A vintage neighborhood in a vintage Gulf Coast town, Venice Gardens is a favorite among active older adults and first-time homebuyers. Serene and secure, Venice Gardens is quietly removed from Venice, Florida's more bustling shopping and business districts, but affords easy access to them. For the avid golfer, numerous golf courses are within a two-mile drive. ... more. Venice Gardens properties are classic, well-maintained, Florida ranch homes. Many have been beautifully updated with home sites of sufficient size to accommodate your favorite backyard activities.