Big Sandy Stop is currently available for sale or lease. The property features a modern retail store, which formerly included such businesses as a sporting goods shop, convenience store, pizza parlor/cafe, bait shop, liquor store, guns & ammo, archery range and repair, taxidermy, boat and snowmobile sales and service, and more! The business has much of the equipment needed to get up and running, just add stock!

Cafe area with seating.

Located near Big Sandy Lake in Aitkin County (just north of McGregor on Highway 65). The store building includes a cafe with pizza oven, bait coolers, modern heat/AC, and most of the necessary fixtures.

There is a liquor store section with separate entrance, beer coolers, sales counter, and displays.

In the back of the building is a former small engine repair / boat repair shop, which could be used for indoor vehicle / boat storage or outboard / small engine repair. This area also has a large air compressor.

Engine shop area.

The DNR Boat ramp less than 1 mile away, on Big Sandy Lake. Fishing information for the lake can be found by clicking here, and boat launch information can be found by clicking here. Additional information on the area can be found in the links on the right side of this page.

There is a lodge, RV park, condos, and many homes and cabins nearby. Annual average daily traffic is 2500 cars and 115 heavy commercial vehicles (per MNDOT).

Additional warehouse space in the adjacent building is also available.

Example rental rates:
$1495/mo for retail/cafe.
$695/mo for shop space in the rear of the store building.
$1,995/mo for entire storage building (60’x120′, no interior walls)

Tenant pays metered utilities (power, propane, and trash removal). The property has private water & sewer systems.

You can also purchase just the Northern half of the property including the pole barn building for $149,500

Call (612) 521-7777 or email for more information!

(Please note, if you are looking for lake information please call Willy’s at (218) 426-3382 )