Fortress Builders builds new homes in the Columbia, Lexington and Irmo SC areas
Insider Info: Voted by the readers of The State Newspaper as the Columbia SC area’s 2014 & 2015 Best Builder. Fortress Builders takes pride in customer service and their perfect BBB rating. They build homes starting from the mid $100’s in neighborhoods throughout the greater Columbia SC area. They are one of the few builders in town that will build their floorplan on your lot or build a complete custom home to meet the buyers needs. Fortress Builders is a veteran owned business with ties to Fort Jackson.
Headquarters: Columbia, SC
2015 Permitted Homes: 159
Columbia Rank: 5th largest builder
Number of Neighborhoods: 22 as of Spring 2015
Awards: 2014 & 2015 State Newspaper – Best Builder, 2013 Tour of Homes – Best Overall
What makes Fortress Builders different than other local builders: Focus on customer service, Central Vacuum System is standard in every home, builds neighborhood homes as well as custom homes, builds certified Energy Pro homes that save homeowners $100’s per year in utility bills.
Most common comment that clients of the Columbia New Home Buyer team say about Fortress: “Their homes are so well finished! I love all the crown molding, wainscoting, hardwood tread stairs, granite counter tops, etc.”
Fortress Builders’ commitment to customer service and building quality new homes in Columbia, SC and surrounding areas
The Oxford floorplan by Fortress Builders
Hunters Run – Homes priced from the low $200’s to the $300’s
Hunters Run is Blythewood SC’s premier new home community featuring large wooded lots and enticing amenities such as a swimming pool and large cabana for entertaining. Hunters Run is located only 10 minutes from the Village at Sandhills and 15 minutes to downtown Columbia, across from the Crickentree Golf Course on Langford Road. The large wooded lots give this distinct community with lots of character and privacy. Amenities, privacy, and award-winning Richland 2 Blythewood schools make this community the place to live in Northeast Columbia. Homes feature brick, stone, and HardiPlank siding.
Langford Crossing – Homes priced from the mid $100’s to the $200’s
Semi-custom homes built by Fortress Builders Langford Crossing in Blythewood/NE Columbia, SC starting in the mid $100’s. Langford Crossing homes include loads of standard features: granite countertops, landscaped yards with irrigation, central vacuum, architectural shingles and all homes are super-efficient.
Kings Grant – Homes priced from the $500’s and above
Kings Grant is one of Columbia, SC’s premier downtown communities. Kings Grant is just minutes from I-77, Fort Jackson Shaw AFB and the University of South Carolina. An easy drive to all the best Columbia has to offer from college sporting venues to arts and entertainment, health care or education, you’re never far from home. Enjoy the clubhouse, pool, and tennis courts, or quietly relax by one of the many ponds and walking trails.
Lake Frances – Homes priced from the low $200’s
Lake Frances in West Columbia, SC is a 90-acre community in the White Knoll area of Lexington County, one of the best school districts in the State. It is a family-centered community with multiple lifestyle amenities including a 48-acre lake.
Lake Frances is located on Ramblin Road just off Platt Springs Road. Just minutes from Downtown Columbia, USC, Lexington Medical Center and convenient access to I-20, I26 and I-77 is within minutes of the community. Enjoy all the best the Midlands have to offer and never be far from home.
Concord Park – Homes priced from the mid $100’s to the $200’s
The Concord Park neighborhood features new Energy Pro (energy efficient) 3 to 5 bedroom homes, starting in the 150’s. Ideally situated, Concord Park is convenient to award-winning schools and three major interstates, giving access to the greater Columbia & Lexington areas. With easy commutes to Fort Jackson, Downtown Columbia, USC, Lexington Medical Center or Shaw AFB, you’re never far from home. Fortress Builders will also provide a one-year free family membership to the Edenwoods Swim Club, just minutes from your front door.
Edenbrook – Homes priced from the $200’s to the $300’s
Edenbrook located near Chapin, SC is just off I-26 and only minutes from Lake Murray. You’ll love the convenience of your new home in the Edenbrook Community. Homes are available in either brick or HardiPlank, come with 9 ft. ceilings and range from 2,150 to 4,000 square feet. Your children will be able to attend award-winning Chapin schools such as Lake Murray Elementary, Chapin Middle School, and Chapin High School. You’ll be happy to know that all new Fortress Builders homes meet the HERS standard for energy efficiency. Standard features for Fortress new homes include: central vacuum system, tankless water heater, finished garage, granite, landscaped yard, sprinkler system, 30-year architectural shingles and more!
Revelstone – Homes priced in the $100’s and the $200’s
When you pull into Revelstone the words “serene, tranquil, quaint and privacy” come to mind. If this is what you are looking for, then this wonderful community located in the heart of Chapin, near Lake Murray, is waiting for you.
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Rose Oaks – Homes priced from the mid $200’s to the $300’s
Rose Oaks located in Irmo, SC is just minutes from I-26 and Harbison and is only a short drive to Lake Murray and Saluda Shoals Park. Homes are available in either brick or HardiPlank and come with an extensive list of standard features including: Granite Countertops, Central Vacuum System, Stainless Steel Deep Sinks, 30 year architectural shingles, Finished Garage, Landscaped Yard, and much more! Residing in Rose Oaks gives your children access to award winning schools in the Lexington-Richland school district. You’ll be happy to know that all new Fortress Builders’ homes meet the HERS standard for energy efficiency.
Southbrook – Homes priced from the mid $100’s to the $200’s
South Brook in Lexington, SC is a 63-acre tract located in the White Knoll area of Lexington County. South Brook is zoned for the Lexington School District One, which consistently ranks as one of the top school districts in the State. Its location provides easy access to both downtown Lexington and Columbia within fifteen to twenty minutes. I-20 is within a minute of the main entrance to South Brook, I-26 within ten minutes, and I-77 within fifteen minutes. South Brook comes with a state-of-the-art amenities package that includes a gorgeous huge swimming pool, outdoor fireplace, kitchen and play area.
Manchester Park – Homes priced from the mid $100’s to the $200’s
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 utilities for Manchester Park include Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission, Mid-Carolina Co-ops for Electric, and SCE&G for Gas. Houses start in the low 100’s. Choose from multiple Fortress Builders plans or have them design a plan that just right for you!
Oldefield – Homes priced from the mid $100’s to the $200’s
OldeField Village is a neighborhood that will have 94 homesites with approx. .25 acre lots. This neighborhood is located right next to Lexington High School. This community is zoned for Lexington School District One schools which consistently ranks as one of the top school districts in the State. OldeFielde Village has easy access to both downtown Lexington and Columbia within fifteen to twenty minutes. I-20 is within a few minutes, I-26 within ten minutes, and I-77 within fifteen minutes. Houses start in the low 100’s.
The Manors of White Knoll – Homes priced from the upper $100’s
The Manors of 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. Special USDA Rural Housing 100% financing is available.
Cherokee Village – Homes starting in the upper $100’s
Cherokee Village is located in the heart of Lexington, SC off Old Cherokee Road near the intersection of Highway 6. With planned amenities including a Pool, Cabana and a Children’s Play Area. Cherokee Village is the place you’ll enjoy calling home. Enjoy an easy commute to and from both downtown Lexington and Columbia, and great schools including the new River Bluff High School.
Dunhill – Homes priced from the $200’s and above
The Dunhill neighborhood is one of Lexington SC’s premier new home communities. This exclusive Fortress community is located on Corley Mill Road, close to the Lake Murray Dam and is a short drive to I-26, I-20, and downtown Columbia. Brick, stone, hardiplank, and basement homes starting in the 200’s. Dunhill is in Lexington’s Award Winning School District One.
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Wellesley – Homes priced from the mid and upper $100’s and above
Wellesley is the one of the most preferred neighborhoods in Lexington, SC. Wellesley is convenient located just off I-20 and Hwy 378 and zoned for Lexington’s coveted Lexington One School district. The neighborhood amenities include street lighting, sidewalks, large multi-purpose swimming pool, summer kitchen, covered party area, Adventure PlayLane and activity field. All just minutes from Downtown Columbia, Lake Murray as well as fine dining restaurants and shopping.
Olde Saluda Passage – Homes priced from the low $200’s
In Olde Saluda Passage neighborhood in Lexington, SC you can own a brand new home in this very beautiful established neighborhood with a great lot size and enjoy it’s Clubhouse, Common Areas, Playground, Pool and Green Areas. Olde Saluda Passage is zoned for the preferred Lexington 1 School district.
Woodcreek Farms – Custom homes priced starting in the $400’s
Woodcreek Farms is Columbia’s premier golf community. Fortress Builders features Beaver Park, Woodcreek Farms’ only gated courtyard community. Beaver Park boasts executive courtyard homes connected by decorative brick garden walls. Convenient to I-26 and the Columbia-Lexington areas Beaver Park is Country Club living at its best, members enjoy a Tom Fazio championship golf course, tennis, pool and clubhouse.
Pine Forest – Homes priced from the upper $100’s to the $200’s
Pine Forest is a great neighborhood just inside Kershaw County near Elgin, SC. Offering an pleasurable drive to downtown Columbia and Fort Jackson as well as Lugoff, Camden and Sumter, Pine Forest homeowners also have the pleasure of having lower taxes and access to schools in the award-winning Kershaw County School District! You’ll enjoy Fortress’ standard features including: central vacuum system, tankless water heater, finished garage, granite, landscaped yard, sprinkler system, 30 year architectural shingles and more!
Saddlebrook – Homes priced from the upper $100’s and low $200’s
Saddlebrook is one of the more desired neighborhoods in Lugoff, SC. It is located near Hwy 1 and is within minutes of Lugoff-Elgin High School. Living in Saddlebrook will allow you to enjoy more of your time with an easy drive to and from downtown Columbia and Fort Jackson, as well as Elgin, Lugoff, Camden, and Sumter. Not to mention, within a matter of minutes you can reach the best of NE Columbia’s shopping and dining located off Two Notch Road and at The Village of Sandhills shopping center.
Alexander Pointe – Homes priced from the low $100’s to the $200’s
Alexander Pointe is a wonderful neighborhood located in Hopkins, SC and just minutes away from Fort Jackson. This neighborhood has large lots, close to downtown and parks. Just a short drive to McIntyre & Shaw AFB. Conveniently located near the VA Hospital.
Richland Hills – Homes priced from the mid $100’s to the $200’s
If you’re looking to be close to McIntyre, Shaw Air Force Base, and the VA Hospital, then Richland Hills is the perfect location for you! Located in Hopkins, SC, homes in Richland Hills are priced from the $140s. New homes by Fortress Builders homes meet the HERS standard for energy efficiency and are certified by an independent party.
Sunset Bay – Homes priced from the mid $200’s
Sunset Bay is situated on scenic Lake Murray in Lexington, SC. Sunset Bay offers residents a unique lifestyle, combining relaxed lakeside living with the most sought-after modern amenities and conveniences. Homeowners can use the community’s private boat ramp to access the lake and spend a day on the water enjoying its beauty. A centrally located lakeside area invites residents to enjoy a good, old-fashioned neighborhood gathering. Just minutes from Sunset Bay you will find a wealth of shopping, dining and entertainment options. The neighborhood also offers easy access to major roadways such as I-20, and other signatures of the waterfront lifestyle.