The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 23, 2011


TV: 47-INCH, $100, queen bed with mattress, $99, sweeper, $20. 941-778-7293.

TOYS: SESAME STREET characters, 30 pieces. $5. Call 941-795-8734.

THOMASVILLE ARMOIRE: $95 or best offer, take about anything must go. On Island. Susie, 941-586-3909.

TABLE AND FOUR chairs, $25. 941-778-7293.

COMPUTER: EMACHINE T1120 with newly loaded Windows XP, $50. 941-756-6728.

COMPUTER, DESKTOP COMPLETE with HP printer, copier, fax, scanner. Works well. $100. Will split. 941-794-1515.

END TABLE: INLAID, excellent condition, $40. 941-778-7948.

COUCH AND LOVESEAT: Very good condition, moving, $99. 941-778-7948.

COPIER, SCANNER, FAX, printer HP Officejet 6300. Perfect, $80.  941-794-1515.

SQUARE BOX FAN: 20-inch, $10, Breakfast-in-bed serving tray with magazine side panels, $30. 941-778-1264.

ROLLING ROCK BOMB box, large, $20. 941-778-1264.

ELVIS JACKET: UNOPENED XL, blue denim, tan cloth sleeves, $50.  941-794-1515.

DOWNSIZING: KATHY IRELAND hand painted chest of six drawers with matching bookcase, $350, queen sleeper sofa, used five times, $300, wicker tea cart, $60, large antique wicker peacock chair, $125, natural fiber armless side chair, $40, old oriental drop-leaf hand painted desk, $225, two antique shell-design French-tufted occasional armchairs, $50, 813-727-2045.

TOYS: MATCHBOX MINATURE trucks, 10 pieces, $3. Little Tykes trucks, 5 for $5. Call 941-795-8734.

MATTRESS: LATEX SPRING air. New, $1,500. $100 or best offer. 941-778-3920.

TOP OF THE line Britax Marathon car seat barely used, $100. Chicco high chair multi-adjustable height and barely used, $75. Call Shannon, 941-720-4364.

CIRCA (LIGHT WOOD) train table, activity center with storage bins, $75. Call Shannon, 941-720-4364.

COCKATIEL BIRD CAGE: Like new with floor stand, $35. 941-3556-1456.

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.

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:


Individuals may advertise up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. E-mail, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)


DONATIONS WANTED: Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island is collecting furnishings, kitchen wares, yard items, boats, clothing, bikes … everything! Donations needed for our big sale March 19. Watch for sale details here. Call Joe now at 941-447-1506 to donate or for free pickup. This is a great fundraising opportunity for Rotary-sponsored charities.

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.

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:

BOAT SITTING: IMAGINE your boat always being water-ready! Over 35 years experience. Call 941-778-7556.

ARTISTS WANTED: GALLERY space available in the Village of the Arts.

THE CITY OF Holmes Beach is accepting bids for the removal of the old Public Works Building and construction of a new Streets & Roads Maintenance Building. Proposal and bid forms may be obtained in an electronic format from LTA Engineers, located at 2004 53rd Ave. East, Bradenton, FL 34203 beginning on March 21, 2011. Proposal and bid forms shall be requested by fax at 941-756-9119 or e-mail at and will be return emailed to the requester. Please include recipients name, company name, fax number and email address in the request. Bids will be publicly opened at 2 p.m. on April 18, 2011 at the City of Holmes Beach Commission Chambers.

VILLAGE SUNDAYS: ENJOY brunch and the area’s finest galleries. Sundays 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Village of the Arts, 1102 10th Ave. West, Bradenton. 941-748-8203.

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.


ESTATE SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. Everything must go including 1998 Buick LaSabre. 533 69th St., Holmes Beach.


YARD SALE AT ROSER THRIFT SHOP: 9 a.m.-noon. Saturday, March 26. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 7 a.m. Saturday, March 26. Lots of fun stuff! 598 N.Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

YARD SALE:  8 a.m-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 25-26. Ginormous! Household items, exercise equipment. Rugs, plants, garden products, tools, miscellaneous. 530 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 26. Two Jet-Ski lifts, boat trailer, lots of other stuff. 515 67th St., Holmes Beach.

SALE: 8 a.m. Saturday, March 26. Patio furniture, household items. 712 Gladiolus St., Anna Maria.

GARAGE SALE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 26. 407 72nd St., Holmes Beach.

DEALERS WANTED for collectible outdoor market April 3, across from the old IGA Anna Maria. Limited space. 941-356-4498.


FOUND CAT: AT Umbrella Beach Resort. Striped orange tabby. 1501 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. 941-778-6667.

LOST: SPRINT LG mobile phone, orange color. 941-778-4040.

LOST PRIVATEER DAGGER: one of matching husband-wife set. Husband passed away recently, so much sentimental value attached. Please, call 941-761-4771 if found.

LOST: GOLD AND seed pearl bracelet in Holmes Beach. If found, please, call 941-545-5009 or 920-608-0701.

LOST: TEAR DROP-shaped necklace, maybe near Manatee public beach, much sentimental value. Reward if found, 941-345-6531 or 941-778-3953.


WONDERFUL SWEET ADULT cat, tiger striped, big beautiful eyes. Neutered, up to date on shots, micro chipped. Lisa, 941-345-2441 or e-mail:

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.


1993 OLDS CUTLASS convertible. 93,000 miles. Original owner. $2,400. 941-778-8102.

1998 FORD CROWN Victoria: $3,600 or best offer. 77,669 miles, looks like new. View in driveway from 10 a.m.-sunset, 519 69th St., Holmes Beach. 941-778-6517, no calls between 1-3 p.m.

2003 PIAGGIO SCOOTER: Cherry red, low mileage and in great condition. $2,000. Call Phil Cox, 941-730-3113.


CUSTOM CARPENTRY: BOAT and home. Quality work, fair rates. Call 941-795-1947 or 941-462-2792.

DAGGER KAYAK: 12-foot 6-inch with paddle, vest. Like new. Paid $999, sell for $600. 603-801-3508.

BIMINI BAY: 10,000-lb. lift, up to 29 feet. Direct open water, electric, water. Call Larry, 941-778-1565.


SALES ACE: MOTIVATED Real Estate licensee wanted for new progressive Island office. Great splits. Call Nicole, 941-773-3966.

PART-TIME SALES: Must be available evenings and weekends. Gift shop located on Anna Maria Island. Retirees welcome. Start as soon as possible. 727-244-5906.

RETIRED PERSON TO help with cooking, errands for single man. 941-383-2649, no machine, keep calling.

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

PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST for local area motel. Flexible hours and some weekends. Phone 941-778-2780.

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 AND deli business. 3228 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-580-0626.

BEACH CONSIGNMENT SHOP: Busy shopping plaza, includes new website and hosts over 80 artists. Must sell due to illness. Make offer. 941-348-9494.


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

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.

TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.

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.

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

TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-448-4100.

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

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

FOUR SEASON POOL Service: Residential, commercial. Certified, licensed, insured. Five years experience. Call Dennis Clark, 941-737-5657.

KEEP TRACK OF what’s important.  Be safe, smart and ready with a home inventory. We’re bonded and insured. Call Jeff Cordes at Digital Safety Net, 941-713-4507 or e-mail:

PROFESSIONAL NANNY AVAILABLE mornings/early afternoons. Experienced, loving, nonsmoker, CPR, references. Also evening/weekend childcare. 772-480-8220.

CAREGIVER/COMPANION: GENTLE, loving, caring. Experienced, references. 941-705-0706.

FREE: WILL TRIM frangipani and plumeria plants free for the cuttings. Bob King, 941-778-9173.

CAREGIVER/COMPANION FOR young child or elderly. Gentle, loving, caring. EXPERIENCE AND REFERENCES. 615-210-8952.

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.

RELAXING MASSAGE IN the convenience of your home or hotel. Massage by Nadia, more than 19 years on Anna Maria Island. Call today for an appointment, 941-518-8301. MA#0017550.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, 941-538-2284.


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.

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.

CERTIFIED HORTICULTURAL PROFESSIONAL: Nursery quality garden care and maintenance. Hand weeding, trimming, cleanup, plant installation. Certified horticultural professional. Call Joan, 941-704-9025.


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.


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.

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 March 1. $1,900/month. 941-730-1086.

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.

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

ISLAND ANNUALS: 2BR/2BA ground-level, pool, 55-plus community $1,000/month.  3BR/2BA private home, furnished, $1,400/month. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.

BRADENTON BEACH WATERFRONT: Charming 1BR cottage. $975/month, annual. 941-779-0289.

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

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

VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA ground floor unit available due to cancellation. $2,500/month or $1,000/week plus tax, plus security deposit and cleaning fee. 941-778-9576.

SPRING SPECIAL: SENIOR park, 2BR/2BA doublewide. $800/month, seasonal. $695/month, annual. Sale, $35,000. 2314 14th St., Bradenton. Tropical Palms. 863-688-3524, 863-608-1833. E-mail:

ONLY STEPS FROM beach on Anna Maria Island. Seasonal 1BR/2BA, Internet access, parking. $598/week plus tax. 941-778-1098.

SEASONAL: 2012 JANUARY through April. Luxury bayfront, 2BR/2BA, must see. 941-209-8789.

NEAR BEACH TOWNHOUSE. 2BR/2BA, pool and boat slip, $750/week. Call right away. Realtor, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart.

WATERFRONT HOME: 2BR/2BA, pool, dock, walk to beach, $2,000/month, annual. 703-587-4675, 941-779-9074.

ANNUAL: STEPS FROM beach. 1BR/1BA ground floor, open kitchen living, dining room. Private patio, pool, laundry, parking on-site, electric, water included, $850/month. 201 South Bay Blvd., #2, Anna Maria. Reggie, 786-375-9633.

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


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.

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.

DIRECT BAYFRONT: 2,500 sf, pool, dock and lift. Two year rent-to-own. Five percent down and $4,500/month. $1,099,000. 417 28th St., Holmes Beach. 941-580-0626.

TRY A FRESH approach: Call Carmen Pedota and Lori Guerin of Duncan Real Estate for all your real estate needs. 941-284-2598 or 941-773-3415.

FOR SALE: BRADENTON Beach. Sandpiper Resort, 1BR/1BA, enclosed bonus room, steps to beach. 813-458-3875.

FOR SALE: TRAILER. Pines Park, Bridge Street. $45,000. Updated, furnished, three blocks to beach. Park manager on-site. Boat dock possibility. Owner, 603-508-2039. Cell, 941-567-6726.

WILL TRADE: LONGBOAT KEY Gulffront 2BR/2BA condo, upgraded, for Anna Maria Island Gulffront condo. Make offer. 217-493-6216.

HOLMES BEACH LOT: 57.6 x 105 feet. Walk to beach, shops. Quiet street. 5710 Carissa St. $450,000. 727-599-5255.

UNBELIEVABLE! LIVE AT beach. $23,500. 1BR/1BA mobile home. Turnkey, 55-plus. Hurry, won’t last! 941-778-5152.

ASSISTED LIVING HOME: Includes real estate. Two houses on lake, one can be living quarters/office. Nine-bed up and running for over 15 years. $529,000. Call 941-356-1456, Realtor. Real Estate Mart.

$135,000: WATERFRONT TOWNHOUSE. 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished, heated pool. Boat slip outside your front door. Low fees, exceptional deal. Call to see now. Exclusive with Real Estate Mart, 941-356-1456.


SALE OR TRADE: Chula, Ga. 3,170-sf 3BR/3.5BA. Five acres lakefront, one mile to I-75. Greg Mugg,


FOR SALE: TIME-share. Orange Lake Resorts, Kissimmee, FL. 2BR/2BA, sleeps seven. Week-7 on the schedule. Close to popular attractions. $3,000. Call 941-713-4505.

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