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Date of Issue: June 30, 2005

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 29 2005

ITEMS FOR SALE

48-INCH ROUND beveled-glass table, four rattan chairs on rollers with black and tan fabric, $250. White livingroom chair, $50. (941) 758-6781.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

HONDA GAS MOTOR: 4 hp, GC135, very low hours, 3/4-inch shaft, $75. (941) 778-8225.

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.

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

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

BIG ART SALE: 11am-3pm Saturday, July 2. See Island murals on artist's house and beautiful paintings for sale. Enjoy refreshments! 912 N. Shore Drive, Anna Maria.

YARD SALE: 8am-noon Saturday, July 2. Kids' basketball hoops, Pak-n-play, electronic keyboard, household items, golf clubs and more! 317 Tarpon St., Anna Maria.

SALE AT NIKI'S Gifts & Antiques, weekly specials: Abalone jewelry 50-percent off; all sterling jewelry 50-percent off; select gifts, art, antiques, furniture, vintage jewelry 25 to 70-percent off. 5351 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Open seven days, 9:30am-5pm. (941) 779-0729.

GARAGE SALE: 8am-2pm Saturday, July 2. Ford soft Tonneau cover for 8-foot bed; R/C airplanes kits and engines; household items, clothes, dishes, books, miscellaneous. 231 Lakeview, Anna Maria.

LOST & FOUND

LOST: RED CANVAS portfolio bag with photography. Lost approximately May 30. Reward! (941) 778-3330.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

LOST: DIAMOND BRACELET. Sentimental family value. If found, please, call (941) 778-0436. Reward!

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

1993 DODGE DAKOTA: Club cab, topper, towing package, cold air. 90,000 miles. $2,000 or best offer. (941) 778-6387.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

BOATS & BOATING

STEAL PEARSON-26: 1973 sail cruiser. Excellent hull, clean deck and cabin. 9.9 Mercury. Honest seller must move far west. $2,900. (941) 713-4946.

PONTOON BOAT NEEDED: Family vacationing on Anna Maria mid-July looking to rent a pontoon boat. Very familiar with area and water. Call John, (630) 514-8396.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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.

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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

NEED A BABYSITTER? Call Felicia, (941) 761-1569. Red Cross certified.

NEED A BREAK? Red Cross certified sitter. Previously head of church nursery. Call Elyse, (941) 779-2610.

BABY-SITTER/PET-SITTER: Responsible, Red Cross certified, 14 and 19 years old. Experienced with kids and pets. Island references. Hilary or Natalie, (941) 778-5181.

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

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.

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

HOUSEKEEPER: 18-unit hotel. Must speak English, have own transportation, weekends a must. (941) 778-1010, ext. 0.

BOAT RENTAL AGENT: Boating skills and light maintenance required. Must be available weekends. Call (941) 795-3014.

LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE helper needed for Island business. Experience preferred. Excellent pay. Advancement opportunities. Please call (941) 284-1568.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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.

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

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

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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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.

TOM'S WINDOWS: Door and window repair/replacement. Plus, get your hurricane panels now! Cut, primed and installed with easy-mount fasteners. $85/sheet, first story. (941) 730-1399. E-mail metrohs@msn.com.

J&S CLEANING: Rentals, move-ins, move-outs, hotels, inns, residential, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or one-time cleaning. Reasonable rates. Reliable, local references. Call (941) 538-9092 or 448-7072.

LAWN CARE, HOUSE CARE, painting, elder care. All purpose mature rent-a-son at $10/hour. References. (941) 708-9222.

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. 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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

CLOUD 9 LANDSCAPING: Quality lawn and landscape maintenance. Great rates. Excellent Island references. Also planting and landscapes. 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, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence 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. 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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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

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.

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

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

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

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.

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.

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/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.

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.

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.

VACATION RENTALS in the Village of Cortez. Adorable 2BR updated apartments in a very quiet setting. Walk and bicycle the 75 acres of preservation trails around the village. Stroll to great local fish restaurants and still only one mile to the beach! Well behaved pets allowed. Call Carol, Green Real Estate, for more information, (941) 778-0455.

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.

FLAMINGO CAY: 2BR/2BA with boat dock on saltwater canal. Available mid-July through December. Turnkey furnished. $1,100/month plus utilities. Call Bonnie at (207) 867-2213, or e-mail bmacd@midcoast.com.

ANNUAL CONDOS: BAYVIEW Terrace. Pool on bay, one block to beach, ground level. Nonsmoking, no pets. 1BR $900/month, and 2BR $1,200/month. (941) 752-1737.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 2BR/1BA, carport, washer/dryer hookup, $900/month; 2BR/2BA, tile floors, $725/month; 1BR/1BA, washer/dryer hookup, $675/month. No pets. Dolores M. Baker Realty, (941) 778-7500.

SEASIDE BUNGALOW: Summer rates $1,800/month, $500/week. One short block to Anna Maria City Pier. Very cute! 2BR/1BA, pet friendly. Call Carol, Green Real Estate, for more information. (941) 778-0455.

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, $1,275/month. Unfurnished. (941) 745-0959 or 778-1589.

ANNUAL: HOLMES BEACH 3BR/2BA home with large boat dock on canal. Walk to beach. (941) 545-6118.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

BRADENTON BEACH duplex on Intracoastal water. Dock davits, laundry, modern with all appliances. First, last, security. Annual $1,100/month. (727) 784-3679.

WANTED: WINTER seasonal rental. Prefer pool, dock and garage. (715) 747-3111.

PALMA SOLA BAY: Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA townhouse. Pool, boat dock. $500/week, or call for monthly rate. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 1BR/1BA Holmes Beach, $665/month; 2BR/2BA Gulffront condo, $2,000/month; new 2BR/2BA riverfront condo, $1,300/month. Call Fran Maxon Real Estate, (941) 778-2307 for details.

FOURTH OF JULY special. Anna Maria Island. 1BR/2BA, steps to beach, courtyard, full kitchen, barbeque. (941) 778-1098. www.gulfdriveapartments.com.

ANNUAL RENTALS: 1BR/1BA ground-level apartment, $850/month; 2BR/2BA canal home, unfurnished; 2BR/2BA, Gulfview, top-floor apartment. Betsy Hills Real Estate, P.A., (941) 778-2291, or e-mail Jason@betsyhills.com.

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

1BR/1BA DOWNTOWN Sarasota, theater district. Palm Avenue, Francis Carleton. Annual. $1,300/month including water, cable, washer/dryer. (941) 685-8108.

FULLY REMODELED 1BR/1BA unit in quiet Holmes Beach neighborhood. Annual, $750/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

BEAUTIFUL TURNKEY furnished 1BR apartment. Steps to beach, great shopping and restaurants. $350/week or $1,200/month. (941) 778-4451 or 284-1300.

BEAUTIFUL ANNA MARIA turnkey furnished 2BR condo. Waterfront with private boat dock, steps to shopping, pier and beach. Available Aug. 8-Dec. 8. $1,200/month. (941) 778-4451.

WATERFRONT 1-2BR short-term rental, fishing dock, short walk to beautiful beach and park. (941) 779-9074, cell (703) 587-4675, e-mail gwalker43@hotmail.com.

RECENTLY REMODELED unit in heart of Holmes Beach. All new interior. $650/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

WE ARE BOOKING rentals for 2006. Wide variety of condos and houses starting at $1,500/month. Annual rental, Perico Bay Club, 2BR/2BA condo, pool, tennis, small pet OK, $975/month; 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.

COZY COTTAGE: 2BR house, nice Holmes Beach neighborhood. Washer/dryer hookup, carport, sun porch. Annual, $1,200/month. Call (941) 779-9026.

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.

BRAND-NEW SPACIOUS ground-level, waterfront exquisite, luxury annual rental. Top-of-the-line amenities. Pool, Jacuzzi, boat lift. $3,000/month. (941) 778-8660.

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

LAST-MINUTE AVAILABILITY for Fourth of July: Available July 2-9, reduced to only $800 this week! Luxurious Umbrella Beach Resort, close to Manatee Beach. 2BR/2.5BA condo with pool, hot tub and garage. (941) 794-1892.

ANNUAL 2BR/1BA, two blocks to beach. New tile, large kitchen, no pets. $775/month, plus utilities. (941) 922-2473 or 928-3880.

ANNUAL RENTAL: GULFFRONT complex, large 1BR/1BA with glass enclosed lanai, ground-level unit, pools, no pets. $850/month. Call Carla Price, (941) 720-8746, Bark & Co. Realty Inc.

1BR/1BA UNIT just steps to pristine Gulf beaches in Holmes Beach. Annual, $700/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

DUPLEX: 2BR/2BA, elevated, two miles from beach. $825/month. First, last, plus $1,000 security. (941) 387-0817.

ANNUAL: 2BR/1BA, Anna Maria, washer/dryer, newly remodeled, steps to beach, shopping and restaurants. Available July 15. $950/month. (941) 778-5482.

DIRECT GULFFRONT HOME: 2BR/1BA with pristine beaches at your back door. $2,000/month. Call Island Real Estate, (941) 778-6066.

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

REAL ESTATE

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

HOLMES BEACH canalfront with bay views. 4BR/3BA, pool, boat dock. Annual rental income. Asking $950,000. (941) 447-3726.

BRADENTON BEACH Triplex: well maintained. Owner home, plus two rental apartments. Half block to beach and bay. Goof views and great neighborhood. Owner (941) 778-9002.

LONGBOAT KEY HOME north end. Custom 3BR/2BA two-car garage. Home in the historic village. Steps to Sarasota Bay and Gulf beaches. Features large master suite with 15-foot open beam ceiling. French doors, sun deck, wet bar, fridge, hot tub, separate entrance. Updated kitchen and fireplace. $739,000. Real Estate Mart, (941) 756-1090.

DESIRABLE ANNA MARIA lot west of Gulf Drive. 50 by 110 feet. 117 Willow Ave. (813) 335-3680. Asking $460,000.

BOATERS PARADISE: SAILBOAT water, 30-foot dock, 2BR/2.5BA, two-car garage, heated cocktail pool, Jacuzzi, 100-percent designer tiled. Caribbean decor. $979,000. (941) 778-8464.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

STUNNING CONDO FOR sale: Gorgeous! Totally new with magnificent Gulfviews from every room. Directly on the beach in relaxing, calm, old-style Florida complex with open spaces. Lush tropical plantings, verdant grass. Principles only. $899,000. (941) 779-1013 or (717) 392-4048.

WELL-LOCATED 3BR/2BA West Bradenton home, $295,000, five miles to Island. Owners will sell and vacate or lease back to investor at $1,500/month for one year. 7520 Third Ave. W. (941) 761-4747 or 224-7652.

FLORIDA, OUT-OF-STATE

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.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA Mountains Where there is cool mountain air, views, stream, homes, cabins, acreage. Call for free brochure of Mountain Property Sales. (800) 642-5333. Realty of Murphy. 317 Peachtree St., Murphy, N.C. 28906. www.realtyofmurphy.com.

TENNESSEE LAKE PROPERTY from $24,900! 6.5-acre lot, $59,900; 27-acre lake estate, $124,900. Lake parcel and cabin package available, $64,900. (866) 770-5263, ext. 8, for details.

NEW MEXICO: 20 acres, $34,900. Scenic region, views, canyons, trees, rolling hills, wildlife. Enjoy hunting, hiking, horses, great climate. Power, great access. 100 percent financing. Call (877) 822-LAND!

NORTH CAROLINA Mountain property, Gated community with private river and lake access. Swim, fish, hike. From $20,000 to $70,000. Perfect for log cabin. (800) 699-1289 or www.riverbendlakelure.com.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Mountains. Gated community, spectacular view, river homesites, clubhouse, mountain spas, paved roads, view tower, river walk. New phase just started! www.bearriverlodge.net. (866) 411-5263.

MONTANA LAND AUCTION July 22. +/- 577 acres, Jefferson River frontage, world-class hunting/fishing, awesome mountain views, +/- one hour from Bozeman. RK Auction, (406) 485-2548 or (406) 485-2399. www.MontanaLandAuctions.com.

VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS: Helena, Mont., 4.7 acres, $79,990. Ride out your backdoor to millions of acres of national forest! Awesome lake and mountain views, close to Canyon Ferry Lake, minutes to Helena. Soils tested, utilities, ready to build on. Call owner, (888) 770-2240.

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) 704-3154, ext. 617. Sunset Bay LLC.

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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

MAKE THIS SUMMER the best. East Tennessee's Norris Lake and golf properties make every year special. Starting at only $24,900. Call Lakeside Realty, (423) 626-5820, www.lakesiderealty-tn.com.

STEEL BUILDINGS

BUILDING SALE! Rock Bottom Prices! 20 by 30, now $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.

EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

STEEL ARCH BUILDINGS! Genuine SteelMaster Buildings, factory direct at huge savings! 20 by 24, 30 by 60, 35 by 50. Perfect Garage/workshop/barn. Call (800) 341-7007. www.SteelMasterUSA.com.

FLORIDA BUILDING Blowout. Florida product approved, 30 by 40, 40 by 60, 40 by 100. Limited offer! (800) 300-2470, ext. 4. www.allbldg.com.

HOW TO ADVERTISE: EARLY CLASSIFIED AD Deadline for the Wednesday, July 6 publication. Deadline is NOON Friday, July 1. Our office will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

HOW TO ADVERTISE

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