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.

425 Valencia Rd, Venice, FL 34285

425 Valencia Rd

$675,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,000 Sq.Ft.
14,625 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1964
-82.4517
27.0949
SLD
304 Gulf Dr, Venice, FL 34285

304 Gulf Dr

$292,000
Vacant Land
 
11,398 Sq.Ft. lot
-82.449
27.0813
SLD
167 Tampa Ave E #612, Venice, FL 34285

167 Tampa Ave E #612

$566,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,101 Sq.Ft.
Built in 2007
-82.4435
27.1017
SLD
501 Barcelona Ave #c, Venice, FL 34285

501 Barcelona Ave #c

$407,000
Condo
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,480 Sq.Ft.
Built in 2003
-82.452
27.1008
SLD
408 Spadaro Dr, Venice, FL 34285

408 Spadaro Dr

$475,000
Vacant Land
 
9,520 Sq.Ft. lot
-82.451
27.0867
SLD
405 Sunset Dr, Venice, FL 34285

405 Sunset Dr

$580,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,560 Sq.Ft.
8,423 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1968
-82.4508
27.0823
SLD
1400 Tarpon Center Dr #111, Venice, FL 34285

1400 Tarpon Center Dr #111

$290,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
847 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.464
27.11
SLD
512 W Venice Ave #506, Venice, FL 34285

512 W Venice Ave #506

$270,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
965 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1969
-82.4528
27.1006
SLD
333 The Esplanade N #402, Venice, FL 34285

333 The Esplanade N #402

$505,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,106 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4608
27.1022
SLD
908 Villas Dr #55, Venice, FL 34285

908 Villas Dr #55

$110,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
240 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1973
-82.4547
27.0883
SLD
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