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Date of Issue: June 21, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 20, 2007


JOHN DEERE ZERO-turn mower. F-620. Good condition. SN.TCF620X013982, manufactured 1995, reconditioned. New battery, belts. $2,000 firm. Ted Baird, 941-812-0244.

SALE: WOW! AN entire room at Niki’s must be sold! All antiques, collectibles, books, jewelry, dolls, lamps, pictures, sterling, bric-a-brac 50-75 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

FOR SALE: DRUM bell kit for middle school, high school band class drummers. Good condition. $160. Rick, 941-224-4977.

SALE! $2.50 A box: Anna Maria Junior Girl Scouts Troop No. 590 cookies are on sale at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

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

OLD-FASHIONED DINER MUGS: $8 (includes tax). Your coffee never tasted so good as when you drink from the old-style mugs available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

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

HELP SUPPORT OFFICER Pete Lannon: Silicone bracelets, DARE2CARE/ISLANDER4PETE. Child $2, adult $5. The bracelets are donated by The Islander and all $$$ go to a pre-paid college fund for Pete's youngest son. Available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY “From Calusas to Condominiums” by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-7978.


KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or

SAIL AWAY ABOARD 65-foot Lex-Sea. Key West Fantasy Fest, six days, five nights, $995 per person, $1,095 per couple. Cayo Costa Thanksgiving, four days, three nights, $595 per person, $1,095 per couple. Everglades Expedition, seven days, seven nights, $795 per person, $1,495 per couple. 941-713-8000.

ISLAND YOGA SPACE: Summer classes and workshops. Drop-ins welcome. Visit, or call 941-747-9397 for more information.

KIDNAPPED! Bentley (the butler statue) disappeared from Sandy Rich’s Real Coffee & Realty, 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, on March 17. Sandy says, “Call and I’ll pick him up, no questions asked.” Call her at 376-6077.

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

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


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

SALE: NIKI’S ISLAND Treasures. All collectible artist signed angels By Tender Hearts and snow angels 65 percent off, all sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off, select paintings, prints, Orientals, crystal, Hummels, costume and vintage jewelry 30-90 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-779-0729. GARAGE SALE: 8-11am Saturday, June 16. 2910 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.



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

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


1997 COUGAR: SIX-cylinder automatic, new air conditioning, tires, brakes, battery, hoses, belts, and water pump. Excellent condition. $3,950. 941-725-2395.

1993 BUICK ROADMASTER Estate wagon. Fully-loaded. $3,600 or best offer. 941-730-8339.

1996 GRAND CHEROKEE, 1996 Jeep SUV. 123,000 miles, two-wheel drive, power, good condition. Runs great. $3,800. View at The Islander newspaper, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-1102.


PREMIUM DEEDED BOAT slip with dock for sale on Anna Maria Island. Room for 26-foot boat and lift. Wide deep-water canal, close to marina and bay. Price reduced $25,000 for immediate sale. Great investment at $54,900. Contact Brian at 941-920-1877. WANTED:

BOAT SLIP with lift wanted for rent. 23-foot boat. Need deep water and no bridges to pass under. Northern canals that empty into Galati harbor area preferred. Charlie, 205-602-0513.



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

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

RED CROSS-CERTIFIED 14-year-old looking for a job babysitting or pet sitting. Experienced with kids! Call Kim, 941-794-8640 or 941-807-0889.

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


NOW HIRING ALL positions. Rotten hours, rotten pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph’s Waterfront Restaurant, 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, or call 941-778-3953.

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

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

CLEANING AND/OR handyman service needed. Four units rented by night, week, month. Call 941-962-4265 for appointment.

WE NEED PART-time housekeeping staff to care for our lovely Anna Maria cottages. Weekends often required. Please call 941-778-1503.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Friendly atmosphere with great community spirit. It's fun, give it a try! For more information, 941-779-1208.

LEGAL SECRETARY/PARALEGAL position: Presswood Law Firm, P.A., is an employment litigation and appellate practice located in Bradenton, Fla. This position offers a casual office setting, the latest technology tools, and the flexibility to work between 25-40 hours per week. Must be adept with technology (e.g., utilizing software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Amicus Attorney, PC Law) and enjoy working with people. Litigation experience preferred. E-mail resume to


GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in Holmes Beach - busy shopping district. Profitable. $79,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

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

RESTAURANT: CAFE AND RETAIL, charming and picturesque in great location for your menu and more. $75,000, inventory negotiable. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

RESTAURANT: SPORTSFISH GRILL: Newly redecorated, well-equipped in great Holmes Beach shopping center. $109,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

DEALERS WANTED to market Triron portable gas and diesel generators. Great opportunity for electricians, contractors, entrepreneurs. Mammoth Dist.,Bradenton, Fla. 941-920-9227.



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

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

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

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

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

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

ANY ODD JOBS? Need a pet sitter or dog walker? Island local, dependable 17 year-old seeks work. Call Zach, 941-779-9783 or 941-224-5854.

LOCK AROUND THE Clock: Island locksmith and owner, Bob Woods. Licensed, bonded and insured. 941-778-1661 or 941-713-4414.

GET YOUR GUTTERZ Done before the rain comes! Seamless rain gutters. Clean, install, repair. Low prices! Free estimates! Call Rob, 941-465-3095.

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.

MASSAGE BY LOREDANA: Over 20 years experience. In the privacy of your home. Serving Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and vicinity. 941-400-3940. Lic.#MA0021257.

TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICE: In-home service, virus/spyware cleanup, system set up, upgrades, diagnose, repair, Internet and wireless network security. Over 37 years computer experience. Call Tom, 941-224-1069.

CUSTOM MASONRY: FIREPLACES, BBQ grills, firepits, brick, stone and stucco. 25 years experience. Licensed and insured. 941-792-5206.

FREE HOUSESITTING ON Islands: Reliable, semi-retired couple will care for your home, etc., for extended periods. References, bondable. E-mail: 941-538-3803.

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

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

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

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

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

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. Monthly and quarterly accounts available. If it is broken, we can fix it. Call 941-778-2581.

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

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

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

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

TIRED OF PAYING more than estimates? Tree trimming, removal, pruning, mulching. Guaranteed best price in writing. 11-year Island resident. Cell, 941-951-1833.


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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

IMPACT WINDOWS AND doors. Exclusive distributor: Weatherside LLC on Holmes Beach. Free, courteous estimates. Jeld-wen Windows and Doors. Lic.# CBC1253145. 941-730-5045.THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 .

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

GUARANTEED A-1 PAINTING service. Get a bid then call Nick, he’s the best. Island references. Licensed. Call Nick, 941-727-1448 or 941-962-5131.

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

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.

MASTERS OF RENOVATIONS: Do you need a professional at plumbing, electrical, carpentry, tiling, painting and remodeling? 24-hour emergency service. Free estimates. 941-580-3312.

PAUL’S DEPENDABLE HOME Services. Specializing in drywall and stucco, new or repairs. Popcorn removal, skip-trawl ceilings. All jobs welcome. 941-650-7874.


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

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

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

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

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

PARADISE IN COMFORT at Palm Breeze rentals in Holmes Beach. Two beautifully furnished units in a Key West-style home on a large corner lot. Each unit has 3BR/2BA, washer, dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Heated pool, bikes, grill, etc. Just bring your clothes and a toothbrush and enjoy. 941-730-5126.

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

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

ANNUALS: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus community, No. 200, 2BR/1BA, $695/month. Turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. On bay, Gulf view. Call 941-920-0868 or 941-778-4523.

LAKEFRONT CONDO: NEW, rent to own. 2 and 3BR/2BA, large lanai. Includes pool, spa, cable, water. Nice northwest location. Close to beaches. $1,450-$1,550/month. 941-761-0444.

DEEP DISCOUNT FOR last-minute travel in beautiful town of Anna Maria. Quaint island cottage, steps to beach. 203-454-0573.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BEAUTIFUL, freshly painted, new tile, quiet Holmes Beach 1BR/1BA. One block from beach. $800/month, includes lawn and trash. Call, daytime, 8-11am. Ann, 941-778-9196. Leave message.

BRAND NEW LUXURY townhome: Harbor Landings, Cortez. 3BR/3BA, private elevator, two-car garage, all amenities, walk to beach. $2,750/month. Call Donna at Premier Florida Realty, 941-761-3720. Cell, 941-313-0104.

OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE: 1,081 sf. Former Cortez Exchange. 8811 Cortez Road. 1-800-952-1206.

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

ANNUAL APARTMENT in Holmes Beach. Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. No pets. 941-778-7039.

ANNUAL RENTAL: NORTH Beach Village. 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, recreation room, screened lanai, elevator, several decks, pool. $1,700/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria 2BR/2BA, close to beach, open courtyard, dishwasher. $865/month includes water and garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach. 1BR/1BA, across street from beach. $695/month, includes water and garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: LONGBOAT Key, Cedar’s East. 3BR/2.5BA large condo. Several decks, two garages, lots of storage, pool, tennis, close to beach and bay. $2,750/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: GULF view, 1BR/1BA apartment. Covered parking, open deck, great direct Gulf views! $750/month. No pets. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

AFFORDABLE ANNUAL RENTALS available: 1BR/1.5BA, Gulffront, 1BR/1BA duplex, 2BR/1BA duplex, 2BR/2BA Gulf view, 2BR/2BA condo. Starting at $750/month. Coastline Accommodations. 941-779-9500.

GREAT LOCATION: 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier. 2BR/1BA, ground floor, fully furnished with all amenities, no smokers or pets, available June 1. Annual or six-months, $1,000/month. 941-387-8610.

FLORIDA SUMMER SPECIAL: Vacation across from the beach. 1BR, $575/week. 2BR, $675/week. 513-236-5091.

ANNUAL/SEMI-ANNUAL rental: Anna Maria Shell Point condo. 2BR/2BA, furnished, ground floor, on water. Heated pool, tennis court, covered parking. Some vehicles prohibited. No pets. Nonsmokers. Coin laundry. Annual, $1,500/month. Semi-annual, $2,200/month. First, last and security. 716-861-8016.

TEMPORARY OR ANNUAL 2BR elevated duplex with porch and laundry. Freshly remodeled, private parking, block to beach. $795/month. 941-807-5449.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1.5BA ground-level duplex. $900/month, shared laundry. Small pet OK. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.

SMITH REALTORS ANNUAL rentals: Duplex, 1BR/1BA, close to beach. Lawn and water included, $800/month. Townhouse, Perico Island, 2BR/2BA, one-car garage, $1,200/month plus utilities. Duplex, 2BR/1.5BA, large yard, new carpet and floors, $900/month. 941-778-0770.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL: 2BR/2BA duplex. Brand new, 2.5 miles to beach. Tile, turnkey furnished, fenced yard, carport. $1,000/month or seasonal, $2,600/three months. 941-400-3940.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: QUIET area. Fully furnished, walk to water. No smokers. $900/month, $500/week, $100/night, includes utilities. 941-794-5980.

BED AND BOAT: Beautiful 2BR condo on Anna Maria with optional boat rental. Canal to Intracoastal Waterway. Summer rates. 941-778-8520, 813-713-5430.

ANNA MARIA RENTAL: 2BR/1BA home, completely furnished, close to beach. Available June through October. No pets, no smoking. $950/month. 941-795-8626.

PALMS OF CORTEZ: 2BR/1BA very clean, third floor. Small pets welcome. Pool, fitness center, etc. $950/month. First, last, security deposit, negotiable. 941-778-8277 or 941-962-8347.

RENT-TO-OWN: Waterfront and pool homes, several to choose from! Starting at $995/month. 941-447-6278.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA MORNINGSIDE unfurnished condo. Pool, close to beaches, shopping, schools. Small pets welcome, no smokers please. $985/month. Diane, 941-761-1968.

JUST RENOVATED! GORGEOUS 2BR/2BA house, steps to beach. $1,575/month, $625/week. Jaime, 941-545-8488.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA, STEPS to beach. $750/week plus taxes and cleanup. Nice 2BR mobile home in gated, senior park. $595/month annual or $300/week. 863-688-3524. Cyberrentals. E-mail:

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA duplex, two-car garage, screened lanai, shared laundry. $1,000/month. 941-779-0120.

APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA ON Palma Sola Bay, near beaches and park. Rent is $695/month, tenant pays electric. Move in with security, $695 and utility proration, first month free. Call Reed, 9am-8pm, at 941-448-8100 or 941-794-2258.

BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA BAYFRONT with deep-water dock. Furnished, carport and a great value located in Bradenton Beach. 941-779-4713.

JULY FOURTH WEEK cancellation. 3BR/2BA with beach and sunset views. $750/week. 941-730-0688, or e-mail

ANNUAL RENTAL: Bradenton Beach. 2BR/2BA condo/townhouse located near beach south of Bridge Street. The unit has upstairs and downstairs living areas with parking underneath. Call 813-245-0428.

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

SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA DIRECT beachfront condo on Holmes Beach. Best view on the Island! Washer and dryer in unit. Weekly and monthly rentals available. No smoking and no pets. 813-325-1058.

ANNUAL RENTAL IN Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer hookup. $995/month plus security deposit. Days 941-778-6541, evenings 941-504-3844.

BRADENTON BEACH: WATERFRONT, charming one-room cottage, $750/month annual rental, nonsmoking. 813-996-3606.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX for annual lease. 2BR/1BA two blocks from beach. Completely remodeled. $900/month. 941-730-8339.

VACATION RENTALS: BOATS welcome. Key Royale waterfront home. 3BR/2BA, pool and boat dock, all updated interiors. $799/week. Palma Sola townhouse, 2BR/2BA, pool and boat dock, $499/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

ANNUAL RENTAL: North end Anna Maria. 2BR/1BA, carport. $900/month, water and trash included. Small pet OK. Call 941-795-7089.

ANNUALS! 2BR/2BA beautiful furnished house on Key Royale $1,400-plus/month. Unfurnished 1BR near beach, $850/month! Also six-month availabilities! Call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.

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


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

ISLAND HOME REDUCED: For sale by owner. Holmes Beach 3BR, deep-water canal, pool, boat dock, many upgrades. $725,000. Call 941-545-8601.

MUST RELOCATE: DREAM deal on Island at $489,000. Home in great condition, deep-water canal, large boat dock, decks. 2BR/2BA, updates. See it at (ID#63415) or 24-hour hotline, 1-877-940-7777, or 941-779-2807 for personal tour.

MUST SELL! ELEVATED concrete duplex, 2BR per side, freshly remodeled. 3,500 sf of enclosed space. One block to beach. $454,900. 941-807-5449.

BAYVIEW AND CANALFRONT with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, three davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach By owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

WATER-VIEW, DEEDED boat slip, 2BR/2BA home in Holmes Beach. 1,703 sf, large corner lot, 100 percent updated, priced to sell, $499,000. 941-228-4361.

3BR/3BA WATERWAY PENTHOUSE: Loft, dock, bay view. New air conditioning, kitchen. Must sell! $424,900. 941-794-8162.

BEST BUY on the beach. Romantic, Bradenton Beach, direct Gulffront studio condo. Newly renovated, furnished. The perfect getaway. $325,000. 941-962-8220.

LOT: 57.75x114-feet. Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. One block to beach. $487,000. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

PANORAMIC VIEWS OF Palma Sola Bay from this 3BR/2BA condo. Granite baths, Italian porcelain tile, plantation shutters, designer furnishings and more. Mint condition and a must see at $525,000. 859-264-8644, or

HAVE IT ALL: Beautiful direct Gulf views just steps to sandy beach. Also a fishing pier, boat dock, pool, spa and tennis court. 2BR/2BA, kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Nice, turnkey furnished. $575,000. Ninth Street, Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Contact owner at 941-388-5238.

ISLAND POOL HOME: 2BR/2BA with heated pool and spa, workshop, fenced yard. For sale by owner for a great deal. White appliances, including washer and dryer, all staying. Motivated seller. Brokers/agents welcome. $470,000. Call Tammy at 813-478-4416 or 941-322-2132.

NEW: 2007 ISLAND condos with over 3,000 sf under roof. These 3BR/2BA plus garage, have private elevators. Please stop by 2317 Ave. C, Bradenton Beach, and view our model, or call Kimberly Mills at 941-321-9601, or Erlene Fitzpatrick 941-758-7777. Re/Max Gulfstream Realty.

FOR SALE: 2BR/2BA condo/townhouse located south of Bridge Street near the beach. The unit has upstairs and downstairs living areas with underneath parking. Some owner financing available. Call 813-245-0428.

DIRECT WATERFRONT: 65A Cortez Park, Avenue D. 941-778-5480.

MOVING: REDUCED FOR sale. $155,000. 2BR/2BA mostlyfurnished condo for sale by owner. If interested, call 941-792-1049. No Realtor fees.

KEY ROYALE: 3BR/2BA, pool, spa. Updated. Below market at $799,000. Lease/option considered. Owner/agent, 941-356-1456.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON HOME: Two blocks from bay but no-flood zone. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage with family room. $299,000 or best offer. Lease option considered. Owner, 941-356-1456.

BAYSHORE BEAUTY: 4BR, remodeled, community pool and boat dock. $299,900. First-time buyer program. Low, low down. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

BUYER BONUS: One-year tax and insurance pre-paid at closing.  2,400 sf on one-third beautifully landscaped acre. 3BR/2BA with separate office. Wood and tile flooring. Two family rooms. Huge kitchen with bay window. Great schools. Five minutes from beaches. $324,000. Karen Pfeiffer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty. 941-747-2170. Open Sundays.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-5pm Sunday. 205 Church Ave., Bradenton Beach. $1,159,000. Hurry, 2005 “yacht” house! Fabulous new top-line, next to marina and bay. Walk to beach. Duplex or single. Elevator, pool, cupola, Gulf and bay views. A fun house, entertain, live it up, gorgeous. Call Helen Jaquith, Re/Max Properties, 941-726-3076 for listing.


AUCTION: ALABAMA, GEORGIA, Tennessee. 12 net-leased properties, retail with national corporation leases, mountain chalets, retail land offered individually. 800-257-4161. Higgenbotham Auctioneers, ME. Higgenbotham, CAI FL#AU305/AB158.

SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA waterfront land sale! Grand opening Saturday, June 23. One day only! Gorgeous property, great prices, come see for yourself! Water access from just $19,900. Paved roads, underground utilities, excellent financing! Call now and reserve a priority appointment. 877-457-5263, ext. 1007.

LAKE SEATON, GEORGIA: First time offered. 1.96 acres, $110,900. Three acres, lakefront, $147,900. Beautiful views and frontage on Lake Seaton. Black-topped roads, underground utilities. Only 43 miles to Atlanta, Ga. Don't miss out on pre-grand opening pricing! 888-952-6347.

SOUTH COLORADO RANCH sale: 35 acres, $36,900. Spectacular Rocky Mountain views, year-round access, electric and telephone included. Come for the weekend, stay for a lifetime. Excellent financing available with low down payment. Call Red Creek Land Co. today! 866-696-5263, ext. 2682.

LAKE PROPERTIES: Lakefront and lake-view homes and parcels on pristine 34,000-acre Norris Lake in east Tennessee. Call Lakeside Realty, 888-291-5253, or visit

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Western North Carolina mountains. Free color brochure and information. Mountain properties with spectacular views, homes, cabins, creeks and investment acreage. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

NORTH CAROLINA: Cool mountain air, views and streams, homes, cabins and acreage. Free brochure, 800-642-5333. Realty Of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy NC 28906.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY ON Tuckasegee River, N.C. Private community, dramatic views, exceptional weather and recreation. $250,000-plus, incentives. Riverfront sites still available! 866-464-5885. High Vision LLC.

SOUTH CAROLINA REAL estate for sale: Farm, brick home and eight acres, $189,500. Two-level brick home, $379,900. Two-level home, $244,900. L. Meares, 864-444-1321.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: 2BR/2BA log-siding cabin has great views. Fireplace, porch, hot tub. Furnished, rental history. Call Ralph Crisp Realty, 800-438-8621.

LAKE LOT BARGAIN: One-plus acres with free boat slips, $34,900. Nicely wooded lake-access property in brand new premier development on spectacular 160,000-acre recreational lake! Prime waterfronts available. Call 800-704-3154, ext. 1241.

MOUNTAIN LIFESTYLE GROUP now opening two gated communities in the high country of western North Carolina. Lots starting at $26,000. 866-378-4769.

NEW! GATED COASTAL Georgia community homesites up to 4.5 acres. Marshfront with long-range views and 150-year-old live moss-draped oaks. 14 miles north of the Florida state line. Shown by appointment. Call 866-432-7320.

WATERFRONT AND VIEW homesites: Nestled alongside beautiful 45,000-acre Lake Eufaula, Ala. Gated community with one to three acres from the $40s. Private owner amenities include clubhouse, boat slips, nature trails. Call 866-882-1107.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: Log cabin shell on two private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galax area and New River State Park, $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

ESCAPE TO ALABAMA: Spectacular lake properties from just $49,900. Private gated community on 70,000-acre Lake Guntersville. Featuring clubhouse, marina, boat launch, paved roads, underground utilities and more! No time requirement to build. Excellent financing available. Call today! 888-525-3725, ext. 2694.

ONE-MILE CREEKFRONT! 55-plus acres, $199,900. Beautiful pasture with one-plus mile along creek. Two working barns, fenced for cattle. West Tennesseee. Potential to subdivide. Excellent financing. Call now, 866-685-2562, ext. 1257. TN Land & Lakes.

TIMBER COMPANY sell-off! 20 acres, $39,900. Subdivision potential! Big mountain acreage with views. One mile to Nicklaus-designed golf course. Close to Tennessee River and recreational lake. Creekfronts available. Excellent financing. Free call, 866-685-2562, ext. 1201.

COASTAL GEORGIA: 24-plus acres, $99,900. Was $109,900. Beautiful trees, pasture for horses, loaded with wildlife. Easy access to I-95. Short drive to Georgia coast. Long road frontage, potential to subdivide. Excellent financing. $10,000 savings, limited time. Call now, 800-898-4409, ext. 1295.

DEVELOPER'S CLOSEOUT: Sept. 29. 20 percent off already low pre-construction pricing. Lots and condos available with water, marsh, golf, nature views, starting at $70s. One year, no-payment options. 877-266-7376.


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