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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 23, 2004


FURNITURE FOR SALE: Queen sleeper sofa; recliner; coffee table and four chairs; smaller table and four chairs; hutch, all solid pine construction, $500 Call (863) 698-9398 or 778-2151.

TWIN BEDS, two mattresses, two box springs, two frames, $130; King dresser, old, good condition, $200; two matching night stands, pecan finish, $20 for both. 798-8342. 

CAMERAS: MINOLTA XE one with lens, $35; new X370 in box, $100; Maxuum 7000, used twice, case, four lenses, $300. 798-8342.

REFRIGERATOR: 23-by-6 cubic feet, white, side-by-side, new condenser, warranty good through June 2005. $400 or best offer. 778-4663.

KIDS JUMBO SWING set. Two swings, rings, slide, clubhouse. Must sell. Will help move. $200. 730-9622.

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.

BOOKS FOR SALE! Come visit Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N, Bradenton Beach and see our ongoing sale of books, magazines and puzzles. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-3pm. 779-1208.

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

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


BICYCLE RENTALS: Tour the Island by bike. Great weekly rates, includes helmet. Adults, $45/week; children, $25/week. 778-3441.

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. Also free, a small supply of large, color saltwater fish species posters featuring the snapper family. One per customer.

CALLING ALL ARTISTS: Restless Natives gallery looking for original artwork in all mediums for consignment.  Stop by 5314 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call Amy 779 2624.

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 9am-noon. Half-price sales rack. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

ABSOLUTE AUCTION: SATURDAY, June 26, 11am. Call for brochure, complete contents of the Surfview Resort to the bare walls. 1121 Benjamin Franklin Blvd., Lido Beach, Florida. All Florida Realty & Auction Co. (#ab923), 746-5355, 748-4098, (#au1333). 10 percent buyers premium. Bring tools.

WEEKLY SALE Niki's Gift and Antique Mall, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Jewelry 50 percent off; select antiques and gifts 25 to 60 percent. Just in - see out fabulous antiques and vintage jewelry. Open 7 days and also July 4. 779-0729.

REMODELING SALE - Friday-Saturday July 2-3 - 8am-? Stove with hood, refrigerator, cabinets, ceiling fans, lots of miscellaneous. 308-A 57th St., Holmes Beach


STOLEN: YELLOW backpack with chef's clothes, knives and case. No questions asked, 726-3163.


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.

ADOPT: PIT BULL/BOXER mix puppies, male and female. Ready for adoption. Please call 922-0774.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please call 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 systems: Custom drive-on docking solutions by Versa Dock. Maintenance free, 20-year warranty. (941) 685-7648, Anna Maria area.

BOAT SLIP for rent. Deep water, north end of Anna Maria, easy Gulf access. 794-8877 or 730-5393.


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.


CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Eighth-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.

PETSITTER, DOG WALKER, 12-year-old mother's helper, odd jobs. Call Kendall at 779-9783 or 779-9803.

BABYSITTER WITH EXPERIENCE and CPR license, 13 years old, friendly and responsible. 778-2469.

TUTORING: Junior high honor student tutors all elementary grades during summer vacation. Hourly, daily or weekly in mathematics, reading, writing and science. Read-out-loud available upon request. Call 778-2469 after 5pm for schedule and prices.


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.

DOMINO'S PIZZA: Now hiring delivery driver. Able to work until 1am for closes. Average pay $15-$18/hour. Tips and milage. Mileage paid nightly. Pre-employment drug test and good driving record a must. Apply 5604 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

BEACH RAKER $10/hour, two hours per week. 778-3519.

COLLEGE STUDENTS, high school grads: Great pay, flexible schedule. Sales, service, all ages, 18-plus. Conditions apply. Call now! 927-3464.

SEARCHING FOR a professional to work in a busy real estate office. Data entry, bill paying, reservations. Call 778-7244, or fax resume to 778-2769.

SALES ASSOCIATES NEEDED, fast paced office in prime location. No fees, great splits. Call Jesse or Robin, 778-7244.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Advertising layout and design for weekly newspaper, some Web site production. Knowledge of advertising design and layout with a strong understanding of typography, composition and copy writing. Qualifications include proficiency in PhotoShop; knowledge of Illustrator/PageMaker/Acrobat a plus. Minimum one-year experience required and associate's degree or technical school certificate preferred. Resumes: e-mail, fax 778-9392, or mail/deliver to The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

HELP WANTED: Part-time chef/sous chef and servers. Apply 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.


GET A FREE ShapeScan body analysis and free weight-loss consultation. Shapeworks, 778-3430.


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.

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

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

NOTARY PUBLIC: Civil marriages and renewal of wedding vows, sunset beach setting or wherever. Norman R. Veenstra, 778-5834.

BAREFOOT ESTATE MANAGEMENT: Weekly maid service, deep-cleaning service, vacation rental cleaning, departure cleaning, carpets, tile, grout. Servicing private homes, condos, rentals, seasonal homes and commercial properties. Bonded/Insured. Free estimates. 761-3000.

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." 779-9666.

IN-HOME TUTORING: Experienced certified teacher. Summer and after school tutoring available for K-12. Call Raya, 224-0229.

CLEANING SERVICE Residential or commercial. Daily, weekly, bi-weekly, move-ins, move-outs. Excellent references. Call 750-8366.

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

EXPERT CERAMIC TILE installation. Prompt and reliable service, reasonable rates, excellent references. If quality counts, call David, 792-2552.

DUMP TRAILER FOR rent for yard trash or construction. Call 778-5551.

SUMMER PILATES and Yoga: Classes held at Anna Maria Art League. Pilates on Monday, 9-10am; Yoga on Friday, 9-10:15am. Beginning to intermediate level. $6 per class. Drop-ins welcome. Call Preston Whaley Jr., certified Pilates instructor, at 778-3996 for more information.

PIANO LESSONS with a teacher who makes a difference. Call Janet, 756-4951.

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.

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

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS: Providing the total TLC for your landscape requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call 761-3000 for free consultation.

BRADENTON TROPICAL LAWN and garden. Specializing in landscaping lawns, decks, entryways, butterfly gardens, ponds. Also, year-round maintenance. 795-2877.

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


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. $35/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 795-7775, "shell phone" 720-0770.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. 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.

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Inc Building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Call 795-1947. Lic#RR0066450.

WALLS BEAUTIFIED. Drywall fixes, painting inside and out. Conscientious work. Call Drew Hudson, 812-5073.

LICENSED MASON/BLOCK, glass block, paver brick or patios. Also fireplaces. Call Dave at 792-5206. Lic#MC00889.

METRO HOME SUPPLY Inc.: Door and window repairs, vinyl soffit/siding, water filtration. Call (941) 359-3799.

PAINTING/HOME REPAIR: CALL FOR free estimate. Local resident, 25 years experience. One room/entire house. Interior/exterior. Summer prices. John, 778-3713.

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.


SUMMER, AUTUMN, WINTER 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:

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.

BAYFRONT ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA, tennis, pool, cable, water/sewer and trash included. Old Florida Realty Co., 778-3377, or Sharon 778-3730. BEACHSIDE: NORTH SHORE Drive on the beach behind our house. Bean Point area. $2,500/month, $900/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

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.

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

VACATION RENTAL Seaside Gardens. Charming 3BR/2BA with all amenities. $2,000/month. Call Liz, (305) 387-0135.

ANNA MARIA BAYSIDE cottage across the beach from the city pier. 2BR/1BA. Summertime rates, weekly or monthly. Pet friendly. 778-0542.

ANNUAL BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/2BA, new carpet. Carport and storage. One block from beach, glimpse of Gulf. 625-2889 or 276-2011.

ANNUAL RENTALS! Island townhome, 2BR/2.5BA across from beach with pool, $1,300/month; Island duplex, 2BR/2BA, elevated, $750/month; Island home, 3BR/2BA, $1,150/month. Cortez Village home, 3BR/2BA, $1,150/month. Call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty, 778-2246.

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Please contact, 753-8709, ext. 2.

IMMACULATE HOLMES BEACH: Clean, updated, 1BR/1BA, new carpet, paint, appliances. Nonsmoking, no pets. First, last, security. Annual, $650/month, includes some utilities. Mature individual, 778-1544.

ANNUAL RENTAL APARTMENT in Sunny Shores, 1BR/1BA, $340 security deposit. $735/month, includes utilities. Small pet allowed. Call Jerry, 224-8850.

ANNUAL DUPLEX RENTAL 2BR/2BA, Florida room, carport, $950; 2BR/1BA, carport, $750/month; 2BR/2BA, $750/month; 1BR/1BA, $650/month. Dolores M. Baker Real Estate, 778-7500.

ANNUAL RENTAL APARTMENT in Sunny Shores, 3BR/2BA, $680 security deposit. $1,200/month, includes utilities. Small pet allowed. Call Jerry, 224-8850.

ANNA MARIA: 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, ground-floor, 2BR/1BA, fully furnished, washer/dryer, all amenities, utilities included. $500/week-$1,200/month. 387-8610.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA, gorgeous pool home with hot tub, close to beach with boat slip. $1,800/month. Call Deborah Thrasher, 518-7738, Keller Williams Realty. E-mail:

NEW LISTING: Fully furnished villa in beautiful Mt. Vernon, near beaches, on canal, lake-view front. 2BR/2BA, enclosed lanai, carport, clubhouse with numerous activities, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis, no pets, non-smoking, age 55-plus, minimum three months. Peak season, $2,500/month; annual $1,500/month. Call (941) 721-1784.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 6404 Holmes Blvd., 1BR/1BA duplex, $900/month; 205 Haverkos, 1BR/1BA duplex, no pet, $750/month; 2104 Avenue B, 1BR/1BA duplex, furnished, no pet, $700/month or unfurnished $650/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA villa, garage, $1,100/month; Bay Hollow, 2BR/2BA, furnished or unfurnished, boat dock, pet OK, $1,500/month; Perico Island, 2BR/2BA condo, first-floor, pond view, pet OK, carport, includes water/pest/cable TV, $1000/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202,

WATERFRONT DUPLEX 3BR/2BA on Intracoastal. Dock, davits, steps to beach, pet yard, washer/dryer, storage shed. Annual $1,100/month. (727) 784-3679.

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

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, close to beach, 1,100 sf, den, laundry, porch. $950/month. Call (585) 473-9361.

1BR APARTMENT UNFURNISHED, utilities included, $700/month. Sandpiper Mobile Resort, Bradenton Beach, age 55-plus community. Call 778-1140.

VACATION RENTAL: Holmes Beach canalfront. 2BR/2BA fully furnished. Garage, laundry, dock, many extras. $750/week, $2,000/month. Call (813) 286-9814.

IMMACULATE HOLMES BEACH: Clean, updated, 1BR/1BA with nice sized rooms, new carpet, paint, appliances. Nonsmoking, no pets. First, last and deposit. Annual. $650/month, includes some utilities. Mature individual. 778-1544.

BRADENTON BEACH/CORTEZ area: Spacious 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, resort style. Utilities, cable included. Shared laundry room. $950/month. First, last, security. 761-2725.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA HOME on canal in Key Royale with pool.  $1,900/month. Security deposit required. Also available, studio apartment with kitchen, bath, living/bedroom. Call 586-8041.

1BR/1BA on Gulf Drive, $675/month, plus water and electric. Call (813) 892-4768 or (813) 659-0370.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA DUPLEX recently refurbished. $950/month. Available now. Security deposit required. Call 586-8041.

ANNUAL FURNISHED PERICO Island waterfront! 3BR/2.5BA, with two-car garage! Association pool, tennis courts, exercise room. $1,700/month, plus utilities. Please, call An Island Place Realty, 779-0733.

ANNUAL RENTAL 3BR/2BA home with garage in Holmes Beach. Small pet with deposit. Call 778-7039.

ANNUAL 2BR/2B DUPLEX with updated kitchen, garage, tile throughout. West of Gulf Drive. $975/month. Security deposit required. Call 232-2216 or 586-8041.

ANNUAL ISLAND RENTALS: 1BR/1BA duplex, close to beach, remodeled; 2BR/1BA duplex, very nice with convenient location. Smith Realtors, 778-0770.

ANNUAL RENTAL Bayfront home with boat dock. 3BR/2BA with garage, carport and sun deck. $2,500/month. Mike Norman Realty, 778-6696.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA new apartment, close to beach. $900/month, security deposit required, includes utilities. Call 792-6029 or 545-6118.

VACATION AND SEASONAL: Gulffront condo, 101 73rd St. no. 4, Holmes Beach. Full kitchen, covered porch. Summer 2004, $650/week. $2,300/month for March 2005. RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

HOT NEW LISTINGS! Reserve your place in paradise today! Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

VACATION AND SEASONAL: newly refurbished duplex. 202 64th St., Holmes Beach. 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA, steps to beach, washer/dryer. Available summer 2004, $550-$650/week. Available monthly in winter, call for rates. RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

2BR/1BA ANNUAL unit in Holmes Beach. Short walk to beach. Newly refurbished. Central heat and air conditioning. Some utilities included. Nonsmoking. $700/month. First, last, security. References required. Call 778-1193.

ROOMMATE WANTED: $400/month, nice North Shore home in Anna Maria. Looking for nonsmoker who works days, sleeps nights. 773-1196.

ANNUAL RENTAL 10443 Waterbird Way, Flamingo Cay. 2BR/2BA townhouse with screened lanai, enclosed lanai and large office space. Boat dock to accommodate 45-foot boat. Tennis, pool. $1,800/month. RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

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


HARBOUR LANDINGS: Lot and dock. Beautiful 12,100 sq.ft. homesite offered by owner/Realtor. Gated community in Cortez. $287,500 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.

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

THE SEA OATS Bradenton Beach. Townhouses and villas for sale at pre-construction prices. Contact Jane or Dave Guy, 284-5469 or 284-5461.

VILLAGE GREEN: 4BR/2BA great family home. Ceramic tile, split plan, lanai, fenced yard, beautiful landscaping, two-car garage. Call Helen White, SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

BEAUTIFUL MOBILE HOME for sale on Bradenton Beach. Steps to Gulf waters, water view, lanai, deck and renovated. Own a piece of the Island. 55-plus community. Great for weekend getaways, seasonal rental income. $149,000 with share. 782-1130 or (941) 224-3710.

TERRIFIC LOCATION close to beach and boat ramp. 4BR/2BA, caged pool, fenced yard. Northwest Bradenton. $279,000. 794-5046.

ALL THE BEAUTY of the Island just across the Cortez Bridge. Palma Sola bayfront and near Cortez Village. Two story, 4BR/2BA with canal, dock and boathouse. Million-dollar views can be had for $639,000. 794-3010 or 374-0528.

BRADENTON BEACH/CORTEZ area. Beautiful, well-maintained, elevated duplex. 1.5 miles to Bradenton Beach. Community boat ramp. $375,000. 761-2725.

OPEN HOUSE: Sandpiper Resort Co-op. 55-plus community. Rent or buy. Shares available. Saturday, June 26, 10am-2pm 2601 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. 778-1140.

MERMAID'S VICTORIAN CASTLE you'll swear you're underwater inside what should become remarkable bed and breakfast. Fantastic, well-built, rope-it-off-and-charge-admission stunner! Under $800,000. Affordable contiguous strip mall (1.5 acres) and marina (3.7 acres) could spell resort! Call Janet, 383-6389, e-mail Horizon Realty.

SUNBOW BAY UNIT 2BR/2BA, partially furnished, bayside with pool and tennis. Offered at $269,900. Call Deborah Thrasher, Keller Williams Realty, 518-7738.


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