CalAtlantic Homes (NYSE:CAA) late Thursday and early Friday announced the openings of new communities, one in South Carolina and two others in Texas.

Brickhope Plantation, a collection of luxury homes located in Goose Creek, SC, between the Francis Marion National Forest and the urban amenities of metro Charleston, opens Saturday, February 18, with a celebration scheduled from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

CAA model at Brickhope.
CAA model at Brickhope.

Brickhope Plantation offers 14 ranch and two-story home designs. Ranging from 1,409 to 3,400 square feet, the homes offer three to six bedrooms and two to five-and-a-half baths. All homes offer bright, open layouts that maximize living spaces. Pricing starts in the $180,000s.

"Brickhope Plantation offers the best of all worlds - the historic charm of a small town, the modern convenience of a metro suburb, and the recreational opportunities of a nearby national forest," said Don McDonough, Charleston Division President for CalAtlantic Homes. "The setting and the price point of these new homes make them a perfect fit for a broad range of home shoppers - from young families and move-up homebuyers to military personnel and retirees."

Upon entering the homes, guests will be greeted with living rooms that flow seamlessly into oversized kitchens anchored by spacious center islands. The master suites include spa-like master baths to provide a tranquil retreat for homeowners with luxurious soaking tubs and expansive showers.

Amenities include a well-appointed clubhouse, zero-entry pool, fitness center, recreation fields and a playground. The community is within minutes of neighborhood shops, restaurants and schools, all set within the culturally, historically and environmentally rich backdrop of South Carolina's Lowcountry.

Brickhope Plantation is just two miles from US 52 and eight miles from I-26. To the northeast is the sprawling Francis Marion National Forest offering hiking, camping, boating, kayaking, bicycling and horseback riding. To the south is the world-class shopping, dining and entertainment of metropolitan Charleston. Children living within Brickhope Plantation have the opportunity to attend nearby Boulder Bluff Elementary School, Sedgefield Middle School and Goose Creek High School.

In Texas, CAA is opening Overlook, a collection of 16 luxury, single-family home designs in the high-amenity master-planned community of The Ranch at Brushy Creek in Cedar Park, TX. The public is invited to tour Overlook at The Ranch at Brushy Creek this weekend from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The new community offers one- and two-story floor plans ranging from 2,613 to 4,623 square feet, with three to six bedrooms and two to five baths. The exteriors of the homes embrace historically-rooted architectural styles that complement the surrounding Hill Country scenery.

A CAA home at Bushy Creek.
A CAA home at Bushy Creek.

"Overlook at The Ranch at Brushy Creek offers home designs that embody High Country Texas living," said Charlie Coleman, Austin Division President for CalAtlantic Homes. "Each home is situated on a large 65- or 75-foot home site - some with views of greenbelts, wooded areas or cliff sides, and all giving home owners ample room to create their own distinctive lifestyle in this welcoming Northwest Austin community."

Home interiors feature open concepts that blend spacious great rooms, gourmet kitchens with center islands, and outdoor covered patios to create bright, welcoming living spaces that are ideal for year-round entertaining. The homes also feature spa-like baths, walk-in closets, oversized soaking tubs and large showers with bench seating.

The community features a gated entry, junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, toddler pool with water feature, hiking and bicycling trails, sand volleyball court, community pond, and covered pavilions - all amenities put to use by an active HOA committed to planned social events.

The community is within walking distance of the 90-acre Brushy Creek Lake Park, where guests can enjoy canoeing, kayaking, fishing, sand volleyball and picnic pavilions. It is also surrounded by a wide selection of shopping, dining and entertainment. For those seeking urban amenities, Overlook is only 20 minutes from downtown Austin, and just minutes from I-35, 183 and multiple major Fortune 500 employers. Children living in Overlook will have the opportunity to attend the highly-rated and sought-after Leander Independent School District.

In Coppell, Tx., CAA announced the opening of a new collection of homes at Westhaven, a luxury master-planned community in Coppell, TX named as the 2015 Community of the Year by the Dallas Builders Association. Home shoppers are invited to a Grand Opening celebration being held on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Westhaven offers nine one- and two-story floor plans ranging from 2,929 to 4,102 square feet, with four to five bedrooms and three to four-and-a-half baths. The homes offer a range of exterior styles that blend a welcoming mix of stone and brick to create a stunning street scene. Pricing starts at $530,000.

"We are delighted to offer new opportunities for home shoppers within Westhaven, which is known for its striking architectural designs, natural amenities and small town atmosphere," said James Gomez, Dallas Division President for CalAtlantic Homes. "The location offers convenient access to great schools, shopping, dining and the metro Dallas-Fort Worth market."

These home designs feature luxury details such as soaring 10-foot ceilings and Great Room-centered living spaces that flow into spacious kitchens. The space is anchored by an oversized center island that provides an ideal backdrop for entertaining and enjoying time with family and friends. The owner's suite, which features a spa-inspired bath reminiscent of a luxury resort, provides a tranquil escape at the end of a long day.

These new homes are set within the award-winning Westhaven community, featuring 35 acres of open space with two stocked lakes, seven parks, water features and an extensive regional trail system that connects to Andrew Brown Park. The new phase at Westhaven will also include a community basketball court.

Residents of Westhaven are minutes from the shopping and dining of Old Town Coppell, Vista Ridge Mall, Grapevine Mills Mall, as well as popular community destinations such as the Coppell Farmers Market, Coppell Aquatic Recreation Center and an extensive system of municipal parks and sports fields. The community offers easy access to the Sam Rayburn Tollway/Highway 121 and I-35E, and close proximity to DFW Airport. Children living within Westhaven have the opportunity to attend the highly rated Coppell Independent School District.

Finally, CAA on Friday announced the Grand Opening of Bexley, a collection of eight new family-friendly home designs inspired by the outdoor-focused lifestyle of the Bexley master-planned community in Land O' Lakes, FL. A Grand Opening celebration will be held on Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Homes within Bexley range from 1,527 to 2,834 square feet, with two to four bedrooms and two to four baths. These one- and two-story home designs have been reimagined for the Bexley community, with great room-centered floor plans that flow seamlessly into gourmet kitchens, and indoor-outdoor patio spaces that take full advantage of Florida's sunny climate. Each home features a generous owner's suite with a spa-inspired bath. Select models also feature flexible loft options.

Rendering of CAA model at Bexley.
Rendering of CAA model at Bexley.

"Life at Bexley embraces the best of Florida, with homes that beautifully blend indoor-outdoor living and a master-planned community that offers endless adventures through an extensive trail system, community clubhouse and pool, neighborhood parks and even bark parks - all at a price point that is manageable for first-time home buyers and growing families," said Dave Bulloch, Tampa Division President for CalAtlantic Homes.

Homes at Bexley can be further personalized with a choice of Traditional or Bungalow exterior styles, and every home features welcoming front porches and rear-load garages. At a price point starting in the mid $200,000s, Bexley is an affordable way for home buyers to establish themselves in this popular Florida neighborhood.

The new community is located within the Bexley master-planned community, a new 1,200-acre development that features more than 10 miles of hiking and biking nature trails, neighborhood parks and bark parks. It is also the home of The Bexley Club, a lakefront clubhouse encompassing two resort-style pools, a café, information center, fitness center and indoor and outdoor fireplace gathering areas. The community will also feature Bexley Elementary School, which is slated to open in August 2017.

Bexley is conveniently located close to the Suncoast Parkway/State Road 589, Highway 41 and I-75. It is less than 30 minutes from nearby beaches, employment centers and downtown Tampa, and is surrounded by major retailers and restaurants. Children living in Bexley will have the opportunity to attend Oakstead Elementary School, Charles S. Rushe Middle School and Sunlake High School, all part of Pasco County Schools.