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  • Basin Island
  • 10 minutes from the town of Sturgeon Bay
  • Developed
  • Freehold
  • Private Island
  • $ 950,000
  • 26.00 Acres

Basin Island

This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase the largest, developed, private island in all of Door County. Where else on earth can you be this secluded, surrounded by well over a mile of your own private shore frontage, yet within minutes of the activities and culture that a place like Door County has to offer? A fully developed, turnkey private island for sale in Door County is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Twenty-six acre Ba ...

This is an extremely rare opportunity to purchase the largest, developed, private island in all of Door County. Where else on earth can you be this secluded, surrounded by well over a mile of your own private shore frontage, yet within minutes of the activities and culture that a place like Door County has to offer? A fully developed, turnkey private island for sale in Door County is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Twenty-six acre Basin Island (known to the locals as Snake Island but don't let that worry you) is now being offered for sale by the builder/artist and his family who cleared the virgin land, and built the custom designed, super-insulated, year round home. Everything you'll need has been provided such as an alternative energy system, the drilled well and conventional septic system.

Legal easement on the mainland is on private property at the end of a dead end road. There you may park your car and leave the shore by taking a fully equipped small amphibious barge. Docking facilities, including a 75 foot long permanent wharf, are on the calm protected side of the island, while the house faces out to the totally private open water side for the best possible views, including sunsets!

The unique octagonal house is around 3700 square feet, three stories plus two, single story wings - Super-energy efficient - Kitchen fully equipped, ceramic tile countertops - Passive solar "sunwall" with balcony - Seventy windows - Richly stained cedar siding - Dark green metal roofing - Third floor master bedroom with spectacular 360-degree views. - Floors have porcelain tile, maple-flooring, and beautiful area rugs. - Quality furniture is all included such as leather couches and bedroom sets. - The West wing has a beautiful pool table and sleeper sofas. - The East wing is set up as studio/workshop with a large worktable. - Two bathrooms, one with Jacuzzi tub.

The Alternative Energy System - Hybrid energy system - Bergey Wind Generator on a 60 foot tower. - Sixteen solar panels with space to add additional panels. - 5000 watt Honda gas Generator. - State of the art Inverter runs the conventionally wired house. - Propane gas forced air furnace. - Beautiful soapstone woodburner with glass doors. - Large, conventional septic system - Deep, drilled well. Super insulated walls and ceiling.

Transportation - A working barge, with cedar decking: 2200 pound capacity - The 4 wheel drive Custom outfitted Kawasaki "Mule," - Room on the island for a helicopter port. - Local Door County airport is just three miles away. Two different sized barges, an amphibious Argo, kayaks, canoes, are all included.
The Outbuildings - Four outbuildings: cedar siding with metal roofing - Two story carriage house with nine windows - Generator house beneath the wind tower. - Garden storage shed with underground storm shelter/wine cellar - Children's playhouse or changing room for swimming.

Features of the Island: - Twenty-six beautiful acres, heavily wooded, also meadows and marsh - Walkable shoreline varies from sandy, to various sized stone and rock. - Natural groundcovers as well as a lawn area around the house. - Over 150 species of plants, some quite rare. - Fenced in garden area with fruit trees and rain-water watering system - Gravel road around the perimeter - Deeded legal easement on the mainland for boat docking and car parking - Excellent fishing, swimming, boating, and diving. – Water depth around the island varies from shallow and sandy to 60-foot rocky depths. - Numerous birds such as blue heron, cranes, seagulls, ducks, & geese - Deer come and go from the mainland, along with other small critters.

You can walk your own shorefront all day and never run into a neighbor's property! Some private islands are very small and have the feeling of living in a fish bowl. Others are huge but are literally out in the middle of nowhere! This island truly has all of the benefits of island living with none of the drawbacks.

Door County is one of the most beautiful, culturally rich areas in the entire United States. Located in the northeastern tip of Wisconsin, this peninsula is totally surrounded by the waters of Lake Michigan and Green Bay. Known for its artists' studios and galleries, fine dining, musical performances and many festivals all times of the year, Door County is often called "The New England of the Midwest." The island lies just off shore in Green Bay waters in the Southern part of the county, five minutes from Cherryland Airport, and 10 minutes from the town of Sturgeon Bay. All furnishings, equipment, and vehicles are include in the sale. All you have to do is begin creating memories.

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