Homes for sale in Venice can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes with access to many different amenities and lifestyles, perfect for your new home. Located not far from the city of Sarasota, Venice has a population of less than 25,000 and one of the largest seasonal populations in the state. From young families to the retiree, Venice has the city services and options available as well as recreational and cultural opportunities that make it an ideal location for your new home.
History Of Venice
The early history of the city of Venice Florida dates back to the late 1800's with the first established homestead on Roberts Bay and the first orange grove. For the next 30 years, the area's largest operation produced and sold a variety of citrus fruits and canned citrus.
By the early 1900's, a railroad was completed to the city and development began, slowly at first until the 1920's. By this time, the area began to grow more rapidly and added many new buildings, streets, sidewalks and gutters. The Hotel Venice was opened and the main boulevard created.
The city of Venice continued to grow over the years, continuing to offer residents and visitors alike the finest options for city services, recreational opportunities and preservation of the Venice of the past.
The Community of Venice
Recreational opportunities are abundant in the Florida city of Venice for residents and visitors alike. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, many of the city's most popular activities are based around the warm surrounding waters. Of these activities fishing, kayaking, canoeing, boating and swimming are the most popular. However, Venice is known for another unique feature as well, as the shark tooth capital. Many visitors and residents spend time searching the gulf shoreline or diving for sharks teeth throughout the year. In addition, Venice holds an annual festival celebrating its more toothy nickname.
Other popular recreational activities include:
Shopping and dining
Home to many local businesses, Venice is proud to offer its residents a positive and still growing community focused on its local residents. From farmers' markets to craft shows downtown, Venice is charming and offers you a town that cares about the community as a whole. As an area which caters to its citizens, no matter what your age, you can find much of the things you need in life right in Venice. If you can not find it in Venice, you are always nearby to many other larger communities..
Venice Florida Real Estate
We can help you find out if Venice is the place for you. Call us at 941.815.6772 or use the form below to send an email. We know the neighborhoods exceptionally well, and we can use our expertise to help you make the all important decision: where to purchase your next home!