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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004

ITEMS FOR SALE

$599 COMPLETE COMPUTER: 2.0 GHz, 256MB, 40GB, Windows XP Home, keyboard, speakers, mouse, 17-inch CRT, one-year warranty. 752-4517.

BASSETT SQUARE COFFEE/cocktail table with four glass inserts and matching end table. 35-inch table lamp, $150 for all. Lay-Z-Boy recliner, tan, $20. Call 778-9476.

UPRIGHT PIANO nice condition. $400. You move. Call 778-1323.

BEDROOM SET: solid oak in a stateroom style by National of Mt. Airy. Eight pieces with king-size headboard, but no beds, $1,400. 792-4274.

ISLAND PLAYER'S PECAN SALE: Mammoth halves! New crop. Holiday bags $6.95 lb., chocolate covered $7.95 lb. Now available at SunCoast Real Estate and The Islander newspaper located in the Island Shopping Center, Holmes Beach. Proceeds benefit the Island Players. For information call: 779-0202.

FREE DELIVERY: SEAFOOD to go. Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Delivered to your door. Call James Lee, 795-1112 or 704-8421.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AMI KIWANIS CLUB fruit orders benefit Island children. Order delicious oranges and grapefruit packages for shipment to friends and family from member Rich Bohnenberger, 778-0355. Honeybell tangelos crop, mature now! LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY "From Calusas to Condominiums" by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-7978.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:30am-2pm, Saturday 9-noon. Always 50 percent off sales rack. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

FLEA MARKET EXTRAVAGANZA Saturday, Jan. 17, 9am-3pm. Collectibles, furniture, books, glassware, jewelry, household, fun stuff. Niki's Gift and Antique Shop parking lot, 5351 Gulf Drive (next to Time Saver and Essence of Time, 5306 Holmes Blvd. (next to Garden Hut), Holmes Beach.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, Jan. 16-17. Multi-family, too much to list. 533 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach.

CRAFT AND CLUTTER sale, Saturday, Jan. 17, 8am-noon at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

HUGE YARD SALE Saturday, Jan. 17, 8:30am-4pm. Five families did winter cleaning - one moved. Don't miss this good stuff! 2215 Avenue A, Bradenton Beach (go east at Tackle Shop).

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY, Jan. 17, 9am-1pm. Queen bedroom set, miscellaneous furniture, TV, linens and much more. 204 Crescent Drive, Anna Maria (corner of Spring and Crescent).

ONE DAY ONLY! Garage sale, Saturday, Jan. 17, 9am-noon. Small sale, big items, TV, furniture, tools, other items. No early birds! 509 59th St. Homes Beach.

LOST AND FOUND

LOST: "Yoda," 3-year-old male kitty. Gray and black combination. Raccoon-like coat with tiger-like face and tail. Vicinity of north Anna Maria Island. Reward. Call 778-6000. LOST: FEMALE KITTEN, brown tiger, wearing red collar. Last seen at Publix, 1/9/04. Answers to Kee-Kee. Please call 778-3713.

PETS

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

TRANSPORTATION

1999 TOMOS 50CC Moped. 400 miles. New. $699 or best offer. 792-4171. 1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $2,500, or best offer. 795-1111.

BOATS & BOATING

BOAT/TRAILER STORAGE/DOCKAGE. Vacation or long term. Private ramp, wash-down areas. Minutes to Intracoastal, Gulf, restaurants, bait. Capt. John's Marina. 792-2620. Bottom painting.

FISHING & CHARTERS

EGMONT EXPRESS CHARTERS: Seek out secret water paradise. Sunsets, back water, Egmont or custom trips. See dolphins and manatees. Call 778-7459 or 720-5470.

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. 779-9607.

KIDS FOR HIRE

BABY-SITTING AND PET-SITTING My name is Sarah, I am 15-years old. Hourly charge: $5/child or $3/pet, $2.50/hour for each additional pet or child. Please call 778-7622, 778-7611 or 447-8593.

CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Seventh-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. 778-3275 or 779-0793.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

ISLAND SPORTS BAR: All-year clientele. Beer/wine, good lease, smoking OK. $85,000. Call Longview Realty, 383-6112.

HELP WANTED

REAL ESTATE: Tired of paying office fees? Two experienced agents needed for fast paced, high traffic Island office. Top splits, sign-on bonus. Call Wedebrock Real Estate today! "Personalized, not Franchised". Call Joe Pickett, 383-5543.

PART-TIME AFTER SCHOOL (K-5) counselor. Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 2:30-6pm. Experience with kids a plus! Need a DCF license or must be willing to commit to 40 hours of childcare training within first year of employment. Pay $6-$8/hour. Must be at least 21 years old. Experience with kids a plus! Call Shirley Berger, 726-3769.

GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE help wanted. Full time 6:30am-2:30pm. Experience helpful but will train the right person. Call John, 778-4598. Key Royale Club.

DECORATIVE LANDSCAPE CURBING: Permanent part-time labor. Drug test and lifting required. Call 730-0089.

RECEPTION/RESERVATION POSITION: Condo resort, full-time, some Saturdays, experienced customer service, team spirit. First Resort Software, computer capable. Full benefits. Fax resume and salary requirements, 383-4486.

EXPERIENCED DELI and wait staff needed for new restaurant. Call 778-0411.

HOUSEKEEPER for Longboat Key resort. Flexible hours. Call 383-2105.

PART-TIME NANNY/housekeeper for three small children in northwest Bradenton. Three days per week. References and experience required, nonsmoker. 518-9973.

HELP WANTED: Apply for all positions at Ooh La La Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call Chef Damon or Jon, 778-5320.

JOURNALIST: Part-time reporter sought for city beat and features writing by The Islander. Must have journalism education, experience or background relevant to government reporting. E-mail resumes to news@Islander.org, fax 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet interesting people from around the world? Are you interested in learning the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. We need you! Call 778-0492.

THE TINGLEY MEMORIAL Library in Bradenton Beach is looking for volunteers. Duties include checking books in and out, reshelving and generally assisting library patrons. It's fun, give it a try! Anyone interested in our friendly community library should call Eveann Adams, 779-1208.

HEALTH CARE

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. 778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $25 per hour- free advice. 545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt and salt. Thorough, reasonable and reliable. Free estimates, licensed and insured. 778-0944.

K.A.S. CLEANING LLC: Employee owned, servicing private homes, condos, rentals and seasonal homes. Concierge services and home watch. Bonded, insured. 792-6660.

STEVE'S REMODELING & Repair: Chicago contractor for 30 years. Affordable and dependable service. Please call 795-1968.

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

TREE SERVICE: Topping, trimming, removals. Palm trimming. 15 years locally working on Anna Maria. Phil Brewer, 545-4770.

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, 779-1128. References available.

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." 779-9666.

HANDYMAN SERVICES Scott Fulton, owner, Island resident. "Get the job done right." Free estimate, many references. 713-1907 cell, 778-4192 home.

FRANK'S HAULING SCRAP-Metal business. Island resident, reasonable rates. Please call at anytime, 778-3275.

CLEANING BY BENNETT and Bryant. Honest, reasonable rates, references, weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Free estimate. Call Ms. Bryant, 778-5717.

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 at 778-3620.

BENNETT'S APPLIANCE/AC and Household Service. Service all brands, eighteen years experience. All repairs warranteed. Call 746-8984, cell 545-5793.

COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Training, maintenance, virus and Spyware protection. Island native. Web site: www.matrixPConline.com.Call John Baird with Matrix PC, 708-6541.

JACK OF ALL trades. Lawn care, home repair, painting, cleaning. No job too small. Call Scott, 720-4873 or 778-4425.

NOTARY PUBLIC: Civil marriages and renewal of wedding vows, sunset beach setting or wherever. Norman R. Veenstra, 778-5834.

KD'S "DUST FREE" Cleaning Service. Rentals, seasonals, move-in, move-out. Condos, apartments and homes. Experienced and insured. Free estimates. Call 729-3030.

CLEANINGS-R-JOB: Will clean your residential or new construction. Island resident of 36 years. No job too big! Please call, 795-7324.

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

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, 795-7411. RA005052.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 795-0887. MA#0017550.

PIANO AND KEYBOARD lessons. Call Jack Elka, 778-2711.

SEWING: Get your sewing alterations done fast and reliably. Hems, zippers, sleeves, waistlines, cushions, etc. Reasonably priced. Call Jenifer Catlin, 727-5873.

AUTO DETAILING BY HAND Spotless inside and out. I can save you time and money. Island resident, references. For pricing call 713-5967.

LAWN & GARDEN

CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING and Lawn Maintenance. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, cleanups, tree trimming, hauling, Xeriscape. Island resident. Excellent references. 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call 778-2581 or 962-6238.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell 448-3857.

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

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS Providing the total TLC for your landscaping requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs, container gardens and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call 730-5318 for free consultation.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING Services: Quality lawn maintenance, landscape cleanups, plantings, pruning, shell and more! Insured, references, free estimates. See our coupon in this week's Islander. Call 778-2335 or 284-1568.

LANDSCAPING

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-4441.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. 727-5066.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $30/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 795-7775, "shell phone" 720-0770.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Dan or Bill, 795-5100

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. 778-2993. Lic# CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at 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) 778-3924 or 778-4461.

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call cell 778-6898 or cell, 518-3316.

TILE - TILE - TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 726-3077.

KEVIN GRIFFITHS' ISLAND Paint Interior/exterior painting, pressure washing and wallpaper. For prompt, reliable service at reasonable rates, call 704-7115 or 778-2996. Mom/son team.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. Lic#CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. 720-0794.

25 YEARS EXPERIENCE, highly skilled, dependable restoration/renovation expert, carpenter, fine finishing contractor. Kitchen/bathroom specialist. Repairs, painting. Paul Beauregard, 779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin's Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 792-1367, or 726-1802.

HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, painting, sheetrock, popcorn, doors, bi-folds, trim, moldings kitchen remodeling, general repairs. Decks, hardwood floors. Homes, rentals. A.J. Winters, 713-1951.

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, 795-3034. Lic.#104776. Insured.

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

PAUL SUTHERLAND CARPENTRY and More: Residential and commercial. No job too small. 35 years experience and prompt dependable service. Call 792-4645.

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Call 795-1947. Lic#RR0066450.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 778-3526 or 730-0516.

RENTALS

WATERFRONT KEY WEST-style home, north Anna Maria Island, annual, $1,500/month, or seasonal, $2,500/month. Bayfront cottages also available with docks from $1,500/month, $500/week. Call 794-5980, or www.divefish.com.

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

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

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach, some locations. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $375-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or 737-1121. www.abeachview.com.

BRADENTON BEACH Homes for sale or rent. Seasonal or annual, 1BR apartment, unfurnished, $700/month includes utilities. 55-plus. Sandpiper Mobile Resort 778-1140, or e-mail: SandpiperResort@aol.com.

2BR/1BA TOTALLY renovated duplex with undercover parking, storage area, washer/dryer. Steps to Gulf and bay. 2516-E Avenue B in Bradenton Beach. Call (813) 300-8543 or (941) 778-0635.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA single-family home. One block to beach and bay. New kitchen, garage/workshop, washer/dryer. Private yard. $1,100/month plus utilities. 2212 Avenue B. Call 795-8979.

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Seasonal, $1,500/month. Call Ron, 761-9808.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Large 2BR/2BA, Florida room, carport, tile floors, washer/dryer hookup, close to beach, $950/month; 2BR/2BA nice duplex apartment, $725/month; 1BR/1BA duplex apartment, $650/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 778-7500.

NEW LISTING First-time rental, fully furnished villa in beautiful Mt. Vernon, near beaches, on canal, lake view front. 2BR/2BA, enclosed lanai, carport, clubhouse with numerous activities, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis, no pets, non-smoking, age 55-plus, minimum three months, peak season, $2,400/month, annual $1,500/month. Call 721-1784.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes with all conveniences. Now booking for this season. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site: www.AhhSeaBreeze.com.

HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer, pool, nicely furnished, ground floor. Available April plus. Call 778-9576.

VACATION RENTAL Furnished duplex, 2BR/2BA, heated pool, pets OK. One block to beach, three-day minimum to weekly. See "Green House" at Haleysmotel.com or call 778-5405.

DUPLEX 2BR/2BA 2411 Avenue C, Bradenton Beach. Carport below with storage room, $800/month. 746-8666.

OFFICE OR TWO-chair hair salon for rent. 112 52nd St., Holmes Beach. $475/month. 746-8666.

2BR/1BA unfurnished annual Gulfview. $850/month. Call 778-0292 or 650-3552.

KING BEDROOM efficiency for rent. Short-term only. Night, weekend, weekly. Private entrance, private deck. Nonsmoking, close to beach. Call 778-3433 or 773-0010.

SEASONAL FURNISHED new home in Anna Maria. 3BR/2BA, elevated. One block to beach. Available now through April (813) 251-9201.

VACATION RENTAL Charming 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, across from white sandy beach. Call 809-3714.

LOVELY ELEVATED beach house unit. 2BR/2BA, under-cover parking, nicely furnished. Three-month rental, 210 81st Street. $2,000/month. Call in Tampa, (813) 962-0817 or local, 778-2695.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR apartment, one house to beach, $925/month; 2BR apartment, Anna Maria, $780/month; 3BR home, $995/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, 778-2307.

SEASONAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA villas, washer/dryer, screened porch, carport, ground level. $2,000-$2,500/month. Marina Pointe Realty Co., 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

1BR/1BA WATERFRONT apartment in Cortez. Peaceful, clean, bright. Annual, $650/month, includes utilities. No pets. Call 792-2620   or 778-1086.

HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL close to beach 3BR/2BA, laundry, porch, large rooms. $2,500/monthly. Call (585) 473-9361 or 778-5412.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL large 2BR/2BA, den, laundry, porch, close to beach. First, last and security. $995/month. Call (585) 473-9361 or 778-5412.

SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE March 1. 1BR waterfront apartment on north end of Anna Maria. $1,750/month. Call 778-5445.

DESIGNER KEY ROYALE canalfront home. 2BR/2BA, den, Mediterranean pool/terrace, dock. Private locale, highest standards on Island. Available March-May. Starting at $4,200/month. Call (863) 860-7407. www.vrbo.com/18876.htm.

BRING YOUR BOAT! Coral Shores 2BR/2BA canalfront pool home available January-April. $3,900/month. Annually, $2,500/month. Premier Florida Realty, 920-1501 or 761-3720.

ANNA MARIA NORTH END tastefully furnished, one minute to gorgeous beach, 2BR/2BA, sleeps six, elevated deck, barbecue, full ammenities. $1,200/week, $3,000/month (508) 946-3433.

ANNUAL RENTAL APARTMENTS in Sunny Shores, 1BR/1BA and studio apartments, $500 security deposit. $735 and $680/month, includes utilities. Call Jerry, 224-8850.

STEPS TO BEACH! Gorgeous furnished and spacious two-room apartments. Anna Maria Island, seasonal rentals. $550/week, $1,900 month. Call 778-1098. Pets welcome!

RENTAL WANTED: Mature, professional couple seeks 2BR annual rental on Anna Maria Island close to the beach or bay. Long time Island residents with many references. Will consider $850-$1,000/ month, plus utilities. No problem providing first/last/month/security. 778-2579.

150 STEPS to Gulf. Seasonal 2BR/2BA immaculate ground-level home. Nonsmoking, no pets. Call (813) 961-6992 or ghowcrof@tampabay.rr.com.

ANNUAL RENTAL 3BR/2BA, direct bayfront home with heated pool. $3,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., 778-2291.

ANNA MARIA 2BR/1BA, open floor plan, fourth house to Gulf. Weekly, monthly. Open dates. Call 778-7933.

ANNUAL SPACIOUS 2BR/1BA covered parking, laundry, bay view, steps to Gulf. $895/month, plus electric. Call 778-5412.

GULFVIEW: NORTH SHORE Drive, 2BR/2BA, ground level, available now thru May. Fully furnished, $2,000/month, includes utilities. (863) 581-4206, (813) 935-0694, (813) 933-8697, or e-mail: andrewr@asme.org.

VACATION, SEASONAL Anna Maria Gulffront apartments. Lovely 2 and 3BR units, fully equipped, porch, sundeck, tropical setting. Call 778-3143.

NEW ON MARKET: Seasonal rental, 1BR/1BA duplex in Holmes Beach. Available for long rental. One-and-a-half block to Gulf. Call 920-4757.

BAYFRONT: Very clean, very nice, unfurnished 2BR/2BA, second-floor duplex overlooks Tampa Bay on Bay Boulevard with rear canal access. Front and rear porch, garage and storage. Available now, $1,000/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. First, last and security required. Call 779-2700.

BEACHFRONT: NORTH SHORE Drive, Anna Maria. Where the Gulf meets the bay. Ground level, all view beachfront home. Large 2BR/2BA, sleeps six. Tastefully redone. All you need is here. 3,500/month. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

2BR/1BA TOTALLY renovated duplex with undercover parking, storage area, washer/dryer. Steps to Gulf and bay. 2516-E Avenue B in Bradenton Beach. $850/month.   (813) 300-8543.

ANNUAL RENTAL Holmes Beach, 2BR/2BA, garage, washer/dryer, dishwasher. 308 63rd St. $950/month, plus utilities. Call 737-1121.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping and restaurants. 778-3875.

VERY CUTE! 1BR/BA, annual rental, historic Bradenton Beach. One block to beach and bay! Recently renovated. Live in paradise. Nonsmoking, no pets preferred. $700/month. Call now, 778-3647.

2BR/1BA REMODELED Island home. Unfurnished, one block to beach. Large yard, garage and washer/dryer. $995/month, plus utilities. Small pet OK. 795-8979.

PERICO BAY CLUB, 3BR/2BA furnished condo, water view, heated pool, spa, tennis, two miles to beach. Seasonal or annual. http://home.earthlink.net/~paulyglot/Perico_Bay_Club.html or call (772) 713-4147.

SEASONAL RENTALS from $1,500/month. Annual rentals: 7104 Marina, 3BR/2BA house, pool, pet OK, $1,500/month; 517 72nd St., 3BR/2BA house, dock, pet OK, $1,500/month; 2405 Avenue B, 2BR/2BA duplex on stilts, pet OK, $900/month; Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, $1,100/month; Wildewood Springs/Bradenton, 2BR/2BA condo, pool, $750/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL Totally remodeled 2BR townhouses almost on the beach. Back and front patios. Boat parking. Annual $1,150/month, seasonal $2,500/month or $750/week. Call 778-4548.

KING BEDROOM EFFICIENCY for rent. Short-term only. Night, weekend, weekly. Private entrance, private deck. Nonsmoking, close to beach. Call 778-3433 or 773-0010.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA, $550/month. No pets, one person, nonsmoking. Furnished. Available Feb. 1. Call 778-6511 after 6pm.

BEACH, POOL, SPA, 2BR/2BA, Anna Maria Island Club. All available now through February. Aposporos & Son, 758-3939.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Excellent values. 1BR duplex, one block to Gulf, $680/month includes most utilities; 2BR/2BA elevated duplex with large outside storage, $840/month; 2BR/1BA duplexes priced from $760-$1,000/month. Call Island Real Estate for great move-in specials, 778-6066.

2BR/2BA CONDO, waterfront, furnished, includes utilities. Enclosed parking, secure entrance. $1,450/month. Call 737-7121.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA duplex. Completely renovated, new appliances, wood floors. Garage, lakefront with dock. Walk to beach. $1,000/month. Call 232-3704.

HOLMES BEACH newly refurbished, elevated duplex. 2BR/2BA, light/bright, washer/dryer, screened lanai. Annual lease, Feb. 1. $850/month. Call 228-7878.

LATE CANCELLATIONS February and April. Available now 2BR/2BA turnkey condos at Westbay Cove and Westbay Point and Moorings. Heated pool, tennis. Old Florida Realty Co., 778-3377 or Sharon Annis, 778-3730.

WESTBAY POINT: Finest waterfront unit and view! 2BR/2BA, corner unit, furnished. Available February, March, April. Call (818) 620-3543.

ON THE BEACH new, 2BA/2BA weekly/monthly, Bradenton Beach 778-3618 or www.linger-longer.com.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY! Cheerful 1BR duplex, $1,500/month; Gulfview 2BR home from, $2,100/month. Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

VACATION RENTAL: Jan. 17-Feb. 28. Waterfront, heated pool, last minute cancellation. 778-7414.

REAL ESTATE

114 81ST ST. or Shell Drive, Holmes Beach. Home for sale, steps from your own private beach. Deeded access to the Gulf of Mexico. 2BR/2BA, large playroom, fireplace, must see to believe! Call (813) 681-9111, or (813) 363-1231. Ask for Dan.

TWO LUXURY VACATION villas built 2000, across the road from public beach in Holmes Beach. Each villa is 3BR/3BA and each have their own pools. For details, contact Steve, 795-6225.

KEY ROYALE CANALFRONT gem for sale. 3BR/3BA, 3,000 sq.ft. under roof, completely updated kitchen with Corian and KitchenAid appliances, updated plumbing and A/C, large pool, new Trex dock with 10,000-lb. boat lift and Waverunner lift. Travetine marble bath with walk-in shower and two-seater Jacuzzi. Large lot (100 by 140 feet), newer seawall. $750,000. Call 730-1086 or 704-7336.

HARBOUR LANDINGS: Lot and dock. Beautiful 12,100 sq.ft. homesite offered by owner/Realtor. Gated community in Cortez. $265,000 includes dock for boat up to 35-feet Longview Realty, 383-6112, or George Noble, 685-3372.

JIMMY BUFFET SINGING on the stereo and margaritas on the dock, just add salt. Seawall and dock on deepwater canal. 3BR/2BA with granite counter tops. New roof, water heater, kitchen, plumbing, electrical and flooring. Tile throughout. Fully furnished and professionally decorated. Just bring your toothbrush. Ready in mid-January. $700,000. Call Vicky, 708-0513.

4BR/4BA, 3,200 sq.ft. beach ranch for sale or rent. Steps to Gulf, heated pool, totally renovated, large lot, garage, furnished. Visit www.annamariabeachranch.com. 210 67th St., Holmes Beach. 778-8181.

LONGBOAT KEY: Premium turnkey ground-floor 2BR/2BA condo with garden patio, amenities include deeded beach, pool, docking, clubhouse and more. $279,000. Call 383-3751.

205 SOUTH BAY DRIVE. Beautiful uncompromised water views of the Sunshine Skyway and bay. Vacant lot   50 x 200 ready for custom home or purchase for investment. $750,000, or best offer. Christopher Sullivan, Coldwell Banker Previews, (727) 417-9000.

LAGUNA YACHT VILLAGE: Tranquil waterfront community offers everything you've been looking for. Deep-water boat docks, short walk to gorgeous beaches, tropical setting and carefree living. Two brand new quality built homes with spacious floor plans and many upgrades starting at $638,500 and three homesites starting at $240,000. Call Tina Rudek or Mike Migone of Wedebrock Real Estate, 383-5543.

BRADENTON BEACH For sale by owner. Very short walk to Gulf beach access. Clubhouse, shuffleboard, laundry, etc. 55-plus mobile park. Furnished room for second bedroom. Desirable area. You can be owner for $15,000. Call 779-1260 between 9-11am or 7-9pm.

AFFORDABLE CANAL HOME recently updated, prime location to beach, 2,400 sq.ft.! Deep sailboat water. $564,000. Call (813) 361-1258.

INVESTMENT PROPERTY! Prime location, large elevated 2BR/2BA duplex, one block to beaches. West of Gulf Drive, only $428,000. Call 778-4675.

NEWLY RENOVATED two-story duplex. 2BR/2BA, plus 3BR or den. Both units turnkey furnished, large yard, one block to Holmes Beach. $545,000 or will split as condos. $325,000/each. 725-2862 (by appointment only). Must see!

PERICO BAY CLUB: Grand Cayman model, 2BR/2BA, den, two-car garage, 90 percent furnished. Many extras. $329,000. Call 795-7030.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB: Direct beachfront, Bradenton Beach, 2BR/2BA, pool, elevator, first floor above parking. $820,000. Call 224-6726.

CAYMAN CAY CONDO steps to beach. 2BR/2BA fully furnished corner unit with carport. Old Florida Realty, 778-3377 or Sharon Annis, 778-3730.

SUNBOW BAY 2BR/2BA condo, unobstructed bay view corner unit. Great amenities, heated pools, tennis, under-building parking. Newly turnkey furnished, walk to beach and shopping. For information call, 795-3778. $339,900.

BEACH COTTAGE RESORT 3BR owners home plus three rental units. Great west of Gulf Drive location. 100 yards to beach. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. For sale by owner. $1,100,000. 778-2071.

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