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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005


MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING local barrier island panoramas. Highest quality photographic fine-art prints. Online store: Galleries: Restless Natives, Artists Guild, Longboat Key Art Center, Sarasota Art Center.

ONE YEAR OLD GE dishwasher and GE smooth surface stove. Great for rentals! $40 each. (941) 778-0805 or 778-0904.

WANTED: Three-wheel bike in good condition. Call (941) 778-6791.

SPIRAL STAIRCASE, 4 by 10 feet, $500; Murphy bed, $250; five piece entertainment center, $650; dining room table, $100; new loveseat, $125; garage door, $50. (941) 737-1121.

ISLAND PLAYER'S PECAN SALE: Mammoth halves! New crop. $7 lb. Now available at The Islander newspaper. Proceeds benefit the Island Players.

10 PUTTERS: Some from the 1920s and 30s. $100. (941) 798-8342.

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.


NIKI'S ANTIQUE MALL has two prime dealer spaces available Feb. 1. Stop by 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach or call Jean (941) 779-0729. Open seven days.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase online or order by mail. $12 PC or $15 Mac.

AMI KIWANIS CLUB fruit orders benefit Island children. Order delicious oranges and grapefruit packages for shipment to friends and family from member Rich Bohnenberger, (941) 778-0355. Order through May 2005.

PILATES AND YOGA at Anna Maria Art League. Pilates, Monday, 9-10am; Yoga, Thursday, 9-10:15am. Beginning to intermediate. $6/class. Drop-ins welcome. Instructor Preston Whaley Jr. (941) 778-3996.

NEED A GIFT? Artists will design and create unique art, stained glass, paintings, painted furniture and more! Restless Natives, Island Shopping Center, 5314 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 779-2624.

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.

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.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:30am-2pm. Saturday, 9am-noon. Always sales racks. Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

LOTS OF STUFF: Antiques, two televisions, Northwestern BR11 putter. 8am-2pm Friday-Saturday Jan. 14-15. 4518 119th St. W., Cortez.


CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. (941) 778-6000.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please call (941) 922-0774.

FREE TO APPROVED home! Two black cats, fixed, litter trained. Five month-old male. Four-year-old female. Lovable people cats! (941) 778-8677.


1993 MERCURY SABLE: green-blue, air conditioning, cassette player, air bags. Loaded, well maintained, in perfect condition, never been in accident. 111,000 miles. $3,300. (941) 794-1333.

2001 PT CRUISER: 50,000 miles. Purple, sunroof, ice-cold air, leather interior. Garage kept. $9,500. (941) 778-3875.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great! $1,800, or best offer. (941) 778-1102.


LOST BLUE FIBERGLASS dinghy: 9.6 feet with black mercury, 3.3-hp. FL registration # FL 2804MT. (941) 224-6036.


MODULAR FLOATING DOCK systems: Custom drive-on docking solutions by Versa Dock. Maintenance free, 20-year warranty. (941) 685-7648.

1996 GRADY WHITE: 24-foot voyager T-top. Cabin, two 130-hp Yamahas, low hours. Lift kept. $35,000. (941) 778-1620.

1995 EVINRUDE 200 HP. All cables, control box, key switch, propellor. Less than 100 hours on rebuild. $3,500. (941) 723-1107.

MOORING WANTED to rent on Island for a 14-foot Hobie Cat. (941) 778-1074.

2002 SEA RAY 192 Bow Rider. Excellent condition, kept on lift, detailed and serviced regularly. 19-foot; 190-hp stern drive, custom seat, bimini top, canvas covers, etc. $14,800. Call (941) 778-6234 leave message or e-mail

1994 FOUR WINNS 325 Cruiser. Loaded with options. New canvas, bottom paint and carpet. Sleek black and white. $37,900. (941) 778-0805 or 778-0904.

BOAT LIFT AVAILABLE for rent: Access to Gulf, north end of Anna Maria. Call for more details. (941) 778-2778.


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.


CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Ninth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. (941) 778-3275 or 779-0793.

BABYSITTER: RED CROSS babysitting and first-aid certified. Enjoys playing with kids. Call Alexandra, (941) 778-5352.

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.

PETSITTER, DOG WALKER, 12-year-old mother's helper, odd jobs. Call Kendall at   (941) 779-9783 or 779-9803.

BABYSITTER WITH EXPERIENCE and CPR license, 13 years old, friendly and responsible. (941) 778-2469.

13-YEAR-OLD girl will babysit all ages in your home. Reasonable rates and knows CPR. Call Jessica Lord, (941) 747-2495.


RETIRED NURSE/caregiver available. No lifting. References, reasonable. (941) 746-9246.


REAL ESTATE: Tired of paying office fees? Two experienced agents needed for fast paced, high traffic Island office. Top splits, sign-on bonus. Call Wedebrock Real Estate today! "Personalized, not Franchised". Call Joe Pickett, (941) 383-5543.

SALES ASSOCIATES NEEDED, fast paced office in prime location. No fees, great splits. Call Jesse or Robin, (941) 778-7244.

QUALIFIED CHEF/SOUS chef for busy continental restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Apply at Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call, (941) 778-1102.

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.

DISHWASHER/SERVER with experience only. Also, busperson. 5610 Gulf of Mexico, Longboat Key. (941) 383-0013.

BOOKKEEPER POSITION available for busy, friendly Island business. Flexible hours, full or part time, some remote work from home a possibility. QuickBooks experience required. Call Carol, (941) 778-6066.

PROPERTY CARETAKER NEEDED: Full time. Possible living accommodations. Perfect for semi-retired handy person. Fax resume: (941) 866-9010.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Tingley Memorial Library, Bradenton Beach. Check books, re-shelve, assist library patrons. Come in or call Eveann Adams, (941) 779-1208.

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


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. 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 $30/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.

NOTARY PUBLIC: Civil marriages and renewal of wedding vows, sunset beach setting or wherever. Norman R. Veenstra, (941) 778-5834.

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

SCOTT'S HANDYMAN SERVICES: Remodeling and repair. Free estimate, many references. Island resident. (941) 713-1907 cell, (941) 778-5427 home. E-mail:

ABOUT GROUT: All repairs and installation. Done right! Grout cleaning, sealing, staining. Showers, kitchens, pools, re-caulks. Call Jeff, (941) 545-0128 or 569-8888.

TREE SERVICE: Stump grinding, topping, trimming, removals. Palm trimming. 15 years locally working on Anna Maria. Phil Brewer, (941) 545-4770 or 778-7790.

COMPUTER REPAIR: Maintenance, upgrades, security, spyware removal, tutoring. Call Ron Lee, anytime day or night, seven days a week.

WILL CLEAN, COOK, run errands. Experienced. (941) 794-0494.

PHOTOGRAPHER FOR HIRE: Kelly Ragan. Custom portraits, weddings, beach photography. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

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. RA005052.

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.

AUTO DETAILING BY HAND Spotless inside and out. I can save you time and money. Island resident, references. For pricing, call (941) 713-5967.


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.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Quality lawn landscape maintenance, shell, planting, clean-ups, palms trimmed. Free estimates. References, insured. Call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

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


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. $35/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) 748-3356.

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. Dan or 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.

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, (941) 795-3034. License #104776. Insured.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at (941) 685-5163 or 795-6615.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call (941) 778-6170 or 447-2198.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Bill MacCaughern. Repairs, renovations, kitchens, bathrooms, decks. Masonry, tile, painting. 30 years experience. Yes, I do show up! (941) 778-3904.

PERFECTIONIST PAINTING and power washing. Interior/exterior painting! From $1 sf, plus materials. Free estimate. Established 1985. Call Kirt D. Sweatt anytime, (941) 702-0993.

RANDY'S REMODELING: Demo, carpentry, drywall finishing and texture. Free estimates. (941) 778-0540 or 320-2506.

JIM MELANSON Painting interior, exterior, pressure cleaning. Free estimates, 18-year Island resident. Call Jim, (941) 718-9053.

STEVE'S REMODELING & repair service. Free estimates, 35 years experience. (941) 795-1968.

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

PAINTING AND HOME repair: Local references, free estimates. I take pride in my work. Your satisfaction guaranteed. Call John (941) 778-3713.

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.


AUTUMN, WINTER, SPRING rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., (941) 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

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

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $425-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or (941) 737-1121.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site:

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Managed by Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site:

CORTEZ COTTAGE fully furnished, nice breezy, quiet area. Seasonal, $1,700/month, $600/week, $100/night. (941) 778-8168 or 794-5980.

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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail:

FULLY FURNISHED VILLA in beautiful Mt. Vernon, two miles to beaches. 2BR/2BA, no pets, nonsmoking, age 55-plus. Minimum three months. Peak season, $2,500/month; annually, $1,500/month. (941) 721-1784.

5BR/4.5BA: WALK TO Bean Point beach. Available January. (941) 725-1074.

ELEVATED 2BR/2BA BEACH house, undercover parking, close to beach, nicely furnished. 210 81st St., Holmes Beach. $2,250/month. (813) 962-0817.

NEW FURNISHED 2BR/2BA 55-plus, across from beach. Furnished, annual $1,150/month. Also available seasonal. (941) 725-1074.

VACATION OR SEASON, Anna Maria Gulffront apartments, 1, 2, 3BR. Porches, sundecks, laundry. Immaculate, tropical setting. No pets. (941) 778-3143.

VACATION RENTALS: Available now through April. Weekly or monthly. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

CORTEZ VACATION COTTAGE. Renovated, light and open, nonsmoking, no pets. $800/week, $1,700/month. (941) 795-8077.

SEASONAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA Baywatch condo, heated pool, waterview, $1,000/week, $3,000/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA, pool, tennis, small pet OK, $2,600/month; Bayou, 2BR/1BA, across from beach, $2,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED: Bradenton Beach 3BR/2BA modern duplex on Intracoastal. Dock and davits. Inside washer and dryer, large rooms. First, last, $1,100/month. (727) 784-3679. GREAT SUNSET VIEWS. Two 2BR apartments on Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Call (941) 914-4646

PANORAMIC BAYFRONT RETREAT: Monthly seasonal rental. Large 2BR/1BA newly renovated and fully equipped. $2,800/month. (352) 267-9187.

MT. VERNON LAKEFRONT furnished 2BR/2BA villa located in bird sanctuary on Sarasota Bay. Only two miles from Gulf beaches. Pool, tennis, clubhouse. No pets, nonsmoking, 55-plus. Available three-twelve months. Boat dock (up to 23 feet) included, based on availability. $2,600/monthly, plus electric and tax. (941) 794-5011.

SEASONAL PERICO BAY Club 2BR/2BA villa, January, $2,500; Palma Sola Townhouse, January, $1,500/month, February, $2,500/month. Call Real Estate Mart (941) 756-1090.

ANNUAL: UNFURNISHED 2BR/2BA duplex, elevated, new carpet and paint, walk to beach. First, last, security. $800/month. 779-1112.

CHARMING BEACH Cottage. 2BR/2BA. Steps to Gulf. Available January, February, March. Call (941) 778-7351.

SEASONAL: 2BR/2BA ELEVATED duplex. Washer/dryer, dishwasher, new paint and carpet, walk to Gulf, two-month minimum. Available Jan. 15-Feb. 15. $1,900/month. (941) 779-1112.

BEAUTIFUL BRADENTON BEACH condo: Just remodeled and furnished, 2BR/2BA, beach access, pool, tennis. Available February on. $1,075/week, $3,300/month. Also available long term. (941) 355-4027.

ANNUAL RENTAL, 2BR/2BA with Florida room, washer/dryer hookup, dishwasher, carport, close to beach, beautiful apartment. $975/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

AVAILABLE 2005 WINTER vacation rentals: Perico Bay Club, $2,900/month; Coral Shores, 2BR/2BA with pool on canal, $3,500/month; San Remo Shores, 3BR/2BA with pool on canal, $3,800/month; Gulffront duplex, 3BR/2BA, $1,300/week; Mariner's Cove condo, $3,400/month; Alecassandra Villa, 1BR/1BA, $2,100/month; Bridgeport, 2BR/2BA, $2,900/month. Please call Cristin Curl at Wagner Realty. (941) 778-2246.

RENTALS AVAILABLE: Utilities included, unfurnished. Efficiency, $690/month; 1BR/1BA, $735/month; 2BR/1BA, $950/month. Call (941) 524-5205 between 9am-7pm.

SEASONAL WATERFRONT, 1BR or 2BR , like new! $1,800 and $2,900/month. Call (941) 779-9074 or (703) 587-4675.

LONGBOAT KEY 2BR/2BA 1,400-sf condo with panoramic views of bay. Available Jan. 15 through April 15. (941) 587-1456.

PRICELESS BAY VIEW in the Moorings at Holmes Beach. Second-floor condo. 2BR/2BA, nicely appointed. March $3,000/month. (941) 778-8364.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA, one block to beach. Year lease, washer and dryer hookup, all tile. $825/month. Call (813) 244-4944.

ANNUAL: Steps to beach, clean, unfurnished 2BR/1BA, half duplex. Washer/dryer. 2818 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. $775/month, first, last, security. (941) 730-0977 or 778-5810.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, furnished 1 and 2BR condos. Cable, microwave, washer/dryer. Block to beach and shopping. From $1,800/month. (407) 846-8741.

BEACH FRONT CONDO: Monthly or bimonthly. Heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis courts. (941) 794-8877 or 730-5393.

101 PALM: Luxury villas. 1BR and 2BR. $3,000-$4,000. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, (941) 778-0807.

KING BEDROOM efficiency for rent. Night, weekend, weekly, seasonal. Private entrance, private deck. Nonsmoking, close to beach. Call 778-3433 or 773-0010.

WINTER SPECIAL! Steps to beach. Large 1BR/2BA, courtyard, washer/dryer, cable, telephone. $1,995/month, $650/week. Call (941) 778-1098.

SEASONAL 2BR/2BA CONDO: Great view, newly furnished. Available monthly, April-December. View details at or call (630) 670-6730.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA single-family home in northwest Bradenton, $1,200/month; elevated 2BR/2BA single-family home with garage and carport, $1,200/month; Three 2BR/2BA single family canal homes, from $1,600-$2,100/month; 1BR/1BA Renaissance condo, eighth floor city view in Sarasota, $1,200/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

GULFVIEW: Available the month of April. Beautiful 2BR/2BA condo, recently refurnished. Martinique North, 5300 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. No pets. $800, plus security deposit. (941) 778-6786.

ANNUAL ISLAND RENTALS: 2BR/2BA duplex across from beach. Furnished/unfurnished. Great location. $995/month. Call Mike Carlton, Smith Realtors, (941) 737-0915.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY Holmes Beach rental. Ground-floor 2BR. Available January, February, March. Across from Gulf. Pool, laundry, private courtyard. $650/week. (517) 694-3288.

SEASONAL SPACIOUS 2BR/1BA, Bayview old Florida-style ground floor duplex, ceramic floors, laundry, patio. Walk to beach. $2,000/month. (941)779-9470.

SEASONAL RENTALS: one month or more. Westbay Point and Westbay Cove. Tennis, heated pools, close in. Old Florida Realty Co., (941) 713-9096 or 778-3377.

SEASONAL WATERFRONT Cortez 2BR/1BA condo. Newly remodeled and furnished, no pets, nonsmoking. $1,500/month. Dockage available. (321) 663-4446.

MARTINIQUE SOUTH: Seasonal rental. Now showing for 2006. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Excellent condition. $3,400/month. Call (941) 795-7089.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BA ground-level ranch-style duplex, furnished. Close to beach. (941) 778-3506.

HOLMES BEACH: Unfurnished 2BR/2BA,. Steps to beach. Excellent condition, very clean. Washer/dryer, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher. Nonsmoking. Annual, $1,000/month, plus utilities. (941) 778-5356.

BLOCK TO BEACH and bay. 55-plus. Furnished 1BR/1BA and 2BR/1BA in mobile home resort. Seasonal $995 and $1,195/month. Annual $795 and $895/month. (941) 778-3051.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Elevated 2BR/2BA duplex. Three-car garage, two blocks to beach, unfurnished. Office (941) 778-3377 or 713-9096.

BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/1BA Gulffront apartment. Furnished, nicely decorated. Available February 2005. $2,500/month or $700/week. (941) 779-1215.

EL CONQUISTADOR COUNTRY Club: 2BR/2BA, clay tennis courts, cathedral ceilings, nice view. Elevator, storage plus bikes. Seasonal or annual. Reasonable for 2005-06 season. (941) 778-3926.

PERICO BAY CLUB villa: Seasonal or annual. Furnished, 2BR, two-car garage, sunny end unit with screened porch and deck. Call (941) 387-9702.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA duplex apartment on Anna Maria. Large screened lanai, half block to bay. Washer/ dryer hook-ups. $800/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate. (941) 778-2307.

PERFECT ISLAND RETREAT: Seasonal rental, Holmes Beach, 2BR/1BA, close to beach. $2,000/month. Owner/agent Jay Heagerty, Wagner Realty. (941) 727-2800.

ROOMMATE WANTED: MALE or female. 2BR/2BA. Block to beach. Sixth Avenue. $400/month, plus deposit and half utilities. (941) 737-1121.

SEASONAL SPECIALS: Island duplexes and homes, $1,800-$2,700/month; Sunbow Bay, $2,500/month; Waterfront pool homes, $3,000-$4,000/month. Call for weekly rates, Duncan Real Estate. (941) 779-0304.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. (941) 778-3875. Web site


DIRECT 50x100 FOOT Gulffront lot in Holmes Beach with DEP permitted. Plans for 2,400 sf living area, four-car garage home. $1,650,000. (941) 778-1086.

DIRECT GULFFRONT FOR Sale by owner, $1,490,000. Best opportunity in Holmes Beach 3BR/1BA bungalow, 1,328 sf. Concrete-pier foundation. Zoned R-4. Total lot size 50x100 feet. 3306 Fourth Ave., Holmes Beach. Contact Ken Ward, (813) 892-3690.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Westbay Point & Moorings hard-to-find ground-floor end unit. 2BR/2BA condo. Excellent condition. $379,900. Call (941) 756-4860.

NORTH END Anna Maria, 2BR/2BA, fireplace, sundeck. Close to Gulf beach. $496,000. (941) 778-2665.

ANNA MARIA Ground-floor 2BR/1BA with two-car garage, 100 feet to beach. Bayview, large lot, furnished. Concrete block. (941) 778-7703.

MOUNT VERNON: 2BR/2BA , lakefront condo with partial bay view, enclosed lanai, new appliances and air conditioning. Minutes to beach. 55-plus community. $239,000. (941) 795-4030.

HOUSE DEALS ON, off, near the Islands. West Bradenton; Northwest Bradenton, minutes to beach, heated pool, sauna, hot tub, $324,900; Ellenton, close-in country living, custom 3BR/2BA with two-car garage, 3/4-acre wooded lot, $325,000; Longboat Key, English cottage with unique artist loft, Abbaco architecture, 15-foot loft ceilings, two-car garage, hot tub, $650,000. Call Fred Flis, Real Estate Mart (941) 756-1090.

2BR/2BA-3BR/2BA DUPLEX: 2511 Avenue C, Bradenton Beach. Gulf and bay views. 5,208 sf under roof. One block to beach. Appointment only. Call (941) 778-2953.

2BR/2BA CONDO: Great view. 3601 E. Bay Drive. Cove at Sandy Point. Furnished. $295,000. Call (815) 872-0747.

REDUCED! Triplex steps to beach! 3BR/1BA, 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA super rental or second home, close to everything. $589,000. Deborah Thrasher RE/MAX Excellence. E-mail (941) 518-7738 or 383-9700.

EXCHANGE: BRADEN Riverfront. Contemporary, all new, 1717 sf home is offered in exchange for similar waterfront home or condo on the Island. (941) 778-4495.

WATERFRONT HOMES and lots: bay lot, $639,000; one near tip lot, $459,000; three homes from $349,000, all seawalled, deep water, no bridges. Also, bayfront tip lot and direct bayfront top-floor penthouse flagship condo. (570) 943-2516.

WATERWAY CONDO. Furnished, totally remodeled! Gorgeous views. Boat docks, pool, tennis, Jacuzzi. What a steal! $360,000. Deborah Thrasher RE/MAX Excellence. E-mail (941) 518-7738 or 383-9700.

ST. PETE BEACH, 73rd Avenue triplex, investment, two large studios, 1BR. Laundry on premises. $339,500, firm. (941) 518-5364.

LOT IN CITY of ANNA Maria. By owner. One block to Gulf beach. 52 by 145 sf. $399,000. Brokers protected. (941) 739-1882.

BAYFRONT HOME with mother-in-law. 4BR/3BA with lot across street on Sarasota Bay with boat docks. Lots of potential! $899,000 Deborah Thrasher RE/MAX Excellence. E-mail (941) 518-7738 or 383-9700.

BEACHHOUSE WEST of Gulf Drive on huge lot; Duplex 90-by-100 lot, half block to beach, $695,000. Also, Gulfview house, half block to beach, heated pool, $850,000. Call (941) 778-8660.

DUPLEX FOR SALE: Open daily from 10am-5pm. Located north end of Anna Maria Island. Close to the Rod & Reel Pier. 704 Gladiolus Ave. Call (941) 812-9593.

FOR SALE BY owner: Elevated custom built home west of Gulf Drive. 2-3BR/2BA. Excellent condition. $699,500. Call (941) 778-3203.

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Jan. 16, 1-4pm. Beautifully remodeled, custom kitchen and bath, private deck and garden. 1BR/1BA villa. 431 62nd St., Holmes Beach.

BAYFRONT CONDO FOR sale: 2BR/2BA. Golf course, pool, beautiful sunsets. $290,000. Call (941) 722-4800.

OWN YOUR OWN piece of the Island! 1BR/1BA, new appliances, newly decorated. 55-plus. Sandpiper Mobile Resort, Bradenton Beach. (941) 779-1371.


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

COSTA RICA: One-acre parcels can be subdivided into four one-fourth acre lots. Beautiful central Pacific views, roads, water, electric. $19,500 acre. (800) 861-5677.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA Mountains. Where there is cool mountain air, views, stream, homes, cabins, acreage. Call for free brochure of mountain property sales. (800) 642-5333. Realty Of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy, N.C. 28906.

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA area. Spectacular mountain view and river lots. Paved roads, clubhouse and more. New release! Possible $5,000 discount! Bear River Community. Call (866) 411-5263.

LOTS STARTING at $39,000 with deeded boat slip in exclusive waterfront community on South Carolina lake. Featuring clubhouse, pool, tennis, marina, nature trails, putting green. Great financing. Harbour Watch. (800) 805-9997.

MOUNTAIN GOLF HOMESITES! Prestigious community weaving throughout dye designed 18-hole championship course in breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of South Carolina. Call for package (866) 334-3253, ext. 759.


BUILDING SALE! Rock bottom prices! Final clearance. Beat next price increase. Go direct, save. 20x26. 25x30. 30x40. 35x50. 40x60. 45x90. 50x100. 60x180, others. Pioneer, (800) 668-5422.

STEEL ARCH BUILDINGS! Genuine SteelMaster Buildings, factory direct at huge savings! 20x24, 30x60, 35x50. Perfect Garage/workshop/barn. Call (800) 341-7007.


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