Paul Allen’s private island up for sale at $13.5 million
Name: Allen Island
Listed price: $13.5 million
The Property: A private island belonging to Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft. Located south-west of Washington, the island measures a total of 292 acres which includes a wooden vacationing home, airstrip, dock and beaches and of course, the tranquility one would expect from a property like this. It was bought way back in 1992, to make it a fully equipped vacationing retreat but plans were later changed and facilities were limited. Never the less, the vegetation has been maintained beautifully with green surroundings. It was also up for sale in 2005, with a price tag of $25 million but due to the lack of buyers, the island did not change owners’ hands.
The Setting: Like most private islands, there is a whole of privacy, but it’s still not the most remote place. H a prime location between the Burrows Bay and Rosario Strait, with views of the Olympic Mountains, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Rosario Strait itself. Accessible by sea and air within a short period of time from the main island, this makes it helpful during any emergency situations.
Interiors: The interiors of the island have been well developed with the lush green surrounds and manicured vegetation. Is equipped with a wooden vacationing home, with separate facilities of staff residence, water management, airstrips and a dock which could be used for travelling, as well as water centered activities.
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Contact Person: Mr. Wally Gudgell
Phone No.: 1-800-842-5770