The Portugal captain, speaking to AS, insists he'd like to play out his career with Real, but is waiting to hold new contract talks.
"If possible, I would like to retire in Madrid. But it does not depend on me because I am not the boss of the club," he said.
"We'll see..." '
Ronaldo's comments arrive just days after it emerged he was exploring the prospect of son Cristiano Jr being educated in England and had been house-hunting in Surrey and London.
The attacker's deal with Real runs to 2021.