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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004

ITEMS FOR SALE

WHEELCHAIR: MOTORIZED, three years old, lightly used, great condition. $999. Call 761-0885.

USED 1200-POUND Mantowoc ice machine with bin, good condition, works great, $1,650. Call Bill, 795-7411.

NEW OAK TABLE, 42 by 54 inches, plus 24-inch leaf. Four high-back chairs. Asking $450 or best offer. Call 778-6871.

CRAFTMATIC SINGLE bed with wave massage. Great condition. $900. Call 747-4368, leave message.

DRESSER/BUREAU, three drawers, 45.5 inches wide, 21 inches deep, 35 inches high. Mahogany veneer, bowfront, A-1 condition. $195 or best offer. Call 778-9692.

LIVING-ROOM CHAIR, burgundy/hunter, excellent condition, $70; quilts, two twin with shams (wedding ring) like new, two white-lace throw pillows, two burgundy/hunter throw pillows, $60; two twin blankets, acrylic, hardly used, $50. Call 778-0042.

DIGITAL SUNSET PHOTO shoot includes one matted 11-by-14, two matted 8-by-10s, nine wallets and CD, only $75. Call Creative Originals, 755-9061.

ALMOST NEW 42-INCH white outdoor table and four chairs, when new $1,300, asking $350. Brass-and-glass 36-inch console table and coordinating mirror, $75. Call 779-0430.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

GIRL SCOUT COOKIES available at The Islander, assorted varieties, $3.50 box. All proceeds paid to local Girl Scout troop.

FISH TANK: 150-gallon with hand-made oak cabinet, fully equipped, $1,000 or best offer. Call Bill, 795-7411.

CAR COVER: Toyota Supra, like new, $50. Call Bill, 795-7411.

NICKELS: INDIAN HEAD, 75, no dates, $10; 13 with good dates, $8. Various commemorative uncirculated silver dollars and halves. 792-4274.

CAMCORDER IN PERFECT condition. - got a new one for Christmas! Sharp Viewcam 8 LCD VL-E630. Comes with all the accessories, including carrying bag and a brand new double battery. $100. Call 778-6234.

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

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BINGO! Annie Silver Community Center. Every Thursday, through April 1, 7pm. Everyone welcome. Smoke free. 103 23rd St. Corner of Avenue C and 23rd Street, Bradenton Beach.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

DISCOVER PILATES: Eight-weeks, beginning and intermediate sessions at the Anna Maria Island Art League. Beginning-level class, 9am Mondays, now through-April 5; intermediate-level 6pm Wednesdays now through-April 5, $64 for eight-week session. Certified Pilates Instructor: Preston Whaley Jr., Physicalmind Institute. Pre-register a week in advance. For more information and to register, call 778-2099.

AMI KIWANIS CLUB fruit orders benefit Island children. Order delicious oranges and grapefruit packages for shipment to friends and family from member Rich Bohnenberger, 778-0355. Honeybell tangelos crop, mature now!

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY "From Calusas to Condominiums" by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-7978.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 9:30am-2pm, Saturday 9-noon. Always 50 percent off sales rack. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 779-2733.

YARD SALE FRIDAY and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, 8am-1pm. Little bit of everything. 215 67th St., Holmes Beach.

BIG OUTDOOR SALE, Saturday, Feb. 28. Housewarmings by Horigans. 50 percent off collectibles, clothes, tools, household stuff. At Essence of Time, 5306 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach.

LONGBOAT KEY RUMMAGE sale, Saturday, Feb. 28, 9am-2pm. Furniture, housewares, linens, clothing, books and lots more! Lunch available. St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key.

ANNUAL FLEA MARKET, Saturday, Feb. 28, 8am-1pm. Appliances large and small, refrigerators, furniture, clothes, sporting equipment, jewelry, baked goods, plants, shells, etc. Lunch. Palma Sola Harbour condos, 9400 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton. For information call, 792-3475.

TWO FLEA MARKETS, Saturday, Feb. 28, 9am-5pm. Antiques, collectibles, lots of furniture, jewelry, much bric-a-brac and fun stuff. Niki's Gift and Antique Mall, 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, next to Time Saver, and at Essence of Time, 5306 Holmes Blvd., next to Garden Hut.

MOVING SALE FRIDAY-Saturday, Feb. 27-28, 9am-noon. Everything must go! Furniture, kitchen, others. Single, double and queen beds. 3701 E. Bay Drive, #5B, Holmes Beach, across from Publix.

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY, Feb. 28, 8am-1pm. Fishing tackle, ceiling fans, books, household items. 229 85th St., Anna Maria.

MOVING SALE SUNDAY, Feb. 29, 9am-4pm. Must sell, household items, jewelry. 3407 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, behind Walgreens.

ESTATE-ANTIQUE SALE, Friday, Feb. 27, 8am. Huge personal collection, linens, furniture, prints, rugs, ruby, blanket chest, Hoosier oak chairs, clocks. 6012 11th Ave. W., Bradenton.

TWO FAMILY SALE Saturday, Feb. 28, 8am. Oak table and chairs, grill, antique glass jars, household items, men's and women's golf sets. 301 N. Shore, Anna Maria.

YARD SALE SATURDAY, Feb. 28, 9am-1pm. Tons of stuff. 112 52nd St., Holmes Beach.

AUCTION TUESDAY, March 2, at 7pm. New hauler, new merchandise. Everything Store, 612 10th St. E., Palmetto, next to Wendy's. Call for details, 723-1848.

LOST AND FOUND

LOST: PRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSES in the vicinity of East Bay Drive and Gulf Drive and also regular prescription glasses in the vicinity of Key Royale golf course. Both pairs in cases. Reward offered! Please call 778-2568.

FOUND: TIGER KITTY, black and gray, needs loving home. Call Cricket, 778-6000.

LOST: Black Manx kitty. "Puddin." Collar and tag. Call Cricket, 778-6000.

LOST CAT: Grey and white, white chest, male, ringed tail. Vicinity of Avenue B and 24th Street, Bradenton Beach. Huge reward! No questions asked. Call 720-2915.

PETS

CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. 778-6000.

GORGEOUS ADULT CATS and other pets for adoption at Southgate Animal Hospital. References checked. 922-0774.

TRANSPORTATION

BOATS & BOATING

18-FT. RUNABOUT, 1978 fiber-form boat. New seats, bottom paint. Four-cylinder Chevy engine. Mercury in/outboard. Excellent condition. 1986 single-axle galvanized trailer. Call 778-9526.

FISHING & CHARTERS

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

LET'S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat "Magic." Full or half day backwater fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. 779-9607.

KIDS FOR HIRE

BABY-SITTING AND PET-SITTING My name is Sarah, I am 15-years old. Hourly charge: $5/child or $3/pet, $2.50/hour for each additional pet or child. Please call 778-7622, 778-7611 or 447-8593.

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

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

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

ISLAND SPORTS BAR: All-year clientele. Beer/wine, good lease, smoking OK. $85,000. Call Longview Realty, 383-6112.

BOUTIQUE: Very established year-round clientele. Fabulous inventory and great lease. Very best location! $150,000. Owner re-located. Call (561) 799-2005, leave message.

HELP WANTED

REAL ESTATE: Tired of paying office fees? Two experienced agents needed for fast paced, high traffic Island office. Top splits, sign-on bonus. Call Wedebrock Real Estate today! "Personalized, not Franchised". Call Joe Pickett, 383-5543.

REAL ESTATE AGENTS! Busy office, best location, best commissions. Call today! Robin or Jesse, 778-7244.

GOOD ATTITUDE - WILL TRAIN! Monday-Friday. Physical moving and lifting required. Call Larry, 778-2882. Fat Cat Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning.

OFFICE MANAGER: 20 hours per week. Position requires excellent organizational and customer-service skills. Word and Excel. Sales experience helpful. Bradenton Beach. Fax resume, (727) 820-3567.

EXPERIENCED DELI/SANDWICH and salad maker. Jessie's Island Store, Monday-Saturday, 8am-3pm or call 778-6903.

PART-TIME after school (K-fifth) counselors: Monday-Friday, 2:30-6pm. Must commit to 40 hours of childcare training within first year of employment or have DCF certification. Pays between $7.50-$11.50/hour depending upon experience in lifeguarding, music and science backgrounds. Must be 21 years old. Call Shirley Berger, 778-1908.

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS needed June 1 through August 10, Monday-Friday, AM and PM shifts available. Must be at least 18 years old. Interests in music, dance, science and art would be helpful. Pays $7-$9/hour. Call Shirley Berger, 778-1908.

IDEAL FOR SENIORS! Join us in making a real difference in the lives of the elderly. Non-medical companionship and help around the home. Flexible part-time day, night and weekend shifts available. Friendly, cheerful and dependable people needed. Home Instead Senior Care, 794-8844.

HOUSEKEEPING/OFFICE for weekends only. Good customer service skills required. Please call 778-7153, or apply 1101 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

PART-TIME: OWNER WANTS young man to work in yard planting grass, etc., in Anna Maria. Call 778-9510.

LEGAL SECRETARY/PARALEGAL needed for sole practitioner. Must be well organized, have good computer and telephone skills and relate well to all types of people. Casual work environment close to the Island. Legal experience preferred but will train the right person. Please e-mail your resume to kendra@presswoodlaw.com or call 749-6433.

HELP WANTED: Apply for all positions at Ooh La La! Bistro, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

JOURNALIST: Part-time reporter sought for city beat and features writing by The Islander. Must have journalism education, experience or background relevant to government reporting. E-mail resumes to news@Islander.org, fax 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Would you like to meet interesting people from around the world? Are you interested in learning the history of Anna Maria Island? Get involved with the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. We need you! Call 778-0492.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

THE TINGLEY MEMORIAL Library in Bradenton Beach is looking for volunteers. Duties include checking books in and out, reshelving and generally assisting library patrons. It's fun, give it a try! Anyone interested in our friendly community library should call Eveann Adams, 779-1208.

HEALTH CARE

LOCAL CNA: Experienced, references, skilled nursing. Available Monday-Friday. Call Jenny, 778-5833.

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL Plantings, natives, cabbage palms, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, more. Hard-working and responsible. Excellent references. Edward 778-3222.

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

COMPUTER OBEDIENCE TRAINING. Is your computer misbehaving? Certified computer service and private lessons. Special $30 per hour- free advice. 545-7508.

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

K.A.S. CLEANING LLC: Employee owned, servicing private homes, condos, rentals and seasonal homes. Concierge services and home watch. Bonded, insured. 730-5318.

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

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

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

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

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

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We also do electronic filing and all states. Call Pat, Kenney Tax Service, 761-8156.

JACK OF ALL trades. Lawn care, home repair, painting, cleaning. No job too small. Call Scott, 720-4873 or 778-4425.

LOSE WEIGHT be stronger, slimmer, more flexible. Certified fitness training, private studio setting. No contract, low rates, great results. 794-6531.

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

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

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, 792-0160.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

BEACH SERVICE air conditioning, heat, refrigeration. Commercial and residential service, repair and/or replacement. Serving Manatee County and the Island since 1987. For dependable, honest and personalized service, call William Eller, 795-7411. RA005052.

ANYONE CAN TAKE a picture. A professional creates a portrait. I want to be at your wedding! www.jackelka.com. 778-2711.

NADIA'S EUROSAGE Relaxing, healing massage in the comfort of your home. Call today for an appointment, 795-0887. MA#0017550.

PIANO AND KEYBOARD lessons. Call Jack Elka, 778-2711.

SEWING: Get your sewing alterations done fast and reliably. Hems, zippers, sleeves, waistlines, cushions, etc. Reasonably priced. Call Jenifer Catlin, 727-5873.

LAWN & GARDEN

CONNIE'S LANDSCAPING and Lawn Maintenance. Residential and commercial. Full-service lawn maintenance, cleanups, tree trimming, hauling, Xeriscape. Island resident. Excellent references. 778-5294.

ISLAND LAWN SPRINKLER service and repair. If it is broken, we can fix it. Free estimates. Senior discount. Call 778-2581 or 962-6238.

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

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

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

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS Providing the total TLC for your landscaping requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs, container gardens and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call 730-5318 for free consultation

ISLAND LAWNCARE and Landscape is looking for a few good clients to cater to. Not just another mow-and-go. Call 750-0112.

LANDSCAPING

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. 778-4441.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. 727-5066.

SHELL DELIVERED and spread. $30/yard. Hauling: all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 795-7775, "shell phone" 720-0770.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Dan or Bill, 795-510

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

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

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

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call cell 778-6898 or cell, 518-3316.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

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

KEVIN GRIFFITHS' ISLAND Paint Interior/exterior painting, pressure washing and wallpaper. For prompt, reliable service at reasonable rates, call 704-7115 or 778-2996. Mom/son team.

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

25 YEARS EXPERIENCE, highly skilled, dependable restoration/renovation expert, carpenter, fine finishing contractor. Kitchen/bathroom specialist. Repairs, painting. Paul Beauregard, 779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin's Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. 792-1367, or 726-1802.

HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVEMENTS Carpentry, painting, sheetrock, popcorn, doors, bi-folds, trim, moldings kitchen remodeling, general repairs. Decks, hardwood floors. Homes, rentals. A.J. Winters, 713-1951.

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

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

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Call 795-1947. Lic#RR0066450.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR and Lawn Care: Light carpentry, pressure washing, handyman, plumbing and electrical, light hauling, tree trimming. Call 778-6170 or 447-2198.

TILE/PAINT/HOME repair. Quality and value serving Manatee County since 1982. Free estimate, all work guaranteed. Call 524-0088.

ISLAND HOME REPAIRS: Painting, carpentry, plumbing, drywall repairs, roofing, electrical repairs, tile, screen repairs. No job too small. New number, 807-0028.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. 778-3526 or 730-0516.

RENTALS

WATERFRONT KEY WEST-style home, fantastic north Anna Maria Island location, seasonal, $2,500/month, $900/week. Bayfront cottages also available with docks from $1,500/month, $500/week. Call 794-5980, or www.divefish.com.

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, 778-2374.

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach, some locations. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $375-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or 737-1121. www.abeachview.com.

NORTH SHORE DRIVE beachfront. Four spacious 3BR/2BA homes with all conveniences. Now booking for this season. Please call (813) 752-4235, or view Web site: www.AhhSeaBreeze.com.

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

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

SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE March 1. 1BR waterfront apartment on north end of Anna Maria. $1,750/month. Call 778-5445.

GULFVIEW: NORTH SHORE Drive, 2BR/2BA, ground level, available now thru May. Fully furnished, $2,000/month, includes utilities. (863) 581-4206, (813) 935-0694, (813) 933-8697, or e-mail: andrewr@asme.org.

ON THE BEACH new, 2BA/2BA weekly/monthly, Bradenton Beach 778-3618 or www.linger-longer.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. $1,500/weekly or $5,200/monthly. Call 713-4805 or e-mail: gamiller@tampabay.rr.com.

LOVELY 2BR UNIT, six-month rental. 210 81st. St., Holmes Beach. Leave your stuff from year to year. $2,250/month. Call (813) 961-8921.

NEW 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer, central air conditioning, furnished. 55-plus park, across from beach. Seasonally $2,400/month or annually $1,400/month. Call 778-4349.

AFFORDABLE LONGBOAT KEY beach house. Charming 2BR/2BA, washer/dryer, kitchen appliances, screened porch, spacious yard, Gulfview. Unfurnished, $1,500/month. Annual rental. Small pets allowed. Send e-mail to: khuelster@yahoo.com.

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Seasonal, $2,000/month. Call Ron, 761-9808.

POOL HOME for your Florida holiday rental! 3BR/2BA, furnished, including grill. At the end of Perico Island causeway. $750/week, discounts for longer. Call 753-8709 or www.suzanneshomes.com.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

VACATION RENTAL: 1BR/1BA duplex, three short blocks to beach. Phone, premium cable TV, microwave, washer/dryer, sleeps four. $1,800/month, $550/week. Call 807-5627 or e-mail: aalmengual@msn.com.

BEACHFRONT: NORTH SHORE Drive, ground-level all-view home. Bean Point area. $3,500/month, $1,500/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

BEACHSIDE: NORTH SHORE Drive on the beach behind our house. Bean Point area. $2,500/month, $900/week. Call Tom, (559) 760-1331.

EL CONQUISTADOR 2BR/2BA, seasonal rental available March and April. Nicely located and furnished, cathedral ceilings, screened lanai, washer/dryer. Garage storage. Golf. Clay tennis courts. Call 778-3926 or cell 545-3097.

ANNUAL RENTAL 1BR/1BA in City of Anna Maria, west of Gulf Drive. $750/month. First, last, security. Call 778-3523.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA elevated duplex in Bradenton Beach. One block to beach. Covered parking with storage. High ceilings, clean. No pets. $800/month. Call 778-4665 or 725-2549.

WORKSHOP/STORAGE for rent. 875 sf, large overhead door. One mile from Bradenton Beach. Call 795-1000.

VACATION RENTAL: Charming 1BR/1BA, fully furnished, across from white sandy beach. Call 809-3714.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL rental. 1BR/1BA with sun room apartment one block to Gulf and on Lake LaVista bayou. One person, nonsmoker, pet possible. Washer/dryer hookup in separate utility room. $795/month. Call 778-9158.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 3BR/2BA, direct bayfront home with heated pool, $3,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, PA, 778-2291.

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

ANNUAL 2BR/1.5BA brand new Holmes Beach townhouse with all appliances. One block from beach, quiet area, 120 52nd. St. $1,100/month plus utilities. No pets, nonsmoking. Call (330) 718-1952.

BAYFRONT ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA, tennis, pool, cable, water/sewer and trash included. Old Florida Realty Co., 778-3377, or Sharon 778-3730.

ANNA MARIA GULF beachfront apartment, vacation or seasonal. Lovely furnished interior, porch, sundeck, patio, tropical garden setting, laundry, no pets. Call 778-3143.

VACATION RENTALS available now. 2BR/2BA villas or townhouses, $1,800-$3,150/month, call for weekly rates. Marina Pointe Realty Co., 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA, washer/dryer hookup, $900/month; 1BR/1BA, $650/month; 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer hookup, carport, $850. No pets. Dolores Baker Realty, 778-7500.

ANNUAL RENTAL Morningside condo, unfurnished, 2BR/1BA, near pool, $750/month, plus electric and phone. Marina Pointe Realty Co., 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

SPECIAL RATE! For March: Fabulous townhouse at Sunbow Bay, three beds, beautifully furnished February 2004. All newly decorated. Superb views from all balconies over the water. Boat dock. $3,200. Contact 730-5318 or 011-44-1708-688499. E-mail: Sandypflorida@aol.com.

ANNA MARIA CITY: 2BR/2BA duplex, available 2004-05 season. Canal, dock. Amenities included. $1,950/month, three-month preferred. Call 778-5793.

MANASOTA KEY, private home directly on beach/Gulf. 2BR/2BA, pet possible. Available May forward and next season. Call (570) 943-2516.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: Large 1BR apartment in quiet duplex. $675/month. Call 224-2231.

EFFICIENCY APARTMENT across from Gulf, $550/week plus tax and cleaning deposit. Nicely furnished, nonsmoking. Call 778-3320.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA, garage, one block to beach. $825/month, plus utilities. Adults only. Call 778-1550.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: Spacious 2BR/1BA remodeled, 100 steps to Gulf. Laundry, lanai. Call (585) 473-9361 or 778-5412.

ANNUAL HOLMES BEACH: Very large 2BR/2BA, den, laundry, porch, close to Gulf, remodeled. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

NORTH BRADENTON BEACH large 2BR/1BA covered parking, bay view, steps to Gulf. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

SEASONAL RENTALS: Condos and houses from $1,500/month-$500/week. Annual rentals: 517 72nd St., 3BR/2BA house, dock, two car garage, pet OK; 7104 Marina Drive, 3BR/2BA house, pool, two car garage, pet OK, $1,500/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA with den, first-floor villa, cathedral ceilings, two car garage, pond view, heated pool, tennis, gated community, pet OK, $1,300/month. SunCoast Real Estate, 779-0202.

CONDO FOR RENT: Holmes Beach, 2BR, pool, 100-feet from Gulf. Available October, November, December 2004, $1,800/month. Call (517) 694-3288.

ANNUAL FURNISHED 1BR available March 1. Anna Maria City, Gulfview, nonsmoking, no pets. First, last, security. $700/month, plus utilities. Call 778-5439.

2BR/1BA APARTMENT for rent. First, last and security deposit. Completely furnished. Cable TV, washer/dryer, all utilities paid. Available from March until December 2004. $1,100/month for six months or less; $1,000/month for more than six months. Call 778-7062.

WATERFRONT HOME for rent. Minutes from beach, furnished or unfurnished beautiful two-story bayfront 3BR/2BA home with caged heated pool, second-story sun deck, five-car garage and very large backyard. $2,500/month. Call Tim, 364-9437 or e-mail tbeury@hotmail.com.

SUNNY SHORES VACATION rental, 2BR/2BA, one mile to beach, new kitchen, screened lanai, enjoy fishing, boating, access to community boat ramp. $750/week or $2,400/month. Call Martha at RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

RECENTLY REFURBISHED and nicely furnished 1BR/1BA ground-floor duplex with cheerful decor. Just three short blocks to the beach. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants in downtown Holmes Beach. Includes phone, premium cable, microwave, washer/dryer. Small pets OK. Available April 2004 and accepting reservations for 2005. Winter rates: $1,700/month, $550/week; summer rates: $500/week. E-mail: aalmengual@msn.com or call 807-5626.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

GULFFRONT VACATION RENTAL beginning April. Ground floor. $750/week or $2,400/month. 101 73rd St. Call Martha, RE/MAX Gulfstream Realty, 778-7777.

LUXURIOUS 2BR/2BA CONDO: Pompano Beach, pools, tennis, golf course on site. Available March 26 to April 2, 2004. $400/week or best offer. Call 778-3547.

SPRING/SUMMER Weekly specials now available. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

ANNUAL QUAINT Holmes Beach duplex, 1BR/1BA, plus den. Tiled, new kitchen, appliances and washer/dryer. 650 sq.ft. $695/month, plus utilities. Call (813) 251-8945, or pager (813) 883-5317.

NORTH-END ANNUAL 1BR/1BA, washer/dryer, small pet OK. Call Duncan Real Estate, 779-0304.

ANNUAL, QUIET, UNFURNISHED 2BR/1BA villa. Beautiful waterfront view with 25-foot boat dock. Washer/dryer, two blocks to beach. $950/month. Call 779-0027.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND steps to beach, shopping, restaurants, 2BR/2BA duplex, large deck, small and medium pets welcome. $825/month. Call 778-0837 or 704-4591.

ANNUAL RENTAL: North end of Anna Maria. 2BR duplex, newly renovated, no pets. $800/month, plus security. Call 778-6088.

VACATION RENTAL: Palma Sola, 1BR/1BA available now. $90/night (minimum three nights); $500/week. Call 447-3726.

ANNUAL RENTAL: North Shore Drive near Bean Point. Furnished 2BR/1BA with washer/dryer, central air/heat. Utilities included. $1,000/month, first and last, security deposit. Completely renovated. Available March 1. Call 778-4572.

SEEKING YEAR-ROUND shared accommodations on Anna Maria Island. Female professional, 51. Call 778-6000.

BEST ISLAND VALUE! Sandpiper Mobile 55-plus. 1BR/1BA, turnkey furnished, very nice - must see inside. April-December, three-six-month minimum, $585/month includes it all (cable, phone, electric, water, trash). Call 778-1140.

VACATION RENTAL AVAILABLE now, newly remodeled, 3BR/2BA, home on North Shore, close to beach. Call for rates. Marina Pointe Realty Co., 779-0732, or (866) 779-0732.

SMUGGLER'S LANDING 3BR/2BA townhouse. Waterfront, 40-foot boat slip. Call Jim LaRose, A Paradise Realty, 729-2381.

LONGBOAT KEY 2BR/1BA, available April for annual furnished optional. $1,200/month, plus utilities. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

1BR/1BA HOLMES BEACH: Clean, updated, central air/heat. Nonsmoking, mature individual, no pets, $550/month, first, last, security. Call after 6pm, 778-6511.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY: Ground-floor 2BR/2BA condo in Tara. Enjoy golf, tennis, heated pool. Small dog OK. $2,600/month now, or $750/week. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

SEASONAL HOLMES BEACH 1BR/1BA, half-block to beach. $395/weekly. Also, 2BR/2BA, $495/weekly. Also booking next year. Call 342-9456, or (239) 410-4466 cell.

2BR/2BA TOWNHOUSE, $2,500/month or $750/week. Boat slip, heated pool. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

HOLMES BEACH half-duplex. Fully furnished immaculate 2BR/1.5BA on quiet street with large yard. Close to shopping and beach. Washer/dryer hookups. $900/month, annual, plus utilities. Or possible seasonally, (773) 793-8599.

REAL ESTATE

TWO LUXURY VACATION villas built 2000, across the road from public beach in Holmes Beach. Each villa is 3BR/3BA and each have their own pools. For details, contact Steve, 795-6225.

HARBOUR LANDINGS: Lot and dock. Beautiful 12,100 sq.ft. homesite offered by owner/Realtor. Gated community in Cortez. $265,000 includes dock for boat up to 35-feet Longview Realty, 383-6112, or George Noble, 685-3372.

WATERFRONT LOTS and homes between Englewood and Boca Grande: Six lots with seawalls and a ground-level waterfront home, deep water, no bridges, one tip-lot directly on Intracoastal and bay, your dock to the Gulf in three minutes. Properties affordably priced from $289,000. Call (570) 943-2516.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

EIGHT-UNIT APARTMENT building in Toledo, Ohio. Trade for Anna Maria condo/home/duplex. Great cash flow. Call (734) 243-9006. Leave message.

THREE LONGBOAT LOTS on General Harris Street, total of 1.3 acres (MOL). Offered at $400K each. Longview Realty, 383-6112.

SAN REMO SHORES condo, 1BR/1BA on canal, just two miles to beaches. Turn key furnished. No restrictions! $120,000. Contact Bill, 518-9300 days, 795-5100 evenings.

LAGUNA YACHT VILLAGE: Tranquil waterfront community offers everything you've been looking for. Deep-water boat docks, short walk to gorgeous beaches, tropical setting and carefree living. Two brand new quality built homes with spacious floor plans and many upgrades starting at $638,500 and three homesites starting at $240,000. Call Tina Rudek or Mike Migone of Wedebrock Real Estate, 383-5543.

BEACH COTTAGE RESORT 3BR owners home plus three rental units. Great west of Gulf Drive location. 100 yards to beach. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. For sale by owner. 111 36th St., Holmes Beach. $1,100,000. 778-2071.

THE SEA OATS, 2201 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Seize the limited-time opportunity to obtain at preconstruction prices a condo in a small complex of 8 in paradise! All will have views of private beach and Gulf of Mexico from windows and balconies. Sarasota Bay to be seen from roof-top verandas. Luxury inside and out. Heated swimming/spa, glass elevator. Carports, garages. Very low maintenance. Contemporary Key West-style, 2BR/2.5BA, total sf from 1,597 to 3,146 sf $579,000 - $959,000. Open house every Sunday, noon-4pm. Contact Jane Guy, 284-5469.

WATERFRONT HOME on canal. City of Anna Maria. Principals only. $575,000. Call 518-3440.

NORTH LONGBOAT KEY Gulfside single-family community. Only three homes and four lots remaining. Community pool, walk to beach, shops. Models open daily 10AM-4PM. Conrad Beach, 387-9595.

SANDY POINT 2BR/2BA condo, turnkey, beautiful, walk to beach, shopping, restaurants. Lowest price on Island. $219,000. Call (813) 641-1698.

PERICO BAY CLUB Grand Cayman model, 2-3BR/2BA, enclosed lanai, deck, two-car garage, new appliances and many updates. Exceptional location, furnished. $339,000. Call Don, 794-1421.

BUILDERS REHAB WATERFRONT: 1,700 sf, excellent location, city of Anna Maria. $575,000. Call 518-3440.

SANDPIPER RESORT 1990 model, 1BR/1BA, central air conditioning, furnished. $85,000 includes co-op share. Call 725-1074.

NEW TO MARKET! Spice up your life! Come to the beach! Spectacular sunsets, Gulfviews and endless beach just steps from your door. Add carefree living in a spacious, ground-floor 1BR/1BA condo. $375,000. Call 795-4830.

CANALFRONT ISLAND HOME 3BR/2.5BA, open spacious floor plan, hardwood floors, granite countertops, gorgeous pool, screened patio and lanais. Boaters' delight with 30-foot dock and lift. 2,990 sf living space. $1,100,000. Call Ramona Glanz, 877-383-9700.

2BR/2BA WATERFRONT CONDO deep-water dock, five minutes to bay. Custom tile and Pergo flooring. $215,000. Apollo Beach. Call 779-0153.

MOUNT VERNON CONDO on canal. 1BR/1BA, glassed lanai, furnished. Call Marilyn Peene, New Concepts Property, 792-9314.

VILLAGE GREEN HOME for sale. 10 minutes to beaches. 2BR/2BA split plan. Move-in condition. $179,000. Call 792-8918.

DUPLEX WANTED: Would like to purchase smallest, most reasonable priced duplex north of Manatee Bridge for homestead with 15 to 30 day close. Retiring. Please call, (865) 384-5728.

BY OWNER: Runaway Bay, 2BR/2BA condo, second floor, beach access, good investment, on-site management. $282,700. Call (941) 720-1438.

ISLAND VILLAGE: Beautiful 2BR/2BA condo across from Manatee Beach. Glassed lanai, extra storage. Updated baths and flooring. $310,000. Open house Sunday, Feb. 29, 12-3pm. Call Dan Mischou, Keller Williams Realty, 730-8580.

LOWEST PRICED 2BR/2BA townhouse with boat slip. Heated pool, completely remodeled, $189,900. Exclusive. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

PAY NOW OR pay later! Pay in advance and avoid the rate increase! The Islander's classified ad rates will increase effective with the March 17 issue. Pay by noon March 15 at the current rate and avoid the rate increase. For more information, call 778-7978.

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