You'll love everything about Venice and Venice Island, from it's quaint downtown area to it's beaches and waterfront restaurants. There is even a Venice Theatre downtown which features live theatre and musical productions. The town hosts art and music festivals along with Farmer's Markets and Boat Parades. Venice and Venice Island homes include condominiums, villas and single family homes along with many gated and golf club communities offering a myriad of social activities.
The West Villages of Florida covers 10,000 acres and spans across the cities of Venice, Englewood and North Port in southwest Florida near the Gulf Coast beaches. The communities of Sarasota National and Gran Paradiso began building in 2014 and are still building new homes in 2018. Newer communities include Islandwalk, Grand Palm, The Preserve, Renaissance and Oasis. Home builders in the communities include Sam Rogers, Lennar, DiVosta, Neal Communities, M/I Homes, WCI, Mattamy and D.R. Horton. All communities are rich with amenities and attract home buyers from across the country.
Neal Communities, a well-known builder here in Florida took over 7 years to research and plan their Grand Palm community, the largest that they have built in over 40 years. This community has a resort feel to it with homes built in the British West Indies, Country French and Mediterranean styles. More than 33 percent of the land is dedicated to preserves & open space. Their amenities include a resort-style swimming pool, fitness center, park, playground, tennis and bocce ball courts, miles of walking trails and an Adventure Lake with water access and fishing. It is gated and golf carts are allowed. Building started in 2013 and new construction is still going on in 2018. There are almost 2,000 villas and single family homes planned ranging from 1,632 to 2,907 square feet. They are located on the corner of Center Road and River Road. If you are looking for a friendly, active community lifestyle this may be for you!
You will find condominiums, villas, townhomes and single family homes in Gran Paradiso in Venice - something for everyone! Prices start in the $200,000s. This gated community has a 7,000 sq. foot pool, 24-hour fitness center, sauna, tennis, bocce ball and basketball courts, a Tuscan-style clubhouse with billiard room, library and card rooms, community pool with cabanas, spa, trails and more. Come live the Florida lifestyle!
IslandWalk is comprised of just over 1,800 villas and single family homes priced from the $200 to $400 thousands. They feature low-maintenance homes with resort-style amenities. Amenities include a clubhouse with a full-time lifestyle director, separate event center, 2 salt water pools, jacuzzi, fitness center, tennis, bocce and pickleball courts.
Renaissance also has villas and single family residences built by Mattamy Homes. Homes start in the $200,000s and come with paver driveways. This gated community also has a park, playground, tennis courts, fitness center and bocce and pickleball courts. Something to do for all ages!
Venice Golf and Country Club is a gated community with resort-style living. Amenities include a junior Olympic sized pool, spa, tennis courts, fitness center and a restaurant and bar overlooking the 18th hole. All residents are required to have either a Social, Golf or Recreational membership.
Stoneybrook is a gated community which has a community pool, spa, fitness center, tennis courts and a recreation building. You'll also find a splash park, Tiki Hut with grill, basketball and volleyball courts, a baseball field, walking trails and inline skate park. All this and just 5 minutes to I-75 and 10 minutes to Venice Island.
Another spectacular gated community with condominiums, villas and single family homes. Amenities include a clubhouse with restaurant & grill, pool, fitness center, tennis courts and 27 hole golf course. They host many social events and offer aerobic and exercise programs and have over 30 groups and associations that you can join.