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

25 Telford Street, Marengo

Less than 12 months old, this modern, luxury, four-bedroom home is set on this sensationally large 1180 sqm block, offering privacy, tranquility and quiet. Surrounded on three sides by the Marengo Nature reserve, you have wildlife, flora and fauna as your neighbour. An excellent design taking full advantage of the north sun and the mountain and sea views this home is stunning. With a spacious north facing open plan kitchen, dining and living room, with a beautiful log fire place and timber stairs leading up to the master bedroom, with specious en-suite and walk in rode. Three more bedrooms are on the lower level with a generous bath room with a large bath, separate laundry. There is another external bathroom, ideal for ‘after the beach’ or for extra guests perhaps with a van or tent to use. The block is potentially big enough to sub-divide a block off the rear for another title, or use this space for a large shed or garage. A beautiful block with established natives, you are only a short stroll to the Marengo Beach.…

$975,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

15 Moore Street, Apollo Bay

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In a fantastic location close to shops, cafes, and the beach is 15 Moore Street Apollo Bay. This gorgeous residence is brimming with period features which compliment a tasteful renovation on a large allotment of 758 sqm. In one of the best streets in town. Wooden floorboards compliment a large open plan kitchen, living and dining area. The kitchen has an island bench with seating perfect for breakfast or a family chat. A private outdoor deck is an entertainer’s delight. This property ticks a lot of boxes with three good size bedrooms and a very comfortable 'sleep out', a split system air conditioner and modern appliances. To the rear of the residence is man heaven. A modern large shed could facilitate all manner of uses including workshop, games room, garage, boat storage or a combination of all the above. • Located just minutes from the township of Apollo Bay and all its amenities. • On a large allotment of 758 sqm. • Recently renovated with period features intact. Large open plan living, dining and kitchen • Large modern shed with a multitude of uses.…

$625,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

1 Panorama Crescent, Marengo

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This cosy beach cottage has panoramic ocean and mountain views and is located in a sought after position beach side of the Great Ocean Road just a short stroll from Marengo beach. The home has an open plan living, dining and kitchen with gas cooking, a gas log fire, reverse cycle air conditioner and cork flooring, 2 spacious bedrooms both with built in robes, a combined bathroom / laundry and separate toilet. There is a sunny north facing balcony, large fenced yard and a single lock up garage. There is potential to extend if required. The land has a wide frontage of approx. 28 metres and a site area of approx. 600m2. The property is a popular holiday rental.…

$660,000 

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21-23 Nelson Street, Apollo Bay

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This Edwardian style home was once Apollo Bays earliest post office. Steeped in history this offers the rarest of opportunities. On a corner block of 550sqm and on the Great Ocean Road. This period residence incorporates a 2-bedroom home located in the heart of the township of Apollo Bay. Opposite the golf course and walking distance to eateries, shops, and the beach with the benefits of permanent rent being paid from the adjacent retail outlet. With high ceilings throughout and original period features, old meets new in a style that is contemporary and sophisticated. An open plan well-appointed kitchen compliments a generous living and dining area. Tall cedar French doors lead to a private deck with ocean and harbour views. With two good size bedrooms, one with an original brick fireplace lends to a perfect holiday rental or beach side getaway. There is vehicle side access to a secure back yard setting with shedding. Other features are a large laundry and bathroom and original floorboards throughout most of the property. The ability to develop and expand subject to council approval.…

$850,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

410 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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This 9 hectare treasure is one of the most delightful surprises on the Great Ocean Road. Leave the world behind as you travel the long, tree lined driveway to find a shining sanctuary of space, light, style and comfort. It is a lifestyle that awaits, not only a property. It really is that good. The north east facing, family sized, single level 28 square home (250sqm) commands the centre of a vast lawn and garden area delivering absolute privacy in the luxury of a huge wooded space. There are four bedrooms, (three with built in robes) two bathrooms, a study, a games room, full sized laundry, double garage, beautifully equipped family kitchen, sensational dining area with views all round, and a large family room under tall sweeping ceilings with skylights and solid hardwood flooring underfoot. A gazebo, all weather outdoor living areas, 2 excellent sheds with wood heaters, extensive decking, and a family sized split system air conditioner are just a few more of the long list of lifestyle enhancing features on offer here. It’s a substantial holding that delivers the most important luxury of all – privacy and tranquility. • 23 acres+ of private luxury and space on The Great Ocean Road • 28 squares of living with every imaginable creature comfort. • Four bedrooms, a study, games room, double garage and big living spaces • All weather outdoor living spaces plus extensive shedding and walking tracks. • Phase three power on site. • 5kW solar system. * Water tanks inc. 3 x 33,500 litre for house water, plus 2 x 5,000l litre for garden. • Complete with tractor, slasher, and grader blade. • Two minute drive to the magnificent Marengo beach.…

$1,750,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

74 McLachlan Street, Apollo Bay

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Maintained to an incredible level, set on a large block in a perfect location, immediately adjacent to the hospital and kindergarten, extremely close to the school and a very short stroll to the shops and the beach, this supremely comfortable late 70’s gem is ready to be enjoyed immediately. It has been loved and maintained as a private holiday home and features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, flexible kitchen/living/dining possibilities plus lots of storage and a fully lined lock-up garage more recently built to match the house. The substantial 747m2 block has a wide frontage and would suit possible redevelopment down the track. The emphasis here though is on comfort, substance and that most important asset of all - location, location, location. • Beautifully presented three bedroom 70’s style home in an ideal location • 742 sqm block with a wide frontage and near new lock up garage in the same style • Flexible kitchen/dining/living floor plan plus excellent storage and two bathrooms • Easy walking to school, shops, library, gym and pool in a quiet part of town.…

$650,000 

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371b Great Ocean Road, Marengo

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It's all about the view, and the access to the private beach. Set snugly on about 8000 sqm ( 2 acres ) of native vegetation ocean side of the Great Ocean Road, this Peter McIntyre designed luxury sanctuary delivers a perfectly private holiday haven. It feels like you own the Great Southern Ocean with uninterrupted views from every room. Easy access to both the beach and the great ocean walk are just two of the many natural delights to be enjoyed at your leisure. Inside this award-winning architect’s creation, life simply flows in a spacious embrace of the location enhanced by the very best of fixtures and fittings. The three upstairs bedrooms command an ocean view, as of course does the high spec kitchen, and the spacious living/dining space and small sitting room. There are three bathrooms, a separate laundry and double lock up garage with ample storage space. North and south facing balconies serve to enable alfresco dining regardless of the prevailing breeze. Downstairs is a large fully equipped self contained rumpus room / games room and additional bedroom for the enjoyment of friends or family. The property forms part of 13 hectares ( 32.5 acres ) of prime beach front land known as Storm Point Farm which contains 4 houses separated by 9.7 hectares ( 24 acres ) of common land. The Apollo Bay township is within 4 kms being a short 5 minute drive. This is a genuinely rare offering. It’s an opportunity to be part of perhaps the most exclusive enclave on the southern coast. Inspection will delight and inspire.…

$1,800,000. 

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2/62 Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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At the top of the Noel Street ridge, overlooking The Bay, this stylish four-bedroom, three bathroom townhouse holds plenty of appeal. Immaculately presented and offering gorgeous views of the lush green hills to the west and north, a glimpse of the blue sea to the east, the living areas are drenched in sunlight. Four generous bedrooms, two with a shared ensuite, the master with its own huge ensuite, a third bathroom with a bath, and three completely separate toilets. A spacious living dining area with timber floorboards, a modern kitchen, ducted vacuum system, outdoor deck that wraps around the east and north sides provides lots of entertaining areas for all months of the year. The home provides internal access to a huge double garage with two further parks in front. Perfect as a home or a holiday rental property with lucrative returns. This town house is offered fully furnished and is only a short 500 metres (approx.) walk to the shops and main beach at the quiet end of arguably Apollo Bays best street.…

$655,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

1/12 Murray Street, Apollo Bay

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Nestled just 200 metres from the beach and 400 metres from town is this rare and surprising find. Having direct frontage onto Murray Street there is a lot to smile about. Three spacious bedrooms two with built in robes and one with walk in robe and en-suite. Well equipped kitchen with open plan dining and living area leads to a private courtyard. A perfect entertainer for all occasions. Other features include a sheltered entrance, single lock up garage, fully appointed laundry, spilt system for heating and cooling, electric cooking and hot water service and floating timber flooring throughout. This won’t last long.…

$525,000 

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1/24 Campbell Court, Apollo Bay

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Prominently up front with great street appeal is this three bedroom two storey townhouse delivers the quiet, the security and the safety of a ‘court,’ plus the convenience combined with the sights and sounds of the ocean. With a sea view and the beach just around the corner from your door. There are two bathrooms, one with spa bath, open plan living/dining/lounge with some sea views, gas log fire and sunny balcony. The over sized lock up garage has access into the house and access to the rear court yard, and boasts loads of storage space. There are two separate toilets and a separate laundry. On a 227 sqm of land area completes the picture for the good life by the sea. With the master bedroom with ensuite upstairs and two other bedrooms down it is an ideal ideal layout and a great investment. • 3 bedrooms • 2 bathrooms • Open plan living dining • Sunny private balcony • Stones throw from the beach • Lock up garage…

$585,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

36 Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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This four-bedroom home boasts some of the best sea and mountain views in ‘The Bay’. It truly is one of the finest homes we have had the privilege to offer to the market. Completely renovated this property will not disappoint. The upper level includes open plan lounge, kitchen and dining areas, and a huge north facing deck perfect for entertaining. Massive picture windows open to the north, enjoying the spectacular views, second to none in the ‘Bay’. The upstairs floors are beautiful Spotted Gum floor boards. The spacious kitchen includes an island bench/breakfast bar, stone bench tops, pantry, 900mm oven with glass cook top, dishwasher etc. Upstairs also includes the master bedroom & ensuite, plus a guest bedroom, bathroom and toilet. Upstairs has fully ducted reverse cycle air conditioning plus a Coonara wood heater. Down stairs opens onto a monstrous second living area with glass doors that open to the rear garden. This area is cooled and heated with split system air conditioning. Two other bedrooms are downstairs which have built in robes and share another spacious bathroom and separate toilet. All the bedrooms have large built in robes. Downstairs there is also a large laundry boasting ample storage and bench space. Flowing from the laundry is a sizable general-purpose room, with direct external access to the front of the home. This would suit a home business or other professional service. Maybe a sewing room, a workshop, or just a massive amount of storage. This property boasts a generous 2-car garage with direct access into the house, with plenty of room for a workshop. Externally the home is clad with Hardy Linea weather boards. This relatively new product looks like original weather boards but is rot proof and very low maintenance. All landscaping is well established and there is a garden shed for more storage. This property sits on a 749 sqm block, but feels much bigger as the wide nature strip wraps around it. The house is perfectly located to the shops, beach, boat ramp, and golf course. The north aspect bathes the living area in winter sun whilst enjoying the spectacular views. This home is immaculately presented and is basically brand new.…

$1.3 million 

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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.…

$600,000. 

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15 McLennan Street, Apollo Bay

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This stylish three-bedroom cottage oozes contemporary charm and provides a wonderful opportunity for a holiday home by the sea. Upon entering the property, you are greeted by a large light filled open plan living area. The kitchen is new and comes with a Bosh dishwasher and a 5 burner La Germania oven, with separate laundry adjoining the kitchen. The main dining area is delightful, with New York diner style seats, offering plenty of room for large family meal times. The grand open plan living area has polished timber floors white tones and is modern in its design with a wood fire heater for cold wintery nights. The bedrooms are all generous in size. The bathroom has a large spa bath, heated towel rail and shower and separate toilet. This house is well-presented throughout, set on a 400sqm block, not far from the beach and shops, and is currently a holiday rental, receiving a good income. The private rear garden is great, with a massive rear deck and covered area for outdoor entertaining.…

$500,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

40 Casino Avenue, Apollo Bay

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Located on one of Apollo Bays most sort after locations is, 40 Casino Avenue Apollo Bay. Just a stone throw to the beach and easy walking distance to shops and cafes, this modern contemporary take on the ‘Beach House’ theme sets the standard in design, elegance and comfort. The open plan living dining and kitchen flow effortlessly through large roll back glass doors to a beautifully landscaped entertaining area. The bedroom is generous in size with views directly to the beach. Take a stroll, get the sand between your toes and relax. Set on a 450sqm block, the ‘Little Beach House’ has fantastic holiday let returns. This property is the perfect weekender, investment or home to a couple wishing for the simpler things in life with a hint of luxury and sophistication.…

$630,000. 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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.…

$1,050,000 

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5/2-6 Great Ocean Road, Marengo

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Set on 4 hectares of beautifully landscaped surrounds in one of Marengo’s most desirable locations overlooking the ocean, this property has beautiful views of nature at every turn. A rare offering to secure one of only eight traditional style solid brick cottages separated by native shrubs and gardens and overlooking a stunning ornamental lake. With views of the coast and the Otway ranges, this cottage comprises of two bedrooms and is an investment in something truly unique. Offering endless potential as a weekend getaway, an investment or a permanent place of residence. Share the enjoyment of 2.4 ha (6 acres) of manicured common property between you and the beach. This cottage has a generous living space with a brick open fireplace providing ambiance and warmth in the cooler months. Bedrooms with robes, main bathroom with corner spa and shower, full laundry, timber kitchen with dishwasher, heating and air-conditioning and parking for 2 cars or a car and a boat. Rare in its outlook and one that can never be lost, this cottage has proven to be a solid investment with impressive earning potential.…

$620,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

1/17 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

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Right in the heart of town, 100 metres to the beach, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom, two storey townhouse delivers position and convenience, combined with the sights and sounds of the ocean, and panoramic views to the mountains. With a large north facing deck and lot of north facing windows this is positioned beautifully on this 330 sqm block, getting full use of the sun. The master bedroom has an ensuite with a luxurious spa bath There is a second shared bathroom and two completely separate toilets. The open plan living area upstairs has huge cathedral ceilings, heating and cooling supplied via a slit system air conditioner; the kitchen has a dishwasher. Completing the picture is a single lock up garage and a very large, very private side yard surrounded by lots of lovely leafy trees.…

$595,000 

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540 Skenes Creek Road, Apollo Bay

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Magnificent, elevated 11ha (27 acre) property, on the Melbourne side of Apollo Bay, with two beautiful houses in excellent condition, both with unmatched, panoramic, sea and land scape views and both with excellent access. The property boasts a mixture of rainforest (complete with private waterfall) and designed pasture to promote and protect these majestic hilltop views and protect and seclude the two houses from each other. The property is 10 minutes from Apollo Bay, an hour and a quarter from Geelong and two and a half hours from Melbourne. House one is a multi-levelled and architect designed, Western Red Cedar, weatherboard home with commanding views from every room; down a dramatic valley, out to sea and over to Apollo Bay. Large windows and the substantial deck are designed to capture those views to the full and to provide a light filled house. A sunny, north facing and sheltered courtyard fully utilizes the other side of the house. Beautiful, established and flower-filled garden and pathways surround the house, enhancing the views. On clear nights, these views take you all the way to the Cape Wickham light house on King Island, if you can caste your eyes down from the endless starlight sky. This house features: • A generous L shaped, open-planned lounge and a split level to the kitchen and welcome area. • 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, (one incorporating a glass atrium, garden shower), laundry, plentiful cupboards, a large deck, covered porch area and patio. • Heating & cooling via split system air conditioner, ceiling fans, plus a large open-fireplace. • 5kw solar panel system means little or no electricity bills! House two is traditional Californian bungalow styled with a modern, open-planned, split level kitchen and living area at the rear of the house. This opens out onto rich sea and hillside views and directly overlooks Apollo Bay. The living areas are open, light-filled and sunny. All the old features of the Californian Bungalow contrast pleasingly with the modern, open feel of the kitchen/lounge/bathroom areas. The predominantly native garden provides colour, shelter and privacy. Birds particularly love this garden as it provides abundance of protection and food. This house features: • 3 bedrooms, kitchen, lounge, bathroom, separate toilet, laundry, large sun-drenched deck, L shaped verandah and plentiful cupboards. • Slow combustion heater, split system air-conditioning, ceiling fan, natural sun warming and excellent flow-through ventilation provide all the heating and cooling necessary. • Another 5kw solar system takes care of most of your electricity needs. • Bathroom with double shower and heating. Separate toilet. • Ample storage & cupboard space.. • A 2.5 x 6m storage/work area/garden shed with roller door, attached to a generous carport. Other features on the property include: • A substantial and beautiful, secluded and private water fall with formed tracks and steps. • A large, 8 x 16m concrete floored workshop (with office) provides all the workspace and storage necessary. • Extensively landscaped with established gardens. • Varied walking tracks throughout the property. • 125,000 litres freshwater tank water storage • Perennial stream running through the property…

$1,670,000 

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