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Billionaire Lists B.C. Island For Sale

If your dream home includes a championship golf course and a private airstrip, then a reclusive billionaire might have what you’re looking for on James Island near Sidney, B.C for $78 million!

The 342-hectare idyll — about three-quarters the size of Vancouver’s Stanley park — lies off the coast of Vancouver Island, 20 kilometres north of Victoria.

It is owned by U.S. cellphone billionaire Craig McCaw, of Seattle.

The property features a five-thousand-square-foot mansion, a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus and a mock western ghost town.

McCaw does not grant interviews, but Mark Lester, of Sotheby International Realty and McCaw’s Vancouver-based real estate agent, said the island is being sold because the McCaw family no longer has time to spend there.

“The McCaws have school-age kids, and I think what they’re finding is that they’re pulled in a lot of different directions with kids activities,”

Who wouldn’t want their own Island?

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