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Date of Issue: November 01, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007


WINDOWS: HEAVY VINYL frames, double glazed. Two sliders 5-by-5 feet. Three 37-inch-by 36-inch panes. Two 37-inch by-60-inch vertical sliders. Interested 941-224-9607.

FREE WOOD 2X12s, 16 feet long. Pick up at 507 68th St., Holmes Beach.

COMPUTER ARMOIRE, SOLID oak, bifold doors. 48wx22dx58h. $350. Compare new, $700 and up. 941-778-2286.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online:

OLD-FASHIONED DINER MUGS: $8 (includes tax). Your coffee never tasted so good as when you drink from the old-style mugs available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY “From Calusas to Condominiums” by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-7978.


KARATE ON THE Island: Ages three through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or

ISLAND RESIDENT BUYS costume jewelry, fine jewelry. Sterling silver wanted. Will come to you. Diana Miller, 941-592-0817. E-mail:

ATTIC STUFFED? Crafts to sell? Rent a space at the Artists Guild’s Art and Attic Affair, Holmes Beach, on Nov. 3 for $25. Call 941-778-6694. Sign up on Oct. 23.

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS training partner needed while visiting Anna Maria Island Sept. 27-Oct. 6 conditioning, techniques, light sparring. 1-800-886-2885.

WWW.ANNAMARIAISLANDLIFE.COM IS now live. Accepting articles of interest and photos from Anna Maria Island businesses and individuals. 1-800-886-2885.

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesday, Thursday. 9am-noon Saturday. Clearance sales on porch. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

OPENING ANTIQUE AND collectible store in Holmes Beach, Nov. 1. Currently interviewing vendors for immediate occupancy. Call Mike, 941-761-1213.

CHRIST CHURCH BRADENTON: Bazaar and Silent auction. 11:30am-2pm Sunday, November 4. Benefits outreach. 4030 Manatee Ave, W. Bradenton. Questions call 941-747-3709.

SALE ANTIQUE STORE closing. Last seven days. Everything storewide must go, 70 percent off. Three items or more, 89 percent off. Still have two oak nightstands, books, lamps, jewelry, sterling, bird cage, antiques, displays, pottery and more. 5351Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach Next to Nike’s Open 7 days, 9:30am to 5:00pm. Don’t miss!

LARGE CONSTRUCTION TOOL Sale. 8am-4pm. Saturday, Oct. 27th. Lots of framing tools. Over 400 items. Cash only, please. 516 68th St., Holmes Beach.

LARGE GARAGE SALE: 8:00-12:00pm. Friday, October 26th. 4i7 63rd Street, Holmes Beach.


MISSING SINCE JULY 18: 8-year-old, indoor, plump, gray and white cat. Last seen at Los Cedros and Hammock Drive, Anna Maria. Has special diet needs. Reward offered. 941-778-5401.

FOUND: SMALL BLACK-and-white Manx cat. Either lost or free for the taking. Call David, 941-778-3793.

FOUND DOG: "Hunter" was roaming, abandoned near the Ocala Forest. Large dog, chocolate color with white muddled spots, brown eyes. Friendly, energetic, needs open land to roam. Likes to chase squirrels. Needs a friend. Call 941-928-8735 to adopt.


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.


1996 GRAND CHEROKEE, 1996 Jeep SUV. 123,000 miles, two-wheel drive, power, good condition. Runs great. Below book value: $3,250. View at The Islander newspaper, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-1102.

2000 CHRYSLER LHS: Grey sunroof, 65,000 miles. Loaded, leather seats, automatic, very well maintained. Iva, 941-350-8001.

VESPA, 2007 MO-PED: Many extras. Be the Cary Grant of the Island. Pristine condition. $4,000 firm! 941-751-3203.


26055 BAYLINER CIERA 275, low hours. Locally maintained, great weekender, or bay or off shore fishing. Mercury 5.0, Alpha drive, aluminum trailer. Come take a nice ride. Call Fred $13,500. Call Fred 941-365-1456, on Island, 941-365-1456.

BOSTON WHALER! 2005 18-6 Dauntless. Fully loaded and in excellent condition with low hours, kept on boat lift, so no trailer.

$23,300. Call 941-284-1215 and leave message or e-mail:

19-FOOT GRADY white tournament model with 150-hp Yamaha. Tandem trailer and cover. 8,900. 941-778-5538.



14-YEAR-OLD needs work. Willing to babysit, clean, etc. Red Cross trained in first aid and babysitting. Call Alexandra, 941-778-5352.

CALL KENDALL: 15-year old high school sophomore looking for babysitting, pet sitting or dog walking jobs. Four years experience and first aid certified. Great with kids and animals! 941-779-9783.

RED CROSS-CERTIFIED 14-year-old looking for a job babysitting or pet sitting. Experienced with kids! Call Kim, 941-794-8640 or 941-807-0889.

FOR BABYSITTING, PETSITTING or dog walking: Call Ariel and Kayla Jennis, twin sophomores at Manatee High School. CPR and first-aid certified by the Red Cross. 941-778-1746.

KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.


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

HARRY’S CPMTOMEMTAL KITCHEN: Hiiring deli, restaurant and catering positions for season.941-383-0777, or email resume at

HOUSEHOLD HELP: GENERAL household duties, cleaning, organization, flexable hours, 25-30 hours. Must past background check. Leave message, 941-778-4247.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASURES: 5351Gulf Drive. Now accepting applications for part time employee. Call during business hours,941-779-0729.

WE ARE LOOKING for a reliable handyman/craftsman with a variety of construction and remodeling experience. Skills needed: ability to make bids and estimates, light electric work, light plumbing, carpeting, etc. Extremely nice benefits. All tools included. Nice van provided with built ins for tools, storage for larger table and tile saws, etc. Must be familiar with Anna Maria, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach and Longboat key areas. A great opportunity and excellent wage for a dependable, reliable person who can workwell with customers and owners. Call 941-447-6747 or 941-447-0317 for interview now!

KITCHEN HELP apply by e-mail to

FRAMERS WANTED: MUST have experience and must be dependable. References required. Pay will depend on experience. Call Logan, 941-448-7369, today!


GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in Holmes Beach - busy shopping district. Profitable. $79,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys: RESTAURANT: CAFE

AND RETAIL, charming and picturesque in great location for your menu and more. $75,000, inventory negotiable. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

BEACHFRONT EATERY AND building with loyal clientele. Profitable. $1,295,000. Confidentiality agreement a must. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

BOUTIQUE: OUTSTANDING BUSINESS in Holmes Beach’s top mall. Sells cruisewear, gifts, more. Good year-long traffic. $159,500. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

HAIR/NAIL SALON: For sale near beaches. Low overhead of about $850/month. $9,500. Owner financing available. Jaimee, 941-737-7305.

OPENING ANTIQUE AND collectible store in Holmes Beach, Nov. 1. Currently interviewing vendors for immediate occupancy. Call Mike, 941-761-1213.



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.

PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repairs, upgrades, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.

CUCCIO TILE: Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. 941-730-2137.

ANY ODD JOBS? Need a pet sitter or dog walker? Island local, dependable 17 year-old seeks work. Call Zach, 941-779-9783 or 941-224-5854.

LOCK AROUND THE Clock: Island locksmith and owner Bob Woods. Licensed, bonded and insured. 941-778-1661 or 941-713-4414.

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.

WEDDINGS, VOW RENEWAL and commitment ceremonies. Any time or place. Non-denominational officient available 24/7. Call 941-794-8204.

50FOR ALL HAULING needs from A-Z, to storage, to dump. We do it all. Nothing’s too big or too small. 941-773-8821.

HOUSECLEANING BY TONYIA: Free estimates. Serving Anna Maria Island and northwest Bradenton. References available upon request. 941-465-0591.

NEED YOUR BOTTOM cleaned? Boat bottom cleaning and underwater maintenance. Call Kyle, 941-737-9619.

MORTGAGES, LOANS: RESIDENTIAL, refinance, commercial, business. Big money development. Mortgage City Inc. 941-830-8751.

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.

DOOR SHOP: OPEN 8:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Steel, fiberglass, fire-rated, commercial, residential, thousands of glass options. All code approved, impact available. Metro Door Shop, 941-758-5828.

D&E HANDYMAN services. Drywall, finishing, texture, painting, trim, free estimates, etc. insured. Dwayne 941-524-0299, Elda 941-524-9046 (Spanish)

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION: Live in, visit, your place or mine. Shopping, errands, appointments, etc. 941-748-32-47

COMPLETE BOOKEEPING AND accounting services. On call or part time, as you require. 30 years experience. 941-739-6252.

NITE-OWL OFFICE cleaning. 33-year islander. References. 941-773-2761.

ISLAND ROCK SCHOOL at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Guitar, bass, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, piano and vocals. Call Scott Achor, 941-778-1747, or Koko Ray Hansen, 941-758-0395. Rock on!

EXPERIENCED LOCAL CAREGIVER Serving Anna Maria's seniors, disabled and individuals with post-operative limitations. All aspects of household management and personal care. Part-time availability on a long-term, temporary, or on-call basis. Skilled, caring, reliable. 941-778-5958.

CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services – when and what you need – to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail for details.

HANDY MAN SERVICES: Painting, pressure washing. Home to home repair work. Driveways, window cleaning, anything and everything. Please call, 941-650-4814.

LOOKING FOR CHILD care? V.P.K.? Bizzy Bees Daycare (formerly on the Island) has open house, 4:30-6:30pm, Friday, Oct. 26. Call Shelagh, 941-761-0132.

DO YOU WANT AN AWARD WINNING WEB-SITE - Designed, Redesigned & Hosted: We're your first step to create your internet presence on the web. Each web-site is created specifically for your company. Why trust anyone else, use The Islander, we're local, professional and award winning designs. Please email, we will be happy to give you a FREE quote.


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.

GULF SHORE LANDSCAPING: Lawn care, pressure washing, landscaping, property maintenance. Owner operated by Island resident. Exceptional value! Licensed and insured. Call 941-726-7070.

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

TREES BY BREEZE Inc. Landscaping, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Island resident since 1988. Call Chris, 941-778-2823.


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.

TIRED OF NO return calls? Straight Shot Landscape calls back. For all your landscape, call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067. Shell $42/yard.

NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. 941-729-9381.

THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell, 941-224-8569.

LANDSCAPE FULL TIME: Longboat Key Resort, 40 hours per week. Experience and references a must. Good Pay with benefits. English speaking required. 941-383-5549


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.

CHRISTIE’S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. FL#RF0038118-941-778-3924 or 778-4461

TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Thirty years experience. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin’s Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

TILE AND MARBLE Installation: Many Island references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 941-726-1802.

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.

IMPACT WINDOWS AND doors. Exclusive distributor: Weatherside LLC on Holmes Beach. Free, courteous estimates. Jeld-wen Windows and Doors. Lic.# CBC1253145. 941-730-5045.

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 .

GUARANTEED A-1 PAINTING service. Get a bid then call Nick, he’s the best. Island references. Licensed. Call Nick, 941-727-1448 or 941-962-5131.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic. # RR0066450.

PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Island resident, very meticulous and reliable. I take pride in my work. For a free estimate, call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.

RESILIENT PROPERTIES AND renovations: Kitchens, bathrooms, tile work, decks, sheetrock, painting and more. Reliable work start-to-finish. What does your home need? Free estimates. Call Thomas P. Lass, 941-782-7313.

K&C PAINTING LLC. Interior, exterior, faux. A woman’s touch. Kelly Meshberger. Free estimates. 941-544-8658.

HOME IMPROVEMENT: ENTIRE home renovations. Kitchens, baths, cabinets, drywall, carpentry, tile, all floor coverings, painting. Free estimates. Call 941-524-0088.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting. Professional references from your neighbors. Licensed and insured. Mark, 941-527-9900

KITCHEN AND BATH remodeling and custom carpentry for your home or condo. Florida state licensed builder. CBC1255132. Call John, Gulf Construction. 28 years of experience. 941-773-6808.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.

MARBLE, GRANITE, WALLS, floors, counter tops installed. Polish restored, water stains removed from marble showers, counter tops. Call Jerry Gardinia. 941-723-1749.

STEINIGGER PAINTING AND handyman. Residential, commercial, no job to small. AM or PM. Call Allen, 941-518-6636.

UPDATE YOUR HOME with new stucco and paint. Minor to major, repairs or remodeling. Call Tony, 941-778-4596.

MASTERS OF RENOVATIONS! Do you need a professional for electrical, plumbing, carpentry, tiling, painting or remodeling? Free estimates. 24-hour emergency service. 941-580-3312.


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:

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, townhouse: 2BR/2BA with balcony and view of mountains. Weekly or monthly rental. Call Paige at 941-798-3448.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434.

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week. 941-713-0034 or

BRIGHT! REDUCED! 2BR/2BA house, steps to beach. $1,400/month, $550/week. Jaime, 941-545-8488.

ANNUAL: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus mobile home park community. 2BR/1BA, turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. Bay and Gulf views. Lease to purchase. Call 941-778-4523 or 941-737-1121.

STEPS TO BEACH: Anna Maria Island. Fully furnished, spacious 1BR/2BA, kitchen, courtyard, washer and dryer. $425/week. Call 800-903-5176, or e-mail:

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA HOLMES Beach. Convenient location, big yard, pets considered, $895/month, garbage and yard service included. 941-778-2113.

GULFFRONT: QUAINT 2BR/1BA Ground-level. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets. Walk to restaurants, shops, grocery, trolley. April through December, $2,500/month. Call for weekly rates. 813-294-3014 or 352-592-5870.

RENTAL PROPERTY: 3BR/1BA, two-car garage with workshop. Large lot with picket fenced-in yard. Two blocks from Gulf, one block from bay. Quiet neighborhood. Bradenton Beach. $1,500/month. 941-321-3834.

BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA BAYFRONT with deep-water dock. Furnished, carport and a great value located in Bradenton Beach. 941-779-4713.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA half duplex. Great location, 201 72nd St., Holmes Beach. Very clean, possible third bedroom or office. Pet OK. $1,200/month. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, Gulf views. $1,200/month includes water, cable TV, washer and dryer. 104 31st St., Holmes Beach. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE: One or two offices with shared conference room, kitchen. Free-standing building on Gulf Drive. 944-737-0915.

APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA ON Palma Sola Bay, near beaches and park. Rent is $650/month, tenant pays electric. Move in with security, $650 and utility proration, first month free. Call Reed, 9am-8pm, at 941-448-8100 or 941-794-2258.

0601FURNISHED MOTHER-IN-LAW apartment, canal view with a large deck, dock and saltwater pool to share. Apartment has private entrance, bath and kitchenette. All utilities except telephone included. $350/week or $850/month. Perfect for a clean and quiet individual! Please e-mail or call 941-928-8735. Leave message for information and availability.

ANNUAL FURNISHED 1BR/1BA waterfront apartment with laundry and some utilities included. $850/month. Phone 941-795-1132 or 941-545-7109.

ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 2BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach. $500/month plus half utilities. Call 941-778-6547.

SUNNY SHORES MOBILE home. 1BR/1BA near beach, clubhouse. Very nice. $1,200/month, October and November. No smoking, no pets. 941-730-f.

OCTOBER OR NOVEMBER: 1BR/1BA mobile home, 55-plus community. No pets. $600/month. Steps to beach. 941-779-4634.

TWO CONDOS: ONE on the beach, one close by with a boat dock. 2BR/2BA, lots of amenities, beautifully updated. 941-761-1923.

ANNUAL DUPLEX FOR rent: Ground level, Anna Maria, 2BR/1BA, across from beach. $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.

FURNISHED 2BR CONDO for rent. Minimum three months or annually. 55 and older. Beautiful location across street from beach. Heated swimming pool, clubhouse, fishing pier. 813-927-1632 or 813-918-1543.

ELEVATED 2BR/1.5BA DUPLEX in Holmes Beach available Sept. 1. Quiet area, three blocks to beach. $975/month unfurnished, includes water. First, last, security required. 941-730-2606. 

CHARMING MONTHLY OR seasonal condo. Beach view on Holmes Beach. 2BR/2.5BA, washer and dryer. Two screened-in decks, pool. Cross the street, on the water. $2,400/month. 813-677-7477.

SEASONAL RENTAL: LARGE 1BR/1.5BA condo, completely furnished, new kitchen, $1000/month, tenant pays electric. Community pool and clubhouse, five minutes from beach. 941-748-5352.

ANNUAL DUPLEX FOR rent: Ground level, Anna Maria, 2BR/1BA, across from beach. $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.

2008 SEASON, 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, fully furnished ground -floor duplex with all amenities, 2BR/1BA, no smokers/pets. $1,500/month, four-month minimum, discount for longer stays, available Dec.1. 941-387-8610.

HOLMES BEACH, 3BR/2BA, upstairs duplex, large yard, clean. $1,200/month, no pets. 941-725-4190.

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

RENT-TO-OWN: 3BR townhouse. Steps to the beach. 3000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. $1,695/month. 941-447-6278.

BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA: FLORIDA room, washer and dryer hookup, dishwasher, carport. $1,000/month. 2BR/1BA, tile floors, $725/month. 1BR/1BA, close to beach, $700/month. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

ANNUAL BAYOU CONDO: New annual rental! Anna Maria 2BR/1BA near the city pier. $1,000/month plus electric. Call an Island Place Realty at 941-779-9320.

SEASONAL: ALL NEW for rent December 2007, January, February and March, 2008. 2BR/2BA on Homles Beach. Call, 941-778-1817

CHARMING MONTHLY SEASONAL: Condominium. Beach view on Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer. Two screened in-decks. Pool. Cross the street on the water. $2,400/month. 813-677-7477.

VACATION RENTAL POOL: home, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, furnished, inclusive, gorgeous. Near Palma Sola Causeway. $1,000/week. Suzanne, 941-794-1515.

TEMPORARY RENTAL: 2BR elevated duplex with porch and laundry. Freshly remodeled, private parking, one block to Gulf beaches. $795/month. 941-807-5449.

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

ANNUAL CUTE, FURNISHED 1BD/1BA duplex. Lakefront with dock. Walk to beach. Garage with washer/dryer. No smoking/pets. Holmes Beach. $925.00, 941-232-3704

3BR/2BA HOUSE FOR rent in Holmes Beach. Garage, washer/dryer hookup. Also annual apartment in Holmes Beach. Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. No pets. 941-778-7039.

3BD/2BA DUPLEX: ground level, updated, walking distance to downtown Holmes Beach, small pets OK, nice yard, lots of tile floors. $1,150/month. 941-807-5626

SEASONAL ALL NEW: For rent December 2007, January through March 2008. 2BR/2BA on Holmes Beach. Call 941-778-1819

VACATION RENTALS NOW: Palma Sola townhouse, 2BR/BA, pool and boat dock, $499/week. Key Royale waterfront home, boat dock, pool, all updated, $799/week. Longboat village cottage updated, 2BR/1BA, $499/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090

ANNUAL RENTAL: RIVERVIEW Boulevard. 3BR/2BA, garage, views of river. $1,295/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941- 778-2307

ANNUAL RENTAL 4-5BR/5BA home on canal, dock, pool and tennis courts. $2.700/month. Call Sato Real Estate, Inc. 941-778-7200

ANNUAL RENTAL: POOL home, 2BD/2BA, elevated duplex, one-car garage, large storage room. Available immediately.

3BR/2BA DUPLEX: ONE block to beach. Washer and dryer, tropical yard, no pets. $925/month. First and deposit. 941-524-6773. Leave message, available now.

RENT OR BUY! Four bedroom house just minutes from the beach. Contact Heather Absten, P.A., RE/MAX Gulf Stream at 941-807-4661 or visit

ANNUAL RENTAL: RIVERVIEW Boulevard. 3BR/2BA, garage, views of river. $1,295/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941- 778-2307.

SEASONAL TURNKEY SUNNY Shores Mobile Home, 1/BR/1BA, near beach, clubhouse. $1,200/month. 941-730-4078.

UNFURNISHED 1BR/2BA newly remodeled, poolside, large rooms and porch. $975/month, year lease. 201 S. Bay, 786-375-9633.

GULF VIEWS: ONLY 30 yards to beach. 3BR/1BA, ground-level home with porch. Dead end on Avenue F, Holmes Beach. No pets, nonsmoking. $1,050/month-plus. Yearly lease. Call owner, cell 800-894-1950.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach. 1BR/!BA, across street from beach. $695/month, includes water/garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL NORTH west Bradenton. 3BR/2BA garage, views of river, neat and clean. $1,295/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON Beach. 2BR/2BA condo. The unit is a four-plex and has two floors over parking. Steps to beach. $1,000/month, plus utilities. Call 941-813-0428.

TEMPORARY RENTAL: 2BR elevated duplex with porch and laundry. Freshly remodeled, private parking, one block to Gulf beaches. $795/month. 941-807-5449.

3BR/2BA HOUSE FOR rent in Holmes Beach. Garage, washer/dryer hookup. Also annual apartment in Holmes Beach. Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. No pets. 941-778-7039.

ANNUAL, NICE, 2BR/2BA-plus raised duplex. 63rd Street. Two available. $1,000 or 1,2000. Call 941-565-1430 or

CORTEZ, BRADENTON BEACH area: Spacious, elevated 2BR/2.5BA unfurnished apartment. Large deck, half garage, laundry. $1,295/month includes utilities and basic cable. 1.3 miles to beach. Community boat ramp on Palma Sola Bay. Will consider six-month seasonal rental. 941-761-2725.

ANNA MARIA, KEY Royale home. No fees, 3BR/2BA, pool, spa, boat dock, all updated, Xeriscape lot. $799,000. Call owner-agent direct: 941-356-1456.

3BR/2BA DUPLEX: one block to beach. Washer and dryer, tropical yard, no pets. $925/month. First and deposit. 941-524-6773. Leave message, available now.

CONDO 1BR/1BA across the street from the Gulf. $700/week, $1800/month, plus tax. No smokers. 941-778-3320

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


NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: From mid-$200s. Minutes to beach, one block south of Manatee Avenue on 67th Street. Models open daily. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

ISLAND HOME REDUCED: For sale by owner. Holmes Beach 3BR, deep-water canal, pool, boat dock, many upgrades. $675,000. Call 941-545-8601.

1BR/1BA MOBILE HOME: One block to marina. Land owned! No age, pet restrictions or fees. Really cute and clean. $115,000. 513-470-3851.

3BR/2.5BA HOUSE, STEPS TO beach: Less than two years old, nearly 2,000 sf, 18-foot soaring ceilings, heated pool, granite counter-tops, wood cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, hardwood floors, metal roof, two-car garage and more! Owner must sell. A real value at $669,000. 941-725-2826.

PRICE SLASHED: CHARMING canal house for sale. $649,900. Call 941-779-1013 or 717-392-4048.

ON THE BEACH! Condo appraised recently at $510,000. Now only $385,000. Beautifully remodeled 2BR/2BA, granite counter tops, pools. 941-761-1923.

BAYVIEW AND CANALFRONT with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, three davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! $625,000. See disply ad in this week’s paper! 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach by owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

WATERFRONT COTTAGE ON Hodgdon Pond on Mount Desert Island in Maine, home of Acadia National Park. Will consider exchange or financing. $795,000. 1-800-453-9646.

HOLMES BEACH: THREE adjoining lots. $1,200,000. Residential or zone commercial. Privacy. Beautiful! Serious buyers only, write: Clyde Dickey, 2011 Nantucket, Richardson TX 75080.

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH: The lowest price ever for this great building on the beach. Must sell! $329,000 or best offer. Call Pete, 773-472-7440.

DOUBLEWIDE 1BR/1BA: Large living, dining bar, utility rooms. Double carport, shed, deck, all appliances. Newly remodeled. Must see! $19,000. 941-545-7978.

PINEBROOK GOLF COURSE condo. Mainland, yet convenient to beaches. 4410 Fairways Blvd., Bradenton, #606. 2BR/2BA. Open Sunday 1-3pm. Only $209,000! Ethel Kelley, Rose Bay Real Estate, 941-704-7921.

2BR/1BA CORTEZ ROAD, ground-floor, canalfront condo with enclosed, glass lanai. Fully furnished and ready to move in or rent. $174,900. 440-336-1393.

ANNA MARIA, KEY Royale home. No fees, 3BR/2BA, pool, spa, boat dock, all updated, Xeroscape lot. $799,000. Call owner-agent direct. 941-356-1456.

LOT FOR MOBILE home. Water view. One mile from Island. Boat ramp available. $120,000. Can divide. Perfect investment property. 513-470-3851.

2BR/1BA: CORTEZ ROAD, canalfront condo with enclosed glass lanai. Partially furnished. $174,900. 440-336-1393.

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: 2BR/2BA, located steps to the beach and Intracostal. Unit has two floors above parking. Remodeled interior and exterior. $350,000, Call 813-245-0428.

TWO LOTS FOR sale in city of Anna Maria, gorgeous views of Tampa Bay, near beach, each 73 x 100-feet. 501 S. Bay Blvd, corner lot, $549,900. 505 S. Bay Blvd, canal lot, $599,900. Call Ron at 810-252-4888.

HAVE IT ALL: Beautiful direct Gulf views just steps to sandy beach. Also a fishing pier, boat dock, pool, spa and tennis court. 2BR/2BA, kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Nice, turnkey furnished. $519,000. Ninth Street, south Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Contact owner at 941-388-5238 or 941-447-2061.

LOT FOR MOBILE home. Water view. One mile from Island. Boat ramp available. Can divide. $120,000. Perfect investment property. 513-470-3851.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON HOME: A great condo alternative just five minutes to Gulf beaches. Two blocks off Palma Sola Bay. No-flood zone. Tastefully remodeled kitchen and baths. 3BR/2BA, family room, oversized two-car garage, fenced yard, comes with one-year free lawn service. Call owner/agent direct: 941-756-1090 or 941-356-1456. Only $324,000. Easy terms available.

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: 2BR/2BA, located steps to the beach and Intracostal. Unit has two floors above parking. Remodeled interior and exterior. $350,000. Call 813-245-0428.

FOR SALE: SUNBOW Bay across from Publix. 2BR/2BA, fully furnished, decorated and well equipped! Garage, storage, elevator. Two pools, one tennis court, one fishing pier. $350,000. Call 941-778-9684.


BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Escape to beautiful western North Carolina mountains. Free color brochure and information. Mountain properties with spectacular views, homes, cabins, creeks and investment acreage. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA mountains. Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk. Let the local experts at Map Realty find that perfect property for you. 828-262-5655, or

FIRST TIME OFFERED: Colorado mountain ranch. 35 acres, $49,900. Priced for quick sale. Overlooking a majestic lake, beautifully treed, 360-degree mountain views, adjacent to national forest. Easy terms. 866-353-4807.

GORGEOUS NORTH CAROLINA mountain homesites. Three to seven acres from just $79,900. Minutes to Asheville, N.C. Enjoy sweeping mountain views, a mile of river frontage and walking trails. Amenities include gated entrance, community lodge and riverside barbecue area. Excellent financing available. Grand opening Saturday, Oct. 13. Call today! 877-890-5253, ext. 2987.

LIMITED TIME OFFER: 100 percent financing. Gated lakefront community of the North Caroline Blue Ridge Mountans. 90 miles of shoreline. Start $99,000. Call now, 800-709-lake.

ESTATE HOMESITES IN gated lakefront communities on pristine lakes in beautiful western North Carolina. Call now 800-709-lake.

SAVANNAH HIGHLANDS NEW home, $164,900. New home near historic Savannah, Georgia. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, screened porch. Coastal living at an affordable price! 888-499-7575.

LAKES OF SUMMERVILLE: Coastal southern charm, $159,900. New home ideally located near historic Charleston SC. 3BR/2BA, 9-foot ceilings, two-car-garage. Call now! 800-639-5000.

ARIZONA LAND LIQUIDATION! Near Tucson. Football field-sized lots. $0 down/$0 interest, $159/month,$18,995 total. Free information. Money back guarantee! 800-682-6103, operator #10.

NORTH CAROLINA: COOL Mountain air, views and streams, homes, cabins and acreage. Free brochure, 800-642-5333. Realty of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy, NC 28906.

EXCLUSIVE ESTATES! Very rare estates being offered for first time: Unique waterfall estate. 15.3-acre gentleman's farm. View at

AUTUMN LAKE SALE! Dockable lakefront and lake access with free boat slips now $19,900. Save tens of thousands! Gorgeous private lake. Call now, 888-792-5253, ext. 1527.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS LOG cabin. Shell on two private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galax area and New River State Park, $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

RETIRE TO SOUTH CAROLINA! 4BR/2BA, $229,000. New home on 18-hole championship golf course. Golf Digest school facility. Blue Ridge Mountain setting, comfortable four-season climate. Enjoy low taxes and low cost of living in top-rated cultural and recreational location. Perfect vacation/retirement. Call now, 886-334-3253, ext. 1344.

BUILD YOUR DREAM retirement home. Land starting at $79,900, on 18-hole championship golf course. Home of Golf Digest schools. Blue Ridge Mountain setting, comfortable four-season climate. Enjoy low taxes and low cost living in top-rated cultural and recreational location. Perfect for vacation/retirement. Call now, 865-334-3253, ext. 1336.

3/BR RANCH HOUSE along trout stream that borders national forest. Set on 15-plus acres for tremendous privacy. Absolute steal at $294,900. Won't last, call now. 877-777-4837.

FREE CLOSING COSTS or $10,000 savings bond with purchase of prime 20-plus acre properties abutting national forest. Own frontage on huge trout stream! Call now for details. 877-202-2727.

COSTA RICA OCEAN, river, and mountain view estate lots. Affordable paradise. Starting at $60K. Call today for info or appointment with a representative in your area. 800-993-0962.

DIRECT PRIVATE ACCESS to Jefferson National Forest. One-of- a- kind land offering mix of hardwood forest and pristine pasture. Incredible mountain views. Only $119,000.

BREATHTAKING NORTH GEORGIA Mountain cabins, land and lake homes of Blue Ridge. Call Four Seasons Realty. Your hometown specialists. 877-BUY-MTNS or

TENNESSEE WATERFRONT SALE! Lakefront, lake view and access to community boat slips and launch. One- to three-acre homesites. Save 10 percent the entire month of October! MlC Realty, 800-351-5263

KENTUCKY LAKE PROPERTY sale! Wooded 1-2-acre homesites. No time frame to build. Prices start at $19,900. Save 10 percent month of October! MlC Realty, 800-301-5263,

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