Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Island Market

Australia: Turtle Island in Queensland on the market

After a little over a decade, Turtle Island, owned by an Australian developer, Marcia Christofidellis, is for sale again. The 23-acre island, located off the coast of Queensland near the city of Gladstone, was bought in 1999 as a family retreat.

Turtle Island

So for AUD 5.6M, the …Read More: Australia: Turtle Island in Queensland on the market

Island Gossip

USA: "Real Housewife" Sonja Morgan’s Ex-Husband Selling Private Island in CT

During a tumultuous divorce battle, the Real Housewives of New York’s Sonja Morgan accused her ex-husband of barring her from their co-owned properties, while he lives on a private island near Stamford, CT. The island is now listed for sale for almost US $19M.

(Image of Greenaway Island Copyright …Read More: USA: “Real Housewife” Sonja Morgan’s Ex-Husband Selling Private Island in CT

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Ireland: Now’s the time to buy a private island in Ireland

For many people, owning a private island remains a dream. This year however, it appears there are a number of very affordable islands for sale in Ireland, for even under EUR 200’000,  making now the time to buy! Ireland is surrounded by hundreds of islands, which range in size but also in scope, because …Read More: Ireland: Now’s the time to buy a private island in Ireland

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Wales: Former pirate island could be yours for a bargain!

Sully Island, Wales

The privately-owned island of Sully is still for sale, but may be more within the financial reach of many after the purchase price was heavily reduced!

…Read More: Wales: Former pirate island could be yours for a bargain!

Island Resorts

Caribbean: Bahamian bliss on Bonefish Cay

South shore, Bonefish Cay

Steve Dovel, originally from Texas, and his wife Angela, from Nassau, have the enviable job of managing the private island of Bonefish Cay and its exclusive luxury resort. In an interview with Steve, writer Antoinette Price discovers what sets this magnificent island apart from all the others in the region, and what it takes …Read More: Caribbean: Bahamian bliss on Bonefish Cay

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Canada: Ontario’s Islands of Desire

For the stressed-out city dwellers of Toronto, a relaxing escape is just a few hours’ drive away in Ontario’s Cottage Country. The most longed-for retreat is undoubtedly a private island in beautiful Georgian Bay.

(Image of Rockstar Courtesy of Ojibway Realty)

Bay Street, regarded as Toronto’s answer to …Read More: Canada: Ontario’s Islands of Desire

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China: If you want a challenge, develop a Chinese island!

Chinese archipelago

Last month we reported on new laws that came into effect in China on March 12 this year, to allow 176 islands to be offered to Chinese and foreigners to rent or lease for prolonged periods of time, in accordance with certain restrictions. See:

http://www.privateislandnews.com/china-government-offers-uninhabited-islands-for-lease/

In the following article, the China Daily hears from …Read More: China: If you want a challenge, develop a Chinese island!

Islands on the market

Scotland: Some like it hot….

Out Skerries Shetland

but not everyone. A tropical atoll fanned by balmy breezes may fulfill some people’s dream of paradise but there are those who prefer the more windswept end of the climate spectrum. If that’s the case then the islands of the OUT SKERRIES off the North Sea coast of Scotland will have definite appeal.

The …Read More: Scotland: Some like it hot….