You truly haven’t lived like a San Martian until you’ve explored Downtown or spent a relaxing, sunny day by the River. Once you settle into a home at Lively Lane, planning a trip down to the heart of San Marcos should be one of the first items on your bucket list. At just a 20-minute … Continue reading Community Spots: Downtown San Marcos + The River
Lively Lane is conveniently located within walking distance of a many excellent dining and takeout options. In just five minutes, you could find yourself partaking in a variety of different global cuisines, including Mexican, Japanese, Thai, Czech, and Italian. From pizza to kolaches, sushi to freshly brewed cappuccino, you can find it just steps away … Continue reading Just Around the Corner: Dining + Takeout
If you’ve passed by Lively Lane lately, you’ll notice that behind our construction fencing signage (installed by our friends at FASTSIGNS), the site is busy! Read on for some brief highlights of construction activity. With site work still underway, the team has begun installing the underground water, sewer, electrical, and drainage utilities on-site and connecting each … Continue reading Construction Update: Creating Foundations
At Lively Lane one of our primary goals is to integrate construction and living practices that make it easy to live more sustainably. That’s one reason our team designed all homes at Lively Lane to be compliant with the ENERGY STAR® Home Certification standard and engaged an independent home energy rater to inspect and certify each and … Continue reading Lively Lane Quality with ENERGY STAR ® Certified Homes
Dirt work began in earnest in late January after the team diligently installed erosion and sedimentation controls for construction. The site is also protected by construction fencing that will soon feature screening that will further highlight the project and the team that has joined together to bring it to life. For now, there’s a full view … Continue reading Construction Update: Breaking Ground
One of the great perks of Lively Lane’s location is the proximity to a few local schools. Just under a mile away (a 16-minute walk / five-minute bike ride) is Maria Hernandez Elementary School; and, Doris Miller Middle School, is located just a little over a mile away, or a 24-minute walk / seven-minute bike … Continue reading Just Around the Corner: Schools
First popularized by Ross Chapin Architects, a growing number of vibrant communities around the country are designed around the concept of a Pocket Neighborhood, which is a small collection of private homes clustered around a shared, community-oriented space. Lively Lane was inspired, in part, by this concept, and our townhomes cluster around both private gardens … Continue reading So, what is a Pocket Neighborhood?