John Marshall Custom Homes has been named an Approved Builder in Davidson’s newest luxury estate neighborhood, Green Level. Located off of Shearer Rd., just 1 mile from Fisher Farm, Green Level features large wooded estate lots ranging in price from $275 to $345k with acreage running from 1.7 to 2.4 acres. All lots are permitted […]
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Downtown Davidson Custom Home Under $285K!!
Categories: Davidson NC, Homes For Sale, News & Updates
STATUS: SOLD!. Imagine being able to step out of your front door and walk to downtown Davidson in less than five minutes. Imagine walking to Davidson Elementary School or the trailhead of the Southeast Greenway in three minutes. Imagine living in a green, efficient home with nice fencing and landscaping, and not having a neighbor […]
Protecting Our Streams and Neighbors
Categories: Green Home Blog, News & Updates
In the past 100 years, one thing has stayed relatively constant while something else has changed dramatically. The constant is rainfall. Although some years are wet and some are dry, on average about the same amount of water is falling on Davidson as it was in 1912. The amount of undeveloped land however has changed […]
631 James Alexander Way LEED Certified!
Categories: Davidson NC, Green Home Blog, News & Updates
Rodney Graham, owner of John Marshall Custom Homes, Inc., is pleased to announce that 631 James Alexander Way in downtown Davidson was awarded LEED Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for achievement in green homebuilding and design. LEED for Homes is a green home certification system for assuring homes are designed and […]
Another ENERGY STAR Certified Home in Davidson North Carolina
Categories: News & Updates
In 2007 John Marshall Custom Homes made a commitment that all of our new homes would be ENERGY STAR certified. Today we’re happy to announce that our most recent new home has received ENERGY STAR certification. Built at 631 James Alexander Way in downtown Davidson, North Carolina, this home received a “five-star +” rating from […]
631 James Alexander Way
Built in Davidson Springs, our neighborhood in the heart of downtown Davidson, this charming cottage style home has great features in a compact space. A master down with stunning bathroom highlights the first floor together with a cook’s kitchen. Upstairs are two guest bedrooms and an office, plus an ample unfinished storage room. A private […]
You Don’t Have to Paint Your Pebbles to be Green!
Categories: Green Home Blog
I spent several years of my youth in Tucson, AZ. Tucson averages about 10 inches of rain a year (compare that to 40 for Charlotte), and it is not uncommon to go weeks without rain, especially in the hottest summer months. Plants adapt to this environment by having large root systems and few leaves, or […]
It’s Good for You, But You Can’t Eat It!
Categories: Green Home Blog
We just finished applying spray foam insulation to the green home we are building at 631 James Alexander Way in Davidson. Spray foam insulation is the bomb! I remember saying that when I was interviewed by DavidsonNews.net about the first LEED-certified home we built (233 Catawba Avenue in Davidson). I got this sheepish expression on […]