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Date of Issue: April 20, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April 12 2006

ITEMS FOR SALE

FOUR-DOOR GLASS cooler, $2,000. Two-door stainless-steel cooler, $ 1,500. (941) 778-4441.

NEW GENERATOR IN box, 5500 watt, 13hp. Paid $549, asking $425. (941) 266-2121.

ANDERSON WINDOWS: various sizes, double entrance door, fiberglass from remodel. Best offer. (941) 779-2106.

QUEEN-SIZE BED: mattress and box spring and headboard included. Light wood, nine-drawer dresser and mirror, night stand. All in good condition. $275. (941) 778-6957.

NICE FLORIDA-COLORED sofa. Good condition $50. Real nice, white kitchen table with four white upholstered chairs. $50. Call (941) 448-0627.

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 in USA. Call to receive an order blank. (941) 761-8834 or 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.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms 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

GARAGE SALE: 8am-? Saturday, April 15. Tools, household, fishing, furniture and more. Lots of good stuff. 2818 Ave. C, Holmes Beach.

GIANT ART YARD sale: 9am -1pm Saturday, April 15. Lots of wall art, cool sculpture and household items. 303 28th St., Holmes Beach.

EASTER SALE: NIKI’S Gifts and Antique Mall. New arrivals. Sterling jewelry, pink ice, amethysts, garnets, jade, moonstones and onyx all 50-70 percent off. Select Florida oil paintings and prints, collectibles, crystal, vintage and costume jewelry 40-80 percent off. Happy Easter! Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: FIVE families, inside garage. 8am-noon Thursday, April 13. Noritake china, 96-piece Bessie 1966, antiques, lots of paintings, dresser, chair, bookcase, jewelry, tons of bric-a-brac. 218 84th St., Holmes Beach.

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

LOST & FOUND

LOST: SILVER WEDDING and mother’s rings on beach end of Mangrove Avenue. Call (941) 796-3079.

FOUND: YOUNG BLACK female cat. Please call (941) 778-1389. Office number, but leave message.

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: 3-YEAR-old, white-and-black cat. Very lovable and friendly. Spayed and declawed. (941) 338-3013.

BEAUTIFUL SIAMESE CAT and friends: Free to good homes. Owner passed away leaving many cats behind. Please, help. (941) 780-2651 or (941) 761-0744.

TRANSPORTATION

BOATS & BOATING

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

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.

FISHING & CHARTERS

LET’S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat “Magic.” Full or half day backwater and near shore 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-grader, 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.

RED CROSS first-aid certified babysitter certified. Call Alex, (941) 778-5352.

HELP WANTED

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

WAREHOUSE SUPERVISOR: Part-time or full time. Air & Energy. 3018 Ave. C., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-0773.

PART-TIME OFFICE receptionist for area motel. (941) 778-2780.

BARTENDER WANTED: Experienced bartender wanted. Approximately 25 hours per week. Please apply in person. Banana Factory Too. 10104 Cortez Road. No phone calls please.

SEEKING PROPERTY MANAGER(S): Small beach resort on Anna Maria Island. Flexible hours with availability as needed on site. Salary negotiable. Fax resume to (863) 644-5937 with contact number.

POSITION AVAILABLE FOR person with minimum one year experience using RNS vacation rental software. Job consists of training and supporting customers with our rental management software package. Some bookkeeping experience required. Salary range based upon experience, $27,000-plus. Send resume to apply@rental-network.com (no phone contact please).

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED AT Island beach resort. Full- or part-time, $10-12/hour. Weekends a must. (941) 778-2577.

SEEKING PIANO PLAYER evenings for Ooh La La! Bistro. Music range from classical to jazz. Call Chef Damon, (941) 778-5320.

GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE: mowing and weedeater, etc. Full- or part-time. 6:30am-2:30pm. $8-$9 an hour. Call John, (941) 778-4598. Drug-free workplace.

HOUSEKEEPER WANTED: 4-8 hours on Saturdays. Call (941) 778-2577.

LIVE-IN HOUSEKEEPER/companion for elderly gentleman. Fluent English, nonsmoker, valid driver's license required. $20,000/year, plus room and board. (941) 355-3553.

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.

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

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

FOR SALE: LUCRATIVE Laundromat. Call Karen at (800) 332-3000.

HEALTH CARE

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, cleanups, edging, 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.

CUCCIO TILE: 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.

AAA WIFE and HUSBAND cleaning your house and windows with confidence. Good references, reasonable rates. Licensed and insured. (941) 812-0499.

PRICE BUSTERS ISLAND cleaning and errand service. No job too small. All houses and yard work, also trash removal and personal shopping. Call between 8am-6pm for more details. (941) 592-2353.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 758-0395.

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.

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.

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

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

YOUR COMPLETE LAWN service: Cut when you’re ready. No contracts, no job too small. Low prices. Call (941) 792-4282.

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, cleanups, 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.

CLEANING COUPLE: A few open slots for offices, condos, houses, etc. We also do errands and hurricane checks. Honest and dependable. (941) 448-7119.

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.

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

PAINTING AND IMPROVEMENT by Carlos. Licensed and insured. Wallpaper hanging, interior and exterior painting, pressure wash, faux finishing, drywall repair. Phone (941) 753-5936. Cell (941) 580-2421. Fax (941) 752-3109.

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.

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

BRADENTON BEACH: NEWLY remodeled1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Now taking reservations for summer. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. (941) 776-3696, or e-mail bjustin628@tampabay.rr.com.

ANNUAL: 3BR/2BA $1,100/month and 2BR/1BA $950/month. Great location to beach, clean, updated. (941) 778-5482.

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.

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.

BEAUTIFUL AND SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA home located four houses down from 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.

ANNUAL RENTALS: HOME with bay views. 2BR/2BA, two-plus car garage, screened lanai. $1,350/month. 2BR/1.5BA duplex apartment $850/month. 2BR/1BA north end, washer/dryer, screened lanai, $875/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

MONTHLY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA with den. Furnished condo on canal. West Bradenton. Five minutes to beaches. $2,100/month. June through November 2006. (708) 532-2149.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR/2BA home on canal $2,300/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A. at (941) 778-2291 or e-mail: Jason@betsyhills.com.

COZY EXPANDED MOBILE home in 55-plus resort. bayside, furnished, parking, walk to beach/trolley. $800/month, annual. $1,400/month, seasonal. (518) 473-1169 or rgumson@mail.nysed.gov.

HOUSE FOR RENT: 2BR/1BA across from Gulf. Newly redone. A tranquil artist retreat. $1,050/month. (941) 753-8866.102 Fourth St., S. Bradenton Beach.

SANDPIPER MOBILE RESORT: 55-plus, 1BR/1BA, inside and out sitting areas, turnkey. $1,200/month, $450/weekly. (941) 962-0262. #418 with anchor.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA BRADENTON Beach. Bay views, close to beach. 2319 Ave. B. $1,000/month. (941) 778-3875.

LIDO BEACH STUDIO, 1 or 2BR apartment. Delightful and modern with porch/lanai in garden setting. Across from beach, walking distance to St. Armands Circle. Eight minutes to Sarasota Main Street. Fully furnished, including full kitchen and laundry room. Call for special summer weekly rates, (941) 383-2566.

NEAR BEACH: FURNISHED 1BR/1BA. $750/month with utilities. Seven-month lease, first, last and deposit. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

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

HOUSE FOR RENT: Unfurnished 3BR/2BA, lanai and porch, pool, hot tub, privacy fenced yard, fireplace. Close to beach. Call (941) 773-0248.

ANNUALS OPENING UP! 1BR/1BA furnished near the beach $800/month, 2BR/2B furnished Gulffront complex with heated pool! 55-plus, $1,200/month, 3BR/2BA architecturally awarded canalfront home $1,800/month. Cute 2BR/1BA furnished north end $1,000/month. 2B/2.5B canal home, unfurnished, $1,600/month. Call Adele at An Island Place Realty, (941) 587-6328.

Annual rental 2BR/2BA waterfront villa, dock and great view, washer/dryer, no pets. $1,000/month. Call Carleen at (941) 224-6521 or (941) 778 2100.

STILL AVAILABLE FOR Easter week: 2BR/2BA duplex one block from Gulf beaches. Newly remodeled and very clean. Laundry. $545. (941) 807-5449.

SPECTACULAR VIEWS: out the front door onto the beach. $2,000/month. Annual rental at 5400 Gulf Drive #36. (717) 392-4048.

ARTIST STUDIO SUBLET: May through November. Sink, bathroom, use of kitchenette, must be 21. $125/month. Call (941) 778-5704, or (941) 778-2099 after April 15. Holmes Beach location, near shops and restaurants.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2.5BA large townhome. Two-car garage, three porches, washer and dryer, community pool. Available April 1, 2006. $2,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

HOLMES BEACH GULFFRONT condo: Next season or annual. Brand new remodel 2006. Decorator furnished, stainless-steel appliances, covered parking. (941) 795-5060.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2.5BA. Fully updated, vaulted ceilings, washer/dryer, tile floors, large closets. West of Gulf Drive. Small pets may be considered. $1,350/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA very quiet duplex. Updated kitchen, great den, washer and dryer hookups. Available now, $975/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/1BA single-family home. Updated kitchen, large patio, tile floors. New everything. Available May 1. City of Anna Maria. $1,500/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

AVAILABLE MARCH AND April 2007: Charming Island home on deep-water canal. 2BR/2BA, furnished, garage, laundry, dock, many extras. $3,000/month. (813) 286-9814. Also available March1-December 31, 2006. www.vrbo.com, #66719 for more information.

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT: Nice 2BR, furnished mobile home, gated community on creek. Bradenton Palms Mobile Home Park. Hot tub, pool, four-to-six-month rental. $1,000/month, includes cable. (863) 688-3524 or (863) 608-1833. E-mail: chickenplucker@webtv.net.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA ELEVATED duplex with screened porch, deck, Mexican tile, covered parking, washer and dryer, yard care. Available May 1. $1,050/month. Call (941) 779-2151.

1BR/1BA UPSTAIRS, deck, new carpet, double-car garage, quiet street, steps to beach. $900/month. (941) 761-4040.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR condo. Turnkey furnished with own private boat dock. Wonderful water views. $1,000/month. First, last, security. (941) 778-4451.

SANDPIPER 55-PLUS: Furnished 2BR/1BA bright, cozy mobile home. Large kitchen, wood deck, nice location. $625 monthly. (941) 779-0556.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage home $1,200/month, flexible lease. Longboat Village, 2BR/1BA, furnished $1,200/month. Waterfront 2BR/2BA townhouse, pool and boat dock $650/week or call for monthly. Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA villa $1,200/month. College-area villa, furnished $750/month. Flexible. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

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.

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

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..

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.

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

$45,000 WILL BUY 566 sf of living space next to Bradenton Beach City Pier. Excellent condition. All appliances, central air conditioning/heat, washer/dryer and storage. Satellite and TV plus all furniture. Boat slips available to members of boating club and owners. A steal! (321) 242-8882.

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH: Direct Gulffront condo. Unit is $35,000 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. $465,000. George, (312) 321-7501.

THIS IS THE FINEST CONDO in the entire complex! Runaway Bay direct bayfront! Absolutely everything is new, including electric, air conditioning, water heater, flooring, wash rooms, kitchen and all interiors. Professionally decorated. The best view in the complex of all water. $499,999. George, (312) 321-7501.

NOW PRE-SELLING! New, maintenance-free villas. The villas at Palma Sola Trace by Henderson Brothers Homes. 1,950 sf, starting in the $360s. Prime northwest Bradenton location. Act now for $3,000 in free options. Call or e-mail Jonathan Valdez at (813) 643-9551 or jonathanv@hendersonbrothershomes.com.

NORTH-END WATERFRONT: Large building lot! Deep water, no bridges to bay. Custom plans available. $695,000. Sheryl, (610) 247-9496. Photos and survey, http://mysite.verizon.net/talbot1.

TIFFANY PLACE: 7000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA 1,259 sf-plus, Gulf view condo. Complex directly on the beach. Heated pool, elevator. Available September. By owner $749,900. (941) 778-0320.

STOP LOOKING! You've found the best value on the Island! Two bedroom, extra large bathroom and kitchen, bay view, Gulf beach just steps away! Only $229,900! Call Jill Sullivan, Keller Williams Realty, (941) 232-9783 today!

OPEN HOUSE 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Bayview and canalfront with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, three davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! By owner. Call Herb Dolan, (941) 705-4454. 404 21st Place. Bradenton Beach.

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

CONDO UNIT DIRECTLY on Gulf. Call (504) 819-0867 or (504) 391-0324.

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.

JUST REDUCED!RUNAWAY Bay 2BR/2BA second-floor condo with great view of pond and fountain. Everything new in 2006, including: carpet, tile, furniture, pictures, paint, kitchen items, beds and more. All new bathrooms. Air conditioning has about a six-year warranty for new owner. $395,000. George, (312) 321-7501.

LONGBOAT KEY SAND Cay: Gulf side 2BR/2BA condo. This large condo has been completely remodeled in a great complex. Great views of the pool, grounds and a view of the Gulf. Great rental complex with onsite management, pool, tennis, shuffleboard and more. Priced to sell at $689,900. George (312) 321-7501.

PALMA SOLA BAYFRONT 3BR/2BA home. Spectacular views with 155-foot bay frontage on deep sailboat water. Boater’s dream with two lifts (50,000 lb and 10,000 lb), heated pool, Jacuzzi. $1,375,000. Call Lynn Parker, RoseBay Realty, (941) 321-2736.

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

WATERFRONT DUPLEX: RARE canalfront duplex with private setting, docks/lifts, peak of the bay and short walk to the beach. Offered at $799,500. Call Dave Moynihan, (941) 720-0089. Wagner Realty.

GOLDEN GATE POINTE townhouse: Great location, rare investment opportunity near marina, downtown St. Armands, Lido Beach. Available now. $395,000. (941) 792-0509.

WESTBAY POINT & MOORINGS spacious 2BR/2BA condo. End unit overlooking pool and tennis courts with partial bay views. $495,000. Call Terry Fletcher with RE/MAX Gulfstream, (941) 778-7777.

DIRECT GULFFRONT: FULLY furnished 2BR condo with great views, heated pool. Weekly rentals and quiet Holmes Beach location. $615,000. Call Pat, (941) 778-7976.

KEY ROYALE: Holmes Beach. Direct bayfront, gorgeous view of Skyway, 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, private dock. $2,500,000. North Point Harbor canalfront 4BR/3BA, five-car garage. Elevated with new lap pool/spa/waterfall, seawall and dock. And/or 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, renovated ranch with new seawall/dock/20,000-lb lift. Both with community pool and tennis. At $989,500 each. Call Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

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.

PINEBROOK: YOU’LL HAVE it all! Move-in condition. Golf, tennis, clubhouse activities at your front door. Beaches only minutes away. 2BR/2BA, priced to sell at $267,500. Carol Greenwald, (941) 962-1148. Wagner Realty.

HOLMES BEACH unique, custom 2,100-plus sf, 3BR/3BA with large efficiency, boat dock, financing, make offer. Owner, (513) 378-9100.

DEEP BOATABLE WATERFRONT: Attention Island lovers! 3BR/2BA canalfront home. Newly remodeled. All luxury amenities. Caged pool, new 10,000-lb boat lift. Bring offers! Open Sunday. To view, call Homes By The Sea Realty at (941) 722-8551, or (941) 720-0941 (cell). 522 68th St., Holmes Beach.

THE PALMS: Beautiful first-floor unit with detached garage! Larger unit. 1/BR 1/BA, high ceilings, Hunter fans, garden tub, large closets. Available furnished. Resort-style living, pool, clubhouse and workout center. Lease option available. All this for only $167,000. To view, call Homes By The Sea Realty, (941) 722-8551. Office open Sunday. 4802 51st St. W. #619, Bradenton.

BEST AND MOST dramatic views on the beach. Designer furnished, all new, remodeled from the studs out. Price reduced to $899,500. 5400 Gulf Drive #36. (717) 392-4048.

CHARMING DUPLEX FOR sale by owner: large land condos lot. $799,000. Call (941) 779-0120.

LOT FOR SALE: R2-10, 803 sf, 302 60th St. and Holmes Boulevard, Holmes Beach. $795,000. Call (813) 546-2444 or (941) 962-6747.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON HOME: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, five minutes to the beach. Enjoy the Island without the traffic! Absolute designer makeover. Lease to own for $1,900 month. $339,000. www.44smart.com. (941) 447-6278.

SAILBOAT WATERFRONT, no bridges to Gulf. Best buy north end, Key West-style, heated spa, 2BR/2.5BA. For sale by owner, (941) 778-8464.

C P R: (941) 794.1515. www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. Sales, rentals, property management.

GULF VIEW WITH a cottage at fraction of the cost of waterfront. Desirable street in Anna Maria. $1,200,000. (941) 778-4894.

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

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 4BR/2BA nicely updated, close to beach. Excellent annual rental income. By appointment only. $549,000. (941) 778-5482.

BEST BUY! Boat dock with 2BR updated townhome, heated pool. $325,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

KEY ROYALE WATERFRONT: Below appraisal by $40,000.  3BR/2BA family room and hobby room, remodeled home. Vacant, immediate occupancy. Like-new inside, features designer tile throughout, new kitchen, Corian countertops, new bathrooms, caged, heated pool and spa. Boat dock. $879,000. Exclusive. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

LONGBOAT KEY BARGAINS: Key West-style 3BR/2BA on valuable 110x105 foot lot. Bay views, $1,100,000. Artist home, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, spa, $719,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

HUGE SWEEPING BAY views from 2BR/2BA bayside condo with deeded 35-foot deep-water dock. Carport, pool, tennis. $559,000. (941) 807-5449.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

PICKWICK LAKE WATERFRONT development on a TVA lake, approximately 90 miles long in Northeast Mississippi. A small gated community with private 30-foot covered boat slips, pool and spa. There are only 13undeveloped lots left. The lots are priced from $49,900 to $150,000, including boat slip. Property taxes range from $500-$1,500/year. Call Bailey at Bailey Williams Realty for more information. Office (800) 748-9051. Cell (662) 415-7999 or Anna Maria, (941) 778-1356. You will be glad you called!

MURPHY, 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.

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.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Escape to beautiful western North .Carolina mountains. Free color brochure and information. Mountain properties with spectacular views, homes, cabins, creeks and investment acreage. Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate. www.cherokeemountainrealty.com. (800) 841-5868.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN property for less! Breathtaking Blue Ridge Parkway, New River, Stone Mountain, golf courses and quaint shops of Sparta. www.scenicrealty.com. (877) 372-7211 or (877) 363-5550.

"LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION" Time to buy. Investors and builders, great buildable lots for sale in one of Florida's fastest growing areas, Fort Myers. (888) 558-0032.

BEAUTIFUL TEXAS LAND! 20 acres. Only 8 miles east of Pecos and 3 miles north of I-20. Roads, references, surveyed. $13,500. $500 down-$135/month. No credit check! (800) 887-3006. Hurry! Limited quantity.

LAKEFRONT LOG HOME: $99,900. New 2,000-sf log home on Lake Cumberland. Jamestown/Russell Springs KY., area. First time available April 22nd! (800) 770-9311, Ext.55.

200 ACRES PRIME hunting land southeast Georgia. 2,000 -sf home, majestic oaks, lake, duck pond, six-years game management, turkey, deer. 18-year planted pine and hardwood, $985,000. Family owned 35 years. (904) 321-2679.

MOVE TO TENNESSEE! Looking for lake lots, lake homes, land, farms, investment properties or marinas? We have it all. Executive Choice Real Estate in Tennessee, (865) 717-7775. Call us for relocation packages or visit our Web site: www.executivechoicerealestate.com.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: 14.3 beautiful acres, long-range views of mountains. Wooded, flat ridge, between Murphy and Andrews. Small doublewide. $275,000. (800) 632-2212. http://valleytownrealty.com.

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

LAKEFRONT PROPERTY IN TENNESSEE: Waterfront, view and estate homesites. One to 40 acres from the $40s. Situated around a 45,000-acre lake. Just 90 minutes to Nashville. New building sites just released. Call owner, (866) 339-4966.

NORTH CAROLINA: ASHEVILLE area homesites. Gated community with stunning mountain views. Situated between two mountains on over four miles of riverfront. One to 8 acres from the $60s. Custom owner’s lodge, riverwalk and more. Call (866) 292-5762.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Three acres on mountaintop in gated community, view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access, $58,500. Owner, (866) 789-8535. www.NC77.com.

TENNESSEE LAKESIDE MOUNTAIN ACREAGE situated around a 36,000 acre lake in eastern Tennessee. 1/2- to five-acre building sites from the $40s. Planned community amenities and direct lake access. Owner, (866) 292-5769.

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.

FT. MYERS: One-two-and three-bedroom luxury condos from the low $100s! Call Allyn Watermann now for more information (888) 521-3790. www.venetian-palms.com, or www.paramountcompanies.com.

NEW PRE-CONSTRUCTION GOLF community: coastal Georgia. Large lots with deep water, marsh, golf, nature views. Gated, golf, fitness center, tennis, trails, oak park, docks. $70s-$300,000. (877) 266-7376. www.cooperspoint.com.

ORLANDO: One-two-and three-bedroom luxury condos from the low $100s! Call Rob Sneddon now for more information. (888) 295-0797. www.regencyparklakemary.com/ or www.paramountcompanies.com.

WATERFRONT LAND SALE! Three acres dockable waterfront property. Build up to three homes. Only $99,900! Ask about our investor package. Seven waterfront lots for only $79,900! Call toll-free (866) 770-5263, ext 8.

ADIRONDACK LAND BARGAINS! Five- to- 50 acres tracts from $19,900! Quality New York land! Forests and waterfront! Build, camp, hunt, fish, invest! Guaranteed! Terms available! Call today! (800) 890-7927. www.mooseriverland.com.

COASTAL GEORGIA. Land for sale by owner. Private golf community designed by Fred Couples/Davis Love. Marina/tennis/pool/fitness. Jeckyll/St. Simons Island. $119,900. Call (315) 529-1277.

FLORIDA LAND BARGAINS: Opportunities to own your own farm, ranch woodland or lakefront homestead. Old Florida at its best! Still affordable! Call (866) 352-2249 or www.fllandbargains.com.

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

NEW YORK COUNTRY land bargains: five- to 50-acre tracts from $24,900! Quality land from the Catskills to the Finger Lakes! Build, camp, invest! Guaranteed! Terms available! Call today! (888) 925-9277. www.upstateNYland.com.

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