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.
View Real Estate for Sale in Venice Island
- $450,000 : 513 ARMADA RD S, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $195,000 : 211 AIRPORT AVENUE E #621, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $389,900 : 1555 TARPON CENTER DRIVE #242, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $990,000 : 599 FLAMINGO DRIVE, VENICE3 beds, 4 baths
- $162,500 : 509 W VENICE AVENUE #203, VENICE2 beds, 1 bath
- $1,900,000 : 945 INLET CIRCLE, VENICE3 beds, 4 baths
- $584,900 : 623 RAVENNA STREET, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $929,000 : 603 LAGUNA DRIVE, VENICE4 beds, 3 baths
- $334,900 : 1275 TARPON CENTER DRIVE #208, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $365,000 : 707 W VENICE AVENUE #707-C, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $219,000 : 200 THE ESPLANADE N #B10, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $399,000 : 500 THE ESPLANADE N #104, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $715,000 : 436 HARBOR DRIVE S, VENICE4 beds, 3 baths
- $1,275,000 : 421 BAYNARD DRIVE, VENICE3 beds, 2 baths
- $295,000 : 908 VILLAS DRIVE #37, VENICE1 bed, 1 bath
- $259,900 : 270 SANTA MARIA STREET #303, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $449,000 : 430 BEACH PARK BOULEVARD, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $77,500 : 614 GUILD DRIVE #11, VENICE1 bed, 1 bath
- $349,900 : 732 SERATA STREET, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
- $555,000 : 157 TAMPA AVENUE E #407, VENICE2 beds, 2 baths
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(all data current as of 9/22/2018)
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