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Date of Issue: January 13, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan 11 2006


ANTIQUE 1870s VICTORIAN cottage bedroom set, Depression-era kitchen cupboard (original paint), dressers, sea-glass jewelry, nude oil painting, vintage dog collection. 50 percent off sale in booth 40. Three new dealers. Come in and browse! Essence of Time, 5306 Holmes Beach Blvd., Holmes Beach.

10x13 ORIENTAL RUG, $600. Antique oak hat rack with beveled mirror, $125. Gun cabinet, $150. Handmade quilt, $70. (941) 792-8340.

HENRY LINK Seven-piece living room furniture. White wicker with floral fabric. Very good condition. $700. (941) 778-9691.

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

TANNING BED, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

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.

HONEYBELL TANGELOS now ripe in January, on sale by the AMI Kiwanis Club. $31-$36 for a bushel  Shipped free anyplace in USA.

Call to receive an order blank. (941) 778-3446 or go online


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

REWARD FOR information in the Waterfront Restaurant arson fire: Call the State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations in Tampa, (813) 890-1904.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Pick up form at The Islander or call (941) 518-4431 for more information.

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Just for the asking. Courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM volunteers needed: A guardian ad litem is a trained volunteer appointed by the court to represent and advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. Make a positive impact! Call (941) 744-9473 or visit


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

GARAGE SALE: 9am Saturday, Jan. 14. Lawn furniture, small freezer, household miscellaneous, chain saws, ladder and more. 2803 Ave. C, Holmes Beach.

SALE NIKI’S GIFTS and Antiques: All matted Florida watercolors, famous artist Michael Fish, size 8x10, 9x12, 12x16, 70 percent off. All sterling jewelry, 50-70 percent off. All cookbooks, 20 percent off. Select antiques, depression glass, vintage and costume jewelry, gifts, 40-90 percent off. Open seven days. 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.



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.

KITTEN TIME: Home-fostered kittens available from the humane society. Variety of colors. Have been tested. Shots, spayed, microchipped. Only $35 to good homes. (941) 365-1687.


2004 BUICK LESABRE: By owner. Custom, white, 8,000 miles, air conditioning, power six-way driver’s seat. Perfect condition. $16,000. Cell (941) 702-1914, or residence (941) 798-9860.


27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head, new batteries, stereo and much more! $8,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

ALDEN 16 ROWING shell with Oarmaster II, white. Must sell, new boat arriving. $395. John, (941) 387-7077.


LET'S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat "Magic." Full or half day backwater fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. (941) 723-1107.


SPENCER'S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call (941) 778-0944.

BABYSITTER: Responsible 10th-grader, great with kids, first-aid certified. Charlotte, (941) 756 5496.

BABYSITTER, PETSITTER, dog walker: First aid-certified, 13-year old, eighth-grade female, great with kids and animals. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

WANT AN IRISH baby-sitter? Responsible, experienced 15-year old. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certified. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657.

DOG WALKER, PET sitter, child sitter and odd jobs. Tenth-grader, available after school and weekends. Zach, (941) 779-9783.

BABYSITTING, RED Cross first-aid and babysitter certified. Call Alex, (941) 778-5352.


PART-TIME 4-6 HOURS a day. Must be responsible, dependable, able to bend, lift, multi-task, work independently. Clerical experience helpful. (941) 778-1911.

NURSES NEEDED for long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Four-hour morning and overnight shifts. (941) 383-6953.

OFFICE POSITION FOR busy electrical contracting company. Buying, inventory and billing experience required. Knowledge of electrical parts a plus. Multi-tasking. Call (941) 778-4454.

KIND AND RELIABLE driver needed every Thursday for older woman. Must have own car. For details, call (941) 779-2855.

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE HELPER: 30-40 hours per week. Island work. Must be reliable. Great pay. Call (941) 778-2335.

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

DAY SHIFT DISHWASHER and prep. Will train. Apply Wednesday-Saturday. Ooh la la! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

NURSES NEEDED for long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Four-hour morning and overnight shifts. (941) 383-6953.

PREP COOKS, SERVERS, dishwashers: Immediate openings. Fit To Eat restaurant. 5315 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-0411.

TOP ADVERTISING sales position open at The Islander newspaper. Great territory, commissions, training. Previous outside sales helpful, but not necessary. If you possess a willingness for strong community involvement, positive outlook and drive to succeed, fax or e-mail a letter and/or resume to (941) 778-9392,

NOW HIRING ALL positions. Rotten hours, rotten pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph's Waterfront Restaurant, 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, or call (941) 778-3953.

BUSY BISTRO hiring full- or part-time hostess and servers for lunch, Sunday brunch and dinner. Wednesday-Sunday. Sous chef, prep person and dishwasher needed, will train. Apply to Chef Damon, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

ALL KITCHEN POSITIONS: Sous chef, prep, dishwasher -- will train right person. Apply to Chef Damon, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Meet interesting people, learn the history of the Island. Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 778-0492.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Tingley Memorial Library. Duties include checking books in/out, reshelving, and generally assisting library patrons. Call Eveann Adams, (941) 779-1208.



LOCAL CAREGIVER: I can offer loving, reliable, live-in care for your loved one. Excellent references. Please, call (239) 595-9964. Thank you.

CAREGIVER: ABLE TO live in, can travel, very dependable and honest. Good references. Non-smoker/drinker. Experienced with Alzheimer patients. (941) 744-0800 or 812-8948.


MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, maintenance. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward (941) 778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. (941) 778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. (941) 545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. (941) 778-0944.

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, (941) 778-3620.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. (941) 720-0794.

CALL DAN'S RESCREEN for your free estimate today. Affordable rates, quality work guaranteed. Pool cages, lanais, windows, doors. Call (941) 713-5333.

APPLIANCE & AC DOCTORS: We repair air conditioners, refrigerator, washer/dryer, oven, garbage disposal, other household items. Honest, dependable. 20-plus years experience. (941) 650-9293.

MR. BILL’S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. “I’m handy to have around.” (941) 778-4561.

WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, (941) 778-3455, or cell (941) 720-4152.

ISLAND CLEANING: HOMES, rentals, condos. Weekly, biweekly, seasonal move-ins/move-outs. References. Reasonable rates. Call (941) 518-5346.

ISLAND HOME SERVICES: Minor electrical, plumbing, carpentry and improvements for your home, condo or business. References, over 20 years experience. (941) 538-3520.

RANDY’S REMODELING SERVICE: Carpentry, drywall, finishing, windows, door installation, texture. (941) 320-2506.

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.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 792-0160.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, (941) 795-7411. CAC184228.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! (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. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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

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


PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4441.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at (941) 795-7775, "shell phone" (941) 720-0770.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell (941) 448-3857.

NATURE'S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. (941) 729-9381.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE: Installs, clean-ups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. Shark Mark (941) 727-5066.


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. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. 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.

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

STEVE’S MAINTENANCE & REPAIR: If price and reliability are important, then for all your remodeling, maintenance and repair needs, call the right team, call the SMART team. (941) 400-6350.

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


RENTALS 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 sunsets. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. (901) 301-8299 or e-mail

SANDPIPER RESORT on Gulf Drive: 55-plus community, fully equipped 1BR/1BA beachhouse with greatroom and kitchen. Brand new! Steps to the beach or Intracoastal. All utilities including trash, except phone. Rent weekly to annually. No pets. (317) 873-3307.

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.

COMMERCIAL SPACE: 1,600 sf on Gulf Drive, next to Holmes Beach shopping center. Available now. (941) 778-2694.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Brand new Bradenton Beach 3BR/3BA plus office, steps to beach. Balconies with ocean and bay views, elevator, 8-person Jacuzzi, granite counters, marble floors and baths, Jacuzzi in master, washer/dryer, designer furnished, fully equipped. One of the finest rentals on Island. $4800/ monthly 813-277-4336.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, (941) 778-2374.

SEASONAL FURNISHED new home in Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA. Available now through April. One block to beach. (813) 251-9201.

BEACH LIVING: SEASONAL, Furnished 2BR/2BA. Utilities included. Gulf views and large decks. (941) 505-1962.

BAYVIEW TERRACE, Bradenton Beach: 2BR/1BA condo, second floor, completely furnished. Three-month minimum rental. (708) 562-1601.

GULFFRONT RESIDENCE: PRIME Holmes Beach location. Available seasonally, November-April 2006. Renovated 2BR/2.5BA private residence in quiet area of Island with open floor plan and large terrace overlooking the Gulf. From $1,750/week with discounted monthly rate. Call Dave at (941) 720-0089.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HIdden Lakes, 3BR/2BA, second floor, all brand new, garage, pool, small dog OK. $1,400/month. Sun Coast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

GULFFRONT DUPLEX: Second floor, 2BR/1BA, newly updated, open floor-plan, 12-by-12 deck. Holmes Beach, close to shopping, restaurants, lush gardens. $950week, $3,200/month. (941) 778-0905.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Available December, January, February, March and April. Cheerful, 1BR/1BA, non-smoking apartment. North-end Anna Maria Island. $1,700/month, plus tax. (941) 778-5445.

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

SEASONAL: GORGEOUS, OCEANVIEW home. 5BR/3BA, fireplace, cable TV. One hundred yards from Gulf. Two scenic decks. Available January, 2006-April, 2006. $3,900/month. Call (813) 948-1267 or email

BRADENTON BEACH: Newly remodeled 1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three-minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. (941) 776-3696 or e-mail

ULTRA LUXURY HOLMES Beach Home: "View Gulf from every room", 3BR/3.5 BA, three-story, elevator, heated pool and spa, ss outdoor, smoker/grill, lush landscaping, two-car garage, 5 TVs-1 56" screen, 4 DVDs, HD Cable, Gourmet kitchen (ss, granite, wine cooler) washer/dryer, quality furnishings, fully equipped and golf cart to cruise the Island, super location. $1900/week, $7000/month. Non- smoker. Call (863) 581-3252.

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

ANNUAL/SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, newer 2BR/2BA, elevated, enclosed garage, two blocks to beach. Call (941) 713- 2150.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Hidden Lakes, 3BR/2BA, second floor, all brand new, garage, pool, small dog OK. $1,400/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

55-PLUS MOBILE HOME resort: Steps to Gulf or bay, 1BR/1BA, turnkey, available January through April. Nonsmoking, no pets. $1,250/month. (941) 778-5152.

BEACH STEPS AWAY: Large 1BR/2BA, fully furnished, washer and dryer. $595/week or $1,995/month. Pets OK. (941) 778-1098.

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

PRIVATE COTTAGE WITH shared dock, Old Florida-style 2BR/1BA, screened porch, deck, fenced yard. Half block to beach. Pet OK. Week, month, season. (941) 485-1874.

SANDPIPER MOBILE RESORT: 55-plus. 1BR/1BA, $1,200/month. 2BR/2BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking, clubhouse, laundry, steps to beach. (775) 825-9492 or (775) 338-9492.

BRADENTON UNFURNISHED CONDO: 3BR/2BA, garage. Free water and cable, minutes to beaches, annual, $1,200/month. First, last and deposit. (941) 761-0807

GULFFRONT CONDO, GROUND level. Breathtaking sunsets. Furnished 2BR/1BA. Walk to restaurants, shops, grocery, trolley. Winter/spring dates available. $2,000/month/ $600/week. (813) 264-0639 or (352) 592-5870.

CANALFRONT: BRAND new Anna Maria luxury home. Gorgeous views. 3BR/2BA. Available now, February, March and April. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. $3,800/month. (813) 269-9917.

SEASONAL, JANUARY, February and March. $1,500/month, plus tax. One-bedroom apartment, very nice. West of Gulf Drive. Anna Maria City. (941) 778-4499.

SEASONAL OR MONTHLY: 3BR/2BA condo on Palma Sola Bay. Seawall and dock. Furnished with kitchen, linens and all appliances. $2,750/month. Call (863) 557-7809.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 2BR/2BA, great water views, gated, pool, tennis, covered parking, One mile from beach. Annual rental. $1,200/month. Call Maria at (941) 720-1712.

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT: Nice 2BR, furnished mobile home, gated community on creek. Bradenton Palms Mobile Home Park. Hot tub, pool, four-six month rental. $1,100/month. (863) 688-3524 or (863) 608-1833. E-mail:

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

2BR/1.5BA, tile throughout, steps to beach and shopping. $950/month plus utilities and waste pickup. No pets. (941) 778-7912. Call for applications. Holmes Beach.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Palma Sola. 2BR/2BA completely furnished, lanai, pool, tennis, elevator, close to golfing. $2,300/month. (859) 380-8138.

MONTHLY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA with den. Furnished condo on canal. West Bradenton. Five minutes to beaches. $2,500/month. June through November 2006. (708) 532-2149.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA. Washer/dryer hook-ups, clean, close to shopping and beach. Great neighborhood. No pets. $900/month. Holmes Beach. (941) 737-9662.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA duplex. One block to beach, completely remodeled, ground level. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA. Large canal home, boat lift, hot tub, extra large closets. Ground level. Pet friendly. $1,700/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage,. Village Green home. Large closets, large hot tub, ground level. $1,400/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

YOU WILL LOVE this Ringling retreat at Lido Beach: 2BR/1BA modern, fully-furnished duplex of historical background in garden setting. Walk to beach and St. Armands restaurants and popular shopping center, 15-minute bus ride to Main Street, Sarasota. $750/week or discounted monthly beginning April. Please, phone (941) 383-0244 or (941) 383-2566. E-mail

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA, Holmes Beach. Tile throughout. Washer and dryer hookups, double carport, large storage room. Steps to Gulf with view. $1,100/month plus utilities. First, last and security. (941) 778-3427.

ANNA MARIA CANALFRONT: 2BR/2BA full gourmet kitchen, sunset view, walk to Sandbar, fishing piers, desirable north-end location in quiet area. $3,400/mo. or $1,250/week. (847) 878-1461.

CORTEZ/BRADENTON BEACH: Spacious 1BR/1BA apartment, furnished resort style. Utilities and cable included. Laundry. Community boat ramp and marina. Available Jan 15. $1,950/month, seasonal. (941) 761-2725.

CANALFRONT HOME with boat dock in Coral Shores, Bradenton. 3BR/2BA, Jacuzzi, two-car garage. $1,550/mo. Available now. (815) 351-5052.

BARGAIN RATE FOR February. Martinique North, 2BR/2BA. Awesome Gulf and bay views. Heated pool, tennis. (941) 761-4153.

ANNUAL VILLAGE GREEN home. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, large eat-in kitchen, Florida room. Small dog OK. Lawn care included. Nonsmoking. $1,350/month. Call (941) 778-9626.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Waterfront mobile resort. Steps to beach. 1BR/1BA. April $1,200;. May-September $625. 55-plus. 2601 Gulf Drive N., Unit 425, Bradenton Beach. (941) 778-3494.


ISLAND BEACH COTTAGE: For sale by owner. 2BR/1BA, large one-car garage concrete block home. Fenced 50x100 foot lot located a block from beach and bay. Call (941) 795-8979. $525,000.

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

BEAUTIFUL, NEW, RENOVATED 3BR/2BA Spanish-style home. Two-minute walk to beach. Fully furnished, rental ready. Quiet Holmes Beach private setting on cul-de-sac. Custom details, tile, granite. New cabinets, windows, doors, A/C, ductwork, stainless appliances. Paver drive/patios. (941) 778-4560. $699,000

KEY ROYALE/NORTH Point Harbor: Two homes, next door, in Island’s finest community. 4BR/3BA, five-car garage, elevated home, beautiful views of Tampa Bay, new lap pool, spa, waterfall, seawall and dock. $1,249,000. Also, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, ranch home, new seawall, dock and 20,000-pound lift. $1,249,000. Buy both for $2,450,000! Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

WATERFRONT: 3BR/2BA Sixth house from the bay. New dock and dredged deep-water canal. $899,000. 504 58th St., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-5183. (941) 704-6062.

FIVE MINUTES TO beach. Perico Island, beautiful, designer patio home. 4BR/3BA, two-car garage, pool. $549,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

PERICO ISLAND: 1,170-sf, lovely 2BR2BA condo. Great water view/porch. Eat-in kitchen. Rented until 8/06. $345,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

MUST SEE: Manufactured home has everything. Colony Cove. 1,600 square feet. Views of Manatee River. 2BR/2BA, pets, 55-plus, five pools. $58,500. (941) 721-4890.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: 2BR/2BA condo. Fully furnished and equipped. Best-kept condo complex on the Island. Beautiful beach, pool, hot tub, sauna and sunsets. No more left on the Island like this! $1,200,000. (317) 873-3307 for instructions on virtual tour.

DIRECTLY ON THE BAY in pristine, gated Perico Bay Club. Turnkey-furnished, 2BR/2BA, garage, pools, spa, tennis. $399,000. Call owner, (941) 794-1081.

NORTH ANNA MARIA: Large residential vacant lot. For sale by owner. 85x101 with bay view. $675,000. Call (941) 778-8405.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO: Furnished end unit, 2BR/2BA. Enjoy sunsets year ’round from sofa, lanai or beach. Low association fee. Weekly rental allowed. $975,000. (504) 810-0867.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA, 85-by-90-foot lot. 7,971 sf, 500 steps to beach. 206 73rd St. $749,000. Call Bobby, (941) 744-6906.

OCEANFRONT LUXURY CONDO: 2BR/2BA turnkey, completely updated with power exterior hurricane shutters, 55-plus community, designer interior. Closing costs paid. 5400 Gulf Drive, No. 36, Holmes Beach. $985,000. Call (941) 744-6906.

GULFFRONT MARTINIQUE NORTH: 5300 Gulf Drive, No.105, Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA. Undergoing complete renovation. Call now to customize. Motivated seller. $1,100,000. Closing costs paid. (941) 744-6906.

DUPLEX ON DOUBLE LOT: 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA. 303 74th St., Holmes Beach. Approved for two additional land condos. Positive cash flow. Closing costs paid. $799,000. Call (941) 744-6906.

BEACHFRONT CONDO: 1BR/1BA, new construction. Designer furnished, spa, pool, excellent location near restaurants, shopping. Excellent rental. $529,000. (901) 301-8299, or

ISLAND CONDO: Great view. 2BR/2BA, Cove at Sandy Point, Unit 205. 3601 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. $375,000 Call (941) 778-1640.

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

SUNBOW BAY OWNER: 1BR/1BA condo. End unit, rarely on market. Many amenities, turnkey, heated pool, tennis, water view. $325,000. Cell (941) 224-0555.

MINUTES TO BEACHES: Open house 1pm-4pm Saturday, Jan.14, and Sunday, Jan.15. 2BR/2BA villa on lake. Boat dock available. $279.900. (941) 761-2266. 4509 Lexington Cir., Bradenton.

2BR/2BA, garage, elevated, extra-large lot. Two blocks to beach, lots of new updates. Asking $525,000. 2919 Ave. C. (941) 792-8898.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: 1,282 sf condo. 2BR/2BA waterfront. Gulf water views. Brokers protected. $579,000. (941) 778-8446.

OPEN HOUSE: 2pm-4pm Saturday, Jan. 14. 718 Holly Road, Anna Maria. $819,000.

SUNNY SHORES: Minutes to beaches! 2BR/2BA with carport. Totally remodeled. Shows like a model! Two miles to Coquina Beach. View of Palma Sola Bay. Community boat ramp. Turnkey furnished. No deed restrictions. Perfect winter retreat, seasonal rental, or full-time residence. $209,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty, (941) 713-6743.

CEDAR KEY GULF views: 2,000 sf. Custom fireplace, GoBolt wind protection, wood cabinets, many other custom features by artisan owners. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, (941) 773-6581. $795,000.

RECENTLY REMODELED Canalfront 3BR/2BA with pool and spa. New floors, granite, appliances, electrical, plumbing. 525 67th St., Holmes Beach. $1,150,000. (941) 779-1058 or (800)757-7219. Agents welcome.

WEST BRADENTON: 3BR/2BA, family room, caged heated pool, two-car garage, fenced, nice lot. New paint, carpet. Ready to move into. $329,000. Yvonne HIggins, Re/Max Gulfstream Realty, (941) 518-9003.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND beach getaway cabana. Bay view, updated, large deck, boat slip available. Pines Trailer Park, 55-plus. $36,999. (941) 778-4820.

ANNA MARIA LOT: 75-by-116 on sailboat canal. $725,000. For details, photos, survey and optional house plans, Sheryl, (610) 247-9496. Visit

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Direct beachfront condos. 2BR/2BA $985,000 and 3BR/2BA. $1,100,000. Brokers protected. Owner financing available. (941) 779-1013 or (717) 392-4048.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Duplex, lot large enough for land condo. $799,000. Brokers protected. Call (941) 779-0120.

VILLAGE GREEN: 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, completely updated. $334,000. 6608 12th Ave. W., Bradenton. (941) 448-8502 or (941) 761-2575.

SPECTACULAR BAY AND Gulf views: 25,010 sf. On bay, half block from Gulf beach. Huge pool and two new docks. Complex consists of a duplex, two cottages and elevated owners unit. Upgrade options include ultra luxurious home or homes, possibly 10 luxury condos. Total cost $4,900,000. Large reduction for package deal. Call (941) 779-9074.

LOT FOR SALE: One block to Gulf. 50x100 feet, cleared. $599,000. 215 71st St., Holmes Beach

BY OWNER: LOCATION, location. 3BR/2BA, one-car garage on Holmes Beach canal. Open House. 1pm-4pm Sunday, Jan. 15. 519 72nd St. Holmes Beach.


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.

COASTAL SOUTHEAST GEORGIA Large, wooded, water access, marsh-view, lakefront, and golf-oriented homesites from the mid-$70s Live oaks, pool, tennis, golf. (877) 266-7376.

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

MURPHY, N.C.: AAAH, cool summers mild winters. Affordable homes, mountain cabins, land. Call for free brochure. (877) 837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties,

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: North Carolina, where there is cool mountain air, views and streams, homes, cabins and acreage. Call for free brochure of mountain property sales (800) 642-5333. Realty Of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy NC 28906.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Log cabin $89,900. Easy-to-finish cabin on secluded site. Million-dollar views available on one -to-  seven-acre parcels. $29,900-$79,900. Free information available! (828) 256-1004.

EAST ALABAMA MOUNTAIN property for sale. One hour west of Atlanta in Piedmont, Ala. Beautiful view. 48 acres. $144,000. $14,400 down, $1,087/month. Owner financed. Call Glenn (850) 545-4928.

MOVE TO TENNESSEE! Looking for lake lots, lake homes, land, farms, Victorians, investment or marinas. We have it all at affordable prices. Executive choice real estate in Tennessee, (865) 717-7775. Charlotte Branson, agent, or visit my Web site: or

LARGE MOUNTAIN LAND BARGAINS: High elevation. Adjoins pristine state forest, 20-plus acres to 350 acres. Sweeping mountain views, streams.

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

TENNESSEE LAKEFRONT HOMESITES: One-six acres from the $40s. Spectacular lake, mountain and wooded nature sites newly released. Just 1-1/2 hours to Nashville. Don't miss out! Call (866) 339-4966.

TENNESSEE LAKESIDE RETREATS: New gated community. Incredible lake and mountain views. One-to-five-acre building sites from the $40s. Lake access, boat ramp, private slips (limited). Don't miss out. Call (866) 292-5769.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. area: Peaceful gated community. Incredible riverfront and mountain view homesites. One-eight acres from the $60s. Custom lodge, hiking trails. Five miles to natural hot springs. Call (866) 292-5762.

GOVERNMENT FORECLOSED HOMES! $0 or low down! No credit OK! Bank and government repossessions available now! HUD, VA, FHA. For listings (800) 749-2750.


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