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Balfour Tavern and Motel Complex for Sale Southland

Here is a great opportunity to secure yourself a wonderful lifestyle in the very heart of Southland! 

+ SAV + GST if any

Business for Sale Description

Balfour Tavern and Motel Complex for Sale Southland

This New Zealand Tourism Complex is made up of 3 titles, all under commercial zoning, as freehold land, PLUS there is room for growth and expansion! If you relish Brown-trout fishing, meeting and hosting visitors, and enjoying locals company too, this could be the perfect lifestyle balance for you, and your family, as it comes with fabulous owner accommodation too! Get in touch today with Adrian!

The current owners have decided it is now time to retire. They have spent a substantial amount upgrading the complex, and have also thoroughly enjoyed being an integral part of a wonderful community, that offers great schooling, sporting, and outdoor opportunities.

Business Resources

The Balfour Tavern

Consists of a licensed tavern with public bar area, spacious dining room, with seating for up to 150 people, plus a large outdoor deck area and garden for alfresco dining, along with a well-stocked bottle store on site. Currently they can provide continental breakfasts, as well as packed lunches, for their guest’s day adventures.

Conference and event facilities are also available in the Function Room which features TV’s, fireplace (wood burner), separate bathroom facilities, and a full Bar.

The Balfour Motel

Offers guests a modern, comfortable and relaxing stay in the heart of Southland, and the hub of many Southern Tourism attractions, such as the Catlins, Milford Sound and Queenstown, not to mention the world class Brown-Trout fishing locations right on the doorstep!

Building 1 has three guest rooms:

  • One Double room (Queen Bed) 
  • One Twin room (2 Single Beds) 

Building 2 has one guest rooms:

  • One Double room (Queen Bed) 

Guest Room facilities include:

  • Kitchen & cooking facilities 
  • Ensuite bathrooms 
  • In-room heaters 
  • Linen provided 
  • Accessible facilities 

Campervan Sites

There are currently four allotted campervan power point sites available:

  • 2 powered sites 
  • 2 wired to site 


With 3 titles of freehold commercially zoned land, there is ample opportunity to develop and expand this Tourism Complex, and add further motel units, and powered sites.

There is also another property for sale alongside the complex, that if purchased could enhance the complex further.

Owner accommodation:

A private three-bedroom house, with dining room, kitchen, bathroom and tranquil garden area is available for Owners or onsite Managers. The home is heated via a multifuel fire, as well as diesel heating.

For more information please contact specialist Business Broker, Adrian Chisholm, AREINZ on 021 727 888 or email

We look forward to hearing from you.

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