Fabulous high-floor two bedroom situated in premier Sutton Place location with sweeping southern views over Manhattan. Featuring a gracious layout with generously proportioned rooms, this serenely quiet apartment is drenched in sunshine thanks to enormous picture windows that span the width of each room. The welcoming entry serves as both foyer and a functioning, elegant dining area, wth plentiful space for a large table. The over-sized living room is grand and inviting with stunning natural light and impeccably maintained, original parquet wood floors. A windowed kitchen includes updated appliances, granite countertops, and small table for eating. The bedrooms are nicely spaced from the living area, accessed through a hallway with several large closets with excellent storage. The king-sized primary bedroom is incredibly bright, with great closets, and a beautifully updated ensuite marble bath with large shower. A lovely second bedroom currently serves as a home office/den with custom built-in bookcases and a double closet, plus access to a full hall bath. Every room has it's own HVAC unit for heating and cooliing, as well as casement windows that swing open or tilt. 440 East 57th Street is a well-managed, full-service co-op with just 4 apartments per floor. There is central laundry and a spectacular, fully furnished roof-deck is available to all residents. Just steps to gorgeous Sutton Place pocket parks along the river with easy access to the promenade. Wonderful neighborhood restaurants and Whole Foods just a couple blocks away! Pets and pied-a-terre's welcome.