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Large fenced dog friendly American Four Square House.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Potomac West House Rental Photos and Description

3+ Bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom, dog friendly with seasonal pool & spa.

Remodeled photographers residence with gourmet kitchen, fenced yard, swimming pool and spa. Two large upstairs bedrooms with queen bed and one small with twin bed. Day bed on first floor and one basement bedroom with queen bed. Off street parking for four cars. Great neighborhood. Walking distance to many restaurants and amenities. It's .6 miles to the Braddock Road Metro, (Blue and Yellow lines). Close to shopping, Old Town and DC. Great front porch with hammock.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

David Scavone
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2016
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About David Scavone

Professional photographer and Colgate Alumni.

David Scavone purchased this house in 1994

Why David Scavone chose Alexandria

Close in family friendly neighborhood that almost everything is in walking distance. Stay in a house full of unique art and lovingly remodeled older home with fireplace.

What makes this house unique

House has a hammock on the front porch for summer naps, and a swimming pool and spa for summer relaxing. Pool and spa are seasonal.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Large fenced dog friendly American Four Square House.
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The home was lovely and Dave's photos were like a nice exhibit. We enjoyed the easy metro DC trips, playing with the dogs in the park, downtown Del Ray pubs and the home cooked family dinners.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing House!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our family! We loved being able to walk to restaurants and shops - best location. David was amazing at providing us with info about the metro, nearby stores, and restaurants. The house was beautiful! The pool was the icing on the cake. Could not have had a better experience!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This house has it all! Beautiful kitchen, plenty of space to spread out and a gorgeous back yard equipped with a pool and hottub. Great location. Easy walk to Del Ray area and lovely, long walk to Old Town. Relatively close to the Metro if planning on heading into the city. The house is equipped with all the basics and lots of extras! David was friendly, responsive and helpful! I highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great overflow house!

  • 5 of 5

We have used David's house for overflow family guests three times now. We live only a few blocks away in Del Ray in a small house (1200 sq. ft.) so anytime we have more than one or two guests, we think of David's amazing, beautiful house. Twice we have rented the house for our relatives who were in town for high school graduations, once for Xmas guests. It is such a relief to have our family sleep comfortably in their own space--and within easy walking distance of our house. Plus, the backyard and pool were great for the spring/summer rentals!

Everything is well-kept, clean and beautiful. David is super easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house and yard are beautifully kept. Fell in love with the neighborhood. Great for going for a run or just a nice long walk. Wonderful restaurants close by and the metro just a short walk. David was extremely hospitable and helpful. Would highly recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all are welcome back anytime! Best, Dave
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Beautiful property, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at Dave's beautiful and well equipped house. We use VRBO regularly and this house is our favorite so far! Del Ray is a fun neighborhood, and Dave provided great recommendations for dining, etc. The house is a great jumping off point for a visit to Old Town Alexandria or for a day trip into D.C. (we did both).

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
National Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Two blocks to Number 9 Lounge & Evening Star
Nearest Train
1 Miles
10 minute walk to Braddock Road Metro
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Blocks, to many restaurants
Car: not necessary

Six miles from Capitol Hill in the Del Ray community of Alexandria, VA. A quick commute to all Washington DC has to offer. Many great local restaurants in walking distance. Walk to grocery, drug store, banks and post office. Two blocks from neighborhood park.


Rates & Availability

Potomac West House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 23 - Dec 25
2 night minimum stay
Inauguration 2017
Jan 19 2017 - Jan 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $400

I also accept Paypal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Potomac West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Full bathroom is upstairs with shower and whirlpool tub. Half bath off kitchen and a shower in the basement bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Three bedrooms on the second level. Day bed in the den on level one. There is another bedroom with a queen bed in the basement.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • racquetball
  • tennis

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