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Date of Issue: August 09, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2007


BEAUTIFUL OAK ROLL-top desk, $325. Like-new condition. Stunt bicycle, $165. On Island. Call 941-778-4360.

PEARL DRUM SET: Burgundy, complete. $325. Call 941-778-4360.

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.

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.


HUGE MOVING SALE: 8am-noon Saturday, Aug. 11. Furniture, decorator items, household items, quilter’s stash. 528 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach.

STOREWIDE SALE: NIKI’S Island Treasures. All sterling jewelry 50-75 percent off. Select collectibles, paintings, Orientals, furniture, books, dolls, antiques, jewelry 30-90 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-779-0729.


MISSING SINCE JULY 18: 8-year-old, indoor, plump, gray and white cat. Last seen at Los Cedros and Hammock Drive, Anna Maria. Has special diet needs. Reward offered. 941-778-5401.


ADULT CAT FOR adoption: Gray, medium-length hair. Does not like outdoors, must be the only pet. Call 941-228-0222.

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.


1991 INFINITY: FIVE-speed, four-cylinder. Good Island car. $600 or best offer. Call after 5pm. 941-932-6741.

BLACK BEAUTY MUSTANG convertible: Black exterior, beige interior and top, pristine, automatic everything. $18,450. See in Holmes Beach. Call for appointment, 941-778-4360.

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.


BOAT LIFT FOR rent: North end of Anna Maria. Easy access to bay and Gulf. Electric and waterand large dock. 941-778-2778.



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

CALL KENDALL: 15-year old high school sophomore looking for babysitting, pet sitting or dog walking jobs. Four years experience and first aid certified. Great with kids and animals! 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.

FOR BABYSITTING, PETSITTING or dog walking: Call Ariel and Kayla Jennis, twin sophomores at Manatee High School. CPR and first-aid certified by the Red Cross. 941-778-1746.

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.

SEEKING FULL-TIME BOOKKEEPER, busy office, Excel and people skills required. Apply with resume by fax or e-mail, toll-free 1-866-362-9821 or

SEEKING FULL-TIME GRAPHIC designer, busy office, InDesign suite and people skills required. Apply with resume by fax or e-mail, toll-free 1-866-362-9821 or

KITCHEN MANAGER OR SOUS Chef, apply by e-mail to

LEGAL SECRETARY/PARALEGAL position: This position offers a casual office setting, 25-40 hours per week. Must be computer savy. Litigation experience preferred. E-mail resume to

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.


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.

BEACHFRONT EATERY AND building with loyal clientele. Profitable. $1,295,000. Confidentiality agreement a must. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

LIQUOR LICENSE: MANATEE County. 4COP $315,000. Must sell. 941-794-1959.



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.

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.

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

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.

DO YOU NEED a babysitter, dog sitter, dog walker or some household work done? I am a 21-year-old exchange student, dependable, Red Cross certified and experienced. Please, call Natalie, 941-321-4544.

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.

HOUSE CLEANING BY Tonyia: House, apartment, condo. Anna Maria, Holmes Beach and northwest Bradenton. Free consultation, references available. $15 per hour. 941-746-9187.

I/O PRO HOME Cleaning Service: Window washing, indoor and outdoor, move-ins and move-outs, pressure washing, painting. Bonded and insured. Call Janice 941-545-0133, or Jeff 941-545-0128.

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

MOVE-OUT AND VACATION rental 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.

TIRED OF PAYING more than estimates? Tree trimming, removal, pruning, mulching. Guaranteed best price in writing. 11-year Island resident. Cell, 941-951-1833.


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.

NATURE’S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. 941-729-9381.


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.

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 .

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.

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.

RESILIENT PROPERTIES AND renovations: Kitchens, bathrooms, tile work, decks, sheetrock, painting and more. Reliable work start-to-finish. What does your home need? Free estimates. Call Thomas P. Lass, 941-782-7313.

RESILIENT PROPERTIES AND renovations: Kitchens, bathrooms, tile work, decks, sheetrock, painting and more. Reliable work start-to-finish. What does your home need? Free estimates. Call Thomas P. Lass, 941-782-7313.

PROPERTY MANAGERS: CALL RDI Construction get your properties ready for season. All phases repair and renovations. Commercial, condominium, residential. Free estimates. Lic.#CBC1253471. References available. Call John, 941-720-7519.

K&C PAINTING LLC. Interior, exterior, faux. A woman’s touch. Kelly Meshberger. Free estimates. 941-544-8658.

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


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/week. 941-713-0034 or

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

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.

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.

BRIGHT! REDUCED! 2BR/2BA house, steps to beach. $1,400/month, $550/week. Jaime, 941-545-8488.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA duplex, steps to the beach, two-car garage, screened lanai, shared laundry. $950/month. 941-779-0120.

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.

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.

BEACH BARGAIN ACROSS the street from the beach! Clean and affordable vacation property, with all the comforts of home. For pictures, 513-236-5091.

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 RENTALS: ANNA Maria 2BR/2BA. Close to beach, open courtyard, dishwasher. $850-$880/month includes water and garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA condo in Bradenton Beach. Steps to the beach, fully furnished with washer and dryer. South of Cortez. Call 813-245-0428.

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

FOR RENT: FULLY furnished 1BR, living room, kitchen. Long term, $1,000/month. Bradenton Beach. 727-480-8154.

ISLAND ANNUALS: 1BR/1BA Palm Drive, new flooring and paint, garage and storage, $790/month. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer, 72nd Street at Gulf Drive, $1,250/month. 2BR/2BA, Gulf view, washer and dryer, $1200/month. More units coming! CoastLine Realtors, 941-779-9500.

COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE available. Two nice-size offices, possible shared conference room and kitchen. Located on north end of Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Mike, 941-737-0915.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club rental available for February 2008. Totally remodeled unit, nonsmoking. Two-week minimum. 813-781-7562.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA, newly painted, new carpet, washer and dryer in unit. Pool, free water and cable, 100 steps to beach. $975/month. 941-779-1586.

STEPS TO BEACH: Anna Maria Island. Fully furnished, spacious 1BR/2BA, kitchen, courtyard, washer and dryer. $425/week. Call 800-903-5176, or e-mail:

ANNUAL APARTMENT in Holmes Beach. Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. No pets. Dock available for boat up to 25 feet. 941-778-7039.

2BR/1BA ANNUAL DUPLEX, newly remodeled upstairs, utility room, covered parking, near Publix, one block to beach. $900. 941-778-7980 or 778-2227.

10 MINUTES TO BEACH. Pool/Spa, 3BR/2BA, 1,900 sf. Loads of extras including sound system. $1,800/month. T. Dolly Young R.E., 941-794-9921 or 773-6561.

3BR/2BA HOUSE FOR rent in Holmes Beach. Garage, washer/dryer hookup. Dock available for boat up to 25 feet. No pets. 941-778-7039.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA HOLMES Beach. Convenient location, big yard, pets considered, $895/month, garbage and yard service included. 941-778-2113.

APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA ON Palma Sola Bay, near beaches and park. Rent is $650/month, tenant pays electric. Move in with security, $650 and utility proration, first month free. Call Reed, 9am-8pm, at 941-448-8100 or 941-794-2258.

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.

3BR/2BA, TWO-CAR garage/pool home off 75th Street North West. Fully furnished. Weekly, monthly, $1,000/week. Suzanne at 941-962-0971. Coastal Properties Realty, or

SPECTACULAR WATER VIEW from huge living and dining area. Plateglass windows, doors and 30x12-foot screened deck fronting bay beach and park with Gulf beach an easy walk. 3BR annual in north Anna Maria, $1,470/month. A must see! Call 941-748-5334 for details.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL rental: 1BR/1BA, one block to Gulf beach. Back yard, dock with canal access to Tampa Bay. $795/month. Call 941-778-9158.

TEMPORARY OR ANNUAL 2BR elevated duplex with porch and laundry. Freshly remodeled, private parking, block to beach. $795/month. 941-807-5449.

RENTAL PROPERTY: 3BR/1BA, two-car garage with workshop. Large lot with picket fenced-in yard. Two blocks from Gulf, one block from bay. Quiet neighborhood. Bradenton Beach. $1,500/month. 941-321-3834.

VACATION RENTALS NOW: Boats welcome, Palma Sola 2BR/2BA, pool, boat slip, $499/week. Key Royale 3BR/2BA home, pool and boat slip, $799/week. Longboat Key, north end village, 2BR/1BA, $499/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

2BR/2BA APARTMENT with patio. Walk to beach. Available annually. No pets. 941-773-4180. 29th St., Holmes Beach.

ANNUAL RENTAL: DUPLEX. 2BR/1.5BA, large yard, new carpet and floors. $900/month. Smith Realtors, 941-778-0770.

2BR/2BA CONDO on Anna Maria Island with beautiful Gulf views. Monthly, weekly or seasonal rentals. 941-721-4789.

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

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED DUPLEX: Holmes Beach 2BR/1.5BA, new look. Small pet negotiable. $825/month. 941-778-4498.

ANNUAL RENTAL: LARGE 1BR/1BA furnished unit, close to beach. Large, open deck with Gulf view. $1,100/month includes electric, water, garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: LARGE 1BR/1BA, living room, Florida room, new kitchen. Half block to beach. $1,050/month includes electric, water, garbage. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307.

ANNUAL: 3BR/1BA GULF-view home, 30 yards to beach. Unfurnished, no smoking or pets. $1,150/month plus utilities. Avenue F, Holmes Beach. Call 800-894-1950.

FOR RENT: ONE-room efficiency. Large deck on canal. Anna Maria. 941-794-8877.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA, STEPS to beach. $995/week plus taxes and cleanup. Nice 2BR mobile home in gated, senior park. $695/annually or $400/week. 863-688-3524 or 863-608-1833. Cyberrentals. E-mail:

ANNUAL: 2BR/1.5BA ELEVATED duplex. Beautiful views of Gulf and bay, steps to beach, no pets. $950/month plus utilities. 941-922-2473 or 941-928-3880.

TWO CORTEZ 1BR annuals: $625 has carport. $695/month has central air conditioning, lanai. Both with washer and dryer, near boat ramp. Call 941-778-2710.

ROOM TO RENT: Brand new. Bedroom, bath, separate entrance. Nonsmoker, no pets. Steps to beach. $450/month. 941-779-0470.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: Large duplex unit. 2BR/2BA, den, washer and dryer hookups, pets possible. Under $1,000/month, $1,000 security. 941-962-5827.

WEEKLY: $750. Old Florida-style 3BR/2BA home. Updated and directly across from beach. Great water and sunset views. 941 730-0688, or

CUTE 1BR/1BA LONGBOAT Key annual. Washer and dryer included. $800/month. First, last, security. 651 Linley. 203-929-7063 or 941-448-6000 to see.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA: 1.5 blocks to beach, $700/month. 2BR/1BA larger apartment, $725/month. No washer and dryer hookups. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

TWO-ROOM APARTMENT: Kitchen, clean. Holmes Beach, one block to beach. Three-day minimum. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

ANNUAL RENTALS! 2BR/1BA duplex. Both sides available now, near school! $850/month plus utilities Westbay Point and Moorings, beautifully furnished 3BR/2BA with panoramic bay views! $1,500/month plus utilities 2BR/2BA Key Royale furnished home with garage, $1,500/month plus utilities 3BR/2BA unfurnished,  pool/canal house with dock and lift and two-car garage, $2,200. 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: 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.

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

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.

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

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. Open Sundays, 1-4pm. Ninth Street, south Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Contact owner at 941-388-5238 or 941-447-2061.

3BR/2BA, STEPS TO BEACH, less than two years old, nearly 2,000 sf, high ceilings, heated pool, granite tops, wood cabinets and floors, metal roof, two-car garage and more! Turnkey furnished, great rental income when you are not enjoying it yourself. Reduced to $669,900! 941-725-2826.

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

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: 2BR/2BA, totally remodeled in 2005. $1,200,000. 2600 Gulf Drive. Call 813-781-7562.

2BR/1BA CORTEZ canalfront condo. Deeded boat dock and lift with 19-foot boat. Fully furnished, washer/dryer, $199,500. 321-663-4446.

NEW 2007: 3BR/2BA, plus one and two-car 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.

MUST SELL! GREAT investment! Direct Gulffront, Club Bamboo South studio condo on Bradenton Beach. Large private balcony overlooking beach, pool and Gulf. Professional interior, all new exterior, great rentals, on-site management and more. $389,999. George, 312-321-7501.

OPEN SUNDAY: 1-3pm.Spectacular waterviews. Beach and seawall. Updated cottage with room to expand. $1,399,000. 865 N.Shore Drive, Anna Maria. Lynn Parker, RoseBay Real Estate,941-321-2736.

BRADENTON BEACH TIMESHARE: For sale by owner. 941-792-5517.

KEY ROYALE WATERFRONT house: Totally remodeled interior, spacious caged pool, spa, boat dock. Easy option buy. $50,000 down, price $799,900. Owner/agent. 941-356-1456.

KEY ROYALE 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, family room home. Pool, spa, new boat lift. Lots of room for expansion. 112-foot wide canal lot. $850,000. Also will build or remodel to suit. Call owner/agent, Fred, 941-356-1456.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: MINUTES to beach. 3BR/2BA, two-car garage and family room, large lot, no flood zone. $299,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

DIRECT BEACHFRONT STUDIO condo with on-site management. Rent daily, weekly, monthly. Guaranteed $45,000 annual income for two years. $429,000. 941-447-7274.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, screened lanai and garage each side. Tropical setting on large lot and in great condition. Nice quiet area, fronting a nature preserve. $499,000. Owner, 406-837-0679.

NEW LISTING! Key Royale home on end of canal with open basin for large boat. 2BR/2BA with family room, marble floors, new kitchen, cherry cabinets and Corian countertops. Completely updated! $899,000. Anna Maria reduced! Open water views. 2BR/2BA on cul-de-sac, large boat dock, new tile and kitchen. Steps to beach and city piers. $649,000. Bradenton, minutes to beaches! 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, split plan, entire house opens up to beautiful pool area. Excellent condition! $292,000. Deborah Thrasher, Re/Max Excellence. 941-518-7738.

ISLAND LIVING WITH income possibilities. This is a 2BR/1BA, one-car garage with attached apartment, 1BR/1BA. Home has a huge glassed, screened porch. Two short blocks to Gulf of Mexico. Call Erlene Fitzpatrick, 941-224-6339. Re/Max Gulfstream Realty.

LOT: 57.75x114-feet. Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. One block to beach. $487,000. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.


MOVE TO THE Smoky Mountains: 3/4- to 3-acre tracts starting at $79,900. 15 minutes from Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg. Low taxes, low crime. Majestic mountain views. 888-215-5611, ext. 101.

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

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.

NORRIS LAKEFRONT, LAFOLLETTE, Tenn. New gated development, fantastic views, deep water, utilities, boat launch, near golf course, one hour north of Knoxville. 800-362-4225.

NORTH CAROLINA: BEST buy in mountains! Two acres with spectacular view, paved road, gated. House site in, owner financing. Bryson City. $65,000, $13,000 down. Call owner! 800-810-1590.

DEEP-WATER MOUNTAIN-view lake lot on Georgia's largest private lake. Gated, golf, tennis, pool. Seller is agent. $520,000. Clay Dalton, 770-815-5451.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Escape to beautiful, western North Carolina mountains. Free color brochure and information. Mountain properties with spectacular views, homes, cabins, creeks and investment acreage. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

FIRST TIME OFFERED: Colorado mountain ranch. 35 acres, $39,900. Priced for quick sale. Overlooking a majestic lake, beautifully treed, 360-degree mountain views, adjacent to national forest. E-Z terms. Offered by Colorado Land & Ranches. 866-353-4807.

TENNESSEE LAND: 328 acres, Utility water, lays level, country setting. One hour north of Chattanooga, five miles off I-75. $4,750/acre. 866-745-8474.

ARIZONA LAND LIQUIDATION! Near Tucson. Football field-size lots. $0 down, $0 interest, $159/month. $18,995 total. Free information. Money back guarantee! 800-682-6103, operator #10.

MID-SUMMER SALE! Dockable lakefront, now $59,900. Save $20,000. Lake access with free boat slips, now $19,900. Save $10,000. One day, Aug. 11, only! Gorgeous private lake. Wooded park-like setting. Easy access I-40. Gated lake community with paved roads, utilities, more. Excellent financing. Call now, 888-792-5253, ext. 1382.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., AREA: Mountain land, pristine mountain property with over four miles of river frontage. One- to eight-acre home sites from the $80s! Custom owner's lodge, river walk and more. Adjacent to the Pisgah National Forest. Call owner, 866-800-4561.

COASTAL GEORGIA PROPERTY: Beautiful marsh view and creekside homesites, minutes to the Golden Isles. Creekside homesite with wood stork rookery, 2.1 acres at $99,990. Long range marsh-view homesite, 2.8 acres at $149,990. Call owner, 866-799-5903.

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.

COASTAL GEORGIA LAND liquidation! 20- to 40-plus acres from $99,900 to $169,900. Beautiful timber, potential to subdivide. Pay no closing costs for limited time. Excellent financing. Call now! 800-898-4409, ext. 1333.

DEVELOPER'S CLOSEOUT: NOW-Sept. 29. Save on already-low pre-construction pricing starting at $70,000. Lots and condos available with water, marsh, golf, nature views. One-year, no-payment options. 877-266-7376.

LIMITED TIME OFFER: 100 percent financing. Gated lakefront community of the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains. 90 miles of shoreline. Start $99,000. Call now, 800-709-LAKE.


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