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Date of Issue: June 28, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 27, 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.

METAL DAYBED AND white frame with two new high-quality twin mattresses. One mattress slides under as trundle. 727 415 8727.

GE CHEST FREEZER:  48-inches wide, 30-inches deep, 35-inches high. In good condition, just too large for our space. $125. Located in Holmes Beach. Call 863-712-3167.

FOR SALE: PIANO, $300, electric keyboard, $50, coffee table, $25, 20-gallon aquarium with stand and extras, $80. Call 941-778-2549.

QUEEN BED BOOKCASE headboard and frame, matching dresser, oak roll-top desk, Sony Trinitron 27-inch color TV, wood outdoor table with two benches, pearl drum set, Sony FM/AM/CD car radio. 941-778-4360.

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.

ISLAND RESIDENT BUYS costume, fine jewelry and more! Please contact Diana Miller, 941-592-0817, or e-mail:

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.

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, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.


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

GARAGE SALE: 8am-noon Saturday, June 30 only. Lots of furniture, three full bedroom sets, bedding, lamps, couch and chair, glass table and buffet, pictures, rugs, chairs, tons of stuff, outdoor furniture and barbecue, too. 2414 Ave. B, Bradenton Beach.

SALE: NIKI’S ISLAND Treasures. Weekly specials, all sterling jewelry, collectible angels 50-70 percent off. Select dolls, books, collectibles, vintage and costume jewelry, art, glassware 30-90 percent off. One entire room of collectibles, Orientals, bric-a-brac 50-75 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-779-0729.

MOVING SALE: 8am-5pm, Friday through Sunday, June 29-July 1. Wicker bedroom set, sofa, chair, dining room table and dishes. 7306 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.

TWO-DAY CARPORT sale: 8am-noon Saturday, June 30 and Wednesday, July 4. Clearing out shop. Tools, “boys toys,” lots of miscellaneous, cheap stuff. 308 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.



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.

1999 DODGE VAN: 80,000 miles. Great condition, four cylinder. $2,500 or best offer. 941-792-0338.

1996 ACURA NSX. $4,000. Good condition, low miles, clear title. Red exterior, black interior. Removable TARGA top, five-speed manual transmission. 225-910-6308 or

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.


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.

1999 GRADY WHITE 192 TOURNAMENT: Yamaha 150, low hours, excellent condition, Bimini, hydraulic tilt and steering, radio, extras. $10,500. 941-778-8444.



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.

MAINTENANCE FULL-TIME: Longboat Key resort. Experience required. Benefits. Drug-free workplace. Call 941-383-5549.

FRONT DESK RESERVATIONIST: Reliable people-person for Longboat Key resort. Five years experience. 9am-5pm, four days per week, including Saturday and Sunday. Start at $12 per hour and up, depending upon experience. Call 941-383-5549.

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

STYLIST AND NAIL Tech needed. Booth rental, $100/week. Salon near beaches off Cortez Road. Call Jaimee, 941-792-3127 or 941-737-7305.

ACCOMMODATIONS MANAGER: LOCAL Island real estate company looking for an experienced person to manage seasonal and annual rentals. All inquiries kept in confidence. Call Mike, 941-737-0915.

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. $89,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.


LICENSED CNA/HHA: Personal care, meal preparation, house keeping, bathing and dressing assistance, medication reminder, respite care, transportation. Call 941-345-6155. Good rates.


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.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Any job. Discount with ad. Licensed and insured. Jerry, 941-448-5999.

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

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 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.

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

DEBORAH'S DOMESTIC SERVICES: Cooking and all types of cleaning done fast and efficiently. Reasonable rates, rental investors encouraged to call 941-962 4059.

STAR MOBILE MARINE detailing: Is your boat dirty? Does it have heavy oxidation? I can take care of that and much, much more. Call me for a free estimate to see how you can protect your boat from the heat and salty waters. 941-812-3816.

EXPERIENCED HOME COMPANION available. Light housekeeping, light cooking, errands, shopping, appointments, etc! References. Call Joany, 941-580-8385.

HOUSEKEEPER: ISLAND RESIDENT. Recent openings available, very reasonable rates. Quality cleaning to your satisfaction. Entire home or partial references. 941-713-6299.

THE RECOVERY ASSISTANT: Recover from the daily pains of housework. Weekly, bi-weekly. Senior cleaning special, $40. Residential, commercial vacation properties. Free estimate, discount rates. Call Taylor, 941-592-7786.

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.


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.

JEFF’S DRYWALL RENOVATIONS: Specializing in custom walls and textures. Repair or remove popcorn ceilings. Make walls new again! Insured, free estimate. Please, call 941-545-5440 or 941-746-2780.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: NORTH Beach Village. 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, screened lanai, 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. $850/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: HOLMES Beach. 1BR/1BA across street from beach. $695/month includes water and garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, newly renovated, walking distance to beach and shops. Ready to move in immediately. $950/month. Call Bob at 941-527-7661 or 941-531-3565.

GULFFRONT CONDO: HOLMES Beach. 1-2BR, turnkey furnished, totally remodeled, stainless-steel appliances, two pools, carport, gorgeous beach. Available now through December. $900/month. 616-540-4343.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA, GROUND LEVEL. $900/month, yard maintenance, water, cable, utility room, washer, dryer included. Steps to beach, immaculate, large yard. Holmes Beach. 727-540-9294.

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.

GORGEOUS AND BRIGHT! 2BR/2BA house, steps to beach. $1,550/month, $600/week. Jaime, 941-545-8488.

ISLAND RENTALS: 2BR/2BA Gulf view, $1,200/month. 1BR/1BA, Palm Drive, $790/month. 2BR/2BA 72nd Street, $1,150/month. 2BR/2BA 72nd Street, $950/month. 1BR/1.5BA Gulffront, $1,200/month. 2BR/2BA furnished, $1,200/month. We have more coming! CoastLine Accommodations Realtors, 941-779-9500.

LARGE, UNFURNISHED 3BR/2BA house with garage. One block from the beach. No pets. $1,500/month plus utilities. 123-A 52nd St., Holmes Beach. Call Gayle Schulz, Jim Anderson Realty, 941-812-6489.

NICELY FURNISHED 2BR/2BA with den, lanai, garage. Walking distance to beach. No smoking, no pets. Available through October. 941-795-8626.

ANNUAL RENTAL IN Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer hookup. $900/month plus security deposit. Days 941-778-6541, evenings 941-504-3844.

WATERFRONT DUPLEX: BRADENTON Beach. 3BR/2BA, boat slip and dock. Quiet location, short walk to beach, inside laundry. Annual rental $1,100/month. First and last. Call 727-784-3679 or 727-542-7020.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: PERICO Bay Club. 2BR/2BA. Furnished or unfurnished, pools, tennis, security gate. Beautiful landscaping. Leave message, 941-778-5910

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach. $400-$550/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

MILLION-DOLLAR BEACHFRONT condo: 2BR/2BA, six months or annual rental. $1,600/month plus utilities. 717-392-4048 or 941-779-1013.

ANNUAL: CORTEZ. 1 or 2BR with washer and dryer, central air conditioning, storage, near boat ramp. $740/month. 941-778-2710 after 10am.

ANNUALS FOR RENT now! 2BR/2BA, furnished house on Key Royale, $1,400/month plus utilities. Unfurnished 1BR near beach $850! 3BR/2BA furnished condo, with panoramic water views at Westbay Point and Moorings, $1,500 plus utilities! 2BR/2BA stilt home near Bean Point, furnished or unfurnished! $1,500/month plus utilities. 2BR/2BA, unfurnished newer stilt duplex with new carpeting $1,000 plus utilities. 1BR Martinique, beautiful Gulffront, turnkey furnished, $1,500 plus utilities! Also six-month availabilities! Call Sue at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320.

SPACIOUS GULF-VIEW CONDO: Pool, balcony, rooftop deck. 2BR/2BA, annual. $1,375/month plus utilities. 717-392-4048 or 941-779-1013.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach, half block to bay. Cathedral ceilings and tile throughout. Cable, water, trash included. $900/month. 941-730-6349.

SUMMER VACATION RENTALS: Boats welcome. Palma Sola townhouse. 2BR/2BA, pool, boat dock. $499/week. Key Royale 3BR/2BA, pool and boat dock, $799/week. Longboat Key Village, 2BR/1BA cottage, $499/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

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.

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.

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 or 941-447-2061.

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. Selling below appraisal at $455,000. Call Tammy at 813-478-4416 or 941-322-2132.

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.

BOATER’S DREAM: MARINERS Cove condo includes 50-foot boat slip. Large updated 3BR/2.5 BA end unit, with a view of the Intracoastal Waterway. Amenities include fireplace, wet bar, glass-enclosed lanai and much more. $779,000. Richard Parker, 941-920-3250, Re/Max Gulfstream.

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.

REDUCED! REDUCED! TWO Perico Island patio homes: Private pool, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. 11202 Longwood Ct. $340,000. Only two years new, 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Great-room concept, like-new. 11303 Willow Dale Ct. $379,000. Call Marilyn Trevethan, 941-778-6066. Island Real Estate.

NEW 2007: 3BR/2BA, plus garage. Some with views of Gulf and bay. All units have private elevators and are located between Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island at 2317 Ave. C. Steps from Gulf of Mexico. White Sands, priced in the $600s. Contact Kimberly Mills or Erlene Fitzpatrick at Re/Max Gulfstream Realty. 941-758-7777.

SPARKLING BEACHFRONT CONDO: Gulf view every room. 2BR/2BA, lots of closet space, laundry room with sink. $799,000. 941-779-1013 or 717-392-4048.

MINUTES TO BEACHES: 2BR/2BA, garage, in-ground caged pool, close to shopping, good schools. Hurry this one won't last long! $224,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty, 941-713-6743.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY: 2BR/2BA open-plan with great views of Tampa Bay. Canalfront, walking distance to beach and restaurants. $719,000. 941-779-1512.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON HOME: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, large lot. No-flood zone, five minutes to Gulf beaches. Two blocks off Palma Sola Bay. $299,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

LONGBOAT KEY: NORTH-end village. Updated 3BR/2BA, two-car garage in a wonderful neighborhood. $699,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

ISLAND DREAM: KEY Royale 3BR/2BA, pool and boat dock. Tastefully updated. Was $925,000, now $799,000. Let’s talk. Call agent/owner, 941-356-1456.


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.

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.

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

BATTERY CREEK, SOUTH Carolina: Waterfront at drastically reduced prices! Marshfront lots from $179,900. Dockable waterfront lots from $249,900. Located in Beaufort, S.C. Premier location and neighborhood. All lots have central water, sewer and underground utilities. Call 888-279-4741.

LIMITED TIME OFFER: 100 percent financing, no payments for two years. Gated lakefront community of the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains. All dockable. 90 miles of shoreline, start $99,000. Call now, 800-709-LAKE.

RIVERFRONT HOMESITE on beautiful Tuckasegee River in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Private community, dramatic views, exceptional weather and recreation. 828-293-9514. High Vision LLC.

LAKEFRONT HOMESITE on beautiful Boone Lake in northeast Tennessee. Fully amenitized community, spectacular mountain views, conveniently located near Johnson City. 423-323-1676. Grand Vision Inc.

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

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

WATERFRONT CONDOMINIUMS on beautiful Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. 1,200 miles of shoreline. Low taxes, insurance and fees. Fishing, golf, fun. From $99,900. 573-346-1188.

NEW MEXICO GETAWAY: 20 acres, $49,990. Scenic, trees, views, wildlife, nearby Bureau of Land Management, electricity. Prefect for horses, hiking, hunting, family ranch, retreat, and retirement living. 100 percent financing. Call 866-365-2825.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Five acres with pristine 20-foot-high waterfall, home site with great view, very private, large, public lake nearby, $199,500. This won't last long. Call now, 866-789-8535.

TIMBER COMPANY LIQUIDATION! 24 acres, $99,900. 40 acres, $159,900. Timber company selling off large wooded acreages in southeast Georgia. One day only, Saturday, June 30. Loaded with wildlife. Potential to subdivide. Excellent financing. Call National Timber Partners now, 800-898-4409, ext. 1306.

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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