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2 bedroom villa for sale


Portugal - Madeira, Santa Cruz

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Key features:

  • Exceptional contemporary interior design and finishes
  • Excellent construction quality
  • Property comprises three plots with total area of 5700m2
  • Currently two-bedroom, but easy to convert to a three-bedroom property
  • Spectacular panoramic ocean and island views
  • 4 minutes to the Santo da Serra golf course, 5 minutes to the airport e 15 minutes to Funchal
  • Air-conditioning and under floor heating
  • Generous games room/gymnasium in basement
  • Landscaped garden with automatic irrigation
  • Overflow pool with pre-installation for pool heating

Full description:

Unique top-end contemporary property with spectacular ocean views

This unique property which has been constructed, finished & equipped to meet the highest standards, offers spectacular views over the ocean and the Desertas islands, & enjoys peace, tranquility and complete privacy, whlst being only 5 minutes from the Santo da Serra Golf course, 10 minutes to the airport and 15 minutes to Funchal.

The property has a large garden area with overflow swimming pool and decking. The two adjacent plots are being sold together with the house, so the total land area is of approx. 5.700m2. This allows an extended garden or the possibility of constructing a guest house or second house.
The property, which has a gross construction area of approximately 400m2,  dates from 2007, but has been meticulously looked after and is "as new".
The property comprises:


Landscaped garden, Decking, Pool with overflow (waterfall) and 180 degree views to the ocean, the Desertas islands, the Ponta de São Lourenço (easternmost point of island) and Caniçal.
Garage for 3 cars

Ground floor

Top-of-the-range kitchen and laundry, TV room, extensive open-plan living & dining room
Lower floor - Generous gymnasium/games room/home cinema

Upper floor
2 magnificent suites + 1 study (could easily be a third bedroom).

The sales price does not include the furniture, although the owners may be open to selling some pieces.


For those considering an investment in a luxury residence as a second (holiday) home or as a retirement destination, consider the advantages of Madeira Island :

* Sub-tropical climate - warm & pleasant year round
* Natural beauty - dramatic scenery, lush & colourful, known as the "Garden of the Atlantic"
* Ease of access - within 3 hours flight time from most European cities, direct flights from over 40 destinations in Europe, daily flights to London and Lisbon
* Protected environment - 70% of the island is protected parkland & forest
* Activities/Amenities - wide range of sports & leisure activities; two Golf courses near to Funchal
* Tourist infrastructure - long known as a quality tourist destination, with lots to see & do* Quality of life - a friendly, safe & clean place to visit and to live in (Note: one of the lowest incidences of crime in Europe)

Legal and fiscal situation

* Property transfer taxes - IMT tax, Stamp duty, reigistration and notary fees - max. 7%
* Inheritance tax - Effective 1st January 2004, inheritance tax abolished in Portugal. There is still a 10% stamp duty charge though on transfer of assets. Gifts/donations to a spouse (husband or wife), children, parents or grandparents are exempt.
* Capital gains tax - Flat 25% tax levy on all capital gains effected by non-residents.
* Portuguese (EU) Residence Permit - Since July 2012, the NON-EU PURCHASER has a right to apply for a Portuguese residence permit (with subsequent freedom of movement in Schengen countries) following purchase of real estate in Portugal with A MINIMUM INVESTMENT OF ¿500.000
* Non-Habitual Resident's Regime - offering fiscal advantages particularly to non-Portuguese retirees taking up residence in Portugal

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Nearest Airports*

  • Funchal (International), 13.1 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
ImoPalheiro Lda, Palheiro Estate, Madeira

Rua do Balancal nº. 29 São Gonçalo 9060-414 Funchal Madeira
03339 396426  Local call rate
About ImoPalheiro Lda, Palheiro Estate, Madeira

The Palheiro Estate

Located on a prime hilltop site overlooking the sophisticated capital of Funchal, the 130 hectare Palheiro Estate, has grown from an early 19th century hunting lodge and summer retreat for nobility into a sophisticated, low density resort destination.

Palheiro benefits from an unrivalled location, on the one hand its elevated position gives stunning views over the city and harbour, yet it is only ten minutes by car to the city centre, with its elegant mix of historic buildings and modern shopping. On the other hand, it is only fifteen minutes to the international airport, with direct flights to over 40 European destinations.


Madeira is a small island (50 km long) located 900 km. south-west of Portugal and 600 km. off the North African coast.

For over 200 years, Europe's elite have been drawn to the archipelago of Madeira, enjoying the reliable, year-round fine weather and dramatically beautiful landscapes. The waters surrounding the island are warm and the winding coastline provides many opportunities to enjoy them. Savvy second home purchasers are aware that Madeira, which can be easily reached in around three hours via direct flights from the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, is an ideal alternative to long haul destinations for sun seekers, offering year round rental opportunity as well as a superb second home location.


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This property is marketed by:

ImoPalheiro Lda, Palheiro Estate, Madeira

Rua do Balancal nº. 29 São Gonçalo 9060-414 Funchal Madeira
or call 03339 396426
Calling from outside the UK? 00351291794015

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