Homes for Sale in River Islands, Lathrop, CA

River Island is a large master-planned community in the western portion of Lathrop, California. This neighborhood sits to the east of Tracy and has direct access to Interstate-5 which connects to the rest of the tri-state valley. The eastern side of the development is lined by the San Joaquin River with an extensive trail network mapped out to fully maximize the natural water feature. This neighborhood will include both residential and commercial areas. Plans for the construction of this community started in 1996. It was coined as the Gold Rush City, complete with mega-resort ideas and amenities that the residents will surely enjoy. The entire development will include a wide selection of contemporary houses, business centers, parks, schools, and public facilities. The first house in this area was sold in 2014, after which plenty of families moved to River Island.

Aside from the many community amenities and family features, the homes for sale in River Island boast impressive contemporary designs that will surely captivate any buyers looking at the area. Home models come with three to six bedrooms, two to five baths, and lot sizes ranging from 2,000 sqft to 4,000 sqft. Spacious residences provide a comfortable living environment that large families will surely appreciate. Property prices in the community range from $650,000 to $800,000. Most River Island homes are at an entry-level price range attracting young professionals and families looking for a good deal. Many new developments are still ongoing on the site, which will only add to the advantages of buying early in this new development.

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What's To Love

In River Islands, residents are given full access to the San Joaquin River through a linear park. Electricity is also cheaper in this area because of independent energy features. Families have access to modern public schools that are included in the overall master plan inside the community. Business centers and commercial sections will also be made available for professionals and business owners residing within the neighborhood.

What's Not To Love

Because of its fame, advantages, and proximity to the city, houses in the area bought quite fast. The neighborhood is also currently being developed with lots of ongoing construction which may be off-putting to buyers looking for an already established community. If however you're looking to get a good deal by investing early and getting access to the many planned amenities that will be developed in the future, then River Islands is a great place to make your home purchase.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

The future holds more for River Island as it is still a developing project, and its growth will surely help build the value of properties in the area. Another thing that residents love about this place is its proximity to the city of Tracy. Its prime location makes it the perfect community for those families looking for a new home in the region. If you think that River Island is the one for your family, let us help you ensure that you will find the perfect home for your family. Message us to schedule a meeting and allow us to begin finding your new home in River Island.

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River Islands



1138 Water Lane

Lathrop, CA, 95330


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Lathrop, CA, 95330
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1904 Hartford Court

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594 River Bend Drive

Lathrop, CA, 95330


18053 Calaveras Drive

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Lathrop, CA, 95330
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Things to do in River Islands

Crystal Cove Park

Beautiful neighborhood park with family-friendly outdoor amenities and sports facilities.

Lathrop Marketplace

Nearby shopping center a short drive away from the River Islands community.

Mossdale Crossing Regional Park

County Park to the south of the neighborhood with two boat ramps that provide access to the San Joaquin River.

The Boathouse At River Islands

Casual waterfront restaurant with a 4,000 sqft deck providing lovely views of the man-made lake.


Schools in River Islands

School NameGradesAdmission
River Islands Technology AcademyK - 8Public Charter
STEAM AcademyK - 8Public Charter
Lathrop High School9 - 12Public
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