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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2004


LEATHER COUCH, love seat, hunter green color. Two end tables, coffee table. $550. (941) 756-3447.

COLOR TV, crib, adult commode, bar stools, wicker chairs, Christmas tree, sewing machine. (941) 778-1341.

CAMERAS: MINOLTA XE one with lens, $35; new X370 in box, $100; Maxuum 7000, used twice, case, four lenses, $300. (941) 798-8342.

FREE DELIVERY: SEAFOOD to go. Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Delivered to your door. Call James Lee, (941) 795-1112 or 704-8421.


NEED A GIFT? Artists will design and create a unique piece, stained glass, paintings, painted furniture and more! Restless Natives, Island Shopping Center, 5314 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 779-2624.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase on line or order by mail. $12 PC or $15 Mac.

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. Download form:

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. One per customer.

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.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30am-2pm. Saturday 9am-noon. Always half-price sales racks. 511 Pine Ave, Anna Maria. 779-2733.

HUGE FOUR FAMILY Sale: Friday-Sunday, Oct. 8-10, 8am-3pm. Antiques, collectibles, sterling, vintage, costume jewelry, books, designer clothes, four desks, printer, appliances, china, crystal, plants, bric-a-brac, prints, juicer, furniture. 218 84th St., Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE: Friday-Saturday, Oct. 8-9, 9am-3pm. Antique furniture, Hummels, collectible plates, TV, art, office furniture, LP records, kitchen supplies, much more. Colonial Grand, 3970 75th St. W, #515, Bradenton.


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.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please call (941) 922-0774.


1987 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL: Leather, paint like new. Automatic, air conditioning, power seats. New tires. Battery and other power. No longer a need for second car! $1,995. (941) 778-9510.

WORK TRUCK: 1986 Ford pickup with utility box, $650. (941) 737-8929.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $2,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1102.


MODULAR FLOATING DOCK systems: Custom drive-on docking solutions by Versa Dock. Maintenance free, 20-year warranty. (941) 685-7648.

DOCK FOR LEASE in Holmes Beach. Will handle boat 22-by-8-feet. Water to the dock. $95/month with one-year lease, payable quarterly. Call Don, (770) 889-2887 or (941) 778-1367.

EGMONT EXPRESS CHARTERS: Seek out secret water paradise. Sunsets, back water, Egmont or custom trips. See dolphins and manatees. Call (941) 778-7459 or 720-5470.

1995 EVINRUDE 200 HP. All cables, control box, key switch, propellor. Less than 100 hours on rebuild. $3,500. (941) 723-1107.

FOR SALE: 16-foot canoe, aluminum flatback. Motor ready. $225. (941) 778-3203.


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.


CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Ninth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. (941) 778-3275 or 779-0793.

BABYSITTER: RED CROSS babysitting and first-aid certified. Enjoys playing with kids. Call Alexandra, (941) 778-5352.

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.

PETSITTER, DOG WALKER, 12-year-old mother's helper, odd jobs. Call Kendall at  (941) 779-9783 or 779-9803.

BABYSITTER WITH EXPERIENCE and CPR license, 13 years old, friendly and responsible. (941) 778-2469.

13-YEAR-OLD girl will babysit all ages in your home. Reasonable rates and knows CPR. Call Jessica Lord, (941) 747-2495.


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, (941) 383-5543.

SALES ASSOCIATES NEEDED, fast paced office in prime location. No fees, great splits. Call Jesse or Robin, (941) 778-7244.

FIT TO EAT DELI Now hiring part-time and full-time server and line cook. Experience preferred. Apply 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

WANTED: HANDYMAN for two Island resorts. Full-time position possible. Proficiency in minor electrical, plumbing and general handyman skills. Honesty, reliability and references are key requisites. Call, 778-1503.

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 (941) 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help design, construct, paint sets for Island Players Productions. Come join the fun! Jack,  (941) 758-2527.

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


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. 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 $30/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.

NOTARY PUBLIC: Civil marriages and renewal of wedding vows, sunset beach setting or wherever. Norman R. Veenstra, (941) 778-5834.

CLEANING SERVICE Residential or commercial. Daily, weekly, bi-weekly, move-ins, move-outs. Excellent references. Call (941) 750-8366.

MASTER YOUR COMPUTER. No school, book or person can teach you as easily as this school teacher. Expert repairs. (941) 383-5372.

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

BAREFOOT ESTATE MANAGEMENT: Weekly maid service, deep-cleaning service, vacation rental cleaning, departure cleaning, carpets, tile, grout. Servicing private homes, condos, rentals, seasonal homes and commercial properties. Bonded/Insured. Free estimates. (941) 761-3000.

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." (941) 778-4561.

HOUSE CLEANING at your service. Reliable, experienced, low rates. Excellent references. Please call Lourdes, (941) 726-1615.

THE ROYAL MAID Service, licensed, bonded, insured. Professional, experienced maids, free estimate, gift certificates available. Please call (941) 727-9337 (72-SWEEP).

TREE SERVICE: Stump grinding, topping, trimming, removals. Palm trimming. 15 years locally working on Anna Maria. Phil Brewer, (941) 545-4770 or 778-7790.

KATHY & MIKE'S CLEANING Service. Delivering a standard of excellence for all your interior and exterior cleaning needs. Specializing in residential and vacation rentals. Now offering window cleaning. Great rates. References available. Call (941) 722-4358.

HANDYMAN SERVICES Scott Fulton, owner, Island resident. "Get the job done right." Free estimate, many references. (941) 713-1907 cell, (941) 778-5427 home.

IRONING SERVICE: We press your lovely linens and apparel. Also your khakis and tees! $1.25 per item. Free pickup and delivery. Call Hannah, (941) 778-0208.

SEAMSTRESS: Many years experience. All types of sewing, speedy service. Now taking Halloween orders! Tina, (941) 778-5832.

HANDY 4 HANDS: Weeding, lawn work. Maintenance for home, painting, etc. Discounts for senior citizens and disabled persons. Angie, (941) 778-3337.

JAMES KING PAINTING and renovation. Serving all of Anna Maria Island's needs. Call today and receive 10 percent off you home repair. (941) 778- 8431.

CLASSIC CLEANING SERVICE. Residential Islanders: need a helpful cleaning lady? Excellent cleaning at a great price! Ask for Becky, (941) 737-7771.

PHOTOGRAPHER FOR HIRE: Kelly Ragan. Custom portraits, weddings, beach photography. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

PILATES and Yoga: Classes held at Anna Maria Art League. Pilates on Monday, 9-10am; Yoga on Friday, 9-10:15am. Beginning to intermediate level. $6 per class. Drop-ins welcome. Call Preston Whaley Jr., certified Pilates instructor, at (941) 778-3996 for more information.

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

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, (941) 795-7411. RA005052.

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.

AUTO DETAILING BY HAND Spotless inside and out. I can save you time and money. Island resident, references. For pricing, call (941) 713-5967.


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.

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS: Providing the total TLC for your landscape requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call (941) 761-3000 for free consultation.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call (941) 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. (941) 778-4441.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. (941) 727-5066.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $35/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.


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

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, (941) 795-3034. License #104776. Insured.

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.

CONCRETE/MASONRY/RESTORATION, concrete, shell, driveways, concrete painting, staining and sealing, hauling, deliveries, clean-ups, yard debris. C-squared contractor. (941) 345-3092. Sean Dagostino. License #CGC1506629.

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

ANNA MARIA RENOVATIONS LLC: Complete kitchen, bath remodels, crown molding, baseboards, doors, windows, tile, minor electric and plumbing. For estimate, call (941) 545-0808.

CEILING AND WALL repair, drywall, texture, paint, tile. Call Fred, (941) 586-3656 or leave message, 752-9777.

FREE ESTIMATES! Tile, paint, electric. Get it done right the first time! No job too big or small. Island resident. Small town prices. L&L Home repair LLC, (941) 778-1916.

PAINTING: 25 years experience. Specializing in exterior painting and power washing. Free estimates. Call Rick Kunkel, (941) 792-9597.

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.


AUTUMN, WINTER, SPRING rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., (941) 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, (941) 778-2374.

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $425-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or (941) 737-1121.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes with all conveniences. Now booking for this season. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site:

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Off season, $500/week, $1,500/month. Unfurnished annual rate, $1,200/month. Call Ron, (941) 228-5154.

BEACHFRONT: NORTH SHORE Drive, ground-level all-view home. Bean Point area. $3,500/month, $1,500/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

BAYFRONT ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA, tennis, pool, cable, water/sewer and trash included. Old Florida Realty Co., (941) 778-3377, or Sharon (941) 778-3730.

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Managed by Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

ANNUAL KEY WEST-style custom 3BR/2.5BA, ceramic floors, oak stairs, greatroom with fireplace, French doors, 2,000 sf living area and large screened deck. $2,000/month. (941) 794-9921 or 773-6581.

BEACHFRONT condos with gorgeous views, 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA and 1BR/1BA. Furnished weekly, monthly, seasonal rentals. By owner. (901) 301-8299.

ANNUAL DUPLEX 2BR/2BA, Florida room, carport, nice, $950/month; 2BR/1BA, carport, $850/month; 2BR/2BA $750/month; 1BR/1BA, $675/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

ANNA MARIA: 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, ground-floor, 2BR/1BA, fully furnished, washer/dryer, all amenities, utilities included. $1,000/month. Available now through Nov. 30. No pets, nonsmoking. (941) 387-8610.

MARINERS COVE: Annual rental, unfurnished, 3BR/2.5BA bayfront unit with fabulous views and 2,158 sf of living area with large 32-foot covered balcony. Gated community with heated pool, tennis, elevator and protected deep-water dock for up to 35-foot boat. Available October 2004. Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor, (941) 778-2246 or 720-0089.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 305 66th, 2BR/1.5BA duplex, washer/dryer, pet OK, $900/month; Runaway Bay 1BR/1BA condo, pool, tennis, pet OK, $775/month; Perico Bay Club, pool, tennis, 3BR, $1,500/month, 2BR, $1,000/month; Bay Hollow 2BR/2BA, furnished or unfurnished, boat dock, pet OK, $1,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Steps to beach. 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer available. Pets welcome. $850/month, includes water/sewage. Expect first, last, security deposit. (941) 778-0292 or 650-3552.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS: Condos/houses from $500/week,  $1,500/month. Many Gulffront, (800) 732-6434, SunCoast Real Estate.

VACATION RENTAL, Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA canalfront. Fully furnished. Garage, laundry, dock, many extras. Available now through Dec. 31. $750/week or $2,200/month. Call (813) 289-9814.

BRADENTON: Immaculate 2BR/2BA condo in adult community only one mile to Gulf! Unit faces pool with canal view. Fully furnished, cable TV, full kitchen. Three-month minimum, January through March, $1,950/month. Deposit required. (336) 210-7804 or (859) 653-8436.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO, brand new 1BR/1BA designer furnished. Pool, laundry, walk to restaurants. Opens Jan.1. $900/week. Call (901) 301-8299.

SEASONAL  Holmes Beach. 2BR/1BA. Ground-level duplex. Completely furnished. One house to Gulf. No pets. (813) 689-0925, e-mail:

SEASONAL, LOVELY, modern 2BR/2BA duplex unit. 210 81st St. Three-minute walk to beach. (813) 962-0817.

PERICO BAY CLUB 2BR/2BA, first-floor unit. Immaculate, fully furnished. Available Oct. 15, annually or seasonally. (201) 390-5524, e-mail:

CORTEZ COTTAGE fully furnished, nice breezy, quiet area. Off-season, $850/month, $550/week. Seasonal, $1,700/month. (941) 778-8168 or 794-5980.

ANNUAL AND SEASONAL rentals available now! 2BR/2BA Island duplex, $750/month; 1BR/1BA Island duplex, $525/month; Perico Bay Club condos, $2,900/month; Lazy Livin condos, $1,850-$2,300/month; Mariners Cove condos, $3,400/month. Please call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246.

VACATION RENTAL: You can have the beautiful Florida West Coast sun with white sand outside your door. Remember last winter? Get away while you can! 1BR fully furnished unit with heated pool and Gulf. $950/weekly or two weeks at $900/week. Available Feb. 26-March 5 and March 5-12. Call Resort 66, (315) 868-2813, leave message.

VACATION RENTAL, Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA canalfront. Fully furnished. Garage, laundry, dock, many extras. Available now through Dec. 31. $750/week or $2,200/month. Call (813) 289-9814.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Single-family home, 2BR/2BA steps to beach, $1,100/month; three 1BR/1BA units on water, all tile, $700 to $775/month; single-family house 3BR/2BA on canal, $1,700/month. Island Real Estate Rentals, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL 1BR/1BA near beach. Utility room, covered parking. Available Nov. 1, $650/month. Security deposit required. (863) 696-4352.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1.5BA, duplex, $950/month; 2BR/2BA Gulf-view apartment, $1,100/month; 3BR/1BA, elevated home, $1,200/month; 2BR/2BA Gulf-view apartment, $1,250/month, including all utilities. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., 778-2291 or

BRADENTON BEACH/Cortez area. Spacious 2BR/2.5BA. All utilities paid, including cable and laundry. Elevated apartment, sun deck. $1,175/month. (941) 761-2725.

VACATION VILLAS: Beautifully furnished 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA. Private and secluded, steps to beach. (941) 778-4636.

2BR/2BA DUPLEX: One block to beach. New paint, new tile floors, $750/month, includes water and garbage pickup. Located at 3202 Sixth Ave., Holmes Beach. Call (813) 247-3178, weekdays or (813) 927-1632 weekends.

WEEKLY VACATION RENTAL: Charming 1BR/1BA, fully furnished. Across from white sandy beach. (941) 809-3714.

ANNUAL DUPLEX in Anna Maria near the Island Community Center. 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer hookup, screened porch. First, last, security. No pets. $750/month. (941) 792-8817.

ROOM WITH A VIEW. Roommate needed, someone who sleeps nights, works days. No smoking inside. No drunks. Family environment. Nice North Shore home. One room, $400/month. Two rooms available. Laundry room and utilities included. Children welcome. (941) 773-1196.

ANNUAL DOWNTOWN BRADENTON waterfront condos. New 2BR/2BA directly on river with super views. Clubhouse pool. $1,195 to $1,295/month. (941) 953-9466 or (239) 410-4466.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping and restaurants. (941) 778-3875. Web site


THE SEA OATS Bradenton Beach. Townhouses and villas for sale at pre-construction prices. Contact Jane or Dave Guy, (941) 284-5469 or 284-5461.

WESTBAY COVE 2BR/2BA, updated, glass lanai, extra nice, close to beach. 1,450 sf. For sale by owner, $347,000. (502) 817-7986.

COMPLETELY REMODELED and updated condo! Everything new, just finished! The Bayou in City of Anna Maria. 2BR/1BA, upstairs unit. Washer/dryer, pantry, dock. Walk to shopping, restaurants, beach. $330,000. Owner, Don H., (770) 889-2887 or (941) 778-1367.

SANDPIPER MOBILE home. Turnkey furnished, very nice. Needs no work! Must sell, best offer! Call (941) 518-3054 or (330) 686-8765.

WESTBAY POINT & Moorings: Rare 3BR/2BA ground-floor unit with canal view, deeded carport and 32-foot dock. $495,000. Call Dick Maher or Dave Jones. A Paradise Realty, (941) 778-4800.

LOT: Holmes Beach, rare R-1, 88x100. Palm Harbor Drive. $375,000. Owner, (941) 807-4651.

DIRECT GULFFRONT building lot in Holmes Beach with state DEP permit. Plans for 2,125 sf living area and 3,661 sf under roof. $1,650,000. (941) 778-1086.

MT VERNON on Sarasota Bay: 2BR/2BA, 1,500 sf second-floor end unit, 55-plus condo. Updated large kitchen and baths with Corian counters, new floors, lots of windows on three sides. Bay view, beautiful clubhouse, boat docks, tennis courts, swimming pool, nature walks, five lakes, Bradenton's finest retirement community! $275,000. (941) 761-2942.


ONE CALL STANDS BETWEEN YOUR BUSINESS and millions of potential customers. Place your advertisement in the FL Classified Advertising Network. For $425 your ad will be placed in more than 150 papers. Call Julia Robertson at The Islander for more information at (941) 778-7978 or e-mail:


PUBLIC AUCTION: 24 log home packages to be offered Saturday, Oct. 23, 2pm, Sanford, Fla. Rogers Realty & Auction Co. FL.Lic #0002922. Free Brochure, Buffalo Log Homes, (888) 562-2246 or

BUY MOUNTAIN LAND Now! Four acres, spectacular view, secluded, wooded, paved road, driveway, housesite. $35,000. Owner financing. Bryson City, N.C. Call owner, (800) 810-1590.

VIEWS! VIEWS! VIEWS! North Carolina mountains. 15 acres, $29,900. Three-acres and cabin package, $59,900. Grand opening Oct. 16-17! Beautiful mountain tracts near Spruce Pines and Little Switzerland, halfway between Asheville and Boone! (800) 455-1981, ext.724.

Kentucky 20 900-acre farms. Beautiful view lakes/rivers, great trophy deer and turkey hunting. Perfect retreat or investment starting at $645/acre. (270) 791-2538.

DREAMING OF MOVING to the cool Carolina mountains? Bargain prices on wooded golf-front and view homesites on gorgeous mountain course. No time limit to build. Little down, lowest interest rates! Call (866) 334-3253, ext. 710.

IRS AUCTION: 117 acres with 2,500-foot home near Lookout Mountain, Tenn., 9862 Highway 193, Chickamauga, Ga. Sale Oct. 27. 11am Visit for information.

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

ASHEVILLE, N.C. area: Three days only, Oct. 15-17. New release! River and view homesites. Call today to reserve your tour date, (866) 411-5263. Bear River Lodge.

LAKE LOT BARGAINS! Spectacular one to three acre lake-access parcels on pristine Lewis Smith Lake in Alabama from $19,900. Woods, views, county water. Lakefront from $79,900! Excellent financing! Call (800) 564-5092, ext. 5.


CERTIFIED STEEL BUILDINGS For any use. Office/warehouse, shop/garage, arena/barn, hangars. Ship to your jobsite. E-z build your own. 52x70, $13,676; 42x42, $7,995. (800) 993-4660.

STEEL BUILDINGS, COMPONENTS, Mini-storage. Buy direct from the largest manufacturer in southeast. We've built over 13,000 buildings. 20 years experience. (800) 258-3369


LAKE LURE GOLF & Beach Resort. Near Chimney Rock, N.C. area. Breathtaking mountain views! 1-5 acre homesites available, beginning $60,000. Championship golf; boating; tennis. (828) 625-4905 or (828) 289-2150.


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