3 bedroom house for sale
Portugal - Ponta do Sol, Ponta do Sol
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- Useful area: 220.0
- Total area: 450.0
- Built in 2009
- Floor: 2
- Near Sea
Located in the parish of Ponta do Sol, ?the land of the sun?.
Ponta do Sol is the only parish in the Island named after the sun, corresponding, in fact, to what the municipality, in general, and the civil parish, in particular, have to offer.
In truth, Ponta do Sol owes its name to the existence of a rock hedge entering into the sea where the sun beams are reflected.
Ponta do Sol is considered the warmest municipality in the island, where the sun shines the longest amount of hours. For that reason, under privileged conditions, Ponta do Sol?s settlement begun little after the discovery of the Island, in 1425.
The establishment of the old municipality of Ponta do Sol dates back to December 2, 1501, date in which king D. Manuel I promoted the village to the category of town and municipality.Most of the first settlers were Portuguese.
The fertility of the ground has always been used for the so called rich crops. At the time of the colonization, Ponta do Sol was one of the most active centers of agricultural production, namely of sugar cane.
Regarding the town, we can say that it has particularly developed in the past few years. Tourism has grown a lot in Ponta do Sol in the recent years, with the establishment of high quality hotel units.
Ponta do Sol town is located by the sea, such as Lugar de Baixo, where you can enjoy the beautiful surrounding landscape, with the fields of banana trees, and the sea. The sea front is currently being object of works, in order to provide the coast with more pleasant conditions.
In terms of historic and cultural heritage, in Ponta do Sol you can visit Nossa Senhora da Luz church, established in an ancient chapel of the 15th century. It was rebuild at the beginning of the 18th century. The temple is very precious, for the engravings and representations it possesses.
The main economic activities of Ponta do Sol reside in the primary sector, where agriculture assumes a prominent place, particularly in terms of sugar cane, banana, horticulture and floriculture production. In addition to these activities, the traditional retail shops and the flourishing local hotel industry are also worth mentioning.
Ponta do Sol?s climate is mild and not very humid. The temperatures range on average between 29 ºC (84 ºF) in the summer and 18 ºC (65 ºF) in the winter.
It currently harbors about four and a half thousand people, and has an area of 28,2 km2 (6968 acres).
The pearl of the Atlantic has one of the most perfect climates in the world. It is never too hot, averaging maximums of 24ºC during the summer months and minimums of 17ºC during the winter. This benevolent climate enhances every leisure pastime, be it golf, mountain walking, touring, hiking and making it an excellent retirement or second home destination. With quality of life, no crime, low living costs, natural beauty, the hospitality and kindness of the people, the Carnival Festival and spectacular fireworks show all make Madeira THE mecca island of the Atlantic, attracting many foreigners. A variety of languages are spoken such as English, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Finish etc.
STEPS ON PURCHASING PROPERTY IN MADEIRA
-Select the property.
-Select an independent qualified lawyer.
-Obtaining a fiscal number through a professional fiscal representation company.
-Down payment of a part of the agreed price in order to take the property off the market. This amount is normally non-refundable and made on the basis that a 'Promissory Contract' will be drawn up within the next 30 days.
-The lawyer will then collect all the house documents to check that everything is in order. If applying for a Portuguese mortgage it is advisable to obtain an offer from the bank before the Promissory Contract is made.
-The Promissory Contract is drawn up by the buyer's lawyer and signed by the seller and the buyer. If using a bank to finance the purchase, it is recommended that the contract be made for 90 days until the deed of purchase.
-Payment of the Property Transfer Tax paid by the lawyer on behalf of the buyer a few days before the final deed. Value varies according to the property price, its use (e.g. a permanent or second home),
-The Final Deed made in the presence of a competent entity to legalise the deed the seller, the buyer (both can be represented lawyer, with a power of attorney) and a bank representative (in case of financing with a mortgage).
-Registration of the deed at the National Land Registry Records (Conservatória do Registo Predial).
PINK REAL ESTATE
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Shortly after in 2007, Pink Real Estate opened also in Machico. Our success is largely due to our driving ambition to able to provide a 7 star service to our clients and a win-win situation with our partners locally and internationally.
Our experience and knowledge in both residential and commercial property markets in Porto Santo and particularly Madeira is drawn from our management and staff´s wide span of experience in the real estate industry.
With 15 staff members ranging from prospectors, salespersons, management, IT, Administration, Lawyers and free lance prospectors our qualified staff ensure that we see our clients through the buying process step by step.
Pink Real Estate is situated in Rua Dr. Brito Câmara (in front of Edifício 2000, next to Dolce Vita Mall) . When you opt for our company, you are choosing professional excellence. If you would like to buy or sell a property, talk to us!
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