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.

425 Valencia Rd, Venice, FL 34285

425 Valencia Rd

$675,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,000 Sq.Ft.
14,625 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1964
-82.4517
27.0949
SLD
445 Mahon Dr, Venice, FL 34285

445 Mahon Dr

$565,500
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,552 Sq.Ft.
9,600 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1962
-82.4532
27.0847
SLD
403 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL 34285

403 Nokomis Ave S

$520,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,767 Sq.Ft.
1,560 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2016
-82.4455
27.0941
SLD
402 Baycrest Dr, Venice, FL 34285

402 Baycrest Dr

$400,000
Vacant Land
 
12,326 Sq.Ft. lot
-82.4505
27.1061
SLD
167 Tampa Ave E #612, Venice, FL 34285

167 Tampa Ave E #612

$566,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,101 Sq.Ft.
Built in 2007
-82.4435
27.1017
SLD
1114 Cockrill St #54, Venice, FL 34285

1114 Cockrill St #54

$169,250
Condo
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
1,105 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4414
27.0808
SLD
1255 Tarpon Center Dr #609, Venice, FL 34285

1255 Tarpon Center Dr #609

$425,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
939 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1969
-82.4632
27.1086
SLD
333 The Esplanade N #402, Venice, FL 34285

333 The Esplanade N #402

$505,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,106 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4608
27.1022
SLD
405 Sunset Dr, Venice, FL 34285

405 Sunset Dr

$580,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,560 Sq.Ft.
8,423 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1968
-82.4508
27.0823
SLD
845 The Esplanade N #410, Venice, FL 34285

845 The Esplanade N #410

$299,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,229 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1987
-82.4607
27.1047
SLD
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