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

8/2-6 Great Ocean Road, Marengo

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This two bedroom, solid brick cottage is across the road from Marengo Beach. Set on four hectares of beautifully landscaped surrounds in one of Apollo Bay’s most desirable locations overlooking the ocean, this property has beautiful views of nature at every turn. A rare offering to secure the best one, on the north end of eight traditional style solid brick cottages, with its own title under an owner’s corporation arrangement. This dwelling is separated from the others by native shrubs and gardens, and overlooks a stunning ornamental lake, with vegetative screening to the north and west, and views of the coast and the Otway ranges. Features include brick open fireplace providing ambiance and warmth in the cooler months. Bedrooms with robes, main bathroom with corner spa, 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 property has proven to be a solid investment with impressive earning potential.…

$650,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

45B Montrose Avenue, Apollo Bay

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This sun filled home is on a central, secluded, 500 sqm block in one of Apollo Bays sought after streets minutes to the beach. With four bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet and huge laundry this home is deceivingly spacious. The open plan kitchen, dining and lounge over look a north facing deck, pond, lawn area and established garden. Polished floor boards and cedar Venetian blinds gives this home a fresh and inviting casual feel. There is a split air con system for heating and cooling and ample cupboards and storage. The access to this ‘freehold’ property is excellent, leading to a double carport, with veggie patch beyond. There is a large rear covered deck with a built in BBQ just outside the kitchen. Currently used as an AIRBNB with very good figures. Would be sold fully furnished if required so the holiday renal could continue seamlessly. This property is priced at a great entry point into the Apollo Bay market.…

$545,000 

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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

20 Biddles Road, Apollo Bay

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Breathtaking ocean views, twelve hill top acres and five bedrooms make this modern convex, double glazed home a clear winner in the race for spacious, quiet, serene living. The sprawling living, dining, kitchen area fans out to embrace the expansive vista and spills into two separate sleeping / bathing zones. The quiet glow of polished timber floorboards, the luxury of quality carpets, the joy of a first-class kitchen and the embrace of the outdoors at every opportunity make this home a delight. The beginnings of the rain forest are a short stroll into the valley with its ferns, native trees, bushie gullies, and spring fed creek. All the while Bass Strait looms but a short distance beyond. There’s a double garage, two bathrooms, master with ensuite and wonderful entertaining options - both indoor and outdoor - plus a sense of space that has to be seen, felt and experienced to be fully appreciated. You will feel at every turn that this property was built for quality, not price. Move in and command the space.…

$1,350,000. 

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455 Great Ocean Road, Apollo Bay

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You just don’t see 100 acres (40ha) of pristine ocean front property, with breathtaking views like this, for sale very often. Especially in such an exciting location, just a few kilometres from bustling Apollo Bay. It’s been in the same family for 70 years and is one of the few properties between the Ocean Road and sea. The existing 1960’s 3 bedroom plus study family home is immediately comfortable and will make an excellent base from which to explore, experience and plan your future here. The house features a split system air conditioning, combustion heater 2 toilets and great views. With 6 paddocks, 7 water tanks, 3 dams, a dairy, machinery shed, garden, hay and general sheds you can comfortably run 50 to 60 head of cattle while you talk with your architect about where to site the new house. Zoned rural conservation, with 782m of Great Ocean Road frontage and 524m of absolute coastal frontage It’s a rare and exciting opportunity. You’re not dreaming, but maybe you should be…

$3,950,000 

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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

195 Barham River, Apollo Bay

Glorious Barham River Valley acreage consisting of rolling and elevated hills with sensational views over everything. Including some natural forest with massive ancient trees, the possible uses for a very rarely zoned property include, the establishment of Caravan Park, Motel, Resort, Group Accommodation, and much more. North facing at 64 Acres or over 24 ha, with Barham River Road frontage this property is mostly cleared and fenced and includes a creek running through it, five dams and just amazing views. Rural Activity Zone allows environmentally considerate development and is very uncommon in our area. Other allowed uses, apart from existing use rights of farming, include and can be in conjunction with;- Camping and/or caravan park Group accommodation Hotel Host farm Landscape gardening supplies Leisure and recreation (other than Informal outdoor recreation) Market Manufacturing sales Place of assembly (other than Amusement parlour, Carnival, Cinema based entertainment facility, Circus and Nightclub) Restaurant Residential hotel Bed and breakfast Rural store Convenience shop…

$2,950,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

5/17-19 Nelson Street, Apollo Bay

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This spectacular first floor apartment will leave you breathless with its world-class views of the ocean, Apollo Bays boat harbor, the golf course and the surrounding hills. Perched in a convenient location only 100m from Apollo Bays main street which features boutique shopping, cafes and restaurants. Sensational space, sophisticated style and expansive views await those who crave the ultimate seaside retreat, this luxuriously proportioned and lavishly appointed 3 bedroom apartment offers a secure entrance, a spacious light filled open plan living area which flows seamlessly to the outdoor patio with glass balustrades bringing the ocean, harbor and golf course all seemingly within arms reach. Kitchen with stone bench-tops, stainless appliances including a dishwasher and an island bench with breakfast bar. Master bedroom with its own space for a desk or sofa as well as access to a private balcony, ensuite and built in robes. A further two bedrooms also offer built in robes and share a modern central bathroom with shower and bath. Set in a corner position to maximise natural light, other features include euro laundry, single lock up garage and a carport, split system heating/cooling. Beautiful style, quality appointments and those exceptional views propel this apartment into a category of its own. Perfect for your own use, ready to roll for high income holiday rental, or a combination of both.…

$650,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

19 Banksia Court, Apollo Bay

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This classic beach house is immaculate and only minutes’ walk from the beach and the cafes and restaurants of Apollo Bay. Comprising of three generous size bedrooms, a large combined living and dining room full of light and sun. The living area spills onto a wide deck offering views of gums and wattles in the green belt, giving privacy and tranquility right in the heart of town. Features include new aluminium windows, a log fire, quiet court for the kids to play, new carpets, stacks of room underneath for entertainment and possible extension. The north facing yard is both a safe place and generous in size 645 sqm in all, plenty of room for a caravan, boat or both.…

$585,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

Sold Listings

2/65 Sunnyside Road, Wongarra

This stunning 77 acre (approx.) property is being offered for the first time in over 40 years. Lovingly held by the same family, this acreage offers clean paddocks, stunning coastal, ocean and valley views. Paddocks are easily accessed by Sunnyside Road. Planning permit is in place for a contemporary, low energy dwelling and are available to purchasers and included in the sale.…

$1.200,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

21 Great Ocean Road, Marengo

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With a grassy 250 metre track to the beach out the back and the iconic Great Ocean Road at the front door, this big little beach house sits on a spacious 880m2 block. It features six bedrooms, two kitchens, two living spaces, two bathrooms, two big reverse cycle air conditioners, two separate decks and twice as much garden charm as you’ll find on your average suburban block. Currently generating a good income as a holiday rental, the possibilities for improvement or development are plentiful. (Subject to council approval of course.) Buy now as long term, low cost investment with your own personal family holidays built in, renovate and enjoy immediately or live in one section and run the rest as a B&B. However you dice it, this is an rare chance to own a slice of ocean side serenity at a very approachable price.…

$525,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

1/62 Noel Street, Apollo Bay

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Perched on the ridge overlooking The Bay, this stylish three bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse holds plenty of appeal. immaculately presented and offering gorgeous views of the lush green hills to the north, the living areas are drenched in sunlight. Three generous bedrooms, a spacious living dining area with timber floorboards, modern kitchen, space heater, ducted vacuum system, outdoor deck for entertaining in summer months and a huge double plus garage with internal access and street frontage, all stunning features of this property. Perfect as a home or a holiday rental property with lucrative returns. This town house is offered fully furnished. 62 Noel Street is a short 500 metres (approx.) walk to the shops and main beach. Modern and priced right around the median house price for Apollo Bay, this property should be at the top of your wish list. Currently holiday let with good figures https://otwayretreats.holidayfuture.com/listings/53726…

$595,000 

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Patrick Murphy 0405291200 patrick@gopapollobay.com.au

10 Nova Court, Apollo Bay

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Barely 18 months old, this stylish and substantial four bedroom home is palatial living with an ocean view. Set at the foot of Apollo Bay’s spectacular hills, it’s a two storey home with something to delight everyone in the family. There are 3 bathrooms, built in robes all round, three large living and entertainment spaces, an alfresco entertainment area and a kitchen worthy of a five star chef. The sheltered rear balcony enjoys delightful views. The master bedroom with an ensuite and huge walk-in robes is bathed in the light of the sun rising from the ocean every morning. Secure parking for 2 cars, with ample room to store a boat and or a caravan, sheltered garden, minutes to the beach and the town.…

$840,000. 

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32 Old Coach Road, Skenes Creek

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This gorgeous sanctuary in Skenes Creek is a haven for birdlife and koalas. On an enormous block, this newly renovated two storey house sits serene and quiet, blended with its landscape. Stunning views of the ocean through filtered gums from both floors, offer a mood that is peaceful and inspiring. The second floor consists of three bedrooms, main with walk in robe, large bathroom and a large balcony, perfect for 5 o’clock drinks and watching the sun go down. The lower level offers a large kitchen with European gas stove, a large living dining area that spills onto two separate decks, offering options in all weather. A bathroom laundry combo and views of the water and bush surround. A large double garage/ workshop, a brilliant tree/cubby house, undercover boat-trailer storage and a large wood fire box are all features of this home. 1775 sqm approx block of land.…

$845,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

29 Montrose Avenue, Apollo Bay

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Every time you pull up outside this shining colonial style cottage with its picket fence you’ll get a sense of relaxed welcome that’ll make you glad you’re home. Delightfully refurbished inside, it delivers four bedrooms, (two with built in robes) and one that enjoys its own balcony. All bedrooms and the living area all have separate split system A/Cs.There’s an ensuite to the private rear master bedroom, a separate laundry, and a second, new, stylish bathroom. Both bathrooms have under floor heating. Stone bench topped, fully equipped designer kitchen with loads of storage, twin draw integrated dishwasher and Induction cook top. Relaxed air conditioned living space around the original open fireplace. You’ll enjoy the great sense of functional style throughout the home with its floating floorboards, quality carpets, tiles and window coverings all working from a complimentary palette. In a very central position close to beach and amenities on 415 sqm of land. Retire with room for relations and friends, grow your own young family or earn extra income as a holiday rental.…

$545,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

3/49 Pascoe Street, Apollo Bay

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Facing Murray Street, 150 metres from the beach and close to the shops, this singe level two-bedroom unit really is in an enviable location. It has a private 6m x 6m courtyard at the rear, a single lock up garage, two bedrooms with built in robes, bathroom, a separate toilet, spacious laundry and direct access from the house to the garage. Adjacent to and accessed from the garage is a sizable storage area. A brand new spit system air conditioner has recently been installed, along with a new hot water system and new carpet throughout. The kitchen is also brand new. The last one we sold in this block was gone in a week. This one is much better.…

$380,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au

4/14 Murray Street, Apollo Bay

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Hidden from the street in the heart of “Paradise by the Sea” this three bedroom two level townhouse delivers privacy and convenience combined with the sights and sounds of the ocean. With the beach literally just seven houses from your door, there’s two ensuite bathrooms, spa, open plan living/dining/kitchen, sweeping curved ceilings, gas log fire, an undercover lock up garage and loads of storage space. A generous 350 sqm of land area completes the picture for the good life by the sea. With the master bedroom upstairs and paying guests or visiting family below, it’s an ideal layout and a great investment. This property has been beautifully maintained with nothing to do in way of maintenance or repairs.…

$620,000. 

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8 Nova Court, Apollo Bay

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There’s a strip of blue ocean to your left as you approach the front door of this charming two bedroom Apollo Bay cottage. Step up to the north facing balcony and be welcomed into the open plan living and dining area. A galley kitchen, European laundry, bathroom and two good sized bedrooms complete the picture. Your eye is drawn to the spacious back garden with it’s gazebo and garden shed. The home sits on a generous 690sqm block. Also included are reverse cycle air conditioning and energy efficient instantaneous gas hot water. Offered fully furnished. Ideal as a holiday rental, weekend getaway, or a first home. We don't expect this coastal charmer to be on the market for long. Arrange an inspection soon.…

$395,000 

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Gary Van Someren 0418550049 gary@gopapollobay.com.au