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.

1150 Tarpon Center Dr #1-B 102, Venice, FL 34285

1150 Tarpon Center Dr #1-B 102

$460,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,205 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1968
-82.4625
27.1072
SLD
238 Tampa Ave W #202/9b, Venice, FL 34285

238 Tampa Ave W #202/9b

$160,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
535 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1927
-82.4465
27.1012
SLD
100 Field Ave W, Venice, FL 34285

100 Field Ave W

$392,500
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,496 Sq.Ft.
10,435 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1958
-82.4446
27.0816
SLD
100 Avenue Des Parques S #10, Venice, FL 34285

100 Avenue Des Parques S #10

$168,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
491 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1983
-82.4521
27.099
SLD
320 Alba St E, Venice, FL 34285

320 Alba St E

$486,000
Single Family Home
4 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,892 Sq.Ft.
9,000 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1961
-82.4391
27.0801
SLD
717 Guild Dr, Venice, FL 34285

717 Guild Dr

$260,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,074 Sq.Ft.
10,200 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1962
-82.4401
27.0879
SLD
333 The Esplanade N #208, Venice, FL 34285

333 The Esplanade N #208

$252,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
678 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4608
27.1021
SLD
504 Dante St, Venice, FL 34285

504 Dante St

$500,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,247 Sq.Ft.
7,988 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1961
-82.4529
27.0914
SLD
845 The Esplanade N #406, Venice, FL 34285

845 The Esplanade N #406

$293,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
937 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1987
-82.4606
27.1047
SLD
1126 Cockrill St #60, Venice, FL 34285

1126 Cockrill St #60

$165,250
Condo
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
1,105 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4414
27.0808
SLD
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