Private Island in Long Island Sound Listed for $11 Million

Private Island in Long Island Sound Listed for $11 Million

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Tara Bellucci
Jun 7, 2015
(Image credit: Christie's International Real Estate)

Want that private island life, but within commuting distance to New York? Tavern Island, a 3.5 acre strip of land in Long Island Sound near Rowayton, Connecticut, is on the market for $11 million.

An hour away from the city, the island has a 6 bedroom main house, a two bedroom cottage, a two bedroom boat house, and a one bedroom tea house.

The place also comes with a pedigree. It was owned by Broadway lyricist Billy Rose in the '50s and '60s, when visitors such as Barbra Streisand and Marilyn Monroe graced its shores.

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