There's an island in Scotland on sale for $351,000

If you're looking for a permanent island getaway and have about $351,000 to spare, then Linga island in Scotland is waiting for you. 

Nestled off the coast of the Shetland Isles lies a 63.75-acre private island called Linga. While the island may be uninhabited, there hasn't been a human resident since 1943, there are plenty of sheep and a few abandoned cottages which have been approved for renovation. In addition to cottage renovations, the island's prospective owner can also build a new cottage, a pier, wind and solar power generation and a few other agricultural infrastructures. Vladi Private Islands, the company that initially listed the secluded island, has plans to build septic tanks with reed beds for sewage and rainwater capture from the cottage and shed roofs to provide the fresh water supply making it ECO-friendly and energy efficient. 

Although the island may not be up to 2018's standards of civilization, with a little elbow grease -- and a few extra dollars -- Linga can be the perfect summertime retreat. The island is only a boat ride away from the town of Walls and a short flight to Shetland's main airport.  

If you aren't looking for such a huge commitment, however, check out some of the most popular Airbnb listings around the world in the slideshow below: 

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Historic and Elegant Suite in a Former Ryokan 

Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan  
Price per night: $165

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Unique 1 bedroom villa in Seminyak 

Kuta, Bali, Indonesia 
Price per night: $96

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The Brandy Bus - Renovated Bus in Quiet Paradise

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Price per night: $80

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Cave with garden at Sacromonte

Granada, Andalusia, Spain
Price per night: $60

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Holiday in Toscany in the Strettoio

Rignano sull'Arno, Tuscany, Italy
Price per night: $64

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Luxury room with Taipei 101 View 

Wenshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan
Price per night: $55

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SECRET GARDEN SANCTUARY Rio Del Mar 

Aptos, CA, United States   
Price per night: $189 

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Vacation house in etno-eco village Humac 

Jelsa, Split-Dalmatia, Croatia
Price per night: $61

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I SETTE CONI - TRULLO EDERA 

Ostuni, Brindisi, Italy 
Price per night: $82 

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Exceptional property private beach 

Governador Celso Ramos, Santa Catarina, Brazil  
Price per night: $81 

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Malibu Yurt Retreat On Organic Farm 

Malibu, CA, United States
Price per night: $145 

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PRIVATE 3 BEDR. RIAD, AN EXCLUSIVE RENTAL 

Marrakesh, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Price per night: $92 

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Tile House 

Twentynine Palms, CA, United States 
Price per night: $185 

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Jack Sparrow House, Cornwall 

Helston, Cornwall, United Kingdom 
Price per night: $136 

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A quiet yurt in Savoie - Bauges

Bellecombe-en-Bauges, Rhone-Alpes, France 
Price per night: $84 

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Bennu House - Most Romantic Design Villa in Ubud 

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia 
Price per night: $124 

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Unique Cob Cottage 

Mayne Island, BC, Canada 
Price per night: $132 

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Off-grid tiny cottage in nature 

Sakuho, Minamisaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan 
Price per night: $93 

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NewEarth Haven - Amethyst Crystal Dome 

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia 
Price per night: $77 

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Hidden Gem of Budapest City Centre 

Budapest, Budapest, Hungary 
Price per night: $75 

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OLD TOWN SQUARE, FREE PARKING! 

Prague, Prague, Czech Republic 
Price per night: $82 

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Cubehouse in central Rotterdam 

Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands 
Price per night: $164 

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3 Story Cape Town Penthouse

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa 
Price per night: $116 

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