520 Valencia Road, VENICE

$1,785,000

4 Beds
4 Baths
5,145 Sqft
.6 Acres
2 Garages

Nestled in Venice Island's architecturally rich Gulf-view neighborhood, a very large unique home surrounded by lush tropical gardens awaits you. Located two blocks from the beach but not in a flood zone, this home is in the heart of a desirable 1920s park-like neighborhood designed by city planner and landscape architects John Nolen and Prentiss French. This 26,250 square foot property is over half-acre, with two-plus lots. Once you step inside the beautiful hand-wrought-iron gates, you will discover a private, tropical paradise with walled-in courtyards, sparkling 45-by-20, heated PebbleTec surfaced pool, outdoor loggia with shower and walking paths through beautiful foliage. Inside the 5,145-square-foot home, you will find four bedrooms, two living rooms, a 15-foot stone fireplace, two dining rooms, a large custom kitchen with two built-in breakfast bars for entertaining and an office library with built-in bookshelves. The master bedroom has an en-suite marble bath with jet tub and separate shower, walk-in closet, and French doors that open to the pool and courtyards. The two-car garage has a large, well-lit workshop, built-in cabinets and room for your golf cart. The circle driveway access is surrounded by trees and tropical foliage. There is an additional wing that was originally an artists studio, which could be used as an in-law suite and fifth bedroom with private entrances. This wing is currently a huge game room with French doors opening to the pool and a large storage room. Of note: Originally a 1948 home designed by Paul Rudolph and Ralph Twitchell was located here, and its spirit can be found in the soaring central spaces inside this private garden paradise. You need to see this uniquely beautiful opportunity right away.

Essential Information
MLS® #A4511955
Price$1,785,000
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms4.00
Full Baths2
Half Baths2
Square Footage5,145
Acres0.60
Year Built1979
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
StatusPending
Price Per Sqft$347
Style

Custom,Other,Spanish/Mediterranean

Community Information
Address520 Valencia Road
AreaVenice
SubdivisionVENICE GULF VIEW SEC OF
CityVENICE
CountySarasota
StateFL
Zip Code34285
Pet Restrictions YNY
Pet SizeExtra Large (101+ Lbs.)
Minimum Lease1 Month
Amenities
# of Garages2
Has PoolYes
Parking

Circular Driveway,Driveway,Garage Door Opener,Garage Faces Side,Golf Cart Parking,Guest,Off Street,Oversized,Workshop in Garage

Interior
HeatingCentral,Electric,Zoned
CoolingCentral Air,Zoned
FireplaceYes
FireplacesLiving Room,Wood Burning
# of Stories1
Interior Features

Attic Ventilator,Built-in Features,Cathedral Ceiling(s),Ceiling Fans(s),Coffered Ceiling(s),Crown Molding,Eat-in Kitchen,High Ceilings,Master Bedroom Main Floor,Open Floorplan,Solid Wood Cabinets,Stone Counters,Vaulted Ceiling(s),Walk-In Closet(s),Window Treatments

Appliances

Built-In Oven,Convection Oven,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Electric Water Heater,Exhaust Fan,Freezer,Microwave,Other,Range Hood,Refrigerator,Washer,Water Filtration System

Exterior
RoofConcrete,Tile
FoundationSlab
Exterior Features

Dog Run,French Doors,Irrigation System,Lighting,Outdoor Grill,Outdoor Shower,Sidewalk,Sprinkler Metered

Lot Description

Corner Lot,Historic District,City Limits,Oversized Lot,Sidewalk,Paved

School Information
ElementaryVenice Elementary
MiddleVenice Area Middle
HighVenice Senior High
Additional Information
Date ListedSeptember 16th, 2021
Days on Market41
ZoningRSF3
Costs
HOA Fee$0
Taxes$12,135
Tax Year2020

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Listing information last updated on October 28th, 2021 at 2:24pm EDT.