New Essex Homes Community Now Selling in Lexington

Winchester ExteriorEssex Homes announces that it is now selling new homes at Barr Lake, Lexington’s newest development. Offering 29 home sites during Essex’s first phase of development, the 320-acre community will have more than 400 homes upon completion.

Featuring new homes priced from the low $200,000s, Essex Homes will offer 14 spacious ranch and two-story home plans. With 2,000 to more than 4,000 square feet of living space, these Prestige and Signature Series homes will have three to six bedrooms and up to five bathrooms. Features found in these homes will include options for first floor owner’s suites, kitchens with breakfast nooks, family rooms, formal living and dining rooms and options for bonus rooms, media rooms or playrooms.

Homes at Barr Lake are part of a stunning natural setting with a sparkling 100-acre community lake as the centerpiece. With common areas and a multitude of green space, residents at Barr Lake will feel one with nature. The community also includes a swimming pool, clubhouse, paved walkways around the lake and a dock that provides swimming access and a place to store kayaks, canoes and paddleboats. In addition, the lake features white sand beaches that can be enjoyed by homeowners.

Huntington A plan from Essex HomesLocated two miles south of Lexington and minutes from Columbia, Barr Lake is also a short drive from Lake Murray to the north and Interstate 20 to the south. An added bonus of Essex Homes’ Lexington location is its inclusion in the sought-after Lexington District 1 school system. Students residing at Barr Lake will attend Pleasant Hill Elementary, Pleasant Hill Middle and Lexington High schools.

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