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Date of Issue: June 09, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 8 2005


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.


REWARD FOR information in the Waterfront Restaurant arson fire: Call the State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations in Tampa, (813) 890-1904.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase online or order by mail. $12 PC or $15 Mac.

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

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


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30am-2pm. Saturday, 9am-noon. Always sales racks. Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

SALE AT NIKI'S Gifts & Antique Mall, Weekly specials: Miniature porcelain dolls 55-percent off; Waterford crystal 60 percent off; Abalone necklaces, rings and earrings 50 percent off; select gifts, art and antiques 25 to 75 percent off. Open seven days 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 9am-1pm Saturday, June 11 only! Furniture and lots of good stuff. Corner of Palm and North Shore Drive, Anna Maria.


LOST: SNORKELING GEAR in white net bag at Bayfront Park beach on Saturday, May 21. Reward! (727) 421-6583.


CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. (941) 778-6000.

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.



WANTED: BOAT LIFT for 25-foot runabout. 8 foot, 6 inch beam, 5,000 lbs. Owner, retired school teacher. Call (941) 798-3809.

SAILBOAT FOR SALE: 1990 32-foot Beneteau, 17-hp diesel inboard, furling jib, safety equipment, propane stove, radio, VHF. Bimini over cockpit. (863) 646-2452.

25-FOOT PONTOON: No motor, trailer needs repair. New Bimini top. Docked at 8310 Marina, Anna Maria. $500. (941) 761-3565.

BOAT SLIP NEEDED for 4 1/2-foot draft sailboat. Holmes Beach or Anna Maria. Power and water availability preferred. (863) 646-2452.

2002 SEA RAY 182 Bowrider, like new! 18 foot, 6 inches. 190-hp stern drive, seats seven, tons of fun! Call (941) 778-6234, or e-mail $12,900 or best offer.


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. (941) 723-1107


CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Ninth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

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.

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

SANDBAGS DELIVERED: Be prepared. Local teen will make and deliver sandbags to your Island residence. Spencer, (941) 778-0944 to order.


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, (941) 383-5543.

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.

ALL POSITIONS: Café on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Apply in person.

SALES ASSOCIATE: Seeking reliable individual for busy hardware store, must enjoy working with customers. Full-and part-time positions available. No evenings. Apply in person at Home True Value Hardware, 5324 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

BUILDING MAINTENANCE: Condominium on Longboat Key has opening in building maintenance. Applicant should have experience in all phases of building maintenance and have knowledge of basic pool care. Call (941) 383-3571 9am-3pm for an appointment.

PROPERTY MANAGER: excellent earning potential! Fast-growing Holmes Beach real estate office needs friendly, licensed salesperson. Full time, flexible hours. Call (941) 778-6849, or fax resume to 779-1750. Island Vacation Properties LLC.

NOW HIRING FOR two positions: Experienced deli person and night cashier wanted. Apply at Jessie's Island Store between 8am-3pm. 5424 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

FULL-TIME MAINTENANCE person for Longboat Key resort. Must have reliable transportation and work Saturdays. Good pay and benefits. Call (941) 383-2428 for appointment.

HOUSEKEEPER NEEDED for family-run resort. Part-time, weekends a must. (941) 778-1503.

BUSY CONTINENTAL RESTAURANT hiring full- or part-time servers for lunch, Sunday brunch and dinner. Wednesday-Sunday. Apply at 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Meet interesting people, learn the history of the Island. Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 778-0492.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Tingley Memorial Library. Duties include checking books in/out, reshelving, and generally assisting library patrons. Call Eveann Adams, (941) 779-1208.


GIFT SHOP: Great mom-and-pop opportunity in outstanding resort area. Good location, good lease. Just $238,000, including inventory. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, (941) 383-6112.


LPNS/CNAS NEEDED for long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Four-hour morning and overnight shifts. (941) 383-6953.


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, 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.

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

BAREFOOT ESTATE MANAGEMENT: Home management/watch, housekeeping, maintenance. (941) 730-5318.

TOM'S WINDOWS: Door and window repair/replacement. Plus, get your hurricane panels now! Cut, primed and installed with easy-mount fasteners. $78/sheet, first story. (941) 730-1399. E-mail

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." (941) 778-4561.

MIKE & KATHY'S Cleaning Service: Providing a standard of excellence for all your interior, exterior and window cleaning needs. Residential or vacation rentals. (941) 722-4358.

ELITE SERVICE PROFESSIONALS: Providing quality commercial and residential cleaning services, party help, bartending, etc. Call Maria and Steven, (941) 753-9906.

VIOLIN LESSONS: GROUP, private, in-home. Start June 13. Contact Pam, Rowlett School's teacher, member Anna Maria Island Orchestra. (941) 794-3145. E-mail

DO YOU NEED tree work done on your property? We can help! Call Lew, (941) 755-5559. Serving the Island seven years.

MARK'S PRESSURE Washing and detail service: Residential, Marine, RV. Best prices guaranteed with written estimate! Mark Scaperotta, (941) 544-1066.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelley Ragan. Custom portraits, weddings, beach photography. (941) 447-8892.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. (941) 447-9637.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 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, (941) 795-7411. RA005052.

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.

AUTO DETAILING BY HAND Spotless inside and out. I can save you time and money. Island resident, references. For pricing, call (941) 713-5967.


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. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Quality lawn landscape maintenance, shell, planting, clean-ups, palms trimmed. Free estimates. References, insured. Call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.


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. $35/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: Installs, clean-ups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. Shark Mark (941) 727-5066.


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. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. 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.

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, (941) 795-3034. License #104776. Insured.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at (941) 685-5163 or 795-6615.

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

HOME IMPROVEMENT SERVICE: Bill MacCaughern. Repairs, renovations, kitchens, bathrooms, decks. Masonry, tile, painting. 30 years experience. Yes, I do show up! (941) 778-3904.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall repairs, hand and spray texturing, acoustic ceilings, painting, tiling and shower doors. Clean, honest, reliable. Free estimate. Credit cards accepted. F.A.W. Remodeling, (941) 586-4695.

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


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

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, (941) 778-2374.

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $425-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or (941) 737-1121.

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Managed by Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail:

NEW FURNISHED 2BR/2BA 55-plus, across from beach. Furnished. Annual $1,150/month, seasonal $2,200/month. (941) 725-1074.

SEASONAL HOLMES BEACH: 1BR duplex available March 2005. Steps to beach and shopping. Refurbished and nicely decorated. Small pet OK. Accepting 2006 reservations. (941) 807-5626.

WEEKLY RENTALS: SAN Remo condo, 1BR/1BA, $500/week; Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; island duplex, 2BR, $800/week; Northwest Bradenton home, 3BR/3BA, $950/week; Gulffront cottage, 2BR, $1,000/week; Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week. Please call Cristin Curl at Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246.

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

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos/houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental 2405 Avenue B, 2BR/2BA, $1,000/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA, villa, pool, tennis, $1,200/month; townhouse with garage, $1,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA furnished condo. West Bradenton, five minutes to beaches. $2,700/month. (708) 532-2149.

RENT 2BR/2BA inclusive turnkey, $1,000; 3BR/2BA pool home built in 2000; 3BR3BA villa, pool, tennis. Coastal Properties, (941) 794-1515.

PERICO BAY CLUB Villa: Available now. 2BR/2BA two-car garage, nicely furnished, sunny end unit. Close to Anna Maria beaches and stores. Owner, (941) 387-9702.

YEARLY RENTALS: 2BR half duplex, washer/dryer hookup, carport, $900/month; 2BR/2BA, $725/month; 1BR/1BA, $650/month. Dolores Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500. No pets.

OLD BRIDGE VILLAGE: Bradenton Beach, third floor 3BR/3BA. Cable, high-speed Internet, heated pools, hot tub. A great view! $4,000/month. Please call (918) 348.0961.

MARINERS COVE: Annual unfurnished 3BR/2.5BA bayfront unit with fabulous views and 2,158 sf of living area. Gated community with heated pool, tennis, elevator and protected deep-water boat dock. Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor/owner, (941) 778-2246 or 720-0089.

GULFFRONT: FURNISHED updated 1BR/1BA on the sand with cable TV, phone. Walk to shops and dining. Weekly or monthly rentals. (941) 713-1983.

ANNUAL RENTALS: ONE month free rent including utilities! Efficiency, $690/month, plus $690 security deposit; 1BR/1BA, $740/month, plus $740 security deposit; 2BR/1BA, $950/month, plus $950 security deposit. Call Jerry 8am-8pm, (941) 524-5205 or 448-8100.

ANNUAL EFFICIENCY apartment: Holmes Beach. Near beach, shopping, library. No pets. First, last, security. Call (941) 778-7039.

CORTEZ COTTAGE fully furnished, nice breezy, quiet area. Seasonal, $900/month, $500/week, $100/night. (941) 778-8168 or 794-5980.

CANALFRONT HOME WITH boat dock: 3BR/2BA with two-car garage in Coral Shores. $1,550/month, includes lawn care. (815) 351-5052.

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

THE "CASTLE ON Beach Avenue" Anna Maria. Elegant 4BR/3BA French Normandy home, two houses from beach on quiet street. Available now through May 2006. Inquire (941) 794-8202.

FURNISHED RENTAL for six to eight months, June-January. Newly renovated and decorated 2BR/2BA. Bradenton Beach condo, Runaway Bay. $1,500/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. (941) 355-4027.

DIRECT GULFFRONT HOME: 2BR/1BA with pristine beaches at your back door. $2,000/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH 2BR/2BA duplex. Fully furnished, close to the beach. $1,200/month, plus utilities. Owner, (941) 761-3308.

DOWNTOWN SARASOTA: 2BR/2BA bayview condo on eighth floor. Wonderful location and great amenities. Annual, $2,900/month. Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

PRIVATE GULF BEACH: 1BR/1BA condo with pool, bayside fishing dock, clubhouse, fully furnished, 55-plus. Seasonal $1,800/month or annual $1,200/month. Owner, (813) 681-7229.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: Pine Bay Forest, 2BR/2BA condo with vaulted ceilings and screened lanai. Annual $1,000/month. Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

CHARMING KEY ROYALE house: 2BR/2BA with den, updated kitchen, tropical pool area with heated spa and two boat lifts. Annual rental, $2,200/month, plus utilities. Available Aug. 1. Call (941) 730-1086.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 2BR/2BA bayfront condo. Light and bright, community pools, tennis, guarded gate, assigned covered parking. Annual, $1,200/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

RETIRED COUPLE LOOKING for two-year lease on your canalfront home. Can pay $1,500/month. Will pay two years in advance. References. (941) 739-8077.

RECENTLY REMODELED unit in heart of Holmes Beach. All new interior. $650/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1BA Anna Maria, $765/month; 2BR/2BA Gulffront condo, $2,000/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate for details, (941) 778-2307.

CHARMING TURNKEY furnished 1BR apartment, half block to beach. $400/week or $1,200/month. Call (941) 778-4451.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA house, large canal, Holmes Beach. $2,000/month plus security deposit. (941) 545-6118.

VACATION RENTALS in the Village of Cortez. Adorable 2BR updated apartments in a very quiet setting. Walk and bicycle the 75 acres of preservation trails around the village. Stroll to great local fish restaurants and still only one mile to the beach! Well behaved pets allowed. Call Carol, Green Real Estate, for more information, (941) 778-0455.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL rental: 1BR/1BA duplex, one block to the Gulf and on Lake LaVista bayou. One person, nonsmoking, pet possible. $745/month. Call (941) 778-9158.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1.5BA half duplex in Holmes Beach. $875/month, landlord pays water, trash. Call (773) 398-4708.

SPACIOUS ISLAND VILLA: 2BR/2BA split plan with Florida room, garage and laundry. 1,300-plus sf. Fruit trees, walk to White Avenue beach. Annual, $1,275/month. Unfurnished. (941) 745-0959 or 778-1589.

ROOMMATE WANTED for summer and potentially year long. Pool. Partially furnished. Just across the street from the beach. $425/month, including all utilities. (941) 545-0486.


PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $309,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

BEAUTIFUL TURNKEY 1BR or possibly 2BR mobile home. Close to beach and completely remodeled. Low lot rent. $79,900. (941) 704-6947.

BEAUTIFUL TURNKEY Mobile home. Steps from the Intracoastal. 1-2BR/1.5BA. Low lot rent. $59,900. (941) 704-6947.

WESTBAY POINT & Moorings: Anna Maria's finest and most private community. Near Gulf, next to pool, tennis. First-floor end unit. 2BR/2BA, updated. Bay view. Principals only. $479,000. (800) 696-3050.

MOUNT VERNON CONDO: 2BR/2BA, kitchen, baths upgraded. Lake and bay views. Boating community. Clubhouse, pool. $325,000. (941) 761-8477.

WEST OF GULF Drive, eight homes from beach. Large 2BR/2BA home, master with den/study and bath has whirlpool tub with separate shower. Guest bedroom has a bay view. Elevator, furnished, lots of storage, low maintenance yard with room for a pool and much more! 140 50th St., Holmes Beach. $699,500. (941) 388-5238 or 778-3203.

GOLDEN GATE POINT townhouse. Rare investment opportunity. View marina, Ritz, downtown. Near St. Armands Circle and Lido Key beaches. $385,000. (941) 792-0509.

WESTBAY POINT & Moorings: Phase I, end unit with view of Skyway bridge. Carport, deeded boat slip, turnkey. (941) 778-5087.

VILLAGE GREEN: 55-plus, 2BR/2BA plus den. 1,913 sf, kitchen upgrades, walk-in shower, community pool. No brokers. $279,900. (941) 761-8515 for appointment.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. On the beach condo for sale. View, view and more view, beach and Gulf views from every room. Out the front door onto the beach, no arduous trek. Totally new from the studs out. Pristine. $899,000. Principles only. (717) 392-4048.


ATTENTION INVESTORS: Waterfront lots in the Foothills of North Carolina. Deep-water lake with 90 miles of shoreline. 20 percent predevelopment discounts and 90 percent financing. No payments for one year. Call now for best selection. (800) 709-LAKE.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Must see the beautiful, peaceful mountains of western mountains. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate, Murphy, N.C. Call for free brochure (800) 841-5868.

LAKEFRONT BARGAINS: Starting at $89,900. Gorgeous lakefront parcels. Gently sloping, pristine shoreline, spectacular views. Across from national forest on 35,000-acre recreational lake in east Tennessee. Paved roads, underground utilities, central water, sewer, excellent financing. Call now (800) 704-3145, ext 617. Sunset Bay, LLC.

VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS: Helena, Montana. 4.7 acres, $79,990. Ride out your backdoor to millions of acres of national forest! Awesome lake and mountain views, close to Canyon Ferry Lake, minutes to Helena. Soils tested, utilities, ready to build on. Call owner (888) 770-2240.

East Alabama mountain property for sale one hour west of Atlanta in Piedmont, Ala. Great for enjoyment or investment 15 acres, $54,250.00; 512 acres, $1,485,000. More information, call Gary McCurdy (526) 239-8001.

FINCASTLE, VA: 75-acre estate featuring 3,760 sf manor home with dramatic views of Blue Ridge. Guest cabin, barns, garages, streams and pond. 15 minutes from Interstate 81. $1,250,000. Bill Gearhart, Anne Lee Stevens. Coldwell Banker Townside, (540) 989-3311

640 ACRES: Tallahassee, Florida. Abundant wildlife surrounded by national forest. Beautiful creek. Excellent ranch sites. $3,900,000. (850) 576-5271 or cell, (850) 566-4325. Owner financing available.

TENNESSEE LAKE PROPERTY from $24,900! 6.5-acre lot, $59,900; 27-acre lake estate, $124,900. Lake parcel and cabin package available, $64,900. (866) 770-5263, ext. 8, for details.

COASTAL GEORGIA: Water-access marsh-front homesites. Gated community, tennis, golf, kayaking, canoeing. Preconstruction discounts, limited time. From the mid-70s. (877) 266-7376

GRAND OPENING! Lakefront acreage from $69,900. Spectacular new waterfront community on one of the largest, cleanest mountain lakes in America! Large, estate-sized parcels, gentle slope to water, gorgeous woods, panoramic views. Paved roads, county water, utilities. Low-financing. Call now (800) 564-5092, ext. 198.


STEEL BUILDINGS: Factory deals. Save $$$. 40 by 60 to 100 by 200 foot. Example, 50 by 100 by 12 = $3.60 sf. (800) 658-2885.


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EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY All real estate advertising herein is subject to the Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination Familial status includes children under age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at (800) 669-9777, for the hearing impaired (0) (800) 543-8294.

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