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Date of Issue: December 06, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 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.


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:

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

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.

ST. BERNARD’S RUMMAGE sale: 9am-1pm Saturday, Dec. 1. Great selection of jewelry, Christmas items, clothing, white elephant and food. 248 South Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach.

DEAL OR NO DEAL: Garage sale. 9am-4pm Friday, Nov.30 and Saturday Dec. 1. 505 68th St., Holmes Beach.

MOVING: FURNITURE SALE. 9am-12pm Saturday, Dec. 1. 509 72nd Street, Holmes Beach. Also 142 by 8 white PVC lattice panels.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASURES: All sterling silver jewelry 50-75 percent off. Extra special Christmas gifts galore! Sterling Aztec bracelet, great old enamel table, Highwayman painting, Lenox clock and lots of great antiques, gifts and jewelry, 20 to 80 percent off. Open seven days. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

VENDORS WANTED! HUGE outdoor market 8am-4pm Saturday Dec. 8 and Sunday Dec. 9 at the Longboat Key Market. Whitney Beach Plaza Call 941-383-7180.

LARGE GARAGE SALE: 9am to 4pm Saturday, Dec.1 and Sunday, Dec. 2. Christmas items, bicycles, lamps, mirrors, footstools, picture, decorations and kitchen items. Antiques, two large chandeliers, used appliances, TVs, sinks, and faucets, patio furniture, books, birdbath. 503 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.


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.


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

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.


BOATLIFT RENTAL ON Holmes Beach canal. 10,000 LB lift holds 110 inch 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:

FREE DOCKAGE WITH weekly rental of Bradenton Beach bungalow. Available December, no smoking, most pets OK.941-485-2057.

KAYAK: $350. BOSE 901 speakers, maple table $185, table and chairs $75. 941-778-7003.



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.

HAIR SALON: ANNA Maria. 1,600 sf, Gulf Drive frontage. All fixtures, equipment and inventory included. $9,500. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.



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.

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

TUTOR: 30 YEARS experience with B.A.elementary education; M.A. reading specialist, M.A. learning disabilities; edd 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.

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

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.

HABLA ESPANOL? LEARN to speak, read and write Spanish, Hourly lessons at your home. 941-383-4232.

TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.

CAREGIVER FOR THE elderly. 28 years experience, all duties and appointments. Please call Diana 941-545-7114

LEWIS MOBILE CAR wash. Detail, shampoo and vacuuming inside wash outside. At your home or office, anywhere 941-465-6963.

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.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Island resident since 1988. Call Chris, 941-778-2823.

TIRED OF PAYING more than estimates? Tree trimming, removal, pruning, mulching. Guaranteed best price in writing. 11-year Island resident. Cell, 941-951-1833.


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.

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

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.

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

WWW.HIRELICENSEDCONTRACTORS.COM. a free homeowner resource about the dangers of working with unlicensed contractors! The place to find a licensed contractor. Please check out for great construction educational gifts. 941-924-4107.


ANNA MARIA WATERFRONT 1 Bed 1 1/2 Bath. Completely remodeled, 900 sq/ft, private poolside patio, 201 S Bay/Spring Ave APT 3 $900 cell 786.375.9633 Leave Message for Reggie

GARAGE SALE! 4001 Gulf Drive Holmes Beach Nov 30th/Dec 1st 0800/1200 noon. TV, Microwave, Sofa, and more furniture. Christmas Items, Kitchen Ware, Linens, Yamaha FG350 Guitar, Books, Speakers, Men's/Woman's clothes. Something for everyone.

RINGLING RETREAT AT LIDO BEACH. Available now at pre-season rates! $1200 - $2250 monthy. Fully furnished modern Studio, 1 & 2 Bedroom apartments in garden setting. A few steps to beach; short walk to St. Armands Circle. Fresh, tropical, delightful. Seasonal rentals. Photos at E-mail: (941) 780-5490

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE 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.

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

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. 941-778-3426. Web site CORTEZ ANNUAL: LANAI, washer and dryer, central air conditioning. Near bay. $695. Phone, 941-778-2710.

CHARMING BEACH BUNGALOW mobile home in 55-plus community. Cable TV, high-speed internet. Sleeps 2/3, Jacuzzi tub, steps to both bay and Gulf. $350/week in December, 941-896-5827

ANNA MARIA ISLAND club. March 2008 rental available. Beachfront 2600 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. 813-781-7562.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON 2BR/1BA duplex, carport, storage, washer and dryer hookups, yard. $650/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307

CORTEZ ROAD CONDO, canal access to Gulf with dock. 1/2BR furnished. For more information or to view 863-687-4052 or 863-686-5705, Annual lease preferred.

DECEMBER 2007: $1,700/month. 2BR/2BA Palma Sola townhouse, heated pool, boat dock. January 2008, $2,500/month. Also available Key Royale 3BR/2BA pool, boat dock $899/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA 1100 square feet. Steps to the beach. Large rooms available Jan. 1, 2008. First, last and security 585-473-9361. $925/month.

DUPLEX, 2BR/1BA, WASHER and dryer included, 2 miles from beach, $825. Tenants pay utilities. Small pet allowed. 941-773-1552.

FEMALE ROOMMATE WANTED to share 2BR/2BA condo on beach with pool in Holmes Beach.Available now! E-mail:

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA, $1,500/month fully furnished ground floor duplex with all amenities near Rod and Reel pier. No smokers and no pets, available December 1. Discount for longer stays, 941-228-0603

SIX-MONTH FURNISHED rental on Key Royale, December through May! Annual rental 2BR/2BA elevated duplex on 71st Street near the beach, $1,000/month plus utilities. Annual 2BR/1BA near the beach in Anna Maria $950/month plus utilities, call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320

ANNUAL: ANNA MARIA 2br/1ba unfurnished ground level new kitchen and carpet. $800/month. Garbage, and lawn included 941-778-6088

3BR/2BA HOUSE for rent in Holmes Beach. Garage, washer/dryer hookup. Clean, large yard. No pets 941-778-7039

3BR/2BA HOME IN Holmes Beach, wide canal, pool, dock, renovations, double car garage, $629, 941-778-6474.

2007 SANDPIPER 55 plus, 2BR/1BA. $500 deposit, annual $650/month, seasonal $1,100/month plus tax. Upgraded, turnkey furnished, carport, laundry and clubhouse. No smoking/pets. Water views. 941-778-9504 or 941-545-8923

VACATION RENTALS: ANNA Maria 1BR/1BA, close to beach available January to March. $2,100/month plus tax. 2BR/2BA Anna Maria January and February $2,100/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate 941-778-2307.

ANNA MARIA WATERFRONT 1BR/1.5BA. Completely remodeled, 900 sf, private poolside patio, 201 S. Bay/Spring Ave., apartment 3 $900/month. Cell, 786-375-9633, leave message for Reggie.

WINTER RENTALS AVAILABLE: monthly, starting at $2,100/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

GULFFRONT: 3BR/2BA HOME with incredible views from every room. Available X-mas. 1-813-920-5595.


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.

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.

MUST SELL: ELEVATED concrete duplex. 2/BR per side. 3,500 sf. One block to beach. $429,900. 941-807-5449.

$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 access. 2BR/2BA remodeled with garage, security and hurricane glass. $599,000, make an offer. Call Paul Mitchell 941-737-3424, Ted Geeraerts Real Estate.

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. RETIRING AND MUST sell my Riverview Boulevard home in Northwest Bradenton. 2000 square feet. 3BR/2BA 2 car garage with a huge family room, secluded pool, lanai and tropical garden area. Updated and well maintained. $329,900 941-730-0100.

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! $625,000. 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach by owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

PANORAMIC VIEWS OF Palma Sola Bay! Gorgeous 3BR/2BA condo has too may features to list. Priced to sell $449,500. 941-792-4803.

ISLAND LIVING: SANDPIPER Resort on the bay. Steps to beach 1BR/1BA, lanai, shed, clubhouse and more. $139,000 includes share. Owner will carry with low down. 941-778-3051

3BR/2BA HOME IN Holmes Beach, wide canal, pool, dock, renovations, double car garage. $629,000. 941-778-6474.


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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.

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.

COASTAL GEORGIA: HALF-acre plus $89,900. Incredible community, water and marsh views, Year-round temperate weather. Near Golden Isles. Enjoy boating, fishing, walking, family/retirement living. Great financing available. Call 888-513-9958.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS LOG cabin shell on two private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galax area and New River State Park, $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

3-35 ACRE TRACTS near Moultrie, Ga. Wooded acreage with lots of paved road frontage. $8,000/acre. Call Norris Bishop Realty at 229-890-1186.

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