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Date of Issue: January 19, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan 18 2006


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 bikes. Excellent condition, $35. (941) 792-3775.

SELECT COMFORT (Sleep Number) queen pillow-top mattress. Brand new. Under retail cost. $1,000. (941) 778-1416.

HAM RADIO: YAESU FT 101E. Plus assorted Yaesu and other attachments. $300. (941) 387-0817.

HITACHI 36-INCH color stereo TV, $250. Louisville 24-foot aluminum ladder, $75. Plywood, $5/sheet, patio table and five chairs, $50. (941) 778-8677.

KITCHENETTE UNIT: five foot, all-in-one unit, stove sink, refrigerator with wall cabinets. Nice. 4450. (513) 378-9100.

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

BENGEL HYPNOSIS CENTER. Quit smoking, lose weight. Renowned Pittsburgh hypnotist available February, Anna Maria Island. Appointments only. Call (412) 215-2158.

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.

YARD SALE: 9am Saturday, Jan. 21. Kayak, craft fair canopy, sailboat shutters, vintage tablecloths, utility sink. Corner of Marina Drive and 80th Street, Holmes Beach.

GIANT YARD SALE at Roser Thrift Shop. 9am-noon Saturday, Jan., 14. (941) 779-2733. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

SALE NIKI’S GIFTS and Antiques. Weekly specials. Florida salt-and-pepper shakers, regularly $5.98, now $2.49. Miniature dogs, regularly $5, now $2. Novels, hardbacks, $1. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Select vintage, costume jewelry, antiques, depression glass, art, cow collection, crystal, 40-90 percent off. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm.

GARAGE SALE: 8AM Saturday Jan. 21. Fishing and boating, Sunfish sailboat, Morgan 24, tools, coolers, kitchen items, linens, etc. 524 75th St., Holmes Beach.

FLEA MARKET: 9am-4pm Saturday, Jan. 21. Niki’s and Islander Market Antiques parking lot. Lots of collectibles, gifts, jewelry, furniture, bric-brac. Attention dealers and friends, space available for Saturday, Jan. 28 market. Call (941) 778-4451. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE: 8am Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 21-22. Entire household except fridge and stove. 7106 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 8am-1pm Saturday, Jan. 21. 715 Holly Road, Anna Maria.

9AM-2PM THURSDAY, Jan. 19. Antiques, household items and other treasures. 618 Gladiolus, Anna Maria.

MULTI-FAMILY YARD sale: 9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 21- 22. 225 and 227 85th St., Holmes Beach. Near Island Baptist Church.


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.

1994 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Cartier. Pearl white, perfect condition, 70,000 miles, all power options. Must sell, asking $5,500. Jim (941) 920-9227.


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.


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. (941) 778-1911.

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

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

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 servers for lunch and dinner. Prep person and dishwasher. Apply to Chef Damon, Wednesday-Saturday, 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.

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.

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.

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.

WE CAN HELP! Does your property need TLC? Lew can fix it. Give me a call. (941) 755-5559.

AAA WIFE AND husband: Cleaning your house and windows with confidence. Good references, reasonable rates. Licensed and Insured. (941) 812-0499.

SCOTT’S HELPING HANDS: Handyman service. How may I help you? Scott Reinhart, (941) 538-0664.

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. 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: 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.

BAY CONSTRUCTION AND REMODEL: (941) 720-1089. Renovations, repairs, remodel. Insured. License no. CBC1252807.


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

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

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.

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.

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. Please phone (941) 383-0244 or (941) 383-2566. E-mail

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, 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.

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

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.

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE AND garden near Bean Point, Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA, screened lanai. Available January and February 2006. $3,000/month. (813) 545-8383.

SEASONAL, CLEAN, 1BR mobile home. One mile to beaches. Sorry, no pets or smoking. Ideal for couples. $1,200/month. Includes utilities. (941) 761-9440.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA duplex. One block to beach, completely remodeled, ground level. $1,150/month. 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.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA furnished or unfurnished, $850/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

CONDO: ANNUAL 2BR 2BA: Boat dock, pool, hot tub, billiards, tennis, table tennis, exercise room, clubhouse. (941) 761-1923.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL rental. 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach. $900/month annual, includes cable, water, sewer, trash. Seasonal $700/week or $2,100/month. (941) 778-0714 or (941) 730-6349.

WANTED: SIX-MONTH seasonal rental. November 2006 through April 2007. 2BR/2BA, pool, dock, garage. Unfurnished annual considered. (941) 761-9326.

VACATION RENTALS: GULFFRONT properties available for January, February or March 2006. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

WATERFRONT VACATION RENTAL on Bimini Bay in Anna Maria. Available weekly or monthly. Reasonable rates. Full details on the web at

ADORABLE 2BR turnkey-furnished beach cottage. Half block to beach, bay, shopping, restaurants. $2,200/month or $700/week. Call (941) 778-4451.

STEPS TO BEACH: 2BR/1.5BA, elevated duplex. Great Gulf and bay views. Six months plus. $910/month, plus utilities. No pets. (941) 922-2473 or (941) 928-3880.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA, tile floors, $800/month. 2BR/1BA tile floors, carport, washer/dryer hookup, $900/month. 1BR/1BA close to beach, $700/month. Seasonal 1BR/1BA, Gulffront, $2,200. Dolores M. Baker Real Estate. (941) 778-7500.

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.

SEASONAL WATERFRONT 1BR or 2BR available to rent for March and April. (941) 779-9074, or e-mail

ANNA MARIA ISLAND 3BR/2.5BA newer home with large garage, workshop, and recreation room. $2450/month. Heather (941) 807-4661.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: 4BR home with large kitchen, two-car garage, dining room, eat-in kitchen, living, and family rooms. Furnished/unfurnished. $1950/month. Heather (941) 807-4661.

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


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.

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 sf. 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

JUST ACROSS THE bridge from heaven. Condo, 1,742 sf with garage. No flood insurance. Minutes from beach. $293,000. Find out more. Karen Pfeiffer Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, (941) 747-2170.

CANALFRONT CONDO : 2BR/2BA, turnkey-furnished, pool, tennis, pets allowed, minutes to the beach. $460,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, (941) 725-4425.

CUSTOM EXECUTIVE HOME: 2709 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 3BR/3BA views of Gulf and Tampa Bay from this beautiful executive home with master bedroom and spa encompassing entire floor. Waterfall landscaped entry. Three-car garage. $950,000. Open house: noon-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Call (941) 744-6906.

GULF VIEW CONDO: 3311 Gulf Drive, No. 2, Holmes Beach. Huge 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished. Sun deck, pool, covered parking for three cars. $650,000. Call (941) 744-6906.

LONGBOAT KEY: Executive home with swimming pool. Completely updated 4BR/2BA. Located in historic Longboat Key Village, just two blocks to the beach. Priced to sell. $775,000. Call (941) 744-6906.

EL CONQUISTADOR AREA villa 2BR/2BA with den/office. Private pool. Stainless steel appliances, wood floors, recently renovated. Owner/agent, reduced to only $379,900. Below market, great investment. 800-262-8871 or

OPEN HOUSE: 1pm-4pm Friday, Jan. 20, and Sunday, Jan. 22. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Elevated home. All new baths, hardwood floors, roof, air conditioning and paint. Wrap-around deck, porch, steps from the beach. Only $579,000. Motivated seller. (941) 779-3724. 2908 Avenue C., Holmes Beach.

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO for sale. Fully furnished, turnkey, ready to move in. Steps to beach. Unit next to pool. Private beach access. $325,000. Brokers welcome. Call (941) 795-7430 or (941) 228-8372.

4BR/4BA CUSTOM HOME with investment potential. Includes guest quarters, walk to beach, huge tropical pool. $1,449,000. Call Della Carson, Keller Williams Realty, (941) 720-2961.

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

PERICO BAY OWNER: 2BR/3BA turnkey townhouse. New tile and carpet, private end unit with serene water view. Clubhouse, heated pool, tennis. Rarely on market. Two miles to beach. $450,000. Information (941) 224-0555.

BY OWNER: BEACHFRONT 2BR/2BA, office/sleeping loft. 1,575 sf. Deeded parking space under building. Heated pool. $1,500,000. (847) 494-5748.

ANNA MARIA NORTH end: 3BR/2BA. $595,000. (941) 778-2934.

59TH STREET CANAL home with view of bay. $899,000. (941) 779-1013

BRIGHT & AIRY 2BR/2BA Gulf-view condo in four-unit building with heated pool. New kitchen, screened balcony, washer/dryer, new air conditioning system. Turnkey ready, wonderful home or great rental. $675,000. (717) 392-4048.

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

TOUGH DECISION? SELLING real estate? Call (941) 778-1098, Florida Prime Realty, L.L.C., and ask for our low sellers commission plan. As low as 1.5 percent!

COUNTRY VILLAGE 2BR/2BA end-unit condo. Open floor plan with vaulted ceilings. Conveniently located close to shopping, beaches, restaurants and hospital. Active 55-plus community with beautiful pool and clubhouse. Elevator for easy access. Low-cost holiday living! $184,900.

NEW CUSTOM BAYFRONT home: Wonderful views, great privacy, and plenty of room for entertaining. 5BR/5.5BA, two decks, high ceilings, gourmet kitchen, boat slip, pool, and much more. Call for details. Heather Absten, Gulf-Bay Realty (941) 807-4661.

NEW COASTAL DESIGNED home: 3BR/2.5BA, high ceilings in living room, pool, close to beach. $895,000. Call Heather Absten, Gulf-Bay Realty.(941) 807-4661.

HOME & BOAT SLIP: Great value in a great Holmes Beach location. 2BR, ground level, concrete block, bright and airy. Deeded boat slip. $575,000. Call Heather, Gulf-Bay Realty. (941) 807-4661.

UNIQUE CUSTOM 3BR/2BA with 1BR/1BA efficiency. Nice lot, walk to beach or your deeded boat dock. $625,000. Will co-op. (513) 378-9100. 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.

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 www.cherokeemountainrealty.comCall for free brochure. (800) 841-5868.

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.

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.

MURPHY, NC. Aah, cool summers, mild winters. Affordable homes and mountain cabins, land. Call for free brochure. (877) 837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties.

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

EAST TENNESSEE LAKE properties: Homes from $200,000 to $1,000,000. Lakefront lots from $100,000. Lake-view lots from $35,000. Call Lakeside Realty, (423) 626-5820, or visit

EAST TENNESSEE PROPERTIES for sale: Sold by owner. Log homes, lots and acreage near Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Newport and White Pine. Call Ricky Bryant, (423) 623-2537.

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

COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA DEEP WATER! Off-season special, save big! 10 acres, $139,900. Beautifully wooded, deep boatable water, long pristine shoreline. Access to ICW, Atlantic, sounds. Power, phone, perked. Excellent financing. Call now, (800) 732-6601, ext.1458.

ADULT COMMUNITIES and other properties for sale. Ocala / Marion County Team Real Estate of Ocala Inc. Realtor. Multiple listing service. (888) 391-6658.


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