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Date of Issue: February 23, 2008

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008


CRUZIN COOLERS ARE electric, motorized and a great way to ride the Island! Free seat and cover with purchase. Only $250-$300 for your colored cooler! 941-201-5448.

TWO TICKETS TO “The Constant Wife” at the Asolo Theatre, March 5 at 2 p.m. mezzanine, $40, save 20 percent. 941-778-4341.

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 visit Call 941-201-4534.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILARY Sun Cruz Casino trip. Bus leaves at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 15 at Kirby Stewart Post 24, 75th Street, Bradenton. $25/ticket includes lunch. Call Marion, 941-792-5090.

 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.


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

ANNUAL FLEA MARKET 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23. Many appliances, large and small. Furniture, clothing, sporting equipment, jewelry, bikes, plants, shells, etc. Largest ever, lunch available. Palma Sola Harbour condo, 9400 Cortez Road W. Call 941-792-3475 for information.

GARAGE SALE: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Art supplies, books, household items. 521 75th Street, Holmes Beach.

STREET SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, Street tables, crafts, white elephant. Homemade pies, sloppy joes and hot dogs. Pines Trailer Park, next to the Bridge Street pier.

ESTATE SALE: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22. Sheraton-form sideboard, double-pedestal dining table and six Chippendale chairs, 1971-1982 Hummel plates and 21-year-old Mark Hummel, silk kimono wedding robe, alligator purse, bronze stingray, nice coffee and end tables, antique tall case clock, drop-leaf tables, game table, three oriental rugs, two chandeliers, matching sofa, love seat and chair with foot stool. Nice king bedroom set, vintage table linens, two TV’s, CD/DVD player, VCR, two bar chairs, set of English pottery in the oriental pattern, pressed and cut glass, silk flowers, double set of Pfaltzcraft china and matching flatware, chest, wing chair, framed prints, mirror and console. Baker’s rack, decorative accessories and kitchen. 700 Longview Drive, Longboat Key, Buttonwood Harbour. Sales by Julie McClure.


LOST: 2-Year old yorkie got out Saturday, Feb. 16, at Flamingo by the Bay. No tags and nursing pups at home. Any info, please, call 941-538-4290 or 941-720-3470.


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.


1995 MAZDA MX3 five-speed, white, 135,000 miles. Power windows, sunroof, CD player, and new tires. $2,250, or best offer. Call Nick, 941-928-2839.

NEW VENTO 50-cc street-legal scooters. Drive on your car license, 90-plus mpg, up to 52/mph. From $1,195, while stock last. Island Scooter Store, 941-778-2255.

EZGO GOLF CART, nice condition, good tires, full enclosures and charger. $2,200. 941-778-2121.

CLUB CAR GOLF cart, full enclosure, front and rear lights. Mag wheels, folding windscreen. Metallic blue, nice condition. Includes battery charger. $2,400. 941-778-2121.

HARLEY DAVIDSON LOWRIDER only 4,500 miles from new in 2000. Vance and Hines exhaust, clip-on windshield and more. $1,100. Call Brain 941-778-2121.


2005 SEAHUNT 18.6 ft fiberglass. Less then 50 miles, always stored on a lift. 56-gallon tank, full walk-thru windshield, bimini top, seats six. 115-hp Yamaha motor. Selling due to illness. $11,000. 941-778-4399.

BOAT LIFT AVAILABLE? I would like to rent/lease your boat lift. Live here year round and own 17-foot boat/motor. Call Dave, 813-760-0148.

2000 KAWASAKI 1100 Jet Ski. Adult owned, well-maintained, very fast. $2,350. 941-778-2255.

20-FOOT BAY/flats boat. 150-hp, four-stroke Yamaha with bimini covers, etc. $14,000. 941-704-0065.

BOAT SLIP WANTED for cash purchase to accommodate 17-21-foot boat. Anna Maria, Holmes Beach, Bradenton Beach or Cortez. 941-284-1300 or 609-857-5111.

BOATS BLITZ! Come into the new Island Scooter, Skate and More for accessories, life jackets, anchors, propellers, cleats, dive ladders, tackle boxes and much more. New and used. If you can buy the same elsewhere for less, it must be stolen! 5347 Gulf Drive, Holmes Business Center. 941-778-2255.



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.

ISLAND ANTIQUE AND gift shop seeking part-time help. Looking for a saleswoman with a fun attitude. For interview, call 941-779-0729 or 941-962-1954.

HOST/SERVER/BUS help sought for days at Ooh La La! Bistro. Apply in person weekdays after 4 p.m., 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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.


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

GREAT SITE: FORMER service station on strategic Longboat corner. Many business uses possible. $1,300,000. Longview Realty: 941-383-6112.

LIVE IN LUXURY and work at home. Florist business and sign shop attached to a 4BR pool home near beach. Buy either one of the businesses and house for $999,000. Call Longview Realty 941-383-6112. Other businesses also available.

RESTAURANT OPPORTUNITY: Fine dining menu and decor. Fully equipped and operational. Superb reputation, elegant decor, Island location. Ideal situation for chef/family operation. Call 941-730-2606.



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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

AVAILABLE FOR DRIVING (including airports), errands, organization and bill paying, petsitting, guided tours and other personalized assistance. My car or yours. Excellent local references. Hourly rates. Ellen 941-896-7902, or

TREE SERVICE TRIM hedges, palm topping, shaping and removal. Insured. Call Phil Brewer, 941-545-4770.

HAUL ANYTHING: RELOCATE cars, equipment, anything. Industrial, residential, commercial insured. Free estimates, 941-778-5910, leave message.

ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37-years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.

ESP CLEANING: PROFESSIONAL cleaning team serving Anna Maria Island. Call Steve and Maria, 941-345-2162.

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION will care for your loved one. Baths, exercise, etc. 941-748-3247 or 941-713-7380.

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.

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.

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.

DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Print work: logos brochures, brand identity. Web design: Flash, HTML and 3D. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 941-778-2824 or 941-545-0192.

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.

TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.

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


SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $45/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.

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.

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


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

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. 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.

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

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

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

OVER THIRTY-SIX years craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Drywall painting and repairs. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316.


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.

SEASONAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria. 2BR canal home. Steps to the beach. Newly remodeled inside and out. Available January and April. Call 813-245-0428.

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. 813-634-3790.

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

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.

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.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach. $400-$550/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 3BR/2BA large duplex. Laundry hook-up. $995/month.  $1,000 security. 941-962-5827.

VACATION RENTALS NOW. Burgundy 1BR/1BA with pool $1,100/month. Longboat Village home, all updated 2BR/1BA $2,500/month. Key Royale 3BR/2BA with pool and boat dock, $1,000/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH rental. 3BR/2BA, upstairs duplex, clean with big yard. No pets. $1,100/month. Call 941-725-4190.

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

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1BA Island home, fenced yard, $950/month. 2BR/2BA Island duplex, completely renovated, $1,100/month. 3BR/2BA NW Bradenton home, great yard and neighborhood, $1,500/month. Please, call Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, 941-782-5609.

SEASONAL RENTAL. 1BR/1BA March and April. 150 feet to beach. $1,200 plus tax. 941-778-4499.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA DUPLEX in Anna Maria, near community center. Laundry hook-up in screened breezeway, water, sewer and trash removal included. $850/month. Call 941-756-8787 or 941-747-5071.

CONDO ON Holmes Beach! 2BR/2BA beautifully remodeled, seasonal or annual. 941-761-1923.

SEASONAL: MARCH, APRIL, May. 2BR/1BA duplex. Clean, furnished in Florida-style, washer-dryer. Lovely side patio area. 410 71st St. 941-778-0275. 10 percent senior discount.

ANNUAL: CHARMING 2BR/2BA elevated duplex in Bradenton Beach. High ceilings, clean. Block to beach $975/month. Pets considered. 941-725-2549.

BEAUTIFUL KEY ROYALE house. Annual rental, large 2BR/2BA with Florida room, two-car garage and dock. $1,400/month. 941-545-3511.

SEASONAL RENTAL STILL AVAILABLE!  Cute furnished 1BR near the beach with a pool!  Open February and April. $650/week. 941-720-2242.

STEPS TO THE beach, Gulf view from kitchen table. Large 2BR/1BA, courtyard, patio, fenced yard. Six month-one year lease, $1,400. 1BR/1BA $800/month, laundry, parking, water and trash paid. Both furnished or unfurnished. 800-847-0356.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA with garage. $1,400/month. 941-545-6118.

WATERFRONT VACATION RENTAL, Key West-style 2BR/2BA with pool in Anna Maria near beach. 941-794-5980.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1.5BA close to the beach, $900/month, shared laundry. Small pet OK. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.

SEASONAL/MONTHLY: 2BR/2BA deluxe condo with golf, tennis and pool. Close to beaches and shopping. 941-761-8178.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex with covered parking. Great porch and deck, washer/dryer hookup. $1,125/month. 941-713-3214.

VACATION RENTAL MARCH 2008, 3BR/2BA home. Two blocks off Palma Sola Bay, $750/week. 941-356-1456.

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


BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: 2BR/2BA, located steps to the beach and Intracostal. Unit has two floors above parking. Remodeled interior and exterior. $325,000, Call 813-245-0428.

FOR SALE: ANNA Maria City canal home. Steps to the beach. Remodeled inside and out. 2BR/2BA. Boat dock and lift. This is an outstanding place. 813-245-0428.

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.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE 2BR/2.5BA, townhouse, large living room, pool, storm shutters, $459,000. 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. $499,000. Owner at 941-388-5238 or 941-447-2061.

FOR SALE: SUNBOW Bay (across from publix) condo 2BR/2BA, renovated, furnished, decorated, very well equipped. Two pools, tennis court, fishing pier. Elevator, garage, storage. $350,000. Call 941-778-2042 or

5400 CONDO: 2BR/1.5BA. Gulffront complex with two pools. Great location, 55-plus. $305,000. 863-412-2612.

LAKEFRONT CONDOMINIUM, first-floor, 3BR/2BA with one-car attached garage.. 1,619 sf., screened lanai unit 6442 Hidden Lake Condominium. $239,900. Minutes to beach, walk to shopping. 941-761-0807. Open noon-4pm Saturday-Sunday

MAJOR NORTHERN CONDOMINIUM developer has decided to sell his personal winter residence in Hidden Lake Condominiums, unit 6438, exquisitely decorated with many upgrades. First floor, 3BA/2BA, one-car attached garage, screened lanai, lakefront, and minutes to beach. $309,900. Open noon-4 Saturday-Sunday or call for appointment. 941-761-0807.

RETIRING AND MUST sell my Riverview Boulevard home in Northwest Bradenton. 2,000 sf, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage with huge family room, secluded pool, lanai and tropical garden area. Updated and well maintained. $310,000. 941-730-0100.

PANARAMIC VIEWS OF Palma Sola Bay! Gorgeous 3BR/2BA condo has granite, Italian tile and plantation shutters. Too many other features to list. Priced to sell at $449,500. Contact or 859-264-8644.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: $144,900. 2BR/2BA. Must Sell. New Carpet and paint. Only 10 minutes to beach. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker 941-725-4425

KEY ROYALE POOL home on end of canal with large boat basin. Totally updated 2BR/2BA with family room, marble floors, cherry cabinets, Corian countertops and Corian in master bath, Furnished and ready for offers! $899,000. Deborah Thrasher, RE/MAX Excellence, 941-518-7738 or

LOWEST PRICES EVER offered in building! Club Bamboo South, small efficiency with balcony overlooking the Gulf. Nightly rental income. Must sell, $299,999. Call Pete, 773-472-7440.

AFFORDABLE SECOND HOME opportunity. Seven shares offered in 3BR/2BA waterfront home. Fully furnished, new pool and boatlift, access to deep water. 1.5 miles to Holmes Beach. Deeded shares offered for seven weeks of set usage a year. Shares $99,000, professionally managed, 614-296-5053.

ON THE BEACH! $399,000!! Condominium with boat dock both remodeled. 941-761-1923.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA 2BR/2BA, 2,254 sf, completely updated and furnished. Two-car garage. Beautiful condition. $269,500. 941-792-1809.

FOR SALE: Pines Trailer Park, unit 67, Midge Court. Remodeled in 2007. Asking $55,000. 631-258-7722.

TRAILERS FOR SALE in Paradise Bay Estates. Starting at $17,000. Bayfront mobile home co-op. Call for a list, 866-231-2300 or 941-795-2300, Sandra Lee LaBarre, P.A., Realtors.

71ST STREET CANAL home. 3BR/3BA, 1.5 garage, vinyl, double-pane windows, two air conditioners, split master. Boat lift and davits. Fruit trees and room for a pool. $729,000. 941-778-1620 or 941-374-7250.

MAGNIFICENT BAY VIEW Perico Bay Club condo, 2BR/2BA. One-car garage. All appliances, some furniture, cathedral ceiling, minutes from beach. 1191 Edgewater Circle. 863-280-0222, Reduced $359,900. Make Offer!

GULFFRONT CONDO, Holmes Beach 1-2BR totally remodeled, stainless-steel appliances. Two pools, carport, fabulous beach, Tommy Bahama furnished. $299,900. 616-540-4343.

WATERFRONT ON THE Manatee River Canal. Dock and boat davits. Beautiful view over river. 2,000 s.f. 3BR/2BA home recently renovated. Great condition. $319,000. 941-795-1806.

MOBILE HOME IN Paradise Bay 55-plus park. 1BR/1BA, lanai in front, rear covered porch, cement drive, pool, activities center and dock launch, $14,000. $355/month lot rental by owner. 440-321-1176.

FOR SALE BY owner: Waterfront lot, 52 by 110, two feeder docks, zoned ROR. 414 Pine Ave. $595,000 net. 321-783-1373.

RESTAURANT: SMALL, easy to manage, daytime hours. Fantastic sandwiches, soup, salads, etc. Eat in or to go. Great location in Palmetto, just off the river. Low lease and established business. $75,000. Call, 941-228-3489.

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA ground-floor condo. Updated kitchen, ceramic tile, Berber carpet, and enclosed lanai overlooking heated pool. Turnkey furnished, across street from beach and covered parking. $299,900. 407-846-8741 or 407-346-3371.

100 STEPS TO beach. 2BR, last of the affordable condos. $249,000 or best offer. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

ISLAND ALTERNATIVE: Newly built, over 3,000 sf, northwest Bradenton $619,000. 5BR/3BA with pool. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

VILLAGE GREEN: MINUTES to beach. Updated 4BR/2BA pool home, $309,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

BRADENTON BEACH MOBILE home, Pines Park, 2 Church St. Updated, cozy, furnished 1BR, bayview, covered parking and boat slip. $420,000. 941-962-8220.

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.


NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN homesites from $59,900, minutes to Asheville, N.C. Enjoy sweeping mountain vistas, a mile of riverfront, walking/fitness trails and more. Amenities include gated entrance, lodge and riverside barbecue. Excellent financing available. Call for more info or to schedule tour. 877-890-5253, ext. 3484, Offer void where prohibited by law.

ASHEVILLE, N. C., land bargains up to 30 percent below appraisal.

TENNESSEE: AFFORDABLE LAKE properties on pristine 34,000-acre Norris Lake. Over 800 miles of shoreline. Call Lakeside Realty today! 888-291-5253 or visit

Tennessee Land Sale! Three acres and log cabin only $59,900! Saturday March 8! New 2,128-sf log cabin package on three acres of farmland with spectacular views. One mile to Nicklaus designed golf course. Near Tennessee River and recreational lake. Or choose five acres with crystal clear mountain stream just $34,900. Excellent financing. Call and ask about how to pay no closing costs, 866-999-2290 ext. 1736.

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