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The new Cumberland Hills Addition, on Skidmore Lane, is located in a highly-desirable south Tyler location convenient to Paluxy Drive, South Broadway and the new Toll Loop 49.

These low maintenance, energy efficient homes are built on lots that are approximately 60 feet wide and 110 feet deep. Asking prices are in the $165,000 to $250,000 range, depending on square footage, and finishing details.

Cumberland Hills ... Tyler Texas

Custom homes are built turnkey: after the plans are completed and a homesite is chosen, a price can be agreed upon.

A specification (spec) sheet showing what amenities are included in the price will be included as part of the contract. This spec sheet covers everything, including dollar allowances for selections to be made during construction, e.g., brick color, stone, flooring, lighting, appliances, etc.

Cumberland Hills Model Home

View a photo gallery of 1641 Skidmore Lane for a sampling of the quality and amenities that these homes offer

All of these fine homes feature top of the line exterior and interior amenities as discussed below.

Contact Johnson Humphrey today for details on homes we have planned or under construction, and how we can custom tailor a home for you.

Current Offerings


2 Stories
4 BR, 3 Bath

Granite Kitchen Counter Tops
Stone Fireplace
Spray Foam Insulation
Wine Bar
Tankless Hot Water Heater


1665 Skidmore Lane

1665 Skidmore Lane

4 BR, 2 Bath
2,217 sqft

Wine bar
Tankless Water Heater
Spray Foam Insulation
Granite Kitchen Tops
Real Stone Fireplace
Flex Room/Dining Room


1661 Skidmore Lane

1661 Skidmore Lane

Featured on
2010 TABA Parade of Homes

2,117 sqft Downstairs
659 sqft Upstairs
4 Bedroom 3 1/2 Bath
Wine/Beverage Bar
Breakfast Area
Upstairs Game Room/Living Area


1653 Skidmore Lane

1653 Skidmore Lane

3 BR, 2 1/2 Bath

Wine Bar, Granite Kitchen Tops, Stone Fireplace, Spray Foam Insulation, Tankless Hot Water Heater, ENERGY STAR CERTIFIED


1641 Skidmore Lane

1641 Skidmore Lane

3 bedrooms, 2 baths
Wine Bar
2,042 sqft

1649 Skidmore Lane

1649 Skidmore Lane

3 bedrooms, 3 baths
Formal Dining/Office
Wine Bar
2,130 sqft
1669 Skidmore Lane
Available to be built on by Johnson Humphrey  
1673 Skidmore Lane
Available to be built on by Johnson Humphrey  
1681 Skidmore Lane
Available to be built on by Johnson Humphrey  
1605 Skidmore Lane
1609 Skidmore Lane
1613 Skidmore Lane
1617 Skidmore Lane
1621 Skidmore Lane
1625 Skidmore Lane
1629 Skidmore Lane


1633 Skidmore Lane
1637 Skidmore Lane
1645 Skidmore Lane
1677 Skidmore Lane

Biomax Spray Foam InsulationBiomax Foam Insulation

This spray foam insulation is the latest insulation on the market. Spray foam creates an igloo effect for your home. The rafters and walls are blanketed by foam. This method keeps your attic air close to the same temperature as your conditioned space so your ceiling doesn’t have to compete with your 150-degree attic. The end result if money savings for the home owner.

This procedure provides a true thermal seal and estimated savings of 30% to 50% on energy costs per month.                                           

Other Exterior and Interior Amenities

25 YEAR SHINGLES - Architectural shingles have the ability to show a linear depth perspective that lightweight 20 year shingles do not have. Many new homes try to get by with the flat inferior 20 year shingles.

Acme BrickMASONRY WORK – Real stone and Acme brick with 3 mortar (20% of your exterior facade) color choices.

WINDOWS - are manufactured by All Seasons in Longview, Texas. They are energy efficient with double panes and a Low–E glass coating to reduce fading of floors and upholstery.

HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING - Goodman/Amana units with installation by C. Woods Company have one of the best warranty’s in the business. 13 SEER rating A.C. units (bumps to 14 SEER due to variable speed units) and smaller tonnage are positive factors due to the state-of-the-art Biomax Insulation. Heating efficiency is 95% (dare to compare!)

Alcoa Siding and Home ExteriorsSIDING - Alcoa siding has a limited lifetime warranty against chipping, cracking, etc. Maintenance is minimal. Little maintenance may save the home owner thousands of dollars in re-paints.

FIREPLACES - (some models) real wood or gas log capabilities with an Austin Stone look chimney/custom chimney cap.

Rinnai Tankless Water Johnson Humphrey HomesWATER HEATING - Rinnai 2532Ffu (Natural Gas) saves from 21% up to 50% according to GAMA These ratings of up to 50% compare gas and electric tank hot water heaters.

CENTRAL VACUUM - Allergists recommended - they eliminate the circulation of germ-ridden dust. With 2 to 3 times the power of conventional uprights, central vacuums are light and easy to use and come with a handy garage port for easy car vacuuming.

KITCHEN COUNTERTOPS – are granite (2cm edge) which offers high durability and aesthetic qualities. Tumbled marble back splashes are aesthetically pleasing.

CABINETS  - custom-built cabinets offer a snazzy pizzazz when compared to pre-fabricated  type cabinets. Stained cabinets are made of hard Maple or Knotty Alder.

TRIM WORK - Stacked moldings and wide bases highlight the carpentry work. High closet rods for off-season storage are found in all master closets.

ELECTRICAL- Category 5 telephone lines and RG-6 cable are run in 4 rooms for your computer and video needs.

PLUMBING –Plumbing is Wirsbo Aquapex Water Distribution System. PEX (Polyethylene Plastic Material (stronger than P.E.)) is run in the attic as opposed to copper in the slab.

PLUMBING FIXTURES – The master bath has a whirlpool type tub with oversize showers (some walk-in) and square twin marble lavatories. The master features oil rubbed bronze fixtures with framed mirrors.

LANDSCAPING- Water - Lone Star Irrigation and Landscaping will install the sprinkler system, with St. Augustine sod, front brick or stone flower beds with plants and also back yard landscaping for those relaxing evenings on your cobblestone-look patio or porch.

Related Information

Taxes - Smith County’s appraised value times 1.7%.  For approximate tax amounts, consider these examples: $117,000.00 X 1.7%=$2,000 per annum; or $176,000.00 x 1.7% = $3,000 per annum.

SuddenLink - provides Cable TV, Cable Internet and digital phone service for this area - 903.595.4321

Johnson Humphrey of Cumberland Hills, one of Tyler's finest new home communitiesCenterPoint Energy - provides natural gas service - 800.259.5544

TXU Electric – 866.764.4439

Schools - Whitehouse Independent School District schools.

  • Cain Elementary-PK thru 1st
  • Higgins – Holloway - Whitehouse H.S.


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