Have you ever wanted to just pack it all in and move to the country and run a pub? Consider this a sign from the gods.
The 110 year-old Gold and Fleece Hotel located at Windeyer, about a 40 minute drive from Mudgee if you go via Grattai, is up for sale.
George Hamilton, of Farmer George Lamb fame has owned the historic pub for the last seven years and decided now was the time to sell up.
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"If you can if you're going to sell something now's the time to sell it I guess. We would have been selling it in the next couple of years anyway - we're getting old. Why wait when the markets basically roaring, especially in Mudgee," he said.
George said running a country pub like this comes with its own particular lifestyle.
"[The best part is] the community, you know, you're buying a lifestyle change. It's a business, an going business - like buying any business, you're in it to make money. It comes with a lifestyle of its own," he said.
"It's a destination hotel so people come out from Mudgee to get lunch or dinner or whatever. And we get lots of gold prospectors and bike clubs, things like that."
Agent for the property, Alyse Pilley from The Property Shop in Mudgee said it's a perfect opportunity for the right person.
"The Property Shop is proud to offer the Gold and Fleece Hotel for sale, We have had this iconic pub for sale on previous occasions likewise with other country hotels within our region," she said.
"Whilst the Mudgee region has experienced significant growth and continues to enjoy large numbers of tourist to the region every week, many of them are wanting to make our region their home.
"The Gold and Fleece Hotel gives you the perfect work life balance and will provide you with an unrivalled experience allowing you to earn an excellent income while socialising with the friendly locals and enjoying our community spirit."
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