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Calendar – 03-05-2014

Wednesday, March 5

1:15 p.m. — Gulf Coast Writers meeting featuring author Nicole Quigley, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

6:34 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Thursday, March 6

2 p.m. — The Friends of the Island Library presents Ron McCarty, curator of the Ca’d’Zan at the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: Information: 941-778-6341.

3 p.m. — AMICCO Oldies Beach Dance with the Gulf Drive Band and Koko Ray at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Information:  941-795-2370.

6:34 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Friday, March 7

1-4 p.m. — Friends of the Island Library book sale, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

2 p.m. — Legal seminar on retirement, wills, tax avoidance, powers of attorney, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6:35 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Saturday, March 8

8 a.m.-3 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-812-8318.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Friends of the Island Library book sale, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Art League Springfest arts and crafts festival, city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 931-778-2099.

6:36 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Sunday, March 9

2 a.m. — Turn the clocks ahead one hour. Daylight saving time begins, meaning later sunsets.

10 a.m.-5p.m. — Anna Maria Island Art League Springfest arts and crafts festival, city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 931-778-2099.

7:36 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Monday, March 10

7:36 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Tuesday, March 11

7:37 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Wednesday, March 12

2 p.m. — The Friends of the Island Library presents mystery author H. Terrell Griffin, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: Information: 941-778-6341.

7:38 p.m. — Official sunset time.



Wednesday, March 5

11:30 a.m. — Manatee Concert Band, Bradenton Riverwalk Music in the Park series, waterfront, downtown Bradenton. Information: 941-840-0013.


Friday, March 7

6 p.m. — Sarasota Pops concert and screening of “Kelly’s Heroes,” Music in the Park series, Riverwalk, downtown Bradenton. Information: 941-840-0013.

6-9:30 p.m. — Village of the Arts ArtWalk and the third annual ArtSlam, 12th Street West and 12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: chromazoe@gmail.com.


Saturday, March 8

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Village of the Arts ArtWalk and the third annual ArtSlam, 12th Street West and 12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: chromazoe@gmail.com.

1-3 p.m. — “The Art of Valor” veterans exhibit, the Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6121.

2-5 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum Porch Party, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6121.


Sunday, March 9

9 a.m. — Manatee County Agriculture Extension Service master gardeners’ tour, Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. NW, Bradenton. Resevations required. Information: 941-722-4524.


Coming up

• March 15, Anna Maria Island Community Center Tour of Homes, islandwide.

• March 19, Anna Maria Garden Club Penny Flower Show, Anna Maria.


Save the date

• April 5, Bradenton Marauders’ first home game, Bradenton.

• April 5, Keep Manatee Beautiful Make Every Day Earth Day, countywide.

• April 12, Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• April 12, An Island Affaire gala, Anna Maria Island Community Center, Anna Maria.

• April 19, Sandbar Restaurant Easter egg hunt, Anna Maria.


Calendar announcements

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome.

Obituaries – 03-05-2014

Sheldon Bertram Hedgesobit-hedges

Sheldon Bertram Hedges, 88, of Holmes Beach, died Feb. 6. He was born July 2, 1925, in Detroit to George Thomas and Eva (Cameron) Hedges.

Mr. Hedges served four years as a U.S. Navy pilot. He earned a master’s degree in biology from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in marketing from Wayne State.

Mr. Hedges went on to work at the Upjohn Company in sales and international marketing  for more than 35 years before retiring in 1988.

He enjoyed travel, fishing, snow skiing and ski patrol and being outdoors. His recent passion was carving ducks, both song and shore birds, creating more than 100 carvings for family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 7, in the Roser Chapel at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

Mr. Hedges is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Isabel (Johnston), children Ellen and husband Dale DeHaan, Michael, Bob and wife Jane and Tom and Joe Garcia; grandchildren; Michelle and husband David Halley, Heather and husband Scott Dood, Andrew and wife Marilyn, Craig and Blake; great-grandchildren Rebekah, Hunter, Eva, Miles, Kamden and Anya.


Esther Reid

Esther Reid, 88, of Bradenton, died Feb. 27. She was born June 11, 1925, in Carbondale, Ill., to Lloyd and Edith Blessing. She married Vernon Reid and the family moved to Anna Maria Island in 1957.

Mrs. Reid was an excellent dressmaker and seamstress, having worked at the Jarvis Shop in Bradenton for 35 years. She excelled in cooking, gardening and tennis. She enjoyed volunteering at Anna Maria Elementary School, the Salvation Army, amateur theaters and Roser Memorial Community Church in Anna Maria.

Memorial donations may be made to Roser Church, P.O. Box 247, Anna Maria FL 34216, or the Salvation Army. A service will be held at a later date.

She is survived by children Susan and husband Don Gilliland, Terry and wife Kimberly, Sally and husband Tom Odenthal; grandchildren Sarah and Tim Gilliland, Anna and husband Kevin Snyder, Mark Odenthal and Mirielle; great-grandchildren Noah, Tanner and Katherine; and other family and friends.

Real Estate – 03-05-2014

404 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, a 1,300 sfla / 2,209 sfur 2bed/2bath/2car bayfront home built in 1980 on a 60×85 lot was sold 02/14/14, Jones to AMI Assets LLC for $775,000; list $890,000.

305 68th St., Holmes Beach, a vacant 82×100 lot was sold 02/13/14, Martinez to Gulf Coast Development and Services LLC for $470,000.

1800 Gulf Drive N., Unit 114, La Costa, Bradenton Beach, a 952 sfla / 1,088 sfur 2bed/1½ condo with shared pool built in 1979 was sold 02/10/14, GTP Family Limited Partnership to Poulos and Hantz LLC for $360,000.

Jesse Brisson, broker/associate at Gulf-Bay Realty of Anna Maria, can be reached at 941-778-7244.

Island police blotter – 03-05-2014

Anna Maria

        • Feb. 17, 300 block of North Bay Boulevard, battery. Two people engaged in a verbal argument that turned physical when the suspect pushed the victim into a clothes rack, picked up a vacuum hose and struck the victim on the head. The suspect then took the victim’s keys and fled the scene.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        • Feb. 22, 118 Bridge St., Sports Lounge, minor in possession of alcohol. A Bradenton Beach Police Department officer was on foot patrol outside the Sports Lounge when a female exited with a beer in her hand and began yelling at another female. The officer intervened and asked the woman for identification. She told the officer she was 21, but her identification showed her to be 18. She was arrested on a misdemeanor minor in possession charge and for providing false information to a law enforcement officer.

        Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.


• Feb. 21, 10900 block of Cortez Road West, domestic battery. A 40-year-old man was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery after allegedly slamming a woman’s head with a door. According to the report, the two went out drinking and when they returned home, the woman said the man drank too much. She took a beer from him, threw it in the trash and then headed for another room. The man allegedly grabbed the woman and placed her head against the doorframe and used the door to hit her head twice. Law enforcement observed bruising around the woman’s eye and took the man into custody.

        Cortez is policed by the MCSO

Holmes Beach

• Feb. 1, 6900 block of Holmes Boulevard, disturbance. A Holmes Beach Police Department officer responded to a call of a possible crash. Upon arriving, the officer spoke to a witness, who said he heard the crash, two men arguing and then said it sounded like they both left. The officer searched the area and found no evidence of the crash or any damages.

• Feb. 2, 3100 block of Avenue F, theft. Two bikes left out overnight were stolen. They were valued at $60.

• Feb. 2, 2700 block of Avenue C, theft. A complainant reported that a bike valued at $50 was stolen.

• Feb. 2, 6400 block of Marina Drive, battery. Police responded to a call of two males engaged in a physical confrontation. An older man had injuries that included blood on his face and a swollen nose. The man said it wasn’t the first time the younger male had attacked him, but he chose not to press charges.

• Feb. 3, 500 block of 74th Street, vehicle burglary. A complainant reported someone entered his boat and removed a $2,000 control panel.

• Feb. 5, 5501 Marina Drive, Keyes Marina, theft. A complainant reported someone stole a boat anchor valued at $100.

        Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

        Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach police departments and Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 5, 2014

COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100, 1-year old above-ground pool, accessories, 15-18 foot, $100. 941-778-3920.
RAW DRIFTWOOD FOR sale. Great decoration or landscape. Various arrangements, lamps, centerpieces, sailboats, etc. 207-745-5116.
Individuals may place one free ad with up to three items, each priced $100 or less, 15 words or less. FREE, one week, must be submitted online. Email classifieds@islander.org, fax toll-free 1-866-362-9821. (limited time offer)
SEEKING TO SHARE large storage locker on Pine Avenue with another snowbird couple. $600 each for year. Please, contact Glen at 941-779-0952.
WANTED: WORKOUT DVDs and retired but working XBox, Wii units with games for Ministry of Presence for kids and teens in Haiti. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Premier Sothebys. 941-302-3100. Terry.hayes@sothebysrealty.com. Discoverannamaria.com.
WANTED: YOUR OLD cell phone for recycling. Deliver to The Islander, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
ANTIQUES, ART, and collectibles. View at The Islander store, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.
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, 5604B 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, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday ,Thursday, Friday, 9:30 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Donations welcome, specifically Wednesdays, 9-11 a.m. 511 Pine Ave. Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.
STEFF’S STUFF ANTIQUES and Consignment. steffsstufflbk.com. Open daily. 941-383-1901.
MISSIONS FUNDRAISING SALE: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8. Huge Sale! Clothing, jewelry, housewares, electronics, books and more. Christ Church of Longboat Key, 6400 Gulf of Mexico Drive.
LONGBOAT KEY’S BIGGEST and best! Noon-4 p.m. Friday, March 7. $5 admission. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, free admission. Royal rummage sale at St. Mary, Star Of The Sea, 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive.
SALE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 8. You tried the best, now get the best. Flea market, bake sale, home made articles, lunch and more! Sandpiper Resort, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.
FOUR-FAMILY YARD sale: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, March 8. Household, linens, jewelry, collectibles, books, bike, vintage, clothes, glass, lots more! 120 Peppertree Lane, Anna Maria.
LOST: WHITE PHONE. Anna Maria. Please, call 248-202-4917 or drop off at police station.
PET-SITTER SERVICES LLC offers pet visits, dog walking, kitty cleanup, and more. 941-462-0405. petsitterservicesllc@gmail.com. www.petsitterbradenton.com.
LOST DOG: FEMALE Yorkie. Limited vision and hearing. Heartbroken. Reward. Please, call 941 920-4934 or 941-778-2907.
WELL-MANNERED RESCUED dogs (and kittens!) are looking for great new homes or fosters. Please, call for information, 941-896-6701.
BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sunfish, Laser, Windrider 17 and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400.
PONTOON BOAT RENTAL Create life long memories. Call 941-518-3868 or see boatflorida.weebly.com.
PART-TIME SALES position: Gift shop located on Anna Maria. Must be available weekends and evenings. Retirees welcome. 941-840-4235.
PART-TIME SALES position for Island retail store. Must be able to work flexible hours, days and some holidays. Personality a plus! Non-smoker! Taking applications now. 941-778-4505.
LINE COOKS: Full/part-time, all shifts, $10/hour. Immediate hire. Apply in person only: AMI Beach Cafe, Manatee County Beach. 941-778-0784.
LOCAL ISLAND STUDENT babysitter available. CPR and first aid-certified, early childhood development major. Emily, 941-567-9276.
RESPONSIBLE RED CROSS certified babysitter. Honor student. Call or text Isabel, 941-545-7995.
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, 5604-B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
CNA SERVICES: DRIVE to appointments, meals prepared, everyday chores. Part or full time. Excellent references, experienced. 941-807-9975, 941-718-5980.
RETIRED LONGBOAT KEY police officer, drive your car north and south. 941-713-1596.
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.
I DON’T CUT corners, I clean corners. Professional, friendly cleaning service since 1999. 941-779-6638. Leave message.
ALL AROUND PAINTING: Quality work. Free estimates. Licensed, insured. Call native islander Jim Weaver, 813-727-1959.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.
CLEANING RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL and resort. Love what we do, love to work. 941-756-4570.
U FLY I drive your car anywhere in the USA. Airport runs, anywhere. 941-746-5651, 941-545-6688.
PRESSURE WASHING AND windows: Commercial, residential and resorts. Roofs, buildings, houses driveways etc. 941-251-5948.
JOHN “THE FIREMAN” Island Cycle & Scooter Repair. 25 years experience. Affordable prices. 918-639-5002 or 941-276-1414.
DIRTY LAUNDRY? WORLD-class laundry drop-off service. $1 per pound, most items. Sun Clean Coin Laundry. 2905 Manatee Ave., W., Bradenton. 941-746-0849.
TVS MOUNTED INSTALLED, set-up networking, wired, wireless, audio, video surveillance cameras. Palmfish Communication, 941-896-0798.
PHOTOGRAPHER FOR WEDDINGS, beach, modeling, etc. 941-730-1745 or visit The Hive, 119 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach.
CLEANING BY LAURA offers everything on your list, from kitchen and bath cleaning to dusting and emptying wastebaskets. 941-539-6891.
PROOF, POST, PUBLISH: Local editor-writer available for consulting, draft editing, final proofing and copywriting, as well as social media management for your group or business. Email Lisa Neff at lmneff@me.com.
D.L. HAYES CLEANING: Bonded and insured. Rachael Bidwell/ Sheila Darcy, 941-932-5347 or 941-224-1486. For all your cleaning needs.
BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS JD’s Window Cleaning looking for storefront jobs in Holmes Beach. I make dirty windows sparkling clean. 941-920-3840.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: 38-year Islanders. 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 want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 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.
CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.
ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLERS repairs and installations, watering the island for 15 years. Jeff, 941-778-2581.
SAVE YOUR CITRUS trees: Urban Garden Pest Control specializes in citrus tree restoration. Professional pruning and affordable spray program will restore your citrus trees to their full fruitfulness. 941-962-0986.
JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Specializing in old Florida seashell driveways and scapes. Free estimates. Call Shark Mark, 941-301-6067.
SHELL DELIVERED AND spread. $50/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.
TOP NOTCH LAWN Care: Residential and commercial. For all your landscaping needs. 941-932-6600.
NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30 years experience. 941-729-9381, 941-448-6336.
VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100. www.vangopainting.net.
CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-730-7479.
TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.
GRIFFIN’S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and wood flooring. Insured and licensed. 941-722-8792.
JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry, handyman, light hauling, pressure washing. Jack of all trades. Call 941-778-6170 or 941-447-2198.
HANDYMAN SERVICE: 25-year Island resident. We do all repair, interior and exterior, insured. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747.
SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it’s broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I’ll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.
PRESSURE WASHING: RESIDENTIAL, commercial, roofs, driveways, house, lanai, pool area. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747.
PROFESSIONAL TILE ROOF restoration. Call Peter for free estimate, references, insured. The Flying Dutchman, 941-447-6747.
SOUTHWEST HOME IMPROVEMENT: Michigan builder, quality work guaranteed. Affordable, timely, within budget. Call Mike, 1-616-204-8822.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
VACATION RENTALS: BRADENTON houses or condos. Weekly or monthly. Call 941-962-0971 or 941-794-1515. www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. Suzanne Wilson, broker.
AVAILABLE MARCH 2014: 2BR/2BA ground level with carport and patio. 1.5 blocks to Gulf. Luxurious, updated, must see! Anna Maria. 941-565-2373.
PEBBLE SPRINGS 3BR/2BA first floor condo, Manatee Avenue and 59th Street, Bradenton. Annual rental, unfurnished, updated, neutral colors. Covered parking, pool outside back porch, tennis courts, clubhouse, 10 minutes to beach. $1,200/month plus $500 deposit, application required. Available April 1. Pictures: www.macalusoproperty.com. 813-368-7383.
ANNA MARIA LONG-term rental wanted by senior. Call 203-361-8088.
VACATION RENTAL: 2BR/2BA duplex just 2.4 miles east of Bradenton Beach. 1,200 sf and fully furnished. Very clean. Garage, washer and dryer, cable, Wifi, private entries. Available March 7. $2,000/month. 941-405-4558.
CANAL HOUSE RENTAL available May-December. North end of Anna Maria, steps to Bay beach. 3BR/2 1/2 BA, heated pool. 2014 beautiful renovation. No smoking or pets. Monthly or weekly. Call 941-251-3852.
HOLMES BEACH MARCH vacation rental: 1BR/1BA, generously furnished with carport and lanai, near beach. Reasonable. 847-530-8833.
SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 1BR/1BA with loft with pool. Walk to beach, shops or dining! 941-778-3426. Web site: www.spinnakerscottages.com.
FOR SALE BY owner: Palm Court off of El Conquistador Parkway. 4816 61st. Ave. Drive W., Bradenton. Move-in ready, 941-524-6977.
REAL ESTATE: BUY, sell, invest. Enjoy. Billi Gartman, Realtor, Duncan Real Estate. 941-545-8877. www.AnnaMariaLife.com.
WE’RE LOW, LISTINGS needed. Are you curious as to how much your home could be worth? Call us for a free professional consultation. Call Lynn at Edgewater Real Estate, 941-778-8104.
OPEN HOUSE: 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Holmes Beach house for sale. Beautiful elevated 3BR/2BA, heated pool, bonus room, direct beach-access street. Newer construction. Great investment. 309A 65th St. www.HolmesBeach.blogspot.com. Patrick Morris, 941-348-0331.
DISCOVER TERRA CEIA Golf and Country Club! Gorgeous updated 2BR/2BA maintenance-free villa in a gated, waterfront community. Hardwood floors, plantation shutters, granite and more. Two-car garage. $169,900. Sarah Whisnant, 941-238-8624, Leslie Wells Realty.
BRADENTON BEACH MOBILE home: 2BR/1BA fully furnished, turnkey. Large rooms, central heat and air conditioning, washer and dryer, laminate flooring, attached carport, boat dock available. Near Bridge Street. 55-plus. $105,000. Call 317-289-6529.
PRE-LISTING HOME sale. Two weeks until MLS, save $10,000. Coveted west Bradenton neighborhood near the beaches. No deed restrictions, 3BR/2BA two-car garage, well loved and updated. Qualified previewers only. Email for pictures. $240,000. Suzanneshomes@yahoo.com. Appointments only. Coastal Properties Realty, 941-794-1515. Suzanne Wilson, Broker.
PRIME LOCATION WEST of Gulf Drive, quiet street, steps to beach, 64×80-foot lot at 112 79th Street, Holmes Beach, Build your dream home, existing house being demolished, $659,000. 941-778-6364.
IMMACULATE FURNISHED COACH home: Gated and maintenance-free, golf, resort-style living seasonal or year-round. Close to beaches and exceptional shopping experiences. Rachel House, 941-705-8686, SRT International Realty.
I WANT TO buy a lot or house/duplex, no condos. $200,000 to $300,000. Have cash. Close to Gulfside beach, needing work OK. Text/call information, 508-496-8480.
IDEAL LOCATION! BEAUTIFUL canalfront condo with 40-foot deep-water dock in Smuggler’s Landing, across from Cortez Bridge. Completely renovated with gourmet kitchen. Only $299,000! Wagner Realty, Frauke Engstrom, 941-447-0738.
GREAT LITTLE HOUSE, great big view: Open water view of AMI Bridge, 1950s cottage, block construction, pine accents. New appliances, etc. An island treasure. $849,500. FSBO. 941-730-2606 (leave message).