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Date of Issue: December 07, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007


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

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

FOR SALE: WHIRLPOOL washer and dryer. Seldom used, like new. $275 for both. Call 941-896-7092.

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.

CONCRETE BLOCKS 75 cents each. Have 133 bricks: 8 by 8 by 16. 139 bricks: 2 by 8 by 16. On Anna Maria Island. 954-599-2899.

LARGE COMPUTER CHAIR like new $50. Ladies golf clubs with bag, rarely used. Call 941-778-2785, no voice mail.


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

NATIVE FLORIDA FOLK artist Rhonda K’s funny bar signs and mermaids make great original signed gifts. Buy at Restless Native and Starfish Company Restaurant. Need custom sign? See gallery at: call 941-704-7558.

ISLAND RESIDENT BUYS costume jewelry, fine jewelry. Sterling silver wanted. Will come to you. Diana Miller, 941-592-1400. 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: 8-2pm SATURDAY and Sunday Dec 8th and 9th. Christmas items, children's clothing, VHS, DVD, bedding and more. 4913 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

8AM-3PM FRIDAY, SATURDAY Dec. 7 th and 8 th. Multi-family garage sale. Tons of stuff. 211 Haverkos Court, Holmes Beach.

SALE: 8AM FRIDAY Dec. 7 and Saturday Dec 8. Lots of Christmas decorations, household items, furniture. Four families. 2906 Avenue B, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8AM-11AM SATURDAY December 8.. 2914 Gulf Drive.

BIG GARAGE SALE: 9am to 12 Friday, Dec.7 and Saturday, Dec.8th. Great selection! 511 75th St., Holmes Beach.

ARTS, CRAFTS AND farmer;’s market. 8am-4pm Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9. Gift items, antiques, orchids and more. The Market at Longboat Key, Whitney Beach Plaza.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASURES antiques and uniques. We’ll be open for gala shopping night Dec. 7 5pm-8pm. Sip on champagne and cookies. Meet Santa Claus. Gifts, antiques, jewelry galore. All sterling silver 50-75 percent off. Select art, crystal antiques and jewelry 30-80 percent off. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Open seven days a week 9:30am-5pm. (Dec 7 9:30am-8pm).

SATURDAY 9AM-1PM Washer, old rattan furniture, dorm fridge, curtains, pictures, antiques, and tables. 894 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

YARD SALE SATURDAY December 8th, 9am-1pm. Two Families. Corner of Rose and Jacaranda, Anna Maria.

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

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.


LOST DODGE TRUCK keys. Single key with alarm remote. Please drop into the Islander if found.

FOUND A BOSTON terrier dog near Anna Maria Elementary. Please, call Melissa Lazzara 941-779-2361.


HOME NEEDED FOR 2-year-old male tabby. FeLV positive. Please, help. 941-586-8257.

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.


2000 HONDA ACCORD LX. Automatic, air-conditioning, silver, 78,000 miles. Excellent Condition $7,500. 941-792-8289.

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.


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:

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.

NAIL TECH OR massage therapist room available for rent. 941-713-5244 to view.

KITCHEN HELP apply by e-mail to

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Friendly atmosphere with great community spirit. It's fun, give it a try! For more information, 941-779-1208.


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.

CAFE/RESTRUANT HOLMES Beach. Charming, fine location. Potential, retail inventory available $75,000. 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.

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

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

PREFFERED SOD, ST. Augustine, seville, floratom, palmetto, zpysia. Also available: rip out, installation, irrigation, free estimates. Se habla espanol. Call for prices. 941-345-5299.

FLORIDA’S OWN RODNEY Dangerfield. Available for private parties, corporate events and golf tournaments. Call 781-367-0339.

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.

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.

FRAMING AND REMODELING. Over 18 years experience. Licensed and insured. Refrences available upon request. Call Lojax Construction LLC, ask for Logan 941-448-7369.

D&E HANDYMAN SERVICES. Drywall, finishing, texture, painting, trim, free estimates, insured. 941-524-0299 or 941-524-9046.

PROFFESIONAL BARTENDER/SERVER to help with your holiday parties. Call Sally at 941-737-9173.

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. Your complete irrigation repair company. 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. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.

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.

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.

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.

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

WANTED COMPETENT HANDYMAN. Qualified in carpentry and plumbing. Employed on day-rate basis only. 941-779-2220.

TKA BUILDERS ALL Phases of construction and remodeling commercial/residential, license/insured, 23 years experience. Tom (941) 526-5396.

CARPET, TILE, LAMINATES Installation and repair, restrech. 23 years experience, license/insured, call Tom (941) 526-5396.


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.

SEASONAL TURNKEY SUNNY Shores mobile home. 1BR/1BA, near beach, clubhouse. $1,200/month 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.

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

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.

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.

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, security. 716-861-8016.

MUST SEE: 2BR/1BA. 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.

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

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 beach. Tennis, sauna, heated pool near good restraunt. $995/week plus tax and cleanup. 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 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.

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

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.

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, 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, $1,200/month 941-228-0603.

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

SANDPIPER RESORT 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.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, elevated duplex. walk to beach or shopping. $925/month, plus utilities or optional garage at $1,000/Month. Located on Avenue C, Holmes Beach. First and security required. 941-704-8591.

FURNISHED “TURNKEY” APARTMENT. Clean, cozy 2BR/1BA. Short walk to the beach, restaurants, trolley, shops and bars. $1,500/month. Can e-mail pictures. Available now thru March 2008. 815-892-4768.

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.

RINGLING RETREAT AT Lido Beach. Available now at pre-season rates! $1,200-$2,250/month. Fully furnished modern studio, 1/2BR 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.

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

FOR RENT: ANNA Maria. Beautiful remodeled 3BR/2BA and 2BR/1BA, fourth and fifth houses from the Gulf. Available December 2007-January 2008. Weekly or monthly. Call 941-778-7933.

AVAILABLE RENTALS FOR winter 2008. 1BR/1BA apartment, central Holmes Beach, $1,750/month. 2BR/1BA apartment, west of Gulf Drive, $1,900-$2,000/month. 2BR/2BA north Anna Maria home, $2,600/month. 3BR/2BA home, Bean Point area, $3,200/month. 3BR/2BA great Gulf views, Anna Maria, $3,600/month. 2BR/2BA, canal and pool, Holmes Beach, $3,300/month. 3BR/2BA pool, Holmes Beach, $3,800/month. Luxury Gulffront condo, Holmes Beach, $5,600/month. Luxury 3BR/2BA with Jacuzzi, north Anna Maria, $5,600/month. Some available weekly or monthly. Call Green Real Estate, 941-778-0455.

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

VILLAGE GREEN 2BR/2BA annual. $1100 split design, glass lanai, living room and dining room, kitchen. Quiet street. First, security, last. Call 941-720-2804.

CLEAN, PRIVATE, FULLY furnished, large efficiency unit. Walk to beach. $1,000/month 513-378-9100.

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY WESTBAY Cove/Westbay Point. 2BR/2BA tennis, heated pool. Close to all services. Call Sharon at Old Florida Realty, 941-713-9096.

ROOM MATE NEEDED annually. 2BR/2BA, first and last. $450/month plus half utilities. Call 941-704-4591, 941-778-0857.

ENCLOSED STORAGE AREA Holmes Beach. 1,000 sf, $350/month. Close to city hall. 941-704-4591, 941-778-0857.

DIRECT GULFFRONT, beautifully furnished 2BR/2.5BA. Beach, pool, tennis court. Bi-monthly or monthly. 941-794-887.7

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.

WEEKLY VACATION RENTAL. 3BR/2BA sleeps six. Great sunset and beach views. $750/week. 941-730-0688.

SIX MONTH FURNISHED 2BR/2BA rental on Key Royale, December through May! Also 1BR/1BA furnished beachside rental December through May! Annual rental 2BR/2BA elevated duplex on 71st Street near the beach, $1000+utilities. Annual 2BR/1BA near the beach in Anna Maria $950/month plus utilities. Beautiful 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished annual near the Pier in Anna Maria $1,400/month plus utilities Call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.


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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

TIMESHARE FOR SALE – Tortuga Beach Club – weeks 24 and 25, June 13 thru June 27, 2008. On the beach, five stars, Sanibel Island. Call for price 561-791-9010.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE 2BR/2.5BA, townhouse, large living room, pool, storm shutters, $479,000. 941-722-0640 or 941-301-9088.

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.

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

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.

COMPLETELY RENOVATED MOBILE home. 2BR/1BA. Nice size lot 16th Street, West Bradenton. $69,500. 941-538-0225.

3BR/3BA TWO car garage WATERFRONT. Private boat lift, dock and lanai. One mile to beach. Five minutes to Palma Sola Bay by Boat. No pets and no smoking. San Remo Shores. $1,400. 941-524-6773.


BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Must see beautiful and colorful fall foliage! Western North Carolina mountain homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee mountain GMAC Real Estate Call for free brochure 800-841-5868.

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. Call 866-789-8535.

THREE THIRTY-FIVE acre tracts near Moultrie, Ga. Wooded acreage with lots of paved road frontage. $8,000 per acre. Call Norris Bishop Realty at 229-890-1186.

FIVE-THOUSAND SQUARE foot custom-built home on 10 acres. Includes stocked pond, dock, pond house. Located 10 minutes south of Tifton, Ga. Great location! Call Norris Bishop Realty at 229-890-1186.

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