Essex Homes Announces New Model Home in Kershaw County Community

new model home at Kelsney Ridge in Elgin, SCEssex Homes is pleased to announce that the professionally decorated model home is now open at Kelsney Ridge, a peaceful community in Elgin, South Carolina. Showcasing the Ballentine floor plan, this five bedroom home has more than 3,500 square feet of living space and offers buyers the opportunity to see the many features and finishes available from the Carolina home builder.

Showcasing a beautiful brick exterior, this two-story home opens to reveal a grand two-story foyer surrounded by a formal living room or study and a formal dining room with a coffered ceiling. The dining room opens to the spacious kitchen with a center island and a breakfast room with bay windows. Also located on the first floor of this model home is a large family room with a fireplace and coffered ceiling, a guest bedroom and bathroom and a two-car garage.

The second story of the Ballentine model home features a spacious owner’s suite with a tray ceiling and a spa-like master bath that includes double vanities, a separate tub and shower and an oversized walk-in closet. Also found on the second floor are three additional bedrooms with walk-in closets, a shared hall bathroom and a spacious media room or children’s playroom.

Ballentine model home living area at Kelsney RidgeOffering new homes priced from the $200,000s, Kelsney Ridge features large home sites with spectacular hillside views. Home buyers will enjoy low taxes in this Kershaw County community, as well as the opportunity to qualify for 100 percent USDA financing.

Located just minutes from the The Village at Sandhill, Kelsney Ridge is close to everything today’s families need including premiere shopping destinations, a variety of dining options, a theater, live entertainment and more. In addition, the community is close to Fort Jackson and Shaw Air Force Base, and it is included in the award-winning Kershaw County School District.

The new Ballentine model home is located at 40 Kelsney Ridge Drive in Elgin. It is open for tours Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. In addition, tours can be scheduled by calling the community sales agent, Cynthia Robbins, at 803-351-7605.

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