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Date of Issue: March 09, 2006

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Mar 1 2006

ITEMS FOR SALE

BEAUTIFUL KRAFTMAID CUSTOM four-piece entertainment center. Center cabinet will accommodate 36-inch TV, lighted etagere, wine cabinet/bar with wall-mounted cabinet. $1,250/or best offer. (941) 778-8677.

ITEMS FOR SALE: Household goods, queen bed, washer/dryer, loveseat, more. Ray, (941) 779-0713. Best time 5-6:30pm, leave number.

ACORN OUTDOOR STAIRLIFT: only used two months. Manufacturer warranty applies. Call (941) 773-4664 for details and to arrange a demonstration.

COMPLETE LIVING ROOM set: rattan couch, loveseat, chair, coffee table, end table, picture, area rug. Very good condition. Best offer. (941) 778-6871.

TWO ISLAND PLAYERS tickets to Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two.” Opening night, 8pm, March 23. $30 or best offer. Money goes to the American Cancer Society, Manatee Unit. Nancy, (941) 518-4431.

KING-SIZE PILLOW-top mattress and box spring for sale. $75. (941) 778-1534 or (941) 720-4941.

TANNING BED, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

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.

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.

HONEYBELL TANGELOS now ripe in January, on sale by the AMI Kiwanis Club. $31-$36 for a bushel Shipped free anyplace in USA. Call to receive an order blank. (941) 761-8834 or go online WWW.annamariakiwanis.org.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

KARATE ON THE Island: Ages four through adult. Call (941) 807-1734 or visit www.islanddojo.cmasdirect.com.

WANTED: MAD, PLAYBOY, comic, sports programs, autographs, auto brochures, political buttons, tin toys, cast iron banks and door stops, pre-1968 only. $$$. (941) 587-1456 or e-mail ocmuseum3@juno.com

ATTENTION! ONCE-A-MONTH check on your residence. While you’re away, have peace of mind for pennies a day. Island resident. (941) 778-1916. Benchmark Home Improvement.

WANTED: PAIR OF nightstands with drawers. White or light colored wood. 15-19 inches maximum width. (941) 779-2081.

LET’S TAWK! New York-New Jersey social club. Snowbirds, renters, residents of Anna Maria Island. Meet for informal “cawfee” and idea exchange. For information, (941) 779-9458.

PRIVATE LENDER FOR purchase and rehab choice properties. Short-term loans.(941) 739-8758.

BINGO WEEKLY: "Smoke-free" at Annie Silver Community Center, 23rd Street at Avenue C, Bradenton Beach, Thursdays at 7 p.m. All welcome. Refreshments, prizes. Information: (941) 778-1915.

CERTIFIED TEACHER IN MATH/Science has opening. Private tutoring for student. Kindergarten-college level subjects. Plenty of references and experience. (941) 524-4177.

REWARD FOR information in the Waterfront Restaurant arson fire: Call the State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Fire & Arson Investigations in Tampa, (813) 890-1904.

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.

GUARDIAN AD LITEM volunteers needed: A guardian ad litem is a trained volunteer appointed by the court to represent and advocate for the best interest of children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected. Make a positive impact! Call (941) 744-9473 or visit www.12circuitgal.org.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30am-2pm Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays. 9am-noon on Saturdays. Sales racks, children's clothing. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

THE BIG ONE IS HERE: 8am-till? Saturday, March 18. Annual neighborhood sale. Boating community, over 200 homes. Items of every description, drinks and snacks. San Remo Shores. Cortez Road and 100th Street, Bradenton.

ANNUAL FLEA MARKET: 9am-3pm Saturday, March 4. Baked goods, clothing, jewelry, linens, tools, books, white elephants, furniture. Come and have lunch with us. Mt. Vernon clubhouse. 4701 Independence Drive, south, off Cortez Road, Bradenton.

MOVING SALE: TOOLS, lawn mower, household goods, appliances. 8am-2pm Sat. and Sun., March 4-5. 2101 Bay Drive North. Bradenton Beach.

HUGE SALE: 9am-1pm Thursday and Friday, March 9 and 10. Antiques, fishing tackle, decorative items, too much to list. North corner of Cortez Road West and 123rd Street, in Cortez, Bradenton.

FLEA MARKET: 9am-4pm Saturday, March 4. Parking lot, Niki’s and Islander Market Antiques. Lots of collectibles, furniture, jewelry, Oshkosh children’s clothes, bric-a-brac. Also sale at Niki’s shop, weekly specials. All sterling jewelry 50-70 percent off, select collectibles, art, books, jewelry 40-80 percent off. Open seven days 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729. Dealer space available $10. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

LOST & FOUND

FOUND: LISLE WOODRIDGE fire district jacket. Navy, extra-large. (941) 741-3900.

FOUND: SIAMESE-LOOKING cat. Beautiful light blue eyes, stripes on front leg. Found on Bay Boulevard near BayView Place, Anna Maria.

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.

FREE SIAMESE MIX KITTENS with blue eyes. One male, one female, spayed and neutered. All vaccines current. Eight months old. Come by Island Animal Clinic. Please, no phone calls. 5343 Gulf Drive, Suite 900, Holmes Beach.

TRANSPORTATION

1994 PLYMOUTH VOYAGER SE. Handicap van or great work van. Ten-inch lowered floor and ramp. $3,200. (941) 779-2131. Leave message.

BOATS & BOATING

27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head,newbatteries, stereo and much more! $8,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

DEEP-WATER BOAT slip: north end of Anna Maria. Easy Gulf access. (941) 794-8877.

WANTED TO BUY: Deeded boat slip on Anna Maria Island, deep or shallow. Please call, (941) 778-2581.

THIS 2005 25-HP Johnson Bombadier rope-start two-stroke outboard, has less than the initial ten hours break time on it. Purchased new in May for $2,592, it includes fuel tank and line and wheeled motor carrier (my add-on). Owner's manual and purchase receipt (including warranty) included. Super buy! (941) 778-1605.

28-FOOT REGAL LSR-2001: Only 160 hours, like new! Great day cruiser/party boat, even has a head! Always kept on a lift, new custom mooring cover and much, much more. $43,000. Call Pam or Phil at (941) 778-8281 or (941) 704-7445.

2004 20-FOOT PONTOON boat, 90-hp Mercury. Lots of extras. Call (941) 792-0902.

NINE-FOOT FIBREGLASS row boat. Very stable. Six oars. Three seats. Will handle 20-hp outboard. $200. R.K. Dykema. (941) 779-1605.

WANTED: PRE-OWNED 17 foot, center console Boston Whaler/Hydra sports or similar in good condition. Preferably four-stroke and sound trailer. (902) 521-0466.

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.

FISH FOR REDFISH, Snook and trout with InshoreSlam.com. Capt. Jim Savaglio. License, bait and tackle included. (941) 238-7597 or (813) 477-7657.

KIDS FOR HIRE

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.

BABYSITTER: Responsible 10th-grader, great with kids, first-aid certified. Charlotte, (941) 756 5496.

BABYSITTER, PETSITTER, dog walker: First aid-certified, 13-year old, eighth-grade female, great with kids and animals. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

WANT AN IRISH baby-sitter? Responsible, experienced 15-year old. Red Cross babysitting and first-aid certified. Call Gemma, (941) 447-9657.

DOG WALKER, PET sitter, child sitter and odd jobs. Tenth-grader, available after school and weekends. Zach, (941) 779-9783.

BABYSITTING, RED Cross first-aid and babysitter certified. Call Alex, (941) 778-5352.

HELP WANTED

WAITER, CHEF, DISHWASHER with experience in Italian food. 5610 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. (941) 383-0013.

PART-TIME HELP wanted for small resort motel on Anna Maria. Call evenings, (941) 778-4206.

NURSES NEEDED for long-term home care for lady with spinal injury. Hoyer lift. Four-hour morning and overnight shifts. (941) 383-6953.

ACE HARDWARE OF Holmes Beach seeks permanent full-time cashiers and sales associates. Retired trades people welcome. Apply in person. 3352 East Bay Drive, Holmes Beach.

ENERGETIC, CONSCIENTIOUS salesperson wanted for busy Bradenton Beach gift shop. Must be reliable and able to work flexible hours. Background check required. Call (941) 448-1076 for details

SALES ASSOCIATE NEEDED: Apply in person, ask for Ted. West Marine. 3323 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach.

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE HELPER: Full or part time. Great pay. Island work. Please call (941) 284-5132.

GAP OUTLET and Banana Republic FS in Ellenton now hiring part-time seasonal sales and stock associates. Apply in stores.

SERVERS, PREP COOK needed immediately. Fit To Eat Restaurant 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-0411.

TOP ADVERTISING sales position open at The Islander newspaper. Great territory, commissions, training. Previous outside sales helpful, but not necessary. 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.

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.

BUSY BISTRO hiring full-or part-time servers for lunch and dinner. Prep person and dishwasher. Apply to Chef Damon, Wednesday-Saturday, 5406 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, or call (941) 778-5320.

SING! IF YOU can carry a tune and would help lead a singing congregation, please join with Gloria Dei Lutheran's choir, Sundays at 9:45am. Two miles north of Manatee Bridge on Anna Maria Island. (941) 778-1813.

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Tingley Memorial Library. Duties include checking books in/out, reshelving, and generally assisting library patrons. Call Eveann Adams, (941) 779-1208

HEALTH CARE

LOCAL CAREGIVER: I can offer loving, reliable, live-in care for your loved one. Excellent references. Please, call (239) 595-9964. Thank you.

SERVICES

MAN WITH SHOVEL: Plantings, natives, patio gardens, trimming, clean-up, edgings, 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.

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.

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.

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

APPLIANCE & AC DOCTORS: We repair air conditioners, refrigerator, washer/dryer, oven, garbage disposal, other household items. Honest, dependable. 20-plus years experience. (941) 650-9293.

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.

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.

CUCCIO TILE AND handyman services. Many Island references. Free estimates. Licensed and insured. (941) 730-2137.

ABOUT GROUT: CLEANING, sealing, staining (painting of grout), tile and grout repair, caulking of showers/kitchen. Bonded and insured. Call Jeff, (941) 545-0128.

INCOME TAX SERVICE: Individuals and small businesses. We also do all states. Contact Pat at Kenney Tax Service. (941) 761-8156.

COMPUTER SERVICE SPECIALIST: Repair, upgrade, install, data recovery. Virus/spyware removal, wireless networking, beginner/advanced. Call Gene, (941) 383-7861.

ISLAND HOUSE CLEANING and interior repairs. Honest and dependable. References. Call (941) 778-9585.

SANDY'S CLEANING SERVICE: Exceptional cleaning and decorating island references available. For unbeatable service, call 798-9484.

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. 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.

WE PROVIDE LOW interest rates on all first and second mortgage loans. Business, personal and investment loans. No upfront fees. Good or bad credit accepted. Call today, (800) 621-3155. Please contact Michelle Staffe. mstaffescg@hotmail.com. (877) 621-3155.

JMR MAINTENANCE and handyman services. Honest and dependable. Jon Reding, (941) 773-9911.

FRESH AND CLEAN: Professional house cleaning service, office cleaning. All supplies and equipment at no charge! Free phone quotes! (941) 518-4140, Godfrey or Shelia.

DOGSITTING in my N.W. Bradenton home. Fenced yard, quiet dead-end street, tender loving care. $20/day. (941) 761-8536.

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: Top quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Now accepting new accounts at great rates. Please call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

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. $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.

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. 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. 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.

THIRTY-SIX YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Pressure wash. Driveway paint. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 518-3316 or 778-6898.

TWO DUDES with tools: Tile, trim, cabinets, painting, drywall, glass block, brick, stonework and more! Many references. Call now! (941) 812-4269 or 448-6961.

CARL V. JOHNSON JR. Inc. building contractor. New homes, additions, renovations. Quality work and fair prices. Lic#RR0066450. Call (941) 795-1947.

DOCK CLEANING, STAINING, repair. Professional service, insured. Make your dock or deck look like new. (941) 779-1839.

HANDYMAN SERVICE: Winton's Home-Buddy Inc. Retired banker, Island resident, converting life-long hobby to business. Call (941) 705-0275 for free estimates.

RENTALS

ANNUAL RENTAL: Available March 1, 2006. Anna Maria. 2BR/1BA duplex across from beach. $925/month plus utilities. (941) 778-7003.

RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., (941) 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

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: gamiller@tampabay.rr.com.

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/2BA, 1BR/1BA with breathtaking sunsets. Pools, Jacuzzi, walk to shops and restaurants. Available weekly, monthly, seasonal. (901) 301-8299 or e-mail captko462@aol.com.

WEEKLY RENTALS: Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; Island duplex, 2BR, $800/week; Gulffront cottage, 2BR, $1,000/week; Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week. Please call Kim Fisher, Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Brand new Bradenton Beach 3BR/3BA plus office, steps to beach. Balconies with ocean and bay views, elevator, 8-person Jacuzzi, granite counters, marble floors and baths, Jacuzzi in master, washer/dryer, designer furnished, fully equipped. One of the finest rentals on Island. $4800/ monthly 813-277-4336.

VACATION RENTALS: 2BR apartments across from beautiful beach, $375 to $500/week. Winter and spring dates available. Almost Beach Apartments, (941) 778-2374.

SEASONAL FURNISHED new home in Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA. Available now through April. One block to beach. (813) 251-9201.

BEACH LIVING: SEASONAL, Furnished one room efficiency. Utilities included. Gulf views and large decks. (941) 505-1962.

SEASONAL: GORGEOUS, OCEANVIEW home. 5BR/3BA, fireplace, cable TV. One hundred yards from Gulf. Two scenic decks. Available January, 2006-April, 2006. $3,900/month. Call (813) 948-1267 or email kkl@tampabay.rr.com.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Perico Bay Club; 2BR/2BA villa with garage. small pet OK. Heated pool, tennis, gated community. $1,300/month. Hidden Lakes; 3BR/2Ba condo, all new, pool, small pet OK. $1,400/month. 7104 Marina; 3BR/2BA, pool, two-car garage, fireplace, pets OK. $1,500/month. 572 2nd Ave.W., Bradenton; 2BR/2BA home, garage, pets OK. $1,500/month/ Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

SANDPIPER MOBILE RESORT: 55-plus. 1BR/1BA, $1,200/month. 2BR/2BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking, clubhouse, laundry, steps to beach. (775) 825-9492 or (775) 338-9492. otuohy@prodigy.net..

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: Holmes Beach. Steps to beach, clean duplex-$1,200/month. (941) 725-0578 or (941) 794-2912.

MOBILE HOME FOR RENT: Nice 2BR, furnished mobile home, gated community on creek. Bradenton Palms Mobile Home Park. Hot tub, pool, four-six month rental. $1,000/month, includes cable. (863) 688-3524 or (863) 608-1833. E-mail: chickenplucker@webtv.net.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Steps from Bradenton Beach. One hundred yards from bay. Spacious 1BR/1BA with parking. Available for yearly rental. 55-plus. (614) 517-7147.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE: 2BR/1BA updated home. Completely furnished, $2,400/month. Available immediately. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

MONTHLY RENTAL: 2BR/2BA with den. Furnished condo on canal. West Bradenton. Five minutes to beaches. $2,100/month. June through November 2006. (708) 532-2149.

YOU WILL LOVE this Ringling retreat at Lido Beach: 2BR/1BA modern, fully-furnished duplex of historical background in garden setting. $75/week. Also studio, $550/month. Walk to beach and St. Armands restaurants and popular shopping center, 15-minute bus ride to Main Street, Sarasota. Please phone (941) 383-0244 or (941) 383-2566. E-mail kang870@aol.com.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Waterfront mobile resort. Steps to beach. Nice 1BR/1BA. April $950. May-September $625. 55-plus. 2601 Gulf Drive N., Unit 425, Bradenton Beach. (941) 778-5417.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL rental. 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach. $900/month annual, includes cable, water, sewer, trash. Seasonal $700/week or $2,100/month. (941) 778-0714 or (941) 730-6349.

 ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Available January and February 2007. 2BR/2BA, totally remodeled in 2006. Call (813) 781-7562.

NORTH-END FURNISHED beach villas, One or two bedrooms, 1BA, with screened porch. 100 steps to beach. Great views! Starting at $1000/month. (941) 219-1042. twoodsbton@netzero.com.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA duplex on canal in Holmes Beach. No pets. (941) 778-7039.

ANNUAL 3BR/2BA: Holmes Beach. Steps to beach, clean duplex $1,200/month. (941) 725-0578 or (941) 794-2912.

HOLMES BEACH: 2BR/2BA beach cottage, 1.5 blocks to beach. Fully furnished. $550/week. (941) 587-1456.

WATERFRONT SEASONAL: January, March, April. One, two and three bedrooms available. 1BR $1,800/month, 2-3BR $3,000/month. Price reduced after April. 109 13th St. S., Bradenton Beach. (941) 779-9074. 

BEAUTIFUL AND SPACIOUS 3BR/2BA home located four houses down form beach! Free trolley picks up at end of block. Available by the week. Adjacent two-bedroom apartment also available first half of March. Call (616) 225-1589.

CONDOS: BRADENTON BEACH, Bayview Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach. Three-month minimum. 2BR, $2,000/month. 1BR $1,500/month. (941) 752-1737.

GULFFRONT DUPLEX: Second floor, 2BR/1BA, newly updated, open floor-plan, 12-by-12 deck. Holmes Beach, close to shopping, restaurants, lush gardens. $950week, $3,200/month. (941) 778-0905.

CHARMING 2BR/2BA canal house close to bay. Available April 1, 2006, for annual rental. (717) 392-4048.

CONDOS: BRADENTON BEACH, Bayview Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach. Three-month minimum. 2BR, $2,000/month. 1BR $1,500/month. (941) 752-1737.

1BR, LARGE APARTMENT. Water view, nonsmoking, no pets. $475/week. (941) 779-0420.

NORTH-END FURNISHED beach villas, One or two bedrooms, one bath, screened porch. 100 steps to beach. Great views! Starting at $1000/month. (941) 219-1042. twoodsbton@netzero.com.

HOLMES BEACH GULFFRONT: 2BR/2BA, beautiful view of Gulf. On the beach. Weekly rental. Available now. (941) 779-2701 or (608) 332-9272.

SEASONAL RENTALS: HOMES, condos available for the months of March, April, May 2006. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA single-family home with carport. Less than one block to beach. Ground level. $1,100/month. Available March 1, 2006. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA duplex, one block to beach, completely remodeled, ground level. $1,075/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA single-family home, very private backyard with canal. City of Anna Maria. Available March 1, 2006. $1,500/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

1BR GULFFRONT APARTMENT: Available March and April, by the week or month. (941) 778-3805. Bradenton Beach.

DELIGHTFUL ANNUAL RENTAL: Experience great beach living, direct beachfront 2BR/2BA condo, 55-plus community. $2,000/month plus utilities. (717) 392-4048.

ESCAPE THE SNOW: seasonal/winter rentals, Anna Maria Island, across from beach. One or two bedroom, newly remodeled. www.beachesndreams.net. (888) 841-8474.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 3BR/2BA 1,300 sf, close to beach. $895/month. First, last, security. Available April 1. (585) 473-9361 or (941) 778-5412.

RETIRED COUPLE SEEKING six-month seasonal rental November-April. 2-plusBR/2BA. Garage, dock, pool. Annual considered. (941) 761-9326.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED 1BR/1BA, close to beach. Great location. $800/month. (941) 779-2131, leave message.

ANNUAL AVAILABLE APRIL 1: 2BR/2BA villa, Holmes Beach. Bayfront fishing dock. No pets, no smoking. $1,100/month. (941) 224-6521.

NOW BOOKING TWO homes in Anna Maria. Coconut Bayou canalfront 2BR/2BA home, $3,400/month. Willow beach cottage, 3BR/2BA 100 feet to Gulf, $4,200/month or $1,550/week. (847) 838-2448. www.vrbo.com/81047.

ANNUAL RENTAL HOME with bay view. 2BR/2BA, large two-car garage, screened lanai. $1,350/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

SEASONAL RENTAL: Available for April 2006, $1,500 plus tax. 1BR/1BA with boat dockage. North end Anna Maria. Bright and cheerful with tile floors. Nonsmoking, no pets. (941) 778-5445.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1.5BA elevated apartment. carport, washer/dryer, large storage, deck. $850/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

ANNUAL FURNISHED 1BR/1BA apartment. Steps to the beach. No pets. $600/month, including utilities. (941) 778-1086.

ANNUALS RENTALS UNFURNISHED: Island, Perico Bay Club, Coral Shores. 3BR/2BA canal, boat dock, Jacuzzi. 55-plus 2BR/2BA Meadowcroft condo. Anna Maria Gulf Coast Properties, (941) 782-5609.

ANNUAL OR SEASONAL 3BR/2BA Palms of Cortez condo. Pet OK. $1,200/month annual, or $2,500/month seasonal. Clean and new. Call (941) 704-7394.

HOME ON TROPICAL Anna Maria Island, Fla., November 2006 through April 2007. Lovely 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA with large living and family rooms. Carport and patio under mango trees. Ground level, no stairs to climb. 1.5 blocks from Gulf of Mexico. (813) 690-9762.

MARTINIQUE: ANNA MARIA Island. 2BR/2BA beautifully decorated condo. Lanai overlooking ocean, all amenities. Available December through April, two-month minimum. (423) 884-2598.

600-SF OFFICE with rest room. $500/month. 8799 Cortez Road, Bradenton. Call (800) 952-1206.

PRIVATE COTTAGE WITH shared dock, Old Florida-style 2BR/1BA, screened porch, deck, fenced yard. Half block to beach. Pet OK. Weekly, monthly. Special rate April 1, 2006. (941) 485-1874.

MARCH RENTAL: Holmes Beach, 1BR/1BA duplex. $1,500. (810) 614-6962.

ANNA MARIA: 2006-07 season. Attractive 2BR/1BA house. Also remodeled 3BR/2BA house. 150 feet to the beach. (941) 778-7933.

GULFFRONT CONDO: 2BR/2BA, pool, tennis, elevator. Magnificent views, walk to shopping, restaurants and more. Available April 1, 2006. (941) 778-6288.

CUTE AS A BUTTON: 2Br/2Ba house on Gulffront lot, all newly decorated, washer/dryer, $1,200/month. Duplex 2BR/1BA, carport, washer/dryer hookup, $900/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

CHARMING 2BR/2BA canal house close to bay. Available April 1, 2006, for annual rental. (717) 392-4048.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Cute as a Button, 2BR/2BA house on Gulffront lot, all newly decorated, washer/dryer, $1,200/month. Duplex 2BR/1BA, carport, washer/dryer hookup $900/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

Immaculate 2BR/2BA home. Eat-in kitchen, enclosed lanai, fruit trees, two-car garage, close to everything and minutes to the beach. $1,350/month, including lawn maintenance. (941) 725-4425.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: Rarely available for rent. Annual, spacious 1,900 sf, 2BR/2BA with pool, cable and two-car garage on a quiet cul-de-sac. Close to everything and only minutes to the beach. 55-plus community. $1,350/month. (941) 725-4425.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA ground level duplex, near community center, big yard, pet OK, fridge/stove, washer/dryer hookup. $1,100/month. (941) 778-4187.

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

PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Lakefront Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $329,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

KEY ROYALE/NORTH Point Harbor: Two homes, next door, in Island's finest community. 4BR/3BA, five-car garage, elevated home, beautiful views of Tampa Bay, new lap pool, spa, waterfall, seawall and dock. $1,190,000. Also, 2BR/2BA, two-car garage, ranch home, new seawall, dock and 20,000-pound lift. $1,140,000. Buy both for $2,250,000! Lynn Bankuty, Realtor, Suncoast Real Estate, (941) 737-1420. Open house 1-3pm Saturday and 11am-1pm Sunday, March 4-5.

PERICO ISLAND: 1,170 sf, lovely 2BR2BA condo. Great water view/porch. Eat-in kitchen. Concrete built. $325,000. Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: 2BR/2BA condo. Fully furnished and equipped. Best-kept condo complex on the Island. Beautiful beach, pool, hot tub, sauna and sunsets. No more left on the Island like this! $1,200,000. (317) 873-3307 for instructions on virtual tour.

FIVE MINUTES TO BEACH: Perico Island, beautiful designer patio home. 4BR/3BA, two-car garage. Pool, private. $520,000. Best value! Agents welcome. (941) 792-7828.

DIRECT GULFFRONT CONDO: Furnished end unit, 2BR/2BA. Enjoy sunsets year 'round from sofa, lanai or beach. Low association fee. Weekly rental allowed. $975,000. (504) 810-0867.

BEACHFRONT CONDO: 1BR/1BA, new construction. Designer furnished, spa, pool, excellent location near restaurants, shopping. Excellent rental. $529,000. (901) 301-8299, or captko462@aol.com.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $864,900. (941) 779-1512.

LOT FOR SALE: One block to Gulf. 50x100 feet, cleared. $599,000. (941) 778-4036. 215 71st St., Holmes Beach.

CANALFRONT CONDO: 2BR/2BA, turnkey-furnished, pool, tennis, pets allowed, just unpack and enjoy Island living. $449,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, (941) 725-4425.

CUSTOM EXECUTIVE HOME: 2709 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. 3BR/3BA views of Gulf and Tampa Bay from this beautiful executive home with master bedroom and spa encompassing entire floor. Waterfall landscaped entry. Three-car garage. $950,000. Open house: noon-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Call (941) 744-6906 or email Bobby@FirstEquityFin.com.

LONGBOAT KEY: Executive home with swimming pool. Completely updated 4BR/2BA. Located in historic Longboat Key Village, just two blocks to the beach. Priced to sell. $775,000. Call (941) 744-6906 or email Bobby@FirstEquityFin.com.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE: 2BR/2.5BA, pool, $495,000. 6250 Holmes Blvd. #24. Excalibur Realty Inc. (941) 792-5566.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOME: Steps to the beach! 3BR/2BA with den. Designer upgrades. $599,000. (941) 447-6278. www.Highland-Investments.com.

KEY ROYALE: TASTEFULLY remodeled 3BR/2BA. Pool. spa, boat dock. Canalfront home. Priced at $929,000. Call owner direct at (941) 356-1456.

MUST SEE - LARGE 2BR/2BA Gulf view condo. New kitchen. $650,000. (717) 392-4048.

ISLAND SPECIAL! SELLING Island real estate? Save big money, Florida Prime Realty LLC offers sellers commission as low as 1.5 percent! Call (941) 778-1098 or e-mail: floridaprimerealty@gail.com.

FOUR TRIPLEXES: $1,200,000. $98,000 annual income. Call (941) 792-5566.

Waterway access. Updated townhome, heated pool and boat slip. Only $335,000. Call Fred, Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

BELOW MARKET FOR quick sale: Like new, two-year -old lakefront home. 4BR/3BA, formal dining, huge kitchen and media room. $495,000. Call Gwen direct, (941) 720-2548. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090. LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Huge new loft addition can be separate guest quarter. $739,900. Call to see: Fred at Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

SHADYBROOK TOWNHOUSES: 3BR/ 2.5BA. $159,000 and $169,000. For handyman. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

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. wbcaudill@verizon.net.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: By owner. 2BR/2BA each side, one lanai, secluded street, steps to beach and downtown. New appliances and air handlers. Beautiful maintenance-free landscaping. Dog-friendly fenced yard. $650,000. (941)794-9940.

ANNA MARIA 3BR/2BA north-end home. Gulf, beaches, bay, piers. $595,000. (941) 778-2934.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: Beachfront 1BR/1BA, Holmes Beach condo. End unit, fabulous view, heated pool, excellent rental. $559,000. annamariabeachplace.com. (330) 565-7693.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND beach getaway cabana. Bay view, updated, large deck, boat slip available. Pines Trailer Park, 55-plus. $33,000. (941) 778-4820.

DUPLEX: 2411 Ave. C, Bradenton Beach. Great location. Will consider trade. $690,000. (941) 915-0684.

LONGBOAT KEY: 2BR/2BA villa. Completely furnished. $575,000. (941) 383-5370.

BRADENTON: TWO NEW construction properties, meet hurricane codes, Braden River access. 3BR. Gated community with recreation center. $559,000 on nature preserve near golf course. $449,000. Maintenance free, includes marina. Closing bonus. (941) 741-2502.

MANASOTA KEY: One acre +/- direct beachfront with newer beach home and separate guesthouse. Also zoned and engineered in progress for five to six condos, pool and clubhouse. Also OK for private beach club. Priced under market at $2,500,000. (941) 474-6633.

FED UP WITH overpriced waterfronts here? Try the pristine blue waters of Lemon bay and the Gulf of Mexico off the Cape Haze peninsula just a few barrier islands south of you in the Englewood area. Five deep-water seawalled bay lots from $499,000. Waterfront 2BR/2BA home $639,000. Owner, (941) 474-6633.

UPDATED ISLAND DUPLEX: 3BR/2BA total. Zoned R-4. New roof, carpet, paint, Big yard. $495,000. Edie Force, Collandra & Company, (941) 920-0129.

CEDAR KEY GULF views: 2,000 sf, custom fireplace, GoBolt wind protection, wood cabinets, many other custom features by artisan owners. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, (941) 773-6581. $795,000.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOUSE: Steps to the beach. 3BR/2BA. Pool, designer upgrades, granite counters, new appliances, tile floors, two-story home. $599,000. Call (941) 447-6278, or view online at www.44smart.com.

59th STREET CANAL home: view of bay, brokers welcome. $845,000. (717) 392-4048.

ANNA MARIA: TRUE beachfront paradise with breathtaking view of the bay. 4BR/3BA, 2,933 sf, $1,800,000. THE Agency, (800) 813-9180.

HOLMES BEACH: 12,500 sf R2-lot with duplex suitable for land condos. Back has view of Spring Lake. Two blocks direct walk to beach. $699,000. (941) 400-9346.

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.

PINEBROOK CONDO ON golf course. Fifth-floor views, 2BR/2BA, beautifully furnished, next to pool. $269,900. By owner, (941) 794-8954, leave message.

WESTBAY POINT AND MOORINGS: Lovely end unit in the trees with light/bright exposures, overlooking heated pool and tennis court. Beautifully furnished. Move-in condition. Call (941) 778-0042 for viewing.

WATERFRONT KEY WEST-style: stilt, vaulted, open-beam cedar ceilings, dock. Sailboat water, no bridges. Turnkey, extra-large lot. Willow Avenue. (941) 778-8168.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Completely updated. Open Sunday. 6608 12th Ave. W., Bradenton. (941) 448-8502 or (941) 761-2575.

BRIGHT AND AIRY: 2BR/2BA Gulf-view condo in four-unit building with heated pool. New kitchen, screened balcony, washer/dryer, new air-conditioning system. Turnkey ready. Wonderful home or great rental. $650,000. (941) 779-1013.

4BR/3BA Bed and breakfast. $535,000. West Bradenton. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

BEACH CONDO FOR sale: Out the front door onto the beach, incredible views and southern exposure make this home cheery and pleasant, enjoy breathtaking sunsets year-round from spacious living room, tender-loving care, completely redone. Everything new, designer turnkey ready. Owner financing available. $941,800. Brokers welcome (717) 392-4048.

WEST BRADENTON: $135,000. Furnished 1BR/1BA condo, attached carport, enclosed lanai, new washer and dryer. Nice. No pets, no age restrictions. Pool, clubhouse. (941) 778-2585.

BEAUTIFUL ISLAND TOWNHOUSE: 3BR/2BA, pool, steps to beach. Designer upgrades, granite counters. $589,000. Lease option available. (941) 447-6278.

PARADISE BAY ESTATES: 55-plus waterfront community with pool. 2BR/2 full baths. 2005 central air conditioning and heat. Turnkey-furnished, dead-end street. $120,000. (941) 792-2120.

LOT FOR SALE: 57.75 x 114 feet. One block from Gulf. $569,000. (941) 778-4246. Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach.

FOR SALE BY OWNER: 2BR/2BA immaculate open-style ranch. Lagoon swimming pool in private botanical garden setting. 504 70th St, Holmes beach. Must see. (941) 778-4256.

HOLMES BEACH: Spacious turnkey 2BR/2BA condo with superb water views. Elevator, heated pools, tennis, covered parking. Includes 14-foot boat at communal dock. Close to public beach. $452,500. (941) 795 8066.

ANNA MARIA IDEAL condo. 2BR/2BA turnkey furnished, steps to beach and shops. Pool. $490,000. (941) 779-0853.

VILLAGE GREEN BEAUTIFUL turnkey-furnished, 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage. 2,154 sf, close to everything and only minutes to the beach. No flood insurance required. $304,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, (941) 751-1155. ML523039.

PALMA SOLA PARK: 3BR/2BA. Lovingly restored with new kitchen, bath and roof. Freshly painted inside and out. Move right in. Large corner lot. $429,000. Call for appointment, (941) 778-5445.

WESTBAY COVE: 2BR/2BA condo for sale. Heated pools. Tennis court, ground-floor corner unit. Enclosed lanai, new air conditioning, turnkey furnished. $490,000. (941) 778-6172.

WATERFRONT FOR SALE by owner: On Braden River close to Manatee River with dock. 3BR/2BA, split-plan, family room, two fireplaces, pool with Jacuzzi, pool cage. 2,400 sf on .46 acres, upgraded, new tile throughout, air conditioning and duct work, custom kitchen. 9475. $625,000. More details at owners.com/TPA9932, or call (941) 708-9475.

REDUCED: 2BR/2BA, garage, elevated, extra large lot, two blocks to beach. Lots of new updates. Reduced to $495,000. Call (941) 792-8898. 2919 Ave. C, Holmes Beach.

EXCEPTIONAL MUST SEE: Colony Cove, 2BR/2BA furnished doublewide. 1,675 sf, views of the Manatee River. 55-plus. Pets, marina, five pools, fishing pier etc. $49,500. Or, 2BR/2BA picturesque water back, insured, furnished. $35,500. (941) 721-4890.

TIFFANY PLACE: 2BR/2BA 1,259 sf-plus, Gulf view condo. Complex directly on the beach. Heated pool, elevator. Available September and October. By owner $749,900. 7000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. tpcgulfdrive@aol.com.

INVESTORS: THIS IS the one you are waiting for! Club Bamboo South. Direct Gulffront condo. Unit is $20,000 less than the last several sold for. Building was just completed, everything new inside and out! Crown moulding, granite and more. Great rental complex with nightly rentals allowed! Motivated seller to save you money. $480,000. George, (312) 321-7501.

TWO MONTHS FREE rent with annual lease, fully furnished and ready for you! 2BR/2BA plus two-car carport, raised patio, utility shed, washer and eat-in kitchen. Enjoy a new life in this 55-plus Lakeside retirement community. Close to everything! $795/month. Sorry, no pets. Call Neil (941) 756-7068 at Waterside Club, 3301 Cortez Rd. W., in Bradenton

BAYFRONT: BREATHTAKING ANNA Maria Sound views. Private, charming 2BR/1BA, office plus screened room and attached garage. Total 1,560 sf. Open floor plan, hardwood floors, fireplace. Pool, boat lift, decks, dock. Paver driveway and pool deck. Landscaped. By appointment. $1,195,000. Brokers protected. (941) 778-0029.

BEACHFRONT CONDO FOR sale: Out the front door onto the beach, incredible views and southern exposure make this home cheery and pleasant. Enjoy breathtaking sunsets year-round from spacious living room. Tender-loving care, completely redone. Everything new, designer turnkey ready. Owner financing available. $941,800. Brokers welcome, (717) 392-4048.

ANNA MARIA LOT: 75-by-116 on sailboat canal. $695,000. For details, photos, survey and optional house plans, call Sheryl, (610) 247-9496. Visit http://mysite.verizon.net/talbot1/.

DUPLEX FOR SALE by owner: Lovely 2BR/2BA home and charming 1BR/1BA; each with private screened porch. Extra-large garage, well landscaped lot, large enough for land condo. Brokers welcome. $799,000. Call (941) 779-0120.

HOLMES BEACH: Deep-water canal home. Completely updated, with sparkling caged pool, spa, large new deck and new 10,000 lb. boat lift. 522 68th St., Holmes Beach. Call Nancy, (941) 720-0941.

VILLAGE GREEN VILLA: Beautiful turnkey-furnished 2BR/2BA villa, two-car garage, 2,154 sf, close to everything and only minutes to the beach. No flood insurance required. $304,900. Denise Langlois, Coldwell Banker, (941) 751-1155. ML523039.

WESTBAY POINT AND MOORINGS: Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA on canal, heated pool and tennis. Light and bright, just move right in and go to the beach. $449,000. Denise Langlois, Coldwell banker, (941) 725-4425.

END UNIT COUNTRY Village: 2BR/2BA, open plan, vaulted ceilings, very active clubhouse with large heated pool. Conveniently located. $184,900. Call Nancy, (941) 720-0941.

KEY ROYALE: TASTEFULLY remodeled 3BR/2BA. Pool. spa, boat dock. Canalfront home. Corian kitchen, ceramic tile and Berber carpet.  Priced at $929,000. Call owner direct at (941) 356-1456.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE: 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Huge new loft addition can be separate guest quarter. $739,900. Call to see: Fred at Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

SHADYBROOK TOWNHOUSES: 3BR/ 2.5BA. $159,000 and $169,000. For handyman. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

BOATERS BEST BUY: 2BR on Palma Sola Bay. Intracoastal Waterway access. Updated townhome, heated pool and boat slip. Only $335,000. Call Fred, Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

WEST BRADENTON: One year new, 5BR.2.5BA on private lake. $450,000. Adjacent properties available with two more houses and buildable lot for family compound. Exclusive. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

RETRO-HOUSING COMES to Anna Maria Island. Not since the 1960s could you buy a virtually new ground-level cottage with large private courtyards, heated pool, pet-friendly and close enough to the beach to hear the surf. Come home to Starfish Beach. Visit www.starfishbeach.net or call Barry Gould, (941-448-5500), or Ted Schlegel, (941-518-6117). Island Vacation Properties.

HOLMES BEACH unique 1,800 foot, 3BR/3BA with large efficiency, boat dock, financing, make offer. Owner, (513) 378-9100.

CHARMING CONCH COTTAGE on extra-wide corner lot in Anna Maria City. Large detached shed. Unique beach getaway. $605,000. (941) 224-1453.

ELEVATED DUPLEX 4BR/2BA with enclosed downstairs. Built for third floor addition or easily make into single home. Newly remodeled, $579,000. (941) 807-5449.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

TENNESSEE: BY OWNER. New, 3BR/2BA home. Beautiful neighborhood. Cherokee Lake view, access. 1.5 lots. $219,900. (865) 475-6411 or (423) 948-9117.

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

MOUNTAINS OF NORTH Georgia. The very best of riverfront, lakefront, acreage tracts, building parcels from one to 195 acres direct from owners. (706) 276-7773.

LAND AUCTION 200 properties must be sold! Low down/E-Z financing. Free catalog. (800) 937-1603. www.landauction.com.

NORTH CAROLINA GATED lakefront community, 1.5 acres plus, 90 miles of shoreline. Never before offered with 20 percent pre-development discounts, 90 percent financing. Call (800) 709-5253.

WATERFRONT LAND SALE! Direct waterfront parcels from only $9,900! Two acres dockable with log-cabin package from $89,900! 4.5 acres dockable waterfront only $99,900! All properties are new to the market! Call toll-free (866) 770-5263, ext. 8.

MURPHY, N.C. Aah cool summers, mild winters, affordable homes and mountain cabins, land. Call for free brochure (877) 837-2288. Exit Realty Mountain View Properties. www.exitmurphy.com.

ST. PETERSBURG CONDOS: Resident owned, 55-plus, No rentals or pets, many activities/amenities. One bedroom from $65,900; two bedroom from $89,900. Call Elaine King, Panache Realty, (727) 525-9018 or (727) 321-5028.

ADULT COMMUNITIES and other properties for sale Ocala/Marion County Team Real Estate of Ocala Inc., Realtor. Multiple Listing Service. (888) 391-6658.

EASTERN TENNESSEE MOUNTAIN home sites: gated lakeside community. One-to five-acre wooded and lake-view sites from the $40s. Planned amenities. Minutes from Chattanooga. Call today, (866) 292-5769. Gates of the River.

LARGE MOUNTAIN LAND bargains, high elevation. adjoins pristine state forest, 20-plus to 350 acres. Sweeping mountain views, streams. www.liveinwv.com.

MONTANA MOUNTAIN PARADISE Great mountain views! 2.29 acres just $59,990. Ride out your back door to millions of acres of national forest. Close to Canyon Ferry Lake, minutes to Helena. Soils tested, utilities, ready to build. Call owner, (866) 365-6103.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: 10.51 acres on mountaintop in gated community. View trees, waterfall and large public lake nearby, paved private access, $119,500. Owner (866) 789-8535. www.NC77.com.

TENNESSEE LAKEFRONT RETREATS: Newly released lakefront, wooded and mountain-view sites. Five to 50 estate acres from $39,990. 90 minutes to Nashville. Don't miss the sunsets over the lake! Call (866) 339-4966. Eagles Ridge.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. area homesites Own a private mountain retreat. Gated riverfront community. Stunning mountain views. One to eight-acres from the $60s. Four-season climate. Call (866) 292-5762. Bear River Lodge.

LAKEFRONT AND LAKEVIEW properties nestled in the hills of Tennessee on the shores of pristine Norris Lake. Call Lakeside Realty at (423) 626-5820, or visit www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

WESTERN NEW MEXICO- 20 acres starting at $39,990. Scenic region, views, trees, rolling hills, wildlife. Family retreat, hunting property or year ‘round home. Power, 100 percent financing. NALC (866) 365-2825.

WATERFRONT! Two acres +/- $159,900. Gorgeous acreage, great views, pristine shoreline and deep boatable water! Near Bath, N.C. Enjoy access to ICW, Sound, Atlantic. Paved road, underground utilities, well water, septic approved. Excellent financing. By appointment only. Call now, (800) 732-6601, ext. 1497.

OPEN HOUSE: Thoroughbred horse farm estate liquidation! 9am-3pm Saturday, March 11. 67 acres: $689,000. Historic stone home, huge barns, indoor riding arena, acres and acres of quality fenced pasture with more available! Awesome views, gorgeous setting on quiet country lane near state forest and more riding opportunities! Less than 3.5 hours from New York City! Call (877) 909-5263 now or go to http://horsefarm.upstatenyland.com for photos and directions! Brokers welcome.

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