Pioneer in the cellular phone industry, and billionaire Craig McCaw has listed private island off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia, for $75 million. Craig and Susan McCaw have purchased this lavish 780-acre property, also known as James Island in 1994.
Luxury estate is about a mile off the coast of Vancouver Island and boasts miles of sandy beaches, an airstrip and a marina as well as private golf course designed by famous American golfer, Jack Nicklaus, better known as “The Golden Bear”. Stunning a four-bedroom, 5,000-square-foot main residence is constructed from reclaimed cedar. Other notable features include a large warehouse that has been converted into an entertainment center, a store, a gym, staff accommodations and six guest cottages. When you want to relax, the island offers you to enjoy in fishing or other ocean activities.
Mr. McCaw said in an email that his family “adores being on the island” but are selling now because they “have the perfect storm of kids’ activities and no one wants to be left behind.”
Mark Lester of Sotheby’s International Realty in Vancouver has the listing.