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Date of Issue: October 06, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, October 4 2006

ITEMS FOR SALE

OFF-WHITE SOFA bed and love seat for sale. Excellent condition. Protective slip covers included. $500 for both. 813-486-0033.

REFRIGERATOR: SIDE-BY-side with ice maker. $75. 941-228-8552.

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

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.

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call 941-807-1734 or visitwww.islanddojo.cmasdirect.com.

KEY WEST FANTASY Fest: One cabin left. 6 days/5 nights aboard 65-foot sailing vessel, Lex-Sea. $1,895 per couple, inclusive, B.Y.O.B. Depart from Cortez Oct. 25. 941-713-5958.

DIVORCE? RELOCATING? ESTATE sale? Foreclosure? House in disrepair? We pay cash, any price or condition. Close in ten days. 941-448-0963.

BAYSIDE BANQUET HALL Affordable waterfront patio and tiki bar  available for events. Bring your own food, drinks and grill. 941-798-2035. www.baysidebanquethall.com.

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.

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

GUARDIAN AD LITEM volunteers needed: A guardian ad litem is a trained volunteer appointed by the court to represent and advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. Make a positive impact! Call 941-744-9473 or visit www.12circuitgal.org.

GARAGE SALES

CHURCH RUMMAGE SALE: 9am-1pm  Saturday, Oct. 7. St. Bernard Catholic Church Women's Guild rummage sale will be in the church activity hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach.

SALE: NIKI’S WEEKLY specials. Oriental vases 50 percent off. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off. Collector dolls and plates 50-60 percent off. Select gifts, seashore oil paintings, prints, vintage and costume jewelry, crystal ruby glass, furniture, desks, cookbooks, Xmas skirts 50-90 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-11am Saturday, Oct. 7. Gorgeous Christmas ornaments, crystal, European tablecloth, household goods and lots of more interesting pieces. 2912 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesdays and  Thursdays 9:30am-2pm, Saturdays 9am-noon. Half-price porch sale. 941-779-2733. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

BUDGET BOX THRIFT shop: 10am-4pm Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm Saturday. Plus sizes, furniture, jewelry, china, kitchenware and more. 401 42nd St. W., Bradenton.

LOST & FOUND

FOUND: GLASSES. THURSDAY evening, Sept. 28. Palmetto Avenue in Anna Maria, at end of boardwalk where it crosses sea oats over to the beach. They appear to be prescription (progressive bi-focals) plum-colored women’s frame. Call Dave, 941-778-7126.

PETS

BILLIE JOE: I’m a 2-year old male cat, very handsome, black and white. Need a special person to adopt me, my family was evicted. Neutered and microchipped. 941-920-1411.

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.

TRANSPORTATION

BOATS & BOATING

COVERED BOAT SLIP in Homes Beach. Approximately 50 feet long, 19 feet high. Water on-site. $1,000/month, negotiable. 941-544-6643.

FISHING & CHARTERS

LET’S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat “Magic.” Full or half day backwater and near shore fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. 941-723-1107.

KIDS FOR HIRE

SPENCER’S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call 941-778-0944.

BABYSITTER: Responsible 10th-grader, great with kids, first-aid certified. Charlotte, 941-756 5496.

BABYSITTER, PETSITTER, dog walker: First-aid certified, 13-year-old, eighth-grader, female, great with kids and animals. Call Kendall, 941-779-9783.

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

ENSURE YOUR CHILD’S safety while you relax. Call Gemma, 941-447-9657. Responsible, reliable and experienced, with a love for children. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certifications.

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

RED CROSS first-aid certified babysitter certified. Call Alex, 941-778-5352.

GET YOUR BOAT washed without the hassle, just give me a call. Regular scheduling available, perfect for when you’re out of town. Call Richard, 941-447 9657.

BABYSITTER/PETSITTER: RESPONSIBLE, Red Cross certified. Experienced with kids and pets of all ages. Many Island references! Transportation available. Weekly and monthly rates available. Call Hilary or Natalie. 941-778-5181.

PAYTON AND DINA’S cleaning service: We do yard work, dog-sitting, house cleaning and we run errands. We do not mow grass. Open 3-5pm every day! 941-524-9350.

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.

HELP WANTED

NOW HIRING ALL positions. Rotten hours, rotten pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph’s Waterfront Restaurant, 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, or call 941-778-3953.

SEEKING KITCHEN HELP and servers for fine dining restaurant. Apply in person to Chef Damon, Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

SEEKING PIANO PLAYER evenings for Ooh La La! Bistro. Music range from classical to jazz. Call Chef Damon, 941-778-5320.

LOOKING FOR A nanny to care for 13-month old in my home.  Flexible work schedule including weekdays and weekends. Light housekeeping a plus! Please contact Haley, 727-641-0240.

LOOK WHAT’S NEW: Two Scoops, Ice Cream Parlor and Coffee Cafe opening soon. Bayview Plaza, Anna Maria Island, 101 S. Bay Blvd. Now hiring part-time and full-time staff, varied work schedules including day, evening and weekend shifts available. Experience not required but helpful. Great pay and a great place to work and have a little fun. Owned and operated by your friends from Two Sides of Nature. Apply today, applications available at Two Sides of Nature. 101 S. Bay Blvd., unit 1.

ELECTRICIAN: ESTABLISHED SERVICE-oriented company. Minimum three-five years experience in remodeling and service calls. Benefits, steady work. Journeyman card a plus. Call 941-778-4454.

HELP WANTED: CLERICAL/administrative assistant.  Experienced in multi-tasks, good customer service and computer skills. Great benefits. E-mail resume and salary requirements to: t.jmix@adelphia.net

WE’RE GROWING AND want you to grow with us! Base pay plus bonus available. Must be reliable and trustworthy. All information confidential! Send resume and contact information to: P.O. Box 1305, Holmes Beach FL. 34218.

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

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

PAW SPA: PROFITABLE pet-grooming business. Loyal customer base in great Holmes Beach location. $59,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

HEALTH CARE

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, cleanups, edging, maintenance. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 941-778-3222.

LET US DRIVE YOU! Shopping, medical appointments, airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Sunshine Car Service. Serving the Islands. 941-778-5476.

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $40/hour. Free advice. 941-545-7508.

ISLAND PRESSURE CLEANING for great results, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.

CONNECT-ICON Your local computer specialist. Experienced certified technician for communication electronics offers wireless and cable networks, upgrades, maintenance, repairs, tutoring and training. Call Robert, 941-778-3620.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. 941-720-0794.

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.

EXPERIENCED CERTIFIED TEACHER available for tutoring in math, science and reading for elementary-to college-level students. $35/hour. 941-524-4177.

HANDYMAN SERVICES: PAINTING caulking, interior carpentry, custom mirror and other interior/exterior general household repairs. Offering quality services since 1994. Reliable. Call Colin at 941-376-0541.

PIANO AND VOICE lessons by New York professional artist/teacher. By appointment. Palmetto. 941-729-2244

CEILING, TEXTURE AND fixtures, drywall, tile, etc. Drew Hudson, conscientious handyman. 941-812-5073.

LEWIS MOBILE CAR wash: Detail inside and outside. Wash, vacuum, upholstery, polish, detailing, engine, Armor All. 941-465-6963. Henry Lewis, the best price.

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! www.jackelka.com. 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.

LAWN & GARDEN

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.

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

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.  owner operated by Island resident. Exceptional value!  Licensed and insured.  Call 941-726-7070. www.gulfshorelandscaping.com

LANDSCAPING

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $42/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, “shell phone” 941-720-0770.

KARAZ LANDSCAPE Lawn Service. Mulch, clean-ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. City of Anna Maria resident. Cell 941-448-3857.

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

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE: Complete cleanups, installations, native plants, palms, aquascapes, rock and patios. Shell installed $42/yard. Shark Mark 941-727-5066.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill, 941-795-5100.

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. 941-778-2993. License #CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at 941-778-1730.

CHRISTIE’S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. FL#RF0038118-941-778-3924 or 778-4461.

TILE -TILE -TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, 941-726-3077.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. 941-720-0794.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. 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.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Winton’s Home-Buddy Inc. Retired banker, Island resident, converting life-long hobby to business. Call 941-705-0275 for free estimates.

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 .

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall, texture, paint, tile, wall and ceiling repairs, Fred Weingartner, 941-586-3656.

TUB AND TILE refinishing: A division of D.J. Murphy Painting Inc. Save up to 80 percent over traditional remodeling costs. Call us with your kitchen and bath needs. Don’t buy new – redo! 941-751-1245. Licensed, certified and insured.

LICENSED AND INSURED building contractor ready to help you renovate all aspects of your existing home, add extensions or build a new home on your lot. We only do high quality work and are very prompt with our customers. Call Daniel DeBaun at 941-518-3916.

KATHY’S PAINTING AND Improvements: Residential and commercial painting, molding, doors, popcorn ceilings. Drywall repair, woodwork and wallpaper. 941-761-4071 or 941-580-2421.

HOME REPAIRS AND improvements: General repairs and quality renovation, including carpentry, drywall, tile, paint, even landscaping. Please call Chris, 941-266-7500.

RENTALS

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: beachdreams@tampabay.rr.com.

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 captko462@aol.com.

WEEKLY RENTALS: Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; Island duplex, 2BR, $800/week; Gulffront cottage, 2BR, $1,000/week; Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, 941-778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com.

BRADENTON BEACH: NEWLY remodeled1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Sleeps four only. No pets. Now taking reservations for summer. Available weekly, monthly or seasonal. 941-776-3696, or e-mail bjustin628@tampabay.rr.com.

ANNUAL RENTAL WESTBAY Cove: Lower unit, 2BR/2BA waterfront, unfurnished. Includes water, sewer, cable. Old Florida Realty, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.

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. www.suncoastinc.com.

ANNUAL: ISLAND HOME 2BR/1BA with garage and fenced yard. Newly remodeled. $1,200/month plus utilities. Small pet OK. 941-795-8979. Credit check.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH duplex: 2BR/2BA completely remodeled, furnished, washer and dryer. $1,000/month plus utilities. 941-778-1819. 2906 Ave. B, Holmes Beach.

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 tlyonsrq@verizon.net or call 941-928-8735. Leave message for information and availability.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA: AIR conditioning, washer and dryer, water, large pool, cable. Parking only 200 steps to beach. First and deposit. Small pets OK. $1,050/month. 941-779-1586.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BEAUTIFUL, immaculate 2BR townhouse, 500 feet from Gulf. Granite, tile in kitchen and baths. Patio, private yard, washer and dryer. $1,300/month. 941-778-4548.

MONTHLY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA with den. Furnished condo on canal. West Bradenton, five minutes to beaches. $2,100/month. June through November 2006. 708-532-2149.

LUXURY! BEACH HOUSE: Gulf views, 200 feet to beach, 3BR/3.5BA, sleeps nine, pool-spa, elevator, gourmet kitchen, granite tops, five TVs, golf cart. Check pictures, prices, availability at www.costalotta.net or call 863-581-3252. 3600 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: CHARMING 2BR/2BA, Florida room, washer and dryer hookups, tile floors, carport, $1,000/month; 2BR/1BA washer and dryer hookups, carport, $900/month; 1BR/1BA nice, clean, $700/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, 941-778-7500.

1-4BR DIRECT BEACHFRONT, gorgeous views, designer furnished, cable, DVD/VCR, dishwasher, phone, quaint village. $975-$2,375/week9 941-713-0034 or beachdreams@tampabay.rr.com.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA FURNISHED, washer and dryer, bay view. Quiet neighborhood. $850/month. 941-545-7109.

ANNUAL RENTAL: BRADENTON Beach 2BR/2BA condo, just steps from the beach, furnished, newly remodeled, washer and dryer, huge deck, great view. Call 941-650-4259, or e-mail shag1111@aol.com.

TEMPORARY ISLAND RENTAL: One month or more, September through January. 2BR/1BA duplex, newly remodeled, one block to beach. $975/month. 941-807-5449.

SEASONAL BRADENTON BEACH condo: December through April, luxury beachfront efficiency sleeps 2-4.  Breathtaking views and sunsets from your own private balcony, turnkey furnished, full kitchen, granite counters, cable TV, internet access, heated pool, second-floor unit, elevator access, maid service. No pets/smoking. New construction, completed at the end of 2005. $1,100/weekly, $4,000/monthly. View pictures/slideshow at http://photos.yahoo.com/mlmswartz2@sbcglobal.net. Call 330-933-7174, or e-mail mlmswartz2@sbcglobal.net for questions/reservations.

BRADENTON TROPICAL PALMS: 55-plus park, 2BR, furnished, gated, pool, hot tub. Cable, air conditioning, washer and dryer, on creek. $695/month, yearly lease. Winter, $1,000/month. E-mail chickenplucker@webtv.net. 863-688-3524.

ANNUAL RENTAL:HOLMES Beach. Tropical 2BR/2BA, balcony, lanai and garage. Nice quiet area. No smoking/pets. $1,000/month. 406-837-0679.

HOLMES BEACH: POOL furnished 2BR/2BA. Oct.-Dec. 31. Dishwasher, washer and dryer, tile throughout, cable TV, pool. 1.5 blocks to beach. $1,400/month or $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-3104.

ANNA MARIA VILLAGE annual: 3BR/2BA, washer and dryer, steps to beach, shopping and restaurants. Annual, $1,100/month. 941-778-5482.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA: CONVENIENT location, new appliances, large back yard, pets considered, great neighbors. $925/month. Garbage and yard service included. 941-224-4091.

RIVIERA DUNES: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, den, formal dining, gated maintenance-free marina community on Manatee River. Pool, tennis, fitness center. $1,550/month, annual lease. 941-358-7560.

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

OWNERS! WE HAVE a list of qualified tenants seeking annual rentals! List your property with us and ride out the slow selling cycle. Receive income on your property! We are very accommodating and easy to work with! Call Adele at An Island Place Realty, 941-779-9320 or 941-587-6328.

3BR/1BA CITY OF Anna Maria. Updated, ground-level, close to Gulf, restaurants, shops. Furnished, includes washer and dryer. $515,000. 941-727-5789.

WATERFRONT: ANNA MARIA. Beautiful 2BR condo completely furnished, two TVs, porch, boat dock. $995/month. Year lease. First, last and security. 941-778-4451.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Beachfront condo. 717-392-4048.

PALMA SOLA BAY views: 3BR/3BA penthouse, furnished condo, two miles to beach, large boat slip, pool, tennis, Jacuzzi. $2,050/month, year lease. 941-358-7560.

SMITH REALTORS: EFFICIENCY, steps from beach. Gulf Drive 2BR/1BA duplex. Longboat Key 2BR/1BA duplex. Village Green 3BR pool home. 941-778-0770. www.smithrealtors.com.

CLEAN TURNKEY 2BR/1BA doublewide mobile home. 55-plus community. Sandpiper Resort #200. $800/month through December. Negotiable January through April. 941-538-6505.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA ground-level duplex, 2BR/2BA elevated duplex, 1BR/1.5BA Sabal Palms, 2BR/2BA Perico Island condo. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, 941-782-5609.

RETIRED POLICE OFFICER wishes to rent 1BR/1BA home, condo or trailer on Anna Maria Island for the month of February 2007. Will pay $1,200/month. 810-659-6514, or e-mail srbdeb@aol.com.   

SEASONAL FURNISHED NEW home in Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA. Available now through April. One block to beach. 813- 251-9201.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2.5BA large townhome, two-car garage, three porches, washer and dryer, community pool, available May 1, 2007. $1,650/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA single-family home on North Shore Drive in Anna Maria. $1,150/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: OLD Florida-style home, 2BR/1.5 BA with two- car garage, fireplace, wood floors, updated kitchen, west of Gulf Drive, $1,400/month. Call Island Real Estate, 941-778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach duplex unit, 3BR/2BA, garage. 309A 61st St. Completely renovated. $1,350/month. 404-441-6471 or 941-350-1196.

SEASONAL: ANNA MARIA City. 2BR/1BA ground-level duplex, walk to beach. Telephone, cable and utilities provided. $1,600/month. 941-704-4646.

STEPS TO BEACH: 1BR/2BA furnished, washer and dryer, cable, internet service. $395/week. Call 941-778-1098. www.gulfdriveapartments.com.

HOLMES BEACH PRIME retail space: 850 sf in small shopping center, carpeted, good parking, picture window. $750/month. First, last, security. 941-778-4451.

GULFFRONT SPACIOUS CONDO: 1BR/1.5BA north Martinique. Secured building. Pet OK. 941-737-0915.

DUPLEX UNIT: HOLMES Beach. Annual, unfurnished 2BR/2BA, one block to beach. New appliances and air conditioning, secluded area. 941-778-6219.

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

REAL ESTATE

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

FOR SALE BY owner: Best value on the Island! 2BR/ 2BA, one-car garage, gourmet kitchen, new windows, updated baths and more. Two blocks from beach. $615,000. 941-778-8677. 406 Bay Palms Drive, Holmes Beach.

3BR/2BA: One bedroom used as a den/office/playroom, enclosed lanai, tiled with carpeted bedrooms. 1,400 sf, county water/sewer, citrus trees, near Brentwood school in Sarasota. Reduced to $274,900. 941-379-4196 or 941-954-7474.

KEY ROYALE: Holmes Beach. Direct bayfront, gorgeous view of Skyway, 3BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, private dock. $2,500,000. North Point Harbor canalfront 4BR/3BA, five-car garage. Elevated with new lap pool/spa/waterfall, seawall and dock. $872,500. 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, renovated ranch with new seawall/dock/20,000-lb lift. $989,500. Both with community pool and tennis. Call Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, SunCoast Real Estate, 941-737-1420.

C P R: 941-794.1515. Sales, rentals, property management. Coastal Properties Realty. www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com.

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! By owner. Call Herb Dolan, 941-705-4454. 404 21st Place. Bradenton Beach.

LONGBOAT DUPLEX: 4-6 bedrooms on canal. Deeded beach access. Rent it out or redevelop (adjacent property available). $799,000. Mary Ann Namack, Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.

TRIPLEX FOR SALE: Just steps to the Gulf of Mexico! This triplex is on beautiful Anna Maria Island, Fla. Currently a rental property with a yearly income of $34,800. Rent out two units and live in the other. Rent annual or seasonal. Walking distance to shopping, restaurants and trolley stop. Asking $599,000. Easy to rent or create your own Island hideaway! Call 646-842-0096 for more information.

ENJOY SPECTACULAR VIEWS of Passage Key and Tampa Bay from this updated beachfront cottage. Deep property with room to expand. Seawall and beach. MLS#534612. $1,399,000. Lynn Parker, RoseBay Real Estate, 941-321-2736.

LOT FOR SALE: One block to Gulf. 50x100 feet, cleared. $539,000. 215 71st St., Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4036.

ALMOST ISLAND HOME: Adorable 1BR/1BA. Brand new furnished, bay windows with water view. Hurricane Force-3 manufactured home. One mile from Anna Maria Island and one block from Intracoastal Waterway with new marina and boat ramp. Land owned. Home owner’s association optional. $159,900. 941-224-6521.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: THE best buy in this friendly, small community next to Palma Sola Bay. A very tidy and clean Richmond home on a double lot. $299,000. Call Ken Jackson at Green Real Estate, 941-778-0455.

TRIPLEX: IDEAL LOCATION WITH great appeal. Beautifully updated and maintained, new roof, turnkey furnished. Beach access just steps away, bay views, boat dock, ample parking, great income rental. Room for a pool. Convenient to restaurants and shopping. $875,000. 111 8th St. S., Bradenton Beach. Bridget Spies, ReMax Properties, 941-308-6763. MSL# 313022.

BEACH CONDO: LIKE new. Priced below appraised value. 717-392-4048.

WEST BRADENTON: OPEN noon-4pm Sunday. Six months condo fees paid!  Free-standing, private three-bedroom upgraded condo with two-car garage, new lanai. Call for details, 941-792-0763. $309,900. 5605 Whipporwill Ct. off 59th Street West, Tanglewood.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-4pm Sunday: New home, 3,746 sf 3-4BR/3BA, granite/cherry kitchen, three screened verandas. $829,000. Horizon Realty, 941-725-7000. 303 58th St., Holmes Beach.

CANAL HOME FOR sale in Holmes Beach by owner. $790,000. Call 717-392-4048.        

UPDATED 3BR/2BA: 1,560 sf, tastefully furnished and decorated, sold turnkey.  For sale by owner.  Buyer's agents, 3 percent. $599,900  Appointments only.  813-818-8314. 8104 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. www.bohnenberger.homesindeed.com.

BEACHFRONT CONDOS: TWO 1BR/1BA, new construction, designer furnished, breathtaking views, Jacuzzi. Great rental, walk to shopping, restaurants. Both $995,000 or each $519,000. Captko462@aol.com. 901-301-8299.

COURTYARD COTTAGE, 700 feet to the bay in north Anna Maria! Some peeks of the bay! $405,000. Call Green Real Estate for more details. 941-778-0455.

HOLMES BEACH AREA: charming canalfront home, newly renovated, 3BR/2BA. Granite kitchen. 1.5 miles to beach. Sale, $599,000, rent $1,600/month, or lease with purchase option. 614-207-7878.

BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/2BA end unit with full Gulf views. Turnkey furnished, stainless-steel appliances, granite, boat docks, tennis, pool. $659,000. 941-388-5238.

OPEN SATURDAY AND Sunday 1pm-3pm, refreshments served. Remodeled house, 4BR/3BA. $899,000. 941-730-3653. 408 Poinsettia Road. Anna Maria. Island Team, Wedebrock Real Estate, 941-730-3653.

FOR SALE: ALL new beach house. 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, all appliances. Sandpiper resort #521. 55-plus community on the Intracoastal across the street from the beach. $175,000. You can't get on the Island for less than this! 317-873-3307.

CONDO FOR SALE: Beautiful water view. Immediate occupancy. Turnkey, only bring your toothbrush. Condo in pristine condition. Sale by owner, seller will carry mortgage to qualified buyers. Low down payment, low fixed interest rate. Huge price reduction. Phone 315-733-0851.

3BR/1BA CITY OF Anna Maria. Updated, ground-level, close to Gulf, restaurants, shops. Furnished, includes washer and dryer. $515,000. 941-727-5789.

CONCERNED ABOUT WIND insurance and energy costs? Check out www.greengulfbuilders.com for the solution.

PERICO ISLAND PATIO/pool home: 2BR/2BA two-car garage with den clubhouse, tennis, sauna, weight room. Golf and beach two miles away. $365,000. 11006 Peach Point Ct. 941-794-1491.

CANALFRONT 3BR/2BA: GULF access, boat lift, fireplace, caged pool, San Remo Shores, two miles to Island beaches. $459,900. 941-447-9844.

ABSOLUTE AUCTION: 4pm Sunday, Oct. 15. 4BR/3BA two-car garage, dock and lift. Two story, 3,000-plus sf, deep sailboat canal, custom home with pool, quick bay access. Country Club Shores. 562 Ranger Lane, Longboat Key. Neal Van DeRee, Realtor, 941-488-1500. www.vanderee.com.

HOLMES BEACH: R-2 lot reduced. Over 12,000 sf. Two blocks to beach. $590,000. 941-351-3922.

OVERSIZED WATERFRONT LOT on beautiful private Palm Island. Build your dream home on wide canal. Lot cleared and surveyed. $562,500. For sale by owner. Call 941-697-8259.

PERICO ISLAND PATIO home: 1.5 years new, 3BR/2BA split plan, shabby chic, master bath, vanity, wood-look floors. $435,000. Rhonda, 941-761-8135.

50-by-110-FOOT LOT in Anna Maria. Owner will finance. No streets to cross to the beach! $480,000. 813-837-6224. 117 Willow Ave.

SANDY POINTE CONDO with many upgrades. 2BR/2BA plus two-car carport, new wood floors, stainless-steel appliances, quartz countertop, ceiling fans and blinds. Walk to beach, enjoy watching wildlife from your cozy veranda or take a refreshing dip in the heated pool. Perfect Island residence or vacation getaway! $349,900. Chard Winheim, Horizon Realty, 941-713-6743.

FOR SALE BY owner: Holmes Beach, Sandy Pointe condo. 2BR/2BA, turnkey furnished, covered parking for two cars, washer and dryer, two blocks from beach. $335,000. 813-486-9535. sidat@hotmail.com. 3607 East Bay Drive.

BEST BUY IN PERICO BAY CLUB: 3BR/2BA with full bay views! Granite countertops, glazed porcelain tile, carpet, custom closets, updated baths, plantation shutters, designer furnishings and more. $584,500. 859-264-8644.

WESTBAY POINT & MOORING: Lower, corner, condo unit with fantastic view of Tampa Bay and Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Beautiful island kitchen, turnkey furnished. Must see. $610,000. Call 941-778-1766 or 401-497-6327.

LOWEST PRICE ON Island: Bradenton Beach bungalow three houses from beach. Completely remodeled, new windows, appliances, kitchen, furnished. $599,000. 888-929-9316.

WATERFRONT LOT WITH 40-foot dock in gated community. Filled and ready to build. $650,000. Call 617-803-2393, or e-mail nancy12151@aol.com.

BEAUTIFUL NEW 4BR/4BA Anna Maria home. Waterfront with dock, walk to Gulf and bay beaches. 941-778-5181.

BY OWNER, PURCHASE or lease: Manatee riverfront condo, 2BR/2BA, beautiful views, pool, gated, covered parking, fitness. $325,000 or $1,100/month. 941-720-0092.

PRE-CONSTRUCTION PRICES: Lakefront condos, five minutes to beach, move-in ready! Limited supply. Hurry! Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444.

RIVERVIEW BOULEVARD: CUSTOM 3BR/3BA home, elevator, 3,200 sf, oak floors, cabinets and much more. Gulf-Bay Realty. Call Jesse Brisson, 941-713 4755.

FULL GULF VIEWS! 2BR condo located in a 55-plus community. pool and many other amenities. Gulf-Bay Realty. Call Jesse Brisson, 941-713 4755.

AFFORDABLE ISLAND LIVING: Pristine 2BR/2BA located in quiet residential neighborhood in Anna Maria. Gulf-Bay Realty. Call Jesse Brisson, 941-713 4755.

SWEEPING WATER VIEWS from large 2BR/2BA condo with deeded 35-foot deep-water dock and carport. Must sacrifice or foreclose. $499,000. 941-807-5449.

OPEN HOUSE: 1-3pm Sunday, Oct. 8. Peridia Golf and Country Club. 4103 Pro Am. 3BR/2BA beautiful updated home with granite countertops, porcelain tile. Light, bright, open. Must see! $489,000. Linda Quintero, Remax Gulfstream Realty. 941-730-1592.

BOATER’S DREAM: TOWNHOUSE. Pool and boat dock. $297,500. Realtor, 941-756-1090.

KEY ROYALE: 3BR/2BA. Pool, spa, boat dock. $829,000 or best offer. Realtor, 941-756-1090.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

CAPE CORAL CANALFRONT lots near boat ramp and parks. Water and electric included. $110,000. 941-778-5181.

WITH TENNESSEE'S BEAUTIFUL lakes and mountains, you are sure to find the perfect spot to call home. Call Nancy Gaines, Gables & Gates, 865-388-7703, 865-777-9191. www.nancygaines.com.

GULFFRONT LOTS: $595,000. Homes starting mid-$300s. New master-planned oceanfront community on beautiful Mustang Island, near Corpus Christi, Texas. www.cinnamonshore.com, 866-891-5163.

MOUNTAIN WATERFRONT SALE: Lakefront homesites and condos with boat slips on beautiful Lake Chatuge in western North Carolina. Call now for Nov. 4 reservation. 877-234-8850, ext.102.

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. www.realtyofmurphy.com.

ONE-PLUS ACRE Tennessee homesite: 1.8 acres large lot with nice view, level building site on top. Stone outcroppings for natural landscaping. Pond on the east side. Close to large state park. Only $89,900! Call 866-292-5769.

ASHEVILLE, NC AREA: Breathtaking mountain-view and river parcels. One to eight acres from the $80s. Nature trails, custom lodge, river walk and much more. Five minutes from town. Call 866-340-8446.

LAKE CUMBERLAND, Ky., parcels just $38,900. Off-water parcels in exclusive gated community. Driving range, tennis courts, hiking trails and much more. Close to Buck Creek Marina. Circle this ad and call: 866-462-8198.

LIQUIDATION LAND SALE: Five to 138 acres. A limited number of spectacular parcels are being sold at 30 percent below appraised value. Located in central Florida with good access, utilities, survey, recent appraisal and excellent financing. Call today, 866-352-2249 ext. 847.

VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN LOG cabin: unfinished inside, view, trees, private, large creek and river nearby. $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535. VA94.com.

GEORGIA/NORTH CAROLINA: Captivating mountain views, lakes, rivers, waterfalls. Homesites starting at $39,900. Log-home kits at $39,900. Limited availability. Call 888-389-3504, ext. 701.

LAKEFRONT PRE-DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY! www.grandeharbor.info. All water-access homesites direct from the developer. Most amenities already in. Far below market value, from $79,900. Possible 18 months no payments! Call now! 888-BY-LAKES.

WESTERN NEW MEXICO: Private 36-acre ranch, $52,990. Mountain views, trees, rolling hills, pastureland, close to bureau of land management. Horseback riding, hiking, hunting. Perfect for vacation, diversifying your portfolio, retirement. Electricity. 100 percent financing. Additional parcels available. 866-365-2825.

COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA: Waterfront community. The Preserve at RiverSea. Developer closeouts from $129,900. Incredible location. Far below market value. 18-month no-payment plan. 866-213-6315. Broker, Neighborhood Properties LLC.

LAKEFRONT LAND SALE: Lakefronts from $29,900! Tennessee mountains! Grand opening! Two days only! Oct. 28-29. Lake access parcel with 2,000 sf log cabin package. Only $59,900! Call now! 866-950-5263, ext. 1705.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Escape the heat in the beautiful peaceful mountains of western North Carolina: homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

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