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Private Island

Location: Winchester, Wis.

Let’s take a moment to list how many survival factors that this unique property on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has in its favor:

  • Food source
  • Power source
  • Remote location
  • Bomb shelter
  • Multiple escape methods

Oh, and the $18 million property consists of a grand lodge on a private island surrounded by private nature preserve. The home was designed by a German architect who built homes for some of Milwaukee’s beer barons. Also on the premises is a utility room for fish cleaning and a minnow holding tank, storage for boats and vehicles, a 1950s-era bomb shelter, and the all-important backup generator capable of powering everything on the island for more than a week. The island has a two-bedroom cabin to house a lucky few post-apocalypse hangers-on.