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Date of Issue: April 08, 2009

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, April 8, 2009


FOR SALE: SEVEN-piece living room set. Includes sofa, loveseat, two chairs, coffee and two end tables. Excellent condition. Earth-tone colors. $1,000 or best offer. 941-713-3214.

RESTAURANT TABLES, CHAIRS: 8 30-inch square tables, 20 black wrought-iron high-back chairs with padded seats. Miscellaneous goods. Call 941-487-7487.

WEDDING DRESS FOR sale: Ivory with beaded bodice, cathedral train. Train pins in back to three pleated layers. Size 14. Professionally cleaned and preserved. $125 or best offer. 941-794-2312.

HUGE, DECORATIVE FRAMED mirrors: Several styles to choose from, sizes from 4 by 6 feet, to 5 by 8. $250-$400. 941-730-2606. 

ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Mahogany buffet, $350. Small antique burl-wood rocker, $200. 941-778-1102.

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


TERRY HAYES, REALTOR. Global market, market connections. 941-302-3100.

WANTED: FISHING GEAR: Anna Maria Privateers are collecting new or used, repairable fishing poles and reels, nets, tackle, buckets, etc. to give to children. Donate your gear at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

ISLAND ROCK SCHOOL at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Guitar, bass, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, piano and vocals. Call Scott Achor, 941-778-1747, or Koko Ray Hansen, 941-758-0395. Rock on!

ISLANDER MOTHER’S DAY tribute contest: The Islander invites readers, children and adults, to participate in its Mother’s Day tribute. In 500 words or less, tell your favorite story about your mom, something sweet, comical, heroic or special that she did for you. Entries must be received by May 1. Send entries to the newspaper via mail at 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217; via fax at 866-362-9821 or via e-mail at

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $50. Three lines, $60. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.


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

MINISTRY OF PRESENCE Inc. garage sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union on S.R. 70, first light east of I-75. We need your donations to help the orphaned children of Haiti. Spring-cleaning? Think of us. Call 941-822-2131, for pick up of your items. See you at the sale.

GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m. Saturday, April 11. Old, new, beachy and blue things for everyone. 627 Concord Lane, Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 11. Multi-family, cleaning out storage units. Lots of $1 items. 3607 Gulf Drive N., Holmes Beach, in back of Publix.

FIRE HALL YARD sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 11. Donations accepted at hall or call for pick-up at 941-720-0426. Free coffee. See you Saturday! 201 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach.

A SALE EVERYDAY at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Miscellaneous office supplies, t-shirts, treasures.


FOUND: PRESCRIPTION GLASSES. Brown with polka dots. Found near Waterfront restaurant. Can be claimed at The Islander office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

FOUND: DODGE CAR keys. Near 76th and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Please claim at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

LOST: MEN'S RING, white gold, grooved. 20 feet offshore near buoy, Club Bamboo. Reward! 513-633-6597.

FOUND: USB FLASH drive at Manatee Public Beach. Black, iLogic  1GB. Please claim at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

LOST: SET OF keys on purple leather key ring. 941-778-1663.

FOUND: CANON CAMERA, seems new. Found March 26 between Gulf Drive andHolmes Boulevard, near 67th Street, Holmes Beach. To claim call, 941-524-1445.


BEAUTIFUL CHOCOLATE-POINT Siamese female cat needs loving home. Seven years old, spayed. Call 941-776-3984.

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

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


FOR SALE: 1997 Toyota RAV 4. 92,000 miles, one owner. Good condition. $4,500, books for $4,975. Call 941-713-3214.

1993 TOYOTA 4 RUNNER. SR5V6, four-wheel drive. Only 130,000 miles. Loaded, well-maintained. $4,000 or best offer. 941-538-8881.

FOR SALE: 1999 Ford Explorer ‘Sport.’ Good condition, runs great. Two-door, new tires $3,500 or best offer. Call 941-737-9173.


BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction.  Day. Week. Month.  Sunfish, Laser, Zuma and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400. FOR RENT: DEEP-WATER boat slip. North end, Anna Maria. Gulf access. 941-794-8877



ISLAND TUTORING. Manatee High School sophomore Chris Perez tutors elementary or middle school children. Call 941-778-2979.

CALL ALEXANDRA, 15, for babysitting or odd-jobs. Red Cross certified in first aid and babysitting. 941-778-5352

ISLAND TEEN EXPERIENCED, and certified child care with Safe Sitter, CPR and Red Cross training, seven days a week. Maggie, 941-447-4632 or 941-778-8405.

CALL GUSSIE AT 941-778-7257 for babysitting. I have experience with kids of all ages.

NEED A BABYSITTER or pet sitter? Call Kendall! First-aid certified, great with kids and animals! Best on the Island! 941-779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER, pet sitter, house sitter or dog walker? Experienced. Red Cross certified in CPR for all ages. Call the twins, Kayla and Ariel Jennis, 941-778-1746.

TEEN WITH CHILD daycare experience and Red Cross certified in babysitting. Loves children. Call Katie, 941-778-1491 or 941-447-4057.

TRISH AND KIM babysitting service, house cleaning and pet sitting. Certified. Experienced. Call 941-538-8922 or 941-538-2081.

LAWN MOWING/DOG walking? Will walk dogs any day, mow lawns after 5 p.m. weekdays, after 11 a.m. weekends. 941-447-7092.

CALL ZACK, 13, for odd jobs. Will do anything you need done after school and Saturdays. 941-524-4143.

KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Information, 941-779-1208.


GREAT SITE: FORMER service station on strategic Longboat corner. Many business  uses possible: gas/convenience store, bank, restaurant, etc. Priced reduced to $999,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

RESTAURANT: PROFITABLE, BEAUTIFUL, long history in resort area. Beer/wine. Any good cuisine would work. Confidentiality agreement required. $180,000 plus inventory. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

COMMERCIAL OFFICES: FROM $250/month, includes utilities. Different sizes to fit your budget, from small office to 1,600 sf. Ideal for accounting, attorney or office away from home.  941-746-8666. 5382 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.


SENIOR CAREGIVER: ISLAND resident. Excellent professional references. Flexible scheduling. 941-778-2161.


LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 941-778-5476.

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

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

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

WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, 941-778-3455, or cell 941-720-4152.

TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.

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

PAINTING: INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, quality work, free estimates, 15 years experience. Call Dave, 941-812-6213.

TRANSPORT SERVICE: LET me drive you to the airport or anywhere in Florida. Flat rates. Reasonable. Call Mike, 941-567-6634.

GET A BID, then call Nick. Voted No.1 painter. 941-962-5131.

FREE HOUSESITTER/PETSITTER, etc. Retired Christian couple available anytime. Excellent local, repeat references. 770-832-7319,

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION: Baths, exercise, meals, chauffer, clean, etc. 941-748-3247 or 941-713-7380.

DANNY’S IRRIGATION: NEW installs, valve tracking, pool pump repair, all your irrigation needs. Call 941-374-0352.

IMMUNE-BOOSTING MASSAGE: Relaxing, gentle, German method, 13 years experience. 941-720-8135. (MA 15752)

SEWING: HEMMING, BUTTONS, minor alterations, cushion covers, ironing. Call Terry, 941-778-3125.

EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER AVAILABLE: Island resident, excellent references. Call Becky at 941-778-7828. Cell, 941-726-5252.

HOUSE AND CONDO Watch: Enjoy peace of mind while you’re away. Free home inventory for all new clients. Call 888-884-8615.

COMPUTER GOT YOU down? Got a virus? Need wireless, network setup? Web site? Need help? Call JC, 941-487-7487.

ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Oldest and best on Anna Maria! 34 years of happy customers. Mom-Watch, Pet-Watch, Storm-Check, windows, etc. Rentals our specialty. 941-792-1000.

NIKI’S NOOKS AND CRANNIES. I will do housekeeping, laundry, and errands or pet sitting for you. Cell: 941-592-8684.

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

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

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

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

CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services - when and what you need - to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail for details.

UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home pedicure services. 941-713-5244.

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

DO YOU WANT AN AWARD WINNING WEB-SITE - Designed, Redesigned & Hosted: We're your first step to create your internet presence on the web. Each web-site is created specifically for your company. Why trust anyone else, use The Islander, we're local, professional and award winning designs. Please email, we will be happy to give you a FREE quote.


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

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.

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

ECONOMY TREE TRIMMING, hedges, mulching. Lowest prices starting at $15. 12-year Island resident. Cell 941-951-1833.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Lawn maintenance, mulching, plantings, shell and more. Great maintenance rates. Fully insured and references. Please call 941-778-2335 or 941-284-1568.

TOTAL LAWN CARE, tree service. 25 years proactive service. Call Ron, “Shake & Bake”. 941-773-1357.

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


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

THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell 941-224-8569.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. Cell, 941-448-3857 or 941-779-0851.

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

GARY WOOD LAWN service. You call, we come. Free estimates, tree trimming, landscaping. Insured. 941-812-7273.

LANDSCAPE BOULDERS CHEAP! Various sizes, $10-$95. Delivery and placement available. Also free removal of your unwanted boulders. Plus we are a complete tree and stump service. Insured, experienced. Call Brad Frederick’s LLC today. 941-730-0001.


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

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

CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.

GRIFFIN'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

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

PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Island resident, very meticulous and reliable. I take pride in my work. For a free estimate, call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.

SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it's broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I'll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.

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


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

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

ANNUAL BAYVIEW CONDO: Holmes Beach, 2BR/2BA, second floor. Old Florida Realty, Sharon, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.

POOL HOME: VACATION rental. Eight minutes from the beaches in northwest Bradenton. Gorgeous 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, sleeps six, inclusive. Contact 941-794-1515. View at

2009-10 SEASON: BEAUTIFUL GROUND-level single-family home. Available now. 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA with living room, family room, washer/dryer and carport. Block to the beach in Anna Maria. 813-690-9762.

VACATION RENTALS: 3BR/2BA, lovely, private pool home near Palma Sola Causeway. $900/weekly. Discounts for longer stays. 3BR/3BA gorgeous pool home, Intracoastal Waterway, west Bradenton. $1,050 weekly., or 941-794-1515.

CHARMING MONTHLY/SEASONAL condo. Cross street to Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer, dryer. Two decks, heated pool. $2,400/month. 813-634-3790. Available March, April, May, 2009. 

CUTE OFFICE FOR RENT. 315 58th St., Holmes Beach. 941-794-8202.

FOR RENT: 2BR/1BA, $850/month. 2919 Ave. E, Holmes Beach. Call 941-778-3455 or 941-720-4152.

RENTAL: 2BR/2BA WESTBAY Point and Moorings condo. Direct bayfront, spectacular views. 203-259-4769.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON BEACH. Furnished 2BR/2BA condo, steps from beach. Unit is two levels above covered parking, washer and dryer in unit. Very nice unit, live at the beach. $1,000/month plus utilities. 813-245-0428.

FOR RENT: REMODELED 3BR/3BA canalfront home, fenced, pool, with heated spa, outdoor kitchen, boat lift and dock, two-car garage.  941-713-3214.

RENT FOR 2010 season: Hidden Lakes new luxury condo. 2BR/2BA, pool, sauna. garage. Seven minutes to beach. $3,200/month, less for longer. See at:, #44541. 941-778-9486.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA DUPLEX: Bradenton Beach. Close to Gulf, clean, bright, quiet. First month rent and security. $700/month. No pets. Call evenings, 219-730-3156.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/3BA canal home on Key Royale. Large caged pool, garage. New kitchen and tile installed one year ago.  $1,950/month. 863-660-8366.

FURNISHED TWO BEDROOM condo for rent. Minimum three months. Beautiful location, Beach across street in front, Intracoastal Waterway in back. Fishing pier, clubhouse, heated pool, wonderful neighbors. 55 and older community. Available April. 813-927-1632 or 813-247-3178.

RENT TO OWN: Charming 2BR/1BA furnished condo, garage, in small complex, minutes from beach. Seller will entertain a lease-option with competitive terms with good credit. Call Rochelle Bowers, Mike Norman Realty, 941-778-6696, 800-367-1617 or 941-920-4533.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/2BA, ground floor, pool, quiet, tennis, DSL. Monthly: April-October, $1,500, November-December, $2,000. 931-636-2620.

2BR/2BA VILLA: Harbor Landing. Brand new. Elevator, tennis courts, pool, gym, gated community. 941-779-6753.

HOLMES BEACH SUNSET: 2BR/1BA furnished, washer and dryer. Available April-December, 2009, $550/week, $2,000/month or $1,500/month with year lease. Call 813 728-2590 or 813 294-3014.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST-STYLE with dock. Furnished, walk to beach. $1,700/month, $750/week. 941-794-5980.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY BEAN Point. Ground-floor 3BR/2.5BA, new appliances, tile, paint, washer and dryer. Available now. 201-327-8291.

ANNUAL 1BR UNFURNISHED apartment. Kitchen, bath. No pets. Holmes Beach. 941-778-7039.

ANNA MARIA VILLAGE 3BR/2BA fully furnished optional. Washer and dryer, steps to beach. Available May 1. $1,200/month. Call 941-737-9662.

VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 3BR/2BA. Clean, bright end unit. $1,400/month. Call Jesse, 941-778-7244.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA LUXURY ranch. Tropical paradise five miles from beach. Like new. Two-car garage, walk to schools. Long-term lease available. No pets. $1,400/month. 941-400-8547.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BA house, $1,095/month. 1BR/1BA apartment, $795/month. First, last and security deposit. Jill, 941-587-1456.

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

FULLY-FURNISHED 2BR/2BA corner-unit condo on the water. Sweeping views of Tampa Bay on Anna Maria Island. Includes tennis courts, pools, and Jacuzzis. Available for season or yearly. Call 818-620-3543.

HARBOR PINES: 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer connections, water, cable, 12-month lease, close to MCC, Bayshore High School, shopping. $725/month. Call 941-650-3476.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/3BA remodeled canalfront pool home with spa and boat lift. Almost 2,000 sf of living space. Available April 18.  $1,950/month. Call 941-713-3214.

ANNUAL: CHARMING BAYVIEW cottage. 1BR/1BA, partially furnished, washer and dryer, dock. Nice quiet neighborhood. $850/month plus utilities. 941-545-7109 or 941-795-1132.

GULFFRONT: 1BR/1BA. $775/month. 503 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Michael, 1-813-244-6032.

ANNUAL EFFICIENCY: OWNER occupied. First, last and deposit. Take a look! 24th Street, Bradenton Beach. 941-778-8626.

DIRECT ON THE beach: Nicely furnished 2BR/2BA. Heated pool, tennis. Available December-April. 941-778-3231.

HOLMES BEACH: NICE elevated 2BR/2BA, garage, lanai, etc. Quiet. No smoking/pets. $950/month. 941-776-1789.

ANNUAL: AVAILABLE MAY 15. 2BR/2BA elevated duplex, two blocks to Gulf. $850/month includes trash, washer/dryer, storage. Quiet neighborhood. First, last, $250 security. Call 941-779-1112.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Visit www.anislandplace.comor call 941-779-9320 for information for available rentals, pictures, and pricing!

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


“DISTRESS” SALE: BANK foreclosures. Island and mainland properties. Free list with pictures.          

BEST PRICE IN all of Key Royale: An absolutely spectacular canal home, 4BR/2BA, two-car garage, split-plan, custom remodeled throughout. Deep sailboat water with new dock and lift, direct access to Tampa Bay and Gulf. Must see! Owner can hold second. Owner, 941-809-1522. See online at:

REVERSE HOME MORTGAGES: Call us for fax and free brochures. Richard and Alison Estrin, licensed mortgage brokers, Blondin Mortgage Company. 941-383-6112.

MOBILE HOME: 1BR/1BA. One mile from Anna Maria Island. You own the land. Not a co-op. No monthly fees. Steps to water. Great condition. Free boat ramp access. $79,000. 513-470-3851.

EXCEPTIONAL ISLAND VALUE: Bradenton Beach updated 1BR/1BA condo, turnkey furnished. Owner financing. Price reduced, $149,000. 941-779-0101.

BEACH CONDO. FIRST floor, beautifully updated, turnkey furnished, carport, pools, 2BR/1.5BA. Reduced! 55-plus, no pets. 941-761-1923.

RIVER PLACE: BEAUTIFUL updated, gated condo on Manatee River. 2BR/2BA with boat slip and 10,000-lb. lift, pool, tennis. Close to I-75, outlet mall. 515 Leffingwell Ave., Ellenton. Patty Chaffin, Wagner Realty, 941-720-3022.

HOLMES BEACH INVESTMENT property. 2BR/2BA pool home plus separate studio apartment on three buildable waterfront lots. Asking $995,000. Call Will Bouziane at Boyd Realty, 941-773-3757 or 941-750-8844.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA, office, 2,254 sf, completely updated, nicely furnished, two-car garage, beautiful condition. $225,000. 941-792-1809.

FOR SALE BY owner: Perico Island home. 3BR/2BA. Four years new. Heated pool. $325,000. 941-795-7951.

GORGEOUS 5BR/3BA TOWNHOUSE for sale on Anna Maria Island. Fantastic location opposite Publix and five minutes walk to beach. Beautifully decorated with superb rental history. Tennis courts and two pools. Offers in excess of $310,000! Will be sold to highest bidder. Telephone 01144 20 8508 0332, or e-mail:

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: Move-in condition, priced for quick sale. "D" model. $129,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

2BR/2BA ISLAND HOME for sale. Owner interested in renting back, and/or consider financing. Negotiable or best offer. 2917 Ave. C, Holmes Beach. 941-778-5125.

PRICE REDUCED: DUPLEX on two deeded lots, both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. $520,000. Call Sherry Sasser at Sato Real Estate, 941-778-7200, or Ilona Kenrick, 941-713-3214. Owner: 941-730-2606.


FORECLOSED HOME AUCTION: Florida statewide auction starts April 18. 1,000 homes must be sold! REDC |. Free brochure. 800-756-2155.      

5BR BANK FORECLOSURE! $29,000! Only $238/month! Five percent down, 30 years at 8 percent APR. Buy 6BR, $326/month! For listings, 800-366-9783, ext. 5760.

SPORTSMAN’S PARADISE: 150 acres, $499,900. Nicely wooded with nature pond and tons of wildlife. State road frontage, utilities. Ideal for hunting, getaway, farming and livestock. Call Jack, 800-242-1802.

BEAUFORT, S.C.: Steal my marshfront. Owner sacrifice! Drop-dead gorgeous marshfront. Abutting lot 67 sold and closed for $259,900. Lot 68 just $89,500. Incredible homesite, beautiful trees, captivating views. Great area with municipal sewer and water. Nearby hospital, hotels, dining and more. Call 877-671-8837.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN land: Five-plus acres with 10-foot waterfall, in established community, great views, lots of options, only $99,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

FINAL CLOSEOUT! GOLF lot bargains from $19,900, was $69,900. Golf and amenity package included! Developer closeout on remaining lots at championship 18-hole course in Blue Ridge Mountains, under one hour to Asheville, N.C. All infrastructure completed, build when ready. One lot per customer! Excellent financing. Call now, 866-334-3253, ext. 2192.

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