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Riverside Living with Urban Convenience

Carrum, nestled along the beautiful shores of Port Phillip Bay and the banks of the Patterson River, offers residents a unique blend of beachside and riverside living. This charming suburb in Victoria is just 33 km southeast of Melbourne’s CBD, making it a peaceful yet conveniently located choice for families, professionals, and retirees.

Beachside and Riverside Recreation

Carrum is known for its relaxed lifestyle and its proximity to both the beach and river, offering numerous recreational activities. Residents can enjoy fishing, boating, and various water sports on the Patterson River or relax on the sandy beaches of Carrum Beach, ideal for swimming and sunbathing. The upgraded Carrum foreshore also provides perfect settings for family picnics and leisurely strolls.

Community and Lifestyle

Carrum fosters a strong sense of community with its array of local clubs, sports teams, and regular community events that bring residents together. The suburb features a vibrant mix of cafes, restaurants, and local shops, reflecting the area’s friendly and laid-back atmosphere.

Access to Amenities

Despite its tranquil coastal vibe, Carrum is well-connected and offers excellent infrastructure. With the Carrum train station and major highways nearby, accessing Melbourne’s city centre and other parts of Victoria is both quick and convenient. The suburb also benefits from having local schools, healthcare facilities, and shopping centres, ensuring a comfortable and easy lifestyle.

Education and Growth

Families in Carrum benefit from several educational institutions in and around the area, including Carrum Primary School and Patterson River Secondary College, which are known for their strong educational
programs and community involvement.

Real Estate in Carrum

Carrum offers a variety of real estate options, from charming riverside cottages to modern beachfront homes. The suburb’s real estate market is attractive due to its scenic views, community feel, and ongoing development, making it a worthwhile investment for potential homeowners.

Find Your Dream Home
in Carrum

Whether you’re looking for a serene place to raise a family or a quiet spot to retire, Carrum promises a quality of life that’s hard to match. Let Jim McDonald assist you in finding your perfect home in this picturesque suburb with his expert knowledge and dedication as a buyers advocate.

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Expertise, Trust, Results

Choosing the right Buyers Advocate can redefine your property buying experience. With Jim McDonald, you’re partnering with a seasoned advocate who stands firmly on the principles of dedication, transparency, and client-focused results. 

Your Needs

Jim McDonald prioritises your unique requirements and aspirations in every property transaction, ensuring personalised strategies that align with your lifestyle goals.

Experience in

With over 30 years in the Melbourne real estate market, Jim’s profound local knowledge and extensive industry connections give you a competitive edge in finding the perfect property.


Armed with Jim’s in-depth market analysis and negotiation expertise, you’ll have the confidence to make sound decisions that maximise your investment and meet your property needs.

Access to Off-Market

Benefit from Jim’s strong network, which opens doors to exclusive off-market listings that are not available through traditional channels, providing you with more options and less competition.

Meet Jim McDonald, Buyers Advocate

Jim McDonald is an expert buyer’s advocate in Melbourne who is dedicated to transforming the property buying experience. With over three decades of expertise in Carrum, Jim offers an unmatched level of personalised service, ensuring you not only find a house but a home that fits your future. 

Leveraging deep local insights and an extensive network, Jim provides access to exclusive off-market properties and navigates the complexities of real estate transactions with ease and transparency. Whether you’re upsizing, downsizing, or relocating, trust Jim McDonald to prioritise your needs and secure your ideal property under the best possible terms.

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