Island Properties

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Historic Scottish Island Hits Market for £4.25 million

Historic Scottish Island Hits Market for £4.25 million

A private Scottish island that was home to hundreds of kelp industry laborers in the 19th century is up for sale for the first time in 70 years. Ulva Island, a 4,500-acre isle that welcomes hikers and  Read more
French Polynesian Island, Priced at $11.88M, Heads to Auction

French Polynesian Island, Priced at $11.88M, Heads to Auction

A blue lagoon paradise, set in the crystal clear waters of French Polynesia, will be up for auction with Concierge Auctions next month. Motu Tiano, a private island, went on the market Saturday for $1  Read more
Private Island Near Portland, Maine, Asking Nearly $8 Million

Private Island Near Portland, Maine, Asking Nearly $8 Million

A private island in Maine that owners once tried to make an independent town—population two—has hit the market for nearly $8 million. The 86-acre Hope Island is about a 25-minute boat ride from Portla  Read more
Which Caribbean Islands Have the Best Tax Rates for Vacation Homes?

Which Caribbean Islands Have the Best Tax Rates for Vacation Homes?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question. I’m a U.S. resident looking to buy a vacation home in the Caribbean. Which islands have the   Read more
Lush, 20-Acre Private Island in the Bahamas Lists For $16 Million

Lush, 20-Acre Private Island in the Bahamas Lists For $16 Million

A sprawling Bahamian island that’s private—but not too remote—is on the market for $16 million. The 20-acre Foot’s Cay, surrounded by the emerald waters of the Sea of Abaco, features a main house and   Read more
Your Island Home Is the Ultimate Getaway Paradise

Your Island Home Is the Ultimate Getaway Paradise

Unspoiled beaches, quiet and privacy aren’t just the stuff of dreams. With enough money or initiative, buyers can get all three on their own private island. A slice of paradise isn’t easy to get, howe  Read more
A Relaxing Escape in the Florida Keys, Island Included

A Relaxing Escape in the Florida Keys, Island Included

Listing of the Day Location: Melody Key, Florida Price: $6.9 million With pristine views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Florida Keys, this peaceful and relaxing home offers just what you’d want in a ma  Read more
Australian Island Hits Market for A$4 million

Australian Island Hits Market for A$4 million

A few hours drive north of Sydney to Port Stephens and another 10-minute boat ride will take you to the private Garden Island, one of about 20 islands in the harbor. The property also boasts enough ro  Read more
Nosara, Costa Rica, Sees an Influx of Upscale Home Buyers

Nosara, Costa Rica, Sees an Influx of Upscale Home Buyers

How do you build a luxury home in the middle of the jungle? “The secret,” says Donald Loria Prendas, an architect who designs high-end homes in Costa Rica’s Nosara, “is lots of glass.” In this beachsi  Read more
Island Collector Couple Relist Eight Connecticut Islands for $50 million

Island Collector Couple Relist Eight Connecticut Islands for $50 million

A collection of eight private islands off Branford, Connecticut have re-entered the market for $50 million, which is $28 million less than when it was last listed. Situated in and around Stony Creek H  Read more
Trump Island (No, Not His) Hits the Market

Trump Island (No, Not His) Hits the Market

Listing of the Day Location: Trump Island, Washington Price: $8.75 million The name may not appeal to all buyers, but oh what a setting for the 29-acre, utterly private Trump Island in the heart of th  Read more
New Zealand Farm the Size of Monaco Expected to Fetch $10M

New Zealand Farm the Size of Monaco Expected to Fetch $10M

A sprawling farm with a house and a cottage on Waiheke Island, New Zealand, is up for grabs. At 189 hectares (about 467 acres), it is only slightly smaller than the 499-acre Mediterranean city-state M  Read more
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