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

195 Barham River, Apollo Bay

Glorious Barham River Valley acreage consisting of rolling and elevated hills with sensational views over everything. Including some natural forest with massive ancient trees, the possible uses for a very rarely zoned property include, the establishment of Caravan Park, Motel, Resort, Group Accommodation, and much more. North facing at 64 Acres or over 24 ha, with Barham River Road frontage this property is mostly cleared and fenced and includes a creek running through it, five dams and just amazing views. Rural Activity Zone allows environmentally considerate development and is very uncommon in our area. Other allowed uses, apart from existing use rights of farming, include and can be in conjunction with;- Camping and/or caravan park Group accommodation Hotel Host farm Landscape gardening supplies Leisure and recreation (other than Informal outdoor recreation) Market Manufacturing sales Place of assembly (other than Amusement parlour, Carnival, Cinema based entertainment facility, Circus and Nightclub) Restaurant Residential hotel Bed and breakfast Rural store Convenience shop…

$2,950,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

390 Wild Dog Road, Apollo Bay

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Designed and built by a local architect and a local builder, this timber home sits securely on a perch high above the ocean overlooking the Otways. It also comes with an established heritage orchard containing apples, pears and nut trees of 350 different varieties, a walking track with bridges and viewpoints and over 50 different species of birds. Other wildlife includes koala's, echidna's and wallabies. From your first footstep on the balcony that wraps around the living spaces, you’ll notice how ‘at home’ the building feels in its location. Sweeping ceilings preside over four bedrooms, a sprawling living/dining area serviced by its generous kitchen, two bathrooms and a laundry. There are built in robes in three bedrooms and an ensuite to the master bedroom. A wood fired heater and a reverse cycle air conditioner deliver year round comfort. Every window offers a delightful outlook. Beautiful polished floorboards. There’s also a 4 x 6 metre outdoor deck for alfresco entertaining - Otways style. The property enjoys frontages to Wild Dog Rd and Busty Rd and is only 10 minutes drive from the beach and the town. All the work is done here, you can simply move in and enjoy.…

$850,000 

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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 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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

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. 

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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.…

$525,000 

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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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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. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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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 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

9 Nova Court, Apollo Bay

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Presenting a quiet face to a peaceful cul-de-sac, this substantial four bedroom family home puts quality before glamour and comfort and privacy at the top of the list. It’s the perfect retreat from the tourist buzz of Apollo Bay and popularity of The Great Ocean Road whilst still being within walking distance of all amenities. Less than three years old, it delivers built-in robes in three of the four bedrooms, zoned living spaces, ensuite to the master bedroom, generous and superbly equipped kitchen/dining/living, separate laundry, a wrap-around verandah, great storage, Nectre wood fired heating and reverse cycle air conditioning. Energy efficiency is assured with double glazing throughout and a 6kw solar system. Quality carpets, polished hardwood flooring, chef sized oven/cook top, and raised 2.7m ceilings also contribute to the ambience. There’s a fully equipped separate office behind the lock up garage and the large private garden. The deck overlooks the generous 920-sqm block with the Otway ranges beyond. Family sized living or family friendly visiting. It doesn't get much better than this.…

$620,000. 

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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, Currently gross income $38k to $40k per annum.. 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

2 Galbraith Way, Marengo

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A homestead of such distinction is a rarity in the Apollo Bay/Marengo area. This Queenslander style residence is bordered by an impressive 75m wide frontage & sits proudly on a 4000sqm (1 acre) allotment. Whilst grand in proportion and scale, this immaculate home is balanced by a low maintenance lifestyle that many coastal properties strive to emulate. As soon as you enter : light, space and extensive open plan living options are immediately on display. Adjacent to the main living area is a true reflection of an incredibly well-equipped kitchen: 6 metre- long island bench to fit all manner of kith, kin & kilt size(!), 2 electric ovens with separate electric induction stove top, dishwasher, essential kitchen cupboard space with separate walk in pantry: sized as would be expected from a property of this calibre. Spotted gum floorboards enhance the natural environs that frame the floor to ceiling windows of the main living area. A large wood fire heater and split system provide all year temperature control because here, complete comfort is paramount. A grand, homestead style balcony encloses 3 sides of the residence, and provides a large area for you to sit, unwind, recline and relax. The master bedroom is simply luxurious: external access, plush carpet, a large en-suite with spacious double shower and seperate deep spa bath, accessed via a large walk through wardrobe. The 3 extra bedrooms each have BIR’s, carpet, split systems and full en-suite, all having been designed w direct access to outsides' surrounding balcony. A restful central room provides dual potential: office space or 5th bedroom. A recently constructed 4 car garage (6x10m), with electric roller door, allows space for caravan, boat & everybodies beach gear! Sealed parking for 6 cars completes outside functionality. This gorgeous property is currently running as a highly successful B&B, with the opportunity to expand. Great second income for a couple looking to retire or a young family wishing to enjoy the good life Ocean views abound 2 Galbraith Way, especially since Marengo beach is leisurely 200 metre walk from sand to sofa. Easy walking distance to the township of Apollo Bay with all its cafes and retail outlets.…

$1,150,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

16b Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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Located in one of Apollo Bays most sought after streets and valued locations is this Jewel in the Crown. A modern townhouse over three levels that ticks all the boxes. Three spacious bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms and robes and balcony access providing spectacular ocean and mountain views. The quality is apparent from the moment you enter with a tiled entrance way and bespoke timber stair case. The living area on the top floor is an entertainer’s delight. Modern open plan living with cantilever doors to the balcony, polished timber floors, gas log fire and reverse cycle air conditioner. The sense of space, and light is perfect and complimented by dual balconies with views of Apollo Bay and Marengo beach. A remote-controlled double lock up garage to the rear of the building provides comfort and privacy, with internal access and a 1,000-litre rainwater tank is concealed in the garage. A short stroll to the beach, golf course, boat harbour, cafes and shops adds to the appeal of this outstanding property. Immerse yourself in this low maintenance property and fabulous Apollo Bay lifestyle.…

$775,000 

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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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