Venetian Isles is tranquil deed restricted community with approximately 533 waterfront homes. Venetian Isles is coveted for its beautifully manicured grounds, tropically landscaped properties, deep sailboat-depth water, and close proximity to downtown St. Petersburg. This highly sought-after neighborhood is a favorite among executives, business professionals, active & retired military personnel, and growing families. In fact, a few famous sports stars call Venetian Isles home too!
Venetian Isles offers waterfront homes with private docks and beautiful water views. The deep-water canals were designed for both powerboat and sail boat access. The beautiful waterfront homes of Venetian Isles are built on a man-made islands connected by a series of bridges. Venetian Isles is bordered to the west by Tampa Bay and located just north of the popular neighborhoods of Shore Acres and Snell Isle. Venetian Isles is an ideal location for commuters. The community enjoys convenient access to both downtown St. Petersburg and all of the major arteries leading to Tampa.
Originally developed in the 1960s, the majority of the homes in Venetian Isles have been renovated in recent years. Newly constructed homes are popping up across the neighborhood now too. The home styles in Venetian Isles range from modest Florida ranch-style homes to luxury mid-sized Mediterranean residences. While elegant mansions line Tampa Bay along Carolina Avenue at the end of the community.
The History of Venetian Isles
In 1958, developer George R. Davis began acquiring the submerged land rights to the area that is now Venetian Isles. This was a landfill project. At the time, it was one of St. Petersburg’s most costly development projects to date. Over the next few years, a man-made archipelago emerged out of Tampa Bay and Venetian Isles was born. Building began in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
As a result of its engineered origins, Venetian Isles has an elevation of approximately five to seven feet above the natural shoreline. This raised elevation has proven to be successful in sparing Venetian Isles the same flooding problems as neighboring areas during Florida’s hurricane season. In fact, of the over 19 hurricanes to hit Florida since 1950, only a few homes on the outlying shoreline were ever effected by the flooding.
Venetian Isles Today
Venetian Isles has a strong neighborhood association. The Venetian Isles Home Owners Association was formed in 1970 and is dedicated to preserving the quality of life in this beautiful community. The Venetian Isles Home Owners Association regularly organizes block parties, neighborhood garage sales, community golf outings, and a host of other family friendly events. True to its strong sense of community and civic pride, local residents volunteer to maintain the deed restrictions of the neighborhood. Thus, ensuring the stability of property values and beauty of this highly desirable neighborhood.
The Malowany Group specializes in assisting clients with the purchase and sale of significant properties in Venetian Isles. With over 40 years of combined real estate experience and an extensive track record of property transactions in Venetian Isles, the Malowany Group has served buyers and sellers of luxury property with excellent results. Please contact the Malowany Group today to find out how they can make your Venetian Isles real estate dream a reality!
Homes in Venetian Isles range in price from $450,000 to $2,000,000.
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