COVID 19 GUIDELINES MUST FOLLOWED FOR ALL SHOWINGS. PLEASE WEAR MASKS AND REMOVE SHOES WHEN YOU ENTER THE PREMISES. Welcome home to this uniquely private 3BR-2.5BA East Village duplex. This well-priced downtown listing is truly one of a kind. It offers a very spacious 1,932 square feet of interior space and 496 square feet of exterior living space. As you exit the private, key locked elevator, a spacious living and dining area awaits you, featuring 10 ft. ceilings and dramatic bay windows that capture panoramic views of southern Manhattan and the Freedom Tower. Next to the dining area is a professionally designed pass through kitchen featuring modern stainless steel appliances, a pantry and an abundance of storage. The first floor of this home also offers two generous bedrooms, a newly remodeled full bathroom, a powder room for your guests, a 138 square foot terrace and a laundry room with storage. Upstairs you'll find the spacious master suite is a private oasis with south facing floor-to-ceiling windows. A sliding door opens to an amazing 358 square foot terrace that grants dramatic year round views spanning from Brooklyn to Midtown Manhattan. The master bedroom is complemented by a large, customized walk in closet, a well-appointed windowed full bathroom and bonus storage. Situated at the crossroads of the East Village and the Lower East Side, 296 East 2nd Street is an intimate 8 unit condominium with a virtual doorman, well maintained laundry room and low monthly expenses. This penthouse features not only dramatic high ceilings and abundant natural light, but also a level of privacy difficult to match in today's downtown market. Combined with close proximity to excellent shopping, restaurants, nightlife and parks, plus the F, M, J and Z train lines, this home is a rare find. Pets are welcome. Showings are by appointment only.