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

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

65 Central Avenue, Torquay

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Centrally located in the heart of Torquay's “golden grid”, this home was designed, built and crafted to showcase and exude ease of living. The understated sophistication of a neutral colour palette complements the greenery outside, forging a visual connection between indoors and out. Stacker doors reveal the alfresco - a private north-facing entertaining zone bordered by Birds of Paradise and easy-care landscaping. High ceilings and fresh white interiors are complemented by warm-toned Tassie Oak flooring and stairs, while floating timber shelving add a beautiful accent to the stunning kitchen. The open plan kitchen, meals and living area balances function and style, fitted with quality Fisher and Paykel appliances, Caesarstone benchtops and a commodious walk-in pantry. The modern, coastal luxe aesthetic is amplified by plantation shutters, a textural feature wall and gas log fire. Split system heating-cooling to both levels also provide year-round climate comfort. Double-glazed windows provide light-filled living, with thermal benefits that help keep the home warm in winter and cool in summer. The double-storey layout offers 3 bedrooms, with the versatility of setting up a home office. Budding off the second living room upstairs is a large master suite with fully fitted walk-in robe and a spacious ensuite with oversized shower and a freestanding bath. Both minor bedrooms feature built-in robes and are serviced by a central bathroom downstairs. Set in a quiet rear position and cleverly oriented to maximise the sunshine, move straight in and enjoy the freedom of living in your own haven in this incredible location, or take it on as a holiday home with potential for strong holiday returns. Low maintenance living, only a short walk to the beachfront, with shops, café’s, schools and all community assets nearby, there is also a 2-car garage that offers convenient internal and rear yard access.…

$1,100,000 - $1,200,000 

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Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

8/42 Bell Street, Torquay

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Offers required by 4 February 2021 This is penthouse living with extra wow factor. Its leafy outlook is captivating and the opportunity to enjoy both views and north facing light filled living is such a rarity in Torquay apartment living. Quality finishes and sleek contemporary lines imbue the home with a sense of sophisticated calm. The spacious floor plan features three generously sized bedrooms (master with en-suite); open plan living with ultra modern kitchen and access to covered outdoor entertaining. There is extensive storage throughout including an oversize cupboard for surfboards and beach toys. The cleverly concealed European laundry and additional built in storage guarantee the preservation of the minimalist and sleek interior styling. A second north facing living zone with a large sunny covered balcony makes this space attractive all year round. Security enabled building access brings peace of mind and the two secure car parks are a welcome bonus as are the double glazing; split system and sumptuous finishes throughout. Everything to love about Torquay is right on your doorstep. Pull on the wetsuit and wonder down to catch a wave, or leave the car at home and enjoy an easy stroll for coffee, shopping or dining out. Enjoy a touch of metropolitan living on the coast with shops, cafes, and restaurants just metres to world-class beaches and spectacular coastal walks. A very appealing property in the heart of Torquay currently tenanted until July 2021, perfect for anyone looking for a permanent home, coastal weekender or solid investment.…

$1,250,000 - $1,285,000 

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Michelle McDonald 0418123927 michelle@greatoceanproperties.com.au

102 Fischer Street, Torquay

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This property combines effortless living in a handy location and offers an ideal opportunity to embrace the Surf Coast lifestyle. Over two levels, downstairs features a generous L-shaped living zone with a dedicated home theatre space and plenty of room to relax and unwind. There is easy access to sunny outdoor entertaining on a north facing deck. A large kitchen with solid timber cabinetry, double wall ovens and Caesarstone bench tops will be appreciated by anyone who loves to entertain. A bedroom with two way ensuite access; a laundry; plentiful storage plus a double garage with roller door through to the rear are also on this level. Upstairs the highlights include a second light filled living zone with a gas log fire and sliding door to a private deck with a peek of the ocean. There are also two bedrooms with balcony access; a cosy reading nook with built in bookshelves; and a bathroom with a spa bath. The neutral decor is calming and contemporary and the beautiful polished timber flooring adds character and style. Outdoors both the exterior and grounds are super low maintenance to make sure your time is better spent making the most of the beach just a short 6 minute walk away. Enjoy a nature filled stroll through Deep Creek Reserve with tennis courts and children’s playground. Shops, cafes, restaurants and schools are all within walking distance too. Currently tenanted until July 2021 this property is perfect as a permanent home, coastal weekender or as an ideal investment. Either way it invites a holiday state of mind all year round.…

$820,000 - $870,000 

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Michelle McDonald 0418123927 michelle@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 

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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 

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Michelle McDonald 0418123927 michelle@greatoceanproperties.com.au

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98 Fraser Avenue, Anglesea

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Elevated with gorgeous tree top views this property has a warm and peaceful character that instantly feels like home. Situated directly opposite the Anglesea heathlands and just a short walk to the town centre and golf club this lovely 3 bedroom home is spacious and light filled. This two storey house is open plan with two living areas including freestanding woodfire. Upstairs the bedrooms are complete with built-in-robes, central bathroom, separate w.c. and a spacious deck with views of the heath reserve, front garden and nearby bush walking tracks. Downstairs includes another spacious living area with large bar opening on to the private deck and a combined laundry/bathroom. With a double driveway that includes ample off street parking the double storey allows for extensive storage space with shelving under the house and a lock up shed. The property is extensively landscaped and will certainly appeal to anyone looking to enjoy all the seasonal joys that the coast has to offer. Perfect for a weekend getaway or permanent home. Birdsong and bush, beach and river, this slice of Anglesea is ready for someone to create their own very special memories in a very special place.…

$945,000 - $995,000 

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Ian Lawless 0409258792 ian@greatoceanproperties.com.au

11 St Georges Way, Torquay

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If you have been searching for a modern coastal home that is a flat walk to the beach and also perfect for golf lovers, then this stylish 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom residence will certainly tick the boxes. Featuring a spacious living area, well-appointed kitchen with luxurious modern finishes, gas log fireplace and split system heating & cooling for year round comfort, sliding door access to the north facing low maintenance back garden with panoramic views of the3rd fairway of the Sands golf course. This home has an inspired coastal flavour with an abundance of natural light that you are sure to love. Currently tenanted until August 2021, this fantastic opportunity in the popular Sands estate is perfect for anyone looking for a solid investment, coastal weekender or permanent home.…

$970,000 - $1,010,000 

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Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

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 

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Nick Kearsey 0455184240 nick@greatoceanproperties.com.au

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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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