The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008
ITEMS FOR SALE
WEDDING DRESS FOR sale: Ivory with beaded bodice, cathedral train. Train pins in back to three pleated layers. Classic A-style gown with short sleeves. Perfect for spring or fall wedding. Size 14, altered slightly at waist and shoulders. Professionally cleaned and preserved. $125 or best offer. 941-794-2312.
HUGE, DECORATIVE FRAMED mirrors: Several styles to choose from, sizes from 4 by 6 feet, to 5 by 8. $250-$400. 941-730-2606.
ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Mahogany buffet, $350. Small antique burl-wood rocker, $200. 941-778-1102.
AERIAL PHOTOS of Anna Maria Island. View and purchase online: www.jackelka.com.
ANIMAL NETWORK HAS cats and kittens for adoption at PetSmart on Cortez Road, Bradenton every Saturday and Sunday.
ISLAND ROCK SCHOOL at the Anna Maria Island Community Center. Guitar, bass, drums, flute, saxophone, clarinet, piano and vocals. Call Scott Achor, 941-778-1747, or Koko Ray Hansen, 941-758-0395. Rock on!
FREE GUN LOCK. Yes, free. Courtesy of the Project Childsafe, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Holmes Beach Police Department. Free at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Don't be sorry, be safe.
BUTTERFLY PARK BENEFIT: Purchase a personalized brick in the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park. Two lines, $40. Three lines, $50. Forms at The Islander or call 941-518-4431 for more information.
ROSER THRIFT SHOP: Open 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9 a.m.- noon Saturday. Lots of Christmas decorations. 511 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. 941-779-2733.
MOVING SALE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20. Dresser, queen bed, fishing prints, tools, much more. Coral Shores subdivision. 4703 Bimini Drive, Bradenton.
BIG SALE! 8 a.m.-1p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. Tons of children's toys, clothes, furniture, dishes and more. 208 81st St., Holmes Beach.
YARD SALE: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18-20. Multi-family. Dishes, clothes, books, toys, many bargains! 432 44th St. Ct. W., Palmetto Point.
LOST & FOUND
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.
BOATS & BOATING
BIMINI BAY SAILING: Small sailboat rentals and instruction. Day. Week. Month. Sunfish, Laser, Zuma and Precision 15. Call Brian at 941-685-1400.
BOAT REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE, installations. Over 35 years experience. Prompt, professional, certified. 941-518-3868.
FOR RENT: BOAT slip in Holmes Beach. Fits up to 23 feet. $140/month. 941-778-2581.
FISHING & CHARTERS
KIDS FOR HIRE
ISLAND TUTORING. Manatee High School sophomore Chris Perez tutors elementary or middle school children. Call 941-778-2979.
CALL ALEXANDRA, 15, for babysitting or odd-jobs. Red Cross certified in first aid and babysitting. 941-778-5352
ISLAND TEEN EXPERIENCED, and certified child care with Safe Sitter, CPR and Red Cross training, seven days a week. Maggie, 941-447-4632 or 941-778-8405.
CALL GUSSIE AT 941-778-7257 for babysitting. I have experience with kids of all ages.
NEED A BABYSITTER or pet sitter? Call Kendall! First-aid certified, great with kids and animals! Best on the Island! 941-779-9783.
NEED A BABYSITTER, pet sitter, house sitter or dog walker? Experienced with both children and pets. Red Cross certified in CPR for all ages. Call the twins, Kayla and Ariel Jennis, 941-778-1746. The best team around!
TEEN WITH CHILD daycare experience and Red Cross certified in babysitting. Loves children. Call Katie, 941-778-1491 or 941-447-4057.
KIDS FOR HIRE ads are FREE for Island youths under 16 looking for work. Ads must be placed in person at The Islander newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
NURSES: PRIVATE DUTY. Long-term home care assisting lady with spinal injury. Six-hour morning shifts available. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Travel opportunity. 941-383-6953.
HIRING SALES REP: Vast territory, excellent income potential. Ad experience helpful. Computer knowledge a must. E-mail info to email@example.com
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT Tingley Library in Bradenton Beach. Friendly atmosphere with great community spirit. It's fun, give it a try! For more information, 941-779-1208.
GREAT SITE: FORMER service station on strategic Longboat corner. Many business uses possible: gas/convenience store, bank, restaurant, etc. Priced reduced to $999,000. Longview Realty, 941-383-6112.
EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER AVAILABLE to help a little or a lot, day or night. CPR, first aid, CNA certified. Reliable, trustworthy, Island references. Flexible scheduling. Personal/household care, driving, companionship. 941-778-5958.
LET US DRIVE YOU! Airports, cruise ports. Flat rates. Anna Maria Sunshine Car Service. 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, wash away mildew, dirt, salt. Thorough, reasonable, reliable. Free estimates, licensed, insured. 941-778-0944.
PROFESSIONAL I.T. SERVICES: Complete computer solutions for business and home. Installation, repairs, upgrades, networking, Web services, wireless services. Richard Ardabell, network engineer, 941-778-5708, or cell 216-509-1945.
WILDLIFE REMOVAL and relocation: Problem solving for all animals, big and small. Call Joe, Westcoast Nuisance Wildlife Service, 941-778-3455, or cell 941-720-4152.
ISLAND MERMAIDS CLEANING and Co.: Oldest and best on Anna Maria! 34 years of happy customers. Mom-Watch, Pet-Watch, Storm-Check, windows, etc. Rentals our specialty. firstname.lastname@example.org. 941-792-1000.
TOASTED COMPUTER SERVICES. Your home and business specialist. On-site service, virus/spyware, cleanup, system setup, upgrades, diagnosis and repair, internet/wireless networking, custom system design. 941-224-1069.
SEWING: HEMMING, BUTTONS, minor alterations, cushion covers, ironing. Call Terry, 941-778-3125.
GRANITE COUNTERTOPS: $995 installed, many colors to choose from, up to 25 sf. Local references. 407-467-0629.
TOM’S DOOR AND Window Service: Repairs, replacements, inserts, frame changeout, handsets replaced, insulated glass replacement, screens, etc. 941-730-1399 or 941-722-7507.
ISLAND COMPUTER GUY, 37 years experience. On-site PC repairs, upgrades, buying assistance and training. Call Bill, 941-778-2535.
YOUR ISLAND LEAK-detection service. Fast, accurate, professional and affordable. Pinpointing hidden leaks. Cell, 941-951-1833.
PAINTING: INTERIOR/EXTERIOR, quality work, free estimates, 15 years experience. Call Dave, 941-812-6213.
SUPER CLEAN YOUR home: 100 percent reliable Island resident. I love to clean and will make your home sparkle! Free estimates. VIP references. Call "Pa" at 941-778-3086.
GET A BID, then call Nick. Voted No.1 painter. 941-962-5131.
COMPUTER GOT YOU down? Got a virus? Need wireless, network setup? Web site? Need help? Call JC, 941-487-7487.
NIKI’S NOOKS AND CRANNIES. I will do housekeeping, laundry, and errands or pet sitting for you. Cell, 941-592-8684.
DESIGNER FOR HIRE! All your graphic needs covered! Print work: logos brochures, brand identity. Web design: Flash, HTML and 3D. Call Jon at Smashcat Studios, 941-778-2824 or 941-545-0192.
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.
TILE AND MOSAIC custom installation, 20 years experience. References available. For a reasonable price, call Sebastian, 941-704-6719.
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.
CHECK MY HOUSE! When you're away, we stay close to home. We provide full house checking services - when and what you need - to ensure your house is secure and cared for while you are away. Call 941-928-8735, or e-mail email@example.com for details.
UPSCALE NAIL SALON: Nails on the Island. 30 years experience all phases of nail care. Gift boutique, nail products, handbags, jewelry and sunglasses. 9908 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Call for an appointment. Now offering in-home pedicure services. 941-713-5244.
PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINING: Private studio, certified trainer, 16 years experience. Specializing in sport-specific training, improving balance, strength, and stamina. Toni Lyon, 941-928-8735.
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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. Your complete irrigation repair company. Call 941-778-2581.
TREES BY BREEZE Inc.: Custom landscapes, tree trimming, property maintenance. Insured. Since 1988. Chris, 941-778-2837.
ECONOMY TREE TRIMMING, hedges, mulching. Lowest prices starting at $15. 12-year Island resident. Cell 941-951-1833.
CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Save on lawn service in 2009. Providing top quality at great rates since 2003. Also, planting, mulching and more. References, licensed, insured. We can save you money! 941-778-2335.
JR'S LANDSCAPING AND MAINTENANCE Lawns, native plants, mulching, trimming, hauling, cleanups. Island resident 25 years. Call 941-807-1015.
STRAIGHT SHOT LANDSCAPE. For all your landscape needs. Shell $45/yard. Call Shark Mark. 941-301-6067.
NATURE'S DESIGN LANDSCAPING. Design and installation. Tropical landscape specialist. Residential and commercial. 30-years experience. 941-729-9381.
THE SWISS GARDENER: Full-service landscaping and property management. 15 years Island experience. Licensed and insured. Call Allen anytime. Cell 941-224-8569.
KARAZ LANDSCAPE LAWN service. Mulch, clean ups, power washing, tree trimming and more. Cell, 941-448-3857 or 941-779-0851.
LARRY’S BACK! SHELL delivered and spread. $45/yard. Hauling all kinds of gravel, mulch, top soil with free estimates. Call Larry at 941-795-7775, "shell phone" 941-720-0770.
VAN-GO PAINTING residential/commercial, interior/exterior, pressure cleaning, wallpaper. Island references. Bill 941-795-5100.
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.
CUSTOM REMODELING EXPERT. All phases of carpentry, repairs and painting. Insured. Meticulous, clean, sober and prompt. Paul Beauregard, 941-779-2294.
GRIFFIN'S HOME IMPROVEMENTS Inc. Handyman, fine woodwork, countertops, cabinets and shutters. Insured and licensed, 941-748-4711.
JERRY'S HOME REPAIR: Carpentry work, handyman, light plumbing, electrical, light hauling, pressure washing. Call 941-778-6170 or 447-2198.
K&C PAINTING LLC. Interior, exterior, faux. A woman’s touch. Kelly Meshberger. Free estimates. 941-544-8658.
SOUTHBAY HOME REPAIRS: If it's broken, stuck, loose, leaks, needs paint, etc. I'll fix it. Affordable quality work. 941-720-2906.
PAINTING, WALL REPAIRS, carpentry and more. Island resident, very meticulous and reliable. I take pride in my work. For a free estimate, call Colin at 941-779-0120 or 941-376-0541.
SDB HOME REPAIR LLC: Handyman, painting, tile work, sheetrock, hauling, electrical, light plumbing. 941-312-2239.
READY TO REPLACE those old lanai windows? Vinyl, acrylic or hurricane. I will beat anyone’s price. Limited lifetime warranty window. Cash talks. 941-201-9360.
EXPERIENCED BUILDING CONTRACTOR: Carl V. Johnson Jr. Inc. New homes, porches, decks, remodel, repairs, etc. Quality work. Fair price! 941-795-1947. Lic.#RR0066450.
CHRIS BUSH MASONRY: 30 years experience. Small repairs, brick and concrete, driveways and decks. Licensed and insured. 941-779-6642.
RENTALS available weekly, monthly, seasonal. Wedebrock Real Estate Co., 941-778-6665 or 800-749-6665. www.wedebrockrentals.com.
WEEKLY/MONTHLY/ANNUAL rentals: wide variety, changes daily. SunCoast Real Estate, 941-779-0202, or 1-800-732-6434. www.suncoastinc.com.
SPACIOUS ISLAND BAYFRONT. 2BR/2BA, dock, furnished. $1,750/month, $800/week. $125/night includes utilities. 941-794-5980. www.divefish.com.
ANNA MARIA SEASONAL 3BR/2BA. Weekly, monthly availability Christmas 2008 and after April 2009. Prime location, close to everything. Call now, 941-737-9662.
ANNUAL BAYVIEW CONDO: Holmes Beach, 2BR/2BA, second floor. Old Florida Realty, Sharon, 941-778-3377 or 941-713-9096.
ANNUAL 1BR unfurnished apartment. Kitchen, bath. No pets. Holmes Beach. 941-778-7039.
ANNUAL RENTAL: 3BR/2BA 1,500 sf living, 1,500-sf garage. $1,600/month. 122 51st St., Holmes Beach. 941-545-6781.
LUXURY UPGRADED CONDO: Fitness center, game rooms, pool, spa, dock. Near beaches, reasonable annual. 2BR/2BA. 941-761-1923.
HOLMES BEACH OFFICE center: Save money, locate your office for as low as $250. Great for professional, realtor, insurance or accountant office. 5382 Gulf Drive. 941-746-8666.
HARBOR PINES: 2BR/2BA, washer and dryer connections, tile/carpet, 12-month lease, close to MCC, Bayshore High School and shopping. $750/month, $500 security. Call 941-650-3476.
POOL HOME: VACATION rental. Eight minutes from the beaches in northwest Bradenton. Gorgeous 3BR/2BA, two-car garage, sleeps six, inclusive. Contact 941-794-1515. View at www.coastalpropertiesrealty.com.
ANNUAL RENTAL: 1BR/1BA. 200 steps to Gulf of Mexico beach. Back yard canal dock with Tampa Bay access. New appliances. Quiet SEER 16 air conditioner, energy saving low-watt lights and ceiling fans. Granite counter tops throughout. Laundry room with washer and dryer. Must see to appreciate. $995/month plus security deposit. Call 941-778-9158.
CONDO: 2BR/2BA, garage. Perico Bay over-55 gated community. Bayside nature view. $1,100/month. 941-387-0136.
ANNUAL RENTAL: UNFURNISHED ground-level duplex, north Anna Maria near Gulf, 2BR/1BA, $975/month plus utilities. 941-778-7003.
OFFICE, RETAIL, PROFESSIONAL space: 625 sf, $500/month. 8799 Cortez Road. Call 1-800-952-1206.
SHARP ANNUAL RENTAL: 3/BR, washer and dryer, cable, fireplace. Near beach. $1,200/month. 941-778-7788.
1BR UNFURNISHED EFFICIENCY in Holmes Beach, across from Gulf. All utilities included. $800/month. 941-224-5664.
ONE BEDROOMS AND efficiency, unfurnished, $550-$650/monthly. Furnished, $1,000-$1,200. Just off Island, just off Cortez. Pat McClary, Florida Real Estate Team, 941-920-6637.
CORTEZ ANNUAL: 1BR, washer and dryer, lanai. Near boat ramp. $685/month. 941-545-9025.
ENJOY TRUE FLORIDA living: Wake up to your spectacular water view from huge living and dining area. Plateglass windows, doors and 30x12-foot screened deck fronting bay beach and park with Gulf beach an easy walk. 3BR, washer and dryer, annual in north Anna Maria. A must see! Call 941-748-5334 for details.
CHARMING MONTHLY/SEASONAL condo. Cross street to Holmes Beach. 2BR/2BA, washer, dryer. Two decks, heated pool. $2,400/month. 813-634-3790. Available March, April, May 2009.
SEASONAL RENTAL: WATERFRONT 2BR/2BA villa in Seaside Gardens. Tranquil view, great fishing. $1750/month. Call Captain Steve, 970-846-7394.
PERICO BAY CLUB: Beautiful 2BR/2BA one-story villa condo. Available Jan. 19, 2009, through Feb. 26, 2009. 30-day minimum. Completely equipped and tastefully furnished. One-car garage. No pets and no smoking. Owner, 269-353-7750.
JANUARY, FEBRUARY AND March 2009. 1BR/1BA remodeled mobile home, 55-plus community, no pets. $1,600/month. 941-779-4634.
ANNA MARIA ISLAND Club: Available Feb. 14 through Feb. 28, 2009. 2BR/2BA on beach. DHarveyEL@aol.com.
ANNUAL RENTAL: HOLMES Beach duplex. 2BR/1BA, washer and dryer, two short blocks to beach. Available immediately. $900/month and security deposit. Small pet considered. Call 941-807-3568.
WINTER SPECIAL! Anna Maria, just steps to beach, large 1BR/2BA, courtyard. Reduced. $1,995/month plus tax. www.gulfdriveapartments.com. 727-369-6992, leave message.
VACATION RENTALS ACROSS from beach. Openings now. 2BR/1BA, $550/week. Almost Beach apartments. 941-778-2374.
PARADISE BAY SENIOR park. 1BR, deck, on bay. Olympic heated pool, all amenities, available immediately through May 2009 or year-round. 641-517-7147.
CORTEZ: 1BR ANNUAL, $675/month (consider seasonal). Furnished, central air conditioning and heat, washer and dryer, screened porch, near marina. Call 941-545-9025.
SENIOR PARK: 55-plus. 65x12, 2BR/2BA, vinyl siding, roof over central air conditioning, lanai, shed, washer and dryer, extra clean. Can finance, reduced to $7,900. Call Ron, 941-961-0871. Bayshore Windmill, near U.S. 41 and 63rd Street, Bradenton.
EXQUISITE DIRECTLY ON the beach condo with wrap-around views for rent. 55-plus. 941-779-1013.
REALLY NICE: ANNUAL 2BR/2BA, Spring Avenue, Anna Maria. Furnished, $1,400/month. Gulffront 2BR/2BA condo, annual, furnished. www.anislandplace.com or 941-779-9320.
HOLIDAY SPECIALS: CHRISTMAS through New Year’s week, 2BR/2BA townhouse, pool and boat slip, $499/week. Longboat Key Village 2BR cottage, $499/week. Perico Bay Club 2BR/2BA villa, January 2009, $2,200/month. Realtor, 941-756-1090.
2BR/1.5BA ELEVATED DUPLEX, quiet area of Holmes Beach. Washer/dryer included. $1,000/month, plus utilities. First, last, security. 941-730-2606.
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.
BRADENTON BEACH 2BR/2BA with Gulf just across the street. Direct, terrific views! $398,000. Owner, 941-447-2061.
“DISTRESS” SALE: BANK foreclosures. Free list of foreclosed Island and mainland properties. Free list of homes with pictures. www.manateeareaforeclosures.com.
MOBILE HOME WITH land. Cozy 1BR with addition and driveway in Paradise Bay. Asking $49,000 including land share. Call 941-447-9852 for information.
CUSTOM KEY WEST HOME. Gated community off Intracoastal Waterway, boat slip with lift, pool. 2,700-plus sf, 3BR/2.5BA, oak floors, cherry cabinets, elevator. $999,500. Owner/agent, 941-321-2736
FREE CONDO WITH purchase of million-dollar view. Beachfront, renovated, pool, tennis. Owner financing. $525,000. 941-778-1040.
BRAND NEW LUXURY lakefront condominiums. Four traffic lights to Manatee Public Beach. Starting at $224,950. South on 67th St. W. off Manatee Avenue. 941-761-0444. HIddenLakeCondominiums.com.
FORECLOSURE? RELOCATING? LOOKING for a fresh start? Our rent-to-own program helps rebuild your credit while you lease your new home. Great selection of homes in Manatee County. See us online at www.44smart.com. Call 941-447-6278 for more information. The smart way to buy!
HOLMES BEACH: KEY Royale. An absolutely spectacular canal home, 4BR/2BA, two-car garage, split-plan, custom remodeled throughout. Deep sailboat water with new dock and lift, direct access to Tampa Bay and Gulf. Must see! Owner can hold second. Owner, 941-809-1522. See online at: www.617Foxworth.com.
REVERSE HOME MORTGAGES: Call us for fax and free brochures. Richard and Alison Estrin, licensed mortgage brokers, Blondin Mortgage Company. 941-383-6112.
WATERFRONT: RIVER OAKS senior park. Ruskin. Doublewide, panoramic view on water. Large bedroom, washer and dryer, heat and air conditioning. 614-517-7147.
DUPLEX ON TWO lots for sale. Both units 2BR/1.5BA, elevated, park under building. Two deeded lots, one duplex. $710,000. Call Ilona Kenrick, 941-713-3214, or Sherry Sasser at Sato Real Estate, 941-778-7200.
OUT-OF-STATE REAL ESTATE
TENNESSEE LAND RUSH! One-plus acre to two-acre homesites, wood, views. Starting at $59,900. Tennessee River and Nick-a-Jack view tracts now available! Retirement guide rates this area No. 2 in U.S. places to retire. Low cost of living, no impact fee. 330-699-2741 or 866-550-5263, Ask about mini-vacation!
NORTH CAROLINA LAND liquidation! Mountain and coastal estates up to $80,000 off! Prices from $29,900! Asheville and Boone area properties. 800-455-1981, ext.103. www.landsteals.com.
MID-TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS: By owner, five acres, perfect mountaintop cabin site with woods. Small stream in back of property. A must see! $26,900. Owner financing, 931-445-3611.