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.

417 Nokomis Ave S #420, Venice, FL 34285

417 Nokomis Ave S #420

$495,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,813 Sq.Ft.
Built in 2016
-82.4455
27.0938
SLD
100 The Esplanade N #9, Venice, FL 34285

100 The Esplanade N #9

$172,000
Single Family Home
1 bedroom, 1 bath
754 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1962
-82.4583
27.1007
SLD
255 The Esplanade N #805, Venice, FL 34285

255 The Esplanade N #805

$480,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,340 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1973
-82.4605
27.1015
SLD
322 Rio Terra, Venice, FL 34285

322 Rio Terra

$375,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
1,930 Sq.Ft.
8,168 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2003
-82.4355
27.0857
SLD
139 Field Ave E #139, Venice, FL 34285

139 Field Ave E #139

$157,500
Villa
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
1,031 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1969
-82.4434
27.0824
SLD
220 Santa Maria St #437, Venice, FL 34285

220 Santa Maria St #437

$210,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,013 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1974
-82.4455
27.1027
SLD
500 Park Blvd S #110, Venice, FL 34285

500 Park Blvd S #110

$310,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,205 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4548
27.0913
SLD
205 Avenue Des Parques, Venice, FL 34285

205 Avenue Des Parques

$555,000
Multiplex
4 bedrooms, 4 baths
2,160 Sq.Ft.
9,375 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1966
-82.4519
27.1014
SLD
333 The Esplanade N #208, Venice, FL 34285

333 The Esplanade N #208

$200,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
678 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4609
27.1024
SLD
649 Tamiami Trl S #110, Venice, FL 34285

649 Tamiami Trl S #110

$110,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
833 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1971
-82.4424
27.0888
SLD
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