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The Amazing Amenities at Nexton

The Amazing Amenities at Nexton

When it comes to searching for your next home, Homes By Dickerson understands that there are a lot of important factors that go into your decision. A lot of your decisions may be based on what is within the home. With us, you can be sure our homes are equipped with energy-efficient and smart home features as well as high-end, luxury finishes and details. But aside from what is on the inside, we know that what is on the outside is just as important. That is why we build homes in communities located in prime areas with plenty of amenities to enjoy.

Today, we’d like to put a spotlight on the amazing amenities of one of the master-planned communities we build in, Nexton. Here, you’ll feel inspired to get moving, explore nature, have work/life balance, and build your healthiest life. Let’s take a look at how!


The Midtown Club

Think of Midtown Club as the community’s major hot spot for all things fit, fun, and friendly.

Fitness club in Nexton, located in Summerville, SC.


For fitness, you will find an array of options to keep your heart pumping and healthy. The Midtown Club Gym hosts a studio with cardio, circuit, and weight training equipment. It is large enough for yoga and fitness classes, with a window to keep an eye on the kids and bring in natural sunlight. There are lighted pickleball and tennis courts available for friendly matches during the day or night. But if you prefer a field sport, a large lawn is available for other games like soccer and flag football. Included in the pool is a lap section, perfect for staying active on a particularly hot day.


Although exercising can be fun, there are a few club areas specifically designed to enjoy some entertaining activities. The resort-style lagoon pool is fun on its own but also features fun zones and squirt jets for the kids. Also, for kids and kids at heart, it has a playground with an inventive play structure for climbing. For the adults to enjoy, there is the abundant deck area around the pool with sunny and shady seating options, plus zen areas with benches, a burbling kettle fountain, and the serenity of shade trees and lush native plantings.


The Midtown Club also keeps community connectivity in mind with amenities for building friendships with neighbors. On the event lawn, you can meet up with new neighbors for a bite from local food trucks and enjoy movie nights. For productive days, the living room area has gigabit WiFi and fresh coffee. Or you can spend time getting to know your neighbors on the cushy furniture, enjoying happy hour at the catering kitchen.


The Swim Club

swimming pool at Nexton in Summerville, SC

This amenity is more than just a pool and pavilion. This amenity has options for year-round fun. The competition pool is 25-meters long, so whether you want to exercise, train, or challenge a neighbor to a friendly race, it is competition ready. Kids can swim and play alongside their parents on the interactive splash pad. When you are ready to relax and escape the heat, the deck is filled with plenty of shady seating. On a mild summer day, the large lawn area is great for a competitive volleyball game or a pleasant family picnic. When it gets cooler, you can cozy up to a large fire pit with some good friends and hot cocoa. No matter the weather, there is so much to enjoy at the Swim Club.


Miles of Parks & Trails

Park trails in Nexton located in Summerville, SC

One of the most spectacular amenities in Nexton is the ample parks and trails. Almost half of the community is dedicated to parks, natural open spaces, and a network of paved paths and rugged trails. With 46 different locations to choose from, you will never have to worry about your walking or biking routine becoming boring. Each has their own unique designs and features with a variety of mature, locally grown trees, shrubs, and flowering plants throughout. Some features include live concerts and shows, waterways with distinct bird species, vast green lawns, and a few hidden treasures you’ll want to come see firsthand.

Nexton is an ideal community, full of all of these amenities and more. Located in the Charleston suburb of Summerville, NC, it’s the epitome of the perfect live, work, play community. If you loved learning about all of the wonderful things to do within the community, we can’t wait to show you the amazing homes that we at Homes By Dickerson build there! You can get a head start by visiting us online, or contacting our new home sales consultant at 843-466-4875.

Create Your Custom Home: Riverside at Carolina Park and Nexton

Create Your Custom Home: Riverside at Carolina Park and Nexton

Picture this: you have your family over for holiday dinner. Everyone’s gathered around the kitchen island, grazing over leftovers and laughing. Children’s shoes are strewn across the floor, muddy from playing outside. The lighting overhead is soft, comforting, and familiar — the perfect complement to a special evening.


The details of your home, from your countertops to your flooring to your lighting, aren’t just details. They’re the accessories in your life’s best scenes, the backdrop of your happiest memories. At Homes By Dickerson, we want you to be the one to make these choices, because your personality is what makes your house a home. In our exclusive Design Center, you’ll finally get to create your custom home. This is the Home of Your Life. 


New Home Communities in Charleston


In two of our gorgeous communities in Charleston, Riverside at Carolina Park and Nexton, we’ll help you decide which rooms are needed or unnecessary and how much space you desire, as well as choose the perfect look and feel. There’s never been a better time to start fresh in a clean, untouched home in a community that provides the peace and privacy you want, with a close proximity to everything you love!


Carolina Park kitchen.

Riverside at Carolina Park


In the heart of Mount Pleasant, one of our estate-style, single-family homes will become your base, your sanctuary, and your greatest source of comfort. Starting at the $800’s, our plans provide the abundance of open space you’ve always wanted, along with the flexibility that makes every day easier and more enjoyable. 


Convenient to local highways, downtown Charleston, and South Carolina’s most beautiful beaches, you always have the world at your feet — both inside and outside of your home. From holiday dinners, birthdays, and backyard get-togethers in your home to celebrations in town, family beach days, and strolls along the water, your days in a Riverside at Carolina Park home are going to be the best of your life. 


Nexton living room.



Starting at the $300’s, our 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom plans in Nexton are expertly built with modern design and luxury features to bring total flexibility into your daily routine. From your open-concept living room to your covered porch and every inch in between, a home in Nexton is where your wants and needs come first. 


Just 25 miles from Charleston and 5 miles from downtown Summerville, you’re connected to nearby businesses, schools, shops, and eateries by trails, parks, and the beauty of nature. So when you’re not enjoying the comfort of your open, airy living space, you have the magic of downtown just minutes away, as well as first-rate community amenities just outside your door, including a 25-meter competition pool, an interactive splash pad, a covered pavilion, multi-purpose lawn areas, a fire pit, paved paths, and so much more.

Are you ready for more space, more comfort, more everything? One of our beautiful homes is ready to give you more out of life… today, tomorrow, and every day after that. For more information about Riverside at Carolina Park and Nexton, please contact us at 843-466-4875. We can’t wait to get started!

South Carolina Division recognized at 2019 PRISM Awards!

South Carolina Division recognized at 2019 PRISM Awards!

Congratulations to our South Carolina Division for receiving a ”Best Single-Family Home” award at the 2019 PRISM Awards on November 1st!  The PRISM awards, hosted by The Charleston Home Builder’s Association recognizes “excellence in the field of sales, marketing, construction, and the promotion of new homes.”

We are excited for our Magnolia design to be named as one of the best built homes in the Charleston area.

This stunning floor plan boasts almost 2400 square feet of beautiful trim details including elongated wainscoting in the dining room, custom-built lockers, and wood shelving in the spacious master closet.  The master up configuration features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a formal dining room, screened porch, flex/rec space and a 2-car garage!  However, its special features are what makes it truly stand out from the pond and “natural space” views, eco-select green features (The Magnolia has a 55 HERS Score offering your family the opportunity for lower utility bills and better indoor air quality), open stairway detail with large windows allowing for natural light, and an over-sized slider leading to the screened porch.   All entries were judged on curb appeal, functionality of floor plan, exterior and interior design, use of interior space, special design features, and construction technique/materials.

Click here to view this award-winning home!

Almost two years ago, Homes By Dickerson decided to venture into the Charleston area, a completely new market for this high-performance, custom home builder.  Partnering with the developer Newland Communities, Homes By Dickerson introduced its custom-designed plans to the thriving Nexton neighborhood and has been diligently working on promoting its quality of materials chosen, craftsmanship, exceptional customer service and attention to detail.  We are honored by this award and look forward to many more years of building and growing in the Charleston market.

For more information on how you can find The Home of Your Life by Homes By Dickerson in Nexton, please contact Whitney White at 843-466-4875 or Whitney@HomesByDickerson.com

Homes By Dickerson now in South Carolina!

Homes By Dickerson now in South Carolina!

Homes By Dickerson is excited to announce that we are expanding into the state of South Carolina, selling custom homes in Nexton, a master-planned community in the desirable Charleston area!  This opportunity will broaden the regional influence we have had since we began building and selling custom homes in 1975.  It also takes the number of markets we are currently selling in to three as we announced our move into the prestigious Pinehurst National No. 9 Golf Course Community last year.

Over the years, Homes By Dickerson has created a successful partnership in multiple neighborhoods with the award-winning developer Newland Communities.  After hearing of Newland’s venture into Summerville, South Carolina (near the North Charleston area), we were intrigued by the idea of working in another market and decided to begin brainstorming and researching the possibility.

“We wanted to make sure that the concept of building in a beautiful community near the coast was not just a fun and exciting opportunity but that it made sense for our company,” explains Brant Chesson, president and CEO of Homes By Dickerson.

Over the next year and a half, multiple trips were made to ensure that we understood the project by surveying the area, interviewing possible subcontractors and vendors, and becoming familiar with the geography and lifestyle.  We were pleasantly surprised at the progress already made in that area.

“It was attractive to us that the commercial spaces and apartment buildings were underway and that the Charleston market was ready for the growth,” says Chesson.

Our leadership team became very aware that the Charleston economy is booming and that South Carolina is doing an excellent job of bringing business into the state, especially this historic, coastal region.  Location is always key so Nexton’s proximity to the coast and convenience to I-26 (a major thoroughfare in South Carolina) increased the attraction.  Recent additions to the area of global firms such as Boeing, Mercedes Benz Vans, and Volvo only enticed our desire for inclusion into the Nexton neighborhood.

Another concern we had with moving into a completely new market was ensuring that the Homes By Dickerson culture would still be reflected in every step of the building process.

“We are different from a lot of our competition in that we offer high-performance green features and the ability to customize our homes with a very personal, hands-on and client-friendly experience,” clarifies Chesson.  “We just can’t teach that from four hours away.”

We knew that the only way this venture would be successful would be to draw from our existing group of talented, dedicated individuals.  Fortunately, the timing and challenge appealed to our then Project Manager Jonathan Bailey and Designer Rachel Bailey.

Jonathan, a Construction Management graduate of East Carolina University and seasoned custom home builder, now serves as Division President for Homes By Dickerson Charleston.  Rachel, an Interior Design major from Meredith College and member of the Interior Design Society, has taken on the role of Division Vice President.

“Jonathan and Rachel represent all aspects of our business from how we build and design our homes to how we interact with our clients,” confirms Chesson.

We are offering ranch and cottage home plans in the Nexton community featuring open-living concepts and first-floor master suites ranging from 1900-2400 square feet. Home prices are anticipated to start in the high $300s.  For more information on Homes By Dickerson and building “The Home of Your Life,” in South Carolina, please go to www.HomesbyDickerson.com or call (843) 466-4875.