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Posts about attractions that are within a five minute walk of Davidson Springs, a neighborhood being built by John Marshall Custom Homes in the heart of downtown Davidson, NC. Please enjoy these articles, and check out the many businesses in Davidson.

Southeast Greenway

Located within just a three minute walk from Davidson Springs, the Southeast Greenway (full name South Prong Rocky River Greenway) offers a paved cycling and walking trail through beautiful woods and fields.   The trailhead is on South Street just past Davidson Elementary School. The initial section of greenway winds about 1/2 mile through the woods […]

Downtown Davidson

Unique among the northern Mecklenburg towns, Davidson has a distinct, historic downtown.  While other towns try to revitalize their downtowns, Davidson’s has always been a vibrant district of shopping, dining and relaxing. Downtown Davidson is a five minute walk from John Marshall Custom Homes ‘Davidson Springs’ neighborhood which is tucked into the heart of old […]

Davidson College

Davidson College is the heart of Davidson.   In fact, the Town of Davidson was first incorporated as Davidson College in 1879, and it was not until 1891 that the town’s name was officially changed just to Davidson. Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,800 students located in downtown Davidson, just a […]

Davidson Farmers Market

The Davidson Farmer’s Market (DFM) is a producer-only, year-round market featuring more than 35 farmers and local producers from within a 100 mile radius. The market is a lively gathering place for meeting friends and for learning about food, agriculture and nutrition.  The market is held behind Summit Coffee, just a five minute walk from […]

Lake Norman YMCA

The Lake Norman YMCA is located within an easy five minute walk from John Marshall Custom Home’s ‘Davidson Springs’ neighborhood in the heart of downtown Davidson. Featuring a full workout facility, indoor basketball court, and indoor and outdoor pools, the YMCA is also home to great educational and fitness programs.  The Y also hosts the […]

Davidson Public Library

The Davidson Public Libary is located on the Village Green in the heart of downtown Davidson within a five minute walk of John Marshall Custom Homes ‘Davidson Springs’ neighborhood. The Davidson Public Library traces its history back to 1920, when the Davidson Civic Club started a public library with the purchase of $21.00 worth of […]