Six private islands with infinity pools and white sandy beaches are now available for sale. Buying one offers less reset than the average UK property.
The remote islands offer the perfect escape, with the cheapest option offering 11.6 acres for just £ 48,947.
In fact, each island costs less than £ 340,000 – with most options significantly cheaper than £ 250,000, the average house price in the UK.
Big Tancook Island in Nova Scotia Canada is the cheapest and best bang for your buck with huge property to enjoy.
However, you have to share with 125 friendly residents all year round as this is an island package. This means that you can purchase part of the island for family property, a hotel, or a campsite.
If you like something a little more low-key, check out Danhattan and Majestic Islands in the US.
The island with the warmer climate is the second cheapest option. Danhattan, Connecticut brings you back £ 226,393.
To do this, pack yourself an island with half a hectare of forest, complete with a cabin for eight people and your own boat.
Majestic Island is equally beautifully located on Beaver Dam Lake in Wisconsin.
Living by the lake with an off-grid but fully functional cottage and an acre of private land is £ 236,455.
For a more authentic castaway experience, visit Nicaragua for tropical weather and stunning white-sand beaches.
Bocal Island costs almost the same as the average UK house price, with a guide price of £ 251,548.
The lower price is due to some repairs, but the island has a two-bedroom guest house, caretaker’s house, infinity pool, cement pier, and of course the all-important white-sand beach.
If you can raise your budget to £ 341,387, Iguana Island is five acres and includes a three bed, two bathroom home with a wraparound porch, dining room, bar and living area, and staff quarters.
There’s also a boardwalk that stretches around the island and a 28-foot watchtower – perfect for an evening stroll.
For around 50,000 pounds less, Panama’s Isla Carabana offers a sailboat mooring, a speedboat garage and a plot of land with two self-contained apartments.
The island also has serious party potential with a raised deck with a BBQ, hot tub, tiki hut, private sandy beach, and a private lagoon with clear water.
Not to feel too cut off, the island also has great WiFi and phone signal, and is just a short boat ride from a number of great restaurants.
Isla Carabana is on the market for £ 289,640.
Homebuying Platform Yes Homebuyers have found the incredible islands that are currently for sale. All of this is considerably less than the cost of a house in London, which averages £ 494,269.