Riss Lake

Wooded, peaceful, and luxurious—the rolling hills of Riss Lake have a lot to offer its residents.
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Located in Parkville, Missouri (ZIP code 64152), Riss Lake sits just off Highway 45. The lake is nestled in the center of the neighborhood and invites residents to enjoy its tranquil waters. The beautiful terrain of the heavily wooded home sites act as sort of a haven for busy residents who just want to get away.
Many homes in Riss Lake even offer walk-out access to the 134-acre lake. These homes are ideal for lovers of sailing and especially fishing—the lake is stocked full of rainbow trout, crappie, bass, and catfish, and the Riss Lake Fishing Club is very active in the community, hosting tournaments, educational speakers, and parties to exchange fish tales.
Riss Lake manages to feel quiet and secluded, while still being conveniently located. It is just a couple blocks from Parkville Commons Shopping Center and a few minutes from fine dining. The neighborhood is 15 minutes away from downtown Kansas City, 25 minutes from the Plaza, 12 minutes from Zona Rosa, and 15 minutes from KCI Airport.
In addition, the neighborhood features tennis courts, walking trails, playgrounds, a sand volleyball court, and a basketball court. As an advantage, in the summer, you’ll be able to cool off in one of the community’s 3 swimming pools!
For home buyers seeking a maintenance-provided community, the Reserve at Riss Lake features the same beautiful landscape. The Reserve also includes lawn care, snow removal, and trash pickup.
Subdivisions in Riss lake include The Estates of Riss Lake, Riss Lake Manor, Riss Lake Meadows, The Reserve at Riss Lake, and West Shores Estates.

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Quick facts about Parkville

  • Population: 5,554
  • Median age: 38.7 years
  • Median household income: $72,066
  • National median household income: $50,935
  • County: Platte

School district info (incl. preschools, Montessori, etc.)

Riss Lake students attend the Park Hill school district—ranked as one of the top districts in the state by US News.
Elementary schools for the area include English Landing (located at 6500 NW Klamm Drive) and Graden (at 8804 Highway 45).
For 6th grade, all Parkville students attend Plaza Middle School, located 10 minutes away at 6501 NW 72nd St.
Lakeview Middle School (located about 5 minutes away at 6720 NW 64th St.) serves 7th and 8th grade students in the area.
The neighborhood’s high school is Park Hill South, located about 10 minutes away at 4500 River Park Drive.
When it comes to private schools, St. Therese Catholic School, serving grades K–8, is under 10 minutes away, located at 7277 Highway 9. St. Therese also has an early childhood center.
Other preschools in the area include Parkville Children’s Cottage Montessori School and Parkville Academy.

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Things to do in the area

In the summer (April through October), you’ll find the Parkville Farmers’ Market at English Landing Park in downtown Parkville.
Don’t miss the Parkville River Jam Jazz festival in June—a two-day festival featuring musicians and artists from Kansas City and beyond.
Parkville’s Fourth of July celebration features carnival rides, a parade, and some of the best fireworks in the Kansas City area.
In late August, the Parkville Days festival in downtown Parkville has something for everyone, from arts & crafts, to jazz and blues music, and of course, great food.
Parktoberfest, hosted each year in late September, features live music, a wide array of food stands, and a beer (and wine!) garden.
Then, in early December, the Christmas on the River will get everyone in the mood for the holidays, with performances from the Park Hill children’s choirs, a visit from Santa, and famous holiday fireworks.

Price points

Most homes are between and $350,000 and $700,000, with some as high as $6,000,000.

After you move in


* denotes a number you will need to call to set up service.

Utility company Phone number
Kansas City Power and Light* (816) 471–5275
Missouri Gas Energy* (816) 756–5252
Missouri American Water Co.* (866) 430–0820
AT&T Phone, Wireless, & Internet Service* 1–800–288–2020
AT&T TV* 1–800–288–2020
Time Warner Cable, Internet, & Phone Service* (816) 358–2292
Deffenbaugh Disposal (trash pickup service) (913) 631–3300

Home Owners Association

The HOA for the neighborhood is Curry Association Management. Home owners association dues are $975/year, plus a one-time fee of $790.

Name Phone number
Christine Lentz, President 816–414–5300
Neighborhood mail boxes, pool and marina keys, etc. 816–414–5300

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