Essex Homes is Now Selling at Barr Lake

Katherine Exterior A stunning natural setting, amazing amenities, access to excellent schools and a sparkling lake offering boating opportunities make Barr Lake Lexington’s best kept secret. However, Barr Lake will not be a secret for long because Essex Homes is now building at this captivating Lexington community.

Essex Homes will offer 14 stunning floor plan options at Barr Lake. Priced from the low-$200,000s, these new construction homes will feature three to six bedrooms, two to five bathrooms and up to a spacious 4,299 square feet.

Buyers can choose from both two-story and ranch home designs with a variety of high-end options such as the convenience of a first-floor owner’s suite with walk-in closets and kitchens with breakfast nooks, walk-in pantries and butler pantries. Many of these home designs are perfect for entertaining with formal living and dining rooms and family rooms with cozy fireplaces and coffered ceilings. Also, with spacious laundry rooms, options for bonus rooms, media rooms and playrooms as well as an abundance of storage space, these homes are perfect for families.

Plus, with Essex Homes’ Design Studio buyers can customize their homes to meet their needs by selecting interior features including cabinet finishes, countertops, lighting fixtures, flooring and kitchen and bathroom hardware.Winchester Exterior

Barr Lake is a 300-plus acre community of single-family homes. Once complete in summer 2015, residents will have access to Barr Lake’s resort-like amenities including a pool and clubhouse. In addition, the community boasts a lake with paved walkways and a dock that provides swimming access as well as a place to store kayaks, canoes or paddleboats, making it the perfect place to create memories. Plus, the lake’s white sandy beaches are perfect for rest and relaxation.

Although residents would never want to leave this stunning community, Barr Lake is just a short drive from the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment venues of downtown Columbia and is just minutes from popular weekend destinations like Lake Murray.

Children have access to award-winning schools including Pleasant Hill Elementary, Pleasant Hill Middle and Lexington High.

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