Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Island Market

USA: Restaurant Mogul Buys a Minnesota Private Island Retreat

The placid waters of Lake Minnetonka are home to a spectacular private island retreat with a chequered past and a high-profile new owner.

(Image from Google Earth)

Minneapolis restaurateur Kam Talebi, founder of some of the city’s top gourmet establishments, has reportedly purchased …Read More: USA: Restaurant Mogul Buys a Minnesota Private Island Retreat

Breaking Island News

Ireland: Inishturk Beg Snapped Up By Anonymous Buyer

Formerly the pride and joy of Secret Millionaire Nadim Sadek, County Mayo’s most famous island, Inishturk Beg, has been sold by receivers for just less than EUR 3 million.

Image Courtesy of Vladi Private Islands

Despite spending such a short time on the market, this 65 acre …Read More: Ireland: Inishturk Beg Snapped Up By Anonymous Buyer

Island Market

USA: Football Star Searches for the Perfect Alaskan Private Island

America’s most northerly private islands have hit prime time with a reality television show, as a camera crew follows a football player and his wife looking for their dream home.

Buying Alaska featuring Jason Elam

Private islands are taking centre stage on the newest episode of the reality TV …Read More: USA: Football Star Searches for the Perfect Alaskan Private Island

Breaking Island News

USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

A small privately-owned island in a pleasant resort community in Florida is set to go to online auction with a very reasonable US $50,000 start price.

(Image via Fisher Auction Company)

When it comes to selling a private island, standing out …Read More: USA: Internet Auction Creates Buzz for Jacksonville Private Island

Island Market

UK: Owners Offer Island Community Chance to Purchase Tanera Mòr

The owners of the largest of Scotland’s picturesque Summer Isles are looking to sell, and have offered the local community the first chance to purchase their Hebridean home.

(Image by Gordon Hatton/Geograph.uk)

The Wilder family, the nature-loving owners of Tanera Mòr, a 766-acre island in Scotland’s windswept Inner Hebrides, …Read More: UK: Owners Offer Island Community Chance to Purchase Tanera Mòr

Island Market

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

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 …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

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

Auction Results

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

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