Saturday, January 19, 2019

Island Market

Australia: Bedarra Island Resort Purchased for Eco-Tourism

Bedarra Island - Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

When Tropical Cyclone Yasi swept the coast of Queensland, the exclusive Bederra Island Resort was among the casualties – now, new owners aim to redevelop with an eco-friendly twist.

(Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands)

Luxury-seeking guests used to flock to the 5-star Bedarra Island Resort, found on a stunning …Read More: Australia: Bedarra Island Resort Purchased for Eco-Tourism

Auction Results

United States: Large Ohio River Island Sells at Auction

It may not be the most glamorous locale for a private island, but this large property in the Ohio River generated plenty of interest when it was auctioned on November 17th.

(Image Courtesy of Kurtz Auction and Realty)

The 1,468 acres of Diamond Island harken back to an earlier time, …Read More: United States: Large Ohio River Island Sells at Auction

Auction Results

United States: Rat Island Finds a Buyer at $160K

It may have been quite a bit less than the owner had hoped for, but at least this little isle in New York City did sell at Saturday’s auction.

(Rat Island Image from Wikipedia)

Despite the rumours, it doesn’t seem as though Ivanka Trump turned out the October 2nd auction …Read More: United States: Rat Island Finds a Buyer at $160K

Islands sold

Caribbean: Love at first sight for the new owners of Petit St. Vincent

Turquoise waters of PSV

Sixty kilometres south of St. Vincent in the Grenadine chain of islands, lies the  beautiful and charming Petit St. Vincent (PSV). The 113 acres of softly rolling green hills, surrounded by white sandy beaches, were enough to entice two friends to purchase the island late last year.

…Read More: Caribbean: Love at first sight for the new owners of Petit St. Vincent

Islands sold

India: Kerala's Green Lagoon Resort Island has a new owner

Keeping with tradition

An unnamed Indian businessman has bought the stunning Green Lagoon Resort Island in Kerala, India, but don’t worry, this gorgeous first-rate private island eco-resort will remain open for business.

Sunrise Residence

TRANQUILITY AND TRADITION

Surrounded by lagoons and canals, the island’s two generous residences are made of local wood that …Read More: India: Kerala’s Green Lagoon Resort Island has a new owner

Islands sold

Scotland: Island of Taransay has new owner

Taransay beach

The Scottish island of Taransay, in the Outer Hebridies, has finally been sold to the co-founder and CEO of Equateq, a New Zealander by the name of Adam Kelliher, for more than GBP 2 million, according to an article in the British daily, The Telegraph.

…Read More: Scotland: Island of Taransay has new owner

Island Market

Scotland: Do you know where the largest privately-owned island in Europe is?

Eigg Island, Scotland

The answer is in Scotland and the island in question is Eigg.

At just over 8000 hectares, it is known as the jewel in the Hebridean crown for its spectacular beauty, with views across to the north-west of the Isle of Rum. Located due south of the Isle of Skye, Eigg is also known …Read More: Scotland: Do you know where the largest privately-owned island in Europe is?

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