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Date of Issue: June 15, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 7 2006


10-FOOT JOHNBOAT, $120, Baldwin piano, excellent condition, $1,000. 941-778-4330.

TWO EIGHT-FOOT banquet tables and two silk trees, $20 each. Large computer desk, $25. Two wood desks, $45 each, three bedroom highboys, $45 each. Knotty-pine cedar-lined wardrobe, $150. 941-778-4451.

ANTIQUE DRESSER/BEVELED mirror, $285; Lloyd Flanders five-piece white wicker patio set, $475; queen sofa bed, used once, $85; Italian metal and glass table, $45; drum table, $40; antique dresser with triple-folding dresser mirror, $35; Queen mattress, box spring and frame, like new, $45. 941-778-2167.

FOR SALE: QUALITY-built, cream-colored, leather couch, $250. La-Z-Boy navy rocker-recliner, $150. Antique (1900) student school desk, $50. 941-524-4177.

MARBLE-TOP, THREE-drawer chest in hallway. One year old. Beautiful oak. $275. 941-792-6263.

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.

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

FREE: MUST DISPOSE of our stuff. Cash register, work bench, parts cabinets, office desk, lots of other stuff. 941-778-2694.

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.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM volunteers needed: A guardian ad litem is a trained volunteer appointed by the court to represent and advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. Make a positive impact! Call 941-744-9473 or visit


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30-2 Tuesdays and Thursdays. 9-noon on Saturdays. Always clearance racks. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

SALE: NIKI’S GIFTS, Antiques Jewelry. All sterling jewelry, 50-70 percent off. Select gifts, antiques, collectibles, art, furniture, vintage and costume jewelry, collectible spoons and miniature shoes, stemware, dolls, books, 50-90 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

MAKE AN OFFER sale: 9am-5pm Saturday, June 10. Dale Earnhardt Sr. die casts, Liberty Fall's collection, furniture and a little bit of everything. 214B 54th St., (across from Island Lumber), Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 8am-2pm Saturday, June 10. Consolidation of two homes into a small apartment. Many household items, furniture and clothes. 205 69th St., Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 8am Saturday, June 10. 510 59 th St., Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE: 9am Thursday, June 8th. Furniture, six-foot soaking tub with faucet, washer and dryer, bikes, miscellaneous household and tools. 305 Spring Ave, Anna Maria.


FOUND: MALE RABBIT, gray and white. Holmes Beach. 941-778-5590.


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.


1993 OLDSMOBILE CIERRA, $1,200. 941-778-1912.

1996 CADILLAC : White and blue coach roof. 80,800 miles, nonsmoker, all power, chrome wheels, fresh tuneup and brakes. Cold air conditioning. Very sharp! $6,000 or best offer. Jim, 941-920-9227.

1994 FORD ESCORT wagon: Automatic and ice-cold air conditioning. Clean and dependable, $1,400. Holmes Beach. Cell 513-378-9100.


2003 TRIUMPH 19-FOOT Bay boat. Center console with T-top.  Four Stroke Yamaha 115-hp with 165 hours. Loaded with options, storage, cooler, rod holders, casting decks. Excellent condition with recent bottom paint. $12,995. Call 941-224-5015.

SCHOOL TEACHER FROM Ohio relocating to Anna Maria Island, wants to be live-aboard. Interested in purchasing. Please call evenings, 440-892-6890.

GREAT BOAT, FUN Bowrider: 23-foot Maxum, inboard engine. 1996, low hours, runs good, canvas and Bimini top, lift-kept, $4,500 or best offer, Holmes Beach, 941-778-1137.


LET’S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat “Magic.” Full or half day backwater and near shore fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. 941-723-1107.


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 941-778-0944.

BABYSITTER: Responsible 10th-grader, great with kids, first-aid certified. Charlotte, 941-756 5496.

BABYSITTER, PETSITTER, dog walker: First-aid certified, 13-year-old, eighth-grader, female, great with kids and animals. Call Kendall, 941-779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, 941-761-1569. Red Cross certified.

ENSURE YOUR CHILD’S safety while you relax. Call Gemma, 941-447-9657. Responsible, reliable and experienced, with a love for children. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certifications.

DOG WALKER, PET sitter, child sitter and odd jobs. Tenth-grader, available after school and weekends. Zach, 941-779-9783.

RED CROSS first-aid certified babysitter certified. Call Alex, 941-778-5352.

GET YOUR BOAT washed without the hassle, just give me a call. Regular scheduling available, perfect for when you’re out of town. Call Richard, 941-447 9657.

BABYSITTER/PETSITTER: RESPONSIBLE, Red Cross certified. Experienced with kids and pets of all ages. Many Island references! Transportation available. Weekly and monthly rates available. Call Hilary or Natalie. 941-778-5181.


HOUSEKEEPER WANTED: $10-12 per hour, weekends at Island resort. Call 941-778-2577.

ASSISTANT BUILDING MAINTENANCE: experienced carpenter needed for condo association. Small repair jobs, knowledge about tools, can work well with others and is reliable. Year-round employment, benefits and a drug-free workplace. Apply Monday-Friday at Mt. Vernon Condo, 4701 Independence Drive, off Cortez Road. Bradenton.

GROUNDS WORKER: FULL-time, year-round employment. All phases of grounds work. Must work well with others and be reliable. Apply Monday-Friday at Mt. Vernon Condo, 4701 Independence Drive, off Cortez Road. Bradenton. Drug-free work place.

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.

NURSES NEEDED FOR long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Full/part-time available. Travel opportunity. (941) 383-6953.

SEEKING PART-TIME property manager: Small beach resort on Anna Maria Island. Hours flexible. Fax resume, attention: general manager. 941-778-1645.

LANDSCAPE HELPER: PART or full-time. Island work, great pay. Experienced or will train. Immediate opening. Call 941-778-2335 or 941-284-1568.

HANDYMAN NEEDED FOR small resort on Anna Maria Island. Experience in all aspects of maintenance required. Hourly wages/as needed basis. Fax information to 678-361-6052 or e-mail

SEEKING PIANO PLAYER evenings for Ooh La La! Bistro. Music range from classical to jazz. Call Chef Damon, 941-778-5320.

BUSY ACCOUNTING FIRM seeks full-time bookkeeper to assist with accounts, daily record keeping, payroll. QuickBooks and Excel expertise a must. Call Jamie, (941) 748-2683.


BEACHFRONT RESTAURANT: THRIVING business, building with additional income, beer and wine, $1,690,000; Breakfast/lunch turnkey restaurant in busy Bradenton plaza, beer and wine, $79,990; Pet grooming, profitable business in strategic location, good customer base. $75,000. Bait and tackle, profitable. Great Cortez location, motivated seller, $65,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:


CAREGIVER AVAILABLE: 42 years experience, area references. No lifting. Personal care visits.  (941) 592-7363. Leave message.


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.

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, 941-778-3620.

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

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

CALL DAN’S RESCREEN for your free estimate today. Affordable rates, quality work guaranteed. Pool cages, lanais, windows, doors. Call 941-713-5333.

CLEANING COUPLE: A few open slots for offices, condos, houses, etc. We also do errands and hurricane checks. Honest and dependable. (941) 448-7119.

HANDYMAN WILL BARTER services for lodging near beach for summer months. Call Thomas, 941-807-2210. References.

FREE HOUSESITTING: RETIRED Christian couple. Bondable, with much experience available anytime. References furnished. 770-832-7319.

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

THE ROYAL MAID Service: Licensed, bonded, insured. Professional, experienced maids. Free estimates, gift certificates available. Call now, 941-727-9337.

EXPERIENCED, DEPENDABLE CNA looking for private care. Can work any shift, references available. 941-752-3562 or 941-228-1367.

J.V.’S HANDYMAN AND painting services: Over 20 years experience. Reliable, dependable and neat. Call today for a free estimate. John P. Vukas (retired fire captain). 941-531-4753.

CPA BOOKKEEPER AVAILABLE for temporary and/or part-time work to assist with your small business or personal accounting/reconciliation needs. $35/hour, two-hour minimum. 941-914-2037.

EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED TEACHER available for tutoring in math, science and reading for elementary-to college-level students. $35/hour. 941-524-4177.

ANNA MARIA ROCK School at School for Constructive Play. Lessons in guitar, drums, piano, bass guitar, saxophone, flute, theory. All ages. Call 941-778-1747.

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.


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.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Top quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Now accepting new accounts at great rates. Please call 941-778-2335 or 284-1568.

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


PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-4441.

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.

NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. 941-729-9381.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE: Complete cleanups, installations, native plants, palms, aquascapes, rock and patios. Shell installed $42/yard. Shark Mark 941-727-5066.

SARAMANA TREE COMPANY: Serving your area with fast, friendly and dependable service. Great rates. Call 941-400-2887 or 941-224-0848.


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.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at 941-778-1730.

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#RF0038118-941-778-3924 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.

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

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.

PAINTING BY CARLOS: Exterior and interior painting. Faux finish, wallpaper, stain, popcorn ceiling, woodwork, pressure wash. Office 941-761-4071 or cell, 941-580-2421.

IMPACT WINDOWS AND doors. Exclusive distributor: Weatherside LLC on Holmes Beach. Free, courteous estimates. Jeld-wen Windows and Doors. Lic.# CBC1253145. 941-730-5045.

RANDY’S REMODELING: DRYWALL hanging, finishing, texture, interior carpentry. 941-320-2506.


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:

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking sunsets. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. 901-301-8299 or e-mail

WEEKLY RENTALS: Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; Island duplex, 2BR, $800/week; Gulffront cottage, 2BR, $1,000/week; Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, 941-778-2246.

BRADENTON BEACH: NEWLY remodeled1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Now taking reservations for summer. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. 941-776-3696, or e-mail

MONTHLY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA with den. Furnished condo on canal. West Bradenton. Five minutes to beaches. $2,100/month. June through November 2006. 708-532-2149.

COZY EXPANDED MOBILE home in 55-plus resort. bayside, furnished, parking, walk to beach/trolley. $800/month, annual. $1,400/month, seasonal. 518-473-1169 or

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL: New home, 55-plus park, across from beach, turnkey furnished, 2BR/2BA, central air conditioning, heat, washer and dryer, carport. $1,100/month, call for seasonal rate. 941-778-4349.

SANDPIPER 55-PLUS: Furnished 2BR/1BA bright, cozy mobile home. Large kitchen, wood deck, nice location. No pets. $625 monthly. 941-779-0556.

LIDO BEACH: 2BR apartments. Delightful and modern with porch/lanai in garden setting. Across from beach, walking distance to St. Armands Circle. Eight minutes to Sarasota Main Street. Fully furnished, including full kitchen and laundry room. Available weekly, 941-383-2566.

KEY ROYALE: 3BR/2BA house on canal with dock, all new inside, two-car garage, community pool/tennis, washer and dryer, fireplace, pets OK, $2,250/month. Westbay Pointe & Moorings, 2BR/2BA condo, second floor, water view, furnished or unfurnished, annual lease, $1,500/month. 72nd Street duplex, 2BR/2BA, second floor, loads of storage, garage, 360 yards to beach, no pets, $1,200/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202.

SEASONAL DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA with laundry. Three-minute stroll to Gulf, north end of Island. $2,200/month, three-month minimum. 813-949-6891.

DUPLEX: ANNUAL RENTAL. 2BR/2BA large utility room with washer and dryer. $950/month plus utilities. Available June, 2006. Holmes Beach. (941) 779-2265.

THREE 1BR/1BA APARTMENTS: each under $800/month. Seven-month lease. One in Bradenton, two in Sarasota. Call Jackie, 941-929-7165.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA with garage in Holmes Beach. Washer and dryer hookup. No pets. Available June 1, 2006. 941-778-7039.

DUPLEX: ANNUAL 2BR/1BA. $1,000/month. 200 steps to beach. New appliances and paint. 206 73rd St., Holmes Beach. Call first, 941-778-2658.

GROUND-LEVEL DUPLEX nine houses to beach. 2BR/1BA, $1,100/month plus utilities. Call (941) 778-2677.

BRADENTON BEACH ANNUAL rental: Ocean/beach view from yard. Single 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer, big back yard, pet OK. Clean house! Great neighborhood! $995/month. Also, small 1BR/1BA, $695/month. Or, 3BR/2BA $1,550/month. 2204 Ave. C. 216-701-5334 or 216-469-2857.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1BA home with garage. $1,350/month. 3BR/2BA waterfront pool home, $3,250/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at 941-778-2291, or e-mail

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA BRADENTON Beach. Bay views, close to beach. 2319 Ave. B. $1,000/month. (941) 778-3875.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA new apartment, close to beach. Includes all utilities and cable. $1,000/month. 941-545-6118.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA Palma Sola Park. New kitchen and bath, new paint, large yard. $1,600/month. First/last/security. 941-778-5445.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA Anna Maria waterfront apartment with dockage. $1,300/month. Furnished or unfurnished. Cable and water included. First/last/security. 941-778-5445.

OFFICE SPACE: BEAUTIFUL 1,200 sf, second floor, all Gulf view, completely finished, carpeted, good parking. $725/month. 941-778-4451.

ANNUAL RENTAL AVAILABLE in "Historical Cortez Village.” Adorable 2BR/1BA updated villa. Quiet, garden-style setting, private screened lanai, laundry room and carport. Too much to list. Well-behaved pet considered. $1,200/month, turnkey furnished, $1,100 unfurnished. No smoking. View online at Please, call Maureen at 941-778-0542.

ANNUAL EFFICIENCY: HEART of Holmes Beach, New refrigerator, new air conditioning, new paint, $650/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 1BR/1BAs Holmes Beach and Anna Maria from $775-$850/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6006.

2BR/2BA ELEVATED UNFURNISHED duplex. Two miles from beach. $875/month. First, last, $1,000 security. 941-387-0817 or 734-675-2853.

RIVIERA DUNES: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, den, formal dining, gated maintenance-free marina community on Manatee River. Pool, tennis, fitness center. $1,850/month, annual lease. 941-358-7560.

FURNISHED, TURNKEY EL Conquistador second-floor condo. Spectacular view of Sarasota Bay. Near IMG. 3BR/2BA, $3,200/month. Call 941-747-5095 or 941-749-1704.

ISLAND CASTLE: FABULOUS French Normandy home. 4BR/3BA on best beach and quiet street in Anna Maria. 941-794-8202.

BRADENTON BEACH BUNGALOW: 3BR/2BA totally remodeled. Six-month lease, pets negotiable. 105 N. 12th St. $1,100/month. 888-929-9316.

ANNUAL RENTAL: EFFICIENCY garage apartment with porch, quiet, north end of Island. $750/month. 941-778-1514.

ROOMMATE WANTED: ONE house from beach. Private bathroom, laundry. $600/month. Call Bill at 941-518-4222.

FLORIDA KEYS WEEKLY rental: luxury 2BR/2BA condo. Spectacular Atlantic views! Marina, ramp, dockage, gated, pool, private beach, tennis.

GREAT WATER VIEWS! Steps to beach! 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA for rent. $900 and $750/month. Washer, dryer and screened porch. 941-747-3321 or 941-219-1042.

STEPS TO BEACH on Gulf Drive. 1BR/BA, washer/dryer, courtyard, Internet access available. $495/week, $1,495/month. 941-778-1098 or

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


PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Lakefront Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $329,900. Call Cori Woods, 941-761-0444.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. Reduced $795,900. 941-779-1512.

FOR SALE BY owner: Best value on the Island! 2BR/ 2BA, one-car garage, gourmet kitchen, new windows, updated baths and more. Two blocks from beach. $615,000. 941-778-8677. 406 Bay Palms Drive, Holmes Beach..

3BR/2BA: One bedroom used as a den/office/playroom, enclosed lanai, tiled with carpeted bedrooms. 1,400 sf, county water/sewer, citrus trees, near Brentwood school in Sarasota. Reduced to $274,900. 941-379-4196 or 941-954-7474.

PERICO ISLAND: 1,170 sf, lovely 2BR2BA condo. Great water view/porch. Eat-in kitchen. Concrete built. $325,000. Agents welcome. 941-792-7828.

PALMA SOLA BAYFRONT HOME: Flamingo Cay. 1,500 sf 3BR/2BA, private dock and davits. Sailboat water. 130-plus feet of seawall. Room for a pool. Ready for remodel or build new. Incredible full bay views. $999,000. Mike Faber, 941-504-6345. RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty.

KEY ROYALE: Holmes Beach. Direct bayfront, gorgeous view of Skyway, 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, private dock. $2,500,000. North Point Harbor canalfront 4BR/3BA, five-car garage. Elevated with new lap pool/spa/waterfall, seawall and dock. $872,500. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, renovated ranch with new seawall/dock/20,000-lb lift. $989,500. Both with community pool and tennis. Call Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, SunCoast Real Estate, 941-737-1420.
C P R: 941-794.1515. Sales, rentals, property management. Coastal Properties Realty.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: 2BR/2BA condo. Fully furnished and equipped. Best-kept condo complex on the Island. Beautiful beach, pool, hot tub, sauna and sunsets. No more left on the Island like this! $969,000. 317-873-3307 for instructions on virtual tour.

REDUCED $128,000: BEACH duplex. 4Br/2Ba pool-size lot, partial ocean, exclusive area. Rare weekly income. $599,000. 205 71st St. past beach Bistro on Gulf Drive.-Janet, 941-538-033, Realty Executives Solutions.

REDUCED! Large Anna Maria lot, deep-water canal, no bridges, custom plans available. $650,000. Details at, or call 610-247-9496.

ELEVATED DUPLEX: HOLMES Beach. 4BR total, concrete structure with enclosed downstairs. 3,300 sf total, easily convert to single-family. $529,000. 941-807-5449.

REDUCED $128,000: BEACH duplex. 4BR/2BA pool-size lot, partial ocean, exclusive area. Rare weekly income. $599,000. 205 71st St. Past beach Bistro on Gulf Drive.-Janet, 941-538-0233. Realty Executives Solutions.

HUGE SWEEPING BAY views from 2BR/2BA bayside condo with deeded 35-foot deep-water dock and carport, pool, tennis. $539,000. 941-807-5449.

FOR SALE: BRIGHT and clean, furnished 1BR/1BA condo on Cortez Road, near Bradenton Beach. $150,000. Call Jackie, 941-929-7165, or 305-807-2585.

OPEN HOUSE 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday 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! By owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-705-4454. 404 21st Place. Bradenton Beach.

WATERFRONT TOWNHOME with deeded dock, pool, 3BR/3BA, large storage room, two-car garage. Former model, many upgrades. $825,000. 941-962-5429.

DESIRABLE ANNA MARIA lot for sale by owner, 50x110 feet. 117 Willow Avenue. Asking $500,000. 813-837-6224.

PRICE REDUCED! Two bedroom, extra-large bath with Jacuzzi tub. Huge kitchen, bay view and directly across from Gulf beaches! Million-dollar views for only $169,900. Seller motivated. Call Jill Sullivan at Keller Williams, 941-232-9783.

ANNUAL RENTAL IN Holmes Beach. One block to the Gulf. 2BR/1BA. Close to trolley stop and stores. Washer and dryer on premises. $1,050/month, utilities included. Call 646-842-0096, soon!

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH: Direct Gulffront. Everything is new in this professionally decorated condo. Great rentals, on-site management, pool and more. Priced to sell fast at $459,000. George, work 312-321-7501. Cell 847-707-3859.

NO ASSESSMENTS FOR one year! Runaway Bay 2BR/2BA. Everything new in 2006. Great view of pond, guarantee on air conditioning and more! Best in the complex at the lowest price in complex and I will pay your first year’s assessments. $385,000. George, office 312-321-7501. Cell 847-707-3859.

TWO WEEKS ONLY: New home, 3-4BR/3BA, whirlpool tub, two-car garage, Holmes Beach location. $897,000. Ron Johnson, 941-387-7136.

SUMMER SUBLET, JUNE and July. Great deal to the right tenant. Perfect family getaway or romantic beach house. $3,500 for two months or $2,000/month. 3BR/2BA, 1 block from beach, Mexican tile, big yard, deck, outdoor shower, plants, piano, skylights, full of paintings and books. Families welcome. Pet negotiable. Utilities included. 941-778-7930, or cell 941-855-0444.

BEST BARGAIN ON beautiful Anna Maria Island. 1BR/1BA elevated half duplex. 650 sf, back yard, lake view, central heat and air conditioning. Enclosed garage, two blocks to beach. $299,500. By owner, (863) 255-9771.

FORECLOSURE LOOMS: KEY Royale canal home. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a nice 3BR/2BA home. Pool, boat dock. Asking $869,000. Principals only. Call owner/Realtor and let’s deal. 941-356-1456.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Large lot, minutes to Gulf beaches. No-flood zone. $333,500. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, updated home with large, private master suite. $719,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

ADORABLE CONDO: Move-in condition.1BR/1BA plus den. New paint, tile, doors, toilet, large lanai, pool. Only $149,900. 941-795-2832.

KEY WEST IN Longboat Village: Large lot, 110x105 feet. Bay views, 3BR/2BA. $1,100,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

CORAL SHORES: SALTWATER canal. 1,890-sf, 3BR2BA, dock, davits, lift. New caged pool. $785,000. 941-794-1875.

LONGBOAT DUPLEX: 4-6 bedrooms on canal. Deeded beach access. Rent it out or redevelop (adjacent property available). $799,000. Mary Ann Namack, Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

RARE OPPORTUNITY: FIRST time offered in over 50 years. Three lots zoned ROR, 1/2-acre. Historic residence (G.W.Bean home). 2,025-sf 3BR/2BA, completely remodeled inside. Original wood floors, high plastered ceilings, central HAVC. Five garages plus 250-sf storage. Five-figure income from garages plus one owner occupied. 153x150 feet. Bayside lot and three garages can be sold separately. 503 Pine Ave. Corner Tarpon and Pine, Anna Maria. Price, $1,300,000. Owner/broker, 828-743-1865.

DUPLEX: 4BR/2BA, CARPORT, Laundry, fruit trees. Both sides rented, good income. All new appliances. Holmes Beach. $595,000. 941-705-2757.

LOT FOR SALE: One block to Gulf. 50x100 feet, cleared. $539,000. 215 71st St., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4036.

VILLAGE OF THE Arts home located in Bradenton. Zoned professional, commercial/residential! 2BR/2BA, $245,000. 1414 11th St W. RoseBay Real Estate. Laurie DellaTorre, 941-232-3665.

HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA Home built in 2005. Beautifully furnished with upgrades. $629,900. 307B 59th St. RoseBay Real Estate. Call Laurie DellaTorre, 941-232-3665.

WEST BRADENTON HOME with pool, minutes to Anna Maria Island beaches without paying the high taxes and insurances. 3BR/2BA. $365,000. 7508 19th Drive W. RoseBay Real Estate. Call Laurie DellaTorre, 941-232-366.5

REDUCED TO SELL! Anna Maria Island. Canalfront Holmes Beach, Florida, home. 2BR/2BA. $699,900. 527 70th St. RoseBay Real Estate. Call Laurie DellaTorre, 941-232-3665.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 4BR/2BA great annual rental history. Updated, close to beach and bay. $539,000. 941-778-5482.

KEY ROYALE OPPORTUNITY: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, pool and spa on deep-water canal. $899,000. Also adjacent canal property available, turns it into a two-home family compound. Call owner at 941-356-1456.

WILDWOOD SPRINGS CONDO: 3BR/2BA 2,100-sf model. Open kitchen, lake view, one-year home warranty. Huge enclosed lanai, Percala waterfall, $334,900. 941-739-2093.

OPEN HOUSE: BEACHFRONT condo, 2-4pm Thursday, June 8, at #105 Martinique North, 5300 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-379-0541.

GORGEOUS DIRECT BEACHFRONT condos, newly renovated for sale. 717-392-4048.

AFFORDABLE ISLAND CONDO: 2BR/1BA, across the street from beach. Turnkey furnished, $350,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

OPEN 1-4PM SATURDAY and Sunday. Only steps to beach on Anna Maria Island. Newly updated and furnished. Bright 1BR/1BA condo with partial bay view in Runaway Bay. $359,900. Agent participation welcome. 1801 Gulf Drive, #271, Bradenton Beach. By owner. 941-778-8327.

UNIQUE CUSTOM 1950s Holmes Beach 3BR/3BA. Exposed Cypress beam ceilings, fireplace, over 2,100 sf, plus nice large efficiency. Walk to your boat dock or beach. All offers considered. $650,000. Can show anytime. Cell 513-378-9100.


PICKWICK LAKE WATERFRONT development on a TVA lake, approximately 90 miles long in Northeast Mississippi. A small gated community with private 30-foot covered boat slips, pool and spa. There are only 13 undeveloped lots left. The lots are priced from $49,900 to $150,000, including boat slip. Property taxes range from $500-$1,500/year. Call Bailey at Bailey Williams Realty for more information. Office, 800-748-9051. Cell 662-415-7999 or Anna Maria, 941-778-1356. You will be glad you called!

TENNESSEE GRAND OPENING! Swan Ridge lake resort, a private, gated community with both lake-view and mountain-view homesites. Lots starting at $29,900. Call today! 931-243-4871.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Escape to beautiful 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. 800-841-5868.

BENT TREE GOLF and Tennis, gated community in the north Georgia mountains with clubhouse, pools, lake, stables. Homes and lots available. Craft Inc., 800-822-1966.

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.

6.24 ACRES! EXCELLENT investment opportunity property. 1-95 and Highway 17, first exit in Florida. Joins 95 ramp, 15 minutes JAX International. $1,600,000 or best offer. 904-321-2679.

MORTGAGE BROKERS/ LOAN officers/ branch managers: ready to take the next step in your mortgage career?

EUFAULA, ALA., WATERFRONT: 1/2 to 3 acres from the $40s. Gated with planned clubhouse, docks, and boat ramp. Two hours from Atlanta and the coast. Rolling terrain, beautiful hardwoods. 866-882-1107.

LAKEFRONT PARCELS for sale: Gorgeous lakefront and view lots. Awesome views. On 46,000-acre Lake Barkley, 90 minutes to Nashville. Great for second or retirement home. One to 40-plus acres from the $40s. Call 866-339-4966.

TENNESSEE: CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. One-to five-acre parcels from the $40s. Amazing rolling vista views. Close to parks and lakes. Planned clubhouse, nature trails. Call for appointment. 866-292-5769.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: Five acres with frontage on very large pristine creek, very private, excellent fishing, canoeing, good access, near New River Trail State Park, $39,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

FIRST YEARS PAYMENTS are on us!* Dockable lakefront lots from $149,900! One-plus-acre lake access lots from $49,900! Giant 72,000-acre lake only two hours from Atlanta. Next available showing on Saturday, June 24. Call for your appointment now! 877-426-2326, ext.1344. *Some restrictions apply. Qualified buyers only. Rates and terms subject to change without notice. Offer void where prohibited by law.

LAKEFRONT AND LAKEVIEW properties nestled in the hills of Tennessee on the shores of pristine Norris Lake. Call Lakeside Realty at 423-626-5820, or visit

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA Mountains: 3.84 acres with view and hardwood trees. Owner financing at $65,280 with little down. This one won't last. Call today, 800-699-1289, or

TENNESSEE NORRIS LAKE, most beautiful of Tennessee lakes with 800 miles of shoreline. Water-view and waterfront lots from $49,000. Boat docks available. Sunset Bay Realty, 865-278-3980.

COASTAL SOUTHEAST GEORGIA: Large, wooded, water-access marsh, view, lakefront and golf-oriented homesites from the mid-$70s. Live oak, pool, tennis, golf. 877-266-7376.

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: Private 74-acre ranch, $129,990. Mountain views, trees, rolling hills, pastureland, wildlife, borders Bureau of Land Management. Picturesque homesite at 6,700-foot elevation. Horseback riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect family ranch, electricity. 100 percent financing. NALC, 866-365-2825.

BANK FORECLOSURES! Homes from $10,000! 1-3 bedroom available! HUD, repossessions, REO, etc. These homes must sell! For listings, call 800-425-1620, ext.4237.


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