Kiper Community Highlight: Fontana Ranch Estates of Hughson

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With only 9 homes left and mortgage rates low, this is the last chance to join this relaxed Hughson, CA community, and enjoy a quiet and comfortable lifestyle in a beautiful brand new home.

What’s in a name? Fontana Ranch Estates encapsulates a feeling of warmth, relaxation, space, elegance, and easy living…with a country feel. Let’s dive deeper into the local perks of being an owner of a brand new home in quiet and quaint Hughson.

Growing community, but with a hometown feel

Hughson is one of the smallest cities in Stanislaus county, with more than doubling its population size since 1990, the town itself maintains its close-knit feel. Nestled in the heart of central valley California, Hughson is a dream to lovers of the beautiful outdoors and its primarily known for its prospering agricultural identity.

Dining and Markets

With its local produce, Hughson is a great choice plant roots in a new home. There are several fine delis, markets, and eateries to choose from! To highlight a few…

Agave Azul

Nothing’s better than a small family-owned local authentic Mexican restaurant that you can count on! Handmade, homemade tortillas, fajita plates, delicious beans and combination plates, great cocktails and $1 Taco Tuesdays, plus everything else you could ask for.

Hamilton’s Cafe

Though ownership has changed, Hamilton’s has stood the test of time for generations, serving local regulars and people coming through on road trips, all leaving satisfied just the same. From hearty breakfasts to diner classics, its all here…just come prepared to eat!

Modesto Certified Farmers Market

On Thursdays and Saturdays, head on over a short 9 miles to Modesto for their fabulous Farmers market. From papusas, tamales, and dozens of varieties of freshly picked fruits and vegetables, handle most of your grocery needs – locally grown, and for a great price –  under the warm sun and surrounded by smiling faces and the wonderful sights and smells of the market.

Activities and Fitness

The people of Hughson often come together for events at the local community center. Upcoming, there will be an egg hunt for the children, a Classic Car show, and “Taste of Hughson” – An Evening Dedicated to Sharing Hughson’s Finest Tastes, Spirits and Fellowship.

Another way to appreciate the beauty of the town…check out the Hughson Arboretum and Gardens, where visitors can take in the sights of local plants, flowers and trees, using the space as a time to reflect and meditate, and also provided is tips and tidbits of info for local gardeners and how to work with the climate, plants and trees.

For sports and activities for children, exercise gyms and studios, you can find everything you need and more just a short drive away in Modesto. There you can find Studio V Pilates, Stonehenge (rock climbing), Bad 2 The Bonz Boxing, and In-Shape, and also just to highlight a few. For family entertainment, you can check out Funworks in Modesto, with mini-golf, go carts and more!

Education: K-12 and collegiate

Have a family or planning on starting one? The Hughson Unified School District has you covered, offering quality schools whether you’re planning for a wee kindergartener or “tween”.

Looking for a program on the collegiate level? The Hughson area has options. All under 30 minutes away, there’s Modesto Junior College, CSU Stanislaus, and UC Merced.


From Fontana Ranch Estates, you can reach both larger cities Turlock and Modesto in under 20 minutes. Not far away is Interstate 5, giving you immediate access to all of California.

Fontana Ranch Estates community details

Offering lovely single story 3-5 bedroom homes and covering 1,863-2,752 sq. feet, our 3 remaining and unique residence floor plans provide great options. All of our Fontana Ranch homes include options and upgrades, including a sunroom, guest suite, shop area in the garage and beautiful exterior features, starting from the low $300,000s.

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