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

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

14 Ocean Park Drive, Marengo

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Immersed in privacy and located a short walk away from arguably one of the most beautiful beaches along the Great Ocean Road, this brand new and lavish contemporary residence has been designed with the epitome of luxury and entertaining in mind. Composed like a stunning work of art, and set on a 1 acre allotment, the home’s extraordinary finishes and detail create an environment that is open yet intimate, creative and inspired. Providing a versatile floorplan perfect for a multitude of options to host family and friends. The current accommodation is plentiful offering three generous bedrooms each fitted with mirrored built in robes and serviced by a central and luxurious bathroom with freestanding bath, double vanity and shower. The master suite has its own retreat space, walk in robe and ensuite with freestanding bath, his & hers vanity and a double frameless shower. The bespoke stone kitchen is the homes heart with a stone island bench, double oven, induction cooktop, two dishwashers, butlers pantry and additional store room which is designed to be stocked with preserves and produce which the region is renowned for. The living area with its high ceilings and floating wood fireplace links seamlessly to the myriad of courtyards and alfresco dining spaces via floor to ceiling bi-fold doors. The outdoor kitchen includes a wine fridge, dishwasher & bbq which adjoins the paradise-like pool area with 13 meter pool, gas heated spa and merbau decking area which offers resort style living in privacy overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens. There is a second living area and an office space which could be converted to extra bedrooms if desired or kept as they are. Other features include: gymnasium with access to pool area, electric gates, secure fencing surrounding the property, double remote garage with internal access, powder room, ceiling fans, laundry, ducted heating & cooling, a timber shed/cottage which could offer extra accommodation if required for friends and family, 6 star energy rating & 3 phase power. You must inspect to truly appreciate this stunning property.…

$1,750,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

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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Lot 7/615 Hordern Vale Road, Hordern Vale

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Otway Air, is the ultimate get-away, set on approx. 2 acres of open paddock and surrounded by rural land and secluded natural bush, only minutes from the Aire River estuary. Thoughtful design and quality build make this house an ideal weekender. The cottage sits on an estate of gnarled stringy barks, magical native grasstrees and open grasslands. Offered fully furnished, this gorgeous open plan cottage is a unique property, a place of tranquility. The sound of the ocean, the magnificent local wildlife and exotic birds will enchant. Complete with two large separate bedrooms, wood fire, two bathrooms, modern kitchen, front and rear decks with stunning views and double glazing. Otway Air is fully self-sustained with a brand new solar system including 2KW Solar Panels and a large 16KW battery bank. The cottage has also been fitted with energy efficient lighting. Located in Cape Otway, the heart of the Great Ocean Walk, within just twenty minutes drive through the National Park to the vibrant seaside town of Apollo Bay, this property will make an excellent holiday rental. Nature abounds at your doorstep offering giant sand dunes, wild surf beaches, safe swimming and diving, fishing, boating, canoeing, waterfalls and ancient rain forests. Here is a link to the current holiday rental web site. https://otwayretreats.holidayfuture.com/listings/53732…

$365,000 

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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

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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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1/62 Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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Perched on the ridge overlooking The Bay, this stylish three bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse holds plenty of appeal. immaculately presented and offering gorgeous views of the lush green hills to the north, the living areas are drenched in sunlight. Three generous bedrooms, a spacious living dining area with timber floorboards, modern kitchen, space heater, ducted vacuum system, outdoor deck for entertaining in summer months and a huge double plus garage with internal access and street frontage, all stunning features of this property. Perfect as a home or a holiday rental property with lucrative returns. This town house is offered fully furnished. 62 Noel Street is a short 500 metres (approx.) walk to the shops and main beach. Modern and priced right around the median house price for Apollo Bay, this property should be at the top of your wish list. Currently holiday let with good figures https://otwayretreats.holidayfuture.com/listings/53726…

$595,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@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 

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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 

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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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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@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