This is a unique opportunity to purchase a long-running, profitable marina business in an idyllic setting. The marina is perfectly situated as a focal point in downtown Bayfield, Wisconsin; Gateway to the breathtaking beauty of the Apostle Islands National Seashore, Wisconsin’s “Crown Jewels”.
The marina is in high demand as slips and winter storage are generally at full occupancy. Marina ownership bolsters the already strong storage revenue with additional ancillary services. The marine services department supports the boating community at large, in addition to marina guests, in offering complete services and repairs in addition to a ships store with one of the area’s largest marine parts and accessories inventories. The fuel service dock is in high demand and provides ice and sundries to marina guests and transients. The marina has consistently adopted sufficient best management practices and met the standards required for “Wisconsin Clean Marina” certification. The entirety of the marina operation is situated on a combination of City and private leasehold property.
The City of Bayfield is situated within Bayfield County, the second largest county in WI. Apostle Islands Marina is located in the heart of downtown Bayfield, WI. This strikingly picturesque small city is home to many independent shops, boutiques, restaurants, bars, and a thriving arts and music scene. All of this is within convenient walking distance to Apostle Islands Marina.
This charming city is considered the gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and Gaylord Nelson Wilderness area. Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands are a popular destination for marine recreation activities. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore encompasses 21 protected islands and 12 miles of mainland. Visitors can explore sandy beaches, lighthouses, campsites, dramatic rock formations and caves, breathtaking scenic overlooks, as well as world-class fishing and boating.