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Venice Island Private Home, Stunning Historic House with 4BR/3BA 9 Rooms

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Property description

This stunning mediterranean two story 1926 home is located near the beaches and down-town Venice. In addition to its location, the house is tastefully decorated with antique furniture, art, and a concert piano. The lush tropical landscaping offers privacy, shade, lots of space to relaxe, read or paint. See Virtual Tour Video below of interior. under 'Links'. Or request the video by emailing to
Mexican tiles and wood floors on the ground floor include a family room with fire place, dining area, private office, living room/library, beautiful new kitchen and bathroom. All windows provide gorgeous views to patios, flower and herb gardens, and lawns. The eastside of the home has a very private master guest room suite with sitting area, bathroom and completely private secluded sun terrace. The westwing second floor units include a large master bedroom suite, second bedroom with twin beds, and a third bedroom used as family room with TV, and a new bathroom. The house is in impeccable condition and spotlessly clean.
The rental is suitable for two couples. Both the East and West wings offer total privacy.
The property is pet free and absolutely non-smoking.
The rental includes everything from bikes to beach-towles. The ground floor has a private office. The large library offers beautiful views to outside patios, flower and herb gardens. La Dolce Villa has a beautiful roof terrace for sunbathing, reading, or relaxing. This is an exceptional vacation home, and considered one of the most beautiful rental property on the island.

Venice Island is a charming beach town in southwest Florida, just 10 miles south of Sarasota along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Venice Island is known for its white sand beaches, scattered with shells and sharks teeth, as well as its lovely sunsets and charming palm-tree lined town center.
Historic downtown Venice is built entirely in the Renaissance-style of the famous Italian city for which it was named. It contains 27 parks, the most famous being the Centennial Park which hosts free weekly concerts. Every Saturday it is the site of a farmers market selling local produce, flowers, along with art and crafts. One biking minute from our house is a free recreation center with basketball, tennis, shuffleboard courts, and children's playground.
Downtown Venice has a milelong of palm trees, outdoor cafes, specialy shops, boutiques and a live theater.
On Venice Island you will fall in love with the beaches, and the laid-back attitude of the natives.
Most guests fly into Sarasota ( 25 minutes ) or Ft Myers ( 40 minutes). Venice was recently voted as 'America's Top Place To Live' by Relocate America, and 'Where to Retire' Magazine listed Venice as one of the top eight most walkable cities.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio


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May 1 - Nov 30, 2015
30 night min stay

Dec - April
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2016
30 night min stay

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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Included


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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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Our house is located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods on the island. It is only a short walk to the historic downtown of Venice Avenue, a 1 mile long street, lined with tall palm trees, outdoor cafes, speciatly shops, boutiques and a community live theater. Downtown Venice is connected by a vast 27 park system. The most popular Centennial Park gazebo hosts free concerts weekly. It is the site of the farmers market selling local produce, flowers, along with arts and craft. On Venice Avenue is a free public recreation center with basketball, 6 tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, and children's playground. Venice has an assortment of unusual and charming restaurants and bars.

Venice, Florida beaches are some of the most uncrowded stretches of beach you'll find along the Florida coastline.

Venice, Florida is a smaller town that sees its fair share of local residents and visitors, but isn't near as touristy as nearby cities like West Palm Beach or Miami. The beaches in Venice boast a darker color due to a mix of both sand and fossilized materials. Venice, Florida is the shark-tooth capital of the world and many beachcombers find these hidden gems while taking their daily stroll.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: I am an international economist and my wife an anthropologist from Concord MA. We love everything about Venice Island; its down-town charm, the fantastic beaches, and the many activities in and around town.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
Venice Island is paradise, safe, quiet and has pristine beaches.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a stunning historic home, charming, and located in a most desired area. All original features are intact such as the wood floors and doors, stucco & clay tiles, the entrance loggia, truss ceiling and fireplace. The castle offers lots of privacy, and gorgeous views to outside gardens. A warm and charming home with lots of patios throughout giving this house that extra 'Wow' factor. A most desirable and attractive rental.

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Minimum stay: 30 nights
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