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Florianopolis designer apartment for sale - Santa Catarina

Apartment in Jurerê, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina

Additional Documents


Florianópolis Presentation 2009 eng.doc

New York Times Florianópolis 2008.doc

Florianópolis - The Guardian 2007.doc

The Guardian 2005 Floripa Article.pdf

£90,909 / $140,449 / €111,111 / R$250,000

1 Bedroom
1 Bathroom
1st Floor Designer Deco Apartment: Great investment opportunity in increasingly appreciating neighbourhood

Ref: PBSC1006

General Summary

  • 10 minutes' walk to beach
  • 10 minutes' drive to local yacht club and marinas
  • 40 minutes' drive to Florianópolis International Airport
  • Local beach restaurants and bars within walking distance
  • Florianópolis city centre approx. 25 minutes' drive
  • 25 minutes' drive to coach station
  • Great night-life options nearby
  • Shops and shopping centre nearby
  • Neighbourhood with good infrastructure for permanent dwelling

The Development / Communal Building Offers:

  • Condo plot area: 900
  • 4-storey building
  • 06 apartments per storey
  • Lift
  • 6-year-old building
  • Communal party room
  • Communal swimming-pool
  • Garage 
  • Communal area maintained for you
  • 8 am to 5 pm on-duty caretaker

The Property Offers: 

  • Private area: 58.82
  • Total area: 69.55
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Open plan living, dining-room and kitchen
  • Glazed balcony
  • Barbecue in balcony
  • Laundry-room
  • 1 parking space in building garage

Florianopolis Property Overview - PBSC1006

1st-floor fully furnished one-bedroom flat in Jurerê, one of the most sought-after Florianópolis northern beaches. Top quality building featuring communal swimming-pool and party lounge, garage and security technology.
This apartment was decorated by a renowned interior designer and will be sold fully furnished and equipped.

Property Location within Florianopolis Area


One of Florianópolis's areas with the highest real estate appreciation rates, Jurerê is a beach on the north of the Island of Santa Catarina which runs along the Jurerê neighbourhood, between the beaches of Canasvieiras and Forte. It is a highly developed area with nice houses and apartment blocks as well tourism infrastructure including inns, hotels and properties for holiday rental. With its green, clean and warm sea water and sandy beach, Jurerê attracts thousands of tourists every summer and has a fairly large permanent population. One of the most pleasant areas on the island, Jurerê and surrounding neighbourhoods offer full infrastructure and a safe environment which make it ideal for family life and holidays and where good night-life options are available to those who wish to have fun. A sailors' paradise, Jurerê Bay is a sheltered cove of calm waters with sailing boats and yachts anchored outside the Santa Catarina Yacht Club (Veleiros da Ilha).


Jurerê features excellent infrastructure including supermarkets, restaurants, bars, night-clubs, pizza places, chemists and medical centres as well as the Jurerê Open Shopping, a shopping centre located upon the Jurerê Internacional pedestrian area. This charming beach offers the Blue Fox marina as well as the marina belonging to the local Yacht Club.


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

In Florianópolis, property is usually sold either partially or fully furnished as most properties are resale properties (and not newly build / off plan) as it is the case of this apartment. 


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 £ 2000 will be required to secure the property and produce a contract.


Owner will analyse proposals.

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 the sale 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) - please see below
  • With regard to lawyer's 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

    Monthly Utility and other costs directly associated with this property are set out below:


    • Council Tax (per year): R$ 393.00 (2009)
    • Condo Fee (per month) = approx. R$ 185.00
    • Utility bills 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

    Ask about rental projections which vary depending on each specific area and type of property within Florianopolis. 

    Tourist demands are high in Florianopolis. Many hotels are largely booked in summer and tourist visits to the city are increasing year on year. As a result, there is a mix of rental opportunity from long term contracts to short term holiday lets. 

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

  • * 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).