Patrick Murphy
With an extensive background working as a highly successful business owner teamed with his likable personality and natural charisma, Patrick Murphy is well placed to be able to guide his clients through the process of buying and selling real estate. Having worked alongside high profile individuals at a senior level in hotel management and hospitality, Patrick knows precisely what is required to deliver exceptional customer service in a relaxed and thoughtful manner. Patrick’s client orientated approach, high ethical standards, extensive knowledge gained over years of experience working in various industries coupled with his proven sales experience provide the foundation on which his successes are based upon. With strong family values and the ability to really listen to the needs of others, we are extremely lucky to have Patrick as part of the Great Ocean Property team.
Current Listings

2 Galbraith Way, Marengo

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This striking homestead is a rarity in the Apollo Bay/Marengo area. This Queenslander style residence is bordered by an impressive 75m wide frontage & sits on a 4000sqm (1 acre) allotment. Whilst grand in proportion and scale, this home is balanced by a low maintenance lifestyle that many coastal properties strive to emulate. As you enter this home: light, space and extensive open plan living options are immediately on display. Adjacent to the main living area is a true reflection of an incredibly well-equipped kitchen: 6 metre- long island bench to fit all manner of kith, kin & kilt size(!), 2 electric ovens with separate electric induction stove top, dishwasher, & kitchen cupboard space w separate walk in pantry-sized as would be expected from a property of this calibre. Spotted gum floorboards enhance the natural environs that frame the floor to ceiling windows of the main living area. A large wood fire heater and split system provide all year temperature control. Complete comfort is paramount. A grand, homestead style balcony encloses 3 sides of the residence, and provides a large area for you to sit, unwind, recline and relax. The master bedroom is luxurious: balcony access, plush carpet, large en-suite with spacious double shower and deep spa bath-accessed via the large walk through wardrobe. Each of the 3 other bedrooms have BIR’s, carpet, split system and full en-suite and have been designed w direct access to the large surrounding balcony. A restful central room allows dual potential: office space or 5th bedroom. A large shed (6x10m) with electric roller door, parking for 6 cars on concrete provides space for the caravan, boat & beach gear. This gorgeous property is currently running as a highly successful B&B, with the opportunity to expand. Great second income for a couple looking to retire or a young family wishing to enjoy the good life Ocean views abound 2 Galbraith Way, especially since Marengo beach is leisurely 200 metre walk from sand to sofa. Easy walking distance to the township of Apollo Bay with all its cafes and retail outlets.…

$1,150,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

283 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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This classic beach house is bursting with potential and provides the perfect opportunity for you to use your imagination and create the home of your dreams (STCA), or to move right in and enjoy the prime position right beside the ocean. With an impressive frontage of approx. 33 metres and a site area of approx. 875m2, this home has unhindered ocean, shoreline and harbour views. The crystal-clear water and white sandy beaches are almost close enough to touch, making it so easy to head out for a walk, swim or surf. The home is an original from the 1950s and has been well loved and enjoyed by the current owner and their family over the years they have spent there. Featuring a large double lock up garage, north and east facing balconies, this property has endless opportunity and potential. Within walking distance to the Apollo Bay township, this prime elevated site is arguably the best position to capture the effervescence of a bustling holiday village such as Apollo Bay. Expressions of interest bu Friday 29th March 2019…

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51 Seeberg Court, Apollo Bay

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Situated in a very popular court and the foot hills of Apollo Bay, this newly constructed home on a 500sqm block has expansive views overlooking the ocean, Cape Patton and the Apollo Bay harbour. This family residence comprises of 4 large bedrooms all with built in robes, two bathrooms, powder room, separate laundry, walk in pantry, open plan living with separate dining and living area with plenty of natural light throughout the home. In the kitchen you’ll be greeted with clean lines, natural tones, plenty of storage space overlooking the dining and lounge area opening onto a balcony with substantial ocean views. Equipped with a double car garage, and an additional rear garage/workshop to store a boat and caravan, and plenty of extra space for bikes and recreational toys. Outside boasts wonderful decked areas, perfect for all year round entertaining, plus a private grassed yard, and landscaped gardens. With ducted heating and cooling, electric hot water, a large gas cooktop and electric oven this home has everything and more.…

$850,000. 

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18 Harrison Street, Marengo

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Set in a quiet court on a 580 sqm well foliated block, 50 metres walk to the beach, is this 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home. It also has two living areas and a large sunny rear deck and some ocean views. Upstairs has a kitchen, dining room, lounge, the master bedroom with ensuite. Downstairs has another full kitchen, bedroom and another bathroom. This property also features a double lock up garage, a wood heater in the upstairs lounge and plenty of use of natural timber internally.…

$750,000 

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3060 Great Ocean Road, Glenaire

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Glenaire is know for its green pastures, rolling hills and its expansive views overlooking fertile farmland. You could own your own piece of paradise with this charming farmhouse set on 5 acres, a fully fenced yard, landscaped gardens, vegetable patch and a greenhouse, all of this situated on the Great Ocean Road. This home consists of 3 spacious bedrooms, open plan living and dining opening out into a large sunroom. There is ample water, consisting of 3 tanks containing 30,000 litres approximately, a spacious workshop with plenty of storage.…

$395,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

2A/155 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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Often sought and seldom found is this rare opportunity to acquire the freehold of a modern Indian restaurant “Masala Bay” located on the world-famous Great Ocean Road in the heart of Apollo Bay. The shop has an area of approx. 104m2 with a 14m2 courtyard for Alfresco dining and rear access. With attractive street appeal, a prominent corner position and carefree indoor/outdoor dining all year round set directly opposite the beach. A quality fit out showcasing class and luxury with a marble bar, commercial kitchen, polished concrete flooring, separate male and female amenities and air-conditioning. Current lease in place at $35,000 per annum (3+5+5 years) commencing 31st October 2018 with annual CPI reviews. Next market review due 1/11/21 then 5 yearly. A temperate climate allows for the township and surrounds to be enjoyed all year round. Set in a world-class location, where the air is fresher, and the stars are brighter – the result is a brilliant investment opportunity where the potential for growth is expected to flourish.…

$795,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

2930 Great Ocean Road, Glenaire

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A classic, affordable, charming cottage on about half an acre of land on the Great Ocean Road, in the gorgeous Aire Valley awaits a buyer to put their own stamp on it. Structurally sound, on original concrete stumps with a new veranda this home is very comfortable and usable with the opportunity to improve at your own pace. It features three bed rooms and original Baltic floor boards throughout, just waiting to be exposed and appreciated. The established garden has some classic old trees, including fruit trees, shrubs and heaps of bulbs. While the power is not connected, but the power pole, complete with transformer awaits re-connection only metres away. The land size is approximately 2078 sqm or roughly half an acre, but it sits between two 100+ acre rural properties which makes it feel much larger, without the work. Other features include a open fire in the lounge, wood heater in the kitchen, an original claw bath in the bathroom and new plastic water tank approx. 4500 litres. Great access, only a few minutes drive to Castle Cove beach, 10 Minutes to the Aire River mouth, 15 to Lavers Hill and 25 to Apollo Bay. Expect a visit from local Deer, regular visitors to the property. Note;- The last two images are of the Aire Valley, not the property.…

$300,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

1215 Skenes Creek Road, Apollo Bay

Sensational rural land with excellent access from Skenes Creek Road and only minutes to the beach. This beautiful property is 32.26 ha of clean pasture, two dams, stunning natural forest and a small pine plantation and fully fenced.…

$465,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

1a Seaview Drive, Apollo Bay

Located close to Marriners Lookout, this 680 sqm (approx) residential allotment has ocean and harbour views within a short walk to the beach. All underground services provided to build your dream home.…

$250,000 

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32 Scenic Drive, Apollo Bay

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Ideally positioned for a seaside lifestyle and family living with great potential as a holiday rental or a permanent place of residence. With a versatile floorplan that will comfortably house a family with lots of room to spread out this home represents fantastic potential. With a total of 5 bedrooms and 2 living areas inside the home and an additional 6th bedroom/bungalow this is a classic example of the perfect beach getaway. Downstairs comprises a wide entrance hall, bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe, a further two bedrooms expansive tiled living space complete with kitchenette.Upstairs is a comprehensively appointed kitchen with a stone island bench, stainless steel appliances, dishwasher and separate meals area with a balcony soaking up both bay and mountain views. The luxury of the master bedroom incorporates a hotel style feel with its spacious dimensions, ensuite and generous walk in robe as well as another bedroom and sitting room. The array of quality additional extras embraces split system air conditioning in each of the bedrooms and living spaces, separate laundry with outside access, 3 external entrances, vegetable garden & storage shed. This home makes for a perfect sea change on the doorstep of the pristine coastline and beautiful beaches of Apollo Bay. 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 4 Carparks Land 605 sqm…

$695,000 

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50 Casino Avenue, Apollo Bay

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Immaculately presented and only moments from the Apollo Bay Township and pristine Ocean beaches boasting spectacular views. Cathedral ceilings feature in the expansive open-plan living which flows effortlessly onto the outdoor wrap around balcony with a picturesque backdrop spanning from the Apollo Bay harbour all the way along the stunning coastline to Cape Patton. The kitchen works perfectly to tie together the upstairs space being a central point in the home perfect for friends and family to gather and take in the views through the expansive windows that feature in the upstairs living space. The master suite provides a spacious walk in robe access to a two way bathroom with shower, bath and separate toilet and a private balcony with views of the rolling hills and coastline. Downstairs offers a generous second living room, two further bedrooms with built in robes, a central bathroom with separate toilet and a laundry room. Other features of this coastal seaside oasis include air-conditioning, ceiling fans, electric heating, coonara and ample storage including access under the staircase. Ample on site parking. Generous in proportions, set on an allotment of approximately 550 square metres with a large front yard offering plenty of space for kids to play. This sensational address offers the rare advantages of the best of coast and country living set in the highly sought-after Casino Avenue only one street back from the renowned Great Ocean Road. Stroll to the pristine white sands of nearby beaches, enjoy Friday night fish and chips at the local fish shop, swim, master the surf breaks, explore the rock pools or become part of the community at the Surf Lifesaving Club.…

$775,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

357 Killala Road, Apollo Bay

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Here, where deep green rolling hills meet azure skies resides a residence of natural beauty hidden within Apollo Bay’s majestic landscape with expansive views stretching to the ocean below. Located only 7kms from Apollo Bay and set on an impressive 102 acres (approx.) of rural land adjoining the West Barham River. Custom designed from natural materials and beautiful cedar timbers for absolute privacy this residence features a main house which comprises 3 bedrooms, a study and two bathrooms plus a second dwelling known as the “loft house” which provides the perfect space to host friends, family or for a small B&B. There is also an office space located below the “loft house” allowing those who wish to work from home the convenience of a home office or the flexibility of converting to an additional bedroom or studio space. Bursting with character the timber windows to the main house perfectly frame the lush rolling hills from the living space offering wood fireplace, air-conditioning and access to a large timber veranda with spa bath where you can relax and soak in the views of the hills, valleys and ocean. The large galley style kitchen separates the second living area from the dining room and is complete with Peruvian granite benchtops, Miele oven, induction stove and Bosch dishwasher – the perfect place for large family gatherings. The loft house is a unique and luxurious attic style retreat. It comprises an ensuite, dishwasher, gas cooker, wood fire, air-conditioner and a cosy sitting area as well as a downstairs office/studio space. Other features of this unique property include; many sheds including work shops, garages, hay shed, stable wool shed and fully operational cattle yards plus 30,000 gallons of gravity fed water tanks, offered for sale with goods and chattels including furnishings and stock. Irreplaceable in outlook, this unforgettable, picturesque place of residence gives you the freedom to be out of town yet still close enough to enjoy what the township of Apollo Bay has to offer including the iconic Great Ocean Road, the Hinterlands, waterfalls, gullies, restaurants and farm gates all within an easy 2.5 hour commute of Melbourne.…

$1,200,000 negotiable 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

3 Bass Crescent, Skenes Creek

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Just minutes walk from beautiful Skenes Creek beach, “Bass View” is an immaculately presented double storey property offering magnificent vistas over expansive ocean and coastal views . Presenting an exciting opportunity to enjoy relaxed family living in this beautifully designed spacious home with impeccable fixtures and fittings featuring throughout. Set in an established area that cannot be built out, the property features expansive decking with BBQ area for open space entertaining and taking advantage of those sunny summer days with friends and family. Set over two levels the home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms; an in-house garage, workshop and storage areas; plus a separate extra height double garage for caravan or boat storage, and an enclosed backyard. The surrounds are fully landscaped with low maintenance gardens, with two driveways providing ample access and multi vehicle parking. An open plan kitchen and dining area, and masses of outdoor entertaining space on the covered deck, invite a relaxed lifestyle filled with casual summer barbeques and evenings under the stars. Other features include split system heating and cooling, wood combustion heater, ceiling fans, modern family bathroom, built in robes and large storage closet, stunning coastal decor, and direct access through double doors to the deck from the living room and main bedroom for a coastal chic feeling throughout. In Skenes Creek the location is easily accessed either via the Great Ocean Road or the inland route through Forrest and the Otways. Naturally elevated, generously sized, this property lends itself to those seeking to enjoy the mesmerizing, ever-changing seascape of Bass Strait and the Great Ocean Road's many attractions such as beaches, walking, cycling, surfing, restaurants, cafe's, national parks, and the convenience of nearby Apollo Bay.…

$775,000 

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80 Casino Avenue, Apollo Bay

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Situated on one of Apollo Bays most popular beach side addresses. This property has huge potential to re-develop, renovate or extend in this highly coveted position. This elevated block has amazing views and potential to have better ones. Currently on this property is a 3 bedroom, residence, set on a 740 sqm (approx) corner block of land with spectacular ocean and mountain views. This 1950’s style beach house is charming in its own right. The kitchen and lounge area have full morning sun with a large sundeck overlooking the grassy backyard and views to the harbour and Cape Patten in the distance. Literally step across the Great Ocean Road and you have landed on the beach and a comfortable walk into town.…

$695,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

42 Scenic Drive, Apollo Bay

Situated on one of Apollo Bays most sought after pockets, with stunning backdrop of the green rural mountain outlook of the Otways providing the perfect setting for you to transform this site into your dream home. The elevated block is approximately 575 sqm in size with a wide frontage of 20 metres and provides opportunity to maximize views of the ocean and coastline. Located within proximity to the beach, the Great Ocean Road and the town of Apollo Bay.…

$265,000 

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24 Harrison Street, Marengo

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Offering spectacular views of the sparkling waters of Marengo Beach only a hop skip and a jump away stretching beyond to the lush green hills of Apollo Bay. This stunning 3 bedroom beach house is situated only 150m to the waters edge on one of the most sought after stretches of coastline along the Great Ocean Road. The first floor offers family living with open plan kitchen, dining and living area toned by a neutral colour palette. The kitchen features stone benchtops and stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher. The living adjoins a sun-drenched balcony where you can relax and soak in the peaceful views or see if you can spot a seal at the Marengo Reef seal colony. The master bedroom offers ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet and vanity with a separate powder room on the first floor offering a second toilet. The ground floor comprises a second living area also offering views of the ocean, two further bedrooms both with built in robes and a central bathroom with bath as well as a separate laundry room. One of the features of this remarkable home is the spacious and private paved courtyard which offers the ideal space for family and friends to relax and entertain. Other features of this home include; outdoor shower, carport parking, reverse cycle heating/cooling and beautiful landscaped gardens. The ideal home for those seeking a retreat by the ocean for permanent residence or as a holiday home with potential for attractive returns. Note: There are preliminary plans available for additional balcony, spa and courtyard.…

$815,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

13 Panorama Crescent, Marengo

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Positioned in one of Marengos premier streets, this architecturally built home extends over four cleverly designed levels that showcase panoramic water views from almost every room. This property is superbly situated with dazzling bay views and only steps from the beach, this spacious four-bedroom home offers a slice of tranquility in the heart of Marengo. Designed for entertaining, the upper level has a sweeping open-plan layout comprising of sunken lounge, dining area, kitchen and living room. Plus, alfresco balconies on both sides, including a north-facing decked area drenched in sunlight. Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the master bedroom with light, which also has deck access, a walk-through robe and large ensuite, while an additional four bedrooms a family bathroom and second toilet provide well-appointed accommodation for family or guests. This majestic home also includes a light-filled office, hobby room, wine cellar, home automation, off street parking, ducted vacuum and two-car garage. Set on 700sqm (approx.) close to the beach and walking distance to Apollo Bay and Harbour, wake up to the sounds of the ocean and the smell of the sea in this beautiful beachside home.…

$1,400,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

3/155 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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This very ‘city’ apartment is right in the heart of Apollo Bay. Less than 100 metres to the beach amidst a fine selection of cafes, restaurants and shopping. With great views of the sea & harbour, this amazingly quiet apartment has two bedrooms and a huge open plan space with a warehouse feel to it. With an arched ceiling made of huge recycled timbers and windows that take in the views but still maintain the privacy, this is a very inviting and enjoyable space. With good access, car park for one car and a generous veranda, this is the no work, walk everywhere city apartment at the beach in Apollo Bay…

$589,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au