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Date of Issue: March 08, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007


BOUTIQUE CLOTHING FOR kids and grandkids at low prices. Visit: to order online or learn more.

PRESSURE-TREATED LUMBER: Various lengths, almost new. Look and make offer. 941-778-1086.

SOFA: TAN LEATHER, $375. Sofa, light blue microfiber, $375. Loveseat, orange microfiber, $275. Chair, lime-green microfiber, $175. 941-538-9780.

LUXURY LIVING ROOM set: Two matching sofas, black with floral design. Two large end tables, coffee table, beveled glass tops, carved feet match sofa’s walnut trim. Five-piece set. $750. 941-778-1589.

ANNA MARIA JUNIOR Girl Scouts Troop No. 590 cookies are on sale at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online:

FREE DELIVERY to your home or condo: Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Prompt delivery to your door. Call James Lee, 941-795-1112 or 704-8421.

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.

YOU WANT IT ... You got it. Oval AMI bumper stickers are just $1 at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

HELP SUPPORT OFFICER Pete Lannon: Silicone bracelets, DARE2CARE/ISLANDER4PETE. Child $2, adult $5. The bracelets are donated by The Islander and all $$$ go to a pre-paid college fund for Pete's youngest son. 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 four through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or

FLORIDA'S OWN RODNEY Dangerfield: Available to entertain for corporate events, golf tournaments, and private parties. Cell 781-367-0339.

SAIL AWAY AS Low As $99 per day. Private sails to Egmont Key, Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa, Everglades, Key West, Dry Tortugas aboard 65-foot sailing vessel Lex-Sea. 10 percent off trips before March 15, 2007. 941-713-8000.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM program: 30-hour training class for new child advocate volunteers begins March 12. To volunteer to represent in court the best interest of children or for more information, call 941-744-9473 or visit the Web site,

TINGLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY: Accepting donations of new and good condition books for upcoming annual book sale. 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Just for the asking. Courtesy of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 9am-noon Saturdays. Always clothing sales. 941-779-2733. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, March 3. Items from several attics. 521 75th St., Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-noon Saturday, March 3. Thule car-top carrier, trailer hitch, kayak, dehumidifier, etc. 6250 Holmes Blvd., No. 51, Holmes Beach.

ANNUAL FLEA MARKET: 9am-3pm Saturday, March 3. Baked goods, clothing, jewelry, linens, tools, books, white elephants, furniture. Mt. Vernon’s clubhouse. 4701 Independence Drive, South off of Cortez Road.

MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE sale: 8am-? Saturday, March 3. Furniture, electronics, clothing, surfboard and more. 302 73rd St., Holmes Beach.

FLEA MARKET: 9am-4pm Saturday, March 3. Lots of antiques, jewelry, furniture, household, gifts, books, bric-a-brac. Parking lot of Niki’s Island Treasures. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

STOREWIDE SALE: NIKI’S Island Treasures. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off, collectible porcelain dolls 40-70 percent off, seaside oil paintings 40-50 percent off. Select furniture, gifts, antiques, crystal, steins, cups and saucers, vintage and costume jewelry 40-90 percent off. Hummel collection 25-50 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, March 3. Dishwasher, stove, furniture, stereo, miscellaneous household and kitchen stuff. 400 20th Place, Bradenton Beach.


LOST DOG: BLIND Shitzu, name is Louie. Last seen Feb. 26 in the Clark and Palm Drive area of Holmes Beach. Reward. 941-778-0212.


FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED for loving homes to foster puppies and kittens until they are old enough for adoption. All food and medical provided. Julie, 941-720-1411.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please, call 941-922-0774.

FREE FISH TANK: 150 gallons, great for large reptile or snake. Won’t hold water. Includes stand. 941-778-4076.



2004 CAROLINA SKIFF: 198DLX Yamaha 90, four-stroke, live well, fish finder, trailer, low hours. $13,200. Call 518-365-2701.

WANTED: TWO SINGLE kayaks, sit-on-top type preferred. Call 1-902-521-0466.



14-YEAR-OLD needs work. Willing to babysit, clean, etc. Red Cross trained in first aid and babysitting. Call Alexandra, 941-778-5352.

LOOKING FOR A babysitter, pet sitter, dog walker or somebody to do odd jobs? Call Kendall, 14-year-old, ninth-grader. Certified in first aid! 941-779-9783.

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.

REAL ESTATE AGENTS wanted: SunCoast Real Estate LLC. Floor time and generous split. Confidential. Call Mary Ann Schmidt, 941-779-0202 or 941-778-4931.

NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting quadriplegic. Morning, 8am-1pm and overnight, 10pm-8am, shifts available. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.

SHARKEY’S NEEDS: COOKS, dishwashers. Apply in person at 2519 Gulf Drive or call 941-779-9151.

HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED: PART and full-time. Own transportation a must. Great per-job rate. Call Rhonda, 941-920-3882 after 7pm.

CHURCH COORDINATOR OF Finance and Administration. Monday-Friday, average 35 hours/week. Proficient in QuickBooks, oversee administrative details, general office skills. Reply: Church Co-ordinator, Box 683, Anna Maria FL 34216-0683.

MASSAGE THERAPIST NEEDED at local day spa. Looking for someone part-time or on-call basis. Call 941-794-1501 or 941-761-8644.

CASHIER NEEDED: 2-3 days per week. Experience preferred. Start immediately. Apply in person at Home True Value Hardware, 5324 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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


RESTAURANT AND MORE: 50-seat restaurant with great ambience also retails select items. Beer and wine license. Any menu OK. $120,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in good resort area location. $89,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

CHARTER BOAT SERVICE: Eco-tours, sightseeing, more in Cortez. Assets include 26-foot cat, 150-hp outboard. $70,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

BEACHFRONT HOT SPOT: Two storefronts, one side rented. Great for gift shop, clothing, jewelry or as-is, a restaurant. Owner financing available. $1,295,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.


CAREGIVER WILLING TO provide care for your loved ones in her home 24 hours, seven days a week. 18 years of experience. Call 941-792-0148.

LICENSED CNA/HHA: Personal care, meal preparation, house keeping, bathing and dressing assistance, medication reminder, respite care, transportation. Call 941-345-6155. Good rates.

ADULT DAYCARE NOW being offered at Sunny Bower Assisted Living Facility. Available seven days a week, flexible hours, located in northwest Bradenton. Call Maria for details, 941-545-0417.


AWARD WINNING WEB-SITES - 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.

MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, cleanups, edging, maintenance. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 941-778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. 941-778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. 941-545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. 941-720-0794.

PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repairs, upgrades, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.

CUCCIO TILE: Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. 941-730-2137.

GET YOUR 2006 accounting and taxes done now. Free initial consultation. Business and individual income taxes. QuickBooks and Peachtree processing. Call Larry Schmitt at 941-773-0182. Make It Count Accounting Services Inc., 4230 59th Street W., Bradenton, FL, 34209.

TAX RETURN PREPARATION by enrolled agent. Timely and accurate. We pickup and deliver. For individuals and small businesses. Monday-Friday after 5pm, Weekends, 8am-5pm. Turtle Tax, 941-779-8686.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Any job. Discount with ad. Licensed and insured. Jerry, 941-448-5999.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We also file electronically and prepare all states. Call Pat at Kenney Tax Service, 941-761-8156.

ANTOINETTE’S PERSONAL SERVICE: House cleaning/house sitting when you are away. Free estimates. Licensed, bonded. 941-778-7355 or 941-730-6548.

EXPERIENCED MBA BETWEEN jobs. Can do data input to data analysis. Secretarial, bookkeeping, whatever you need. 941-538-4770 or 941-488-4898.

BENTON’S CLOCK WORLD: We do restoration and repair. We also buy and sell antique clocks. Located on Bradenton Beach. 941-778-8426, or cell 941-526-5714.

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.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, 941-758-0395.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! 941-778-2711.

NADIA’S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 941-795-0887. MA#0017550.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.


CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Monthly and quarterly accounts available. If it is broken, we can fix it. Call 941-778-2581.

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

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

GULF SHORE LANDSCAPING: Lawn care, pressure washing, landscaping, property maintenance. Owner operated by Island resident. Exceptional value! Licensed and insured. Call 941-726-7070.

GET MOORE FOR your money: Specializing in tree trimming and removal, brush chipping, estate cleanups. Insured. Call Lew Moore, 941-755-5559.

TREES BY THE Breeze, Inc. Landscaping, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Island resident since 1988. Call Chris Lundy, 941-778-2837.


SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell 941-448-3857.

NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. 941-729-9381.

TIRED OF NO return calls? Straight Shot Landscape calls back. For all your landscape, call Shark Mark. 941-727-5066. Shell $42/yard.

WEST COAST INC. Landscaping: Bobcat service, hauling, tree removal, shelling, pressure cleaning and lawn care. Very reliable. 941-345-6859.

LANDSCAPING - ISLAND RESIDENT: All aspects of design and installation. I will show you a picture of your house with a virtual landscape. Call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.


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

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. 941-778-2993. License #CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at 941-778-1730.

CHRISTIE’S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. FL#RF0038118-941-778-3924 or 778-4461.

TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Thirty years experience. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin’s Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 941-792-1367, or 726-1802.

JERRY’S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call 941-778-6170 or 447-2198.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 941-778-3526 or 730-0516.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Winton’s Home-Buddy Inc. Retired banker, Island resident, converting life-long hobby to business. Call 941-705-0275 for free estimates.

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

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 .

TUB AND TILE refinishing: A division of D.J. Murphy Painting Inc. Save up to 80 percent over traditional remodeling costs. Call us with your kitchen and bath needs. Don’t buy new – redo! 941-751-1245. Licensed, certified and insured.

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.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall, texture, paint, tile, wall and ceiling repairs, Fred Weingartner, 941-586-3656.

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.

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

GULF CONSTRUCTION INC.: Home remodeling, custom carpentry, kitchens, baths, additions. 28 years experience. Free estimates. Call John, 941-773-6808. License # CBC1255132.

ABOUT GROUT: CLEANING, sealing, staining (painting of grout), tile and grout repair, caulking of showers/kitchen. Bonded and insured. Call Jeff, 941-545-0128.

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 941-376-0591.


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

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 4BR two master suites-/3BA, house on canal. Two minutes to beach. Heated pool, dock, cable TV, washer/dryer, garage, designer furnished with tropical yard setting. One of the finest rentals on Island. $1,600/weekly. Call 941-713-0034 or e-mail:

FOR RENT: 2BR/2BA annual, ground floor unfurnished, $900/month. Seasonals available starting at $1,800/month. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, 941-778-2246.

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

WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434.

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week9 941-713-0034 or

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking views. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. 901-301-8299, or e-mail

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.

MANATEE RIVERFRONT: 2BR/2BA, spectacular views! Gated, pool, covered parking, security, fitness center. $975/month annual.  Call Maria, 941-720-1712.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: QUIET area. Fully furnished, walk to water. No smokers. $1,700/month, $500/week, $100/night, includes utilities. 941-794-5980.

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

OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE: 1,200 sf. Former Wicked Candle. 8819 Cortez Road. 1-800-952-1206.

ISLAND CASTLE: FABULOUS French Normandy home. 4BR/3BA on best beach and quiet street in Anna Maria. 941-794-8202.

LAKEFRONT, FISHING, ONE block to beach. Elevated duplex, enormous 2BR/2BA, one-car garage, laundry area, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Jennaire stove, extra, extra nice. $1,395/month, yearly. 941-962-4933.

NORTH-END DUPLEX: for 2008 season. Three-month minimum. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer, two blocks from Gulf. Sleeps six. $2,000/month. 941-778-7167 or 941-705-0275.

2BR/2BA ANNUAL: $1,200/month. Pet OK, heated pool, washer and dryer, fenced. 201-A Peacock Lane. 941-720-1006.

FURNISHED MOTHER-IN-LAW apartment, canal view with a large deck, dock and saltwater pool to share. Apartment has private entrance, bath and kitchenette. All utilities except telephone included. $350/week or $850/month. Perfect for a clean and quiet individual! Please e-mail or call 941-928-8735. Leave message for information and availability.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA, four-car garage. Two blocks to beach. Pet friendly. $1,400/month. Call 941-713-2150.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA GROUND-level duplex. Near community center. Fridge, stove, microwave, washer and dryer, screened lanai, large yard. Pet OK. $975/month. 941-580-3393.

VACATION IN SMOKEY Mountains: 3BR/2BA cabin, turnkey furnished, fireplace on 2.5 acres. 30 miles from Cherokee Indian reservation, one mile from town. Book now. $495/weekly. For information, call 352-516-6908 or 352-314-2333. E-mail:

YOU CAN HAVE the beautiful white sand and Florida west coast sun outside your door. One bedroom condo (sleeps six) for rent at Resort 66. Full housekeeping, linens provided, full kitchen. Available March 10-31, Saturday to Saturday only. $950/weekly. 315-868-2813.

AFFORDABLE SEASONAL RENTALS still available. Weekly, monthly, bayfront, Gulffront, big, small. Call Sato Real Estate for availability. 941-778-7200.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: LARGE 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Big screened lanai, huge fenced yard, excellent schools, quiet area. $1,595/month. Annual. 941-720-0793.

200-FEET TO ROD & Reel Pier: Ground floor, fully furnished, 2BR/1BA duplex. No pets or smokers. Seasonal, $1,500/month, annual, $1,000/month. Available April 1. 941-387-8610.

VACATION: AVAILABLE MARCH 2007 only. 2BR/1BA mobile, very clean and comfortable. Two miles to beach. $1,100/month. 941-779-1112.

TERRA CEIA: WATERFRONT 3BR home with dock. Lease with option, $1,800/month. 941-447-6278.

SEASONAL: ANNA MARIA lovely ground-level home. Approximately 1,000 feet to beach. Can be rented as 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA with carport. Family and living room, washroom, all with air conditioning. Nice kitchen and patio. Available March through May 2007 and September 2007 through May 2008. $3,500/month plus utilities, discount for longer terms. 214 Palmetto Ave. Call John, 813-690-9762.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH. Available now. 1BR/1BA, all utilities included, furnished, one block to Gulf. $1,400/month. 941-721-6090.

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

FOR RENT: ANNUAL. Recently renovated 2BR/2BA house in quiet neighborhood. All appliances upgraded. $1,400/month plus utilities. Phone 941-545-7109 or 941-795-1132.

ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA, ELEVATED duplex in Bradenton Beach. One block to beach. High ceilings, clean. Pet considered. $950/month. 941-725-2549.

RETIRED COUPLE LOOKING for owner-managed rental house on Anna Maria Island. Need 2-3BR/2BA, January through April 2008. Must be in quiet neighborhood. 941-778-1591 or 507-321-0977.

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

WATERFRONT: SEASONAL OR annual. Beach, dock. Free use of kayak, pool, exercise room and bicycle. 941-779-9074. E-mail:

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA, ground-floor. Fireplace, water, cable, yard maintenance, washer. Steps to beach, large yard. Holmes Beach. $800/month. 727-540-9294.

LOOKING FOR 2008? Lovely, refurnished 2BR/2BA house. Steps to beach. Also available April 2007. Offering discounted rates. 2805 Gulf Drive. 941-545-8488.

SMALL COTTAGE WITH Gulf view directly across from beach. 1BR/1BA plus den. $800/month. 941-866-0224. 1201 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach.

ANNUAL 2BR/1.5BA: Washer and dryer hookups, covered carport, updated kitchen, tile floor throughout. Living room and family room, large bedrooms. First, last and security deposit. $1,100/month. 941-779-2265.

VILLAGE GREEN: MINUTES to beaches. Large 2BR/2BA, big screened lanai, large yard, good schools, close to shopping. $1,100/month, annual. 941-720-2804.

MINUTES TO BEACHES: Lakeside South, West Bradenton. Big 2BR/2BA, one-car garage villa. Pool, tennis, clubhouse, quiet area. $1,700/month. Seasonal, 941-720-2804.

STEPS TO BEACH and bay: 1BR/1BA, patio, utilities paid. March, $1,200/month, $325/weekly, Annual $750/month. 2BR/1BA, lanai, furnished water, garbage, April through December, $875/month. 2BR/1BA doublewide, patio, bay view, Sandpiper Mobile Resort, 55-plus, clubhouse, laundry, shuffleboard. 941-778-3051.

WANTED: VACATION AND annual rental properties. Coast Line Accommodations is 100 percent booked. If you need tenants, we have leads. Call Mandi, 941-779-9500.

3BR/2BA SINGLE-STORY rental. Off-season rentals available from $625/week. April 2007 discounted to $500/week. Call Tricia, 813- 818-8314.

ANNUAL RENTAL: SPACIOUS villa, 1,300-plus sf living area! 2BR/2BA, plus family room, large utility, garage. New carpet and paint, close to beach. Available approximately March 15. $1,300/month. 941-778-1589.

ANNUAL BRADENTON BEACH: 1BR duplex. Beach across street. Washer and dryer. Clean! 2204 Ave. C. $750/month. 216-469-2857.

ANNUAL RENTAL: UNFURNISHED. Near Tidy Island, canalfront. First-floor condo, 2BR/2BA plus den. Open floor plan, covered parking, canalfront with boat dock. Sailboat water. $1,500/month. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, 941-782-5609.

TEN MINUTES TO beach: 3BR/2BA, garage, covered patio, three-years-old. $1,300/month. Call 941-773-6581. Evenings, 941-794-9921.

SHARE HOME IN quiet neighborhood, two blocks to beach. Great situation for responsible person. Call for details, 941-778-0714 or 941-730-6349.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach, half-block to bay. Cathedral ceilings and tile throughout. Cable, water, trash included. $900/month. 941-778-2928 or 941-730-6349.

ANNUAL BAYVIEW: 2BR/1BA, newly decorated duplex. Quiet neighborhood, wood and ceramic floors, laundry. Furnished or unfurnished. $850/month plus utilities. 941-779-9470.

BRADENTON BEACH WATERFRONT duplex: 3BR/2BA, dock, davits, three blocks to beach. Large rooms, quiet location. $1,200/month. 727-784-3679.

RENTAL ON SARASOTA Bay and Cortez. 2BR furnished mobile home. Restricted, over 55. No pets. Available April 20 through Dec. 30, 2007. $650/month. 231-775-8051.

LOVELY 2BR/2BA for 2008. Large porch, boat friendly, three-month rental. 941-962-0817 or 941-778-2695. 210 81st St., Holmes Beach.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: LARGE 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Big, screened lanai, huge fenced yard, excellent schools, quiet area. $1,495/month. Annual. 941-720-0793.

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


WATERFRONT PROPERTY: 2BR/2BA open-plan with great views of Tampa Bay. Canalfront, walking distance to beach and restaurants. $739,000. 941-779-1512.

3BR/2BA: One bedroom used as a den/office/playroom, enclosed lanai, tiled with carpeted bedrooms. 1,400 sf, county water/sewer, citrus trees, near Brentwood school in Sarasota. Reduced to $274,900. 941-379-4196 or 941-954-7474.

NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: Low $300s. Minutes to beach, no flood, evacuation zone. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

ISLAND CANAL LOT: 75x100 feet, new dock, priced to sell quickly. Below market and appraised value, $535,000. Call Jake, 941-544-7786. 108 Gull Drive, Anna Maria.

BY OWNER: 2BR/1.5BA condo. West of Gulf Drive, two pools, covered parking. $399,999. 863-412-2612. 5400 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

NON-EVACUATION/NON-flood area: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Village Green, quiet street, minutes to beaches, shopping, doctors, hospitals. Tile floors, bedrooms carpeted, screened lanai. $297,000. 941-794-1640.

CPR: DON'T STRESS out over your property management fees. Low rates and tiered services. Now accepting new rental properties. Call Suzanne, 941-962-0971, or

PERICO ISLAND BY owner. Single 3BR/2BA home, beautifully decorated and maintained. Wide-open views overlooking preserve from heated, caged pool. Buyers agents, 3 percent. $472,000. 941-794-8360.

DIRECT WATERFRONT: Latchkey. 65A Cortez Park, Avenue D. 941-779-CAIN.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO at Club Bamboo South. Incredible Gulf view, all new everything, onsite management, nightly rentals, pool, elevator and more. Priced way under market! $429,999. George, 312-321-7501.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 3BR/2BA with full bay views! Granite countertops, 20-inch porcelain tile, carpet, custom closets, plantation shutters, designer furnishings and more. $550,000. Brokers protected. Easy to show. 859-264-8644.

ISLANDER’S RETREAT: 2BR Gulfwatch condo with peek-a-boo view of the Gulf, comfortably decorated and truly turnkey furnished, encouraging a relaxing Island lifestyle. $374,900. Please, call Kimberly Roehl, PA, Michael Saunders & Company. 941-447-9988.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT in northwest Bradenton, desirable neighborhood near the river. $216,000. Owner/agent, Bobbie Banan, Michael Saunders & Company, 941-356-2659.

BAYFRONT HOME ON Anna Maria Sound. Unobstructed view, southern exposure. Private. $1,100,000. Brokers protected. 941-778-0029. 517 Bayview Drive, Holmes Beach.

HELL HAS FROZEN over! Price reduced for a quick sale from $395,000 to $359,000. 4BR/3 BA, two-car garage, den with fireplace, solar-heated caged pool near Bradenton Country Club. Great family neighborhood, close to everything. 5116 10th Ave. Drive W. 941-685-7035. Directions: Manatee Ave. to 51st to 10th Ave.

DUPLEX: HOLMES BEACH. Raised 2BR/1BA each side, under building parking, screened lanais, laundry rooms. Only $499,900. Call Jerry Cercone, Coldwell Banker,941-720-1575.

LOT: 57.75x114-feet, one block to beach. $520,000. Call 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246. 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach.

UNBLOCKABLE GULF VIEW: Old small cottage across from Coquina Beach. $50,000 down, assume $238,000 at $950/month. 941-866-0224.

BRADENTON BEACH: 2BR/2BA end unit. Huge Gulf views from most rooms. Beautiful Tommy Bahama-style furnishings. Pool, hot tub, tennis, docks. Great vacation home and rental income. By owner. $615,000. 941-388-5238.

ISLAND HOME REDUCED: For sale by owner. Holmes Beach 3BR, deep-water canal, pool, boat dock, many upgrades. $775,000. Call 941-778-6474.

ISLAND HOME FOR sale: By owner. Deep-water canalfront with dock, 3BR/2BA, short walk to Gulf. $780,000. 941-792-1214. 230 Oak Ave., Anna Maria. Please do not disturb tenants.

CLOSE BY MARCH 26, 2007, and save. 4BR/3BA home, zoned residential, office, retail. 4,380 sf air conditioned. under roof. Reduced to $595,000. 941-761-2457.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE townhouse: 2BR/2.5BA, open floor plan, two-car garage, large storage area. Hurricane shutters. $499,900. Call 941-722-0640.

PRE-FORECLOSURE SALE: $499,999. My loss is your gain! Selling $50,000 below purchase price. 3BR/2BA beautiful home, recently remodeled and redecorated on quiet drive. 413 Bay Palms Drive. Contact owner/broker, Fisher Real Estate Inc. 941-932-0480.

DESIRABLE LEWIS PARK-area home with separate 1BR/1BA guest quarters. Lovely fenced yard. $319,000. 941-720-1121.

NEW LISTING! KEY West-style home, steps to beach and bay. Breezy 2BR/2BA home with den, open lanai, new wood floors throughout, workshop and room for RV and boat parking with two entrances to property. Offered at $569,000.

REDUCED $50,000! Open water view and steps to north-end beach and city piers. Mangroves surround this 3BR/2BA home with Florida room, new tile, new kitchen cabinets, hot tub and large boat dock. New price, $749,900. Call Deborah Thrasher, RE/MAX Excellence, 941-518-7738.

HOLMES BEACH, ANNA Maria Island: Ideal condo, 2BR/2BA, spacious, elevated, turnkey furnished, carport, pool. Steps to beach and shops. $369,000. Call 941-779-0853.

HOLMES BEACH HOUSE: Two blocks from beach. Lot size 50x100 feet. $399,900. 941-587-1456.

STEPS TO BEACH and bay: 1BR/1BA, lanai, shed, central air and heat. Owner may carry $139,000. 941-778- 3051. Sandpiper Resort.

RIVERVIEW BOULEVARD HOME for sale. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage plus family room, over 2,000 sf. Secluded pool and tropical garden area. Updated and well-maintained. $350,000. 941-730-0100. Bradenton.

BEACH HOUSE FOR sale: 2BR/1BA with new roof and new air conditioner. Steps to your private beach. Call 813-690-5143. 112 81st St., Holmes Beach.

PERICO BAY CLUB! A beautiful turnkey furnished, first-floor, end unit, with no one above you. A true three bedroom, cathedral ceilings, new appliances, glass-enclosed lanai, water views, 24-hour security at gate. Very nicely priced at $345,000. Call Jill Sullivan at Keller Williams Realty, 941-232-9783.

Magnificent Palma Sola View: Perico Bay Club: 2BR/2BA, close to beach! Second-floor unit with vaulted ceiling, screened and air-conditioned glassed-in porch, one-car garage. 24-hour security. Active associations. Open 1-4pm Sunday. Home, 863-324-0944. Cell, 863 280-0222. Owner is a broker.

FOR SALE: HOLMES Beach. Beautifully remodeled, direct bayfront 2BR townhouse with pier and lift. Views to Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Four floors with garage, elevator, renovated kitchen with granite counters and stainless-steel appliances. Private top-floor sun deck. Priced below current appraisal. Newly inspected. Home warranty. $949,900. Dianne Kryszak, 941-993-4078, Robert Lindeman, 941-504-2123. Michael Saunders & Co., licensed real estate broker. 61 S. Blvd. of Presidents, St. Armands Circle. 941-388-4447.

RARE 180-DEGREE view: On-the-beach condo completely renovated. 2BR/2BA, appraised at $950,000, asking $799,000. 717-392-4048.

NEW CONDO: DRASTICALLY reduced. $299,900. 2BR/2BA with den and one-car attached garage. Don't miss this beauty! Great floor plan, C unit with screened lanai and lake view. Minutes to beaches, walk to shopping and restaurants. For sale by owner. #6642 Hidden Lake condominium. Open daily. 941-761-0807.

CANAL HOUSE REDUCED from $850,000 to $699,000. 717-392-4048.

4BR/3BA CONDO! Low taxes, low maintenance, no flood insurance. Minutes from the beaches. Under $250,000. Keller Williams Realty, 941-932-1288.

GOLF COURSE, CLOSE to beach. 2BR/2BA, spacious lanai. $197,500. No flood, low maintenance fees, heated pool, tennis, etc. Karen Pfeiffer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, 941-747-2170.

3BR/2BA DIRECT GULFFRONT condo, like new. Appraised for $1,000,000, reduced to $899,000. 717-392-4048.

3BR/3BA HOME ON deep-water canal. Totally remodeled inside, two master suites. Carpet, ceramic and vinyl tile. Asking $864,000. Call for appointment. 941-778-1620.

$369,000: DUPLEX 2BR/1BA, 1BR/1BA.150 steps to the beach. Newly furnished, great rental history. Financing available. 941-747-3321.


BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Winter season is here! Must see the beautiful peaceful western North Carolina mountains homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

NORRIS LAKE PROPERTIES Waterfront, #902, 77 acres, only $125,000. Lake view, #144, 3.5 acres, only $48,900. Call Lakeside Realty at 888-291-5253, or visit

GEORGIA LAKE PROPERTIES: Closeout sale, first two years payments on us! Lake access from $49,900. Lakefront from $124,900. Common dock, paved roads, underground utilities. 71,000-acre lake on Georgia/South Carolina border. Sale Saturday, March 3. Call for your appointment today. 888-LAKE-SALE, ext.2182. Some restrictions apply. Offer void where prohibited by law. Terms and conditions subject to change without notice.

AAH! COOL MOUNTAIN breezes! Murphy, N.C. Affordable land, homes, mountain cabins on lakes, mountains and streams. Free brochure, 877-837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties.

NORTH CAROLINA GATED, lakefront community. Pleasantly mild climate 1.5 acres, 90 miles of shoreline. Never offered before with 20 percent pre-development discounts, 90 percent financing. Call 800-709-5253.

BEACH LIVING AT its best! Ocean Isle, N.C. Exclusive island resort lots. Close to Myrtle Beach and historic Wilmington. From $450,000. 910-579-2800.

40-MILE MOUNTAIN views: Nine +/- acres $116,900. Incredible mountain getaway, private national forest and trout stream access. Perc tested, new survey, near Blacksburg, Va. Call owner direct at 877-202-2727.

LAKE ACCESS BARGAIN: One-plus acres, $34,900 with free boat slips! Rare opportunity to own land on spectacular 160,000-acre recreational lake! Mature oak and hickory, park-like setting with lake access. Paved road, underground utilities. Excellent financing. Prime waterfronts available. Call now, 800-704-3154, ext. 916.

MID-WINTER SALE! Golf homesites just $89,900. Make no payments until 2008! Pristine wooded homesites. Spectacular golf community. Mountains of South Carolina. Limited time offer. Call 866-334-3253, ext. 1185.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Large two- to 10-acre tracts in last phase of popular, gated, mountain community with great view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access, $69,500 and up. Call now, 866-789-8535.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: My dream rustic two-story log cabin on 13 acres with barn, pastures, woods, creek, adjoins Jefferson National Forest with miles and miles of trails. Have to sell. $389,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

LARGE TROUT STREAM: 17 acres, $199,900. State road frontage a very rare land offering over 1,200-feet of a large, private trout stream. Great low-rate financing available. Call now, new to market. 877-777-4837.

MAINE OCEAN ACCESS: Bargain, only $115.29/month. Nicely wooded three-plus-acre lot with deeded rights to private sand beach and dock. Only $24,900. Private, gated community along Maine coast. Owner financing to qualified buyers. 20 percent down $4,980, 4.9 percent fixed rate, 25-year term. Only $115.29/month. Call Lands Realty, 207-781-3294.

NEW PRICE! 10-PLUS acre, $299,000! Upscale, equestrian, gated community! 200-year-old oaks. Established lush pastures. Paved private roads, underground utilities. Two miles from HITS! Excellent financing! Call 866-352-2249, ext. 1156.

OWNER SAYS SELL! 36-plus acres, $197,000. 50 percent below recent certified appraisal. Nicely wooded acreage in private, secluded setting. Mature oaks and pines, abundant wildlife, gated community. Registered survey, power and phone. Excellent financing. Must see! Call owner now, 866-352-2249, ext. 1179.

RARE! NATIONAL FOREST frontage and trophy trout stream. Large acreage, parcels new to market.

SOUTH CENTRAL FLORIDA. Owner says sell! Five acres, $99,000. 50 percent below recent certified appraisal. Unbelievable opportunity to own five acres of meadows and woods in excellent location. 50 percent off recent appraisal!! Great financing. Call now, 866-352-2249, ext. 1097.

WON'T LAST! PRICE reduced 50 percent. 29 acres, $195,000. Great location close to Cedar Key. Nice meadow, scattered pine and oak, abundant wildlife. At end of private road. Utilities, survey, excellent financing. Call 866-352-2249, ext. 1192.

GOT NORTH GEORGIA mountain fever? We have the cure. We can help you find the perfect place here. Sales and rentals. Toccoa Wilderness Realty and Cabin Rental LLC. 706-632-2606 or 706-435-8735.


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