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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 31, 2004


GAS STOVE 20-inch, like new, $135; in-wall or window air conditioning, 18,000 BTU, excellent condition, $110. Call 387-9086.

MURRAY SELF-PROPELLED lawnmower, $100 or best offer; fertilizer spreader, $15; electric weed trimmer,$15; complete set of women's golf clubs, golf bag and cart, $100. 778-1444.

WASHER/DRYER must sell today, $50/pair; dresser, $15; table and six chairs, $40; scooter, needs battery, $300 or best offer. Call 778-0535.

FREE: LADIES SCHWINN, 10-speed, old. Call 778-1444.

YOU CAN LOSE weight. Free trial program for one month supply. Call Loretta, 778-2658, for details or visit

GLASS-TOP DINING table with four chairs, cushions, wicker and wrought iron. $550 or best offer. 773-4180.

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 would like to thank The Islander and local businesses for your donations to help make our season a big success! Thank you so much!

SINGER/GUITARIST looking for bassist and drummer to form rock group. Guitarists and singers welcome. Powerful sounding. Call Walt, 779-1222.

TOURIST APPRECIATION SALE: Niki's Gift and Antique Mall, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Select gifts and antiques, 25 percent to 70 percent off all sterling jewelry, 50 percent off teak desk and matching computer desk, $85. Open 7 days 9:30am-5pm. 779-0729.

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 Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:30am-2pm, Saturday 9-noon. Always 50 percent off sales rack. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

COMMUNITY SALE Saturday, April 3, 8am-? Art, battery-powered and U.S. Post Office bicycles, furniture, miscellaneous. South Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach.



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

FREE TO GOOD home. Female, spayed calico cat. Wonderful pet, very healthy, but feline leukemia positive. Call 504-4199.

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 779-2063.

1995 JEEP WRANGLER six-cylinder, air conditioning, CD player, new shocks, 99,100 original miles. Asking $7,200 or best offer. Call Neal at 284-3061.

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


TRAILER WANTED for 24-foot pontoon boat. Call 778-4814.

SUN DOLPHIN on trailer, 11-foot, 3-inch, great for flats. $550 or best offer. 778-2581.

MODULAR DOCK SYSTEM: Custom drive-on docking solutions by Versa Dock. Maintenance free, 20-year warranty. (941) 685-7648, Anna Maria area.


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.

BABYSITTER: RED CROSS babysitting and first-aid certified. Enjoys playing with kids. Call Alexandra, 778-5352.


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

PET GROOMING: Great opportunity, good profit, west side location. Equipment, inventory and long-time clients. Terms considered. $30,000. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

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.

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

SERVERS NEEDED: All shifts. Right now great pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph's. 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria or call 778-3953.

PART-TIME HELP needed at the Beach Shop. A fun place to work! Located at Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach. Apply in person. Ask for Dee or Rosie.

STEWARD POSITION: Responsibilities include receiving goods, daily inventory, cleaning and maintenance of kitchen. Hours 9am-5pm, Tues.-Sat. Bistro at Island's End, a Sean Murphy restaurant. Inquire at 779-2444.

LOCAL ISLAND RESTAURANT looking for short order-cook for all shifts. Please call 779-9100.

DISHWASHER NEEDED: Full-time, good pay. Call Mr. Bones, 778-6614.

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.



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.

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. Barefoot Estate Management, 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.

DUTCH STAR PAINTING: Premium quality interior painting. Residential and commercial. Registered and insured. No charge for estimates. Call 755-5526.

GOING AWAY? Let me give you peace of mind by monitoring your residence. Christian woman and Island resident for 13 years. Can furnished, references upon request. Call 778-5394.

EXCEL SPORTS: One-on-one instruction. Baseball, soccer, football, personal training. Professional/college players, coaches. Reserve your lesson today. Call 773-6010.

KEEP IT CLEAN: Residential cleaning service. Weekly or biweekly. Five years experience. Great references. Let me help! Call Debbie, 792-9439.

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

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.

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.

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.

DeHART'S Quality Lawn Maintenance. Call 792-5707.

SCOTT D'S LAWNCARE, pressure washing. Commercial, residential, insured. Top-level service. Call 812-2566.

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.


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.


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.

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:

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 713-0034 or e-mail:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

ANNUAL RENTAL 3BR/2.5BA, direct bayfront home with heated pool, totally renovated, everything new, ready for immediate occupancy. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A. at 778-2291.

UPGRADE FOR NEXT year: 2BR/2BA under-cover parking, walk to beach. $2,250/month. Nicely furnished, leave your stuff from season to season. (813) 962-0817.

REDUCED RENTAL during next six months of beautifully furnished 3BR/2BA pool home near Perico Causeway. Call for details, Coastal Properties Realty, 753-8709.

GULFVIEW: NORTH SHORE Drive, 2BR/2BA, ground level, garage, reserve for next fall/winter. Fully furnished, $2,000/month, includes utilities. (863) 581-4206 or (813) 935-0694. E-mail:

BAYFRONT HOUSE for rent annually. City of Anna Maria. 3BR/2BA, private beach, immaculate. Call 778-3006.

ANNUAL: RENOVATED 3BR/2BA house with boat slip. Spacious and bright interior, great location. $1,300/month. Call 778-3006.

PANORAMIC SKYWAY VIEWS from second-floor loft in this annual rental in the City of Anna Maria. Gorgeous bayfront home, available now. $2,500/month. Call 778-3006.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, Bradenton Beach, one block from beach. Must be clean, no pets. Call (941) 625-2889 or 276-2011.

ANNA MARIA DUPLEX 218-B Palmetto Ave. 2BR/2BA, furnished, washer/dryer, utilities, available 2005 season. $1,800/month. Call (813) 949-6891, Tampa.

ANNUAL RENTAL DUPLEX 2BR/2BA with garage. Quiet location, washer/dryer hookup. $850/month. 412 80th St. Call 374-5772.

AVAILABLE NOW: 2BR/2BA townhouse. Boat slip, heated pool. Also Longboat cottage. $700/week, $2,000/month. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

LONDON SW1, ENGLAND. Escape the Florida heat and rent my lovely studio apartment in central London. Call 794-8972 or e-mail:

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex, two blocks to Gulf. $775/month includes trash, washer/dryer, storage area. Quiet neighborhood. First, last, $250 security. Call 779-1112.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex, two blocks to Gulf. $775/month includes trash, washer/dryer, storage area. Quiet neighborhood. First, last, $250 security. Call 779-1112.

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

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

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 2BR/2BA townhouse condo on canal with boat dock and heated pool. Excellent condition. Available for six months at $795/month, or 12 months at $895/month. 342-9456.

CAPE COD summer rental. Ocean Edge Resort, Eaton Village, Brewster, Mass.. Immaculate 2BR/2BA, 14th fairway. (312) 831-1926 or

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: Beach block, 1BR/1BA, bright, sunny beach apartment. A must see! $700/month. Call 773-3966.

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

ANNUAL RENTALS 517 72nd St., 3BR/2BA with den, first-floor villa, cathedral ceilings, two-car garage, pond view, heated pool/tennis, gated community, pet OK. Water, pest and cable included. Available immediately, $1,200; 117 Neptune, 2BR/2BA duplex on stilts, small pet ok, garage, washer/dryer, $995; 2104 Avenue B, 1BR/1BA duplex, furnished, no pets, $700; Perico Island, 2BR/2BA condo, first floor, pond view, carport, includes water/pest/cable TV, $1,200. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS: Condos/houses from $500/week; $1,500/month. Many Gulffront. Call SunCoast Real Estate, (800) 732-6434.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Live in paradise year round! 1BR/1BA from $630/month, most utilities included; 2BR/1BA elevated duplex, $760/month; 2BR/2BA, $925/month, onewith one-car garage, Florida room, lanai, pets welcome! Call for details on great move-in specials. Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED or partially furnished Anna Maria City, Gulfviews, nonsmoking. First, last, security. $675/month plus utilities. 778-5439.

2BR/2BA CONDO, furnished or unfurnished, in Perico Bay Club. Available April 1. $1,100/month plus utilities. A Paradise Realty, 778-4800.

2404 AVE. B: 1BR/1BA efficiency. Steps to beach, bay and park. For one or a couple in love. $550/month, $275 deposit. Water included. Pet friendly. 778-6690.

RENTAL HOME: Remodeled, two blocks to beach, 3BR/2BA, spacious with fireplace, pool and outside spa, two porches, front and back, completely private, fence. Available immediately, must see. Call 773-0975.

THE PREMIER BAYFRONT 2BR/2BA second-floor condo in the Moorings. No pets, nonsmoking. Available April 22, 2004. Reserve now! 778-9710.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA on canal in Holmes Beach; 3BR/2BA home in Holmes Beach. Call 778-7039.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA Townhouse condo on canal with boat dock and heated pool. Excellent condition. Available week of Easter, $495; month of April, $1,595. 342-9456.

CHARMING HISTORIC 2BR/1BA cottage. Fenced yard, wood floors, washer/dryer, one block to beach/bay. Annual, $975/month. Call 778-4451.

BRADENTON BEACH fully furnished apartment, half-block to beach or bay. Quiet family area. Available April-December. $680/month, includes taxes and utilities. Nonsmoking or pets. 778-9002.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA triplex unit in Holmes Beach. Central heat/air, new carpet. Short walk to beach. Some utilities included. Nonsmoking. $750/month. First, last, security. References required. Call 778-1193.

ANNUAL RENTAL Perico Island: 2BR/2BA waterfront villa with garage. Association, pool, tennis courts. $1,100/month. An Island Place Realty Inc., 779-0733.

ANNUAL RENTALS 3BR/2BA pool home close to beach with boat slip. $2,000/month. Call Deborah Thrasher Re/Max Excellence, (941) 518-7738 or (941) 383-9700.

NEEDED! Annual and vacation rentals to rent! Personalized property management with Anna Maria Island Accommodations and An Island Place Realty. or 779-0733.

SEASONAL RENTALS: 3BR/1BA beach house, Gulfview, $850/week or $2,800/month; 2BR/1BA unit, one block to beach, $550/week or $1,500/month. Call Deborah Thrasher RE/Max Excellence, (941) 518-7738 or (941) 383-9700.

SPRING BREAK SPECIAL! Steps to beach. Furnished 1BR on Anna Maria Island with cable, washer/dryer, microwave, telephone. $595/week, plus tax. 778-1098.

ANNUAL RENTAL Anna Maria. North end 2BR duplex. Newly renovated. No pets. $700/month, plus security. 778-6088.


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.

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.

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

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.

BRADENTON BEACH CONDO: $349,900. Gulffront development, newly refurbished, on-site rental office, flexible rental program. Dennis Girard, ResortQuest Real Estate, 809-0041.

RARE SPACIOUS Perico townhouse. 2BR/2BA upstairs, 1BR/den/third downstairs. Designer furnished. Gorgeous master suite. Tennis, pool. $279,000. Premier Florida Realty, 761-3720.

LOT FOR SALE: Cleared and ready to build. This lot is two short blocks to the Gulf in the village of Anna Maria. Offered at $295,000. Call Green Real Estate, 778-0455.

SUNBOW BAY Holmes Beach, three-level townhouse on water. 5BR/3BA. Four decks, dock with boat and motor included, refreshed. Broker protected. Call 778-4783.

$399,000 - Charming Holmes Beach residence with in-law or rental apartment. 2BR/2BA and 1BR/1BA, two blocks to beach, large corner lot with fenced back yard and fruit trees. Two laundry rooms with washers and dryers and all other appliances included. Owner occupied. Motivated. As-is with right to inspect. Principals only. 779-0470.

2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE, boat slip, pool, all newly remodeled. 1,300 sf. Great value at $198,000. Call Fred Flis, owner, 756-1090.

WATERFRONT PENTHOUSE: Regatta Point condos, rare opportunity to own most coveted view - Manatee River, beautiful Bradenton skyline. Two-story, greenhouse top floor, master bath with bidet, two walk-in closets, security, two parking spaces (covered), heated pool, party room. By appointment, 722-5729. $650,000.

WANTED: 2BR cottage on Anna Maria with room to expand, quiet street. Jay White, 952-0616 or

TRAILER with room to expand in Bradenton Beach park, bay, Gulf and fishing pier steps away. Recent upgrades. $22,000 or offer. Call 778-1181, 962-4947.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND POOL home! 4BR/3.5BA on large lot. Many updates. 2,100-feet under air. One-car garage. $517,500. 778-4675.

BEACH HOUSE: HALF-BLOCK to beach. 50 by 100 foot lot. West of Gulf Drive with great rental income history. Many updates. $317,500. 778-4675.

BAYOU CONDO 2BR/1BA completely furnished with beautiful view of canal and Tampa bay. Dock/boat slip included. $298,900. Call 779-0807.

RENOVATED LARGE ground-level duplex with pool! 90-by-100-ft. lot zoned R2. Near beach with great rental income. Quiet neighborhood. $509,000. Call 778-4675.

HOLMES BEACH canal home. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. New seawall, new central air/heat, cathedral ceiling, open floor plan, huge lanai, spa. Beautiful, must see. $795,000. 778-4515.

DEEP-WATER CANAL 600-feet from Intracoastal. Elevated 2BR/2BA newer home with additional and separate 1BR/1BA guest suite. Boat dock. Fully furnished. Large great room with cathedral ceilings, opens onto beautiful 28 by 10 foot screened porch. Large yard has irrigation system and lots of room for your pool or future expansion. Nice landscaping with mature trees. Covered patio with hot tub, big two-car garage. Great location, close to shopping, restaurants, police/fire, trolley and city park with tennis courts, baseball and skate park. Price reduced. $440,000. (941) 920-4539.

FLAMINGO CAY WATERFRONT. New listing. Lovely 3BR/2BA, living, dining, family rooms. Garage. Freshly painted. Vacant, ready for you! $436,900. (813) 985-8048.

THERE IS ONLY one 3BR Gulffront condo on the Island selling for under a million bucks! Just reduced. Call Barry Gould, 778-3314. Island Vacation Properties LLC.

WESTBAY COVE 2BR/2BA, updated, glass lanai, extra nice, close to beach. 1,450 sq.ft. For sale by owner. (502) 817-7986.

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY April 4, 1-4 pm. 516 58th St. in Holmes Beach. 3BR/2BA home on canal, 300 feet from the bay, new pool. Call Ted Schlegel, 518-6117. Island Vacation Properties LLC.

$179,000 LAKEBRIDGE VILLAGE next to IMG. 3BR/3BA, 2-car garage on lake. 758-4841.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: Sought after Palma Sola Village. Close to beaches, schools, shopping. 4BR/3BA, heated pool, fireplace, fenced corner lot. Asking $292,900. Jerry Cercone, Coldwell Banker, 720-1575.


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