Thursday, August 13, 2020

Island Market

Spain: For Sale - Live like a King on Spain’s Most Picturesque Private Island Castle

Isla Centinela - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

One of Spain’s most unique private castle islands has entered the market for a tempting EUR 3.5 million, presenting one lucky buyer the rare opportunity to truly live like a king.

Isla Centinela – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Now this is what Private Island News call a once …Read More: Spain: For Sale – Live like a King on Spain’s Most Picturesque Private Island Castle

Auction Results

Italy: Shock As Auction For The World’s Most Haunted Island Is Called Off

Isola Poveglia - Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

As predicted by Private Island News last month, the sale of the world’s most haunted island – Isola Poveglia – has been annulled as a result of public and governmental intervention.

Isola Poveglia – Courtesy of www.ilgazzettino.it

As predicted by Private Island News on May 15th 2014, the controversial auction …Read More: Italy: Shock As Auction For The World’s Most Haunted Island Is Called Off

Auction Results

Great Britain: Going, going, gone! Private Island Sells for Twice Its Guide Price

Binnewith Island - Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

A picturesque private island in England has this week been sold at auction after a tense bidding war broke out, sending its price soaring to a spectacular GBP 168,000

Binnewith Island – Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

Binnewith Island, a charming half-acre private island in Canterbury, was successfully sold at …Read More: Great Britain: Going, going, gone! Private Island Sells for Twice Its Guide Price

Island Market

China: Government Releases Twenty New Private Islands to Investors

Authorities in Fujian Province have this week identified twenty uninhabited islands which will be made available to global tourism investors on a leasehold basis.

(Image Courtesy of Our China Daily)

Looking to cash in on China’s increasing interest in private islands, the government of Fujian Province has this week singled out …Read More: China: Government Releases Twenty New Private Islands to Investors

Island Market

USA: Private Island Auction Bargain Set To Light Up Life of Lucky Bidder

Boon Island - Photo Courtesy of www.seacoastonline.com

A state-owned lighthouse island in the US state of Maine is currently on sale via online auction, forming part of a nationwide federal government program to cut costs and raise revenue.

Boon Island – Photo Courtesy of www.seacoastonline.com

Boon Island, an uninhabited lighthouse island off the coast of Maine, is …Read More: USA: Private Island Auction Bargain Set To Light Up Life of Lucky Bidder

Island Market

UK: A Great British Bargain – Private Island Goes to Auction For GBP 80K

Binnewith Island - Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

If the recent stories of islands under the hammer have left you with a case of auction fever, you won’t want to miss this opportunity – a picturesque private island in Great Britain!

Binnewith Island – Photo Courtesy of www.cliveemson.co.uk

If the recent sales of Big Grand Cay and …Read More: UK: A Great British Bargain – Private Island Goes to Auction For GBP 80K

Auction Results

Bahamas: Big Grand Cay Sold At Auction

Big Grand Cay - Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

The unstoppable trend for private island auctions continues, with Bahaman Big Grand Cay the next island to command an impressive price.

Big Grand Cay – Photo Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

An incredible private island archipelago commanded an impressive sum earlier this week after Big Grand Cay Archiplego Estate was …Read More: Bahamas: Big Grand Cay Sold At Auction

Governments buying Islands

Greece: Government Places Greek Island Up For Sale

Simos Beach, Elafonisos Island - Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia

Elafonisos Island looks set to become the latest casualty of Greece’s financial disaster, with government officials reportedly planning to put the picturesque island up for sale.

Simos Beach, Elafonisos Island – Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia

It seems much as changed since Private Island News reported on Greek tourism minister Pavlos …Read More: Greece: Government Places Greek Island Up For Sale