Off-The-Grid Private Island Perfect for Latest Powerball Millionaires

Congratulations! You won a half-share the second richest Powerball jackpot in lottery history last night, a sum just south of $300 million. Now comes the fun part: deciding how to spend it. With that kind of cash on hand, you’re probably going to have quite a few acquaintances, friends and relatives coming out of the woodwork in search of a handout. So with your first purchase, a multi-million dollar hideout might be in order. You could opt to blow your mega-millions on a single property like, say, an epic half-billion-dollar mansion in London, or you could go for something more practical, such as an awesome off-the-grid private island in the Florida Keys.Say hello to Melody Key Private Island, your new sustainable compound for living out your multi-millionaire days in Eden-like bliss. Listed for $5.995 million, island oasis can be found a mile offshore Summerland Key and offers a first-class Bahamian lifestyle, while being entirely self-sufficient.  So just how green and sustainable are we talking? Well, a state-of-the-art solar system lines the roof of the compound and feeds into a muted generator, and a desalination system pumps in fresh, soluble water. In a nutshell, say goodbye to power bills and solicitors.In the features department, the 2,851-square-foot home does not disappoint. A gourmet kitchen, rooftop observatory and wrap-around verandas highlight its many amenities, while each of the three bedroom en suites has its private balcony. However, the real appeal is the island itself: six acres of leisure space, reef area included, for all that diving, fishing, snorkeling and general sun-soaking you’ll be doing.Read More: