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Largest island in Bahamas sold at auction

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If you were looking to buy a private island, you missed out on one.

The largest privately-owned island in the Bahamas sold at auction for $17 million Tuesday.

That's less than the $55 million list price of the island during a previous sale that failed to find a buyer.

Here's what the new owner has: 681 acres, a private airstrip with its own airport code, and a 5,000 square foot home.

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