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Date of Issue: November 03, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov 2 2005


ANTIQUE OAK SIDEBOARD $695. Antique oak prayer bed with side rails $795. Mahogany antique china cabinet, $795. (941) 779-0025.

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.

ANTIQUE WICKER DESK: Excellent condition, painted white. One center drawer, two side shelves. Raised wicker railing surrounds desktop. 37.5 wide by 23 inches deep. $375. (941) 778-1102.

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.

DOG CAGE, $40; tanning bed, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.


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

ATTENTION DEALERS AND neighbors, sign up for Niki’s Gifts and Antique Flea Market, Nov. 26. Nice, large space $10. Reserve your space, call (941) 778-4451.

FOUR SEASONS NAILS and skin care: KD’s celebrating new nail tech’s arrival. Walk-ins welcome. 9-7, Monday- SAturday. 5604 Marina. (941) 778-8596.

BARSTOOL RACING GROUP meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 2, Solo’s Pizza, Show and Tell 6:30 pm: Jack’s Segway, two-wheel standup transporter. 7 pm meeting.

AFFORDABLE “ALTERNATIVE” HEALTH care. Many home remedies that really work. Stress relief, flu relief, muscle aches, etc. The Aromaporium Bradenton Outlet Mall. West Manatee Avenue. (941)483-3935. Since 1998.

REWARD FOR information in the Waterfront Restaurant arson fire: Call the State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations in Tampa, (813) 890-1904.

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.

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


YARD SALE Roser Thrift Shop. 9am - 1pm Saturday, Nov. 5. Crib, lamps, child’s bike, Christmas, lots of misc. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: Nov. 5. All Day. 103 4th Street South. Bradenton Beach. Crafts, records, lots of stuff.

YARD SALE: Nov. 5, 8:30am - 2 pm. Dishes, Xmas, paintings, nice desk, misc. 7400 N. Holmes Blvd.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR: Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 am-1pm. Afghans, candies, gifts, jewelry, needlecraft, paintings, poetry, prizes, bake sale, more. Free. Mt. Vernon Clubhouse, 4701 Independence Drive, WEst Bradenton. 792-3265.

SALE NIKI’S GIFTS and Antiques 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent. Select gifts,antiques, collectibles, salt and peppers, thimbles, art, sailboats, costume and vintage jewelry, depression glass, cups and saucers 25-90 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30-5. 779-0729. Huge flea market Nov. 26.


LOST: MIXED-BREED, short haired, brown, 17-year-old, deaf, female dog. 620 Key Royale Dr. (941) 778-5196.

FOUND: GOLD, SAND dollar earring. Corner of Foxworth and Key Royale Drive. Call (941)778-4567.


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.

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.

KITTENS AND MOM: Six-months old, gorgeous, one six-toed, four females, one male. Tested, shots, spayed, microchipped. Locally fostered. $150 value, only $35 to good home. Julie, (941) 720-1411.


1995 CHRYSLER MINI van: Under 97,000 miles, full power, V6, leather interior, cold air, runs great. $3,800 or best offer. (941) 928-8735.


27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head, new batteries, stereo and much more! $10,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

CUSTOM MARINE FIBERGLASS: Mobile unit. Exterior, interior. Structural, painting and gel-coat repair. 25 years experience, all work guaranteed. Licensed and insured. USCG registered. Jim Hathaway, (941) 713-5462.


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.

FISH FOR REDFISH, Snook and Trout with Captain Jim Savaglio. License, bait and tackle included. (941) 238-7597 or (813) 477-7657.


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.

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

NEED A BABY-SITTER, pet-sitter or dog walker? 13-year-old eighth-grade girl, very responsible. Great with animals and kids. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

WANT AN IRISH baby-sitter? Responsible, experienced 15-year old. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certified. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657.

SANDBAGS DELIVERED: Be prepared. Local teen will make and deliver sandbags to your Island residence. Spencer, (941) 778-0944 to order.

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

BABYSITTING, RED Cross first-aid and babysitter certified. Call Alex, (941) 778-5352.


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.

BUSY BISTRO hiring full- or part-time hostess and servers for lunch, Sunday brunch and dinner. Wednesday-Sunday. Dishwasher prep person needed, will train. Apply to Chef Damon, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for busy Longboat Key Realtor. Detail oriented, excellent organizational, computer and interpersonal skills a must! Self starter, multi-task, little supervision. Real estate background a plus. Pay commensurate with experience. E-mail resume:

GULF DRIVE CAFE: Seeking dependable, experienced cooks and hostesses. Top pay. 900 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

MYSTERY SHOPPERS REQUIRED in Holmes Beach to audit businesses. Apply online at or call (403) 261-5000, ext. 449.

RETAIL ASSOCIATE: STRONG customer service. 35 hours/week, including some Saturdays. Fax resume to the UPS Store, Longboat Key. (941) 383-8534.

PART-TIME: Four - six hours a day. Must be responsible, dependable, able to bend, lift fifty pounds, follow directions, multi-task, work independently, interact with customers, clerical experience helpful. Call (941) 778-1911.

FUN JOB! ASSISTANT manager poition at Curves on the island. Enthusiastic self-starter, Monday-Friday, 7am until 1pm. Must be detail-oriented people person, able to multi-task. Pay based on overall experience, qualifications and attitude. Fax resume to 779-2877. by Nov. 14.

TITLE COMPANY SEEKS an experienced closer/processor for expansion into Anna Maria market. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume to Fax (813) 662-3750, or e-mail

VETERINARY ASSISTANT wanted mornings and some afternoons and weekends. Island Animal Clinic. Call (941) 778-2445 or fax (941) 778-1797.

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, and generally assisting library patrons. Call Eveann Adams, (941) 779-1208.



CNA NURSING CARE: Housecleaning, cooking,doctor appointments. Local references. $18/hour. (941) 778-4284 or (941) 705-1191.


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, 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.

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

SANDY’S CLEANING SERVICE: Exceptional cleaning and decorating island references available. For unbeatable service, call 798-9484.

CLEANING BY HELENE: Honest, reliable. Excellent references. Reasonable rates. Free estimates, call (941) 730-4477.

SOLAR TINTING AND security films. Commercial, auto, residential, marien, aero. We do it all. Call Carma today for a free phone estimate. (941) 730-0303.

SCOTT’S HELPING HANDS: Handyman service. How may I help you? 306-9767.

AUTO TRANSPORT:. Responsible man in his early 50s with great driving record available to drive your car to Florida. (314)567-6478.

APPLIANCE & AC DOCTORS: We repair air conditioners, refrigerator, washer/dryer, oven, garbage disposal, other household items. Honest, dependable. 20-plus years experience. (941) 650-9293.

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

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.

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. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call (941) 807-1015.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Top quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Now accepting new accounts at great rates. Please call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.


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. $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: Installs, clean-ups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. 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. 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.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call (941) 778-6170 or 447-2198.

ISLAND HOME IMPROVEMENTS and repairs: Specializing in interior renovations. No project is too large or too small! References, 20 years experience. (941) 538-3520 or 448-1956.

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.

TOM’S WINDOWS/Metro Home Supply Inc. Professional-grade doors, windows, hurricane protection, siding, soffits. Sales, service, repair. Visa/MasterCard. (941) 359-3799.

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 518-3316.or 778-6898.

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

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Inc. building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Call (941) 795-1947. Lic#RR0066450.


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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail:

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

SANDPIPER RESORT on Gulf Drive: 55-plus community, fully equipped 1BR/1BA beachhouse with greatroom and kitchen. Brand new! Steps to the beach or Intracoastal. All utilities including trash, except phone. Rent weekly to annually. No pets. (317) 873-3307.

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.

COMMERCIAL SPACE: 1,600 sf on Gulf Drive, next to Holmes Beach shopping center. Available now. (941) 778-2694.

NEW ULTRA LUXURY Gulffront condo in Holmes Beach: 3BR/2.5BA, everything top-of-the-line. 2,000 sf. $2,500-$2,800/week. Call Mike, (866) 869-0824.

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

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Beachfront condo, 2BR/2BA, fully equipped. Anna Maria Island, Florida. Available all year. (317) 873-3307.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Brand new Bradenton Beach 3BR/3BA plus office, steps to beach. Balconies with ocean and bay views, elevator, 8-person Jacuzzi, granite counters, marble floors and baths, Jacuzzi in master, washer/dryer, designer furnished, fully equipped. One of the finest rentals on Island. $4800/ monthly 813-277-4336.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, (941) 778-2374.

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

BRADENTON BEACH: Newly remodeled 1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three-minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. (941) 776-3696 or e-mail

BEACH LIVING: SEASONAL, Furnished 2BR/2BA. Utilities included. Gulf views and large decks. (941) 505-1962.

ANNUAL RENTALS:  2BR/2BA half duplex, $1,250/month; 2BR/2BA home, $1,550/month; 2BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month; 3BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail:

LUXURY CONDO: 1BR/1BA including garage. Near beach with pool, tennis and more! 2.5 years old, gated. Annual $900/month. Call Denny at (941) 780-8789.

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos/houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA condo, pool/tennis, small pet OK, $1,000/month; 3BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, small pet OK, new carpet, $1,700/month; 305 66th St., 2BR/1.5BA duplex on stilts, pet OK, $975/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

SANDPIPER: 55-PLUS. Seasonal 1BR/1BA, steps to the beach. $1,200/month. Also, 2BR/1BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking. (775) 338-9492.

BAYVIEW TERRACE, Bradenton Beach: 2BR/1BA condo, second floor, completely furnished. Three-month minimum rental. (708) 562-1601.

TEMPORARY ISLAND RENTAL: One, two or three months. 2BR/1BA, furnished. One block to beach. $850/month, includes cable TV and water. (941) 807-5449.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH, 2BR/1BA ground-level duplex, completely furnished. One house from the Gulf. No pets, nonsmoking. (813) 689-0925, or e-mail HLMSBCHRNTL@AOL.COM.

THE PALMS: 1BR/BA, pet friendly. $800/month, first, last, deposit. Available now! 1813 51st St., A Paradise Realty, (941) 778-4800.

SEASONAL RENTAL: JANUARY through March. Clean, modern duplex, 1BR/1BA, living room, dining, kitchen, private outdoor patio, washer/dryer. Walk to Gulf beach. $1,550/month, includes utilities. (941) 778-5338 or (516) 526-5628.

BRADENTON BEACH DUPLEX: 2BR/1BA on Intracoastal, boat dock, short walk to beach. Modern with large rooms. $1,000/month, first, last and deposit. (727) 784-3679.

2BR/2BA ANNUAL: $1,200/month, first, last and security. References and lease required. Pet OK. Heated pool, washer/dryer, fenced, yard care. 201A Peacock Lane, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-0473.

GULFFRONT RESIDENCE: PRIME Holmes Beach location. Available seasonally, November-April 2006. Renovated 2BR/2.5BA private residence in quiet area of Island with open floor plan and large terrace overlooking the Gulf. From $1,750/week with discounted monthly rate. Call Dave at (941) 720-0089.

ANNUAL RENTAL: COTTAGE in historic village. 2BR/1BA, new appliances, well landscaped, private backyard with vine-covered arbor/patio. Short walk to Island and free Island trolley. $890/month. Call Mike Norman Realty, (941) 778-6696.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA Holmes Beach waterfront villa. Quiet setting, spectacular view. $1,000/month. Non-smoking. (941) 778-2100 or 224-6521.

SEASONAL OR MONTHLY: 3BR/2BA condo on Palma Sola Bay with seawall and dock. Furnished with kitchen, linens and all appliances. $2,750/month. Call (863) 557-7809.

ELDERLY GOLFER NEEDS to rent golf cart space. Call Tom Steele at (941) 778-2185.

DOUBLEWIDE manufactured home. 2BR/2BA Colony Cove. Water view. Three-month minimum. $1,450/month. 55+, no pets. Excellent condition. (941)721-4890.

UNFURNISHED 1BR apartment on Gulf Drive. $700/month, plus utilities. (813)892-4768.

ANNUAL CONDO - MARTINIQUE NORTH, fifth floor, 1BR/1.5BA. Gulffront. Condo approval required. No pets and no smoking. Annual Single Family: Unique 3BR/2BA north-end home, 2,600 sq. ft. Just steps to the beach. Pool coming soon. No smokers. Lawn and pool included. Annual Single-Family: 2BR/1BA, steps to Tampa Bay. Lawn included. No pets and no smokers. Call Mike Carleton (941) 737-0915, or Smith Realtors (941) 778-0777.

LOVELY TURNKEY FURNISHED 1BR condo at Sabel Palms. Pool, clubhouse, close to shopping, six minutes to beach, $1,500/month plus deposit. 778-4451.

BEAUTIFUL ANNA MARIA canalfront condo. 2BR. Turnkey furnished, across from bay. $325/week. Available until Dec. 14. (941) 778-4451.

1BR APARTMENT CLOSE to beach with water views. Sleeps four. $375/week or $1,850/month. Nonsmoking. Quiet area. Holmes Beach. (941) 779-0420.

RENTAL, FURNISHED TOWNHOUSE. 2BR/2BA. Boat dock and heated pool. Available right now for November and December 2005. $600/week, $1,500/month. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

NOVEMBER SPECIAL: STEPS to beach. Holmes Beach, large 1BR/2BA. Tile, washer/dryer, kitchen, courtyard. Only $350/week. Call (941) 778-1098.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach less than one block to beach. $1,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA two blocks south of Rod & Reel Pier! $900/month. Call An Island Realty. (941) 779-0733.

ANNUAL RENTAL. 2 BR/2BA pool home close to Manatee River. Wood floors, fireplace. Pets OK. $1,600/month. Call Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA. Recently remodeled on canal. Fourplex in Holmes Beach, less than a block to beach. $750/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6006.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA. Luxury duplex in Holmes Beach..Steps to beach. $700/week. $2,300/month. Available Nov. 1, 2005, until Jan. 2, 2006. (941) 778-7741.

ANNUAL CORTEZ 1BR, storage, carport, near boat ramp. $635/month/ Phone (941)779-2710. after 10 am.

PRIVATE COTTAGE WITH shared dock, Old Florida-style 2BR/1BA, screened porch, deck, fenced yard. Half block to beach. Pet OK. Week, month, season. (941) 485-1874.


PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Lakefront Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $329,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

NORTH ANNA MARIA: Adorable cottage with views of the bay! $425,000. Please call Maureen, Green Real Estate, (941) 778-0455.

WATERFRONT: COLONY Cove, Ellenton. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished. 55-plus, marina, pools, pets OK. $27,500. (941) 721-4890.

FOR SALE: SUNBOW Bay on Anna Maria Island, condominium and marina. Rarely available! 2BR/2BA, completely renovated, turnkey furnished. $385,000. Call (941) 778-9684.

NORTH POINT HARBOR: Two homes in Island’s finest community. Buy both “as is” for $2,450,000. 4BR/3BA elevated home, beautiful views of Tampa Bay, new lap pool, spa, waterfall, seawall and dock. $1,300,000. Also, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, ranch home, totally remodeled, new seawall, dock and 20,000 pound lift. $1,250,000. Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420.

HARD TO FIND: Well-maintained west Bradenton duplex. 2BR/1BA each side. Central A/C, concrete block, separate meters, fully rented. Buy today and start collecting checks tomorrow! $179,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty, (941) 713-6743.

WATERFRONT: SPECTACULAR VIEW from Shell Point condo, 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished. Jean Holmes Realty, (941) 778-2644 or 730-7017.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $850,000. (941) 779-1512.

BEAUTIFUL, NEW, RENOVATED 3BR/2BA Spanish-style home. Two-minute walk to beach. Fully furnished, rental ready. Quiet Holmes Beach private setting on cul-de-sac. Custom details, tile, granite. New cabinets, windows, doors, A/C, ductwork, stainless appliances. Paver drive/patios. (941) 778-4560. $699,000

NON-RESIDENT/FOREIGN Nationals: Island home loans. 30 percent down bank loans. Call Bobby, 1st Equity World Savings. 941-744-6906.

MUST SEE: Manufactured home has everything. Colony Cove. 1,600 square feet. Views of Manatee River. 2BR/2BA, pets, 55+, five pools. $65,500. (941) 721-4890.

75 BY 100 FOOT LOT. Holmes Beach, three blocks to Gulf. $400,000. (270) 304-4729.

RECENTLY REMODELED CANALFRONT 3BR/2BA with pool and spa. New floors, granite, appliances, electrical, plumbing. 525 67th St., $1,150,000. (941) 779-1058 or 1-800-757-7219. Agents welcome.

2/2 CANALFRONT HOME: Bradenton Beach. Beautiful views of Palma Sola Bay. Third house from Intracoastal. Dock. Great opportunity at $690,000 “as is” or $750,000 after renovation. Call (813) 781-0842.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 2BR/2BA, tiled, major upgrades, overlooking Palm Sola Bay, five minutes to beach. Quiet, gated entry. For sale by owner. (941) 794-8757.

SUNNY SHORES: minutes to beaches! 3BR/1BA, one-car garage. Two miles to Coquina Beach. Fully furnished. Perfect winter retreat or seasonal rental, $159,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty, (941) 713-6743.

COSTA RICA: ARE you ready to retire or looking for that dream property? Pacific Ocean and mountain view lots available from 1.5 to 10 acres. Fully titled and ready to build with power and water. Low taxes and building costs, land values rising fast. From $35,000. Call today (941) 726-6702.

WATERFRONT PROPERTIES, RUSKIN: vacant lot, duplex, two great homes ranging in price from $249,000 to $529,000. Be part of a booming area. Judy Erickson, Dickman Realty. 1-800-249-1651 or (813) 468-0288.

ON THE BEACH CONDO for sale: 2BR/2BA. Expansive gulf views every room, totally renovated. ‘You’ll never want to leave’. Turnkey furnished, principals only, $985,000. (717) 392-4048.

CONDO FOR SALE directly on the beach. Spacious 3 BR/2BA. large walk-in closets, 2 garages plus storage room. $1,100,000. (717) 392-4048.

VILLAGE GREEN 2BR/2BA villa. 2 car garage. Completely updated. Open Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6. 6608 12th Ave. W., Bradenton. (941) 448-8502.

2BR/BA COVE at Sandy Pointe Condo. Beautiful view. 3601 E. Bay Drive, #205. $375.000. Call (941) 779-0448.

VILLAGE GREEN BEAUTIFUL waterfront pool home, 1,993 square feet of living space with fabulous, lush, tropical landscaping and plenty of privacy. Asking $384,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker. (941) 751-1155. IB 512699.

PALMA SOLA BAY furnished townhouse. 2BR/2BA, new kitchen and upgradedthroughout. Boat slip at your front door, heated pool. Exceptional value at $379,000. Longboat Key.

COZY HOME: 3/2/2. A-1 condition. Steps to Sarasota Bay. $739,900. Real Estate Mart. (941) 756-1090.


ELLIJAY, GA (North of Atlanta) 1.5-3 acres. Tracts level with mountain view and trout stream access. Starting at $29,000. Call (706)636-2040.

NEW LOG CABIN-North Carolina Mountains. New shell on secluded mountain site. $89,900. Hardwood forest. Great fall colors. Paved road. Near parks and lakes. Acreage and financing available. (828) 247-0081.

LAKEFRONT LOG HOME, $99,900. Lake Cumberland, Ky. New, authentic 2,400 sf. Available Oct,29,2005. Jamestown area. (800) 770-9311, ext. 822.

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

TENNESSEE WATERFRONT SALE! 2.4 acre waterfront $9,900! Dockable building lots from $14,900! Cabin package $54,900. Call now! (866) 770-5263, ext. 8.

WHITEWATER LIVING IN the Tennessee Smokies. Gated waterfront community riverfront and mountain views available. Prices starting low as $46,900. Final phase, limited lots. Call now! No closing costs, buy direct from developer. Save thousands. (800) 559-3095, ext 327. *Some restrictions apply.

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

EAST ALABAMA MOUNTAIN property for sale, one hour west of Atlanta in Piedmont, Ala. Great for enjoyment or investment. 19.5 acres. $6,142 down, $510/month. Information, call Glenn (850) 545-4928.

GEORGIA PROPERTIES AVAILABLE now. Residential, commercial, farm and timber tracts. Priced to sell. Visit Peach State at, or call (866) 300-7653.

GRAND OPENING! LAKEFRONT acreage from $69,900. Save $10,000 Nov. 5-6. Spectacular, new waterfront community on one of largest and cleanest mountain lakes in America! Large, estate-size, deepwater parcels, gorgeous woods, panoramic views. Paved roads, county water, utilities. Low financing. Call now (800) 564-5092, ext. 266.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN Cabin on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby. 2BR/1BA. $99,900. Owner (866) 789-8535,

TENNESSEE LAKESIDE ACREAGE: New community. 1+ acre homesites from the $30s. Private boat slips, limited availability. Lake access/boat ramp. Close to downtown Chattanooga. (866) 292-5769.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. AREA: Mountain acreage, 1+ acre riverfront, mountain view and wooded homesites from the $50s. Gated community with custom lodge and river walk. (866) 292-5762.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN property: Two private communities with hardwood trees, views, creeks and river and lake access. Swim, fish, hike. Lots from $20,000 to $85,000. (800) 699-1289 or www.Riverbendlakelure.Com.

SERENE MOUNTAIN GOLF: Homesite $342/month. Breathtaking views. Upscale golf community set amid Dye-designed 18-hole course in Carolina mountains. Near Asheville, North Carolina. A sanctioned golf digest schools teaching facility! Call toll-free (866) 334-3253 ext. 974. www.Cherokeevalleysc.Com. $69,900, 10 percent down, balance financed at 4.94 percent fixed, 24-month balloon, oac.

EAST TENNESSEE PROPERTIES: For sale, sold and financed by owner. Log homes, lots and acreage near Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg. Call Ricky Bryant (423) 623-2537.

GEORGIA WATERFRONT PRE-Construction condos include top amenities, marina, four-star hotel and lots more! Refundable $1,000 reservation deposit to hold. Incredible opportunity. Realtor (877) 468-5687.

NEW MEXICO: 20 acres, $24,990. Scenic region, views, canyons, trees, rolling hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunting, hiking, horses, great climate. Power, great access. 100 percent financing Call (914) 232-5100.

WESTERN N.C. MOUNTAINS: Extraordinary home sites in gated Fall Branch Estates. Wooded lots, panoramic mountain views, from $60k. Current phase pre-construction pricing. (877)774-3437 www.Ridgeslife.Com.


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