|Cooks Island - off Big Pine Key|
|18 Cooks Island - Offered at $299,500|
Cook's Island, off the tip of Big Pine Key, is just such a place. This 67 acre island was settled by Captain Percy Cook in 1923. Cook's Island is a rustic throwback to the original Keys lifestyle that has been sensitively developed. The homes built here are are eco friendly, with solar power and collected rainwater to provide for the basic needs. Cook's Island is only accessible by boat.
Kayaking, fishing and snorkeling are at your doorstep with reef heads just offshore. The beautiful beach of Bahia Honda is a short boat ride away. A nature lovers paradise, the Key Deer are just one of the animals that inhabit the island.
18 Cook's Island is on the market for $299,500. It is a one bedroom cottage, reminiscent of an old Florida Keys fishing shack. This is a great opportunity to own a part of Florida Keys history. The property is currently bank owned and in need of repairs. There are also some code violations that need to be brought into compliance.
Despite it's flaws, the property is quite unique and could be used as a island retreat or vacation rental. For more information, call or email.