The Sarasota County real estate market in Florida presents many acquisition options especially with the high inventory of properties extending to the area's prime communities such as the Venetian Golf and River Club. Situated in North Venice, the Venetian Golf and River Club real estate development counts as one of the outstanding properties of WCI Communities, a developer with a string of fine golf resort complexes across Florida and northeast US.
Only less than two miles from Interstate 75, the Venice Golf and River Club was meticulously developed in a 1,000-acre site near the unspoiled beauty of the Myakka River. This environment provided the excellent setting for a residential community nestled with a golf course and an expansive, 600-acre natural preserve.
These conservation areas are highlighted by a nature park whose 70 acres generously serve the refreshing scenery for the Venetian clubhouse, especially at its cozy Tiki Bar and at the stylish dining room, La Sala. Clubhouse socials and celebrations can also be accommodated in Il Pranzare, Il Palazzo, and La Vista, dining areas that are as elegant.
The ripple of activities at the Venetian further intensifies at several sports facilities. The clubhouse offers an eyeful with its two large swimming pools where sessions on water aerobics can be arranged with in-house instructors. For more fitness lessons, there is a fitness center and an aerobics studio where instructions on pilates, tai chi, body sculpting, and low-impact exercises are available. Those club members hooked on tennis can have their fill in six Har-Tru courts plus access to professional trainers.
Golf action at the Venetian unreels in an 18-hole, par 72 layout designed by the noted course architect Chip Powell who provided adequate challenge for both the serious and casual golfer. Play from the links' farthest tee markers reaches 6,932 yards, with golfers having to contend with a 72.9 course rating and a 127 slope rating.
The homes in Venetian Golf and River Club luxuriates in the rejuvenating environment created by this golf links awarded with an Audubon International Gold Signature for its mini-ecosystem that has become a sanctuary for wildlife. Postings of Venetian Golf and River Club homes for sale range from condominium units to single family residences. Available condo units with floor plans of around 1,500 square feet can carry tag prices around the $200s. Prime choices of single family homes are those having floor spaces of about 3,000 square feet and at asking prices that hover within the $600s range.
Alan Atchley is a real estate broker associate with his familly owned real estate business. His personal website features information on all Sarasota homes for sale currently listed in the MLS.