Crane Island, Amelia Island, Florida.

Nestled on Florida’s Eastern seaboard sits Crane Island – an island within an island in Nassau County on the western shore of Amelia Island, just off the Intracoastal Waterway. Known for its 185-scenic-acres and pesky sand gnats, it’s also the site of a mysterious disappearance dating back 65 years.

Today, developers have bigger plans for Crane Island, including 113 homes ranging from $1 to $3 million. But how will the mystery of Crane Island’s most famous resident affect its sales? Now offering deep-water access, direct Intracoastal Waterway lots, and marsh-view homesites, there’s a lot to unpack at Crane Island. Here, we dip into a bit of Crane Island history and give you a glimpse into its future, courtesy of Crane Island’s own John Hillman, vice president of sales and marketing for the Florida development that has everyone talking.