A life of lakeside luxury inside spacious, contemporary-designed homes awaits you at Skye at River Islands in Lathrop! Built by Kiper Homes, Skye is the newest neighborhood in our master-planned community. The possibilities are endless inside a Skye home. Here, you’ll find rooms strategically designed to serve as anything from an indoor gym to a work-from-home office, and outside you’ll relish the California Room.

Skye by Kiper Homes offers one- and two-story homes ranging from 2,100 to 3,978 square feet of space, and multi-gen suites with separate exterior entrance options, making it easy to live comfortably with guests or extended family. The floorplans contain spacious bedrooms, convenient office spaces, and bonus spaces ready to become anything you need. Take a dive into the Skye experience and check out the beautifully-designed floorplans below.

Residence 1

Skye Residence 1 by Kiper Homes

Live in luxury inside Residence 1. This floorplan offers approximately 2,100 square feet of space and up to four bedrooms. Featuring distinctive interiors, stylish secondary baths, and alluring primary suites—everything you need to enjoy a life of peace and comfort is here.

Residence 2

Skye Residence 2 by Kiper Homes

If you are seeking space to fit a multi-gen family or accommodate guests, Residence 2 is designed with your privacy needs in mind. The floorplan comes with separate exterior entrances for each floor and nearly 3,101 square feet of space to utilize in any way you can imagine.

Residence 3

Skye Residence 3 by Kiper Homes

The European-style doors and beech-finish cabinetry with distinctive stain choices inside the Residence 3 are perfect for those looking for stylish finishes. This striking floorplan features up to 5 bedrooms and a bonus space for any additions in the family.

Residence 4

Skye Residence 4 by Kiper Homes

In addition to Residence 4’s versatile floorplan with up to 5 bedrooms, you’ll enjoy SMART Comfort, which offers a voice/app activated thermostat for energy conservation, Ring doorbell cameras, Echo Show with a built-in Alexa-enabled speaker, and voice/app activated light switches.

Did you feel a wave of excitement at the idea of having your dream waterfront home? The residences at Skye are now previewing! To schedule an appointment to learn more about the brand new neighborhood, contact the Kiper Homes team at skye@kiperinc.com. Join our interest list below to receive the latest updates, including Grand Opening details.

Are you ready for an exciting new year at River Islands? There is so much in store for 2022! We can’t wait to expand and create new experiences for all of our current and future Islanders! Last year, we enjoyed several Grand Openings of amazing new communities, celebrated our residents with the inaugural Islanders Day, and united for a charitable cause during the holidays to spread some holiday cheer. While these moments were so special, we are even more excited to look ahead toward the future.

Get ready to go on exciting new adventures with River Islands! Here is everything coming to our community this year.

New Neighborhoods Coming to River Islands

aerial view of River Islands entrance

Are you looking to make one of River Island’s gorgeous neighborhoods your new home? Luckily, you will have 14 neighborhoods from a variety of different builders to choose from! Homes at River Islands range from the $600,000s to well over $900,000. River Islands’ great location offers a wealth of outstanding amenities and provides residents with endless opportunities to enjoy their life. Our new neighborhoods offer a variety of advantages, from lakefront living and excellent schools, to close proximity to an array of parks and the San Joaquin River.

New Additions to Our Educational System

River Islands Academies is expanding! A 9th Grade Academy is opening in the Fall of this year along with River Islands’ newest K-8th school, EPIC Academy. The brand new high school is currently under construction and will open to 9th and 10th graders in 2023 and 11th graders in 2024. Construction is expected to be complete by fall of 2025 for all of our 9th-12th grade students to attend.

New 15-Acre Park

Family Pictures in Park
Happy family running around the park

The great outdoors are even greater at River Islands! This year, we are adding another incredibly beautiful new park! A place to relax, play, and watch the sun rise (or set!), our new park is destined to be a stunning spot for families to bond and enjoy their favorite activities! This will be the largest park in River Islands once it’s completed and there will be sports fields, picnic areas, and play equipment for residents to enjoy.

Police Station

Lathrop Police Services, a division of the City of Lathrop Police Department, is getting its very own state-of-the-art Administrative Office. The building was designed by architects, LDA Partners, and will be one of the first things newcomers to River Islands will see upon entering the community! Since the police staff will use this facility to pick up and drop off cars at the beginning of each shift, there will be an active and visual presence of uniformed police officers at the site every day.

The River Islands community is constantly evolving to give our residents the best experience. Stay up-to-date with all of the new additions by signing up for our monthly newsletter! Use our Home-finder tool to explore our available floor plans and find your home at River Islands.

It is a new year, which means you likely have new resolutions to fulfill. Of course, one of the most common is setting a goal to work out more and stay in shape. At River Islands, you’ll find staying fit is very doable, as the community offers several fun activities and ideal settings for your new routine!

a happy dog sitting on green grass with a blue lake in the background

The community dog park at Crystal Cove is the perfect place for you and your buddy to get some much-needed exercise. Don’t forget to bring a ball; your arm will get a workout playing some fetch. You’ll be tired, but you’ll also be closer to your dog than ever before!

Take Advantage of River Islands’ Majestic Lakes

two people paddle boarding on a blue lake in front of a boathouse

One of the most wonderful things about living at River Islands is being in close proximity to several lakes. Sparkling and gorgeous, our lakes can help you fulfill your mission of becoming one with nature, which is why we encourage residents to enjoy the lakes as much as possible. Although swimming is not allowed, there are lots of other water sports you can engage in, like kayaking and paddle boarding. Both are great ways to get some sun, while giving your arms and upper body an intense workout.

Fulfill Your Resolution at Home

a modern living area with a couch, a television, a coffee table, a desk, two shelves, and hanging lights

You might not have time to go out, and that’s fine! That doesn’t mean you have to scrap your New Year’s resolution. Think about transforming your bonus room into an exercise haven for your yoga, running, and weight lifting needs. The homes at River Islands offer plenty of flex spaces where you can have a great workout session.

Want to learn more about River Islands? Explore our website or visit our Welcome Center, open daily 12 to 5 PM.

If you haven’t heard the exciting news, then we’re here to tell you first. Our family-friendly, Lathrop community has been recognized (again!) by RCL Advisors and John Burns Real Estate, two of the leading real estate consulting firms that study master-planned communities all over the country, as the most successful master-plan in Northern California! This is River Islands’ fourth year on the list; a reflection of the community’s vision and ability to offer something new in home design and lifestyle amenities every year.

Known as the “Home of the 7-Day Weekend,” River Islands offers a wide assortment of amenities to prospective residents, including 13 lakes where families can enjoy kayaking, rowing, and paddleboarding. In addition, Islanders Field brings family and friends together through the love of baseball.

Islanders Field at River Islands

River Islands is currently building its third K-8 school, EPIC Academy, which will open in August of 2022. At the same time, the Ninth Grade Academy will open its doors as well, as the first phase of the high school. Following the Ninth Grade Academy’s opening in August of 2022, grades 9 and 10 will move over to the new high school campus in 2023, where the 11th grade will open in 2024. The entire school will be open in 2025. You can learn more about the schools at River Islands on our Schools page.

The Boathouse, which is the heart and soul of our community, is a popular hangout for both residents and non-residents alike. Aside from the beautiful lakes and water activities, The Boathouse is considered to be one of our most unique amenities. After a day of paddleboarding, you can stop by for a drink with friends and enjoy a delicious meal in a relaxed environment inside, or on the 4,000 square foot deck with lakeside views.

If your family loves the outdoors, a bounty of adventures is right in your own backyard at River Islands. Miles of trails for walking, jogging, and biking are found throughout the community. Joining the host of amazing parks and recreation areas is a new 15-acre park currently under construction, the largest park planned for River Islands to date. Here, residents will be able to use sports fields, picnic areas, play equipment, and more.

Veranda at River Islands Lake Scene

The homes at River Islands are as diverse as the vision of their builders. They range in size from a 1,447 square foot plan with 3 bedrooms all the way up to a 5 bedroom home with approximately 4,191 square feet of living space. Many of the homes are built in two story configurations, but several builders also offer single story homes or homes with a master suite downstairs. Prices range from the $600,000s to well over $900,000.

Learn more about who we are by exploring our website! We offer a Homefinder tool that allows you to filter available home plans based on the price, bedroom or bath count, and the number of stories you desire! Once you determine which floorplans fit your family’s needs best, schedule a visit to tour the model homes. Many of the builders are open by appointment only, so contacting each neighborhood of interest is recommended. In addition, the Welcome Center at River Islands is open daily, 12 to 5 PM. It is located at the corner of River Islands Parkway and Somerston Parkway.