The iconic and original Elrington Hotel for sale at Majors Creek

Sharon Kelley 5 June 2020 44
The Majors Creek pub

The Majors Creek pub is up for sale. Photos: Supplied.

Business opportunities like this one don’t come up for sale too often – the Majors Creek pub is on the market!

The Majors Creek pub, also known as the Elrington Hotel, was constructed in 1913, replacing the previous Elrington Hotel that was built in 1856 across the road to serve prospectors during the gold rush at Dargues Reef (which reopened for mining last year).

The nearest major town is Braidwood, 16 km to the north, and there is a good flow of family, researchers, tourists and bushranger hunters in the area, as well as an annual folk festival that takes place on the Majors Creek Oval every year.

The hotel has enough business streams to ensure its ongoing viability, including a post office, guest accommodation in a train carriage, powered van sites, restaurant and bar, and a dining room that can seat 30 guests. The backpacker accommodation sleeps 15 and is popular with motorcycle and cycling groups, and the post office serves all in the region with 84 postal points and a parcel delivery route.

The Elrington features a fully updated commercial kitchen.

The Elrington features a fully updated commercial kitchen.

The pub itself has a brilliantly renovated commercial kitchen with a grease trap. The pub has a keg/cool room, a pool table and jukebox entertainment room, and a verandah shaded by a corrugated iron roof for patrons to look out over the cool green grass of the park opposite the pub.

The accommodation can house 15 and has a laundry and amenities unit and powered caravan sites. Within the pub itself, there are three double bedrooms, with two shared bathrooms and a manager’s residence with bedroom, ensuite, walk-in robe, and living area which can be used for overflow accommodation.

Bed and breakfast is a popular pick for patrons, particularly a cooked breakfast, always a win-win for patrons and the pub.

Luton Properties sales Agent Kelly Allen says the property is popular with locals and tourists alike, and should present an immediate opportunity to buyers.

“This is a delightful property, with history and a great future, and if you’ve ever wanted the country lifestyle and an income as well, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity,” she said.

“The pub is well known to tourists, who have a great loyalty to it, particularly in the folk music community,” she said.

“There’s great mobile reception at the pub, and across the road is a large park with an outdoor timber stage, ideal for events. The annual Majors Creek Folk Festival draws in a crowd of over 2000 people and the Dargues Gold Mine has raised the working population of the area significantly,” she said.

To book an inspection of the Elrington Hotel, known as the Majors Creek Pub, call or email Kelly Allen from Luton Properties on 0466 632 696.

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44 Responses to The iconic and original Elrington Hotel for sale at Majors Creek
Kelly Cole Kelly Cole 9:05 pm 09 Jun 20

Wish I could afford to buy

John Willers John Willers 3:51 pm 09 Jun 20

Peter - A new retirement venture? 😁

Sandra N Peter Kearns Sandra N Peter Kearns 11:28 am 09 Jun 20

Great pub, we have a good friend who moved there on property about 20 yrs ago from Appin

Good beer too🍺

Hannah Minter Hannah Minter 8:12 am 09 Jun 20

Leanne Minter🙂 career change?

Nick Sifniotis Nick Sifniotis 5:28 am 09 Jun 20

Daniel Hall Matthew Collingridge affordable

Ingrid Rachel Ingrid Rachel 11:16 pm 08 Jun 20

Anne Rachel majors creek

Alec Pittard Alec Pittard 8:21 pm 08 Jun 20

JohnSybil maybe why it was closed?

Bev Crittall Bev Crittall 8:16 pm 08 Jun 20

I would be there xx

Maureen Phillips Maureen Phillips 2:31 pm 08 Jun 20

Judy Callan - you buying????

Tom Robins Tom Robins 6:48 am 08 Jun 20

Chris Makings buy that instead

    Chris Makings Chris Makings 8:59 am 08 Jun 20

    Tom Robins Mitchell Baumer and Jarrad Milnes would be my best customers 😂

    Mitchell Baumer Mitchell Baumer 10:12 am 08 Jun 20

    Chris Makings ur old man would always be there if u owned it

    Chris Makings Chris Makings 10:17 am 08 Jun 20

    Mitchell Baumer bloody oath he would 😂

Tricia Lawrence Tricia Lawrence 8:26 pm 07 Jun 20

Would love to do this but my ship has sailed! Too old!

Sam Sumner Sam Sumner 6:53 pm 07 Jun 20

Frank - another country pub for ya!

Jenny Buckley Jenny Buckley 1:30 pm 07 Jun 20

Buyer alert. One of our fave music hubs is on the market.

Anton Leshin Anton Leshin 1:25 pm 07 Jun 20

Luke Herden. Buy it

Briony Element Briony Element 11:08 am 07 Jun 20

Daniel Gaul your next purchase sir

    Daniel Gaul Daniel Gaul 11:11 am 07 Jun 20

    Briony Element I must still be barred from there. 🤣. Always a good time has at the Elrington. 🍻

Jay Abbs Jay Abbs 9:32 pm 06 Jun 20

Sara, joint enterprise?

Vicki Herbert Vicki Herbert 9:18 pm 06 Jun 20

Tan Lawler early retirement?

    Tan Lawler Tan Lawler 6:56 pm 10 Jun 20

    Vicki Herbert it's been for sale for years. Such a nice pub.

    Tan Lawler Tan Lawler 8:16 pm 10 Jun 20

    Vicki Herbert how good would that be 🍾🍹🍸🥂🍻

    Vicki Herbert Vicki Herbert 8:20 pm 10 Jun 20

    Tan Lawler I'd be a regular visitor

Jennifer Ensbey Jennifer Ensbey 9:04 pm 06 Jun 20

Joanne De Costa possible retirement plan????

Karina West Karina West 6:28 pm 06 Jun 20

Heidi Pritchard time for you to buy a pub!

Chrissie Smith Chrissie Smith 2:51 pm 06 Jun 20

Caitlin Ahern Jo Metcalfe I immediately thought of Alex Ahern for new publican

    Amy Elizabeth Ahern Amy Elizabeth Ahern 3:04 pm 06 Jun 20

    Caitlin Chrissie Jo Alex

    John and Gordon should go halves

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