Wondering what half a million can get you property-wise in Ireland? Well, you can buy an entire island in the Fermanagh Lakelands.
A house has recently gone up for sale in the Fermanagh Lakelands. Said house sits on an island called Long Island.
With your £550,000 purchase, you are not only buying the house but the whole island itself. Half a million for a private island with a well-equipped house? Read on to find out more.
Long Island, County Fermanagh – own an entire island in Ireland
While the house itself might not be the most glamorous in the world, does it really matter when you’re investing in an entire island to live on?
Long Island, Lower Lough Erne, Enniskillen is now on the market for offers over £550,000. This includes a three-bedroom house with one bathroom on a completely private island.
The listing is described as a “truly unique opportunity to live or holiday in the beautiful, tranquil setting of The Fermanagh Lakelands on your own private island”.
The land also comes equipped with a private jetty and marina set within 12 acres of mature woodland.
Go completely off the grid – nestle in on a private island
Opportunities like this don’t come up very often, so if you’ve ever thought about purchasing an island in Ireland, the time is now.
Long Island is only minutes away from The Manor House, Devenish Island, Lough Erne Resort, Lough Erne Yacht Club, and Enniskillen town, by boat, of course.
The description of the residence says, “The current owners have occupied the Island since 1978 and have tastefully and lovingly developed the current facilities to date as well as having obtained a Certificate of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development”.
The Certificate of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development may provide “future potential for further improvement and/or development”.
Viewings – got half a million to spare?
This is a pretty rare and unique opportunity. Islands in Ireland going up for sale are few and far between, so if this is something you could capitalise on, get on it now!
For those genuinely interested in purchasing the island, viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agent.