Welcome to River Oaks

Resort Lifestyle Community in Paso Robles, California

River Oaks is a resort lifestyle community in Paso Robles, CA. Built on a village center concept, this beautiful resort includes large single family homes and unique semi-custom homes in the Reserve and Estates at the Reserve neighborhoods, as well as an active adult community for 55 and better residents in the neighborhood, Vintage.

The Reserve and The Estates neighborhoods provide the perfect location for working professionals and families to work from home, locally or occasionally commute to a metropolitan area. These neighborhoods are also ideal for those in retirement desiring very spacious lots and larger homes. At the Vintage neighborhood, active adult living has never been easier. No matter how you intend to spend your retirement, this active adult community is perfect for those looking to take a step back and enjoy the finer things in life.

All neighborhoods have plenty of opportunity for social engagement while having the tranquility you seek when spending time at home. Homeowners will be able to participate in activities such as cooking and craft classes, book clubs, computer training, sharing hikes with birdwatchers, water aerobics with friends and wine tasting with fellow connoisseurs or simply savoring the comfort and tranquil sophistication of the resort lifestyle at River Oaks.

Amenities Abound

Homeowners will enjoy a wealth of resort-style amenities at their fingertips, including a pool with plenty of room for lazing about, a challenging executive golf course, restaurant, community center, bocce ball, pickle ball, farm, farm stand, ample walking trails, and Hot Springs Spa & Geothermal mineral pool, cold plunge and relaxation garden.

Kids playing in a pool

Community Center and Pool

The Community Center is a beautiful gathering place for recreation and celebration as the social hub for activities including holidays, birthdays, reunions, retirements, swimming, grilling and other festivities. It will be staffed by HOA representatives who are available to answer your questions.

Our neighborhood pool is sure to become one of your favorite spots to relax and unwind! Whether you want to lounge beside or swim laps in our zero entry pool surrounded by beautiful landscaping, we ensure that the River Oaks resort size pool is exactly what you need after a long day.

A scenic vista of a lush green golf course

River Oaks Golf Course

At the heart of the River Oaks Community sits the River Oaks Golf Course, a unique 6-hole player development course with three sets of tee locations to give the variety of a 18-hole course.  With golf lessons available, men, women, and children can perfect their short game with an instructor or simply train on their own to prepare themselves for other great golf courses in Paso Robles.

Handsome couple hiking with a yellow lab

Walking & Hiking Trails

There is no shortage of walks and hikes in San Luis Obispo County, but if you are looking for something a bit closer to home, the River Oaks community is developing over 6 miles of walking trails. Our walking trails are perfect for morning joggers, dog walkers, or casual strollers. Enjoy the convenience of an easy, peaceful trail right in your neighborhood.

If you’re looking to up the challenge a bit, there are more places to walk in Paso Robles that are only a short drive away.  The out and back Centennial trail is a a paved, dog-friendly hike that is good for all skill-levels. Another option is the Salinas River Walk by Lawrence Moore Park, which is the longest trail of the three and is good for hiking, biking, running, dogs, and seeing views of the historical Salinas River.     

Woman and man playing a fierce game of pickleball


Connect with your River Oaks Community with pickleball nearby your home!  Growing in popularity, pickleball games are a great way to get your daily exercise by utilizing your hand-eye coordination and lateral mobility.  Situated with the bocce ball courts, our outdoor pickleball courts are perfect for meeting new people and embracing friendly competition.  Not limited to River Oaks residents, invite your friends and family to a few games of pickleball!

Bocce balls resting in the green grass


Adjacent to the pickleball courts; come play Bocce Ball with us! Also known as Italian lawn bowling, Bocce Ball is one of the most widely played games in the world. This simple game is fun for all ages and skill levels, not to mention this game was played by George Washington, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Galileo! Our Bocce Ball Court is perfect for a quick game with a friend or you can get a group together and play a team game with up to eight players. So grab some friends and see why Bocce Ball is favored by so many. 

Farm stand worker presents an ear of corn


Upon the completion of the River Oaks expansion, you will be able to enjoy fresh produce at River Oaks with our local farm and farm stand! Featuring fruits and vegetables from the farm, and from top growers in the area, healthy habits and supporting local business in the area, “farm to fork” has never been more convenient.

Farmer overlooks a vineyard

Wine Country Living

Living as a Paso Robles local at River Oaks, nestled amidst the vineyards in California wine country means having access to the abundant open space that defines the West while being mere minutes from award-winning restaurants, wine-tasting rooms, brew pubs, art galleries and other attractions. Paso’s hundreds of vineyards produce world-renown Central Coast wines and provides stunningly gorgeous landscapes — but with its own panache — the comfort and casual atmosphere for which Paso Robles is appreciated.

Hot Springs Spa & Wellness

Homeowners will enjoy priority access to River Oaks Hot Springs geothermal mineral pool, artic cycle  hydrotherapy area, Yoga and fitness room, which is part of the spa expansion taking place in 2024. With highly sought after therapeutic geothermal mineral waters, River Oaks Hot Springs currently offers private soaking options along with a variety of massage and facial offerings.  Whether you plan to spend the day or just an hour, you are sure to achieve maximum serenity in a comfortable serene atmosphere.

Man and woman experiencing a couple's massage

Massage & Facial

We offer a range of blissful experiences created for men and women. If you are looking for a relaxing massage or facial for yourself, a group of friends or with your significant other our spa has something for everyone.

Private Hot Tub

Private Geothermal Mineral Tub

The River Oaks Hot Springs provides a private geothermal mineral tub which combines quietness and comfort needed for a truly relaxing atmosphere. Sessions are normally one hour, but be sure to check out our special packages that could include a swedish massage, wine, and decadent desserts with your spa experience.

Yogis sitting in a meditative stance

Fitness, Yoga & Barre

Upon the expansion of the Spa, our fitness classes will provide a pure and simple approach to wellness. We will offer yoga and barre classes for all levels. Fitness at River Oaks helps you to strengthen, stretch, calm, and rejuvenate your way to a better you.

Relaxing in the Mineral Pool

Geothermal Mineral Pool

Soaking in the healing waters of the Geothermal Mineral Pool is beneficial for health due in large part to the 15 dissolved minerals found in the geothermal water and a process called transdermal absorption. Simply soaking in the mineral hot springs is naturally detoxifying and a gentle remedy for skin ailments including acne, eczema and psoriasis.

Group of friends laughing

Choice of Homes

Whether you’re looking for a home in the gated active adult community, a large single story home on a spacious lot or a semi-custom home appointed to your specifications, River Oaks Paso Robles will exceed your expectations and provide a care free maintenance lifestyle that can afford your desires of recreation, travel and leisure.

Three distinct neighborhoods make up the community of River Oaks Paso Robles:


 Gated active adult community of 55 (and better) – Vintage

Larger lot single family homes – Reserve

Unique 12 lot neighborhood of semi-custom homes – The Estates

Let’s build something beautiful together.

About Estrella Associates

Estrella Associates, Inc., is a Paso Robles, California real estate development company that applies a distinctive, community-based focus to residential and commercial development. Driven by an unwavering commitment to help people live the American dream of home ownership, Estrella Associates has made a profound impact on the Central Coast. Impeccable attention to quality, value and lifestyle are hallmarks of Estrella Associates, but it’s the passion of this family-owned firm that sets it apart. Few companies have a solid track record of four decades of success and are also well positioned for that success to continue.

Estrella founder Dick Willhoit is now joined in company leadership by son Wes, who literally grew up in the business and will carry it into the future.

Estrella gave birth to River Oaks I, which includes Traditions at River Oaks, Paso Robles’ first active adult 55+ master planned residential neighborhood, but the Willhoit vision didn’t stop there. Estrella Associates expanded the mineral springs spa, built the golf course, restaurant and commercial buildings in Paso Robles. Multifamily housing, single-family homes and other Estrella projects followed in Paso Robles and Atascadero.

A cornerstone of Estrella’s commitment to quality is the Willhoit family’s commitment to community. Members of the Willhoit family have been steadfast in their civic engagement, including decades of service on various nonprofit and civic boards, such as the Paso Robles School Board, the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce Board and committees, the Housing Trust Fund of San Luis Obispo County, the Housing Authority of Paso Robles, building trades programs at area high schools, plus dozens of youth-sports and other community organizations. Both father and son have served as president of the Homebuilders Association of the Central Coast, and have been active members of the California Building Industry Association.

With River Oaks Paso Robles, the vision that first emerged in 1984 comes full circle for the Willhoits and Estrella Associates. The Willhoits will remain the development lead for River Oaks Paso Robles, assuring the plans, vision and lifestyle of the upscale community unfold with the Estrella mark of excellence, with homebuilding executed by carefully selected local builders.

Interested in River Oaks Paso Robles? We’d love to tell you more.

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