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Private Caribbean Island In The Turks And Caicos On Sale For £36m

24/09/2014 16:15 BST | Updated 24/09/2014 16:59 BST

This paradise island is set to become home to a super-rich Robinson Crusoe after it was put up for a cool sale for £36million.

Water Cay, in the Turks and Caicos is an entirely uninhabited 435-acre island with white sands and translucent waters.

It has been described as "the private island opportunity" in the Caribbean and is primed for a billionaire to move in and call it home.

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Water Cay is on the market - and is all yours for just £36m

While completely uninhabited and undeveloped, Water Cay is the most accessible private island in the Turks and Caicos.

It is a 12-hour flight from London or 90 minutes from Miami into Providenciales International Airport, the main international airport serving the islands.

From the airport, its just a 15 minute drive to Blue Haven Marina.

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The 435-acre island is entirely uninhabited

The state-of-the-art concrete floating dock can accommodate superyachts up to 220-foot long, which can then easily navigate the five-minute ride to Water Cay.

The two-mile long island has a striking shoreline, with jaw-dropping beaches, sandy cliffs, crystal clear waters and indigenous palmettos.

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The island is on sale via Sothebys

The island is an ideal option for those who wish to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Richard Branson by owning their own private island.

Or it could be transformed into a super-luxury holiday destination. Turks and Caicos is renowned for its wealthy tourists who pay an average of £600 a night to stay on the islands.

Water Cay has been described as an ecological wonder, and has two other uninhabited islands to the west and a sparsely populated beach to the east.

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The island is the last word in luxury

The "gentle elevation" of Water Cay makes it perfect for development, according to the agents.

Joe Zahm, a broker at Turks & Caicos Sotheby's International Realty, said: "Long admired and coveted by residents, tourists, investors and developers, Water Cay is now available for sale to investors and developers prepared to move quickly to secure perhaps the finest private island development opportunity in the Caribbean.

"Its natural shoreline and close proximity to the main island of Providenciales makes it ideal for luxury to ultra-luxury development".