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It could be yours for the low, low price of $85 million.

Stacey Leasca
June 29, 2018

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a stunning private island in the middle of the Caribbean — or if you simply want to live out the rest of your days in gorgeous solitude — now’s your chance. All you need is $85 million.

Look, we get it, that’s a lot of dough — but consider what you'll get for that price tag.

The island, known as Little Pipe Cay, sits in the central Bahamas about 270 miles off the Miami coast, hidden within the Exumas archipelago. Completely uninhabited until very recently, it still boasts an astonishing 38 acres of relatively untouched island land. It also comes with four pure white-sand beaches that stretch out into the clear blue sea.

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According to Express, the current owners of the island have worked tirelessly over the last 15 years to transform their property. Now, the island is home to five separate houses, each with their own stunning ocean view. There are a total of nine bedrooms and nine bathrooms spread across the villas, each of which come fully furnished. The property also has its own swimming pool, spa, staff accommodation, various outbuildings, and 24-hour security.

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And if the homes aren't enough, perhaps it’s time you learned more about the Caribbean neighborhood you’d be buying into: the Exumas, which have been used for several “James Bond” and “Pirates of the Caribbean” films, according to Express.

The only way to get there is by by yacht or seaplane. Fortunately, if you’ve got $85 million for an island, you’ve probably got a few left over for a seaplane and a pilot.

Little Pipe Cay is also located just two miles from Big Major Cay, home of the world-famous swimming pigs (along with some of the very best snorkeling and diving in the world). If any would-be private island buyers are interested in exploring the surrounding ocean and islands, Little Pipe Cay also comes with a barn filled with boats, water sports equipment, and an enormous dock waiting for your megayacht to dock on.

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“It is a great privilege to be exclusively managing the sale of one of the most exciting real estate assets I have ever worked on,” Edward de Mallet Morgan, head of Knight Frank’s Caribbean desk, said in a statement. “A true, once in a lifetime, incredible private island. Little Pipe Cay is what dreams are made of.”

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So, if you’ve got a few (or 85) million bucks to spare go ahead and treat yourself. And invite us to join you for vacation.

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