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Date of Issue: September 06, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007


New 14x10-foot deck. All pressure-treated lumber complete with rails, steps, concrete pads, building permit, etc. $2,437. Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc, builder, contractor. Call 941-795-1947. Lic. #RR0066450.

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

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.

FREE I LOVE Anna Maria Island T-shirt for best story of why you love Anna Maria Island. E-mail:

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.


ANTIQUE FURNITURE SALE: Empire chest (circa 1890s), Victorian marble dresser (circa 1880s), tea cart, double spindle bed, drop-leaf table, Victorian chest, Janssen piano. Call Piroska Planck at 941-730-9667.

NIKI’S ISLAND TREASURES: End-of-season clearance. Select antiques, glassware, crystal, vintage jewelry 20-75 percent off. Large wall art blow out 50 percent off, sterling silver jewelry 50-75 percent off. Flamingo bistro set, $150, R.L. Lewis Highwayman painting, $175. Open seven days. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 941-779-0729.

GARAGE SALE: ONE day only. 9am-4pm Sunday, Sept. 9. Furniture, appliances, TV, odds and ends. 5608 Guava, Holmes Beach.

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

ESTATE SALE: 8am Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 5-6. Everything must go! Antique furniture from 1890s, piano and much more. 509 67th St., Holmes Beach.

BUDGET BOX THRIFT Shop: 10am-4pm Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm, Saturday. Re-opening Sept. 10. Nice new stuff. 401 42nd St. W., Bradenton. 941-746-4906.


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. FOUND: BICYCLE. NORTH Anna Maria. Call to I.D. 813-767-1553.


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.


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.


YAMAHA WAVE RUNNER: XL 1200 Limited Edition, 2000 with replacement motor in 2006, less than 10 hours since. Three-seater with reverse, excellent order. Also 2000 Kawasaki ZXI Jet Ski with replacement motor 2006, less than 10 hours since. Excellent order. $8,250 the pair. Call Brian or Miles, 941-778-5310.



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.

LAW FIRM RECEPTIONIST: Clerical experience required and previous office experience preferred. Typing 25-30 wpm minimum. Telephone and people skills a must. Microsoft 2003/XP knowledge required. Organizational skills required and must have the ability to multi-task. Part time, 20-25 hours a week. $10-$12 an hour, depending on experience. E-mail resume to

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

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

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


PRIVATE HOME CARE: RN with 15 years experience. ACLS, CPR, PALS certified. New Island resident. Call for availability. 703-929-7158.


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.

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.

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

ESP CLEANING: Steven and Maria. Professional, detailed cleaning. Residential and commercial. 941-737-6164.

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.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER DOMESTICS: Will do all things domestic, including “gadding about.” Experienced. Call 941-795-7062 after 2pm or 941-773-1631 for information or appointment.

AMERICAN HANDYMAN: ISLAND resident. Guaranteed price, guaranteed quality. Any job. Professional references from your neighbors. Discount with ad. Licensed and insured. Mark, 941-527-9900 and Jerry, 941-448-5999.

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.

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.

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.

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


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 for plumbing, electrical, tiling, painting, carpentry and remodeling? 24-hour service. 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.

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

FRAMING, REMODELING, SIDING and decks. Over 15 years experience. Licensed and insured. Call Logan, LoJax Construction LLC, at 941-448-7369 for free estimates. Locally owned and operated. References upon request.

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.


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.

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 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.

ANNUAL RENTAL: LONGBOAT Key. Cedars East 3BR/2.5BA condo. 3,000 sf living area, several decks, two garages, pool, tennis, fishing, close to beach and bay. $2,750/month. 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.

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.

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.

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.

GULFFRONT: QUAINT 2BR/1BA Ground-level. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets. Walk to restaurants, shops, grocery, trolley. January through April, $3,000/month. May through December, $2,500/month. Call for weekly rates. 813-294-3014 or 352-592-5870.

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

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. Large 2BR/2BA, sunroom, garage and carport. Washer and dryer hookups. Beach access. $1,175/month plus utilities. First, last, security deposit. 941-778-3427.

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

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA VILLAGE Green, near Blake hospital. Pool, washer, dryer, lawn service included. Available Sept. 1. $1,300/month. 941-792-3081.

ADORABLE ANNA MARIA cottage only steps to beach on Gulf Drive, available Oct. 2007. Nicely furnished with king-size bed, washer and dryer, cable, nonsmoking, no pets. $1,800/month, 4-6 months $1,600 with seventh month free! 813-388-0444.

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.

BRADENTON BEACH 1BR: Furnished, located on bay across from beach, pool. Minimum three months. $1,200/month. 941-773-1552.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH: Deep-water, canalfront house with dock. 3BR/2BA, eat-in kitchen, Florida room and screened-in lanai. Walk to beach. 941-545-6118.

ANNUAL RENTAL: DUPLEX. Large 2BR/1BA, carport, living and dining area, kitchen with breakfast bar, laundry room with hookups. 1.5 blocks to beach. $900/month. 941-778-0860 or 973-202-6875.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH duplex: 2BR/1BA, no stairs, Gulf view from driveway. New appliances, private laundry, screened lanai. $1,025/month. 206 73rd St. 941-778-2658.

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.

SUMMER AND FALL vacation rentals: Palma Sola, pool, boat dock, 2BR/2BA townhouse, $499/week, Longboat Key Village, 2BR/1BA updated cottage, $599/week, Key Royale 3BR/2BA pool and boat dock, $850/week. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON Beach. Turnkey furnished, 1BR/1BA, living room, kitchen, walk to beach. $1,000/month. Suncoast Intl Realty, 941-374-4530.

ENJOY TRUE FLORIDA living: Wake up to your 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, $1,320/month. A must see! Call 941-748-5334 for details.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach. $450-$550/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments. 941-778-2374.

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.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: House to share for quiet, clean nonsmoker. Annual, $595/month. 941-779-0289.

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.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL 1BR, unfurnished, near Gulf. $850/month including water, sewer, trash. Available immediately. First, last and security. 941-778-5439.

ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA, ELEVATED duplex in Bradenton Beach. One block to beach. High ceilings, clean. Pet considered. $950/month. 941-725-2549.

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 RENTALS: $900-$1,400/monthly. 2BR/2BA, pool, Island; 2BR/2BA, elevated, Island; 2BR/2BA, Perico Island; 2BR/2BA, Perico Bay Club;

3BR/2BA, Village Green. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, 941-782-5609.

ANNUAL RENTAL: DUPLEX. 2BR/1.5BA, large yard, new carpet and floors. $875/month. Smith Realtors, 941-778-0770.

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA beach house. 1.5 blocks to beach. $975/month. First last and security. 949-813-4900.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ANNA Maria 2BR duplex, newly renovated. $850/month includes lawn and garbage. 941-778-6088.

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. 

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.

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.

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

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

ELEGANT MEDITERRANEAN CONDOS: 3BR/2BA with your choice of hobby or storage room and one-car or tandem two-car garage. Private elevator and stairs to each unit, some with view of Gulf and bay. Priced in the $600,000s. Call Erlene Fitzpatrick, 941-224-6339 or Re/Max Gulfstream Realty, 941-758-7777.

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.

LEASE OPTION: KEY Royale waterfront home. Tastefully remodeled 3BR/2BA, pool, spa, boat dock. $799,900. Call Fred, Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Features unique master bedroom suite, 15-foot ceilings, oak floors, wet bar, Roman bath, sun porch and hot tub. $699,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

REDUCED $20,000: THIS week only. Townhouse, 2BR, heated pool and boat slip. Outstanding value at $249,900. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON 3BR/2BA, two-car garage and family room. Beautiful location, two blocks from bay, five minutes to beach, not a flood zone. $289,900 like it is, or $325,000 all remodeled. Exclusive. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

VILLAGE GREEN: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage on quiet street. Barrel-tile roof, tile floors, bedrooms carpeted, 11x22-foot lanai. Extra laundry, pantry, storage. Newer appliances, windows, garage door. Air conditioning, heating, two years old. House painted three years ago. Minutes to beaches, shopping, hospitals, doctor’s offices. Non-evacuation, non-flood area. $225,000. 941-794-1640.

OPEN HOUSE: SUNBOW BAY. 1-4pm Sunday, Sept. 9. 3705 East Bay #210, Holmes Beach. Direct bayfront 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished, elevator, two pools, tennis, and more. $395,000. T. Dolly Young Real Estate. 941-778-0807 or 941-773-6581.

LOOKING FOR A seaside cottage in paradise? 1BR/1BA mobile home with co-op share located in scenic, waterfront, 55-plus community on Sarasota Bay. Newly remodeled, furnished and ready to move in. A steal at $82,000. Call Dick at 941-518-8805 or Mandy at 941-807-0742.

OPEN SUNDAY: 1-3pm, Sept. 9. Spectacular waterviews. Beach and seawall. Updated cottage with room to expand. $1,275,000. 865 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria. Lynn Parker, RoseBay Real Estate. 941-321-2736.

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.


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

GATED 10-ACRE estates: Homes only, underground utilities, $89,900. Owner financing, no closing costs. Florida Woodland Group Inc. 800-352-5263. Licensed real estate broker.

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.

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. 866-353-4807.

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.

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

SOUTHERN COLORADO: FIVE-acre homesites, $59,900. Grand opening sale Sept.15-16. Gated community, underground utilities 1,100-acres of open space, spectacular mountain views. Great primary or secondary home. Recreation galore! Call today for appointment! 866-696-5263, ext. 2563.

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.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA Mountains: Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk. Let the local experts at MAP Realty find that perfect property for you. 828-262-5655, or

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

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.

UNBELIEVABLE LAND SALE! Saturday, Sept. 15. 20 acres, only $29,900. Save $10,000, plus no closing costs. Subdivision potential! Big mountain acreage, spectacular views. One mile to Nicklaus-designed golf course. Near Tennessee River and recreation lake. Excellent financing. Call now, 866-999-2290, ext. 1426.

NEAR THE BLUE Ridge Parkway in Virginia. Five-acre tracts with views and creek frontage. $49,000. Larger tracts available. Chances Creek Realty.

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