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285 Lafayette Street, #2B

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of May 31, 2017
It previously was on the market for a total of 1,533 days.
Last Sold on Nov 29, 2004 for $3,400,000
4 beds, 3.5 baths | Approx. 4,060 ft2
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Key Details

  • Listed Mar 8, 2015
    Days on Market 1533
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood NoLiTa/Little Italy
  • Monthly Common Charges $3,126
    Monthly Real Estate Taxes $3,128
    Minimum Down Payment 10%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Back on the market $10,600,000

Supremely located in the infinitely thriving, always bustling and forever fashionable SoHo, 285 Lafayette is the epitome of authentic Downtown New York chic, effortless and eternally modern luxury living. Originally built in the 19th Century housing a famed chocolate factory, 285 Lafayette was reborn into a luxury full service Condominium in 1999 by world-renowned architect Costas Kondylis. The ingenious combination of sublime pre-war architecture with timeless interiors paired with Concierge level service, 285 was an instant star and became the immensely sought- after residential project and home to an array of distinguished clientele from day one to the present.

Comprised of a mere ten floors and twenty-one residences located at the epicenter of Lafayette and Prince Streets, 285 is exceptionally intimate and ultra private in the heart of one of Manhattan’s most engaging neighborhoods --an ever-lasting darling of SoHo.

Welcome to Residence Two B --- your keyed elevator opens into this expansive and elegant family sized 4060 square foot home comprised of fully equipped chef’s kitchen, four grand bedrooms plus library, three bathrooms, one powder room and private laundry room with additional catering refrigerator. The original Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors have been redesigned by famed designer with a custom stunning finish throughout. The Western wall spans over 70 linear feet with a wall of 10-foot windows, massive and new offering gorgeous light throughout the day.

The loft with an enormous living and dining area of 48 feet by nearly 35 feet with 12 foot ceiling heights, original impressive cast iron columns and beautiful exposed wooden beams lovingly preserved, exudes a genuine SoHo charm and personality while being perfectly pristine and oh-so-grown up.

The ideal chef’s kitchen overlooks the gracious and grand living space, perfect for both intimate and grand family gatherings -- fully equipped with stainless steel Viking appliances and extra large wine refrigerator complete with stunning custom hi-gloss lacquer white cabinetry and absolute black granite countertops.

The master bedroom is a serene, glamorous and sexy suite facing North with a proper and posh seating area and an exquisite re-mastered master bathroom featuring a dramatic floating Waterworks bath tub, double sink and vanity with separate stall shower and two walls of custom closets.

The large second bedroom has en-suite bathroom and walk in closet. The corner third bedroom has North and West exposures while fourth bedroom faces West, all rooms offer grand and impressive proportions.

Condominium Essentials

Full Service
24 Hour Concierge
Exquisite Landscaped Roof Deck Garden and Deck
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Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.
  • Windowed Kitchen
  • Balcony
  • Garden

About 285 Lafayette Street

78

285 Lafayette Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 78, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

25
Out of 44
+
21
Out of 36
+
23
Out of 39
+
9
=
78
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Open 2 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
Some Noise 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
Some 0 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
2 4 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
14 or more Feet 4 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Condo
  • Built in 1912
  • 31 Apartments
  • 9 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1999
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Garden
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Terraces / Balconies
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
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