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Our Backyard Apollo Bay

Responding to the ever-increasing market Great Ocean Road Real Estate has superb offerings in Apollo Bay, Marengo, Skenes Creek and surrounds we present:

Looking for a sustainable family living on a grand scale? This property is spacious & well designed with thoughtful attention to the small & intricate details throughout, with a strong focus … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

This weekend will see Aireys Inlet come alive for the Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival. Now in its 13th year, the festival will see 140 acts on 9 stages across 3 days.  

The festival provides a fantastic opportunity for up and coming
musicians as well as established acts to perform to large crowds with
professional … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

We often
get questioned in real estate about specific dealings in negotiations and
transactions, questions about what is legally, ethically and morally right and
wrong. The simple answer is that there are clear guidelines we are required to
follow, we learn these in order to receive our accreditation, initially ‘agents
representative certificate’ and then after years of actual experience in the industry,
the next higher level which is ‘licensed estate agent’. The latter is … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Apollo Bay

Whilst the weather hasn’t exactly been traditional February beach weather, nothing could dampen the spirits of the crowds of locals and visitors alike in attendance at the annual Apollo Bay Seafood Festival last weekend.

Kicking off on Friday night with the Sold Out ‘Ocean to Plate’ Gala Dinner, hosted by Peruvian Chef Alejandro Saravia (Pastuso, Farmers Daughters) followed by the ‘Harbour Day’ on Saturday, a roaring success as can be seen in … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Today is the 14th of February, which as most of you should know is also Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day, originated as a Christian feast day honouring one or two early saints named Valentinus. Valentine’s Day is recognised as a significant cultural, religious, and … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne


Its great to be able to take a deep breath, slow down “just a smidge” and reflect on the January period that was. In talking with other traders and accommodation providers along Mountjoy Parade, there appears to be mixed messages as to how the busiest month of summer panned out. The constant was that the Boxing Day to … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

Without fail every year, when everyone leaves the coast from
summer holidays, we have a burst of super-hot weather. I always feel so sad for
kids heading to back to school on a 40-degree day! I did thoroughly enjoy going
for a swim last night after work, jumping in that divine water swimming until
after 8pm seems like such a special treat!

The Anglesea property market is also … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Apollo Bay

2020 MILFORD BEACH ESTATE LAND RELEASE   These elevated panoramic ocean view allotments are only 600m walk to the beautiful golden sands of Apollo Bay and only a short walk to the heart of Apollo Bay Village. This in ground serviced subdivision is nestled peacefully in a slightly … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

I love a sunburnt country

A land of sweeping plains

Of ragged mountain ranges

Of droughts and flooding rains.

As many of you will know this is an extract from Dorothea
Mackellar’s famous poem, My Country. Written in 1908 (long before climate
experts were telling us about climate change) it refers to amongst other
things, the extremes of Australian … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

This time of year, I just love having friends come and stay
and enjoy some time on the coast, relaxing & appreciating our stunning
environment. I also really love spending that quality time together and at the
end of the day when I get home from work, they have prepared a delicious meal and
hand me a chilled beverage. As we all sat around enjoying each others company
on New Years Eve, we … Continue Reading »