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Date of Issue: September 29, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Sept 28 2005

ITEMS FOR SALE

SWING SET: you move, $50; wood headboard, full-size from Pottery Barn, $50; dog cage, $40; tanning bed, new bulbs, $800. Call Paige, (941) 798-3448.

BUNK BEDS: Light wood, mattress and railings included. Like new, $200. (941) 792-0035 or 545-0649.

MOVING SALE: Less than one-year-old Frigidaire washer/dryer combo, $250; two 30-inch bar stools, almond rattan, $25 each; Sharp large carousel microwave, $40; Hunter Breeze 52-inch large Casablanca ceiling fan, $75; three-piece oak and tile dinette set, $125. (941) 538-0450.

WASHER/DRYER SET: electric, ivory color, $75; bedroom set, includes headboard, queen/regular frame, two night tables, dresser, mirror, all walnut, $200. All good condition. (941) 761-2725.

DINING ROOM GLASS table, 4 by 7 feet and six Parsons chairs. (941) 761-1344.

AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.

ANTIQUE WICKER DESK: Excellent condition, painted white. One center drawer, two side shelves. Raised wicker railing surrounds desktop. 37.5 wide by 23 inches deep. $375. (941) 778-1102.

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.

FULL-SIZE FUTON: Premium mattress, seldom used, $80. (941) 778-1102.

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.

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

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.

GARAGE SALES

MOVING SALE: 9am Friday, Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Very good furniture, antiques, feather couch, piano, desks, pine armoire, 1800s Irish sideboard, paintings, stained glass, three 1960s "hot" convertibles. Plus, preview of large home/duplex for sale soon. 100 steps to beach! 102 55th St., Holmes Beach, (941) 447-4552.

ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30am-2pm and Saturdays, 9am-noon. Summer clearance sale. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. (941) 779-2733.

SALE AT NIKI'S Gifts & Antiques: Hamilton porcelain dolls, 70 percent off; all sterling jewelry, 50-70 percent off; all cookbooks, 25 percent off; select gifts, antiques, bone-china thimbles, cups and saucers, vintage jewelry, art, 35-70 percent off. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Open seven days 9:30am-5pm, (941) 779-0729.

LOST & FOUND

LOST CAT: MAINE coon with white paws. Has medical injury with sutures under front leg. Lost in area of 71st Street, Holmes Beach. Answers to "Bootsie". (941) 730-1086.

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.

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

TRANSPORTATION

RV: 2002 ROADTREK 190 Versatile. Fully loaded. 14,000 miles. Call (317) 873-3307, e-mail docfornd@aol.com or see details at http://www.rvtrader.com/rvdetail110025.htm

1993 LIGHT BLUE Lincoln Town car, $1,000. (941) 778-4526 or (312) 835-9171.

BOATS & BOATING

27-FOOT CARVER twin 190-hp Mercruiser. Runs great, good for fishing, Ceranfield, air conditioning, water heater, shower, head, new batteries, stereo and much more! $10,000, or best offer. (941) 778-1565.

1976 20-FOOT Suncoast open fisherman, 1995 115hp Johnson ocean runner. Runs great, needs cosmetics, trailer is rough, two cans Interlux paint. $4,500, or best offer. (941) 518-1566.

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

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, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

NEED A BABY-SITTER or pet-sitter? Eighth grade, 13-year old girl, very responsible. Great with animals and kids. Call Kendall, (941) 779-9783.

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

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

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

HELP WANTED

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.

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

CONCIERGE AS NEEDED: Part-time, including weekends, competitive pay. Longboat Key condo. No experience necessary, must be service oriented and outgoing. Background check. Call (941) 383-0492, or fax resume 383-9051.

HOTEL ON ANNA Maria Island seeks manager. Looking for a full-time, hands-on manager to facilitate all aspects of management and staff. You must be a self starter and computer literate, have at least three years in hotel management. People skills are a must. Mail resume to PO Box 1384 Holmes Beach FL 34218 or e-mail rickyroberts12@hotmail.com.

NOW HIRING: PIZZA cook, saute chef and servers. Apply at A Moveable Feast, 6830 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key or call (941) 387-8678.

GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE equipment operator. Full or part time, $9/hour. Call John, (941) 778-4598. Drug-free workplace.

PART-TIME OFFICE receptionist at local area motel. Phone (941) 778-2780.

REOPENING SOON: The Waterfront restaurant is accepting applications for all positions daily 10am-4pm. 111 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria.

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

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.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

HEALTH CARE

HOME HEALTH AID available for elder care. (941) 751-3924 or 538-1572.

PRIVATE DUTY LPN: 30-year Bradenton resident. Excellent references. (941) 795-8112, leave message.

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.

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

CUSTOM MARINE FIBERGLASS: Mobile unit. Exterior, interior. Structural, painting and gel-coat repair. 25 years experience, all work guaranteed. Licensed and insured. USCG registered. Jim Hathaway, (941) 713-5462.

CLEANING BY HELENE: 30-year Island resident, great references! Weekly, biweekly. Call for a free estimate, (941) 730-4477.

PHOTOGRAPHER: Kelley Ragan. Quality portraits, weddings, beach photography, babies, even pets! Reasonable. (941) 447-8892.

MUSIC LESSONS! Flute, saxophone, clarinet. Beginning to advanced. Contact Koko Ray, (941) 792-0160.

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

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.

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.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Top quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Now accepting new accounts at great rates. Please call (941) 778-2335 or 284-1568.

GARY WOOD LAWN service and landscaping. Also, light tree work. Call (941) 812-7273.

HOLMES LAWN MAINTENANCE and Phil Brewer Tree Service: Serving the Island's yard needs with total lawn care! Call us today. (941) 812-9146 or 545-4770.

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. 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.

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.

OVER THIRTY YEARS craftsman experience. Interior, exterior, doors, stairs, windows and trim. Dan Michael, master carpenter. Call 932-7580 or cell, 518-3316.

INTERIOR SURFACE RENOVATION: Drywall repairs, hand and spray texturing, acoustic ceilings, painting, tiling and shower doors. Clean, honest, reliable. Free estimate. Credit cards accepted. F.A.W. Remodeling, (941) 586-4695.

ISLAND HOME IMPROVEMENTS and repairs: A wide variety of skills! No project is too large or too small. References, 20 years experience. (941) 538-3520 or 448-1956.

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

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.

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

RENTALS

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

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.

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.

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos and houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental; Ironwood, 2BR/2BA condo on golf course, $1,000/month; Sandy Pointe, 2BR/2BA, furnished, pool, seven-month rental, $1,100. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

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

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

SANDPIPER RESORT on Gulf Drive: 55-plus community, fully equipped 1BR/1BA beachhouse with greatroom and kitchen. Brand new! Steps to the beach or Intracoastal. All utilities including trash, except phone. Rent weekly to annually. No pets. (317) 873-3307.

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.

COMMERCIAL SPACE: 1,600 sf on Gulf Drive, next to Holmes Beach shopping center. Available now. (941) 778-2694.
1BR/1BA GROUND-FLOOR condo: Gulffront, 55-plus complex in Holmes Beach. Two pools. Now available through January. Two-month minimum. $1,800/month. (941) 747-8454.

MONTHLY RENTAL: Brand new 3BR/2BA home, unbelievable view, 100 yards to beach. West of Gulf Drive on Magnolia Avenue in Anna Maria. Still available for December 2005, January and April 2006. Call (800) 828-8116, ext. 212, or e-mail dougruggles@mscoinc.com.

KEY WEST Time share Oct. 1-8 available! 2BR/2BA condo overlooking Galleon Resort in downtown. Sleeps six. Regularly $2,460, now only $1,800. (941) 518-4431.

NEAR BRADENTON BEACH: 1BR/1BA furnished apartment. $750/month, includes utilities. Month to month lease. References. Call Jackie, (941) 929-7165.

BEACH LIVING: Furnished 2BR/2BA. $1,800/month, utilities included. (941) 505-1962.

BIMINI BAYFRONT HOME with beautiful views! 2BR/2BA, two-car garage. $1,800/month. Call Gabe Buky, (941) 374-5772.

WATERFRONT: SAN REMO condo, 2BR/1BA, annual/seasonal. Furnished, on canal with dock, nonsmoking. Rates dependent on length of stay. (941) 794-8368.

SEASONAL: HOLMES BEACH, 2BR/1BA ground-level duplex, completely furnished. One house from the Gulf. No pets, nonsmoking. (813) 689-0925, or e-mail HLMSBCHRNTL@AOL.COM.

SEASONAL RENTAL: NEWLY remodeled 1BR/1BA suite with full kitchen, fully furnished. Bradenton Beach, one block from Bridge Street, three minute walk to beach. Reservations accepted. $750/week, $2,500/month. Call Shelly, (941) 776-3696.

LUXURIOUS VILLAS, enchanting gardens: seasonal or weekly rentals. 1BR/1BA or 2BR/2BA, conveniently located. (941) 778-4636. www.islandgardenvillas.com.

ANNA MARIA, GULF beach. Beautiful 1BR apartment open for season. Second floor, fully equipped, tile shower, queen-size bed. (941) 778-3143.

PERICO BAY CLUB: 2BR/2BA villa with two-car garage, sunny private end unit, close to Anna Maria beaches and stores. Nicely furnished. Nonsmoking. Available now or as winter rental, two-month minimum. Call owner, (941) 387-9702.

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

HOLMES BEACH ANNUAL 2BR/2BA on canal. Washer/dryer hookup. No pets. (941) 778-7039.

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 deep-water dock. $1,700/month. Call Dave Moynihan, Realtor/owner, (941) 778-2246 or 720-0089.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA half duplex, $1,250/month; 2BR/2BA home, $1,550/month; 2BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month; 3BR/2BA home on canal, $2,000/month. Call Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail: Jason@betsyhills.com.

SANDPIPER: 55-PLUS. Seasonal 1BR/1BA, steps to the beach. $1,200/month. Also, 2BR/1BA, $1,400/month. Nonsmoking. (775) 338-9492.

ANNUAL RENTAL: ONE block to beach. 2BR/1BA close to everything and trolley stop. $1,000/month, utilities included. Call (917) 842-5892.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/2BA home, two-car garage, Anna Maria, $1,400/month; 2BR/2BA Gulffront condo, $2,100/month; 2BR/2BA riverfront condo, $1,250/month. Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307.

ANNUAL: 2BR/2BA canal home with large screened porch, one-car garage and washer/dryer hookup. $1,100/month. Call Carol, Green Real Estate, (941) 778-0455.

NEW ULTRA LUXURY Gulffront condo in Holmes Beach: 3BR/2.5BA, everything top-of-the-line. 2,000 sf. $2,500-$2,800/week. Call Mike, (866) 869-0824. www.mcbproperties.com.

THE PALMS: 1BR/1BA, pet friendly. $875/month, first, last, deposit. Available now. 1813 51st St., A Paradise Realty, (941) 778-4800.

PALMA SOLA 2BR/2BA townhouse, turnkey furnished. Pool and boat dock. $550/week, $1,250/month. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

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.

TEMPORARY: FURNISHED 2BR/1BA Island rental. One-four months or available weekly. Freshly remodeled. One block to beach or bay. $875/month. (941) 807-5449.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: November 2005-April 2006. 2BR/1BA or 3BR/2BA, either way. 1,750 sf home, ground-level with carport, living room, dinette, washer/dryer room, family room, patio. A real beauty and just 200 yards from Gulf! From $2,500 to $3,500/month. Nonsmoking, no pets. (813) 690-9762.

SEASONAL: 2BR/2BA, large bayfront condo with sweeping bay views, heated pool, boat dock and carport. Beautiful unit! Starting at $1,995/month. (941) 807-5449.

SPACIOUS ISLAND VILLA: 2BR/2BA split plan with Florida room, garage and laundry. 1,300-plus sf. Fruit trees, walk to White Avenue beach. Annual, $1,225/month. Unfurnished. (941) 745-0959 or 778-1589.

1BR APARTMENT: CLOSE to beach with water views. Sleeps four. Quiet area. $500/week or $1,850/month. Nonsmoking. (941) 779-0420.

OFFICE SPACE for lease: Anna Maria, perfect location on Pine Avenue. Up to 1,500 sf. Close to shops, pier, etc. Please call owner for details, (941) 779-1044.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2.5BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach with vaulted ceilings. $1,300/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

IMMACULATE 2BR/2BA CONDO in adult community, Bradenton. Half mile to Gulf, unit faces pool with canal view. Fully furnished, cable TV, full kitchen. Three-month minimum, January, February, March. $2,500/month, deposit required. (336) 210-7804 or (859) 653-8436.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA in Holmes Beach, one block to beach, pets OK. $800/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

PERICO BAY: 2BR/2BA bright and quiet ground-level turnkey villa with all amenities. Annual, $1,100/month plus utilities, or seasonal $3,000/month, utilities included. (508) 790-4645. E-mail a.desmarais@comcast.net.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA recently remodeled, elevated duplex in Holmes Beach less than one block to beach. $1,100/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

WESTBAY COVE: Beautiful ground-floor condo. 2BR/2BA, newly redecorated, washer/dryer, pool, tennis. Available October, November, December 2005, and May through December 2006. New York (914) 238-3711, or e-mail Sbokos@aol.com.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA in Anna Maria. Tile floors, pets OK. $800/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL: CORTEZ 1BR with storage, carport, near boat ramp. $635/month, $335/biweekly. (941) 778-2710.

ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA canalfront home with two-car garage on Anna Maria Island. $1,500/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

ANNUAL RENTAL: Charming 2BR/2BA elevated duplex in Bradenton Beach. High ceilings, clean, one block to beach, no pets. $875/month. (941) 778-4665 or 725-2549.

BEAUTIFUL HOUSE AND garden near Bean Point, Anna Maria. Elevated 3BR/2BA, screened lanai. Available January, February 2006. $3,400/month. (813) 545-8383.

2BR/1BA BEACH house, totally furnished, only 1.5 blocks from Holmes Beach. $550/weekly. (949) 813-4900.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Beachfront condo, 2BR/2BA, fully equipped. Anna Maria Island, Florida. Available all year. (317) 873-3307.

ANNA MARIA ANNUAL rental: 1BR/1BA apartment, one block to Gulf and on Lake LaVista Bayou. One person, non-smoking, pet possible. $745/month. Call (941) 778-9158.

APARTMENT: 1BR/1BA, 800 sf, 100 feet to the bay. $750/month includes water, trash and cable. First, last and security required. Available Oct. 1. (949) 813-4900.

SEASONAL RENTAL: 2BR/2BA condo overlooking bay at Perico Bay Club. Beautifully furnished. Available October through December 2005. (941) 761-1344.

REAL ESTATE

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

ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY includes real estate and owner's separate living quarters. $729,000. Call Fred for details. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

NORTH ANNA MARIA: Adorable cottage with views of the bay! $425,000. Please call Maureen, Green Real Estate, (941) 778-0455.

WATERFRONT PROPERTY 2BR/2BA located on deep-water canal with large dock and views of Tampa Bay. $850,000. (941) 779-1512.

ANNA MARIA ISLAND: Duplex, 2BR/1BA and 1BR/1BA with garage, one block to beach, large corner lot. For sale by owner. Great rental history. $720,000. Call (941) 685-7756 for appointment showing.

WANTED: CONDO or small home on Anna Maria. Private party looking to spend up to $450,000. No Realtor fees! Can close in 45 days. Call (702) 219-2055 or 205-8349. Ready to retire!

WOODED LOT ON Wares Creek: 1BR/1BA mobile home on large wooded lot with fruit trees and fence. Central location, room for pool and lots of room for RV or boat storage. Dead-end street with 125 feet on Wares Creek. Possible rezone for "best use" PDR. Five units. $118,000. SunCoast Real Estate, (941) 779-0202. www.suncoastinc.com.

FAMILY COMPOUND: Centrally located in Bradenton on private lake. Consists of one new 5BR/2.5BA, 3,200-sf home; one 5BR/2BA older home; 1BR cottage; separate building lot. $1,100,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

A HOME FOR your boat, new dock and lift on Palma Sola Bay. 2BR/2BA, minutes to the beach. $399,900. Rhonda Finney, RE/Max Properties, (941) 224-5005.

LONGBOAT: UNIQUE 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, located on the north end in historic village. Has 400 sf main bedroom suite with sun deck, wet bar, wine cooler, 15-foot ceilings and lots of French doors and private entrance. $739,900. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

FOR SALE: DIRECT Gulffront, pre-renovation 3BR/2BA condo, $1,100,000. Also, totally renovated 2BR/2BA turnkey condo, $985,000. Principals only. (717) 392-4048.

DOUBLE-WIDE MOBILE home: Land owned, 2BR/1.5BA, computer room, deck, furnished. Five miles to beach. Royal Gardens, Lot 39, 6904 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton. $98,900. (941) 795-7340 for appointment.

COMPLETELY RENOVATED ISLAND home blocks from beach and local shopping. Fabulous pool! R-2 zoning. Call Barb at Old Florida Realty, (941)792-0902 or 962-1298.

LOT FOR SALE by owner: 125 Neptune Lane, Holmes Beach. 57.75 by 114 feet single dwelling. $619, 000. (941) 778-4246.

FOR SALE BY owner: Holmes Beach duplex on 12,500 sf lot, direct walk to beach. $720,000. Call (941) 400-9346.

WATERFRONT HOMES FOR sale: Ruskin riverfront 3BR/2BA with stunning view of bay. In-law apartment, boatlift and .five-acre lot. $679,000. Jim Grannon at Paul B. Dickman Inc., (813) 610-3485.

OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE

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

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN homesites: spectacular new gated riverfront community, near Asheville. One-plus acre homesites from the 40s. No time requirement to start building. Call today, (866) 292-5762.

LAKE LOT SALES. Beautiful Lake Russell. Starting from $49,995 with community water. Select lots $300 down. www.lakerussellproperties.com. Call Jimmy, (706) 213-6734.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS: 100-mile views! Grand opening, one day only, Oct. 8. Three-plus acres starting at only $49,900. Excellent financing, paved roads, utilities. Call (800) 455-1981, ext. 325.

NORTH FLORIDA LAND and homes for sale, going fast! Call today for free video or check out our Web site www.liveoakhomes.biz. -Results Realty, (386) 590-0438.

NO HURRICANES on 50,000-acre lake in South Carolina. Homes and home sites. View at www.LakeMurrayProperty.net. (803) 359-1113.

GRAND OPENING SALE! Lake bargains! Water access from $34,900 with free boat slips. Pay no closing costs! Saturday, Sunday Oct. 15-16. Huge pre-construction savings on beautifully wooded parcels at 34,000-acre Lake Tennessee. Enjoy unlimited water recreation. Surrounded by state forest. Lakefront available! Excellent financing! Call now, (800) 704-315, ext. 658.

NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAIN cabin on mountain top, view, trees, waterfall, large public lake nearby, 2BR/1BA. $175,000. Owner, (866) 789-8535 www.NC77.com.

TENNESSEE: NEW LAKESIDE community. Spectacular homesite just under an acre. $29,900. Close to downtown Chattanooga. Lake access from within community. Call today, (866) 292-5769.

COASTAL SOUTHEAST Georgia: large wooded water access, marsh view, lakefront, and golf-oriented homesites from the mid-$70s Live oaks, pool, tennis, golf. (877) 266-7376. www.cooperspoint.com.

COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA waterfront! Three plus/minus acres, $99,900. Beautifully wooded parcel on deep boatable water with access to ICW, Atlantic and sounds. Prime location close to town. Paved roads underground utilities, county water. Excellent financing. Call now (800) 732-6601, ext. 1405.

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

MONTANA LAND AUCTION: Oct. 25 +/- 1,396 acres offered in three tracts, CRP provides good income and fantastic wildlife habitat, great access (406) 485-2399 or (406) 485-3698, www.montanalandauctions.com.

MONTANA FINE DINING Establishment. Seats +/- 70. Full liquor/casino license; Operating evening hours. Established clientele. World-class hunting, fishing. Montana Land Brokers, (406) 485-2399.

STEEL BUILDINGS

FOUR STEEL BUILDINGS! 24 by 36, $4,497; 36 by 48, $6,980; 40 by 64. $9,993; 50 by 130, $13,986. Must sell! Call Ben, (800) 863-9469.

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