The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008
ITEMS FOR SALE
RED ULTRA-SUEDE two-piece sectional sofa from Haverty’s, $800. Antique step-back secretary, 69x30-inches, ball-and-claw feet, $375. Woven rug, beige and brown, like new, 5x7 feet, 4 inches, $85. 941-778-4923.
WEDDING DRESS FOR sale: Ivory with beaded bodice, cathedral train. Train pins in back to three pleated layers. Classic A-style gown with short sleeves. Perfect for spring or fall wedding. Size 14, altered slightly at waist and shoulders. Professionally cleaned and preserved. $125 or best offer. 941-794-2312.
HUGE, DECORATIVE FRAMED mirrors: Several styles to choose from, sizes from 4 by 6 feet, to 5 by 8. $250-$400. 941-730-2606.
ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Mahogany buffet, $350. Small antique burl-wood rocker, $200. 941-778-1102.
AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.
ILLINI FANS: MEET at noon, Sunday, Jan 4. Beef O’Bradys on Manatee Avenue, Bradenton.
ISLAND ROCK SCHOOL at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Guitar, bass, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, piano and vocals. Call Scott Achor, 941-778-1747, or Koko Ray Hansen, 941-758-0395. Rock on!
FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.
BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Clothing sales. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.
ANTIQUE AND ART Fair: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 3-4. Treasures, antiques, art, jewelry, organic produce, exotic orchids, fun and funky stuff for all. For information, call 941-383-1901. 6828 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key.
MULTI-FAMILY: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3. Household, electronics, miscellaneous. 403 72nd St., Holmes Beach.
LOST & FOUND
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.
BOATS & BOATING
BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sunfish, Laser, Zuma and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400.
FOR RENT: BOAT slip in Holmes Beach. Fits up to 23 feet. $140/month. 941-778-2581.
NEW SAILS, REPAIRS, custom rigging and outfitting service. 25 years experience. Knighton Sail Makers. 941-365-SAIL.
HI-AND-DRY boat slips: Own yours from $49,900. Rent to own from $300. Bradenton Boat Club, 941-795-3625.
FISHING & CHARTERS
KIDS FOR HIRE
ISLAND TUTORING. Manatee High School sophomore Chris Perez tutors elementary or middle school children. Call 941-778-2979.
CALL ALEXANDRA, 15, for babysitting or odd-jobs. Red Cross certified in first aid and babysitting. 941-778-5352
ISLAND TEEN EXPERIENCED, and certified child care with Safe Sitter, CPR and Red Cross training, seven days a week. Maggie, 941-447-4632 or 941-778-8405.
CALL GUSSIE AT 941-778-7257 for babysitting. I have experience with kids of all ages.
NEED A BABYSITTER or pet sitter? Call Kendall! First-aid certified, great with kids and animals! Best on the Island! 941-779-9783.
NEED A BABYSITTER, pet sitter, house sitter or dog walker? Experienced with both children and pets. Red Cross certified in CPR for all ages. Call the twins, Kayla and Ariel Jennis, 941-778-1746. The best team around!
TEEN WITH CHILD daycare experience and Red Cross certified in babysitting. Loves children. Call Katie, 941-778-1491 or 941-447-4057.
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.
NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting lady with spinal injury. Six-hour morning shifts available. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.
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.
GREAT SITE: FORMER service station on strategic Longboat corner. Many business uses possible: gas/convenience store, bank, restaurant, etc. Priced reduced to $999,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.
RESTAURANT: PROFITABLE, BEAUTIFUL, long history in resort area. Beer/wine. Any good cuisine would work. Confidentiality agreement required. $180,000 plus inventory. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.
EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER AVAILABLE to help a little or a lot, day or night. CPR, first aid, CNA certified. Reliable, trustworthy, Island references. Flexible scheduling. Personal/household care, driving, companionship. 941-778-5958.
LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 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, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.
PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repairs, upgrades, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.
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.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Oldest and best on Anna Maria! 34 years of happy customers. Mom-Watch, Pet-Watch, Storm-Check, windows, etc. Rentals our specialty. firstname.lastname@example.org. 941-792-1000.
TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.
TOM’S DOOR AND Window Service: Repairs, replacements, inserts, frame changeout, handsets replaced, insulated glass replacement, screens, etc. 941-730-1399 or 941-722-7507.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
YOUR ISLAND LEAK-detection service. Fast, accurate, professional and affordable. Pinpointing hidden leaks. Cell, 941-951-1833.
PAINTING: INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, quality work, free estimates, 15 years experience. Call Dave, 941-812-6213.
GET A BID, then call Nick. Voted No.1 painter. 941-962-5131.
LACKASNOWBIRDS CLEANING SERVICE: Snowbird homes and vacation rentals, December-May. Island references. Visa/MasterCard accepted. 941-779-1646 or 207-745-5116.
LIGHT CARPENTRY, HOME repairs, handyman work, deck repairs, dock repairs, etc. Retired tradesman, Island resident. No job too small. Call Steve Doyle 941-778-1708.
COMPUTER GOT YOU down? Got a virus? Need wireless, network setup? Web site? Need help? Call JC, 941-487-7487.
NIKI’S NOOKS AND CRANNIES. I will do housekeeping, laundry, and errands or pet sitting for you. Cell, 941-592-8684.
DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Print work: logos brochures, brand identity. Web design: Flash, HTML and 3D. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 941-778-2824 or 941-545-0192.
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.
TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.
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.
CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services - when and what you need - to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail email@example.com for details.
UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience all phases of nail care. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home pedicure services. 941-713-5244.
PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING: Private studio, certified trainer, 16 years experience. Specializing in sport-specific training, improving balance, strength, and stamina. Toni Lyon, 941-928-8735.
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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. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.
TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.
ECONOMY TREE TRIMMING, hedges, mulching. Lowest prices starting at $15. 12-year Island resident. Cell 941-951-1833.
JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.
NATURE'S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. 941-729-9381.
THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell 941-224-8569.
KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. Cell, 941-448-3857 or 941-779-0851.
LARRY’S BACK! SHELL delivered and spread. $45/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770.
VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill 941-795-5100.
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 REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.
GRIFFIN'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.
JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 447-2198.
K&C PAINTING LLC. Interior, exterior, faux. A woman’s touch. Kelly Meshberger. Free estimates. 941-544-8658.
SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it's broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I'll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.
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.
READY TO REPLACE those old lanai windows? Vinyl, acrylic or hurricane. I will beat anyone’s price. Limited lifetime warranty window. Cash talks. 941-201-9360.
CHRIS BUSH MASONRY: 30 years experience. Small repairs, brick and concrete, driveways and decks. Licensed and insured. 941-779-6642.
MASTERS OF RENOVATIONS! Start the new year with a home renovation. Free estimates. 941-580-3312.
RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 941-778-6665 or 800-749-6665. www.wedebrockrentals.com.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
SPACIOUS ISLAND BAYFRONT. 2BR/2BA, dock, furnished. Beautiful location, close to beach, call for pricing. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.
ANNUAL BAYVIEW CONDO: Holmes Beach, 2BR/2BA, second floor. Old Florida Realty, Sharon, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.
HOLMES BEACH OFFICE center: Save money, locate your office for as low as $250. Great for professional, realtor, insurance or accountant office. 5382 Gulf Drive. 941-746-8666.
HARBOR PINES: 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer connections, tile/carpet, 12-month lease, close to MCC, Bayshore High School and shopping. $750/month, $500 security. Call 941-650-3476.
POOL HOME: VACATION rental. Eight minutes from the beaches in northwest Bradenton. Gorgeous 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, sleeps six, inclusive. Contact 941-794-1515. View at www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com.
ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA. 200 steps to Gulf of Mexico beach. Back yard canal dock with Tampa Bay access. New appliances. Quiet SEER 16 air conditioner, energy saving low-watt lights and ceiling fans. Granite counter tops throughout. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Must see to appreciate. $995/month plus security deposit. Call 941-778-9158.
ANNUAL RENTAL: UNFURNISHED ground-level duplex, north Anna Maria near Gulf, 2BR/1BA, $950/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.
OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL space: 625 sf, $500/month. 8799 Cortez Road.0 Call 1-800-952-1206.
SHARP ANNUAL RENTAL: 3/BR, washer and dryer, cable, fireplace. Near beach. $1,200/month. 941-778-7788.
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, washer and dryer, annual in north Anna Maria. A must see! Call 941-748-5334 for details.
CHARMING MONTHLY/SEASONAL condo. Cross street to Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer, dryer. Two decks, heated pool. $2,400/month. 813-634-3790. Available March, April, May 2009.
JANUARY, FEBRUARY AND March 2009. 1BR/1BA remodeled mobile home, 55-plus community, no pets. $1,600/month. 941-779-4634.
ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Available Feb. 14 through Feb. 28, 2009. 2BR/2BA on beach. DHarveyEL@aol.com.
WINTER SPECIAL! Anna Maria, just steps to beach, large 1BR/2BA, courtyard. Reduced. $1,995/month plus tax. www.gulfdriveapartments.com. 727-369-6992, leave message.
VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach apartments. 941-778-2374.
WATERFRONT: BEAUTIFUL ONE-room cottage on bay. Small, perfect for one person without much stuff. Annual, $650/month. 941-779-0289.
POINTE AT MARINER’S Cove: Annual unfurnished 3BR/2BA condo, two-car garage, 65-foot boat slip. 941-761-4153.
ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH duplex. 2BR/2BA with garage. Clean, quiet area, No smoking or pets. $950/month. 941-776-1789.
NEW IN 2006: Furnished 1BR/1BA, one mile from Anna Maria Island. Available Jan. 1. Seasonal, $1,250/month, annual $700/month. 941-224-6521.
SEASONAL: GROUND-LEVEL 2BR/1BA, Anna Maria, pet friendly, near beach, trolley, weekly, monthly rates. 941-567-4789.
VACATION RENTALS: THREE-day, New Year, 3BR/2BA, pool, dock, $299. Longboat Key 2BR/1BA home, $599/week. Island 3BR/2BA, pool and dock, $999/week. Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA, $2,200/month. Realtor, 941-756-1090.
ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach. 2BR/1.5BA, covered carport, shed, outside shower, washer and dryer hookup, enclosed lanai. $850/month. First, last and security deposit plus utilities. 941-779-2265.
SEASONAL: ANNA MARIA city. Ground-level. Quiet neighborhood. 2BR/1BA. $2,000/month. Available immediately. 941-778-5439.
BEACHFRONT CONDO for rent: 55-plus, turnkey. Annual or seasonal, two months minimum. 941-779-1013.
HOLMES BEACH: CLEAN 3BR/2BA ranch and nice efficiency available for seasonal rental January/April. Walk to beaches. Great center Island location. Rent as low as $800/month. May do annual on efficiency. Call Richard, 513-378-9100.
CANALFRONT HOME: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, dock. Coral Shores subdivision. $1,200/month and deposit. Large duplex, 1BR/1BA, washer and dryer, West Bradenton. $625/month and deposit. 941-704-6383.
2BR/1BA: LARGE SCREENED porch, great location, views of bay and city pier, pool. Annual unfurnished, $1,325/month plus deposit of $1,325. Contact Rondi at 941-778-1470, or Reggie at 813-598-1802.
CONDO: IMPERIAL HOUSE, Bradenton Beach. 55-plus, 2BR/2BA, ground floor by pool, steps to beach. Three-month minimum, $2,300/month. Four months, $2,100/month. 412-889-7115.
2BR/1.5BA: ONE BLOCK to Gulf. February, March, April, $2,500/month. 941-224-4417.
AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY: 2BR/1.5BA elevated duplex, quiet area of Holmes Beach. Washer/dryer included. $1,000/month, plus utilities. First, last, security. Quick move incentive! 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 2spinnakers.com.
BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/2BA with Gulf just across the street. Direct, terrific views! $398,000. Owner, 941-447-2061.
“DISTRESS” SALE: BANK foreclosures. Free list of foreclosed Island and mainland properties. Free list of homes with pictures. www.manateeareaforeclosures.com.
BRAND NEW LUXURY lakefront condominiums. Four traffic lights to Manatee Public Beach. Starting at $224,950. South on 67th St. W. off Manatee Avenue. 941-761-0444. HIddenLakeCondominiums.com.
FORECLOSURE? RELOCATING? LOOKING for a fresh start? Our rent-to-own program helps rebuild your credit while you lease your new home. Great selection of homes in Manatee County. See us online at www.44smart.com. Call 941-447-6278 for more information. The smart way to buy!
HOLMES BEACH: KEY Royale. An absolutely spectacular canal home, 4BR/2BA, two-car garage, split-plan, custom remodeled throughout. Deep sailboat water with new dock and lift, direct access to Tampa Bay and Gulf. Must see! Owner can hold second. Owner, 941-809-1522. See online at: www.617Foxworth.com.
REVERSE HOME MORTGAGES: Call us for fax and free brochures. Richard and Alison Estrin, licensed mortgage brokers, Blondin Mortgage Company. 941-383-6112.
SENIOR PARK: 55-plus. 65x12, 2BR/2BA, vinyl siding, roof over central air conditioning, lanai, shed, washer and dryer, extra clean. Can finance, reduced to $7,900. Call Ron, 941-961-0871. Bayshore Windmill, near U.S. 41 and 63rd Street, Bradenton.
$49,000 OR BEST offer. Small 1BR mobile home, addition and driveway. Price includes land. Located at 63 Third Street in Paradise Bay. Low monthly maintenance fee. Call 941-447-9852 for information.
MOBILE HOME: 1BR/1BA. One mile from Anna Maria Island. You own the land. Not a co-op. No monthly fees. Steps to water. Great condition. Free boat ramp access. $79,000. 513-470-3851.
BEACH CONDO: MILLION-dollar view. 55-plus. $560,000. 941-779-1013.
DUPLEX ON TWO lots for sale. Both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. Two deeded lots, one duplex. $710,000. Call Ilona Kenrick, 941-713-3214, or Sherry Sasser at Sato Real Estate, 941-778-7200.
OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE
MID-TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS by owner. Five acres, perfect mountaintop cabin site with woods. Small stream in back of property. A must see! $26,900. Owner financing. 931-445-3611.
TENNESSEE LAND RUSH! One-plus-acre to two-acre home sites, wood, views. Starting at $59,900. Tennessee River and Nick-a-Jack view tracts now available! Retirement guide rates this area No. 2 in U.S. places to retire. Low cost of living, no impact fee. 330-699-2741 or 866-550-5263, Ask about mini-vacation!
4BR/2BA HOME with 3,000 sf. Great location in Moultrie, Ga. Has lots of upgrades. Superb neighborhood! $269,900. Call Norris Bishop Realty at 229-890-1186.