An unconventional enclave along Los Angeles’ coast, Venice combines alternative values with counter-culture street cred. A carnival atmosphere permeates throughout this beach town, emanating from its fire-breathing street performers and its spoken-word sidewalk expressionists. Venice may be over ten miles away from Downtown, but its endearingly outlandish mixture of upscale boutiques and seedy entertainment make the trek by bus or car infinitely worth it.
Venice is a residential, commercial, and recreational beachfront neighborhood of the city of Los Angeles in the Westside region of Los Angeles County. Venice was founded in 1905 as a seaside resort town. It was an independent city until 1926, when it merged with Los Angeles. Today, Venice is known for its canals, beaches and circus-like Ocean Front Walk, a two-and-a-half-mile pedestrian-only promenade that features performers, fortune-tellers, artists, and vendors. Many of Venice’s houses have their principal entries from pedestrian-only streets and have house numbers on these footpaths–automobile access is by alleys in the rear. The inland walk streets are made up primarily of around 620 single-family homes.
About The Neighborhood
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Take A Tour of Venice
You might be starting out at the beginning of your home buying process and you’re not sure if this is the right area for you. So why not take a tour with us…we’ll show you:
- Current homes for sale.
- Where to eat/drink/grab coffee and your groceries.
- Where to find the local farmer’s market.
- Local schools.
We never would have gotten the house without her.
Karen S – Buyer Hancock Park
We also provide our buyers with a personalized Homesnap app, linked directly to us. This is a very cool app on your mobile phone that allows you to stand in front of any house and “snap” it for all the details. It also allows you to track the homes you’ve seen, mark favorites and ask us questions directly.
Some Of Our Favorite Venice Places
Follow the link to The Best Restaurants in Venice
Her personal care and attention all make her unparalleled in her profession in our opinion
Melissa B – Buyer Eastside
If you want to get started finding your next home in Venice please contact us now.