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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.

John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods Introduces Model Home at Carnes Crossroads

New homes in Charleston from John Wieland Homes and NeighborhoodsJohn Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods is pleased to announce the opening of its newest designer model home, The Randall. Located in Carnes Crossroads in the heart of the most neighborly southern town, this latest addition from the builder’s Signature Portfolio’s Heritage Collection offers classic charm in a highly regarded, sought-after area.

With four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a two-car garage, The Randall provides more than 2,000 square feet of gracious living space to both relax and play. The home features a bright open entrance and welcoming views of the dining and great rooms. The kitchen showcases a large walk-in pantry with a convenient connection directly to the dining room and easy entertaining. The great room offers a cozy setting to gather near the fireplace that is still open to the kitchen. Additionally, the first floor provides a convenient guest suite and formal dining room. Upstairs, the owner’s suite has a luxury spa bath and enormous walk-in closet.

Residents of Carnes Crossroads can enjoy access to an array of recreational and social activities. The historic Green Barn has been refurbished as an open-air gathering place and is the centerpiece of a recreational amenity center that includes a 25-meter pool, complete with beach entry and a splash and play area for kids. Runners, walkers, and bicyclists can enjoy miles of trails that thread throughout the neighborhood. Hundreds of acres of parks, lakes and greenways also provide countless opportunities to connect with neighbors and friends.

Home buyers at Carnes Crossroads will enjoy the opportunity to personalize their new homes with the help of a dedicated Design Consultant at John Wieland’s exclusive New Home Design Studio.

Homes at Carnes Crossroads are priced from the $300,000s. Interested buyers can find more information or schedule a tour by calling 843-761-8600 or visiting www.jwhomes.com.

About John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods
With a legacy dating back to 1970, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods is currently building in 40 neighborhoods in Atlanta, GA; Charleston, SC; Charlotte and Raleigh, NC and Nashville, TN. In its four-decade history, the John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods brand has won more than 600 awards for excellence, including National Builder of the Year, the National Housing Quality Award and the industry’s top award in 2005, America’s Best Builder.  Widely recognized for excellence in the move-up market for its award-winning home design, quality and neighborhood planning, the John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods portfolio offers homes and townhomes from $200,000 to over $1 million. The John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods brand is owned and operated by JW Homes, LLC, which is a partnership between the John Wieland family and Wheelock Street Capital, a real estate investment fund based in Greenwich, CT. For more information, visit jwhomes.com.

Model Homes Now Open at James Island’s Freeman’s Point

Lowcountry home at Freeman's Point on James Island smallFully decorated model homes are now open for touring at James Island’s premier waterfront community, Freeman’s Point.

For water enthusiasts, this coastal community has it all: a community dock and fishing pier on Seaside Creek, swimming and sunbathing in the 1,000-foot waterfront park that is accessible to all homeowners and much more. Other resort style amenities include a neighborhood trail system with resting benches, a swimming pool, pavilion, fireside lounge, gazebo, children’s playground, picnic area and more.

Freeman’s Point is conveniently located minutes from historic downtown Charleston and Folly Beach, and it’s close to top-rated private and public schools, great shopping, waterfront dining destinations and recreation opportunities, like the 11-acre Westchester Playground with a softball field and playground. The community is also a quick boat ride to Morris Island and close to Kiawah Island.

lifestyle at Freeman's Point on James IslandThe homes at Freeman’s Point are functional, energy-efficient and low maintenance with modern floor plans, features and finishes. In addition, the homes are built with the highest quality materials and methods by top home builders FrontDoor Communities and Ashton Woods Homes. Homes are priced from the $300,000s through the $800,000s and offer up to four bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths with 1,890 to 2,880 square feet of living space. Homes feature main level or upper level owner’s suites depending on the floor plan selected, wrap-around and double front porches, drive-under garages and all of the upscale finishes and conveniences buyers would expect in a new, seaside home.

Tour the beautifully decorated model homes and see what makes this community so special. Learn more about the Freeman’s Point homes by FrontDoor Communities by calling Julie Gustavson and Danielle Edmiston at 843-406-6636, or check and follow the FrontDoor Communities’ Facebook page for regular updates. To learn more about the Ashton Woods Homes at Freeman’s Point, contact David Dix and Tara Selbo at 843-795-1440. For more information about Freeman’s Point, visit www.FreemansPoint.com.

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.