RIVERDALE, MD
$449,926

MLS#: PG10101753
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1800 Sqft, 0.4 Acres
Residential

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0 Woodberry St

RIVERDALE, MD
$442,990

MLS#: PG10101718
2 Bed, 2½ Bath
1800 Sqft, 0.5 Acres
Residential

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4907 Somerset Rd

RIVERDALE, MD
$424,900

MLS#: PG10076590
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2343 Sqft, 0.21 Acres
Residential

Photo of Listing #PG10067009

4809 Oglethorpe St

RIVERDALE, MD
$415,000

MLS#: PG10067009
6 Bed, 3 Bath
1524 Sqft, 0.23 Acres
Residential

5913 Harrison Ave

RIVERDALE, MD
$389,917

MLS#: PG9963306
8 Bed, 4 Bath
4762 Sqft, 0.16 Acres
Residential

 

Riverdale MD Homes For Sale In 1835, the B&O Railroad arrived accompanied by a handsome Victorian-style depot constructed by the Riverdale Park Company. The streetcar arrived in 1899, leading the way for a new era of commuter suburbs. The trolley stopped every ten minutes and trips to Union Station took just 17 minutes to complete. A wave of new development brought more homes, shops and businesses. The town was incorporated in 1920 and began moving away from the stewardship of the Riverdale Park Company which had basically run development and services to that point.

Architecture up until World War II was varied, including Victorian, Colonial, Dutch Colonial and kit bungalows from Sears Roebuck and other catalog companies (commonly known as Craftsman homes). The post-war era brought Ramblers and Split-levels, and most recently, a smattering of new home construction. Recent property prices have been in the low to mid six figure range, with upscale townhouses at the new Parker development listing in the $400s.

In 1999, Riverdale changed its name to Riverdale Park, paying homage to the early development company that spurred its growth. Nonetheless, the town is often still called Riverdale. In March of 2013, the Mayor and Town Council approved plans by the Riverdale Arts Council to team with the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation to promote new creative and commercial opportunities. The town is also moving ahead with funding for a Metro Purple Line stop. With the Anacostia River and its greenbelt, charming old cottages and a pro-active community, this old streetcar suburb is once again on the move.

 

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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2017 at 10:04pm EST.