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

11 Arthur Court, Apollo Bay

Located at Arthur Court in Apollo Bay, this 1200 sqm (approx) block of industrial land is a blank canvas with plenty of opportunity to develop (STCA). If you are looking to expand your current business, on the lookout for a warehousing opportunity or simply land banking for the future you can’t go past this block of land. Surrounded by many already well established businesses,prime industrial land is very hard to find, this is an opportunity not to be missed.…

$210,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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 

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5650 Great Ocean Road, Wongarra

Situated on the Great Ocean Road between Lorne and Apollo Bay, it is rare to find such absolutely magnificent coastal acreage with simply jaw dropping ocean views. With over 305 acres (123.53 hectares) of undulating green pastures, this incredibly lush property comes complete with its very own Browns Creek. There is an elevated parcel of land has uninterrupted sea views stretching all the way back to Apollo Bay and with power already supplied to the property, its ideal. Set across the famous road, the fantastic fishing and rock rambling beaches with nearby surf breaks and breathtaking views makes this property the perfect coastal retreat for those seeking solitude, space and endless sea views.…

2,000,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

35 Alice Court, Marengo

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Contemporary architecturally designed house and villas set on 3 hectares of magnificent vegetated elevated land only 5ks from Apollo Bay Township. There are four buildings at 'Apollo Bay Ridge', each with its own individual character. The main house is a three-bedroom home with breath-taking views, wood fire for those wintry nights and plenty of north facing windows that make this home bright and airy. The two-levels separated by a spiral staircase, with the kitchen, dining, lounging, entertaining areas located on the ground floor. A reverse cycle air conditioner takes care of the temperature throughout. There are two bathrooms and two spacious decks overlooking the Apollo Bay and the native forest below. Just along from the main residence are two separate one bedroom villas. Each face north so they are bathed in sunlight whatever the season. Both comprising of open plan lounge/dining areas and fully-equipped kitchens and bathrooms. Located close by is a 4th building which could be easily converted into further accommodation (STCA) or would serve as a workshop or as a studio. Each of the villas has its own private driveway, away from the main residence. This magnificent property is surrounded by lush rain forest, farming pasture with four fully fenced paddocks, and endless views of Apollo Bay and surrounds. With 7 tanks holding 170,000 litres a small menagerie of animals isn't out of the question. Here is your chance to own a great house with a brilliant little accommodation earner.…

$1,730,000. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

11 Dolphin Court, Apollo Bay

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The latest in leading edge design; this property offers a chic, contemporary blend of timbers, iron, brickwork and polished concrete with slab heating, designed to create a new and unique wow factor in Apollo Bay. Absolutely seamless and low maintenance in design, everything about this home is easy. From the modern push doors, double glazed windows, hidden rooms and amazing architectural concepts; get ready to be blown away. A stunning and central open plan kitchen, living and dining area gives a clean, fresh finish, with the second carpeted living area providing an essential space for the kids to play. The kitchen itself is a standout with an expansive list of features; boxed ceiling and mirror splash back, hidden walk in pantry and integrated fridge, Blanco electric oven, 5 x burner gas stove top, two drawer dishwasher and sleek concrete look alike benchtops. The master bedroom hosts an incredible feature ensuite alongside an ideal walk in robe. Timber walls, ceilings and lush carpet star throughout the remaining three bedrooms, each offering its own identity. A large family bathroom presents with a luxurious and deep free standing bath, hidden cabinets and very generous shower. A roof top deck affords superb mountain views, while the downstairs entertaining area spreads out through sliding glass doors, creating a fantastic free flow of lifestyle and a weather protected space to enjoy the full north facing position and beautiful views of Marriners Lookout. The use of thermal mass reduces the need for supplementary heating or cooling and the home boasts a high energy rating. With a quiet court location, this home is an ideal and private family retreat or lavish home for the stylish individual or couple.…

$750,000. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

7/155 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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Located on the popular Great Ocean Road this split level architecturally designed unit has it all. With a location that’s a stone’s throw to the main swimming beach as well as being a short stroll to the shops and cafes. Three ample sized bedrooms all with build in robes, compliment the two functional bathrooms. One has a spa bath for the ultimate in relaxation. The kitchen has popular appliances designed for the functionality and entertaining. There are two spacious living areas as well as fantastic views to the coast and town centre. Other features include reverse cycle air conditioning, off street parking, and plenty of great storage areas.…

$540,000. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

10 Panorama Crescent, Marengo

This is a truly exceptional opportunity to secure the last vacant block of land (591 sqm approx) on the high side of Panorama Crescent. The breathtaking 270 degree ocean and coastal panorama can never be built out. An exciting opportunity to build your dream holiday or permanent home among some superb or keep as a secure investment for the future. This tightly held strip on Panorama Crescent is prime real estate for good reason. On the ocean side of the Great Ocean Road Easy access to the beautiful long stretch of Marengo beach and just a 3 minute drive to Apollo Bay shopping & restaurant precinct.…

$595,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

56/B Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

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A contemporary classic with a striking modernist facade this stunning property contains extensive zoned living precisely executed with high quality materials and finishes to create a sense of total luxurious relaxation. Striking the perfect balance between impressive proportions and a versatile floorplan, this four bedroom, four bathroom contemporary residence is made even more desirable by its absolute prime location in the heart of Apollo Bay. Comprising both an upstairs and downstairs kitchens with quality appliances, a total of four bedrooms with built in robes (two upstairs, two downstairs) two featuring their own private ensuites. Interesting architectural lines and highlight windows further emphasise the home’s openness and light which features access to deck space and balconies and features a large sun drenched rooftop terrace with spectacular views stretching from the harbor along the coastline with stunning ocean views and the rolling Otway hills as the backdrop. A flexible floorplan provides the potential to covert the property in to two separate apartments both offering 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with kitchen, laundry and decking. This is ideal for those wishing to maximise the potential for attractive holiday rental returns. Other features include low maintenance gardens, double garage, european laundries, individual entrances all set within easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, boutiques and the foreshore.…

$730,000 

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3430 Great Ocean Road, Glenaire

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Glenaire Cottages is a highly successful accommodation business on the Great Ocean Road, one of Victoria’s hottest tourist destinations. Offered for sale after many years being tightly held within the same family, this unique estate comprises 2 separate titles. There are four, fully self-contained cottages on one 12-acre title with amazing views of ocean, valley and mountains; and a marvelous four bedroom ‘Mud Brick’ home on a separate 18-acre title, few locations offer such scenic rural surroundings with panoramic views across rolling hills and the ocean.The state of the art facilities include shedding, ample infrastructure and plenty of scope for additional growth. The principal mudbrick home is bursting with character and charm and is set in a secluded location apart from the cottages offering a very natural living environment from which the hospitality business can be run. The house provides hydronic heating, four spacious bedrooms, reception, double garage, separate laundry and an open plan living and dining space with fireplace flowing seamlessly to the outdoor deck which provides the perfect place to soak and relax in the spa whilst admiring the spectacular views across the rolling green hills and beyond to the ocean. The lovingly maintained Cottages each comprise two bedrooms, central bathroom, spa, wood-fire and parking for 2 cars. The cottages showcase the stunning landscape on which they are situated with beautiful views from the deck. Offered fully furnished as a walk in, walk out proposition. Other features include;- Excellent access from the Great Ocean Road Minutes to Castle Cove beach and lookout. Each Cottage has dedicated 23,000 litre fresh water tank, access to unlimited river water making them drought proof. A unique commercial opportunity in one of Victoria's most picturesque settings, “Glenaire Cottages” have been lovingly enjoyed by local tourists and many international visitors who have explored the iconic Great Ocean Road. With constant and ongoing upgrades to the cottages over the years the business has been fortunate enough to boast a high rate of return guests and an average occupancy rate of 65%.…

$1,850,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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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.…

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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.…

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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 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

6 Mullers Road, Skenes Creek

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Escape to your own nature reserve filled with an abundance of gum trees and native wild life. Located so close to the ocean you can feel the sea spray, smell the ocean and let the sea breeze drift through your hair. This cleverly designed, low maintenance, 4 year old, 3-bedroom immaculate residence will captivate the buyer. Opening the front door to this energy efficient home will greet you with polished timber flooring, light filled rooms and a sense of complete calm and escape. This beautiful home consists of a modern kitchen with state of the art kitchen appliances, stone bench tops, an island bench, doubled glazed windows with views to the beach and surrounding hills. The open plan living area comprises of high ceilings, a wood fire to stay snug over the winter months, and a dining room overlooking the spacious sun filled timber deck with gorgeous ocean views. The expansive master bedroom with a generous walk in robe and ensuite, you will find yourself immersed in complete luxury, tranquillity and drifting off to the sounds of the ocean. Each bedroom is equipped with built in robes, high ceilings and plenty of natural light. Other features include: Lock up garage Ample storage area Quiet location At the end of a court 2000 litre water tank Split system air conditioning Excellent under house storage Walk to the beach…

$780,000 

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4 Holzer Drive, Apollo Bay

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This stunning, light filled three bedroom, two bathroom home is immaculate in its presentation and being only minutes to the beach makes it an absolute winner. The home boasts two large living areas, a modern kitchen with stone bench tops and stainless steel appliances. Three decks on the upper level maximise on every view and the north facing entertaining deck offers spectacular views over the hills including Marriners Lookout. The modern open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area is bathed in natural light with high pitched ceilings further enhancing the spaciousness of the home. The master bedroom and ensuite are located upstairs with the remaining two bedrooms and second entertainment area set on the lower level with outdoor access to a secure garden area. The property has a full tree reserve next door, giving privacy, comfort and a distinct rural feel. The home is designed for easy low maintenance living with timber floors, tiled areas and air-conditioning in each bedroom and living area. The double garage has additional space for a workshop. There is also plenty of room for your boat and or caravan. With quality fittings throughout, this home is ready for a couple or family looking for a new home or holiday retreat.…

$625,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

900 Wild Dog Road, Apollo Bay

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With a picturesque aspect across the rolling hills of the Otway's and the ocean below, this warm and welcoming three-bedroom home includes sheep and or pony paddocks and is renovated throughout to truly create a taste of the good life. Beyond a timber veranda which offers the perfect vantage point to soak in the stunning views, this weatherboard home features a comfortable tiled central living zone adjoining the fully renovated marble kitchen with quality appliances including a 5 burner oven and stainless steel dishwasher. Sliding doors provide easy access to the deck where the distant waters of Bass Straight provide a sparkling backdrop to leisurely outdoor dining. Two bedrooms share a bright bathroom, whilst the master bedroom offers a walk in robe and a tastefully updated ensuite. Located only 9km from Apollo Bay's town centre, the property includes generous rainwater storage, electric heating, double carport and more. Approx 2 hours from the city by freeway this is the perfect country retreat with 23 (approx.) very manageable acres in the heart of the heavenly Otway's…

$850,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

1275 Skenes Creek Road, Apollo Bay

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Formerly The Tanybryn Gallery and B&B, this land-mark property and potential business is offered for sale in pristine condition. Architecturally designed by Donald Walker as a Home, Gallery with attached B&B, it is currently used as a grand home. The property comprises of three bedrooms including a fully self-contained and separate guests wing with its own lounge, kitchen, bathroom and separate toilet. The master bedroom has ensuite with opulent spa bath and access to north facing deck. The main north facing lounge is central to the kitchen and sleeping quarters with an adjacent dining area looking out onto the garden and lawns. The kitchen is generous with a very large walk-in pantry, all commercially approved. There is a grand entrance and foyer leading into the large, light and spacious gallery with cathedral ceilings, white painted trusses and ceiling fans. As well as the building being centrally heated there is a slow combustion wood heater in the main lounge, a small one in the guests-wing lounge and a large open fire in the gallery. There is also an office/study, large laundry, (mens and ladies amenities for the gallery) a big store room that could be used as another bedroom and decks all around the premises accessed by numerous doors. All the windows are double glazed and many have new plantation shutters fitted, most of the rest have new blinds. A double enclosed carport, single lockup garage and a 6x6m workshop and store room make up the out buildings. Water supply consists of 200,000 litres in concrete storage tanks. The property has a security system, underground power connected, phone and internet connected, receives free to air TV and is wired up and uses FOXTEL. This gorgeous stately property is on four titles totalling approximately 2 hectares (4.5 acres) and awaits a new owner to just love this spread for the home, the gardens and bird life, or to reinvent it as the popular tourism business it was some years earlier.…

$990,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

365 Busty Road, Apollo Bay

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With a picturesque aspect across the rolling green Otway hilltops, this exceptional three-bedroom home has been constructed using natural timbers and fine craftsmanship to create something truly unique. Tucked along a quiet country lane, this very private property with established gardens offers a tranquil haven from which to reconnect with nature and enjoy life in the Otway's. Beyond an inviting cedar facade, the home features a large octagonal living zone with jarrah floorboards and timber lined ceiling warmed by traditional coonara. Sliding doors provide easy access to the sunlit wrap around decking surrounded by beautiful gardens and offering a place for leisurely outdoor dining. A large kitchen has been well thought out with lead light windows, exposed timber beams and eclectic feature tiles offering gas cook top and electric oven with an adjoining sun room. The circular master bedroom is another appealing space where you will enjoy the outlook through the expansive windows which frame the picturesque surroundings beautifully. The master bedroom also offers a walk in robe which could be easily converted to an ensuite. The second and third bedrooms carry through the theme of timber detail and artistry with a feature lead light window and robes to the second bedroom. A central bathroom services the bedrooms with shower, bath and laundry facilities. There is also a quaint and rustic style studio cabin with timber feature wall, kitchenette, coonara and a decking which enjoys views of the hills. Other features include split system heating/cooling to the living area, 3 water tanks, large 2 car garage with extensive workshop, garden sheds, hot house, dam and spring water access. All set on a stunning 65 acre allotment only 10 minutes drive from the township of Apollo Bay.…

$875,000 

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10 Park Avenue, Apollo Bay

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Located only minutes from the pool, community garden, school, and over looking the foothills is 10 Park Avenue. This genuine 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom gem delivers the perfect family home or great holiday house. With impressive ocean views and sweeping scapes of the surrounding green hills, this home lends to enjoying the true essence of coastal living. With a large open plan living area, gorgeous cathedral timber ceilings and great entertaining decks on both ground and upper levels areas. Equipped with a wood heater and reverse cycle heating and cooling, this home is the perfect entertainer and exudes a warm feel that is both hip and tastefully done. The kitchen is neat modern and functional, the perfect hub for family to gather and for entertaining. The gardens are low maintenance whilst having a delightful standalone pergola and unusually high featured raised garden beds. There is ample space for 2 undercover parking spaces. Set in a quiet court with valley and sea views this property wont be on the market for long.…

$545,000. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au