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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, April 14, 2004


LOCATE MISSING PIECES for your china, crystal and flatware patterns. Call Tabletopster at (888) 242-0994 or visit

SPRING SALE Niki's Gift & Antiques, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, 9:30am-5pm. Baker's rack, select gifts, antiques, 30 to 60 percent off. Sterling jewelry 50 percent off. 779-0729.

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.


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

YARD SALE Friday and Saturday, 9am-1pm. Furniture, bedroom, living room, dining room, porch. Linens, dishes, accessories. 6304 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE SATURDAY, April 17, 9am-noon. Like new dining room, living room, furniture, tables, lamps, pictures. 3705 E. Bay Drive, #203 Sunbow Bay, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY, April 17, 9am-1pm. Books, clothes, boat items, bicycles and so on. 617 Dundee Lane, Key Royale.


FOUND: CD player in Anna Maria. Call 778-2076.


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.


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


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

WANTED: RENTAL boat lift for 20-foot. Proline. Holmes Beach area. Call evenings, 778-0372.

SUNFISH SAILBOAT: Great sailing condition, new sail, too. $675. 794-5980.

BOAT SLIP to rent for season in Holmes Beach. Up to 30-foot boat. 778-7412, leave message.

1995 SEADOO BOMBARDIER: Three-passenger Jet-Ski type watercraft. Trailer, life jackets, low mileage. $2,200. 778-9262.


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.

SPENCER'S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call 778-0944.


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

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.

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.

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

PART-TIME Friday and Saturday, 6:30am-3:30pm. Tennis court maintenance and general maintenance around club. Retirees welcome. Please call 383-6426.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

FREE EXPERIENCED HOUSE-SITTING: Retired Christian couple available anytime. References provided, including local. Pets, yard work. Call (770) 832-7319.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Quality lawn service, landscape cleanups, plantings, pruning, tree installation, shell, more. Insured, references, free estimates. 778-2335 or 284-1568.

FREE: Will trim and cut your frangipani and plumerea free for the cuttings. 798-9173.


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.

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

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.


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. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $425-$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

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.

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.

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 now and accepting reservations for 2005. Winter rates: $1,700/month, $550/week; summer rates: $500/week. E-mail: or call 807-5626.

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

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 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.

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.

PANORAMIC SKYWAY VIEWS from second-floor loft in this annual rental in the City of Anna Maria. Gorgeous bayfront home, available now. $2,300/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. Call Gabe, 374-5772.

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.

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

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

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 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.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL, unfurnished, new carpet, not pets. Near beach. $585/month, plus security. Call (727) 656-3384.

ANNUAL RENTAL available May 1. 1BR with boat dockage. Nonsmoking. Furnished or unfurnished. $750/$700/month. 778-5445.

1BR/1BA TRAILER for rent, steps to beach, 55-plus. Annually, $460/month; seasonally, $700/month. Sell for $10,000. 727-1683.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR/2BA home with boat slip, $1,350/month; 3BR/2BA bayfront home, $2,500/month; 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.

118 52ND ST., Holmes Beach, townhouse, 500 feet from the beach. Annual rental, 2BR/1.5BA, all new appliances, completely remodeled. $1,150/month. (330) 757-7670.

SECURE STORAGE: Boats, trailers, etc. Starting at $30. Call 739-5555, 10am-4pm.

ANNUAL SPACIOUS 2BR/1BA covered parking, laundry, bayview, steps to Gulf. $895/month, plus electric. 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL large 2BR/2BA, den, laundry, porch, close to beach. First, last, security. $975/month. (585) 473-9361 or 778-5412.

WATERFRONT HOME with pool, sauna, steam bath, exercise room, laundry room, very nice. $3,000/month seasonally, or $1,700/monthly annual. Also, 1BR/1BA apartment, same area, $1,000/month annually; $1,500/month seasonally. 779-9074.

ANNUAL RENTAL 3BR/2BA home in Holmes Beach. No pets. Call 778-7039.

INCREDIBLE CHARM Bradenton Beach vacation rental. Unique 3BR/2BA, Gulfview, one-and-a-half blocks to beach, gas grill to HBO, Mexican tile, plants, great yard, family welcome, pet negotiable. May 15 to Aug. 15, $5,500. 778-7930.

SUPER SAVINGS SPECIALS! Now available. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: Direct Gulf view 1BR/1BA elevated apartment. Covered parking, great views. $670/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 778-2307.

PALM ISLAND HARBORFRONT escape. Secluded Key West-style with dock. Access by ferry. Fishing, shelling, wildlife. $125/night, $800/week. Also, Cortez cottage, $950/month, $500/week. 794-5980 or

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2104 Ave. B, 1BR/1BA duplex, furnished, no pets, $700/month; 211 82nd St., 2BR/2BA duplex, pet OK, $995; 640 Broadway, Longboat Key, 3BR/2BA house, pet OK, $1,200/month; Perico Island, 2BR/2BA first-floor condo, pond view, pet OK, carport. Includes water, pest, cable, $1,100/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202 or (800) 732-6434.  

ANNA MARIA NORTH end 3BR/2BA furnished vacation home. Available now through October. $1,600/month. (508) 944-9656. Steps to gorgeous beach.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS: Condos and houses from $500/week; $1,500/month. Many Gulffront. 779-0202 or (800) 732-6434. SunCoast Real Estate,  

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, elevated, washer/dryer hookups, storage, covered parking. No pets. $800/month. Call 778-0954.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR in Holmes Beach. Nice! $575/month, plus deposit and utilities. Call weekdays 778-6541, pager 569-1591.

HOLMES BEACH between Gulf Drive and beach. 2BR/1BA home fully equipped. Available November through April (minimum four months). 778-1996.

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

FURNISHED 1BR/1BA, clean. Nonsmoking, no pets. First, last, security. $550/month. Mature individual preferred. 778-6511.

TOTALLY REMODELED: Great 1BR with peek-a-boo Gulf view. 125 steps to the beach. Annual, $725/month. 778-4451 or 778-3647.

ANNUAL LARGE 1BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach. New kitchen and bath, laundry room with washer/dryer. Sober adults only. $750/month. 779-0470.

BRIGHT SPACIOUS NEW 2BR/2BA villa, garage, washer/dryer, pool, minutes from beach, shopping. Nonsmoking, no pets. $1,100. Call 730-4190.

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


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.

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.

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

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

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.

$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.

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

ANNA MARIA BEACH/BAYFRONT: Two homes on one lot. White sand beach. $1,699,000. Gabe Buky, Coldwell Banker, 374-5772.

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.

DEEP-WATER CANAL, elevated 2BR/2BA newer home with bonus 1BR/BA. Boat dock. Fully furnished. Greatroom with cathedral ceiling opens to beautiful screened porch. Big yard, irrigation, room for pool, nice landscaping. Covered patio, hot tub, two-car garage. Great central Holmes Beach location. $440,000. Open House Saturday-Sunday, April 17-18. For information call (941) 920-4539.

WATERFRONT LOTS and homes between Englewood and Boca Grande. Six lots with seawalls and three ground-level waterfront homes. Deep water, no bridges, one tip lot directly on Intracoastal and bay. Your dock to the Gulf in three minutes. Last chance for affordably prices waterfront lots from $289,000; homes from $329,000. (570) 943-2516.

CANALFRONT: North end of Anna Maria. No bridges to Tampa Bay. Fresh paint and new carpeting in this delightful, professionally redecorated beach house on cul-de-sac with 3BR/2BA, den, screened lanai, wraparound deck. Partial bay views. Three-car garage with large work shed and tropical garden with dock, citrus and room for pool. Walk to beach. $615,000. For info and visits, 778-1537.

CONDO WANTED! 2BR/2BA, prefer Sandy Pointe or similar. Private party, no Realtor fees! Around $205,000. Call 747-2062 or (702) 219-2055.

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, April 14, 1-4 pm, 516 58th St., Holmes Beach. 3BR/2BA home with new pool. Remodeled 2003. Ted Schlegel, 518-6117, Island Vacation Properties, LLC, 778-6849.

WATERFRONT: FLAMINGO CAY. New listing, lovely 3BR/2BA, living, dining, family rooms, garage. Freshly painted. Ready for you. $436,000. Homeworks Showcase (813) 985-8048, or

BRADENTON BEACH Sandpiper Mobile Resort, lot 631. Completely redone, new floors, new furniture and appliances. Adjacent parking. 55-plus. $31,995. 779-1371.

HOLMES BEACH CONDO: $396,400. Direct beachfront, turnkey furnished, heated pool, elevator, one-car covered parking. Call 266-7500.


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