These Beautiful Islands Are Quite Affordable But No One Wants To Buy Them Even For $1
When we hear the words ‘private island’ we think of actors like Leonardo DiCaprio or Johnny Depp who own them. Basically, we think of billionaires who have earned enough to spend on owning their very own island. But, recently there has been a change in the private island real estate.
There are many that have become quite affordable for the general public and anyone who doesn’t mind spending around $100,000 could be the rightful owner of one right now. But, there are some islands that are being sold for less than $80,000 that no one wants to buy. Are you wondering why?
1Little Rocky Island in Canada
Just off the coast of Nova Scotia and for the sum of 98,000 Canadian dollars you could be the owner of Little Rocky Island. What will you be getting for that sum of money? Eight beautiful acres of pine forest and white sandy beaches that run all around the borders of the island.
2Why no one is buying it?
This island is protected from inclement weather which is the reason why August is the warmest month and the average temperature is just 16°C. In February the temperature drops to 8°C. Another big issue about this island is that the only road connecting it to the mainland is visible during low tide and during high tide, it gets submerged by water.
3Maatsuyker Island in Australia
This island is located close near the south coast of Tasmania, Australia. It is around 186-hectares and is part of the Maatsuyker Islands Group. This island is of quite a bit importance as it has been identified as an ‘Important Bird Area’ by BirdLife International. This is a breeding site for seabirds. It is also home to the Maatsuyker Island Lighthouse.
4The issue with the island
Currently, the island is not for sale but if you’re looking for a 6-month free getaway you can volunteer here. Your duties here will include ocean observations, cleaning storm drains, weather readings, etc. As a volunteer, you can bring along with you 716 pounds of food and clothing for your six-month stay.
5Sheep Lake Islands in Canada
For just $50,989 you can be the owner of the Sheep Lake Islands that sits on Sheep Lake. The water is crystal clear and the place is peaceful and fresh as it is covered with small trees. The only issue here is there is no privacy as it is surrounded by fishing villages. There are also a ton of visitors here every year.