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Stunning new home on a quiet cul-de-sac with spectacular views of the lake and golf course on the 18th hole. Watch the glorious sunsets from the spacious pool/lanai. The upgrades in this turn-key furnished home will impress you from the granite kitchen counter tops to the tile floors throughout.
The River Club offers an awesome club house which has a gourmet 5-star restaurant with great prices, bar, staffed fitness center, six Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, massage, two pools (olympic-size and a multi-lane lap pool), tiki bar at the pool, yoga.
The River Walk (Boardwalk) is a nature lover's trail, set within a 70 acre nature preserve with one mile of boardwalk, picnic areas, private canoe launch with access to the tranquil Myakka River. Enjoy the new 10.6 mile Legacy Bike Path that stretches from the historic Venice Train station to Sarasota. Also the newly opened Venice Myakka River Park at the east end of Laurel Rd is a must on your list....All within minutes from the Venetian Club.
The gated Venetian Golf & River Club is the premier golf & fitness community--a dream vacation resort with a top-rated 18-hole championship golf course, which just received a high rating in Zagat's America's Top Golf Courses. The Venetian is an Audubon-rated community and a peaceful indulgence for the nature enthusiast.
For those who prefer sightseeing of a different kind, some of the world's finest shopping is available close by at St. Armand's Circle in Sarasota. Venice offers theater and in Sarasota are numerous performing arts centers and theaters, the P.T. Barnum Mansion, and the Marie Shelby Botanical Gardens.
World famous Siesta Key beach, noted for its powdery white sand, is minutes away in Sarasota. Bring your own drums before sundown at Nokomis Beach to enjoy the famous 'drums by the sunset' every Wednesday and Saturday night. Have a bite to eat at Sharky's on the Pier, Pop's Waterside, or Pelican Alley, or the Casey Key Fish House for a typical Florida meal.
I'm in l-o-v-e with the Sarasota/Venice area. Spent much of my time up North in Computer consulting, and realize this is the area to settle and have fun.
My two sons and their families come down occasionally to live the life here on the West coast.
The Venetian Golf and River Club is very close to the Venice and Nokomis Beaches, as well as the world-famous Siesta Key Beach. Casey Key, home to Stephen King, is near by.
The golf Course at the Venetian Golf & River Club was recently rated in Zagat's 'America's Top Golf Courses'.
St Armand's Circle and the downtown Sarasota area is well worth a peek. You can enjoy the P.T. Barnum Mansion/Museum and the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens while in Sarasota
Besides enjoying the great resort amenities at the Golf Club and the River Club, The new Myakka River Park just down the road, offers leisure kayaking and canoeing. Further down the road is access to the new 10.6 mile Legacy Bike Path which stretches from the historic Venice train station up to Sarasota.
World famous Siesta Key beach is minutes away in Sarasota.
Venice Beach, noted as Best Place to collect Shells and Shark teeth, is less than 10 minutes away.
Nokomis Beach is minutes away on your way to Casey Key.