Own your own award-winning island, oyster shucking optional

first_imgPumpkin Island hit the market on Thursday for the first time in 17 years with a price tag of $25m.A renowned island has hit the market for just the second time since 1961, with an optional oyster licence so guests can shuck to their hearts’ content fresh off the rocks. This is Brisbane’s House of the Year Quarantine reno sells in just 15 minutes MORE: Meet the newest millionaire suburbscenter_img Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58 Stunning scenery across the island. There are two oceanfront bungalows and five self-contained guest cottages.Pumpkin Island hit the market on Thursday for the first time in 17 years with a price tag of $25m. Two years ago it was named Australia’s most sustainable hotel at the World Boutique Hotel Awards, and became the first to offset 150 per cent of its annual greenhouse gas emissions, according to agents Pat O’Driscoll and Deborah Cullen of Knight Frank Australia – Sydney. The island comes with a 36-passenger boat. There is a licensed bar and lounge as well.“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,” was how they described it.The island in The Keppels, is 20 minutes by boat from the famous Great Keppel Island, both located off the coast of Yeppoon on the Capricorn Coast in Central Queensland. It was described as a “once in a lifetime opportunity”.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus8 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market8 hours ago Breathtaking spot to get away from it all.According to Knight Frank, the oyster lease belongs to the owner and “can be sold with the island allowing guests to shuck their own oysters off the rocks”.The island comes with a boutique eco-tourist resort that can take 34 guests, with five self-contained cottages, two oceanfront bungalows, staff quarters, a manager’s cottage, double storey lookout building, and a licensed bar and lounge function venue.The resort opened to guests in 1964, and comes with a children’s playground, two registered moorings, a helicopter landing pad and a custom-built 36-passenger boat. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOKlast_img read more