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Florida Island Compound Includes Mansion and Private Village

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Location: Bokeelia, Fla.
Price: $29,500,000
The Skinny: Florida's Little Bokeelia Island, a 100-acre slice of seclusion an hour from the Ft. Myers airport, is home to a rather peculiar compound. On the luxury end, there's the historic mansion, a 6,500-square-foot Spanish-style villa completed in 1928, while on the quirky side, the island hosts "your own old Florida village," complete with a collection of cottages, a museum, waterfall, and pool. That may seem like a strange addition to a family home, but considering the remote location of this compound, and the fact that it's only accessible by boat, that much space for guests would be necessary. The island also enjoys wide swaths of white sand, a swimming pool, and koi pond, and, despite the isolation, receives shore power via an underwater cable. Should that fail, multiple backup generators have been installed, along with a reverse osmosis machine for fresh water. Listed for $29.5M, the island is seeking, it seems, a rich, eccentric new owner.
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