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Date of Issue: January 05, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan 4 2005

ITEMS FOR SALE

IRON DAYBED with two excellent twin mattresses, comforter and three matching pillows. $250. (941) 778-3927.

TANNING BED, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.

FREE DELIVERY to your home or condo: Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Prompt delivery to your door. Call James Lee, (941) 795-1112 or 704-8421.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY “From Calusas to Condominiums” by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-7978.

HONEYBELL TANGELOS now ripe in January, on sale by the AMI Kiwanis Club. $31-$36 for a bushel  Shipped free anyplace in USA. Call to receive an order blank. (941) 778-3446 or go online www.annamariakiwanis.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call (941) 807-1734 or visit www.islanddojo.cmasdirect.com.

REWARD FOR information in the Waterfront Restaurant arson fire: Call the State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations in Tampa, (813) 890-1904.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Pick up form at The Islander or call (941) 518-4431 for more information.

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Just for the asking. Courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM volunteers needed: A guardian ad litem is a trained volunteer appointed by the court to represent and advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. Make a positive impact! Call (941) 744-9473 or visit www.12circuitgal.org.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. 9am-noon on Saturdays. Sales racks, children’s clothing. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-2pm, Saturday, Jan. 7. Various household items, electronics, tools, beach toys. Priced to sell. 123 Hammock Road, off of Los Cedros, Anna Maria.

KEY ROYALE: 8am-4pm, Saturday only, Jan. 7. Furniture, house decor, good condition. 609 Ambassador Lane, Holmes Beach.

LOST & FOUND

Found: Adorable, small, cross-eyed cat. Please describe. (941) 778-4808.

PETS

FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED for loving homes to foster puppies and kittens until they are old enough for adoption. All food and medical provided. Julie, (941) 720-1411.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please, call (941) 922-0774.

KITTEN TIME: Home-fostered kittens available from the humane society. Variety of colors. Have been tested. Shots, spayed, microchipped. Only $35 to good homes. (941) 365-1687.

TRANSPORTATION

2004 BUICK LESABRE: By owner. Custom, white, 8,000 miles, air conditioning, power six-way driver’s seat. Perfect condition. $16,000. Cell (941) 702-1914, or residence (941) 798-9860.

1991 DODGE SHADOW convertible. Excellent running condition. White top, blue bottom. $1,000 or best offer. Call (941) 794-0715.

BOATS & BOATING

27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head, new batteries, stereo and much more! $8,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

FISHING & CHARTERS

LET'S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat "Magic." Full or half day backwater fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. (941) 723-1107.

KIDS FOR HIRE

SPENCER'S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call (941) 778-0944.

BABYSITTER: Responsible 10th-grader, great with kids, first-aid certified. Charlotte, (941) 756 5496.

BABYSITTER, PETSITTER, dog walker: First aid-certified, 13-year old, eighth-grade female, great with kids and animals. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

WANT AN IRISH baby-sitter? Responsible, experienced 15-year old. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certified. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657.

DOG WALKER, PET sitter, child sitter and odd jobs. Tenth-grader, available after school and weekends. Zach, (941) 779-9783.

BABYSITTING, RED Cross first-aid and babysitter certified. Call Alex, (941) 778-5352.

HELP WANTED

NURSES NEEDED for long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Four-hour morning and overnight shifts. (941) 383-6953.

MYSTERY SHOPPERS NEEDED in Holmes Beach to shop businesses. Apply online at www.secretshopnet.com

PREP COOKS, SERVERS, dishwashers: Immediate openings. Fit To Eat restaurant. 5315 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-0411.

HELP WANTED: Part-time receptionist. Light secretarial and good “people” skills needed. Mike Norman Realty, (941) 778-6696.

TOP ADVERTISING sales position open at The Islander newspaper. Great territory, commissions, training. Previous outside sales helpful, but not necessary. If you possess a willingness for strong community involvement, positive outlook and drive to succeed, fax or e-mail a letter and/or resume to (941) 778-9392, sales@islander.org.

NOW HIRING ALL positions. Rotten hours, rotten pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph's Waterfront Restaurant, 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, or call (941) 778-3953.

BUSY BISTRO hiring full- or part-time hostess and servers for lunch, Sunday brunch and dinner. Wednesday-Sunday. Sous chef, prep person and dishwasher needed, will train. Apply to Chef Damon, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

ALL KITCHEN POSITIONS: Sous chef, prep, dishwasher -- will train right person. Apply to Chef Damon, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Meet interesting people, learn the history of the Island. Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 778-0492.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Tingley Memorial Library. Duties include checking books in/out, reshelving, and generally assisting library patrons. Call Eveann Adams, (941) 779-1208.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

HEALTH CARE

LOCAL CAREGIVER: I can offer loving, reliable, live-in care for your loved one. Excellent references. Please, call (239) 595-9964. Thank you.

CAREGIVER: ABLE TO live in, can travel, very dependable and honest. Good references. Non-smoker/drinker. Experienced with Alzheimer patients. (941) 744-0800 or 812-8948.

CAREGIVER AVAILABLE: 42 years experience, area references. No lifting. (941) 746- 9246. Leave message.

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, maintenance. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward (941) 778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. (941) 778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. (941) 545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. (941) 778-0944.

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, (941) 778-3620.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. (941) 720-0794.

PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repairs, upgrades, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, (941) 778-5708, or cell (216) 509-1945.

CALL DAN'S RESCREEN for your free estimate today. Affordable rates, quality work guaranteed. Pool cages, lanais, windows, doors. Call (941) 713-5333.

SANDY’S CLEANING SERVICE: Exceptional cleaning and decorating island references available. For unbeatable service, call 798-9484.

APPLIANCE & AC DOCTORS: We repair air conditioners, refrigerator, washer/dryer, oven, garbage disposal, other household items. Honest, dependable. 20-plus years experience. (941) 650-9293.

MR. BILL’S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. “I’m handy to have around.” (941) 778-4561.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Winton’s Home-Buddy Inc. Retired banker, Island resident converting life-long hobby to business. Call (941) 705-0275 for free estimates.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 792-0160.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, (941) 795-7411. CAC184228.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. (941) 778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, (941) 795-0887. MA#0017550.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, (941) 704-6719.

WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, (941) 778-3455, or cell (941) 720-4152.

ISLAND CLEANING: HOMES, rentals, condos. Weekly, biweekly, seasonal move-ins/move-outs. References. Reasonable rates. Call (941) 518-5346.

SCOTT’S HELPING HANDS: Handyman service. How may I help you? (941) 538-0664.

LAWN & GARDEN

CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. (941) 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call (941) 807-1015.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Top quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Now accepting new accounts at great rates. Please call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

LANDSCAPING

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4441.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at (941) 795-7775, "shell phone" (941) 720-0770.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell (941) 448-3857.

NATURE'S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. (941) 729-9381.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE: Installs, clean-ups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. Shark Mark (941) 727-5066.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, (941) 795-5100.

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. (941) 778-2993. License #CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at (941) 778-1730.

CHRISTIE'S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. (FL#RF0038118) (941) 778-3924 or 778-4461.

TILE - TILE - TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, (941) 726-3077.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. (941) 720-0794.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. Paul Beauregard, (941) 779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin's Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, (941) 748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. (941) 792-1367, or 726-1802.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call (941) 778-6170 or 447-2198.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. (941) 778-3526 or 730-0516.

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 518-3316 or 778-6898.

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Inc. building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Lic#RR0066450. Call (941) 795-1947.

RENTALS

RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., (941) 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 4BR (two master suites)/3BA, house on canal. Two minutes to beach. Heated pool, dock, cable TV, washer/dryer, garage, designer furnished with tropical yard setting. One of the finest rentals on Island. $1,600/weekly or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail: gamiller@tampabay.rr.com.

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking sunsets. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. (901) 301-8299 or e-mail captko462@aol.com.

SANDPIPER RESORT on Gulf Drive: 55-plus community, fully equipped 1BR/1BA beachhouse with greatroom and kitchen. Brand new! Steps to the beach or Intracoastal. All utilities including trash, except phone. Rent weekly to annually. No pets. (317) 873-3307.

WEEKLY RENTALS: Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; Island duplex, 2BR, $800/week; Gulffront cottage, 2BR, $1,000/week; Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com.

COMMERCIAL SPACE: 1,600 sf on Gulf Drive, next to Holmes Beach shopping center. Available now. (941) 778-2694.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Beachfront condo, 2BR/2BA, fully equipped. Anna Maria Island, Florida. Available all year. (317) 873-3307.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Brand new Bradenton Beach 3BR/3BA plus office, steps to beach. Balconies with ocean and bay views, elevator, 8-person Jacuzzi, granite counters, marble floors and baths, Jacuzzi in master, washer/dryer, designer furnished, fully equipped. One of the finest rentals on Island. $4800/ monthly 813-277-4336.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, (941) 778-2374.

SEASONAL FURNISHED new home in Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA. Available now through April. One block to beach. (813) 251-9201.

BEACH LIVING: SEASONAL, Furnished 2BR/2BA. Utilities included. Gulf views and large decks. (941) 505-1962.

BAYVIEW TERRACE, Bradenton Beach: 2BR/1BA condo, second floor, completely furnished. Three-month minimum rental. (708) 562-1601.

GULFFRONT RESIDENCE: PRIME Holmes Beach location. Available seasonally, November-April 2006. Renovated 2BR/2.5BA private residence in quiet area of Island with open floor plan and large terrace overlooking the Gulf. From $1,750/week with discounted monthly rate. Call Dave at (941) 720-0089.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HIdden Lakes, 3BR/2BA, second floor, all brand new, garage, pool, small dog OK. $1,400/month. Sun Coast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

GULFFRONT DUPLEX: Second floor, 2BR/1BA, newly updated, open floor-plan, 12-by-12 deck. Holmes Beach, close to shopping, restaurants, lush gardens. $950week, $3,200/month. (941) 778-0905.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Available December, January, February, March and April. Cheerful, 1BR/1BA, non-smoking apartment. North-end Anna Maria Island. $1,700/month, plus tax. (941) 778-5445.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: Holmes Beach. Steps to beach, clean duplex-$1,200/month. (941) 725-0578 or (941) 794-2912.

SEASONAL: GORGEOUS, OCEANVIEW home. 5BR/3BA, fireplace, cable TV. One hundred yards from Gulf. Two scenic decks. Available January, 2006-April, 2006. $4,800/month. Call (813) 948-1267 or email kkl@tampabay.rr.com.

BRADENTON BEACH: Newly remodeled 1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three-minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. (941) 776-3696 or e-mail bjustin628@tampabay.rr.com.

ULTRA LUXURY HOLMES Beach Home: "View Gulf from every room", 3BR/3.5 BA, three-story, elevator, heated pool and spa, ss outdoor, smoker/grill, lush landscaping, two-car garage, 5 TVs-1 56" screen, 4 DVDs, HD Cable, Gourmet kitchen (ss, granite, wine cooler) washer/dryer, quality furnishings, fully equipped and golf cart to cruise the Island, super location. $1900/week, $7000/month. Non- smoker. Call (863) 581-3252.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND canal, seasonal rental: 2BR/2BA on north end of Oak Avenue. Recent, entire renovation with new kitchen and baths. One block to beach. Boat dock and davits. Pets welcome. $2,500-$3,500/month. (813) 545-9490.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $864,900. (941) 779-1512.

ANNUAL/SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, newer 2BR/2BA, elevated, enclosed garage, two blocks to beach. Call (941) 713- 2150.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Hidden Lakes, 3BR/2BA, second floor, all brand new, garage, pool, small dog OK. $1,400/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

55-PLUS MOBILE HOME resort: Steps to Gulf or bay, 1BR/1BA, turnkey, available January through April. Nonsmoking, no pets. $1,250/month. (941) 778-5152.

JANUARY RENTAL SPECIAL: One and two bedroom units at Westbay Cove. Ideal island location. From $2,500/month. Other months also available. Call Sharon, (941) 713-9096 or (941) 713-9094. Old Florida Realty. Licensed Real Estate Broker.

BEACH STEPS AWAY: Large 1BR/2BA, fully furnished, washer and dryer. $595/week or $1,995/month. Pets OK. www.gulfdriveapartments.com. (941) 778-1098.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. (941) 778-3426. Web site 2spinnakers.com.

PRIVATE COTTAGE WITH shared dock, Old Florida-style 2BR/1BA, screened porch, deck, fenced yard. Half block to beach. Pet OK. Week, month, season. (941) 485-1874.

SANDPIPER MOBILE RESORT: 55-plus. 1BR/1BA, $1,200/month. 2BR/2BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking, clubhouse, laundry, steps to beach. (775) 825-9492 or (941) 778-3051.

8799 CORTEZ ROAD: 600 sf office, $500/month. 900 sf office, garage, storage, two 10-foot overhead doors, $750/month. 8803 Cortez Road, 1,200 sf, former real estate broker. Available February 1.1-800-952-1206.

BRADENTON UNFURNISHED CONDO: 3BR/2BA, garage. Free water and cable, minutes to beaches, annual, $1500/month. First, last and deposit. (941) 761-0807

NORTH END OF ANNA MARIA: Winter and spring dates available. Two blocks north; sunrise, fishing and dining at the Rod & Reel Pier. Two blocks west; sunset, beaching and swimming at Bean Point. One-story home, two bedrooms, renovated kitchen and bath. Large screened-in porch, landscaped, fenced-in backyard with patio and heated pool. Pet friendly! (941) 779-0402.

GULFFRONT CONDO, GROUND level. Breathtaking sunsets. Furnished 2BR/1BA. Walk to restaurants, shops, grocery, trolley. Winter/spring dates available. $2,000/month/ $600/week. (813) 264-0639 or (352) 592-5870.

FOR RENT: 1BR apartment with pull-out sofa, sleeps four. Available at Resort 66 for the following dates; March 4-11,11-18 and 18-25. Full housekeeping, heated pool and ocean. Just bring your bathing suit. $900/week. Call (315) 868-2813 cell.

HOLMES BEACH: NEWLY remodeled 1BR/1BA, 750 sf apartment. 100 feet from bay. Includes water and trash. First, last and security. Small pet OK with additional deposit. $850/month. (949) 813-4900.

CANALFRONT: BRAND new Anna Maria luxury home. Gorgeous views. 3BR/2BA. Available now, February, March and April. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. $3,800/month. (813) 269-9917.

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT: Nice 2BR, furnished mobile home, gated community on creek. Bradenton Palms Mobile Home Park. Hot tub, pool, four-six month rental. $1,100/month. (863) 688-3524 or (863) 608-1833. E-mail: chickenplucker@webtv.net.

YOU WILL LOVE this Ringling retreat at Lido Beach: 2BR/1BA modern, fully-furnished duplex of historical background in garden setting. Walk to beach and St. Armands restaurants and popular shopping center, 15-minute bus ride to Main Street, Sarasota. $800/week or monthly beginning March. Please, phone (941) 383-0244 or e-mail kang870@aol.com.

SEASONAL, CLEAN, 1BR mobile home. One mile to beaches. Sorry, no pets or smoking. Ideal for couples. $1,200/month. Includes utilities. (941) 761-9440.

SEASONAL OR MONTHLY: 3BR/2BA condo on Palma Sola Bay. Seawall and dock. Furnished with kitchen, linens and all appliances. $2,750/month. Call (863) 557-7809.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA duplex across from AMI Community Center. $1,000/month, unfurnished. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA duplex, one block to beach. Completely remodeled, ground level. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA. Live in old Florida canal home. Boat lift, hot tub, extra-large closets, ground level. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

2BR/1.5BA, BEAUTIFUL DECK, many coconut palms, steps to the beach. $1,890/month. Available immediately and until end of March. (941) 448-0995.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 2BR/2BA, great water views, gated, pool, tennis, covered parking, One mile from beach. Annual rental. $1,200/month. Call Maria at (941) 720-1712.

CORTEZ/BRADENTON BEACH: Spacious area, 1BR/1BA apartment, furnished resort style. Utilities and cable included. Laundry. Available Jan 15. $1,950/month,. seasonal. (941) 761-2725.

DEEP-WATER BOAT slip: north end of Anna Maria. Easy Gulf access. (941) 794-8877.

REAL ESTATE

ISLAND BEACH COTTAGE: For sale by owner. 2BR/1BA, large one-car garage concrete block home. Fenced 50x100 foot lot located a block from beach and bay. Call (941) 795-8979. $525,000.

PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Lakefront Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $329,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

BEAUTIFUL, NEW, RENOVATED 3BR/2BA Spanish-style home. Two-minute walk to beach. Fully furnished, rental ready. Quiet Holmes Beach private setting on cul-de-sac. Custom details, tile, granite. New cabinets, windows, doors, A/C, ductwork, stainless appliances. Paver drive/patios. (941) 778-4560. $699,000

KEY ROYALE/NORTH Point Harbor: Two homes, next door, in Island’s finest community. 4BR/3BA, five-car garage, elevated home, beautiful views of Tampa Bay, new lap pool, spa, waterfall, seawall and dock. $1,249,000. Also, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, ranch home, new seawall, dock and 20,000-pound lift. $1,249,000. Buy both for $2,450,000! Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

WATERFRONT: 3BR/2BA Sixth house from the bay. New dock and dredged deep-water canal. $899,000. 504 58th St., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-5183. (941) 704-6062.

FIVE MINUTES TO beach. Perico Island, beautiful, designer patio home. 4BR/3BA, two-car garage, pool. $549,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

PERICO ISLAND: 1,170-sf, lovely 2BR2BA condo. Great water view/porch. Eat-in kitchen. Rented until 8/06. $345,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

MUST SEE: Manufactured home has everything. Colony Cove. 1,600 square feet. Views of Manatee River. 2BR/2BA, pets, 55-plus, five pools. $58,500. (941) 721-4890.

BAYVIEW TERRACE CONDO: 1BR/1BA furnished. Steps to beach, heated pool on bay, no age restriction. Price reduced to $349,900. (941) 778-9331.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA, 85-by-90-foot lot. 7,971 sf, 500 steps to beach. 206 73rd St. $749,000. Call Bobby, (941) 744-9606.

OCEANFRONT LUXURY CONDO: 2BR/2BA turnkey, completely updated with power exterior hurricane shutters, 55-plus community, designer interior. Closing costs paid. 5400 Gulf Drive, No. 36, Holmes Beach. $985,000. Call (941) 744-6906.

GULFFRONT MARTINIQUE NORTH: 5300 Gulf Drive, No.105, Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA. Undergoing complete renovation. Call now to customize. Motivated seller. $1,100,000. Closing costs paid. (941) 744-6906.

DUPLEX ON DOUBLE LOT: 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA. 303 74th St., Holmes Beach. Approved for two additional land condos. Positive cash flow. Closing costs paid. $799,000. Call (941) 744-6906.

ANNA MARIA LOT: 75-by-116 on sailboat canal. $725,000. For details, photos, survey and optional house plans. Sheryl, (610) 247-9496. Visit http://mysite.verizon.net/talbot1/.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: 2BR/2BA condo. Fully furnished and equipped. Best-kept condo complex on the Island. Beautiful beach, pool, hot tub, sauna and sunsets. No more left on the Island like this! $1,300,000. (317) 873-3307 for instructions on virtual tour.

SUNNY SHORES, minutes to beaches! 3BR/1BA with garage. Two miles to Coquina Beach. Furnished. Perfect winter retreat or seasonal rental. Just reduced! $149,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty. (941) 713-6743.

DIRECTLY ON THE BAY in pristine, gated Perico Bay Club. Turnkey-furnished, 2BR/2BA, garage, pools, spa, tennis. $399,000. Call owner, (941) 794-1081.

NORTH ANNA MARIA: Large residential vacant lot. For sale by owner. 85x101 with bay view. $675,000. Call (941) 778-8405.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO: Furnished end unit, 2BR/2BA. Enjoy sunsets year ’round from sofa, lanai or beach. Low association fee. Weekly rental allowed. $975,000. (504) 810-0867.

GULFFRONT CONDO: ALL Brand new, totally remodeled, turnkey furnished. Gorgeous view. 1plus/BR/1BA, sleeps six. Two pools. $575,000. Holmes Beach. (941) 795-5060.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND beach getaway cabana. Bay view, updated, large deck, boat slip available. Pines Trailer Park, 55-plus. $36,999. (941) 778-4820.

OPEN HOUSE: 1pm-4pm, Jan. 7 and 8. HIghland Lakes, 47th Street, off Cortez Road. Desirable maintained community, Rutenberg villa, 1,924 sf, 2BR/2BA, eat-in kitchen. Dining room, living room, lanai, two-car garage, community clubhouse and pool. A gem! (941) 795-1637. $385,000.

CHARMING HISTORIC HOME: Palmetto, one block from water. 3BR/1.5BA. Renovated, non-allergic, tile and hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings. Oak and fruit trees on two city lots. By owner. $245,000. (941) 807-5209.

BEACHFRONT CONDO: 1BR/1BA, new construction. Designer furnished, spa, pool, excellent location near restaurants, shopping. Excellent rental. $529,000. (901) 301-8299, or captko462@aol.com.

REAL ESTATE COMPANY: Full service. Sellers, buyers, vacation property management, investment properties. International knowledge. Call Coastal Properties Realty. www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. (941) 794-1515.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Direct beachfront condos. 2BR/2BA $985,000 and 3BR/2BA. $1,100,000. Brokers protected. Owner financing available. (941) 779-1013 or (717) 392-4048.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Duplex, lot large enough for land condo. $799,000. Brokers protected. Call (941) 779-0120.

ISLAND CONDO: Great view. 2BR/2BA, Cove at Sandy Point, Unit 205. 3601 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. $375,000 Call (941) 778-1640.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $864,900. (941) 779-1512.

VILLAGE GREEN: 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, completely updated. $334,000. 6608 12th Ave. W., Bradenton. (941) 448-8502 or (941) 761-2575.

PERICO ISLAND OWNER: 2BR/2BA townhouse, rarely on the market. Private end unit with serene lake view. New tile and carpeted floors. Turnkey, clubhouse, heated pool, tennis. $450,000. Information: (941) 795-3778.

SUNBOW BAY OWNER: 1BR/1BA condo. End unit, rarely on market. Many amenities, turnkey, heated pool, tennis, water view. $325,000. Cell (941) 224-0555.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

MICHIGAN LAKEFRONT LOTS: Large, wooded, lakefront home sites on beautiful Horsehead Lake in the middle of the lower peninsula. Reduced pricing to year’s end on select lots. Great investment! Call 1-800-334-2764. www.hiddenharborlakefront.com.

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