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Single-family and Paired Villa Homes - starting from the low $300s
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Paired Villas from the mid $200s and Single-Family Homes from the upper $200s
Coach Homes, Townhomes, & Twin Villas from the low $200s
Single Family Homes From the high $300s
Semi-Custom Executive Homes from the Mid $400s
Single-Family and Paired Villa Homes from the high $200s
Villas and Single Family Homes from the mid $200s to $600s
6plex Coach, 4plex Coach, Villa, Patio, Executive & Estate Homes from the low $200s
From boutique shops to live music, all-day eateries to stunning sunsets, there are hundreds of ways to brighten your days. Discover the joys of community living.Shop & Dine Here
Downtown Wellen will be the center of family-friendly festivals, live music and great times!
Join regular group fitness activities led by neighborhood fitness instructors.
The Atlanta Braves host Grapefruit League spring training action every February and March.
Since its opening, Taylor Ranch Elementary has been considered a leader in the use of educational technology. There are four technology labs located on campus, where students can learn the latest in instructional software. And with a state-of-the-art science laboratory, students can get hands-on experience while they learn. There are also Advanced Work Classes offered, to meet the needs of gifted and high-performing students.
The SKY Academy Middle Schools are public charter middle schools located in Venice and North Port. The schools have the same standards as other public schools in the county, with a unique approach to teaching subjects and a focus on making healthy and positive choices.
The Island Village Montessori School is a charter school with campuses in Venice and Sarasota that have earned the status of “high-performing charter school” by the Florida Department of Education since 2011. Students learn with the balance of traditional Montessori methodology and a contemporary technology-infused curriculum.
As a National School of Merit, Venice Middle School’s mission is to challenge and nurture its students by offering a top-notch education while fostering a community of respect and understanding.
Venice High School empowers its students to become lifelong learners. With various signature programs, such as Advanced Placement, Career & Technical Education, Dual Enrollment, International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme and Rotary Future Program, students can make the most of their school and its preparation for higher learning. There is also an impressive athletics program as well as more than 35 clubs and organizations to participate in.
Suncoast Technical College has a location conveniently located in North Port. Students can enroll in challenging career and technical programs that prepare them with the knowledge and skills desired by employers and colleges. Technical programs have been developed with partnerships with regional businesses and are tailored based on community members’ input of demonstrated needs.
Established in 1957, State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) is the region’s first and largest public college, serving 11,000 college credit students annually at campuses in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice, and via online classes. Another 14,000 participants annually attend professional development and personal enrichment classes. The College has graduated more than 50,000 students since 1959.
State College of Florida Collegiate School – Venice allows students to attain a high school diploma and an Associate in Arts Degree concurrently upon graduation.
With nearly 100 neighborhood clubs and groups, excellent county libraries and continuing education courses offered throughout the surrounding area, there are countless opportunities to take part in within the community and nearby.
Spend some time outdoors without ever leaving West Villages boundaries. Blue Heron Park is dog-friendly and offers a Bark Park portion that includes doggie drinking fountains and agility stations. The park has walking trails, shade structures and plenty of space to relax, or recreate, without leaving the neighborhood.
Adventures await with over 40 miles of trails that are open to hiking, trail biking and equestrian activities including horse trails. The Myakka River passes through the forest, and hiking trails provide access to riverfront camping, fishing, boating, canoeing and kayaking.
Located in Venice, this park offers wildlife viewing areas that bird watchers will particularly love. Both paved and unpaved trails are part of the property that also includes a boat and kayak launch. Visitors in kayaks will be able to paddle downstream to the Myakka River Rookery. Frogs, snakes, alligators and turtles are other species kayakers and hikers could expect to see at this county-run park.
Take advantage of paved walkways on The Legacy Trail — a trail system connecting communities across Sarasota County and into neighboring Charlotte County. Amenities of the trail include free parking, rest station areas at approximately every mile and several trail heads.
For a playground experience that steps outside the box, make the short drive to Boundless Adventures Playground in North Port. The playground features equipment that is accessible to children of all abilities, with a paved nature trail planned for the near future.
This four-acre park is designed to tap all the senses through nature. The park is landscaped along a paved walking trail and includes plenty of open green space, too. Shelters and benches are located throughout the park to allow rest and shade when needed.
For those who love water recreation, Marina Park offers access. It connects boaters in North Port to the Myakka River, by way of the Myakkahatchee Creek. The park has a boat ramp, ADA accessible docks, boat trailer parking and kayak/canoe launches. The park is located along North Port’s Blueway Aquatic Trail.
With a pedestrian walkway, an interactive foundation and plenty of places to sit and relax, Centennial Park in Venice is always worth the short drive from West Villages. There are picnic tables, an ADA accessible gazebo and a Memorial to Veterans, too.
This athletic complex off Pinebrook Road is the site of the city’s first drinking water wells and has been called Wellfield ever since. It includes three football fields, three soccer fields, two softball fields, three baseball fields, batting cages, disk golf, a croquet club field and restrooms. Adjacent Pinebrook Park has two lighted tennis courts, a basketball court and fitness/nature trail.
For those looking for an active way to spend time with children or grandchildren, Chuck Reiter Park in Venice has a lot of option. A large playground, with shaded areas, is open to the public and there are batting cages and a concession stand for a fee.
A one-stop spot for recreation for all ages, Hecksher Park in Venice has basketball courts, tennis courts, racquetball and handball courts, shuffle board courts, a playground and a tot lot. There is even lighting for night play so visitors can plan their activities when the Florida sun isn’t quite so hot.
This family-friendly spot is located near the historic Venice Train Depot and has a train-themed playground. The multi-use Legacy Trail has an access point at the park, and there is also a kayak/canoe launch, picnic shelter and other areas available for rental.
Baseball fans have plenty to cheer about at Wellen Park, the new home of the Spring Training Facility for the Atlanta Braves. When it isn’t hosting games, CoolToday Park is the perfect place for concerts, movie nights, happy hours, and other fun events for the community.
Here, good vibes run free, with some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches less than a 15-minute drive away.
With four major airports nearby, Wellen Park’s central location makes hopping on a national or international flight a breeze.
Discover for yourself why Sarasota County is ranked so highly for its esteemed theaters, galleries, and music scene.
Bird watching, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, picnicking and trail walking are all part of a day’s fun at Blind Pass Beach in Englewood. For those who just want to relax and dip their toes in the Gulf, this beach offers public access, parking, and restrooms.
A favorite of local fishermen for its pier and bait shop, Brohard Park in Venice offers scenic waterfront views and is perfect for beach-goers interested in recreation. This dog-friendly beach offers public parking, restrooms, and beach access.
Fitness with water views are a draw of Caspersen Beach Park, located in Venice. Fitness equipment, wildlife viewing, trail walking, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing are all popular at this beach, which also offers picnicking, grilling, public parking, restrooms, and beach access.
This Englewood beach’s public boat ramp makes it easy for boaters to spend their days out on the water. For those on shore, beach access includes lifeguarded areas, public bathrooms, and a rinse station. Residents can hike trails, view wildlife, kayak, and canoe. Public parking is available.
Indoor and outdoor experiences are part of the fun at this beach park located in Nokomis. In addition to a restaurant, concession stand, and indoor rental space, there’s a fishing pier, a canoe/kayak launch, and a boat ramp. Public parking is available, and beach access includes a lifeguarded area.
With scenic, clear-blue views, Venice Beach features swimming, volleyball, bird watching and plenty of beach access. Enjoy the day along the shoreline or plan a waterfront event in a shelter or pavilion. Venice Beach offers public parking, beach access, and restrooms.
30 minutes away from Wellen Park.
35 minutes away from Wellen Park.
60 minutes away from Wellen Park.
60 minutes away from Wellen Park.
Each season, this world-class symphony with a hometown feel presents seven shows that embody different themes. The holiday concert is a local favorite.
Proudly offering the largest community theater per capita in the US, The Venice Theatre draws theater lovers from near and far with musicals, dramas and one-act plays performed on its two stages.
With a central gallery and four satellite galleries, The Venice Arts Center hosts a robust array of permanent and visiting exhibits, as well as classes for people of all ages.
With the goal of fostering the local arts community with educational programs as well as inspiring the community with first-class entertainment, this arts center offers family-friendly programs throughout the year.
Veteran photographer Clyde Butcher has captured black and white images of Florida for over 40 years. His Venice gallery features some of his most famous works, including pieces that were featured at the National Gallery in Prague.
Created by circus magnate John Ringling and his wife Mable, this Sarasota museum offers some of Florida’s best and rarest art treasures, including Ringling’s personal art collection, modern pieces, and special visiting exhibits.
With a Sarasota bayfront location, this botanical garden offers lush horticultural displays and interactive experiences for kids. Yearly memberships and classes are available for children and seniors.
Home of the Sarasota Orchestra, the Sarasota Ballet, and the Ringling Library Town Hall Lecture Series, this world-class center features over 100 events each season, including Broadway musicals, concerts, and speakers.
Entertaining opera goers since 1960, this glamorous opera house is also home to community outreach programs, including for youth in the area.
Featuring dancers from all over the world, The Sarasota Ballet is a globally renowned organization with over a dozen performances each season and season tickets available for purchase.
With around 15 performances per year, this is one of Florida’s most prestigious professional theater groups. Productions range from classic works to contemporary favorites and musical performances.
Located in downtown Sarasota, this theater features up-close and personal mainstage, cabaret, improv, and children’s productions.
For those interested in trying their own skills on stage or watching locals perform, this center offers community theater options and a variety of classes.
The only professional black theater company on Florida’s West Coast, WBTT produces musicals, comedies, drama and more, and offers a program for emerging writers to workshop their scripts with professional actors onstage.
In conjunction with the Ringling College of Art and Design, this museum features seasonally rotating exhibits of avant-garde pieces in a variety of mediums.
Wellen Park is a hub for all-things health and wellness. With numerous hospitals and health centers nearby and even more to come, the best care is just around the corner.
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