Ranked in the top 25 luxury islands in the world by Conde Nast Traveller, Useppa Island is certainly in a league of it's own. A destination so exotic that the only way to reach it is via boat, helicopter, or private sea plane. Once almost lost this island was saved and rejuvenated by Gar Beckstead a pioneer who lead the way since first laying eyes on the island in 1976. This legacy was saved and now remains a reclaimed paradise. The rich history that has been saved dates back 10,000 years for native Americans. Now Useppa is a modern resort island with the utmost feeling in privacy and security for those who consider it their home away from home. Useppa is an essence of Southwest Florida, access is controlled offering a lifestyle that simply cannot be found anywhere else in the area. Away from all the hustle and bustle of city life, this is what old Florida was meant to be.
In 1986 Useppa broke ground with 100 properties. Today listings are priced as high as $3 million or more for the most remarkable and unique oceanfront custom homes. The magnetic pull to coming here is the controlled privacy for the ultra wealthy. There are several residents living full time on Useppa Island. These people are incredible in the sense that they are getting to live out the private island dream life. Several trophy properties in Florida fall into the category of timeless rarity. Useppa Island homes and luxury waterfront estates are part of this collection. Typically, there will be anywhere between 10-15 listings in all on the market at Useppa Island. The prices for vacant lots start as low at $650,000 and climb well into the $1 million dollar price point. There are also attached villas for sale on Useppa Island with entry level prices around $1.1 million. The super large waterfront estates are available in between $2-3.5 million.
Useppa's wester shoreline is only a short distance away from the magical Intracoastal Waterway. Viewing sunsets and sunrises on the island is about as captivating as if gets in fulfilling the perfect beach cottage life. Entertaining guests on your own private island in a comfortable environment defines the fantastic island living seasonal treatment. Scenes of exotic wildlife in beach homes of 2,000 to 3,000 square feet of interior living area are a maritime masterpiece emerged in Old Florida history. World class fishing and boating is seconds away and the classy wooden decks and private docks only add to an already remarkable Southwest Florida perspective. There just simply is no shortage of water views for miles and miles to come. A top island retreat in the world, this special location has been talked and written about in magazines and websites the world over.