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.

1400 Tarpon Center Dr #206, Venice, FL 34285

1400 Tarpon Center Dr #206

$284,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
847 Sq.Ft.
65,218 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1970
-82.4637
27.11
SLD
209 Park Blvd N, Venice, FL 34285

209 Park Blvd N

$410,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,188 Sq.Ft.
7,800 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1953
-82.4544
27.1019
SLD
1001 Inlet Cir #269, Venice, FL 34285

1001 Inlet Cir #269

$254,900
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
660 Sq.Ft.
247,836 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1970
-82.464
27.1107
SLD
840 Golden Beach Blvd #840, Venice, FL 34285

840 Golden Beach Blvd #840

$1,280,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,156 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1981
-82.4544
27.0844
SLD
717 Valencia Rd, Venice, FL 34285

717 Valencia Rd

$1,650,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
1,395 Sq.Ft.
17,964 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1958
-82.4583
27.0968
SLD
432 Palmetto Ct, Venice, FL 34285

432 Palmetto Ct

$441,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,640 Sq.Ft.
10,000 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1952
-82.4524
27.0981
SLD
316 Alba St E, Venice, FL 34285

316 Alba St E

$352,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,405 Sq.Ft.
9,000 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1958
-82.4393
27.0801
SLD
555 The Esplanade N #1004, Venice, FL 34285

555 The Esplanade N #1004

$520,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,309 Sq.Ft.
11,468 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1970
-82.461
27.1026
SLD
508 Nassau St S, Venice, FL 34285

508 Nassau St S

$355,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,194 Sq.Ft.
11,716 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1969
-82.4481
27.0904
SLD
448 Palmetto Ct #B5, Venice, FL 34285

448 Palmetto Ct #B5

$450,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,465 Sq.Ft.
30,920 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1986
-82.4533
27.098
SLD
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