About the Area


Explore Modesto

Located in Northern California’s Central Valley, Modesto is a vibrant city with a small-town feel. Sure, it’s the backdrop to the 1973 movie American Graffiti, but it’s also much more.

A rich cultural hub, Modesto offers plenty of local festivals and museums, like the McHenry Museum and the Chartreuse Muse. If food is more of your thing, count yourself lucky. Modesto is ripe with four-star restaurants that embrace local agriculture.

Outdoorsy folks can find plenty to do within Modesto or close by. With so much to do, we can’t wait to help you plant your roots with a Windward Pacific Builders home in a city we love.

Explore Hughson

Hughson is the newest city in Stanislaus County.
In the early 1900’s, the San Joaquin Railroad purchased land from Mr. Hughson for their tracks and developed a stop, which became known as the Hughson Stop.
Hughson’s character and identity comes from its agricultural roots; it is surrounded by agricultural fields and orchards, as well as several large agricultural businesses. Over 7,000 live in the City, with thousands on the periphery calling Hughson their home.
Hughson is a desirable place to live because it is known as a safe city with a community oriented atmosphere. Additionally, Hughson maintains the lowest crime rate in the county, and the best roadways (pavement condition). The City’s downtown has quaint charm and is home to many popular restaurants and several large businesses. The community is active and follows its high school sports closely and the championships they have won. In addition, the high school has produced award winning Future Farmers of America and most recently Academic Decathlon teams demonstrating its commitment to academic excellence. Hughson also holds many prominent community events, including the Hughson Fruit and Nut Festival, a farmers’ market, Christmas Parade, Light up the Town Christmas Light event, Operation Santa, citywide National Night Out events as well as parades for Halloween and Homecoming.

Explore Oakdale

Oakdale is a charming community of 20,675 people. The city was founded in 1871 and is located in the east-central portion of the Central Valley, adjacent to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, it’s location is 90 miles between beautiful Yosemite National Park and the Pacific Ocean with a moderate climate ranging from the mid 50’s in the winter and summer temps from the mid 80’s that make Oakdale an enjoyable place to call home year around.
Oakdale offers a small town feel and is proud of its cozy atmosphere in a balanced community of homes and commercial developments that offer both Raley’s and Save Mart Shopping Centers, museums, a variety of services and recreation such as the Oakdale Golf & Country Club, the Royse Memorial Swimming Pool, and the Oakdale Municipal Airport. Oakdale’s slogan is “Cowboy Capital of the World” home of the Annual Oakdale Rodeo!
There is a wide variety of hospital services to meet your health needs at Oak Valley Hospital and several local medical practices.

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