A Primer To Yacht Haven Neighbborhood

Yacht Haven is a community of single-family detached homes found along Dogue Creek where it meets the Potomac River in Mount Vernon VA. Yacht Haven was mostly built in the 1970s but many of the original homes, especially those on the waterfront have been replaced or significantly expanded.

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Yacht Haven is an area steeped in rich history. Yacht Haven is on land once belonging to Union Farm which was one of several plantations that made up George Washington’s massive Mount Vernon estate. This specific strip of riverfront territory can be found along Dogue Creek, at the mouth of the Potomac River.

Most homes here are sited on 1/2 to 3/4 acre lots. The entrance to Yacht Haven Estates is on Ferry Landing Road approximately one mile from Fort Belvoir. Many properties boast large lots and many have the added feature of a private dock, balcony, decks or patios. Mount Vernon Yacht Club is in the neighborhood.

The entrances to Yacht Haven Estates are on Ferry Landing Road approximately one mile to the Fort Belvoir entrance. Schools that serve Yacht Haven are Washington Mill Elementary School, Whitman Middle School, and Mount Vernon High School.

Properties in Yacht Haven

Open plan 4 bedroom Yacht Haven house with skylights throughout the home. Custom great room with windows overlooking the e yard. Kitchen has granite counters & breakfast bar. Master has cathedral ceiling, fantastic closets & new master bath. Wood floors. Lower level offers large den, fireplace, bedroom, bath & huge storage room. Garage converted. Walk to Yacht Club.Five minutes to Ft Belvoir. [4625 Tarpon Lane, Alexandria, VA] SOLD!

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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.