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Fantasy Island Homes for Sale

The editors at TopTenRealEstateDeals.com have just released their 2011 list of The Top Ten Island Enclaves For Sale, complied with assistance from Realogics Sotheby's International Realty in Seattle. As Americans work longer hours and technology enables professionals to be ever more on-call, getaways and vacations are needed more than ever. Too bad vacation days have not increased along with employee availability. But now that so many professionals can work from home, who’s to say that home can’t look and feel more like a vacation spot?

For those with the right situation and enough determination, one man can be an island—or at least he can live on one. Their criteria for choosing the homes, as stated on the Top Ten website: “Islands for your great escape, where you can actually live year-round within electronic distance of your new, more sophisticated life requirements, but still on an island.”

So click on ahead to see the 10 amazing island outposts currently for sale. They are located everywhere across the U.S., from the Puget Sound to the Thousand Islands, from Cape Cod to Miami to the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

By Colleen KanePosted 10 August 2011

Photo: Terry Sortwell, Listing Broker, LandVest, Inc.