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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003


SEASONED FIREWOOD. Call Jeff Gunn, 809-7930.

UMAX ASTRA 2110U scanner with software, owner's manual, cables. Mac and Windows compatible. $50 or best offer. Like new. 792-0160.

TWIN BEDS AND nightstand. Complete set, mattresses, box springs, headboards, linens. Can deliver. $150 or best offer. Call 778-5538.

PIANO: BABY GRAND, very old and rough condition, $100 or best offer. You haul. 778-0155 or 798-6417.

DINING ROOM TABLE, four chairs, recliner. Table and chairs in antique ivory, $100. Lay-Z-Boy recliner in light chocolate fabric, $50. Call 761-3714.

STACK WASHER/DRYER, electric, extra-large capacity. Excellent condition, used one-and-a half-years. $350 or best offer. 778-3367.

LADIES GOLF CLUBS with bag. Good for starter. Call 778-6234.

BEDROOM SET: solid oak in a stateroom style by National of Mt. Airy. Eight pieces with king-size headboard, but no beds, $1,400. 792-4274.

ISLAND PLAYER'S PECAN SALE: Mammoth halves! New crop. Holiday bags $6.95 lb., chocolate covered $7.95 lb. Now available at SunCoast Real Estate and The Islander newspaper located in the Island Shopping Center, Holmes Beach. Proceeds benefit the Island Players. For information call: 779-0202.

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


DR. DAVE BAND at Bongo's on Manatee Avenue Every Friday, 6-10pm.

AMI KIWANIS CLUB fruit orders benefit Island children. Order delicious oranges and grapefruit packages for shipment to friends and family from member Rich Bohnenberger, 778-0355. Honeybell tangelos crop, mature now!

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


MOVING SALE: SATURDAY and Sunday, Jan. 3-4, 8am-? Furniture, collectibles, antique tools and more. 239 Gladiolus, Anna Maria.



CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. 778-6000.

FREE: TWIN KITTY brothers, approximately 6 months old. Need a happy home. One black and white, one gray and white. Both beautiful and well behaved. Call Crickett, 778-6000.


1999 TOMOS 50CC Moped. 400 miles. New. $699 or best offer. 792-4171.

1996 BUICK ROADMASTER station wagon. Fully loaded, excellent condition. 70,000 miles. $11,000. Call 758-1932.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $2,500, or best offer. 795-1111.


BOAT/TRAILER STORAGE/DOCKAGE. Vacation or long term. Private ramp, wash-down areas. Minutes to Intracoastal, Gulf, restaurants, bait. Capt. John's Marina. 792-2620. Bottom painting.

DEEP-WATER SLIP, north end of Anna Maria. Easy Gulf access. 794-8877 or 730-5393.

1997 CHRIS CRAFT 20-foot., 150-hp Evinrude, CC plus 1997 trailer. Excellent condition, many extras. $11,000. Call (813) 323-1082.

15-FOOT HOBIE SKIFF, fiberglass, V-hull, 60-hp VRO Johnson, trailer. Many extras. $3,850. Call 650-0714.


EGMONT EXPRESS CHARTERS: Seek out secret water paradise. Sunsets, back water, Egmont or custom trips. See dolphins and manatees. Call 778-7459 or 720-5470.

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. 779-9607.


BABY-SITTING AND PET-SITTING My name is Sarah, I am 15-years old. Hourly charge: $5/child or $3/pet, $2.50/hour for each additional pet or child. Please call 778-7622, 778-7611 or 447-8593.

CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Seventh-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. 778-3275 or 779-0793.


ISLAND SPORTS BAR: All-year clientele. Beer/wine, good lease, smoking OK. $85,000. Call Longview Realty, 383-6112.


REAL ESTATE: Tired of paying office fees? Two experienced agents needed for fast paced, high traffic Island office. Top splits, sign-on bonus. Call Wedebrock Real Estate today! "Personalized, not Franchised". Call Joe Pickett, 383-5543.

HELP WANTED: Apply for all positions at Ooh La La Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call Chef Damon or Jon, 778-5320.

JOURNALIST: Part-time reporter sought for city beat and features writing by The Islander. Must have journalism education, experience or background relevant to government reporting. E-mail resumes to, fax 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet interesting people from around the world? Are you interested in learning the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. We need you! Call 778-0492.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at Turtle Watch. AMITW is seeking volunteers with customer service or retail experience. Greet and inform visitors at our education center and/or to help with nesting activity on our beaches. Training is provided, please contact the Turtle Watch Education Center for more information. Amy Talucci or Suzi Fox, 778-1435.

THE TINGLEY MEMORIAL Library in Bradenton Beach is looking for volunteers. Duties include checking books in and out, reshelving and generally assisting library patrons. It's fun, give it a try! Anyone interested in our friendly community library should call Eveann Adams, 779-1208.



MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 778-3222.

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

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $25 per hour- free advice. 545-7508.

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

BENNETT'S APPLIANCE/AC and Household Service. Service all brands, eighteen years experience. All repairs warranteed. Call 746-8984, cell 545-5793.

K.A.S. CLEANING LLC: Employee owned, servicing private homes, condos, rentals and seasonal homes. Concierge services and home watch. Bonded, insured. 792-6660.

STEVE'S REMODELING & Repair: Chicago contractor for 30 years. Affordable and dependable service. Please call 795-1968.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price call Sebastian, 704-6719.

TREE SERVICE: Topping, trimming, removals. Palm trimming. 15 years locally working on Anna Maria. Phil Brewer, 545-4770.

NOTARY PUBLIC: Civil marriages and renewal of wedding vows, sunset beach setting or wherever. Norman R. Veenstra, 778-5834.

RESIDENTIAL WINDOW CLEANING specialist. 28 years experience. Owner/operator. Call Larry for a free estimate, 447-1771.

CHRISTMAS COMPUTER SERVICE New computer, software or equipment for Christmas? Call us and we'll set it up for you. Call John Baird with Matrix PC, 708-6541.

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, 779-1128. References available.

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." 779-9666.

HANDYMAN SERVICES Scott Fulton, owner, Island resident. "Get the job done right." Free estimate, many references. 713-1907 cell, 778-4192 home.

FRANK'S HAULING SCRAP-Metal business. Please call at anytime, 778-3275.

STUDENT HAVING READING problems? Tutor/reading specialist, learning consultant. 30 years experience. Elementary, Ed.B.A.; reading M.A.; Learning Disabilities, M.A.; Education, Ed.D. 778-0349.

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

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 795-7411. RA005052.

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

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

PIANO AND KEYBOARD lessons. Call Jack Elka, 778-2711.

SEWING: Get your sewing alterations done fast and reliably. Hems, zippers, sleeves, waistlines, cushions, etc. Reasonably priced. Call Jenifer Catlin, 727-5873.

AUTO DETAILING BY HAND Spotless inside and out. I can save you time and money. Island resident, references. For pricing call 713-5967.


CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING and Lawn Maintenance. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, cleanups, tree trimming, hauling, Xeriscape. Island resident. Excellent references. 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call 778-2581 or 962-6238.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell 448-3857.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING Services: Quality lawn maintenance, landscape cleanups, plantings, pruning, shell and more! Insured, references, free estimates. Call 778-2335 or 284-1568.

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


PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-4441.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. 727-5066.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $30/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 795-7775, "shell phone" 720-0770.


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

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

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at 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) 778-3924 or 778-4461.

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call cell 778-6898 or cell, 518-3316.

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

KEVIN GRIFFITHS' ISLAND Paint Interior/exterior painting, pressure washing and wallpaper. For prompt, reliable service at reasonable rates, call 704-7115 or 778-2996. Mom/son team.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. Lic#CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. 720-0794.

25 YEARS EXPERIENCE, highly skilled, dependable restoration/renovation expert, carpenter, fine finishing contractor. Kitchen/bathroom specialist. Repairs, painting. Paul Beauregard, 779-2294.

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

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 383-5381, or 726-1802.

HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, painting, sheetrock, popcorn, doors, bi-folds, trim, moldings kitchen remodeling, general repairs. Decks, hardwood floors. Homes, rentals. A.J. Winters, 713-1951.

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, 795-3034. Lic.#104776. Insured.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at 685-5163 or 795-6615.

PAUL SUTHERLAND CARPENTRY and More: Residential and commercial. No job too small. 35 years experience and prompt dependable service. Call 792-4645.

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

HANDY ANTHONY Jack of most trades. Home refurbishing and detailing. Call 778-6000.


WATERFRONT KEY WEST-style home, north Anna Maria Island, seasonal, $2,500/month or annual, $1,500/month. Bayfront cottages also available with docks from $1,500/month, $500/week. Call 794-5980, or

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

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

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach, some locations. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $375-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or 737-1121.

BRADENTON BEACH Homes for sale or rent. Seasonal or annual, 1BR apartment, unfurnished, $700/month includes utilities. 55-plus. Sandpiper Mobile Resort 778-1140, or e-mail:

2BR/1BA TOTALLY renovated duplex with undercover parking, storage area, washer/dryer. Steps to Gulf and bay. 2516-E Avenue B in Bradenton Beach. Call (813) 300-8543 or (941) 778-0635.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA single-family home. One block to beach and bay. New kitchen, garage/workshop, washer/dryer. Private yard. $1,100/month plus utilities. 2212 Avenue B. Call 795-8979.

ANNUAL PERICO BAY Club, Grand Cayman, 2BR/2BA, plus den lagoon front with views of estuary and bay. Ceramic tile throughout, completely updated. $1,350/month. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, 778-0807.

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Seasonal, $1,500/month. Call Ron, 761-9808.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Large 2BR/2BA, Florida room, carport, tile floors, washer/dryer hookup, close to beach, $950/month; 2BR/2BA nice duplex apartment, $725/month; 1BR/1BA duplex apartment, $650/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 778-7500.

NEW LISTING First-time rental, fully furnished villa in beautiful Mt. Vernon, near beaches, on canal, lake view front. 2BR/2BA, enclosed lanai, carport, clubhouse with numerous activities, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis, no pets, non-smoking, age 55-plus, minimum three months, peak season, $2,400/month, annual $1,500/month. Call 721-1784.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes with all conveniences. Now booking for this season. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site:

BEACH TO BAY condo, 2BR/1BA, seasonal or annual. 55-plus, three-month minimum. Call (813) 247-3178, on weekends (813) 927-1632.

HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer, pool, nicely furnished, ground floor. Available April plus. Call 778-9576.

SEASONAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA condo, Westbay Cove and Westbay Point and Moorings available. After hours, Sharon Annis, 778-3730, or call 778-3377.

VACATION RENTAL Furnished duplex, 2BR/2BA, heated pool, pets OK. One block to beach, three-day minimum to monthly. See "Green House" at or call 778-5405.

DUPLEX 2BR/2BA 2411 Avenue C, Bradenton Beach. Carport below with storage room, $800/month. 746-8666.

OFFICE OR TWO-chair hair salon for rent. 112 52nd St., Holmes Beach. $475/month. 746-8666.

VACATION, SEASONAL Anna Maria Gulffront apartments. Lovely 2 and 3BR units, fully equipped, porch, sundeck, tropical setting. 778-3143.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA in Holmes Beach. Lovely elevated duplex, light and bright, screened lanai. Washer/dryer. Available now! $800/month. Call 228-7878.
2BR/1BA unfurnished annual Gulfview. $850/month. Call 778-0292 or 650-3552.

WESTBAY POINT finest waterfront corner unit and 270 degree view. 2BR/2BA, furnished. January-April, $2,500/month. Call 778-9309.

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

SEASONAL RENTAL HOLMES Beach, 3BR/2BA, water view from back deck. Washer/dryer, garage, cable TV. Call for pictures. Price varies on length of stay. Pets upon approval. Call Cyndy, home (813) 661-5252 or cell (813) 495-5252.

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

EL CONQUISTADOR 2BR/2BA, seasonal rental available March and April. Nicely located and furnished, cathedral ceilings, screened lanai, washer/dryer. Garage storage. Clay tennis courts. 778-3926.

FURNISHED ANNUAL AND SEASONAL rentals from $1,500/month! Annual, 7104 Marina Drive, 3BR/2BA house with pool, $1,500/month; 2104 Avenue B, 1BR/1BA furnished, $700/month; 2405 Avenue C., 2BR/2BA duplex, carport, washer/dryer, $900/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, $1,100/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

VACATION RENTAL Charming 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, across from white sandy beach. Call 809-3714.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND 1BR/2BA, 750 sq.ft., washer/dryer, on Gulf Drive. Annual. Includes cable TV, water. $875/month. First, last, security deposit. 778-1098.

LOVELY ELEVATED beach house unit. 2BR/2BA, under-cover parking, nicely furnished. Three-month rental, 210 81st Street. $2,500/month. Call in Tampa, (813) 962-0817 or local, 778-2695.

STEPS TO BEACH! Gorgeous furnished and spacious two-room apartments. Anna Maria Island, seasonal rentals. $550/week, $1,950 month. Call 778-1098. Pets welcome!

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR apartment, one house to beach, $925/month; 2BR apartment, Anna Maria, $780/month; 3BR home, $995/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, 778-2307.

BEACHFRONT: NORTH SHORE Drive, Anna Maria. Where the Gulf meets the bay. Ground level, all view beachfront home. Large 2BR/2BA, sleeps six. Tastefully redone. All you need is here. January $3,200/month; April $3,500/month. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

SEASONAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA villas, washer/dryer, screened porch, carport, ground level. $2,000-$2,500/month. Marina Pointe Realty Co., 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED 1BR in 55-plus Gulffront complex. Panoramic bayview. Newly renovated and decorated. Must see. Seasonal or annual. Call 779-9470.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping and restaurants. 778-3875.

VACATION RENTAL 1BR/1BA, furnished, heated pool, secluded, private entrance. Steps to beach, shopping, restaurants, ground level, Call 778- 0291 or 920-6481.

CONDO RENTALS: 2BR/1BA, Gulffront, available January. 2BR/2BA Gulffront complex, available February. Call 794-8877 or 730-5393.

ANNUAL RENTAL Holmes Beach, 2BR/2BA, garage, washer/dryer, dishwasher. 308 63rd St. $950/month, plus utilities. Call 737-1121.

1BR/1BA WATERFRONT apartment in Cortez. Peaceful, clean, bright. Annual, $650/month, includes utilities. No pets. Call 792-2620 or 778-1086.

HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL close to beach 3BR/2BA, laundry, porch, large rooms. $2,500/monthly. Call (585) 473-9361 or 778-5412.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Canalfront home, 3BR/1BA, $1,200/month. Call Wagner Realty, 778-2246.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL large 2BR/2BA, den, laundry, porch, close to beach. First, last and security. $995/month. Call (585) 473-9361 or 778-5412.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Island duplexes, 1BR, $525/month; 2BR, $650/month. Call Wagner Realty, 778-2246.

ANNUAL COZY SPACIOUS cottage in Holmes Beach. 1BR/1BA, newly decorated, washer/dryer hook-up, pet considered. $650/month, plus security. Call 778-0488.

SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE March 1. 1BR waterfront apartment on north end of Anna Maria. $1,750/month. Call 778-5445.

CANCELLATION DUE to illness. Direct Gulffront condo, newly furnished, 3BR/2BA, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis. Available January-March. 794-8877 or 730-5393.

ANNA MARIA SEASONAL 1BR available January. Completely furnished, including washer/dryer. One block to city pier and specialty shops. Call (863) 529-6569.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Very clean, very nice, unfurnished 2BR/2BA, second-floor duplex overlooks Tampa Bay on Bay Boulevard with rear canal access. Front and rear porch, garage and storage. Available February, $1,200/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. First, last and security required. Call 779-2700.

NEW FOR SEASON! Gulfview 2BR home, $2,100/month; west of Gulf Drive 3BR home, $2,400/month. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

DESIGNER KEY ROYALE canalfront home. 2BR/2BA, den, Mediterranean pool/terrace, dock. Private locale, highest standards on Island. Available March-May. Starting at $4,200/month. Call (863) 860-7407.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY! Cheerful 1BR duplex, $1,500/month; Sunbow Bay 3BR, $2,600/month; light and bright 2BR duplex, $1,800/month. Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

BRING YOUR BOAT! Coral Shores 2BR/2BA canalfront pool home available January-April. $3,900/month. Premier Florida Realty, 920-1501 or 761-3720.

JANUARY SPECIAL 2BR/1BA, steps to beach, remodeled, furnished. $800/month or $250/week. Nonsmoking, no pets, please. Nice bay view. Call 778-9504 or 545-8923.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Available January 2004 only! Holmes Beach 2BR furnished condo, heated pool, screened patio. $1,500/month. Call (407) 846-8741 or 778-0794.

ANNA MARIA NORTH END tastefully furnished, one minute to gorgeous beach, 2BR/2BA, sleeps six, elevated deck, barbecue, full ammenities. $1,200/week, $3,000/month (508) 946-3433.


LONGBOAT KEY former bank building, 4,700 square feet, zoned office/professional. Twenty parking spaces, contemporary design, great visibility. $14/square foot. Can divide. Owner/Realtor, 388-5514, or call 809-4253.

DUPLEX: BEAUTIFUL, built 2001/2002, 3,500 sq.ft., 6BR/4BA, sun deck, storage house, corner lot, 100 by 100 feet, completely furnished. West of Gulf Drive, 600 ft. to beach. Walk to shopping center. Must see! $799,000. Owner (813) 874-1939 or (813) 758-3648.

DEEP-WATER CANAL home for sale on 75th Street, 2BR/2BA, large lot 90 by 120 feet, $625,000. Call 778-8473, or e-mail

TOWNHOUSE 5BR/3BA, private boat dock, walking distance to shopping and beach. Heated pool, tennis and fishing pier. $335,000. #96435. Call Jan Sgueglia, 752-0101 or 358-6060, Michael Saunders & Co.

ON THE BEACH! 2BR/2BA Gulfview condo end-unit. Turnkey furnished, unobstructed direct Gulfviews from all rooms, heated pool, weekly rentals OK. $599,900. Call (732) 872-2646.

114 81ST ST. or Shell Drive, Holmes Beach. Home for sale, steps from your own private beach. Deeded access to the Gulf of Mexico. 2BR/2BA, large playroom, fireplace, must see to believe! Call (813) 681-9111, or (813) 363-1231. Ask for Dan.

TWO LUXURY VACATION villas built 2000, across the road from public beach in Holmes Beach. Each villa is 3BR/3BA and each have their own pools. For details, contact Steve, 795-6225.

AFFORDABLE ISLAND LIVING in this totally redone duplex. Two large 2BR/2BA units with porches and deck. Everything new, both sides. Let your tenant pay your way! $395,000. Coldwell Banker, Doug Newcomer, 720-1555.

OPEN HOUSE: SUNDAY, Jan. 4, 2-4 PM. 530 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach. canalfront gem for sale. 3BR/3BA, 3,000 sq.ft. under roof, completely updated kitchen with Corian and KitchenAid appliances, updated plumbing and A/C, large pool, new Trex dock with 10,000-lb. boat lift and Waverunner lift. Travetine marble bath with walk-in shower and two-seater Jacuzzi. Large lot (100 by 140 feet), newer seawall. $750,000. Call 730-1086 or 704-7336.

LONGBOAT KEY GULFFRONT 3BR/2BA condominium. Six-month ownership, October-April annually. Weekly rental opportunity. $325,000. Pat Naldrett-Bilodeau, LLC, licensed real estate Broker, 685-0500.

BRING ALL OFFERS! Perico Bay Club villa. Lakefront 2BR/2BA villa, furnished. Asking $239,900. Call Marilyn Trevethan at Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

LONGBOAT KEY Completely furnished 2BR/2BA condo. Deeded beach, docking, pool, clubhouse. $279,000. 383-3751.

BY OWNER 2918 Avenue C., Holmes Beach. Mint condition, 2BR/2BA elevated home. Only two blocks to beach. $379,000. 545-8716, or e-mail

4BR/4BA, 3,200 sf beach ranch for sale and rent. Large lot, pool, loaded! Visit 778-8181. 210 67th St., Holmes Beach.

HARBOUR LANDINGS: Lot and dock. Beautiful 12,100 sq.ft. homesite offered by owner/Realtor. Gated community in Cortez. $265,000 includes dock for boat up to 35-feet Longview Realty, 383-6112, or George Noble, 685-3372.

WOW! WATERFRONT updated, 55-plus condo. 2BR/2BA beauty on Sarasota Bay. Many amenities and boat docks. Only $162,000. Call Alice, 794-1874.

BREATH TAKING GULFVIEW! Two brand new homes in Bradenton Beach. 3,000 total sq.ft. each. Open house Jan. 1 and Jan. 4, noon-3pm. Realtors welcome. Florida Prime Realty, 778-1098.

JIMMY BUFFET SINGING on the stereo and margaritas on the dock, just add salt. Seawall and dock on deepwater canal. 3BR/2BA with granite counter tops. New roof, water heater, kitchen, plumbing, electrical and flooring. Tile throughout. Fully furnished and professionally decorated. Just bring your toothbrush. Ready in mid-January. $700,000. Call Vicky, 708-0513.


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