You could buy an entire private island just off the UK's coast for the price of a London flat | The Sun

A PRIVATE island complete with 12 acres of woodland and spectacular water views is up for grabs for the price of a London flat.

Long Island in the town of Enniskillen in Northern Ireland is being touted as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” by estate agents.

The picturesque setting offers gorgeous views of the River Erne – with the home read to move into straight away.

Stunning images show the "unique" property elegantly nestled within 12 acres of mature woodland.

For boating enthusiasts, the island is a stone-throw ride away from the neighbouring Lough Erne Yacht Club, Devenish Island, The Manor House, and Enniskillen town.

The home's interior comes complete with timber finished rooms, glazed picture windows and a range of storage buildings and workshops are adjacent to the residence – providing excellent facilities.

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The estate's private marina is a short stroll from the Residence.

Long Island in Lower Lough Erne has gone on the market for £550,000.

A typical mortgage for the house is £2,141,15 per month, equating to the average monthly rent in a large number of boroughs across London.

For example, the vibrant east-end boroughs of Hackney and Tower Hamlets – popular with young people – cost an average of £2,119 and £2,069 respectively.

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Estate agent Montgomery Finlay & Co discussed the appeal of the secluded property.

They said: "A truly unique opportunity to live or holiday in the beautiful, tranquil setting of The Fermanagh Lakelands on your own private island.

"Only minutes from The Manor House, Lough Erne Yacht Club, Devenish Island, Lough Erne Golf Resort and Enniskillen town by boat.

"The ultimate “off grid” experience in a beautifully constructed private residence offering 2/3-bedroom accommodation with Private Marina and Jetty.

"The current owners have occupied the Island since 1978 and have tastefully and lovingly developed the current facilities to date."

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