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

39 Marriners Lookout Road, Apollo Bay

Nestled high in the estate, this picturesque north facing block offers unlimited potential with its stunning ocean and harbour views. Rectangular shaped with a generous 16 metre frontage, the block is fully serviced with underground power, sewer and fresh water supply. The 593sqm allotment is ready to build the home of your dreams! A short comfortable stroll takes you to the beach, and you are only minutes away from the thriving town of Apollo Bay, with boutique shops, cafés, restaurants, harbour, and oceanside golf course.…

$350,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

10/4 Hardy Street, Apollo Bay

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This modern 3 bedroom, north facing apartment provides a low maintenance coastal retreat with nothing to do but enjoy the cafes and the beach! Tri-level with private entry and security intercom, on the ground floor is a spacious 2 car garage with remote control and under-stair storeroom. Up the carpeted stairs to the next level are the second and third bedrooms each with a built in robe, a main bathroom and storage cupboards. The top floor opens to a light filled open plan kitchen, living and dining area with a barrel vaulted ceiling leading on to an entertaining balcony with expansive sea and mountain views. The kitchen has ample storage, pantry, electric hotplate and oven, and an island bench with dishwasher. The dining and kitchen areas have timber flooring and the lounge area is carpeted. To the rear is a spacious master bedroom with built in robes, and a large ensuite with shower and corner spa bath, with dual entry from the living area. A stone’s throw from the shops and the beach, this is the ideal pad for a family wanting to enjoy their holidays with no work and all relaxation!…

$595,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

1/46 Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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An outstanding two storey, four bedroom residence located in one of Apollo Bay’s most sought after streets. This classic home' built by owner master builder is solid and imposing. It has quality fittings and finishes and offers a low maintenance exterior. The upper level has a light filled north facing entertaining area with a spacious lounge, gourmet kitchen with butler’s pantry and a verandah with ocean and mountain views. There is a remote controlled ‘vergola’ on the verandah to enjoy the climate in comfort outside. The kitchen has beautiful granite benchtops, a six burner Smeg gas stove, Bosch dishwasher and designer stainless steel double sink. There is ample cupboard space in the butler’s pantry and room for a second fridge. In addition, there is ducted air-conditioning, polished hardwood floors, quality carpet in the lounge, a built-in dinnerware cabinet for service to the dining table and powder room. Adjacent is the spacious master bedroom with balcony, an ample walk-in robe and stunning ensuite bathroom with a huge stone bath, and walk-in shower with remote temperature control. On the lower level there are three more carpeted bedrooms, two with built-in robes and one with electric panel heating. There is a large family bathroom and separate toilet. The rumpus room faces north and opens out on to a verandah and light filled courtyard with garden shed. There is an under stairs storage cupboard, and another storeroom and large laundry adjoining the expansive two car, 60sqm garage with internal access.…

$995,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

10 Mitchell Court, Marengo

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On the peak of Marengo hill is 10 Mitchell Court. This one of a kind 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom tri level residence is situated on a large 850 sqm block. With what can only be described as the ultimate north facing views of Marengo beach and all the way to Apollo Bay, this is once in a lifetime opportunity. The home itself is grandiose with exposed brickwork and a lofty timber lined cathedral ceiling with exposed beams. There is an open fireplace, reverse cycle air conditioner and electric underfloor heating. The slate floors are in keeping with the stylistic authenticity of the home. The kitchen has electric cooking and a dishwasher. There are three good sized bedrooms, 2 with built in robes. The master has a walk-in robe, en-suite and a split system. There is access to a front balcony, perfect for an afternoon cocktail and big enough for a family BBQ, with those spectacular views. There is a downstairs rumpus room perfect for a game of snooker or a handy fourth bedroom addition. This area has its own bathroom and the laundry is in this area. Other features of this one of a kind property are a rear verandah with huge potential as an additional living space. The lock up garage has a workshop at the rear. A newly installed solar system will keep energy bills down. In conclusion there is nothing like this property. There is the potential to improve and renovate this amazing find into one of the areas iconic homes. And why not consider purchasing the adjoining block of 817m2.…

$1,100 000 

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9 Mitchell Court, Marengo

The pinnacle of Marengo Hill. An extremely rare opportunity to secure a generous well-proportioned vacant block of approx. 817m2 on the crest of the hill in a highly sought-after cul-de-sac in Marengo. Boasting spectacular views in every direction, over Apollo Bay, the Southern Ocean and The Otways. Watch the whales frolic in the blue waters and the ships cruise by. The Apollo Bay township is only 3 kms or a 5-minute drive away. Build your dream home and do justice to this magnificent site. A better parcel of land will never come available.…

$799,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

4/155 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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This very ‘city’ apartment is right in the heart of Apollo Bay. Less than 100 metres to the beach amidst a fine selection of cafes, restaurants and shopping. Priced at a comfortable market entry level, perfect for a couple. With great views of the sea & harbour, this amazingly apartment has one bedroom and a spacious open plan living, dinning and kitchen. With good access, car park for one car and a generous veranda, this is the no work, walk everywhere city apartment at the beach in Apollo Bay. It obviously has great holiday rental income potential.…

$416,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

4 Harrison Street, Marengo

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Perched high on a rise in beautiful Marengo, the name says it all, with killer views stretching from Marengo Reef to Apollo Bay and beyond to the Otways – absolutely breathtaking. The upper level offers the perfect vantage point to soak in all the beautiful scenery with a fully tiled deck. The soaring views flow through into the open planned living area which includes fully equipped kitchen and island bench as well as a spacious dining and lounge areas which lead out onto the balcony. The master suite offers a walk-in robe and ensuite with shower, large corner hot tub with the windows framing the spectacular view which can be enjoyed from the bed! This home is well suited to families as it offers a living area upstairs as well as a second living area downstairs which is where you will find the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms. There is also a fully enclosed decking downstairs off the living area. Other features include a gas log fire, central main bathroom, large laundry with third shower and off-street parking for 2-3 cars.…

$1,150,000 

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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, two 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. 600sqm. The property is a popular holiday rental.…

$660,000 

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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, two 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. • 5kW roof mounted 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

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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 & 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, split system for heating and cooling, electric cooking and hot water service and floating timber flooring throughout. The property is also being offered fully furnished. .…

$525,000 

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415 Sunnyside Road, Wongarra

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Located between the Great Ocean road and the Great Otway National Park, the Wongarra Truffle Farm is one of the Otways most unique estates. Set on 88 acres, the property is overflowing with natural beauty, an abundance of produce and faultless style. The two storey cedar home is nestled in a sheltered rainforest gully next to a waterfall and is surrounded by an established exotic garden. With two permanent creeks running through the lush pasture, the property produces a veritable cornucopia of the finest produce including grass-fed beef and lamb, free-range, rare-breed pork, pastured eggs, heritage fruit, heirloom vegetables, fresh herbs and the culinary diamonds this propertys name is based on Perigord black truffles. Warm and inviting in style, the home features three bedrooms, three bathrooms and generous entertaining areas. Large open plan living spaces are highlighted by polished hardwood floors with access to an expansive deck overlooking the rainforest and ocean. A beautiful kitchen with granite benchtops and stainless steel splashbacks is registered for commercial use. Both ground floor bedrooms have access to the deck whilst the top floor master bedroom is accessed via a spectacular stainless steel floating staircase and features walk-in robe and an ensuite with spa. Other features of the home include two slow combustion stoves, north facing sunroom and laundry. Adjacent to the main house is a self-contained two-room cottage with bathroom and rainforest viewing deck perfect for visiting friends and family. A short walk from the home takes you to a slate paved bbq area, pond, waterfall, rainforest viewing platform and hidden paths taking you through lush green fern gullies and a garden brimming with established exotic trees and acting as a haven for native flora and fauna. Other features of this unique estate include a large greenhouse, double garage, wide-span workshop, machine shed, permanent 40m bore with electric pump, irrigation, 80,000 litre rainwater storage, stockyards, berry patch, chicken run, established orchard with heritage fruit trees and vegetable gardens and up the hill you will find the 15 year old truffiere containing 200 innoculated oaks producing the prized and sought after Perigord black truffles. Nearby a newly planted truffiere contains a further 200 truffle oaks that can be expected to produce within three years. If you have dreamed of a sea change or longed for a tree change, here you can have both. Wongarra truffle farm produces some of the best fresh produce in the district which is used by some of the regions most esteemed restaurants. The potential is endless with the opportunity to further expand upon the current offering whilst enjoying a lifestyle surrounded by the ocean and the trees. Check out the video of Roderick and the divine property that is 415 Sunnyside Road Wongarra : https://vimeo.com/243048605…

$1,950,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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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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

3/11 Montrose Avenue, Apollo Bay

Positioned in “Old Apollo Bay” this 358.sqm block is perfect for a quiet, secluded home, close to shops restaurants and the beach. Dual access, via Montrose Avenue and a wide rear lane accessed from Pascoe Street.. 200m to the main street, 300m to the pub and less than 400m to the beach. This is your opportunity to secure real estate in the popular part of town at a starter price as there are just no central blocks for sale..…

$275,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

25 Telford Street, Marengo

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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

22 Ozone Avenue, Skenes Creek

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Snuggled into the hillside and basking in the beautiful ocean view of Apollo Bay, this delightfully renovated 3-bedroom charmer boasts all the best of bayside living. Thorough and tasteful renovation throughout delivers comfort, great holiday functionality and spaces for everyone to enjoy together and individually. The front door opens from its lofty viewing deck to welcome you to a family dining and sitting room served by a practical open plan kitchen. Two bedrooms, a laundry, separate toilet, a stunning bathroom and rear recreation room complete the downstairs picture. Upstairs, you pass the walk-in robe to be delivered into the private eyrie of the master bedroom. Served by a superb ensuite, occupants here wake to the best views in the house. The garden courtyard, featuring a handmade pizza oven and a large shed is private, protected from the elements and equipped with an outside shower and grass that never needs mowing. All the work here is done. Just move in and enjoy.…

$765,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@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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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@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