Essex Homes

Essex Homes builds new homes in the Columbia, Lexington and Irmo SC areas

Essex Homes
Stanley Martin Homes Columbia SC

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. In the Midlands, they build new homes in Columbia, Irmo, Lexington, NE Columbia/Blythewood and Chapin, SC. 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.

Please note that as of 2020, Essex Homes was bought by Stanley Martin Homes. They still offer many of the models that made Essex Homes so popular. View new homes for sale by Stanley Martin Homes below.

Headquarters: Lexington, SC
Founded: 1985
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 a large array of floor plans and an amazing design center with a technology partner to really customize your new home.
Most common comment that clients of the Columbia New Home Buyer Team say about Essex Homes: “Their homes are so well finished! I love all the crown molding, wainscoting, hardwood tread stairs, granite counter tops and more.”


Stanley Martin Homes/Essex Homes new homes built in NE Columbia/Blythewood, Lexington, Irmo, Chapin, SC