Take advantage of this rare opportunity to own within one of the most unique condominium buildings in the East Village. Conveniently located on East Houston off 1st Avenue, this gorgeous 1,087 SF Penthouse Loft (Convertible 2 bedroom), 2-bathroom residence boasts direct access via spiral staircase to a 1,050+ SF private roof deck featuring lush landscaping complete with irrigation, lighting and custom outdoor speakers. Theres never been a better time to create the outdoor oasis of your dreams!Enjoy a generously proportioned living space fit for entertaining, spanning nearly 40 feet with hardwood floors, four sunny west facing windows, two skylights and 12 foot ceilings with recessed lighting providing an open and airy feel throughout. The welcoming living room features custom built-in cabinetry with storage and is anchored by a wood burning fire place perfect for you to cozy up to during those long winter nights. Opposite of the dining area youll find a renovated open chefs kitchen complete with imported granite countertops, custom cabinetry and modern stainless steel appliances including Subzero refrigerator, Viking range, Bosch dishwasher and Liebherr wine cooler to top it off. Whether you prefer to keep the current loft configuration or convert into two bedrooms, the sleeping area provides modern day versatility and convenience with four floor-to-ceiling closets customized by California Closets, plus two massive overhead storage compartments ideal for stowing away those bulky and seasonal items. Enjoy two fully renovated bathrooms, one with marble countertops, heated flooring and fixtures by Kohler and Waterworks. Additional features of this home include central air conditioning, LG washer/dryer, Sonos sound system with recessed speakers, Kovacs security system and motorized window shades. Originally built in 1920 and comprised of four separate buildings later combined, this 5-story prewar elevator building has original details and classic New York charm in addition to a video intercom system. Located in prime East Village and the neighboring Lower East Side, this building is home to Union Market grocery store in the ground level retail, and theres also Whole Foods and Trader Joes just a few short blocks away. Endless entertainment is at your fingertips at Essex Crossing which provides unparalleled amenities including The Market Line, Essex Market, Regal Cinemas, Target, expansive green space and The Gutter Bowling alley, as well as various cultural institutions. Home to a variety of eclectic restaurants, bars and shops, as well as Tompkins Square Park, the East Village is a vibrant neighborhood complete with both character and charm. Close proximity to major train lines (F, M, J, Z, 6, B, D) and FDR drive.