Gary Van Someren
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

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

5 Nizam Quay, Apollo Bay

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Nestled down a quiet coastal cul-de-sac lies this stunning blend of classic beach house design and 21st century refinement. This new, modern interpretation of the quintessential seaside holiday home captures the essence of relaxed coastal style. Bathed in natural light, this four bedroom home offers superbly proportioned spaces for entertaining family and guests. Flawless in quality, the bespoke design of this unforgettable residence will have you captivated from the moment you arrive. With a large open plan downstairs living area flowing outside to the wrap around decking via sliding glass doors providing a sheltered place to dine and entertain, the central kitchen is of generous proportions and offers quality appliances including a dishwasher and a walk in pantry. Three downstairs bedrooms all provide substantial sliding built in robes and are serviced by a central bathroom with bath and shower offering a separate toilet. Upstairs has been designed as a place to retreat and relax with a large entertaining room leading out to the wrap around balcony with ocean and mountain views. The master suite is of grand proportions with walk in robe and an impressive en-suite with sunken spa bath and shower. Other features include tiled dining area, electric cook top, split system heating/cooling both up and downstairs, under stair storage, laundry with rear access and remote double lock up garage with internal access. Relax and enjoy views of the coastal garden from almost every room, soak up the sun from the balcony, play golf at nearby Apollo Bay Golf Course or take a short stroll to the beach or main street.…

$725,000 

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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

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

9 Stanway Drive, Separation Creek

Stunning north facing block in the popular coastal resort Separation Creek. Over 850sqm, magnificent views and only minutes’ walk to the beach with the cafe and pub at Wye not far away. Plenty of elbow room from your neighbours with a bush/coastal setting.…

$350,000 

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2 Dolphin Court, Apollo Bay

This 600 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

5835 Great Ocean Road, Yuulong

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Enjoy the tranquility and space of country living from this picturesque property, with stunning family home, views of the rolling hills and deep blue ocean which extends across the horizon to the Cape Otway Lighthouse. Private, peaceful and suited to a variety of rural pursuits. Surrounded by established gardens bursting with color, lush lawns, attractive plantings and magnificent gum trees, creating a private and tranquil haven. The spacious timber home offers superb family living, with an easy flow between indoor and outdoor spaces. The central kitchen adjoins the sunny dining room which leads outdoors to the picturesque gardens and covered porch area. Through an archway the dining room comments seamlessly to the main living area offering a fireplace and french doors enticing you outdoors for summertime living and entertaining. Four bedrooms (master with built in robe) and a central bathroom with separate shower and toilet adjoins the laundry and storage space. Shedding and infrastructure include: wood/machinery shed, large multipurpose shed with workshop, brand new fencing, 4 water tanks (total 88,000 litres), troughs and more. Tucked away in a very private setting and located on the iconic "Great Ocean Road" located close to pristine beaches, local produce and many tourism attractions. an extremely versatile, peaceful property set on 5 acres (approx) in a wonderful location with spectacular views.…

$750,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

161 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

This prime piece of commercial real estate delivers endless opportunities for the savvy buyer. The last vacant commercial block still available in Apollo Bays main fronting the iconic and popular Great Ocean Road. Opposite the information center, neighboring surf shop, motels and apartments and a short stroll to the beach this 954 sqm (approx) vacant allotment is a blank canvas for developers. Apollo Bay is the stay-over for village for international travelers especially Chinese growth adds to the interstate and intrastate travelers who visit all year round. Ripe for development, this commercial opportunity with a 20 metre frontage is suited for immediate development of mixed retail, residential and commercial enterprises.…

$1,900,000 

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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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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

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

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

1255 Skenes Creek Road, Tanybryn

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Unique Otway Ranges property at the headwaters of Skenes Creek featuring 3 notable waterfalls. Falls Farm offers a magnificent lifestyle opportunity or weekend retreat just a short drive from Apollo Bay and the Great Ocean Road. 135 acres (approx.) in size comprising of around 35 acres of cleared farmland and100 acres of spectacular Old Growth temperate rain-forest. The substantial house and out buildings are encircled by a perimeter of redgum ‘post and rail’ fence, and are surrounded by established exotic trees. The main house and separate 3-bedroom studio have all recently been completely renovated inside and out. The house consists of three bedrooms, a very large open plan lounge, dining and kitchen, generous decks looking out onto parklike gardens with stonewall landscaping. A two-car garage/shed completes the property at the end of which is the large 3-bedroom studio/ensuite for guests. Of course, a highlight of the property are the three waterfalls and the 1.2kms of world class walking tracks, timber boardwalks and steps that meander through the forest past 300 year old Mountain Ash, magnificent stands of Myrtle Beech and each of the 3 waterfalls, one of which is 30 metres high.…

$1,290,000. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

1/15 Cawood Street, Apollo Bay

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Within 100 metres to the beach this stunning modern townhouse will impress. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, Master bedroom with ensuite, Air-con and access to outdoor balcony area. Open plan living with separate rumpus room and two large decks, this property has it all. North facing, very low maintenance, secure rear yard, great views to the mountains and to the sea. A quality kitchen with upmarket modern appliances, beautiful finishes and gorgeous timber floor boards throughout. The spacious main bathroom has a large welcoming bath. This property will make this a great holiday home and/or holiday rental alternative.…

$595,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

1a McLennan Street, Apollo Bay

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This immaculately presented, spacious 3-4 bedroom, single level, north facing home has been lovingly restored with all new fixtures and fittings through-out. Two of the bedrooms are very large, the master bedroom has a new ensuite and built in robes. The second bathroom is also brand new, with separate toilet. A third bedroom and an adjacent study or second living area to complete the sleeping layout. A new kitchen, with dishwasher, is central to the open plan living and dining areas. Lounge has a new Coonara wood heater. Once again, this area has an abundant amount of space with all new timber flooring. This low maintenance property is fully fenced with most of the garden and lawn area on the sunny northern side. Other features include: New garden shed, new ‘heat pump’ hot water service, new decking all situated on low maintenance 450 sqm block.…

$550,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

16 Cawood Street, Apollo Bay

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Cawood Street plays host to one of the best locations in Apollo Bay, within this tightly held pocket resides this quintessential beach house located only a few minutes walk of the beautiful Apollo Bay ocean beach and the main street. Beautifully styled to reflect its relaxed beach setting surrounded by stunning coastal gardens (winner "Coastal Garden of the Year") and a north facing rear veranda that enjoys picturesque views of the mountains.Offering three generous bedrooms with an additional study and utility room that could easily make a fourth and fifth bedroom. The home offers both upstairs and downstairs living areas that are both beautiful spaces suited for any season with a fireplace servicing the downstairs living area and a sun drenched balcony providing a space to bask in the sunshine from the upstairs living space. Featuring high ceilings and stunning timber detail, the main kitchen provides quality appliances including a dishwasher whilst the downstairs kitchenette offers additional flexibility and provides separate self contained accommodation for visiting family and friends. This property includes a single garage and excellent access down the side of the house for a boat or caravan, or both! Set on a very generous allotment of 980 sqm and backing onto "Milford Creek", with two bathrooms, two toilets, high ceilings, large windows, solar hot water system and air-conditioning. This truly is a gorgeous beach house that you will yearn to return too or beautiful place of permanent residence on the doorstep of the bay and its coastal walking trails, the Otways and ocean surf beaches, cosmopolitan Apollo Bay township, cafes, restaurants and boutiques.…

$760,000.00 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au