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Date of Issue: November 15, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007


VESPA 2007 MOTOR Scooter LX50. Over $500 of Vespa extras. Be the Cary Grant of the Island. Pristine condition. $3,500, 941-751-3203.

FIVE-PIECE RATTAN living room set: Coffee table, two end tables, papason chair and cane-back princess chair. Beautiful, $300. 941-778-5000 or 941-545-0699.

MARINE PILINGS: NEW. Used for decorative landscaping etc. $5 per foot.941-920-9594 or 941-748-3670.

END TABLES (two), Large cocktail table. Excellent condition. Light, solid wood. $125. 941-795-0601.

FOR SALE: WASHER and dryer $100, queen bed $60. Dining table and chairs $75, maple drop leaf table $200, dresser $40. 941-778-7003.

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:

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!

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. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

GARAGE SALE 8-11am Saturday, Nov. 17. 2910 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: Saturday, Nov. 17, 214 69th St., Holmes Beach.

Christmas Sale: 8am-1pm Saturday Nov 17. Decorations, gifts, books, more. 309 Tarpon, Anna Maria.

EIGHT FAMILY SALE: 8am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17-18, Thousands of items, many new. 211 Haverkos, Holmes Beach.

SALE: NIKI’S. ALL sterling jewelry 50-75 percent off. Beautiful sets for Christmas. Select antiques, vintage jewelry, Art 30-50 percent off. Visit new store, Antiques & Uniques. Great selection of rattan furniture. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, 941-779-0729. Open seven days.


LOST COCKATIEL: Holmes Beach, Saturday. Nov 10. Tame, whistles, chatters. Grey, yellow, male. 941-778-7260.


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.


VESPA 2007 MOTOR Scooter LX50. Over $500 of Vespa extras. Be the Cary Grant of the Island. Pristine condition. $3,500, 941-751-3203.

NEW 2007 E-MERGE, street-legal golf cart. $4,500. See at Lor-Ells. 401 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

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.


BOAT LIFT for rent. Electric/water $400/month. City of Anna Maria, 941-778-2743.

BOSTON WHALER! 2005 18-6 Dauntless. Fully loaded and in excellent condition with low hours, kept on boat lift, so no trailer. $25,300. Call 941-284-1215 and leave message or e-mail:



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.

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

NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting lady with spinal injury. Five hour morning shifts and overnights, 10pm-8am, available. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.

PART-TIME 4-6 hours per day, pack and ship store. Must be dependable, able to bend, lift, multi-task, work independently, interact with customers, clerical experience helpful. Call 941-778-1911 for appointment

KITCHEN HELP apply by e-mail to


BOUTIQUE: CRUISEWEAR, GIFTS and more in top Holmes Beach mall. Only $10,000 plus inventory at 10 percent under cost! Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.



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.

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

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

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, part time, as require. 30 years experience. 941-739-6252.

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.

UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience all phases of nail care. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment, 941-713-5244.

WILBER’S WAY MOBILE boat repair. Specializing in diesel and inboard/outboard engines. 20 years experience. Call Shawn, 941-779-3467 or 941-761-0989.

CLEANING COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL cleaning: Available weekends. Professional service, beautiful results. Call Sandy, 941-747-2907.

NITE-OWL OFFICE Cleaning: 33-year old Islander with references. Call 941-773-2761.

CLEAN YOUR HOUSE or companion assistance at your residence available now. 941-778-8489.

ACCOUNTING SERVICES AVAILABLE part time as needed. Call 941-739-6252.

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION available. Errands, appointments, shopping, light cooking, light housekeeping, pet and house sitting. References. Lots of TLC. Joany, 941-580-8385.

TUTOR: 30 YEARS experience with B.A.elementary education; M.A. reading, M.A. learning disabilities; Ed.d, a.b.d. 941-778-0349

HIGHLY QUALIFIED EDUCATOR for K-6 tutoring, all subjects. Makes learning fun. References, reasonable rates. 941-778-0434.

ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING Co.: Oldest and best on Anna Maria! 34 years of grateful, happy customers. 941-773-2761.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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

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.

HANDYMAN SERVICES: OVER 35 years experience. Licensed and insured. Electrical, plumbing, carpentry, tile, painting, power washing, rescreening and remodeling. Forrest Parks Inc. 941-737-5967. Emergency calls, 941-708-0676.

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.


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.

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking views. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. 901-301-8299, or e-mail

PARADISE IN COMFORT at Palm Breeze rentals in Holmes Beach. Two beautifully furnished units in a Key West-style home on a large corner lot. Each unit has 3BR/2BA, washer, dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Heated pool, bikes, grill, etc. Just bring your clothes and a toothbrush and enjoy. 941-730-5126.

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

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.

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.

SUNNY SHORES MOBILE home. 1BR/1BA near beach, clubhouse. Very nice. $1,200/month, October and November. No smoking, no pets. 941-730-4078.

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

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.

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: 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.

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

ANNUAL CUTE, FURNISHED 1BR/1BA duplex. Lakefront with dock. Walk to beach. Garage with washer and dryer. No smoking/pets. Holmes Beach. $925/month, 941-232-3704.

3BR/2BA HOUSE FOR rent in Holmes Beach. Garage, washer/dryer hookup. Clean, large yard. No pets. 941-778-7039.

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

FOR RENT: STORAGE garage, 11feet wide, 24 feet deep and 10 feet tall. Located at 114 52nd St., Holmes Beach. 941-356-3903.

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.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL unfurnished 2BR. $850/month plus utilities. First, last, security. Dec. 1. 941-778-7003.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2BR/2BA CONDO on Anna Maria Island with beautiful Gulf views. Monthly, weekly or seasonal rentals. 941-721-4789.

PALMA SOLA BAY: Waterfront, end unit, condo villa. Large 2BR/2BA, lanai, patio, pools, tennis, great view. January-May 2008, $2,800/month; $5,200/two months. 941-794-5613.

ANNUAL: NICE 2BR/2BA raised duplex. 63rd St., Holmes Beach. Two available, $1,000 or $1,200/ month. 941-565-1430.

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 813-245-0428.

APARTMENT: 2BR/2BA, $950/month and 1BR/1BA, $650/month. Tenant pays utilities on Palma Sola Bay. Move in with security and first month rent. (Free month). Call Reed at 941-448-8100.

ANNA MARIA: SHELL Point. 2BR/2BA, furnished. Ground floor on water. Heated pool, tennis court and covered parking. No pets, smoking. Coin laundry. Minimum two months. Seasonal rates. First, last and security. 716-861-8016.

RESORT SIXTY-SIX: Selling deeded, November Weeks 45, 46, 47; $2,900/week. 518-731-6789 or 518-653-6849.

HOLMES BEACH GROUND-level duplex. Large lanai, new kitchen, washer and dryer, two blocks to beach. No smoking. March, $2,700/month. April $2,100/month. 813-928-5378, or

CONDO: ANNA MARIA, Shell Point. 2BR/2BA furnished. Ground floor on water. Heated pool. Tennis court. Covered parking. No pets, smoking. Coin laundry. Minimum two months. Seasonal rates. First, last and security. 716-861-8016.

PALMA SOLA BAY: Waterfront end-unit condo villa. Large 2BR/2BA, lanai, patio, pools, tennis, great view. January through May, 2008, $2,800/month, $5,200/two months. 941-794-5613.

HOLMES BEACH 1BR/1BA beachfront condo. Fully furnished. $1,800/month, two-month minimum. Phone 941-747-8454 or 941-746-1873.

SHARE THE EXPENSE: Duplex home, minutes to the beach. $269,900. Won’t last long! 941-720-1121.

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

SEASONAL RENTALS AVAILABLE now. 2BR/2BA, all amenities, close to beach. Call Sharon at Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.

ANNUAL RENTAL AVAILABLE now at Westbay Cove condo. Ground floor, 2BR/2BA, poolside. Call Sharon at Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.

VILLAGE GREEN: MINUTES to beaches, Large 2BR/2BA two-car garage, huge Florida room, large yard, good schools, close to shopping, $1,095/month. Annual. 941-720-2804.

MUST SEE: 2BR/2BA. Steps to beach, washer and dryer in unit, large pool, free cable and water, newly painted and carpeted, small pets OK. Annual $950/month 941-779-1586.

ANNUAL: LOVELY 1BR/1BA upper duplex, Holmes Beach, pool, furnished or unfurnished, no pets. $825/month plus utilities. 612-719-8830.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA. Great neighborhood, steps to beach, across from bay. $950/month. Call 941-737-9662.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 4BR/3BA open floor plan, chef’s kitchen, upper floor master bedroom suite, north end of Island. $2,000/month. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, 941-782-5609.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA HOME in Baylake Estates. Minutes to Island. 941-778-1919 or 941-779-6753. Available now.

SEASONAL MODEL HOME in northwest Bradenton for lease. 3BR/3BA, pool. Available now. 941-778-1919 or 941-779-6753.

ANNUAL RENTALS! CLEAN 2BR/1BA almost on the beach, near the Sandbar, $950/month plus utilities, 1BR/1BA Whitney Beach condo with pool, tennis courts! Call An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.

FURNISHED 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

ENJOY AFFORDABLE ISLAND living at Sandpiper Resort Co-op for sale. Totally renovated, all new turnkey unit. Beautiful bay views, private beach access, clubhouse, shuffleboard and more. $149,000. Includes share. Call Deb for viewing, 941-224-1652.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/2BA condo. Ground-level, end unit, tastefully furnished with upgrades. Enclosed lanai. Steps to beach. $338,000, 941-778-4164.

LOT FOR SALE: 57.75x114-feet, one block from beach. $450,000. 123 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

COSTA RICA: BE my neighbor on the Caribbean coast in multi-national artist colony. Brand new 3BR/2BA home, 2,400 sf. All tropical hardwoods. Walk to beach, dining and shopping. $219,000. Lot for sale, 10,000 sf, small gated community. $45,000. Call Robin, Gulf Bay Realty, for information, 941-713-4515.

WEST BRADENTON CONDO at The Lakes, 75th Street, Bradenton. 2BR/2BA, lake view, 1,700sf, $169,000. 941-725-0119.

ON THE BEACH! Condo appraised recently at $510,000. Now only $409,000. Beautifully remodeled 2BR/2BA, granite counter tops, pools. 941-761-1923.

BRAND NEW, THREE from the beach, boat dock. Views of the bay enhance this 4BR/3BA builder’s home. Available at $749,000. Just add pool at builder's cost and you have a perfect Island lifestyle. Brokers protected. 941-592-6642.

STUNNING WATER VIEWS from this updated 2BR/2BA condo directly on Anna Maria Sound. Walk to the beach, shopping and cafes. Boat dockage available. $390,000. Call for more information. Heather Absten, P.A., Re/Max Gulfstream, 941-807-4661.

BEAUTIFUL GULF VIEWS from this 2BR/2BA Bradenton Beach condo. Tommy Bahama-style furnishings, washer and dryer in unit, kitchen, granite, stainless steel. Complex has pool, spa, tennis court, boat slips, fishing pier. $519,000. Owner at 941-388-5238 or 941-447-2061.

BEST DEAL: For sale by owner, Holmes Beach Sandy Pointe condo, 2BR/2BA, 1,000 sf, two carports and storage. Fully furnished. All new appliances. New granite, sinks, fixtures. Pool. $14,000 rental income. Sale price, $245,000. Call 813-486-9535.

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. 941-778-9684.

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.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE 2BR/2BA, two-car garage townhouse, large living room,pool, storm shutters, $499,000. 941-722-0640 or 941-301-9088.

DUPLEX ON TWO lots for sale. Both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. Two deeded lots, one duplex. $710,000. 941-730-2606.


FLORIDA LAND-OWNER FINANCED: 10-acre estates, homes only, paved, underground electric, $89,900, great value. Limited time offer. Florida Woodland Group Inc. 800-352-5263 Licensed real estate broker.

U.S. MARSHALS AUCTION: Wellington, Fla., single family home 4BR/2.5BA, 2,693 +/- sf. Bid online: Nov. 19-21.

NORTH FLORIDA LAND Sale: Recreational to residential. 5-350 acres starting at $5,500 per acre with owner financing. 800-294-2313, ext. 1685 A Bar Sales Inc. Seven days, 7am-7pm.

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.

CLARKS HILL LAKE, GA. Drastically reduced! Heavily treed dockable waterfront on huge lake. Underground electric and central water. Financing available. Lakefront building lot. $99,900. 888-942-5253.

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. E-Z terms. 866-353-4807.

AFFORDABLE LAKE PROPERTIES on pristine 34,000-acre Norris Lake. Over 800 miles of wooded shoreline Four seasons. Call 888-291-5253, or visit Lakeside Realty,

AUCTION 10am Nov. 30. 97+/- acres, Divided Work Co., Georgia, Farmland, mobile home, restorable home, farm equipment, selling separately, 10 percent B.P., AU-C002594. 800-323-8388.

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.

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

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