Monday, September 28, 2020

Island Market

Caribbean: Mariah Carey Lists Her Windermere Island Estate

Regarded as the “Mustique of the Bahamas”, the ultra-exclusive private island paradise of Windermere is a favorite of celebrities, politicians and even royalty like the late Princess Diana.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

When it comes to private islands, the rich and famous often seem to run …Read More: Caribbean: Mariah Carey Lists Her Windermere Island Estate

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Europe: John Lennon’s Dorinish Island Back on the Market

The tiny island in Ireland’s Clew Bay has had a storied history, including a brief spell as a “hippie commune” when owned by the late Beatles musician John Lennon.

(Image by Sherry Fitzgerald Crowley)

Occasionally, an island will appear on the international market where the allure is not necessarily …Read More: Europe: John Lennon’s Dorinish Island Back on the Market

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USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

The banyan trees planted by Thomas Edison on inventor Charles Burgess’s Little Bokeelia Island still flourish today, and you could actually purchase this unique piece of history.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Offering complete solitude and an inspiringly beautiful natural environment, a private island seems like the ideal …Read More: USA: Florida’s Historic ‘Island of Inventors’ For Sale

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USA: Want to Buy a Lighthouse Island in Maine?

The picturesque New England state is offering interested buyers a rare chance to own a historic lighthouse off the Maine coast, set on its own tiny private island.

(Boon Island Lighthouse, Maine)

If remoteness is what you’re after, it’s hard to beat the unique property being sold by the …Read More: USA: Want to Buy a Lighthouse Island in Maine?

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Europe: Austerity Auction for Lighthouse Islands in Italy

The Italian government has announced that 15 lighthouses around Sardinia – some on their own small islands – will be up for tender to raise funds to pay off the country’s looming public debt.

(La Maddalena Islands, near Sardinia)

Rumours have persisted since the start of the European debt …Read More: Europe: Austerity Auction for Lighthouse Islands in Italy

Breaking Island News

Canada: Celine Dion Lists Private Island Home for $29.65M

The French-Canadian chanteuse and her husband have decided to sell their luxurious home on a small private island just south of Montreal, including all of the stylish artwork and furnishings. 

(Image Courtesy of Joseph Montanaro)

A stunning French-Normandy chateau on a Québécois private island has just come on the …Read More: Canada: Celine Dion Lists Private Island Home for $29.65M

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Europe: Irish Island on the Auction Block May 23rd

An emerald isle near the quaint town of Kinsale is set to be sold via tender later this month, but as with many undeveloped islands in Europe, there is a catch.

(Island Image from www.corkcamera.com)

A small 18-acre island in County Cork is scheduled for a tender on May …Read More: Europe: Irish Island on the Auction Block May 23rd

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Canada: Government Selling Iconic Lighthouse Islands

A number of Eastern Canada’s most famous island lighthouses are being offered for sale by the government, but alas, only conservancies will be eligible to bid.

(Spectacle Island Lighthouse, Mouton Bay)

Nova Scotia is renowned for its scenic coastal beauty – vast expanses of forest, intricate bays and inlets, …Read More: Canada: Government Selling Iconic Lighthouse Islands