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Hillside plot overlooking the canal with gorgeous sea view

Development Land in Barra da Lagoa, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina

Additional Documents


Escape from America Floripa article.pdf

Florianópolis - The Guardian 2007.pdf

New York Times Florianópolis 2008.pdf

The Guardian 2005 Floripa Article.pdf

Florianópolis Presentation eng.pdf

£65,455 / $101,124 / €80,000 / R$180,000

Ref: PBSC1046

General Summary

  • 10 minutes' walk to the beach
  • 45 minutes' drive to Florianopolis International Airport
  • Local beach restaurants and bars
  • Full infrastructure except for banks or ATMs

 The Property Offers: 

  • 400 sq.m.
  • Sea and canal view
  • Native vegetation

Florianopolis Property
Overview - PBSC1046

Individual building plot at exotic Barra da Lagoa Beach in Florianópolis. Located on elevated ground this piece of land is surrounded by native vegetation and enjoys lovely view of the canal and the sea. Fully fenced it may be the ideal place for an idillic retreat or a holiday home.

Property Location within Florianópolis


Barra da Lagoa is the preferred destination of foreign visitors when touring Florianópolis and surrounding areas. Its proximity to fashionable Praia Mole and half-way location between Lagoa da Conceição and the island's northern beaches, full infrastructure and reliable public transport turn Barra da Lagoa into an ideal neighbourhood to live in or have a base when visiting the region.


Property Location within Santa Catarina


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 after 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).



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 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 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 advise you not to proceed, then 50% of the agreed legal fee is payable.


    Property Running Costs


  • Council Tax (per year): To be advised

    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 (usually around 1% of the property value per year) and condominium charges (if applicable), your home / investment is at risk if you do not keep up these payments. 

  • * 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).