Private island for sale in Florida comes with a historic schoolhouse — and 3 cabins

Formerly called Belle Island, a 224-acre property now named Hog Island hits the real estate market in Palatka, Florida, The lush land, which the website says is “currently the largest private island for sale in the state of Florida,” is a utopia all its own, complete with three cabins, a helicopter pad, boat barn, a home known as The Island Keeper’s Residence and “the oldest existing one room schoolhouse in the country.”


The island itself consists of 220 acres, and there are some wetlands throughout the island, so at different times of the year or if there is a storm, the water may come up. To the seller’s knowledge, the cabins have never been flooded,” listing agent Carl Lilavois said to

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