Lauro de Freitas, which is situated in the region known as the Coconut Coast in Bahia is one of the largest creators of jobs in the contemporary houses. The town that is located 15 km to the northeast of Salvador is a center of economic activity and growth in the region.
Although Lauro de Freitas is more of an urban locality, it is not far from nice beaches. Three excellent beaches, Ipitanga, Vilas do Atlantico and Buraquinho are nearby. Living in Lauro de Freitas offers the best of urban conveniences while not being too far away from the peace and quiet of nature.
Like most urban areas, houses in Lauro de Freitas are usually well planned units in nice condos or gated communities. Typical plot sizes vary between 100 to 500 sq. meters, although houses in plots of 1000 sq. meters or more are also available. You will get farmhouses where the land could be several thousand square meters in area.
Most houses have more than one floor and the construction is modern with excellent finish. Many houses have porcelain or similar high quality flooring. Swimming pools very often have fancy features like LED lighting and whirlpools. Most houses are new and you will also find some which are still under construction.
A two floor house in a gated community could cost anywhere between $ 85,000 to $ 450,000 depending upon the location, size and facilities provided. Houses on bigger plots or those with a lot of facilities will usually be priced above $ 500,000.
On an average, the price of a house in Lauro de Freitas will be around $ 324,700. The prices of farmhouses depends on the location, size of land and the size and quality of construction.
The bottom of the range offers compact houses in the localities of Abrantes, Ipitanga and Buraquinho. Prices start from as low as $ 85,000. In this price range you can expect houses which have 75 to 130 sq. meters built up area constructed on plots of up to 200 sq. meters.
You are likely to find houses with two bedrooms, usually at least one of them is a suite. You may find houses with up to three suites depending upon the price.
A pool and garden may be available as part of the common facilities in some condos. Most houses on offer have an open parking for one or two cars and at the higher end of the range you may have other facilities like a service area.
Most of the houses in this range are in localities of Villas do Atlantico, Alphaville or in Lauro de Freitas town. The built up area will range between 180 and 570 sq. meters on plots of 200 to 500 sq. meters in Vilas do Atlantico.
These houses are usually not too far away from the beach. In Alphaville you are likely to find houses constructed on larger plots of 300 to 800 sq. meters.
Houses irrespective of the locality are located in areas where you don’t have to go far for day to day needs. You will find shopping facilities, schools, hospitals and malls close by.
In this range you can expect houses with at least four bedrooms and at least one suite, although there are houses offering up to six bedrooms or three suites.
Some of the larger houses have a pool and garden. Multiple car parking is usually available and you can expect additional features like service areas, round the clock security, family room, party area, play area, barbecue and water storage facilities.
With this type of budget you will find houses in nice condos in Alphaville or in-town locations in Lauro de Freitas. Houses are quite large with 240 to 400 sq. meters construction on plots of 400 to 500 sq. meters. A typical house will have four bedrooms with more than one suite.
In addition to the facilities mentioned in lower price ranges, expect a well-designed fancy swimming pool and some additional facilities like solar water heating and employee quarters. The condos usually have good quality common facilities like play areas, well designed or landscaped gardens, clubs and tennis courts.