Venice FloridaVenice Florida is located on the Gulf coast, just south of Sarasota. Venice has more of a small town feel, while Sarasota is a busy south Florida city. The city of Venice FL has a beautiful historic downtown which hosts a weekly farmer's market and periodic art and craft fairs. The City of Venice has been incorporated since 1927. Venice's downtown area became known as the Island of Venice after the Army Corps of Engineers completed the Intercostal Waterway through the city. For more information, see the City of Venice or the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce websites. Venice Island is a charming south Florida town, with several public beaches and a fishing pier. The nearly 300' wide Venice beaches are uncluttered and less developed than most, providing for a leisurely day at the beach. Venice even has a beach for dogs called PAWS park. To learn more about the parks and recreational facilities, click here for Venice parks. Venice Florida boasts a quiet small town feel. Tree lined parks and homes just a short walk to the beach. Enjoy waterfront dining at Sharky's gulf front restaurant.
John Nolen is credited for the original design of the city and in the beginning the city had architectural standards requiring buildings to be constructed using a Northern Italian Renaissance architectural style. The design co-located living space with the workspace so many of the downtown shops have apartments above the shops. The city is beautifully landscaped and the residential areas well maintained. Venice is simply an undiscovered gem. A low key waterfront town with miles of uncrowned beaches. The waterfront condos are mostly low profile. Today you may hear the term Traditional Neighborhood Design or New Urbanism. These terms describe a holistic approach to town planning. Venice Florida was designed using these principles. Residents of Venice Island walk or bike to shops and restaurants. A pleasant evening is just walking the downtown and looking into the shop windows. There are an amazing number of public parks.
Wide walkways have been constructed along the intercoastal waterway.Throughout the city of Venice are numerous distinct neighborhoods. You'll find gated golf course developments such as the Venice Golf and Country Club, Waterford Golf Club, Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club, and Calusa Lakes Golf Club. To see some photos of these communities, Click here to see Venice area golf course communities. There are also numerous other communities featuring golf courses or other amenities, such as Plantation Golf and Country Club, Venetia, and Jacaranda West.
.Just to the south of the City of Venice is an area known as South Venice. Homes here are moderately priced. South Venice has a waterfront community park with boat ramp and ferry service to a private beach.
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It's well known that the real estate market has under gone a considerable slowing from the peak in 2005. Industry experts are attempting to predict "the bottom". Each local market is unique and the sentiment of the market can change suddenly. The rate of sales as well as the price per/foot are good indicators of the state of the market. While median sales price is the well publicized statistic, you need the median asking or list price to gauge the market.
In order to assist you with your assessment of current market conditions I've pulled together some stats and reports focusing on the single-family market on Venice Island.
The following reports will show sales during "season" over the past 4 years. There is extensive information on the properties that were sold. The end of the report will show cumulative stats on the sales.
Market sales reports:
The market for Venice Island is still out of balance, just too many properties on the market. The rate of property sales is up from last year and similar to the rate of sales in 2004 . The market sentiment is still a buyers market.
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