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Coming Soon: A New Custom Home in Downtown Davidson

John Marshall Custom Homes is developing plans for a new custom home to be located on Dogwood Lane in downtown Davidson.  Enjoy all that Davidson has to offer from a walkable location: Davidson College, the vibrant downtown with shops and award-winning restaurants, and the Village Green and the Davidson Public Library.  Excellent schools (Davidson Elementary, […]

Walkability – Why It Matters

I really feel that we are on the cusp of something special in the pocket neighborhood we are developing in downtown Davidson, and this month’s issue of Builder Magazine reinforces what I and my customers have known for some time: walkability matters.  Not only walkability, but also good design and opportunities for building community. You […]

A Taste of New England

John Marshall Custom Homes recently completed a house in downtown Davidson for a couple who originally hails from New England.  When we took a summer vacation to Maine last year, the inspiration for this home was evident:  it seemed that every home had white clapboard siding with a narrow exposure.   In addition to real […]

Mid Century Modern Renovation

Mid-Century Modern homes seem to be all the rage these days.  With shows such as ‘Mad Men’ renewing interest in this period, Mid-Century Modern (MCM) homes have found renewed interest. As the name implies, MCMs were typically built in the middle of the 20th century.  An accepted date range is from 1945 to 1965, although […]

New Photos of James Alexander Way in Davidson

We recently engaged Megan White to take photos of our personal home on James Alexander Way in downtown Davidson.  Jody Kurtz of Kathryn Lilly Interiors has spent the past several months helping my wife Melissa decorate the home. The results speak for themselves.  The colors work well together, and the home is not only beautiful, […]