At nearly 2200 sq ft, this four bedroom duplex home feels like a townhouse and has been fully renovated and updated with impeccable, mint-condition finishes. The main living space is comprised of an expansive living room, dining area and chef's kitchen complete with Miele appliances, Nobilia cabinetry, Caesarstone Calacatta Nuvo countertops and top-of-the-line fixtures. The walk-in pantry closet has an additional refrigerator and deep built-in shelving. Sunny skylights bring light into the home, and there are views of the nearly 900 sq ft backyard. The yard offers an integrated bench, flowering trees and grass. From dining alfresco, barbecuing or gardening, this private, quiet oasis has endless possibilities. The master bedroom overlooks the garden and includes its own en-suite bathroom with a double vanity, Kohler fixtures, Toto Washlet toilet, marble shower with built-in bench and silent ventilation fan. There are three additional bedrooms, one of which has an en-suite marble bathroom. There is also a sizable home office/sitting area just outside two of the bedrooms. On the lower level is a media/rec room, laundry room with full size washer/dryer, full bathroom and additional storage room. Completing this floor-through home are wire-brushed wide plank oak floors, individually controlled heating and AC units, a Lutron lighting system, CAT6 wiring and abundant storage. 240 East 55th Street includes a part time attended lobby, a live-in superintendent and a common storage room. No dogs are permitted but subletting is allowed. Located less than a block from the famous PJ Clarkes, the neighborhood offers the convenience of easy access to subways, fine dining and Whole Foods. A short walk also takes you to Central Park, Sutton Place Park and the East River Promenade.