Essex Homes Now Selling in The Ponds at Lake Carolina

The PondsEssex Homes is excited to announce that it is now selling at a new Columbia community, The Ponds, nestled in the master-planned community of Lake Carolina. With a wide variety of homes to fit a number of different tastes, buyers will be happy with the many options available to ensure their new home is the perfect fit.

House sizes range between 1,209 and 2,790 square feet with prices starting in the mid-$100,000s. These homes will have between three and five bedrooms and two to three bathrooms to ensure buyers can accommodate various living situations. Buyers have the choice of the following plans: Caroline, Cooper, Duncan, Fairview, Granger, Granger Alt, Hastings, Pinewood, Richburg and Santee.

Living up to its name, this breathtaking community has several ponds throughout and allows residents to enjoy its natural beauty and water activities such as fishing, kayaking and paddle boats. As a part of the Lake Carolina community, 10-time winner of “Community of the Year,” homeowners will be able to appreciate the main lake, many ponds and expansive green space.

The Ponds has convenient access to a community swimming pool, parks, a YMCA, walking paths and more. Here, buyers can take advantage of the many neat shops and restaurants nearby at the Town Center, including the neighborhood bar and grill. With so many community events going on, Lake Carolina is such an exciting and fun place to live!

Fort Jackson and the Village at Sandhills are both conveniently located near The Ponds, with a short commute to the Charlotte area, Shaw Air Force Base and Augusta. Additionally, students will attend the excellent Richland District 2 schools that include Bridge Creek Elementary, Kelly Mill Middle and Blythewood High.

With our most recent expansion into Lake Carolina, more families can enjoy our quality homes built with excellence and integrity.  The community model home is open daily and is located at 308 Pinnacle Ridge Drive in Columbia. To learn more about The Ponds or to schedule an appointment, contact agent Andy Brumbaugh at 803-451-0386 or

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