Michelle McDonald
  • Michelle McDonald
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Michelle is a highly valued team member of Great Ocean Properties, bringing 20 years of customer service experience to her property management and sales role. Her meticulous attention to detail, approachable manner and excellent communication and negotiation skills enable Michelle to deliver an exceptional real estate experience to each of her clients.

Recognising she has been entrusted with her clients most valuable asset, Michelle always strives to deliver professional and knowledgeable advice and ensure a seamless and stress-free process.

Having lived on the Surf Coast for over twenty years Michelle brings great local knowledge, community ties and a love of the coastal lifestyle.
Current Listings

1A Boscarne Avenue, Torquay

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For those looking for a fantastic opportunity, look no further. Located in a quiet family friendly location and with easy access to the beach and all the local amenities, this three-bedroom home ticks all the boxes. Situated on 391 sqm (approx.) the home has been orientated to take advantage of the private, low maintenance north facing yard, allowing light to fill the open plan living, dining and kitchen. Double garage with roll through door to rear yard allows for a multitude of uses and provides great functionality. If you have been searching for a low maintenance holiday home, if you are downsizing, looking to invest or simply looking to buy your first home and break into the Torquay market, then you will love 1A Boscarne Avenue.…

$645,000 - $675,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

5 Bombora Street, Torquay

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Positioned on the highest point of the hill in one of the best locations in the ever-popular Quay Estate, this 4-bedroom home uses every inch of its plot to great effect. Oriented to capitalise on its sunny west position, this great entertainer flows outdoors to a merbau deck with custom engineered foldaway Ironbark chairs for evenings by the firepit. A second-storey addition would unlock ocean views from Torquay to Port Phillip Heads. Easy care & relaxed coastal living are key attributes of this design which offers a flexible floorplan to suit the ever-evolving needs of family life. A versatile second living room can easily adapt to home office requirements or a kid’s zone, while the distinctive main living hub is characterised by plantation shutters & large stacker sliders to the deck & pergola. The king-size master retreat enjoys privacy away from the 3 minor bedrooms, complete with a WIR & spacious en-suite with twin vanities. This fully customised home includes quality electricals throughout, including tv points in all bedrooms plus brand new 4k (UHD) security system, surround sound roof speakers, LED’s, smoke alarms to all rooms & 3kw solar. All the elements of a hardworking kitchen are evident, from the 2.7 x 1.4m stone island bench to a near new Westinghouse 900mm freestanding oven & cooktop, quality dishwasher & WIP. Large scale tiled floors meet high ceilings, & year-round comfort is optimised with premium insulation, gas ducted heating & SSAC to main living. The quiet family-oriented street is another bonus, close to the Pirate Park, Torquay North shops, skate park & schools. The biggest surprise is the 30+ species of well-established productive plants in this private backyard with concealed 5,000L water tank & dripper system; citrus, pears, apples, figs, plums & berries galore provide desirable sustainable living amidst a welcoming space for outdoor fun. Well maintained inside and out, you will never tire of the multi-faceted qualities of this home.…

$825,000 - $845,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

29 Greenfields Drive, Moriac

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A delightful home set on 1/2 an acre (approx.) close to coast and city, this is someone’s dream come true. The graciously generous hallway welcomes you and draws you in to the light filled open plan living zone. Here you will find a versatile and spacious area that includes an almost new kitchen. A recent update has added an induction hob, large walk in pantry and upcycled timber accents that add historical character and charm. A second living area offers a cosy quiet space that is sun filled and the perfect spot to unwind while enjoying the picturesque garden views. There are three generous bedrooms, the master includes a large walk through robe and en-suite with a bespoke solid timber vanity. The family bathroom boasts contemporary styling and is less than a year old. Expect to be enchanted by the easy-care expansive gardens that attract an abundance of native bird life; and look forward to long lazy summer days relaxing with friends and family on the sheltered terrace. The location is ideal for anyone who loves old school country living and wants to make the most of beaches and the bush. Ring road access is nearby making a city commute possible. This is single level simplicity with scope to add your personal touch and to enjoy rural living with added perks.…

$810,000 - $840,000 

Contact

Michelle McDonald 0418123927 michelle@greatoceanproperties.com.au

17 Rosser Boulevard, Torquay

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Located in the ever-popular Quay 2 Estate, this dream home awaits your family. Ideally positioned within walking distance to schools, sporting & childcare facilities, the new Torquay North Shopping Village is just down the hill & beautiful sandy beaches only a hop, skip & jump away. Warm and inviting, this 4-bedroom, 3 living, 2.5 bathroom residence is cleverly oriented to maximise the enviable northerly aspect. Fully landscaped & complete with myriad upgrades & custom additions, this 512sqm haven offers resort style living & entertaining with a fantastic alfresco area. Blue gum wide boards span the length of the deck, leading to verdant Santa Ana lawn in the fully fenced low maintenance garden with vegetable beds & a 4.2 x 2.2m steel garden shed. Plumbing & gas provisions exist for an outdoor kitchen to be added in future. Quality & elegance are evident on arrival, with a large timber front door with glass detail that enhances the exterior of the home & promises an inviting atmosphere. Light-filled & open, the entry leads directly to a Study & second living room, before arriving in the elegant combined kitchen, dining & lounge area. The modern kitchen boasts plentiful cupboard space, walk-in butler’s pantry, 40mm Caesar-stone benchtops (including 3x1.2m island) & quality Smeg & Asko stainless steel appliances. Dine in style with a meals area that captures the beautiful northerly aspect, & flows to the outdoor entertaining zone. Single track floor to ceiling linen drapes throughout add style & grace. With room for all your family’s must-haves, a third living or games room also opens directly onto the deck via high performance stacking sliding doors. Stylish, functional & energy-efficient, all windows are double glazed, & year-round comfort is achieved with ducted heating & refrigerated cooling. When it comes to storage, look no further than your very own walk-in robe in all 3 minor bedrooms, plus walk-in linen press in the laundry. The master suite is an ideal parent’s sanctuary, with a ‘hotel experience’ walk-through dressing room & bountiful, light-filled en suite; oversized shower, heated towel rails, porcelain tiles, plantation shutters & separate WC, repeated in the main bathroom. Quality finishes & inclusions: Tassie Oak floors, raised ceilings, DLUG with internal & rear yard access, Rheem Continuous Hot Water. Tech features: 3 phase power, remote alarm system, 6 camera CCTV, video intercom & OptiComm. Only moments to the beachfront, minutes to Torquay’s shops & schools, plus handy to transport, this beautiful coastal home could soon be yours.…

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Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

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63 Manna Gum Drive, Torquay

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Positioned in arguably the best location in the ever-popular Ocean Views Estate, this 4-bedroom Le Maitre-built home boasts one of the most impressive panoramic vista’s in the region. Oriented to capitalise on its elevated position, with whitewater views to Jan Juc from the sizable master suite, you will be captivated by the ocean views that span from Torquay to Port Phillip Heads & the East Coast’s distant shores. This double storey design offers a desirable floorplan to suit a family lifestyle, with large upper & lower living areas plus multiple outdoor entertaining spaces for all seasons. The master retreat enjoys privacy away from the three other lower level bedrooms & central bathroom, complete with a walk-in robe, spacious en suite with Italian tiles & spa bath, that are concealed behind floor to ceiling mirrored sliding doors. The Rosewood timber kitchen has Egyptian marble benchtops (consistent throughout the wet areas of this home) a St George 900mm oven & cooktop, plus a quality dishwasher, rangehood & ample storage. The dining area flows onto a large deck with stunning Easterly views that are also enjoyed from the lounge room via a wall of tinted glazing. Tassie Oak hardwood floors meet high ceilings, & year-round comfort is optimised with gas ducted heating, ceiling fans to all bedrooms, & a split system upstairs. The quiet street location is another plus, next to vacant rural land with towering Yellow Gums that extends the priceless feeling of freedom and space from the top of the hill. The private well-established backyard provides a welcoming space for children and pets to play, plus raised vegie beds to grow your own produce. Well maintained inside and out, you will never tire of the magnificent ocean views from this timeless home.…

$1,250,000 - $1,300,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

57 Beach Road, Torquay

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If you have been waiting for that once in a generation opportunity to secure a family home on a large block in old Torquay, within walking distance to everything Torquay has to offer well now you have found it! Be surprised by the vast amount of indoor and outdoor space and general ease of living with this stellar family classic home. The home is sure to score highly with families looking for plenty of space that can be enjoyed immediately, while having the potential to add some modern inspiration of their own at a later date set on a large allotment of 1216sqm (app). There’s lots to like about this immaculately presented home, with its choice of living areas, and a great well-appointed timber kitchen with a generous meals area that caters for any occasion. There are three large bedrooms, master with ensuite and walk in robe. Complete the picture two gas logs fireplaces, north facing deck for outdoor entertaining, lock up 2 car garage while the outdoor area and back yard allow for summertime barbeques and safe child play. This home is ideal for those families wanting more space, or those that are looking to explore all the options available to a property of this size and location, these could include: • Renovate • Tennant the property • Live in the house while you set plans to build a new family home • Demolish and rebuild • Subdivide the land (STCA) • Develop and build townhouses (STCA)…

$1,350,000 -$1,450,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

6 Frog Hollow Drive, Torquay

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Discover the privilege of a coastal lifestyle that amplifies space, luxury & privacy. Positioned on over an acre (approx. 4378m2) of land in the highly sought-after Frog Hollow Estate, Torquay, it is only moments from pristine beaches, retail convenience & all practical town assets. Built to exacting specifications, this 4-bedroom, dual living room residence stands sentry from its elevated position, overlooking immaculate lawns & the surrounding treed Estate landscape to the nearby playground. Mature proteas & a flowering gum provide a natural privacy screen to the welcoming front entry, where one’s first impressions are of grandeur & sophistication. The south aspect is enjoyed by a formal sitting room with concealed study nook, as well as the luxurious Master suite & a delightful guest room, all decorated with single track floor to ceiling linen drapes that add style & grace. Both main bedrooms boast high quality en suites, incorporating frameless showers & Caesarstone benchtops, with a soothing colour palette & tile choice. Oriented to maximise the enviable northerly aspect, the home asserts itself with a soaring boathouse ceiling that extends outward, encompassing a huge alfresco space. A totally seamless connection between indoor & outdoor entertaining is achieved by opening up the high-performance stacking sliding doors from both the kitchen hub & living area, cosy with a gas log fire. Kitchens don’t come more impressive than this, complete with stone bench tops, quality stainless steel appliances (900mm oven/gas hob/DW), walk-in butler’s pantry & abundant cupboard space. The central main bathroom offers a bath, shower, vanity & separate toilet, servicing the additional north-facing minor bedrooms. Utilities include a generous laundry & internal access to a RC double garage with extra storage. Add to this a 14.4 x 9 metre shed with side access, 3 high roller doors, wood fire, kitchenette & full en suite, & you have the ultimate ‘man cave’ from which to work & play. Many other features include: solid Tassie Oak floors, cellar, ducted heating/refrigerated cooling, 5-kilowatt solar power, solar hot water, double glazed windows, surround sound, ducted vacuum, security system, video intercom & 110,000 litre water tank with sub cleaning filter. Fully landscaped including a rockery garden & orchard, this haven offers coastal living at its best!…

$1,550,000 - $1,580,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

72A The Esplanade, Torquay

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Front row dress circle position across the road from one of Australia’s premier beach locations, this master-built property is centrally located between Old Torquay & the new Torquay North. This unique opportunity will be a popular choice, with a flexible & versatile design that includes self-contained living & world-class ocean views guaranteed from both levels. This well-positioned property near Torquay’s restaurant precinct will appeal to many, & families will enjoy safe swimming & surfing at protected Fisherman's Beach. The ground level offers open plan living, kitchen & dining, where all eyes are firmly transfixed on the deep blue sea views, stretching from Zeally Bay to Cape Schanck. Sliding doors open to a covered front deck & immaculate lawn, shaded by an iconic Moonah Tree. There are few better places to cook & enjoy meals than in this kitchen, with views that will inspire your inner chef, aided by Westinghouse appliances (wall oven/gas hob/DW), walk-in pantry & ample cupboard space. At the rear is a master suite with westerly garden aspect, WIR, en suite & powder room, plus a fully fitted home office & laundry. The timber staircase features an electronic Stairlift for optimal full use of the home, leading to the top level where a large living room with gas log fire & SSAC provides the ultimate location to appreciate vast sea views. Ships sailing through the Heads, glorious sunrises & a daily procession of activity is on show from this elevated position, with a roomy covered deck that will accommodate the family & visitors. A convenient kitchenette further demonstrates the desirability of this home as an ideal permanent downsizer, luxury beach home or ideal investment. Two additional spacious bedrooms with BIRs & a central main bathroom service the upper level, overlooking the neat back garden. An RC double lock up carport leads to a rear garage/workshop, complete with plumbing & WC, & 1,100L water tank. Don’t miss this opportunity to secure your own piece of prime real estate on the best residential strip in Torquay. Inspection by appointment only.…

$2,250,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

31 Pintail Drive, Torquay

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With an impressive, functional floorplan & contemporary design aesthetics, this home offers the ideal base for modern family living. Located in the popular Zeally Sands Estate, this 4BR home includes a private master retreat with walk in robe, spacious en-suite & separate toilet. Boasting 2 living spaces & perfectly positioned for an abundance of natural light with north-facing open plan living, meals & kitchen, the family can come together to connect, whilst enjoying the privacy of zoned sleeping quarters. The central family bathroom echoes the same quality features & floor to ceiling tiles as the en suite, with the addition of a bath & separate toilet in the west wing. Soothing, neutral interior tones meet rich merbau decking & graphite coloured brickwork, lawn & beautiful landscaping that will grow to offer screening & privacy. Effortless connection to the outdoors is achieved with double sliding doors to the extended covered north alfresco area for year-round entertaining. An additional living space offers options for a rumpus room, theatre room or even a home office, while other features include ducted heating, high ceilings, soft close cabinetry, enviable storage, study nook, wideboard timber laminate floors, plush carpets, remote controlled DLUG, s/s 900mm oven & gas cooktop, plus a generously proportioned walk-in pantry. Epitomising coastal family living, this home is situated on a 532sqm allotment (approx.) in close proximity to Surf Coast Secondary College, Torquay Coast Primary School, Lisieux Catholic Primary School, Childcare Centre, Dunes shopping complex, skate park, local sporting reserves, plus only minutes to Whites Beach & The Sands Golf Course.…

$835,000 - $865,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

4 (36A) Cypress Lane, Torquay

Here is your opportunity to secure just over an acre of titled land in one of the most prestigious pockets of Torquay! Located close to the local schools, shops, beaches and all that the Torquay and the Surfcoast has to offer, this wonderful 4110 m2 (approx.) parcel of land will make the perfect site for your new home. If privacy, prestige, space and location and are important values to you, then you will want to secure 4 Cypress Lane. Act now so that you can create an amazing home for your family to enjoy.…

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Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

14 Grass Tree Court, Torquay

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Move straight into this exceptional 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom property and enjoy the relaxed Torquay lifestyle immediately, with ‘low to no’ maintenance required! Clever design offers generously proportioned spaces and wide doorways throughout, with easy accessibility a key feature of this immaculately presented home. Entertainers will love the seamless flow that connects the dining and living areas to the spacious chef’s kitchen, complete with Fisher & Paykel 900mm stainless steel oven, gas cooktop & dish drawers. Double stacker sliding doors connect the open plan space to a Hampton’s style wraparound verandah. Chase the sun year-round, with northerly and easterly aspects for your morning coffee and afternoon refreshments. Private alfresco living is also on offer at the rear deck; a protected sanctuary bordered by established native gardens, and articulated water system serviced by the 1500ltr water tank. The master bedroom offers substantial space for a parent’s retreat, with direct access to a private deck. Ample wardrobe space leads to a luxurious en-suite with in situ shower, toilet and vanity. A functional floorplan allows for flexibility, offering 2 more good sized bedrooms, or a dedicated Study with built-in cabinetry. A family bathroom with floor to ceiling tiles offers a large walk-in shower, deep relaxing bath and a separate powder room. Climate control is comfortable all year round, thanks to zoned ducted heating and refrigerated AC. Light, bright and inviting, this property is located in a beautiful quiet tree lined court. The gardens are well established, with mass plantings of grevilleas & coastal banksias. Off street parking for 4 cars, plus a SLUG, all on 500sqm, is within minutes of major shopping areas and schools.…

$775,000 - $805,000 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

1 Centreside Drive, Torquay

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Ideally located within metres of the Quay Oval, this four bedroom property is perfectly positioned to access nearby primary and secondary schools, childcare centre, shopping complex, parks and reserves, transport links and medical facilities. Only minutes to the beach and golf course, this single level, solid brick residence will appeal to those looking for an established, low maintenance property. This large 628m2 (approx.) allotment features a DLUG with drive through access to the fully fenced backyard, perfect for the boat or trailer. The floor plan caters to the practicalities of family life, with two living/entertaining areas (offers options for a rumpus room or home office space). The property is comprised of an open plan kitchen with walk-in pantry, dining and living that opens onto the outdoor area. Three bedrooms with BIRs are located close to a central family bathroom and separate toilet. A clever layout affords the north facing master bedroom enviable privacy, complete with a walk-in robe and ensuite. Additional features include ducted heating/cooling, stainless steel appliances (gas cooktop, oven, dishwasher), laminate bench tops, tiled flooring, carpeted bedrooms, laundry with direct outdoor access, 5000ltr water tank and easy to maintain yard. Inspect this home now to secure an ideally positioned lifestyle or investment property.…

$735,000-$770,000 price adjustment 

Contact

Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

21 Fairway Drive, Anglesea

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Nestled in a quiet nook of Anglesea with the golf course only a short stroll away, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home will have you feeling like you are permanently on holiday. Cathedral ceilings with straw panel lining and exposed beams charm with unique coastal character and exceptional insulation qualities. Enjoy the ambience of the slow combustion wood fire in the cooler months with the open plan living downstairs and generous mezzanine loft space. The kitchen and meals area flows from the lounge through to the north westerly facing undercover entertaining area; another wonderful living space. Set on a generous landscaped 585 sqm (app) fully fenced private and sun filled allotment, the back yard also features a large dual roller door secure workshop and additional garden shed providing ample storage for all of your beach and outdoor lifestyle equipment. This is an exciting opportunity to secure an enviable lifestyle in one of the Surfcoast's most desirable locations. An inspection is a must.…

$725,000 - $775,000 

Contact

Ian Lawless 0409258792 ian@greatoceanproperties.com.au