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Date of Issue: October 20, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct 19 2005


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.

ANTIQUE WICKER DESK: Excellent condition, painted white. One center drawer, two side shelves. Raised wicker railing surrounds desktop. 37.5 wide by 23 inches deep. $375. (941) 778-1102.

FULL-SIZE FUTON: Premium mattress, seldom used, $80. (941) 778-1102.

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.

WHITE WICKER FURNITURE set: Includes love seat, two chairs, coffee table, rocker and cushions. Very nice! $110. (941) 779-1045.

TWIN BED SHEETS, quilt, shams, new bedspread. Used twice. $400. (941) 792-6220.

MOVING SALE: HARDWOOD cabinets, sofa, chairs, bed, refrigerator, washer, stove, desk, table, tools, 1940s sewing machine, frames. (941) 778-2120 or (636) 373-4331.

FURNITURE: STERNS FOSTER king bed set, headboard, $250; dining room table, four chairs, two leafs, $450; desk, lighted shelves, $100; stand-alone mirror, $80. (941) 778-7003.

FOR SALE: WHITE sectional couch, 13.5-cubic-foot white chaise, GE upright freezer, oak Hooker entertainment center. (941) 778-1517.

TWO LEATHER SOFAS, end tables, lamps, etc. Two large southwest-style paintings. Call (941) 779-0420.


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.

BIKE RENTALS: ADULTS $45/week, children $25/week. Includes helmet. (941) 778-3441.

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

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

SEEKING: MARK MCELROY. Please contact Jeannah, (941) 228-6352.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30am-2pm and Saturdays, 9am-noon. Summer clearance sale. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

GARAGE SALE: 8:30am, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 21-22. Household items, tools, plants, wall mirrors, sports equipment, computer desk, bikes, pictures, basketball hoop, skateboard ramp. 305 56th St., Holmes Beach.

SALE AT NIKI’S Gifts & Antiques. Collectible porcelain dolls, 50 percent off; bone china cups and saucers and thimbles, 30-60 percent off; all sterling jewelry, 50-70 percent off; select gifts, vintage and costume jewelry, bar stools, wicker furniture, collectibles, art, crystal, 40-80 percent off. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729.

GARAGE SALE: 9am-? Saturday, Oct. 22. 1984 Cadillac Brougham, 85,000 miles. Yamaha outboard motor, 30-horsepower, barely used. 6250 Holmes Blvd. #52, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-5141.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-noon, Saturday, Oct. 22. Household items, porch furniture, clothing. 456 63rd Street, Holmes Beach.

ESTATE SALE: 9am-1pm, Saturday, Oct. 22. Love seat, computer desk, dishes, books, albums, baskets, plants and more. 230 Lakeview Drive, Anna Maria.


LOST CAT: MAINE coon with white paws. Has medical injury with sutures under front leg. Lost in area of 71st Street, Holmes Beach. Answers to "Bootsie". (941) 730-1086.


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

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.

KITTENS AND MOM: Six-months old, gorgeous, one six-toed, four females, one male. Tested, shots, spayed, microchipped. Locally fostered. $150 value, only $35 to good home. Julie, (941) 720-1411.


RV: 2002 ROADTREK 190 Versatile. Fully loaded. 14,000 miles. Call (317) 873-3307, e-mail or see details at

1984 CADILLAC BROUGHAM: 85,000 miles. $1,450. (941) 778-5141.

2001 TOYOTA CAMRY: Great condition! Two-tone, power seats, keyless entry, panic alarm, dual airbags. 49,000 miles. $11,250. (941) 544-0219.

1987 FORD VAN: Heavy duty, runs great, new tires. Must go! $1,200 or best offer. (941) 778-1086 or 720-0067.


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! $10,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

CUSTOM MARINE FIBERGLASS: Mobile unit. Exterior, interior. Structural, painting and gel-coat repair. 25 years experience, all work guaranteed. Licensed and insured. USCG registered. Jim Hathaway, (941) 713-5462.

YAMAHA OUTBOARD MOTOR: 30-horsepower, barely used. $950. (941) 778-5141.

BOAT DOCK WITH lift for rent: $400/month. Water, electric, first. last, one-month security. Anna Maria Island Village. (941) 778-2743.

30-HORSEPOWER TOHOTSU outboard, $750 or best offer; boat trailer for up to 16-foot skiff, $250; trailer for 12-foot skiff, $150. Sarasota (941) 400-5384.

WANTED: WANT TO rent boat slip for 25-foot boat. Call Mike at (941) 302-3796.


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.

FISH FOR REDFISH, Snook and Trout with Captain Jim Savaglio. License, bait and tackle included. (941) 238-7597 or (813) 477-7657.


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.

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

NEED A BABY-SITTER, pet-sitter or dog walker? 13-year-old eighth-grade girl, very responsible. Great with animals and kids. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

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

SANDBAGS DELIVERED: Be prepared. Local teen will make and deliver sandbags to your Island residence. Spencer, (941) 778-0944 to order.

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.


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

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

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

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

REAL ESTATE ASSISTANT for Longboat Key agent. Real estate background, excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills a must. E-mail resume to

GULF DRIVE CAFE: Seeking dependable, experienced cooks and hostesses. Top pay. 900 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

MYSTERY SHOPPERS REQUIRED in Holmes Beach to audit businesses. Apply online at or call (403) 261-5000, ext. 449.

ROADIE: LOCAL POPULAR band. Every Friday and Saturday. Setup, next day tear-down. Must be reliable, energetic. Few hours, excellent pay! (941) 778-1086.

FRONT DESK FOR busy chiropractic office. Fulltime, billing experience preferred but not necessary. Will train. Call (941) 778-9372.

FULLTIME GROUNDSkeeper: Able to do light maintenance on the Island. Must have own transportation. Call Barry Gould at (941)448-5500.



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.

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

CLEANING BY HELENE: 30-year Island resident, great references! Weekly, biweekly. Call for a free estimate, (941) 730-4477.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelley Ragan. Quality portraits, weddings, beach photography, babies, even pets! Very reasonable. (941) 447-8892.

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

MURALS BY MARK Burdette: Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. (941) 447-9637.

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.

HOUSE AND CONDO CARE! Handyman. Watch your place, fix things. Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Longboat Key. Call, fax, Wern, (941) 779-1040. E-mail

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.

SCOTT’S HELPING HANDS handyman service. Odd jobs: packing, moving, hauling, cleanup, minor construction, painting, yard work. Pickup truct available for moving and cleaning. How may I help you? (941) 306-9767.

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.

SUNCOAST CLEANING SERVICES: Family owned and operated. "Delivering a standard of excellence" for all your cleaning needs. Vacation properties, residential and windows. (941) 722-4358 or 518-5975. Great references available.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: DRYWALL, painting, tile, lots of other jobs. References, free estimates. Call Drew Hudson, conscientious handyman, (941) 812-5073.


CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. (941) 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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

GARY WOOD LAWN service and landscaping. Also, light tree work. Call (941) 812-7273.

HOLMES LAWN MAINTENANCE and Phil Brewer Tree Service: Serving the Island’s yard needs with total lawn care! Call us today. (941) 812-9146 or 545-4770.

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.

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

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

ISLAND HOME IMPROVEMENTS and repairs: Specializing in interior renovations. No project is too large or too small! References, 20 years experience. (941) 538-3520 or 448-1956.

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

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.

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.

TOM’S WINDOWS/Metro Home Supply Inc. Professional-grade doors, windows, hurricane protection, siding, soffits. Sales, service, repair. Visa/MasterCard. (941) 359-3799.

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.

RANDY’S REMODELING SERVICE: Drywall, finishing texture, windows, doors, installation, overall remodeling. Call Randy at (941) 320-2506 or 778-0540.

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


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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 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.

LUXURIOUS VILLAS, enchanting gardens: seasonal or weekly rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA, conveniently located. (941) 778-4636.

NEW ULTRA LUXURY Gulffront condo in Holmes Beach: 3BR/2.5BA, everything top-of-the-line. 2,000 sf. $2,500-$2,800/week. Call Mike, (866) 869-0824.

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

OFFICE SPACE for lease: Anna Maria, perfect location on Pine Avenue. Up to 1,500 sf. Close to shops, pier, etc. Please call owner for details, (941) 779-1044.

IMMACULATE 2BR/2BA CONDO in adult community, Bradenton. Half mile to Gulf, unit faces pool with canal view. Fully furnished, cable TV, full kitchen. Three-month minimum $2,250/month, deposit required. (336) 210-7804 or (859) 653-8436.

WESTBAY COVE: Beautiful ground-floor condo. 2BR/2BA, newly redecorated, washer/dryer, pool, tennis. Available October, November, December 2005, and May through December 2006. New York (914) 238-3711, or e-mail

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Beachfront condo, 2BR/2BA, fully equipped. Anna Maria Island, Florida. Available all year. (317) 873-3307.

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.

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

BIMINI BAYFRONT HOME with beautiful views! 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. $1,800/month. Call Gabe Buky, (941) 374-5772.

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

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA half duplex, $1,250/month; 2BR/2BA home, $1,550/month; 2BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month; 3BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail:

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA ground-floor, poolside with bay view. Water and cable included. Old Florida Realty Co. (941) 778-3377.

VACATION RENTAL: QUIET canalfront in Holmes Beach . 2BR/2BA, furnished, garage, laundry, dock, extras. Available through Dec. 31. $850/week, $2,400/month. (813) 286-9814.

LUXURY CONDO: 1BR/1BA including garage. Near beach with pool, tennis and more! 2.5 years old, gated. Annual $900/month. Call Denny at (941) 780-8789.

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos/houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA condo, pool/tennis, small pet OK, $1,000/month; 3BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, small pet OK, new carpet, $1,700/month; 305 66th St., 2BR/1.5BA duplex on stilts, pet OK, $975/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

SANDPIPER: 55-PLUS. Seasonal 1BR/1BA, steps to the beach. $1,200/month. Also, 2BR/1BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking. (775) 338-9492.

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

TEMPORARY ISLAND RENTAL: One, two or three months. 2BR/1BA, furnished. One block to beach. $850/month, includes cable TV and water. (941) 807-5449.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH, 2BR/2BA, one block to beach. Large, enclosed porch. Exceptionally clean, no pets. 5611-B Guava. $900/month. (941) 778-9378.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH, 2BR/1BA ground-level duplex, completely furnished. One house from the Gulf. No pets, nonsmoking. (813) 689-0925, or e-mail HLMSBCHRNTL@.COM.

THE PALMS: 1BR/BA, pet friendly. $800/month, first, last, deposit. Available now! 1813 51st St., A Paradise Realty, (941) 778-4800.

1BR/1BA BEACHFRONT condo at Resort 66, Holmes Beach. Furnished, pool, hot tub. Available Nov. 12–17, $500/week. (941) 778-7589 or (618) 616-7001.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Charming 2BR/2BA elevated duplex in Bradenton Beach. High ceilings, clean, one block to beach, no pets. $875/month. (941) 778-4665 or 725-2549.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach less than one block to beach. $1,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA pool home close to Manatee River. Wood floors, fireplace. Pets OK. $1,600/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA recently remodeled, on canal, fourplex in Holmes Beach, less than block to beach. $750/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ADVERTISE YOUR RENTAL for free! For details call Chris Kawcak, Century 21, All Aces Realty, (941) 704-6714.

LUXURY CONDO, 2BR/2BA, steps to beach. $875/week; 2-3BR, remodeled mobile home, senior park, minutes to Gulf, gated. $1,100/month, three- to six-month rental. (883) 688-3524,

SEASONAL RENTAL: JANUARY through March. Clean, modern duplex, 1BR/1BA, living room, dining, kitchen, private outdoor patio, washer/dryer. Walk to Gulf beach. $1,550/month, includes utilities. (941) 778-5338 or (516) 526-5628.

BRADENTON BEACH DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA on Intracoastal, boat dock, short walk to beach. Modern with large rooms. $1,000/month, first, last and deposit. (727) 784-3679.

WATERFRONT: SHELL POINT condo, 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished. Spectacular view! Jean Holmes Realty, (941) 778-2644 or 730-7017.

2BR/2BA ANNUAL: $1,300/month, first, last and security. References and lease required. Pet OK. Heated pool, washer/dryer, fenced, yard care. 201A Peacock Lane, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-0473.

HOUSE ON GULFFRONT lot, newly remodeled 2BR/2BA with washer/dryer, yearly $1,200/month; 1BR/1BA apartment, $700/month. Dolores M. Baker Real Estate, (941) 778-7500.

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.

OCTOBER SPECIAL: STEPS to beach, 1BR/2BA, spacious, tile, courtyard, washer/dryer, kitchen. Only $395/week. Call (941) 778-1098.

ANNUAL RENTAL: COTTAGE in historic village. 2BR/1BA, new appliances, well landscaped, private backyard with vine-covered arbor/patio. Short walk to Island and free Island trolley. $890/month. Call Mike Norman Realty, (941) 778-6696.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 3BR/2BA, 1,100 sf, steps to beach. Laundry, yard. Available Dec. 1. $950/month plus electric, first, last, security. (941) 778-5412.


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

NORTH ANNA MARIA: Adorable cottage with views of the bay! $425,000. Please call Maureen, Green Real Estate, (941) 778-0455.

COMPLETELY RENOVATED ISLAND home blocks from beach and local shopping. Fabulous pool! R-2 zoning. Call Barb at Old Florida Realty, (941)792-0902 or 962-1298.

WATERFRONT: COLONY Cove, Ellenton. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished. 55-plus, marina, pools, pets OK. $27,500. (941) 721-4890.
1/3 ACRE WOODED LOT on Wares Creek: 1BR/1BA mobile home on large wooded lot with fruit trees and fence. Central location, room for pool and RV or boat storage. Dead-end street with 125 feet on Wares Creek. Possible rezone for two lots or “best use” PDR. Five units. $118,000. Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202, 737-1420.

BEAUTIFUL ANNA MARIA Island: Duplex, 2BR/1BA each side. Two-minute walk to beach, shopping and trolley stop. Private patios and washer/dryer. 3201 Sixth Ave., Holmes Beach. $649,000. Call (513) 225-8004.

FOR SALE: SUNBOW Bay on Anna Maria Island, condominium and marina. Rarely available! 2BR/2BA, completely renovated, turnkey furnished. $385,000. Call (941) 778-9684.

NORTH POINT HARBOR: Two homes in Island’s finest community. Buy both “as is” for $2,450,000. 4BR/3BA elevated home, beautiful views of Tampa Bay, new lap pool, spa, waterfall, seawall and dock. $1,300,000. Also, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, ranch home, totally remodeled, new seawall, dock and 20,000 pound lift. $1,250,000. Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE home: Land owned, 2BR/1.5BA, computer room, deck, furnished. Five miles to beach. Royal Gardens, Lot 39, 6904 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton. $94,500. (941) 795-7340 for appointment.

VILLAGE GREEN, BRADENTON: 2BR/2BA villa with two-car garage. Completely updated. Immaculate! $349,000. (941) 761-2575 or 448-8502.

BUYING OR SELLING a condo? Call Chris Kawcak, Century 21, All Aces Realty, (941) 704-6714.

MINUTES TO BEACHES: 3BR/1BA manufactured home with one-car garage. Two miles to Coquina beach. Fully furnished, no age restrictions. Perfect winter retreat or seasonal rental. $159,900. Open house 1-4pm Sunday, Oct. 23. Chard Winheim, Horizon realty, (941) 713-6743.

HARD TO FIND: Well-maintained west Bradenton duplex. 2BR/1BA each side. Central A/C, concrete block, separate meters, fully rented. Buy today and start collecting checks tomorrow! $179,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty, (941) 713-6743.

TIMBER CREEK GOLF Community: Ground-floor end unit, 2BR/2BA, glass/screen-enclosed lanai. Greatroom, kitchen, laundry room. Turnkey furnished. $210,000. (941)761-4942.


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.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA Mountains: Cool air, views, streams, homes, cabins, acreage. Free brochure of mountain property. (800) 642-5333. Realty of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy NC 28906.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Escape the heat in the cool, beautiful peaceful mountains of western North Carolina. Homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate, Murphy. Call for free brochure (800) 841-5868.

BEAUTIFUL SW GAINESVILLE/Paynes Prairie/Hwy 441. 20+ dividable-acre private gated ranch. For sale by owner. Auction Oct. 23. Info: or (352)256-2247.

BEAUTIFUL LAKE LOTS: Georgia's finest area for fishing and boating. New golf course on pristine Lake Russell. Owner financing available. (706) 213-6734. www.Lakerussellproperties.Com.

NC MOUNTAINS 20 ACRES with 50-mile views, secure, private, easy access, gentle building sites, towering hardwoods, near Asheville and Lake Lure. $120,000. Pristine Properties (800) 262-4187.

GRAND OPENING! LAKEFRONT acreage from $69,900. Save $10,000 Nov. 5 and 6. Spectacular new waterfront community on one of largest and cleanest mountain lakes in America! Large, estate-size deepwater parcels, gorgeous woods, panoramic views. Paved roads, county water, utilities. Low financing. Call now (800)564-5092 ext. 266.

NC MOUNTAIN CABIN: Unfurnished inside, on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby. $89,900, owner. (866) 789-8535 or

TENNESSEE LAKESIDE ACREAGE New community. One+ acre homesites from the 30's. Private boat slips, limited availability. Lake access/boat ramp. Close to downtown Chattanooga. (866) 292-5769.

ASHEVILLE NC AREA: Mountain acreage 1+ acre riverfront, mountain view and wooded homesites from the $50s. Gated community with custom lodge and river walk. (866)292-5762.

NC MOUNTAIN PROPERTY: Land with spectacular views, creeks and hardwood trees on Yung Mountain. 1-15 acres, from $25,000-$89,000. Perfect for log cabin. (800)699-1289 or

SOUTH COASTAL GEORGIA: $149,900 for a two+ acre deepwater marsh lot; $224,900 for a 3+ acre oversized deepwater lot. 45 minutes from Jacksonville, 15 minutes from St. Simons. Call today for appointment. Excellent financing available. (877) GA -OCEAN, ext. 708.

SOUTH COASTAL GEORGIA 3+ acres deepwater ocean access lot from just $240 per month!* 45-minutes from Jacksonville, 15 minutes from St. Simons. Call today for appointment. Excellent financing available. (877) GA-OCEAN, ext. 703, *monthly pmnt of $240.32 based on $59,900 purchase price w/10% down payment of $5,990, $53,910 financed at 5.19% fixed (APR of 5.55% includes 1% origination fee) for 3 years. 35 monthly payments of $240.32, with final payment of $53,910. Offer void where prohibited by law.

SERENE MOUNTAIN GOLF homesite $342/ month. Breathtaking views. Upscale golf community set amid Dye-designed 18-hole course in Carolina mountains. Near Asheville, NC. A sanctioned Golf Digest Schools teaching facility! Call toll-free (800) 334-3253 ext. 974, Price: $69,900, 10 percent down, balance financed at 4.94% fixed, 24-month balloon, OAC.

COASTAL GEORGIA GATED community, deep-water access, ancient oak trees, golf, tennis, proposed pool and fitness. One acre homesites from the mid 70s. (877) 266-7376. WWW.COOPERSPOINT.COM.

NEW MEXICO: 20 acres $39,900. Scenic region, views, canyons, trees, rolling hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunting, hiking, horses, great climate. Power, great access. 100 percent financing. Call (914) 232-5100.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION WATERFRONT Only 10 percent down, 2007 completion and immediate furnished condos minutes from Ft. Lauderdale Beach. $209K+ up. Great rental investment! Realtor: (877) 468-5687.

COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA Waterfront! 3+/- acres, $99,900. Beautifully wooded parcel on deep boatable water with access to ICW, Atlantic and sounds. Prime location close to town. Paved roads, underground utilities, county water. Excellent financing. Call now (800) 732-6601, ext. 1405.

TENNESSEE WATERFRONT SALE! 2.4 acre waterfront $9,900! Dockable building lots from $14,900! Cabin package $54,900. Call Now! (866) 770-5263, ext. 8.

WHITEWATER LIVING IN THE TENNESSEE SMOKIES Gated waterfront community, riverfront and mountain views available, Prices starting low as $46,900. Final phase limited lots, call now! No closing costs, buy direct from developer, save thousands $$$. (800) 559-3095 ext 327.


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