Ideally located in a premier full-service building the heart of Soho/NoLiTa, Apartment 2A at 285 Lafayette Street is a beautifully renovated condo loft with approximately 3,910 square feet of expansive indoor living space with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, plus a staff room, and a large approximately 469 square foot private terrace.
This gorgeous corner apartment seamlessly combines the finest modern finishes with authentic pre-war loft features, which include original cast iron columns, touches of exposed brick, grand room proportions, oversized windows, and high ceilings with exposed wooden beams. High-level modern finishes include state-of-the-art iPad controls in every room, multi-zone Nest smart home system, Somfy electric shades, Sonos sound system, Lutron lighting, an in-unit Miele washer/dryer, and a massive eat-in chef’s kitchen with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances. Additional features of this wonderful apartment include direct elevator access, two service entrances, and a staff room.
The key-locked elevator opens directly to the grand living/dining room, with stunning proportions, cast iron columns, soaring ceilings with exposed wooden beams, and oversized windows, which allow for dazzling natural light. Ideal for impressive entertaining, this grand room affords abundant space for luxurious living, formal dining, and is open to the enormous eat-in chef’s kitchen. Replete with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, two sinks, and an under-cabinet wine cooler, the kitchen features an enormous center island with ample space for both dining and prep-work. A spacious gallery with plentiful storage, a laundry closet, and an elegant guests’ powder room are discreetly tucked away.
The luxurious master bedroom overlooks the tranquil gardens of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, and boasts grand proportions, direct access to the home’s private terrace, and an en suite five-fixture bathroom. Abundant storage is afforded, with a walk-in closet plus additional separate closets. The lavish windowed marble master bathroom features dual sinks, a free-standing steam shower, separate deep soaking tub, radiant floor heating and heated towel racks. Wonderful private outdoor space is afforded in the approximately 469 square foot terrace, which is accessible from both the master bedroom, and one of the secondary bedrooms. The second and third bedrooms are each appointed with full en suite bathrooms, gracious proportions, and ample storage space. A separate staff room with abundant storage and a second service entrance, complete the home.
Originally built in the late 1800s as the Hawley & Hoops chocolate factory, 285 Lafayette Street has been converted to a full-service luxury loft condominium building in the heart of Soho/NoLiTa. Top-notch amenities include a full-time doorman/concierge, an expansive landscaped roof deck, and a "Project" by Equinox in the building. The New York Public Library is immediately accessible as well, through a separate corner entrance.
285 Lafayette Street is situated among some of the most notable and chic restaurants, cafes, and shopping in Manhattan. Nearby subway lines include the B/D/F/M/R/W/6. Pets are welcome.