Want to Escape this Election Season? Here's a Private Island Up for Auction

Want to Escape this Election Season? Here's a Private Island Up for Auction

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Tara Bellucci
Oct 5, 2016
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Private islands are often the realm of the mega rich, but you might be surprised that this charming property in Vermont is hitting the auction block for less than an average Manhattan condo.

(Image credit: Concierge Auctions)

Cedar Island is 8.4 acres of land in northern Lake Champlain. Previously listed at $1.7 million, the property is being auctioned for at or above $850,000.

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The main house, located on the highest point of the island, is a 2,240 square foot five bedroom, two bath that has all the Vermont charm you could want: vaulted ceilings, pine walls, stone fireplace.

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There's also a screened-in deck that leads out to the patio with its own fireplace. And don't forget about the hot tub, tennis court, four private beaches, and boat dock, which comes with a 22-foot launch boat, kayak, canoe, and dinghy.

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The property also has a gazebo, two guest cottages, and a beach house. Despite looking secluded, the island is a five-minute boat ride to the mainland, and 16 miles to Burlington.

The auction takes place on October 12.

h/t Marketwatch

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