A private island is definitely the ultimate of luxury. It becomes very convenient if it is easily accessible. The Hopkins Island near Miami, Florida is one such island that holiday makers and adventure sports lovers dream about. The island is for sale and has easy access from an International airport and several populated islands nearby. And yet the Florida island provides all the natural beauty, seclusion and privacy. The island boasts of the Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary as well as the Little Palm island resort, where Harry Truman spent his vacation.
The Hopkins Island retains natural vegetation through the Marine sanctuary. You can find rare species of wildlife, like the Pink Spoonbills, white crowned pigeons, and Key Deer on the island. A limited area on the island has had human presence. The central zone of the island has the 2-storey 4 bedroom home-cum-resort. There is a small private landing port and a small road leading to the resort. The island is accessible by private helicopters. It is set near the coast of Miami and very close to Key West. A port to port journey from the island takes only few minutes.
The existing holiday home on the island provides 12,000 square feet of living space. There is ample scope of expansion on the island. Key West is only 25 minutes away through some water transport making fine dining, socializing and entertainment accessible. The coral reefs in the Looe Key sanctuary have the potential to be developed as a popular tourist spot. Important existing facilities include solar panel and hydrogen powered generator for electricity and Salt water RO system, which can produce 12,000 gallons of water day for the residents of the island. The island can be yours for $17 million.