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Date of Issue: February 22, 2007

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007

ITEMS FOR SALE

ANNA MARIA JUNIOR Girl Scouts Troop No. 590 cookies are on sale at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

TWO ANTIQUE BRASS beds: Twin size. $150 for both. 941-779-1556.

MOBILITY SCOOTER: THREE-wheel, $998. Coral reef background for 50-gallon aquarium, $225. Massage chair, multi-cycle, $39. Shower chair, $21. All or best offer. Excellent condition. 941-778-6177.

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.

OLD-FASHIONED DINER MUGS: $8 (includes tax). Your coffee never tasted so good as when you drink from the old-style mugs available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

MORE THAN A Mullet-Wrapper Islander T-shirts on sale: S,M,L,XL $8, now through Saturday, Feb. 16. Sale price available for purchase in person at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. White only, not including tie-dye. Information: 941-778-7978.

YOU WANT IT ... You got it. Oval AMI bumper stickers are just $1 at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

HELP SUPPORT OFFICER Pete Lannon: Silicone bracelets, DARE2CARE/ISLANDER4PETE. Child $2, adult $5. The bracelets are donated by The Islander and all $$$ go to a pre-paid college fund for Pete's youngest son. Available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

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.

FLORIDA'S OWN RODNEY Dangerfield: Available to entertain for corporate events, golf tournaments, and private parties. Cell 781-367-0339.

SAIL AWAY AS Low As $99 per day. Private sails to Egmont Key, Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa, Everglades, Key West, Dry Tortugas aboard 65-foot sailing vessel Lex-Sea. 10 percent off trips before March 15, 2007. www.annamariaislandsailing.com. 941-713-8000.

STORAGE SPACE on Holmes Beach. Climate controlled, secure, low rates. Phone 941-778-2710.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM program: 30-hour training class for new child advocate volunteers begins March 12. To volunteer to represent in court the best interest of children or for more information, call 941-744-9473 or visit the Web site, www.12circiutgal.org.

TINGLEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY: Accepting donations of new and good condition books for upcoming annual book sale. 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach.

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.

GARAGE SALES

YARD SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, Feb. 17. Lots of stuff. Roser Thrift Shop. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

50 PERCENT OFF Everything sale: month of February. ”Housewarmings by Horigans” located in “Essence of Time.” 5306 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-3pm Saturday, Feb.17. Assorted stuff. Hummer rims. 2311 Gulf Drive N., unit B., back unit. Bradenton Beach.

STOREWIDE SALE: NIKI’S Island treasures. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off, lots of furniture 30-60 percent off, select antiques, crystal, dolls, vintage and costume jewelry, art, glassware 30-90 percent off. See the Hummel collection, to name a few: School Days, Stormy Weather, Wayside Devotion, 25-30 percent off. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 941-779-0729. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE: Inside. 8am-3pm Saturday, Feb.17. Collectibles, linens, sterling and costume jewelry, silver plate collection, kitchen glass-top table with four chairs, new leather recliner, two dressers with mirrors and headboards, antique bench, dolls, sleeper sofa with chair, 50-gallon saltwater tank, bric-a-brac, coffee tables, clothing, vacuum, new air filter, waterbed. 218 84th St., Holmes Beach.

LOST & FOUND

FOUND CAT: BLACK and tan. Gold/green eyes, affectionate, small bluish-green collar. Found near 75th Street and Holmes Boulevard. 941-778-5119. FOUND CAT: BRADENTON Beach area. Female, white with black and gray markings. Call 941-962-8835.

PETS

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

1992 MERCURY COUGAR: Maroon, two-door, original owner, eight cylinder. Approximately 100,000 miles. Immaculate body and interior. $1,800. 941-761-7502.

1999 PONTIAC SUNFIRE: Red, two-door, 115,000 miles., New air conditioning, well maintained, runs great, $4,500 or best offer. 941-704-8188.

1999 JEEP CHEROKEE: Limited edition. Two-wheel drive, white and tan leather. 81,500 miles. Beautiful car. $8,500. 941-704-1868.

BOATS & BOATING

2004 CAROLINA SKIFF: 198DLX Yamaha 90, four-stroke, live well, fish finder, trailer, low hours. $13,200. Call 518-365-2701. 30-FOOT SAILBOAT: 1984 Islander Bahama. New rigging in December 2003, Harken roller furling, Anderson self-tailing wenches, wheel steering, hand-shower, refrigerator/freezer, 15-hp Yanmar diesel engine (fresh water cooled). In the water on Longboat Key. $26,500. Call for more information or appointment. 941-914-2037.

FISHING & CHARTERS

KIDS FOR HIRE

14-YEAR-OLD needs work. Willing to babysit, clean, etc. Red Cross trained in first aid and babysitting. Call Alexandra, 941-778-5352.

LOOKING FOR A babysitter, pet sitter, dog walker or somebody to do odd jobs? Call Kendall, 14-year-old, ninth-grader. Certified in first aid! 941-779-9783.

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.

REAL ESTATE AGENTS wanted: SunCoast Real Estate LLC. Floor time and generous split. Confidential. Call Mary Ann Schmidt, 941-779-0202 or 941-778-4931.

NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting quadriplegic. Morning, 8am-1pm and overnight, 10pm-8am, shifts available. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.

STYLIST NEEDED FOR hair salon off Cortez near beach. Commission 50 percent or booth rental $100/week. 941-737-7305.

BARTENDER: PART-TIME, Monday-Wednesday, 3-10pm. Apply in person at Jessica's Beach Lounge, 111 Seventh St. N., Bradenton Beach, between 3-5pm Monday-Friday.

HELP WANTED: MONDAY through Friday. Experience not needed! Dependability needed. Call Fat Cat Carpet and Upholstery, 941-778-2882.

TOP ADVERTISING sales position open at The Islander newspaper. Great territory, commissions. Previous outside sales helpful. If you possess a willingness for strong community involvement, positive outlook and drive to succeed, fax or e-mail a letter and/or resume to 941-778-9392, sales@islander.org.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

RESTAURANT AND MORE: 50-seat restaurant with great ambience also retails select items. Beer and wine license. Any menu OK. $120,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys: www.longviewrealty.com.

GIFTS/DECOR FOR patio, home and garden. Enchanting shop, fun items in good resort area location. $89,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys: www.longviewrealty.com.

CHARTER BOAT SERVICE: Eco-tours, sightseeing, more in Cortez. Assets include 26-foot cat, 150-hp outboard. $70,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112. For more great business and realty buys: www.longviewrealty.com.

BEACHFRONT: FUNKY LITTLE building in dynamite location. Great foot traffic. Now a profitable restaurant with added income, it would also be great for any kind of retail, many other uses. $1,475,000. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112

HEALTH CARE

CNA CAREGIVER AVAILABLE for home care. Flexible hours, have references. Call 941-753-8345 or 941-730-3984.

SERVICES

AWARD WINNING WEB-SITES - Designed, Redesigned & Hosted: We're your first step to create your internet presence on the web. Each web-site is created specifically for your company. Why trust anyone else, use The Islander, we're local, professional and award winning designs. Please email, we will be happy to give you a FREE quote. webmaster@islander.org

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.

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.

GET YOUR 2006 accounting and taxes done now. Free initial consultation. Business and individual income taxes. QuickBooks and Peachtree processing. Call Larry Schmitt at 941-773-0182. Make It Count Accounting Services Inc., 4230 59th Street W., Bradenton, FL, 34209.

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.

TAX RETURN PREPARATION by enrolled agent. Timely and accurate. We pickup and deliver. For individuals and small businesses. Monday-Friday after 5pm, Weekends, 8am-5pm. Turtle Tax, 941-779-8686.

WEST COAST INC.: Landscaping, bobcat service, hauling, tree removal, shelling, pressure cleaning and lawn care. Very reliable. 941-345-6859.

LIGHT CARPENTRY AND home repairs. Anna Maria resident, retired tradesman. Free estimates. No job too small. Hurricane shutters, dock repairs, interior moldings and trim. Pergolas, small decks, etc. Call Steve at 941-778-1708.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We also file electronically and prepare all states. Call Pat at Kenney Tax Service, 941-761-8156.

ANTOINETTE’S PERSONAL SERVICE: House cleaning/house sitting when you are away. Free estimates. Licensed, bonded. 941-778-7355 or 941-730-6548.

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

EXPERIENCED MBA BETWEEN jobs. Can do data input to data analysis. Secretarial, bookkeeping, whatever you need. 941-538-4770 or 941-488-4898.

BENTON’S CLOCK WORLD: We do restoration and repair. We also buy and sell antique clocks. Located on Bradenton Beach. 941-778-8426, or cell 941-526-5714.

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.

JR’S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Lawn and landscape maintenance. Tree-trimming, mulching, plantings, sod, shell. References and insured. Please call 941-778-2335.

TREES BY THE Breeze, Inc. Landscaping, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Island resident since 1988. Call Chris Lundy, 941-778-2837.

GULF SHORE LANDSCAPING: Lawn care, pressure washing, landscaping, property maintenance. Owner operated by Island resident. Exceptional value! Licensed and insured. Call 941-726-7070. www.gulfshorelandscaping.com.

GET MOORE FOR your money: Specializing in tree trimming and removal, brush chipping, estate cleanups. Insured. Call Lew Moore, 941-755-5559.

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.

TIRED OF NO return calls? Straight Shot Landscape calls back. For all your landscape, call Shark Mark. 941-727-5066. Shell $42/yard.

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.

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 .

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.

GUARANTEED A-1 PAINTING service. Get a bid then call Nick, he’s the best. Island references. Licensed. Call Nick, 941-727-1448 or 941-962-5131.

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

RESILIENT PROPERTIES AND renovations: Kitchens, bathrooms, tile work, decks, sheetrock, painting and more. Reliable work start-to-finish. What does your home need? Free estimates. Call Thomas P. Lass, 941-782-7313.

EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic. # RR0066450.

GULF CONSTRUCTION INC.: Home remodeling, custom carpentry, kitchens, baths, additions. 28 years experience. Free estimates. Call John, 941-773-6808. License # CBC1255132.

PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Holmes Beach 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.

RENTALS

RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 941-778-6665 or 800-749-6665. www.wedebrock.com.

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.

FOR RENT: 2BR/2BA annual, ground floor unfurnished, $900/month. Seasonals available starting at $1,800/month. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, 941-778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com.

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.

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.

PARADISE IN COMFORT at Palm Breeze rentals in Holmes Beach. Two beautifully furnished units in a Key West-style home on a large corner lot. Each unit has 3BR/2BA, washer, dryer and fully equipped kitchen. Heated pool, bikes, grill, etc. Just bring your clothes and a toothbrush and enjoy. www.apalmbreeze.com. 941-730-5126.

MANATEE RIVERFRONT: 2BR/2BA, spectacular views! Gated, pool, covered parking, security, fitness center. $975/month annual.  Call Maria, 941-720-1712.

ANNUAL OR MONTH-to-month: 4BR Island family home in quiet residential area. Bayfront with direct water view. Perfect for family with children. Extra large balcony, covered parking, laundry room with washer and dryer. Park setting, two blocks to Gulf beaches. Fully furnished. $2,500/month annual, $3,200 month-to-month. Pets considered. Call 941-704-2993.

FOR RENT: 2BR/2BA balcony, Gulf view. $950/month, $900 deposit, $50 application fee. 2411 Ave. C., Bradenton Beach. Efficiency, $750/month includes utilities. $700 deposit, $50 application fee. 112, 52nd St., No.1, Holmes Beach. Seasonally, 1BR Gulf view, cute and clean, $900/week or $2,400/month. Call 941-746-8666.

CORTEZ COTTAGE: QUIET area. Fully furnished, walk to water. No smokers. $1,700/month, $500/week, $100/night, includes utilities. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.

SEASONAL RENTAL: PALMA Sola Park. 3BR/2BA, like new, fresh and clean. Small pet OK, close to beaches. Available January and April. $2,000/month. 941-778-5445.

OFFICE/RETAIL SPACE: 1,200 sf. Former Wicked Candle. 8819 Cortez Road. 1-800-952-1206.

ISLAND CASTLE: FABULOUS French Normandy home. 4BR/3BA on best beach and quiet street in Anna Maria. 941-794-8202.

SEASONAL: MARCH AND April. Clean 2BR elevated unit, one block to beach. Newly remodeled with laundry. $575/weekly, $1,975/monthly. 941-807-5449.

LAKEFRONT, FISHING, ONE block to beach. Elevated duplex, enormous 2BR/2BA, one-car garage, laundry area, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Jennaire stove, extra, extra nice. $1,395/month, yearly. 941-962-4933.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA home, Anna Maria, $1,350/month. 2BR/2BA apartment, Anna Maria, $875/month. Riverfront condo, 2BR/2BA, $1,295/month. 1BR/1BA, new tile and paint, $775/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, 941-778-2307. www.franmaxonrealestate.com.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club rental available for January and February 2007/08. Totally remodeled unit, nonsmoking. Two-week minimum. 813-781-7562.

NORTH-END DUPLEX: for 2008 season. Three-month minimum. 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer, two blocks from Gulf. Sleeps six. $2,000/month. 941-778-7167 or 941-705-0275.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH large 3BR/2BA duplex. $1,000/month. First, last and security. 941-778-7812.

2BR/2BA ANNUAL: $1,300/month. First, last and security, or annual, $900/month. First, last and security. Background check, pet OK, heated pool, washer and dryer, fenced, yard care, no smoking. 201-A Peacock Lane. 941-720-1006.

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.

GULFFRONT CONDO: HOLMES Beach. March and April. Totally remodeled in 2006. Beautifully decorated, stainless steel appliances, carport, two pools, 1-2 bedrooms. $3,000/month. 941-795-5060.

2BR/2BA CONDO on Anna Maria Island with beautiful Gulf views. Monthly, weekly or seasonal rentals. 941-721-4789. www.annamaria-rental.com.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. 2BR/2BA, four-car garage. Two blocks to beach. Pet friendly. $1,400/month. Call 941-713-2150.

VACATION IN SMOKEY Mountains: 3BR/2BA cabin, turnkey furnished, fireplace on 2.5 acres. 30 miles from Cherokee Indian reservation, one mile from town. Book now. $495/weekly. For information, call 352-516-6908 or 352-314-2333. E-mail: creativesold@yahoo.com.

TERRIFIC, UPDATED 3BR/2BA, single-story vacation rental. 2007-08 weekly and monthly rentals starting at $625/week. March and April 2007 discounted. 813-818-8314. www.vacationrentalonannamariaisland.com.

YOU CAN HAVE the beautiful white sand and Florida west coast sun outside your door. One bedroom condo (sleeps six) for rent at Resort 66. Full housekeeping, linens provided, full kitchen. Available March 10-31, Saturday to Saturday only. $950/weekly. 315-868-2813.

SEASONAL RENTAL: AVAILABLE March. Beachfront condo, 1BR/1BA, pool, washer and dryer. Walk one block to shopping. $1,800/month. 941-746-1873.

AFFORDABLE SEASONAL RENTALS still available. Weekly, monthly, bayfront, Gulffront, big, small. Call Sato Real Estate for availability. 941-778-7200.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH. Steps to beach, restaurants and shops. Large updated 2BR/1BA with two balconies and washer and dryer hookups. $1,100/month including utilities and cable. 941-545-6118.

LOOKING FOR 2008? Lovely, refurnished 2BR/2BA house. Steps to beach. Also available April 2007. Offering discounted rates. 2805 Gulf Drive. 941-545-8488.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1BA, completely furnished. One house from Gulf. No pets or smoking. Available February through April. 813-689-0925, or e-mail hlmsbchrntl@aol.com.

VILLAGE GREEN: MINUTES to beaches. Large 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Big screened lanai, large yard, good schools, close to shopping $1,195/month. Annual. 941-720-2804.

MINUTES TO BEACHES: Lakeside South, west Bradenton. Big 3BR/2BA, one-car garage, villa. Pool, tennis, clubhouse. Quiet area. $1,700/month. Seasonal. 941-720-2804.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: LARGE 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Big screened lanai, huge fenced yard, excellent schools, quiet area. $1,595/month. Annual. 941-720-0793.

2BR/2BA UNIT IN Bradenton Beach with full bay views across from park. $1,300/month. Cat OK. Zita Kollar, property manager. Gulf-Bay Realty, 941-778-7244.

ANNUAL BRADENTON BEACH: 1BR duplex. Beach across street. Washer and dryer. Clean! 2204 Ave. C. $750/month. 216 469-2857.

VACATION: AVAILABLE MARCH 2007 only. Elevated 2BR/2BA, garage, deck with bay view, walk to beach. $1,800. 941-779-1112.

TERRA CEIA: WATERFRONT 3BR home with dock. Lease with option, $1,800/month. www.44smart.com. 941-447-6278.

HOLMES BEACH: 1BR/1BA apartment. Includes water, trash, cable TV and Internet. 100 feet from bay. $850/month. 941-587-1456.

RENT 3BR/2BA NICELY furnished home near Island beaches and marina. Private yard. $1,000/month. 941-704-2168.

2BR/2BA LUXURY CONDO: Runaway Bay, steps to beach. Tennis, sauna, on bay. Weekly rent only$995 plus tax and clean up. 863-688-3524. E-mail chickenplucker@webtv.net. Check cyber rentals.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA GROUND-level duplex. Near community center. Fridge, stove, microwave, washer and dryer, screened lanai, large yard. Pet OK. $1,100/month. 941-580-3393.

SEASONAL: ANNA MARIA lovely ground-level home. Approximately 1,000 feet to beach. Can be rented as 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA with carport. Family and living room, washroom, all with air conditioning. Nice kitchen and patio. Available March through May 2007 and September 2007 through May 2008. $3,500/month plus utilities, discount for longer terms. 214 Palmetto Ave. Call John, 813-690-9762.

SEASONAL RENTALS: 2BR/1BA condo, pool, three-month minimum, $1,850/month. 1BR/1BA condo, pool, $1,950/month. 2BR/2BA condo, pool, on bay, $3,800/month. 3BR/2BA condo on Gulf, $3,700/month. 2BR/1BA condo on canal, $2,450/month. 4BR/2BA home, pool, $3,800/month. 3BR/2BA on canal, $3,000/month. 2BR/2BA home close to beach, $3,100/month. 3BR/2BA home, one block to beach, $4,400/month. 2BR/2BA home, Jacuzzi, golf course, $3,400/month. 3BR/2BA home on golf course, $3,800/month. 2BR/1BA duplex, close to beach, $1,800/month. 2BR/2BA duplex, $2,900/month. 2BR/1BA duplex, Gulffront, $2,850/month. Smith Realtors, 941-778-0770. www.smithrealtors.com.

ANNUAL: ANNA MARIA brand new, gorgeous apartment.1BR/2BA. Beach 30 steps away, pool, laundry. Water and garbage included. $950/month. 201 S. Bay and Spring Avenue. 786-375-9633.

SUMMER ON LAKE Michigan! Beautiful condo in Frankfort, Mich., with shared 600 feet of frontage. $7,500/season. Information, 231-334-6700.

ANNUAL 1BR/1BA, ground-level. Yard maintenance, water, cable, utility room, washer. Three houses to beach, large yard. Holmes Beach. $800/month. 727-540-9294.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH. Available now. 1BR/1BA, all utilities included, furnished, one block to Gulf. $1,400/month. 941-721-6090.

ANNA MARIA: 2BR waterfront condo with dock. Turnkey furnished. Great water views, restaurants and shopping. Available two weeks, February. $795/week. 941-778-4451.

GREAT VIEWS: 2BR/1BA furnished apartment by Rod & Reel Pier for rent monthly or weekly. $1,400/month. 941-747-3321.

ANNUAL FURNISHED 1BR/1BA waterfront apartment with laundry and some utilities included. $850/month. Phone 941-545-7109 or 941-795-1132.

FOR RENT: ANNUAL. Recently renovated 2BR/2BA house in quiet neighborhood. All appliances upgraded. $1,400/month plus utilities. Phone 941-545-7109 or 941-795-1132.

VILLAGE GREEN: 55-plus. Completely remodeled. 941-704-7868.

ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA, ELEVATED duplex in Bradenton Beach. One block to beach. High ceilings, clean. Pet considered. $950/month. 941-725-2549.

ON-ISLAND MINI-storage. Climate-controlled units starting at $65/month. Call Anna Maria Storage, 941-779-0820.

VACATION RENTALS: AFFORDABLE rental, neat and clean 1B/1BA, heated pool, tennis, $350/week, $1,100/month. Available now, February, March and April 2007. Key Royale beauty 3BR/2BA, pool, boat dock, April 2007, $990/week or $3,500/month. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

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. $739,000. 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.

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.

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.

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.

BY OWNER, PURCHASE or lease: Manatee riverfront condo, 2BR/2BA, beautiful views, pool, gated, covered parking, fitness. $325,000 or $1,050/month. 941-720-0092.

NEW LAKEFRONT CONDOS: Low $300s. Minutes to beach, no flood, evacuation zone. Hidden Lake Real Estate, 941-761-0444. www.HiddenLakeCondominiums.com.

ISLAND CANAL LOT: 75x100 feet, new dock, priced to sell quickly. Below market and appraised value, $550,000. Call Jake, 941-544-7786. 108 Gull Drive, Anna Maria.

FOR SALE BY owner: Deep-water canal ranch, $550,000. Nicely remodeled with granite countertops, tile flooring, and more. Call Scott Wheeler at 614-207-7878, or e-mail scott@scottincolumbus.com.

BY OWNER: 2BR/1.5BA condo. West of Gulf Drive, two pools, covered parking. $399,999. 863-412-2612. www.cflrealestateonline.com/condo. 5400 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

NON-EVACUATION/NON-flood area: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Village Green, quiet street, minutes to beaches, shopping, doctors, hospitals. Tile floors, bedrooms carpeted, screened lanai. $297,000. 941-794-1640.

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.

BRAND NEW 2BR/2BA villa with garage. Only $89/month fee. $225,000. Bill, 941-518-9300.

CPR: DON'T STRESS out over your property management fees. Low rates and tiered services. Now accepting new rental properties. Call Suzanne, 941-962-0971, or www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com. http://www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com.

WONDERFUL BRADENTON BEACH home: 6BR/4BA, 1.5 blocks from beach. Over 4,000 sf, garage, carport, patio with option to duplex. Live-in or rent. $720,000. 941-545-5381.

CANAL HOME: PRIME location, listed thousands under appraised value, 3BR/3BA, dock, boatlift, new seawall, large lot. $830,000. Weichert Realtors, Richard Taylor, broker, 941-756-6300.

BY OWNER: 4BR/2BA, two-car garage, cul-de-sac. 2,245 sf, non-flood/non-evacuation zone, fenced backyard, screened porch. Northwest Bradenton, Azalea Park. $349,000. 941-795-5702.

DIRECT WATERFRONT: Latchkey. 65A Cortez Park, Avenue D. 941-779-CAIN.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO at Club Bamboo South. Incredible Gulf view, all new everything, onsite management, nightly rentals, pool, elevator and more. Priced way under market! $445,000. George, 312-321-7501.

BRADENTON BEACH MOBILE home: Bay view, updated, cozy 1BR in the Pines Park. Turnkey furnished, boat slip included. $41,000. 941-962-8220.

NEW LISTING! KEY West-style home, steps to beach and bay. Breezy 2BR/2BA home with den, open lanai, new wood floors throughout, workshop and room for RV and boat parking with two entrances to property. Offered at $569,000. Call Deborah Thrasher, RE/MAX Excellence, 941-518-7738. Deborahthrasher@remax.net. New price, $749,900.

REDUCED $50,000! Open water view and steps to north-end beach and city piers. Mangroves surround this 3BR/2BA home with Florida room, new tile, new kitchen cabinets, hot tub and large boat dock.New price, $749,900. Call Deborah Thrasher, RE/MAX Excellence, 941-518-7738. Deborahthrasher@remax.net.

BRAND NEW MAINTENANCE-free villas just west of Intracoastal in west Bradenton. No age restrictions. 3BR/2BA plus den and two-car garage, low $300s. 2BR/2BA plus den and two-car garage, high $200s. High quality construction, not in a flood zone and only a few miles from the beach. Gorgeous clubhouse with full gym and pool. Finally, everything you always wanted at an affordable price! Free washer and dryer with purchase when you mention this ad. Call Phil Paxton, Remax Gulfstream, 941-920-1363.

$369,900. NORTH END Longboat Key. By owner. ground-level, Spanish Main attached villa. 2BR/1BA, perfect for patio backyard with privacy hedge separating Emerald Harbor. New appliances, PGT Winguard Windows and 3-ton, high efficiency air conditioning unit with duct work extended to lanai. Overhead storage, short walk to community clubhouse, pool and deep-water marina; Deeded beach access, covered parking. Call 941-383-7626 for more information or appointment.

ISLANDER’S RETREAT: 2BR Gulfwatch condo with peek-a-boo view of the Gulf, comfortably decorated and truly turnkey furnished, encouraging a relaxing Island lifestyle. $374,900. Please, call Kimberly Roehl, PA, Michael Saunders & Company. 941-447-9988.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: 4BR/4BA, heated pool, tiki bar, hot tub. Rents were $30,000 in 2006. Reduced for quick sale $699,000. Call Mel at 800-778-9599 or 941-809-5565.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 3BR/2BA with full bay views! Granite countertops, 20-inch porcelain tile, carpet, custom closets, plantation shutters, designer furnishings and more. $550,000. Brokers protected. Easy to show. 859-264-8644. barbfreeman@alltel.net.

FOR SALE BY owner: Quality built, best value on Anna Maria Island. 3BR/2BA-plus, vaulted ceilings, maple wood floors, granite counters, vaulted screened porch, upgraded baths and showers, crown molding. Truly beautiful and beachy look. Reduced, $779,000>$729,000> $709,000. Seller motivated, make an offer. Buy before March 1 and save! 941-778-9485. 309-A 59th Street, Holmes Beach.

CANAL HOME: HOLMES Beach. Immaculate 2BR/2BA, 45-foot dock with electric boat lift, furnished, perfect Island retreat! $600,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

DEEP-WATER CANALFRONT condo in pet-friendly Palma Sola Harbour. 2BR/2BA ground -floor unit, turnkey furnished, with boat dock. $299,900. 941-795-6699.

RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOT in northwest Bradenton, desirable neighborhood near the river.$216,000. Owner/agent, Bobbie Banan, Michael Saunders & Company, 941-356-2659.

WATERFRONT HOME IN Holmes Beach. 3BR/2BA, one-car garage, classic Island-style single-story with lots of Florida pine, vaulted ceilings and built-ins. Spectacular view of Anna Maria Sound and Intracoastal Waterway from lanai. On end of canal with two docks and no bridges to Gulf. Sailor’s dream. $799,000. 941-726-9104.

SPACIOUS 4BR/3BA, two-car garage, large den, fireplace, solar-heated, caged pool. Wonderful family neighborhood near Bradenton Country Club. Minutes to beach, close to everything, west side of Bradenton, $395,000. 941-685-7035. 5116 10th Ave. W. Directions: Manatee Avenue to 51st Street to 10th Avenue Drive West.

OPEN HOUSE: 2-4pm Sunday. Perico Island. 3BR/2BA, built to 2004 hurricane codes. Great master suite, heated pool and amenities. 11103 Willow Dale Ct $390,000. 941-761-8135.

BAYFRONT HOME ON Anna Maria Sound. Unobstructed view, southern exposure. Private.$1,100,000. Brokers protected. 941-778-0029. 517 Bayview Drive, Holmes Beach.

CANAL HOME: 3BR/3BA totally remodeled inside. New roof, air conditioners and all new double-pane windows. Lot is 110x115 feet. Lift and davits. Seven blocks to beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Call for appointment, 941-778-1620.

FOR SALE OR LEASE: Perico Bay Club: Open house, 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Villa, Grand Cayman. 1,601 sf, Neal Community builder. Two-car garage, 2BR/2BA, den, patio, overlooking canal, great view, lanai, deck, mirrors. Built-ins, many upgrades. Tennis courts, clubhouse. One mile from beach, pools, gated entrance, security guards. Reduced from $475,000 to $449,900. 941-962-6117.

DUPLEX: HOLMES BEACH. Raised 2BR/1BA each side, under building parking, screened lanais, laundry rooms. Only $499,900. Call Jerry Cercone, Coldwell Banker,941-720-1575.

LOT: 57.75x114-feet, one block to beach. $520,000. Call 941-779-4505 or 941-778-4246. 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach.

A STEAL AT $899,000. Beachfront condo. 3BR/2BA, brand new renovation. $60,000 gourmet kitchen. Appraised for $1,000,000. Two enclosed garages and storage room. Incredible view. 717-392-4048.

BRADENTON BEACH: 2BR/2BA end unit. Huge Gulf views from most rooms. Beautiful Tommy Bahama-style furnishings. Pool, hot tub, tennis, docks. Great vacation home and rental income. By owner. $615,000. 941-388-5238.

RARE 180-DEGREE view: Direct Gulffront condo. Completely renovated 2BR/2BA. Appraised at $950,000, asking $799,000. A must see! 717-392-4048.0

CANAL HOUSE REDUCED to $699,000. 717-392-4048.

TERRA CEIA: WATERFRONT 3BR home with dock. Lease with option, $1,800/month. www.44smart.com. 941-447-6278.

ISLAND HOME REDUCED:For sale by owner.Holmes Beach 3BR, deep-water canal,pool,boat dock, many upgrades. $775,000. Call 941-778-6474.

ISLAND HOME FOR sale: By owner. Deep-water canalfront with dock, 3BR/2BA, short walk to Gulf. $780,000. 941-792-1214. 230 Oak Ave., Anna Maria. Please do not disturb tenants.

CLOSE BY MARCH 26, 2007, and save. 4BR/3BA home, zoned residential, office, retail. 4,380 sf air conditioned. under roof. Reduced to $595,000. 941-761-2457.

RUNAWAY BAY #222: 1BR/1BA, heated pool, tennis, fitness room, shuffleboard, beach access, fishing dock, turnkey furnished, weekly rentals. 941-778-9378.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE townhouse: 2BR/2.5BA, open floor plan, two-car garage, large storage area. Hurricane shutters. $499,900. Call 941-722-0640.

Turnkey furnished, light and bright. Price to sell, $379,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

CANAL HOME: VERY nice 2BR/2BA with garage has new kitchen, dock with electric boat lift, circular drive. Turnkey furnished. $600,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

PALMA SOLA: IMMACULATE 3BR/2BA home with heated pool, open plan, two-car garage, fenced yard. $299,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN: NEW air conditioner, tile, carpet, paint and tile roof. Seven years old, heated pool. Best buy! $194,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN: HIGHLY desirable villa on lake, new kitchen with 1,900-sf heated pool. $260,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN: VERY nice villa on a quiet street 1,900-sf 2BR/2BA with two-car garage. A must see ! $249,900. Denise Langlois Coldwell Banker, 941-725-4425.

LOWER TAXES, LOW maintenance fees. Vacation condos close to the beach starting at $139,900. 1-2-3-4BR models available. Keller Williams Realty, 941-932-1288.

OVERLOOKING GOLF COURSE: Minutes from the beach. Low maintenance fees, includes insurance. As low as $195,000. 2BR/2BA. Karen Pfeiffer, Realtor, Keller Williams Realty, 941-747-2170

NEW CONDO REDUCED. $299,900. 2BR/2BA, den, garage, lake view, minutes to beach. Screened lanai, walk to restaurants and shopping. 941-761-0807.

BEACH VILLAS: FURNISHED 1BR/1BA and 2BR/1BA, view of the Skyway, 100 steps to the beach, $195,000. Financing available. 941-747-3321.

HOLMES BEACH: 3BR/3BA, turnkey furnished. Large lanai, garage, close to shopping and beach. Ideal family home or vacation getaway. $575,000. 311 66th St. Call Rich Bohnenberger for showing, 941-778-0355.

3BR/3BA, UPGRADED HOME with pool and boat dock. $669,900. 235 85th St., Holmes Beach.Call Rich Bohnenberger for showing, 941-778-0355.

BELOW MARKET: BEST buys. Townhouse, 2BR/1.5BA, pool and boat dock, $289,000. Island duplex, block construction, huge garage, A-1 condition, $489,660. Key Royale canal 3BR/2BA home, all new interiors, $829,000. Real Estate Mart, 941-756-1090.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

AAH! COOL MOUNTAIN breezes! Murphy, NC. Affordable land, homes, mountain cabins, on lakes, mountains and streams. Free brochure, 877-837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties. www.exitmurphy.com.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA: Winter season is here! Must see the beautiful peaceful western North Carolina mountains homes, cabins, acreage and investments. Cherokee Mountain GMAC Real Estate. Cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure, 800-841-5868.

NORTH CAROLINA: Gated, lakefront community. Pleasantly mild climate 1.5 acres, 90 miles of shoreline. Never offered before with 20 percent pre-development discounts, 90 percent financing. Call 800-709-5253.

35-PLUS ACRES just $29,900. ONLY $177/month!* Gorgeous southern Colorado ranches. Electric/cable/phone/Internet available. 300 days per year of sunshine. Room for horses, ATVs, off-road fun. Phase II grand opening sale, Saturday, Feb. 24. Call now for more information. 866-OWN-LAND, ext. 2141. *Monthly payment of $176.60 based upon purchase of $29,900 with 10 percent down and the remaining $26,910 financed via a three-year interest only loan with a fixed rate of 7.875 percent. Rates and terms subject to change without notice. Offer void where prohibited.

NORRIS LAKE PROPERTIES: Waterfront, #902, 77 acres, only $125,000. Lake view, #144, 3.5 acres only $48,900. Call Lakeside Realty at 888-291-5253, or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

GOT NORTH GEORGIA mountain fever? We have the cure ... we can help you find the perfect place here. Sales and rentals. Toccoa Wilderness Realty & Cabin Rental LLC. www.ToccoaWildernessRealtyandCabinRental.com. 706-632-2606 or 706-435-8735. NorthGeorgia4Sale@tds.net.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN property closeout sale! Saturday, February 24! 2-5-acre mountain estates. Starting at $34,900. Huge views! Mountain creeks! Call now to reserve your appointment! 800-230-6380, ext.790.

1,000 ACRES, one hour west of Nashville, TN. Wooded. Creeks. $1,400 per acre. Possibility dividing. Rodney, 812-639-3449, or Mike 812-695-2008.

40-MILE MOUNTAIN views: Nine +/- acres, $116,900. Incredible mountain getaway, private national forest and trout stream access. Perc, new survey, near Blacksburg, Va. Call owner direct at 877-202-2727.

GEORGIA/FLORIDA BORDER. Grand opening sale! 20 acres, $99,900. Pay no closing costs. 20 wooded acres in Georgia coastal region. Loaded with wildlife. Long road frontages, utilities, new survey. Subdivision potential. Excellent financing. Call now, 800-898-4409, ext. 1115.

LAKE ACCESS BARGAIN One-plus acres, $34,900 with free boat slips! Rare opportunity to own land on spectacular 160,000-acre recreational lake! Mature oak and hickory, park-like setting with lake access. Paved road, underground utilities. Excellent financing. Prime waterfronts available. Call now, 800-704-3154, ext. 916.

LARGE TROUT STREAM: 17 acres, $199,900. State-road frontage. A very rare land offering, over 1,200 feet of a large private trout stream. Great low rate, financing available. Call now, new to market. 877-777-4837.

MID-WINTER SALE! Golf homesites just $89,900. Make no payments until 2008! Pristine wooded homesites. Spectacular golf community. Mountains of South Carolina. Limited time offer. Call 866-334-3253, ext. 1185.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: Log cabin shell on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access, gated community, $139,500. Owner, 866-789-8535.

NEW PRICE! 10-plus acres, $299,000! Upscale, equestrian, gated community! 200-year-old oaks. Established, lush pastures. Paved private roads, underground utilities. Two miles from HITS! Excellent financing! Call 868-352-2249, ext. 1156.

RARE! NATIONAL FOREST frontage and trophy trout stream. Large acreage, parcels new to market. www.NationalForestLand.com.

WATERFRONT BARGAINS! One- to seven-acre waterfronts in Alabama from $49,900. Boat to Gulf of Mexico! Beautifully wooded, panoramic water views, trophy fishing and hunting. Next to state parks. County-road frontage, utilities, county water. Excellent financing. Must see. Call now 800-564-5092, ext. 527.

160 ACRES: NORTHEAST Alabama. Eight-year-old planted pines joins Talladega national forest, road frontage, creek, excellent hunting, lake site. $475,000. 256-239-7808 or 256-239-8001.

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