Saturday, February 25, 2017

Island Market

Italy: World’s Most Haunted Private Island Goes Up For Sale

Isola Poveglia - Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

The cash-strapped Italian Government has placed Isola Poveglia up for auction – a private island so spooky that no tourist has set foot on it for years.

Isola Poveglia – Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

Looking to book an unforgettable private island vacation? We’re willing to bet that an ultra-spooky, plague-stricken private island doesn’t …Read More: Italy: World’s Most Haunted Private Island Goes Up For Sale

Breaking Island News

Tennessee Island Makes It To The Online Auction Block

Wolf Island Tennessee

As the global economic crisis continues to take its toll on the private island market, one shrewd seller has taken to the online auction house eBay in an attempt to sell his Tennessee island.

Wolf Island, TennesseeImage Courtesy of eBay

The island market is abuzz with the news that Wolf Island …Read More: Tennessee Island Makes It To The Online Auction Block

Governments buying Islands

Canada: Conservation Groups Win Victory with Troop Island Purchase

(Photo Copyright F. Vladi/Vladi Private Islands)

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust can add another pristine property to its long list of protected areas after a successful last-minute fundraising campaign.

(Photo Copyright F. Vladi/Vladi Private Islands)

The crunch was on last week for two conservation organizations who had their eye on Troop Island, a small yet ecologically …Read More: Canada: Conservation Groups Win Victory with Troop Island Purchase

Island Market

USA: Spectacular Nautilus Island on the Auction Block October 18th

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

A gorgeous private island off the coast of Maine is set to be auctioned later this month, a great opportunity for a summer retreat or secluded year-round residence.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

The island market is buzzing with the news that Nautilus Island, a beautiful 14.9 hectare private …Read More: USA: Spectacular Nautilus Island on the Auction Block October 18th

Breaking Island News

USA: Environmental Groups in Frantic Bid to Preserve Little Gull Island

(Little Gull Lighthouse by boats-n-cars/flickr)

Time is running out for a coalition of New York State environmental groups who are trying to preserve a small island and its historic lighthouse from development.

(Little Gull Lighthouse by boats-n-cars/flickr)

It may only be an acre in size, but the race to preserve Little Gull Island, a tiny …Read More: USA: Environmental Groups in Frantic Bid to Preserve Little Gull Island

Auction Results

USA: Pennsylvania Man Buys 9 Islands for Under $23K

(Mack's Island in the Susquehanna River)

At a recent auction, one determined bidder snapped up two clusters of isles along the picturesque Susquehanna River for an unbelievably low price – but what will he do with 9 private islands?

(Mack’s Island in the Susquehanna River)

For those who have ever dreamed of island ownership at a …Read More: USA: Pennsylvania Man Buys 9 Islands for Under $23K

Breaking Island News

USA: Bidding is Open for Online Florida Island Auction

(Image Courtesy of Fisher Auction Co.)

Private islands occasionally do go under the hammer, but it’s rare that an island is guaranteed to be sold to the highest bidder in a no-reserve online auction.

(Image Courtesy of Fisher Auction Co.)

Going once, going twice – and this undeveloped gem near Fort Meyers, Florida, will be sold …Read More: USA: Bidding is Open for Online Florida Island Auction

Island Market

USA: South Carolina Island Hits Auction Block on March 15th

(Image Courtesy of the National Auction Group)

As part of a large family estate, a very unique private island in Beaufort, SC will be auctioned off to the highest bidder next month.

(Image Courtesy of the National Auction Group)

Yet another island auction has appeared in the news recently, and at a sprawling 220 acres, Cane Island …Read More: USA: South Carolina Island Hits Auction Block on March 15th

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