Venice 295 Acres for Residential Development


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This area of Venice in Sarasota County, Florida has realized significant property appreciation of upscale residential development. It represents one of the fastest growing and most desirable locations for residential development in the Tampa Bay region.

The development potential for this property is immediate and strong, given the current marketplace. The property future land use designation of “Moderate Density Residential” offers significant value; the maximum density through the plan is 5 dwelling units per acre and up to 5% of the land area is allowable for non-residential (Commercial) uses.

A unique amenity, the Venice Myakka River Park, is located just off the northeast corner of the subject property. It provides access to this winding, tropical river for family entertainment; kayaking, fishing, hiking and picnicking. A 30 foot by 620 foot land strip, that is part of this 295 acres, also accesses the Myakka River for potential development of a private amenity for residents.

It is in an excellent location for an upscale residential development, as the property is bordered by two well landscaped and appointed luxury residential developments; WCI’s Venetian Golf and River Club to the north, and Neal Communities’ Villages of Milano to the west. Both provide a secure gated entrance, world class amenities and beautiful homes. A concept plan for a residential development on this 295 acre parcel is available upon request.

Arriving at the subject property from either Laurel Road East off the I-75 Interchange, or by Border Road, residents will enjoy the beautifully landscaped roadways along these neighboring developments. A Publix anchored shopping plaza and other commercial developments are located just two miles south on Jacaranda Boulevard, and west toward the city. An immediate connection to I-75, two miles to the west, and downtown Venice are just a few minutes away. The charming, palm lined downtown area of Venice, just 5 miles to the west, sits along the Gulf coastline where residents and guests enjoy first class shopping and dining.

The Venice beaches feature sugar white sand for miles along the Gulf, providing some of the world’s finest venues for swimming, boating, fishing and just plain relaxing. The nearby Venice community hosts numerous marinas, golf courses and other attractions.

Two miles to the west on Laurel Road is an intersection link to I-75, a major north/south corridor along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Cities of Sarasota, a half hour north, and Tampa about ninety minutes, offer major city amenities and services; universities, museums, professional sports, sea ports, international airports and the performing arts. Venice, Sarasota and Tampa all have a vibrant and growing business community.

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Property Details

Status: For Sale

Property Type: Development, Land, Residential

Price: $17,000,000

Location: Laurel Road, Venice, Florida, 34292

County: Sarasota

Size: 295.00

Type: Acres

Frontage: 1,800 +/- Ft on Laurel Road East and 2,520 +/- Ft on Border Road

Description: The Sarasota area, encompassing Venice to the south, is considered one of Florida’s most desirable places to live. The area features excellent weather, white sand beaches, great shopping and dining, outstanding schools, an overall great economy and one of the nation’s best health care systems. Additionally, the excellent recreational and cultural scene offers activities for everyone and every budget, including golfing, boating, fishing, and world class arts and museums. The area is known for its incredible lifestyle! Convenience is a draw to nearby golf, marinas, white sand Gulf beaches, equestrian facilities, high-end shopping, and boutique dining. The cultural scene, arts, theater, museums, and universities, brings enjoyment to residents. Venice and Sarasota also have a vibrant and growing business community and economy.

Driving Directions: • In Venice, Florida, take I- 75 to the Laurel Road exit • Go 2 miles east of I-75 on Laurel Road intersection • Property is on the right (south side of Laurel Road)


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