HOUSE OF THE DAY: Buy Your Very Own Florida Key For $15.8 Million

Ballast Island

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10 miles from Key West and 100 miles from Havana, Cuba sits the newly listed island Ballast Key.The remote, 24-acre island even includes a beach-side mansion with eight bedrooms.

The 4,000-square-foot home has amazing views of the ocean as well as enough space to land a helicopter or boat when you’re travelling to or from one of the other Florida Keys.

It’s currently listed for $15.8 million through Realtor.com.

Ballast Key is a part of the Florida Keys.

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It's just 10 miles west of Key West and 100 miles from Havana, Cuba.

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The two-story home is on the southern end of the island, and gets plenty of sun throughout the day.

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The house has two stories that are connected by a spiral staircase.

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It has eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms.

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Floor-to-ceiling windows offer amazing views of your own private beach and property.

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The house was built in 1978, but all the appliances are up to date.

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The island has 24 private acres to explore.

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There's a mini-gazebo for looking out at the water.

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And a larger gazebo with ceiling fans for relaxing with friends and family.

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Ballast Key also has it's very own dock that juts out from the beach.

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And enough space for a helicopter or boat to safely land when you're trying to get to and from the other Florida Keys.

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But nothing compares to Necker Island.

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