PotomacThe Potomac River is 400 miles of beautiful scenery that runs on the east coast starting with Maryland and passing Washington D.C. to its end at the Chesapeake Bay.

Washington Monument
Washington Monument surrounded by cherry blossoms

Passing by some of our nation’s greatest landmarks including The Washington Monument, Jefferson Memorial, and the Lincoln Memorial. There are many great recreational areas to enjoy along the way. George Washington was a great admirer of the Potomac River. He worked along the river as a surveyor and his home was on the Potomac River.

The Great Falls are where many visitors gather to enjoy the awesome scenery it provides. The water comes down from the Appalachian Highlands to the sands. Visitors can still see some of the remnants of the C & O Canal which was started with George Washington’s vision of connecting the Chesapeake Bay to the Ohio River.

Point Lookout is also widely visited and was home to one of the largest Union POW camps.

The Potomac has much to offer along all 400 miles which include mountains, parks, recreational areas, historic monuments, and homes.

Great FallsIf you’re searching for a home or condo in Northern Virginia with a view of the Potomac, contact Nesbitt Realty.


Recent Listings

Welcome to this stunning uber private 3+ acre lot along the Occoquan River.Country ambiance with big city conveniences! You will feel like you are in the quiet country but still are minutes away from shopping and commuter routes to DC. Incredibly private with world class spectacular views of the Occoquan River. This home has so much to offer including a four seasons sun room that over looks the river, a beautifully remodeled eat-in Kitchen with antique white cabinets, farm house sink, stainless steel and cabinet covered appliances including an induction stove with warming tray, plenty of storage and high end granite. Kitchen overlooks the family room with built in book cases and a large masonry gas fireplace. Large Trex no maintenance composite deck overlooks the water so you can enjoy the wild life which includes deer, wild turkeys, eagles, hawks, owls, and foxes.Large expanded dining room with million dollar views perfect for entertaining. Master bedroom has an en-suite master bathroom. Fully finished basement with large picture windows so you can work and enjoy nature. Basement offers a craft room that could be converted into a bedroom, full bath and large rec area. But wait there is much much more! On the property there are 2 twenty foot sealand containers that have electricity and one with a dehumidifier which are great for storage or could be used as an art studio, band practice area or shed. Greenhouse for those with a green thumb plus a shed for yard work materials. A beautiful raised cutting garden with water availability. This property blooms through out the spring and summer with crape myrtles, ferns, mountain laurels, dogwoods and azaleas. No worries when the electricity goes out....there is a full house water cooled 38KW commercial generator with 1000 gallon underground propane tank. Updates include driveway repaved and Front Walk replaced 2010; Trex deck, Garage door, HW Heater replaced 2012; main electric panel replaced 2015; Roof/Gutters & Soffit replaced 2016; and Community driveway repaved 2019. Make this private oasis yours! [6090 Ansley Ct, Manassas, VA]

Contactless virtual showing here: bit.ly/11182glade-3d. See the video walk through here: https://bit.ly/11182glade. Come home to your spectacular waterfront townhome in Reston's exclusive Wharf cluster - only 1.5 miles to Wiehle Metro Station and only 2.5 miles to Reston Town Center. Enjoy sunrises glistening on the water just a few feet from your back doors, and in the evening relax with a glass of wine from either of your two decks overlooking the water. This home has been completely renovated from top to bottom, including new flooring, new paint throughout, new fixtures, granite counters, stainless appliances, new front porch & steps (2019) and new HVAC (2018). With three bedrooms plus a spacious loft, there is more than enough space for guests and even in-home dedicated office space. With skylights that let natural light pour in from the vaulted ceiling, reserved parking in the front and dozens of miles of trails through Reston, this home has everything you've been looking for! Owner is a real estate licensee. [11182 Glade Dr, Reston, VA]

A stunning gem in Northern Virginia, this unique retreat is quietly nestled on an oasis of nearly ten acres, seven of which are a sparkling, private, spring-fed lake! Copy and Paste this link for a full video tour: https://www.dropbox.com/s/lb7mpjhj8cd3bs3/SIR%20Millwood%20Recreration%20Video__1080.mov?dl=0 . This one-of-a-kind escape was built in 2001 and features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms throughout the inviting open living spaces, and boasts beautiful hardwood floors, an abundance of natural light, and striking views of the surrounding woods and lake throughout. One enters the home via a breath-taking glass atrium which offers immediate views of the lake and dock. What is more, entertaining will come easy in the recently renovated kitchen, which boasts beautiful quartzite countertops and stainless-steel appliances, and opens to the magnificent great room featuring a towering stone fireplace, 15 foot ceilings, and 2 sets of French doors opening to the spacious rear deck. The second level hosts three bedrooms with new flooring and two bedrooms, including the master suite, overlooking the lake. A 50-year architectural shingle roof was installed July 2019 and includes a transferable warranty. The exterior serves as an extension of the home, featuring the breathtaking rear deck and beautiful courtyard and garden. A quaint path leads from the relaxing overlook off the garage, down to the private dock to enjoy countless hours of kayaking, canoeing, fishing, or bird-watching. The home is completed with a two-car garage accessed via a charming breezeway. This exciting property offers unmatched convenience, and is only 1.75 miles to Great Falls Village, 4.5 miles to Tysons Corner, and 10 miles to Washington DC. [1020 Millwood Rd, Great Falls, VA]

You CAN have it all! Privacy, convenient location AND waterfront! Amazing opportunity! Rarely available,gorgeous, fully updated 3BR 2BA log cabin on the water only 38 miles to DC. Convenient to I66, I95, US1,SR28 and 234! 3 VRE stations within minutes! Gas powered boats welcome! This home boasts some ofthe deepest water off the dock! Bring your boat and jet skis! Sought after open floor plan! Beautifulexposed log beams! If you love to entertain, this is the place for you! Newly remodeled bathroom! HUGEgourmet kitchen with high end appliances! Multiple decks, double docks and an amazing view any time ofday right at your fingertips! For added privacy this house is the last house on the street! No street trafficnoise! Listing includes a second lot that will allow you to expand this paradise (over 1 acre) Masterbedroom with HUGE walk in closet and open concept bathroom flows to french doors opening to thebeautiful lake! New waterproof luxury vinyl flooring! Huge shower and soaking tub and a brand newtherapeutic hot tub right outside your door! Relax after a long day of boating on the lake! Wake up andenjoy your morning coffee while taking in the amazing view! Don~t let this rare opportunity pass you by!Once in a lifetime home!! Single family waterfront home in Northern Virginia offered at an affordable$529,000. Located in Manassas [8379 Highview St, Manassas, VA]

This Georgian style waterfront estate has over 200' of sandy beach along the Potomac River. The home is situated on Mason Neck just outside of Alexandria in Lorton, Virginia. By car, you are only 40 Minutes to Washington, D.C., 30 Minutes to the heart of Alexandria or minutes by helicopter to Reagan National Airport. Certainly one of the nicest beachfront properties that the Washington area has to offer. The home is comprised of over 18,000 sq ft+ of living space on nearly 7 acres of land partially enclosed in paddocks. The property features gated and secured access with top of the line surveillance systems connected at the palm of your hand. The home was built in 2003 and no expense was spared. Recently upgraded with state of the art smart home access, the home can be operated from your mobile device or iPads distributed throughout the house. This includes everything from the front entry gate, cameras and even the channel on the television. Featuring a first-floor master, library, dining room, family room and gourmet kitchen on the main level. The second floor features a game room, rec room, office, full gym with sauna and a dressing room with space for a spa. The lower level features an in-law suite or maids quarters, multiple rec spaces and a state of the art theater. There are two garages, one accessed from the motor-court and the other from the side of the home. The side entry garage is oversized and has an attached workshop. There is road access to your beachfront for quick and easy access to your boat. The home has just been updated extensively throughout to include painting, hardware, security, fiber optics, and additional entertainment modifications. Contact us today for a private showing and to learn more about what this estate has to offer you. View the full video online at TheWaterfrontGrp.com [11107 Gunston Rd, Lorton, VA]

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Will is the principal broker of Nesbitt Realty and Condo Alexandria. He is licensed in anywhere in the Commonwealth of Virginia, but focuses on those communities found in and around Alexandria, Arlington, Mount Vernon and Springfield/Franconia. Will has been involved in real estate management, sales and investment for more than twenty years. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army. While in the army, he studied Russian at Monterey's Defense Language Institute. He is also a "veteran of the dotcom wars" and built most of the sites associated with NesbittRealty.com Will currently resides in Belle Haven Estates just outside Old Town, overlooking New Alexandria. He is a former president of the Mount Vernon Youth Athletic Association and founded the Alexandria Fun with Friends Group. Will is the author of BattlestorM, a tabletop fantasy game, which was published by Ral Partha Publishing in the late '90's, and Arthur's Realm, a boardgame available at the Gamecrafter.