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Essex Homes Expanding into Two Lexington Communities

Tri Springs EntranceEssex Homes continues to build beautiful homes around Columbia and Charlotte. Luckily for homebuyers, the excellent quality of Essex is available now in not one but two communities in Lexington, South Carolina. The second phase of homes are now under construction in Tri-Springs, located on Old Two Notch Road, and new  homes are being built in the Field Crest community, located off Plat Springs Road in West Columbia.

Tri-Springs offers a variety of home designs priced from the upper $100,000s. As the second phase gets under way, buyers will be able to customize their homes to meet their needs, and enjoy energy-efficient living thanks to the eBuilt Technology by Essex. Through award-winning service and a wide collection of choices, customers will feel right at home in the incredible Tri-Springs community.

The new homes will include options for three to five bedrooms and large main levels that provide ample living and entertainment space. The plans also feature spacious kitchens with room for a breakfast area. The first floor will also include formal living areas, home offices and formal dining spaces in most plans. The upper level offers sizable master suites, walk-in closets in every bedroom and optional loft spaces that can be used however the owner desires.

Besides Tri-Springs’ breathtaking views, swimming pool, clubhouse and other amenities, the community also provides the best in education. Located in Lexington’s School District One, students will be placed in a dedicated and nurturing environment that includes White Knoll Elementary, White Knoll Middle and White Knoll High schools.

Springfield Model Home Living AreaHomes in the Field Crest community will feature plans from Essex Homes’ Premier Series and are priced from the $130,000s. There are eight unique floor plans to choose from, offering anywhere between three to six bedrooms and 1,200 to 3,500 square feet. Every home is energy efficient, like all Essex homes, which means lower power bills and higher savings.

These homes will come with a variety of options that benefit buyers. Options include one-level living; open living areas that combine the kitchen, breakfast area and family room; master suites with walk-in closets and spacious bathrooms; optional lofts and more.

The one thing every buyer will love is the excellent location Field Crest offers. With its convenient location, homeowners in Field Crest will enjoy the short commute to the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, I-20 and downtown Columbia and Fort Jackson. Plenty of entertainment options are available only minutes away including Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens, EdVenture Children’s Museum and the multi-purposeVista. Field Crest is within walking distance of the Indian River Golf Club..

Essex Homes is an award-winning company founded upon excellence and integrity. These values are built into every Essex home, and that trend will continue with the new homes in the wonderful communities of Tri-Springs and Field Crest. As these communities continue to grow, Essex will be there to provide the very best to its home buyers in selection and service.

For more information on Essex Homes, visit their website at www.essexhomes.net.


Essex Homes Announces Opening of Model Home in Lake View at Barr Lake

Winchester ExteriorLexington, South Carolina, is a sought-after area that’s easy to love. It has that small town feel with the benefits of the capital city only minutes away. Barr Lake is located in the heart of Lexington and is the newest Lexington County neighborhood from Essex Homes. The grand opening of the professionally decorated model, which is located in the Lake View section of Barr Lake, will take place Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016.

The model home features the Winchester plan, which has been one of the top selling plans for Essex Homes because of the open concept, high ceilings and flexibility for extra bedrooms and storage space. The Winchester is a one-story plan with a half story option. The Barr Lake model has the downstairs owner’s suite with trey ceiling, sitting area and spa-like private bath with huge walk-in closet. There are also two secondary bedrooms downstairs and a large sunroom open to the family room. Other features found in the model home include built-in bookcases, a butler’s pantry, slate colored glazed cabinetry in the open kitchen, and an outdoor living space.  The half-story is ideal for guests or a teen suite and includes a huge living area, full bath and bedroom.

Homes in Barr Lake’s Lake View section are priced from the mid-$300,000s, and offer design options ranging from three to five bedrooms and two to four-and-a-half bathrooms. The amenity plan for the community includes a swimming pool, clubhouse, the lake with a dock that provides access for kayaks, canoes or paddleboats, and paved walkways for strolling or jogging.  In addition, Barr Lake features white, sandy beaches that will be the perfect place to relax this summer.

Barr Lake homes are located in Lexington School District One, “where children and learning are one.”  For added lifestyle, Barr Lake is near Lake Murray, the Blowfish baseball stadium, dining options and other attractions, as well as downtown Columbia – the state’s capital and the University of South Carolina.

To visit Barr Lake, take I-20 West to exit 55-B to Hwy. 6. At the next stoplight, turn left onto Industrial Drive. Drive 1.6 miles and then turn right onto Wildlife Road. Travel straight for 0.9 miles and Barr Lake will be on your left.

Call Dana Jones at 803-513-4488 or Barbara Ricker at 803-513-6977, to speak to a Barr Lake sales agent and schedule your model home tour. Visit www.EssexHomes.net to learn more.

New Model Home Now Open at Larkin Woods

Springfield Model Home ExteiorEssex Homes is excited to announce that the professionally decorated model home is now open at Larkin Woods in Lexington, South Carolina.  This stunning model home features the Springfield plan and was named the Best Product Design in its class at the SMC REGAL Awards. The Springfield model home is spacious and is perfect for entertaining.

With five bedrooms and four baths, the Springfield model home is ideal for a growing family. The large upgraded kitchen is the heart of the home with stainless steel appliances, marble countertops, tile backsplash and a large island that is open to the breakfast area and living room. Ideal for movie nights, the living room is a cozy place to sit by the stacked-stone fireplace or enjoy the detiails of the room such as the coffered ceiling. Also on the first floor are a guest suite with a full bath, formal living room, formal dining room, powder room, two-car side-entry garage and a rear patio with a fire pit.

Upstairs, the master retreat beckons for ultimate relaxation with a sitting area and his-and-hers walk-in closets. Homeowners can relax in the beautiful spa-like bathroom with a garden tub, separate shower with bench seating and marble surround, a dressing area and a double vanity with marble countertops. The three additional bedrooms are spacious and share a full hall bathroom. Also found on the second floor are the laundry room and a family playroom.Springfield Model Home Living Area

Homebuyers are welcome to visit the Springfield model home Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m.

Located off Mineral Springs Road near I-20, Larkin Woods will have 65 all-brick homes priced from the low $200,000s when completely built out. Buyers can choose from nine unique home plans with options including three to six bedrooms and 2,400 to more than 4,000 square feet of living space.

Larkin Woods is located in the award-winning Lexington School District One. Children will attend Meadow Glen Elementary, Meadow Glen Middle and River Bluff High schools. These wonderful schools are new and only going into the second year of existence and have already begun to receive awards and titles for everything from academic to athletics.

Families will love being minutes from downtown Lexington, downtown Columbia, Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Lexington Medical Center for great entertainment opportunities including a variety of dining and shopping destinations. Lark Woods is also nearby I-20, I-26 and Highway 378.

To learn more about the new Springfield model home or the Larkin Woods community, contact Essex Homes at 803-518-3638 or visit online at www.EssexHomes.net.