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Venice, Florida, United States  (# 81057)
 Venice Island Retro Retreat
  Venice vacation rentals Property ID 81057  

Major City: Venice
Distance: 0 mi

Type:   House
Area: Close to Water

Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
Baths: 2
Size: 1800 Sq Ft

Internet: Yes
Pets OK: Call
Pool: No
Spa: No

Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

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Name: elizabeth dienes

Phone: 941 685-2531

Languages: English

VacationsFRBO Member Since: 2017-10-08

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This is a rare, authentic exquisitely restored & renovated 1950's Ocala block island home in the
Sarasota School of Architecture tradition. Location is 3 blocks from the beach, walking distance to
historic downtown on the Island of Venice, just south of Sarasota. The 3 bedroom home has original
terrazzo floors, rich cypress walls & cabinetry, fireplace, beamed high ceilings and clerestory
windows. The home was lovingly restored & furnished in authentic retro style with original Heywood
Wakefield & period furniture and accessories throughout.

Fiesta dishes, 50's cutlery, retro records , tapes, books & other retro entertainment-all evoke the
era of Elvis. Bicycles, retro patio furniture, hammock & grill all complete the fun. Yet the home
also has all the modern conveniences with brand new top of the line appliances, central air, 3TVS,
DVD, VCR, CD player and wireless Internet. The beach, fishing pier, Intracoastal waterway, and
charming downtown Venice are all a short walk or bike ride away.
Watersports abound. Come and enjoy the beautiful sunsets & beaches. Take a guided tour of the
waterways, a horse & carriage tour of downtown or visit our local cultural attractions.-Venice
Theatre, the recently expanded Venice Art Center, Venice Cultural Center, The Venice History &
Archives etc. Sarasota & its multiplicity of attractions & entertainments is just a short drive
north. This gem of a home & its surrounding community are a living tribute to the 50's. Come relive
or experience for the first time the pleasures of the fifties in classic beachfront , small town



3 Bedroom...1 king, 2 full
sleeps 6...two baths

Full Kitchen...dishes/cookware/utensils
dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker
washer/dryer, linens/towels/beach towels
air conditioning, fireplace
cable TV (2 large flat screen LCD), DVD (2), stereo, CD, cassette, turntable, wireless Internet
patio, lanai, open porch, BBQ, outside shower

'Sorry, no smoking; pets OK with owner permission.'



The major attractions are the extensive beautiful white sand beach of the Island of Venice, all the
wonderful beachfront and downtown restaurants, shops and extensive Park system.
Historic downtown venice is built entirely in the Renaissance style of the famous Italian city for
which it is named. In 1920 city planner John Nolan designed the downtown area to be walkable and

The culture of the Venice area can be traced through the exhibits and buildings of Historic Spanish
Point (941-966-5214). The 30-acre site, on Little Sarasota Bay in Osprey, features archaeological
exhibits of 4,000 year-old Native American artifacts, a pioneer home, chapel and cemetery, and the
classic gardens of Mrs. Potter Palmer.

Venice Performing Arts Center-presents shows, concerts etc.

Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary on City Island is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of
pelicans and other wild birds. A similar Wildlife Sanctuary is in Venice.

The Venice Symphony (941-488-1010) concert season runs from January through April.

The Venice Opera Guild is an outreach and fundraising arm for the Sarasota Opera, promotes interest
in opera, brings professional singers from the Sarasota Opera to the Venice membership meetings and
presents 24 opera singers in an annual Opera Gala performance at the Venice Community
Center.941-484-7446 or check

The Venice Little Theater (941-488-1115), recognized as one of the most successful, non-profit
community theaters in the country, entertains with full-scale musicals, one-act plays, other stage
productions, and a summer children's theater.

The Golden Apple Dinner Theater (941-485-5411) touts professional performances in the Best Western
Venice Resort Inn.

The Venice Art Center (485-7136) is open year-round for exhibitions, classes and the sale of
original artwork.

The Venice Community Center (485-6196), seating more than 700, is the venue for cultural, civic, and
business activities during the year.

The Venice Public Library (492 3100) is a National Literary Land mark, housing an exhibit honoring
Walter Farley, author of "The Black Stallion."

The Jacaranda Public Library (483 5960) is situated in an environmentally protected area set aside
for nature study. A butterfly garden overlooks the neighboring lake and fountain.

Venetian Waterway Park
Click here for printable map

Venice Historic Preservation League
(941) 486-2487 351 S. Nassau St., Venice
VHPL Website

Venice Area Audubon Rookery End of Annex Road, off of US 41

Mote Marine
(941) 388-4441 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, SRQ

The Springs International Spa
(941) 426-1692 12200 San Servando Ave., N. Port



$6,600./month in season summer/off season $3,500./month rates subject to change at any time. please check with owner for current rates, discounts for multiple months monthly rate reduced for multiple month rental. florida tax (12%) & maid's final cleaning fee is not included in rent. Utilities, cable & wireless internet are included. Rent due in full 3 weeks prior to occupancy. Deposit varies depending on length of stay. Deposit refundable up to 3 months prior to occupancy.


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