Homes For Sale In Venice, Florida

Venice is a city located on Florida's southwest coast between Tampa and Fort Myers. The city includes a historic downtown area, a beautiful beach, and numerous options for condos, boating, and golf real estate. 

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Venice Florida Location Information

Venice is approximately 35 minutes or 19 miles south of Sarasota, Florida via the Tamiami Trail (U.S. Highway 41). Other nearby communities include Laurel, Nokomis, Venice Gardens, and South Venice.

Casey Key is a scenic barrier island located northwest of Venice across the bay. 

The main core of Venice is considered an island due to the Venice Waterway canal separating it from the mainland. The southern portion of Venice Island is occupied by the Venice Municipal Airport, as well as various parks and golf courses. There are also numerous businesses, restaurants, and services located around the intersection of Venice Avenue and Tamiami Trail (Venice's historic downtown area), and extending southward past Venice High School to the east.

Real Estate In Venice FL

The southern area of Venice, just north of the airport, is characterized by more modern, well-established homes. These homes become larger and more luxurious the closer you get to the ocean. Many have lanai covered pools and carriage drives to complete the picture of southern coastal opulence. 

The western edge of Venice Island has many condo buildings that are excellent as vacation or income properties. Popular condominiums in Venice FL include The Towers, The Waterfront, Gulf Twin Towers, Harbor House, and Bella Costa. 

Many buildings in Venice try to emulate the Italian city of the same name, with Italian-inspired designs. 

What To Do In & Around Venice, Florida

The city of Venice, Florida is a well-planned urban area with excellent street access and a good balance between commercial, residential, and entertainment areas. The city also has a storied history, with a number of sites on the National Register of Historic Places. As such, many visitors and residents in Venice enjoy just walking around the streets and visiting the various stores and restaurants. 

Popular activities in around Venice include boating, fishing, shopping, spending time on the beach, and especially combing the sands for shells and sharks teeth.