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.

718 Golden Beach Blvd #4, Venice, FL 34285

718 Golden Beach Blvd #4

$849,000
SOLD ON
12/17/2021
Condo
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,535 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1980
-82.4548
27.0868
SLD
244 Saint Augustine Ave #207, Venice, FL 34285

244 Saint Augustine Ave #207

$340,000
SOLD ON
12/14/2021
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
972 Sq.Ft.
155,063 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1974
-82.4466
27.1023
SLD
217 Park Blvd N, Venice, FL 34285

217 Park Blvd N

$780,000
SOLD ON
11/12/2021
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,508 Sq.Ft.
10,475 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1954
-82.4544
27.1023
SLD
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