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Centex Gas Station, Motel, Restaurant & Business Outlets - Windermere, BC
Centex Gas Station, Motel, Restaurant & Business Outlets - Windermere, BC
Successfully operated business with dwelling in the gorgeous Columbia Valley. Located on Highway 93/95. Ideal business for extended family who can supply partial staffing to maximize potential. Gas station & store are main income drivers. Seller will finance.
  • Size: 1.30 acres + covenant areas
  • Price: NEW PRICE $1,200,000
  • Listing Agent: Matt Cameron - matt@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 250-200-1199
Size : 1.30 acres plus covenant areas for septic and parking on adjacent property.
Description :

A successfully operated business in the gorgeous Columbia Valley is now available for sale. The business is located on Highway 93/95 with great signage and exposure. On the 1.3 acre property there are the following improvements:

  • 2 bedroom dwelling with 950 ft2, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom plus a newly renovated 150 ft2 in-law suite
  • Motel building with 3 standard rooms with new front deck plus a 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite - ideal space for motel guests or for staff or family accommodations
  • Centex brand pumps (3 pumps) with 2 above ground doubled walled enviro tanks as well as propane tank and sales
  • A newly renovated convenience store with walk in coolers
  • Large family style restaurant with outdoor deck
  • Canada Post Outlet
  • U-Haul dealer - parking provided via covenant on adjacent property
  • Large unused banquet area downstairs - ideal restaurant space for large bus tours (needs updating)

Note: there are easement areas on the adjacent property for septic and for parking. The parking area is to the south of the land along the highway and covers an area of 0.196 acres (8,536 ft2) adding a lot of space for the current business operations.

This is the ideal business for an extended family who can supply partial staffing to maximize potential and run the restaurant (possibly serve bus tours), gas station, store, U-Haul business and store. The gas station and store are the main income drivers. Store is currently being updated with new walk in coolers, flooring and office area. The owners are currently receiving 15 to 16 cents per litre profit margin on gas sales! Staff is in place to run all but the restaurant at the present time.

The zoning (full details below) allows for lots of options to customize the property and business to your specific specialty.

Contact the listing agent to discuss this opportunity further.

Location : 1470 Highway 93/95 - Windermere, BC
Improvements :

Motel Building

  • 3 standard motel units
  • One 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite
  • New deck 2017
  • New roof 3 years ago


  • 950 ft2 2 bedroom, 1 bath home
  • Nice outdoor space in behind house, private from business side of property
  • Newly renovated 150 ft2 in-law suite

Main Building

  • Convenience store with newly installed walk in coolers and new roof
  • Large restaurant with deck and new floors 5 years ago
  • Canada post outlet

Gas Station

  • Centex brand
  • 2 doubled walled enviro tanks
  • Propane sales

Storage Building

  • 27 x 17 feet
Investment Features : One of the higher revenue grossing business in the area. Several income streams - gas sales, convenience store, propane sales, U-Haul, Canada Post outlet, motel and potential for rental of 2 bedroom suite, restaurant. Current margins on gas are 16 cents per litre! Restaurant is ready to be opened.
Services :


  • House and motel on 1 septic system with two fields
  • Store and restaurant building on 1 septic system with two fields
  • Approval and land for 3rd septic if required


  • Drilled well
  • Municipal water is approaching


  • House electric baseboard hot water in house via propane
  • Motel electric baseboard
  • Restaurant and shop propane (2 tanks leased from superior)


Recreation : The lifestyle and climate in the valley is second to none in BC. A long and beautiful spring - summer - fall season and moderate winters make for a pleasant living environment. Some of the best golfing and water based recreation in all of BC is at your doorstep. For winter based activities there are great cross-country trails, sledding and Panorama Alpine Resort or night skiing at Fairmont Hot Springs not too far away.
History : Business has a 70 year history in valley, currently owner has successfully operated since 2003.
Zoning : C-2 (Service Commercial)
CLICK HERE for a PDF of the permitted uses.
Legal : Lot: A; Pl: NEP71825; DL: 20; LD: Kootenay (26)
PID 025-482-408
Boundaries : Please see mapping section - all boundaries are approximate.
Map Reference : 50°28'32.11"N and 115°59'6.20"W
Listing # : 17200