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Date of Issue: January 18, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007


LIGHT GREEN, FLORAL sofa bed, $185, green boudoir chair, $40, white laminate table, $15, two double metal file cabinets, $5 each. 941-761-4993.

SOFA AND LOVE seat: $150 or best offer. 941-778-7833.

BRUSH GUARD FOR full-size Tundra truck. Six-foot bed liner for full-size truck. 941-778-3867.

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

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.


KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or

FLORIDA'S OWN RODNEY Dangerfield: Available to entertain for corporate events, golf tournaments, and private parties. Cell 781-367-0339.

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

NEED A MEETING place? Try the conference room, Tingley Memorial Library. Eveann Adams, 941-779-1208. 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach.


YARD SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, Jan. 13. Roser Thrift Shop. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 8am-5pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12, 13 and 14. Electric adult tricycle, power hand tools, Foreman grill, canvasses, frames, art supplies, boating equipment, lots of miscellaneous stuff. 107 Gull Drive, Anna Maria.

SALE: NIKI’S GIFTS, Antiques, Jewelry. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Select beach oil paintings and prints, antiques, collector plates, cups and saucers, salt and pepper sets, vintage and costume jewelry 40-90 percent off. Office desks 70 percent off, Xmas items 80 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE: 9am-6pm Friday, Jan. 12, 9am-noon Saturday, Jan. 13. Complete dining and bedroom sets, lots of other furniture, adult clothes, kayak, left hand golf clubs, artwork, housewares, TVs and much more. 520 72nd St., Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE:  8am-2pm Friday and Saturday, Jan. 12-13. Adirondack chairs, household, fishing, diving, boat stuff and lots more. 208 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.


LOST DOCUMENTS: 31 pages left in copy machine. Friday, Dec. 15. Reward for return. Home True Value Hardware in Holmes Beach. Call 941-778-3329.

LOST: TWO PAIR OF prescription glasses. Perico Bay area. If found, call 941-761-4988.

LOST: ORANGE CAT. 200 block of 66th Street, Holmes Beach. Answers to Gingersnap. 941-778-4838, please leave message.


AKC MALE AND female English Bulldog puppies available. These puppies are AKC-registered with champion bloodlines and will come with a pedigree, microchip, vet check with health certificate, a one-year guarantee against congenital defects, and all shots and wormer. The puppies available now are $500 each. For more information please contact:

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.


HANDICAP-EQUIPPED 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Harmon lift, pride scooter. 16,700 miles. $20,000 firm. 941-778-8352 or cell 920-397-0340.


30-FOOT SAILBOAT: 1984 Islander Bahama. New rigging in December 2003, Harken roller furling, Anderson self-tailing wenches, wheel steering, hand-shower, refrigerator/freezer, 15-hp Yanmar diesel engine (fresh water cooled). In the water on Longboat Key. $26,500. Call for more information or appointment. 941-320-6410.

BOAT SLIP FOR rent in Key Royale. Water and electric available. 941-795-1507.

2004 CAROLINA SKIFF: 198DLX Yamaha 90, four-stroke, live well, fish finder, trailer, low hours. $13,200. Call 518-365-2701.

COVERED BOAT LIFT for rent. Electric, water, private parking. Cortez Bridge, Bradenton Beach. $250/month. 941-778-7553.

HANDCRAFTED 12-FOOT sailboat with trailer. 40-lb. thrust motor. $600. 941-779-1540.



14-YEAR-OLD needs work. Willing to babysit, clean, etc. Red Cross trained in first aid and babysitting. Call Alexandra, 941-778-5352.

LOOKING FOR A babysitter, pet sitter, dog walker or somebody to do odd jobs? Call Kendall, 14-year-old, ninth-grader. Certified in first aid! 941-779-9783.

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


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.

HOUSEKEEPER, NONSMOKER: 10-15 hours in off-season, 20-30 hours in season. Apply at Haley’s Motel, 8102 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, or call 941-778-5405.

BOOKKEEPER NEEDED FOR west Bradenton CPA firm. Experienced, top pay. Fax resume to 941-778-6230.

NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting quadriplegic. Morning, 8am-1pm and overnight, 10pm-8am, shifts available. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.

WE’RE GROWING AND want you to grow with us! Base pay plus bonus available. Must be reliable and trustworthy. All information confidential! Send resume and contact information to: P.O. Box 1305, Holmes Beach FL. 34218.

TOP ADVERTISING sales position open at The Islander newspaper. Great territory, commissions. Previous outside sales helpful. 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,


BEACHFRONT RESTAURANT BUSINESS, $299,000. Buy building alone for $1,600,000or buy both for $1,690,000. Confidentiality agreement required. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

PAW SPA: PROFITABLE pet-grooming business. Loyal customer base in great Holmes Beach location. $59,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

RESTAURANT AND MORE: 50-seat restaurant with great ambience also retails select items. Beer and wine license. Any menu OK. $120,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in good resort area location. $99,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

CHARTER BOAT SERVICE: Eco-tours, sightseeing, more in Cortez. Assets include 26-foot cat, 150-hp outboard. $70,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:



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.

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.

CUCCIO TILE: Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. 941-730-2137.

HANDYMAN SERVICES: PAINTING caulking, interior carpentry, custom mirror and other interior/exterior general household repairs. Offering quality services since 1994. Reliable. Call Colin at 941-376-0541.

AAA CONFIDENCE CLEANING. Housecleaning, office cleaning and window cleaning. Good references, reasonable rates. Licensed and insured. Family owned and operated. 941-812-0499.

X-TREME MAKEOVER HAIR and Nails: Walk-ins welcome or call 941-792-3127. 4330 101St. W., Bradenton.

CAREGIVER, COMPANION: 15 years experience. Reliable, compassionate, honest. References. 941-524-0567.

THE FLYING DUTCHMAN LLC: Handyman service. For all your tile, carpentry, drywall, paint, pressure wash, and all the help you want. Island resident. Call Peter, 941-447-6747.

RARE LACKA-SNOWBIRD couple down from Maine looking for houses or condos to clean. Global warming has forced us to close our wilderness lodge and move south for winter. Very high cleaning standards. Can provide references. Cell 207-745-5116, leave voice mail, or 941-779-1646 evenings.

GET YOUR 2006 accounting and taxes done now. Free initial consultation. Business and individual income taxes. QuickBooks and Peachtree processing. Call Larry Schmitt at 941-773-0182. Make It Count Accounting Services Inc., 4230 59th Street W., Bradenton, FL, 34209.

IN-HOME CHEF available for service in your home. No event too small, couples to reunions. References available, experienced. 941-932-5934.

EDWIN'S MOBILE DETAILS. Superior auto wash and pressure washing services. Cars $25, SUVS $35. Call 941-720-6130.

RELIABLE HARD-WORKING Island resident looking for cleaning jobs. Call Jo, 941-737-5139.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Any job. Discount with ad. Licensed and insured. Jerry, 941-448-5999.

CLEANING BY HELENE: Thirty-year Island resident. Weekly, bi-weekly, detail oriented, honest, reliable, excellent references. Free estimates. Call 941-778-5717.

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! 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.


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 NINE LANDSCAPING: Now accepting new maintenance accounts at great rates. Mulching, sod plantings. Insured, references. Please call 941-778-2335 or 941-284-1568.


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.

TIRED OF NO return calls? Straight Shot Landscape calls back. For all your landscape, call Shark Mark. 941-727-5066. Shell $42/yard.

LANDSCAPE BEAUTIFICATION: LET me help you sell, rent or just enjoy your home with beautiful curb appeal. Call Colin at 941-376-0541.

ACCENT WATERSCAPES: CUSTOM-built water features, ponds, waterfalls, animated and musical fountains, waterwalls, water sculptors, complete landscape designs. Call 941-224-4978.


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.

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.

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

IMPACT WINDOWS AND doors. Exclusive distributor: Weatherside LLC on Holmes Beach. Free, courteous estimates. Jeld-wen Windows and Doors. Lic.# CBC1253145. 941-730-5045.

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 .

TUB AND TILE refinishing: A division of D.J. Murphy Painting Inc. Save up to 80 percent over traditional remodeling costs. Call us with your kitchen and bath needs. Don’t buy new – redo! 941-751-1245. Licensed, certified and insured.

HOME REPAIRS AND improvements: General repairs and quality renovation, including carpentry, drywall, tile, paint, even landscaping. Please call Chris, 941-266-7500.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall, texture, paint, tile, wall and ceiling repairs, Fred Weingartner, 941-586-3656.

LICENSED AND INSURED building contractor ready to help you renovate all aspects of your existing home, add extensions or build a new home on your lot. We only do high quality work and are very prompt with our customers. Call Daniel DeBaun at 941-518-3916.

RESILIENT PROPERTIES AND renovations: Kitchens, bathrooms, tile work, decks, sheetrock, painting and more. Reliable work start-to-finish. What does your home need? Free estimates. Call Thomas P. Lass, 941-782-7313.

GUARANTEED A-1 PAINTING service. Island reference.Licensed. Call Nick, 941-727-1448.

POOL CLEANING SERVICE: Reliable pool cleaning service, all chemicals included. Now accepting new accounts with great monthly rates. Please call Chris, 941-266-7500 or Kimberly, 941-447-9988.

JMB HOME IMPROVEMENT Inc. Interior and exterior work. Carpentry, trim, painting, custom builtins, and much more. Quality service from the north. Call Jason, 941-756-7536 or 941-779-4245, for a free estimate.


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:

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking views. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. 901-301-8299 or e-mail

FOR RENT: 2BR/2BA annual, ground floor unfurnished, $900/month. Seasonals available starting at $1,800/month. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, 941-778-2246.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, townhouse: 2BR/2BA with balcony and view of mountains. Weekly or monthly rental. Call Paige at 941-798-3448.

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

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week9 941-713-0034 or

JANUARY SPECIAL, HOLMES Beach: 1BR/1BA fully furnished, all utilities included, washer and dryer, one block to Gulf. $350/week, $1,200/month. 941-721-6090.

MANATEE RIVERFRONT: 2BR/2BA, spectacular views! Gated, pool, covered parking, security, fitness center. $1,050/month annual.  Call Maria, 941-720-1712.

ANNUAL OR MONTH-to-month: 4BR Island family home in quiet residential area. Bayfront with direct water view. Perfect for family with children. Extra large balcony, covered parking, laundry room with washer and dryer. Park setting, two blocks to Gulf beaches. Fully furnished. $2,500/month annual, $3,200 month-to-month. Pets considered. Call 941-704-2993.

WATERFRONT: DOCK WITH davits. Short walk to beach, washer and dryer, carport, storage Quiet location. $1,000/month. 727-784-3679. Bradenton Beach.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA: AIR conditioning, washer and dryer, water, large pool, cable. Parking only 200 steps to beach. First and deposit. $950/month. 941-779-1586.

FOR RENT: 2BR/2BA balcony, Gulf view. $950/month, $900 deposit, $50 application fee. 2411 Ave. C., Bradenton Beach. Efficiency, $750/month includes utilities. $700 deposit, $50 application fee. 112, 52nd St., No.1, Holmes Beach. Seasonally, 1BR Gulf view, cute and clean, $900/week or $2,400/month. Call 941-746-8666.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: QUIET area. Fully furnished, walk to water. Two people only, no smokers. $1,700/month includes utilities. 941-794-5980.

ANNUAL LARGE 1BR/1BA. Screened lanai, laundry room, garage. No pets, no smoking. $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-9710 or 847-530-8833.

SEASONAL RENTAL: PALMA Sola Park. 3BR/2BA, like new, fresh and clean. Small pet OK, close to beaches. Available January and April. $2,000/month. 941-778-5445.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Westbay Point and Moorings. Bayfront 2BR/2BA, all amenities, close to beach, shopping and trolley. Sharon, Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: TROPICAL duplex, one block to beach, washer and dryer, some utilities included. No Smoking or pets. $950/month and $700 deposit. 941-798-9765. Responsible persons only.

SEASONAL: JANUARY, FEBRUARY. Clean 2BR elevated unit, one block to beach. Newly remodeled with laundry. $575/weekly, $1,975/monthly. 941-807-5449.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA home, Anna Maria, $1,350/month. 2BR/2BA home, Holmes Beach, $1,200/month. 2BR/2BA apartment, Anna Maria, $875/month. 1BR/1BA, new tile and paint, $775/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE: 1,200 sf, available Jan.1, 2007. Former Wicked Candle. 8819 Cortez Road. 1-800-952-1206.

ISLAND CASTLE: FABULOUS French Normandy home. 4BR/3BA on best beach and quiet street in Anna Maria. 941-794-8202.

WINTER GETAWAY: 1BR across from beach, newly remodeled, all appliances, screened porch, Internet, cable. For pictures, look on Call 1-513-236-5091.

SMITH REALTORS: LONGBOAT Key 2BR/12BA duplex on canal. Newly renovated. 941-778-0770.

WINTER RENTAL: BRADENTON Beach. 1BR/1BA condo on bay, across Gulf Drive to beach. Walk to downtown Bradenton Beach. Heated pool, turnkey, cable, dishwasher, and utilities. Three-month minimum, $1,500/month. No pets or smoking. 407-877-7866, or

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH:  Elevated 2BR/2BA house. New decor. Enclosed garage. Two blocks to beach. Call 941-713-2150.

DEEP DISCOUNT FOR last-minute travel to beautiful town of Anna Maria. Quaint Island cottage steps to beach. 203-454-0573.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON annual rental: Great 2BR/2BA home, one block from Palma Sola Bay. Minutes to beaches. $1,300/month plus utilities. Call Maureen at 941-778-0542 or 941-778-0455.

LAKEFRONT, FISHING, ONE bock to beach. Elevated duplex, enormous 1BR2BA, two-car garage, laundry area, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Jennaire stove, extra, extra nice. $1,595/month, yearly. 941-962-4933.

ACTIVE 55-PLUS 2BR/2BA annual rental. Heated pool, clubhouse. $850/month plus utilities. Call Ursula Stemm of Century 21 Alliance, 941-778-5352.

ANNA MARIA: VERY attractive remodeled house. 150 feet from Gulf. Several weeks available. Call 941-778-7933.

GULFFRONT: 1BR, second-floor condo on the beach, walk to shopping and restaurants. $650/week, $2,400/month. 941-713-1983.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club rental available for January and February 2007/08. Totally remodeled unit, nonsmoking. Two-week minimum. 813-781-7562.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA: Secluded, fenced yard, separate locked storage. $850/month includes water, sewer and trash pick up. First and deposit. 941-778-5391.

HOLMES BEACH: Annual 2BR/1BA, large yard, steps to beach, convenient. $875/month including garbage and yard service. 941-778-2113.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Brand-new 3BR/2BA, Wisteria Park. Maintenance-free living. Community pool, cable and internet, lanai, washer and dryer, two-car garage. $1,975/month. Northwest Bradenton. 802-295-7613.

MIRROR LAKE: NEXT to IMG Academy. Sensational 2BR/2BA condo tastefully furnished overlooking lake. Washer and dyer, cable and DSL. Jan. 15-Feb. 15 $2,500. Feb. 15-March 15 $2,800. March 15-April 15 $2,000. 941-587-1456.

HOLMES BEACH 1BR/1BA apartment. Close to bay, includes water, trash, cable, high-speed Internet, washer and dryer. $795/month. Available Jan 15. 949-813-4900.

TWO BAYFRONT SUPER nice apartments available. See at
$1,050/month. 941-779-9357 or 305-803-4131. 201 S. Bay, Anna Maria.

HOLMES BEACH: SIX-month or annual. Roomy, furnished 1BR duplex, covered parking, steps to beach. $800/month plus utilities. 941-538-8200.

SEASONAL: ANNA MARIA house.3BR/3BA, 300 feet from Gulf with Gulf views. Great central location, completely furnished. Available monthly January through May. $2,800/month. 813-832-5899 or

FURNISHED HOUSE: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, walk to beach. Seasonal rental cancellation, available Jan. 13. 2805 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-545-8488.

PREMIER WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA condo in Riviera Dunes Laguna with 40-foot boat dock. Annual or vacation rental. Call John Luchkowec, Coldwell Banker, at 941-350-4326.

BRADENTON BEACH ANNUAL rental: 1BR, 50 feet from beach. Back yard, washer and dryer. $795/month. 2204 Ave. C. 216-469-2857.

WINTER RENTALS: February rentals starting at $2,200/month. March rentals starting at $2,500/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

SMITH REALTORS, 941-778-0770. Seasonal rentals: 2BR/1BA condo with pool, three-month minimum, $1,850/month. 1BR/1BA condo with pool, $1,950/month. 2BR/2BA condo with pool on bay, $3,800/month. 3BR/2BA condo on Gulf, $3,700/month.

2BR/1BA condo on canal, $2,450/month. 4BR/2BA home with pool, $3,800/month. 3BR/2BA home on canal, $3,000/month.

2BR/2BA home, close to beach, $3,100/month. 3BR/2BA home, one block from beach, $4,400/month. 2BR/2BA home, Jacuzzi, on golf course, $3,400/month. 3BR/2BA home with pool, on golf course, $3,800/month. 2BR/1BA duplex, two blocks from beach, $1,800/month. 2BR/2BA duplex, $2,900/month. 2BR/1BA duplex, Gulffront. $2,850/month. Smith Realtors, 941-778-0770.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA steps to beach and close to shopping and restaurants. Large deck and laundry. Small or medium pets welcome. $875/month. 941-778-0837 or 941-704-4591.

VILLAGE GREEN: MINUTES to beaches. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Large screened lanai, good schools, close to shopping. $1,195/month. 941-720-2804.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA, two-story. Large garage and great home office with separate entrance. Remodeled with new appliances, granite counters and tile floors. Close to beach. Call 941-545-6118.

LAKESIDE ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA over carport, near beach. All amenities, washer and dryer, lanai and deck. No pets. $1,200/month. First and last. 941-952-592.

LONGBOAT KEY: ST. Jude Street north. 2BR/1BA remodeled canal house, screened porch, carport. Annual, $995/month. 941-778-7293.

2BR/2BA ANNUAL: $1,300/month. First, last and security, or 1BR/1BA annual, $900/month. First, last and security. Background check, pet OK, heated pool, washer and dryer, fenced, yard care, cable, no smoking. 201-A Peacock Lane or 202-A Haverkos Court. 941-720-1006.

2BR/2BA CONDO on Anna Maria Island with beautiful Gulf views. Monthly, weekly or seasonal rentals. 941-721-4789.

BRADENTON BEACH WATERFRONT complex. 1-2BR units. 941-779-9074.

GULFFRONT CONDO: 2BR/2BA available April 2007 due to cancellation. Great view, pool, tennis, elevators. Walk to restaurants, shopping, etc. 941-778-6288.

CLEAN, TURNKEY 2BR/1BA doublewide mobile home. 55-plus community. Sandpiper Resort #200. $300/week, $1,200/month. 941-920-0868.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: ATTRACTIVE 2BR/2BA. Dishwasher, washer and dryer hookups, Florida room, carport and is close to the beach. No pets. $1,000/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

SEASONAL RENTAL: MARTINIQUE condo. $3,600/month, 2BR/2BA Gulffront unit. Heated pool, tennis, elevator, garage. Close to shopping and restaurants. Call Carla Price, 941-720-8746. Bark and Company Realty Inc.

SPACIOUS, FURNISHED 2BR/1BA with screened porch for rent. View of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. 100 steps to beach. Seasonal or annual rentals starting at $1,400 month. Call 941-747-3321.

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


WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA open-plan with great views of Tampa Bay. Canalfront, walking distance to beach and restaurants. $739,000. 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.

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.

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

ALMOST ISLAND HOME: Adorable 1BR/1BA. Brand new furnished, bay windows with water view. Hurricane Force-3 manufactured home. One mile from Anna Maria Island and one block from Intracoastal Waterway with new marina and boat ramp. Land owned. Home owner’s association optional. $159,900. 941-224-6521.

TRIPLEX: IDEAL LOCATION WITH great appeal. Beautifully updated and maintained, new roof, turnkey furnished. Beach access just steps away, bay views, boat dock, ample parking, great income rental. Room for a pool. Convenient to restaurants and shopping. $875,000. 111 8th St. S., Bradenton Beach. Bridget Spies, ReMax Properties, 941-308-6763. MSL# 313022.

WEST BRADENTON: OPEN noon-4pm Sunday. Six months condo fees paid!  Free-standing, private three-bedroom upgraded condo with two-car garage, new lanai. Call for details, 941-792-0763. $309,900. 5605 Whipporwill Ct. off 59th Street West, Tanglewood.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-4pm Sunday: New home, 3,746 sf 3-4BR/3BA, granite/cherry kitchen, three screened verandas. $829,000. Horizon Realty, 941-725-7000. 303 58th St., Holmes Beach.

BY OWNER, PURCHASE or lease: Manatee riverfront condo, 2BR/2BA, beautiful views, pool, gated, covered parking, fitness. $325,000 or $1,050/month. 941-720-0092.

DUPLEX ON LARGE lot, 90x108 feet. Second lot east of Gulf Drive in north Holmes Beach resort area. Annual tenants in place, includes well-known Island architect’s plans for complete remodel. $885,000. 941-704-7729.

NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: Low $300s. Minutes to beach, no flood, evacuation zone. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

ISLAND CANAL LOT: 75x100 feet, new dock, priced to sell quickly. Below market and appraised value, $550,000. Call Jake, 941-544-7786. 108 Gull Drive, Anna Maria.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH large 3BR/2BA duplex. $1,000/month. First, last and security. 941-778-7812.

BRADENTON BEACH: 2BR/2BA elevated with covered parking. View of bay from large covered porch. Only two blocks to Gulf, great neighborhood. $350,000. 941-778-3875.

FOR SALE BY owner: Deep-water canal ranch, $550,000. Nicely remodeled with granite countertops, tile flooring, and more. Call Scott Wheeler at 614-207-7878, or e-mail

BRADENTON BEACH BY owner: 2BR/2BA end unit with full Gulf views. Kitchen has stainless-steel appliances, granite counters, nice turnkey furnished. Two large balconies. Amenities include boat docks, tennis court, pool with spa. $629,000. 941-388-5238.

BY OWNER: 2BR/1.5BA condo. Bath and kitchen need update. $399,999. 863-412-2612. 5400 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

DIRECT WATERFRONT: Latchkey. 65A Cortez Park, Avenue D. 941-779-CAIN.

NON-EVACUATION/NON-flood area: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Village Green, quiet street, minutes to beaches, shopping, doctors, hospitals. Tile floors, bedrooms carpeted, screened lanai. $297,000. 941-794-1640.

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking views. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. 901-301-8299, or e-mail

BRAND NEW 2BR/2BA villa with garage. Only $89/month fee. $225,000. Bill, 941-518-9300.

ISLAND HOME REDUCED: For sale by owner. Holmes Beach 3BR, deep-water canal, pool, boat dock, many upgrades. $799,000. Call 941-778-6474.

RENT-TO-OWN: 2BR1BA, west Bradenton, newly remodeled. $995/month. 941-447-6278.

LOT: 57.75X114 FEET. One block from beach. $520,000. Call 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246. 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach.

BEST DEAL ON Holmes Beach, hands down. Divorce forces quick sale at $399,000. Adorable beach duplex sold turnkey furnished. Good rental history with tenants in place. Updated with ceramic tile, new kitchen cabinets and low-maintenance landscape. Call Karen Neal at L.Wells Realty, 941-737-7653.

BRADENTON BEACH MOBILE home: Bay view updated, cozy 1BR in the Pines Park. Turnkey furnished, boat slip included. $45,000. 941-962-8220.

GULF VIEWS FROM this newer 2,500-sf 3BR/3BA over garage. Pool, elevator, wood and carpet floors. Numerous upgrades. Owner will lease back. 206 66th St., Holmes Beach. 941-779-9093.

BEAUTIFUL TURNKEY FURNISHED unit in Perico Bay Club. A 3BR/2BA end unit, cathedral ceilings, new appliances, glass-enclosed lanai, water views, 24-hour security at gate. Nicely priced at $355,000. Jill Sullivan, Keller Williams, 941-232-9783.

MOTIVATED SELLER: ANNA Maria City. 4BR/3BA elevated home. 2,220 sf living area, 4,380 sf air conditioned under roof. Zoned single-family. Residential office, retail, compare at over $725,000. Offers. 941-773-0706.

PERICO BAY CLUB: Open house, 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13-14. Villa, Grand Cayman. 1,601 sf, Neal Community builder. Two-car garage, 2BR/2BA, den, patio, overlooking canal, great view, lanai, deck, mirrors. Built-ins, many upgrades. Tennis courts, clubhouse. One mile from beach, pools, gated entrance, security guards. $475,000. 941-962-6117.

CPR: DON'T STRESS out over your property management fees. Low rates and tiered services. Now accepting new rental properties. Call Suzanne, 941-962-0971, or

PERICO BAY CLUB: 3BR/2BA with full bay views! Granite countertops, 20-inch porcelain tile, carpet, custom closets, plantation shutters, designer furnishings and more. $584,500. 859-265-8644.

PERICO ISLAND BY owner: Single 3BR/2BA home, beautifully decorated and maintained. Wide-open views overlooking preserve from heated, caged pool. Buyers agents, 3 percent. $472,000. 941-794-8360.

WONDERFUL BRADENTON BEACH home: 6BR/4BA, 1.5 blocks from beach. Over 4,000 sf, garage, carport, patio with option to duplex. Live-in or rent. $720,000. 941-545-5381.

CANAL HOME: PRIME location, listed thousands under appraised value, 3BR/3BA, dock, boatlift, new seawall, large lot. $830,000. Weichert Realtors, Richard Taylor, broker, 941-756-6300.

SAN REMO: DEEP-WATER canalfront just 10 minutes to the Gulf with no bridges! This beautiful 3BR/3BA home has been completely remodeled. Two master suites and giant pool with privacy hedge. Nearly everything new, this home is a must see! Owner says make an offer! Call Jonathan Fasel, By The Sea Realty, 941-720-5420.


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

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN view, lots. Top views start at $50,000. Amenities include club, pool, equestrian facilities, hiking trails and high-speed Internet. One-half to 3.5-acre sites. Call 888-625-8950 today!

NO STATE INCOME tax. Low property taxes, Four seasons, southern hospitality, Tennessee lakefronts starting under $100,000. Views, properties from $25,000. Lakeside Realty, 888-291-5253. 1248-.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Winter season is here! Must see beautiful peaceful western North Carolina mountains, homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

LAKES OF DELAND: 55-plus gated community. Lakefront living at its best! Models open daily 11am to 5pm. 386-290-HOME, ext. 4663.

2,000 FEET OF LARGE trout creek: Two large barns, 22 acres, $349,900. Great horse farm, private trout stream. Great low rate, long-term financing. Call owner directly. 877-777-4837.

LAKE ACCESS BARGAIN One-plus acres, $34,900 with free boat slips! Rare opportunity to own land on spectacular 160,000-acre recreational lake! Mature oak and hickory, park-like setting with lake access. Paved road, underground utilities. Excellent financing. Prime waterfronts available. Call now, 800-704-3154, ext. 916.

RARE! DIRECT NATIONAL forest frontage 17 acres, $199,900. Five minutes to Appalachian Trail. Big mountain views. Heavily forested, mature hardwoods. Access to private stocked trout stream. Call immediately, only one. 877-777-4837.

SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA. Owner says sell! Five acres, $99,000. 50 percent below recent certified appraisal. Unbelievable opportunity to own five acres of meadows and woods in excellent location. 50 percent off recent appraisal! Great financing. Call now, 866-352-2249, ext. 1097.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: LARGE five-acre tract along very wide trout stream with private elevated homesite. Secluded, great view, trees, nearby river, $59,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

REDWEEK.COM: No. 1 timeshare marketplace: 15,000-plus resales, rentals, resort reviews at 5,000-plus resorts. Before you buy, rent, or sell you must visit to compare.

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.

WATERFRONT BARGAINS! One- to seven-acre waterfronts in Alabama from $49,900. Boat to Gulf of Mexico! Beautifully wooded, panoramic water views, trophy fishing and hunting. Next to state parks. County road frontage, utilities, county water. Excellent financing. Must see. Call now, 800-564-5092, ext. 527.

WYOMING RANCH DISPERSAL: 35 acres, $49,900: 75 acres,  $95,900. Snow-capped mountain views. Surrounded by government land. Abundant wildlife. Recreational paradise. Low taxes. E-Z terms. Call Utah Ranches LLC. 888-541-5263.

MOUNTAIN FARM IN Western North Carolina: 46.16 acres pasture, hills, long-range views in high elevation near Great Smokies. $699,000. See Web pictures: 800-632-2212.


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