Gary Van Someren
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Principal Licensed Agent Gary Van Someren has created a success story in every business or project he has been involved in during a career that spans more than 30 years. He approaches his work justly and with integrity and his forthright attitude is appreciated and relied upon by his clients.

Working on the principle of constant improvement in business combined with a good dose of common sense Gary is a reliable source of quality advice for all those who engage his services.
Current Listings

1 Hardy Street, Apollo Bay

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One of the only historic homes left in Apollo Bay is ready to be taken to the next level. On a massive 1222 sqm north facing block, this Circa 1908 ex ‘Butter Factory Managers’ home is a standout. It can’t be demolished, but the possibilities of extension and further development are endless, especially with how much land there is around it. The ‘Business One’ zoning allows so much flexibility for sympathetic, mixed use, redevelopment. This sun drenched gem has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and a large garage. It retains many of its original features in there original condition, including the fret work in the entrance, two original fire places, and beautifully maintained ‘Brush Box’ polished floors boards. Even the IXL wood stove is still in the kitchen. The garden is full of stately trees including two superb Date Palms that can be seen from almost anywhere in Apollo Bay. While this home needs a bit of love the concrete stumps seem very sound and the floors very level and from the images you can see there is not a crack to be found. This is a truly unique opportunity to purchase a property that could become the envy of all.…

$1,400,000. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

2930 Great Ocean Road, Glenaire

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A classic, affordable, charming cottage on about half an acre of land on the Great Ocean Road, in the gorgeous Aire Valley awaits a buyer to put their own stamp on it. Structurally sound, on original concrete stumps with a new veranda this home is very comfortable and usable with the opportunity to improve at your own pace. It features three bed rooms and original Baltic floor boards throughout, just waiting to be exposed and appreciated. The established garden has some classic old trees, including fruit trees, shrubs and heaps of bulbs. While the power is not connected, but the power pole, complete with transformer awaits re-connection only metres away. The land size is approximately 2078 sqm or roughly half an acre, but it sits between two 100+ acre rural properties which makes it feel much larger, without the work. Other features include a open fire in the lounge, wood heater in the kitchen, an original claw bath in the bathroom and new plastic water tank approx. 4500 litres. Great access, only a few minutes drive to Castle Cove beach, 10 Minutes to the Aire River mouth, 15 to Lavers Hill and 25 to Apollo Bay. Expect a visit from local Deer, regular visitors to the property. Note;- The last two images are of the Aire Valley, not the property.…

$300,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

Lot 2/1255 Skenes Creek Road, Apollo Bay

Sensational rural land with excellent access from Skenes Creek Road and only minutes to the beach. This beautiful property is 32.26 ha of clean pasture, stunning natural forest and a small pine plantation. This property has a a planning permit to build in place. Fully fenced with two dams on the property.…

$465,000 

Contact

Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

38 Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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This four-bedroom home boasts some of the best sea and mountain views in ‘The Bay’, which cannot be built out. It truly is one of the finest homes we have had the privilege to offer to the market. The upper level includes open plan lounge and dining areas, and a huge deck and private entertaining area. Massive picture windows open to the north and east, enjoying the spectacular views. The central kitchen includes an island bench/breakfast bar, ‘Ceasar-Stone’ bench tops and a Butler’s pantry /scullery. A Powder room/third toilet services the upstairs area. A central feature to the house is a Margaret River Limestone wall, an elegant open stair case and recycled ‘Messmate’ polished floor boards through-out. Upstairs is cooled & heated with a ‘Daikin’ split system A/C, and there is also a ‘Jet master’ wood fire in the lounge for those chilly winter nights. The very spacious upstairs master bedroom has fantastic views, with a walk-in robe, a huge ensuite and heated flooring. The three other bedrooms downstairs are serviced by another spacious bathroom and separate toilet. Two have built in robes, the other is currently being used as a den/study. This property boasts a 3-car garage and work shop, with direct access into the house, a fish cleaning room, a large insulated wine cellar and separate fitted laundry. All landscaping is well established, as are the mature fruit trees and vegetable gardens in the rear yard. Allowance has been made for the retro fitting of a lift for access from garage to upper level. Five-star sustainability features include Double glazed windows, thermal mass central stone wall, a 22,500 litre rain water tank with pump that can service the entire house, a 1.5KVA solar panel system on the roof and hot water is via two Rinnai gas instantaneous hot water services. There is a 2.3 x 2.3m garden shed and an irrigation system in the garden. Features include;- 300 metres to shops and beach Set on a large 842 sqm block This home is immaculately presented and is so well maintained it looks as good as the day it was built.…

$1,650,000 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

18 Dolphin Court, Apollo Bay

This 577 sqm block of land is just waiting for that perfect build. In the very popular Dolphin Court Estate, not far from the beach, its a beauty. Underground power, water and sewerage, all available to the block. Approximately 16 meter frontage and 37 metres deep.…

$259,000 

Contact

Amber Noseda 0419540365 amber@gopapollobay.com.au

33 Tuxion Road, Apollo Bay

Rarely does an opportunity like this come along, to own a property of this magnitude and beauty. This is an amazing 35-acre property, just at the back of town. (14 ha approx.) With numerous potential house sites this would be a fantastic property to build your dream home on. Offering world class views from this site taking in all of Apollo Bay and all of the ocean beyond. This undulating property has some wooded areas, cleared pasture and a permanent creek running through it with good access at Tuxion Road (the extension of Cawood St) Inspection with one of our agents recommended so we can show you the exact boundaries and attributes. offers required by 15th February 2019…

expressions of interest 

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Lot 2/19 Park Avenue, Apollo Bay

This is a rare opportunity to acquire residential zoned land in Apollo Bay in a large chunk. 7.2 acres (2.9 ha) accessed at the end of Park Avenue on the western side of town. This land could be subdivided into residential house blocks, minimum size 450 sqm or perhaps divided int to three or four, or five spacious building allotments (STCA) Neighboring residential zone to the east and rural conservation to the west. Expressions of interest by 15th February 2019…

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5600 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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This magnificent four-bedroom beach house is one of the best properties we have had the privilege to sell. Designed to fully capture the panoramic vista, this property boasts exceptional ocean views from every room. Set on approx. 9940sqm (2.4 acres) this landmark properties ocean and surf views are sensational from this elevated position. With an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area central to the home, it has large windows to the front and rear, sea side and north side, opening onto decks on both sides with a huge a huge Jacuzzi overlooking the breaking waves. The master bedroom features a large walk in robe and ensuite. The fourth bedroom is more a self-contained unit, on the eastern end of the home with its own ensuite bathroom and kitchenette. The other two bedrooms are serviced by a third bathroom and separate toilet. There is an adjacent massive ‘games’ room at the western end of the property accessed by a covered in deck/walkway. This has a pool table, bar, lounge and dining area, and again great sea views. The entire home is surrounded by decks both on the ocean side and at the rear northern sunny side. This property is set well back and screened with vegetation from the ocean road. The low maintenance gardens are well established Other features include Step down to a secluded beach Below ground concrete water tanks storing approx. 90,000 Litres of fresh water. Double glazed windows throughout Central heating Separate laundry Ample parking Storage shed Good vehicle access to the ocean road, less than 10 minutes drive to the shops and cafes of Apollo Bay. Inspection strictly by appointment only.…

$2,000,000. 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

92 Montrose Avenue, Apollo Bay

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a large piece of industrial land in Apollo Bay. Zoned Industrial 3, this 4-acre lot has loads of potential. (1.6ha) This land has 92-metre frontage to Montrose Avenue and is opposite the existing established industrial estate. Expressions of interest by 15th February 2019…

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410 Aire Settlement Road, Johanna

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Time and time again, Johanna is one of the regions most searched real estate pockets to take advantage of the lush scenery, sprawling green hills, walking trails and pristine ocean beaches. Along with its proximity to the Great Ocean Road and infamous Johanna surf beach . It truly offers the best of seaside living within close reach of Apollo Bay. This prime 10 acres (approx.) parcel of land perfectly encapsulates the essence of this fine area; allowing you to create a lifestyle you have always dreamed of. Already in place is a cosy and inviting cabin offering living area with coonara wood heater, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and decking to take in the beauty of your surroundings. A premium position will place you right in the heart of this beautiful region, powered by an off-grid solar system with storage batteries, low power usage lighting, gas hot water, fridge and stove. Only a short commute to Apollo Bay's shops, cafes and restaurants and all within a breezy 2.5 (approx) hours drive to Melbourne. The perfect weekend retreat, holiday home or permanent home.…

$465,000 

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80 Casino Avenue, Apollo Bay

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Situated on one of Apollo Bays most popular beach side addresses. This property has huge potential to re-develop, renovate or extend in this highly coveted position. This elevated block has amazing views and potential to have better ones. Currently on this property is a 3 bedroom, residence, set on a 740 sqm (approx) corner block of land with spectacular ocean and mountain views. This 1950’s style beach house is charming in its own right. The kitchen and lounge area have full morning sun with a large sundeck overlooking the grassy backyard and views to the harbour and Cape Patten in the distance. Literally step across the Great Ocean Road and you have landed on the beach and a comfortable walk into town.…

$695,000 

Contact

Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

27 Surf Avenue, Skenes Creek

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The quintessential beach house, positioned to look over the crashing waves and ocean which are only a short stroll away. Set in a relaxed Skenes Creek location where you can escape and remain stress-free and enjoy the slow pace of life by the ocean. This original home offers the authentic beach shack feel, with timber lined walls and original feature wallpapers to give that genuine 70's feel. With a wonderful flow of spaces that always leads to a view, the central living and dining zones are surrounded by a timber wrap around decking offering a vantage point to check on the waves below. The home features 4 bedrooms, a central bathroom and downstairs offers a rumpus room/bedroom where the kids can have their own space which is adjoined by a separate bathroom and laundry. Other features include; ample underhouse storage, a spacious 645 sqm allotment, and parking for plenty of cars. This home offers a lifestyle that is keenly sought yet rarely offered with endless potential to improve and take advantage of the location by the ocean.…

$535,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

3 Woodlands Avenue, Apollo Bay

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This immaculately presented, spacious 3 bedroom, single level, north facing home has been lovingly restored with all new fixtures and fittings through-out. The bedrooms are very large, the master bedroom has a new ensuite and built in robes. The second bathroom is also brand new. Kitchen, is central to the open plan living and dining areas. Lounge area has an abundant amount of space with all new timber flooring. This low maintenance property is fenced on three sides, with a large rear yard. New decking at the rear, all situated on low maintenance 640 sqm block.…

$550,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

2 Dolphin Court, Apollo Bay

This 602 sqm block of land is just waiting for that perfect build. In the very popular Dolphin Court Estate, not far from the beach, its a beauty. Underground power, water and sewerage, all available to the block. Approximately 20 meter frontage and 40 metres deep.…

$260,000.00 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

Lot 4/20 Treetops Terrace, Skenes Creek

Treetops Estate These sensational lots, located in the popular township of Skenes Creek with views to the sea and rolling hills, these blocks are elevated and views can be secured due this elevation. All lots will be presented with driveways, rock retainer walls and full services at settlement, inc. Water, Sewer Phone and underground power. Only one left. Lot 4, 916 sqm. Lot 1 $450k SOLD Lot 2 $350k SOLD Lot 3 $350k SOLD Lot 4 $350k 916 sqm Lot 5 $350k SOLD Lot 6 $350k SOLD Lot 7 $380k SOLD…

from $350,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

Lot 2/20 Treetops Terrace, Skenes Creek

These sensational lots, located in the popular township of Skenes Creek with views to the sea and rolling hills, these blocks are elevated and views can be secured due this elevation. All lots will be presented with driveways, rock retainer walls and full services at settlement, inc. Water, Sewer Phone and underground power.…

$312,500 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

Lot 7/20 Treetops Terrace, Skenes Creek

These sensational lots, located in the popular township of Skenes Creek with views to the sea and rolling hills, these blocks are elevated and views can be secured due this elevation. All lots will be presented with driveways, rock retainer walls and full services at settlement, inc. Water, Sewer Phone and underground power.…

350000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

12 Ocean Terrace, Skenes Creek

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Immerse yourself in easy coastal living with this stylish property just metres from the popular family surf beach at Skenes Creek. Architecturally designed to complement the surrounding environment and maximise coastal views, this quality 2 bedroom contemporary home offers great potential as both a beach-side retreat and sound holiday rental investment opportunity. The single level accommodation boasts ocean and beach views with a flowing open floor plan combining kitchen, dining, and lounge leading out to a spacious deck overlooking the ocean below. The master bedroom offers a large tiled ensuite and built in robe whilst the second bedroom has access to the main bathroom with laundry facilities. Ample parking, double glazing, quality fittings and finish throughout including Smeg kitchen appliances, split system and a low maintenance native garden all contribute to this fantastic beach-side property set on 500 sqm approx.…

$565,000 

Contact

Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au