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Date of Issue: March 09, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Mar 8 2006

ITEMS FOR SALE

BEAUTIFUL KRAFTMAID CUSTOM four-piece entertainment center. Center cabinet will accommodate 36-inch TV, lighted etagere, wine cabinet/bar with wall-mounted cabinet. $1,250/or best offer. (941) 778-8677.

TWO ISLAND PLAYERS tickets to Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two.” Opening night, 8pm, March 23. $30 or best offer. Money goes to the American Cancer Society, Manatee Unit. Nancy, (941) 518-4431.

BICYCLES: MEN’S AND ladies’ 26-inch bikes. Excellent condition, $35. (941) 792-3775.

TWO TICKETS: SYLVIA Browne, psychic. Tampa, March 27. $90. Upholstered, electric medical lift chair, $150. (941) 779-1773.

HEWLETT PACKARD LASER printer: perfect for large quantity printing: Can be temperamental with occasional copies. Comes with four partly used and two new cartridges. $200. Call (941) 747 2224.

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) 761-8834 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.

BINGO WEEKLY: "Smoke-free" at Annie Silver Community Center, 23rd Street at Avenue C, Bradenton Beach, Thursdays at 7 p.m. All welcome. Refreshments, prizes. Information: (941) 778-1915.

ANGIE ADKINS, former owner Angie’s Hair Styling now at Hair It Is Salon, 8108 Cortez Road W. (941) 761-8410, or evenings, (941) 792-7044.

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.

YARD SALE. 8:30am-noon Saturday, March 8. Good stuff. Household, fishing, boating, tools. Complete pond with fish, kayak. 514 72nd St., Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 7:30am-1pm Saturday, March 11. Lots of miscellaneous, household items and goodies. No early birds, please. 706 Jacaranda, Anna Maria.

SALE: MODEL HOME accessories: 9am-3pm Sunday, March 12. White occasional chair, three large silk trees, pairs of designer lamps, pictures, waterbed, Noritake china, service for 12, much bric-a-brac. (941) 778-4451.

SALE NIKI’S GIFTS and Antiques. All books 20-90 percent off, All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Select antiques, artwork, vintage and costume jewelry, china, depression glass, cut crystal, collector spoons, china, furniture 30-80 percent off. Open seven days 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

BUDGET BOX THRIFT Shop: 10am-4pm, Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm Saturday. Furniture, linens, books, collectibles, silver, china. Annual flea market, March 18. Refreshments. Join us. Sell your wares, make some cash. Call for $10 space, (941) 746-4906. 401 42nd St W., Bradenton.

THE BIG ONE IS HERE: 8am-till? Saturday, March 18. Annual neighborhood sale. Boating community, over 200 homes. Items of every description, drinks and snacks. San Remo Shores. Cortez Road and 100th Street, Bradenton.

LOST & FOUND

LOST: GREEN CHEEKED CONURE. Flew away from Haley’s Motel. 8102 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Call (941) 778-5405 or (941) 720-1192.

FOUND: SIAMESE-LOOKING cat. Beautiful light blue eyes, stripes on front leg. Found on Bay Boulevard near BayView Place, Anna Maria.

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.

FREE SIAMESE MIX KITTENS with blue eyes. One male, one female, spayed and neutered. All vaccines current. Eight months old. Come by Island Animal Clinic. Please, no phone calls. 5343 Gulf Drive, Suite 900, Holmes Beach.

TRANSPORTATION

1994 PLYMOUTH VOYAGER SE. Handicap van or great work van. Ten-inch lowered floor and ramp. $3,200. (941) 779-2131. Leave message.

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.

WANTED TO BUY: Deeded boat slip on Anna Maria Island, deep or shallow. Please call, (941) 778-2581.

THIS 2005 25-HP Johnson Bombadier rope-start two-stroke outboard, has less than the initial ten hours break time on it. Purchased new in May for $2,592, it includes fuel tank and line and wheeled motor carrier (my add-on). Owner's manual and purchase receipt (including warranty) included. Super buy! (941) 778-1605.

28-FOOT REGAL LSR-2001: Only 160 hours, like new! Great day cruiser/party boat, even has a head! Always kept on a lift, new custom mooring cover and much, much more. $43,000. Call Pam or Phil at (941) 778-8281 or (941) 704-7445.

2004 20-FOOT PONTOON boat, 90-hp Mercury. Lots of extras. Call (941) 792-0902.

WANTED: PRE-OWNED 17 foot, center console Boston Whaler/Hydra sports or similar in good condition. Preferably four-stroke and sound trailer. (902) 521-0466.

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.

FISH FOR REDFISH, Snook and trout with InshoreSlam.com. Capt. Jim Savaglio. License, bait and tackle included. (941) 238-7597 or (813) 477-7657.

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.

ENSURE YOUR CHILD'S safety while you relax. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657. Responsible, reliable and experienced 10th grader with a love for children. Red Cross Babysitting and First Aid certifications.

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

GOLF CART MAINTENANCE: Mowing, weedeating, etc. Full or part time welcome. Drug-free workplace. Call John, (941) 778-4598.

SERVER AND PREP person, part time, needed immediately for breakfast/lunch. Fit To Eat Restaurant. (941) 778-0411. 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

WAITER, CHEF, DISHWASHER with experience in Italian food. 5610 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. (941) 383-0013.

PART-TIME HELP wanted for small resort motel on Anna Maria. Call evenings, (941) 778-4206.

ACE HARDWARE OF Holmes Beach seeks permanent full-time cashiers and sales associates. Retired trades people welcome. Apply in person. 3352 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach.

ENERGETIC, CONSCIENTIOUS salesperson wanted for busy Bradenton Beach gift shop. Must be reliable and able to work flexible hours. Background check required. Call (941) 448-1076 for details

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 servers for lunch and dinner. Prep person and dishwasher. Apply to Chef Damon, Wednesday-Saturday, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

SING! IF YOU can carry a tune and would help lead a singing congregation, please join with Gloria Dei Lutheran's choir, Sundays at 9:45am. Two miles north of Manatee Bridge on Anna Maria Island. (941) 778-1813.

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

BEER/WINE SALES: Ideal for owner/operator. Bradenton Beach. $99,900. Sam Watkins, Coldwell Banker. (941) 321-8323.

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 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.

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.

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.

CUCCIO TILE AND handyman services. Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. (941) 730-2137.

ABOUT GROUT: CLEANING, sealing, staining (painting of grout), tile and grout repair, caulking of showers/kitchen. Bonded and insured. Call Jeff, (941) 545-0128.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We also do all states. Contact Pat at Kenney Tax Service. (941) 761-8156.

COMPUTER SERVICE SPECIALIST: Repair, upgrade, install, data recovery. Virus/spyware removal, wireless networking, beginner/advanced. Call Gene, (941) 383-7861.

ISLAND HOUSE CLEANING and interior repairs. Honest and dependable. References. Call (941) 778-9585.

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.

WE PROVIDE LOW interest rates on all first and second mortgage loans. Business, personal and investment loans. No upfront fees. Good or bad credit accepted. Call today, (800) 621-3155. Please contact Michelle Staffe. mstaffescg@hotmail.com. (877) 621-3155.

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. Monthly and quarterly accounts available. If it is broken, we can fix it. Call (941) 778-2581.

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. Thirty years experience. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. 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.

TWO DUDES with tools: Tile, trim, cabinets, painting, drywall, glass block, brick, stonework and more! Many references. Call now! (941) 812-4269 or 448-6961.

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

DOCK CLEANING, STAINING, repair. Professional service, insured. Make your dock or deck look like new. (941) 779-1839.

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

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. Call (941) 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.

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.

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 one room efficiency. Utilities included. Gulf views and large decks. (941) 505-1962.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Perico Bay Club; 2BR/2BA villa with garage. small pet OK. Heated pool, tennis, gated community. $1,300/month. Hidden Lakes; 3BR/2Ba condo, all new, pool, small pet OK. $1,400/month. 7104 Marina; 3BR/2BA, pool, two-car garage, fireplace, pets OK. $1,500/month. 572 2nd Ave.W., Bradenton; 2BR/2BA home, garage, pets OK. $1,500/month/ Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

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 (775) 338-9492. otuohy@prodigy.net..

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: Holmes Beach. Steps to beach, clean duplex-$1,100/month. (941) 725-0578 or (941) 794-2912.

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. $1,000/month, includes cable. (863) 688-3524 or (863) 608-1833. E-mail: chickenplucker@webtv.net.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Steps from Bradenton Beach. One hundred yards from bay. Spacious 1BR/1BA with parking. Available for yearly rental. 55-plus. (614) 517-7147.

YOU WILL LOVE this Ringling retreat at Lido Beach: 2BR/1BA modern, fully-furnished duplex of historical background in garden setting. $75/week. Also studio, $550/month. Walk to beach and St. Armands restaurants and popular shopping center, 15-minute bus ride to Main Street, Sarasota. Please phone (941) 383-0244 or (941) 383-2566. E-mail kang870@aol.com.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Waterfront mobile resort. Steps to beach. Nice 1BR/1BA. April $950. May-September $625. 55-plus. 2601 Gulf Drive N., Unit 425, Bradenton Beach. (941) 778-5417.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL rental. 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach. $900/month annual, includes cable, water, sewer, trash. Seasonal $700/week or $2,100/month. (941) 778-0714 or (941) 730-6349.

 ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Available January and February 2007. 2BR/2BA, totally remodeled in 2006. Call (813) 781-7562.

NORTH-END FURNISHED beach villas, One or two bedrooms, 1BA, with screened porch. 100 steps to beach. Great views! Starting at $1000/month. (941) 219-1042. twoodsbton@netzero.com.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA duplex on canal in Holmes Beach. No pets. (941) 778-7039.

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

BEAUTIFUL AND SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA home located four houses down form beach! Free trolley picks up at end of block. Available by the week. Adjacent two-bedroom apartment also available first half of March. Call (616) 225-1589.

CONDOS: BRADENTON BEACH, Bayview Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach. Three-month minimum. 2BR, $2,000/month. 1BR $1,500/month. (941) 752-1737.

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.

CONDOS: BRADENTON BEACH, Bayview Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach. Three-month minimum. 2BR, $2,000/month. 1BR $1,500/month. (941) 752-1737.

1BR, LARGE APARTMENT. Water view, nonsmoking, no pets. $475/week. (941) 779-0420.

NORTH-END FURNISHED beach villas, One or two bedrooms, one bath, screened porch. 100 steps to beach. Great views! Starting at $1000/month. (941) 219-1042. twoodsbton@netzero.com.

HOLMES BEACH GULFFRONT: 2BR/2BA, beautiful view of Gulf. On the beach. Weekly rental. Available now. (941) 779-2701 or (608) 332-9272.

1BR GULFFRONT APARTMENT: Available March and April, by the week or month. (941) 778-3805. Bradenton Beach.

ESCAPE THE SNOW: seasonal/winter rentals, Anna Maria Island, across from beach. One or two bedroom, newly remodeled. www.beachesndreams.net. (888) 841-8474.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 3BR/2BA 1,300 sf, close to beach. $895/month. First, last, security. Available April 1. (585) 473-9361 or (941) 778-5412.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Available for April 2006, $1,500 plus tax. 1BR/1BA with boat dockage. North end Anna Maria. Bright and cheerful with tile floors. Nonsmoking, no pets. (941) 778-5445.

ANNUALS RENTALS UNFURNISHED: Island and Perico Bay Club, Coral Shores. 3BR/2BA canal, boat dock, Jacuzzi. Meadowcroft 55-plus 2BR/2BA condo. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, (941) 782-5609.

HOME ON TROPICAL Anna Maria Island, Fla., November 2006 through April 2007. Lovely 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA with large living and family rooms. Carport and patio under mango trees. Ground level, no stairs to climb. 1.5 blocks from Gulf of Mexico. (813) 690-9762.

MARTINIQUE: ANNA MARIA Island. 2BR/2BA beautifully decorated condo. Lanai overlooking ocean, all amenities. Available December through April, two-month minimum. (423) 884-2598.

600-SF OFFICE with rest room. $500/month. 8799 Cortez Road, Bradenton. Call (800) 952-1206.

PRIVATE COTTAGE WITH shared dock, Old Florida-style 2BR/1BA, screened porch, deck, fenced yard. Half block to beach. Pet OK. Weekly, monthly. Special rate April 1, 2006. (941) 485-1874.

ANNA MARIA: 2006-07 season. Attractive 2BR/1BA house. Also remodeled 3BR/2BA house. 150 feet to the beach. (941) 778-7933.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Cute as a Button, 2BR/2BA house on Gulffront lot, all newly decorated, washer/dryer, $1,200/month. Duplex 2BR/1BA, carport, washer/dryer hookup $900/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA ground level duplex, near community center, big yard, pet OK, fridge/stove, washer/dryer hookup. $1,100/month. (941) 778-4187.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOME with bay view. 2BR/2BA, large two-plus car garage, screened lanai. $1,350/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA very cute with carport. Washer and dryer, central air. $900/month. (941) 795-7089. Anna Maria.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1.5BA elevated apartment. Carport, washer and dryer, large storage, deck. $850/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

HOUSE FOR RENT: 2BR/1BA across from Gulf. Newly redone. A tranquil artist retreat. $1,175/month. (9410 753-8866.102 Fourth St., S. Bradenton Beach.

WATER VIEW: Sandpiper, 55-Plus, 2BR/1BA, remodeled, furnished, covered patio/parking. Nonsmoking. Annual $650/month. First, last. Vacation, $1,100, plus tax. Turnkey. Available April 1. (941) 545-8923 or (941) 778-9504.

PALMA SOLA BAYFRONT HOME: Flamingo Cay. 1,500 sf 3BR/2BA, private dock and davits. Sailboat water. 130-plus feet of seawall. Room for a pool. Ready for remodel or build new. Incredible full bay views. $999,000. Mike Faber, (941) 504-6345. RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA very cute with carport, washer and dryer, central air. $850/month. (941) 795-7089. Anna Maria.

ANNUAL AVAILABLE APRIL 1: 2BR/2BA villa, Holmes Beach. Bayfront, fishing dock. No pets, no smoking. $1,100/month. (941) 224-6521.

WATERFRONT VERY CLEAN: Spring break, short-term, long-term. 1or 2 bedroom. Good price. (941) 779-9074.

SIX-PLUS MONTHS furnished 1BR/1BA ground-level duplex with large air-conditioned lanai in a quiet Holmes Beach neighborhood. Two blocks to beach.  No smoking.  $750/month, some utilities included. Available April-November. Call (813) 928-5378 or e-mail evergreenproperties@yahoo.com.

ANNUAL NORTH END Anna Maria 2BR/1BA updated duplex. Screened porch, high ceilings, washer and dryer hookups, thermopane windows. Steps to beach, pets OK. $925/month. (941) 778-4837.

STEPS TO THE beach: Large 3BR/2BR, plus den, townhouse in Holmes Beach. Pool, laundry, beautiful and quiet surroundings. $1,800/monthly/annual lease. Call today, (941) 447-6278.

LOVELY 2BR/2BA beach house with deck and parking. $2,500/month, six-month rental, just remodeled. (941) 778-2695 or 9813) 962-0817. 210 81st St., Holmes Beach.

ANNUAL RENTAL PERICO Island: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, community pool, tennis. 1,996 sf. $1,700/month. Real Executives Solutions. Call Linda direct, (941) 737-3581.

BUILD AN ISLAND landmark! 5,200 sf, direct Gulf-view lot, zoned for 3,500 sf duplex. $940,000. Seller financing available. Call Linda Moore, direct, Realty Executives Solutions. (941) 737-3581.

ANNUAL BEACH RENTAL: sparkling 2BR/2BA beach condo. (717) 392-4048.

ANNUAL RENTAL: charming 2BR/2BA canal house available April. (717) 392-4048.

TOWNHOUSE: 2BR/2BA, boat slip and pool. Available April 2006. $1,900/month or $650/week. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

HOLMES BEACH: Nice elevated 2BR/2BA duplex with garage and screened lanai. Quiet area. $975 month, yearly. (941) 778-9691.

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.

REAL ESTATE

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

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. $1,190,000. Also, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, ranch home, new seawall, dock and 20,000-pound lift. $1,140,000. Buy both for $2,250,000! Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420. Open house 1-3pm Saturday and 11am-1pm Sunday, March 4-5.

PERICO ISLAND: 1,170 sf, lovely 2BR2BA condo. Great water view/porch. Eat-in kitchen. Concrete built. $325,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

FIVE MINUTES TO BEACH: Perico Island, beautiful designer patio home. 4BR/3BA, two-car garage. Pool, private. $520,000. Best value! Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

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.

LOT FOR SALE: One block to Gulf. 50x100 feet, cleared. $539,000. (941) 778-4036. 215 71st St., Holmes Beach.

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

CUSTOM EXECUTIVE HOME: 2709 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 3BR/3BA views of Gulf and Tampa Bay from this beautiful executive home with master bedroom and spa encompassing entire floor. Waterfall landscaped entry. Three-car garage. $950,000. Open house: noon-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Call (941) 744-6906 or email Bobby@FirstEquityFin.com.

LONGBOAT KEY: Executive home with swimming pool. Completely updated 4BR/2BA. Located in historic Longboat Key Village, just two blocks to the beach. Priced to sell. $775,000. Call (941) 744-6906 or email Bobby@FirstEquityFin.com.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE: 2BR/2.5BA, pool, fully furnished, immaculate. $450,000. 6250 Holmes Blvd. #24. Excalibur Realty Inc. (941) 792-5566.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOME: Steps to the beach! 3BR/2BA with den. Designer upgrades. $599,000. (941) 447-6278. www.Highland-Investments.com.

KEY ROYALE: TASTEFULLY remodeled 3BR/2BA. Pool. spa, boat dock. Canalfront home. Priced at $929,000. Call owner direct at (941) 356-1456.

ISLAND SPECIAL! SELLING Island real estate? Save big money, Florida Prime Realty LLC offers sellers commission as low as 1.5 percent! Call (941) 778-1098 or e-mail: floridaprimerealty@gail.com.

FOUR TRIPLEXES: $1,200,000. $98,000 annual income. Call (941) 792-5566.

FOR SALE BY owner: Best value on the Island! 2BR/ 2BA, one-car garage, gourmet kitchen, new windows, updated baths and more. Two blocks from beach. $615,000. (941) 778-8677. 406 Bay Palms Drive, Holmes Beach. wbcaudill@verizon.net.

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! $1,200,000. (317) 873-3307 for instructions on virtual tour.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: By owner. 2BR/2BA each side, one lanai, secluded street, steps to beach and downtown. New appliances and air handlers. Beautiful maintenance-free landscaping. Dog-friendly fenced yard. $650,000. (941)794-9940.

ANNA MARIA 3BR/2BA north-end home. Gulf, beaches, bay, piers. $595,000. (941) 778-2934.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Beachfront 1BR/1BA, Holmes Beach condo. End unit, fabulous view, heated pool, excellent rental. $559,000. annamariabeachplace.com. (330) 565-7693.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND beach getaway cabana. Bay view, updated, large deck, boat slip available. Pines Trailer Park, 55-plus. $33,000. (941) 778-4820.

DUPLEX: 2411 Ave. C, Bradenton Beach. Great location. Will consider trade. $690,000. (941) 915-0684.

FED UP WITH overpriced waterfronts here? Try the pristine blue waters of Lemon bay and the Gulf of Mexico off the Cape Haze peninsula just a few barrier islands south of you in the Englewood area. Five deep-water seawalled bay lots from $499,000. Waterfront 2BR/2BA home $639,000. Owner, (941) 474-6633.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOUSE: Steps to the beach. 3BR/2BA. Pool, designer upgrades, granite counters, new appliances, tile floors, two-story home. $599,000. Call (941) 447-6278, or view online at www.44smart.com.

ANNA MARIA: TRUE beachfront paradise with breathtaking view of the bay. 4BR/3BA, 2,933 sf, $1,800,000. The Agency, (800) 813-9180.

HOLMES BEACH: 12,500 sf R2-lot with duplex suitable for land condos. Back has view of Spring Lake. Two blocks direct walk to beach. $699,000. (941) 400-9346.

3BR/2BA: One bedroom used as a den/office/playroom, enclosed lanai, tiled with carpeted bedrooms. 1,400 sf, county water/sewer, citrus trees, near Brentwood school in Sarasota. Reduced to $274,900. (941) 379-4196 or (941) 954-7474.

PINEBROOK CONDO ON golf course. Fifth-floor views, 2BR/2BA, beautifully furnished, next to pool. $269,900. By owner, (941) 794-8954, leave message.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST-style: stilt, vaulted, open-beam cedar ceilings, dock. Sailboat water, no bridges. Turnkey, extra-large lot. Willow Avenue. (941) 778-8168.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Completely updated. Open Sunday. 6608 12th Ave. W., Bradenton. (941) 448-8502 or (941) 761-2575.

BRIGHT AND AIRY: 2BR/2BA Gulf-view condo in four-unit building with heated pool. New kitchen, screened balcony, washer/dryer, new air-conditioning system. Turnkey ready. Wonderful home or great rental. $650,000. (941) 779-1013.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOUSE: 3BR/2BA, pool, steps to beach. Designer upgrades, granite counters. $589,000. Lease option available. (941) 447-6278.

PARADISE BAY ESTATES: 55-plus waterfront community with pool. 2BR/2 full baths. 2005 central air conditioning and heat. Turnkey-furnished, dead-end street. $120,000. (941) 792-2120.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: 2BR/2BA immaculate open-style ranch. Lagoon swimming pool in private botanical garden setting. 504 70th St, Holmes beach. Must see. (941) 778-4256.

PALMA SOLA PARK: 3BR/2BA. Lovingly restored with new kitchen, bath and roof. Freshly painted inside and out. Move right in. Large corner lot. $429,000. Call for appointment, (941) 778-5445.

WATERFRONT FOR SALE by owner: On Braden River close to Manatee River with dock. 3BR/2BA, split-plan, family room, two fireplaces, pool with Jacuzzi, pool cage. 2,400 sf on .46 acres, upgraded, new tile throughout, air conditioning and duct work, custom kitchen. 9475. $625,000. More details at owners.com/TPA9932, or call (941) 708-9475.

REDUCED: 2BR/2BA, garage, elevated, extra large lot, two blocks to beach. Lots of new updates. Reduced to $495,000. Call (941) 792-8898. 2919 Ave. C, Holmes Beach.

EXCEPTIONAL MUST SEE: Colony Cove, 2BR/2BA furnished doublewide. 1,675 sf, views of the Manatee River. 55-plus. Pets, marina, five pools, fishing pier etc. $49,500. Or, 2BR/2BA picturesque water back, insured, furnished. $35,500. (941) 721-4890.

INVESTORS: THIS IS the one you are waiting for! Club Bamboo South. Direct Gulffront condo. Unit is $20,000 less than the last several sold for. Building was just completed, everything new inside and out! Crown moulding, granite and more. Great rental complex with nightly rentals allowed! Motivated seller to save you money. $480,000. George, (312) 321-7501.

KEY ROYALE: TASTEFULLY remodeled 3BR/2BA. Pool. spa, boat dock. Canalfront home. Corian kitchen, ceramic tile and Berber carpet.  Priced at $929,000. Call owner direct at (941) 356-1456.

BAYFRONT: BREATHTAKING ANNA Maria Sound views. Private, charming 2BR/1BA, office plus screened room and attached garage. Total 1,560 sf. Open floor plan, hardwood floors, fireplace. Pool, boat lift, decks, dock. Paver driveway and pool deck. Landscaped. By appointment. $1,195,000. Brokers protected. (941) 778-0029.

KEY ROYALE: TASTEFULLY remodeled 3BR/2BA. Pool. spa, boat dock. Canalfront home. Corian kitchen, ceramic tile and Berber carpet.  Priced at $929,000. Call owner direct at (941) 356-1456.

WESTBAY COVE: 2BR/2BA condo for sale. Heated pools. Tennis court, ground-floor corner unit. Enclosed lanai, new air conditioning, turnkey furnished. $480,000. (941) 778-6172.

HOLMES BEACH unique 1,800 foot, 3BR/3BA with large efficiency, boat dock, financing, make offer. Owner, (513) 378-9100.

CHARMING CONCH COTTAGE on extra-wide corner lot in Anna Maria City. Large detached shed. Unique beach getaway. $605,000. (941) 224-1453.

ELEVATED DUPLEX 4BR/2BA with enclosed downstairs. Built for third floor addition or easily make into single home. Newly remodeled, $579,000. (941) 807-5449.

LOT FOR SALE: 57.75x114 feet. One block from beach. $569,000. (941) 778-4246. 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach.

GULF TO BAY: Immaculate 2BR/2BA ground-floor condo. Beautifully updated. A turnkey, nonsmoker gem. $395,000. Imperial House 611 Gulf Drive N., #15D, Bradenton Beach. . (941) 778-1655.

CHARMING OLD FLORIDA home. Unobstructed view of Gulf. Desirable Anna Maria street. Five rooms, new roof, recent heat pump. Mature citrus. (941) 778-4894.

PARADISE BAY: 55-plus waterfront community with pool. 2BR/2BA central air/heat, furnished. Tastefully remodeled. $175,000. (616) 293-0414.

DUPLEX FOR SALE: Prime location, 2BR/1BA each side, great rental, across from beach. Anna Maria. $698,000. (941) 778-7003.

150 FEET TO BEACH: Gorgeous Island home, 1,800+ sf, two-car garage, plus, plus, plus! Just $598,000. Call Gail Tutewiler, Wedebrock Real Estate, (941) 705-0227 or (866) 587-8559.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE Gulf Drive: First time in six years home in this drive has been on market! Closest to beach with Gulf views. 3BR, wood floors, new roof, hurricane shutters and much more. Below market, $585,000. Gail Tutewiler, (941) 705-0227 or (866) 587-8559.

BAYVIEW TERRACE: Upstairs condo with Gulf and bay views. Not age restricted. $319,900. Call Gail Tutewiler, Wedebrock Real Estate (941) 705-0227 or (866) 587-8559.

BRAND NEW for you 4BR/3BA three-car garage. Custom pool, tile, built-ins, Northwest Bradenton, $699,900. New Cordova Lakes 2BR/2BA pool, lakefront, cul-de-sac. Exceptional value, $284,900. Bay Lake Estates 2BR/2BA and 2BR/3BA meticulous lakefront updated, close to beaches. $350‚000s. Beautiful villas and condos, boat docks, some bay views, close to beaches, $224,900 and up. Donna Bucher, Rose Bay Real Estate, (941) 713-0203.

BAYFRONT KEY ROYALE: Rarely available cul-de-sac location. Beautiful bay views. 4BR/3BA. $2,300.000. Brokers: 4 percent. Owner, (941) 778-3751. 604 Crestwood, Holmes Beach.

OPEN HOUSE 1-4pm Sunday, March 11. Canalfront 3BR/3BA home with new guest quarters. Updated electric in 2004, new air conditioning/heat. Updated kitchen, vaulted ceiling, no bridges to bay. Turnkey furnished. $819,000. Call Carmen Pedota, Realtor, (941) 284-2598, or Lori Guerin, Realtor, (941) 773-3415.

CONTRACT FELL THROUGH! Now is your chance! Sunny Shores 2BR/1.5BA, carport. Two miles to Coquina Beach. Community boat ramp. Turnkey furnished. No deed restrictions. Land owned. Perfect winter retreat or full-time residence. $142,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty. (941) 713-6743.

For sale by owner, Beach Bungalow on 12th S North in Bradenton Beach. All newly updated. Steps to the Gulf! $689,000. Open House Sunday 1-4. Call Tim at (941) 778-5746.

CANAL HOUSE for sale: $845,000. (717) 392-4048.

FOR SALE: DUPLEX on land-condo sized lot. (941) 779-0120.

COLLEGE AREA:  Bradenton. 3BR/2BA dollhouse. Everything new inside. Master bedroom can be used as in-law quarters. Use separate entrance. $189,900. Call Fred, (941) 356-1456.

TOWNHOUSE: UPDATED AND features boat slip and heated pool. Small friendly community. 2BR, no rent restrictions. $335,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

TARA GOLF COURSE villa: 2BR/2BA, A-1 condition. New two-car garage. $349,000. Negotiable, job transfer. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

KEY ROYALE CANAL home : 3BR/2BA large caged pool and spa, completely remodeled, Corian kitchen, designer tile, new baths. Call owner direct, (941) 356-1456.

LONGBOAT KEY: Historic village. 2R/1BA, plus large efficiency carriage house. 1BR/1BA, two-car garage. $739,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

NEW LOWER PRICE: Sunny Shores, 2BR/2BA, carport. Shows like a model! Two miles to Coquina Beach. View of Palma Sola Bay. Community boat ramp. Turnkey furnished. No deed restrictions. Land owned. Perfect winter retreat or full time residence. Motivated seller. Bring us an offer. $189,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty. (941) 713-6743.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

FOR SALE: $230,000 home On Buffalo River In Lobelville, Tenn. Constructed of western cedar and river stone. 1,082 sf. Non-flood zone. Mild weather. 1BR/1BA ready for addition if desired. Built in 2002 on 0.530 acres. City water, septic, no restrictions. Large concrete drive, large stone steps lead to water’s edge. Fishing, canoeing, hunting. Beautiful vacation or year-round home. Call (931) 593-8864.

HAMPTONS, LONG ISLAND, NY: Summer seasonal rental. Memorial Day through Labor Day. 2BR/2BA. First-rate furnished waterfront condo, Shinnecock Bay Club. Central air conditioning, cable TV, washer and dryer, high-speed Internet access, pool and gym. $18,000. Seasonal, monthly rentals OK, small pets OK. For photos go to http://homepage.mac.com/susanrooney/PhotoAlbum3.html or e-mail Susanrooney@Mac.com. For more information call, (631) 594-2122.

LAND AUCTION: 200 properties must be sold! Low down/e-z financing, free N.C. Aah cool summers, mild winters, affordable homes and mountain cabins, land. Call for free brochure (877) 837-2288 Exit Realty Mountain View Properties. www.exitmurphy.com.

ST. PETERSBURG CONDOS: Resident owned, 55-plus, no rentals or pets, many activities/amenities. 1BR from $65,900; 2BR from $89,900. Call Elaine King, Panache Realty, (727) 525-9018, (727) 321-5028.

MOUNTAINS OF NORTH GEORGIA: The very best of riverfront, lakefront, acreage tracts, building parcels from one to 195 acres, direct from owners. (706) 276-7773.

NORTH CAROLINA GATED lakefront community, 1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shoreline. Never before offered with 20 percent pre-development discounts, 90 percent financing. Call (800) 709-5253.

WATERFRONT LAND SALE! Direct waterfront parcels from only $9,900! Two acres dockable with log cabin package from $89,900! 4.5 acres dockable waterfront only $99,900! All properties are new to the market! Call toll-free (866) 770-5263, ext. 8.

LAKEFRONT AND LAKEVIEW properties nestled in the hills of Tennessee on the shores of pristine Norris Lake. Call Lakeside Realty at (423) 626-5820, or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

NORTH CAROLINA: Cool mountain air, views and streams, homes, cabins and acreage. Free brochure, (800) 642-5333. Realty Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy, N.C. 28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Winter season is here! Must see the beautiful peaceful mountains of western North Carolina. Homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate, Murphy www.cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure, (800) 841-5868.

LOOKING TO OWN LAND? Invest in rural acreage throughout America: coastal, mountain, waterfront properties. 20 to 200 acres. Free monthly special land reports: www.land-wanted.com/sw.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: 10.51 acres on mountain top in gated community, view trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved, private access, $119,500. Owner, (866) 789-8535 www.NC77.com.

TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN ACREAGE: Gated mountain community bordering a large lake. Spectacular views. Community boat ramp, private boat slips. Between Chattanooga and Knoxville. Call today, (866) 292-5769. Gates of the River.

TENNESSEE WATERFRONT MOUNTAIN property. Scenic homesites surrounding Lake Barkley. One- to six-acre view sites and five to forty-acre privacy sites from the $40's. 90 minutes to Nashville. Grand opening of Phase II coming soon! Call (866) 339-4966.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., AREA acreage: Private, gated mountain community with over four miles of riverfront. One- to eight-plus acres from the $60s. Incredible views! Custom community lodge with mountain spas, river walk. Call (866) 292-5762. Bear River Lodge.

WATERFRONT BARGAINS! Lake access from $202/month! Direct lakefront starting at $99,900! One day only land sale! Saturday, March 25, 2006. Just 20 minutes from Augusta, Ga. Excellent financing available. Call today for an early appointment! (888) LAKE-SALE, ext. 1030. Based on purchase price of $39,900 with 10 percent down, fixed rate of 6.75 percent for five years, 15-year term with balloon payment due at the end of five years. Terms and rates subject to change without notice. Void where prohibited by law.

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: 20 acres starting at $39,990 Scenic region, views, trees, rolling hills, wildlife. Family retreat, hunting property or year-round home. Power, 100 percent financing. NALC, (866) 365-2825.

INVESTMENT OR RECREATIONAL properties in the beautiful state of Georgia. Contact PeachState at (866) 300-7653, or visit our property for sale section at www.rubuyingrealestate.com. GAL 2550.

NEW TO MARKET! Deep-water lots Beautifully situated on 50 acres with 2,800 feet of magnificent frontage on Battery Creek in Beaufort, S.C. Offering deep waterfront dockable, tidal creek and privacy wooded lots starting from $59,900. Call (877) 929-2837.

WATERFRONT! Two acres +/- $159,900. Gorgeous acreage, great views, pristine shoreline and deep boatable water! Near Bath, N.C. Enjoy access to ICW, sound, Atlantic. Paved road, underground utilities, well water, septic approved. Excellent financing. By appointment only. Call now, (800) 732-6601, ext. 1497.

LARGE MOUNTAIN LAND bargains, high elevation. Adjoins pristine state forest, 20-plus acres to 350 acres. Sweeping mountain views, streams. www.liveinwv.com.

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