The Keppels, QLD 4700
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Boutique Eco-tourist Resort
Knight Frank Australia has the pleasure to offer for sale one of Queensland's most sustainable and boutique tourist destinations Pumpkin Island. This 6 ha island is situated in the pristine waters off the coast of Yeppoon on the Capricorn Coast in Central Queensland. The offering is a lease until 2046 and is then a rolling lease.
Incredibly, this is only the second time Pumpkin Island has come to the market and the second time since 1961, with the last sale being in 2003. Pumpkin Island was named Australia's most sustainable hotel in Australasia in 2018 at the World Boutique Hotel Awards, and was the first beyond carbon neutral island in Australia, offsetting 150% of our its annual greenhouse gas emissions.
Pumpkin Island, which first opened to guests in 1964, is a private island escape for couples, families or groups. Facilities on the island include;
- Accommodation for up to 34 guests in 5 self-contained guest cottages with outdoor decks
- Two oceanfront bungalows with games room and library and sunset lounge
- Staff quarters
- A large shed
- Double-storey lookout building
- A licensed bar and lounge function venue
- A managers cottage
- Children's playground
- Two registered moorings
- A helicopter landing pad
- A custom built 36-passenger boat.
An oyster lease also belongs to the owner and can be sold with the island allowing guests to shuck their own oysters off the rocks. Easy access from Rockhampton by boat or helicopter. Only 20 mins (approx.) by boat from Great Keppel island.
Pumpkin Island is a very unique property offering privacy, seclusion and exclusivity, and is a fantastic destination for tourists or locals wanting an escape. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to secure a very special and pristine island home.
Contact for more information: Pat O'Driscoll 0418 792 571 or Deborah Cullen 0401 849 955.
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Property ID: 503603290Last Updated: 30 Jul 2020