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Date of Issue: July 20, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July 12 2006


FOR SALE: RATTAN living room set plus miscellaneous. Must see! $1,350 for all or best offer. 941-720-1905.

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

KEY WEST FANTASY Fest: 6 days/5 nights aboard 65-foot sailing vessel, Lex-Sea. $1,895 per couple, per cabin inclusive, maximum six passengers. Bring your own beer and attitude. Depart from Cortez Oct. 25. Information and reservations, 941-713-5958.

LEARN SPANISH: NATIVE teacher dictates classes to home. Beginners, intermediate, advanced, diverse schedules. 941-536-1170.

AVOID FORECLOSURE: We will help today. We buy past due mortgages and notes. Call today, don’t delay. 941-778-4495.

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. Summer clothing sale. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

SALE: NIKI’S GIFTS, Jewelry and Antiques. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Great new designer pieces just arrived. Select furniture, art, crystal, cup and saucer sets, salt and pepper sets, miniatures, prints, dolls, books, clowns, thimbles, costume and vintage jewelry, spoons: 50-90 percent off. Open 9:30am-5pm, seven days. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-2pm Saturday, July 15. 428 Pine Ave. Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 9am-2pm Saturday, July 15. Storage tubs and more. 204 75th St., Holmes Beach.


LOST KITTEN FROM 210 54th St., Holmes Beach. Three weeks young, gray with blue eyes, needs mom. Call 941-778-0268. Small cage at front door if no one is home.


BILLIE JOE: I’M a 2-year old male cat, very handsome, black and white. Need a special person to adopt me, my family was evicted. Neutered and microchipped. 941-920-1411.

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 FORD CROWN Victoria. Police package, silver, V-8, 153,000 miles. $3,200. 941-592-9271.

1993 FORD ESCORT wagon: Clean, dependable, ice-cold air. $1,300. Holmes Beach. 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.

BOAT LIFT: 25,000 pounds, one year old, four motors, 25-foot walkway, garaged, half price, $6,900. Anna Maria area, 678-642-6715.

1992 BOSTON WHALER 19-foot Outrage. 150-hp Mercury with scored #1 cylinder. Trailer and Bimini/canvas. $8,900 or best offer. Call 863-698-2621.

FOR RENT: DEEP-water boat slip, north end of Anna Maria, easy Gulf access. 941-794-8877.

15-FOOT RED canoe: two-person. Excellent condition. Old Town Pathfinder ABS, only 57 lbs., $700. Anna Maria. 941-778 1537.

1997 SUNBIRD: 23-foot walk-around cuddy cabin. 200-hp Johnson, low hours. Very good condition. $14,900. 941-778-4343.


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.

PAYTON’S CLEANING SERVICES: I do cleaning, dog sitting, carwashes and yard work. You can contact me at this number, 941-778-3759. Open every day!

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.


BOAT CAPTAIN NEEDED for occasional weekends. Must be nonsmoker and very reliable. Call 941-920-5692.

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.

CHEF OR COOK with experience in Italian food. 5610 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key. 941-786-7951.

CNA NEEDED FOR elderly Island lady. 8-10am Saturday and Sunday mornings. Good pay. Call Diana at 941-778-7073.

DO YOU ENJOY cleaning? Are you honest, reliable and want a few hours work? Give us a call, 941-927-1600.

LANDSCAPE HELPER: FULL or part-time. $9-12 per hour depending on experience. Immediate opening. Call 941-778-2335 or 941-284-1568.

LAWN MAINTENANCE HELPER:  Call Chris, 941-778-2837.

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.

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




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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

SANDY’S CLEANING AND decorating: Residential/commercial, vacation properties. Professional service, beautiful results. 941-702-1306 or 941-798-9484.

ABOUT GROUT: CLEANING, sealing, staining painting of grout, tile and grout repair, caulking of showers/kitchen. Bonded and insured. Call Jeff, 941 545-0128.

TUTOR: READING, SECOND through eighth grade. Math, second through sixth grade. Twenty years experience teaching elementary and middle school. 941-778-4087.

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

HAVE YOUR HOME cleaned by a reliable and responsible Christian woman with good rates. Have references. Call me at 941-746-3535. LEWIS MOBILE CAR wash service at your home, office, anywhere inside or outside. Wash, vacuuming, detailing. Henry Lewis. Cell (941) 465-6963.

$10-PLUS PERSONALIZED signs. Tiki bar signs and colorful sayings by Rhonda K. at Star Fish Company. 12306 46th Ave. W. Cortez. 941-447-6349.

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.


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.

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 .

INTERIOR PAINTING BY “Sisters.” Decorating and popcorn removal. Call Nancy, 941-756-9595, or Ellen, 941-779-0555. References.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR/2BA waterfront pool home, $3,250/month. 1BR/1BA upstairs apartment, furnished. $750/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at 941-778-2291, or e-mail

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.

CORTEZ/BRADENTON BEACH area. Spacious 1BR/1BA furnished apartment (resort style). $995/month, includes utilities, cable, laundry, parking. 941-791-2725.

ANNUAL: ATTRACTIVE 2BR/2BA with Florida room. Washer and dryer hookup, dishwasher, carport, $1,000/month. Nice 2BR/1BA, washer and dryer hookup, carport, $900/month. 1BR/1BA close to beach, $700/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL WESTBAY Cove: Lower unit, 2BR/2BA waterfront, unfurnished. Includes water, sewer, cable. Old Florida Realty, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.

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.

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, townhouse: 2BR/2BA with balcony and view of mountains. Weekly or monthly rental. Call Paige at 941-798-3448.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: large, furnished 1BR/1BA. Walk to beach and shopping. Three- to six-month lease, no pets. $800/month plus some utilities. 703-790-0077.

LARGE 2BR/2BA VILLA: 55-plus, furnished/unfurnished. Great location, quiet, modern. 941-750-0648.

ANNUAL 2BR/1.5BA Holmes Beach duplex: $825/month plus utilities. Landlord pays trash and lawn. Call 517-230-4648.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, office. Steps to beach. $1,600/month. 941-545-6118.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434.

ANNUAL: ISLAND HOME 2BR/1BA with garage and fenced yard. Newly remodeled. $1,200/month plus utilities. Small pet OK. 941-795-8979. Credit check.

RENTAL: JULY 15-22 Western Florida's #1 rated beachfront condo. Quality furnished, 2BR/1BA. Pool, Jacuzzi plus all the extras. $995. 888-228-5866.

ANNUAL RENTALS: UPSCALE 2 or 3BR, pool. Homes located on Anna Maria Island for rent, call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTALS: EFFICIENCY or1BR/1BA, furnished or unfurnished. From $650-875/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

PERICO BAY CLUB villa: 2BR/2BA, garage, furnished. $1,100/month, flexible. Real Estate Mart, 941-7556-1090.

ISLAND CANAL HOME: 3BR/2BA all new inside. Pool and spa, dock. $3,000/month. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

CONDO: SABEL PALMS. 2BR/2BA completely furnished. TV, washer and dryer, pool, clubhouse. $1,000/month plus utilities. Yearly lease, first, last and security. 941 778-4451. 75th St. N.W., Bradenton.

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.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA DUPLEX: Bradenton Beach. Steps to Gulf, clean, bright, quiet. First month rent and security. $725/month. No pets. Call evenings, 219-322-0149.

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!

STUDIO APARTMENT: PRIVATE, clean. $500/month plus electricity. 813-892-4768. 109 Fourth St. S., Bradenton Beach.

CORTEZ: CUTE 1BR/1BA trailer. Fully-furnished, includes water/sewer/trash/yard maintenance. Community boat ramp. Yearly rental, $695/month. Seasonal rates to be determined. Call 813-748-7995. Owner/Realtor.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA house, large bonus room, two-car garage. Call Carla Price, 941-720-8746. Bark and Company Realty Inc.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA elevated duplex. Porch, deck, carport. $1,050/month. Call 941-778-5648. Leave your name and number.

BRADENTON BEACH COTTAGE: 2BR/1BA. $750/month. Call 941-778-5648. Leave your name and number.

ANNUAL, $1,700/MONTH. Seasonal $3,400/month. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, Palma Sola, block to bay. New kitchen, screened pool, 1,645 sf, plus large screened patio. 941-778-3051 or 775-338-9492.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA apartment, unfurnished. Quiet neighborhood in Bradenton Beach, north of Cortez. Utilities included. $775/month. 941-778-5143.

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


WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. Reduced $779,000. 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

TWO BEAUTIFUL HOMES for sale on Anna Maria Island by owner! For more information, visit, or call 941-778-8281.

BEAUTIFUL TWO-ROOM professional office, Anna Maria Island. Ground floor, lush landscaped, overlooking bay, plus kitchenette, bath. Share copy machine, cleaning, private parking. Prestigious location. 941-778-3113.

FIND OUT WHAT your home is worth online, visit: Coldwell Banker.

ALMOST ISLAND HOME: Adorable 1BR/1BA. Brand new furnished, bay windows with water view. Hurricane Force-3 manufactured home. One mile from Anna Maria Island and one block from Intracoastal Waterway with new marina and boat ramp. Land owned. Home owner’s association optional. $159,900. 941-224-6521.

PRICED REDUCED: GULFFRONT condo by owner. Anna Maria Island Club, 2BR/2BA turnkey unit. Newly remodeled kitchen and bath, best Island complex. 941-778-9259, or 440-725-4586. $849,900.

HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA Home built in 2005. $599,900. 307B 59th St. RoseBay Real Estate. 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. Laurie DellaTorre, 941-232-3665

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

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

PERICO BAY CLUB CONDO: 2BR/2BA, 1,486 sf, hurricane shutters, 24-hour security, pool, tennis, minutes to Anna Maria Island. 1389 Perico Point Circle, Bradenton. $469,000. RoseBay Real Estate, Laurie DellaTorre, 941-232-3665.

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

HOLMES BEACH AREA: charming canalfront home, newly renovated, 3BR/2BA. Granite kitchen. 1.5 miles to beach. Sale, $599,000, rent $1,600/month, or lease with purchase option. 614-296-5053.

KEY ROYALE CANAL home: Totally remodeled 3BR/2BA, spa, pool, boat dock. Way below appraisal. $850,000. Call owner direct, 941-356-1456.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE, north end: Remodeled 3Br/2BA two-car garage. Unique extra-large master suite with Roman bath and sun deck. $729,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

AFFORDABLE CONDO RIGHT across from beach. 2BR/1BA modern. $350,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 3BR/2BA with full bay views! Granite countertops, glazed porcelain tile, carpet, designer furnishings, plantation shutters and more. $595,000. 859-264-8644.

CHEAP! WATERVIEW VILLAS: 1BR/1BA and 2BR/1BA, steps to beach, views of the Skyway Bridge and Egmont Key starting at $239,000, or four-villa complex for $865,000. Call 941-747-3321 or 941-219-1042.

NEW 2005 CONDOS: Close to beaches, gated community. 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom models. $139,900-$250,000. Keller Williams Realty. 941-932-1288.

BRAND NEW 2BR/2BA villa with garage. Only $89/month fee. $225,000. Bill, 941-518-9300.

3BR/2BA HOME IN pleasant Palmetto. Water views and shady pergola. Three-car garage. $310,000 or offer. Call Carleen at 941-224-6521.

HURRY! ONLY $529,000. Custom 3BR/3BA, over 2,100 sf with large efficiency and optional boat dock. Holmes Beach. Show anytime. 513-378-9100.

BAYSHORE: 4BR/2BA all new inside, kitchen, baths, appliances, air conditioning, laundry room and boat slips. Call owner direct, 941-356-1456.

HALF THE MONEY gets million-dollar water view with large 2BR/2BA condo with long boat dock and carport. Open house anytime. $539,000. 941-807-5449.

TRIPLEX FOR SALE: Just steps to the Gulf of Mexico! This triplex is on beautiful Anna Maria Island, Fla. Currently, a rental property with a yearly income of $34,800. Rent out two units and live in the other. Rent annual or seasonal. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants and trolley stop. Asking $599,000. Easy to rent or create your own Island hideaway! Call 646-842-0096 for more information.

ISLAND TOO EXPENSIVE? Distress sale In Northwest Bradenton, close to beaches and Island, one acre, 4BR/3BA home. Extremely motivated owner, selling $100,000 below market value. 6907 Ninth Ave. N.W., $475,000 or best offer. 941-794-6777.


COSTA RICA: GET out of the rat race and find your Shangri-La. Local Realtor offering homesites starting in the $40s and homes starting in the $160s on the Caribbean coast. Be a part of my neighborhood in paradise. Call Robin Kollar, broker, Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-713-4515.

GATLINBURG, TENN. LOT with spectacular view of city. Near Smoky Mountain National Park. 941-725-4488.

COOL WESTERN NORTH Carolina mountains: escape the heat, hurricanes and high prices. Homes, cabins, lots, acreage, investments. Prudential Great Smokys Realty, downtown Bryson City. Call 877-476-6597.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Escape to beautiful western N.C. 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.

NEW TO MARKET! Lakefront and equestrian parcels. Seven-plus acres, equestrian parcel, $209,900. Eight-plus acres, direct lakefront, $269,900. Two-plus acre homesite, $119,900. Located minutes from downtown Jacksonville, Fla. Private gated community. Miles of bridle trails, recreation area, fishing and boating. Call 877-JRC-LAND. Florida Land & Ranches LLC.

GULFFRONT LOTS: $595,000. Homes starting mid-$300s. New master-planned oceanfront community on beautiful Mustang Island, near Corpus Christi, Texas., 866-891-5163.

BUYERS MARKET: COASTAL North Carolina 95-100 percent LTV financing. Call CCL Inc. Realty, 800-682-9951.

LAKELAND SALE! Three acres with boat slip, only $29,900! Direct access to 33,000-acre mountain lake in Tennessee with boat slip. Available Aug. 26! 800-770-9311, ext.816.

NEW LOG HOME package! Three acres with boat slip only $89,900! Direct access to 33,000-acre mountain lake in Tennessee. Available Aug. 26! 800-770-9311, ext.821.

ALABAMA WATERFRONT ACREAGE: Two hours from Atlanta and the coast. Gated with exceptional amenities, including boat slips. 1/2- to 3 acres from the $40s. Near great historic town. Call 866-882-1107.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. area acreage: One- to eight-acre parcels. Gated community on four miles of riverfront. Superb planned amenities. Exceptional mountain and river sites. Preview Phase II now! 866-292-5762.

KENTUCKY DEEP-WATER parcel: 1.38 acres overlooking Lake Barkley. 90 minutes to Nashville, minutes to Land Between the Lakes. Just $47,000. Won't last! Owner: 866-339-4966.

LOOKING TO OWN land? Invest in rural acreage throughout America. Coastal, mountain, waterfront properties, 20 to 200 acres. For free special land reports,

TENNESSEE ACREAGE WITH views! One- to five-acre parcels with incredible views. 1,800-foot elevation. Close to Fall Creek Falls. Owner’s clubhouse, nature trails. From the $40s! Call 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

VIEW ONLINE: WESTERN North Carolina, North Georgia real estate magazine. Homes, cabins, land, rentals. "Best investment area in U.S.A.,” says Forbes magazine. Updated monthly.

GEORGIA, BLAIRSVILLE. NORTH Georgia mountains. Land, homes, commercial and investment. "Everything we touch turns to sold." Jane Baer Realty, 706-745-2261, 800-820-7829.

MAINE OCEANFRONT BARGAIN: Four-plus acres, 220-foot waterfront only $149,900; Five-plus acres, ocean access, only $34,900. Enjoy spectacular four-plus acre oceanfront parcel with over 220 feet of private shoreline or relax on your five-plus acre ocean access lot with deeded access to gorgeous, private sandy beach. Surveyed, soil tested, paved road in gated community. Great owner financing. Call L&S Realty, 207-781-3343.

LAKEFRONT PRE-DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY! All water-access homesites direct from the developer. Most amenities already in. Far below market value from $79,900. Possible 18-month no payments! Call now! 888-BY-LAKES.

EAST TENNESSEE: NORRIS Lake. 5.6-acre wooded lakefront lot $66,500. 5.1-acre wooded-view lot, $28,900. Call Lakeside Realty at 423-626-5820, or visit

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: Private 74-acre ranch, $129,990, and 20 picturesque acres $54,990. Scenic region with mountain views, tall trees, rolling hills, meadows, wildlife. Enjoy horses, hunting, hiking, ATVs. Perfect to build your family ranch or retreat, retirement or second home with electricity. 100 percent financing. NALC, 866-365-2825.

MURPHY, N.C.: Aah cool summers, mild winters, affordable homes and mountain cabins, land. Call for free brochure, 877-837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties.


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