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Date of Issue: March 17, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003

ITEMS FOR SALE

SEASONED FIREWOOD. Call Jeff Gunn, 809-7930.

UMAX ASTRA 2110U scanner with software, owner's manual, cables. Mac and Windows compatible. $50 or best offer. Like new. 792-0160.

TWIN BEDS AND nightstand. Complete set, mattresses, box springs, headboards, linens. Can deliver. $160. Call 778-5538.

LADIES GOLF CLUBS with bag. Good for starter. Call 778-6234.

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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRANNY! We hope you have a wonderful day. We love you. Enjoy! Fritz, Dena, Lenna, Abby and the cats!

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

LOST AND FOUND

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.

FREE: TWIN KITTY brothers, approximately 6 months old. Need a happy home. One black and white, one gray and white. Both beautiful and well behaved. Call Crickett, 778-6000.

FREE: TWO PRECIOUS love birds. Need loving home and lots of attention. Please, call Crickett, 778-6000.

LOVE OFFERING: Beautiful miniature Doberman. Approximately 3 years old. Recently rescued, needs lots of love and attention. Call Crickett, 778-6000.

TRANSPORTATION

1999 TOMOS 50CC Moped. 400 miles. New. $699 or best offer. 792-4171.

1996 BUICK ROADMASTER station wagon. Fully loaded, excellent condition. 70,000 miles. $11,000. Call 758-1932.

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.

AQUACAT CATAMARAN like new condition, blue/yellow sail with cover. Tiger tracks beach dolly, snatch blocks, many extras. $2,500. 778-3143.

DEEP-WATER SLIP, north end of Anna Maria. Easy Gulf access. 794-8877 or 730-5393.

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.

FULL-TIME HOUSEKEEPER: Reliable, drug free. Must work weekends and holidays. Bring references. Apply in person. Club Bamboo/Econo Lodge, 2502 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

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.

PART-TIME MAINTENANCE: Must be reliable and knowledgeable. Apply in person. Club Bamboo/Econo Lodge, 2502 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

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.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at Turtle Watch. AMITW is seeking volunteers with customer service or retail experience. Greet and inform visitors at our education center and/or to help with nesting activity on our beaches. Training is provided, please contact the Turtle Watch Education Center for more information. Amy Talucci or Suzi Fox, 778-1435.

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

COASTAL MASSAGE THERAPY. Experience the benefits. Swedish and deep-tissue massage. Neuromuscular techniques upon request. In-home service. Call 753-7766. Lic. #MA34584.

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.

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

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

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.

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

THE ROYAL MAID Service, licensed, bonded, insured. Professional, experienced maids, free estimate, gift certificates available. Please call 727-9337.

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

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

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

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 920-0570.

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

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

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

RESIDENTIAL WINDOW CLEANING specialist. 28 years experience. Owner/operator. Call Larry for a free estimate, 447-1771.

IRONING OR HOUSE cleaning services available. 13 years, smoke-free environment. Also laundry and repairs! Free pick-up and delivery. Island resident. Call 778-4192.

COMPUTER REPAIR: Residence and business. Professional/licensed. Free Spyware protection, free pickup (when required). Call 727-8347.

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

CHRISTMAS COMPUTER SERVICE New computer, software or equipment for Christmas? Call us and we'll set it up for you. Call John Baird with Matrix PC, 708-6541. www.matrixPConline.com

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.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING Services: Quality lawn maintenance, landscape cleanups, plantings, pruning, shell and more! Insured, references, free estimates. Call 778-2335 or 284-1568.

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

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.

TREES BY BREEZE: Landscapes, tree trimming and property maintenance since 1988. Island resident. Call Chris, 778-2837.

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. 383-5381, 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.

ISLAND HOME REPAIRS: Painting, carpentry, electric, plumbing, tile, drywall repairs and texture. All home repairs, no job too small. Call 504-2027.

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, seasonal, $2,500/month or annual, $1,500/month. Bayfront cottages also available with docks from $1,500/month, $500/week. Call 794-5980, or www.divefish.com.

AUTUMN, WINTER, SPRING 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.

150 STEPS TO GULF. Seasonal, 2BR/2BA Immaculate ground-level home. Nonsmoking, no pets. (813) 961-6992 or e-mail: ghowcrof@tampabay.rr.com.

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.

ANNUAL PERICO BAY Club, Grand Cayman, 2BR/2BA, plus den lagoon front with views of estuary and bay. Ceramic tile throughout, completely updated. $1,350/month. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, 778-0807.

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.

KEY ROYALE CANALFRONT paradise for rent. 2BR/2BA, completely updated, large private tropical pool area with spa, two boat lifts. Check out photos on www.VRBO.com, unit #27150. Available Dec. 15-31, call for rate. January or April 2004, $3,000/month, plus tax (spa heating extra). Available for annual rental after April 2004 for $1,600/month (spa heating extra). Call 730-1086 or 704-7336.  

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.

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

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.

BEACH TO BAY condo, 2BR/1BA, seasonal or annual. 55-plus, three-month minimum. Call (813) 247-3178, on weekends (813) 927-1632.

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

SEASONAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA condo, Westbay Cove and Westbay Point and Moorings available. After hours, Sharon Annis, 778-3730, or call 778-3377.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED DUPLEX apartment, 2BR/2BA, storage, large rooms, looks new, one mile to beaches. 4505 102nd St. W., Bradenton. $795/month-plus. Gtussey@aol.com or call 383-6272.

VACATION RENTAL Furnished duplex, 2BR/2BA, heated pool, pets OK. One block to beach, three-day minimum to monthly. 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.

SEASONAL 2BR/1BA bayview, totally remodeled/furnished. No smoking or pets. $250/week, $900/month, plus security and taxes. Sandpiper 55-plus Park. Call 545-8923 or 778-9504.

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

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA in Holmes Beach. Lovely elevated duplex, light and bright, screened lanai. Washer/dryer. Available now! $800/month. Call 228-7878.

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

WESTBAY POINT finest waterfront corner unit and 270 degree view. 2BR/2BA, furnished. March/April, $2,500/month. Call 778-9309.

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 RENTAL HOLMES Beach, 3BR/2BA, water view from back deck. Washer/dryer, garage, cable TV. Call for pictures. Price varies on length of stay. Pets upon approval. Call Cyndy, home (813) 661-5252 or cell (813) 495-5252.

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

EL CONQUISTADOR 2BR/2BA, seasonal rental available March and April. Nicely located and furnished, cathedral ceilings, screened lanai, washer/dryer. Garage storage. Clay tennis courts. 778-3926.

VACATION RENTAL 1BR/1BA, furnished, heated pool, secluded, private entrance. Steps to beach, shopping, restaurants, ground level, Call 778- 0291 or 920-6481.

FURNISHED ANNUAL AND SEASONAL rentals from $1,500/month! Annual, 7104 Marina Drive, 3BR/2BA house with pool, $1,500/month; 2104 Avenue B, 1BR/1BA furnished, $700/month; 2405 Avenue C., 2BR/2BA duplex, carport, washer/dryer, $900/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, $1,100/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

GULF AND BAY VIEWS, pool by bay. Bradenton Beach, 2BR/1.5BA, immaculate, two-month minimum. $2,000/month. Nonsmoking. #31 Bayview Terrace. Call 302-6659.

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

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. $2,500/month. Call in Tampa, (813) 962-0817 or local, 778-2695.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND 1BR/2BA, 750 sq.ft., washer/dryer, on Gulf Drive. Annual. Includes cable TV, water. $895/month. First, last, security deposit. 778-1098.

STEPS TO BEACH! Gorgeous furnished and spacious two-room apartments. Anna Maria Island, seasonal rentals. $550/week, $1,950 month. Call 778-1098. Pets welcome!

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

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.

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. January $3,200/month; April $3,500/month. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

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.

BEAUTIFUL FURNISHED 1BR in 55-plus Gulffront complex. Panoramic bayview. Newly renovated and decorated. Must see. Seasonal or annual. Call 779-9470.

NEW FOR SEASON! Gulfview 2BR home, $2,100; west of Gulf Drive; 3BR home, $2,400/month. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: Hawthorne Park, 4BR/3BA, luxury unfurnished home, caged pool with spa, two-car garage, former model home. $1,950/month. Call 778-2113.

RESERVE NOW! Cheerful 1BR duplex, $1,500/month; Sunbow Bay 3BR, $2,600/month; light and bright 2BR duplex, $1,800/month. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

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

REAL ESTATE

LONGBOAT KEY former bank building, 4,700 square feet, zoned office/professional. Twenty parking spaces, contemporary design, great visibility. $14/square foot. Can divide. Owner/Realtor, 388-5514, or call 809-4253.

DUPLEX: BEAUTIFUL, built 2001/2002, 3,500 sq.ft., 6BR/4BA, sun deck, storage   house, corner lot, 100 by 100 feet, completely furnished. West of Gulf Drive, 600 ft. to beach. Walk to shopping center. Must see! $799,000. Owner (813) 874-1939 or (813) 758-3648.

DEEP-WATER CANAL home for sale on 75th Street, 2BR/2BA, large lot 90 by 120 feet, $625,000. Call 778-8473, or e-mail lborso@imgworld.com

TOWNHOUSE 5BR/3BA, private boat dock, walking distance to shopping and beach. Heated pool, tennis and fishing pier. $335,000. #96435. Call Jan Sgueglia, 752-0101 or 358-6060, Michael Saunders & Co.

ON THE BEACH! 2BR/2BA Gulfview condo end-unit. Turnkey furnished, unobstructed direct Gulfviews from all rooms, heated pool, weekly rentals OK. $599,900. Call (732) 872-2646.

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.

AFFORDABLE ISLAND LIVING in this totally redone duplex. Two large 2BR/2BA units with porches and deck. Everything new, both sides. Let your tenant pay your way! $395,000. Coldwell Banker, Doug Newcomer, 720-1555.

OPEN HOUSE: SATURDAY, Dec. 28, 2-4 PM. 530 Key Royale Drive, Holmes Beach. 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.

LONGBOAT KEY GULFFRONT 3BR/2BA condominium. Six-month ownership, October-April annually. Weekly rental opportunity. $325,000. Pat Naldrett-Bilodeau, LLC, licensed real estate Broker, 685-0500.

OPEN HOUSE! Sunday, Dec. 28, 11am-3pm. Two brand new Gulfview homes, 3,000 total sq.ft. 2203 Avenue C, Bradenton Beach. Or call for appointment. Florida Prime Realty, 778-1098.

BRING ALL OFFERS! Perico Bay Club villa. Lakefront 2BR/2BA villa, furnished. Asking $239,900. Call Marilyn Trevethan at Island Real Estate, 778-6066.

LONGBOAT KEY Completely furnished 2BR/2BA condo. Deeded beach, docking, pool, clubhouse. $279,000. 383-3751.

BY OWNER 2918 Avenue C., Holmes Beach. Mint condition, 2BR/2BA elevated home. Only two blocks to beach. $379,000. 545-8716, or e-mail awagenaar@tampabay.rr.com.

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