An aerial view of the golf course at Potomac Shores (Allen Kennedy)

The golf course, however, is just the start of an ambitious 10-year long project that the developer, SunCal is planning. The 2,000 acres of land, which straddles Dale City and Dumfries, will also include more than 3,800 single family homes starting at $400,000; 3.7 million square feet of retail space in a town center; a 450-slip marina; an eight-mile path through and around the neighborhoods; and hundreds of acres of open space that will include sports fields and courts.

An aerial view of Potomac Shores (Allen Kennedy)

For vacationing golfers, a five star resort and spa is also in the works.

An architectural rendering of Potomac Shores, a future community on the water in Prince William County. (Allen Kennedy)

“I think [the community] is going to appeal to a wide array of home buyers. You have everything you’re looking for,” he said.