New Essex Model in Lancaster's Cross Creek Showcases the "Wexford"

May 7, 2021

Essex Homes of WNY is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new model home at 5 Northfield Lane in Lancaster’s Cross Creek Estates. Located off Pavement Road between Peppermint Road and Middlebury Lane, the new “Wexford” model is open for viewing Saturdays through Wednesdays (closed Thursdays & Fridays) from 1-5 p.m. or by appointment. The announcement was made by Philip J. Nanula, president & CEO of Essex Homes.

“The ‘Wexford’ is the most recent design to be added to Essex Homes’ inventory of over 30 buildable home plans. At over 2800 sq.ft., this 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath model offers an impressively open concept layout, along with an array of upscale amenities and fine craftsmanship. We are excited to open this new model in Cross Creek Estates which offers a family-friendly environment in one of North Lancaster’s most popular communities. Cross Creek’s many desirable lots and its picturesque, natural surroundings are ideal for those seeking a more private neighborhood setting without sacrificing location, says Robert Bingel, Regional Sales Manager with Essex Homes.

Visitors to 5 Northfield Lane will be greeted by a handsome exterior featuring white, maintenance-free vinyl siding with black windows; charcoal stone accents; a covered front porch; and a stylish front door accented by Essex “signature” trim, decorative glass, and sidelights. A welcoming, open foyer is complemented by 9’ first floor ceilings, luxury vinyl plank flooring on the entire first floor, and quartz countertops throughout. Just off the foyer is a private den (or dining room) with elegant, double French doors accentuated by fine crown molding and chair rail. Beyond the foyer is a large professional kitchen featuring an incredible 12’ island with seating on either side, ample storage, a functional open bookshelf end cabinet, durable quartz countertops, and a stunning marble mosaic backsplash. Highlights include staggered, 36” Homecrest® painted maple cabinets with crown molding; under-cabinet lighting; wood dovetailed drawers with soft-close doors/drawers; top-of-the-line, black stainless-steel appliances; and a spacious walk-in pantry for every culinary need. A modern message center with quartz countertop and built-in wine rack is located adjacent to the kitchen, providing a functional space for everyday tasks. Adjacent to the kitchen is a spacious family room featuring crown molding and a sleek Heat Glo® gas fireplace with ceramic fiber stones and tile surround. A bright sunroom with cathedral ceiling offers an abundance of natural light via its large transom windows and sliding glass door which opens to a large concrete patio.

First-floor highlights of this newly built “Wexford” include a must have mudroom with built-in bench, cubbies, and coat rack; a convenient first-floor laundry; and a half bath/powder room with Kohler® accents. A Lennox® high-efficiency heating and air conditioning system offers added comfort and convenience, while a four-camera Dahua® security system with DVR provides both safety and peace of mind. Ceiling speakers with volume control are also installed in the den, sunroom, family room and master bedroom for added enjoyment. One distinctive feature of the Wexford is its U-shaped, Craftsman-style oak staircase that is conveniently situated next to the family room and leads to a fully carpeted second floor and an inviting loft offering ample activity space. Just off the hallway, a luxurious master suite showcases a box ceiling with crown molding, two walk-in closets, and a stylish master bathroom. The bathroom features dual vanities with quartz countertops, a “spa-worthy” 7’ x 4’ tile shower with floor-to-ceiling mosaic accents and 18” tile bench seat, as well as an enclosed commode. Three, large secondary bedrooms offer convenient access to a sizable, tiled main bathroom with an oversized vanity and linen closet.

“The ‘Wexford’ is just one of many functional and varied two-story floor plans offered by Essex Homes. Our priority is to provide our customers with multiple options when it comes to the design of their new home, including the freedom to personalize that home with their preferred products, styles, and colors. A long with the convenience of year-round construction, our upfront and customized pricing process, convenient in-house selection centers, and more than 29 years of building experience, allows us to offer our clients a seamless and stress-free building experience. Finally, customers looking to build now can save up to $12,000 in free custom options with our ‘Stack Up Your Savings’ promotion, which is a great way to maximize value in your new home. There’s never been a more perfect time to build than right now while interest rates remain low,” says Bingel.

In addition to the model at 5 Northfield Lane, Essex is also building a new home at 552 Pavement Road in Cross Creek, which is available for sale. In addition, Essex Homes also has model homes available for viewing in Clarence, NY, just east of Transit Road past the intersection of Roll and Shimerville Roads. These include 5368 Marguerites Way in Northwoods, a single-family home model which is open every Saturday/Sunday from 1-5 p.m., as well as 9072 Bancroft Drive, an Essex patio home model located within Essex Greens at Waterford, a 104-lot patio home community located just off Dana Maria Parkway, which is open every Saturday through Wednesday from 1-5 p.m., and which showcases one of five unique patio home designs. Currently, two new patio homes at 5554 Chatham Lane and 5578 Chatham Lane are under construction and available for sale. For more information contact Robert Bingel, Regional Sales Mgr. at 716.667.7533 or 716.383.0004. Founded in 1992 by the Nanula family, Essex Homes of WNY has built over 2,000 single-family homes, patio homes, and villas across WNY in communities including those in Amherst, Clarence, East Aurora, Lancaster, Grand Island, Hamburg, Lakeview, and Orchard Park.

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