What Can You Find Along The Mount Vernon Trail Near Marina Towers?

The Mount Vernon Trail is a 18 mile multi use trail that stretched from George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate to Theodore Roosevelt Island. The trail is connected with regional trails such as Potomac Heritage, Custis, Rock Creek, Four Mile Run and Woodrow Wilson Bridge. The trail, which winds alongside the scenic Potomac River is used by residents for running, walking or cycling.

Along the Mount Vernon Trail persons can see or visit many points of interest. Here are some points of interest you can find along the Mount Vernon Trail:

  1. Riverside Park – this park is located along Potomac River and it provides picnic and fishing areas. There is also a watershed where persons can observe migratory and native wildlife.
  2. Fort Hunt Park – this park was once a farmland belonging to George Washington. The area is now a recreational park with picnic areas, shade pavilions, playgrounds and softball fields.
  3. Wildlife – Mount Vernon Trail is home to many species of wildlife which are visible during the daytime while some are visible at nights.
  4. Dyke Marsh – this is a wetland area with a freshwater tidal basin and wildlife preserve with 3/4 boardwalk over the marsh.
  5. Jones Point Park and Lighthouse – The lighthouse is the last river lighthouse remaining in the U.S.. The small four room one story house was built in 1855 and was operated from 1856 to 1926. Jones Point Park features fishing piers and a canoe launch with a playground and basketball courts.
  6. The Waterfront – this historic waterfront located in Old Town Alexandria is filled with many dockside restaurants, boutique shops and the Torpedo Art Factory.
  7. Woodrow Wilson Bridge and National Harbor – this bridge which was name after Woodrow Wilson has paved trail that connects to the National Harbor to Maryland.
  8. Theodore Roosevelt Island – this 88.5 acre national memorial named in the honor of America’s 26th president is located at the end of the Mount Vernon Trail.

Mount Vernon Trail is the perfect place for residents to explore the many attractions located along the Potomac River.

Properties in Potomac Yard

1734 Carpenter Rd

Immaculately maintained, amazing four story town home in the heart of Potomac Greens community. Congressional model. Spacious floor plan, 4 BR and 3.5 bathrooms. Top floor has the 4th bedroom with beautiful full bathroom. Gorgeous hardwood floors, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances. Wonderful clubhouse, heated swimming pool, fitness center, nature trail and picnic area, quiet location, walk to shops and restaurants as well as metro or take a free shuttle bus to Braddock metro station.New metro station currently under construction and is within walking distance of property. 4 miles to Amazon' new HQ's & Pentagon, Crystal City. Old Town Alexandria is approximately 1 mile from property. Ideal location for access to jobs. [Potomac Greens - $1,195,000]

2005 Richmond Hwy #102

AMAZING " LIKE NEW" TWO-STORY CONDO IN POTOMAC YARDS CLOSE TO NATIONAL AIRPORT, OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA, DEL RAY AND WASHINGTON DC ! OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH OVER 2800 SQUARE FEET OF LIVING SPACE. THE MAIN LEVEL LARGE LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM HAS A DOUBLE - SIDED FIREPLACE, HARDWOOD FLOORING AND A HALF BATH. . HARDWOOD FLOORING CONTINUES INTO THE GOURMET KITCHEN AND FAMILY ROOM. THE GOURMET KITCHEN OFFERS SPACE FOR A TABLE AS WELL AS SIT-UP ISLAND. A SLIDING GLASS DOOR LEADS TO A BALCONY OFF OF THE KITCHEN FOR A RELAXING OUTDOOR SPACE. THE MOUNTED TV IN THE FAMILY ROOM CONVEYS. THE PROJECTOR IN THE LIVING ROOM AND LARGE SCREEN ARE NEGOTIABLE. THE UPPER LEVEL OF THE HOME HAS A LAUNDRY ROOM, 3 LARGE BEDROOMS AND A LOFT AREA THAT CAN BE AN OFFICE, READING OR PLAY AREA FOR CHILDREN. THE MASTER BEDROOM HAS A LUXURIOUS BATH WITH LARGE WALK-IN SHOWER AND DOUBLE VANITY. THE 2ND LEVEL BATH IS LARGE AND HAS A TUB-SHOWER COMBINATION. THE HOME HAS A ONE CAR GARAGE WHICH INCLUDES CUSTOM RACKS FOR BIKES, AND OVERHEAD STORAGE, ALONG WITH A BUMP-OUT FOR TRASH CANS. THIS HOME HAS IT ALL! LOCATED IN THE HEART OF POTOMAC YARDS WHERE NUMEROUS COMMUNITY EVENTS ARE HELD, BIKE TRAILS, PARKS, SPORT FIELDS (SOCCER FIELD), DOG PARKS, BEER GARDEN, SHOPPING AND DINING. FUTURE PLANS INCLUDE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE VIRGINIA TECHS INNOVATION CAMPUS AND A METRO STATION, 2 MILES FROM AMAZON HQ2. (See Documents for DPOR Property Disclosure Statement Addendum and Property Information List) CHECK OUT THE VIRTUAL TOUR, INTERACTIVE FLOOR PLANS AND DETAILS OF THE HOME BY PRESSING THE CAMERA ICON OR VISIT: https://tour.TruPlace.com/property/909/92058/ [Potomac Yards - $860,000]

721 Bluemont Ave

Stop by and see this beautiful brick exterior property with a premium lot in amazing Potomac Yard. Granite throughout, upgraded backsplash, stainless steel appliances, built-ins in foyer and living room, built-in murphy bed and shelves in bedroom 3, beautiful hardwood steps and floors, irrigation system and so much more! This beauty is across the street from the playground, basketball, and tennis courts, as well as a large quiet grassy park just behind the building where you can play, walk the dog, or just sit on a bench and enjoy! Close to the heart of Old Town Alexandria, new Metro station, DC, 95, 66, a true commuter's dream! I'm sure you'll want to call this place home when you're introduced to the luxury and convenience of Potomac Yard! Check out the video tour here! https://tours.absolutealtitude.us/public/vtour/display/1717052#!/ [Potomac Yard - $875,000]

716 Norfolk Ln #B

Sleek & stylish 2 story 3 bedroom & 2.5 baths condo, w/modern finishes and lots of upgrades & amenities at sought after Old Town Greens. Spacious bright open concept living area w/gleaming hardwood floors. Eat-in kitchen w/all SS appliances and granite counter tops, and private deck/balcony for grilling. Oversized MBR w/ 2 walk-in closets, new washer/dryer, HVAC installed 2016, gas fireplace, added recessed lights, modern fans and lighting, attached garage and under stairwell storage. National Airport, D.C. & Beltway just minutes away. Walk along Potomac River to Old Town for shopping, restaurants, bicycle paths and much, much more. For showings, kindly request 3 hrs notice, as current owners have 2 small children. [Old Town Greens - $664,900]

2311 Main Line Blvd

Fabulous, bright and spacious Potomac Yard townhome! You don't want to miss this former model home with hardwood floors and many other upgrades throughout. . Featuring three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and two half baths, and a dedicated home office, this home has all the space you need with every update you want. Enter the main level into the foyer and you will find a bright and sunny office with French doors. This space could easily be used as a main level bedroom, gym or playroom and has a half bath off the hallway for convenience. To the rear of the home is a two car garage with loads of storage and driveway parking. When you head up the stairs prepare to be amazed. A large, exposed brick wall greets you to this open area that boasts a spacious living room with oversized windows, great dining room with updated lighting and a gourmet kitchen with wine refrigerator, plentiful storage and upgraded cabinetry, gas range, stainless appliances, wall oven, quartz counters. The patio just off the kitchen is a convenient area for grilling or just getting some fresh air. A half bathroom rounds out this level, which is truly ideal for entertaining or everyday living! Head upstairs and you will find three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and a conveniently located laundry area. Two bedrooms share a gorgeously updated hall bath with soaking tub, carrara marble tiling, updated lighting and spectacular finishes. The primary bedroom features two large windows, a walk-in closet with Elfa storage and an en-suite bath with oversized shower. The upper level is not one to be missed! This area can be used as a bedroom, recreation room or entertaining space. Another wall with exposed brick makes this room feel warm and inviting, but modern at the same time. This level includes a wet bar area with beverage fridge, full bathroom, large recreation room, tons of storage and a fabulous upper deck overlooking the city. Enjoy fantastic views of the fireworks from the deck on July 4th! The double sided fireplace will keep you warm on cool nights, whether you're hosting friends outside on the patio or getting cozy inside for movie night. From top to bottom, this four story townhouse has everything you've been looking for in a home. The Potomac Yard location cannot be beat - blocks to Del Ray, steps to Amazon's new HQ2 and the new Metro, close to Old Town, minutes to Reagan National Airport and a breezy commute into DC! Don't wait to see this beauty - it's truly spectacular! Welcome home! [Potomac Yard - $1,049,900]

711 Day Ln

Stunning Washington model brick townhome located in Potomac Greens. Great utility of space throughout property, entry-level bedroom with en-suite bath that can also be used as a study or office, main level has an open floor plan featuring tons of natural light, floors refinished and stained pickled white & black hand-painted railings in 2017, custom bookcase with display cabinets flanking gas fireplace in living room, custom lighting throughout property. The kitchen was remodeled in 2017 to an open concept layout with a custom created butcher block, Kohler farmhouse sink, quartz countertop, subway brick backsplash, wine refrigerator and entertainment bar area with open shelving, new dishwasher in 2017 & new refrigerator in 2019. Benjamin Moore paint has been used throughout property, spacious bedrooms & closets and each bedroom has its own bath, Master Bedroom Suite features bay window, walk-in closet and en-suite bath with separate soaking tub and shower & dual vanity. Top-level features fourth bedroom & en-suite bath, recreation room/loft and private rooftop terrace, new upper-level HVAC unit installed in 2020 with wi-fi enabled thermostat, upper-level HVAC unit is a Trane unit with a 2-year labor warranty from the vendor and 10-year parts warranty. Armincoair is the contractor that installed the unit and will honor the warranties for the new buyer and will register the warranty under new buyers name and complete a free service inspection for May 2021, two-car finished garage. This is a must-see property with fantastic community amenities, minutes from the heart of Old Town, adjacent to George Washington Parkway & Mount Vernon Bike Trail, two traffic lights to DC & Regan Nation Airport, near-future home of Amazon HQ2 & Virginia Tech Innovation Campus. [Potomac Greens - $1,049,000]

718 Bluemont Ave

Incredible Opportunity to make Potomac Yards 4-level All Brick End Town House YOUR home! * Let's have a look, shall we? * South Facing Front Door * Main ground floor level office and convenient full bath * Ample-sized two-car garage * Living Level -- Gourmet Kitchen with all the upgrades! * (Kitchen light fixture above island does not convey -- sentiment value -- Seller will replace with another beautiful fixture ) * Gleaming hardwoods through out * Bedroom Level -- three sizable bedrooms, 2 full baths, washer/dryer, Huge walk-in master BR * But wait..there's more! * Tankless Water Heater Produces HOT water within 2 minutes * Up on the 4th level is a light, bright, and cheery Family Room * Two Sided Fireplace looks through to huge upper patio/deck! * End TH * Ample guest parking * Storage Galore * Just minutes from Old Town Alexandria, Amazon HQ2, Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, National Airport, and the upcoming Metro stop -- not to mention DC, Commuting Ease, Trails, Play Grounds, Pet Areas, Shopping, Cool Eateries! * Kitchen Level Deck/Balcony For Your Convenience! * [Potomac Yards - $1,249,000]

727 E Custis Ave

Sotheby's International is proud to offer this luxurious one of a kind Carriage Style townhome located within the heart of Potomac Yard. Situated on a quiet tree lined street this unique home has a total of four bedrooms and 4.5 baths, and is filled with must see designer upgrades. It features an enclosed private Courtyard Patio large enough for entertaining and a beautifully designed 400 sq. ft. space that can be used as a Work Office/Guest Suite or Rental Studio located above the detached 2-car garage with private access. The main level of the residence features 10?ceilings with crown moulding, wide-plank hardwood floors, stainless-steel gourmet kitchen with quartz countertops, a wet bar w/wine fridge, large pantry and beautiful antique white cabinetry. Upstairs, relax in the expansive master bedroom with a hotel-inspired bathroom. An additional bedroom with an ensuite bathroom completes the 2nd level. The 3rd floor features a large great room, full wet bar w/wine fridge, a spacious bedroom, a full designer bathroom, and finally a laundry room with custom cabinets, ample storage shelving and high-end LG washer/dryer. The detached studio has hardwood floors, a full wet bar w/wine fridge, remote -controlled designer black-out shades, a built-in surround sound speaker system, cable/wi-fi ready, and an upgraded full bathroom. Conveniently located near Reagan National Airport, Washington, DC and all major highways. Walking distance to Old Town Alexandria, Del Ray and the new Amazon HQ2 and Virginia Tech Innovation Campus. Best of all its own Potomac Yard Metro Station currently being built. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCT 18 2-4 PM [Potomac Yard - $1,249,000]

2509 Main Line Blvd

Situated in the heart of Potomac Yards, this stunning 4 level home is three years young and features a modern motif offering the buyer a fully furnished, move in ready lavish lifestyle. Features include a contemporary glass pneumatic elevator servicing three main living areas, a private roof top patio with indoor-outdoor fireplace, hardwood floors throughout, stainless steel Kitchen-aid appliances, beverage coolers on the main and top floors and a two-car garage. Master bedroom offers two walk-in closets with ample shelving, superior entertaining in the great room as well as the top floor leisure space. A new house humidifier was installed in 2018. Convenient to Amazon HQ2, Del Ray, Old Town, Crystal City, National Landing, Reagan National Airport, DC, and the soon to be Potomac Yard Metro Station and VA Tech Research Campus. [Potomac Yard - $1,199,000]

711 E Howell Ave

Largest model home, 24-foot wide in Potomac Yard! An exquisite end-unit home, 711 E Howell Ave offers the perfect blend of luxury and contemporary comfort within the heart of Potomac Yard. The home boasts 3 Bedrooms and 4.5 Bathrooms, which all encompass meticulous features such as hardwood flooring throughout and builder-upgraded finishes. Flooded with natural light, the main level features 10-foot ceilings and motorized blinds. The pristine gourmet kitchen offers granite countertops, subway tile backsplash, and shaker style cabinetry. Upstairs, relax in the expansive owners' suite with a balcony, dual walk-in closets, and hotel-inspired bathroom featuring upgraded tile flooring, granite countertops and double sink vanity. An additional bedroom with en-suite bathroom completes the third level. The impressive fourth floor offers granite wet bar with wine fridge, great room with double-sided gas fireplace leading out to the stunning outdoor rooftop terrace. The fourth level also offers laundry room and spacious storage room. The residence's lower level offers an additional bedroom, full bathroom, and spacious two-car garage. Located just a stone's throw away from Old Town Alexandria, Amazon HQ2, Virginia Tech Innovation Campus and the upcoming Metro stop! OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY OCT 11 12-2 PM [Potomac Yard - $1,269,000]

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