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.

908 Villas Dr #10, Venice, FL 34285

908 Villas Dr #10

$220,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
493 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1950
-82.4558
27.0889
SLD
240 Santa Maria St #125, Venice, FL 34285

240 Santa Maria St #125

$465,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,013 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1972
-82.4455
27.1027
SLD
451 Nokomis Ave S #207, Venice, FL 34285

451 Nokomis Ave S #207

$510,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,767 Sq.Ft.
1,560 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2015
-82.4453
27.0929
SLD
805 Ormond St, Venice, FL 34285

805 Ormond St

$400,000
Vacant Land
 
7,800 Sq.Ft. lot
-82.4596
27.1034
SLD
220 Santa Maria St #437, Venice, FL 34285

220 Santa Maria St #437

$242,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,088 Sq.Ft.
86,336 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1974
-82.4455
27.1028
SLD
845 The Esplanade N #411, Venice, FL 34285

845 The Esplanade N #411

$300,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,229 Sq.Ft.
31,996 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1987
-82.4606
27.1047
SLD
509 Armada Rd S, Venice, FL 34285

509 Armada Rd S

$580,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,594 Sq.Ft.
10,500 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1960
-82.453
27.0959
SLD
429 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285

429 Harbor Dr S

$399,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,240 Sq.Ft.
9,100 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1960
-82.4498
27.0925
SLD
167 Tampa Ave E #313, Venice, FL 34285

167 Tampa Ave E #313

$550,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,705 Sq.Ft.
Built in 2007
-82.4425
27.1012
SLD
862 Golden Beach Blvd #862, Venice, FL 34285

862 Golden Beach Blvd #862

$650,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,344 Sq.Ft.
135,928 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1981
-82.4544
27.0844
SLD
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