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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander - Classifieds: Wednesday, March. 10, 2004

ITEMS FOR SALE

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

BICYCLES: 26-INCH big tires, 10-speed and coaster brakes. Like new condition. $35 each. Call 792-3775.

FUTON WITH 10-inch mattress, two end tables, two lamps, complete oak desk with hutch, two-drawer file cabinet, chair. All for $800 or best offer. Call 779-1051.

QUEEN SOFA AND loveseat, $80; queen bed with headboard, $60; two nightstands, $20 each; six drapes, $10 each. Call 730-4689.

EXERCISE BIKE/ERGOMETER Schwinn AirDyne. Excellent condition. Cardio and upper body workout. $150. 778-6873.

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

VALAN STIELER WATERCOLOR, local Audubon artist. "Great Apes" circa 1977, Artist and Son, self portrait. Some prints available. Call 778-0942.

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.

VISIT FANCY FREE unique gallery and boutique. Open first and second Friday evening. Monthly art walks 6-10pm; every Friday and Saturday afternoon, 11AM-4:00PM, and by appointment. 747-6599 or 750-6318. Located at 1211 11th Ave. W., in the Village of the Arts, Bradenton.

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.  

ANNIE SILVER COMMUNITY Center, Friday-Saturday, March 12-13, 8am. Books, furniture, clothing and much more. Refreshments and luncheon. 103 23rd. St., Bradenton Beach.

THREE-FAMILY GARAGE sale, Thursday-Friday, March 11-12, 8am-?. 211 85th St., Holmes Beach.

YARD SALE SATURDAY, March 13, 8am-1pm. Shelves, TotalGym, kitchen items, dog beds, microwave, clothing, lots more. 116 52nd St., Holmes Beach.

GIGANTIC FLEA MARKET Saturday, March 13, 9am-3pm. Tons of antiques, collectibles, furniture, jewelry, crystal, bric-a-brac and unique stuff. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

GARAGE SALE SATURDAY, March 13, 8am-1pm. The fun one! Antiques, Tropitone, tools, jewelry, decorator items. 7002 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

MOVING SALE SATURDAY, March 13, 8am-noon. Furniture, household items, clothes. 325 Hardin Ave., off North Shore, Anna Maria.

SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 8am-2pm. Computer desk, linens, saw horses, good stuff. Rain date March 20. 505 69th St., Holmes Beach.

PALMA SOLA NEIGHBORHOOD spring cleaning! Saturday, March 13, 9am-1pm. Don't miss this multi-family yard sale. Something for everyone! 18th Ave. W., off Palma Sola Boulevard. No early birds.

MOVING SALE FRIDAY and Saturday, March 12-13, 9am-4pm.   Much old, new, collectible, glassware, tools, camping, lawn care. Turn north at 123rd Street, off Cortez Road, follow signs.

LOST AND FOUND

LOST CAT: $1,000 REWARD! Grey and white with ring tail lost from Avenue B, Bradenton Beach. 779-9146 or 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

1978 CHEVY VAN 350 rebuild, 9-foot lift kit, runs good. $1,400. Call 779-0281, leave message.

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

BOATS & BOATING

WANT TO RENT: Pontoon boat, will only use in bay, no more than five hours per week. Will rent for one to three months. Call 737-1121.

2000 HI TIDE aluminum/stainless steel boat lift, 4,500-pound capacity. Switches, everything, but the pilings. $2,000. You remove. 778-2321.

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.

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

SERVERS NEEDED: All shifts, right now. Great pay. Apply at Rotten Ralph's. 902 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria, or call 778-3953

PART-TIME INTERNET research, your computer. 10-20 hours per week. 779-0088.

PART-TIME AFTER school (K-5) counselors: Mon.-Fri., 2:30-6pm. Must commit to 40 hours of childcare training within first year of employment or have DCF certification. Pays $7.50-$11.50, depending upon experience in lifeguarding, music and science backgrounds. Must be 21 years old. Call 778-1908.

PART-TIME HELP needed at the Beach Shoppe. A fun place to work! Located at Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach. Apply in person. Ask for Dee or Rosie.

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

FULL-TIME COUNTER help for busy marina, 8am-5:30pm. Responsibilities include retail sales, some computer work, customer service and phone skills. Job is fun with great pay and benefits. Apply at Cannons Marina, 6040 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. 383-1311.

RECREATIONAL ASSISTANT for evening and weekend youth sports programs. Fulltime, Monday-Friday, 1-9pm and some Saturdays. Degree or experience in sports management a plus. Pays $22,000-$23,500 annually, benefits. Call 778-1908.

KEY ROYALE GOLF club, a drug-free workplace, is looking for a part-time counter person. Apply in person or call 778-3055.

MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT at Island Community Center, a drug-free workplace. Energetic, healthy, intelligent, motivated person with good work ethics. General knowledge of building and grounds maintenance. Seeking dependable person with good character. Able to work unsupervised. Monday-Friday, 25-40 hours per week. $8.50-$12/hour, depending on education and experience. Call 778-1908.

EXPERIENCED KITCHEN HELP wanted. Part-time 2:30-10pm, Saturday and Sunday. Mr. Bones, 778-6614.

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.

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.

CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH aide: 14 years experience with excellent local references. Compassionate, caring male, experience in occupational therapy, massage therapy, physical therapy technician. Contact Paul, 447-4752.

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.

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

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, 778-3620.

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

COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Training, maintenance, virus and Spyware protection. Island native. Web site: www.matrixPConline.com. Call John Baird with Matrix PC, 708-6541.

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

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

FRANK AGNELLI HAULING: Construction site cleanup, yard debris removal. No job too small. Small dumpster available. Reasonable and dependable. Call 737-9111.

CLYDE TANNER PAINTING Inc.: Interior, exterior, roof coatings, residential. 30 years experience. Call 798-6985.

McEVOY PAINTING: Frank McEvoy owner. Interior and exterior work. Free estimates. Call 750-8467 or cell, 713-1208.

DISCOVER PILATES: On-going class at Anna Maria Island Art League, 6-7pm Wednesdays, $8/class, drop-ins welcome. Call 778-2099 for information. Also at G.T. Bray Activity Center starting March 16. Call 742-5974 for information. Certified Pilates Instructor Preston Whaley Jr.

EYEDESIGN CREATIVE SERVICES. Specializing in business cards, flyers, postcards, rackcards, doorhangers, brochures, custom greeting cards, logos and design services. Phone us 778-2523.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

GET MOORE FOR your money with Lew Moore. Complete tree services and chipping, estate/garage/shed cleanups. Five years on Anna Maria Island. Call 761-7629.

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, 795-5100

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 778-6898 or cell, 518-3316.

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.

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.

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.

SPRING, SUMMER. AUTUMN 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.

SEASONAL RENTAL AVAILABLE now. 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 through 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.

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. Off season, $500/week $1,500/month. Call Ron, 795-2656.

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.

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.

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

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 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

LOOKING FOR NEXT year? 3BR/2BA Gulffront condo, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis, beach. Available January, February, March. Call 794-8877.  

AVAILABLE FOR MARCH Gulffront condo, 3BR/2BA, heated pool, Jacuzzi, tennis, beach. Call 794-8877.

LONGBOAT KEY house on the bay. $2,500/month, available April, May and June. Call 383-6251.

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY: Holmes Beach 2BR/1BA near beach. $1,500/month for one month or $900/month for six months, includes utilities, 778-2556.

ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/1BA, garage, laundry hookup. One block to beach. Adults only. $850/month. 778-1550.

BAYFRONT HOUSE for rent annually. City of Anna Maria. 3BR/2BA, private beach, immaculate. $2,500/month. 778-3006.

ANNUAL UNFURNISHED or partially furnished City of Anna Maria, Gulf view. Nonsmoking. $700/month, first, last, security, plus utilities. 778-5439.

GROOMED BEACHES 3BR/2BA condo. 1,535 sf underroof. Few blocks to Gulf beach and shopping. Directly above heated pool, turnkey furnished, top corner unit, tennis courts. $2,000/month for three to six months. $2,500/month. 224-4640.

ANNUAL DUPLEX 2BR/2BA with laundry facilities. Steps to beach. Small or medium animals permitted. 778-0837.

CORAL SHORES: Annual rental. Boat dock on saltwater canal. Close to beach, 3,000 sf, 3BR/2.5BA, private master suite, two-car oversized garage, washer/dryer. Immaculate home, abundant storage. Immediate availability. $1,700/month, $300 security. Lawn maintenance included. Harry Eschedor, 795-8956. 5111 Coral Shores, Bradenton.

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

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

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

SEASONAL FURNISHED new home in Anna Maria. 3BR/2BA, elevated. One block to beach. Available January, February, March 2005. (813) 251-9201.

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

BEST ISLAND VALUE! Sandpiper Mobile 55-plus, 1BR/1BA, turnkey furnished. Very nice - must see inside! April-December three-seix month minimum. $585/month includes all (cable, phone, electric, water, trash). All terms negotiable. Call office, 778-1140, or owner (330) 686-8765.

ANNUAL RENTAL WITH 40-ft. boat slip. 2BR/2BA condo in Cortez with more than 1,400 sf Living room, dining room, den and screened lanai overlooking canal. Large storage area, inside laundry, covered parking. Available May 1. $1,300/month. Call 704-4962.

ANNUAL RENTAL 1BR/1BA garage-top apartment, fully furnished, $700/month, totally renovated, everything new, ready for immediate occupancy. Ground-level 3BR/2.5BA direct-bayfront home with heated pool. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at 778-2291.

SAN REMO CONDO on canal, 1BR/1BA furnished, all new, clean and quiet. $735/month. Call 447-6278.

CONDO FOR RENT: Directly on Gulf, 5300 Gulf Drive. Available now through April 15, special rate. Call 776-3162.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, eat-in kitchen, 25-by-10-ft. enclosed lanai. Lake view, private garden, carport, pool and clubhouse. First floor. $1,100. Call 795-8956.

SUNRISE VIEWS all year! Unbelievable annual rental on the bay in the City of Anna Maria. Wonderful loft/contemplation area on second floor. $2,500/month. Call 778-3006.

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

DESIRABLE MARINA DRIVE annual rental. Freshly renovated 3BR/2BA home with boat slip! Hurry - the first person to see this home will want to take it! $1,300/month. Call 778-3006.

SEASONAL 2BR/2BA CONDO with heated pool $495 Easter week or $1,395 for April. Also 2BR/2BA block to beach $495/week. (239) 410-4466.

WANTED! TWO ADULTS for 2004-05 season to occupy 2BR/1BA canalfront duplex with dock. Three-month minimum. $1,850/month. Call 778-5793.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL rental: 1BR/1BA efficiency furnished. All utilities included, except telephone. Close to beach, pets OK. Handicap access. $700/month. Call 224-5664.

LONDON SW1, ENGLAND. Escape the Florida heat and rent my lovely studio apartment in central London. Call 794-8972 or e-mail: loscanos@aol.com.

ANNUAL RENTAL: DUPLEX with garage. Quiet location, washer/dryer hookup. $875/month. 412 80th St. Call 374-5772.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Perico Bay Club villa. Gated community. Delightful 2BR/2BA on bird-watching canal. Garage, screened lanai, washer/dryer, tile floors, club house, tennis, pool, Jacuzzi. $1,100/month. Call 778-5902.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: Large 2BR/2BA, den, laundry, deck, steps to Gulf. $975/month, plus electric. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

CHARMING 2BR/1BA cottage. Annual rental in historic district, beautiful wood floors, washer/dryer. One block to beach/bay, fenced yard. $1,100/month. Call 778-4451 or 778-3647.

NORTH BRADENTON BEACH: Spacious, remodeled, 2BR/1BA, bayview, steps to Gulf, covered parking, laundry. $895/month. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

AVAILABLE NEXT SEASON: Beautiful home and garden near Bean Point. Elevated, 3BR/2BA, screened lanai. $3,200/month. Call (727) 906-8500 or www.vrbo.com/11614.

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL: 100 steps to Gulf. Spacious 2BR/1BA, lanai. First, last and security. $795, plus electric. Call 778-5412 or (585) 473-9361.

AVAILABLE NOW: 2BR/2BA townhouse, boat slip, heated pool. $700/week; $2,000/month. Call Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

SEASONAL 2004-05: Anna Maria Island nicely furnished 1BR/1BA. One block to beach. No pets, nonsmoking. Call 778-7754.

CANALFRONT, PRIVATE DOCK on Siesta Key. Completely furnished, very clean, 1BR apartment near beach. Utilities, washer/dryer included. Nonsmoking. $695/month. 349-3494.

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

QUASI (HOLMES) BEACH. Spacious 1BR tiled annual $850/month, first, last security or seasonal, $395/week, plus tax. 778-1098.

REAL ESTATE

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.

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.

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.

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

NORTH END 2BR/2BA near Gulf beach. Sun deck, screened porch, working fireplace, solar. $490,000. Call 778-2665.

BEACHFRONT COMPLEX. Spectacular sunsets, Gulf views, endless beach and 2 pools just steps from your door. Add carefree living in a 1BR/1BA condo with a garden/pool view. $375,000. 795-4830.

RARE SPACIOUS PERICO townhouse 2BR/2BA upstairs. 1BR or den/1BA downstairs. Designer furnished. Gorgeous master suite. Tennis, pool. $279,000. Premier Florida Realty, 761-3720.

GROOMED BEACHES 3BR/2BA condo. 1,535 sf underroof. Few blocks to Gulf beach and shopping. Directly above heated pool, turnkey furnished, top corner unit, tennis courts. $322,000. 224-4640.

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 HOUSE with separate 1BR/1BA guest room. Large lot, room for a pool. Boat dock, two-car garage, turnkey furnished. Excellent rental. 5905 Flotilla Drive, Holmes Beach. $449,000. Call 920-4539.

ENJOY THE NATURAL beauty and all Anna Maria Island has to offer in this charming 2BR/2BA home. Close to beach. $399,900. 779-0011.

BY OWNER: Island townhome, located on lagoon with access to bay. Bring your boat. Rare opportunity at Sunbow Bay, one available. 3BR/3BA, mother-in-law suite. Many upgrades. High ceilings, skylights, large utility room, garage. 100-yard fishing pier, lush grounds. Two heated pools, tennis. Great investment or retirement. On the water, on the Island, for only $379,000. Serious only, please. No brokers! 228-3489.

MT. VERNON CONDO 2BR/2BA, stand-alone unit. Spacious, excellent condition. $149,500. Call 746-3462.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND waterfront condo. 1BR/1BA, second level, beautiful bay view. Freshly painted, furnished turnkey. $310,000. Call 778-4098.  

ANNA MARIA ISLAND CLUB 2BR/2BA, direct beachfront. Elevator, pool. $825,000. Call 798-9000 or cell 224-6726.

FREE FLORIDA VACATION: You purchase the property from me, I'll manage it. You tell me when you want to stay and it's free! Mortgage assistance available. Contact Suzanne, 753-8709.

LOWEST PRICED 2BR/2BA townhouse with boat slip, heated pool, completely remodeled. $198,000. Real Estate Mart, 756-1090.

521 BAYVIEW PLACE. Direct access to Tampa Bay. No bridges. Elevated with wrap-around deck. 3BR/2BA, plus office/den, three-car garage. 1344 sf air conditioned; 2918 sf under roof. Citrus. $649,000. By owner, 778 1537.

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