1. Grandview Townes: Easy Living in Simpsonville, SC


    Want to enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle with the convenience of Simpsonville just minutes away? Then Grandview Townes is for you! These thoughtfully designed craftsman-style townhomes allow you all the comforts of homeownership without the worry of exterior maintenance. The Grandview Townes community offers beautiful walking trails, perfect for a stroll or a run. Main Street…

  2. Parkers Landing: Essex Homes’ Newest Greenville Community


    Are you looking for the feel of a calm countryside lifestyle with the conveniences of the Five Forks area minutes away? Then Parkers Landing is for you. The newest community in Simpsonville stands out from the rest with large ½ acre wooded homesites, a community pond and the Enoree River running just behind the neighborhood….

  3. The Award Winning Lancaster Plan


    At the 29th Annual REGAL Awards held in February, Essex Homes received the award for Best Product Design 1501-1800 Square Feet for their Lancaster plan. This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths in 1674+/- square feet. The eat-in kitchen opens onto a spacious family room, perfect for family time and entertaining. The 2nd-floor owner’s suite offers a…

  4. Stay and Play in Your Own Backyard


    School may be getting back in session, but the weather is still fine in Columbia! Even as we move into the cooler months of autumn, we’ll have plenty of weekends to filled with fun activities. The best part for residents in one of our many Columbia communities, they don’t have to go far to enjoy…

  5. Tips for Back to School


    As summer comes to a close, parents find themselves wondering how to make the transition easier for the entire family. The Back-to-school transition certainly can be a struggle for both parents and kids, especially if you just moved into a brand new home. Here are some tips not only to help get your little ones…

  6. Steps to Building Your Essex Home


    Keep It Simple As with any big project, it’s easier to tackle if you follow a plan. The same goes for building a home. Rather than watching our buyers become overwhelmed by the enormity of it all, Essex Homes has created a step-by-step process to guide you from decision to design to moving in. Follow…

  7. Only Eight Homes Remain at the Enclave at Silver Creek


    If you’ve been on the fence about visiting the Enclave at Silver Creek, don’t wait much longer. Only eight homes remain in this charming, family-friendly community. Tucked in Lexington, in the Midlands of South Carolina the Enclave at Silver Creek has everything buyers are looking for in a community, from sidewalks and greenspace to energy…

  8. Make Indian River Your New Home


    Tucked away in suburban southwest Columbia is the quiet Indian River community. Essex Homes’ private golf course community features homes starting in the mid-$200s. The nine available floor plans give the homeowner a variety of options when choosing a new home. From cozy to expansive, there is something for everyone. Sizes range from a three-bedroom,…

  9. Win the “Lot”-tery with our new promotion!


    Essex Homes is offering a promotion exclusive to the Tri Springs community in Columbia. Choose a lot to build your favorite floor plan before the end of August, and your name will be put into a drawing to win one of three prizes. These prizes include the option of a six-foot scalloped privacy fence, stone…

  10. A New Community Comes to Columbia – Drayton Hall


    Essex Homes is excited to announce the opening of Drayton Hall, a community of new homes near Columbia, South Carolina. Located among the impressive amenities of Lexington, a comfortable, family-friendly community, Drayton Hall is about lifestyle and convenience. Come explore the opportunities in this fabulous new community, just a short drive from Lake Murray. These…