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...