Venetian Isles

Venetian Isles & Shore Acres Neighborhood

Shore Acres is a tropical waterfront community in northeast St. Petersburg, only minutes from downtown and easy access to Tampa.

Shore Acres is a desired place for sports lovers. Home to some of the City’s amazing neighborhood parks: Denver Park, Puryear Park with tennis courts, baseball field, basketball court, sand volleyball pit and walking trail around the park.

The beautiful community of Shore Acres in St. Petersburg, Florida is a peninsular coastal community on the east coast of Pinellas County. Extending from Mangrove Bay and Tanglewood into Old Tampa Bay, it is connected to Snell Isle and Northeast Park by bridges.  Weedon Island State Preserve is to the north and to the east. Shore Acres offers waterfront real estate with several luxury homes on the bay and on canals that lead out to open water.  Here you’ll find single family homes with the majority ranging in size from three bedrooms to over five bedrooms. There are over 2,200 residences in Shore Acres Primarily built between 1970 and 1999, the area does have a some homes built as early as 1949. While Shore Acres homes will be located in a flood zone, homeowners here find it worth it to be so close to the Bay. Homes here range anywhere from $200,000 to over $2,000,000 for homes on open water.

While there is no mandatory homeowners association in Shore Acres, there is a very active voluntary Shore Acres Civic Association with it’s associated Facebook page that neighbors post on frequently. David Delrahim, a local attorney, is president of SACA and they hold monthly meetings to update homeowners in Shore Acres as to the latest happenings in the community.


Nearby 4th Street offers many restaurant options such as Harvey’s 4th Street Grill, Ciccio’s, Red Mesa Cantina, Fresh Kitchen, Bonefish Grill, El Cap, Metro Diner and many more.  The Islander Market is a convenience store within the community on Chancellor Street. There are two Publix grocery stores at either corner of 38th Avenue North – yes there really are 2 Publix grocery stores directly across from one another. As for schools, Shore Acres Elementary is right within the community. There are several private schools to choose from in the local area:

Canterbury School of Florida on 62nd and the Snell Isle location is for the younger children for up to grade 4

Shorecrest on 1st Ave NE

LCC Day School on Chancellor Street in the neighborhood

You will find a park in Shore Acres at 40th Ave NE and Shore Acres Boulevard and the Shore Acres Rec center.

What else can you do for fun in the community? This is also a great place to ride bikes, go fishing, walk the dog or go for a run. Also there is an aquatic facility with one wade pool perfect for toddlers, plus a six lane pool, covered playground, half court basketball court, picnic shelter and there are a variety of programs for youth, teens and adults.

The aforementioned Shore Acres Civic Association is often putting together fun events like “Flick n Float” – movies in the community pool as well as events around major holidays.

Venetian Isles is just north of the upscale neighborhoods of Shore Acres and Snell Isle, just minutes from downtown St. Petersburg.  Enjoy the beaches nearby, boating, fishing or play golf. There is a vibrant downtown community with shops and restaurants, family parks, live entertainment.

This sought-after upscale neighborhood is a favorite among executives, business professionals and families alike. Venetian Isles offers waterfront homes with private docks or boat access. With 3 highly-regarded private schools, a pre-school and nursery just a few blocks away, and available bus service to all public schools, the Venetian Isles is an ideal location for custom homes set against the backdrop of the spanning horizon over Tampa Bay.

You can live the Florida dream in the waterfront community of Venetian Isles in St. Petersburg.  With many homes on canals leading out to the bay, or with direct open bay access – this neighborhood has some of the best values for waterfront real estate you’ll find in Florida! Venetian Isles is a beautiful and private deed restricted community with approximately 533 waterfront homes. Coveted for its beautifully manicured grounds, Venetian Isles consists of tropically landscaped properties, deep sailboat-depth water, and close proximity to downtown St. Petersburg.

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