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.

100 Avenue Des Parques S #10, Venice, FL 34285

100 Avenue Des Parques S #10

$168,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
491 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1983
-82.4521
27.099
SLD
226 Rio Terra, Venice, FL 34285

226 Rio Terra

$535,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,893 Sq.Ft.
6,050 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2002
-82.4319
27.0855
SLD
603 Laguna Dr, Venice, FL 34285

603 Laguna Dr

$800,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,586 Sq.Ft.
15,744 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1972
-82.4548
27.1069
SLD
908 Villas Dr #32, Venice, FL 34285

908 Villas Dr #32

$275,000
Villa
1 bedroom, 1 bath
630 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1950
-82.4556
27.0889
SLD
550 Flamingo Dr #202, Venice, FL 34285

550 Flamingo Dr #202

$895,000
Condo
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,279 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1987
-82.4568
27.0897
SLD
147 Tampa Ave E #902, Venice, FL 34285

147 Tampa Ave E #902

$560,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,705 Sq.Ft.
Built in 2004
-82.443
27.1018
SLD
609 Armada Rd N, Venice, FL 34285

609 Armada Rd N

$473,700
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,775 Sq.Ft.
9,168 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1954
-82.455
27.1034
SLD
255 The Esplanade N #405, Venice, FL 34285

255 The Esplanade N #405

$418,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,340 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1973
-82.4592
27.0979
SLD
718 Golden Beach Blvd #3, Venice, FL 34285

718 Golden Beach Blvd #3

$650,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,445 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1980
-82.4548
27.0868
SLD
845 The Esplanade N #406, Venice, FL 34285

845 The Esplanade N #406

$293,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
937 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1987
-82.4606
27.1047
SLD
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