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The High Cost of Low Cost Homes

About a year ago I got a phone call from someone who had been through one of our homes in downtown Davidson and loved it.  They were moving here with their family as part of a corporate location, and were looking for a walkable location in Davidson.  He asked if I was familiar with the […]

Fisher Farm Park in Davidson

Located on the east side of Davidson, Fisher Farm park is a picturesque 200 acre natural area that is owned by the Town of Davidson and has been maintained primarily in its natural state. A branch of the Rocky River runs through Fisher Farm Park, and is a great place for kids to get their […]

Davidson’s First LEED Home

In 2010 we completed Davidson’s first LEED certified home.  Built at 233 Catawba Avenue, this home was also the first in Mecklenburg County to be certified at a GOLD level or higher. The Ross Chapin design features about 1,600 square feet of living space, and not an inch is wasted.  The first floor master features […]

Downtowns in Demand!

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.  This morning’s graphic in the Charlotte Observer was clear:  property values have increased in downtown areas, while they’ve languished in the suburbs. The reddish-orange blocks on the graphic show where tax values have increased by about 50% over the past 8 years.  These areas […]

514 Bridlepath Trail

Built in an equestrian community on the east side of Davidson, this home combines country charm with a great floor plan and finishes.  The large front porch features duel stairways, brick flooring, and plenty of room for rocking chairs and a swing.  A great place to relax.  It only gets better as you go inside.  […]

Saturday in Davidson

Last April DavidsonNews.net posted this video of a Saturday in Davidson.  This may have been a slightly atypical Saturday, but there’s always a lot happening in Davidson, and the action is usually downtown.  From the Davidson Farmer’s Market to walks and races, downtown Davidson is always bustling with activity, yet it’s also a great place […]

Our Town Cinema

Located in Sadler Square on Griffith Street, the Our Town Cinemas are just a five minute walk from Davidson Springs, a neighborhood of custom homes being built by John Marshall Custom Homes in the heart of downtown Davidson. Our Town Cinemas provide a unique experience in watching movies.  Theaters are smaller, and feature a combination […]

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 […]

15515 Holly Trail Lane

This farmhouse was designed by Looney, Ricks and Kiss architects of Memphis, but it fits perfectly into the countryside of Davidson, NC.  Large oak trees frame the house, and an old stone wall left from the original Homestead sits on the property.  The wraparound porch welcomes you home to Davidson.[imagebrowser id=4]

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 […]