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Top Private Islands for Sale in 2019!

Have you ever dreamed about owning a private island? View 2019's most luxurious private islands from Christie's International Real Estate! 

ISOLA MARANA Christies International Private island

ISOLA MARANA, PORTO ROTONDO, COSTA SMERALDA

Surrounded by a crystalline sea featuring white sand beaches, granite sculptures and beautiful coves, this exclusive private island hosts a prestigious property nestled in a four-hectares-thick juniper garden. Set in a strategic location, the island is only a few minutes from Porto Rotondo and Porto Cervo, in the heart of the Costa Smeralda, and only 15 minutes from Olbia Airport.

The property includes a main residence, a second villa, two guest quarters and staff accommodations. Spacious rooms with expansive windows overlook lush green gardens and the sparkling sea. Broad terraces are ideal for outdoor dining and entertaining. The secondvilla, currently used as a yacht club, is an impressive hardwood structure offering a coffee area and a private pier, while the two further accommodations are perfect for guests.

This magnificent setting is framed by rich Mediterranean vegetation and the stunning coastline of crystal-clear waters of Porto Rotondo. One of
the most important locations in Sardinia, with its boutiques, cafés, restaurants, art galleries and its internationally renowned marina – one of the best equipped in the Mediterranean – Porto Rotondo also guarantees total relaxation and absolute privacy. This one-of-a-kind property undoubtedly represents a unique offer on the global luxury market, with the added value of tranquility and serenity.


POTATO ISLAND Christies International Private Island

POTATO ISLAND, BRANFORD, CONNECTICUT

One of the most stunning islands of Long Island Sound’s celebrated Thimble Islands, Potato Island commands a spectacular setting reminiscent of the rugged coast of Maine. Built in 1912, this captivating residence stands at the southern end of a more than one-acre private island with its own deep water dock, encompassing 3,871 square feet of sheer perfection.

Lushly landscaped foliage and plantings border the island’s manicured lawn and surround an impressive heated pool flanked by Adirondack chairs and chaise lounges. A path leads to the residence’s graceful wraparound porch offering charming views of the islands, water, and landscaped gardens. Moving toward the southern porch, a custom hand-cut granite hot tub is nestled into the rocks and offers magnificent sunset and seascape views.

The historic home has been extensively renovated to preserve its original character while providing every modern convenience. Large windows have been expertly placed to take full advantage of the island location. Designed for chic and relaxed living and entertaining, the well-appointed living room is anchored by a large fieldstone fireplace. The expansive dining room on the south side of the house allows for dining in the evening sun or, for more intimate family meals, offers a dining nook among a bay of windows. Both areas evoke the feeling of dining on a boat at sea. The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s delight with state-of-the-art appliances, a breakfast bar, beautiful pantry doors, and tranquil views of the occasional boat passing by. The first floor also provides a half bathroom and mudroom with washer and dryer.

Upstairs are four bedrooms and three full bathrooms. Designed with the relaxed aesthetic of a summer cottage, the massive master suite boasts vaulted ceilings and lovely views with sitting porches on the north and south sides of the room. The cottage theme is continued in the master bathroom with soft colors on the wainscoting, white marble countertops with dual sinks, a steam shower, Jacuzzi tub, and separate WC. The large second bedroom could be used as a second master suite, and features a shared full bathroom, vaulted ceilings, sweeping views to the north and west, and an inviting window seat. Bedroom three is located on the south side or the house and offers fantastic views over the water and a private.

32 ACRE PRIVATE ISLAND Christies International Private island

32 ACRE PRIVATE ISLAND, ANGRA DOS REIS

This incredible private island is situated in Angra dos Reis on the southern coast of the state, which is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful places in Rio de Janeiro. The island is surrounded by dazzling scenery that includes the lush vegetation of the Atlantic Forest. The property features 10,258 square feet of living area, including a main house with open-plan living and dining areas, a family room, home theater, gourmet kitchen and sauna. Also included are three bungalows with five bedrooms, all facing the sea with en suite baths and balconies. There is also a pool, solarium, a heliport that can accommodate two helicopters, three power generators and three small houses for staff. Comfort, privacy and sensational views abound on this property, providing a tranquil refuge for its future owner.


Published July 26, 2019 in