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9 Private Islands That Cost Less Than An Apartment In San Francisco

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Or for just over $4MM, you can enjoy this 3-bedroom condo in "the heart of San Francisco," i.e. the Tenderloin. There are no tropical views, but think of how many drug deals you'll be able to spot from that rustic patio.

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$10,000,000 will get you Young Island resort, a privately owned luxury resort on its own island in the Grenadines. The island itself encompasses 12.6 acres of tropical hillside surrounded by a white sandy beach and the calm waters of the Caribbean ocean and is developed with a fully-functional hotel. You'll also own the 29 guest cottages, which you can rent out for mega dinero, or just live in a different one each day of the month.

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You could alternatively spend your $7 million on this house in Presidio. It looks like a cube. And those low ceilings will be perfect for banging your head against after you give your seven millionth tourist directions to the Golden Gate bridge.

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Fairy Island is a private 1-acre wooded island located on a 120-acre spring-fed lake in southern Wisconsin. It comes with a rustic cottage and your CHOICE of a new pontoon boat or a new ski boat to set sail on from your private 40-foot pier. And it has a cute name.

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Krokholmen is a private 50 acre Scandinavian oasis off the coast of Bodo, Norway. Purchase of the island includes all building and cabins on the island, which is famous for its clean water, excellent fishing, and sea and mountain adventures in the region surrounding the island.

Taghaghien Island off the coast of Egypt features a lovely resort with traditional thatched bungalows, clear and sparkling water, and groves of Egyptian fruit palms. The island includes a natural spring called "Cleopatra's Bath" and the fragmentary remains of the oracle temple of Amon, with some inscriptions dating from the 4th century BC.

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Or for half a million more, you could buy this lot on 10th and Harrison. There's a car wash on it now, so no tropical fruit groves, but you can get your car washed whenever you want.

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