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Date of Issue: November 22, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007


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

FOR SALE: DELL computer, one year old with printer and computer stand. $250. Call 330-206-8448.

GLASS DINNING ROOM table and chairs, $100. 941-778-9354.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online:

OLD-FASHIONED DINER MUGS: $8 (includes tax). Your coffee never tasted so good as when you drink from the old-style mugs available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY “From Calusas to Condominiums” by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-7978.


A YARN OUTLET: Yarn, knitting supplies and classes. Open seven days a week. Free knitting event 7-9pm Wednesday, Nov. 28. 5331 15th St E, Bradenton. 941-756-8915.

LOOKING FOR CHILDCARE? VPK? Bizzy Bees Daycare (formerly on the Island) enrolling now! Ages 6 weeks – 5 years. Call Shelagh, 941-761-0132.

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

ISLAND RESIDENT BUYS costume jewelry, fine jewelry. Sterling silver wanted. Will come to you. Diana Miller, 941-592-0817. E-mail:

ISLAND ROCK SCHOOL at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Guitar, bass, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, piano and vocals. Call Scott Achor, 941-778-1747, or Koko Ray Hansen, 941-758-0395. Rock on!

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.


GARAGE SALE: 9am Friday, Nov. 31, 9am Saturday, Dec. 1. 514 72nd St., Holmes Beach. Vintage six-piece rattan furniture set, kitchen, wicker, tools fishing, boat stuff and lots more.

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesday, Thursday. 9am-noon Saturday. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.


LOST COCKATIEL: CANDY last seen near city hall in Holmes Beach. Very tame and friendly. Call 941-778-7260. Reward.


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.


1996 GRAND CHEROKEE, 1996 Jeep SUV. 123,000 miles, two-wheel drive, power, good condition. Runs great. Below book value: $3,250. View at The Islander newspaper, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-1102.

1982 CB900 HONDA motorcycle. Good ride. $950. Please call, 941-778-5136.


BOATLIFT RENTAL ON Holmes Beach canal. 10,000 LB lift holds 110 percent beam boat. Water, electricity, cleaning table and dock box available $360/month. 941-779-9101.

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



14-YEAR-OLD needs work. Willing to babysit, clean, etc. Red Cross trained in first aid and babysitting. Call Alexandra, 941-778-5352.

CALL KENDALL: 15-year old high school sophomore looking for babysitting, pet sitting or dog walking jobs. Four years experience and first aid certified. Great with kids and animals! 941-779-9783.

RED CROSS-CERTIFIED 14-year-old looking for a job babysitting or pet sitting. Experienced with kids! Call Kim, 941-794-8640 or 941-807-0889.

FOR BABYSITTING, PETSITTING or dog walking: Call Ariel and Kayla Jennis, twin sophomores at Manatee High School. CPR and first-aid certified by the Red Cross. 941-778-1746.

ISLAND TUTORING WITH Chris Perez. 15-year-old Manatee High School freshman will tutor elementary or middle school child in math, science and English. Available 3:30-5:30pm Monday-Friday, and weekends by request. Call 941-778-2979. References on request.

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.

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

KITCHEN HELP apply by e-mail to


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


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



LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. 941-778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. 941-545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.

PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repairs, upgrades, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.

CUCCIO TILE: Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. 941-730-2137.

ANY ODD JOBS? Need a pet sitter or dog walker? Island local, dependable 17 year-old seeks work. Call Zach, 941-779-9783 or 941-224-5854.

LOCK AROUND THE Clock: Island locksmith and owner Bob Woods. Licensed, bonded and insured. 941-778-1661 or 941-713-4414.

WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, 941-778-3455, or cell 941-720-4152.

CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services – when and what you need – to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail for details.

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

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

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

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

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

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

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! 941-778-2711.

NADIA’S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 941-795-0887. MA#0017550.

COMPUTER REPAIR: HARDWARE and software installations and repair, virus, spyware removal, training. $20 every half hour, no travel charge, 10 years experience, Island native. Call John Baird, Matrix PC, 941-870-3445.

PARTY ON A budget: Serving, bartending provided. Office and private parties. Professional service. Call Sandy 941-747-2907.

SANDY’S CLEANING: PRESSURE washing, Christmas decorating, professional service, beautiful results! Call 941-747-2907.


AAA - ALL AMERICAN Home Inspections Inc. Licensed, insured and NACHI certified. On-site computer generated report, 25 years experience owner operated. Don Viehman, ph/fax 941-792-9595, e-mail

DO YOU WANT AN AWARD WINNING WEB-SITE - Designed, Redesigned & Hosted: We're your first step to create your internet presence on the web. Each web-site is created specifically for your company. Why trust anyone else, use The Islander, we're local, professional and award winning designs. Please email, we will be happy to give you a FREE quote.


CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Monthly and quarterly accounts available. If it is broken, we can fix it. Call 941-778-2581.

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

GULF SHORE LANDSCAPING: Lawn care, pressure washing, landscaping, property maintenance. Owner operated by Island resident. Exceptional value! Licensed and insured. Call 941-726-7070.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Lawn and landscape maintenance. Tree-trimming, mulching, plantings, sod, shell. Many references and insured. Please call 941-778-2335.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc. Landscaping, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Island resident since 1988. Call Chris, 941-778-2823.


SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.

TIRED OF NO return calls? Straight Shot Landscape calls back. For all your landscape, call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067. Shell $42/yard.

NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. 941-729-9381.

THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell, 941-224-8569.


VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100.

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. 941-778-2993. License #CRC 035261.

CHRISTIE’S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. FL#RF0038118-941-778-3924 or 778-4461

TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Thirty years experience. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin’s Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

TILE AND MARBLE Installation: Many Island references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 941-726-1802.

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

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 .

GUARANTEED A-1 PAINTING service. Get a bid then call Nick, he’s the best. Island references. Licensed. Call Nick, 941-727-1448 or 941-962-5131.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic. # RR0066450.

PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Island resident, very meticulous and reliable. I take pride in my work. For a free estimate, call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.

RESILIENT PROPERTIES AND renovations: Kitchens, bathrooms, tile work, decks, sheetrock, painting and more. Reliable work start-to-finish. What does your home need? Free estimates. Call Thomas P. Lass, 941-782-7313.

K&C PAINTING LLC. Interior, exterior, faux. A woman’s touch. Kelly Meshberger. Free estimates. 941-544-8658.

HOME IMPROVEMENT: ENTIRE home renovations. Kitchens, baths, cabinets, drywall, carpentry, tile, all floor coverings, painting. Free estimates. Call 941-524-0088.

KITCHEN AND BATH remodeling and custom carpentry for your home or condo. Florida state licensed builder. CBC1255132. Call John, Gulf Construction. 28 years of experience. 941-773-6808.

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

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 941-778-3526 or 730-0516.

UPDATE AND STUCCO your home with new stucco and paint. Minor to major repairs or remodeling. Call Tony, 941-778-4596.

IMPACT WINDOWS AND doors. Exclusive distributor: Weatherside LLC on Holmes Beach. Free, courteous estimates. Jeld-wen Windows and Doors. Lic.# CBC1253145. 941-730-5045.


RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 941-778-6665 or 800-749-6665.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 4BR two master suites-/3BA, house on canal. Two minutes to beach. Heated pool, dock, cable TV, washer/dryer, garage, designer furnished with tropical yard setting. One of the finest rentals on Island. $1,600/weekly. Call 941-713-0034 or e-mail:

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

WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434.

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.

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

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

STEPS TO BEACH: Anna Maria Island. Fully furnished, spacious 1BR/2BA, kitchen, courtyard, washer and dryer. $425/week. Call 800-903-5176, or e-mail:

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA HOLMES Beach. Convenient location, big yard, pets considered, $895/month, garbage and yard service included. 941-778-2113.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA half duplex. Great location, 201 72nd St., Holmes Beach. Very clean, possible third bedroom or office. Pet OK. $1,200/month. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, Gulf views. $1,200/month includes water, cable TV, washer and dryer. 104 31st St., Holmes Beach. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

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

SEASONAL RENTAL: LARGE 1BR/1.5BA condo, completely furnished, new kitchen, $1000/month, tenant pays electric. Community pool and clubhouse, five minutes from beach. 941-748-5352.

2008 SEASON, 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, fully furnished ground -floor duplex with all amenities, 2BR/1BA, no smokers/pets. $1,500/month, four-month minimum, discount for longer stays, available Dec.1. 941-387-8610.

HOLMES BEACH, 3BR/2BA, upstairs duplex, large yard, clean. $1,200/month, no pets. 941-725-4190.

SEASONAL: ALL NEW for rent December 2007, January, February and March, 2008. 2BR/2BA on Homles Beach. Call, 941-778-1817

CHARMING MONTHLY SEASONAL: Condominium. Beach view on Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer. Two screened in-decks. Pool. Cross the street on the water. $2,400/month. 813-677-7477.

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

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

3BR/2BA DUPLEX: ONE block to beach. Washer and dryer, tropical yard, no pets. $925/month. First and deposit. 941-524-6773. Leave message, available now.

RENTAL PROPERTY: 3BR/1BA, two-car garage with workshop. Large lot with picket fenced-in yard. Two blocks from Gulf, one block from bay. Quiet neighborhood. Bradenton Beach. $1,500/month. 941-321-3834.

THREE GREAT FURNISHED units in 55-plus waterfront park with beach access. Some land owned, one on the water. Patti Reed, Century 21. 941-750-6250.

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

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

SEASONAL ANNA MARIA: 3BR/2BA house on open-water canal with hot tub, boat dock, steps to beaches and city piers. Available December, $2,800/month. Call: Deborah Thrasher, Re/Max Excellence, 941-518-7738.

GULF VIEWS: ONLY 30 yards to beach. 3BR/1BA, ground-level home with porch. Dead end on Avenue F, Holmes Beach. No pets, nonsmoking. $1,050/month-plus. Yearly lease. Call owner, cell 800-894-1950.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON Beach. 2BR/2BA condo. The unit is a four-plex and has two floors over parking. Steps to beach. $1,000/month, plus utilities. Call 813-245-0428.

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

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

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA GROUND-level duplex. Large lanai, new kitchen, washer and dryer, two blocks to beach. No smoking. March, $2,700/month. April, $2,100/month. 813-928-5378, or

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

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

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

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

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

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

FURNISHED MOTHER-IN-LAW apartment, canal view with a large deck, dock and saltwater pool to share. Apartment has private entrance, bath and kitchenette. All utilities except telephone included. $350/week or $850/month. Perfect for a clean and quiet individual! Please e-mail or call 941-928-8735. Leave message for information and availability.

ELEVATED 2BR/1.5BA DUPLEX in Holmes Beach available Sept. 1. Quiet area, three blocks to beach. $975/month unfurnished, includes water. First, last, security required. 941-730-2606.

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

COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE: 1 or 2 offices with shared confrence room/kitchen. Free standing building on Gulf Drive. 941-737-0915

ANNUAL RENTAL: GROUND level duplex, steps to beach, 2BR/2BA. Unfurnished. $900/month. Call Kathy, 941-778-7115.

BRADENTOWN IMG GOLF course condo, 2BR/2BA, first-floor, turnkey Jan 1-March 20, 2008. $2,400/month. 217-384-0612.

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

OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE: 240-1,200 sf, Longboat Key. Secretarial services onsite. Call 941-383-2056.

SEASONAL RENTAL: KEY Royale, fully furnished, 2BR/2BA, boat dock. $2,500/month. Call Kathy, 941-778-7115.

TWO-BEDROOM LUXURY condo, steps from the Gulf. Tennis, sauna. $995/week plus tax and cleanup. 2BR mobile in gated park, $1,200/three month rental. Call 863-688-3524, cell 863-608-1833.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL unfurnished 2BR. $850/month plus utilities. First, last, security. Dec. 1. 941-778-5439.

ANNUAL RENTALS! 2BR/2BA nice elevated duplex on 71st Street near the beach, $1,000/month plus utilities, 2BR/1BA near the beach in Anna Maria. $950/month plus utilities. Call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED: BEAUTIFUL large 2BR/2BA, florida room, dishwasher, washer-dryer hookup, carport $1,000. 2BR/1BA apartment, $725/month. 1BR/1BA $700/month. Small older house $800/month. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty 778-7500

SEASONAL 2BR/2BA SLEEPS 6 Florida room, block to Gulf beach. Very nicely furnished, Four days-three nights, weekly, monthly, 778-0192

WATERFRONT 1BR/1BA APARTMENT 2008 season. 2BR/2BA house. Discount price due to cancellation. Call 703-587-4675.

VACATION RENTALS: BOATS welcome. Palma Sola Bay, 2BR/2BA boat dock, pool, townhouse, $550/week. Key Royale waterfront home, pool, boat dock, $899/week. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090

BEAUTIFUL 3BR/2 BA two car garage, Perico Island. Minutes to beach, no smokers, $1,000/week, $3,500/month plus tax. 941-778-3320.

ONE BR CONDO across from beach, $700/week, $2,000/month plus tax. Nonsmokers only 941-778-3320.


NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: From mid-$200s. Minutes to beach, one block south of Manatee Avenue on 67th Street. Models open daily. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

3BR/2.5BA HOUSE, STEPS TO beach: Less than two years old, nearly 2,000 sf, 18-foot soaring ceilings, heated pool, granite counter-tops, wood cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, hardwood floors, metal roof, two-car garage and more! Owner must sell. A real value at $669,000. 941-725-2826.

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOR SALE: SUNBOW BAY across from Publix. 2BR/2BA fully furnished, decorated and well equipped. Garage, storage, elevator, two pools, one tennis court, one fishing pier. $350,000. 941-778-9684.

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: 2BR/2BA, located steps to the beach and Intracostal. Unit has two floors above parking. Remodeled interior and exterior. $350,000, Call 813-245-0428.

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

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

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

$469,900. HOLMES BEACH elevated duplex plus owner’s quarters on Gulf Drive. Steps to beach. Health forces sale. Call N. Whipple at RoseBay Real Estate, 941-650-0656.

BEST CONDO VALUE Martinique South, top floor with best view and garage access. 2BR/2BA remodeled with hurricane glass. $599,000, make an offer. Call Paul Mitchell 941-737-3424, Ted Geeraerts Real Estate.

HOLMES BEACH: GULFFRONT condo, 1-2 BR totally remodeled, stainless-steel appliances, two pools and carport. $299,900. 941-795-5060.

NEW CONTRUCTION BRADENTON: 3BR/2.5BA, over 2,000 sf, large yard, fireplace, wet-bar, two car attached garage. Short walk to bay, plus much more. $490.000. Call Greg, 941-720-0932, for details.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON TWO blocks from Palma Sola Bay. No flood zone. Remodeled interior. $329,000. Zero down available. Call owner/agent direct, 941-356-1456. a great condo alternative.

CREATIVE FINANCING: KEY Royale waterfront home 3BR/2BA all remodeled interiors. Spa, pool, boat dock. Appraisal $935,000, now $799,000, 10percent down. Use my credit, no bank qualifying. A great opportunity if you want an island home. Call owner/agent direct, 941-356-1456.


BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Escape to beautiful western North Carolina mountains. Free color brochure and information. Mountain properties with spectacular views, homes, cabins, creeks and investment acreage. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

LAKEFRONT LOG HOME in Tennessee. 470 feet of shoreline, year-round water, sea wall. Beautifully wooded one-acre level lot. 4BR/3BA. Call Jamie Russell, 865-717-7775.

NORTH CAROLINA: 249.5 acres planted pines in Moore County, road frontage, near Pinehurt. Excellent potential. $3,450 per acre or will trade for beach property. Iron Horse Properties, 800-997-2248.

DOCKABLE LAKEFRONT WITH log cabin only $89,900. Fish from your front porch. 2,100 sf. Log-home package on wooded lakefront in park-like setting. Gorgeous Tennessee lake in private community. Excellent financing. Call now, 888-792-5253, ext.1650.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: FIVE acres riverfront on Big Reed Island Creek near New River State Park, fishing, view, private, good access. $89,500. 866-789-8535.

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