Venus is an unincorporated community in southeastern Highlands County, Florida. Lake Placid, Florida is the nearest town to the north. Palmdale, Florida, another unincorporated community, is to the south. Hunting and fishing are popular recreations. The Venus Project has its research center located here, and is derived from the name of the community.
The safety and security in Venus makes it an ideal place to raise children and allow them to play outdoors independently.
Venus's real estate market is picking up 27 percent by average listing price, year-over-year. Last year, the average listing price was $363,840 and rose to $462,042 in this year. Such a large surge is a positive trend for current homeowners and new buyers in the local area looking to profit from rapidly increasing property values. Last year, this area featured 6 listings, and in this year, the number of homes for sale prominently increased to 7, a 16.7 percent escalation. Plenty of the lots in this area provide country-style living, which will be appreciated by those who are fans of nature and outdoor activities.