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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004


VICTORIAN five-piece parlor set. Must see! Stop by 5351 Gulf Drive, #4, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-8687.

SPA/HOT TUB: Five-person, 24 jets, full-redwood cabinet, lounger, five-HP pump, warranty. Must move. Will sacrifice for $1,495. (941) 544-0281.

10 PUTTERS: Some from the 1920s and 30s. $100. (941) 798-8342.

FUTON - Light oak, excellent shape, like new, dark green cover with mattress. $185. (941) 778-2778.

GE STOVE electric white. Like new, three years old, enamel burner pans, self-cleaning. $120. (941) 794-0970. (Village Green).

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND Christmas cards, surfers, beach Santa, flamingos, palm trees. More than 100 designs. Order now! $18 per dozen. Call (941) 778-7859 or 962-1954.

WANTED: Used fishing equipment. (941) 778-6742.

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


DR. DAVE BAND "Get Down Downtown" this 5:30-9:30pm Thursday, Nov. 18. Main Street, Bradenton. Come on down!

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.

PILATES AND YOGA: At Anna Maria Art League. Pilates, Monday, 9-10am; Yoga, Thursday, 9-10:15am. Beginning to intermediate. $6/class. Drop-ins welcome. Instructor Preston Whaley Jr., Physicalmind, Yogafit. (941) 778-3996.

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.

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.

SALE NIKI's Gifts and Antiques Mall, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Select gifts and antiques 25 percent to 60 percent off, all sterling jewelry 50 percent off. Open seven days. (941) 779-0729.

GARAGE/YARD SALE: Friday-Saturday, Nov. 19-20. Housewares, Dickens Village Collectibles, books, baby items. 6103 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.

BAY LAKES ESTATES community sale. 8am-2pm Saturday, Nov. 20, 140 homes. Cortez Road to 86th Street West. Follow signs, 5300 86th St. W.

MOVING SALE: 8am-noon Friday-Saturday, Nov. 19-20. Vintage rattan furniture, books, gardening equipment, antiques, dishes, lamps, miscellaneous housewares. 204 Harbor Lane, Holmes Beach.

PLANT SALE - 8am-3pm Saturday. Natives, butterfly, wildlife, holiday container gardens and hostess gifts. 7418 16th Ave. N.W., Bradenton.

YARD SALE - 9am-2pm Saturday, Nov. 20. Outside furniture, bedroom set, wicker furniture, vacuum, many items, good prices. 600 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

GARAGE SALE 8:30am-1pm Friday-Saturday, Nov. 19-20. Patio furniture, miscellaneous household, linens and bath towels, Chinese Buddha. 302 Iris, Anna Maria.

MOVING - Saturday, Nov. 20. Must sell lawn furniture, dishes, bedroom set, lots more. 109 Seventh St. S., Bradenton Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 9am-2pm Saturday, Nov. 20. Too many items to list, lots of great stuff! 412 Bay Palms Dr., Holmes Beach. No early birds.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-1pm Saturday, Nov. 20. Furniture, household items, kids items, books, toys, bikes and a whole lot more! 5907 Flotilla Drive, Holmes Beach.


LOST FERRET: Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Holmes Beach. (941) 778-6023.

LOST: MISSING KITTY from Holmes Beach. Fluffy tan color with brown mask, boots and tail. Wearing collar and tag. Reward (941) 778-1534.


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.


1990 OLDS 88 Royale Sedan. Four door, power steering, stereo, very good mechanically, clean inside, good tires, new brakes. $750. (941) 779-1510.

SCOOTER: 2004 49.9-CC. Brand new, 600 miles. Retail price, $1,550. Asking, $1,000. (941) 778-1010, ext. 0.

2000 DODGE CARAVAN: 68,000 miles, four new tires, strong air. Power everything, automatic. Excellent condition! Asking $9,500. (941) 778-7901.

1999 CHEVROLET Malibu four-door, garage kept, clean and dependable. A 100 percent car. $4,975. (941) 778-7556.

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


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

1990 BENETEAU SAILBOAT 32.5 foot. Recent overhaul and bottom paint. Excellent condition. Can be seen at Bradenton Beach Marina.


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.

QUALIFIED CHEF/SOUS chef for busy continental restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Apply at Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call, (941) 778-1102.

HOUSEKEEPER, FULL TIME for 18-unit hotel, must speak English and have own transportation. Weekends a must. (941) 778 1010, ext. 0.

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.

TOP NOTCH OFFICE Manager: Experienced, knowledgeable in the real estate business, efficient self-starter wanted for busy, growing real estate sales and rental office! Upbeat, energetic, positive attitude a must, yet willing to work hard and efficiently. Compensation commensurate with experience. Person with bookkeeping, computer and people skills in one package would be the ticket. Please fax resume, (941) 778-1845.

FLORAL DESIGNER: part-time and holidays. Season only. Please call Birgit or Herbert, Island Florist, (941) 778-4751.

COME JOIN OUR TEAM! Maintenance: basic skills plus landscaping, full time; housekeepers: Dependable, team workers, full time; office position: guest services, reservations, full/part time. Please apply Nov. 19 and 20 only. Sea Horse Beach Resort, 3453 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key.

WANTED: LMT and licensed esthetician for well established wellness spa in Holmes Beach. (941) 779-0066.

MATURE, experienced cook wanted for very busy, but small restaurant. Approximately 30 hours per week. Call (941) 778-6614, Mr. Bones.

FULL-TIME server, cook and bus/prep needed immediately for breakfast and lunch. Experienced only. Apply in person at Fit to Eat Deli Style Restaurant. 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

WANTED FOR SMALL resort: housekeeper for laundry and cleaning. Flexible hours, weekends a must. (941) 778-1503.

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

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


MINNESOTA CERTIFIED medical assistant and retired assistant police chief husband looking for personal aid-caretaker position. Great references. (941) 355-1136.

HOME COMPANION AVAILABLE 8-10 hours per week. Light housekeeping, light cooking, errands, appointments, shopping. Joany, (941) 704-1373.

RETIRED NURSE/caregiver available. No lifting. References, reasonable. (941) 746-9246.


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.

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

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.

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

SCOTT'S HANDYMAN SERVICES: Remodeling and repair. Free estimate, many references. Island resident. (941) 713-1907 cell, (941) 778-5427 home. E-mail:

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.

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

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, 778-7770. References available.

RESPONSIBLE ENGLISH/German speaking 25-year old offering childcare and babysitting for all ages. Days, nights, weekends. Call, (941) 345-5043.

A CLEAN HOUSE supports the arts! Working artist cleans to support her painting. Mature, thorough, reliable, honest. Midwest work ethic! References. Call Jean, home (941) 792-1965, or cell (952) 393-3236.

WANT TO PLAY GUITAR? Teaching beginner to intermediate students on Anna Maria Island in your home. Electric or acoustic. (941) 778-4817.

ACCOUNTING/COMPUTER WIZ: Personal, small business, investor, acquisition, setup, training, operation, support. Call Greg, (941) 704-1373.

BRICK PAVER Restoration, pressure cleaning , sealing, staining. Make your pavers look new again! C-Squared, Sean D'Agustino. (941) 345-3092.

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.

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.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Quality landscape maintenance, cleanups, pruning, planting, shell and more. Free estimates. Insured, references. (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

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.

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.

NATURE'S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. (941) 748-3356.


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.

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

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

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

RANDY'S REMODELING SERVICE: Drywall, demolition, carpentry, texture. Free estimates, references, Island resident. (941) 320-2506.

CONCRETE/MASONRY/RESTORATION, driveway, sidewalks, curbs, retaining walls, structural, shell drives, dump truck service. C-Squared, Sean D'Agustino. (941) 345-3092. Lic. #CGC1506629.

PERFECTIONIST PAINTING and power washing. Interior/exterior painting! From $1 sf, plus materials. Free estimate. Established 1985. Call Kirt D. Sweatt anytime, (941) 447-5341.

NASTY CARPET? Tile it and forget it! Perfect for rentals. Call the kitchen/bathroom experts. L&L Home Repair LLC. Free estimates. (941) 778-1916.

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. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site:

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.

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.

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

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

KING BEDROOM efficiency for rent. Night, weekend, weekly, seasonal Private entrance, private deck. Nonsmoking, close to beach. Call 778-3433 or 773-0010.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 4BR (two master suites)/3BA, house on canal. Two minutes to beach. Heated pool, dock, cable TV, washer/dryer, garage, designer furnished with tropical yard setting. One of the finest rentals on Island. $1,600/weekly or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail:

HOLMES BEACH seasonal/vacation just across from Gulf. 1BR/1BA ground-floor efficiency with glimpse of Gulf. Nicely furnished, handicap accessible, pets welcome. $1,200/month. Towne & Shore Realty, (941) 383-3840.

VACATION OR SEASON, Anna Maria Gulffront apartments, 1, 2, 3BR. Porches, sundecks, laundry. Immaculate, tropical setting. No pets. (941) 778-3143.

PINE BAY FOREST: Annual 3BR/2BA furnished condo! Beautiful hardwood floors, fireplace, cathedral ceilings, association pool and tennis courts! $1,600/month, plus utilities. Please call An Island Place Realty, (941) 779-0733.

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.

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) 286-9814.

ANNUAL ANNA MARIA 2BR/1BA with garage: Steps to beach. Near Bean Point. New carpet and paint. Unfurnished. $1,000/month. (941) 778-3006.

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

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

WATERFRONT 1BR/1BA, $900/month annually, $1,600/month seasonally. Also, 2BR/2BA $2,700/month seasonally. Both very beautiful. (941) 779-9074.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1.5BA duplex, $850/month. Also, 3BR/1BA elevated home, $1,200/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291 or e-mail:

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2.5BA and 2BR/2BA. Heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis courts. Available December through April. (941) 794-8877 or 730-5393.

SEASONAL RENTALS available including second floor, bayfront apartment with pool, tennis. Close to beach, shopping. $2,800/month. Old Florida Realty Co., (941) 778-3377.

FEBRUARY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA condo. Gulffront complex, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis courts. (941) 794-8877 or 730-5393.

FULLY FURNISHED VILLA in beautiful Mt. Vernon, two miles to beaches. 2BR/2BA, no pets, nonsmoking, age 55-plus. Minimum three months. Peak season, $2,500/month; annually, $1,500/month. (941) 721-1784.

ANNUALS: 2BR/2BA duplex washer/dryer hookup, $750/month. Also, rustic 2BR/2BA beach apartment with hobby room, porch, washer/dryer hookup, $850/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH: Holmes Beach. Attractive 3BR/2BA home just steps to Gulf. Comfortably furnished, all amenities, screened lanai. One-month minimum. $3,550/month. (863) 686-8207, or e-mail:

WORKSHOP FOR RENT: 15 by 25 feet and 25 by 35 feet, 1/4 mile from Cortez Bridge. (941) 737-3630.

AVAILABLE 2005 WINTER vacation rentals: Perico Bay Club, $2,900/month; Coral Shores, 3BR/2BA with pool on canal, $3,500/month; San Remo Shores, 3BR/2BA with pool, on canal, $3,800/month; Gulffront duplex, 3BR/2BA, $3,900/month; Holmes Beach 3BR/2BA canal home, $3,500/month; Lazy Livin 2BR/1BA condo, $2,800/month; Mariner's Cove condo, $3,400/month; Anna Maria Island Club, $5,200/month. Please call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246.

2BR/2BA LUXURY Holmes Beach apartment for rent weekly/monthly/seasonal. Steps to beach, furnished, washer/dryer, workout room, bikes. $650/week; $2,100/month. (941) 778-7741.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Morningside 2BR condo. Screened porch, ground level, near pool. $1,800/month. Marina Pointe Realty Co., (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY: Holmes Beach, Sunbow Bay 2BR/2BA large condo on Intracoastal. Pool, tennis courts, two blocks to beach, shopping and trolley stop across street. Modern furnishings, all amenities.$900/week or $3,400/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. (212) 873-9438.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 5400 Condo. 1BR/1BA ground-floor unit. Glass-enclosed lanai, pools, Gulffront complex. $850/month. Marina Pointe Realty Co., (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

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.

HOLMES BEACH Westbay Point & Moorings. Second-floor 2BR/2BA corner unit. Clear view of Tampa Bay and Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Seasonal, $3,300/month. (847) 818-0535.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex with bonus room, screened porch and deck. Mexican tile, covered parking and more! Marina Pointe Realty Co., (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL: 1BR/1BA ground-floor apartment with waterview. Walk to beach. Nonsmoking. $375/week until Jan. 1. (941) 778-4001.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: 2BR/2BA house with pool, great area and minutes to beaches. Seasonal, $2,500/month. Deborah Thrasher, owner/agent, RE/MAX Excellence, (941) 518-7738. E-mail:

ANNUAL RENTAL: Cortez condo for your boat. Spacious 2BR/2BA, 40-foot boat dock. Berber/tile, update appliances, washer/dryer, covered parking. Heated pool, tennis. $1,200/month, plus utilities.   Call Judy Durant, (941) 713-4980 or, Bayshore Realty Inc.

5BR/4.5BA: WALK TO Bean Point beach. Available December and January. (941) 725-1074.

BRADENTON BEACH comfortable 2BR/1BA condo on canal, two minutes to beaches, great location. Fully furnished. Available now, seasonal/vacation or monthly. (407) 859-4931 or (407) 497-4546

ANNUAL RENTALS: Perico Bay club, 2BR/2BA, pool, tennis, small pet OK, $975/month; Longboat Key, 1BR/1BA cottage, pet OK, $950/month; Bay Hollow, 2BR/2BA, furnished or unfurnished, boat dock, pet OK, $1,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Renovated 2BR/1.5BA duplex in Holmes Beach. Shared washer/dryer. $950/month. First, last, security. 307 65th St., Holmes Beach. Gulf-Bay Realty, (941) 778-7244.

ANNUAL: LARGE 2BR/1BA across from beach. Shared laundry. $800/month, plus security. Water included. Available immediately. (941) 518-4688.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS; condos/houses from $500week- $1,500/month, many Gulffront, (800) 732-6434, SunCoast Real Estate,

ELEVATED 2BR/2BA BEACH house, undercover parking, close to beach, nicely furnished. 210 81st St., Holmes Beach. $2,250/month. (813) 962-0817.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY: Sunbow Bay, Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA large condo on Intracoastal. Pool, tennis courts. Two blocks to beach, shopping and trolley stop across street. Modern furnishings, all amenities. $900/week, $3,400/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. (212) 873-9438.

NEW 2BR/2BA 55-plus, across from beach. Furnished, annual $1,150/month. Also available seasonal. (941) 725-1074.

GOLF LOVERS: Lovely modern 2BR/2BA condo. Golf course and waterview. Nine miles to beach. Three month rental of your choice. $1,900/month. (941) 778-3390 or 807-2198.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex Bradenton Beach. Vaulted ceiling, tile, skylights, balcony. Non-smoking. Small pet considered. Steps to beach,. Intracoastal, park. $950/month. (239) 822-6680.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA: Pool, washer/dryer, fenced, carport, and park. Pet OK. 202-A Haverkos Ct., Holmes Beach. $750/month, first, last and security. References and lease required. (941) 778-0473.

DIRECT ON BEACH: 2BR/2BA Sun Plaza West. Nicely furnished, heated pool, tennis, elevator. Available Nov. 20 through Jan. 6, Call owner, (941) 778-3231.

TOWNHOUSE PERICO ISLAND: 2BR/3BA with serene, waterview, clubhouse, pool, exercise room. Available January-March 2005. $2,400/month. (941) 795-3778.

BRADENTON BEACH Waterfront, deep-water dock, 1BR duplex. $700/month, yearly lease. (941) 504-3490.

ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA, 1,450 sf with beautiful river view. No pets. $950/month. (941) 778-1840.

SEASONAL ANNA MARIA: Upper 2BR/1BA attractive open floor plan. Close to beach. $1,500/month. (941) 778-7933.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, 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.

ISLAND PARADISE for yachter and nature lovers. Wooded one-acre lot on private island off Longboat Key in Sarasota Bay with 270 feet of waterfront facing a Gulf sunset. Mainland dock and parking included in the deed. $575,000. (941) 778-7930 or 855-0444.

FURNISHED 1BR/1BA mobile home. 2601 Gulf Drive N. #602, Bradenton Beach, Sandpiper Resort. Just across street from Gulf. Close to shopping, restaurants, trolley stop. 55-plus. Priced for quick sale, $10,000 firm. (941) 752-3817.

SANDY POINT 2BR/2BA bayview. Overlooks protected mangroves, high ceilings, heated pool, extra storage. $240,000. Call (941) 778-2335, evenings.

STEPS TO BEACH! Triplex 3BR/1BA, 2BR/1BA, 1BR/1BA. Rent out two units, live in the other! New cabinets, new air conditioning, walking distance to everything! Asking $599,000. Deborah Thrasher, owner/agent, RE/MAX Excellence, (941) 518-7738. E-mail:

SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA condo, 100 yards to beach. New kitchen, appliances, paint and more. Great views, covered parking, heated pool, turnkey furnished. Close to everything. 3311 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. $515,000. (812) 350-4329.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Westbay Point & Moorings hard-to-find ground-floor end unit. 2BR/2BA condo. Excellent condition. $379,900. Call (941) 756-4860.

LOWEST PRICE CONDO! Sunbow Bay condo. 2BR/2BA with some furnishings, elevator, heated pool, fishing pier, tennis courts. Asking $269,000. Call Deborah Thrasher RE/MAX Excellent, (941) 518-7738. E-mail:

ANNA MARIA ISLAND condo. 100-steps to beach. 2BR/1BA newly remodeled, fully furnished. Pool. Excellent rental. Sea Pirate #6, 3301 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. $350,000. For sale by owner, (513) 907-0233.

CITY OF ANNA Maria: The Bayou. 2BR/1BA condo. Upstairs, furnished, canal view, dock. Income. January, February, March 2005. View at:, #38442. $299.000. Rose (813) 961-7166 or (813) 317-5460.

WESTBAY POINT & MOORINGS: Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA bayfront condo. Lanai overlooking Tampa Bay. $454,000. (941) 778-0042.

HOLMES BEACH elevated duplex. 2BR/2BA each side. New roof and many upgrades. 214 64th St., Holmes Beach. $725,000. Marina Pointe Realty Co., owner/agent, (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

2BR/2BA CONDO on lake. Two-car garage, screened caged porch. Some furniture optional. Southwinds, 3504 51st Ave. Dr. W., Bradenton. (941) 753-0408. Location, 34th Street and 53rd Avenue.

LIVE ON LONGBOAT Key for only $134,900 cash. 55-plus, community owned. Private Gulf, bay, marina. Call (941) 383-0096 or e-mail:


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BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Must see! beautiful, colorful fall foliage. Western North Carolina mountains. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate, Murphy, N.C. Call for free brochure (800)841-5868.

AUCTION: 11AM, SATURDAY, Nov. 20, Lake Placid, Fla. 27+/- acres offered in five parcels on Highland County's second largest private Ridge Lake! (800) 257-4161. Higgenbotham Auctioneers M.E. Higgenbotham, CAI FL Lic #AU305/AB158.

A HOME FOR the holidays. Call (866) 498-4483 now and move into a home of your own by Christmas with little or no money down.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN Land sale! 2.25 acres/log home package, $59,900. Beautiful property right-off Blue Ridge Parkway with new log package. Near Boone. (800) 455-1981, ext. 902.

SOUTH CAROLINA WATERFRONT. Palmetto Place. 13,700-acre lake. New private 12-lot waterfront development. Lots start in $120's. Builders available. Call Nat Humphries, (803) 600-7717 LWPMWBIC.


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