Real Estate and Rental Information About Marina Towers & Alexandria VA

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

2007 Richmond Hwy #102

Straight from a home design magazine cover shoot and nestled in the heart of the Potomac Yard neighborhood. 3 levels, 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this townhome condo is the epitome of warmth, sophistication and infused with designer details. Elegant dark engineered hardwoods, 9’ ceilings, oversized black framed windows. This one has it all. A double-sided gas fireplace is the centerpiece of both the family room and the open dining/living room. The open kitchen, with a large center island is as inviting as it is functional. Adjacent to the family room with access to the covered balcony, the kitchen will certainly become the heart of your home. It has room to store all of your entertaining needs, enough counter space to prep for the largest of holiday gatherings and the ease for everyday living. This home also features three large bedrooms and a loft space upstairs. The owners’ suite boasts sitting room AND a huge walk-in closet. The loft provides for additional living space and also makes for a great home office. Complete with an abundance of storage, dedicated laundry room and a rear 1-car garage, this home also has walkability to diverse dining, shopping and entertainment in Del Ray and Old Town and it’s close to plenty of parks for hiking, biking and recreation. This home sits in a prime location and vibrant setting, just moments from DC and centrally located to major commuting routes (I-395, GW Parkway, I-495 I-66.) With Amazon HQ2/National Landing development, the incoming Potomac Yard Metro and VT campus, this location is cued up for excitement in the years to come. These new developments are already serving as an electric rod for several new transportation and infrastructure investments in the area with more valuable development to follow. [Potomac Yard - $899,900]

713 Bracey Ln

Check out this amazing townhouse in the Potomac Greens community. Near Old Town Alexandria, Washington DC, and expanding surrounding areas to encompass Amazons New HQ , Virginia Tech Graduate School and redevelopment of the the Alexandria waterfront. This spectacular home has an amazing amount of space. With nearly 2900 square feet of living space on three levels, it is stunning amount of living space on each level. Spacious recreation room with lots of light and built in bookcases along with a half bath are the first signs of the elegance once you enter. There is a massive stone fireplace that is warm and inviting. On the second floor, you notice hardwood floors throughout with hardwood stairs leading up and down to this level. A fireplace makes the second floor inviting and relaxing . A living room with an abundance of light shines in. There is a half bath on this level. Enter the huge dining room that can accommodate an oversized dining room table for entertaining. The spectacular kitchen with all stainless steel appliances , granite counter tops, island and dual wall ovens and a Jenn Air cook top with built in grill is a cook's delight. Room for relaxation and casual eat-in dining is an extension of the kitchen. Going to the third level, there two master bedrooms and two master baths. Check out the oversized walk -in closets with organizers for efficient use of this space. Replacement Anderson energy efficient windows are installed throughout along with custom plantation shutters. There is a two car garage with storage shelves and a beautiful crushed stone and laminated finish. Potomac Greens has a community outdoor pool, club house and exercise room. There is nature trail with views of wetlands and native wildlife. At the entrance to the community is a number of commercial enterprises that serve the needs of the community. The new Potomac Yard metro is within a couple of blocks from the townhouse. Metro bus and Reagan Airport is a short distance to the community. The is a must see home in a very desirable community. [Potomac Greens - $1,200,000]

1624 W Abingdon Dr #302

Location! WOW easy access to DC 11Y Bus - last stop before crossing 14th Street Bridge and soon an easy walk to the new Potomac Yards metro Sun filled home with gorgeous wood floors, great room sizes and 2 walk in closets. This is a MUST SEE home. Why rent when you can own this home! [Potowmack Crossing - $277,000]

300 E Glebe Rd

Charming 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath single family home. Convenience at its finest! Hardwood floors on 1st level and bedroom level. Kitchen and Bathrooms await your design to make it yours. There is a basement for added space that has a full sized side by side washer / dryer. This single family detached home has tons of curb appeal, and a back yard with parking and outdoor living space. You can have all this for the price of a condo in the area! Less than 2 miles to new Amazon Virginia Headquarters and centrally located to Potomac Yards, Del Ray, Crystal City, Pentagon, DC, Alexandria, Old Town. Great home or investment property considering the location! [Wilmar Park - $830,000]

1804 W Abingdon Dr #102

Delightful, updated one bedroom, one bath. new- er, w/w carpet. Beautifully maintained; shows well. Washer and dryer in unit. Easy access to Reagan National Airport, shopping, Mount Ver- non Bike Trail, more... Vacant. Lockbox on door. [Potowmack Crossing - $1,700]

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