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510 North Faulkner Way

STATUS:  SOLD! Located in the award winning New Neighborhood in Old Davidson just one mile from downtown Davidson, this home features great livability inside and out. The spacious front porch is a great place to relax with family and friends, and the yard offers flower beds, a raised garden, and enough space to spread out […]

Community Garden

One of the key concepts of a pocket neighborhood is bringing people together.  After all, what’s a neighborhood without neighbors? A community garden is a great space where neighbors can interact, and it also provides an opportunity for homeowners on smaller lots to act out their inner green thumb.  In that spirit we began a […]

Updating Davidson’s History

I was recently reading “One Town, Many Voices,” the excellent new history of Davidson written by Jan Blodgett and Ralph Levering, and came across a passage about Wayne Roberts.  Mr. Roberts was the longtime principal at Davidson Elementary School, and played an important role in the integration of that school. What does John Marshall Custom […]

Protecting Our Streams and Neighbors

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 […]

Live Longer With a LEED Home

I know that is a bold statement to make.  Living in a LEED-certified home does not guarantee that you’ll live to be 100, or even to the next day.  If that proverbial beer trucking comes heading at you, it won’t matter how green your home is. But, all things being equal, living in a green-built […]

Preserving Our Natural Resources

They say a picture tells a thousand words.  Scroll through these photos and what do you see?  For the most part, I see trees.  Sure, there are some nice homes, but by and large I see trees. I see photos that tell a story of life, of birds singing, leaves providing protection from a hot […]

A Healthy Walk To The Bank!

More than half of the world’s population now lives in urban areas.  An urban area does not have to be a large city, but can be a location such as downtown Davidson North Carolina that features a concentration of community resources such as shopping, banks, churches, libraries and educational institutions. The desire to live in […]

First Place in Lake Norman Homebuilders Design 2011!

John Marshall Custom Homes is pleased to announce that together with International Kitchen and Bath we were awarded a First Place prize for kitchen renovations at the recent ‘Best of the Lake’ design show held at the Verdict Ridge Country Club.  This award marks our 3rd First Place prize, having won in 2007 for Best […]

Rankin Road

Located on several acres of land on the Coddle Creek Reservoir in Cabarrus County, this farm home is simply stunning.  The Moser Design Group plan is finished in board and batten siding with a full metal roof.  We also built a carriage house (design by Allison Ramsey Architects) with an art studio and school area. […]