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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Feb. 9 2005

ITEMS FOR SALE

STERLING SILVER JEWELRY at Cosmic Sense Jewelry, booth 228-230 at Red Barn Flea Market. (941) 745-9010. 15 percent off with ad. Visit us at www.Floridasilverjewelry.com. Free shipping.

ART DECO BEDROOM set, $150 or best offer; leather swivel computer chair, $40; large fiberglass patio table, $20. (941) 779-1492.

BEAUTIFUL WROUGHT-IRON and glass dining set with six chairs, $395; roll-top desk, $650; wrought-iron headboard, new mattress, box spring, $425; lamps, pictures. (941) 761-9899.

BICYCLES: Men's and ladies' 10-speed. Big tires, like new. $35. (941) 792-3775.

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BINGO! Annie Silver Community Center. Every Thursday through March 31, 7pm. Prizes, refreshments. Everyone welcome! Smoke free. 103 23rd St., Corner of Avenue C and 23rd Street, Bradenton Beach. For information call (941) 778-1915.

WANTED: AGING GOLFER wants to rent golf-cart space in Holmes Beach. (941) 792-2185.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase online 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 through May 2005.

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. (941) 778-3996.

NEED A GIFT? Artists will design and create unique art, 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.

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.

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, Friday, 9:30am-2pm. Saturday, 9am-noon. Always sales racks. Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

MOVING SALE: 8am-5pm Saturday, Feb. 12. 716 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria. Please, no early birds.

MULTI-FAMILY garage sale: 8-11am Saturday, Feb. 12. Artwork, kitchen stuff, books, area rug, antique chairs, miscellaneous. 524 74th St., Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE: 8am-1pm Saturday, Feb. 12. Furniture, tools, bikes, toys, books, other. 612 Foxworth Lane, Key Royale, Holmes Beach.

MULTI-FAMILY yard sale: 8am-noon Saturday, Feb. 12. Don't miss this one! Something for everyone. 219 Periwinkle, Anna Maria.

FLEA MARKET: 9am-4pm Saturday, Feb. 12. Parking lot of Niki's and Islander Market Antiques, next to Time Saver, across from Martinique, Holmes Beach. Lots of furniture, antiques, collectibles, sterling and costume jewelry, prints, books, glassware, art, bric-a-brac. Irresistible buys!

MOVING SALE: 8am-1pm Friday-Sunday, Feb. 11-12. Nice furniture, tools, ceramic tile, garden patio, beautifully framed original oil and acrylic paintings, miscellaneous items. 106 Third St. N., Bradenton Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-3pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Feb. 11-13. Fishing tackle, tools, clothes, furniture, kayak, drill press, patio set. 2915 Avenue C, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, Feb. 12. Clothes, many brand new. Toys, large selection of art and much, much more! 123-A 52nd St., Holmes Beach.

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

2000 DODGE CARAVAN: 68,000 miles, four new tires, strong air conditioning, power everything, towing package. Excellent condition. $8,500. (941) 778-7901.

2001 PT CRUISER: 50,000 miles. Purple, sunroof, ice-cold air, leather interior. Garage kept. $9,500. (941) 778-3875.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great! $1,800, or best offer. (941) 778-1102.

BOATS & BOATING

MODULAR FLOATING DOCK systems: Custom drive-on docking solutions by Versa Dock. Maintenance free, 20-year warranty. (941) 685-7648. www.versadock.com.

1995 EVINRUDE 200 HP. All cables, control box, key switch, propeller. Less than 100 hours on rebuild. $3,500. (941) 723-1107.
 
1976 BUCANEER 32-foot center cockpit sailboat Florida cruiser. Four-foot draft, new Yanmar engine, sails, television, microwave. $18,000 or best offer. Call Steve (941) 778-2100, e-mail captnse@netzero.net.

BOAT DOCK FOR rent, 85th Street and Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. $50/week, $150/month. (847) 878-1461.

1991 GRADY WHITE 190 Tournament, Yamaha 130-hp, 2004 aluminum tandem-axle trailer. Runs great! Seats eight, livewell, three covers, clean. $8,900 or best offer. (941) 778-4029.

2002 SEA RAY 182 Bowrider, like new! 18 foot, 6 inches. 190-hp, stern drive, seats seven, tons of fun! Call (941) 778-6234, or e-mail kendra@presswoodlaw.com. $13,750 or best offer.

1985 WELLCRAFT COASTAL: 25-foot walk-around cabin. Two 115-hp OMC outboards. Both completely overhauled this year. Canvas, head, trailer. $7,000. (941) 792-0818 or 792-5123.

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.

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.

HEALTH CARE

HOME COMPANION in your Bradenton or Island home. Ten years experience in Berkshire Mass. Independent Living, cell (413) 441-3232.

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.

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.

HOUSEKEEPER: 18-unit hotel. Must speak English, have own transportation, weekends a must. (941) 778-1010, ext. 0.

SECRETARY/RECEPTIONIST FOR local Island company. Must be service-oriented with strong computer and telephone skills. Please, fax resume to (941) 755-6381.

PART-TIME FRONT-desk help needed at the Rod & Reel Motel. Please call Amanda, (941) 778-2780 or stop in.

RENTAL MANAGER NEEDED for expanding Island rental business. Experience with Florida Real Estate license required. For consideration, please fax resume to (941) 755-6381. Wagner Realty, since 1939.

PART-TIME OFFICE position. Please call Amanda, (941) 778-2780.

BUSY CONTINENTAL RESTAURANT hiring full- or part-time servers for lunch, Sunday brunch and dinner. Wednesday through Sunday. Apply at 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach or call (941) 778-5320.

HELP WANTED: KEY Royale Club needs a part-time server and counter person. Drug-free work place. No evenings. Golf privileges. Apply in person, 700 Key Royale Drive, or call (941) 778-3055.

PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST for expanding vacation rental company. Friendly, fun staff. Must enjoy working with people and possess good computer skills. No "grumpy bears." Fax or bring resume to Anna Maria Gulf Coast Rentals, 5319 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-3699, fax 782-5606.

EXPERIENCED COOK and dishwasher for popular Island restaurant. Breakfast and lunch. Apply at Fit to Eat Restaurant. 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-0411.

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

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

HOME INSPECTION BUSINESS for sale. 18-years experience. Complete on-the-job certified training. One full year's support free. Probable earnings $100,000 first year, $200,000 with two employees. Exceptional opportunity for a man or woman to run from home office located anywhere. $75,000, $45,000 down and seller will finance $30,000, or $60,000 cash. (941) 778-4606 or (407) 467-8666.

FOR SALE: WEST Bradenton hair-styling salon business. Owner needs to retire due to health reasons. Call after 6pm, Monday through Friday. (941) 798-3754.

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 $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.

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.

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.

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.

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

BAREFOOT ESTATE MANAGEMENT: Home management/watch, housekeeping, maintenance. (941) 730-5318.

I DON'T CUT corners, I clean corners. Affordable, dependable cleaning. Chamberlain Professional Cleaning, (941) 778-7770. References available.

WEST COAST NUISANCE Wildlife service: Critter problems and nuisances. Raccoons our specialty! Live trapped and relocated. State licensed by F.W.C. (941) 778-3455 or mobile 24-hour emergency. 720-4152.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We do all states and electronic filing. Call Pat (941) 761-8156, Kenney Tax Service.

JACKSON HOLMES PAINTING: The Island's honest and dependable painting service. Interior, exterior, faux painting, cabinet refinishing. References. Free estimates. (941) 795-2771.

HANDY MAN HELPING Hands: No job too big or too small. Insured. Call (941) 795-7058.

ESP CLEANING: Elite Service Professionals. Residences and offices professionally cleaned. Gift certificates! Surprise your Valentine! Insured. Maria and Steve (941) 753-9906.

PHOTOGRAPHER FOR HIRE: Kelley 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.

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.

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.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Quality lawn landscape maintenance, shell, planting, clean-ups, palms trimmed. Free estimates. References, insured. Call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

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: Installs, clean-ups, shell, rock, palms, aquascapes, tree work. Truck for hire, move anything. Shark Mark (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.

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

STEVE'S REMODELING & repair service. Free estimates, 35 years experience. (941) 795-1968.

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

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

PAINTING AND HOME repair: Local references, free estimates. I take pride in my work. Your satisfaction guaranteed. Call John (941) 778-3713.

RANDY'S REMODELING SERVICE: Drywall, demolition, finishing texture, insulation, windows. Will be happy to accommodate your needs. (941) 320-2506

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

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.

CORTEZ COTTAGE fully furnished, nice breezy, quiet area. Seasonal, $1,700/month, $600/week, $100/night. (941) 778-8168 or 794-5980. www.divefish.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 or $6,000/monthly. Call 713-0034 or e-mail: gamiller@tampabay.rr.com.

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.

SEASONAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA Baywatch condo, heated pool, waterview, $1,000/week, $3,000/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA, pool, tennis, small pet OK, $2,600/month; Bayou, 2BR/1BA, across from beach, $2,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

ANNUAL RENTAL, 2BR/2BA with Florida room, washer/dryer hookup, dishwasher, carport, close to beach, beautiful apartment. $975/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

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

SEASONAL RENTALS: one month or more. Westbay Point and Westbay Cove. Tennis, heated pools, close in. Old Florida Realty Co., (941) 713-9096 or 778-3377.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Elevated 2BR/2BA duplex. Three-car garage, two blocks to beach, unfurnished. Office (941) 778-3377 or 713-9096.

VACATION RENTAL: Available March and April 2005. Holmes Beach canalfront. 2BR/2BA. Fully furnished. Garage, laundry, dock, many extras. $800/week, $2,600/month. Call (813) 286-9814.

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

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

WEEKLY AND MONTHLY vacation rentals. Brand new Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA, $2,400/month; Coral Shores, 2BR/2BA on canal with pool, $2,500/month; San Remo condo, 1BR/1BA, $1,050/month; Gulffront duplex, 3BR/2BA, $1,300/week; Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; enchanted cottage, 2BR/1BA, $850/week; northwest Bradenton home, 3BR/3BA, $3,000/month; Bradenton Beach home, 2BR/1BA, $800/week. Please call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty (941) 778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com

FURNISHED LONGBOAT Key annual: Spanish Main Yacht club. 55-plus, 2BR/2BA. Includes cable, water, pool, Gulf access. $1,050/month. (941) 383-3151.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON 3BR/2BA two-car garage home. Seasonal, available now, February-March, $750/week, $2,500/month. Five minutes to Island beaches. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Beautiful 3BR/2BA condo with pool. Pet allowed. $1,400/month. Call Jason, Betsy Hills Real Estate, (941) 778-2291, or e-mail Jason@betsyhills.com.

SEASONAL PERICO BAY Club 2BR/2BA villa, April, $2,500; Palma Sola Townhouse, available two weeks in February, $750/week. Call Real Estate Mart (941) 756-1090.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1.5BA elevated, unfurnished apartment in Holmes Beach. Available now. Lots of decks, under-building parking, washer/dryer, storage. $900/month, first, last, security. Credit check. Call 730-2606.

GULFFRONT: DUE TO cancellation, 1BR apartment in Bradenton Beach now available. $500/week. (941) 778-3805.

EL CONQUISTADOR COUNTRY Club: 2BR/2BA, nicely furnished, cathedral ceilings, screened lanai overlooking clay tennis courts. Two-story elevator building, garage and storage with bikes. 2005-06 season, available for six months, $8,000. (941) 778-3926.

2BR/1BA FURNISHED CONDO: Turnkey, west Bradenton, carport, washer/dryer, some utilities, no pets. Annually, $850/month; seasonally, $1,650/month. (941) 925-9280.

SEASONAL HOLMES BEACH: 1BR duplex available March 2005. Steps to beach and shopping. Refurbished and nicely decorated. Small pet OK. Accepting 2006 reservations. (941) 807-5626.

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.

AVAILABLE NOW! SUNBOW Bay. 2BR/2BA, $2,500/month; canalfront 3BR/3BA, $4,000/month; Peppertree Lane, 3BR/3BA, $1,000/week; beachfront, 2BR/2BA, $1,000/week; beachview duplex, $800/week. Duncan Real Estate. (941) 779-0304.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Westbay Point & Moorings 2BR/2BA newly decorated, beautiful view of Skyway Bridge. Access to pool, tennis courts. Dock available. (941) 778-8499.

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

BEACHFRONT DUPLEX: 2BR/1.5BA in Bradenton Beach with great view. Washer and dryer, storage unit, no pets, unfurnished, annual. Nice place! Call (941) 545-2820.

ANNUAL ISLAND RENTALS: 2BR/2BA duplex, across from beach. Furnished or unfurnished. Great location. $995/month. Call Mike Carleton, (941) 737-0915, Smith Realtors.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach, one block to bay. Large kitchen, no pets. $755/month plus utilities. Call (941) 922-2473 or 928-3880.

WESTBAY POINT & Moorings: 2BR/2BA with great view! Dock space, nicely furnished. One-month minimum. (618) 549-3959 or 303-1025.

NOW BOOKING 2006 winter season: Quiet, clean Holmes Beach ground-level duplex, two blocks to beach. Non-smoking. 25 percent discount for six-month rental and no resort tax! See http://www.vacationrentals.com/vacation-rentals/7709.html or call (813) 928-5378.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Northwest Bradenton 3BR/2BA home with two-car garage. $1,250/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Sparkling 2-3BR/2BA canal home. (717) 392-4048.

GULF DRIVE: STEPS to beach. Large 1BR/2BA, washer/dryer, kitchen. $1,995/month, $595/week. www.gulfdriveapartments.com or (941) 778-1098.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA single-family home on Northwest Bradenton, $1,200/month; 3BR/2BA single-family canal home, $1,600/month; 1BR/1BA half duplex, one house to beach, $775/month; 1BR/1BA newly remodeled unit on water, $700/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

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

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. 3306 Fourth Ave., Holmes Beach. 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.

ANNA MARIA Ground-floor 2BR/1BA with two-car garage, 100 feet to beach. Bayview, large lot, furnished. Concrete block. (941) 778-7703.

EXCHANGE: BRADEN RIVERFRONT. Contemporary, all new, 1717 sf home is offered in exchange for similar waterfront home or condo on the Island. (941) 778-4495.

WATERFRONT HOMES and lots: bay lot, $559,000; one near tip lot, $459,000; three homes from $349,000, all seawalled, deep water, no bridges. Also, bayfront tip lot and direct bayfront top-floor penthouse flagship condo. (570) 943-2516.

LOT IN CITY of ANNA Maria. By owner. One block to Gulf beach. 52 by 145 sf. $399,000. Brokers protected. (941) 739-1882.

BAYFRONT CONDO FOR sale: 2BR/2BA. Golf course, pool, beautiful sunsets. Call (941) 722-4800.

ANNA MARIA, 3BR/2BA pool home. Sailboat water, canal, seawall, dock. Broker/owner. $699,000. (941) 383-3840.

PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $249,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

LONGBOAT KEY MOBILE home, 55-plus resident-owned park. 2BR/1BA, immaculate with many amenities, fully furnished. Great location. $184,900. Call owner, (941) 387-1291.

RIVER DISTRICT: 4-6BR/4BA, two fireplaces, hardwood throughout, views of river, private setting, oaks. $585,000. 223 21st St. W. Open daily by appointment after 10am. (941) 746-2464.

TO SETTLE ESTATE: 2BR/1BA home with garage. 106 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Call (941) 504-4199 to see. Being sold "as-is" with right to inspect. $469,000.

HOUSE DEALS ON, off, near the Islands. 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, $329,900; Longboat Key, English cottage with unique artist loft, Abbaco architecture, 15-foot loft ceilings, two-car garage, hot tub, $650,000. Call Fred Flis, Real Estate Mart (941) 756-1090.

FOR SALE BY owner: Runaway Bay condo, 2BR/2BA, second floor, turnkey furnished, overlooking pond. New heating and air conditioning 2005, painted 2005. Many upgrades and amenities. Great rental. Must see! $399,900. (941) 778-1987.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON Pool home: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, split/open floor plan. Great location! Great school district. 7309 Second Ave. N.W., Woods of Palma Sola. $325,000. (941) 794-6414.

PERICO BAY CLUB: Private sale, 2BR/2BA Sandpiper model, overlooking pool and lake. Great community. Recently painted, updated appliances. Turnkey furnished. Keith, (941) 792 9265.

FOR SALE BY owner: Tradewinds condo unit #6. Great investment! Nightly rentals. One bed. $375,000. See online www.tradewinds-resort.com or call (773) 472-7440.

HALF-DUPLEX IN desirable Seaside Gardens subdivision, two blocks from Gulf beaches. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished. New bathrooms, new interior and exterior paint. New large deck in backyard. $299,000. For sale by owner, call (941) 705-0123.

BAYFRONT HOME: one year old, excellent income producer. 5BR/5BA, elevator, swimming pool, private dock, four-car garage. Owner financing, $1,750,000. (941) 778-5409 or e-mail billandjean@tampabay.rr.com

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: Nicely landscaped, great condition, 4BR/4BA, privacy fenced backyard with heated pool. Lots of storage, garages. $725,000. Marina Pointe Realty Co., (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

FOR SALE: One owner, 2BR/2BA elevated home. 317 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. $569,000. (941) 778-5715.

HOLMES BEACH: 3BR/2BA home on 90-by-100-foot lot. Caged pool, deeded boat slip. $449,000. Marina Pointe Realty Co., (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

WEST OF GULF Drive: By owner, 2-3BR/2BA, built 1995, elevated with elevator, furnishings remain, freshly painted in and out. $699,500. (941) 778-3203.

CONDO: VILLAGE GREEN by owner, 55-plus, non-evacuation zone, lakefront. 2BR/2BA plus utility room, den, enclosed patio. 2,600 sf under roof. Furniture options. Principals only. $250,000. (941) 795-4590.

FREE: SPECTACULAR VIEW every day from your huge living/dining area, your floor to ceiling plate-glass windows and 30x12 foot screened deck, fronting beach. Bay and park just steps away with Gulf beach in easy walking distance and free trolley for shopping nearby. 3BR waterfront, unfurnished annual in north Anna Maria. See for yourself by calling (941) 748-5334 for details.

HOW TO SELL your house without an agent: Free report reveals "Ten inside tips to selling your house by yourself." For a free recorded message, (866) 818-4985. ID# 1017. RE/MAX Gulfstream.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Westbay Point & Moorings, rare 3BR/2BA, updated ground-floor condo. Watch the sunset over Watson Bayou from the glass-enclosed lanai. Boat dock, heated pool, hot tub, tennis courts. $545,000. Shown by appointment. (941) 779-1510.

CORTEZ VILLA CONDO: Furnished 2BR/2BA, 55-plus community. $139,900. Call Carolyn, (941) 720-5353. Castle Realty Inc.

FOR SALE BY owner: Westbay Point & Moorings, 2BR/2BA condo. Newly updated end unit. Call (941) 778-6871.

LIVE IN PARADISE: 2BR/2BA Island home, tropical setting, close to beach. Great location! Over 1,300 sf. 213 58th St., Holmes Beach. $459,900. (941) 779-0011.

WATERFRONT, ONE and 2BR, newly remodeled, dock for fishing, walk to beach. (941) 779-9074, or cell (703) 587-4675. E-mail gwalker43@hotmail.com.

INVESTORS: OUTSTANDING income potential! Beautifully renovated five/six units. Hottest appreciating area on Gulfcoast! Steps to Gulf and village. www.pantour.com/bradentonbeach. Won't last!! $1,295,000. Owner (941) 779-0018. Broker participation.

FLORIDA CLASSIFIEDS

REAL ESTATE

COASTAL GEORGIA gated community. Large wooded water access and marshfront homesites. Ancient live oaks, pool, tennis, golf. Water access from $64,900. Preconstruction discounts. www.cooperspoint.com (877) 266-7376.

NEW LOG HOME SHELL, $99,900. Beautiful log home shell nestled on private wooded lot off Parkway north of Boone. Won't last! First time offered. (800) 455-1981, ext. 119.

MOUNTAIN GOLF HOMESITES! Prestigious community weaving throughout Dye-designed 18-hole championship course in breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of South Carolina. Call for package, (866) 334-3253, ext. 759.

MAKE THIS SUMMER the best. East Tennessee's Norris Lake and golf properties make every year special. Starting at only $24,900. Call Lakeside Realty (423) 626-5820. www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

OCALA AREA: NEW log cabin on 20-plus acres, $359,900. New 1,800 sf log cabin with wrap-around deck set among a huge strand of pines. Miles of bridle paths to enjoy. Just west of Ocala, close to I-75. Ample road frontage with utilities and sensible covenants. Must see. Call now, (866) 352-2249, ext. 349.

LAKE VIEW BARGAIN, $29,900. Free boat slip! High elevation beautifully wooded parcel. Across from national forest on 35,000-acre recreational lake in Tennesee. Paved roads, underground utilities, central water, sewer, more. Excellent financing. Call now: (800) 704-3154, ext. 608. Sunset Bay, LLC.

FORECLOSED GOVERNMENT HOMES $0 or low down! Tax repos and bankruptcies! No credit OK. $0 to low down. For listings (800) 501-1777, ext. 1299.

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Winter season is here! Must see the beautiful peaceful mountains of Western North Carolina. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate, Murphy, N.C. www.Cherokeemountainrealty.com or call for free brochure (800) 841-5868.

WESTERN N.C. MOUNTAINS North Carolina where there is cool mountain air, views, stream. Homes, cabins, acreage. Call for free brochure of mountain property sales. (800) 642-5333. Realty of Murphy, 317 Peachtree St., Murphy, N.C. 28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com.

STEEL BUILDINGS

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