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Date of Issue: September 27, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007


HOT TUB: THREE years old, seats four people. Dark green with red wood outside. $1,500 or best offer. 941-795-7951.

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

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.

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 three through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or

IN THE CIRCUIT court of the Twelfth Judicial District in and for Manatee County Probate Division. In re: Estate of Willie Dave Samuel Jr., deceased. Case no. 41-2007-CP-001102. Notice to creditors: The administration of the estate of Willie Dave Samuel, deceased, is pending in the Circuit Court for Hillsborough County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 800 E. Twiggs St., Tampa, Florida, 33602.The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative’s attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate on whom a copy of this notice has been served must file their claims with this court within the later of three months after the date of the first publication of this notice or 30 days after time of service of a copy of this notice on them. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent’s estate must file their claim with this court within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice. All claims not so filed will be forever barred. Notwithstanding the time period set forth above, any claim filed two (2) years or more after the decedent’s date of death is barred. The date of the first publication of this notice is Aug. 15, 2007.

ISLAND RESIDENT BUYS costume jewelry, fine jewelry. Sterling silver wanted. Will come to you. Diana Miller, 941-592-0817. E-mail:

SHE’S DOING “IT” again: Unique comedy by Debbie Scott, also known as Deb Deb and the Butt Puppets at McCurdy’s Comedy Club. 941-925-3869.

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

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


ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesday, Thursday. 9am-noon Saturday. Clearance sales on porch. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.

HUGE GARAGE SALE: 8am-1pm each day Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28-30. Lot of tools, Adirondack chairs, fishing equipment, paint, clothes, loads of miscellaneous items. 308 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASURES: Sterling silver jewelry 50-75 percent off. Big selection of wall art 50 percent off sale prices. Select collectibles, vintage jewelry, glassware and furniture 20-80 percent off. Now offering the work of award-winning artist Nathalie Salamone. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-779-0729.

GARAGE SALE: 8-11am Saturday, Sept. 29. 2914 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. GARAGE SALE: 9am-3pm Saturday, Sept. 29. Furniture, household items, ceramic tile, king-size bed, generator. 107 13th St., Bradenton Beach.


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.


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.


1979 GS1000L SUZUKI motorcycle, $1,000. Runs, needs TLC. Original suicide bike! Call 941-592-0817 or e-mail: Ask for Diana.

1996 GRAND CHEROKEE, 1996 Jeep SUV. 123,000 miles, two-wheel drive, power, good condition. Runs great. Below book value: $3,250. View at The Islander newspaper, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-778-1102.


LOOKING TO RENT dock with boat lift to hold 25-foot Chris Craft inboard/outboard. Call Carlos, 941-794-6237.

1995 PURSUIT FISHING boat: 20-foot with Bimini tops. 150-hp motor (1995), 2002 Continental aluminum trailer. Boat fully loaded with live well, new GPS, fish finder, etc. $9,000 or best offer. Call Peter, 941-447-6747.

BAYLINER 2655 CIERA cruiser. Fisherman, Mercury 5.0 V8, only 274 hours with aluminum tandem trailer. Kept on lift. $13,500. 941-356-1456.

BOSTON WHALER! 2005 18-6 Dauntless. Fully loaded and in excellent condition with low hours, kept on boat lift, so no trailer. $28,500. Call 941-284-1215 and leave message or e-mail:



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.

PART-TIME SECRETARY: Good wages. Mac computer. Call Herb Harris, 941-778-0813, or e-mail:

LAW FIRM RECEPTIONIST: Clerical experience required and previous office experience preferred. Telephone and people skills a must. Microsoft 2003/XP required. 20-25 hours a week. $10-$12 an hour, depending on experience. E-mail resume to

SEEKING OFFICE HELP: Meet, greet, answer phones, handle classifieds, subscriptions and customer service. Busy office, computer and people skills required. Apply with letter or resume by fax or e-mail, toll-free 1-866-362-9821 or

KITCHEN HELP  apply by e-mail to


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

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

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

BOUTIQUE: OUTSTANDING BUSINESS in Holmes Beach’s top mall. Sells cruisewear, gifts, more. Good year-long traffic. $159,500. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.



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.

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.

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.

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.

WEDDINGS, VOW RENEWAL and commitment ceremonies. Any time or place. Non-denominational officient available 24/7. Call 941-794-8204.

ANGEL'S CLEANING: FREE quotes, low rates. Move-ins, move-outs, weekly and bi-weekly cleanings. Call Marsha, 941-727-1349. Leave message.

FOR ALL HAULING needs from A-Z, to storage, to dump. We do it all. Nothing’s too big or too small. 941-773-8821.

IS YOUR HOME ready for a hurricane? If not, call me for a free estimate on cutting and securing window coverings. Don’t wait, call Mike Nelson, 941-538-3364. Leave message.

NEED COMPUTER HELP? Computer repair, software training, maintenance, basic computer training, buying advice, virus care, hourly rates. Brian 941-524-9727.

WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER looking to build beach wedding portfolio. Offering time for free for first two weddings and first two engagements to inquire. Call or e-mail Memories by Billi for availability. 214-336-7606, or

HOUSECLEANING BY TONYIA: Free estimates. Serving Anna Maria Island and northwest Bradenton. References available upon request. 941-465-0591.

“FRANCE CLEANING,” MATURE and honest woman will clean house, condo, etc. Will also drive you to shopping, medical. References available. 941-465-7573.

PERSONAL CARE: M.D. certified. Specializing in stroke, dementia and Alzheimer patients. Will run errands, doctor appointments and much more. 20 years experience, Longboat Key, Anna Maria and Bradenton area. 24/7 or at your convenience. Doctor references available. 941-761-3526 or 941-527-6642.

WIZARD OF WALLS LLC: Established 1980. Quality, prompt service. Interior paiting, faux finishes and wallpapering. Free estimates. Mary Bell, 941-794-0455.

HAVING TROUBLE GETTING a loan in today's market? We fund all types of loans up to $300,000,000. Residential, commercial, development and business foreclosures, bankruptcy. Call David, 941-830-8751, Mortgage City Inc. Licensed mortgage lender. Florida Department Financial Services.

SUNCOAST CLEANING SERVICES: Weekly, bi-weekly and one-time cleans. Call Kathy at 941-592-4985.

NEED YOUR BOTTOM cleaned? Boat bottom cleaning and underwater maintenance. Call Kyle, 941-737-9619.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER DOMESTICS: Will do laundry, ironing, cleaning, shopping and all errands. Call 941-795-7062 after 2pm or 941-773-1631 for information or appointment.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. 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.

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.

GET MOORE FOR your money: Specializing in tree trimming and removal, brush chipping, estate cleanups. Insured. Call Lew Moore, 941-755-5559.

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

ISLAND LAWN CARE now accepting new accounts. Lawn maintenance, trimming, hauling, pre-season cleanup. Call 941-448-6000 to schedule free estimate.


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.

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. THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell, 941-224-8569.


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 AND MARBLE Installation:  Many Island references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 941-726-1802.

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.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting. Professional references from your neighbors. Licensed and insured. Mark, 941-527-9900 and Jerry, 941-448-5999.

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.

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

HOME IMPROVEMENT: ENTIRE home renovations. Kitchens, baths, cabinets, drywall, carpentry, tile, all floor coverings, painting. Free estimates. Call 941-524-0088.

KITCHEN AND BATH remodeling and custom carpentry for your home or condo. Florida state licensed builder. CBC1255132. Call John, Gulf Construction. 28 years of experience. 941-773-6808.

NEW 14X10-FOOT deck. All pressure-treated lumber complete with rails, steps, concrete pads, building permit, etc. $2,437. Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc, building contractor. Call 941-795-1947. Lic. #RR0066450.

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

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

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

PROPERTY MANAGERS: CALL RDI Construction Inc. to 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.


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

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: SANDPIPER RESORT 55-plus mobile home park community. 2BR/1BA, turnkey furnished, washer and dryer. Includes water, sewer and garbage. Bay and Gulf views. Lease to purchase. Call 941-778-4523 or 941-737-1121.

RELAX BY THE shore! Vacation across the street from the beach! Clean and affordable vacation property, with all the comforts of home. For pictures, 513-236-5091.

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.

3BR/2BA HOUSE FOR rent in Holmes Beach. Garage, washer/dryer hookup. Also annual apartment in Holmes Beach. Kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. No pets. 941-778-7039.

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

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

GULFFRONT: QUAINT 2BR/1BA Ground-level. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets. Walk to restaurants, shops, grocery, trolley. April through December, $2,500/month. Call for weekly rates. 813-294-3014 or 352-592-5870.

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.

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 RENTAL: 2BR/2BA half duplex. Great location, 201 72nd St., Holmes Beach. Very clean, possible third bedroom or office. Pet OK. $1,200/month. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA, Gulf views. $1,200/month includes water, cable TV, washer and dryer. 104 31st St., Holmes Beach. CoastLine Accommodations, 941-779-9500.

COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACE: One or two offices with shared conference room, kitchen. Free-standing building on Gulf Drive. 944-737-0915.

GULF VIEWS: ONLY 30 yards to beach. 3BR/1BA ground-level home with porch. Dead end on Avenue F, Holmes Beach. No pets, nonsmoking. $1,050/month-plus. Yearly lease. Call owner. Cell 800-894-1950.

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.

CORTEZ, BRADENTON BEACH area: Spacious, elevated 2BR/2.5BA unfurnished apartment. Large deck, half garage, laundry. $1,295/month includes utilities and basic cable. 1.3 miles to beach. Community boat ramp on Palma Sola Bay. Will consider six-month seasonal rental. 941-761-2725.

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.

ANNUAL FURNISHED 1BR/1BA waterfront apartment with laundry and some utilities included. $850/month. Phone 941-795-1132 or 941-545-7109.

LUXURY 2BR/2BA, STEPS to beach. $995/week plus taxes and cleanup. Nice 2BR mobile home on canal, senior park, pool, 15 minutes to beach. $1,000/month for three months, season. 863-688-3524 or 863-608-1833. Cyberrentals. E-mail:

ROOMMATE NEEDED to share 2BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach. $500/month plus half utilities. Call 941-778-6547.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL 1BR, unfurnished, near Gulf. $825/month including water, sewer, trash. Available immediately. First month and security. 941-778-5439.

SUNNY SHORES MOBILE home. 1BR/1BA near beach, clubhouse. Very nice. $1,200/month, October and November. No smoking, no pets. 941-730-4078.

HOLMES BEACH 1BR/1BA, 750-sf apartment. 100 feet from bay. First, last, security deposit. $850/month. Available Oct. 1. 949-813-4900.

ANNUAL: PALMA SOLA Park. 3BR/2BA furnished or unfurnished, newly restored with new kitchen and master bath. Clean and fresh, nonsmoking, small pet OK. $1,300/month, including yard care. First, last and security. 941-713-3533.

SEASONAL: PALMA SOLA Park. 3BR/2BA close to beaches, newly restored with new kitchen and master bath. Clean and fresh, nonsmoking, small pet OK. $2,000/month. 941-713-3533.

FURNISHED, GROUND-LEVEL 2BR/2BA: Den, eat-in kitchen, large screened lanai, near beach and shops. $1,400/month, six-month minimum. 941-795-8626.

OCTOBER OR NOVEMBER: 1BR/1BA mobile home, 55-plus community. No pets. $600/month. Steps to beach. 941-779-4634.

ANNUAL RENTAL at a great location. 1BR/1BA. 112-B 52nd St., Holmes Beach. $795/month. 941-746-8666.

TWO CONDOS: ONE on the beach, one close by with a boat dock. Both like new, lots of amenities. 941-761-1923.

ANNUAL DUPLEX FOR rent: Ground level, Anna Maria, 2BR/1BA, across from beach. $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.

RIVERBAY TOWNHOME: PALMETTO. Beautiful bay views, elevator, $1,600/month, six-month minimum, no pets, no smoking. Call Alice, 941-920-1558.

FURNISHED 2BR CONDO for rent. Minimum three months or annually. Beautiful location across street from beach. Heated swimming pool, clubhouse, fishing pier. 813-927-1632 or 813-918-1543.

BRADENTON 2BR/2BA CONDO in adult community, one mile from Gulf. Unit faces pool with canal view. Furnished, 42-inch HDTV with cable, full kitchen. All utilities including high-speed internet if needed. No smoking or pets. Three-month minimum. January, February and March. $2,050/month. Deposit required. 336-210-7804 or 859-653-8436.

BEAUTIFUL 2BR/2BA: FLORIDA room, washer and dryer hookup, dishwasher, carport. $1,000/month. 2BR/1BA, tile floors, $725/month. 1BR/1BA, close to beach, $700/month. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

ELEVATED 2BR/1.5BA DUPLEX in Holmes Beach available Sept. 1. Quiet area, three blocks to beach. $975/month unfurnished, includes water. First, last, security required. 941-730-2606. 

SWEET REWARD OF being 55-plus: Rent directly on the beach, Gulf view every window. Ultra-lovely. $4,000/month, two-month minimum, discount for six-month lease. Call 941-779-1013 or 717-392-4048.

1BR/1BA ON BEACH includes electric, water and pool. $750/month plus deposit. Annual. 305-803-4131 or 786-375-9633.

APARTMENT: HOLMES BEACH. One block to beach. Upstairs, two rooms, bath and kitchen. $425/week. Available weeks starting Sept. 26. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

VACATION SEASONAL RENTALS now. Ringling Museum area, six-month seasonal 2BR/2BA, garage, all updated and furnished, $1,500/month. Also Palma Sola townhouse, 2BR/2BA, boat dock and pool, $499/week. Anna Maria Island home, 3BR/2BA, boat dock, pool and spa, $799/week. 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


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. $675,000. 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! $625,000. See disply ad in this week’s paper! 404 21st Place, Bradenton Beach by owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-725-2395.

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.

3BR/2.5BA HOUSE, STEPS TO beach: Less than two years old, nearly 2,000 sf, 18-foot soaring ceilings, heated pool, granite counter-tops, wood cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, hardwood floors, metal roof, two-car garage and more! Owner must sell. A real value at $669,000. 941-725-2826.

2BR/1BA CORTEZ canalfront condo. Deeded boat dock and lift with 19-foot boat. Fully furnished, washer/dryer, $179,500. 321-663-4446.

CLUB BAMBOO SOUTH! The lowest price ever for this great building on the beach! Must sell! $349,000 or best offer! Call Pete, 773-472-7440.

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. Reduced from $575,000 to $549,000. Open Sundays, 1-4pm. Ninth Street, south Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Contact owner at 941-388-5238 or 941-447-2061.

ON THE BEACH! Condo appraised March 2007, $500,000. Must sell fast, $385,000. Beautifully remodeled two bedrooms, granite counter tops, pools. 941-761-1923.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: Each side features 2BR/2BA plus garage and lanai. Great condition and location. $459,000. 40-foot sailboat dock available extra. Owner, 406-837-0679.

FOR SALE: SUNBOW Bay, across from Publix. 2BR/2BA fully furnished, decorated and well equipped! Garage, storage, elevator. Two pools, one tennis court, one fishing pier. $350,000. Telephone 941-778-9684.

HOLMES BEACH TIMESHARE for sale by owner. 936-648-4858.

PRICE SLASHED: CHARMING canal house for sale. $649,900. Call 941-779-1013 or 717-392-4048.

LOT FOR SALE; 57.75x114-feet, one block from beach. $450,000. 123 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246.

HOLMES BEACH GULFFRONT condo: 1-2BR, totally remodeled in 2006. Stainless-steel appliances, two pools, carport. Appraised $499,000, now $299,000. 616-540-4343.

REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITIES: Bayshore beauty, 4BR/2BA, everything updated, community pool and boat dock, $229,000. Island, Key Royale, all updated 3BR/2BA, pool, spa and boat dock, $799,000. Northwest Bradenton, a great-condition alternative, location-plus, updated 3BR/2BA, two-car garage home, $319,900. Beach condo, 2BR/1BA, only 100 feet to Gulf beach, $309,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.


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.

GORGEOUS NORTH CAROLINA mountain homesites. Three- to seven acres from just $79,900. Minutes to Asheville, N.C. Enjoy sweeping mountain views, a mile of river frontage and walking trails. Amenities include gated entrance, community lodge and riverside barbecue area. Excellent financing available. Grand opening Saturday, Oct. 13. Call today! 877-890-5253, ext. 2987.

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.

FIRST TIME OFFERED: Colorado mountain ranch. 35 acres, $49,900. Priced for quick sale. Overlooking a majestic lake, beautifully treed, 360-degree mountain views, adjacent to national forest. E-Z terms. 866-353-4807.

ESTATE HOMESITES IN gated lakefront communities on pristine lakes in beautiful western North Carolina. Call now, 800-709-LAKE.

EXCLUSIVE ESTATES! Very rare estates being offered for first time: Unique waterfall estate. 15.3-acre gentleman's farm. View at

AUTUMN LAKE SALE! Dockable lakefront and lake access with free boat slips, now $19,900. Save tens of thousands! Gorgeous private lake. Call now, 888-792-5253, ext. 1527.

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

DIRECT PRIVATE ACCESS to Jefferson National Forest. One-of-a-kind land, offering mix of hardwood forest and pristine pasture. Incredible mountain views. Only $119,000.

AWESOME MOUNTAIN VIEWS: 27-acre trout stream, $184,900. Enjoy private access to national forest. Ready for trophy trout fishing! Perked, phone and electric. Perfect for horses. Easy financing. Call owner, 304-262-2770.

MOUNTAIN LAND BARGAINS: Large trout stream properties with national forest frontage. Go to:

A MOUNTAIN RETREAT! 3BR HOME, 15 acres. Great mountain views, privacy, and your own trophy trout stream! Backs up to Jefferson National Forest. State road frontage. A perfect getaway! $294,900. Call now, 877-202-2727.

270-DEGREE UNOBSTRUCTED 40-mile mountain views: Eight acres, $129,900. Build your dream cabin with direct 40-mile mountain views all around you! Private ownership to direct national forest access and stocked trout stream. State road frontage, ready to build! E-Z terms. Call now, 877-777-4837.

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