Aussie rock band Ocean Alley spend $2.35million on home near Byron Bay

Aussie rock band Ocean Alley spend $2.35million on a seven-bedroom home near Byron Bay

The six members of Australian rock band Ocean Alley have purchased a country property near Byron Bay on NSW‘s far-north coast.

The Happy Sad hit-makers bought the seven-bedroom, five-bathroom ranch-style spread in Middle Pocket for $2.35million, reports The Daily Telegraph.

Covering eight hectares, the tropical retreat is situated in the Northern Rivers region about 22km inland from the town of Byron Bay.

The six members of Australian rock band Ocean Alley have purchased this country property near Byron Bay on NSW's far-north coast

The six members of Australian rock band Ocean Alley have purchased this country property near Byron Bay on NSW’s far-north coast 

Ocean Alley, who hail from Sydney’s Northern Beaches, are made up of Baden Donegal (vocals, guitar), Angus Goodwin (lead guitar), Lach Galbraith (keyboard, vocals), Mitch Galbraith (guitar), Nic Blom (bass) and Tom O’Brien (drums).

The band dropped their latest single Home on September 14, ahead of the release of their new album Low Altitude Living on October 14.

The compound comprises three main buildings, including a separate studio space.

Built with soaring ceilings, the main timber farmhouse is full of rustic charm, featuring a grand stone fireplace and spacious lounge area.

The Happy Sad hit-makers bought the seven-bedroom, five-bathroom ranch-style spread in Middle Pocket for $2.35million, reports The Daily Telegraph. (Pictured: Ocean Alley)

The Happy Sad hit-makers bought the seven-bedroom, five-bathroom ranch-style spread in Middle Pocket for $2.35million, reports The Daily Telegraph. (Pictured: Ocean Alley)

Other features of the property include a creek and a waterhole. 

The area around Byron Bay has become increasingly popular with artists, filmmakers, musicians and actors in the last decade.

The Hemsworth brothers have purchased large parcels of land around the town.

Chris, Liam and Luke’s total investment in the region is estimated to be worth more than $100million across 124 hectares – and their portfolio just keeps on growing.

Covering eight hectares, the tropical retreat is situated in the Northern Rivers region about 22km inland from the town of Byron Bay. (Pictured: one of the seven bedrooms)

Covering eight hectares, the tropical retreat is situated in the Northern Rivers region about 22km inland from the town of Byron Bay. (Pictured: one of the seven bedrooms)

Built with soaring ceilings, the main timber farmhouse is full of rustic charm, featuring a grand stone fireplace and spacious lounge area. (Pictured: the dining area)

Built with soaring ceilings, the main timber farmhouse is full of rustic charm, featuring a grand stone fireplace and spacious lounge area. (Pictured: the dining area)

Musician Tones and I, whose real name is Toni Watson, splashed out $3.3million on two properties on the outskirts of Byron Bay in 2020.

Singer and actress Natalie Bassingthwaighte and her husband Cameron McGlinchey paid $2.15million for a property in the region.

Ocean Alley have had an impressive trajectory since their inception in 2011.

The band has had four songs in Triple J’s coveted Hottest 100 countdown, and took out the No. 1 spot with their single Confidence.

The area around Byron Bay has become increasingly popular with artists, filmmakers, musicians and actors in the last decade. (Pictured: a view of the surrounding bushland from the deck of the home recently bought by the members of Ocean Alley)

The area around Byron Bay has become increasingly popular with artists, filmmakers, musicians and actors in the last decade. (Pictured: a view of the surrounding bushland from the deck of the home recently bought by the members of Ocean Alley)

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