Gulf Shores, Venice, Florida
Gulf Shores is one community in the real estate market in Venice, Florida, exemplifying the simple, easy living which contributed in molding the city’s reputation as one of the leading ten places to retire in the U.S. For one, this property is among those that fully enjoy Venice’s immediate proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, unlike many other cities in the southwestern coast of Florida which have barrier islands fronting their shorelines.
The homes in Gulf Shores have two deeded beach easements which make easy and convenient access to the water-based recreational pursuits around the scenic locality. Their residents can readily enjoy, for instance, the 14 miles of pristine local beaches, which from the north encompasses Osprey, Nokomis, Osprey, and Laurel, in addition to those in Venice and South Venice. These beaches are not only wonderful water playgrounds for fishing, boating, surfing and swimming. These places also regularly come alive with such special events as the Venice-wide Sharks Tooth and Seafood Festival.
The joys offered by the sea are at once evident in the community’s own fishing pier. A public boat is likewise near the neighborhood to further expand accessibility to the Gulf waters’ many lifestyle offerings. A tidal creek too is a short walk from the residences, a place of inspiration for those nature lovers keen on such activities as bird-watching.
The location of Gulf Shores homes for sale near commercial district of Venice creates even further excitement to potential home buyers and investors. All the necessities of life such as shopping and entertainment centers, as well as medical facilities and schools are close by.
Also, the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), which was built in 1963, virtually made this area an island deftly combining the past with the present. While the ICW helped accelerate growth in Venice, it likewise provided additional charm to the city. Its construction, for instance, paved the way for the establishment of the 10-mile long Venetian Waterway Park, ideal for running, walking, jogging, biking, and other outdoor recreational activities. Centennial Park, another point of interest in the city, each summer hosts crafts festivals.
Even more important, programs have been put in place to preserve the original northern Italian Renaissance character of the city’s original buildings. With these efforts, Venice has been designated as a Florida Main Street City, which to a certain extent lends intrinsic value to the homes in Gulf Shores and other neighborhoods in its locality.
The charismatic architecture in the downtown district can find interesting counterpoints in the homes for sale in Gulf Shores. Sales-listed residences in the community typically have gorgeous features such as inspiring lanais, large pools and fountains, and paver bricks. The asking price for such a residence having a floor area of about 2,300 square feet, three bedrooms, and three baths can hover around the half-million dollar level.
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Gulf Shores Homes for Sale
Below are all of the current real estate listings available for sale at Gulf Shores.
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MLS# N5779739 View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map
- 255 THE ESPLANADE N # 403
- Price: $429,900
- Zip Code: 34285
- 1460 Square Feet
- Subdivision: GULF SHORES
- Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
- Picture perfect location for this totally updated beachfront condominium with an awesome view. Spacious layout has two bedrooms with two baths. Bonus room at entry can be used as formal dining, office or overflow guests. All new kitchen with light ... Read More
- Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY