Nestled near the entrance to the elegant and serene Sutton Place enclave, is this original five into four prewar gem. Located on the 16th floor, one enters this home through a charming foyer which leads to a light-filled south facing living room with open city views, wood burning fireplace and custom built bookcases. There are high beamed ceilings, hardwood floors and in wall sound system throughout. A large eat-in kitchen, with washer/dryer, boasts colorful European tiles and receives lovely eastern light. Both bedrooms face south and are quiet and filled with light. A renovated bath, many additional closets and central air-conditioning enhance the apartment. This white glove cooperative welcomes pets and pieds-a-terre. The building is a well run established cooperative with a newly renovated intimate lobby. 345 East 57th is in close proximity of a small secluded park at Sutton and the River and a convenient Whole Foods. It also includes a storage bin. The flip tax is 2%. There is an assessment in place of $314.73/month. The managing agent requests required Covid-19 REBNY forms to be submitted for processing 24 hours in advance of showings.