Trilogy® at Rio Vista - Rio Vista, CA

Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $300s - Mid $700s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1996 - 2020
Braddock & Logan & Blackhawk, Shea Homes, Braddock And Logan
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Trilogy® at Rio Vista Overview

Trilogy at Rio Vista by Shea Homes is an active adult community with a nationally recognized 18-hole golf course and two beautiful clubhouses. This gated, 55 and better community has a quiet, rural feel but is quite substantial in size. Since Trilogy at Rio Vista is located in the greater San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California, it is a perfect place for those who enjoy outdoor activities like sailing, fishing, boating, windsurfing, hiking, and water skiing.

Wide-open scenery, golden rolling hills, and impressive peaks make the perfect backdrop. Residents at Trilogy at Rio Vista enjoy a quaint downtown atmosphere with small shops and restaurants in Rio Vista. Trilogy also has its own restaurant on site that offers American casual cuisine. Major shopping and entertainment facilities are only 30 minutes away.

Construction of the community began in 1996 with the original builder, Braddock and Logan and Blackhawk. It was originally named Summerset at Rio Vista. In 1999, Shea Homes acquired the development and renamed the community Trilogy at Rio Vista.

Update: This community now offers Virtual Livestream Events. These events include cooking classes, wine and spirits demos, fitness and wellness events, and much more. Prospective residents can even tour Trilogy at Rio Vista virtually if they're not able to travel to tour it physically.

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Trilogy at Rio Vista Amenities

The original 7,000 square-foot clubhouse, the Delta Club, is located next to the golf clubhouse. It includes game rooms, a library, arts and crafts area, and a fitness center. Outdoors, the Delta Club has an outdoor pool, spa, and patio. It also provides four tennis courts and bocce ball courts for some friendly competition, while a BBQ area is also available for social activities.

The Vista clubhouse, which was added at a later date, contains approximately 27,000 square feet of additional amenities at Trilogy Rio Vista. A fitness center with cutting edge equipment and personal trainer provide up-to-date, fun ways to stay healthy. A heated, Olympic-size indoor pool is part of the package. For more leisurely times in the Vista Club, residents can enjoy a game of billiards, play some cards, or simply sit and read the paper in front of the fire place or at any of the cozy sitting areas with wide open views. Residents can also meet over coffee and discuss the day's happenings at the Cyber Cafe. Outdoors, a walking and biking trail weave throughout this beautiful community.

Golfers within Trilogy at Rio Vista love the 18-hole golf course which was designed by veteran and respected architect Ted Robinson Sr. The Trilogy golf course has numerous water features and is challenging enough for the advanced player, yet fair enough where beginning players can improve their skills. Its imaginative layout takes advantage of the gorgeous scenery of Rio Vista and players are sure to enjoy every swing.

Trilogy at Rio Vista Homes & Real Estate

At completion, around 3,000 single-family homes will make up this 55 and better community. Residences are available as new construction or on a resale basis. There are 35 different single-family floor plan models available in Trilogy at Rio Vista, including ten models by the original builder and 25 models offered by Shea Homes.

Shea Homes currently offers nine model collections. The Monterey Collection ranges in sizes from 1,153 to 1,558 square feet. It features two bedrooms and two baths, or two bedrooms, two baths, and a den that can be converted into a third bedroom. The Peninsula Collection ranges in sizes from 1,552 to 2,054 square feet. Buyers have their choice of two bedrooms, two baths, and den or two bedrooms, two baths, den that can be a third bedroom, and formal dining room. The Wine Country Collection ranges in sizes from 1,875 to 2,507 square feet. These homes feature two to three bedrooms, a choice of two to three-and-a-half baths, den, and formal dining room. Larger homes also come with three-car garages, and some homes are available on oversized lots with golf course views.

Shea Homes also has three more collections in Trilogy at Rio Vista. These options are called the Shea 3D, Sola, and Venticello Collections. They range in size from 1,212 to 2,486 square feet and come standard with two bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two or three-car garage. Some models feature a den for extra hobby space or as a home office.

The original models built by Braddock and Logan and Blackhawk include ten single-family floor plans ranging from 976 to 2,357 square feet. These models were constructed between 1996 and 2000 and are now available as resale homes. These homes feature two to three bedroom, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage.

Trilogy at Rio Vista Lifestyle

Trilogy at Rio Vista is a large active adult community offering an exciting lifestyle. Not only do many people volunteer in the community, there is even a website where all residents can exchange relevant information. In addition, the Vista Clubhouse offers events not found at other communities. Weekly barbecues with live music and cocktails, ballroom events, and clubs catering to many interests are just the beginning. The Vista Club also offers a Center for Higher Learning, where invited experts talk about everything from healthy living to local ecology to world culture.

There are also several clubs and groups at Trilogy at Rio Vista. These range from pottery to motorcycles to billiards. Those looking for new exercise routine can try their hand at ballroom dancing or tennis. Get into a new hobby with the ceramics group, the jazz band, or the writer's club. Meeting new neighbors is a breeze with several holiday parties, open mic nights, and hiking groups to take part in. Wherever your interests are, Trilogy at Rio Vista will keep you entertained.

The full-time activities director also schedules Club Med trips to Mexico and the Caribbean. At Trilogy at Rio Vista, residents never have to worry about leaving their homes for extended vacations and long-term travel. Organized block watches are only part of the extended safety of this gated community. Centralized mail service, lawn care services, and pet sitting are all easily arranged and make for peace of mind during long absences.


Trilogy at Rio Vista is located in Rio Vista, California in the Bay area. This region is especially renowned for its exciting recreational opportunities. Residents don't have far to go to enjoy additional entertainment. San Francisco and Sacramento are accessible by car. Both offer world-class shopping and dining facilities, among a myriad of tourist attractions and a variety of water related sports and activities. Most importantly, both cities offer international airports for traveling to see grandchildren or going on longer trips. For a more serene option, the quiet beauty of Napa Valley is only thirty miles away. Active adults in the Bay area will love all that Trilogy at Rio Vista has to offer.

Available Models & Floor Plans

Summerset Collection 1

Price RangeHigh $300s

Braddock & Logan & Blackhawk offered a collection of five intimate single-family homes. These models were built between 1996 and 2000 and ranged from 976 to 1450 square feet. Many of these models can be found on the resale market.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Spinnaker13602 + Den22

Monterey Collection

Price RangeHigh $300s

The Monterey Collection is ideal for homebuyers who want a cozy single-family home at a reasonable price in Trilogy at Rio Vista. The Monterey Collection includes four floor plans. The Carmel, Pebble Beach and Alisal are available as resale only.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Big Sur13612 + Den22
Pebble Beach14062 + Den22
Alisal15582 + Den - 322


Price RangeHigh $300s

The Sola Collection is one of Shea Homes' newest additions to Trilogy at Rio Vista. With three floor plans to choose from, these homes offer 1,212 to 1,558 square feet of living space. They come standard with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Two of the models have dens that can be used as an office or as a hobby space.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Solana14482 + Den22
Soraya15582 + Den22

Peninsula Collection

Price RangeHigh $300s

Shea Homes built six floor plans for the Peninsula Collection. These homes are ideal for downsizing active adults who seek the perfect match of comfort and affordability. With 1,552 to 2,054 square feet you can expect to find an additional den and/or third bedroom on all of these well designed homes.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Hillsborough16712 - 2 + Den22 - 2.5
Belmont17652 - 2 + Den22
San Carlos18642 + Den - 322 - 2.5
Woodside19072 - 2 + Den22
Burlingame20542 + Den - 322

Summerset Collection 2

Price RangeHigh $300s

Braddock & Logan & Blackhawk offered a second, larger collection of five single-family homes that ranged from 1,654 to 2,357 square feet. These homes were built between 1996 and 2000 and many can be found on the resale market.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Catamaran18682 + Den - 32.52.5
Grand Bank20582 + Den - 32.52.5
Islander22512 + Den - 32.52.5
Catalina23572 + Den - 32.52.5

Shea 3D

Price RangeHigh $300s

The Shea 3D Collection offers three models available as new homes. These floor plans offer simple living but ample space with approximately 1,837 to 2,146 square feet of living space. They feature two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Reflect18372 + Den22
Replenish20472 + Den2.52
Rejuvenate21462 + Den2.52

Wine Country Collection

Price RangeHigh $300s

The Wine Country Collection homes are ideal for homebuyers who want ample space to spread out and entertain or host out of town guests. Extra bedrooms, large kitchens and great rooms, and available three-car garages are just a sample of the fine features offered in the seven Wine Country models. These models are available as resale homes only.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Headsburg18752 + Den - 32.52
Windsor20182 + Den - 322
Verano20902 + Den - 32.53
Calistoga21751 - 22.5 - 3.52 - 3
Asti23092 + Den - 32.52 - 3
Petaluma23812 + Den - 32.52 - 3
Yountville25072 + Den - 32.53


Price RangeHigh $300s

The Venticello Collection offers more space for the active adults who plan on having guests or who require more room. These two floor plans come in 2,091 and 2,397 square feet and have two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and an attached three-car garage. These homes also come with an additional room that can be used as an office or den area.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Verano20912 + Den2.53
Vensa23972 + Den2.53

Trilogy® at Rio Vista Amenities

The Vista Club

The Vista Club is a 27,000 square-foot facility at the center of Trilogy at Rio Vista and includes a cyber cafe, fully-stocked library, a fitness center, and much more.

  • The Vista Club - 27,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Cyber Cafe
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Pool
  • Indoor Walking Track
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Ballroom
  • Diablo Room
  • Massage Studio
  • Business Center
  • Center for Learning
  • Billiards Room
  • Card Room
  • Locker Rooms
  • Grand Living Room with Fireplace
  • Walking & Biking Trails

Delta Club

The Delta Club was the original clubhouse at Trilogy at Rio Vista. The 7,000 square foot facility is adjacent to the Rio Vista Golf Club.

  • Delta Club - 7,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Fitness Center
  • Library
  • Game Rooms
  • Arts & Crafts Area
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Patio
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • 4 Bocce Ball Courts
  • BBQ Area

Rio Vista Golf Club

The Rio Vista Golf Club offers 18-holes designed by renowned architect Ted Robinson Sr. Appropriate for all levels of play, this course also features a full-service restaurant.

  • 18-Hole Golf Course
  • Nines Restaurant
  • Golf Pro Shop

Trilogy® at Rio Vista Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Trilogy® at Rio Vista. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Ballroom Dancing
  • BBQs
  • Billiards Club
  • Bocce
  • Book Club
  • Bunco Club
  • Cards
  • Ceramics
  • Choir
  • Comedy Night
  • Computer Classes
  • Concerts
  • Council for the Arts
  • Country Line Dancing
  • Dance Club
  • Delta Breeze Chorus
  • Digital Photography Club
  • Dog Club
  • Drama Club
  • Family Halloween Party
  • Fishing Club
  • Garden Railroad Club
  • Golf
  • Good Samaritans
  • Gospel Singers
  • Guitar Club
  • Hiking
  • Hispanic Club
  • Kare Bears
  • Ladies Tennis
  • Language Classes
  • Motorcycle Club
  • Nature Club
  • New Connections
  • Open Mic Night
  • Painting
  • Parkinson's Support Group
  • Photography
  • Poker
  • Pottery
  • Radio Club
  • Relay for Life
  • Scrapbooking
  • Soul Line Dancing
  • Stained Glass
  • Stroke/Head Injury Club
  • Supper Club
  • Table Tennis
  • Tai Chi & Yuan Chi Dance
  • Tennis
  • Theater Group
  • Triage
  • Trilogy Art Guild
  • Trilogy Jazz Band
  • Walk & Talk
  • Women's Improvement Club
  • Writer's Club

Trilogy® at Rio Vista Reviews (10)

Average Rating for this Community
Date (Recent first)
Gregory S.
I'm glad I decided to rent here first before considering purchasing. The constant wind is tiresome. (I should've realized this after seeing the wind farm outside of town.) The golf course has been neglected and the restaurant needs much improvement. The local grocery store isn't managed well, and it's a 20-minute drive to the nearest city for shopping. On the plus side, most of the neighbors appear to be friendly and the nearest hospital (Kaiser) is 20 minutes away.
January 17, 2021
Linda J.
Lost my post grrr. So I will list the fantastic amenities here in Trilogy, Rio Vista:
An hour from San Francisco.
An hour from Napa, Sonoma, Sacramento and the ocean.
Gated community, with a golf course that we newly own. So never a worry about it closing. Presently being upgraded.
Nice green spaces.
Sacramento River is right on the town, so boating, fishing nearby.
90 clubs with friendly people, many in the active 55-70 age group.
You won’t find a more reasonable place to live and enjoy!
My home is 3 years old and we love it! Never had a problem and Shea was great, and the lifestyle is like a vacation!
I do wish the malls were closer than 17 miles, but I am now used to it.
January 1, 2020
Mike g.
Have been in my Shea home for three years, the home is very poor quality with lots of Construction issues. There customer service is very lacking,like to blame homeowner for issues with home. Beautiful neighborhood, nice area, WOULD Not recommend this builder,to many lawsuits
December 25, 2017
Diana and Bob
I would give Rio Vista 55+ Trilogy a 5 because it is a beautiful well planned community, great location. Lots of nice people and amenities. The golf course is a plus for the homes holding value. You won't see golf course homes and open space like this ever again in an affordable home.

The drawbacks (if these would bother you), are some windy days, small town, and 20 mile drives to big box stores and shopping centers. We've been here 7 months and really appreciate the opportunity to have a reasonably priced lovely home, more modern than the old 55+ areas, and because of the new building going on by Shea the average age is more like 60 rather than 80. Yes, the golf course could use some sprucing up, but it will be a rarity in new 55+ communities. It's a keeper, and really helps hold home values. So far we feel it's a good value and convenient to two airports, San Francisco, Napa, and travel.
May 6, 2017
Joe D.
We lived here for 10 years, but grew tired of our neighbors being right on top of us. Also, the golf course is a nice layout, but hasn't been maintained properly. There have been numerous complaints on the condition of the course, but the owners do nothing to address them. And Shea does nothing to force the golf course owners to take action to correct the problems there. Three years ago the HOA had a chance to buy the course at a great price, but the ignorant non-golfers joined together to stop it. They couldn't bear the thought of their monthly HOA dues going up by $13 a month.
We're in the process now of trying to sell our house...can't wait to leave this place. The town of Rio Vista is actually pretty nice, although decent restaurants are pretty much non-existent. Anyway, think twice before buying here. Caveat emptor!
March 6, 2017
Michele H.
This is a wonderful community! Great neighbors and fantastic array of events and activities!
February 5, 2017
Mark S.
Beautiful clubhouse and nice community amenities. The residents are very friendly too!
January 18, 2017
Very accurate and up to date listings. Great for searching nation wide options!
February 17, 2014
Jim and Margarita Wichmann
This is the place to retire and remain active. We fell in love with Trilogy Rio Vista the first time we visited the property. We visited approximately six other 55+ communities in Southern California to Northern California and Rio Vista was by far the most active, friendly and affordable of them all. The homes are at most 13 years old with new construction still going on. Approximately 2200 homes with a beautiful updated club house and golf course on site. The clubhouse offers indoor pool, indoor track and fitness center. People are very friendly and welcoming with over 100 clubs to capture your interest. We highly recommend our 55 Places Partner Agent... they listened to what we were looking for in a home, they previewed the properties and showed us a large variety to choose from... Rio Vista is a quaint rural community located between San Francisco and Sacramento in the Delta Region within less than half hour to five larger metro areas. We love it here and will enjoy our home for many years to come!!!
December 7, 2013
Susan L.
I just moved in a couple months ago and have the latest and greatest energy efficient home from Shea. I try to be as energy conscious as I can so I am looking forward to the benefits of this house and the ease on my wallet. My Prius was my first venture into being "green" and it has been a fantastic savings on gas costs. I would give it 5 stars but until I really see the numbers from my "zero energy bill house" I'll give it a solid 4.

I spend a lot of time outdoors and have found the golf and tennis facilities to be top notch. I've met a lot of people like me here and have been enjoying finding my way around. It's only been a couple months but I can already tell it's the perfect community for me.
May 21, 2013

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