U.S. Marine Corps

An island getaway in the Potomac River is on the market for $15 million

An island getaway in the Potomac River is on the market for $15 million

An island getaway sounds great right about now. Who among us hasn’t thought about escaping from the daily grind and the endless news cycle to a peaceful oasis?

Well, now is your chance. And you don’t even have to get on a plane. But you do need a fat bank account.

Chopawamsic, an island in the Potomac River near Marine Corps Base Quantico, has come on the market for the first time in 27 years. The 13-acre property is listed at $15 million.

Private islands on the Potomac do not often come up for sale. However, this is at least the second in less than two years. A chain of three islands farther up the river in Washington County, Md, was put up for sale for $174,900 last...

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