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.

860 Golden Beach Blvd #860, Venice, FL 34285

860 Golden Beach Blvd #860

$1,436,000
SOLD ON
4/16/2021
Condo
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,156 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1981
-82.4544
27.0844
SLD
641 Guild Dr #641, Venice, FL 34285

641 Guild Dr #641

$395,000
SOLD ON
5/28/2021
Condo
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,782 Sq.Ft.
Built in 2017
-82.4413
27.089
SLD
327 Rio Terra, Venice, FL 34285

327 Rio Terra

$557,500
SOLD ON
6/29/2021
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
1,893 Sq.Ft.
6,196 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2003
-82.4348
27.0857
SLD
Palmetto Ct, Venice, FL 34285

Palmetto Ct

$370,000
SOLD ON
4/2/2021
Vacant Land
 
8,750 Sq.Ft. lot
-82.4508
27.0976
SLD
612 Guild Dr #19, Venice, FL 34285

612 Guild Dr #19

$109,000
SOLD ON
6/1/2021
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
652 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4432
27.0903
SLD
608 Armada Rd S, Venice, FL 34285

608 Armada Rd S

$841,500
SOLD ON
5/4/2021
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,736 Sq.Ft.
8,799 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1951
-82.455
27.0964
SLD
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