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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 17, 2004


TWO FRIGIDAIRE RANGES, two Frigidaire refrigerators, $50 each. Call 778-3556.

NEW CREAMY WHITE entertainment center, beadboard-style front, 41" wide by 72" high. Two white ceiling fans, like new, $40 each. Pair of Ralph Lauren Marseilles comforters, new, $125/pair. Old wicker plant stand, $35. Call 778-7885.

UNIQUE COFFEE TABLE, white dolphin sculpture with oval glass top and two matching end tables. Call 545-5568.

OFFICE FURNITURE: Beautiful teak desk, $85; metal desk $15/each; office chairs $15/each, filing cabinets $15/each. Call 778-4451.

FUTON SOFA (double bed) chair and ottoman (single bed, 10-inch mattress). New, custom cover, yellow and green plaid. $550. Call 778-2160.

BIRD CAGE for Macaw. Extra large black cage. $200 firm. 778-3713.

USED 1200-POUND Mantowoc ice machine with bin, good condition, works great, $1,650. Call Bill, 795-7411.

GIRL SCOUT COOKIES available at The Islander, assorted varieties, $3.50 box. All proceeds paid to local Girl Scout troop.

FISH TANK: 150-gallon with hand-made oak cabinet, fully equipped, $1,000 or best offer. Call Bill, 795-7411.

CAR COVER: Toyota Supra, like new, $50. Call Bill, 795-7411.

NICKELS: INDIAN HEAD, 75, no dates, $10; 13 with good dates, $8. Various commemorative uncirculated silver dollars and halves. 792-4274.

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


BINGO! Annie Silver Community Center. Every Thursday, through April 1, 7pm. Everyone welcome. Smoke free. 103 23rd St. Corner of Avenue C and 23rd Street, Bradenton Beach.

VISIT FANCY FREE unique gallery and boutique. Open first and second Friday evening. Monthly art walks 6-10pm; every Friday and Saturday afternoon, 11AM-4:00PM, and by appointment. 747-6599 or 750-6318. Located at 1211 11th Ave. W., in the Village of the Arts, Bradenton.

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

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


ROSER THRIFT SHOP Yard sale Saturday, March 20, 8am-noon. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

NEIGHBORHOOD YARD SALE Saturday, March 20, 9am-? Cash sale. Palm Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach.

SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 8am-3pm. Recliner, sofa bed, refrigerator, entertainment center, chairs, miscellaneous household, collectibles and much more. 2105 Avenue B, Bradenton Beach.

NIKI'S GIFT & ANTIQUE Mall sale items of the week: Artwork 40 percent off; sterling jewelry 50 percent off; select antiques 25 percent to 40 percent off. 779-0729.


FOUND KEYS on the beach near Sandpiper Mobile Resort at the Bradenton Beach/Holmes Beach city line. Claim at The Islander. LOST, STILL MISSING! Beloved black Manx kitty. Collar and tag. Name is Puddin'. Call 778-6000.


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

GORGEOUS ADULT CATS and other pets for adoption at Southgate Animal Hospital. References checked. 922-0774.


1969 VW BEETLE Bug. 1971 engine, needs body work. $750. New battery, runs good. Fun Island car! Call 778-2063.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $2,000, or best offer. 778-1102.


22-FOOT CENTER console fishing boat, two outboard motors. $1,500. Call 778-7197, leave message.


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

LET'S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat "Magic." Full or half day backwater fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. 779-9607.


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

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

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


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

BOUTIQUE: Very established year-round clientele. Fabulous inventory and great lease. Very best location! $150,000. Owner re-located. Call (561) 799-2005, leave message.

VIDEO RENTALS: Growing young business with good lease. Price will grow as business does, so now is the time to buy. Call Longview Realty at 383-6112 (confidentiality agreement required for details). $60,000.


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

REAL ESTATE AGENTS! Busy office, best location, best commissions. Call today! Robin or Jesse, 778-7244.

KEY ROYALE GOLF club, a drug-free workplace, is looking for a part-time counter person. Apply in person or call 778-3055.

LPNS: YEAR-ROUND private duty for lady with spinal injury. Full-time nights, part-time days. Travel opportunity. Call 383-6953.

HELPER WANTED for part-time tax work/paper work. $7/hour. Call Chris, 778-2837.

LEGAL SECRETARY/PARALEGAL needed for sole practitioner. Must be well organized, have good computer and telephone skills and relate well to all types of people. Casual work environment close to the Island. Legal experience preferred but will train the right person. Please e-mail your resume to or call 749-6433.

HELP WANTED: Apply for all positions at Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

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

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


CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH aide: 14 years experience with excellent local references. Compassionate, caring male, experience in occupational therapy, massage therapy, physical therapy technician. Contact Paul, 447-4752.


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

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

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $30 per hour- free advice. 545-7508.

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

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

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, 778-3620.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We also do electronic filing and all states. Call Pat, Kenney Tax Service, 761-8156.

COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Training, maintenance, virus and Spyware protection. Island native. Web site: Call John Baird with Matrix PC, 708-6541.

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

FRANK AGNELLI HAULING: Construction site cleanup, yard debris removal. No job too small. Small dumpster available. Reasonable and dependable. Call 737-9111.

CLYDE TANNER PAINTING Inc.: Interior, exterior, roof coatings, residential. 30 years experience. Call 798-6985.

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, 778-7770. References available.

McEVOY PAINTING: Frank McEvoy owner. Interior and exterior work. Free estimates. Call 750-8467 or cell, 713-1208.

HOME SITTING: Retired Christian couple available anytime, references provided, local references also. For information call, (770) 832-7319, Tom and Gloria Ewing.

K.A.S. CLEANING: Employee owned, servicing private homes, condo, rentals and seasonal homes. Concierge services and home watch. Call 730-5318.

ATTENTION SNOWBIRDS/Vacationers: Security/maintenance available. Monitor house, mail, newspapers, service providers (lawn, etc.). Will also clean pool. Retired law enforcement officer. Island resident. Call Dede, 778-2664 or 447-5572.

JUDY, JUDY, JUDY, will clean, clean, clean your home. Call 778-3272.

DISCOVER PILATES: On-going class at Anna Maria Island Art League, 6-7pm Wednesdays, $8/class, drop-ins welcome. Call 778-2099 for information. Also at G.T. Bray Activity Center starting March 16. Call 742-5974 for information. Certified Pilates Instructor Preston Whaley Jr.

EYEDESIGN CREATIVE SERVICES. Specializing in business cards, flyers, postcards, rackcards, doorhangers, brochures, custom greeting cards, logos and design services. Phone us 778-2523.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

ISLAND LAWNCARE and Landscape is looking for a few good clients to cater to. Not just another mow-and-go. Call 750-0112.

GET MOORE FOR your money with Lew Moore. Complete tree services and chipping, estate/garage/shed cleanups. Five years on Anna Maria Island. Call 761-7629.

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS Providing the total TLC for your landscaping requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs, container gardens and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call 730-5318 for free consultation.


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR and Lawn Care: Light carpentry, pressure washing, handyman, plumbing and electrical, light hauling, tree trimming. Call 778-6170 or 447-2198.

ISLAND HOME REPAIRS: Painting, carpentry, drywall repairs, roofing, electrical repairs, jalousie door and window repairs, screen work. No job too small. Call 807-0028.

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


WATERFRONT KEY WEST-style home, fantastic north Anna Maria Island location, seasonal, $2,500/month, $900/week. Bayfront cottages also available with docks from $1,500/month, $500/week. Call 794-5980, or

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

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

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

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

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

GULFVIEW: NORTH SHORE Drive, 2BR/2BA, ground level, available now through May. Fully furnished, $2,000/month, includes utilities. (863) 581-4206, (813) 935-0694, (813) 933-8697, or e-mail:

ON THE BEACH new, 2BA/2BA weekly/monthly, Bradenton Beach 778-3618 or

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. $1,500/weekly or $5,200/monthly. Call 713-4805 or e-mail:

LOVELY 2BR UNIT, six-month rental. 210 81st. St., Holmes Beach. Leave your stuff from year to year. $2,250/month. Call (813) 961-8921.

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Off season, $500/week $1,500/month. Call Ron, 795-2656.

POOL HOME for your Florida holiday rental! 3BR/2BA, furnished, including grill. At the end of Perico Island causeway. $750/week, discounts for longer. Call 753-8709 or

VACATION RENTAL: 1BR/1BA duplex, three short blocks to beach. Phone, premium cable TV, microwave, washer/dryer, sleeps four. $1,800/month, $550/week. Call 807-5627 or e-mail:

BEACHFRONT: NORTH SHORE Drive, ground-level all-view home. Bean Point area. $3,500/month, $1,500/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

BEACHSIDE: NORTH SHORE Drive on the beach behind our house. Bean Point area. $2,500/month, $900/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

ANNUAL RENTAL 1BR/1BA in City of Anna Maria, west of Gulf Drive. $750/month. First, last, security. Call 778-3523.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL rental. 1BR/1BA with sun room apartment one block to Gulf and on Lake LaVista bayou. One person, nonsmoker, pet possible. Washer/dryer hookup in separate utility room. $795/month. Call 778-9158.

BAYFRONT ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA, tennis, pool, cable, water/sewer and trash included. Old Florida Realty Co., 778-3377, or Sharon 778-3730.

ANNA MARIA GULF beachfront apartment, vacation or seasonal. Lovely furnished interior, porch, sundeck, patio, tropical garden setting, laundry, no pets. Call 778-3143.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA, washer/dryer hookup, $900/month; 1BR/1BA, $650/month; 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer hookup, carport, $850. No pets. Dolores Baker Realty, 778-7500.

MANASOTA KEY, private home directly on beach/Gulf. 2BR/2BA, pet possible. Available May forward and next season. Call (570) 943-2516.

SEASONAL RENTALS: Condos and houses from $1,500/month-$500/week. Annual rentals: 517 72nd St., 3BR/2BA house, dock, two car garage, pet OK; 7104 Marina Drive, 3BR/2BA house, pool, two car garage, pet OK, $1,500/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA with den, first-floor villa, cathedral ceilings, two car garage, pond view, heated pool, tennis, gated community, pet OK, $1,300/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

CONDO FOR RENT: Holmes Beach, 2BR, pool, 100-feet from Gulf. Available October, November, December 2004, $1,800/month. Call (517) 694-3288.

RECENTLY REFURBISHED and nicely furnished 1BR/1BA ground-floor duplex with cheerful decor. Just three short blocks to the beach. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants in downtown Holmes Beach. Includes phone, premium cable, microwave, washer/dryer. Small pets OK. Available April 2004 and accepting reservations for 2005. Winter rates: $1,700/month, $550/week; summer rates: $500/week. E-mail: or call 807-5626.

EL CONQUISTADOR 2BR/2BA, Available annually and seasonally. Nicely located and furnished, cathedral ceilings, screened lanai, washer/dryer. Garage storage. Golf. Clay tennis courts. Call 778-3926 or cell 545-3097.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY: Holmes Beach 2BR/1BA near beach. $1,500/month for one month or $900/month for six months, includes utilities, 778-2556.

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

MANASOTA KEY, private home directly on beach/Gulf. 2BR/2BA, pet possible. Available May forward and next season. Call (570) 943-2516.

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

BEST ISLAND VALUE! Sandpiper Mobile 55-plus, 1BR/1BA, turnkey furnished. Very nice - must see inside! Three-six month minimum. $585/month includes all (cable, phone, electric, water, trash). All terms negotiable. Call office, 778-1140, or owner (330) 686-8765.

ANNUAL RENTAL 1BR/1BA garage-top apartment, fully furnished, $700/month. Also, totally renovated, everything new, ready for immediate occupancy. Ground-level 3BR/2.5BA direct-bayfront home with heated pool. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at 778-2291.

SAN REMO CONDO on canal, 1BR/1BA furnished, all new, clean and quiet. $735/month. Call 447-6278.

SUNRISE VIEWS all year! Unbelievable annual rental on the bay in the City of Anna Maria. Wonderful loft/contemplation area on second floor. $2,500/month. Call 778-3006.

SPRING/SUMMER weekly specials now available. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

DESIRABLE MARINA DRIVE annual rental. Freshly renovated 3BR/2BA home with boat slip! Hurry - the first person to see this home will want to take it! $1,300/month. Call 778-3006.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL rental: 1BR/1BA efficiency furnished. All utilities included, except telephone. Close to beach, pets OK. Handicap access. $700/month. Call 224-5664.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Perico Bay Club villa. Gated community. Delightful 2BR/2BA on bird-watching canal. Garage, screened lanai, washer/dryer, tile floors, club house, tennis, pool, Jacuzzi. $1,100/month. Call 778-5902.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: Large 2BR/2BA, den, laundry, deck, steps to Gulf. $975/month, plus electric. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

CHARMING 2BR/1BA cottage. Annual rental in historic district, beautiful wood floors, washer/dryer. One block to beach/bay, fenced yard. $1,100/month. Call 778-4451 or 778-3647.

NORTH BRADENTON BEACH: Spacious, remodeled, 2BR/1BA, bayview, steps to Gulf, covered parking, laundry. $895/month. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 100 steps to Gulf. Spacious 2BR/1BA, lanai. First, last and security. $795, plus electric. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

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

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 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. $1,500/weekly or $5,200/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail:

ANNUAL RENTAL: North end of Anna Maria. 2BR duplex, newly renovated, no pets. Unfurnished. 778-6088.

QUASI (HOLMES) BEACH. Spacious 1BR tiled annual $850/month, first, last security or seasonal, $395/week, plus tax. 778-1098.

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

BOOKING 2005 SEASON: Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA, $2,500/month, three-month minimum or January only. Call Martha, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

FURNISHED STUDIO APARTMENT: $500/month, plus electric, private, clean, steps from beach. Call (813) 659-0320 or 778-4941.

BOOKING 2005 SEASON: Sunny Shores 2BR/2BA, single family, bikes, fishing, boat ramp, one mile to beach. $2,400/month. Call Martha, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

2BR/2BA GROUND-LEVEL duplex, three blocks to beach, shared pool. Available April 1, $1,000/month plus utilities. A Paradise Realty, 778-4800.

GULFFRONT 1BR/1BA ground-floor condo, full kitchen, covered porch, available weekly April-December $750/week, maximum occupancy two. Call Martha, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

BEAUTIFUL TORCH LAKE, Michigan. Spacious, secluded home on 10 acres. Lakefront with dock. 3.5BR/2BA, sleeps eight, big deck with view. $1,800/week, monthly rates negotiable. Call (617) 232-8188 evenings.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY 2BR/1BA, Holmes Beach, near beach. $1,500/month or $900/month for six month, includes utilities. Call 778-2556.

AVAILABLE NOW: 2BR/2BA townhouse with boat slip, heated pool. $700/week, $2,000/month. Call Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

OFFICE HIDEAWAY Need quiet office away from home? Centrally located at back of prime commercial building, plenty of parking, private entry and restroom, 300 sf $375/month, utilities included. For information, call 745-0959 or 794-8991.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA HOUSE, north Anna Maria. On canal with dock. New appliances. Close to beach. $1,250/month plus utilities. Call Smith Realtors, 778-0770.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED RENTAL 2BR/2BA condo in Pine Bay Forest. First and security, close to pool, tennis courts. $900/month. Call 792-0973.

BEACH BLOCK ANNUAL rental 1BR/1BA in Holmes Beach. Bright unit, great location. Don't miss this! $750/month. Call (609) 652-0170.

AVAILABLE NEXT SEASON: Beautiful home and garden near Bean Point. Elevated, 3BR/2BA, screened lanai. $3,200/month. Call (727) 906-8500 or

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2.5BA townhouse newly renovated across from beach. Heated pool, garage, washer/dryer. Includes water, cable. No pets. $1,300/month. Call 792-6029 or 545-6124.

NORTH HOLMES BEACH annual, two blocks from Gulf, 2BR/1BA, central air conditioning, fenced yard, separate laundry hookup. $750/month, includes water/trash. $500 security. Call 778-5391.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Half-duplex, 2BR/2BA, steps to beach, shopping and restaurants. Laundry facilities. $825/month. Small or medium pets welcome. Large deck. Call 778-0837.

THE PREMIER 2BR/2BA, second-floor condo in the Moorings. $3,300/month. No pets, nonsmoking. Reserve now. 778-9710.

SEASONAL 2BR/2BA townhouse condo with heated pool, boat dock, laundry, phone, cable. $495/Easter week, or $1,395 for April. Call 342-9456.

EFFICIENCY APARTMENT across from Gulf. $550/week, plus tax and cleaning deposit. Nicely furnished, nonsmoking. Call 778-3320.

BRADENTON BEACH fully furnished 1BR and efficiency apartments. Half-block to beach or bay. Available April 1-November 30. Nonsmoking, no pets. Great rates! 778-9002.

2BR/1BA CONDO, one block to beach. Beautifully decorated, pool. $650/week; $2,300/month, plus tax and cleaning deposit. Nonsmoking. Call 778-3320.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 1BR/1BA duplex with covered parking, walk to Gulf, $680/month, most utilities included. 2BR/1BA duplex, walk to Gulf, $760/month. 2BR/2BA ground-level home, caged heated pool, walk to Gulf, $1200/month. Take advantage of great move-in specials! Call Island Real Estate, 778-6066.


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

WATERFRONT LOTS and homes between Englewood and Boca Grande: Six lots with seawalls and a ground-level waterfront home, deep water, no bridges, one tip-lot directly on Intracoastal and bay, your dock to the Gulf in three minutes. Properties affordably priced from $289,000. Call (570) 943-2516.

EIGHT-UNIT APARTMENT building in Toledo, Ohio. Trade for Anna Maria condo/home/duplex. Great cash flow. Call (734) 243-9006. Leave message.

THREE LONGBOAT LOTS on General Harris Street, total of 1.3 acres (MOL). Offered at $400K each. Longview Realty, 383-6112.

SAN REMO SHORES condo, 1BR/1BA on canal, just two miles to beaches. Turn key furnished. No restrictions! $120,000. Contact Bill, 518-9300 days, 795-5100 evenings.

LAGUNA YACHT VILLAGE: Tranquil waterfront community offers everything you've been looking for. Deep-water boat docks, short walk to gorgeous beaches, tropical setting and carefree living. Two brand new quality built homes with spacious floor plans and many upgrades starting at $638,500 and three homesites starting at $240,000. Call Tina Rudek or Mike Migone of Wedebrock Real Estate, 383-5543.

THE SEA OATS, 2201 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Seize the limited-time opportunity to obtain at preconstruction prices a condo in a small complex of 8 in paradise! All will have views of private beach and Gulf of Mexico from windows and balconies. Sarasota Bay to be seen from roof-top verandas. Luxury inside and out. Heated swimming/spa, glass elevator. Carports, garages. Very low maintenance. Contemporary Key West-style, 2BR/2.5BA, total sf from 1,597 to 3,146 sf $579,000 - $959,000. Open house every Sunday, noon-4pm. Contact Jane Guy, 284-5469.

BEACH COTTAGE RESORT 3BR owners home plus three rental units. Great west of Gulf Drive location. 100 yards to beach. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. For sale by owner. 111 36th St., Holmes Beach. $1,100,000. 778-2071.

NORTH LONGBOAT KEY Gulfside single-family community. Only three homes remaining. Community pool, walk to beach, shops. Models open daily 10AM-4PM. Conrad Beach, 387-9595.

2BR/2BA WATERFRONT CONDO deep-water dock, five minutes to bay. Custom tile and Pergo flooring. $215,000. Apollo Beach. Call 779-0153.

NORTH END 2BR/2BA near Gulf beach. Sun deck, screened porch, working fireplace, solar. $490,000. Call 778-2665.

2BR/2BA HOUSE with separate 1BR/1BA guest room. Large lot, room for a pool. Boat dock, two-car garage, turnkey furnished. Excellent rental. 5905 Flotilla Drive, Holmes Beach. $449,000. Call 920-4539.

MT. VERNON CONDO 2BR/2BA, stand-alone unit. Spacious, excellent condition. $149,500. Call 746-3462.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB 2BR/2BA, direct beachfront. Elevator, pool. $825,000. Call 798-9000 or cell 224-6726.

FREE FLORIDA VACATION: You purchase the property from me, I'll manage it. You tell me when you want to stay and it's free! Mortgage assistance available. Contact Suzanne, 753-8709.

MOBILE HOME IN 55-plus resort park. 1BR/1BA, Florida room, updated kitchen. Remodeled bathroom, 200 steps to the beautiful beach. Florida living at a reasonable price at Sandpiper Mobile Resort, by owner. Call 778-7516.

TWO VERY CRISP newer waterfront homes in the Englewood area. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, seawall, no bridges - buy this one for the price of a lot, only $319,000. Also 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, with family room and office next to tip lot, massive big water views, seawall dock, 10,000-lb. boatlift, solar pool (model condition), only $529,900. Get $20,000 buyer's credit each if under contract by April 11, can be used as down money. Also seawalled double waterfront lot $289,900. All are direct access, no bridges or locks. Call (570) 943-2516, leave message.

SMALL WONDERFUL TRAILER in Pines Trailer Park, Bradenton Beach. Totally rebuilt, furnished, low monthly, boat dock. $22,000. Call 778-2820.

TWO CONDOS in small, five-unit Bradenton Beach complex. Unit 2 is a 2BR/1BA, ground floor, $200,000. Unit 5 is a 2BR/2BA, up/down, corner unit, new custom blinds, $300,000. 300 Gulf Drive S. Available April 1. For sale by owner, net to us. Call (864) 226-4129.

LOWEST PRICED 2BR/2BA townhouse with boat slip, heated pool, completely remodeled. $198,000. Call Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

TRAILER with room to expand in Bradenton Beach park. Bay and Gulf steps away with small boat dock, fishing pier. $22,000/offer. Call 778-1181 or 962-4947.

WEST OF GULF Drive. This 2BR/2BA duplex in Holmes Beach is the perfect affordable Island getaway. Beautiful Gulf beach is just one short block away. Elevated with plenty of parking and storage below in desirable area north of Holmes Beach. Just listed at $395,000. Call Green Real Estate today! 778-0455.

CANALFRONT: Boater's dream. No bridges. New to market. Professionally redecorated, tranquil Anna Maria beach house. Move-in tomorrow. Elevated 3BR/2BA, plus den and wrap-around deck. Large work shed and three-car garage. Tropical garden with citrus. $649,000. Call 778-1537.

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm, first time by owner. Beautiful saltwater view of Palma Sola Bay/canal. Dock/V-lift, many amenities. Large, updated, 1BR/1BA villa, partially furnished, shows like a model. 3890 Catalina Drive, off Cortez. $180's. Call 795-2599.

$375,000 HOME 2BR (possible 3)/2BA. Lowest priced home in Holmes Beach! Won't last long. Lots of potential. Two blocks to beautiful beach, half-block to boat docks (dock available for your boat). Quiet, friendly neighborhood. 90 by 90 foot lot Room for pool. Large kitchen and living room. 920-4539.

DUPLEX WITH GREAT Gulfviews in Bradenton Beach. Just remodeled 2BR/1BA upstairs and 1BR/1BA downstairs. Over 1,500 sf. Dead-end street, 100-feet to beach. New deck faces beach. Asking $495,000. Call Barry Gould at 778-3314, Island Vacation Properties.


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