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Date of Issue: November 23, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, November 15 2006


SALE: NIKI’S GIFTS, Antiques, Jewelry. All sterling jewelry, porcelain dolls, collector plates, thimbles 50-80 percent off. Select art, vintage and costume jewelry, antiques, stemware, prints, books, cups and saucers 50-90 percent off. Great bargains, office desks, chests, bookcases, lamps, coffee tables. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

COMMERCIAL GARLAND COMBO: Two-oven six burner, flat-top grill. Taking best offer starting at $500. 941-795-1111. Leave message.

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.

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.


NEED A PLACE to meet? Why not try the conference room at Tingley Memorial Library. Call for availability and reservations. Donations accepted. Eveann Adams 941-779-1208. 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach.

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

BAYSIDE BANQUET HALL Affordable waterfront patio and tiki bar  available for events. Bring your own food, drinks and grill. 941-798-2035.

DIVORCE? RELOCATING? ESTATE sale? Foreclosure? House in disrepair? We pay cash, any price or condition. Close in ten days. 941-448-0963.

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.

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.

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


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-noon Saturdays. Always half-price sales. 941-779-2733. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

LAST GARAGE SALE until Thanksgiving: 8am-noon Saturday, Nov. 18. Gorgeous Christmas balls and ornaments, lead crystal pendants and chains, European tablecloth, furniture, garden antiques, bed linens and lots of interesting pieces. 2912 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

RUMMAGE SALE: 9am-1pm Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18. Great selection, great prices. Call 941-792-1511. Bradenton Elks Lodge. 2511 75th St. W.

GARAGE SALE: 8:30am-noon Saturday, Nov. 18. Assortment of household goods and collectibles. 309-B 61st St., Holmes Beach.

MULTI-FAMILY SALE: 9am-3pm Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18. Stackable washer and dryer, decorative items, furniture, plantation shutters, clothing, tools, sofa bed, miscellaneous household items. 623 Emerald Lane on Key Royale, Holmes Beach.

GREAT GARAGE SALE: 8am-1pm Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18. Too much to list. 533 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach.

SALE! 8am-? SATURDAY, Nov.18.  Bamboo couch and chairs, pool chaise lounges. Lots of miscellaneous. 109 Sixth St. S., Bradenton Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 9am-3pm Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19. Antiques, clothes, appliances, lots of things and free stuff. 510 South Drive, Anna Maria.


LOST: BLACK AND white cat. Name is Zeus, he is 5 years old. Please call 941-778-1746. Last seen on Guava Street between 58th Street and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.


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.


SUBURBAN 2500 SERIES: 1994 very clean, outstanding maintenance records. Heavy-duty package for trailering. Dual air conditioning, heavy duty brakes, radiator, tranny cooler, etc. Must see to appreciate. $6,500 or best offer. 941-730-9622.


KEY ROYALE: BOAT slip for rent. Electric and water. 941-795-1507.

1995 SUNFISH: RACING sail. Rudder/tiller stolen. Trailer, jerry-rigged axle. $120. Anna Maria. 727-549-7234


LET’S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat “Magic.” Full or half day backwater and near shore fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. 941-723-1107.


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.

BABYSITTER, PETSITTER, dog walker: First-aid certified, 13-year-old, eighth-grader, female, great with kids and animals. Call Kendall, 941-779-9783.

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

ENSURE YOUR CHILD’S safety while you relax. Call Gemma, 941-447-9657. Responsible, reliable and experienced, with a love for children. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certifications.

DOG WALKER, PET sitter, child sitter and odd jobs. Tenth-grader, available after school and weekends. Zach, 941-779-9783.

RED CROSS first-aid certified babysitter certified. Call Alex, 941-778-5352.

GET YOUR BOAT washed without the hassle, just give me a call. Regular scheduling available, perfect for when you’re out of town. Call Richard, 941-447 9657.

BABYSITTER/PETSITTER: RESPONSIBLE, Red Cross certified. Experienced with kids and pets of all ages. Many Island references! Transportation available. Weekly and monthly rates available. Call Hilary or Natalie. 941-778-5181.

PAYTON AND DINA’S cleaning service: We do yard work, dog-sitting, house cleaning and we run errands. We do not mow grass. Open 3-5pm every day! 941-524-9350.

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.

HELP WANTED: CLERICAL/administrative assistant.  Experienced in multi-tasks, good customer service and computer skills. Great benefits. E-mail resume and salary requirements to:

DELIVERY DRIVER: ENERGETIC, reliable employee needed. Full-time or part-time positions available. Call 941-778-3441.

PACK AND SHIP store: 4-6 hours per day, afternoons. Must be responsible, dependable, able to bend, lift, multi-task, work independently, interact with customers. Packing, clerical experience helpful. Flexible start date. Call 941-778-1911 for appointment.

EXPERIENCED COOK AND dishwashers, will train. Full and part-time needed for small, very busy restaurant. Mr. Bones, 941-778-6614.

FULL AND PART-TIME sales position. Retirees welcome. Flexible six-hour shifts. Openings in Anna Maria Island and Holmes Beach gift shops. 727-244-5906 or 941-778-8607.

NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting quadriplegic. Morning, 8am-1pm and overnight, 10pm-8am, shifts available. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.

FOR HIRE: PART-time housekeeper for local area motel. Phone, 941-778-2780.

HOME COMPANION NEEDED for elderly couple. Light cooking, light housekeeping, errands, shopping, appointments, etc. Call Bette, 941-761-2982.

HARRY'S CONTINENTAL KITCHENS now hiring: baker, pantry and line chef, servers, bussers, deli and catering personnel. 941-383-0777, or e-mail

SEEKING KITCHEN HELP and servers for fine dining restaurant. Apply in person to Chef Damon, Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

SEEKING PIANO PLAYER evenings for Ooh La La! Bistro. Music range from classical to jazz. Call Chef Damon, 941-778-5320.


BEACHFRONT RESTAURANT BUSINESS, $299,000. Buy building alone for $1,600,000or buy both for $1,690,000. Confidentiality agreement required. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

PAW SPA: PROFITABLE pet-grooming business. Loyal customer base in great Holmes Beach location. $59,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

MEALS AND MORE: 50-seat restaurant with great ambience also retails select items. Beer and wine license. Any menu OK. $120,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:


LICENSED CNA HHA: 10-years experience. Meal preparation, personal care, housekeeping, bathing, dressing assistance, respite care. I’ll care for your loved one like my own. 941-345-6155.


MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, cleanups, edging, 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.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. 941-720-0794.

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.

EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED TEACHER available for tutoring in math, science and reading for elementary-to college-level students. $35/hour. 941-524-4177.

HANDYMAN SERVICES: PAINTING caulking, interior carpentry, custom mirror and other interior/exterior general household repairs. Offering quality services since 1994. Reliable. Call Colin at 941-376-0541.

HOUSECLEANING: I am experienced. Reasonable, reliable. Serving the general Bradenton area. For more information, call Peter at 941-753-7838.

THE ROYAL MAID Service:  Licensed, bonded, insured. Professional experienced maids, free estimates, gift certificates available. Call now. 941-727-9337.

PIANO AND VOICE lessons by New York professional artist/teacher. By appointment. Palmetto. 941-729-2244.

AAA CONFIDENCE CLEANING. Housecleaning, office cleaning and window cleaning. Good references, reasonable rates. Licensed and insured. Family owned and operated. 941-812-0499.

LEARN DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY and what you can do with the pictures on your computer. Private lessons or make your own group. 941-356-7303, or e-mail

TUTOR: READING SPECIALIST/learning consultant. 30 years experience. Certifications: B.A. in elementary education, M.A. in reading specialization, M.A. in learning disabilities, Ed.D in education. Diagnostic, remedial. Call 941-778-0349, 4-6pm.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, 941-758-0395.

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.


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.  owner operated by Island resident.  Exceptional value!  Licensed and insured.  Call 941-726-7070.


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: Complete cleanups, installations, native plants, palms, aquascapes, rock and patios. Shell installed $42/yard. 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. 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, 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.

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.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Winton’s Home-Buddy Inc. Retired banker, Island resident, converting life-long hobby to business. Call 941-705-0275 for free estimates.

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 .

TUB AND TILE refinishing: A division of D.J. Murphy Painting Inc. Save up to 80 percent over traditional remodeling costs. Call us with your kitchen and bath needs. Don’t buy new – redo! 941-751-1245. Licensed, certified and insured.

HOME REPAIRS AND improvements: General repairs and quality renovation, including carpentry, drywall, tile, paint, even landscaping. Please call Chris, 941-266-7500.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall, texture, paint, tile, wall and ceiling repairs, Fred Weingartner, 941-586-3656.

LICENSED AND INSURED building contractor ready to help you renovate all aspects of your existing home, add extensions or build a new home on your lot. We only do high quality work and are very prompt with our customers. Call Daniel DeBaun at 941-518-3916.

NEW DOOR SHOP now open. Steel, fiberglass, fire-rated, commercial, residential, thousands of glass options. All code-approved, impact available. Retail, wholesale. Metro Door Shop, 941-758-5828.

E&N PAINTING: INTERIOR, exterior. Island references. Quality paint. Call for free estimates. Schedule soon, season is coming! 941-756-9595 or 941-518-3054.

ISLAND HOME REMODEL Inc.: Kitchen, bath, deck and complete home remodeling. Call 941-795-1968. E-mail:

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.

HOMEWORKS: HOME MAINTENANCE, repair and remodeling. Handyman services, all jobs welcome. 26 years experience. 941-915-5796.

HOME REPAIRS AND Improvements. Carpentry, doors, paint, trim, crown molding, minor remodeling, drywall, texture, general home repairs. 941-713-1951.


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:

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

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.

BRADENTON BEACH: NEWLY remodeled1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Now taking reservations for summer. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. 941-776-3696, or e-mail

ANNUAL RENTAL WESTBAY Cove: Lower unit, 2BR/2BA waterfront, unfurnished. Includes water, sewer, cable. Old Florida Realty, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.

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.

ANNUAL: ISLAND HOME 2BR/1BA with garage and fenced yard. Newly remodeled. $1,000/month plus utilities. Small pet OK. 941-795-8979. Credit check.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH duplex: 2BR/2BA completely remodeled, furnished, washer and dryer. $1,000/month plus utilities. 941-778-1819. 2906 Ave. B, Holmes Beach.

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week9 941-713-0034 or

HOLMES BEACH: POOL furnished 2BR/2BA. Oct.-Dec. 31. Dishwasher, washer and dryer, tile throughout, cable TV, pool. 1.5 blocks to beach. $1,400/month or $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-3104.

WATERFRONT: DOCK WITH davits. Short walk to beach, washer and dryer, carport, storage. Quiet location. $1,000/month. 727-784-3679. Bradenton Beach.

SEASONAL ISLAND RENTAL: 1BR/1BA turnkey, washer and dryer, utilities included. One block to Gulf. $700/week, $1,500/month. 941-721-6090.

MANATEE RIVERFRONT: 2BR/2BA, spectacular views! Gated, pool, covered parking, security, fitness center. $1,050/month annual.  Call Maria, 941-720-1712.

HERON’S WATCH: 3BR/2BA two-car garage, like new. Ten minutes to beach. Near shops and medical. Available Dec. 15. $1,400/month. 941-773-6581 or 941-794-9921.

ANNUAL OR MONTH-to-month: 4BR Island family home in quiet residential area. Bayfront with direct water view. Perfect for family with children. Extra large balcony, covered parking, laundry room with washer and dryer. Park setting, two blocks to Gulf beaches. Fully furnished. $2,500/month annual, $3,200 month-to-month. Pets considered. Call 941-704-2993.

WINTER RENTALS AVAILABLE: Monthly starting at $2,000/month. Weekly starting at $625/week. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA: AIR conditioning, washer and dryer, water, large pool, cable. Parking only 200 steps to beach. First and deposit. $950/month. 941-779-1586.

ANNUAL 3BR/3BA TWO-car garage. Tropical Cortez waterfront home. Boatlift/dock, washer and dryer. No smoking or pets. Two miles to beach. $1,400month. $800 deposit. 941-798-9765. Responsible persons.

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.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BA house. One and a half blocks from beach. $1,050/month. 949-813-4900.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ALL remodeled 2BR townhouse, 200 steps to beach. Tile floors, granite counters. Washer and dryer, patio, private backyard. $1,250/month. 941-778-4548.

ISLAND CASTLE: FABULOUS French Normandy home. 4BR/3BA on best beach and quiet street in Anna Maria. 941-794-8202.

PALMA SOLA BAY views: 3BR/3BA penthouse, furnished condo, two miles to beach, large boat slip, pool, tennis, Jacuzzi. $2,050/month, year lease. 941-358-7560.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA units starting at $695/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH: Glimpse of Gulf from large balcony, steps to beach, updated 2BR/2BA, living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen with granite counters. All new appliances, large garage, office with separate entrance and access to patio. 941-545-6118.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: ATTRACTIVE 2BR/2BA, Florida room, dishwasher. Washer and dryer, carport. $1,000/month. 2BR/1BA washer and dryer, carport, $900/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

HOLMES BEACH: 1BR/1BA apartment. 750 sf, 100 feet from bay. Includes water and trash. $800/month. 941-587-1456.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH. 1BR/1BA newly renovated condo. Pool, tennis, elevator. Available December. $3,200/month. 301-873-5444 or 410-257-2214, no voice mail.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: TROPICAL duplex, one block to beach, washer and dryer, some utilities included. No Smoking or pets. $1,100/month and $700 deposit. 941-798-9765. Responsible persons only.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON Beach. 2BR/2BA condo located south of Bridge Street. The unit has an upstairs and downstairs living area with underneath parking. Furnished or unfurnished. Call 813-245-0428.

SEASONAL FURNISHED NEW home in Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA. Available now through April. One block to beach. 813- 251-9201.

FOR RENT: 2BR/2BA balcony, Gulf view. $950/month, $900 deposit, $50 application fee. 2411 Ave. C., Bradenton Beach. Efficiency, $750/month includes utilities $700 deposit, $50 application fee. 112, 52nd St., No.1, Holmes Beach. Seasonally, 1BR Gulf view, cute and clean, $900/week or $2,400/month. Call 941-746-8666.

LONGBOAT KEY ANNUAL rental: 2BR/1BA with screened porch on canal. $1,100/month. 941-778-7293. St. Jude St. North.

ANNUAL: CORTEZ 1BR, storage, carport, boat ramp nearby. $640/month. 941-778-2710 after 10 am.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach. $400-$550/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: QUIET area. Fully furnished, walk to water. Two people only, no smokers. $1,700/month includes utilities. 941-794-5980.

YOUR WATERFRONT OASIS awaits! Exquisitely furnished 2BR/2BA in Bradenton on Manatee River. Swimming pool, covered parking, fitness center, riverfront walking paths. Annual rental $1,200/month. Utilities included. Seasonal rental $750/week or $2,500/month.  Phone 830-596-0678, or e-mail

SEASONAL HOLMES BEACH duplex. 2BR/2BA, utility room, cable TV, newly tiled, carport, near beach. $2,100/month. 941-761-3308.

MUST SEE INSIDE! Beautiful 3BR/2BA in northwest Bradenton. Stone fireplace, ceramic tile throughout, except bedrooms. Gorgeous oak kitchen cabinets. Open greatroom. $1,450/month. Call Judi at 941-778-8277, 941-962-8347, or 748-5113. 718 83rd St. N.W.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, ground-floor, updated condo on wide deep-water canal. Five minutes to Anna Maria Island Gulf beaches. Available monthly now through May 2007. $2,400/month. 941-795-6699.

SUNNY SHORES MOBILE home: 1BR/1BA near beach, clubhouse. Very nice. Two people only. $1,200/month. 941-730-4078.

ANNUAL RENTALS: ANNA Maria Island Properties. 401 Clark Lane, 4915 Gulf Drive, 309-B 63rd St. Other properties available close to Island beaches. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properities, 941-782-5609.

GULFFRONT ANNUAL: 1BR/1.5BA North Martinique, unfurnished, new carpet. Rental includes water, cable, secured building. Pet OK. Washer and dryer available. Asking $1,290/month. Call 941-737-0915.

PERICO BAY: SEASONAL villa. 2BR/2BA, garage. December $1,500. January $2,500. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

KEY ROYALE HOME: 3BR/2BA, pool, spa, dock. $1,000/week, $3,500/month. Call owner, 941-356-1456.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE: 2BR/1BA. December $1,500. January, February, March $2,500/month. 3BR/2BA also available. Call Real Estate Mart, 941- 756-1090.

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


WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA open-plan with great views of Tampa Bay. Canalfront, walking distance to beach and restaurants. $739,000. 941-779-1512.

FOR SALE BY owner: Best value on the Island! 2BR/ 2BA, one-car garage, gourmet kitchen, new windows, updated baths and more. Two blocks from beach. $615,000. 941-778-8677. 406 Bay Palms Drive, Holmes Beach.

3BR/2BA: One bedroom used as a den/office/playroom, enclosed lanai, tiled with carpeted bedrooms. 1,400 sf, county water/sewer, citrus trees, near Brentwood school in Sarasota. Reduced to $274,900. 941-379-4196 or 941-954-7474.

C P R: 941-794.1515. Sales, rentals, property management. Coastal Properties Realty.

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! By owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-705-4454. 404 21st Place. Bradenton Beach.

LOT FOR SALE: One block to Gulf. 50x100 feet, cleared. $539,000. 215 71st St., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4036.

ALMOST ISLAND HOME: Adorable 1BR/1BA. Brand new furnished, bay windows with water view. Hurricane Force-3 manufactured home. One mile from Anna Maria Island and one block from Intracoastal Waterway with new marina and boat ramp. Land owned. Home owner’s association optional. $159,900. 941-224-6521.

TRIPLEX: IDEAL LOCATION WITH great appeal. Beautifully updated and maintained, new roof, turnkey furnished. Beach access just steps away, bay views, boat dock, ample parking, great income rental. Room for a pool. Convenient to restaurants and shopping. $875,000. 111 8th St. S., Bradenton Beach. Bridget Spies, ReMax Properties, 941-308-6763. MSL# 313022.

WEST BRADENTON: OPEN noon-4pm Sunday. Six months condo fees paid!  Free-standing, private three-bedroom upgraded condo with two-car garage, new lanai. Call for details, 941-792-0763. $309,900. 5605 Whipporwill Ct. off 59th Street West, Tanglewood.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-4pm Sunday: New home, 3,746 sf 3-4BR/3BA, granite/cherry kitchen, three screened verandas. $829,000. Horizon Realty, 941-725-7000. 303 58th St., Holmes Beach.

OPEN HOUSE: 10am-1pm Saturday, Nov. 18. Updated 3BR/2BA, 1,560 sf, tastefully furnished and decorated, sold turnkey.  For sale by owner.  Buyer's agents, 3 percent. $599,900. 813-818-8314. 8104 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

HOLMES BEACH AREA: charming canalfront home, newly renovated, 3BR/2BA. Granite kitchen. 1.5 miles to beach. Sale, $599,000, rent $1,600/month, or lease with purchase option. 614-207-7878.

FOR SALE: ALL new beach house. 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, all appliances. Sandpiper resort #521. 55-plus community on the Intracoastal across the street from the beach. $175,000. You can't get on the Island for less than this! 317-873-3307.

SWEEPING WATER VIEWS from large 2BR/2BA condo with deeded 35-foot deep-water dock and carport. Must sacrifice or foreclose. $499,000. 941-807-5449.
50-by-110-FOOT LOT in Anna Maria. Owner will finance. No streets to cross to the beach! $480,000. 813-837-6224. 117 Willow Ave.

WESTBAY POINT & MOORING: Lower, corner, condo unit with fantastic view of Tampa Bay and Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Beautiful island kitchen, turnkey furnished. Must see. $610,000. Call 401-497-6327.

BY OWNER, PURCHASE or lease: Manatee riverfront condo, 2BR/2BA, beautiful views, pool, gated, covered parking, fitness. $325,000 or $1,050/month. 941-720-0092.

DUPLEX ON LARGE lot, 90x108 feet. Second lot east of Gulf Drive in north Holmes Beach resort area. Annual tenants in place, includes well-known Island architect’s plans for complete remodel. $885,000. 941-704-7729.

CONDO FOR SALE: Beautiful water view. Immediate occupancy. Turnkey, only bring your toothbrush. Condo in pristine condition. Sale by owner, seller will carry mortgage to qualified buyers. Low down payment, low fixed interest rate. Huge price reduction. Phone 315-733-0851.

DIRECT WATERFRONT: Latchkey. 65A Cortez Park, Avenue D. 941-779-CAIN.

NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: Low $300s. Minutes to beach, no flood, evacuation zone. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

BRADENTON BEACH BY owner: 2BR/2BA end unit with full Gulf views. Kitchen has stainless-steel appliances, granite counters, nice turnkey furnished. Two large balconies. Amenities include boat docks, tennis court, pool with spa. $649,000. 941-388-5238.

ISLAND CANAL LOT: 75x100 feet, new dock, priced to sell quickly. Below market and appraised value, $550,000. Call Jake, 941-544-7786. 108 Gull Drive, Anna Maria.

BEACH BUNGALOW; MANUFACTURED home in Sandpiper resort, Bradenton Beach. Installment sale: $15,000 cash plus note for $150/month. Other opportunities available. 941-448-0963.

BRADENTON BEACH: 2BR/2BA elevated with covered parking. View of bay from large covered porch. Only two blocks to Gulf, great neighborhood. $350,000. 941-778-3875.

BEAUTIFUL PERICO ISLAND patio pool home. $363,000. 2BR/2BA with den, fireplace, waterfall, spa seat, pool, garden tub in master bath, two-car garage, many extras! $0 down, 100 percent financing. 11006 Peach Point Court, Bradenton FL 34209. 941-794-1491.

FOR SALE: 1BR/1BA beachfront Martinique condo. Newly renovated. Pool, tennis, elevator. High-impact glass. $685,000. 301-873-5444 or 410-257-2214, no voice mail.

BY OWNER: 2BR/1.5BA condo. Bath and kitchen need update. $399,999. 863-412-2612. 5400 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

WISTERIA PARK: NEW construction. Move-in ready. Northwest Bradenton, blocks from bay and river. 3BR/2BA corner lot, maintenance-free. Many upgrades. Community pool. 941-518-6674.

FOR SALE BY owner: Holmes Beach triplex. Rental income of $34,000 annually. Reduced to sell at $575,000. Call 646-842-0096 for more information.

ISLAND TOWN HOME: Holmes Beach. Rare opportunity at Sunbow Bay. Two pools, tennis, lush grounds, 150-yard private fishing pier or fish out your back door. Put in your own dock and boat. $590,000. Private seller. 941-228-3489.

FOR SALE BY owner: Deep-water canal ranch, $550,000. Nicely remodeled with granite countertops, tile flooring, and more. Call Scott Wheeler at 614-207-7878, or e-mail

NON-EVACUATION/NON-flood area: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Village Green, quiet street, minutes to beaches, shopping, doctors, hospitals. Tile floors, bedrooms carpeted, screened lanai. $297,000. 941-794-1640.

ANNA MARIA 4BR/3BA. 2,220 sf living area, 4,380 sf under roof. Reduced to $639,000. All written offers considered. 941-773-0706.

LOT: ONE BLOCK from beach. 57.75x114 feet. $520,000. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246. Holmes Beach.

CLOSE-IN COUNTRY home. 1.25-acre. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, no deed restriction. Well-maintained home and lot. $299,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

PALMA SOLA TOWNHOUSE: 2BR/1.5BA. Heated pool. Boat slip. $280,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

A-1 REMODELED 4BR/2BA home. Has community pool and marina. $239,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

KEY ROYALE WATERFRONT: 3BR/2BA, pool, spa, boat dock. Remodeled interiors. Vacant, move-in ready. $820,000. Owner/Realtor, 941-356-1456.


GULFFRONT LOTS: $595,000. Homes starting mid-$300s. New master-planned oceanfront community on beautiful Mustang Island, near Corpus Christi, Texas. 866-891-5163.

NORTH CAROLINA: GATED lakefront community. Pleasantly mild climate 1.5 acres, 90 miles of shoreline. Never offered before with 20 percent pre-development discounts, 90 percent financing. Call 800-709-5253.

WYOMING RANCH DISPERSAL 35 acres, 49,900; 50 acres, $59,900. Snow-capped mountain views. Surrounded by government land. Abundant wildlife. Recreational paradise. Low taxes. E-Z terms. Call Utah Ranches LLC. 888-541-5263.

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

BEAUTIFUL BLUE RIDGE, N.C.: Mountain views. 8-plus-acre mountain estate. heavily wooded with stream. E-Z financing. $49,900. 800-230-6380, ext.120.

VIEW WESTERN NORTH Carolina, north Georgia, eastern Tennessee real estate. Excellent retirement area. Very affordable homes, cabins, land. Low taxes. Good paying jobs available.

MURPHY, N.C.: Aah, affordable homes in the mountains. Affordable homes, mountain cabins and land. Call for free brochure, 877-837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties.

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.

ONE-PLUS-ACRE Tennessee homesite: 1.8 acres, large lot with nice view, level building site on top. Stone outcroppings for natural landscaping. Pond on the east side. Close to large state park. Only $89,900! Call 866-292-5769.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN: Seven acres on mountain top. View, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access, gated community, $99,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

COASTAL GEORGIA: NEW, pre-construction golf community. Large lots and condos with deep water, marsh, golf, nature views. Gated, golf, fitness center, tennis, trails, docks. $70s-$300,000. 877-266-7376.

12 ACRES, LAKEFRONT: $99,900. 239 feet of US Corp frontage on beautiful lake in Tennessee. Direct lake-access lot from $12,900! Call 866-950-5263, ext. 1791.

23-PLUS ACRES: Lake access, $124,900. Direct access to beautiful lake in Tennessee with beautiful mountain views! Other lake access lots from $12,900 available! Call 866-950-5263, ext. 1792.

GEORGIA/FLORIDA PRE-CONSTRUCTION: Grand opening. 20 acres, $99,900. Pay no closing costs. Terrific opportunity to own 20 acres in Georgia coastal region. New survey, subdivision potential, excellent financing at the unbelievable price of $99,900. Call now! 800-898-4409, ext. 1002. CLP-GA Land Services LLC. Licensed real estate broker.

MAINE SPORTING PARADISE! 500 acres only $299,900. Hunters and fishing enthusiasts wanted! Private 500-acre parcel of land ideal for hunting offers access to crystal-clear trout and salmon stream, unbelievable fishing. New to market! Great owner financing. Call L&S Realty, 207-781-3343.


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