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Michael Coutts | Director

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Michael Coutts
  • Phone: 03 5289 4222
  • Mobile: 0438 356 624
Michael has been a Director with Great Ocean Road Real Estate since 2007 after commencing with the company in 2001 as a Sales Consultant.

In his role as Lorne Branch Manager, he oversees all departments and manages the Lorne sales team on a day to day basis. His responsibilities include regular communication with the Holiday and Permanent Rental Managers and their staff.

Michael is an experienced and successful sales agent with a focus on servicing Lorne, Separation Creek, Wye River and Kennett River property owners.

"Considerable local knowledge, a valued client network and experience in negotiating property at both spectrums of a price range, set me apart from other agents in our selling areas."

On a personal level, Michael has raised two children in the local community since 2001 and over the years has been an enthusiastic participant in many local community groups.

A life member at Lorne Football Netball Club, Lorne P – 12 ex-school council member, family member at Lorne S.L.S.C, and an Aquatic Club member.

Michael is a passionate surfer and local nature lover who appreciates the pristine environment he lives in.

18/260 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, VIC

LOW MAINTENANCE LORNE LIVING

Arguably the best located apartment complex in Lorne boasting far reaching ocean views across to Aireys Inlet and a sheltered north east orientation. The… More »

Apartment

$965,000

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23 Belvedere Terrace, Lorne, VIC

PIER VISTA

Recently refurbished with major structural landscaping completed to provide outstanding car parking, storage areas and one of the best entertaining decks… More »

House

$1,490,000

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14 Olive Street, Separation Creek, VIC

A THREE MINUTE WALK TO THE BEACH!

An eight year old architect designed split level holiday home that is immaculately presented inside and out. Comprising three generous sized bedrooms,… More »

House

$1,550,000

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18 Cassidy Drive, Kennett River, VIC

PLANNING PERMIT APPROVED

A permit is current to develop this beautifully proportioned allotment of 578 sqm with a wide 21m frontage. Plans and permits can pass with the sale with… More »

Land

$255,000

35 Karingal Drive, Wye River, VIC

STRIKING COASTAL DESIGN

Nestled in a secluded fern gully with crown land bordering the east facing boundary offering space, privacy and stunning uninterrupted ocean views. Architecturally… More »

House

$1,490,000

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22 Stirling Street, Lorne, VIC

PRIVACY, PROXIMITY & A FAMILY FRIENDLY FLOORPLAN

Located only a 400m stroll to the beach this immaculately presented 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom cedar home has a huge light filled, open plan kitchen, dining,… More »

House

$1,100,000

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41 Hall Street, Lorne, VIC

IMPOSING HOME ON HALL

This extensively renovated residence epitomizes beach side living. Perched above the Great Ocean Road, the home has impressive street presence commanding… More »

House

$3,300,000

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3 Cartra Crescent, Kennett River, VIC

SPACIOUS FOUR BEDROOM BEACH HOME

Comprising 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas and multiple deck spaces allowing you to accommodate large groups of people holidaying together. The… More »

House

$925,000

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3/6 Austin Court, Lorne, VIC

PRIVATE, FAMILY RETREAT WITH VIEWS

Luxuriously appointed 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom and 3 living area home, over 3 levels taking in tree framed ocean views from 2 entertaining decks. A separate… More »

House

$1,495,000

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30 Albert Street, Lorne, VIC

ALL CLASS!

An immaculately presented, architecturally designed beach home constructed to the highest specifications by the current owner (an experienced local builder).… More »

House

$2,650,000

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61 Morley Avenue, Wye River, VIC

CRASHING SURF VIEW BELOW!

Outstanding building allotment of approximately 1,400 sqm and with a 26 m frontage enabling easier vehicle access to your future beach home. Rugged coastline… More »

Land

$699,000

6 Joseph Court, Kennett River, VIC

SPRAWLING FAMILY BEACH HOME

This 3 year old modern beach home is situated in an outstanding location providing easy flat walking distance to the beach, river and general store. Unique… More »

House

$1,150,000

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4 The Boulevarde, Wye River, VIC

CENTRAL LOCATION WITH BEACH VIEWS

A 729 sqm vacant allotment with an updated survey available to new owner. The location is superb, allowing you to walk to the beach and general store in… More »

Land

$440,000

13 & 14 Skyline Court, Lorne, VIC

MODERN MASTERPIECE & RARE VACANT LAND WITH WORLD CLASS VIEWS

A unique opportunity to purchase a two year old beautifully designed home as well as a rare vacant block of land with world class views. Space, privacy,… More »

House

$3,500,000

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22 Durimbil Avenue, Wye River, VIC

BEACH VISTA!

Stunning views of Wye Beach and the Point are achieved from this 835 sqm vacant block. The view line is protected with the houses below and next door well… More »

Land

$410,000

29 Karingal Drive, Wye River, VIC

STYLE, HIGH ON WYE

Nestled among the imposing gums high on the Wye River hillside, this sprawling 5-year-old home is the perfect harmony of woodland and beach for those seeking… More »

House

$1,600,000

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1 Old Ocean Road, Separation Creek, VIC

BEACH LIVING BESIDE THE RIVER

An iconic property on the Great Ocean Road boasting Separation Creek frontage with an ability to walk to the beach in one minute and under the bridge if… More »

House

$1,225,000

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7 Sturt Court, Wye River, VIC

GLASS HOUSE

Arguably the most dramatic location in Wye River, boasting genuine uninterrupted 360° views of the ocean and coastline. Situated at the most southerly… More »

House

$2,150,000

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16 Karingal Drive, Wye River, VIC

VIEW VIEW VIEW

Dress circle property of approximately 1530 sqm and boasting 75m-80m length side boundaries. One of the very best views in Wye River can never be built… More »

Land

$480,000

30a-32 William Street, Lorne, VIC

1,604 SQM PRESTIGE SITE WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS AND PLANNING PERMIT

Huge 1,604 sqm elevated parcel of vacant land less than 500m to the main street shops and beach reserve. Stunning views to the east of Louttit Bay, to… More »

Land

$1,575,000

10 Skyline Court, Lorne, VIC

SERENITY AND SPACE ON SKYLINE

Luxuriously appointed, architecturally designed, 4 bedroom family beach residence exemplifying quality craftsmanship whilst set amongst a privately secluded… More »

House

$1,575,000

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19/260 Mountjoy Parade, Lorne, VIC

THE MAGIC OF KALIMNA TERRACES

The waters edge Kalimna apartment building in the premium North facing precinct of Lorne has always been keenly sought after for good reason. The position… More »

House

$955,000

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20 Moorhouse Street, Lorne, VIC

OLD LORNE 'CHARMER'

Proudly positioned on a prominent corner allotment of 850 sqm in Lorne's most desired central precinct. A classic Lorne cottage, enjoyed for 67 years by… More »

House

$1,525,000

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4 Cartra Crescent, Kennett River, VIC

YOUR OWN PERSONAL KOALA SANCTUARY

A classic Kennett River understated yet highly functional beach home! Comprising 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, open plan kitchen/living upstairs plus a huge… More »

House

$680,000

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31 Riverside Drive, Wye River, VIC

LARGE DOUBLE BLOCK WITH PERMIT APPROVED

A planning permit to build a new 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom dwelling is fully approved by Colac Otway Shire and will pass with the sale. Two titles were consolidated… More »

Land

$275,000

3 Riverside Drive, Wye River, VIC

EASY LIVING!

An outstanding recent rejuvenation has created 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living areas of light filled spaces. It presents as brand new with beautifully… More »

House

$885,000

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24a Toorak Terrace, Lorne, VIC

SPACIOUS DESIGN IN RELAXING LOCATION

Located in a very private and exclusive enclave in Lorne with an elevated position yet only a 2 minute drive to the main shopping/restaurant precinct. The… More »

House

Undisclosed

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31 Dorman Street, Lorne, VIC

RENOWNED ARCHITECT'S RENOVATED FAMILY BEACH HOME

Coastal architect Josh Crosbie has built a well earned reputation for designing and project managing the restoration of original beach homes and their… More »

House

$1,650,000

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4 Morley Avenue, Wye River, VIC

SURF CHECK FROM THE SUNDECK!

Outstanding elevated 270 degree coastal view incorporating the beach sweeping all the way back to the point. Wye and Sep Creek beaches, waves crashing… More »

House

$1,200,000

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39 Hall Street, Lorne, VIC

PRIVATE HAVEN ON LORNE'S FRONT ROW

Sandstonehaven, designed by Award-winning Swaney Draper, is an oceanside modern masterpiece delivering both grand proportions as well as thoughtful spaces. Rarely… More »

House

Undisclosed

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13 Koonya Avenue, Wye River, VIC

KING VIEWS ON KOONYA

A beautifully proportioned 658 sqm (approx) allotment with a 22m frontage. Excellent elevated ocean views are enjoyed from the flat cleared building envelope… More »

Land

$365,000

14 Allen Street, Lorne, VIC

PEACEFUL FAMILY BEACH HAVEN

Within 300 metres of the beautiful Lorne foreshore and nestled in a peaceful Australian bush setting you will find this gem of a family beach home. Set… More »

House

$985,000

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1 Roadknight Street, Lorne, VIC

ONE OF LORNE'S MOST EXCLUSIVE!

Rarely offered are homes of this calibre, a private resort like compound on a beautifully landscaped north facing allotment of 1839 sqm in central Lorne! Stunning… More »

House

$7,250,000

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15 Great Ocean Road, Kennett River, VIC

THE ICONIC KENNETT RIVER STORE

A rare commercial freehold property with excellent visual exposure to the Great Ocean Road. The location is an exact mid point between the larger townships… More »

House

$925,000

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3a The Boulevarde, Wye River, VIC

250 METRES TO THE SAND

A 3 minute walk to the beach, General Store and Wye Pub make this one of the very best locations in Wye River! Boasting excellent ocean/beach/point views,… More »

House

$1,500,000

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34 The Boulevarde, Wye River, VIC

RETRO WYE WEEKENDER

A recently renovated late 70's Wye beach home presenting in immaculate condition. The home is positioned to the front of an 870 sqm (approx.) title with… More »

House

$670,000

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22 Summerhills Avenue, Lorne, VIC

IS NOW THE TIME?

This architect designed home has been built to take advantage of the panoramic views from nearly every room over two levels. Those benefits start with… More »

House

$1,200,000

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20 Dunoon Road, Wye River, VIC

LARGE CORNER SITE WITH OCEAN VIEWS

Unbelievable vehicle access established literally to your front door to a future beach property. A huge corner block of 1,065 sqm (approx.) ensuring flexibility… More »

Land

$325,000

22 Deans Marsh Road, Lorne, VIC

A MULTITUDE OF OPTIONS!

An opportunity rarely offered with an abundance of accommodation in the form of three separately rated and metered dwellings! A four bedroom family home… More »

House

$1,550,000

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23 The Boulevarde, Wye River, VIC

"ARAYIL"

Outstanding accommodation for large groups of people holiday renting or extended families staying together as one. Built over 4 split levels and comprising… More »

House

$1,000,000

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2 Ferny Grove, Kennett River, VIC

PLANNING PERMIT APPROVED

An immaculate gently sloping cleared block (733 sqm approx.) with ocean views and set amongst towering native blue gums in a private cul de sac with no… More »

Land

$220,000

3 Anderson Court, Lorne, VIC

CENTRALLY LOCATED WITH EXPANSIVE VIEWS

This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom property ticks all the boxes for a low maintenance, modern, functional, beach house. Set on a single level, access to the property… More »

House

$1,225,000

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