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

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.…

$399,000 

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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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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

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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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, 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

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

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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

9 Panorama Crescent, Marengo

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This stunning property has been beautifully designed to follow the contours of the surrounding landscape. With a recent full makeover and update this coastal home has some of the best uninterrupted sea and coastal views going. Offering three spacious bedrooms, the master with ensuite, walk in robe and two separate viewing decks overlooking the breakers. Two more bedrooms share a large bathroom, the kid’s bedroom is huge and doubles as a games room. The main living space is very large with dining and a great kitchen with some of the best views. A long, wide verandah is a highlight with the most sensational vista of the sea, reef, rocks and breakers. Features include a gas log fire, large decks, sunny protected rear garden and off-street parking. Recently painted inside and out, new tiles on the upper decks, all the work is done. Excellent rental returns are currently being achieved at this property. Copy this link below into your browser to the AIRBNB site. https://www.airbnb.com.au/rooms/28036464?source_impression_id=p3_1571025593_iCtrsjI5Is7FdRf3…

$1,050,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

20 Mclennan Street, Apollo Bay

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This original, fully renovated, and extended cottage is on a large 846 sqm corner block. It offers four bedrooms, cosy living room with log fire, and north facing kitchen and back yard. A double concrete floored garage is accessed by the side street and there is a spacious office / studio, granny flat or possible AIRBNB adjacent to the home, currently used as an office and craft studio. The garden is gorgeous with a couple of remarkable stately trees. Other features include;- Front and rear verandahs Carport Securely fenced suiting children and pets Private setting Peaceful location Short walk to town and beach Wood shed…

$620,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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.…

2,100,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

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

Lot 7/615 Hordern Vale Road, Hordern Vale

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Otway Air, is the ultimate get-away, set on approx. 2 acres of open paddock and surrounded by rural land and secluded natural bush, only minutes from the Aire River estuary. Thoughtful design and quality build make this house an ideal weekender. The cottage sits on an estate of gnarled stringy barks, magical native grasstrees and open grasslands. Offered fully furnished, this gorgeous open plan cottage is a unique property, a place of tranquility. The sound of the ocean, the magnificent local wildlife and exotic birds will enchant. Complete with two large separate bedrooms, wood fire, two bathrooms, modern kitchen, front and rear decks with stunning views and double glazing. Otway Air is fully self-sustained with a brand new solar system including 2KW Solar Panels and a large 16KW battery bank. The cottage has also been fitted with energy efficient lighting. Located in Cape Otway, the heart of the Great Ocean Walk, within just twenty minutes drive through the National Park to the vibrant seaside town of Apollo Bay, this property will make an excellent holiday rental. Nature abounds at your doorstep offering giant sand dunes, wild surf beaches, safe swimming and diving, fishing, boating, canoeing, waterfalls and ancient rain forests. Here is a link to the current holiday rental web site. https://otwayretreats.holidayfuture.com/listings/53732 This is a leasehold (399 years) to a company share title. In other words a company that you will become a partner of, owns the 60 acre freehold that leases it back to you. Company directors are, and can only be, the owners of each of the properties. There are eight, over 60 acres in total, each with a few acres attached. Think of it as an ‘Body Corporate’ style of ownership, as this is how it works. The closest thing to freehold title possible in this zoning. The zoning, ‘Rural Conservation’ came to be in 2006 and does not allow subdivision of land less than 100 acres or 40 ha. All enquiries by email only please…

$365,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au