Lee County island, mansion sell for $14.5 million

The Florida island with mansion was originally priced at $29.5 million.

The Lee County, Florida island came with a mansion and guest house.
The Lee County, Florida island came with a mansion and guest house.

LITTLE BOKEELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — After three years on the market, a Florida island has finally sold for a hefty price tag.

Little Bokeelia island, a 104-acre southwest Florida island complete with a mansion, sold for $14.5 million.

SLIDESHOW: Lee Co. island sold sold for $14.5 M

Mark Pentecost, the founder of a nutrition and beauty aid marketing company, purchased the barrier island, which is halfway between Sarasota and Naples. The property includes a desalination plant and a bungalow village for guests.

Owners Tom and Elizabeth Munz originally put the island up for sale two years ago, asking $29.5 million.The price was dropped to $25 million.


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