With apartments rarely for sale in the sought-after, full-service, prewar condominium 285 Lafayette Street, this 3 bedroom + bonus office, 3 bathroom loft is an exceptional find. Located at the crossroads of Nolita, Soho and Noho, and designed by renowned New York architect Costas Kondylis is a gorgeous mint-condition residence that will truly wow your senses. Enter from your elevator landing shared by only one other apartment to find double exposures, unobstructed eastern views, dramatic light-filled living space and refined finishes at every turn. Among the distinctive highlights lending character to this special home are original exposed wooden beams and columns, beautiful Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, stylish Urban Archeology bathroom fixtures, tasteful built-ins in all bedrooms, a 6' bathtub and separate shower in the master bathroom, generous closet space including 3 large walk-ins, a laundry closet with a washer/dryer, central audio with individual room controls, and a multi-zoned energy-efficient AC and heating system for your ultimate comfort. Entertaining is divine in the huge living/dining room that's surrounded by windows, and served by an open chef's kitchen adorned with sleek black granite counters and stainless appliances (GE Monogram fridge and 36" gas range, Bosch dishwasher). This unit also comes with a large extra storage area in the basement.Built in 1912, and home to a chocolate factory before conversion to luxury condominiums in 1998, the 10-story 285 Lafayette is a distinguished full-service prewar elevator building with a full-time doorman, concierge, impressive lobby and fabulous landscaped rooftop garden. Just south of the famed Puck Building, minutes from Broadway, Bleecker, Prince and Spring Streets, in the center of boutiques, restaurants and public transportation (B, D, F, M, N, R, J, Z, C, E, 6). Pets are allowed.