The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 02, 2011


CHINA: SERVING FOR eight, “Spring Bouquet”, with serving pieces, $30. 941-795-8359.

DELL COMPUTER: 1.8 GHz Pentium 4 with newly loaded Windows XP, $100, 941-756-6728.

FREE: EXERCISE BIKE. 941-778-8530, ask for Phil.

PHONE, ANSWERING, COPIER, works, $15. 941-794-2392.

SOFA, 78-INCH, blue and tan floral, very good, clean condition, $75. 941-761-1393.

BOOKS: 400. ALL kinds. Fiction, non-fiction, self-help, children’s. Spanish, English, Civil War. Very good condition, $100. 941-761-1928.

IRONING BOARD WITH pads, $5. DVD Panasonic home theater sound system, SCHT. $10. 941-795-8359.

SIX-PIECE WICKER set, $150. Daybed, two (three-drawer) end table chests, three etagere arches. Perfect for a girl’s or extra room. Call to see, 794-1060 or 730-0496.

YAMAHA VINO CLASSIC: Two scooters for sale. 2007 blue, only 1,500 miles, great condition. $1,150 or best offer. 2006 silver, only 850 miles and in great condition. $1,050 or best offer. Great gas mileage, 35 mph-plus, easy to ride, and really great fun on the Island! 941-928-8735.

GIRL’S BIKE: SPECIALIZED Hotrock, light purple, like new. $85. 941-928-8735

ANTIQUE COPPER POTS and bowls, collection $300, or $50-75 each. Wine racks, antique burl-wood rocker and more. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

GRAND MIRRORS, gorgeous frames, 4×6 feet to 5×8 feet. $200-$350. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

ORIGINAL, LOCAL ART for sale. View at The Islander store, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

COMMERCIAL RESTAURANT SUPPLIES: Ice machine: install and service $2,100. You pick up, $1,600. Assorted stainless shelves: $75. Six-burner gas cooktop and charbroiler: $1,800. 941-730-2606.

FREEBIE ITEMS FOR SALE: Individuals may advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week. Deliver in person to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, e-mail, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)


GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN Church: All are welcome to come and worship with us! Please call 941-778-1813 or visit us at: for worship times. 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

THE ANNA MARIA Garden Club will hold their monthly meeting at noon Wednesday, Feb. 16 at Roser Church. Silvia of Silvia’s Flower Corner will be demonstrating the art of flower arranging. Public is welcome to attend.

WEST MANATEE FIRE Auxiliary Fire Hall yard sale coming in March. Please consider donating. We can pick up or drop off at 201 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach Fire Hall. Tax deductible letters available. 941-720-0426.

HAITI $$$ DONATIONS to the Ministry of Presence Inc.,, urgently needed for local representatives to aid homeless children. Info: The Islander, 941-778-7978.

TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Signature Sothebys International. 941-302-3100.

BRADENTON ROTARY CLUB meets at noon Mondays at Mattison’s Riverside, 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Club members enjoy fellowship with like-minded professionals. Club projects offer opportunities to benefit the community locally and worldwide. To attend a meeting as our guest, call Trish, 941-747-1871. More information:

WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

FISHING GEAR WANTED: The Privateers and The Islander are collecting new or used, repairable fishing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

FREE GUN LOCK courtesy of Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Pick up at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP open 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779 -2733.

MOVING-IN SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5. Stack washer, dryer, TVs, dehumidifier, stereo stand, kitchen/household items. 3205 Sixth Ave., Holmes Beach.

ANTIQUE AND ART fair: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 5-6. Take the trolley! Quality artists and antique dealers, organic produce and exotic orchids. Benefits LBK Turtle Watch. For information, call Steff’s Stuff, 941-383-1901. 6828 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Whitney Plaza, Longboat Key.

CARPORT SALE: 9 a.m. until ? Saturday, Feb. 5. Good stuff, no junk. Jewelry, collectibles, household miscellaneous, 50 CDs, pressure washer, tools. Many items,  $1. 16 Seaside Ct. off 63rd St. Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 9 a.m.-4p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11-12, Tour park, units, marina. 12507 Cortez Road. Cortez Park.


LOST: LADIES STAINLESS Tag Hauer watch. Lost near Bean Point on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 18.  Reward. Please, call 231-499-5653.

LOST: PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES. In black hard case. Lost in Anna Maria. Please call Jerry, 941-778-2313.

LOST CAMERA: Panasonic Lumix, small black camera in pink neoprene-style pouch. Call 941-778-7978 if found.


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.


TURNKEY BOAT SITTING: Imagine your boat being always water-ready! 35 years experience. 941-778-7556.

BOAT SLIP FOR rent in Holmes Beach up to 23 feet. $140/month, three-month minimum. 941-962-6238.

TIP TOP CANVAS Shop: Book now to be completed before summer! Premium canvas shop, featuring Makrolon semi-ridged windows for fly-bridge enclosures, aft-deck enclosures and dodgers for sail and center-console boats. Completed on time, on budget and exceeding every expectation of discriminating boat owners. Dockside service. 941-932-8872. Email:

NEED A SLIP for a Waverunner (PWV) for six months or more on Anna Maria Island. E-mail: or call 713-503-6382 and leave message.


SALES ASSOCIATE: MOTIVATED, experienced real estate licensee for busy Island office. Please call Jesse or Robin at 941-778-7244.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Community Center has front desk assistant position. Energetic, personable, able to multi-task. Proficient in Excel and data entry. Volunteer management a plus. 25-30 hours/week. Salary based on experience. Email resumes:

GRAPHIC DESIGNER WANTED part-time for ad/editorial layout. InDesign and Photoshop expertise a must. Advertising experience required. Intro-resume to


LOOKING FOR A babysitter or pet sitter? For all ages, call Carolyn. Red cross certified. 941-778-2301.

LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and first aid-certified, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276.

KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for up to three weeks for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.


LOOKING FOR ANGEL investor for construction project: Haley’s Motel is seeking a $1,000,000 investment to transform the motel into a wedding facility. Invest $100,000 to $1,000,000 with a great short-term ROI. Call Tom for details, 941-993-4909.

ROTTEN RALPH’S RESTAURANT/bar business opportunity, $299,000. One of the last with waterfront dining. Sharon Villars, 941-920-0669. Erlene Fitzpatrick, 941-224-6339. Remax Alliance Group.

HEALTH FOOD STORE on Anna Maria Island, located in busy shopping center, large inventory, all equipment and fixtures, completely turnkey, business growing monthly, owners moving, great opportunity for mom and pop. $189,000. Call Jim, 941-580-0626.


LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.

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

LIGHT CARPENTRY, HOME repairs, handyman work, deck repairs, dock repairs, etc. Retired tradesman, Island resident. No job too small. Call Steve Doyle 941-778-1708.

CONTACT CAPT. GREG Burke of A Paradise Realty for all your real estate needs, selling, listing, buying. Listings needed. 941-592-8373 or e-mail:

I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-778-7770. Leave message.

TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.

HOUSE CLEANING BY Laura. Excellent references. One house, 2BR/2BA, $50. 941-539-6891.

ISLAND PET NANNY: Loving pet care. Longtime Island resident, background check, pet CPR-certified, references. Karen Robinson, 941-779-2830 or 941-730-5693.

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

S&S HOUSE CLEANERS: Professional service, specials available. Mopping, sweeping, steam cleaning, carpets. Light fixtures, fans, bathrooms. We specialize in cleaning porches, siding. Ask about our green products line. 941-592-1258, 941-565-3878.

PIANO LESSONS, Beginner to adult, degreed instructor. Lessons on grand piano, learn at your own pace with computer and theory games available. Pick up from King Middle School possible Tuesday or Thursday. 941-761-2440.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individual and small businesses. We also do all states. Call Pat, 941-761-8156.

ANTOINETTE’S PERSONAL SERVICE: Caring for your home while you are away. 941-778-7355, 941-730-6548.

DIRTY DRIVEWAY? MAKE it look new again. 3,000 PSI pressure wash your two-car driveway for only $40. Call Bill, 941 896-6788.

TUTORING SERVICES: Specializing in algebra, geometry, calculus, trigonometry and science. Special needs students welcome. Grades 3-12. Jenifer, 941-224-1760.

BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. Free estimates, references. 941-920-3840.

ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Gift certificates! 36 years of happy customers. Organizing, pet-watch, storm-check, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-778-3046.

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 0want to be at your wedding! 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.

CHECK MY HOUSE! We provide full house checking services to ensure your house is secure while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail for details.

GUITAR TROUBLE? KOKO RAY’S ISLAND studio. Instruction in flute, saxophone, guitar, piano and voice. 315 58th St., Holmes Beach, 941-778-8323.


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. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.

NURSERY QUALITY GARDEN Care and maintenance. Hand weeding, trimming, cleanup, plant installation. Call Joan, 941-704-9025.

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


STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. 941-448-3857 or 941-448-5207.

SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. Premium grade-A, $45/yard B-grade, $30-$40/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.

NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30 years experience. 941-729-9381, 941-448-6336.


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

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

CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479.

GRIFFIN’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198.

SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it’s broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I’ll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.

FOREMOST FENCE: Commercial, Residential. Chain link, vinyl, aluminum, wood, access control. Contractors you can depend on. Call 941-748-2700.

J.E. MURRAY: ESTABLISHED Island builder. New homes, remodeling. 30-year resident. Call 941-778-2316 or 941-730-3228.

SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENTS: Michigan general contractor with 30 years experience. Looking for large or small projects. Budget minded and knowledgeable tradesman willing to complete your project from start to finish on time, within budget. Quality work guaranteed at affordable prices. Call Mike, 616-204-8822.

A BRUSH of class. A higher quality of painting. Specializing in interior and exterior painting, remodels, and carpentry. CT Handyman services. Ted Watson, owner, 941-896-4410. Licensed.


WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST STYLE with dock. Furnished, walk to beach. $150/night, $950/week. $1,900/month off and $2,490/month in season. Use of bikes and kayaks included. 941-794-5980.

DIRECT BAYFRONT: 2,500 sf. Beautiful home, 3BR/2.5BA, boat dock, lift, pool, fully furnished. $3,600/month, annual. 941-580-0626.

KEY ROYALE WATERFRONT house for rent. Annual, unfurnished. Beautiful, tropical 2BR/2BA, den, 1,700 sf. Great pool area, gas-heated hot tub, on canal, two boat lifts, two-car garage. Available Feb. 1, 2011. $1,900/month. 941-730-1086.

BEACHFRONT HOME. Spectacular water views, private beach. Ground-level 2BR/1BA, garage. 941-348-9448.

CANCELLATION AVAILABILITY. WESTBAY Cove. Tennis, pools. February and March openings. Sharon, Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.

HOLMES BEACH BUSINESS Center. Rental units available for office/commercial spaces from 750-2,000 sf. Humidity-controlled mini-storage units and garage units, 11 x 22 feet. 5347 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-2924.

KEY ROYALE CANAL house for annual rental, unfurnished. Beautiful, large, 2BR/2BA, Florida room, 2,100 sf, two-car garage. Available anytime. $1,600/month includes yard maintenance. 941-545-3511.

BEACHFRONT HOME. Spectacular water views, private beach. Ground-level 2BR/1BA, garage. 941-348-9448.

LOCAL PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS owners with exceptional rental references looking for 2BR/2BA home on Anna Maria. Trying to sell your house? No problem, we’ll take excellent care of it. Showings not a problem. Prefer two-year lease. Have two mature polite dogs, guarantee no problems. 941-713-8070.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Available now. Sandy Pointe condo, 2BR/2BA, second floor. $1,200/month. Call Sato Real Estate Inc. 941-778-7200 or e-mail:

HOLMES BEACH COTTAGE: 2BR/1BA. Northwest Bradenton 3BR/2BA pool home, Palma Sola 3BR/3BA pool home. Vacation rentals: 941-794-1515.

PERICO ISLAND: 3BR/3BA beautifully furnished house. Private pool, seasonal/monthly rent. $3,000/month. Call 941-795-3778.

SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE now. 1BR/1BA, elevated, deck, cable, WIFI, block to beach. $1,600/month. 941-779-1112.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA. $900\/month, water included. 8102 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Mike Norman Realty 941-778-6696.

SEASONAL: 1BA STUDIO, completely remodeled. Queen bed, full-size kitchen, washer, dryer, patio, cable. $550/week,  $1,650/month. 941-725-0073.

ANNUAL: CHARMING BAYVIEW apartment. 1BR/1BA, partially furnished, washer, dryer, dock. Nice quiet neighborhood. $850/month plus utilities. 941-795-1132.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA RENTAL: Elevated duplex one block from beach. New upgraded kitchen with new appliances, including washer and dryer, one-car garage. $1,200/month. Vacation rentals also available at SolTerre Properties Inc. 941-896-3990.

ANNUALS: 2BR/2BA ground-level, pool, 55-plus community, $1,000/month. 3BR/2BA ground-level, pool, tennis, Perico Bay Club, $1,200/month. 3BR/2BA private home, $1,500/month. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.

3012 AVENUE C, Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer, dryer, $850/month. 128 51st St., Holmes Beach, 2BR/1BA, spacious, washer, dryer, close to beach, $900/month. 2100 Ave. A, Bradenton Beach, canalfront, newly remodeled, $1,150/month. Mike Norman Realty. 941-778-6696.

APARTMENTS WITH GULFVIEWS available due to last minute cancellations. Gated, private, great rates. 941-753-8866, 941-518-5026.

SEASONAL RENTAL: EXTRA large 2BR/1BA. Clean, comfy, quiet, steps to beach. Good weeks still available, sleeps six-plus. Come see. 941-518-4688.

ANNA MARIA DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, Seasonal $2,000/month. Close to beach, trolley and restaurants. Three-month minimum. 941-778-7167.

SIX-MONTH SEASONAL rental: 2BR/1.5BA cottage on Gulf side. Ground-level. $1,800/month. 941-741-6729.

AVAILABLE NOW DUE to cancellation. 1BR furnished condo. One block to beach, pool. $650/week. 941-447-3071 or 941-778-1915.

SEASONAL 1BR/1BA DUPLEX: Ground floor, furnished, no pets. Two people. January through April, 203 Peacock Lane, Holmes Beach, 810-614-6962.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA Ground-level duplex, Anna Maria near beach, $850/month includes water and trash. 941-778-7003.

OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL Space: 8803/8799 Cortez Road. 1,200-sf (former salon) and 1,300-sf. Call 1-800-952-1206.

WINTER SPECIAL: SENIOR park, 2BR/2BA doublewide. $900/month, seasonal. $695/month, annual. Will sell for $39,000. 2314 14th St., Bradenton. Tropical Palms. 863-688-3524, 863-608-1833. E-mail:

BRADENTON BEACH: SANDPIPER Resort, 55-plus. 2BR/1BA partially furnished. Carport, water view. No smoking or pets. Annual $675/month, first, last and $500 deposit. Seasonal, $1,400/month. 941-545-8923.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 55-plus 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. 941-778-3426. Web site


BAYFRONT condo at Bayview: 2BR/2BA, fireplace, great views, close to everything. Call Capt. Greg, 941-592-8373, A Paradise Realty.

I WILL LIST your property on 350 web sites! Laurie Fox, Coldwell Banker,, 941-730-7635.

DIRECT GULFFRONT: 146 feet on the beach. 3BR/4.5BA, office recreation room, spa, pool, outdoor kitchen and theater, elevator, turnkey furnished. $3,950,000. Suncoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202 or 941-720-0288.

DIRECT GULFFRONT: 4BR/4.5BA, den, three-car garage, pool, spa, elevator, security. Immaculate 2005 Mediterranean villa-style architecture, breathtaking Gulf views, furnished, 5,146 sf under roof, north Anna Maria Island. 12106 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. $3,500,000. Contact owner, broker, 941-920-1699.

BRAND NEW LUXURY condos: Four lights to the beaches. Starting at $149,000. 941-7610444.

SMALL TRAILER AT Bradenton Beach Pines Trailer Park. 55 and older. Lot rent, $392/month. $19,500. 61 N. Bay Drive. Call Bryan, 941-737-7759.

DUPLEX; 2BR/2BA EACH side. Recently renovated, one block to beach. $396,500. 2414 Ave, C., Bradenton Beach, 941-778-7665.

FOR SALE BY owner: Recently updated 2BR/2BA 1,100 sf condo. Seventh floor, Martinique South, Holmes Beach. Two-car garage and large storeroom. Fabulous views of Gulf, beach, Island, bays and bridges. Price discounted to $559,000 for quick sale. Call 941-778-1535 or 574-849-4252 for appointment.

DIRECT WATERFRONT CONDO: 2BR/2BA, great views from bedroom, living room. Asking $249,000 for sale. Also for annual rent. Call John Wize, 941-704-4591, Betsy Hills Realty.

FOR SALE BY owner: One of the prettiest houses on Island. 3BR/2BA canalfront. Four houses to bay. In-law suite. Move-in ready. Don’t miss this one! Open Saturday and Sunday, 1-3 p.m. $499,000. 404-537-0208. 518 56th St., Holmes Beach.

DUPLEX FOR SALE by owner. Best deal on Anna Maria Island at $379,000. Long-term leaseback from seller includes all maintenance. Realtors welcome. Call Tom, 941-993-4909.

PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $335,000. Call owner: 941-730-2606.

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