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

6 Holzer Drive, Apollo Bay

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This distinctive four-bedroom sandstone home sits slightly apart yet remains comfortably connected to the coastal architecture of the neighbourhood only 350 metres from the beach. The tiled entry way leads you past the two downstairs bedrooms with their walk-in robes, that share a bathroom. There’s an all-weather entry from the large single garage to the laundry, and a direct door into the foyer. Then there’s the large rumpus/sun-room, come family room, come pool room, come hobby centre that faces north west and opens directly to the private garden area. The well equipped kitchen with its large pantry, presides over a delightful family space with a north facing balcony for the sounds and breezes of the ocean. Dining and living areas (with ocean glimpses) adjoin making for a feeling of welcome and luxury accentuated by the high ceilings. Privacy is the watchword for the two upstairs bedrooms (or one of them a large study), of which the master boasts an ensuite and walk-in robe. The other could work as a study. It also has built in robes. Further features include a 5 kVA solar system on the roof, double glazing in all living areas, excellent storage throughout the home, many well established fruit trees, the quietude of living on a cul-de-sac and the reduced garden workload of a home that occupies most of the 385 sqm block. With the downstairs bedrooms, bathroom and recreation room, this is a stylish solution to visitors, or paying customers while you enjoy the upstairs lifestyle of Paradise by The Sea.…

$695,000. 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

10 Scenic Drive, Apollo Bay

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Located in one of Apollo Bay’s premier pockets, this low maintenance property is perfect for those yearning easy living without compromise to independence, space and endless potential. This sizeable solid family home provides an opportunity to move in today or provides the option for investors to take advantage of the already established popularity of this home as a holiday rental for families. Set over two levels it features 5 bedrooms, 3 generous living zones and 2 bathrooms. A large kitchen area with space for a large dining table with access to a balcony with bay glimpses. Additional features include; ample off street with room for a caravan, trailer and boat, views of the hills, split system heating/cooling, option to purchase the existing furnishings which provide accommodation for up to 15 guests. Take advantage of a relaxed quality lifestyle only a short stroll away from the beach.…

$595,000. 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

8 Nova Court, Apollo Bay

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There’s a strip of blue ocean to your left as you approach the front door of this charming two bedroom Apollo Bay cottage. Step up to the north facing balcony and be welcomed into the open plan living and dining area. A galley kitchen, European laundry, bathroom and two good sized bedrooms complete the picture. Your eye is drawn to the spacious back garden with it’s gazebo and garden shed. The home sits on a generous 690sqm block. Also included are reverse cycle air conditioning and energy efficient instantaneous gas hot water. Offered fully furnished. Ideal as a holiday rental, weekend getaway, or a first home. We don't expect this coastal charmer to be on the market for long. Arrange an inspection soon.…

$420,000 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

21 Great Ocean Road, Marengo

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With a grassy 250 metre track to the beach out the back and the iconic Great Ocean Road at the front door, this big little beach house sits on a spacious 880m2 block. It features six bedrooms, two kitchens, two living spaces, two bathrooms, two big reverse cycle air conditioners, two separate decks and twice as much garden charm as you’ll find on your average suburban block. Currently generating a good income as a holiday rental, the possibilities for improvement or development are plentiful. (Subject to council approval of course.) Buy now as long term, low cost investment with your own personal family holidays built in, renovate and enjoy immediately or live in one section and run the rest as a B&B. However you dice it, this is an rare chance to own a slice of ocean side serenity at a very approachable price.…

$540,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

3210 Great Ocean Road, Glenaire

Immerse yourself into the wilderness with this 4 hectare ( 10 acre ) bush block zoned Rural Conservation under the Colac Otway Planning Scheme 25 minutes from Apollo Bay. Overlooking the most pristine Aire Valley flats, a few hundred metres from Castle Cove Beach, this block lends itself to nature lovers alike. This property is filled with ferns, black woods, eucalyptus and an array of native flora and fauna. With a frontage of 470m, along the Great Ocean Road, this block is certainly worthy of an inspection. Due to zoning restrictions would be unlikely to get a permit to build a dwelling here.…

$120,000. 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

251 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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This immediately comfortable four-bedroom family holiday home directly overlooking the beach just stepped out of dreamland into reality. With a double street frontage, huge elevated 1,000 sqm block and a serious garage/games room this haven for family and friends is a passport to years of action-packed relaxation. Including its own ensuite and sitting room, the upstairs master bedroom is a private escape with sensational sea views. Downstairs its open plan living/dining, a wood fired heater, kitchen, three bedrooms, family bathroom, laundry, decks front and back, and loads of all-important storage space. With excellent pedestrian and vehicle access from Casino Avenue at the rear and the spacious, sound garage/rumpus room also delivers weatherproof parking for the prized family chariot. There’s a sign on the way into Apollo Bay that reads “Paradise by the Sea”, inspect this home you’ll agree.…

$1,150,000. 

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1/20 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

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Provincial on Pascoe oozes modern beach provincial charm. Three delightful, spacious bedrooms with BIRs, master with Ensuite, a light filled atrium for weather protection and private outdoor living, 2 separate balconies offering views of both sunrise and sunset and a large combined living, dining and modern kitchen, make this apartment a great holiday getaway. The water is so close you can see it from your balcony. Check the surf conditions, grab the boogie board and BAM, you are there in minutes. Literally all only metres to the shops and cafes and 300 metres to the beach. This property is currently returning excellent holiday rental figures, offered fully furnished.…

$520,000. 

Contact

Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

27 Great Ocean Road, Skenes Creek

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Designed and built by the current owners, this quality tri-level three bedroom home captures the best of its remarkable ocean side location with full length double glazed windows and a full width ocean deck. You can literally watch the whales from the living room. The master bedroom is generous and private with built in robes balcony access and it’s own adjoining bathroom with spa. The two downstairs bedrooms enjoy ocean views and built in robes. With two bathrooms, large laundry and a separate toilet plus a charming refurbished kitchen, this home ticks all the boxes. Outside, there’s even more. Undercover parking, lockup storage a large dry workshop (or wine cellar) and an extensive solar panel system not to mention the delightful sheltered back garden and BBQ area. Land size 600sqm. For the ultimate permanent relaxed lifestyle or a delightful escape space “Sea Whispers” is about as good as it gets.…

$950,000 

Contact

Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

14 Newcombe Street, Marengo

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This is a big opportunity to buy a big five bedroom house on a big 1280 sqm block. If you fancy living, holidaying or redeveloping, with fresh ocean air in your lungs and the soothing sounds of the surf in your ears, 14 Newcombe Street Marengo might just be right for you. Immediately comfortable, with a sprawling private garden area, plenty of garage and shed space plus a veggie plot, the home embraces its’ environment with big windows from almost every room. The vast living/dining space is served by a good-sized kitchen and pantry. A long central hallway delivers five bedrooms, bathroom laundry, separate toilet and a spacious, private master bedroom. Invite the family, Air B&B the spare rooms or re-develop (STCA) to your own special design. It’s big on possibilities and big on value too.…

$650,000 

Contact

Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

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14 Diana Street, Apollo Bay

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This entry level two-bedroom Apollo Bay beauty is hard to beat. Setback from the road on a quiet street it’s also just 300 metres to the beach and shops! The house is free standing on 450 sqm of land with undercover parking, two good sized bedrooms, open plan kitchen/living/dining, separate bathroom and a front verandah. There's also plenty of room for a boat, caravan and trailer. It’s currently tenanted on a monthly tenancy so you can take your time while you consider your options if you wish. This is a lot of bang for your property buck. You just don't see the opportunity to own such a central piece of paradise everyday.…

$440,000. 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

10 Galbraith Way, Marengo

Located in the popular Heathfield estate only meters away from the breaking surf, ocean views and excellent proximity to both Marengo & the township of Apollo Bay, this substantial 4000sqm (1 acre approx) allotment provides an opportunity to plan and build your own private coastal oasis. Featuring a 26 meter frontage and adjoining a landscape reserve at the rear, take advantage of the tranquility of this low density residential zone away from the madding crowd of Apollo Bay with the sound of the breaking waves nearby. The outlook from any future dwelling could be designed with the ocean in mind to take advantage of the positioning of this allotment to maximise coastal views and the surrounding rolling hills with the certainty that your views can never be built out. The land is approximately 2.5 hours from Melbourne, 2 minutes to Apollo Bay and only moments away from the peaceful Marengo beaches, reefs and nature walks. Enjoy the seclusion whilst being close enough to the town center to savour the cafes, restaurants, farmers markets and events. Don't miss the opportunity to buy this attractive property in one of the most pristine and beautiful regions that Australia has to offer.…

$385,000 

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1a/29 Murray Street, Apollo Bay

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Behind the trees is a hidden gem, this very affordable 3 bedroom timber home is light and bright being north facing and set on a 417 m2 site with direct street frontage, 500 metres from the beach and a short stroll to town. Other features include ornate 9 foot ceilings, slate flooring, gas and electric heating, air-conditioner, dishwasher, built in robes, two internal toilets, front and rear decks, single lock up garage, additional carspace and established gardens. So affordable this one won't last.…

$495,000 

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11a Seaview Drive, Apollo Bay

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An emphasis on indoor-outdoor living and views across the water creates impressive surroundings for this low-maintenance and beautifully detailed 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhouse exemplifies contemporary luxury in a seaside location, ideally positioned within walking distance to the Beach and Apollo Bay. This homes impressive living space dimensions are highlighted in the open plan living-dining room with access to a wrap-around balcony complete with sweeping views to both the ocean and the hills, bathed in sunlight and perfect for entertaining offering an exceptional space for daily living. The gourmet kitchen is designed for efficiency with quality appliances and dishwasher. Master suite with access to private decking area, full en-suite and robes and a further two bedrooms also include built in robes. Comprehensive appointments include, off street parking for 2 cars, heating, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, laundry & polished floorboards. This precisely planned and beautifully appointed home combines low maintenance living with the space of an independent home in a privileged position.…

$569,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

245 Busty Road, Apollo Bay

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Make the sky, the ocean and the landscape your best friends. Enjoy commanding views, deeply comfortable accommodation, two enormous bedrooms and a new sense of wonder with every hour of every day. You’ll own 4.2 hectares (10 acres) of prime elevated Otway land. Your home will boast a vast living area, a fully equipped country kitchen, plus a generous bathroom and laundry. And everywhere you look, there are amazing views. Outside, through the pines, you’ll walk to one of two spectacular viewing platforms, breathe deeply and smile. An exceptional property in an amazing location, but strictly for those who have what it takes to move to the top.…

$995,000 

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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.…

$290,000 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

10 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

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Located in the heart of Apollo Bay, this three bedroom, two bathroom home has plenty of potential. While Zoned commercial 1, this pre-loved home would make a great holiday house or permanent home. It has been on the market for a while at above market expectations but now is priced to sell. With a land size of 717 sqm and a frontage of over 14 metres can easily be converted to a multi-use site. The main house may need a bit of modernizing but is very sound and retains many of its original features. This is a rare opportunity to secure a prime location with endless possibilities.…

$590,000 

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2/615 Hordern Vale Road, Hordern Vale

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With plenty of character and charm "Stone Cottage" offers a place to relax and unwind in total privacy. Set on approx. 3.8 acres of secluded natural bush, only minutes from the Aire River estuary. This property represents amazing value and offers potential for a solid, fully serviced income. Yours to use when you like, rent out for holiday accommodation, or both. Last financial year the cottage grossed $25K. Stone Cottage sits high on an embankment flanked by gnarled stringy barks and magical native grass-trees with uninterrupted views of the valley towards the dunes, with an elevated deck from which to survey this captivating landscape. Recently renovated with new deck and freshly painted throughout, this gorgeous cottage is a unique property, a place of tranquility and seclusion with the sounds of the ocean, the magnificent local wildlife and exotic birds nearby. Comprising with two separate bedrooms, wood fire, spa bath, great kitchen, separate bathroom, carport and plenty of veranda space. Located in Cape Otway within just half an hours drive through the National Park to the vibrant seaside town of Apollo Bay.…

$325,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

9/17-19 Nelson Street, Apollo Bay

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This spectacular first floor apartment will leave you breathless with its world-class views of the ocean, Apollo Bays boat harbor, the golf course and the surrounding hills. Perched in a convenient location only 100m from Apollo Bays main street which features boutique shopping, cafes and restaurants. Sensational space, sophisticated style and expansive views await those who crave the ultimate seaside retreat, this luxuriously proportioned and lavishly appointed 3 bedroom apartment offers a secure entrance, a spacious light filled open plan living area which flows seamlessly to the paved outdoor patio with glass balustrades bringing the ocean, harbor and golf course all seemingly within arms reach. Kitchen with stone bench-tops, stainless appliances including a dishwasher and an island bench with breakfast bar. Master bedroom with its own space for a desk or sofa as well as access to a private balcony, ensuite and built in robes. A further two bedrooms also offer built in robes and share a modern central bathroom with shower and bath. Set in a corner position to maximise natural light, other features include euro laundry, single lock up garage and a carport, split system heating/cooling, heating to bedrooms & security entrance. Beautiful style, quality appointments and those exceptional views propel this apartment into a category of its own.…

$650,000 

Contact

Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au