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Boathouse debuting in River Islands
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A home thats part of the Waterpointe at River Islands collection in Lathrop. - photo by Photo Contributed

Home shoppers are finding the home of their dreams in a resort like setting at Van Daele’s Waterpointe at River Islands in Lathrop.

With only 68 homes to be built at Waterpointe, many of which are situated on large homesites, interested home buyers are encouraged to visit soon for best selection and availability. 

“We are seeing tremendous sales as families discover what a truly amazing place this is to live and see they can have not only the home of their dreams, but the lifestyle they’ve always desired,” reports Van Daele’s Northern California Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Deborah Lichliter.

Just in time for summer, River Islands masterplanned community is debuting a new Boathouse surrounded by a community gathering space with a spectacular outdoor deck, a new bar and grill, huge park, bocce ball courts, boat docking and rentals. At completion, River Islands will give residents the luxury of access to lakes and Delta waterways, recreational amenities, restaurants, shopping, community schools and a business campus all connected by a beautiful river front and scenic trails. The River Islands Academy, the prestigious K-8 charter elementary school specializing in technology-based learning, is already opened and established. For more details on River Islands, visit

Van Daele’s Waterpointe homes feature three floorplans with up to 3,600 square feet, four to six bedrooms, three and one-half to five and one-half baths, Great Rooms, Bonus Rooms, Home Office, and Imagination Room and My Place creative use spaces. Floorplan options allow for customizations including a Guest Suite, Super Great Room, oversized decks, and further enhancing the gourmet kitchens with spacious pantries and expanded kitchen island selections. 

Most popular of all options is the available California Room, Van Daele’s signature design element, which creates an amazing integration of indoor/outdoor living space with a wonderful fireplace, ideal for entertaining, family fun or relaxing.

Exteriors are detailed with rich architecture of Early California Ranch, European Cottage and Craftsman styles. Each home is equipped with three-car garages, perfect to store watersport equipment.

Waterpointe at River Islands is affordably priced from the mid $400,000s. 

Van Daele Homes is known for outstanding price-included amenities and the homes at Waterpointe offer buyers a spectacular value. Amenities include granite Kitchen countertops, Whirlpool® stainless steel appliances, soaring 9’ ceilings on first and second floors, maple cabinetry throughout, and Delta faucets. Van Daele’s Efficient by Design® features include a tankless water heater, dual glazed Low-E glass windows, high efficiency central air conditioning, environmentally friendly engineered lumber products and many others.

Van Daele Homes is a privately-held, California-based homebuilder specializing in single family homes in Northern and Southern California since 1987. The Van Daele family and their team take great pride in the design and construction of every home and have a personal commitment to every home buyer that they will make you “feel good about your new home”®. Van Daele Homes has been honored by the industry as a Builder of the Year and consistently ranks at the top of Eliant customer satisfaction surveys.

To visit Waterpointe at River Islands or the River Islands Welcome Center, from the East Bay, travel the I-580 Freeway east toward Stockton.

 Continue to I-205 Freeway east to the Interstate 5 north and exit at Mossdale Road. Follow the signs to River Islands. From the Stockton area, travel I-5 Frsouth and exit at Manthey Road. Turn right on Manthey Road, then right on Mossdale Road and follow the signs to River Islands. Models and sales information center are open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. except Wednesdays and Sundays when hours begin at noon. For more details, please call sales counselors Rose Mason and Denise Ramos at (209) 565.-1020 or visit