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The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2003


WHITE WICKER BEDROOM set: Full-size pillow-top mattress, box spring, chest, dresser, end table, mirror, headboard, bed rails. $450. Call 705-2757.

REFRIGERATOR/FREEZER $45; twin beds $40 each, Lazy-Boy chair $60; hide-a-bed $75; dinette sets, end tables, lamps, mirrors, miscellaneous furniture and household items; mountain bike $50. Call 748-3551 after 5pm.

EMBROIDERY: Outfit your staff in professionally embroidered shirts and caps. We offer quality embroidered promotional T-shirts, caps and golf shirts. We can digitize your custom logo for your organization or business, or help you create one. New customer discount! or call 778-8338.

LIGHT RATTAN DAYBED with pop-up and two mattresses $150. Glass and stone cocktail table and end table $125. Other miscellaneous items. Call 778-1783.

FLORAL SLEEPER SOFA $250; pastel sofa and two peach chairs $200; rattan bar and two stools $200. Call 778-6158.

WELL-MADE CUSTOM sofa, floral design. Nice hardwood china cabinet. Both items in excellent condition. $65 each, or best offer. Call 778-2167.

BEDROOM FURNITURE: Like new king-size headboard and two bedside chests, $900. Entertainment center, $100. Call 761-0333.

AMI KIWANIS CLUB fruit orders benefit Island children. Order delicious oranges and grapefruit packages for shipment to friends and family from member Rich Bohnenberger, 778-0355. Order for Thanksgiving by Nov. 10 and Dec. 10 for Christmas.

LADIES GOLF CLUBS with bag. Good for starter. Call 778-6234.

BEDROOM SET: solid oak in a stateroom style by National of Mt. Airy. Eight pieces with king-size headboard, but no beds, $1,400. 792-4274.

FREE DELIVERY: SEAFOOD to go. Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Delivered to your door. Call James Lee, 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. 778-7978.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP open Tuesdays, Thursdays 9:30am-2pm; Saturdays, 9am-noon. Donations Wednesday, 9-11am. Summer clothing clearance sale. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

BIG GARAGE SALE Saturday, Oct. 18, 8am-2pm. 302 73rd. St., Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE SATURDAY and Sunday, Oct. 18-19. Furniture, patio, kitchen collectibles, linens, bedding, Christmas items, miscellaneous. Rain date Oct. 20. 66th Street, Holmes Beach.

GOING HOME SALE! Starts Friday, Oct. 17, until everything is gone. Furniture, appliances, dishes, everything! Please stop by and buy – everything must go! 200 22nd St. N, Bradenton Beach.

ESTATE SALE SATURDAY, Oct. 18, 9am-2pm. King-size four-poster bed, antique trunk, blanket chest, chest and tables, leather chair and ottoman, very nice sofa, desk, drop-leaf table, sofa bed, four decoys, two TVs, three bikes, copper, brass, linens, king-bed sets, neo-classical chair, Hepple-White table, lamps, ladies golf clubs, mower, edger, blower, luggage, kitchenware and garage items. 616 Hampshire Lane, Key Royale, Holmes Beach. Sale by Julie McClure.


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


1988 DODGE DYNASTY, clean Island car, awesome air conditioning, great stereo. $500 or best offer. Call 812-3455.

1990 VW PASSAT: five-speed, interior is mint. Air is so cold, it’s unbelievable! Dark-tint glass. Sharp vehicle. $2,500. Call 778-1647.

1994 JEEP WRANGLER SE, four-cylinder, five-speed, white body, beige top. New soft top, lots of stainless steel, 55,000 miles. $6,999, or best offer. Call 778-2469 or 705-0123.

1991 BUICK SKYLARK, $1,800. Very good condition, must see. Call 778-9684.

MIDGE’S GREEN MACHINE 1970 Oldsmobile convertible, needs work. Call 778-2970.

ISLAND CAR runs good. $350. Call 778-5080. 1993 FORD F150 Club Cab, five-speed, PS/PB/AC, four-by-four. Runs great, looks good. $4,950. Call 778-7887.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $3,100, or best offer. 730-9622.


BOAT/TRAILER STORAGE/DOCKAGE. Vacation or long term. Private ramp, wash-down areas. Minutes to Intracoastal, Gulf, restaurants, bait. Capt. John's Marina. 792-2620. Bottom painting.

NOW IS THE time to have your boat serviced! Capt. John’s service, sales, storage, dockage and bottom painting. Call 792-2620.

NEED MORE INSTRUCTION to enjoy your boat to its fullest? Call RG’s Services for launching, maneuvering or electronics usage, 778-4548.

2002 YAMAHA OUTBOARD, 200-hp, HPDI, excellent condition, five months left on warranty, stainless-steel prop, extras. $6,900. Call 778-4498.

2002 14-FOOT CAROLINA Skiff with 2000 9.9 Honda four-stroke motor. Mint condition. Bimini top, many extras. $3,950. Call 383-0096.


EGMONT EXPRESS CHARTERS: Seek out secret water paradise. Sunsets, back water, Egmont or custom trips. See dolphins and manatees. Call 778-7459 or 720-5470.

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. 779-9607.


BABY-SITTING AND PET-SITTING My name is Sarah, I am 14-years old. Hourly charge: $5/child or $3/pet, $2.50/hour for each additional pet or child. Please call 778-7622, 778-7611 or 447-8593.

CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Eighth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, 779-9803.


ISLAND SPORTS BAR: All-year clientele. Beer/wine, good lease, smoking OK. $85,000. Call Longview Realty, 383-6112.


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, 383-5543.
JOURNALIST: Part-time reporter sought for city beat and features writing by The Islander. Must have journalism education, experience or background relevant to government reporting. E-mail resumes to, fax 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

THE TINGLEY MEMORIAL Library in Bradenton Beach is looking for volunteers who can work during the summer months. Duties include checking books in and out, reshelving books and generally assisting library patrons. Anyone interested in volunteering in our friendly community library can call Eveann Adams at 779-1208.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet interesting people from around the world? Are you interested in learning the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. We need you! Call 778-0492.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at Turtle Watch. AMITW is seeking volunteers with customer service or retail experience. Greet and inform visitors at our education center and/or to help with nesting activity on our beaches. Training is provided, please contact the Turtle Watch Education Center for more information. Amy Talucci or Suzi Fox, 778-1435.


ASSISTED LIVING: Haven Home Bradenton Beach is admitting residents. Day care and drop-offs. Respite, long term. Call 779-0322 for details, inquiries welcome.


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 778-3222.

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

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $25 per hour- free advice. 545-7508.

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

KATHY & MIKE'S CLEANING Service: Delivering a standard of excellence for all your interior and exterior cleaning needs. No job too big or small. Great rates and references, 722-4358.

EXPERT CLEANING – personalized service! Many excellent references. Call Kris, 750-8366.

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

BENNETT’S APPLIANCE/AC and Household Service. Service all brands, eighteen years experience. All repairs warranteed. Call 746-8984, cell 545-5793.

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

K.A.S. CLEANING: Employee owned, servicing private homes, condos, rentals and seasonal homes. Concierge services and home watch. Call 792-6660.

FRANKIE’S TREE SERVICE, formerly John’s Tree Service. Free estimates. Tree trimming, topping, pruning, removal, fully insured. Call 723-3340, or cell 812-1403.

THE ROYAL MAID Service, licensed, bonded, insured. Professional, experienced maids, free estimate, gift certificates available. Please call 727-9337.

TREE SERVICE: Topping, trimming, removals. Palm trimming. 15 years locally working on Anna Maria. Phil Brewer, 545-4770.

COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Training, maintenance, virus and Spyware protection. Island native. Call John Baird, Matrix PC, 708-6541.

FITNESS TRAINING: Personal fitness studio, low rates, great results. Call Bob, 794-6531. Certified, insured, Manatee Chamber of Commerce member. Call 794-6531.

HANDYMAN SERVICES Scott Fulton, owner, Island resident. “Get the job done right.” Free estimate, many references. 713-1907 cell, 778-4192 home.

CLIMATE-CONTROLLED STORAGE available now with easy access and Island convenience at no extra cost. Call Marina Pointe Realty, 779-0732.

A LA CARTE Catering. Geraldine, the former owner of “la Creperie,” will come and cook for you at your home. French or European. Call 795-3034.

MR. BILL’S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I’m handy to have around." 779-9666.

CLEANING SERVICE: House, office, carpet, floors. Free estimates. Call 758-2766, ask for Manuela.

STEVE’S REMODELING & Repair: Chicago contractor for 30 years. Affordable and dependable service. Please call 795-1968.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, 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, 795-7411. RA005052.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! 778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 795-0887. MA#0017550.

PIANO AND KEYBOARD lessons. Call Jack Elka, 778-2711.


CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING and Lawn Maintenance. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, cleanups, tree trimming, hauling, Xeriscape. Island resident. Excellent references. 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call 778-2581 or 962-6238.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. Call 779-0851 or cell 448-3857.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING Services: Quality lawn and landscape maintenance at hard to beat prices. Free estimates, insured. Call 778-2335 or 284-1568.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 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. 778-4441.

SANDY'S LAWN SERVICE. Celebrating 20 years of quality and dependable service. Call us for all your landscape and hardscape needs 778-1345.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. 727-5066.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $30/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 795-7775, "shell phone" 720-0770.


VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Dan or Bill, 795-5100

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at 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) 778-3924 or 778-4461.

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call cell 778-6898 or cell, 320-9274.

TILE - TILE - TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 726-3077.

GRIFFITHS' ISLAND PAINT Interior/exterior painting, pressure washing and wallpaper. For prompt, reliable service at reasonable rates, call Kevin at 704-7115 or 778-2996. Husband/wife team.

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

25 YEARS EXPERIENCE, highly skilled, dependable restoration/renovation expert, carpenter, fine finishing contractor. Kitchen/bathroom specialist. Repairs, painting. Paul Beauregard, 779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin's Home Improvements. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 383-5381, or 726-1802.

HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, painting, sheetrock, popcorn, doors, bi-folds, trim, moldings kitchen remodeling, general repairs. Decks, hardwood floors. Homes, rentals. A.J. Winters, 713-1951.

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

JERRY’S HOME REPAIR and Lawn Care: Light carpentry, plumbing, electrical, grass cutting, tree trimming, light hauling. Call 778-6170 or cell, 447-2198.

COMPLETE BATHROOM REMODELING Custom shower stalls, tub enclosures, fixtures, cabinets, tiling, drywall, texture-coat painting. Clean, honest, reliable. More than 20 years experience. FA Weingartner, 795-1645, 545-6141 cell.

JSM HOME REPAIRS “The Handy-Man Service.” If it needs to be built, repaired or installed, painted or pressure washed, we can do it! Free estimates. Call Scott at (941) 228-0751.

ISLAND HOME REPAIRS Carpentry, painting, drywall repairs, electric, roof repairs, plumbing, general repairs. No job too small. Low prices. Call 504-2027.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 778-3526 or 730-0516.


BAYFRONT COTTAGES with docks available now. Beautiful views, breezy, quiet area. No pets, nonsmoking. Priced from $800month, $450/week, $85/night. 794-5980.

AUTUMN, WINTER, SPRING rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 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, 778-2374.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes with all conveniences. Now booking for this season. Please call 778-2541 and leave message or call (813) 752-4235. E-mail:

CHOICE OF 3 and 5BR houses, all with heated pools, on the water. Long or short term rentals. or e-mail: Call 011-44-1256-473469.

SPACIOUS WATERFRONT, upper, sundeck, dock. Panoramic view, furnished, Key West-style. 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer. Pet considered. 794-5980.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach, 2BR/1.5BA cottage, furnished, $900/month; 208 64th St., 2BR/2BA duplex, garage, $1,150/month. Call SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

GULFFRONT AND BAYFRONT condos, 3BR/2BA and 2BR/2BA. Great location, pool, tennis, special owner discounts, weekly and seasonal. Call (901) 301-8299 or e-mail:

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

AVAILABLE NOW 2BR/2BA bayview condo near Publix, public beach. Unfurnished, Old Florida Realty, 778-3377.

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach, some locations. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $375-$775/week, $975-$2,275/month. (800) 977-0803 or 737-1121.

BRADENTON BEACH Homes for sale or rent. Seasonal or annual, 1BR apartment, unfurnished, $700/month includes utilities. Sandpiper Mobile Resort 778-1140, or e-mail:

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA, large decks, cathedral ceilings, lush landscaping. One block to beach, clean, very nice, washer/dryer. Bradenton Beach, $950/month. Call 779-0121.

150 STEPS TO GULF. Seasonal, 2BR/2BA Immaculate ground-level home. Nonsmoking, no pets. (813) 961-6992 or e-mail:

WINTER RENTAL 2BR/2BA on Anna Maria Island, three blocks to Gulf. Fully furnished, large yard, Jacuzzi, garage. Available now through June, $1,950/month. Rent for five months at $1,850/month or six months at $1,800/month. E-mail: or call JoAnn, 778-4750.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX, tropical 2BR/2BA, garage, screened lanai, remodeled, shady, quiet, unfurnished. Nonsmoking, no pets. $975/month annual. Call 776-1789.

GULFVIEW 2BR ground-level home, 50 yards to beach on quiet dead-end street. No smoking, no pets. 3103 Avenue F. $875/month plus security. Call (800) 894-1950.

HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA, duplex, lower level, clean, new carpet. First, last, security. $950/month, no pets. Call 725-4190 or 794-2912.

HOLMES BEACH CANALFRONT home, 2BR/2BA, completely furnished, garage, laundry, dock, many extras. $750/week, $2,000/month. Call (813) 286-9814.

PERICO ISLAND Brand new 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Maintenance-free home. Lakefront, all appliances, amenities, clubhouse and pool. Annual lease. $1,550/month-$1,450/month. Call 798-3885.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH elevated duplex, 2BR/2BA, 1.5 blocks to beach. Freshly painted, new carpet, new stove, dishwasher, carport, washer/dryer hook-up. Call 778-3744.

2BR/1BA TOTALLY renovated duplex with undercover parking, storage area, washer/dryer. Steps to Gulf and bay. 2516-E Avenue B in Bradenton Beach. Call (813) 300-8543 or (941) 778-0635.

NORTH HOLMES BEACH West of Gulf Drive, 3BR/2BA house, ground level, furnished, available December-March 2004. Call (423) 288-5392 or e-mail:

RENTAL WANTED: Professor and wife seek four-month rental January-May. Two or three bedrooms with waterviews on Anna Maria. (802) 649-5296 or e-mail:

STEPS TO BEACH: 1BR/1BA newly remodeled, turnkey furnished, washer/dryer, carport. Available weekly, monthly or 2004 season. Pictures at Call 779-9697 or (770) 486-9279.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR homes available. Price range is $1,100-$1,350/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 778-2307.

ANNUAL ONLY: 2BR/1BA, directly on Gulf in Bradenton Beach. $1,250/month, assurity/security required with contract. Call 792-2779.

ANNUAL SPACIOUS 1BR duplex. New paint, laminate wood floors, screened lanai, steps to beach. $630/month, plus utilities. Call 447-8757 or 748-2929.

ANNUAL NORTH END Anna Maria, four houses to Gulf. 2BR/1BA, vaulted ceilings, washer/dryer hookup, large screened porch, new paint and appliances. Pet considered. $850/month, plus security. Call 778-4837 or 704-8674.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA in Holmes Beach. Walk to beach. Just like new! Fresh paint, new carpet, garage. Bay view from balcony. Call 779-9074 or (703) 587-4675.

ANNUAL DUPLEX 1BR/1BA, across from beach, $650/month, $650/deposit, water included. No pets. Call 920-0096.

OCTOBER SPECIAL 1BR/2BA furnished, spacious, steps to beach on Anna Maria Island, cable, washer/dryer. Only $395/week, plus tax. Call 778-1098.

ANNUAL RENTAL one block to beach and bay. 2BR/1BA home, new kitchen, garage/workshop, washer/dryer and large yard. $1,100/month plus utilities. Credit check and security. 2212 Avenue B. Call 795-8979.

2BR/1BA VILLA in Bradenton, 55 plus, excellent! Furnished or unfurnished, washer/dryer, carport, no pets, nonsmoking. Nice community. $695/month. Call 751-1440.

EXCELLENT CONDITION 3BR/1BA, $1,200/month, annual. Call 224-0285.

HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2B elevated duplex unit. Garage, workshop, open porch/balcony, exterior/interior entrances, central heat-air conditioning, washer/dryer hookup, annual lease, $1,000/month, includes lawn care. 371-8183.

PINE BAY FOREST 2BR/2BA condo, all appliances, two lanais, carport, one block to Palma Sola Bay, heated pool, tennis courts, hot tub, sauna, unfurnished, annual. $975/month. Call 792-0973.

COMMERCIAL LEASE: Prime commercially zoned space on Anna Maria Island located on a major artery. Great visibility. Approximately 2,800 sq.ft. Attractive building fronting on two streets. Excellent parking. For information call 745-0959 or 794-8991. Owner/Realtor.

PET-FRIENDLY bungalow with dock, south Bradenton Beach. Barefoot lifestyle, old Florida comfort. 1BR, living room, eat-in kitchen with French doors to spacious deck, large screened porch, fenced tropical yard, 100-foot gated driveway. Partially furnished, washer/dryer. $950/month. Short term possible. Nonsmoking. Call (941) 485-1874.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA duplex, washer/dryer. 2818 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. $800/month. Call 730-0977.

PERICO BAY CLUB waterfront Grand Cayman model, 3BR/2BA, ceramic tile throughout, completely updated, two-car garage. $1,450/month. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, 778-0807 or 232-1369.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX 2BR/1BA freshly painted, new carpet, dishwasher, self-cleaning stove. Private deck, landscape and pest control included. Call 778-4068.

NEW PROPERTY: Annual duplex, 2BR/2BA, one block to Gulf. New paint and carpet. Screened porch, covered parking. Call Island Real Estate for move-in special, 778-6066.

1BR/1BA TRAILER steps to beach, Gulfview, 55-plus, no pets. $550/month annually, $800/month seasonally. Call 727-1683.

2BR ANNUAL RENTALS available now. Pets welcome. Call Island Real Estate to take advantage of great move-in specials, 778-6066.

HOLMES BEACH GULFFRONT condo at Waters Edge. Available December or May, $3,500/month. Call (616) 248-9008.

ANNUAL RENTALS AVAILABLE from $650/month to $3,000/month. Many to choose from. Call A Paradise Rental Management for more information, 778-4800 or (800) 237-2252.

ANNUAL DUPLEX RENTALS, no pets. Beautiful 2BR/2BA, Florida room, dishwasher, washer/dryer hookup, carport, $950/month; 2BR/2BA; 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer hookup, $750; 2BR/2BA, $725; 1BR/1BA, $650/month. Call Dolores M. Baker Real Estate, 778-7500.

RENTAL: Furnished villa in Mt. Vernon condos, near beaches, 2BR/2BA, carport, 55-plus, clubhouse with numerous activities, heated pool, tennis, no pets, nonsmoking. Six months at $2,000/month; $875/annual. Call 794-5011.

JOIN THE FUN! Seasonal rentals available. West of Gulf Drive, 2BR home, $2,700/month; cheerful 1BR duplex, $1,600/month; pet-friendly 2BR, $2,100/month; elevated 2BR pool home, $3,000/month. Palma Sola Harbour, 2BR condo with dock, $2,100. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

HOLMES BEACH BAYVIEW 3BR/2BA, walk to beach, double garage. Fresh paint, new carpet, tile. Like new. Call 794-4923 or 778-3289.

NEAR BEACH: Elevated duplex 3BR/2BA, washer/dryer, very nice. $1,250, first/last/security. Call 778-7887.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 4BR (two master suites)/3BA, house on canal. Two minutes to beach. Heated pool, dock, washer/dryer, garage, designer furnished with tropical yard setting. One of the finest rentals on Island. $1,500/weekly or $5,200/monthly. Call 778-7612 or e-mail:


LONGBOAT KEY former bank building, 4,700 square feet, zoned office/professional. Twenty parking spaces, contemporary design, great visibility. $14/square foot. Can divide. Owner/Realtor, 388-5514, or call 809-4253.

GULF WATCH: Gorgeous 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished unit with Gulf views.$419,900. Weekly rentals OK. or 744-2727.

WATERFRONT LOTS and homes between Englewood and Boca Grande: Six lots with seawalls and two ground-level waterfront homes, deep water, no bridges, one tip-lot directly on Intracoastal and bay, your dock to the Gulf in three minutes. Properties affordably priced from $220,000. Possible owner financing on some, as low as 3.5 percent. Call (570) 943-2516.

DUPLEX: BEAUTIFUL, built 2001/2002, 3,500 sq.ft., 6BR/4BA, sun deck, storage house, corner lot, 100 by 100 feet, completely furnished. West of Gulf Drive, 600 ft. to beach. Walk to shopping center. Must see! $850,000. Owner, 778-2930.

DUPLEX – AWESOME PRICE. 311 63rd. St., Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA and approximately 1,100 sq.ft. on each side. $395,000. Call 779-2700.

BEAUTIFUL STILT HOME Terra Ceia. Eight skylights, hard-oak floor, 3BR/2BA, two Jacuzzi tubs, new build, partial view of bay, lake in rear, large windows, half-acre, front and side deck, easement rights to Bayshore Drive. Call 704-0431 for details. $245,000.

FOR SALE: Lovely lake view from immaculate 2BR/2BA villa in Mt. Vernon condos, a nature preserve on Sarasota Bay. Renovated, new air conditioning, fans in every room, active 55-plus community with clubhouse, heated pool, tennis, whirlpool, workshop, no pets. $147,000. 794-5011.


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