6 Reasons Families Love Living in Lathrop

Edgewater_Fam&FriendsLathrop, CA is becoming a favorite location for young families. It isn’t difficult to see why when you study the area. Here are some of the top reasons that families love this city.


Almost half of the city’s residents, 48.8 percent, are married couples. Of the approximate 4,700 households, 57.3 percent have children under the age of eighteen. Schools in the area offer a multitude of after-school activities and music-related activities are often emphasized. With the number of children in this area, there is always something going on to entertain families.

The Weather

Weather in this area is nearly ideal compared to the rest of the country. From May through September, nearly ninety percent of the days experience sunshine, higher than the national average. In addition, both annual precipitation and humidity fall well below the national average year-round. The weather lends itself well to all types of outdoor family activities.


The San Joaquin River is on the west side of the city. This river lends itself to fishing, swimming, kayaking or simply relaxing on the banks and enjoying the day. In addition to the river, A public park is never far from where you are located and the parks all offer educational and recreational programs for all age and skill levels. With a total of seven parks to choose from, you can visit a different one every day. Being outside, interacting with nature, is almost a natural reaction with the type of weather in this area.


The city offers several celebrations throughout the year that are geared toward families. Whether you want to enjoy the annual Birthday Celebration or be amazed at the Tree Lighting Ceremony, there is something going on regularly to entertain the whole family and give you exciting things to do and explore. The city is also home to one of the country’s largest pumpkin mazes. The Skate Park is open until dusk every day and provides hours of family fun.


The average income in Lathrop is approximately $58,000 annually. There are numerous manufacturing and retail opportunities to provide income for a population whose average age range is in their mid-thirties. The Tesla factory is growing and providing more jobs each year.


The population of Lathrop is widely diverse racially, allowing for a community of peace and understanding. Children are given the opportunity to interact naturally so they are ready for a world based on international relations when they become adults. Lathrop is a community that stands as a living model to how a peaceful environment can be achieved easily.

Final Words

Lathrop is an ideal location for young families to set up household. They are growing steadily, but still maintaining a sense of community and family. Outdoor activities abound, keeping families entertained and in motion. Overall, it is a place that will grow with your family.

That is why DeNova Homes offers you two amazing communities in Lathrop: Drake’s Bend, a lovely neighborhood of homes located in the unique master planned community of River Islands and Edgewater, an exceptional neighborhood built to exacting standards by renowned DeNova Homes and offers an exceptional opportunity to experience “home” the way it should be.


Edgewater At Rivers Islands: A Retreat From The Ordinary

New Homes for Sale in Lathrop, CA, near Tracy and Stockton
Located along the banks of the San Joaquin Delta, in the brand new master planned community of River IslandsEdgewater At River Islands is a beautiful waterfront community with single and two level 3-5 bedroom homes for sale. Here you can finally find the oasis of peace and comfort you’ve always been dreaming of!

New Homes for Sale in Central Valley, CA - Edgewater at River Islands

Situated in a prime Central Valley location experiencing record-breaking growth, Edgewater offers a rare opportunity to invest in an up-and-coming California real estate market. This retreat-like suburban community is located close to major freeways, public transportation, quality schools, shopping, and more. Tracy, Stockton, and Modesto are minutes away. Livermore and Pleasanton are only a half hour drive away, as well.

The Lathrop/Manteca Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) Train Station is only about 3 miles from Edgewater, conveniently connecting residents to the Tri-Valley, BART, and Silicon Valley. The ACE Train connects commuters with Livermore, Pleasanton, Fremont, Santa Clara, Mineta San Jose International Airport, and San Jose. A bus shuttle from the Pleasanton ACE Station connects commuters to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station. Bus connections are also available from the Fremont ACE Station to Stanford University and from the Pleasanton ACE Station to Bishop Ranch. With a location like this, Edgewater gives you the best of both worlds!

Life at Edgewater is full of leisurely morning strolls on riverside trails, family picnics in the community’s many parks, and watching the sun set over the lake. Located on River Islands Lake, Edgewater is a unique new waterfront community New Homes for Sale near Tracy, California - Edgewater at River Islands by DeNova Homesdesigned with healthy living in mind. Broad sidewalks and bicycle lanes make walking, running, and biking convenient and comfortable for the whole family. In addition, fitness circuits can be found in some parks. With the temperate Central Valley climate, residents enjoy year-round recreational activities such as boating, fishing, waterskiing, as well as hiking.



Affordable New Homes for Sale in California’s Central Valley
The fast-selling new homes at Edgewater start from just the mid-$300,000’s, New Homes for Sale near Stockton, California - Edgewater at River Islands by DeNova Homesso buying your new home is easier than you think! Four floor plans are available with both single and two level options, and ranging from 1,841 to 2,568 sqft. Learn more about these exceptional new California Central Valley homes for sale in Lathrop, CA.


Edgewater at River Islands: Gorgeous Gourmet Kitchens


Do you happen to be a serious culinary buff? When it comes to kitchens, having an exceptional kitchen and dining experience is very important. More families are tending to bond over meals and love having great fun involving food. Does this sound like you and your family? Surely a great place to cook and dine within your home can help create many great memories that will last a lifetime. Anyone who is a chef of just someone who enjoys cooking and entertaining will appreciate having the best gourmet kitchen tailored to their desires.

This is why our gourmet kitchens in Edgewater at River Islands have been built with great care to detail. What features do you look forward to having in your dream gourmet kitchen? We invite you now to check out some of the features of our gourmet kitchens within the homes of Edgewater at River Islands to get an idea of what’s in store for you here. Some of the features are as follows:

  • Comfortable dining area or spacious eat in kitchens
  • Convenient food prep island with breakfast bar
  • Storage pantry
  • Elegant granite slab countertops with stainless steel big basin under mount sink
  • Hand laid 20″x20″ tile floors
  • Beautifully stained beech cabinetry
  • Quality black or white G.E. appliances including:
  • 30” Range with separate hood
  • Microwave-hood
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator area pre-plumed for ice-maker
  • Food waste disposal

The gourmet kitchens are just one of the key features of the homes in the Edgewater at River Islands community. There are so many other things to find out about the homes and community that will help you to decide on making this place your next choice. We invite you to proceed to the community page for Edgewater at River Islands on our website, learn more about this community and contact our team at DeNova Homes when you are ready to move forward on your road to homeownership.

Edgewater at River Islands: New Release Coming Soon!


One of the best-selling communities in San Joaquin County is about to have a new release! The new release will be priced from the mid $300,000s and you have the chance now to be among the first people to receive the news about the upcoming release.

Check out some of the luxurious options that will be included:

  • California Room with Outdoor Fireplace
  • Winter White Cabinets
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • 3 Tone Paint
  • Fireplace in Great Room
  • Extensive Tile Flooring
  • Elegant Quartz Kitchen Counters and so much more

To get more information and sign up for our interest list visit:

Contact information for this community is as follows:
Information Center
Open Daily 10am – 6pm

1007 Mariners Cove
Lathrop, CA 95330

(209) 323 – 5645