Superbly designed prewar oasis in mint move-in condition with breathtaking views over the East River! The large living/dining room with a wood burning fireplace offers dramatic space for entertaining and comfortable living. This four and a half room apartment, originally a one bedroom, has been beautifully configured into a two bedroom. The master bedroom has French doors with opaque glass and each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. The large south-facing windows fill the main rooms with light and air. The apartment's impressive prewar details include high beamed ceilings and handsome wood floors. The windowed kitchen has high end appliances, a wrap-around counter and floorspace for both a kitchen table and desk nook. The full-size washer and vented dryer units are conveniently in the kitchen. 444 East 52nd Street, built in 1929, is an elegant, full-service cooperative with a live-in super. The elevators will be undergoing renovation during summer 2021. Mail and newspapers are delivered straight to your door and the building staff is responsive to residents' needs. Set on a quiet and idyllic cul-de-sac, overlooking the East River, this peaceful home is a short walk from midtown, giving you the best of both worlds. Pied a Terre is permitted with board approval.