• For Sale    345,174,848 JPY
  • 455 East 57th Street Mais A
  • Property Type: Apartment
  • Bedroom(s): 2
  • Bathroom(s): 2

Property Description

Enter this beautifully proportioned and extraordinarily special Sutton Place Maisonette, either through the gracious lobby or from the private street entrance on East 57th Street, to a serene and sophisticated home. Both the octagonal entry Foyer of the private entrance, or the stately Gallery from the building Lobby lead you to a step-down south-facing Living Room of grand proportions, anchored by an elegant fireplace and embellished with beautiful moldings, arched doorways, custom millwork, and original herringbone wood floors. The 30-foot room evokes a feeling of grand living, only enhanced by the mirrored steel doors and windows connecting it to a gorgeous square formal Dining Room with a glass ceiling, intricate wainscoting, and walls adorned by cheerful hand painted de gournay wallpaper. Also facing south on this level is the handsome wood-paneled Library, with a second fireplace and en-suite bath of antique marble. This room could be used as a second Bedroom, should that suite one’s needs. Across the Gallery, and adjacent to the large Dining Room, is an eat-in Kitchen, which features custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances by Viking and Sub-Zero including a wine refrigerator, and a laundry and large storage space. Upstairs there is a large south-facing Primary Bedroom Suite which includes an Office or Sitting Room separated by French doors, a Dressing Room, an enormous marble Bathroom, and a small Terrace. Additional features of this special property include central air conditioning, custom millwork throughout, arched ceilings and doorways, and a sound system. It is a perfect residence or luxurious pied-a-terre. 455 East 57th Street was built in 1927 By Kenneth Murchison in the Neo Renaissance style and converted to cooperative ownership in 1957. This white glove cooperative has a canopied entrance and a beautiful black and white marble floor. The building stands 16 stories with 47 apartments. Residents enjoy private storage, bike room, laundry room, and a live-in resident manager. The building permits pets and pieds-a-terre. 70% financing is permitted and there is a 2% Flip Tax payable by the purchaser.

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Eileen E Angelo
Eileen E Angelo NRT Sotheby's International Realty