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Date of Issue: July 12, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July 4, 2007


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

CUSTOM-DESIGNED COUCH: Delicate pastel upholstery. Six-feet long, beautiful condition, unique. $225. 941-792-9295.

PATIO FURNITURE: FIVE pieces, white, good condition. $275. 941-779-0360.

LAWN TRAILER WITH ramp: 6x12-foot, 6 inches deep. 6x10-foot dump trailer. Both in excellent shape. Call 941-720-3766, ask for Ed.

FOR SALE: RATTAN sofa, two chairs, ottoman, glass-top tables, removable cushions. Very good condition. Attractive floral pattern. Sold as set. Call 941-778-5397.

LIKE-NEW DESIGNER sofa, paid $1,200, first $150. Whitewash entertainment center, $125; computer desk, $50; 13 large collectible Hummels, $1,900; coffee tables, $10 each; two eight-foot banquet tables, $15 each. 941-778-4451.

RCA WASHER, HEAVY-duty, seven-cycle ,two-speed, RCA dryer, heavy duty, seven-cycle. Good condition. $250. 941-224-8123.

SALE! $2.50 A box: Anna Maria Junior Girl Scouts Troop No. 590 cookies are on sale at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online:

FREE DELIVERY to your home or condo: Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Prompt delivery to your door. Call James Lee, 941-795-1112 or 704-8421.

OLD-FASHIONED DINER MUGS: $8 (includes tax). Your coffee never tasted so good as when you drink from the old-style mugs available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

YOU WANT IT ... You got it. Oval AMI bumper stickers are just $1 at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

HELP SUPPORT OFFICER Pete Lannon: Silicone bracelets, DARE2CARE/ISLANDER4PETE. Child $2, adult $5. The bracelets are donated by The Islander and all $$$ go to a pre-paid college fund for Pete's youngest son. Available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY “From Calusas to Condominiums” by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-7978.


KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or

SAIL AWAY ABOARD 65-foot Lex-Sea. Key West Fantasy Fest, six days, five nights, $995 per person, $1,095 per couple. Cayo Costa Thanksgiving, four days, three nights, $595 per person, $1,095 per couple. Everglades Expedition, seven days, seven nights, $795 per person, $1,495 per couple. 941-713-8000.

ISLAND YOGA SPACE: Summer classes and workshops. Drop-ins welcome. Visit, or call 941-747-9397 for more information.

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

KIDNAPPED! Bentley (the butler statue) disappeared from Sandy Rich’s Real Coffee & Realty, 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, on March 17. Sandy says, “Call and I’ll pick him up, no questions asked.” Call her at 376-6077.

FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don’t be sorry, be safe.

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


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

YARD SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, July 7. Clothes, original art, jewelry and miscellaneous. 912 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-2pm Friday and Saturday, July 6-7.Tools, fishing, furniture, etc. 609 Foxworth Lane, Key Royale, Holmes Beach.

FOURTH OF JULY flea market: 9am-2pm Wednesday. Antique jewelry, vintage clothes, plus much more. 6810 Gulf of Mexico Drive, north Longboat Key.

GARAGE SALE: THE fun one! 7am-noon Saturday, July 7. 7002 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASURES: Happy Fourth of July! Escape the heat and check out our specials! Sterling silver 50-75 percent off. Clearance room 50 percent off, select gifts and collectibles 20-75 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-779-0729.



FOSTER PARENTS NEEDED for loving homes to foster puppies and kittens until they are old enough for adoption. All food and medical provided. Julie, 941-720-1411. ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please, call 941-922-0774.


1997 COUGAR: SIX-cylinder automatic, new air conditioning, tires, brakes, battery, hoses, belts, and water pump. Excellent condition. $3,950. 941-725-2395.

1993 BUICK ROADMASTER Estate wagon. Fully-loaded. $3,600 or best offer. 941-730-8339. 1996 GRAND CHEROKEE,

1996 Jeep SUV. 123,000 miles, two-wheel drive, power, good condition. Runs great. $3,800. View at The Islander newspaper, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-1102.


2000 2470 WALK-AROUND Pursuit. 250-hp Yamaha, GPS color fish finder, radio. Many extras, mint condition. Asking $35,000. Call 941-778-0991.

31.5-FOOT L.O.A. Columbia sailboat. Full keel, autopilot, 2002 four-stroke 8-hp Yamaha, Honda 1,000 generator, GPS, 12-foot V-hull dingy with 15-hp four-stroke Nissan. This is a live-aboard. $4,000. Moving. 941-580-6645.



14-YEAR-OLD needs work. Willing to babysit, clean, etc. Red Cross trained in first aid and babysitting. Call Alexandra, 941-778-5352.

LOOKING FOR A babysitter, pet sitter, dog walker or somebody to do odd jobs? Call Kendall, 14-year-old, ninth-grader. Certified in first aid! 941-779-9783.

RED CROSS-CERTIFIED 14-year-old looking for a job babysitting or pet sitting. Experienced with kids! Call Kim, 941-794-8640 or 941-807-0889. KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.


NOW HIRING ALL positions. Rotten hours, rotten pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph’s Waterfront Restaurant, 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, or call 941-778-3953.

REAL ESTATE AGENTS wanted: SunCoast Real Estate LLC. Floor time and generous split. Confidential. Call Mary Ann Schmidt, 941-779-0202 or 941-778-4931.

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

LOCAL NONPROFIT SEEKS full-time person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Applicant should be organized with good computer skills. Fax to: 941-778-9679.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Friendly atmosphere with great community spirit. It's fun, give it a try! For more information, 941-779-1208.

LEGAL SECRETARY/PARALEGAL position: Presswood Law Firm, P.A., is an employment litigation and appellate practice located in Bradenton, Fla. This position offers a casual office setting, the latest technology tools, and the flexibility to work between 25-40 hours per week. Must be adept with technology (e.g., utilizing software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Amicus Attorney, PC Law) and enjoy working with people. Litigation experience preferred. E-mail resume to


GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in Holmes Beach - busy shopping district. Profitable. $79,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys:

RESTAURANT: CAFE AND RETAIL, charming and picturesque in great location for your menu and more. $75,000, inventory negotiable. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

RESTAURANT: SPORTSFISH GRILL: Newly redecorated, well-equipped in great Holmes Beach shopping center. $89,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.


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


LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. 941-778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. 941-545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.

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

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

ANY ODD JOBS? Need a pet sitter or dog walker? Island local, dependable 17 year-old seeks work. Call Zach, 941-779-9783 or 941-224-5854.

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

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

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

WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, 941-778-3455, or cell 941-720-4152.

TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICE: In-home service, virus/spyware cleanup, system set up, upgrades, diagnose, repair, Internet and wireless network security. Over 37 years computer experience. Call Tom, 941-224-1069.

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

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

WEST COAST INC. Landscaping: Bobcat service, hauling, tree removal, shelling, pressure cleaning and lawn care. Very reliable. 941-345-6859.

GUITAR LESSONS: IN recording studio. Learn chords, scales, modes, arpeggios. Learn music theory, apply to songs. Recording lessons also available. 941-228-9273.

MASTERS OF RENOVATIONS: Do you need a professional at plumbing, electrical, carpentry, tiling, painting and remodeling? 24-hour emergency service. Free estimates. 941-580-3312.

GUITAR LESSONS: ACOUSTIC, electric and bass guitar. Beginners to advanced. Call Bill at 941-238-0265.

A.J. CLEANING: 18 years of cleaning on the Island. 941-447-2162.

REMOVE WATER STAINS, bring back new shine to your marble, walls, counter tops. 40 years experience. 941-723-1749 or 941-545-0964.

MOVE-OUT CLEANING: Will clean empty rentals before new tenants arrive. $15 per room. Call for details. Melissa, 941-704-7404.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, 941-758-0395.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 941-795-7411. CAC184228.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! 941-778-2711.

NADIA’S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 941-795-0887. MA#0017550.

TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.

DO YOU WANT AN AWARD WINNING WEB-SITE - Designed, Redesigned & Hosted: We're your first step to create your internet presence on the web. Each web-site is created specifically for your company. Why trust anyone else, use The Islander, we're local, professional and award winning designs. Please email, we will be happy to give you a FREE quote.


CONNIE’S LANDSCAPING INC. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, landscaping, cleanups, hauling and more! Insured. 941-778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. Monthly and quarterly accounts available. If it is broken, we can fix it. Call 941-778-2581.

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

GULF SHORE LANDSCAPING: Lawn care, pressure washing, landscaping, property maintenance. Owner operated by Island resident. Exceptional value! Licensed and insured. Call 941-726-7070.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Lawn and landscape maintenance. Tree-trimming, mulching, plantings, sod, shell. Many references and insured. Please call 941-778-2335.

THE PATIENT GARDENER: Small garden specialist. Weeding, potting, planting, mulch, watering, deck planters, pool deck areas. Call Teri, 941-448-9433.


SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell 941-448-3857.

TIRED OF NO return calls? Straight Shot Landscape calls back. For all your landscape, call Shark Mark. 941-727-5066. Shell $42/yard.


VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100.

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. 941-778-2993. License #CRC 035261.

CHRISTIE’S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. FL#RF0038118-941-778-3924 or 778-4461.

TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Thirty years experience. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin’s Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 941-792-1367, or 726-1802.

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

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

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Winton’s Home-Buddy Inc. Retired banker, Island resident, converting life-long hobby to business. Call 941-705-0275 for free estimates.

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

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 .

TUB AND TILE refinishing: A division of D.J. Murphy Painting Inc. Save up to 80 percent over traditional remodeling costs. Call us with your kitchen and bath needs. Don’t buy new – redo! 941-751-1245. Licensed, certified and insured.

GUARANTEED A-1 PAINTING service. Get a bid then call Nick, he’s the best. Island references. Licensed. Call Nick, 941-727-1448 or 941-962-5131.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic. # RR0066450.

PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Island resident, very meticulous and reliable. I take pride in my work. For a free estimate, call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.

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

PAUL’S DEPENDABLE HOME Services. Specializing in drywall and stucco, new or repairs. Popcorn removal, skip-trawl ceilings. All jobs welcome. 941-650-7874.

HOWLE HOMES: REMODELS, tile, painting, etc. 941-761-3053. Lic#RB29003120.

MASTERS OF RENOVATIONS: Do you need a professional at painting, tiling, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and remodeling? 24-hour emergency service. Free estimates. 941-580-3312.


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:

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

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

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week9 941-713-0034 or

PARADISE IN COMFORT at Palm Breeze rentals in Holmes Beach. Two beautifully furnished units in a Key West-style home on a large corner lot. Each unit has 3BR/2BA, washer, dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Heated pool, bikes, grill, etc. Just bring your clothes and a toothbrush and enjoy. 941-730-5126.

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

FURNISHED MOTHER-IN-LAW apartment, canal view with a large deck, dock and saltwater pool to share. Apartment has private entrance, bath and kitchenette. All utilities except telephone included. $350/week or $850/month. Perfect for a clean and quiet individual! Please e-mail or call 941-928-8735. Leave message for information and availability.

AFFORDABLE SEASONAL RENTALS still available. Weekly, monthly, bayfront, Gulffront, big, small. Call Sato Real Estate for availability. 941-778-7200.

ANNUALS: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus community, No. 200, 2BR/1BA, $595/month. Turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. On bay, Gulf view. Call 941-920-0868 or 941-778-4523.

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

BRAND NEW LUXURY townhome: Harbor Landings, Cortez. 3BR/3BA, private elevator, two-car garage, all amenities, walk to beach. $2,750/month. Call Donna at Premier Florida Realty, 941-761-3720. Cell, 941-313-0104.

FLORIDA SUMMER SPECIAL: Vacation across from the beach. 1BR, $575/week. 2BR, $675/week. 513-236-5091.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: QUIET area. Fully furnished, walk to water. No smokers. $900/month, $500/week, $100/night, includes utilities. 941-794-5980.

PALMS OF CORTEZ: 2BR/1BA very clean, third floor. Small pets welcome. Pool, fitness center, etc. $875/month. First, last, security deposit, negotiable. 941-778-8277 or 941-962-8347.

RENT-TO-OWN: Waterfront and pool homes, several to choose from! Starting at $995/month. 941-447-6278.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA duplex, two-car garage, screened lanai, shared laundry. $1,000/month. 941-779-0120.

APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA ON Palma Sola Bay, near beaches and park. Rent is $695/month, tenant pays electric. Move in with security, $695 and utility proration, first month free. Call Reed, 9am-8pm, at 941-448-8100 or 941-794-2258.

BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA BAYFRONT with deep-water dock. Furnished, carport and a great value located in Bradenton Beach. 941-779-4713.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Bradenton Beach. 2BR/2BA condo/townhouse located near beach south of Bridge Street. The unit has upstairs and downstairs living areas with parking underneath. Call 813-245-3844

NORTH-END DUPLEX: for 2008 season. Three-month minimum. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer, two blocks from Gulf. Sleeps six. $2,000/month. 941-778-7167 or 941-705-0275.

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

ANNUAL RENTAL: NORTH Beach Village. 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, screened lanai, several decks, pool. $1,700/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria. 2BR/2BA, close to beach, open courtyard, dishwasher. $850/month includes water and garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: LONGBOAT Key. Cedar’s East. 3BR/2.5BA, large condo, several decks. Two garages, lots of storage, pool, tennis, close to beach and bay. $2,750/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach. 1BR/1BA across street from beach. $695/month includes water and garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

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

ANNUALS: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus community, No. 200, 2BR, $595/month. No. 202, 1BR, $495/month. Both have 1BA, turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. On bay, Gulf view. Call 941-920-0868 or 941-778-4523.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CORTEZ: ANNUAL: 1 or 2BR. Central air conditioning, washer and dryer, lanai, storage. $740/month, includes water and garbage. 941-778-2710.

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

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

ANNA MARIA DUPLEX near Bean Point. 2BR/2BA appliances including range, refrigerator, washer, dryer, dishwasher. Lanai plus 8x14-foot storage shed. $875/month. 941-387-2121.

2BR/2BA WITH BONUS room. All new inside. $1,650/month. 308-B 63rd St., Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA with bonus room. $1,250/month. 308-A 63rd St., Holmes Beach. 941-565-1430.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA, ground-level. New appliances, full, private laundry, screened lanai, quiet area. $1,025/month. 206 73rd St. Call 941-778-2658.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX for lease. Annual or seasonal, 2BR/1BA, two blocks from beach. Turnkey furnished, completely remodeled. 941-730-8339.

CORTEZ: ANNUAL 1 or 2BR, central air, washer and dryer, lanai, storage shed. $740/month includes water and garbage. Phone, 941-778-2710.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH rental needed in October. 2BR/2BA, unfurnished, laundry, garage or storage area, small pet allowed. $1,000/month maximum. 971-725-0347.

FOR RENT: 1BR/1BA, close to beach. Available immediately. Stove, refrigerator, washer/dryer and utilities included. Annual rental, $675/month. $675 deposit required. 203 69th St., Holmes Beach. Shown by appointment only. 941-704-2601 or 941-704-7729.

MANATEE RIVERFRONT: 2BR/2BA, spectacular views! Gated, pool, covered parking, security, fitness center. $975/month annual. Call Maria, 941-720-1712.

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

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


NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: In the $200s. Minutes to beach, no flood, evacuation zone. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

ISLAND HOME REDUCED: For sale by owner. Holmes Beach 3BR, deep-water canal, pool, boat dock, many upgrades. $725,000. Call 941-545-8601.

MUST RELOCATE: DREAM deal on Island at $489,000. Home in great condition, deep-water canal, large boat dock, decks. 2BR/2BA, updates. See it at (ID#63415) or 24-hour hotline, 1-877-940-7777, or 941-779-2807 for personal tour.

BAYVIEW AND CANALFRONT with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, three davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach By owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

BEST BUY on the beach. Romantic, Bradenton Beach, direct Gulffront studio condo. Newly renovated, furnished. The perfect getaway. $325,000. 941-962-8220.

PANORAMIC VIEWS OF Palma Sola Bay from this 3BR/2BA condo. Granite baths, Italian porcelain tile, plantation shutters, designer furnishings and more. Mint condition and a must see at $525,000. 859-264-8644, or

DIRECT WATERFRONT: 65A Cortez Park, Avenue D. 941-778-5480.

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

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

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

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

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

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

HOLMES BEACH: 3BR/2BA fully remodeled home, garage, less than a block to beach. $585,000. Call Joe at 941-713-8341.

NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: From mid-$200s. Minutes to beach, one block south of Manatee Avenue on 67th Street. Models open daily. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

BEAUTIFUL TERRA CEIA condo. 3BR/2BA end unit with expansive views! Gated golf community, pool, pier and more! $199,900. MLS# 549344. Assist-2-Sell, 941-794-2363.

1BR/1BA MOBILE HOME: One block to marina. Land owned! No age, pet restrictions or fees. Really cute and clean. $115,000. 513-470-3851.

HAVE IT ALL: Beautiful direct Gulf views just steps to sandy beach. Also a fishing pier, boat dock, pool, spa and tennis court. 2BR/2BA, kitchen with granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Nice, turnkey furnished. $575,000. Ninth Street, Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Contact owner at 941-388-5238.

3BR/2BA, TWO-CAR GARAGE, close to beach, less than two years old, nearly 2,000 sf, high ceilings, heated pool, granite tops, wood cabinets and floors, metal roof and more! Turnkey furnished, great rental income when you are not enjoying it yourself. $689,000. 941-725-2826.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: North end, canal home, 3BR/2.5BA. Built 2003, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, tile kitchen and living room, three-car garage, two carports, lush tropical garden, room for pool. $1,180,000.

LOT FOR SALE: Holmes Beach, close to Gulf, 75x104-feet. 6814 Palm Drive. $500,000. 727-698-7626.

PERICO ISLAND: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, single home. Vaulted ceilings, heated pool. Overlooks preserve. $459,000. Owner, 941-794-8360. Cell, 941-713-0365.

MANATEE RIVERFRONT: 2BR/2BA, spectacular views! Gated, pool, covered parking, security, fitness center. $285,000. Call Maria, 941-720-0092.


SOUTH COLORADO RANCH sale: 35 acres, $36,900. Spectacular Rocky Mountain views, year-round access, electric and telephone included. Come for the weekend, stay for a lifetime. Excellent financing available with low down payment. Call Red Creek Land Co. today! 866-696-5263, ext. 2682.

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

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

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

TENNESSEE LAKE BARGAIN! One-plus acre, $29,900. Free pontoon boat! Beautifully wooded parcel with access to Jimmy Houston-endorsed fishing lake! Private lakefront community with free boat slips. Paved roads, utilities, soils tested. Lakefront available. Excellent financing. Call now, 888-792-5253, ext. 1311.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS: Log cabin shell on two private acres near very wide trout stream in the Galax area and New River State Park, $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

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

AFFORDABLE LAKE PROPERTIES on pristine 34,000-acre Norris Lake, over 800 miles of wooded shoreline. Four Seasons. Call 888-291-5253, or visit Lakeside Realty,

TIMBER COMPANY LIQUIDATION! 24 acres, $99,900. 40 acres, $159,900. Timber company selling off large wooded acreages in southeast Georgia. Short drive to coast and Jacksonville, Fla. Loaded with wildlife. Potential to subdivide. Excellent financing. Call National Timber Partners now, 800-898-4409, ext. 1156.


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