The building is a gated community of twenty-one apartments, over five floors that share a garden location amongst the local banana groves situated below the village. At 180 metres above sea level, the apartments enjoy uninterrupted . The apartments were built in 1997 and since when the owners have carried out a number of improvements. Each apartment can also enjoy the use of the beautiful outdoor swimming pool and sun deck.
Arco da Calheta is an unspoilt rural village that has a church, sports centre, post office, various shops selling local produce, hairdressers and a taxi rank - these are all within a short walking distance of the apartments.