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Date of Issue: November 30, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, November 22 2006


WASHER AND DRYER: Kenmore. Full-size, less than one year old. $300 for pair. $175 each. Must pick up. 941-915-9955.

KING-SIZE BEDROOM set: Dresser, mirror, armoire, two side tables, headboard. Medium-yellow wood with bamboo-look trim. $250. 941-779-0709.

REALLY NICE: QUEEN-size mattress, box spring, headboard and frame. $100. Call 941-720-2698.

SALE; NIKI’S GIFTS, Jewelry, Antiques. All sterling jewelry 50-80 percent off. Select dolls, cookbooks, Orientals, antiques, oil paintings, vintage and costume jewelry, crystal, 50-80 percent off. Xmas blouses, regularly $19.98 now $3. All sizes. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

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.


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.

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

NEED A MEETING place? Try the conference room, Tingley Memorial Library. Eveann Adams, 941-779-1208. 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach.


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.

IN OUR GARAGE: huge sales! 9am-3pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 25-26. Also, Toyota Standard MRII, $4,000. 233 Gladiolus St., Anna Maria.

MOVING SALE: 8am-3pm Saturday, Nov. 25. Stove, bamboo furniture, living, dining, bedroom, household items, decor. 2100 Bay Drive N., Bradenton Beach, off 22nd Street.

FLEA MARKET: 9am-4pm Saturday, Nov. 25, parking lot of Niki’s. Lots of furniture, collectibles, jewelry, bric-a-brac, fun stuff. New indoor flea market. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, next to Time Saver.

GARAGE/ESTATE SALE: 9am-1pm Saturday, Nov. 25. Household and collectibles. 6902 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.

BUDGET BOX: Free flea market 9am-2pm Saturday, Dec 9. Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm, Saturday, 10am-2pm. 941-746-4906. 401 42nd St. W., Bradenton.


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.

LOST DOG: Black-and-white Border collie, wearing red collar. Information on collar is wrong. Name is Cocoa. Please call Louise, 941-518-7336.

FOUND: WATERSKI. NEAR Perico mangroves. Call Jim, 941-748-5317.


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.


1997 SAAB 900S convertible: Champagne with black top and beige interior.  Excellent condition. Fun car! $5,000. 941-795-1242.

1999 PLYMOUTH GRAND Voyager van: 95,000 miles. Good, clean condition. New tires, headliner loose, minor oil leak. $4,000. 941-778-1716.




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:

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.

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

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

FULL-TIME LICENSED real estate agent wanted for a team position at Sky Sotheby’s International Realty. Opportunity to be mentored by experienced agent includes base pay plus incentives. Must know Anna Maria Island. Scan resume to

TOP ADVERTISING sales position open at The Islander newspaper. Great territory, commissions. Previous outside sales helpful. If you possess a willingness for strong community involvement, positive outlook and drive to succeed, fax or e-mail a letter and/or resume to 941-778-9392,


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:

GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in good resort area location. $99,000. 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.

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.

CASTRO’S WEST COAST Painting: Free estimates. No job too small, inside and outside. Twenty-five years experience. Call Hugo, 941-592-5514.

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.

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

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.

CLOUD NINE LANDSCAPING: Now accepting lawn and landscape maintenance accounts at great rates. Fully-insured, references. Please call 941-778-2335 or 941-284-1568.


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.

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.

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.

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. $1,195/month, includes trash. Available Dec. 1.First, last and security deposit. 949-813-4900.

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 washer and dryer, water and trash and cable/DSL. $795/month. 941-587-1456.

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.

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.

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.

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

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. Turnkey. $1,200/month. 941-730-4078.

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.

1 or 2BR, ACROSS FROM beach, newly remodeled, all appliances, screened porch, internet, cable. For pictures, look on Call 1-513-236-5091.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA home, $1,200/month. 2BR/2BA apartment, Anna Maria $875/month. 1BR/1BA, new tile and paint, $775/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

SEASONAL RENTAL: PALMA Sola Park. 3BR/2BA, like new, fresh and clean. Small pet OK, close to beaches. Available Dec. 1. $2,000/month. 941-778-5445.

WELCOME TO OUR little slice of paradise! Two beautiful second-floor condominiums, close to historic old village on north Longboat Key. Beautifully furnished and fully equipped. Heated pool, tennis courts and private beach access. Great restaurants and shops nearby. A perfect location for fun and relaxation! 2BR/2BA or 1BR/1BA, monthly. 800-431-0278 or 941-778-2333.

ANNUAL RENTAL: PALMA Sola Park. 3BR/2BA, like new, fresh and clean. Small pet OK, furnished or unfurnished. Available Dec. 1. $1,500/month. 941-778-5445.

HOLMES BEACH: ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, steps to Gulf. Lanai, laundry remodeled. First, last, security, no smokers. $895/month plus electric. 941-778-5412 or 585-473-9361.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA CONDO: steps to beach. Tennis, sauna, pool, recreation room. $3,200/month. 863-688-3524.

SEASONAL CANCELLATIONS: WESTBAY Cove/Westbay Point and Moorings.

2BR/2BA, all amenities, close to beach, shopping and trolley. Sharon, Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.

ANNUAL WATERFRONT: 2BR/2BA ground-floor at Westbay Cove. Tennis, pool, cable, water included. Sharon, Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA LARGE, enclosed porch. One block to beach. No pets. $900/month. 941-778-9378. 5611-B Guava, Holmes Beach.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH rental. 2BR/2BA, luxury, furnished, air conditioning, washer and dryer, dishwasher, cable, Internet access available. One block to Gulf. Available Dec. 6, -Jan 2. $750/week or $2,500/month. 941-778-7741.

SEASONAL VACATION RENTAL: Snowbirds welcome. Fully furnished cottage with mini-loft. Quiet residential area in Bradenton. Ten minutes from beaches, full kitchen, 1BR/1BA, laundry privileges. Small pets OK, non-smoker. Call 941-748-1149.

SEASONAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach 2BR/2BA, Gulffront complex. Heated pool, elevator, tennis. Available Jan. 1-March 15. $750/week. Owner, 941-778-3231.

SEASONAL: JANUARY, FEBRUARY. Clean 2BR elevated unit, one block to beach. Newly remodeled with laundry. $575/weekly, $1,975/monthly. 941-807-5449.

SEASONAL HOME RENTAL: Waterfront, boat dock, pool, spa. 3BR/2BA, all updated. $1,000/week. $3,500/month. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

AFFORDABLE SEASONAL, BURGUNDY apartments. 1BR/1BA. $1,200/month. 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.

UPDATED 3BR/2BA: 1,560 sf, tastefully furnished and decorated, sold turnkey.  For sale by owner.  Buyer's agents, 3 percent. Reduced to $585,000. 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.

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.

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.

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. 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach.

BRADENTON BEACH home, steps to Gulf or bay. Remodeled 2BR with garage plus room for pool. 50x100-foot lot, zoned duplex. $449,000. Owner/Agent, Vicki Gilbert, 941-713-0195. Wedebrock Real Estate.

LARGE DIRECT BAYFRONT lot on Anna Maria Island. Unobstructed waterfront. $1,150,000. Michael Saunders & Company, 1-800-539-1486, ext. 209, or 941-918-0010.

REAL ESTATE SWAP? My decent canalfront house at 215 Chilson, Anna Maria, plus appropriate cash in trade for your nicer canalfront home. Jeff, 941-778-6985.

FOR SALE BY owner: Holmes Beach 3BR home, deep-water "grande canal", pool, boat dock, many upgrades. $815,000. Call 941-778-6474.

PARADISE BAY: BEAUTIFUL 2BR/1.5BA unit. New kitchen and bath done in 2003. New roof and hot water heater in 2005. Most furniture new in 2006. Call 941-792-3684. 20 G St., Bradenton.

HOLMES BEACH CONDO: 1BR/1BA, Gulffront, gorgeous views, two pools, carport, newly remodeled in 2006. Like brand new. $399,900. 941-795-5060.

RUNAWAY BAY 2BR/2BA condo. No assessments for six months! Great view of pond, close to beach and pool. New carpet, ceramic, washrooms, all furniture and more. Heat and air conditioning, six-year guarantee. $375,000. George, 312-321-7501.

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH: Second floor, direct Gulffront. All new everything. Pool, private beach, on-site management, nightly rentals and more! Way under market at $449,000. George, 312-321-7501.

SANDY POINTE CONDO with many upgrades. 2BR/2BA plus two-car carport, new wood floors, stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertop, ceiling fans and blinds. Walk to beach, enjoy watching wildlife from your cozy veranda or take a refreshing dip in the heated pool. Perfect Island residence or vacation getaway! $349,900. Chard Winheim Horizon Realty, 941-713-6743.

BAY POINTE CONDOMINIUMS: Low maintenance fee, low Insurance, low taxes! Minutes to beaches. 1-2-3-4 BR condos now available. New in 2005. Models open daily 2-4pm. Keller Williams Realty, 941-932-1288.

KEY ROYALE REMODELED home. 3BR/2BA, canal, boat dock, pool and spa. $829,900 or best offer. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.


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

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.

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.

NORTH CAROLINA: BEAUTIFUL Blue Ridge mountain views. 3.2-acre mountain estate. Heavily wooded with stream. E-Z financing. $29,900. 800-230-6380, ext.620.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: LARGE five-acre tract along very large trout stream with private elevated homesite. Good access, view, trees, nearby river. $89,500. 866-789-8535.

TENNESSEE: AFFORDABLE LAKE and mountain properties. Low property taxes. No state income tax. Four seasons, southern hospitality. For more information, call Lakeside Realty, 888-291-5253.

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.

GEORGIA/FLORIDA BORDER: 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.

120 ACRES: NORTHEAST Alabama. Private lake frontage, panoramic views, abundant deer, turkey, good fishing, good timber value, excellent investment, $240,000. Call Phillip, 256-239-7808.


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