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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004

ITEMS FOR SALE

MOVING SALE: Top-load washer/dryer, white, like new, $400 or best offer. Weight bench and 210-lb. Olympic weight set, $150 or best offer. Call (704) 201-9756.

HURRICANE LUMBER SURPLUS: 4-by-8-foot, 5/8-inch, treated plywood. Eight full sheets, never used. Call Larry, (941) 778-2882.

CAMERAS: MINOLTA XE one with lens, $35; new X370 in box, $100; Maxuum 7000, used twice, case, four lenses, $300. (941) 798-8342.

FREE DELIVERY: SEAFOOD to go. Shrimp, crabs, native fish. Delivered to your door. Call James Lee, (941) 795-1112 or 704-8421.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEED A GIFT? Artists will design and create a unique piece, stained glass, paintings, painted furniture and more! Restless Natives, Island Shopping Center, 5314 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 779-2624.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND SCREENSAVER! Experience the Island on your computer desktop. Available at The Islander, or purchase on line 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. Download form: www.islandsandbeaches.com/brick.pdf

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. One per customer.

LONGBOAT KEY HISTORY "From Calusas to Condominiums" by Ralph B. Hunter. Signed copies available at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-7978.

GARAGE SALES

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesday, Thursday, 9:30am-2pm. Saturday 9am-noon. Always half-price sales racks. 511 Pine Ave, Anna Maria. 779-2733.

MULTI-FAMILY Yard Sale: Friday and Saturday, Sept. 17-18, 8am-2pm. Furniture, lamps, tables, twin beds, kitchen miscellaneous, TVs, books, bikes, lot of stuff. 117 48th St., Holmes Beach.

HURRICANE SALE Niki's Gift & Antiques. Costume, vintage-sterling jewelry 10-70 percent off. Selected gifts and antiques 25-50 percent. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach Islanders Market Antiques opening soon.

PETS

CRITTER SITTER nine years in pet care. 24 years as an Island resident. Lots of TLC for your beloved pets with in-home visits. (941) 778-6000.

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

TRANSPORTATION

WORK TRUCK: 1986 Ford pickup with utility box, $650. (941) 737-8929.

1990 ECONOLINE 150 VAN, cold air conditioning, has towing package. Ready for travel. Runs great. $2,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1102.

BOATS & BOATING

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

DOCK FOR LEASE in Holmes Beach. Will handle boat 22-by-8-feet. Water to the dock. $95/month with one-year lease, payable quarterly. Call Don, (770) 889-2887 or (941) 778-1367.

HOBIE CAT: 16 foot, new shrouds, needs some work, $500. (941) 737-8929.

DEEP-WATER BOAT slip. North end of Anna Maria, easy access to Gulf. (941) 794-8877.

FISHING & CHARTERS

LET'S GO FISHING! Call Capt. Mike Heistand on the charter boat "Magic." Full or half day backwater fishing. USCG licensed. Ice, bait, tackle provided. (941) 723-1107.

KIDS FOR HIRE

CHILD SITTER AND PET SITTER. Ninth-grade male looking for a job. Available after school and weekends. Call Zachary, (941) 779-9783.

NEED A CHILD or pet sitter? Call one number and get connected to three wonderful sitters! Tiffany, Kari, Holly. (941) 778-3275 or 779-0793.

BABYSITTER: RED CROSS babysitting and first-aid certified. Enjoys playing with kids. Call Alexandra, (941) 778-5352.

SPENCER'S SKIM SCHOOL for beginners and intermediates. Free skimboard use with lessons. $10 per half-hour lesson, three lessons recommended. Local teen, team competitor. Call (941) 778-0944.

PETSITTER, DOG WALKER, 12-year-old mother's helper, odd jobs. Call Kendall at  (941) 779-9783 or 779-9803.

BABYSITTER WITH EXPERIENCE and CPR license, 13 years old, friendly and responsible. (941) 778-2469.

13-YEAR-OLD girl will babysit all ages in your home. Reasonable rates and knows CPR. Call Jessica Lord, (941) 747-2495.

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.

SALES ASSOCIATES NEEDED, fast paced office in prime location. No fees, great splits. Call Jesse or Robin, (941) 778-7244.

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 (941) 778-9392 or mail/deliver to office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach FL 34217.

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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help design, construct, paint sets for Island Players Productions. Come join the fun! Jack,  (941) 758-2527.

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

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 $30 per hour- free advice. (941) 545-7508.

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

NOTARY PUBLIC: Civil marriages and renewal of wedding vows, sunset beach setting or wherever. Norman R. Veenstra, (941) 778-5834.

CLEANING SERVICE Residential or commercial. Daily, weekly, bi-weekly, move-ins, move-outs. Excellent references. Call (941) 750-8366.

ABOUT GROUT: All repairs and installation. Done right! Grout cleaning, sealing, staining. Showers, kitchens, pools, re-caulks. Call Jeff, (941) 545-0128 or 569-8888.

MASTER YOUR COMPUTER. No school, book or person can teach you as easily as this school teacher. Expert repairs. (941) 383-5372.

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

MR. BILL'S HOME REPAIR/maintenance service. Over 30 years experience, self-employed in construction trades. "I'm handy to have around." (941) 778-4561.

KATHY & MIKE'S CLEANING Service. Delivering a standard of excellence for all your interior and exterior cleaning needs. Specializing in residential and vacation rentals. Now offering window cleaning. Great rates. References available. Call (941) 722-4358.

BAREFOOT ESTATE MANAGEMENT: Weekly maid service, deep-cleaning service, vacation rental cleaning, departure cleaning, carpets, tile, grout. Servicing private homes, condos, rentals, seasonal homes and commercial properties. Bonded/Insured. Free estimates. (941) 761-3000.

HOUSE CLEANING at your service. Reliable, experienced, low rates. Excellent references. Please call Lourdes, (941) 726-1615.

TREE SERVICE: Topping, trimming, removals. Palm trimming. 15 years locally working on Anna Maria. Phil Brewer, (941) 545-4770 or 778-7790.

PHOTOGRAPHER FOR HIRE: Kelly Ragan. Custom portraits, weddings, beach photography. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

MURALIST, Mark Burdette. Custom murals, interior or exterior, landscapes and more. Information at Restless Natives, (941) 779-2624.

SUMMER PILATES and Yoga: Classes held at Anna Maria Art League. Pilates on Monday, 9-10am; Yoga on Friday, 9-10:15am. Beginning to intermediate level. $6 per class. Drop-ins welcome. Call Preston Whaley Jr., certified Pilates instructor, at (941) 778-3996 for more information.

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.

BAREFOOT LAWNS & GARDENS: Providing the total TLC for your landscape requirements. Lawns, trees, shrubs and gardens. Design, installation and service. Call (941) 761-3000 for free consultation.

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

LANDSCAPING

PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN and installation. Huge selection of plants, shrubs and trees. Irrigation. Everything Under the Sun Garden Centre, 5704 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. (941) 778-4441.

STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPING. Installations, clean-ups, pruning, irrigation, trees, edging, rip-rap, mulch, rock, patios, shell, seawall fill. Reliable and insured. (941) 727-5066.

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.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Dan or Bill, (941) 795-5100.

JOE UNGVARSKY CONSTRUCTION Remodeling contractors. In-house plan designs. State licensed and insured. Many Island references. (941) 778-2993. License #CRC 035261.

INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINTING free estimates. 35-year Island resident. Call Jim Bickal at (941) 778-1730.

CHRISTIE'S PLUMBING Island and off-Island service since 1975. Repairs and new construction. Free estimates, no overtime charges. Now certifying back flow at water meters. (FL#RF0038118) (941) 778-3924 or 778-4461.

TILE - TILE - TILE. All variations of ceramic tile supplied and installed. Quality workmanship, prompt, reliable, many Island references. Call Neil, (941) 726-3077.

ROOFING REPAIRS and replacements. Remodeling, repairs, additions, screen rooms, kitchens, baths. Free estimates. License #CGC061519, #CCC057977, #PE0020374. Insured. Accepting MasterCard/Visa. (941) 720-0794.

CUSTOM RENOVATION/RESTORATION expert. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Member of Better Business Bureau. Paul Beauregard, (941) 779-2294.

KEN & TINA DBA Griffin's Home Improvements Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, (941) 748-4711.

TILE, CARPET, LAMINATE supplied and installed. Why pay retail? Island resident, many references. Free estimates, prompt service. Steve Allen Floor Coverings. (941) 792-1367, or 726-1802.

MASON: 27 YEARS of experience. All masonry work and repair. Cinderblock work, brick work, glass block work, paver and brick driveways. Call Chris, (941) 795-3034. License #104776. Insured.

MORENO MARBLE & TILE Installation and restoration. Quality work. Over 20 years experience. Insured. Call Javier at (941) 685-5163 or 795-6615.

JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing and tree trimming. Call (941) 778-6170 or 447-2198.

CONCRETE/MASONRY/RESTORATION, concrete, shell, driveways, concrete painting, staining and sealing, hauling, deliveries, clean-ups, yard debris. C-squared contractor. (941) 345-3092. Sean Dagostino. License #CGC1506629.

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

E&N PROFESSIONAL painting and decorating. Reasonable rates, senior discounts. Nancy, (941) 756-9595 or Ellen, 518-3054.

ANNA MARIA RENOVATIONS LLC: Complete kitchen, bath remodels, crown molding, baseboards, doors, windows, tile, minor electric and plumbing. For estimate, call (941) 545-0808.

NEED IT DONE RIGHT the first time? Tile, paint, minor plumbing/electrical. No job too small. Island resident. The kitchen/bathroom experts. L&L Home Repair. (941) 778-1916.

WINDOW SHADES, BLINDS, shutters and more. Lifetime warranty. Call Keith Barnett for a free in-home consultation. Island references, 15 years experience. (941) 778-3526 or 730-0516.

RENTALS

AUTUMN, WINTER, SPRING rentals available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., (941) 778-6665 or (800) 749-6665.

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

VACATION & SEASONAL Private beach. Units are complete. Rates seasonally adjusted. $425-$975/week, $975-$2,975/month. (800) 977-0803 or (941) 737-1121. www.abeachview.com.

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

BEAUTIFUL TROPICAL HOUSE just converted to a two-unit property. 2BR/1BA, completely renovated and furnished. New washer/dryer, microwave. Three-minute walk to beach. Off season, $500/week, $1,500/month. Unfurnished annual rate, $1,200/month. Call Ron, (941) 228-5154.

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

BAYFRONT ANNUAL RENTAL 2BR/2BA, tennis, pool, cable, water/sewer and trash included. Old Florida Realty Co., (941) 778-3377, or Sharon (941) 778-3730.

 VACATION RENTAL Seaside Gardens. Charming 3BR/2BA with all amenities. $2,000/month. Call Liz, (305) 387-0135.

POOL HOME AVAILABLE for vacation let. Near Holmes Beach, 3BR/2BA with all amenities. Please contact, (941) 753-8709, ext. 2.

ANNUAL KEY WEST-style custom 3BR/2.5BA, ceramic floors, oak stairs, greatroom with fireplace, French doors, 2,000 sf living area and large screened deck. $2,000/month. (941) 794-9921 or 773-6581.

BEACHFRONT, bayfront condos with gorgeous views, 3BR/2BA and 2BR/2BA. Furnished weekly, monthly, seasonal rentals. By owner. (901) 301-8299.

ANNUAL DUPLEX 2BR/2BA, Florida room, carport, nice, $950/month; 2BR/1BA, carport, $850/month; 2BR/2BA $750/month; 1BR/1BA, $675/month. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

OFFICE SPACE on Anna Maria Island. Centrally located on a major artery. Plenty of parking. Up to 1,000 sf. For information call (941) 778-0777 or 545-9591.

HOLMES BEACH DUPLEX: Vacation/seasonal, across from beach, 1BR or 2BR, newly remodeled, new appliances. Bikes. No pets. (513) 236-5091. www.beachesndreams.com.

ANNUAL AND SEASONAL Rentals available now! 2BR/2BA Island duplex, $750/month. 1BR/1BA Island duplex, $525/month. Please call Cristin Curl, Wagner Realty, (941) 778-2246. www.wagnerrealty.com.

ANNA MARIA DUPLEX for annual lease. 2BR/1BA, newly remodeled, fireplace, large deck, private yard. $900/month. First, last, security. No pets. (941) 792-8817, or e-mail diamond8@mindspring.com

WATERFONT 1BR/1BA seasonal or annual. Very beautiful. Call (941) 730-3559.

VACATION VILLAS: Beautifully furnished 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA. Private and secluded, steps to beach. (941) 778-4636. www.islandgardenvillas.com.

ANNA MARIA: 200 feet to Rod & Reel Pier, ground-floor, 2BR/1BA, fully furnished, washer/dryer, all amenities, utilities included. $1,000/month. Available now through Nov. 30. No pets, nonsmoking. (941) 387-8610.

HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA Annual. Close to beach. 1,100 sf. Laundry, porch. $895/month, plus electric. (585) 271-5988.

FURNISHED RENTALS: Perico Bay 2BR/2BA villa, $1,400/month; Palma Sola Bay 2BR/2BA townhouse, pool, boat dock, $450/week; Longboat Key Village 2BR/1BA house, $975/month. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

MARINERS COVE: Annual rental, unfurnished, 3BR/2.5BA bayfront unit with fabulous views and 2,158 sf of living area with large 32-foot covered balcony. Gated community with heated pool, tennis, elevator and protected deep-water dock for up to 35-foot boat. Available October 2004. Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor, (941) 778-2246 or 720-0089.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Steps to beach. 2BR/1BA, washer/dryer available. Pets welcome. $850/month, includes water/sewage. Expect first, last, security deposit. (941) 778-0292 or 650-3552.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 305 66th, 2BR/1.5BA duplex, washer/dryer, pet OK, $900/month; Runaway Bay 1BR/1BA condo, pool, tennis, pet OK, $775/month; Perico Bay Club, pool, tennis, 3BR, $1,500/month, 2BR, $1,000/month; Bay Hollow 2BR/2BA, furnished or unfurnished, boat dock, pet OK, $1,500/month. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RENTALS: Condos/houses from $500/week,  $1,500/month. Many Gulffront, (800) 732-6434, SunCoast Real Estate. www.suncoastinc.com.

ANNUAL Efficiency north end of Anna Maria on canal, large deck. (941) 794-8877.

VACATION RENTAL, Holmes Beach 2BR/2BA canalfront. Fully furnished. Garage, laundry, dock, many extras. Available now through Dec. 31. $750/week or $2,200/month. Call (813) 289-9814.

VACATION RENTAL: You can have the beautiful Florida West Coast sun with white sand outside your door. Remember last winter? Get away while you can! 1BR fully furnished unit with heated pool and Gulf. $950/weekly or two weeks at $900/week. Available Feb. 26-March 5 and March 5-12. Call Resort 66, (315) 868-2813, leave message.

ANNUAL RENTAL: North Shore Drive, Anna Maria. 3BR/2BA, washer/dryer, steps to beach, shops, restaurants. $1,200/month, (941) 737-9662.

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

BRADENTON BEACH/Cortez area. Spacious 2BR/2.5BA. All utilities paid, including cable and laundry. Elevated apartment, sun deck. $1,175/month. 761-2725.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1.5BA, half duplex, $950/month; 3BR/1BA, elevated home, $1,200/month; 2BR/2BA Gulf-view apartment, $1,450/month, includes all utilities. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., at (941) 778-2291, or e-mail Jason@betsyhills.com.

NOW BOOKING: Luxurious 101 Palm. Gulffront 2BR/2BA and 1BR/1.5BA. Vacation or season. T. Dolly Young Real Estate, (941) 778-0807.

VACATION RENTALS: Anna Maria beachfront, choice of 2BR or 3BR, fully-furnished apartments. Tropical setting, laundry, cable, sundecks, private. (941) 778-3143.

ROOMMATE WANTED: Male/female, 2BR/2BA apartment, steps to beach, washer/dryer, long term. $400/month, plus utilities. First, last and deposit. (941) 778-8237.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 106 11th St. S., Bradenton Beach. Large living room, partially furnished, 1BR/1BA, half block to beach and bay. No pets. $700/month. First, last and $500 security. (941) 778-5677.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Efficiency apartment, central Holmes Beach location, $500/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

5400 CONDO - Annual Rental: Gulffront complex, 1BR/1BA ground-floor unit, glass-enclosed lanai, pools. $850/month. Marina Pointe Realty Co. (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

ANNUAL 2BR/1.5BA elevated duplex. View of beach and bay. Steps to beach. $825/month, plus utilities. No pets. (941) 928-3880.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/1BA duplex, screened porch, close to beach, $775/month. Marina Pointe Realty Co. (941) 779-0732 or (866) 779-0732.

SEASONAL OR WEEKLY cottage-style rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/1BA with pool. Walk to beach, shopping and restaurants. (941) 778-3875. Web site 2spinnakers.com

REAL ESTATE

HARBOUR LANDINGS: Lot and dock. Beautiful 12,100 sf homesite offered by owner/Realtor. Gated community in Cortez. $287,500 includes dock for boat up to 35-feet. Longview Realty, (941) 383-6112, or George Noble, (941) 685-3372.

THE SEA OATS Bradenton Beach. Townhouses and villas for sale at pre-construction prices. Contact Jane or Dave Guy, (941) 284-5469 or 284-5461.

WESTBAY COVE 2BR/2BA, updated, glass lanai, extra nice, close to beach. 1,450 sf. For sale by owner, $347,000. (502) 817-7986.

HOME FOR SALE: Northwest Bradenton, Mango Park. 3BR/3BA with pool and spa, 2,600 sf. $420,000. (941) 794-3126.

BAYFRONT LOT 50-by-200-feet. Fantastic view. Zoned R-2 for duplex. $720,000. (740) 965-6934.

COMPLETELY REMODELED and updated condo! Everything new, just finished! The Bayou in City of Anna Maria. 2BR/1BA, upstairs unit. Washer/dryer, pantry, dock. Walk to shopping, restaurants, beach. $330,000. Owner, Don H., (770) 889-2887 or (941) 778-1367.

LONGBOAT KEY VILLAGE. Very unique 3BR/2BA, two-car garage. Carriage house-style artist loft/master suite bedroom. Steps to Sarasota Bay. $619,000. Exclusive listing with Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

DUPLEX FOR SALE on north end of Anna Maria Island, $575,000. Call (941) 812-9593.

FANTASTIC VIEWS from this 3BR/3BA penthouse unit. Deep sailboat water leading directly to Intracoastal and bay. Deeded boat slip. Totally updated. Two miles to beach. $399,900. (941) 727-3732.

TIMESHARE FOR SALE in Ormond Beach (by Daytona Beach) on the Atlantic Coast. 1BR, sleeps four. Week eight (between race week and bike week). Must sell. $5,999.99. (941) 758-0985.

VILLAGE GREEN 4BR/2BA completely remodeled, Corian kitchen, golf-course frontage. $284,900. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

LOWEST PRICE CONDO ON ISLAND! 2BR/2BA Sunbow Bay unit, partially furnished with pool, tennis, fishing pier. Offered at $269,000. Call Deborah Thrasher, RE/MAX Excellence, (941) 518-7738. E-mail: DebMThrash@aol.com.

LOT: Prettiest on Island, R1, 8,843 sf, 88x100. Palm Harbor Drive. Close to beach, ideal location. $375,000. Owner (941) 807-4651.

OPEN HOUSE: Sandpiper Resort CO-OP. 55-plus community. Rent or buy. Co-Op shares available. 2601 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach. 9am-2pm, Monday through Friday. (941) 778-1140.

CANALFRONT Key Royale Drive: Updated 3BR/3BA, plus den home. 3,000 sf under roof. Pool, dock, boat lift, large private lot. Area of million dollar homes. Reduced to $725,000. (941) 730-1086.

FLORIDA CLASSIFIEDS

ONE CALL STANDS BETWEEN YOUR BUSINESS and millions of potential customers. Place your advertisement in the FL Classified Advertising Network. For $425 your ad will be placed in more than 150 papers. Call Julia Robertson at The Islander for more information at (941) 778-7978 or e-mail: classifieds@islander.org.

REAL ESTATE

BEAUTIFUL NORTH CAROLINA. Escape the heat in the cool western North Carolina mountains. Homes, cabins, acreage, investments. Cherokee Mountain Realty, GMAC Real Estate, Murphy. www.cherokeemountainrealty.com. Call for free brochure (800) 841-5868.

RIGHT OFF THE Parkway! New log home, $59,900. Beautiful chalet-style log home. Choose from beautiful mountain-view parcels starting at only $19,900! (800) 455-1981, ext. 415.

BUY MOUNTAIN LAND now! Four acres, spectacular view, secluded, wooded, paved road, driveway, house site, $35,000. Owner financing. Bryson City, N.C. Call owner, (800) 810-1590. www.mountainoverlookproperties.com.

GRAND OPENING LAND Sale! Florida five-acres only $134,900. Huge savings on gorgeous country acreage near Orlando and Mt. Doral. Mix of pines, palms, fruit trees with miles of bridle paths. Next to new golf course. Great financing, small down payment. Call now (866) 352-2249, ext. 248. filandbargains.com.

ASHEVILLE, N.C. area. New release! 32-prime water and view homesites. Western North Carolina's hottest gated community, Bear River Lodge, (866) 411-5263. Landtrust.

LAKE ACCESS BARGAINS! Six acres, $29,900. Beautifully wooded, pristine South Carolina location. Enjoy day dock/boat slips. Includes 10 percent end-of-summer savings. Limited time! Financing. Call (866) 288-5446, ext. 172. www.sclakefront.com.

DREAMING OF MOVING to the cool Carolina mountains? Bargain prices on wooded golf-front and view homesites on gorgeous mountain course. No time limit to build. Little down, lowest interest rates! Call (866) 334-3253, ext. 710. www.cherokeevalleysc.com.

STEEL BUILDINGS

HOME/BUSINESS destroyed in a hurricane? Heritage offers all steel homes and buildings with 120-mph wind-load strength, faster construction, safety, versatility and reduction of energy. Call, visit (800) 643-5555. www.heritagebuildings.com.

CERTIFIED STEEL BUILDINGS. For any use, office/warehouse, shop/garage, arena/barn, hangars. Ship to your jobsite, E-Z build your own. 52x70, $13,676; 42x42, $7995. (800) 993-4660, www.universalsteel.com.

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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