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For sale: Beautiful beachfront duplex pent-house in Itapema

Apartment in Itapema, Porto Belo-Itapema, Santa Catarina

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About Itapema .doc

£290,909 / $449,438 / €355,556 / R$800,000

3 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms

Ref: PBSC1012

General Summary


  • 1 minute's walk to beach
  • 12 km from Camboriú
  • 60 km to Florianópolis
  • 72 km from Florianópolis International Airport
  • 30 km to Navegantes Airport

  • Restaurants, bars, banks and shops nearby



The Development / Communal Building Offers:

  • Garage
  • Lift

  • Intertalkie

  • Electronic gate

  • 24-hour on-duty caretaker


The Property Offers:

  • Living-room and bedrooms on bottom floor
  • Dining-room, kitchen and balcony on top floor
  • 1 en-suite bedroom
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Built-in cupboards
  • Fully equipped fitted kitchen
  • Spacious terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 2 parking spaces in the condo's private garage

Itapema  Property Overview - PBSC1012

Fully furnished pent-house containing 1 en-suite bedroom, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and living-room on the bottom floor. Dining-room, fitted kitchen, ample balcony and barbecue on the top floor. 2 parking spaces in the building's communal garage. Five-storey building with four apartments per storey in traditionally sought-after neighbourhood of fast appreciating area. Good quality furniture. All electric appliances included. 24-hour on duty caretaker. Banks, supermarkets, bakeries, pharmacies, etc. nearby.  Excellent investment opportunity!



Property Location within the Porto Belo-Itapema area


Itapema is located just off the BR-101 highway, 13 km from Camboriú and 78 km from Florianópolis. It is also the gateway to the beach of Porto Belo and the Bombinhas region (Bombas, Bombinhas, Quatro Ilhas, Zimbros, Mariscal, etc.). A busy tourist resort in the summer months (from 15 December to 28 February), Itapema is a calm place for the rest of the year. With warm sea waters all year round, this beach attracts people of all ages especially those from cold regions. The civil construction sector is very active here and the area offers good investment opportunities with a high appreciation rate. Itapema's main beaches are Costão de Itapema, Praia da Ilhota, Praia Grossa, Canto da Praia, Praia Central e Meia Praia. Restaurants offer the most delicious dishes of the local cuisine and the best night-life in the region may be found in Meia Praia in summer.



Build / Property Specifications


Fully furnished and equipped.



Property Deposits & Payments Terms


Specific payment terms may be negotiated.



Associated Purchase Costs of Property in Itapema

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 approx 2% (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 lawyer's fees, these 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 or impediments of any sort and the lawyer advises the buyer 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:

    • Council Tax (per year): R$ 1,800.00
    • Condo Fee (per month): R$ 350.00
    • Utility expenses shall 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


    Annual real estate appreciation rate in Itapema is one of the highest in the region. Excellent area for investment.


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

    Tourist demands are high in Itapema. Tourist visits to the various coastal areas are increasing year on year, therefore there is a mix of rental opportunity especially short term holiday lets in summer.
    We deal with local contacts in Itapema 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).