If you'd prefer to work with a family-run business, contact Nesbitt Realty. Riverwood in Alexandria VA is a neighborhood of beautiful detached homes, bordered by Potomac River and Mount Vernon. Convenience guaranteed: five minutes to Ft Belvoir, half an hour to Pentagon and DC. Riverwood has luxury at a reasonable price. Detached homes at Riverwood were built in the early 1970s. Schools serving this community are Washington Mill Elementary School, Whitman Middle School and Mount Vernon High School. Riverwood homes are bordered by the Potomac River and Mt. Vernon Estate in the 22309 zip code. Riverwood has the location, the views and the homes to mark it out as one of Mount Vernon’s most desirable areas. It’s proximity to the Potomac River means that many of the homes in the area have a view of the water and in some cases direct access to the water. Many come with completed basements, wooden floors, crown molding and large garages. Riverwood is close to the Mount Vernon Yacht Club, Mount Vernon Country Club and the Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens.