Essex Homes builds new homes in the Columbia, Lexington and Irmo, SC areas
Insider Info: Essex Homes is consistently one of the largest builders in the greater Columbia area and has branched out into North Carolina as well. For the last several years has run great buyer incentives in the Fall. Through their eBuilt program they became one of the first builders in the area to build highly efficient new homes with certified HERS ratings. This can potentially save homeowners hundreds of dollars per year in utility bills.
Headquarters: Lexington, SC
2015 Permitted Homes: 496
Columbia Rank: 3rd largest builder
Number of Neighborhoods: 30 as of Spring 2015
Awards: Repeat occurrences in Fast Track of Builder Magazine and numerous awards such as Builder of the Year in the greater Columbia area.
What makes Essex Homes different than other local builders: Has large array of floorplan and an amazing design center with a technology partner to really customize your new home.
Video tour of the popular Lexington floorplan
NEIGHBORHOODS BY LOCATION
ESSEX HOMES NEW HOMES LOCATED IN NE COLUMBIA/BLYTHEWOOD, SC
Abney Hills – Homes priced from the $200’s and above
Abney Hills in Blythewood/NE Columbia, SC is one of Essex Homes’ newest communities offering large home sites and Essex eBulid quality. Only minutes from I-77 and downtown Blythewood, Abney Hills is conveniently located close to shopping, schools, entertainment and only a short drive to downtown Columbia. When you come home to Abney Hill Estates you can leave all else behind and enjoy!
Allan’s Mill – Homes priced from the mid $100’s
Allan’s Mill in NE Columbia, SC is a great community only minutes from Fort Jackson and the Village at Sandhill shopping center. Situated in the award winning Richland 2 school system, Allan’s Mill is a prime community for that forever home and for that person just looking to stay here a few years. There are very few new homesites left so make your move soon.
Cobblestone Park – Homes priced from the $300’s and above
Cobblestone Park located in Blythewood, SC is one of Columbia South Carolina’s premier golf communities. Offering luxury gated community living with golf, pool, tennis, amenity center and clubhouse. Cobblestone presents easy family living while offering the conveyances of shopping and dining only minutes away and only a short drive to downtown Columbia.
Hunters Run – Homes priced from the $200’s and above
Hunters Run is a premier master-planned community featuring a pool, Cabana and recreational facility. Hunters Run is conveniently located in Blythewood South Carolina, zoned for Richland Two schools within minutes of Sandhills shopping and gives quick access to I-77 and I-20 to get to downtown Columbia quicker. Essex Homes offers everyday luxury while saving you money with eBuilt features included in every home.
Rivers Station – Homes priced from the hight $100’s and above
Rivers Station in NE Columbia, SC is a quaint community of only 83 homesites offering designer plans averaging in the $170s. Experience peaceful wooded homesites that offer privacy while still allowing convenient access to shopping, interstates, Ft. Jackson, and so much more. The neighborhood is zoned for the sought after Richland Two School District.
Sweetbay in Woodcreek Farms – Homes priced from the $300’s and above
Sweetbay in Woodcreek Farms is an exclusive, master-planned golf course community, located just off of I-20 in Elgin/NE Columbia. The community offers unparalleled natural beauty with its lakes, parks, walking trails and 100 acre nature preserve. Residents may enjoy the Country Club amenities featuring the Club House with year-round member gatherings and fine dining, 6 tennis courts, swimming pool, and an impeccable 18 hole Tom Fazio golf course with driving range, a well stocked pro-shop with a bar and grill. Just a short drive outside of the entrance are restaurants, award-winning schools, grocery stores, and the shops of the Villages of Sandhills.
Woodcreek Crossing in Woodcreek Farms – Homes priced from the $300’s and above
Woodcreek Crossing in Elgin/NE Columbia, SC is located within the heart of the exclusive, master-planned golf course community of Woodcreek Farms. Just off of I-20, it offers unparalleled natural beauty with its lakes, parks, walking trails and 100 acre nature preserve. Residents may enjoy the Country Club amenities featuring the Club House with year-round member gatherings and fine dining, 6 tennis courts, swimming pool, and an impeccable 18 hole Tom Fazio golf course with driving range, a well stocked pro-shop with a bar and grill. Just a short drive outside of the entrance are restaurants, award-winning schools, grocery stores, and the upscale shops of the Villages of Sandhills.
Winchester – Homes priced from the uppers $100’s and above
Winchester is an established community in NE Columbia, SC that is located only minutes from The Village at Sandhills shopping and dining and just a few miles from both I-20 and I-77 for quick access to other areas around the midlands. That includes Fort Jackson and downtown Columbia. There are just a few new homesites left.
ESSEX HOMES NEW HOMES LOCATED IN LAKE CAROLINA/NE COLUMBIA, SC
Ashland Downes in Lake Carolina – Homes priced from the upper $200’s and above
Ashland Downes in Lake Carolina offers all brick homes with large lots, side load garages and Essex Homes’ energy efficient eBuilt features. Top of the line standard features include lots of hardwoods, tile and granite. Lake Carolina is a 10 time Community of the Year award winner and one of the few places in Columbia that have so much to offer its homeowners a true community feel.
Ashland Falls in Lake Carolina – Homes priced from the low $200’s and above
The Ashland Falls in Lake Carolina neighborhood offers award-winning floor plans and is located conveniently for the YMCA and schools in the community and offers easy access to Fort Jackson and Shaw Air Force Base. Families here enjoy the lifestyle that Lake Carolina provides that no one else can. Community events year round, plenty of sidewalks, trails, parks, and green space for fun and the community pool and lake are why Lake Carolina is a step above the rest. All homes feature Essex Homes’ eBuilt energy efficient built homes.
Ashland Grove in Lake Carolina – Homes priced from the upper $100’s and above
Ashland Grove in Lake Carolina is one of the most popular neighborhoods in the of NE Columbia, SC today. Prices starting in the high 100s make it affordable for anyone to call Ashland Grove home. All of the same great quality you expect from Essex Homes and eBuilt new homes with prices starting below 200,000! Hurry up though as there are very few homesites left.
Pinnacle Ridge in Lake Carolina – Homes priced from the mid $100’s and above
Experience the Lake Carolina lifestyle in Pinnacle Ridge with homes starting in the mid 100’s. Very close by the Lake Carolina town center with its restaurants and services. Standard features such as granite counter tops in the kitchen and all baths, smooth top range, tankless hot water heater, 9 ft ceilings on the 1st level, sodded and irrigated yards with front yard maintenance included.
Waterford Corners in Lake Carolina – Homes priced from the upper $100’s and above
Waterford Corners is an all brick neighborhood with courtyard style homes nestled in the heart of Centennial section of Lake Carolina in NE Columbia, SC. Offering amenities like pools, lake access, clubhouse, waterparks, community shopping center, walking trails, and only minutes from the shopping and dining of the Village at Sandhill and Two Notch Road. Don’t wait too long as there are very few new homesites left.
ESSEX HOMES NEW HOMES LOCATED IN LONGCREEK PLANTATION/NE COLUMBIA, SC
Deer Creek in Longcreek Plantation– Homes priced from the $200’s and above
Deer Creek in Longcreek Plantation is an ideal location accessible to recreational activities facilitated through the Windermere and Columbia Country Clubs as well as Longcreek Plantation. Zoned in the preferred Richland Two School District. Easy access to I77 and all the amenities of NE Columbia and downtown. Just a few homesites left.
Fox Meadow in Longcreek Plantation – Homes priced from the $200’s and above
Fox Meadow in Longcreek Plantation located in Blythewood/NE Columbia, SC offers easy access to I77 and I277 getting you to Fort Jackson and downtown Columbia. The Village of Sandhill shopping center is close by and even closer to the new Killians Crossing shopping corridor. Zoned for the great schools of the Richland Two School District.
Heritage Forest in Longcreek Plantation – Homes priced from the $200’s and above
A Blythewood community located in the golf and amenity lifestyle development of LongCreek Plantation. Heritage Forest offers large homesites and is accessible to recreational activities facilitated through the Windermere and Columbia Country Clubs as well as Longcreek Plantation. And it is even close by to the amenities of NE Columbia and easy access to downtown Columbia and Fort Jackson.
ESSEX HOMES NEW HOMES LOCATED IN LUGOFF/ELGIN IN KERSHAW COUNTY, SC
Wedgwood – Homes priced from the mid $100’s and above
Wedgwood in Elgin, SC allows homeowners enjoy the low Kershaw County taxes and the award winning schools. Wedgwood is also eligible for USDA Rural Housing 100% financing. Wedgwood is centrally located in Kershaw County and is very convenient to Fort Jackson and Shaw A.F.B with still easy access to the amenities of NE Columbia.
Saddlebrook – Homes priced from the upper $100’s and above
Enjoy the country feeling but like having neighbors? Then Saddlebrook in Lugoff, SC is the place to call home. Location and the award winning builder, Essex Homes is a fantastic combination. The neighborhood is good those working in Camden, Columbia AND Sumter. Kershaw county has lower taxes AND all Essex Homes are energy efficient for lower power bills. That’s a WINNING combination.
Kelsney Ridge – Homes priced from the upper $100’s and above
Kelsney Ridge offers large lots with spectacular views and the low taxes of Kershaw County only minutes from the Village of Sandhills. Kelsney Ridge is also eligible for USDA Rural Housing 100% financing and zoned for award winning schools. Meanwhile the neighborhood is convenient to everything you need. Kelsney Ridge is only 10 minutes the Village of Sandhills in NE Columbia. The neighborhood is also located within a short distance to Fort Jackson and Shaw A.F.B.
ESSEX HOMES NEW HOMES LOCATED IN IRMO, SC
The Preserve at Rolling Creek – Homes priced from the mid $200’s and above
The Preserve At Rolling Creek in Irmo, SC is conveniently located to I-26 and zoned for some of the top schools in the midlands area. The community features include a pool and cabana and over 1 mile of green space surrounding and throughout, making relaxation easy. Located around the corner from Lake Murray with quick access to lake restaurants, 2 full service marinas, and The Lake Murray Boat Club. Harbison Boulevard is just a stones throw with a huge selection of shopping centers and restaurants. The Preserve is the perfect place to call HOME!!
ESSEX HOMES NEW HOMES LOCATED IN LEXINGTON, SC
Carrington Place – Homes priced from the $500’s
Carrington Place is just minutes from downtown Columbia and the University of South Carolina or downtown Lexington and beautiful Lake Murray! Carrington Place offers spacious, wooded homesites and executive-level, luxury homes each featuring an impressive outdoor living package! Close to restaurants, shops and zoned for excellent Lexington 1 schools, Carrington Place features all of the luxury and amenities you’re dreaming of!
Persimmon Hill – Homes priced from the lower $100’s and above
Estates of Persimmon Hill in Lexington, SC has large wooded lots and homesites. This beautiful, centrally located community is close to I-20 and is just off Mineral Springs Road for your convenient commute to Lexington and downtown Columbia.
Foxchase – Homes priced from the upper $200’s and above
Foxchase in Lexington, SC is a beautiful all brick community with 31 estate sized home sites. Homeowners in the community will find that the homes offer stunning open designs, the owner’s suite on the main level, bonus rooms and gourmet kitchens. All of the homes will include side entry two car garages with plenty of space to add a 3rd or a detached two car garage. The Foxchase community offers a great location that is tucked away yet convenient for enjoying all that Lake Murray has to offer while only being minutes from Lexington and its shopping and dining.
Indian River – Homes priced from the upper $200’s and above
Indian River in Lexington, SC is an all brick, golf course community located just minutes downtown Columbia, shopping and dining, Columbia Metro Airport, downtown Lexington and West Columbia. Offering you larger than average lot sizes acres throughout the entire community. Side entry garages are standard on every lot.
Larkin Woods – Homes priced from the upper $200’s and above
Larkin Woods, an all brick community, is an ideal location that is part of the award-winning Lexington One school district – zoned for the highly anticipate River Bluff High School. This quaint location offers only sixty-five home sites design with several cul-de-sac choice settings.
Manchester Park – Homes priced from the mid $100’s and above
Manchester Park is located near Hwy 378 as well as I-20 and I-26. This Lexington neighborhood is also minutes from the Columbia Metropolitan airport and shopping. Lexington school District One Schools include: Saxe Gotha Elementary, White Knoll Middle and White Knoll High.
The Manors at White Knoll – Homes priced from the upper $100’s and above
The Manors at White Knoll in Lexington, SC is zoned for the sought after White Knoll School District and close to new shopping, dining and is an easy commute to the Columbia and Lexington area. The Manors is an established neighborhood with many new home opportunities including lots up to a half acre and/or backs up to the community pond. Special USDA Rural Housing 100% financing is available.
Silver Creek – Homes priced from the $200’s and above
Welcome to Silver Creek in Lexington, SC where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city, while remaining minutes away from Lexington’s business district, shopping, restaurants, and beautiful Lake Murray. Located in the award winning Lexington One schools – Lake Murray Elementary, Lexington Middle & Lexington High School.
Summerlake – Homes priced from the upper $200’s and above
A master planned community located on Hwy 378 in Lexington, SC. Summerlake has everything you’ve come to expect from an active and vibrant lifestyle community! Spend your lazy summer afternoons soaking up the sun, splashing in the pristine pool or cooking out with family and friends at the lakeside clubhouse! Perhaps a quick stroll down Swingset Lane for an afternoon of picnic and play at the nearby pocket park. Connect with nature under serene, green canopies shading winding nature trails… or cast your line in the fully stocked 15 acre lake! Come see why families call Summerlake home – it’s all about lifestyle!
Turner’s Pointe – Homes priced from the $400’s and above
Live the lifestyle you deserve at the gated community of Turner’s Pointe with a Lexington, SC address but nestled on a secluded peninsula on the shores of fabulous Lake Murray. The well preserved natural beauty of Turner’s Pointe offers lakefront, lake view and interior homes with every imaginable amenity including a boat ramp, community pool, tennis court and clubhouse. All lake front homes have private or shared docks. All interior and lake view homes have a private boat slip.