Sunny Split Two Bedroom or Flex Three Move right into this superb and flexible home with your choice of two bedrooms and formal dining room or three bedrooms with a dining area, and 2.5 baths. All major rooms are bathed in southern light and provide wonderful open views of the midtown skyline. The commodious 20' x 14' living room with large windows and French doors to the terrace can easily accommodate two separate seating areas. The nearly 78 foot planting terrace runs along the entire south side of the apartment. It is a treat to open the French doors in both the living room and dining/den and walk outside or just enjoy the fresh air and magical open views. The terrace is wide enough to hold a small cafe table and chairs and is perfect for planting. Look east and see the river or west to see the midtown skyline and top of the Chrysler Building. The windowed cook's kitchen features stainless steel appliances and Poggenpohl cabinets. There is a creatively designed storage wall in the dining area just outside the kitchen to accommodate a large assortment of household goods.The private master bedroom suite area, closed off from the living room with a pocket door, features a newly renovated windowed bathroom with double sinks. There are three excellent closets and space to build more. The second bedroom, a corner with both southern and eastern views, also has a renovated, windowed en suite bathroom. The easily created third bedroom, currently being used as a playroom and home office, has been opened into the dining area creating excellent flow and allowing natural light into the center of the apartment. The interior French doors to this room serve to create a private guest room, as needed. The big surprise is a separate, fully renovated and windowed laundry room with a full-size washer and dryer, storage, and a utility sink. All rooms have through-wall air conditioning. 400 East 52nd Street is one of five Emery Roth designed, Bing & Bing built prewar coops known as Southgate. This prestigious prewar complex is located on a quiet cul-de-sac and the buildings are connected by a lovely private garden with benches and a gazebo. 400 East 52nd Street, a full-service coop, has a bike room, laundry room, and storage room with designated areas. The coop allows pied-a-terre purchases, washer/dryers, and pets, and the maintenance includes electric. A new fitness room is in the planning stage. 2% flip tax. NOTE: Seller will pay the current assessment in full, prior to closing. ALL SHOWINGS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE EMAIL TO SCHEDULE SATURDAY & SUNDAY TOO.