Potomac Yard Homes For Sale in Alexandria, VA
Occupying a 16-acre stretch of land that runs between Richmond Highway and George Washington Memorial Parkway just north of Old Town Alexandria, Potomac Yard is a former rail yard that was operated by the Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac (RF&P) Railroad. Recently, the rail yard which was once one of the busiest in the country, has found new life as an ambitious and long-anticipated mixed-use community. Once completed, Potomac Yard will feature 7.5 million square feet of office, retail and residential development. The 1683 living units will include condos, townhomes and apartments. There will also be 300 hotel rooms. To learn more about Potomac Yard homes for sale in Alexandria. VA, check out the available home listings below:
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Potomac Yard runs along the famed river of the same name, and will include Alexandria's newest and largest park. Among the park's many amenities will be gardens, hiking and jogging trails, picnic areas, dog parks, playgrounds and facilities for soccer, tennis, basketball and more. The Potomac Yard project has been in discussion and planning stages since the 1990's. With construction on a fast track since the beginning of 2012, the project is quickly taking shape. Other features will include a Target, a Harris Teeter Grocery Store, a multiplex cinema and a variety of shops and restaurants.
One of the features that make Potomac Yard homes for sale unique is the decision to use several different commercial developers who will be responsible for their own structures and sections of what can best be described as a city within a city. This allows for a varied developmental appearance that approximated the natural evolution of an urban neighborhood. Townhomes and condos will be offered in retro-period styles, incorporating classic Victorian and Federal influences. Luxury apartment buildings will feature a more modern look. Homes for sale are available in a range of prices, starting in the $400 thousand range and climbing to the very high-six figures.
Potomac Yard is conveniently located to both the I-395 and I-495 Capital Beltway, allowing for easy access to Washington DC, as well as all other parts of the metropolitan area and beyond. The Potomac Yard Metro Station will begin construction in 2014, with a 2016 completion date. The station will complement the existing Braddock Road and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport stations. As one of the most anticipated urban developments in decades, Potomac Yard is projected to have a very positive effect on the economy in Alexandria and beyond. For more information about Potomac Yard homes for sale in Alexandria, VA, contact District Partners at Compass today at (202) 798-3600.
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Listing information last updated on April 18th, 2019 at 12:04pm EDT.