The 99.9% of Nova Scotia can only dream of owning Strum Island. Located only five minutes from Mahone Bay, the secluded island is only accessible by boat or helicopter. The Lodge at Strum Island was built with security, seclusion, and self-sustainability in mind. It even has a “Lobster Temple.”
You can self-isolate away from the world on this picturesque piece of Nova Scotia. In fact it’s listing says you can survive for well over a year without having to leave for supplies. The island has its own power source, heat, food and water.
The island is full of peaceful surroundings and amenities. Meticulous landscaping and amazing gardens surround greenhouses, walking trails and thousands of indigenous trees and native plants.
The main lodge has over 10,000 square feet of space. The design has rustic elegance of a lodge with traditional elegance as well.
You can lay your head in one of the six bedrooms, which by the way, each have their own en-suite bathroom and stunning natural light and breathtaking views. The great room has a hand carved bar and a one of a kind fireplace.
The massive gourmet kitchen area makes way to expansive dining area with butler’s pantry. This Nova Scotia property has more than it all.
The house even has a room called the Lobster Temple to dine on a lobster feast. It features it’s own open fire pit and dining area.
When it’s time to leave the island, you can board your yacht or tender from the private 100ft wharf or fly out by helicopter.
But who are we kidding, this island’s likely not going to be bought by a Nova Scotian. It is likely to be picked up by a celebrity or a richer than rich person who wants to escape their fame.
The house was featured on HGTV’s Island Hunters.
With a price tag of just over $12 million this property is one of the finest and most unique in North America. I just dropped in price by $9 million which makes it a bit more attainable. If you can’t afford to purchase the island, you can rent it for just shy of $10,000 per night. There is a minimum four-night stay required.