By Mark McConville
MAKE the most of the end of the summer weather on this stunning seven-acre private island which could be yours for around £585k – less than the cost of a two bedroom flat in many parts of London.
Incredible images show the lush green island from above, the four-bedroom house complete with an outside decking area and your own private dock.
Other stunning shots show the wood-panelled interior of the house with a modern kitchen, large living area and cosy bedrooms.
Hunter’s Island, also known as Philligan’s Island, is located on Maquapit Lake in New Brunswick, Canada and is listed on privateislandsonline.com for around £585k.
“The 7+ acre island is connected to the mainland by a gated causeway and an adjoining 36 acre parcel,” reads the listing.
“With Direct flights from Toronto and Montreal it’s only 40 minutes to the Fredericton airport, 45 minutes to Fredericton, the capital city of New Brunswick, and 30 minutes to the town of Oromocto. Grocery stores, restaurants, entertainment and shopping are available within the surrounding communities.
“The charming and well maintained summer home with four bedrooms and two and a half baths comprises over 3500 sq ft and is completely finished in pine, spruce and cedar. A large open game room with dining area, screened veranda and private office are central to the main living space.
“The family room opens to the recently updated kitchen with new appliances and granite countertops. There are two spacious decks, perennial gardens with a stone wall, twp private beaches, a boat ramp, floating docks and potential for up to three separate building lots. Furniture is negotiable.
“The surrounding natural waterway is possibly one of North America’s best kept secrets with over 100 miles of navigable lakes and rivers with direct access to the Bay of Fundy and the Atlantic Ocean.”
The island offers plenty of recreational activities to keep you entertained including swimming in unpolluted fresh water and fishing for trout, pickerel, Atlantic salmon and bass.
Hunting for deer, moose, bear, partridge, geese and ducks is also offered in the area while there are five golf courses within an hour’s drive.
For more information see https://www.privateislandsonline.com/canada/newbrunswick/hunters-island