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Date of Issue: July 13, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, July 5 2006


FOR SALE: ELECTRIC golf bag carrier, nearly new, battery and instructions included. Seat, covered holder for balls, tees, etc. $250. Call Bob Elliott, Key Royale Golf Club, between 8-10am. 941-778-3055.

REAL NICE CONSOLE TV, $50; ironing board, $8, double bed frame and headboard, $10; single roll-away bed, $15. 941-538-8200.

BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUED RATTAN set: Glass dining table, six chairs, two etageres, two bar stools, one coffee table. Come see or see online. Can deliver for charge. 941-778-7748. $350 for set.

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.

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.

YARD SALE: 8am-noon Saturday, July 8. Kitchen items, end tables, etc. 112 52nd 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.


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.



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.

2004 CARAVELL: $29,000. 23-foot walk-around cuddy, 225-hp, four-stroke outboard. Colorchart GPS with depth sounder, VHF radio, t-top and rear cockpit Bimini top. Dual batteries, low hours, extras. Call 941-794-8368.

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.


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.

PART-TIME HOUSEKEEPER needed at the Coconuts Beach Resort. Must be able to work weekends. Please call 941-778-2277.

CITY OF HOLMES Beach Public Works Maintenance: The City of Holmes beach is accepting applications for a part-time maintenance worker. Applicant must possess a valid Florida driver’s license. Applications may be obtained at 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, Fl and will be accepted until position is filled. The City of Holmes Beach is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug testing required. The City of Holmes Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon age, race, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital status or veteran’s status of an individual.

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.

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

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

LET ELLEN HELP: Companionship, shopping, cleaning, cooking, over-nights. 941-518-3054 or 941-779-0555. References.

HIGHLY QUALIFIED, LICENSED CNA/HHA: Total personal care, bathing and dressing. Meal preparation, housekeeping, respite care, transportation, shopping. Call 941-345-6155.

CLEANING BY HELENE: Honest, reliable, excellent references. Longtime resident. Weekly, bi-weekly, reasonable rates, free estimates. Call 941-778-5717.

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.

QUALITY CLEANING: WE offer professional cleaning services. Highest quality at affordable prices. “We guarantee our services.” 941-379-8372.

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.

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.

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

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

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows, trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 941-518-3316 or 941-778-6898.

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:

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

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.

ANNA MARIA: TAKING winter reservations. Cozy mobile home in 55-plus resort. Bayside, furnished, parking, walk to beach. $1,400/month, seasonal. 518-473-1169, or

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

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.

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, 941-778-05 or 941-713-9096.

HOLMES BEACH: 1BR/1BA apartment. 750 sf, 100 feet from bay. Newly updated, includes water and trash. First, last, security deposit. $775/month. 949-813-4900.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BR, 1,400-sf beach house. 1.5 blocks to beach. Unfurnished, $1,100/month. Furnished, $1,300/month. First, last, security deposit. 949-813-4900.

BEACHSIDE GROUND LEVEL: 1BR/1BA, great views, like new, sleeps four, $770/week or special seasonal rates. 106 72nd St., Holmes Beach. 863-529-3579.

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

APARTMENTS ON PALMA Sola Bay: Studio, $700/month plus security. 1BR/1BA, $740/month plus security. Rent includes utilities. Call Jerry, 941-448-8100. Ask about free rent.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR apartment, half block from beach. Completely remodeled. $800/month unfurnished, $850/month furnished. Includes cable, water and trash. 941-779-0470.

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.

CORTEZ/BRADENTON BEACH area. Spacious 1BR/1BA furnished apartment (resort style). $995/month, includes utilities, cable, laundry, parking. 941-761-2725.

ANNUAL AND SEASONAL rentals: wide variety and changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202.

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.

ANNUAL: RIVER CLUB downtown on river. Gorgeous views/sunsets. Brand new 2BR/2BA unfurnished, parking, pool, fitness, clubhouse. $1,100/month. 616-457-2275.

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.

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.

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.

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.

OPEN HOUSE 1-4pm Saturday and Sunday Bayview and canalfront with pool. 2BR/2BA open plan, new kitchen. Totally upgraded. Dock, three davits. Owner motivated. Not a drive-by, must see inside! By owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-705-4454. 404 21st Place. Bradenton Beach.

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 LONGBOAT KEY cottages for sale or trade! 660 Linley St. Call 813-478-0909, broker/owner.

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.

2BR/2BA LAKEFRONT CONDO: Attached garage, newly remodeled, new roof, premium location, minutes to beach, northwest Bradenton. Owner motivated! $264,900. Must see! Call 941-962-5704.

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MEADOW CROFT SOUTH condo, near Blake, 2BR/2BA lakefront with carport, pets welcome. $195,000. Carol Heinze, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, 941-778-5059.

PALMA SOLA PARK 3BR/2BA home, 2BR/1BA guest house plus two-car garage. $595,000. Carol Heinze, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, 941-778-5059.

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.

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.

GULFFRONT CONDO BY owner. Anna Maria Island Club, 2BR/2BA turnkey unit. Newly remodeled kitchen and bath, best Island complex. Can be shown July 5-13. 941-778-9259, or 440-725-4586. Call after July 4. $899,900.

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.

ALMOST ANNA MARIA: Furnished 1BR/1BA trailer with two carports. Land owned, optional HOA, new marina and boat ramp on Palma Sola Bay. $87,500. 813-748-7995. Owner/Realtor.

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.

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

3BR WATER-VIEW home in pleasant Palmetto. Shady pergola and great neighbors. Three-car garage. Price $310,000. Call Carleen, 941-224-6521.

ARBOR OAKS: IMMACULATE 2BR/2BA nestled in a private community only minutes from the beaches. Must see! $339,000. Call Piroska Planck, SunCoast Real Estate LLC. 941-730-9667.

VILLAGE GREEN: BEAUTIFUL, bright corner unit, only minutes from beaches, shopping, and restaurants. $249,900. Call Piroska Planck, SunCoast Real Estate LLC. 941-730-9667.

IDEAL LOCATION WITH great appeal. Beautifully updated and maintained, new roof, turnkey furnished. Beach access just steps away, bay views, boat dock, ample parking, great income rental. Room for a pool. Convenient to restaurants and shopping. $875,000. Bridget Spies, ReMax Properties, 941-308-6763. MSL# 313022.

WILL TRADE OUR decent canal home plus cash at 215 Chilson, Anna Maria for your nicer canal home.

ISLAND 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.

A HOME WITHOUT headaches! West Bradenton updated 2BR/2BA with family room and garage. $254,000. Carol Heinze, 941-778-5059. Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

OPEN HOUSE: 2-5pm Sunday, July 9. Call for Saturday showing. Full bay view 2BR/2BA condo with dock and carport. $539,000. 941-807-5449. 6400 Flotilla Dr., unit 76, Westbay Cove, Holmes Beach.

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.


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.

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

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

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

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.

NORTH CAROLINA COOL mountain air, views, streams, homes, cabins and acreage. Free brochure, 800-642-5333. Realty Of Murphy 317 Peachtree St. Murphy, N.C. 28906.

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.

BEWARE OF MORTGAGE companies! They could charge you up to $10,000 in closing fees. Be educated before you buy with our free CD and workbook., or 888-706-3885. Automated request line.

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.

CENTRAL TENNESSEE ACREAGE: Amazing rolling vista views. One- to five acre parcels from the $40s. Planned clubhouse, nature trails. One hour to Chattanooga, two hours to Nashville. 866-292-5769.

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, 866-292-5769.

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

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

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: Private 74-acre ranch, $129,990. Mountain views, trees, rolling hills, wildlife. Horseback riding, hiking, ATVs, hunting. Perfect for family ranch or retreat, electricity. 100 percent financing. NALC 866-365-2825.

GEORGIA/NORTH CAROLINA: Captivating mountain views, lakes, rivers, waterfalls. Homesites starting at $39,900. Log home kits at $39,900. Limited availability. Call 888-389-3504, ext.700.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA mountains: 2.06 acres with hardwood trees. Financing available only $31,995. Private lake and river access. This one won't last. Call today, 800-699-1289 or

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.

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


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