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Date of Issue: May 26, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, May 25 2005

ITEMS FOR SALE

GENERATOR: WACKER, industrial-quality 5,600-watt emergency power for hurricane preparedness. New, never used. Below retail and available now! $2,000 contractors or homeowners. (941) 779-0360, City of Anna Maria.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

DINING TABLE and four chairs, great condition. Folding leaves. Light-color wood. Must see! $150. (941) 778-3006.

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

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

KIDS WANTED! For speech and language summer camp. 9am-noon, June 6-10 for 3- to- 5-year-olds and June 13-17 for 5- to- 7-year-olds. 15 hours/week filled with oral motor exercises, sound/letter associations and language-based activities. Registration limited! Giraffic Park Therapy Center, Cortez Road, Bradenton. (941) 758-3559 or e-mail Giraffic1105@aol.com.

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.

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.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30am-2pm. Saturday, 9am-noon. Always sales racks. Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

ST. BERNARD RUMMAGE sale: 9am-1pm Saturday, May 28. Jewelry, books, housewares, toys, clothes, sporting goods, electronics and lots more! 43rd Street, Holmes Beach.

SALE AT NIKI'S Gifts & Antique Mall. Weekly specials; two framed Salvador Dali prints 50 percent off; two Bali art pictures 50 percent off; all sterling jewelry 50 percent off; select gifts, furniture, antiques, jewelry 25-70 percent off. Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

MOVING SALE: 9am-2pm, Saturday May 28. Tools, lawn equipment, household, collectibles and much more! 407 73rd St., Holmes Beach.

HUGE MULTI-FAMILY yard sale: 8am-2pm Saturday, May 28. Antiques, collectibles and items too numerous to list! 424 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 9am-noon Saturday, May 28. Unique selection of household items. 307 Iris, Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 7:30-11am Friday, May 27. Refrigerator, old wood windows, sofa, files, snow skis. 510 59th St., Holmes Beach.

LOST & FOUND

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.

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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

ADULT CATS in desperate need of loving homes. All are current on vaccines. All applicants screened. Please call (941) 922-0774.

TRANSPORTATION

BOATS & BOATING

1995 EVINRUDE 200 HP. All cables, control box, key switch, propeller. Less than 100 hours on rebuild. $3,500. (941) 723-1107.

CORTEZ WELDING CO. 12111 Cortez Rd. Aluminum welding, $45/hour. By appointment only. (941) 737-8667 or 798-3589. Free estimates.

OCEAN KAYAK: sit-on-top, one-seater. Blue, brand new with seat and paddles. Transport wheels included. $600, or best offer. Call Pat Staebler, (941) 778-2469.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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. $12,900 or best offer.

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. Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

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.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia or Kari, (941) 761-1569 or 730-5889. Both Red Cross certified.

SANDBAGS DELIVERED: Be prepared. Local teen will make and deliver sandbags to your Island residence. Spencer, (941) 778-0944 to order.

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.

ALL POSITIONS: CafÈ on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Apply in person.

RECEPTIONIST: PART-time weekend office receptionist for area motel. Please contact Janet, (941) 778-2780.

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

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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

GIFT SHOP: Great mom-and-pop opportunity in outstanding resort area. Good location, good lease. Just $238,000, including inventory. Confidentiality agreement required for details. Longview Realty, (941) 383-6112.

HEALTH CARE

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

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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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.

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

DO YOU NEED a house sitter? Retired, Christian couple will house-sit free just to stay on the Island. References, furnished. (770) 832-7319.

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.

MIKE & KATHY'S Cleaning Service: Providing a standard of excellence for all your interior, exterior and window cleaning needs. Residential or vacation rentals. (941) 722-4358.

TOM'S WINDOWS: Door and window repair/replacement. Plus, get your hurricane panels now! Cut, primed and installed with easy-mount fasteners. $78/sheet, first story. (941) 730-1399. E-mail metrohs@msn.com.

BEST ON THE Island: Immaculate cleaning, detailing, decorating, help with shopping, party preparation. Call Sandy for unbeatable service. Residential/commercial. (941) 798-9484.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelley Ragan. Custom portraits, weddings, beach photography. (941) 447-8892.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. (941) 447-9637.

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.

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.

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

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Quality lawn landscape maintenance, shell, planting, clean-ups, palms trimmed. Free estimates. References, insured. 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. $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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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. 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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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.

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.

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

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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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.

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Managed by Coastal Properties Realty, (941) 794-1515.

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.

NEW FURNISHED 2BR/2BA 55-plus, across from beach. Furnished. Annual $1,150/month, seasonal $2,200/month. (941) 725-1074.

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.

WEEKLY RENTALS: SAN Remo condo, 1BR/1BA, $500/week; Alecassandra villa, 1BR/1BA, $700/week; island duplex, 2BR, $800/week; Northwest Bradenton home, 3BR/3BA, $950/week; Gulffront cottage, 2BR, $1,000/week; Bradenton Beach Club, 2BR/2BA, $1,400/week. Please call Cristin Curl at Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com.

GULFFRONT CONDOS: 3BR/2BA, 2BR/1BA, 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.

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos/houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental 2405 Avenue B, 2BR/2BA, $1,000/month; Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA, villa, pool, tennis, $1,200/month; townhouse with garage, $1,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

FULLY FURNISHED: Ready to move in. 1BR/1BA near Bradenton Beach. $750/month, utilities included. Six-month lease, first, last and deposit. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

ANNUAL 2BR/2BA ELEVATED duplex in Holmes Beach, one block from beach. $950/month plus utilities, no pets. First, last month, plus security. References. Call Ed, (860) 227-5142.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA Holmes Beach waterfront villa with new tile. Fantastic view! Nonsmoking, pet negotiable. $975/month. (941) 778-2100 or 224-6521.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA furnished condo. West Bradenton, five minutes to beaches. $2,700/month. (708) 532-2149.

RENT 2BR/2BA inclusive turnkey, $1,000; 3BR/2BA pool home built in 2000; 3BR3BA villa, pool, tennis. Coastal Properties, (941) 794-1515.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

FURNISHED 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. Modern, clean, comfortable. Heritage Village West. Pool, clubhouse, lake. Very close to Gulf, bay, river, Wal-Mart, hospital. Annual $950/month; seasonal $1,900/month. Others on golf course available. Call (941) 750-0648 or cell 302-1971.

ANNUAL DUPLEX: BEAUTIFUL 1BR/1BA with new ceramic tile. Steps to beach. Quiet Holmes Beach location. $775/month, includes water. (941) 778-9196.

PERICO BAY CLUB Villa: Available now. 2BR/2BA two-car garage, nicely furnished, sunny end unit. Close to Anna Maria beaches and stores. Owner, (941) 387-9702.

FURNISHED RENTAL for six to eight months, June-January. Newly renovated and decorated 2BR/2BA. Bradenton Beach condo, Runaway Bay. $1,500/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. (941) 355-4027.

ANNUAL ANNA MARIA: Two 2BR/1BA upstairs units in fourplex. Pool or bay view. Community laundry. $1,150-$1,250/month. (941) 737-4171.

2BR/2BA HOLMES BEACH: one-and-half-blocks to beach. Pool, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, washer/dryer, central air, lanai. $875/month, plus utilities now through December or June-August, $2,300/month, includes utilities. (941) 778-3104.

YEARLY RENTALS: 2BR half duplex, washer/dryer hookup, carport, $900/month; 2BR/2BA, $725/month; 1BR/1BA, $650/month. Dolores Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500. No pets.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR in Holmes Beach. $600/month, plus security and utilities. (941) 778-6541 or 504-3844.

OLD BRIDGE VILLAGE: Bradenton Beach, third floor 3BR/3BA. Cable, high-speed Internet, heated pools, hot tub. A great view! $4,000/month. Please call (918) 348.0961.

THE "CASTLE ON Beach Avenue" Anna Maria. Elegant 4BR/3BA French Normandy home, two houses from beach on quiet street. Available now through May 2006. Inquire (941) 794-8202.

ANNUAL RENTALS 2BR/2BA canal home, unfurnished. Also, 2BR/2BA, Gulfview, top-floor apartment. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail Jason@betsyhills.com.

FURNISHED EFFICIENCY WITH utilities. 300 feet to beach. Suitable for one person with references. $635/month plus $800 deposit. (941) 778-1379.

CANALFRONT HOME WITH boat dock: 3BR/2BA with two-car garage in Coral Shores. $1,550/month, includes lawn care. (815) 351-5052.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 2BR/2BA bayfront condo. Light and bright, community pools, tennis, guarded gate, assigned covered parking. Annual, $1,200/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

MARINERS COVE: Annual unfurnished 3BR/2.5BA bayfront unit with fabulous views and 2,158 sf of living area. Gated community with heated pool, tennis, elevator and protected deep-water boat dock. Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor/owner, (941) 778-2246 or 720-0089.

HOLMES BEACH 2BR/1.5BA duplex. Close to the beach, carport, washer/dryer and enclosed Florida room. Annual, $1,000/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

GULFFRONT: FURNISHED updated 1BR/1BA on the sand with cable TV, phone. Walk to shops and dining. Weekly or monthly rentals. (941) 713-1983.

NORTHWEST BRADENTON: Pine Bay Forest, 2BR/2BA condo with vaulted ceilings and screened lanai. Annual, $1,000/month. Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

HERON'S WATCH: 3BR/2BA, one-year old. Ten minutes to beach. $1,350/month. (941) 773-6581 or 794-9921.

DOWNTOWN SARASOTA: 2BR/2BA bayview condo on the eighth floor. Wonderful location and great amenities. Annual $2,900/month. Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTALS: ONE month free rent including utilities! Efficiency, $690/month, plus $690 security deposit; 1BR/1BA, $740/month, plus $740 security deposit; 2BR/1BA, $950/month, plus $950 security deposit. Call Jerry 8am-8pm, (941) 524-5205 or 448-8100.

EFFICIENCY APARTMENT: Holmes Beach. Near library. First, last, security. Call (941) 778-7039.

5400 CONDO: Annual 1BR/1BA ground-level unit. Gulffront complex with pools, no pets. $850/month, plus electric and phone. Call Carla Price, (941) 720-8746, Bark & Co. Realty Inc.

CITY OF ANNA MARIA: Waterfront 2BR/2BA duplex and 1BR/1BA, both available. Water, garbage, boat mooring included. Annual, $1,050 and $850/month. http://ed.goff.tripod.com/510A.htm. (941) 360-0618.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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

BRADENTON BEACH DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, each level with parking underneath. Views of Gulf and bay from large covered balconies. This property has great investment potential. Top floor has wood cathedral ceilings, open-floor plan, tile and oak flooring. $795,000. (941) 778-3875.

PRECONSTRUCTION PRICES! Hidden Lake condominiums, west Bradenton. Close to beach. Starting at $309,900. Call Cori Woods, (941) 761-0444.

MOUNT VERNON CONDO: 2BR/2BA, kitchen, baths upgraded. Lake and bay views. Boating community. Clubhouse, pool. $325,000. (941) 792-3916.

FOR SALE BY owner: 2BR/1BA condo, one block to beach, pool, newly decorated. $299,995. (941) 778-3320.

NORTH BEACH VILLAGE: 2BR/2.5BA, one-car garage. Unit 24, Holmes Boulevard. $495,000. Excalibur Realty Inc., (941) 792-5566.

TOMMY BAHAMA SAILBOAT waterfront home. Heated pool, 2BR/2.5BA, dock, 100 percent designer tile and Jacuzzi. Northend Anna Maria. Sale by owner, $979,000. (941) 778-8464.

BEAUTIFUL TURNKEY 1BR or possibly 2BR mobile home. Close to beach and completely remodeled. Low lot rent. $79,900. (941) 704-6947.

BEAUTIFUL TURNKEY Mobile home. Steps from the Intracoastal. 1-2BR/1.5BA. Low lot rent. $59,900. (941) 704-6947.

PRISTINE CONDO DIRECTLY on beach and Gulf. Front door opens to beach. Like new. Stunning views from every room. Principals only, $899,000. (941) 779-1013.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

WESTBAY POINT & Moorings: Anna Maria's finest and most private community. Near Gulf, next to pool, tennis. First-floor end unit. 2BR/2BA, updated. Bay view. Principals only. $479,000. (800) 696-3050 or (941) 778-1264.

FLORIDA CLASSIFIEDS

REAL ESTATE

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Must see the beautiful, peaceful mountains of western mountains. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty GMAC Real Estate, Murphy, N.C. www.cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure (800) 841-5868.

TENNESSEE LAKE PROPERTY Sale! Parcels from $24,900. 6.5-acre lot $59,900. 27-acre lake estate $124,900. Cabins available. Call toll-free (866) 770-5263, ext. 8, for details.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS! Spring is blooming and is beautiful! A wonderful time to look for real estate. See photos www.NorthCarolinaMountainRealty.com or call (800) 293-1998. Free brochure.

ATTENTION INVESTORS: Waterfront lots in the Foothills of North Carolina. Deep-water lake with 90 miles of shoreline. 20 percent predevelopment discounts and 90 percent financing. No payments for one year. Call now for best selection. www.nclakefrontproperties.com (800) 709-LAKE.

FIVE MINUTES to Greenbrier Resort. Mountain land bargains, 20 acres and up. www.liveinwv.com.

AUCTIONS! Selling Florida in June. Two-story luxury Island home with four-plus-car garage 1pm June 15, 5160 SeaBell Road, Sanibel. Half-acre, steps to the Gulf, views 5,000-acre national wildlife park. Deep waterfront two-story home and dock-plus lot. 1pm, June 12. No bridges, on Lagoon Street, North Ft. Myers. (941) 497-7997. www.vanderee.com. Neal VanDeRee, CAI Realtor/auctioneer (au 460)

GUADALUPE RIVERFRONT! Spectacular riverfronts in prime Texas hill-country location. 10-32 acres. Long-water frontage, huge trees, panoramic views. From $300s to $400s. Call (800) 609-7042, ext. 122. Brokers and agents welcome.

LAKEFRONT BARGAINS: Starting at $89,900. Gorgeous lakefront parcels. Gently sloping, pristine shoreline, spectacular views. Across from national forest on 35,000-acre recreational lake in east Tennessee. Paved roads, underground utilities, central water, sewer, excellent financing. Call now (800) 704-3145, ext 617. Sunset Bay, LLC.

NEW MEXICO: 20 access, $29,900. Scenic region, views, canyons, trees, rolling hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunting, hiking, horses, great climate. Power, great access. 100 percent financing. Call (877) 813-LAND!

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, June 1, publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, May 27. Our office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

STEEL BUILDINGS

STEEL BUILDINGS: Factory deals. Save $$$. 40 by 60 to 100 by 200 foot. Example, 50 by 100 by 12 = $3.60 sf. (800) 658-2885. www.rigidbuilding.com.

BUILDING SALE! Rock bottom prices! 20 by 30, $2,900; 30 by 40, $5,170; 40 by 50, $8,380; 40 by 60, $10,700; 50 by 100, $15,244. Others. Ends/accessories optional. Priced to sell! Pioneer, (800) 668-5422.

HOW TO ADVERTISE

HOW TO ADVERTISE: DEADLINE: MONDAY NOON for Wednesday publication. CLASSIFIED RATES for business or individual: Minimum $12 for up to 15 WORDS. 16-30 words: $20. 31-45 words: $40. Box: $4. (Phone number is a "word." Spell out all words except 2BR/2BA.) Ad rates are PER WEEK. All ads are accepted subject to the publisher's approval. Fill in and submit our online form, or faxed to (941) 778-9392 or delivered/mailed to 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217. We're located next to Ooh La La! in the Island Shopping Center. More information: 778-7978.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY All real estate advertising herein is subject to the Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination Familial status includes children under age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free at (800) 669-9777, for the hearing impaired (0) (800) 543-8294.

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