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Date of Issue: January 25, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 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.

DISCOUNT FURNITURE, CLOSEOUTS: Warehouse prices, huge inventory. Decoro Leather, Simmons, Ashley, Best. Redecorate your home or rental! Sandy, warehouse, 941-504-8844.

PATIO SET: GLASS-top table, 42 inches square. Four swivel chairs. Good condition. Asking $125. 941-778-4164.

CAR BRA: FITS 2001-2005 Mazda Miata. Still in box. $50. 941-812-0234 after 4pm.

FLORIDA-STYLE DINING set with pedestal table and four upholstered chairs. 40x60-inch glass-top table. Must see. Excellent condition. 941-795-6196.

FULL-SIZE BLUE striped sleeper sofa and two blue La-Z-Boy recliners in good condition. A round, maple 42-inch pedestal dining table with leaf and six captain chairs. Call 941-778-1219.

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.

SAIL AWAY AS Low As $99 per day. Private sails to Egmont Key, Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa, Everglades, Key West, Dry Tortugas aboard 65-foot sailing vessel Lex-Sea. 10 percent off trips before March 15, 2007. 941-713-8000.

HUMAN DESIGN: Interested in knowing more about what makes you tick? Human Design does just that. Curious? Call Pat, 941-538-9192, or visit for more information.

WANTED: responsible person wants to rent room/bath in no-smoke Island home Feb. 1 for five nights. Please call 941-778-7799.

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.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 9am-noon Saturdays. Always clothing sales. 941-779-2733. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

TRASH AND TREASURE sale: 8am-noon Saturday, Jan. 20. Gulfshore of Longboat Key. 3710 Gulf of Mexico Drive.

SALE: NIKI’S ANTIQUES, Gifts and Jewelry. Designer beaded handbags 50 percent off. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Select gifts paintings, collectibles, furniture, crystal. Porcelains vintage and costume jewelry 40-90 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

SALE: 8am-2pm Saturday, Jan. 20 and noon-3pm Sunday, Jan. 21. Furniture, sofa, loveseat, new recliner, tables, dining set, crib, toys, pictures, dishes, clothes, etc. Westbay Cove #119. 600 Manatee Ave. on Sixth Ave. Holmes Beach.

MARTINIQUE NORTH CONDO Association garage sale. 8am-1pm Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20. 5300 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

ESTATE SALE: 9:30am-3pm Saturday, Jan. 20. 1968 Steinway Baby grand, 1960-70s furniture, pair Girandoles, silver plates, sterling silver goblets, sets of china, jewelry, wrought-iron furniture, wicker chaise, paintings and prints, twin beds, bamboo-style furniture, kitchenware, linens, stained-glass chandeliers and lots more! 5311 Sunrise Lane, Holmes Beach.


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.


2000 FORD EXPEDITION XLT: Good condition, 99,400 miles. $5,000, firm. 941-778-3637.

SCOOTER: 2007 ROKITA. 250cc, liquid cool. 750 miles. Luggage box, windshield. $12,975. 941-761-1340.

1987 HONDA SCOOTER: 80cc, new brakes, tires. 4,010 miles. Windshield, luggage box, custom paint. Runs great! $1,000. 941-761-1340.


BOATS FOR SALE: 2004 Pursuit 2670 CC at $79,000. 2003 Contender 27, 2003 Sea Fox 25 WA at $29,900. Stamas 290 Express, 2000. Mint condition 45 Hatteras, 1985. I have boats, big and small. Sell your boat? Dave, 941-228-3489. Licensed and bonded.

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. 941-914-2037.

2001 HONDA FOUR-stroke, 30-hp tiller, never in salt water. Two tanks, $2,900. 1991 16-foot Grumman aluminum boat with cover and trailer. $1,500. 941-779-1646, evenings.



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.

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

HIRING PART-TIME cook and server. Key Royale Golf Club, Holmes Beach. Contact Kelly, 941-778-3055.

EXPERIENCED REALTORS FOR Island real estate office. Great location. Please call Coastline Realtors at 941-779-9500 to schedule appointment.

WANTED: HOUSE CLEANER, part time. Must do detail deep cleaning. Available any day. $15/hour. 941-518-1216.

SERVER AND PREP cook needed for busy Island breakfast and lunch cafe. Apply in person. Melinda’s Cafe and Catering. 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-0411.

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,


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:

OUTDOOR AREA FOR rent on busy retail street in Bradenton Beach. Ideal for bike/kayak rental, food vendor or arts and crafts. Just in time for season. Call 941-704-4841.


CNA CAREGIVER AVAILABLE for home care. Flexible hours, have references. Call 941-753-8345 or 941-730-3984.


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.

RARE LACKA-SNOWBIRD couple  from Maine looking to clean houses or condos. Global warming forced closure of wilderness lodge for winter. High cleaning standards. 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.

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.

TO-DO LIST...DONE!  Light plumbing, electrical, tile, wood flooring, trim, painting and much more. Call Sid, Bayside Lend a Hand Inc. Insured/References. 941-773-8336.

D&E HANDYMAN SERVICES: Drywall, finishing, texture, painting, trim, and cleaning, etc. Free estimates. Insured. Call Dwayne, 941-524-0299 or Elda, 941-524-9046.

TUTORING: IN HOME. English or study skills. Third-through 12- grade. Call Paula, 941-356-7303.

TAX RETURN PREPARATION by enrolled agent. Timely and accurate. We pickup and deliver. For individuals and small businesses. Monday-Friday after 5pm, Weekends, 8am-5pm. Turtle Tax, 941-779-8686.

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 9 LANDSCAPING: Lawn and landscape maintenance. Tree-trimming, mulching, plantings, sod, shell. References and insured. Please call 941-778-2335.


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.


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.

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.

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

PARADISE IN COMFORT at Palm Breeze rentals in Holmes Beach. Two beautifully furnished units in a Key West-style home on a large corner lot. Each unit has 3BR/2BA, washer, dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Heated pool, bikes, grill, etc. Just bring your clothes and a toothbrush and enjoy. 941-730-5126.

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.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA: AIR conditioning, washer and dryer, water, large pool, cable. Parking only 200 steps to beach. First and deposit. $1,050/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. No smokers. $1,700/month, $500/week, $100/night, includes utilities. 941-794-5980.

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, available February and March. 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: FEBRUARY AND MARCH. 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.

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 block to beach. Elevated duplex, enormous 2BR2BA, 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.

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

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.

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.

WINTER RENTALS: February and March rentals starting at $1,600/month, $750/week. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

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

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.

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

AVAILABLE MONDAY, FEB. 12: Sandpiper Mobile Resort. 55-plus, 2BR/1BA. $500 deposit, annual $650/month, seasonal $1,100/month plus tax. Upgraded, turnkey furnished, carport, laundry and clubhouse. No smoking, no pets. Bay view. 941-778-9504 or 941-545-8923.

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.

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

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL: Perico Bay Club. 2BR/2BA with loft. Pools, tennis, security gate, garage. Turnkey or unfurnished. Leave message: 941-778-5910.

KEY WEST-STYLE furnished 2BR/2BA for $2,000/month. Taxes included. Available March 1. Open house 1-4pm Sunday. 941-545-8488. 2805 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

DUPLEX FOR RENT: 1BR/2BA. Two weeks in January, $450/week. February and March, $1,800/month. 941-773-4180.

ANNUAL PERICO ISLAND: 3BR, unfurnished home with garage, community pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, and exercise facilities. $1,650/month plus utilities. Please call Adele Holland at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320 or 941-587-6328.

ANNUAL RENTAL IN Cortez Village. 1BR/1BA studio, beautifully landscaped, decorated and furnished! $900/month plus utilities. Call Adele Holland at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320 or 941-587-6328.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA ELEVATED Holmes Beach duplex. Screened porch, deck, covered parking, washer and dryer hookups. Great location, near beach. $1,100/month. Available Feb. 1. 941-713-5478.

LONGBOAT VILLAGE: 2BR/1BA, updated. $900/week, $2,500/month. Key Royale home, 3BR/2BA, pool, spa, boat dock, $990/week, $3,500/month. Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA villa, $2,500/month. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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. $575,000. 859-264-8644.

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.

LARGE, DIRECT BAYFRONT LOT on Anna Maria Island, unobstructed waterfront, $1,150,000. Michael Saunders & Company, 941-918-0010. For direct information, 1-800-539-1486, ext. 2093.

HOLMES BEACH CUTE Gulf cottage on 50x100-foot lot two blocks from beach. For sale by owner at lot value. $429,000. 949-813-4900.

RUNAWAY BAY #222: 1BR/1BA heated pool, tennis courts, shuffleboard, fitness room, laundry facilities, Gulf access, turnkey furnished. $329,900. 941-778-9378.

WATERFRONT HOME IN Holmes Beach. 3BR/2BA, one-car garage, classic Island-style single-story with lots of Florida pine, vaulted ceilings and built-ins. Spectacular view of Anna Maria Sound and Intracoastal Waterway from lanai. On end of canal with two docks and no bridges to Gulf. Sailor’s dream. $799,000. 941-726-9104.

HISTORIC LONGBEACH VILLAGE Executive-style beach cottage on the beautiful north end of Longboat Key. This 3BR/3BA, two-stall garage, open floor plan, large caged pool is situated on three lots at 7060 Poinsettia Ave. and is offered at $695,000. Call or come by. 941-780-7060 and 941-926-8338.  Brokers protected.

BRADENTON: PALMA SOLA. Minutes to beach. 3BR/2BA, enclosed pool, oversized two-car garage. Park-like setting. Built 2005. $539,000. Call Dan, 941-794-2363.

PRE-FORECLOSURE SALE: $525,000. My loss is your gain! Selling $50,000 below purchase price. 3BR/2BA beautiful home, recently remodeled and redecorated on quiet drive. 406 Bay Palms Drive. Contact owner/broker, Fisher Real Estate Inc. 941-932-0480.

BRADENTON 2BR HOUSE: Large lot, lanai, attached garage with opener, available immediately. 3504 46th Ave. Drive W. $206,000. 941-704-7729.

AWESOME LOCATION: DUPLEX on large lot, includes well-known Island architect's plans for complete remodel and expansion. 203 69th St., Holmes Beach. Shown by appointment only. $885,000. 941-704-7729.

BY OWNER: 4BR/2BA, two-car garage, cul-de-sac. 2,245 sf, non-flood/non-evacuation zone, fenced backyard, screened porch. Northwest Bradenton, Azalea Park. $349,000. 941-795-5702.

BEST BUY TOWNHOUSE: Boat dock and heated pool. $279,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

KEY ROYALE HOME: Tastefully remodeled 3BR/2BA, family room, pool, spa, boat dock. $100,000 below appraisal. $819,000. Call owner. Fred, 941-356-1456.

DUPLEX: DON”T LET this one slip by. Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA each side. Modern block construction. Big, enclosed garage and storage. Prime location one block from beach. $498,600. Call Fred, cell, 941-356-1456. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.


NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN view lots: Top views start at $50,000. Amenities include club, pool, equestrian facilities, hiking trails and high-speed Internet. 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.

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.

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.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Log cabin shell on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access, gated community, $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

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

COASTAL GEORGIA: NEW, pre-construction golf community. Large lots and condos with deep water, marsh, golf, nature views. Gated, golf, fitness center, tennis, trails, docks. $70s-$300,000. 877-266-7376.

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. 1197.

WYOMING RANCH DISPERSAL: 35 acres, $59,900, 75 acres, $108,900. 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.

LARGE POND, INCREDIBLE mountain views: 1,200 feet of mountain stream, 17 acres, $239,900. Possibly the greatest mountain views anywhere! Build overlooking your very own private pond. All useable, easy access. Only one with pond. Call owner directly now, 877-777-4837.

SPORTSMAN'S PARADISE DIRECTLY adjoining 700,000-acre national forest, 16-plus acres, $159,900. Unlimited hunting, hiking, camping and trophy trout fishing all in your back yard. New release! Hurry, only one! 877-777-4837.

270-DEGREE UNOBSTRUCTED, 40-MILE mountain views, state-road frontage, eight acres, $129,900. Build your dream cabin with direct 40-mile mountain views all around you. Private ownership to direct national forest access and stocked trout stream. Ready to build. Call now, 877-777-4837.


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