Are you thinking about making Watergate at Landmark your new home? Learn about what makes WAL an oasis of privacy and relaxation within the Washington Beltway!
Watergate at Landmark is a gated condominium community located in West End Alexandria, Virginia. We are conveniently located near the Pentagon, historic Old Town Alexandria, Washington D.C, Reagan National Airport and restaurants and shopping centers to suit every taste.
The community is situated on 37 acres of densely wooded and exquisitely landscaped surroundings. Large floor plans including a balcony on each unit make Watergate Alexandria's best value in condominiums. Utilities are included in the monthly condo fees, as are most amenities. Amenities include indoor and outdoor pools, indoor and outdoor racquet sports, an extensive fitness center, a library, café/convenience store and much more. Embrace your inner fitness fanatic or indulge in poolside relaxation - we have amenities for every lifestyle!
Watergate also provides services that make busy lives easier, such as on-site dry cleaning, package acceptance, a hair salon and an ATM. We offer ample parking, city bus service at the entrance gate and our own shuttle bus to the Metro and local shopping destinations.
Did You Know?
Kim Dae-Jung - President of the Republic of South Korea from 1998 to 2003 and a 2000 Nobel Peace Prize recipient - once lived at Watergate at Landmark. Today a marble marker stands on our property in memory of this notable former resident.
Mark Felt - also known by the pseudonym of "Deep Throat" and famous for being the secret informant during the Watergate scandal - was once a resident of Watergate at Landmark. Mr. Felt sat on the Board of Directors and was instrumental in drafting the Bylaws of the Association.
Wilmer "Vinegar Bend" Mizell - World Series Champion with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Congressman for North Carolina's Fifth District from 1969 - 1975 - was one of the first owners of a condominium at Watergate at Landmark.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is a "management company"?
A. A management company is contracted by the Board of Directors to provide such services as: Collection of assessments, supervision of subcontractors, obtaining bids for subcontracted services and providing financial statements and collection reports, as well as a general clearing house for problem solving, communications with homeowners and the Board of Directors and to serve in an advisory capacity.
Q. What is the Board of Directors?
A. The Condominium Association is a governing body that is required to oversee its business. The Board of Directors is elected by the homeowners, or as otherwise specified in the bylaws.
Q. What is an assessment?
A. The assessment is the periodic amount due from each homeowner to cover the operating expenses of the common area and provide for reserve funds for replacement of common facilities in future years.
Q. What is the difference between an owner, resident, and tenant?
A. A unit owner is a person or entity who legally owns a unit at Watergate at Landmark Condominium. A non-resident owner is a person(s) or entity who legally owns the unit but does not reside at the building. A tenant/resident is a person who is renting a unit from a unit owner or unit owner's agent.
Q. Do the Condo rules apply to me if I'm a renter?
A. Yes! You must ask your landlord for a copy of the condominium Rules & Regulations (also called the Bylaws) which all residents are required to follow. You can also request a copy from the Resident Services Office.
Q. Are pets allowed?
A. Yes! Pets are allowed. See the "Pet Rules" under "Resource Documents" and "Other Helpful Documents".
Q. Is smoking permitted in the common areas?
A. We do have designated common areas where smoking is permitted.
Q. Where does the school bus pick up children?
A. We have school bus stops located inside our property in the Front Entrance (on Yoakum Parkway).
Q. Are there fees for the indoor tennis courts or pool?
A. There is a fee for use of the tennis courts. There is no fee for residents to use the pool; however, guests must pay a fee.
Q. Do you have a shuttle bus service?
A. Yes. Our shuttle bus runs daily and takes residents to the metro, shopping destinations and special trips.