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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004

ITEMS FOR SALE

VICTORIAN five-piece parlor set. Must see! Stop by 5351 Gulf Drive, #4, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-8687.

SPA/HOT TUB: Five-person, 24 jets, full-redwood cabinet, lounger, five-HP pump, warranty. Must move. Will sacrifice for $1,495. (941) 544-0281.

WANTED: Used fishing rods and reels. (941) 713-5087.

ISLAND PLAYER'S PECAN SALE: Mammoth halves! New crop. Holiday bags $7 lb.; chocolate covered $8 lb. Now available at The Islander newspaper. Proceeds benefit the Island Players.

10 PUTTERS: Some from the 1920s and 30s. $100. (941) 798-8342.

FREE DELIVERY: SEAFOOD to go. Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Delivered to your door. Call James Lee, (941) 795-1112 or 704-8421.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase on line or order by mail. $12 PC or $15 Mac. www.robertsondesignstudio.com.

AMI KIWANIS CLUB fruit orders benefit Island children. Order delicious oranges and grapefruit packages for shipment to friends and family from member Rich Bohnenberger, (941) 778-0355. Order by Dec. 10 for Christmas.

PILATES AND YOGA: At Anna Maria Art League. Pilates, Monday, 9-10am; Yoga, Thursday, 9-10:15am. Beginning to intermediate. $6/class. Drop-ins welcome. Instructor Preston Whaley Jr., Physicalmind, Yogafit. (941) 778-3996.

NEED A GIFT? Artists will design and create a unique piece, stained glass, paintings, painted furniture and more! Restless Natives, Island Shopping Center, 5314 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 779-2624.

BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Pick up form at The Islander or call (941) 518-4431 for more information. Download form: www.islandsandbeaches.com/brick.pdf.

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. One per customer.

NEED TO DO Some holiday shopping? Try Tingley Memorial Library. Books, puzzles, and more! Open 10am-3pm Tuesday through Saturday. 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach.

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.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30am-2pm. Saturday 9am-noon. Lots of Christmas decorations. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

CHRISTMAS SIDEWALK SALE. 9am-2pm Saturday, Dec. 11. Collectibles, old and new furniture, wind chimes, jewelry. One of a kind items. All dealers involved. Essence of Time, corner of Holmes Boulevard and Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

LARGE FLEA MARKET: 9am-4pm Saturday, Dec. 11. Lots of antiques, collectibles, furniture, jewelry, books, clothing, nautical art work, bric-a-brac. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, next to Time Saver across from Martinique.

CUL-DE-SAC GARAGE SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, Dec. 11. Teen clothing (Abercrombie, A&E, Hollister), motivational books, electronics, lavaliere mike, sports equipment, videos, records, puzzles. 538 68th St., Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 8am Saturday, Dec. 11. Six families involved! Old Barbies, dishes, Christmas items, clothes, shoes, baker's rack, work bench, much more. 409 72nd St., Holmes Beach.

HOLIDAY PLANT SALE: 8am-4pm Friday-Sunday. Holiday gift gardens, natives, butterfly, wildlife. 7418 16th Ave. N.W., Bradenton.

ST. BERNARDS Rummage Sale: 9am-1pm Saturday, Dec. 11. Jewelry, books, houseware, toys, clothes, sporting goods, electronics and lots more. 43rd Street, Holmes beach.

DEMOLITION/MOVING SALE (inside house) 9am-3pm Thursday, Dec. 9. Furniture, appliances and more. 638 Dundee Lane, Holmes Beach.

LOST & FOUND

REWARD: LOST CAT Neutered Siamese-Persian mix with long hair. 51 Street, Holmes Beach. Name is Maxwell. (941) 778-3972.

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. (941) 778-6000.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please call (941) 922-0774.

TRANSPORTATION

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great! $2,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1102.

BOATS & BOATING

1995 EVINRUDE 200 HP. All cables, control box, key switch, propellor. Less than 100 hours on rebuild. $3,500. (941) 723-1107.

FISHING & CHARTERS

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. (941) 723-1107.

EGMONT EXPRESS CHARTERS: Seek out secret water paradise. Sunsets, back water, Egmont or custom trips. See dolphins and manatees. Call (941) 778-7459 or 720-5470.

KIDS FOR HIRE

CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Ninth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. (941) 778-3275 or 779-0793.

BABYSITTER: RED CROSS babysitting and first-aid certified. Enjoys playing with kids. Call Alexandra, (941) 778-5352.

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.

PETSITTER, DOG WALKER, 12-year-old mother's helper, odd jobs. Call Kendall at   (941) 779-9783 or 779-9803.

BABYSITTER WITH EXPERIENCE and CPR license, 13 years old, friendly and responsible. (941) 778-2469.

13-YEAR-OLD girl will babysit all ages in your home. Reasonable rates and knows CPR. Call Jessica Lord, (941) 747-2495.

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, (941) 383-5543.

SALES ASSOCIATES NEEDED, fast paced office in prime location. No fees, great splits. Call Jesse or Robin, (941) 778-7244.

QUALIFIED CHEF/SOUS chef for busy continental restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Apply at Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call, (941) 778-1102.

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.

BOOKKEEPER POSITION available for busy, friendly Island business. Flexible hours, full or part time, some remote work from home a possibility. QuickBooks experience required. Call Carol, (941) 778-6066.

FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME Housekeeper for Longboat Key resort. Excellent benefits for full time. Year-round position. Must work Saturdays, be dependable and have own transportation. For appointment call (941) 383-2428.

PART-TIME, afternoons 4-6 hours per day. Must be responsible, dependable self-starter, able to lift 50 lb., follow directions, multi-task, work independently, interact with customers. Call (941) 778-1911 for appointment.

HOUSEKEEPERS NEEDED immediately part time, full time, flexible days and weekends. A+ transportation, great per-job rate, seasonal OK. Call Rhonda after 5pm. (941) 779-0793.

WWW.NEWHOSPITALITYCAREER.COM. Using science, technology, and industry experience to make lasting matches for hospitality professionals and companies. Aim high!

SUNDAY SCHOOL Teacher for Longboat Key Chapel. January-May, $50/week, very small class. Nursery help, $15/week. Call (941) 383-6491.

LOOKING FOR A CHANGE of pace? Experienced real estate sales associates with proven track records wanted for two growing, real estate offices in Holmes Beach and Anna Maria. Our upbeat atmosphere and strong rental business to support your sales are a bonus! Please fax resume, (941) 778-1845.

OFFICE HELP: Computer experience a must for beach motel on Anna Maria Island. Must work weekends and nights. Call (941) 778-6688.

REAL ESTATE Office manager needed for expanding, fast-paced real estate and vacation rental business! Pay is commensurate with experience. Must have great people and bookkeeping skills and know the business. We need a team player for our upbeat, growing offices. Please fax resume, (941) 778-1845.

FULL-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE assistant for busy Realtor and property manager on Anna Maria Island. Advanced computer skills required. Must be detail-oriented. Real estate license helpful, but not required. E-mail resume assistantrealtor@yahoo.com.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Meet interesting people, learn the history of the Island. Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 778-0492.

HEALTH CARE

RETIRED NURSE/caregiver available. No lifting. References, reasonable. (941) 746-9246.

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. 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 $30/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.

NOTARY PUBLIC: Civil marriages and renewal of wedding vows, sunset beach setting or wherever. Norman R. Veenstra, (941) 778-5834.

CALL DAN'S RESCREEN for your free estimate today. Affordable rates, quality work guaranteed. Pool cages, lanais, windows, doors. Call (941) 713-5333.

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." (941) 778-4561.

THE ROYAL MAID Service, licensed, bonded, insured. Professional, experienced maids, free estimate, gift certificates available. Please call (941) 727-9337 (72-SWEEP).

SCOTT'S HANDYMAN SERVICES: Remodeling and repair. Free estimate, many references. Island resident. (941) 713-1907 cell, (941) 778-5427 home. E-mail: geraldscottfulton@hotmail.com.

BAREFOOT ESTATE MANAGEMENT: Weekly maid service, deep-cleaning service, vacation rental cleaning, departure cleaning, carpets, tile, grout. Servicing private homes, condos, rentals, seasonal homes and commercial properties. Bonded/Insured. Free estimates. (941) 761-3000.

TREE SERVICE: Stump grinding, topping, trimming, removals. Palm trimming. 15 years locally working on Anna Maria. Phil Brewer, (941) 545-4770 or 778-7790.

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, 778-7770. References available.

A CLEAN HOUSE supports the arts! Working artist cleans to support her painting. Mature, thorough, reliable, honest. Midwest work ethic! References. Call Jean, home (941) 792-1965, or cell (952) 393-3236.

HOME COMPANION AVAILABLE 8-10 hours per week. Light housekeeping, light cooking, errands, appointments, shopping. Joany, (941) 704-1373.

CLEANING SERVICE at your service. Reliable, experienced, low rates. Excellent references. Please call Lourdes, (941) 726-1615.

ACCOUNTING/COMPUTER WIZ: Personal, small business, investor, acquisition, setup, training, operation, support. Call Greg, (941) 704-1373.

BRICK PAVER Restoration, pressure cleaning , sealing, staining. Make your pavers look new again! C-Squared, Sean D'Agustino. (941) 345-3092.

FOR A SPECIAL OCCASION. A gourmet dinner in your home, from two to eight people. Heavy hors d'oeuvres for groups. Contact Rebecca, (941) 794-5748. References.

RANDY'S REMODELING: Water damage, carpentry, demo, drywall, texture. (941) 320-2506 or 778-0540.

TUTOR: 30 years experience. M.A. reading, M.A. learning disabilities. Diagnostic/remedial and supplemental. Call 778-0349 between 4-6pm.

PHOTOGRAPHER FOR HIRE: Kelly Ragan. Custom portraits, weddings, beach photography. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 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, (941) 795-7411. RA005052.

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.

AUTO DETAILING BY HAND Spotless inside and out. I can save you time and money. Island resident, references. For pricing, call (941) 713-5967.

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. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call (941) 778-2581 or 962-6238.

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS: Providing the total TLC for your landscape requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call (941) 761-3000 for free consultation.

JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call (941) 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. (941) 778-4441.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $35/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) 748-3356.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. Holiday specials: 18-foot coconut palm, $450; 7-foot Christmas palm, $325. Complete landscape service. Call (941) 727-5066.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Dan or 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. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. 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.

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, (941) 795-3034. License #104776. Insured.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at (941) 685-5163 or 795-6615.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call (941) 778-6170 or 447-2198.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Bill MacCaughern. Repairs, renovations, kitchens, bathrooms, decks. Masonry, tile, painting. 30 years experience. Yes, I do show up! (941) 778-3904.

CONCRETE/MASONRY/RESTORATION, driveway, sidewalks, curbs, retaining walls, structural, shell drives, dump truck service. C-Squared, Sean D'Agustino. (941) 345-3092. Lic. #CGC1506629.

PERFECTIONIST PAINTING and power washing. Interior/exterior painting! From $1 sf, plus materials. Free estimate. Established 1985. Call Kirt D. Sweatt anytime, (941) 702-0993.

ABOUT GROUT: All repairs and installation. Done right! Grout cleaning, sealing, staining. Showers, kitchens, pools, re-caulks. Call Jeff, (941) 545-0128 or 569-8888.

PAINTING: 25 years experience. Specializing in exterior painting and power washing. Free estimates. Call Rick Kunkel, (941) 792-9597.

ISLAND STYLES REMODELING Inc: Your Island remodeling professionals. We have project openings for December 2004! Pool enclosures openings February 2005! These openings won't be around long. Call (941) 472-0355 today to schedule an estimate. Lic. #CGC35975.

JIM MELANSON Painting interior, exterior, pressure cleaning. Free estimates, 18-year Island resident. Call Jim, (941) 718-9053.

RANDY'S REMODELING: Water damage, carpentry, demo, drywall texture. (941) 320-2506 or 778-0540.

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.

RENTALS

AUTUMN, WINTER, SPRING rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., (941) 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, (941) 778-2374.

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $425-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or (941) 737-1121. www.abeachview.com.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site: www.AhhSeaBreeze.com

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Managed by Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO, brand new 1BR/1BA designer furnished. Pool, laundry, walk to restaurants. Opens Jan.1. $900/week. Call (901) 301-8299.

CORTEZ COTTAGE fully furnished, nice breezy, quiet area. Off-season, $850/month, $550/week. Seasonal, $1,700/month. (941) 778-8168 or 794-5980. www.divefish.com.

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

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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail: gamiller@tampabay.rr.com.

PINE BAY FOREST: Annual 3BR/2BA furnished condo! Beautiful hardwood floors, fireplace, cathedral ceilings, association pool and tennis courts! $1,600/month, plus utilities. Please call An Island Place Realty, (941) 779-0733.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Steps to beach. 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer available. Pets welcome. $850/month, includes water/sewage. Expect first, last, security deposit. (941) 778-0292 or 650-3552.

VACATION RENTAL, Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA canalfront. Fully furnished. Garage, laundry, dock, many extras. Available now through Dec. 31. $750/week or $2,200/month. Call (813) 286-9814.

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2.5BA and 2BR/2BA. Heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis courts. Available December through April. (941) 794-8877 or 730-5393.

SEASONAL RENTALS available including second floor, bayfront apartment with pool, tennis. Close to beach, shopping. $2,800/month. Old Florida Realty Co., (941) 778-3377.

FEBRUARY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA condo. Gulffront complex, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis courts. (941) 794-8877 or 730-5393.

FULLY FURNISHED VILLA in beautiful Mt. Vernon, two miles to beaches. 2BR/2BA, no pets, nonsmoking, age 55-plus. Minimum three months. Peak season, $2,500/month; annually, $1,500/month. (941) 721-1784.

ANNUALS: 2BR/2BA duplex washer/dryer hookup, $750/month. Also, rustic 2BR/2BA beach apartment with hobby room, porch, washer/dryer hookup, $850/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

AVAILABLE 2005 WINTER vacation rentals: Perico Bay Club, $2,900/month; Coral Shores, 3BR/2BA with pool on canal, $3,500/month; San Remo Shores, 3BR/2BA with pool, on canal, $3,800/month; Gulffront duplex, 3BR/2BA, $3,900/month; Holmes Beach 3BR/2BA canal home, $3,500/month; Mariner's Cove condo, $3,400/month; Anna Maria Island Club, $5,200/month. Please call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com.

BRADENTON BEACH comfortable 2BR/1BA condo on canal, two minutes to beaches, great location. Fully furnished. Available now, seasonal/vacation by month. (941) 447-6278 or (407) 859-4931.

ANNUAL RENTALS: Perico Bay club, 2BR/2BA, pool, tennis, small pet OK, $975/month; Longboat Key, 1BR/1BA cottage, pet OK, $950/month; Bay Hollow, 2BR/2BA, furnished or unfurnished, boat dock, pet OK, $1,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS; condos/houses from $500week- $1,500/month, many Gulffront, (800) 732-6434, SunCoast Real Estate, www.suncoastinc.com.

ELEVATED 2BR/2BA BEACH house, undercover parking, close to beach, nicely furnished. 210 81st St., Holmes Beach. $2,250/month. (813) 962-0817.

NEW 2BR/2BA 55-plus, across from beach. Furnished, annual $1,150/month. Also available seasonal. (941) 725-1074.

SEASONAL PERICO BAY Club 2BR/2BA villa, December, $1,800; January, $2,500; Palma Sola Townhouse, December and January $1,500/month, February-March, $2,500/month. Call Real Estate Mart (941) 756-1090.

GREAT SUNSET VIEWS. Two 2BR apartments on Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Call (941) 914-4646

RENTAL: LAKEFRONT furnished 2BR/2BA villa located in bird sanctuary on Sarasota Bay. Only two miles from Gulf beaches. Pool, tennis, clubhouse. No pets, nonsmoking, 55-plus. Available three-twelve months. Boat dock (up to 23 feet) included, based on availability. $2,600/monthly, plus electric and tax. (941) 794-5011.

BAYVIEW TERRACE CONDO: 2BR/1BA with great view, 1,500/month, three-month minimum. Also available annually. (813) 996-3835 or (813) 610-0366.

HOLMES BEACH SEASONAL 2BR/1BA with lanai, laundry. 100 step direct access to Gulf. Super bargain, $1,950/month (585) 473-9361 or (941) 778-5412.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: 2BR/2BA house with pool, great area and minutes to beaches. Available Feb. 1, $2,500/month. Deborah Thrasher, RE/MAX Excellence, (941) 518-7738. E-mail: DebMThrash@aol.com.

VACATION OR SEASON, Anna Maria Gulffront apartments, 1, 2, 3BR. Porches, sundecks, laundry. Immaculate, tropical setting. No pets. (941) 778-3143.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex Bradenton Beach. Vaulted ceiling, tile, skylights, balcony. Non-smoking. Small pet considered. Steps to beach, Intracoastal, park. $890/month. (239) 822-6680.

CORTEZ VACATION COTTAGE. Renovated, light and open, nonsmoking, no pets. $800/week, $1,700/month. (941) 795-8077.

ANNUAL RENTAL Holmes Beach. 2BR/1.5BA townhouse, newly remodeled, 500-feet to beach. Expect first, last, security deposit. $1,150/month. Call (330) 559-3860.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA duplex, one block to beach. Lanai, washer/dryer. $775/month, plus deposit. No pets. (941) 798-9765

SEASONAL: STEPS TO beach. Large 1BR/2BA, washer/dryer, cable, telephone. $2,150/monthly, $675/week. Pets welcome. (941) 778-1098.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Holmes Beach, furnished 1 and 2BR condos. Cable, microwave, washer/dryer. Block to beach and shopping. From $1,800/month. (407) 846-8741.

PLAYA ENCANTADA: Condo closest to the beach and elevator with Gulf views. Available monthly, annually or all season. For information call (941) 730-1077.

DIRECT GULFFRONT 2BR/2BA Martinique North. Newly remodeled. Heated pool, tennis, garage, elevator. Available January 2005. Call owner, (941) 778-2167.

ANNUAL DUPLEX in Anna Maria near the Island Community Center. Newly renovated 2BR/1BA washer/dryer hookup, screened porch. First, last, security. No pets. $750/month. (941) 792-8817.

ANNUAL: Steps to beach, clean, unfurnished 2BR/1BA, half duplex. Washer/dryer. 2818 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. $775/month, first, last, security. (941) 778-5810.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA single-family home in Village Green, $1,200/month. Also, like new 2BR/2BA condo available, $1,200/month, plus fees. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

BRADENTON BEACH/Cortez area. Immaculate, spacious 1BR/1BA completely furnished elevated apartment. Parking, laundry. All utilities supplied. Great location. $975/month or $1,800/seasonal. (941) 761-2725.

VACATION RENTALS: Available December through April. Weekly or monthly. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307. www.franmaxonrealestate.com.

FLORIDA RENTAL: Hate snow? You can have the warm West Coast Florida sun and the ocean right outside your door. Wake up to sunshine every day. 1BR efficiency with a sofa bed. Full housekeeping service. All you need is your towel. Available at Resort 66 located on Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island. Weeks available are Feb. 26-March 5 and March 5-12. $900/week. Call (315) 868-2813, leave message.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/1BA, 1,500 sf, beach house, 1.5 blocks to beach. Fully furnished, $495/week. Available December through January. (941) 587-1456.

SEASONAL/ANNUAL 2BR/1BA with washer/dryer hookup. Will rent for four-six months! Half block to beach. Furnished, $950/month. (941) 778-8660.

101 PALM: Luxury villas. 1BR and 2BR. $3,000-$4,000. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, (941) 778-0807.

ANNUAL: Bright, spacious ground-level 2BR/1BA bay view duplex. $790/month, plus utilities. Ceramic tile throughout. (941) 779-9470.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. (941) 778-3875. Web site 2spinnakers.com

REAL ESTATE

CITY OF ANNA Maria: The Bayou 2BR/1BA remodeled condo. Upstairs, canal view, boat dock. One-of-a-kind unit! $335,000. Don, (770) 889-2887 or (770) 887-7944.

DIRECT 50x100 FOOT Gulffront lot in Holmes Beach with DEP permitted. Plans for 2,400 sf living area, four-car garage home. $1,650,000. (941) 778-1086.

DIRECT GULFFRONT FOR Sale by owner, $1,490,000. Best opportunity in Holmes Beach 3BR/1BA bungalow, 1,328 sf. Concrete-pier foundation. Zoned R-4. Total lot size 50x100 feet. Contact Ken Ward, (813) 892-3690.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Westbay Point & Moorings hard-to-find ground-floor end unit. 2BR/2BA condo. Excellent condition. $379,900. Call (941) 756-4860.

BRADENTON BEACH 3BR/2.5BA ground-level home with garage. Intracoastal views. 2,400-under air condition, 3,340 under roof. Brokers protected. $715,000. (941) 779-0153.

BAYFRONT CONDO for sale. 2BR/2BA, golf course, pool. Beautiful sunsets. $290,000. (941) 722-4800.

FOR SALE BY owner: Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA, second floor. All new appliances. Gated community, heated pool, tennis courts. $260,000. Call (941) 761-8308 or 794-6688.

WANTED: Holmes Beach/Anna Maria home zoned R2. Couple new to Island looking to purchase without Realtor. Please call evenings, (941) 778-1658.

HOUSE DEALS ON, off, near the Islands. West Bradenton, 3BR/1BA with family room $149,900; 3BR/2BA with two-car garage, cathedral ceilings, large lot, $195,000; Northwest Bradenton, minutes to beach, heated pool, sauna, hot tub, $324,900; Ellenton, close-in country living, custom 3BR/2BA with two-car garage, 3/4-acre wooded lot, $325,000; Longboat Key, English cottage with unique carriage house, Abbaco architecture, 15-foot loft ceilings, two-car garage, hot tub, $650,000. Call Fred Flis, Real Estate Mart (941) 756-1090.

MOUNT VERNON: 2BR/2BA , lakefront condo with partial bay view, enclosed lanai, new appliances and air conditioning. Minutes to beach. 55-plus community. $239,000. (941) 795-4030.

PRIVATE MONEY Available to help with back payments on the mortgage and other needs. No qualifying, no equity OK, too. (941) 778-4495.

STEPS TO BEACH! Triplex 3BR/1BA with den, 2BR/1BA, 1BR/1BA. Rent out two units, live in the other! Great seasonal rentals! New central air conditioning, cabinets and decks. Walking distance to everything, restaurants, shopping and free trolley. Offered at $599,000, Owner/agent Deborah Thrasher, ReMax Excellence, (941) 518-7738. E-mail DebMThrash@aol.com.

CANALFRONT: North end of Anna Maria on wide canal. No bridges. Delightful 1,700 sf home on cul-de-sac. 3BR/2BA with den, screened lanai, wrap-around deck. Partial bay views. Three-car garage with work shed, plus dock. Citrus, room for pool. Walk to beaches. $615,000. Information/visits, owner, (941) 778-1537.

NORTH END Anna Maria, 2BR/2BA, fireplace, sundeck. Close to Gulf beach. $496,000. (941) 778-2665.

PALMA SOLA AREA: Heritage Pines. Unique 3BR/2BA remodeled condo, 1,311 sf. Tile floors, fenced back yard, new air conditioner. $124,900. (941) 795-5703.

PEBBLE SPRINGS 2BR/2BA Villa. Pool, enclosed courtyard, covered parking. Attic storage. Newly tiled, gorgeous interior. Near beaches, shopping. $124,900. (941) 792-5434.

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