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.

1555 Tarpon Center Dr #134, Venice, FL 34285

1555 Tarpon Center Dr #134

$405,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
878 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.464
27.1107
SLD
232 Saint Augustine Ave #403, Venice, FL 34285

232 Saint Augustine Ave #403

$217,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,050 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1974
-82.4466
27.1023
SLD
1150 Tarpon Center Dr #1-B 102, Venice, FL 34285

1150 Tarpon Center Dr #1-B 102

$460,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,205 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1968
-82.4625
27.1072
SLD
100 Field Ave W, Venice, FL 34285

100 Field Ave W

$392,500
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,496 Sq.Ft.
10,435 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1958
-82.4446
27.0816
SLD
320 Alba St E, Venice, FL 34285

320 Alba St E

$486,000
Single Family Home
4 bedrooms, 3 baths
2,892 Sq.Ft.
9,000 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1961
-82.4391
27.0801
SLD
500 The Esplanade N #402, Venice, FL 34285

500 The Esplanade N #402

$304,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,165 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1968
-82.4609
27.1036
SLD
920 Inlet Cir, Venice, FL 34285

920 Inlet Cir

$475,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,521 Sq.Ft.
9,274 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1967
-82.4613
27.1121
SLD
333 The Esplanade N #208, Venice, FL 34285

333 The Esplanade N #208

$252,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
678 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4608
27.1021
SLD
1126 Cockrill St #60, Venice, FL 34285

1126 Cockrill St #60

$165,250
Condo
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
1,105 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4414
27.0808
SLD
325 Sorrento St, Venice, FL 34285

325 Sorrento St

$525,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,553 Sq.Ft.
9,100 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1926
-82.449
27.0902
SLD
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