Venice Island

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As recently as the mid 1920's, Venice was little more than deserted coastline brushed by woods and farm land. A land boom quickly put an end to that as thousands of people arrived, looking for their place in the Florida sun.

Wisely, the emerging new community chose John Nolan, an internationally famous city planner, to design a city. They also engaged Prentiss French, a noted landscape architect, to beautify it. People from around the country jumped at the chance to be part of it.

The results are impressive—even by today's standards—and apprentice urban planners routinely study the intricate design. Venice is a meticulously planned city, with sweeping tree-lined boulevards leading to beaches, parks, greenways, the Intracoastal Waterway and residential areas. The Island offers a unique opportunity to live on—or very near—the Gulf of Mexico, with easy access to shopping, the Arts Center, hospital, schools, the library and restaurants. Casperson Beach, at the southern tip of the island, is renowned as the 'Shark Tooth Capital of the World' for its abundant cache of fossilized shark teeth strewn along its lengthy shoreline.

504 Venezia Pkwy, Venice, FL 34285

504 Venezia Pkwy, Venice FL

$1,100,000
SOLD ON
8/9/2022
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,250 Sq.Ft.
8,450 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1926
-82.4493
27.0916
SLD
Gulf Dr, Venice, FL 34285

Gulf Dr, Venice FL

$650,000
SOLD ON
6/16/2022
Vacant Land
 
69,175 Sq.Ft. lot
-82.4492
27.082
SLD
721 Granada Ave, Venice, FL 34285

721 Granada Ave, Venice FL

$2,650,000
SOLD ON
6/22/2022
Single Family Home
4 bedrooms, 3 baths
3,287 Sq.Ft.
10,512 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2012
-82.4587
27.0986
SLD
438 W Gate Dr, Venice, FL 34285

438 W Gate Dr, Venice FL

$855,000
SOLD ON
7/19/2022
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,864 Sq.Ft.
9,350 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1978
-82.452
27.0921
SLD
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