Mint Sutton Prewar Gem! Spacious and elegant, traditional 6 room, 3 bedroom 2 bath condominium, completely renovated and thoughtfully reconfigured in 2000 to create more gracious living space. The impeccable work of renowned architect Dimitris Balamotis resulted in a stunning ambience and unique exclusive floorplan not found anywhere else in the building. All wiring, plaster work and flooring were redone, and the quality of the finishes incorporated is exceptional. In 2010, famed and well-published interior designer Bjorn Bjornsson redecorated the entire home to perfection.
The welcoming entrance gallery, generous room proportions, high ceilings and gleaming dark hardwood floors are in keeping with the style the city's grandest apartments. Windows in every room invite in lovely sunlight from southern and eastern exposures. Among the other distinguishing features are custom designer paintwork, custom blinds on all windows, custom shutters in the kitchen and baths, lighting for art in the foyer, living room and library, a washer-dryer and 2-zone air conditioning.
Entertain in the large living room around the wood-burning fireplace and enjoy formal meals in the dining room that seats up to 10 guests. The chef will be inspired in the beautiful windowed kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances and plentiful storage.
The master suite is exquisite, with decorative mirrored walls, a sizable walk-in closet/dressing room and stylish limestone bath. The second bedroom, currently used as a library with custom lit built-in bookcases, and the third bedroom share a refined limestone bath with a custom Macassar Ebony vanity. A large storage bin comes with the apartment.
Located in Manhattan's prized Sutton Place by the East River, 444 East 57th St. is an intimate white-glove prewar condominium with a vaulted marble lobby, 24-hour doorman, elevator attendant and live-in super. Built in 1929, this handsome building has been home to many high-profile residents, and is minutes from the UN, 57th Street thoroughfare, Whole Foods, shops, restaurants and transportation. Pets, pied-a-terres, LLC and trust ownership is allowed. This is a Co Exclusive.