A rare 1667sqft trophy loft Penthouse with a spectacular roof terrace with sweeping bird's eye downtown views is available on the Lower East Side's liveliest block. 157 Ludlow Street PHR is located is a pre-war condominium. This oversized 2 bed, 2 bath home checks every box required for the luxury buyer: views, high loft ceilings, turn-key renovation, gas fireplace and direct sunlight from North, West and South exposures. On the 1st level, you enter directly into the bespoke Great Room which has corner exposures facing West and North. With 11-foot ceilings, there's a large open eat-in kitchen with a vented hood, Subzero. Viking appliances and wine refrigerator. Beautifully proportioned living and dining areas gives the home an airy ambience centered by a rubbed bronze enclosed gas fireplace, superb for cozy entertaining. Abundant room for a large dining table for an eat-in dining experience just off the kitchen. A large countertop is perfectly set up for multiple stools and casual dining. A jewel-like powder room with lacquered black pedestal sink and huge picture window impresses upon arrival. Up the architectural staircase is the 2nd level where 2 bedrooms and 2 baths are found gorgeously sunlit and framed by dramatic city vistas. The Master bedroom has huge corner windows open North and West exposures with a windowed 5-fixture bath comprising of an eggshell Corian soaking tub, stall shower and dual vanity. The 2nd bedroom brilliantly lit by a Western exposure also has its own en-suite bath designed in floor-to-ceiling Bisazza tiles. Up the iron sculpted staircase on the top floor, crowned by an atrium skylight, is a large 25ft x 20ft private rooftop with sweeping wide-open views of every downtown landmarks. With an outdoor kitchenette, this oversized terrace easily fits large outdoor furniture and a dining table to enjoy outdoor dining and entertaining. An abundance of possibilities for landscaping and gardening, limited only by your imagination. Just outside your door is Ludlow House, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and the brand new Essex Market. Stone's throw from Nolita and all of the finest boutique shops and eateries downtown has to offer. Minutes from J/Z/F/M subway lines. Vented washer-dryer and central a/c. Pet-friendly building.