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Date of Issue: September 22, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept 21 2005


SWING SET: you move, $50; wood headboard, full-size from Pottery Barn, $50; dog cage, $40; tanning bed, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

FREEZER: 17 CUBIC feet, upright. Excellent condition, $95. (941) 779-1281.

GORGEOUS DESIGNER new oyster-white sectional sofa, paid $2,500, will take $450; light-oak glass-top coffee table and two end tables, $150; oriental black lacquer with jade carvings, large three-panel screen, paid $1,898, will take $350. (941) 778-4451.

FURNITURE: QUEEN headboard, seven-drawer bureau with mirror, two end tables, side chair, coffee table, all beige wicker. 19-inch TV, high-quality mattress and box spring, bedspread and shams. Sell as unit only, $350. (941) 779-1281.

FURNITURE: Pier One, all white wicker six-drawer dresser, two bed tables, high-boy three-drawer with cabinet, blanket chest, hamper, queen headboard, high-quality box spring and mattress, bedspreads, shams, 25-inch TV. All in excellent condition. Sell as unit only, $700. (941) 779-1281.

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

ANTIQUE WICKER DESK: Excellent condition, painted white. One center drawer, two side shelves. Raised wicker railing surrounds desktop. 37.5 wide by 23 inches deep. $375. (941) 778-1102.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase online or order by mail. $12 PC or $15 Mac.

FULL-SIZE FUTON: Premium mattress, seldom used, $80. (941) 778-1102.

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.

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.


YOGA WITH PRESTON Whaley Jr. at Anna Maria Art League. Beginning to intermediate level. Morning and evening classes. (941) 778-3996.

TUPPERWARE PRODUCT or party. Fantastic September specials for both. Contact Zora Lykken, (941) 378-8271 or 928-4792.

KEY WEST FANTASY Fest: Five days/five nights aboard 65-foot sailing vessel Lex-Sea. $595/person, BYOB and attitude. Departs Oct. 26. (941) 713-8000.

NEEDED: GOLF CART garage parking rental, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-6284.

SAVE 50 PERCENT on permanent makeup. No bruising or swelling. Also, week-end hair extensions, 50 percent off. (941) 779-1719.

REWARD FOR information in the Waterfront Restaurant arson fire: Call the State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations in Tampa, (813) 890-1904.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Pick up form 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.


DEMOLITION SALE: Everything goes! 9am-4pm Friday-Saturday, Sept. 23-24. 208 72nd St., Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 9am-1pm Saturday, Sept. 24. Too much to list! Don't miss out! 6250 Holmes Blvd., #51, North Beach Village, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-noon Saturday, Sept 24. Furniture, vanilla leather couches and chair, pictures and more! 102 Tern Drive, Anna Maria.

BIG YARD SALE: 8am Saturday, Sept. 24. Art work, baby stuff, antiques, tools, furniture and more! No early birds. 2818 Avenue C, Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 8:30am-3pm Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 23-24. Lots of good stuff! 2906 Avenue B, Holmes Beach.

SALE AT NIKI'S Gifts & Antiques: Storewide select gifts, antiques, art, china, costume and vintage jewelry, furniture 30-80 percent off; sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729.

MOVING SALE: 9am Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Sept. 23-25. Very good furniture, antiques, feather couch, piano, desks, pine armoire, 1800s Irish sideboard, paintings, stained glass, three 1960s "hot" convertibles. Plus, preview of large home/duplex for sale soon. 100 steps to beach! 102 55th St., Holmes Beach, (941) 447-4552.

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30am-2pm and Saturdays, 9am-noon. Summer clearance sale. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.


FOUND CAT: male, neutered. Large, white underbelly with raccoon-like markings, pink nose. Approximately two years old. Odd habit, which you can tell me if you know him. (941) 778-2935.


CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. (941) 778-6000.

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.


RV: 2002 ROADTREK 190 Versatile. Fully loaded. 14,000 miles. Call (317) 873-3307 or see details at

MOPED 2002: RED, Lin Hai, 50cc with helmet cargo and hitch carrier. 900 miles. Excellent condition. $975. (941 ) 779-2521.

SCOOTERS FOR Sale. Quality new and used. $650 and up. Island Scooter Rentals, (941) 726-3163.

1995 OLDSMOBILE Ceira SL four-door sedan. Kelly blue, six-speed automatic, power throughout. Radio, cassette. One owner, covered carport, clean, well maintained, new battery, serviced air conditioning. Only 20,000 miles! Asking, $3,200. (941) 383-9165.


27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head, new batteries, stereo and much more! $10,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

WANTED TO RENT: Dock for 17-foot flats fishing boat. Anna Maria Island or Palma Sola Bay area. Rhonda, (941) 224-5005.

FOR SALE: 1996 Sea Ray. Sea Rayder, 14.1-foot, bimini top and cover with trailer. $3,800. (941) 778-5381.


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

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

NEED A BABY-SITTER or pet-sitter? Eighth grade, 13-year old girl, very responsible. Great with animals and kids. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

WANT AN IRISH baby-sitter? Responsible, experienced 15-year old. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certified. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657.

SANDBAGS DELIVERED: Be prepared. Local teen will make and deliver sandbags to your Island residence. Spencer, (941) 778-0944 to order.

DOG WALKER, PET sitter, child sitter and odd jobs. Tenth-grader, available after school and weekends. Zach, (941) 779-9783.


BOOKKEEPER/OFFICE ASSISTANT/RECEPTIONIST sought for The Islander. QuickBooks, Excel, Word proficient. Basics of Web and e-mail programs required. Busy office environment. Send resume or letter via fax or e-mail. FAX 778-9392, e-mail

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.

NURSES NEEDED for long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Four-hour morning and overnight shifts. (941) 383-6953.

CONCIERGE AS NEEDED: Part-time, including weekends, competitive pay. Longboat Key condo. No experience necessary, must be service oriented and outgoing. Background check. Call (941) 383-0492, or fax resume 383-9051.

HOTEL ON ANNA Maria Island seeks manager. Looking for a full-time, hands-on manager to facilitate all aspects of management and staff. You must be a self starter and computer literate, have at least three years in hotel management. People skills are a must. Mail resume to PO Box 1384 Holmes Beach FL 34218 or e-mail

CHURCH OFFICE SECRETARY: Part-time, Monday-Friday. Ability to interact with people, communication, telephone, computer and editorial skills. Newsletters, bulletins, etc. Reply to PO Box 683, Anna Maria FL 34216.

CLERICAL: RECEPTIONIST/secretary needed. Permanent part-time position, weekends only. Must be dependable and have excellent customer service and telephone skills. Applicants with full-time jobs will not be considered. Apply in person to RE/Max Gulfstream, 401 Manatee Ave., Holmes Beach.

BUSY BISTRO hiring full- or part-time hostess and servers for lunch, Sunday brunch and dinner. Wednesday-Sunday. Apply to Chef Damon, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

GENERAL SERVICE HANDYMAN for Island resort. 20 hours per week. Saturdays a must in season. Call (941) 778-1503.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Meet interesting people, learn the history of the Island. Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 778-0492.

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



HOME HEALTH AID available for elder care. (941) 751-3924 or 538-1572.


MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, 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.

CALL DAN'S RESCREEN for your free estimate today. Affordable rates, quality work guaranteed. Pool cages, lanais, windows, doors. Call (941) 713-5333.

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." (941) 778-4561.

HOUSE CLEANING: 10 years experience, excellent references. Call (941) 345-6768 or 761-7658 and ask for Sunshine.

HOUSE AND OFFICE Cleaning: Pressure cleaning and window cleaning. Wife and husband with six years experience and excellent references. Licensed and insured. For free estimate, call (941) 812-0499.

CLEANING LADY: Weekly, monthly. Have experience and references. (941) 761-1569.

CUSTOM MARINE FIBERGLASS: Mobile unit. Exterior, interior. Structural, painting and gel-coat repair. 25 years experience, all work guaranteed. Licensed and insured. USCG registered. Jim Hathaway, (941) 713-5462.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelley Ragan. Quality portraits, weddings, beach photography, babies, even pets! Reasonable. (941) 447-8892.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 792-0160.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. (941) 447-9637.

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. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Top quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Now accepting new accounts at great rates. Please call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

GARY WOOD LAWN service and landscaping. Also, light tree work. Call (941) 812-7273.

HOLMES LAWN MAINTENANCE and Phil Brewer Tree Service: Serving the Island's yard needs with total lawn care! Call us today. (941) 812-9146 or 545-4770.


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: Installs, clean-ups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. 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. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. 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.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at (941) 685-5163 or 795-6615.

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

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 932-7580 or cell, 518-3316.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall repairs, hand and spray texturing, acoustic ceilings, painting, tiling and shower doors. Clean, honest, reliable. Free estimate. Credit cards accepted. F.A.W. Remodeling, (941) 586-4695.

ISLAND HOME IMPROVEMENTS and repairs: A wide variety of skills! No project is too large or too small. References, 20 years experience. (941) 538-3520 or 448-1956.

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.


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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail:

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

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos and houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental; Ironwood,

2BR/2BA condo on golf course, $1,000/month; Sandy Pointe, 2BR/2BA, furnished, pool, seven-month rental, $1,100. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA furnished condo. West Bradenton, five minutes to beaches. $2,700/month. (708) 532-2149.

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Managed by Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

SANDPIPER RESORT on Gulf Drive: 55-plus community, fully equipped 1BR/1BA beachhouse with greatroom and kitchen. Brand new! Steps to the beach or Intracoastal. All utilities including trash, except phone. Rent weekly to annually. No pets. E-mail (317) 873-3307.

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.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: Breezy, quiet area. Fully furnished, no pets, nonsmoking. $850/month or $500/week, includes utilities. Two-person maximum. (941) 778-8168.

COMMERCIAL SPACE: 1,600 sf on Gulf Drive, next to Holmes Beach shopping center. Available now. (941) 778-2694.

1BR/1BA GROUND-FLOOR condo: Gulffront, 55-plus complex in Holmes Beach. Two pools. Now available through January. Two-month minimum. $1,800/month. (941) 747-8454.

FREE MONTH with year's lease: apartments on Cortez's Palma Sola Bay, studio, $680/month, plus security; 1BR/1BA, $740/month, plus security; 3BR/2BA, $1,050/month, plus security. Utilities included. (941) 526-9091 or 448-8100, 8am-6pm.

MONTHLY RENTAL: Brand new 3BR/2BA home, unbelievable view, 100 yards to beach. West of Gulf Drive on Magnolia Avenue in Anna Maria. Still available for December 2005, January and April 2006. Call (800) 828-8116, ext. 212, or e-mail

KEY WEST Time share Oct. 1-8 available! 2BR/2BA condo overlooking Galleon Resort in downtown. Sleeps six. Regularly $2,460, now only $1,800. (941) 518-4431.

NEAR BRADENTON BEACH: 1BR/1BA furnished apartment. $750/month, includes utilities. Month to month lease. References. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Bradenton Beach, 2BR/2BA, elevated, unfurnished, walk to beach. Bay and Gulf views. $1,100/month. (941) 778-3875.

BEACH LIVING: Furnished 2BR/2BA. $1,800/month, utilities included. (941) 505-1962.

BIMINI BAYFRONT HOME with beautiful views! 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. $1,800/month. Call Gabe Buky, (941) 374-5772.

3BR/1.5BA ISLAND duplex: Lower unit, one block to beach, lanai, washer/dryer. No pets, nonsmoking, no trouble. Water, garbage and gas included. $1,100/month and $550/security. (941) 798-9765, leave message.

HOLMES BEACH: ANNUAL elevated 2BR/1.5BA. Available Nov. 1. $950/month, plus utilities. (941) 730-2606.

WATERFRONT: SAN REMO condo, 2BR/1BA, annual/seasonal. Furnished, on canal with dock, nonsmoking. Rates dependent on length of stay. (941) 794-8368.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH, 2BR/1BA ground-level duplex, completely furnished. One house from the Gulf. No pets, nonsmoking. (813) 689-0925, or e-mail HLMSBCHRNTL@AOL.COM.

SEASONAL RENTAL: NEWLY remodeled 1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished. Bradenton Beach, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Reservations accepted. $750/week, $2,500/month. Call Shelly, (941) 776-3696.

LUXURIOUS VILLAS, enchanting gardens: seasonal or weekly rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA, conveniently located. (941) 778-4636.

ANNA MARIA, GULF beach. Beautiful 1BR apartment open for season. Second floor, fully equipped, tile shower, queen-size bed. (941) 778-3143.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 2BR/2BA villa with two-car garage, sunny private end unit, close to Anna Maria beaches and stores. Nicely furnished. Nonsmoking. Available now or as winter rental, two-month minimum. Call owner, (941) 387-9702.

2BR/1.5BA, BEAUTIFUL DECK, many coconut palms, steps to the beach. $600/week, $1,850/month. (941) 448-0995. E-mail to request photos.

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

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA on canal. Washer/dryer hookup. No pets. (941) 778-7039.

LARGE 2BR/2BA, plus den, unfurnished. Holmes Beach duplex. Unit available immediately. Lease three months or more. $900/month, first, security. (941) 778-7812.

MARINERS COVE: Annual unfurnished 3BR/2.5BA bayfront unit with fabulous views and 2,158 sf of living area. Gated community with heated pool, tennis, elevator and deep-water dock. $1,700/month. Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor/owner, (941) 778-2246 or 720-0089.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA half duplex, $1,250/month; 2BR/2BA home, $1,550/month; 2BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month; 3BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail:

TEMPORARY: FURNISHED 2BR/1BA Island rental. One-four months or available weekly. Freshly remodeled. One block to beach or bay. $875/month. (941) 807-5449.

SEASONAL: 2BR/2BA, large bayfront condo with sweeping bay views, heated pool, boat dock and carport. Beautiful unit! Starting at $1,995/month. (941) 807-5449.

LOVELY ISLAND 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished home with dining room and den. Available 2005-06. Now, $1,950/month. See at for all rates. (941) 778-5522.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach less than one block to beach. $1,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

SANDPIPER: 55-PLUS. Seasonal 1BR/1BA, steps to the beach. $1,200/month. Also, 2BR/1BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking. (775) 338-9492.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2.5BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach with vaulted ceilings. $1,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ONE block to beach. 2BR/1BA close to everything and trolley stop. $1,000/month, utilities included. Call (917) 842-5892.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA in Anna Maria. Tile floors, pets OK. $800/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA home, two-car garage, Anna Maria, $1,400/month; 2BR/2BA Gulffront condo, $2,100/month; 2BR/2BA riverfront condo, $1,250/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA canal home with large screened porch, one-car garage and washer/dryer hookup. $1,100/month. Call Carol, Green Real Estate, (941) 778-0455.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA bay-view home in Anna Maria, two-car garage, fireplace. $1,400/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE AND garden near Bean Point, Anna Maria. Elevated, 3BR/2BA, screened lanai. Available January-February 2006, $3,400/month. (813) 545-8383.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA canalfront home with two-car garage on Anna Maria Island. $1,500/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL rental: 1BR/1BA apartment with sun room, one block to Gulf and on Lake LaVista bayou. One person, nonsmoking, pet possible. Washer/dryer hookup in separate utility room. $795/month. Call (941) 778-9158.

NEW ULTRA LUXURY Gulffront condo in Holmes Beach: 3BR/2.5BA, everything top-of-the-line. 2,000 sf. $2,500-$2,800/week. Call Mike, (866) 869-0824.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA furnished condo. Six minutes to the beach! Pool and clubhouse. Available Oct. 1-Feb. 28. $1,100/month. (941) 778-4451.

1BR APARTMENT: STEPS to the beach! One adult, $525/month plus deposit, all utilities included, including phone. (941) 779-1719.

HOLMES BEACH: SEMI-ANNUAL beautifully updated single-family home, two blocks to beach, 2BR/2BA. Large screened lanai, garage, gourmet kitchen, unfurnished, small pet OK. Nonsmoking. $1,500/month, first, last, security, utilities. (941) 778-8677 or e-mail

ANNUAL RENTAL: GULFFRONT complex, large 1BR/1BA, lots of closet space, ground-floor unit, pools, no pets. $850/month. Call Carla Price, (941) 720-8746, Bark & Co. Realty Inc.

THE PALMS: 1BR/1BA, pet friendly. $925/month, first, last, deposit. Available now. 1813 51st St., A Paradise Realty, (941) 778-4800.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: November 2005-April 2006. 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA, either way. 1,750 sf home, ground-level with carport, living room, dinette, washer/dryer room, family room, patio. A real beauty and just 200 yards from Gulf! From $2,500 to $3,500/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. (813) 690-9762.

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


PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $329,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

NORTH ANNA MARIA: Adorable cottage with views of the bay! $425,000. Please call Maureen, Green Real Estate, (941) 778-0455.

WATERFRONT: COLONY Cove, Ellenton. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished. 55-plus, marina, pools, pets OK. $27,500. (941) 721-4890.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $850,000. (941) 779-1512.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Duplex, 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA with garage, one block to beach, large corner lot. For sale by owner. Great rental history. $720,000. Call (941) 685-7756 for appointment showing.

WATERFRONT: SPECTACULAR views from living room, guest bedroom, office, deck. 2BR/2BA, partially furnished doublewide, 12-by-10 foot patio. 55-plus. Colony Cove, Ellenton. Pets allowed. $27,900. (941) 729-3660.

WANTED: CONDO or small home on Anna Maria. Private party looking to spend up to $450,000. No Realtor fees! Can close in 45 days. Call (702) 219-2055 or 205-8349. Ready to retire!

WOODED LOT ON Wares Creek: 1BR/1BA mobile home on large wooded lot with fruit trees and fence. Central location, room for pool and lots of room for RV or boat storage. Dead-end street with 125 feet on Wares Creek. Possible rezone for "best use" PDR. Five units. $118,000. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202.

OPEN HOUSE: Noon-2pm Sunday, Sept. 25, 3BR/3BA, two-car garage, waterfront villa. 5113 34th St. Ct. W., Southwinds, Bradenton. $349,500. Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

A HOME FOR your boat, new dock and lift on Palma Sola Bay. 2BR/2BA, minutes to the beach. $399,900. Rhonda Finney, RE/Max Properties, (941) 224-5005.

55-PLUS PARK: Ruskin, Fla. Waterfront, 2BR/2BA. Lot rent $230/month. Must sell! Call (813) 245-0563.

VILLAGE GREEN CONDO: D-model, extra large. (941) 795-1839.

BAYFRONT COMPLEX: ZONED R3/ROR, lots of possibilities! Currently seven rental units with month-to-month tenants. For additional information call Carla Price, (941) 720-8746, Bark & Co. Realty Inc.


WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: cool mountain air, views, streams, homes, cabins, acreage. Free brochure, mountain property, (800) 642-5333. Realty of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy NC 28906.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Escape the heat in the cool beautiful peaceful mountains of western N.C. mountains. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate, Murphy. Call for free brochure, (800) 841-5868.

NORTH CAROLINA mountain cabin on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall, large public lake nearby, 2BR/1BA. $175,000. Owner. (866) 789-8535.

BEAUTIFUL GEORGIA PROPERTIES to be sold at auction in September, October Visit for auction dates and times. Call Peachstate, (866) 300-7653.

VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS: Helena, Mont. 4.15 acres $60,990. Ride out your backdoor to millions of acres of national forest! Awesome lake and mountain views, close to Canyon Ferry Lake, minutes to Helena. Soils tested, utilities, ready to build on. Call owner, (888) 770-2240.

NORTH CAROLINA mountain homesites. Spectacular new gated riverfront community near Asheville. One-plus acre homesites from the 40s. No time requirement to start building. Call today, (866) 292-5762.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION Waterfront. Only 10 percent down on Miami River, 2007 completion. 20 units, condo conversions, minutes from Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Great rental. Won't last! Realtor, (877) 468-5687.

WATERFRONT PROPERTIES: Western North Carolina, foothills of the Appalachians. . Toll free (866) 396-5316, Lake Hickory Realty LLC.

MOUNTAIN ESTATES: Pristine, private, gated with stunning 60-mile views in Monroe County, W. Va. Clear lakes, gentle slopes, riding trails, nature preserves. Two lodges, B&B, restaurant, sports club. Top quality roads, underground utilities. Close to 50 national parks, cultural centers, Greenbrier, Snowshow and Lewisburg. 2-50 acres from $99,995. (888) 411-4488. See it now,

3BD/2BA BRICK ranch-style home. Attached garage on 3.66 acres. Blueberries. Room for horses, lake access, Live Oak, Fla. $219,000. (386) 364-5492.


ALL STEEL BUILDINGS. Sale! 40 by 75, 70 by 150. Up to 50 percent off. Call Judy, (800) 839-1075.


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