4 Bedroom Existing House

Sao Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Ref: AA5220


4 Bedroom Existing House

Sao Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

4 Bedroom Existing House

Sao Conrado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Existing
  • 4 bedrooms
  • €1,480,000
  • Casa Elis
  • Interior: 350m2
  • Exterior: 50m2

A Brazilian Modernist Masterpiece: The Historic São Conrado Home of the Queen of Bossa Nova, Elis Regina • Asking Price: R$8M (Brazilian Reais), approx €1,5M

Nestled in a gated community in São Conrado, neighbourhood between Barra da Tijuca and Leblon, this illustrious property once the home of Elis Regina, Brazil's beloved Bossa Nova icon, stands as a testament to modernist design and cultural heritage. Designed by the renowned architect Fernando Portuguese in the 1970s, the house not only served as Regina's sanctuary from 1967 until her untimely departure in 1982 but also as a vibrant gathering spot for musicians, artists, and intellectuals of the era. Its architectural prowess and historical significance make it a unique investment opportunity or a luxurious retreat for those seeking to immerse themselves in the carioca spirit.


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Located in the noble neighbourhood of São Conrado, this property with total area of 400sqm boasts uninterrupted views of the beach and Pedra da Gávea, encapsulating the essence of Rio de Janeiro's breathtaking landscape. The residence reflects a modernist style characterized by clean lines, expansive windows, and an open layout, promoting a seamless interaction with its natural surroundings. This architectural philosophy mirrors Regina's own vibrant and bold personality, with the house's design fostering creativity and inspiration through its serene vistas and tranquil environment.

The property's location in São Conrado offers easy access to some of Rio's best beaches, upscale dining, and vibrant nightlife.

About The Property

The house features a spacious living room, sunbathed terrace, swimming pool, and a suite with a sauna. It follows the style of Brazilian homes from the 1950s, boasting tall doors and wooden windows. While the facade walls are blue and white, the interior follows a neutral palette.

Three of the four bedrooms, including a master suite that integrates flawlessly with the outdoor terrace and pool area, are meticulously designed to offer comfort while preserving the home's historical integrity. The garden, dense and lush, acts as a natural barrier, ensuring privacy and tranquility, a rare find in such a bustling city as Rio de Janeiro. This property not only offers a luxurious living space but also a piece of Brazilian music history and the Bossa Nova movement

The view is exceptionally privileged, offering glimpses of the sunset and waves crashing against the rocks, and on some lucky days, even whales swimming in the sea.

Investment Potential

With a rental pricing starting from 800€ per night, this property is not just a residence but a gateway to experiencing and exploring the carioca culture whilst also being the base you need to explore everything Brazil has to offer. It holds unparalleled value for investors interested in the arts and culture sector, offering potential for high returns on investment through both long-term appreciation and short-term rental income. Moreover, for enthusiasts of Brazilian music and history, living in or staying in this house for a few days provides an unparalleled opportunity to connect with the life and legacy of Elis Regina, offering insights into the creative processes of one of the most influential figures in Brazilian music.


Elis Regina was a musical genius and I feel that this house inspired her a lot. After learning about her story, I can imagine that when one has her talent, and a house like this, there's a creative impulse in the place. This home has an influence on the person, on Elis, and on us now. Roman Carel

Why Invest

  • Located in a guarded condominium
  • While the interior has been updated for modern comfort, it still retains elements reminiscent of Elis Regina's time, allowing you to connect with the history and feel her presence.
  • Private Swimming Pool and Sauna
  • Short term rental allowed with pricing starting from 800€/night
  • Modern mid-Century, Tropical design

Local Insights

  • Located in front of São Conrado beach and just 8 minutes from Leblon Beach
  • Escape busy city life within the city
  • Unparalleled access to nature
  • Noble neighbourhood in Rio de Janeiro
  • Serene vistas and tranquil environment.

*Please note that the images used throughout are indicative or photographs of previous work from the same developer. Images may not be exactly representative of the property.


Reference Ref Type Bedrooms Beds m2 Price Interested?
AA5220 House 4 350 m2 €1,480,000
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