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Potomac Yard, Alexandria, VA

Situated in the suburbs of Alexandria, Va., the apartments for rent in Potomac Yard will afford you and your family a close proximity to the hustle and bustle and movers and shakers of Washington D.C., yet als allow you to retire to a laid-back serene environment. 

Outdoor Activity
On weekends, you can unwind from the long work-week by heading to one of the local parks surrounding the Potomac Yard apartments. The Four Mile Run Park is a cozy patch of woods that sits on the edge of a crystalline river that leads into the Chesapeake Bay. There, you can take leisurely nature walks and watch the sun set to the west. If you you are in the mood for some fast-paced excitement, dust off the tennis racket and practice your serve with a match or two at the public tennis courts, which can be reached by the Four Mile Run Park Trail. Other notable parks in the area include Goat Hill Park as well as 3550 Commonwealth Avenue Park. 

Shopping and Commerce
There are scores of great stores situated right off the main road, the Jefferson Davis Highway, which cuts right through your community. At the local Target, you can pick up all the necessary home goods, while Staples has all the essential office supplies for those who plan on telecommuting from their apartments in Potomac Yard. If you want to pick up some decor, there's a Pier 1 Imports right in the vicinity and a Bed Bath and Beyond just a short drive north. 

Transit
If you plan on commuting to Washington D.C., you will be able to access the city center quickly and easily with the public transit system. Right off the Jefferson Davis Highway, just a short drive away from the Potomac Yard apartments for rent is the Crystal City metro system. For longer journeys across the country, you can catch a flight at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, which is also located in Virginia. 

Education
Besides the highly-rated public institutions in Alexandria, children will also have the opportunity to attend several great private schools. Commonwealth Academy, is lauded within the community for its great staff of administrators and teachers, while the Immanuel Lutheran school on Bellaire Road is the ideal place for parents who want their Christian faith incorporated into their child's curriculum. 

Additional Local Resources

Public Schools
http://www.acps.k12.va.us

Electric Company
Dominion
https://www.dom.com

Water/Sewer Company
Virginia American Water
http://www.amwater.com

Did you know?
The first casualty of the Civil War was in Alexandria?