An idyllic private holiday island once named after XXXX beer has gone up on sale for $25million.
Pumpkin Island, located 14km from Yeppoon in central Queensland, is on the market for the second time since 1961.
The 6ha island, in the Keppel Group of Islands on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, boasts pristine beaches and eco-friendly accommodation for up to 34 guests.
Sojourn Properties is selling the island after it purchased the rolling lease in 2003.
Laureth Rumble, who owns and manages the island with her husband Wayne Rumble, said the new buyer would own the island on a rolling lease until 2046.
'Most other island resorts are just a part of land on a bigger island but here you have the whole island to yourself which is quite unique'
'It's just a beautiful place, with beautiful bPumpkin Island first opened to guests as a private island escape in 1964.
It was leased by Castlemaine Perkins brewery between 2012 and 2015 and renamed XXXX Island as part of a promotional campaign.
XXXX Island hosted 3,000 competition winners over the three years and was marketed as a men-only getaway.
The island has now returned to its roots as one of Queensland's most sustainable boutique tourist destinations.
Pumpkin Island boasts five fully self-contained oceanfront guest cottages and guests can also reside in two bungalows with open-air kitchens and bathrooms.
It is the first beyond carbon neutral island in Australia, completely powered by solar and wind energy, and offsets 150 per cent of its annual greenhouse gas emissions.
Pumpkin Island also won Australasia's most sustainable hotel at the World Boutique Hotel Awards in 2018.
Mrs Rumble said the island could provide security and privacy for anyone seeking an escape from the real world.
'It's ideal during a pandemic, you can live on the island and there's so much freedom because you're already isolated anyway.
'We had a whole load of inquiries from family groups that wanted to isolate on the island during the pandemic,' she said.
The island also features a double-storey lookout building, a helicopter landing pad, a bar lounge area, a children’s playground, a custom built 36-person catamaran and two registered moorings.
An oyster lease can also be sold with the property and allow the owner and guests to shuck their own oysters on the island's rocks.
The property also comes with an oyster lease allowing guests to shuck oysters on the rockseach surroundings and is very private and secluded,' she told Daily Mail Australia.