14 private islands that you can buy right now
Buy an island is not so difficult - would be money. In September, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg paid about $ 140 million in two vast areas of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, where plans to build an intimate family residence. If desired, the 30-year-old billionaire could buy a whole island to be away from prying eyes. For example, one of the small island 360 Ekzuma Case Bahamas. His neighbors on the islands in this case would have been the head of LVMH, Bernard Arnault, the magician David Copperfield, the actor Johnny Depp.
But if you buy an island in the Bahamas just something to make it much more difficult in Europe. Almost all uninhabited and uninhabited island is now converted into a nature reserve. "In recent years, the biggest buyers of the islands in this region - it national governments, regional administrations, nature protection funds - says Farhad Vladi, the broker, who during his career has sold 2,650 islands and leased 29,300 islands."
Rang Yai (Thailand)
Where: Phang Nga Bay, Phuket Province
Area: 45 hectares
Official price: $ 160 million
Rang Yai (located east of Phuket) - the largest island for sale in the area. There is potable water, electricity generator, the island is located in the area of cellular coverage. There is also a farm breeding Phuket Pearl Farm of high-quality pearls.
Campbell (United States)
Where: Brooklyn, Maine Area: 36 ha
Official price: $ 295,000
A small island located not far from the mainland, near the quiet town of Brooklyn in Maine.
Tavern Island (United States)
Where: Norwalk, Connecticut
Area: 1, 4 ha
Official price: $ 10, 95 million
On the island in the early 20th century residence was built in the architectural style of the Tudors, the control house, the house of the former pits hangar with rooms for guests, a tea house and the main garage. The first Europeans arrived on the island in 1651, and the island recently put up for sale more than 30 years ago.
Pumpkin Key (USA)
Where: Key Largo, Florida Keys
Area: 10, 5 hectares
Official price: $ 110 million
The island is located in the tropical Gulf of Card Sound Bay, the Florida Keys. The island has water and electricity, three-bedroom house, a cottage for the manager and office, as well as the bay, which can moor megayacht. Tennis courts of the island can be used as a helipad.
Where: Northern Maldives
Area: 14 hectares
Official price: $ 14 million
The island is sold with permission to build luxury class resort and spa. It is one of 71 islands that are part of the atoll Nuno.
Where: Ionian Sea
Area: 450 hectares
Official price: $ 61, 9 million
The island at the moment there is one small building, land owner can build up to the 20% portion.
Motiti (New Zealand)
Where: New Zealand
Area: 145 hectares
Official price: not disclosed
On this island is the largest in New Zealand avocado plantation.
Long Island, South Carolina (USA)
Where: East Coast USA
Area: 1862 ha
Official price: $ 29 million
This island is located between the island and James Folly Beach in Charleston County, South Carolina. The island has an area where archaeological excavations were carried out with the findings of the Civil War in the United States and almost 60 hectares of land on the platform to build on. Its advertised as a paradise for outdoor fishing, contact with nature, kayaking and surfing with a paddle.
Lighthouse Cay (Bahamas)
Area: 310 hectares
Official price: $ 33 million
Secluded island with one of the best coastlines in the Bahamas. On the island of more than 4 km of beaches and three lakes.
Leaf Cay (Bahamas)
Where: a chain of islands of Exuma, Bahamas
Area: 12 hectares
Official price: $ 8 million
On the island of three beaches and coves, deep enough to moor large yachts. The island is located to the south of Block Kay, which is an exclusive resort with the field of golf course and houses.
(Panama) San Jose
Where: Pearl Islands, near the west coast of Panama
Area: 4400 ha
Official price: not disclosed The size of the island - a small country. It is found about 10,000 deer and a few thousand wild boars, they say in advertisements. "The import here only need to beef and salad", - stated in the accompanying text. The island is also located Hacienda Del Mar, a private resort with 14 cottages, a restaurant, a club and a swimming pool.
The Greek island (Greece)
Where: North Aegean
Area: 35 hectares
Official price: $ 43, 3 million
On this island you can build a villa or hotel.
Big Darby (Bahamas)
Where: Exuma chain of islands
Area: 224 hectares
Official price: $ 35 million
The island, which is located 150 kilometers from Nassau, white sand beaches and enough space for the runway. There is also the castle area of 650 square meters, built by Englishman Sir Baxter in 1938.
Bahamian Paradise (Bahamas)
Where: Exuma chain of islands
Floor area: 15, 4 ha
Official price: $ 85 million
On the island already built residence and cottages for guests, which can accommodate up to 22 people. The premises for the staff can live up to 29 people. The main house has a spa, gym, infinity pool.