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.

624 Flamingo Dr #214, Venice, FL 34285

624 Flamingo Dr #214

$205,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
991 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1976
-82.4567
27.0907
SLD
620 Flamingo Dr #204, Venice, FL 34285

620 Flamingo Dr #204

$184,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
792 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1972
-82.456
27.0908
SLD
327 Rio Terra, Venice, FL 34285

327 Rio Terra

$400,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 3 baths
1,893 Sq.Ft.
6,196 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 2003
-82.4348
27.0857
SLD
913 Inlet Cir, Venice, FL 34285

913 Inlet Cir

$455,550
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,715 Sq.Ft.
8,350 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1952
-82.4615
27.1112
SLD
333 The Esplanade N #106, Venice, FL 34285

333 The Esplanade N #106

$238,000
Condo
1 bedroom, 1 bath
678 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1970
-82.4609
27.1024
SLD
420 Riviera St, Venice, FL 34285

420 Riviera St

$360,000
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 1 bath
987 Sq.Ft.
7,750 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1967
-82.447
27.0933
SLD
220 Santa Maria St #437, Venice, FL 34285

220 Santa Maria St #437

$210,000
Condo
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,013 Sq.Ft.
Built in 1974
-82.4455
27.1027
SLD
928 Riviera St, Venice, FL 34285

928 Riviera St

$339,900
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,034 Sq.Ft.
9,897 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1963
-82.447
27.0835
SLD
912 Church St, Venice, FL 34285

912 Church St

$399,999
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
1,323 Sq.Ft.
9,750 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1967
-82.4436
27.0841
SLD
624 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285

624 W Venice Ave

$920,000
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,386 Sq.Ft.
11,250 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1985
-82.456
27.1004
SLD
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