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Penthouse / Apartment in Rio de Janeiro for Sale

Apartment in Leblon, Rio (the city), Rio De Janeiro

£4,727,273 / $7,303,371 / €5,777,778 / R$13,000,000

3 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms

Ref: rio-ra2000

General Summary

  • 1 Mins Walk to beach
  • 30 Mins Drive to Rio de Janeiro International Airport
  • 5 to 30 Mins Drive from Rio Olympics site
  • 1 block from Local Beach Restaurants
  • Nearest Town Centre approx 20 Mins drive

The Development / Communal Building Offers:

  • Cable TV
  • Parking
  • Communal Area maintained for you

The Property Offers: 

  • Property Size 250 sqm
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Large Living Room
  • 1 Kitchen
  • 1 Private Swimming Pool

Property / Investment in Rio Overview - Penthouse / Apartment in Rio de Janeiro for Sale (Ref: rio-ra2000)

Spectacular duplex penthouse on Delfim Moreira, in the heart of Leblon.

Total sea view (including the bedrooms)! On the first floor a spacious living room with 3 ambients, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. On the second floor, an outstanding suite with closet, terrace, heated pool, winter garden and hot tube. Service area and maidís quarters. The penthouse has a remote control system that allows you to control all the lights, sound system and courtains in the property. Beautifully decorated with many closets and 2 parking spaces in the garage. Very safe building with 24h security guard.

IPTU (tax): R$5.000,00 / Condo fee: R$1.200,00

Property Location & Area within Rio De Janeiro

Leblon, one of the most exclusive areas in Rio!

Build / Property Specification
Please ask any questions you may have and we will foward them to the owner / broker directly in Rio.  We are located on the ground in Rio De Janerio, so can have a face to face meeting with relevant parties and owners if required.



Property Deposits & Payments Terms

A deposit would be required to secure the property, this is usually a standard from 10% to 20% in Rio De Janeiro of the property price. We would advise that a lawyer is introduced to the transaction at an early stage as its important to know the documents are all in order before paying the deposit.  We can recommend various neutral Brazilian Lawyers in Rio (and in UK or USA if required).


The final payment will be required within 30 days maximum of the deposit payment.  Should you wish to extend the payments slightly, then it may be possible to negotiate with the seller / owner a stage payment plan.

Associated Purchase Costs

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

  • Property Transfer Tax (ITBI) of approx 2% (payable at the City Hall).
  • UK / Brazilian Lawyer (optional but recommended) - good lawyer around 1% of property price.
  • Admin / Processing (includes all processing costs) £400 (see below)
  • Deed and registring the deed costs is about R$ 2000
  • In some cases there are can be additional tax on purchases, this will be advised by our local Broker. 

Admin / Processing:  We charge a fee when you decide to proceed with a property.  Before you progress with the purchase or pay a deposit, it is important to see the contract and have it transalated in English.  The 'Admin / Processing' fee is to pay for transalation services, contract raising and other legal document collecting which may be required.  A lawyer can then be introduced and the 10 or 20% deposit paid accordingly.  If you would rather just pay the deposit and await for the lawyers to check the title, then this fee can be waived / not charged.



Rio Property Running Costs

Monthly Utility and other costs directly associated with this property in Rio de Janeiro can be obtained upon request.


Below is a list of utility costs.

  • Council Tax (per year) IPTU (tax): R$5.000,00 / Water
  • Electric
  • Condo fee: R$1.200,00

When buying a property in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 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. 

Rental / Yield Potential in Rio de Janeiro

We can introduce you to a reliable company in Rio de Janeiro to manage your property (if you so require).  We can also help with estimates of rental projections.  The 2016 Olympics in Rio, increasing tourism and Oil discoveries will ensure the economy in Rio for renting / letting remains strong.


* 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 Ä1 = 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).