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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 9, 2004


BEAUTIFUL ETHAN ALLEN Queen Anne-style chair, light floral pattern with claw-style legs, excellent condition. Asking $500. Call 795-4163.

KRAKAUER UPRIGHT PIANO, good condition, $500 or best offer. 778-0019.

USED 1200-POUND Mantowoc ice machine with bin, good condition, works great, $1,650. Call Bill, 795-7411.

GIRL SCOUT COOKIES available at The Islander, assorted varieties, $3.50 box. All proceeds paid to local Girl Scout troop.
Fish tank: 150-gallon with hand-made oak cabinet, fully equipped, $1,000 or best offer. Call Bill, 795-7411.

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

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

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


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

DVD AND VHS new for 2004 Tales of Cortez, the Totch Brown series. Manatees, Panthers, Fish Key West and more. (800) 852-0662 or

SALE! NIKI'S ANTIQUE Mall, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Dolphin glass-top end tables and lamps; 40 percent off select art work, antiques 25 to 40 percent; sterling jewelry 50 percent off. 7 days. 779-0729.

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


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30am-2pm; Saturday 9am-noon. Half-price sales rack. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

GARAGE SALE: Friday and Saturday, June 11-12, 8am-noon. Furniture, bric-a-brac, pictures, cooks, luggage. 511 72nd St., Holmes Beach.

INSIDE SALE: Friday and Saturday, June 11-12, 8am-3pm. Collectibles, sterling, vintage and costume jewelry, books, bric-a-brac. Come on upstairs, stay cool. 218 84th St., Holmes Beach.


LOST COCKATIEL: June 4 in Anna Maria. Please call Robin, 778-0836.


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

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

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


1998 HONDA CIVIC: 81,000 miles, CD player, electric windows/locks, five-speed, cruise control, regularly maintained. Asking $5,400. 795-7047.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $2,000, or best offer. 778-1102.


BOAT DETAILING: Interior and exterior. Does your boat need a good teak job or waxing? I can come to you. 724-0874.

MODULAR FLOATING DOCK system: Custom drive-on docking solutions by Versa Dock. Maintenance free, 20-year warranty. (941) 685-7648, Anna Maria area.


EGMONT EXPRESS CHARTERS: Seek out secret water paradise. Sunsets, back water, Egmont or custom trips. See dolphins and manatees. Call 778-7459 or 720-5470.

LET'S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat "Magic." Full or half day backwater fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. 779-9607.


CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Eighth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. 778-3275 or 779-0793.

BABYSITTER: RED CROSS babysitting and first-aid certified. Enjoys playing with kids. Call Alexandra, 778-5352.

SPENCER'S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call 778-0944.

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

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

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


REAL ESTATE: Tired of paying office fees? Two experienced agents needed for fast paced, high traffic Island office. Top splits, sign-on bonus. Call Wedebrock Real Estate today! "Personalized, not Franchised". Call Joe Pickett, 383-5543.

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

LONGBOAT KEY CONDO/hotel. Friendly, busy place on the beach. Office assistant, 5-10 hours per week. Maintenance person, 10-20 hours per week. PO Box 8245, Longboat Key, FL 34228.

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

HELP WANTED: Part-time chef/sous chef and servers. Apply at Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

JOURNALIST: Part-time reporter sought for city beat and features writing by The Islander. Must have journalism education, experience or background relevant to government reporting. E-mail resumes to, fax 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet interesting people from around the world? Are you interested in learning the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. We need you! Call 778-0492.


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 778-3222.

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

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $30 per hour- free advice. 545-7508.

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

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, 778-3620.

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

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

IMPERIAL TRIM: Carpentry, interior trim, crown molding, chair rails, baseboards, doors, finish work. Doug Ewing, 737-9115.

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

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

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

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, 778-7770. References available.

PROFESSOR/COMPOSER Bill Rhodes accepting piano students. Call 779-0752.

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

STOP! DON'T CALL your attorney. For instant pre-paid legal service and identity theft protection call Steve Katie, 704-8336.

PAINTING SUMMER PRICES. Free estimates, local references. One room or complete house. Interior or exterior. Call John, 778-3713.

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

PERSONAL SHOPPER: Need someone to pick up those prescriptions or groceries? I'm your girl! Please call Claudette, 778-3713.

AUTO DETAILING by Island native. Only top-quality products including high powered shop-vac and buffer. Call about multi-wash packages. 724-0874.

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

DISCOVER PILATES: On-going class at Anna Maria Island Art League, 6-7pm Wednesdays, $8/class, drop-ins welcome. Call 778-2099 for information. Also at G.T. Bray Activity Center starting March 16. Call 742-5974 for information. Certified Pilates Instructor Preston Whaley Jr.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, 792-0160.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 795-7411. RA005052.

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

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

SEWING: Get your sewing alterations done fast and reliably. Hems, zippers, sleeves, waistlines, cushions, etc. Reasonably priced. Call Jenifer Catlin, 727-5873.

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

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


CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING and Lawn Maintenance. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, cleanups, tree trimming, hauling, Xeriscape. Island resident. Excellent references. 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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

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

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

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

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


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

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. 727-5066.

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

DESIGN, PLANTING, EDGING, pruning, mulch and stones. Reasonably priced commercial and residential. University of Florida School of Landscape Architecture student. Call Robert, 962-7175.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. Paul Beauregard, 779-2294.

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

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

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

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

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR and Lawn Care: Light carpentry, pressure washing, handyman, plumbing and electrical, light hauling, tree trimming. Call 778-6170 or 447-2198.

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

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

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


PALM ISLAND WATERFRONT escape. Secluded, private dock, access by ferry/boat. Fishing, shelling, wildlife, canoeing. $125/night; $800/week. 778-8168.

SUMMER, AUTUMN, WINTER rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

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

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

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes with all conveniences. Now booking for this season. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site:

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Off season, $500/week $1,500/month. Call Ron, 795-2656.

VACATION RENTAL: 1BR/1BA duplex, three short blocks to beach. Phone, premium cable TV, microwave, washer/dryer, sleeps four. $1,800/month, $550/week. Call 807-5627 or e-mail:

BEACHFRONT: NORTH SHORE Drive, ground-level all-view home. Bean Point area. $3,500/month, $1,500/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

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

RECENTLY REFURBISHED and nicely furnished 1BR/1BA ground-floor duplex with cheerful decor. Just three short blocks to the beach. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants in downtown Holmes Beach. Includes phone, premium cable, microwave, washer/dryer. Small pets OK. Available now and accepting reservations for 2005. Winter rates: $1,700/month, $550/week; summer rates: $500/week. E-mail: or call 807-5626.

KING BEDROOM efficiency for rent. Short-term only. Night, weekend, weekly. Private entrance, private deck. Nonsmoking, close to beach. Call 778-3433 or 773-0010.

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

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

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

VACATION RENTAL: Charming 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, across from white sandy beach. Call 809-3714.

118 52ND ST., Holmes Beach, townhouse, 500 feet from the beach. Annual rental, 2BR/1.5BA, all new appliances, completely remodeled. $1,150/month. (330) 757-7670.

RENTAL HOME: Remodeled, two blocks to beach, 3BR/2BA, spacious with fireplace, pool and outside spa, two porches, front and back, completely private, fence. Available immediately, must see. Call 773-0975.

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

ANNA MARIA GULFFRONT vacation rental. Spacious 2BR apartment, enclosed porch private patio, sundeck, tropical beach setting, garage, immaculate. 778-3143.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA bayfront home, $2,500/month; 3BR/2.5BA, direct bayfront home with heated pool, totally renovated, everything new, ready for immediate occupancy. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at 778-2291.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA DUPLEX recently refurbished. $950/month. Available June 13. Security deposit required. Call 586-8041

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

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2104 Avenue B, 1BR/1BA duplex, no pet, furnished $700/month or $650/month unfurnished; 211 82nd St., 2BR/2BA duplex, fenced yard, pet OK, $985/month; 640 Broadway, Longboat Key, 3BR/2BA house, pet OK, $1,200/month; 6980 Poincetta, Longboat Key, 1BR/1BA cottage, pet OK, $850/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA villa, garage, $1,100/month; Perico Island 2BR/2BA condo, first floor, pond view, pet OK, carport, includes water, pest, cable TV, $1,100/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA HOME on canal in Key Royale with pool. $1,900/month. Security deposit required. Call 586-8041.

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

ANNUAL RENTALS! Island townhome, 2BR/2.5BA across from beach with pool, $1,300/month; 3BR canal home, Bradenton Beach with garage and dock, $1,200/month; Island duplex, 2BR/2BA, elevated, $750/month; Island home, 3BR/2BA, $1,150/month. Call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty, 778-2246.

ANNUAL RENTAL 1BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach, newly remodeled, new everything. Across from beach. Smith Realtors, 778-0770.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach. 800 sq.ft. Smith Realtors, 778-0770.

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

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX in great location, 210 Haverkos Ct.. 2BR/1.5BA ground-level with carport, shared washer/dryer. $900/month, plus cable, phone. First, last and $300 security deposit required. Call Gayle Schulz, Jim Anderson Realty. 778-4847 or cell, 812-6487.

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

1BR/1BA ON GULF Drive. $675/month plus water and electric. 778-4941 or (813) 659-0370.

ANNUAL 2BR RENTALS available now. Small dog OK. Don't miss out on great move-in specials. Call Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

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

SIZZLING SUMMER SAVINGS. Reserve your place in paradise today! Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

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

POINTE WEST VILLA: Updated 2BR/2BA. Carport, washer/dryer. $900/month. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

ANNA MARIA 2BR/2BA, July 4 holiday. Canalfront duplex with dock. $495 per week. 778-5793.

NEW SPACIOUS 2BR/2BA villa, one-car garage, screened porch, pool, five minutes to beach. $900/month. 730-4190.

ANNUAL BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/2BA elevated duplex, 18-by-12 ft. bonus room, fenced yard, washer/dryer/dishwasher, central heat and air conditioning, garage, one block to beach, new carpet/paint. Nonsmoking, no pets, first, last, security. $900/month. Also, 2BR/2BA, $775/month. 713-1390.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED DUPLEX available July 1. 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer hookups, close to beach. Aposporos & Son, 758-3939.

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

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

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

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

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL steps to Gulf, large 2BR/2BA, den, laundry hookups. First, last, security. $950 plus electric. (585) 473-9361, or 778-5412.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: Direct Gulfview 1BR/1BA elevated apartment, covered parking, $670/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 778-2307.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON 2BR/1BA, walk to Palma Sola Bay, fruit trees, all appliances, washer/dryer hookup. $975/month plus deposit. 587-2748.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Spacious 3BR/2BA on Bimini Bay. Boat dock, two-car garage, screened lanai. $1,400/month. No pets. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 778-2307.

2BR/1BA HOME, completely furnished, two short blocks to Gulf. Annual or six months minimum. $1,000/month plus utilities. 795-8626.

SMALL STUDIO north Longboat Key, $100/weekly. 383-4856.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA Holmes Beach. One block from Gulf, $800/month plus utilities, first, last, security. Credit check. (860) 227-5142.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Ground-level 1BR/1BA duplex. $675/month, steps to beach, pet friendly. A Paradise Rental Management, 778-4800.

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

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

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

PALMA SOLA BAY furnished 2BR/2BA townhouse. Boat slip, pool, cable, utilities included. $500/week, $1,500/month. Also, Longboat Key 2BR/1BA updated furnished home. $1,200/month, includes utilities. Real Estate Mart, 745-1090.

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


HARBOUR LANDINGS: Lot and dock. Beautiful 12,100 sq.ft. homesite offered by owner/Realtor. Gated community in Cortez. $265,000 includes dock for boat up to 35-feet Longview Realty, 383-6112, or George Noble, 685-3372.

THREE LONGBOAT LOTS on General Harris Street, total of 1.3 acres (MOL). Offered at $400K each. Longview Realty, 383-6112.

DOH IS WHAT Homer Simpson said when asked if this home was a great buy. Come on by and see why. 509 59th St., Holmes Beach. Asking $519,000. 778-4773.

LAGUNA YACHT VILLAGE: Tranquil waterfront community offers everything you've been looking for. Deep-water boat docks, short walk to gorgeous beaches, tropical setting and carefree living. Two brand new quality built homes with spacious floor plans and many upgrades starting at $638,500 and three homesites starting at $240,000. Call Tina Rudek or Mike Migone of Wedebrock Real Estate, 383-5543.

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

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

ALL UNREASONABLE OFFERS refused! That's right - for the right offer you can buy this wonderful 2BR/2BA, single-car garage canalfront home with bay views. 509 59th St., Holmes Beach. $519,000. 778-4773.

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

LOWEST PRICE 2BR/2BA single-family home in Anna Maria. Good rental potential. Great curb appeal. Big lot, room for pool. Located on a quiet street of fine homes. Close to Bayfront Park. Glimpse of the bay and Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Walk to restaurants, shopping. Boat access. Priced to quick sale. $457,000. 920-4539.

RARE OPPORTUNITY to own third house from the beautiful sandy beaches! Quiet north Holmes Beach street. Gulf views! $557,000. 778-4675.

VILLAGE GREEN: Panoramic golf course view. 4BR/2BA with family room, plus screened lanai. Like-new inside, completely remodeled! Call, look, make offer. $279,900. Exclusive Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

BAYVIEWS WITH ROOM to expand. Come with this 2BR/2BA canalfront home. Single-story, one-car garage. 1,764 sf. Mature landscaping. Half-block to Holmes Beach city park, city hall, library complex. 509 59th St., Holmes Beach. $519,000. 778-4773.

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


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