With elegant personal style, this tasteful one bedroom, one-and-half bathroom co-operative is an ideal "full-time" residence or "in-town" pied-a-terre. Designed for entertaining, the generously proportioned layout features a gracious entrance foyer with two coat closets, powder room, spacious dining area with an additional wall of storage, renovated kitchen, oversized living room, and private primary bedroom with double entry walk-in closet. The custom kitchen cabinetry and granite counter tops enhance the top of the line appliances, Subzero refrigerator, GE Advantium wall oven and microwave, Gaggenau cook-top, and Miele dishwasher. In addition, the kitchen is externally vented. Throughout this home, there is an uncontrived attention to detail: crown mouldings, custom built-ins, rich parquet floors, exquisite wall coverings, attractive hardware, and beautifully embellished doors. The bathrooms are simple but luxurious. A chic home for the discreet buyer. 440 East 57th Street is a full-service, boutique co-operative. With only four apartments per floor, this well-established building features a wonderful roof deck with sweeping city views, resident manager, full-time doorman, and central laundry room. The building allows 75% financing, guarantors, and is pet friendly. Located on the most beautiful block of 57th Street, it is convenient to stores, public transportation, the new Sutton Esplanade Park, and numerous restaurants, including the landmark Neary's.