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Beautiful and cosy house/villa for sale in Florianópolis

Villa / House in Bom Abrigo, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina

Additional Documents


List of properties for sale 01.09.2009.doc

New York Times Florianópolis 2008.doc

Florianópolis - The Guardian 2007.doc

Florianópolis Presentation 2009 eng.doc

The Guardian 2005 Floripa Article.pdf

£236,364 / $365,169 / €288,889 / R$650,000

5 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms

Ref: PBSC1027

General Summary

  • 3 minutes' walk to beach (200 m)
  • 30 minutes' drive to Florianopolis International Airport
  • Restaurants, shops and shopping centre neaby
  • Schools and other facilities in the area
  • Approx. 15 minutes' drive to Florianópolis city centre
  • Easy access to BR-101 (main Brazilian motorway spreading from south to north from São José do Norte, in Rio Grande do Sul to Touros, in Rio Grande do Norte)



The Property Offers: 

  • Plot: standard 324 sq. mt.
  • Built area: 600
  • 2 Master bedrooms with balcony and seaview 
  • 3 bedrooms (no en-suite bathroom)
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Open plan living-room with three well-defined areas
  • Open plan fitted kitchen and dining-room
  • Private hydromassage swimming pool
  • Large barbecue area
  • Front garden
  • Garage for 3 cars

Florianopolis Property Overview
 - PBSC1027

Very pleasant, impecably presented two-storey house with great sea view just 200 m from beach in posh, safe Bom Abrigo neighbourhood. 600 house built on a 324 plot.  Ample open plan living-room with three distinct areas. Open plan fitted kitchen and dining-room. Two master bedrooms with balcony and gorgeous view of the southern bay and Bom Abrigo beach. Three bedrooms (no en-suite bathroom). Five bathrooms in total. Large barbecue area, swimming-pool and garage for three cars. Small front garden.


Property Location within Florianopolis Area

Bom Abrigo is a top residential area considered to be the one with the best quality of life in Florianópolis. Idyllic setting near all sorts of facilities such as schools and crèches, shops, two huge supermarkets, shopping centre, beauty salons, barber shops, petrol stations, bakeries, medical and dental clinics, petrol station, etc., as well as all sorts of restaurants.


Florianópolis is the capital city of the Brazilian southern state of Santa Catarina. It is located on a subtropical island featuring over 50 beaches, green seas, historical places, hills and breathtaking views. Florianopolis is a place with out-of-the-ordinary beauty, the island is increasingly sought for as one of the best locations for safe investment in real estate in Brazil. Connected to the mainland by two bridges and just 20 minutes from the local international airport and 30 from the coach terminal,  Florianopolis is the capital city with best quality of life in the country, a safe, relaxed place with the highest real estate appreciation rate in the region (proven 20-25% per year).


Build / Property Specification
Unfurnished property.


We can assist in providing all sorts of furniture at competitive rates.  Quotations may be supplied on an individual basis as this will depend on the quality of furniture required and the actual size of the property to be furnished. Architect and interior decorator's expert assistance is available for a fee to be negotiated.


Property Deposits & Payments Terms

It is usual that with resale properties the full payment is made upon contract exchange (approx 4 to 8 weeks from signing contracts and paying deposits).  A deposit of approx £1000 will be required to secure the property and produce a contract.

Owner will discuss payment terms and may accept an apartment as part payment.


Associated Purchase Costs of Property in Florianopolis

In addition to the listed price for the investment, the following costs will apply to your purchase:

    • Stamp Duty Tax (or Registration tax) is around 0.8% (max. of R$ 801.00) of the purchase price (payable to the notary) 
    • Notary Fees is approx 1% of the purchase price (max of  R$ 805.00)
    • Property Transfer Tax (ITBI) of 2% of purchase price (payable at the City Hall).
    • 'FRJ - Fundo para Reaparelhamento do Judiciário' (Fund for Reequipment of the Judiciary) Tax of 0.3% of property price (max. R$ 400.00)


  • UK / Brazilian Lawyer (optional but recommended) - see below

    • With regard to lawyers fees, this can vary depending on the work and level of service you require.  A fee of between 0.5% and 3% will be charged depending on work / service.
    • Should the property have any issues with regard to debts and the lawyer advises you not to proceed, then 50% of the agreed legal fee is payable.

    Property Running Costs

    Costs directly associated with this property are set out below (all are estimated and approximate):

  • Council Tax (per year): TBC

  • Condominium fees per year: TBC

  • Utility expenses will depend on consumption.



    To obtain the price in your own currency, divide the above figures by the rate(s) shown at the bottom of the page.  All above rates are approximates / estimates.



  • When buying a property it is important that you pay the appropriate council rates and condominium charges (if applicable). Your home / investment is at risk if you do not keep up these payments. 

    Rental / Yield Potential


  • Real estate appreciation rate in Florianópolis is @ proven 20-25% per year.


    Please, ask about rental projections as these vary for each specific area within Florianopolis and Santa Catarina, depending on location and property. 


    There is a mix of rental opportunity from long term contracts to short term holiday lets.

    In Florianopolis, many hotels are largely booked and the tourist visits to the island are increasing year on year.

    We deal with local contacts in the Florianopolis area who know the markets well and can help you manage your properties generally.


    This house has great yearly rental potential because it is located in a highly sought-after exclusive residential area. Many people working in the town centre and other areas in Greater Florianópolis seek top quality dwellings in this neighbourhood for long-term lease which turns it into a good investment opportunity. 

  • * All properties are sold in Brazilian Reais (symbols R$ or BRL). Currency rates will depend upon your banks conversion rate at the time of transferring the monies. The current conversion rates used on this site are €1 = R$2.25, £1 = R$2.75, $1 = R$1.78. To check the latest rate 'spot rate' with Bank of Brazil click here.

    Consider using a Money Transfer Agent to Transfer Money To Brazil, offering better Exchange Rates than High Street Banks.

    Prices displayed do not include other associated purchase costs such as Government Purchase Tax, Legal Costs, Admin and Furniture (unless stated).