Walkability is the new global, national and regional trend. Many younger families want to be active, buy and shop locally and live in communities that fit into their lifestyles.
Venice and Naples are located on Florida's Gulf Coast. Naples is actually 80 miles further south. Real Estate in Venice is way more affordable than Naples, which is more upscale and more international.
Gran Paradiso at the West Villages in Venice is growing into a beautiful community. Post updated May 31, 2018 The first thing you will see from Tamiami Trail (US 41) is Gran Paradiso’s impressive entrance. Believe us – with “Impressive’” we mean “Impressive.” No overstatement here. Now you are curious and pull in …. You have cleared the gate, and…you will run into the community’s clubhouse. Stunning! Another “wow – effect.” The 40,000 sq. ft. Tuscan-Style Clubhouse offers everything you can imagine: a library, a media center, a state-of-the-art fitness center, steam […]
New Construction – Island Court, Venice FL. Urban Lifestyle in the Heart of Venice Island. Where else do you want to be? There has never been a better time to introduce you to one of Venice’s newest walkable neighborhoods. Elegant Town Homes with architecturally distinct Venetian style residences with all the essentials: 2 bedroom/den and 2.5 bath with 1813 square feet and private 2-car garage, Courtyards and balconies. High ceilings with high-impact windows. Beautiful wood & tile floors and stainless-steel kitchen appliances. For your convenience, there is also an interior lift. Maintenance Free […]
Post updated December 2018 Listen up house hunters! There is something in the air in Venice – and you should not miss out on it. “Sarasota National” is the name of a new WCI community about 20 miles south of downtown Sarasota. You should keep an eye on that brand new development – it’s worth it! Location! Location! From Sarasota International, which is part of the West Villages, it is only a stone’s throw away from “The Island of Venice” and the historic downtown area where you can browse boutiques […]
Nokomis in Florida, a hidden gem, is a quaint waterfront community bordered by the beautiful cities of Venice to the south and Sarasota to the north. The area is known for its miles of beaches, great shopping, superb waterfront restaurants and all the amenities for today’s lifestyles. Are you an outdoor enthusiast? You just found the right spot. There are plenty of green golf courses, tennis courts, and waterways to boat, canoe or kayak. How about biking & walking? The new Legacy Trail is a walking and biking path trough lush […]
55+ or Active Adult Communities Post updated November 2018 55+ communities are now called “Active Adult Communities.” That sounds so much better and doesn’t look so “ooold.” What a relief. The homeowners in such communities now feel a lot younger although the threshold of 55+ remained the same. What happened? What is a 55 or active adult community? As the name suggests, no folks younger than 55 years of age can live in a 55 Plus community. Although, this statement is not 100% correct. The law says that at least […]
It’s time to move to Florida! If you prefer mega communities with 2,000+ homes, this is not for you. However, if you like small and cozy communities with a personal touch to it, you should continue reading. There is a hidden gem called “Blackburn Estates on the Bay” – a rare find in Nokomis, Florida. An exquisite gated community of only 26 homes on estate sized lots. A new waterfront community right on the Intracoastal Waterway, conveniently located, just minutes away from the beaches, shopping and all amenities Sarasota and Venice […]
Can I take my furry friend with me to the beach? That is a real question. Usually, you cannot get your carnivore to any public beach in Sarasota County. But wait, there is one exception: in Venice, there is a stretch of beach where you can introduce your best friend to the “endless ocean.” Will he love it? Of course! Why not? “Brohard Paw Park” is the name of the place which will make your dog smile and wag its tail. Dog lovers from all over America have declared the Paw […]
Bellagio is the only gated community on the Island of Venice. The community of 150 homes is a private sanctuary, with all the amenities you desire: a spacious club house with a small library, a large heated community pool, a well-equipped exercise room, a clay tennis court, and miles of paved walking/hiking/biking trails to downtown Venice, to the beaches or along the Intracoastal Waterway – Bellagio on the Island of Venice truly offers something for everyone to love. Once you have passed the gate you will notice how beautifully landscaped Bellagio is. This […]