(CNN) — What’s higher than having your personal luxurious resort within the Bahamas? Owning your personal non-public island within the Bahamas.
Little Ragged Island, also called St Andrew’s, is the most important non-public island at present on the market within the Caribbean paradise.
We’re speaking 730 acres of rolling forested hills and pristine white seashores, surrounded by heat blue ocean. It is, to be frank, a deep-pocketed developer’s dream.
This remoted wonderland is linked to the remainder of the world by a 10-minute boat journey to close by Ragged Island, the place a non-public airstrip awaits. But should you want to reach by superyacht — as a result of that is simply the sort of high-living baller you’re — there’s additionally deep water entry for giant ships.
There are freshwater ponds, snorkeling and crusing alternatives, wonderful flats for fishing, and it’s also possible to chill on the seashore and watch flamingos.
Grouper, snapper, barracuda, tuna and kingfish swim the reefs, whereas the woods are wealthy in lignum vitae timber, recognized for his or her medicinal properties.
If you like to climb a hill and survey with satisfaction the complete richness of your area, the elevation rises from sea degree to 40 toes (simply over 12 meters).
As for growth alternatives, there’s sufficient house to construct a boutique resort with 18-hole golf course, or should you’re an evil felony mastermind, you might create a extremely high-end Bond villain lair.
To be a part of within the bidding, you might want to stump up a $100,000 deposit, and whereas there is not any reserve worth, it is listed at $19.5 million, so you may count on the motion to start out from there.
“We have received a great amount of interest in the auction so far, which is expected for this is a one-of-a-kind opportunity,” Laura Brady, co-founder and CEO of Concierge Auctions, tells CNN Travel. “We are confident that the Concierge Auctions platform will bring an unmatched reach to global buyers throughout the auction process.”
Private digital viewings can be found on-line. Bidding opens March 26, 2021 and closes March 31.
Tamara Hardingham-Gill contributed to this report.