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House in Brasil for Sale - Beautiful 4-bedroom house in highly valued area

Villa / House in João Paulo, Florianopolis, Santa Catarina

£218,182 / $337,079 / €266,667 / R$600,000

4 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms

Ref: PBSC1028a

General Summary

  • 5 minutes' walk to beaches
  • 300 metres from beach
  • Approx. 15 minutes' drive to city centre
  • Restaurants and other shops as well as a shopping centre nearby
  • 40 minutes' drive to Florianopolis International Airport
  • Easy access to northern beaches
  • 5-year-old house


The Property Offers: 

  • Plot area:  398

  • Total built area: 240

  • 4 bedrooms, 2 of which have en-suite bathroom and walking wardrobe and two further bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom

  • 1 further family bathroom

  • 12 sq. mt. balcony on 3rd. floor

  • Fully fitted fitchen with wood fire kitchen range and veranda with barbecue

  • Open plan living and dining-room

  • Winter garden

  • Patio

  • Playground

  • Kennel

  • Garage for 2 cars with electronic control gate

  • Large out-room which may be used as office, games room, workshop or gym

  • Walled-off landscaped garden with mini-waterfall.


Florianopolis Property Overview - PBSC1028


High quality property just 300 metres from the sea


3-storey house in highly valued João Paulo neighbourhood containing open plan living and dining-room, 4 bedrooms 2 of which have ensuite bathroom and walking cupboard, 2 further bedrooms served by 1 family bathroom, 1 further bathroom, fully fitted kitchen with wood fire kitchen range and veranda with barbecue. 12 balcony on 3rd floor. Winter garden, patio, playground and kennel. garage for 2 cars with electronic control gate. Next to the garage there is a large room which may be used as an office, a games room, a workshop or a gym.  Walled-off landscaped garden with mini-waterfall.


5-year-old house located near one of Florianópolis main shopping centres with easy access to the island's northern beaches.

Property Location within Florianopolis Area


This property is located in the very smart João Paulo neighbourhood in Florianópolis, just 10 km from the town centre. Fully functional area with all sorts of amenities.


Interesting point: the Florianopolis Municipal Council will be issuing no more building permits for the João Paulo neighbourhood. This has turned this area into a fast appreciating real estate location.

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 Brazilian property. Connected to the mainland by two bridges, with its international airport and coach terminal and complete infrastructure, 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 new build / off plan).  In the majority of cases, sellers do take furniture with them, although this is negotiable.

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.  A deposit will be required to secure the property and produce a sale and purchase promise agreement.


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/or documentation 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): To be advised
    • 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 

  • 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, depending on location and property. 


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

    In Florianopolis, hotels are largely booked in summer and 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 property has great yearly/holiday rental potential because it is located in a highly sought-after area 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).