Essex Homes Opens New Model Home at Barr Lake

Winchester ExteriorWe’re pleased to announce our newest decorated model home, which is now open at Barr Lake. The new model home features the Winchester plan, one of our top-selling home designs.

The open-concept home is a one-story plan that includes a half-story option that is the perfect place for a guest or teen suite. The additional half-story includes a huge living area, full bathroom and a bedroom. The Winchester home design also features high-ceilings and allows buyers the flexibility of additional bedrooms and storage space.

The model home at Barr Lake showcases the owner’s suite on the main floor with a trey ceiling, sitting area, spa-like bathroom and large walk-in closet. In addition, there are two secondary bedrooms on the main floor and a sunroom that opens to the family room. Other features include built-in bookcases, a butler’s pantry, slate colored glazed cabinetry in the open kitchen and an outdoor living space.

The new homes at Barr Lake are priced from the $230,000s and include three to five bedrooms and two to four-and-a-half bathrooms. Buyers can currently choose from three quick move-in homes or a multitude of available home sites and designs.

New homeowners at Barr Lake will have access to the community’s many planned amenities, including a swimming pool, clubhouse, paved walkways and a lake with a dock that provides access for kayaks, canoes or paddleboats and white, sandy beaches great for relaxing.

Conveniently located in downtown Columbia, Barr Lake is close to Lake Murray, the Blowfish baseball stadium and a multitude of dining options and other attractions. In addition, the community is part of the sought-after Lexington School District One.

Prospective home buyers are encouraged to visit the new Winchester model home, which is located at 115 Mossback Trail in Lexington. The model home is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. or by appointment. For more information, visit