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

337 Aire Settlement Road, Johanna

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This 4 to 5 bedroom storybook cottage is as pretty as a picture, it oozes character and charm from the moment you come up the tree lined driveway. Perched high up on a hill the home offers truly breathtaking Bass Strait views beyond the green Johanna hills. Set over two levels this home has a warmth about it that is accentuated by an expanse of French doors, exposed whitewashed timber beams surrounded by beautiful established gardens. Downstairs includes open plan, light filled living area with dining and a spacious open kitchen. The highlight of this living area is a big, cosy brick open fireplace. Also, downstairs is one bedroom, a study or fifth bedroom, the bathroom and laundry. The master bedroom is upstairs, adjacent is a very cute two bedroom cottage/studio for sleeping overflow. The home surrounded by brick paving and hardy cottage gardens, offers a place to enjoy the serenity of such a private location. Further features include, a double carport, machinery shed, woodshed and fresh water tanks holding 26,000 litres of rain water. The property is set on 20 acres (8ha) of pasture, bush and specimen trees, and is accessed from Andersons Road. The house garden and outbuildings are fenced off on about half an acre. It’s a lazy 10 minute drive to the famous Johanna beach, 20 mins to Lavers Hill, 40 mins to Apollo Bay and less than an hour to Colac.…

$750,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

19 Ferrier Drive, Marengo

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Quietly elevated on one of Marengo's most beautiful drives, this three-bedroom tri-level sanctuary delivers ocean and Otways views, abundant birdlife and a great relaxed lifestyle ambience. From its north east facing hillside block of 752sqm, the house enjoys a great outlook - even at the ground level entry porch - and boasts sensational vistas and ocean views from the main living/entertaining deck. From the front door you enter a large living/playing area (over 7m wide) flanked by a bedroom with ensuite, built-in robe and bath. A few steps up, the staggered second floor boasts another two bedrooms with built-in robes and a separate laundry (with ground floor access to the garden), toilet and bathroom. Generous open plan kitchen, dining and living spaces grace the top floor which is bordered by a delightful 11 metre deck. A large double steel garage/workshop is also provided. The property is currently subject to a permanent tenancy at $400 per week expiring August 2020.…

$650,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

54 Casino Avenue, Apollo Bay

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Cleverly set at the quiet end of one of Apollo Bay’s iconic avenues, this well-established three-bedroom brick veneer home delivers a warm welcome on a generous 800 sqm block with delightful ocean views. The open kitchen looks across the dining area to the family room with its amazing outlook. The master bedroom also enjoys an ocean vista along with a large walk-in wardrobe and ensuite. There’s a separate laundry, second main bathroom, separate WC and built in robes in the bedrooms two and three. Secure double lock-up garage, solar panels, a private garden area and ocean side balcony complete the picture for this quality home. Move in and enjoy or make it your own with a minor facelift.…

$780,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

5 Alastair Court, Apollo Bay

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This brand-new home delivers panoramic ocean views and picture-perfect living from a lofty 475 sqm block at the top end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Full double glazing, first class insulation and reverse cycle air conditioning mean life in this four-bedroom home is always as comfortable as it is stylish and picturesque. Two bathrooms with walk-in showers, a huge walk-in robe to the master bedroom, spacious entry and access to a delightful sheltered rear courtyard with best quality fittings contribute to the story. Tasmanian oak floors, stone kitchen benches, a rear deck and classic open plan living make the whole package irresistible. Fully landscaped native garden. Be warned. You will love it.…

$950,000 

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41 Costin Street, Apollo Bay

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This gorgeous, fully renovated three bedroom cottage is perfect for a holiday get away or a first home buyer, set on 340 sqm.. The house boasts three bedrooms with (two with BIR’s), two toilets, two showers, spacious living areas and a large deck on the sunny side of the house. Located on a corner lot, the house is only minutes from the shops, cafes and patrolled beach. The P-12 College is only steps away, perfect for a young family, you’ll never be late for school! The community swimming pool is across the road as well as the community garden. Apollo Bay entry point, all the hard work has been done to this property. You will find it hard to look any further for an easy coastal getaway or family home.…

$475,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

22 Grant Street, Forrest

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Located in the very heart of the thriving township of Forrest, this property has been lovingly created with an eye for style and comfort. On a 2,362m2 block in a township zone with a wide frontage of 28 metres and rear access from turner drive, the property is a truly unique offering. This stylish single level as new residence offers spacious family accommodation with 4 bedrooms, two bathrooms, loungeroom, kitchen / diningroom and laundry in addition to a studio / workshop ( 45m2 ) with direct access via grant street to the busy tourist trade. it would ideally suit someone wanting to establish their own business in Forrest. The property could be utilised as a large family residence with home occupation for a showroom, artist studio, hairdressing salon, day-care or consulting rooms or transformed into bed and breakfast accommodation. Features of the home include marble bench tops, double glazing, high ceilings, spotted gum timber flooring, ducted heating and combustion heater, 5kw solar system and excellent insulation. A large double garage / workshop ( 64m2 ) has direct access to the home. there is a front verandah and a large north facing side verandah with french doors opening from the living area. a large back garden which is fully fenced and secure would be ideal for a family. there is also an opportunity for further development or subdivision at the rear (stca). Don’t miss this opportunity to live the Forrest lifestyle in the absolute comfort and style of this beautiful property.…

$820,000 

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410 Sunnyside Road, Wongarra

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Solidly anchored in one of the top spots in the Otways, this three-bedroom home features sensational ocean views into the south and the east, making for inspiring living all day, every day. The unique frame-less bull-nose glass design delivers Apollo Bay, the coast, the ocean and the sky right into the main living area. Built of brick, with concrete balconies and set on 10 acres, a couple cleared, with fruit trees, 50,000 litres of rainwater storage, plus a dam and pump for the veggie garden, it’s is an ideal base for your private, nature inspired lifestyle. There are two bedrooms upstairs and one downstairs with its own bathroom making visitors an easy option. The open plan living/ kitchen/dining arrangement is immediately comfortable with split system reverse cycle air conditioning, wood heater, carpets and lots of scope for your own style update. A four car lock up garage downstairs plus ample shedding completes the picture for those who fancy security and serenity.…

$925,000 

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1/12 Murray Street, Apollo Bay

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Nestled just 200 metres from the beach and 400 metres from town is this rare and surprising find. Having direct frontage onto Murray Street there is a lot to smile about. Three spacious bedrooms two with built in robes and one with walk in robe and en-suite. Well equipped kitchen with open plan dining and living area leads to a private courtyard. A perfect entertainer for all occasions. Other features include a sheltered entrance, single lock up garage, fully appointed laundry, spilt system for heating and cooling, electric cooking and hot water service and floating timber flooring throughout. This won’t last long.…

$525,000 

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49 Scenic Drive, Apollo Bay

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This house on Scenic Drive sits a little taller than the rest. Set on a 666sqm block it’s a five bedroom beauty delivering two living areas, four balconies, double glazing, big living spaces, two bathrooms, one and a half kitchens, laundry and a separate studio with bathroom. But the views are the jewel in the crown, as they are panoramic and need to be experienced to be appreciated. Downstairs through the double entry doors lie three bedrooms, a large living room, bathroom, separate toilet a laundry/kitchen. Great for visiting relatives or air B&B. Upstairs you’ll find two further bedrooms, fully fledged open plan kitchen/dining/living, bathroom, separate toilet, three large decks and sensational views. A freestanding studio with bathroom offers further possibilities. Big family holidays, a most desirable holiday rental prospect or an ideal live in and Air B&B proposition, this crown is sure to fit.…

$895,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

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19 Banksia Court, Apollo Bay

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This classic beach house is immaculate and only minutes’ walk from the beach and the cafes and restaurants of Apollo Bay. Comprising of three generous size bedrooms, a large combined living and dining room full of light and sun. The living area spills onto a wide deck offering views of gums and wattles in the green belt, giving privacy and tranquility right in the heart of town. Features include new aluminium windows, a log fire, quiet court for the kids to play, new carpets, stacks of room underneath for entertainment and possible extension. The north facing yard is both a safe place and generous in size 645 sqm in all, plenty of room for a caravan, boat or both.…

$585,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

65 Leorkes Access, Wongarra

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Enjoy relaxed coastal living with stunning views over established gardens and manicured lawns, surrounding paddocks and the ocean from this beautiful Wongarra property. Nestled along a quiet street, this charming brick home is set on 2.2 acres of picturesque land. With a large multi-purpose shed and water tanks holding approx. 69,000L of water. Sprawling lawns, a dam, established trees and low maintenance plantings surround the house, the pleasant sounds of native bird song adding to the tranquil atmosphere of the property. Long verandas extend a welcoming entrance to the home, with large windows bringing natural light and ocean views inside. An open plan country style kitchen and dining space flows to a spacious family room and the main living room with heating and air-conditioning. The main bedroom with WIR and huge ensuite with luxurious spa bath and a further three bedrooms also with built in robes. A covered in Gazebo with BBQ facilities and TV has commanding views over Bass Strait. Other features of this residence include, double lock up garage, NBN via satellite and tv, 1.5kw Solar panels with a feed in tariff, gas boosted solar hot water, large outdoor shed with power and plumbing,….. Equally suited to permanent residence or weekends and holidays, this peaceful property is well positioned to enjoy all that life on the Great Ocean Road has to offer.…

$1,250,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

60 Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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Holding court with some of the Apollo Bay’s finest real estate, this striking contemporary six-bedroom, 2 bathroom residence is wrapped within a beautiful 1000 sq metre (approx.) garden setting with the mesmerizing emerald green hills of the Otways providing a striking backdrop. Architect designed by John Pizzey, the interiors of natural stone, timber and large windows create a space that feels airy and expansive. The home has been exceptionally designed for seamless indoor-outdoor living and entertaining. A large open plan kitchen is backdropped by an outdoor decking and the views. The kitchen is beautifully appointed with stone bench tops, quality appliances, a dishwasher and a generous pantry. Easy to live in and with superb functionality, the accommodation offers a second living zone, three generous fitted bedrooms, including the main bedroom with walk-in robe and a study or fourth bedroom. Comprehensive appointments include reverse cycle air conditioning, hardwood floorboards, fitted laundry and the extensive use of natural materials and quality fixtures and fittings throughout. The exquisite landscaped grounds has a private hedged rear garden, 13 fruit trees and include a rear office or self-contained accommodation which includes a bathroom, kitchenette, workshop and storeroom. This area could easily be converted to provide extra bedroom accommodation. There is a remote-controlled double garage with internal access, workshop and storage for a boat. Situated in a scenic Apollo Bay setting within an easy drive from Melbourne along the famed Great Ocean Road, this picturesque property is close to the area’s many boutique villages, restaurants, beaches and farm gates making it an alluring opportunity as a permanent home or weekend getaway.…

$1,200,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@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.…

$525,000 

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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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32 Old Coach Road, Skenes Creek

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This gorgeous sanctuary in Skenes Creek is a haven for birdlife and koalas. On an enormous block, this newly renovated two storey house sits serene and quiet, blended with its landscape. Stunning views of the ocean through filtered gums from both floors, offer a mood that is peaceful and inspiring. The second floor consists of three bedrooms, main with walk in robe, large bathroom and a large balcony, perfect for 5 o’clock drinks and watching the sun go down. The lower level offers a large kitchen with European gas stove, a large living dining area that spills onto two separate decks, offering options in all weather. A bathroom laundry combo and views of the water and bush surround. A large double garage/ workshop, a brilliant tree/cubby house, undercover boat-trailer storage and a large wood fire box are all features of this home. 1775 sqm approx block of land.…

$845,000 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

3/49 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

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Facing Murray Street, 150 metres from the beach and close to the shops, this singe level two-bedroom unit really is in an enviable location. It has a private 6m x 6m courtyard at the rear, a single lock up garage, two bedrooms with built in robes, bathroom, a separate toilet, spacious laundry and direct access from the house to the garage. Adjacent to and accessed from the garage is a sizable storage area. A brand new spit system air conditioner has recently been installed, along with a new hot water system and new carpet throughout. The kitchen is also brand new. The last one we sold in this block was gone in a week. This one is much better.…

$380,000 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

49 Seeberg Court, Apollo Bay

This elevated 502 sqm block offers the lot. Magnificent coastal and mountain views at an affordable price. Ready to build now, your dream home with an amazing location awaits you. This development site has been carefully designed and caters for the buyer who is looking for a rural, seaside block. Only a minutes' walk or drive to the beach and close to Apollo Bays township, this block has all services available including underground power, water and sewerage. Arrive at your beach escape and enjoy the life style.…

$245,000 

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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.…

$395,000 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au