Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard's Park Slope Townhouse Lists For $4.6M

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By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
After living in Park Slope for over a decade, the celebrity couple put their family home on the market.

Like many New Yorkers, actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard left Manhattan and moved to Brooklyn to start a family. The couple purchased a spacious 3,600-square-foot, four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath townhouse in Park Slope in 2006, and they hired Elizabeth Roberts and John Erik Karkula to renovate the property. 

Roberts and Karkula preserved the beautiful bones of the four-story 1880s townhouse while updating it with a contemporary vibe throughout. Highlights of the lovely, light-filled home include high ceilings, perfectly proportioned rooms, a full-floor master suite, and Rais fireplaces covered with Heath Ceramics tile. Now the famous pair is moving on, and they've put the townhouse on the market. Scroll ahead for a look inside.

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The classic four-story townhouse is located on a block in the recently expanded Park Slope Historic District.

The classic four-story townhouse is located on a block in the recently expanded Park Slope Historic District.

The cozy parlor-floor living room is anchored by a fireplace from the Dutch company Rais.

The cozy parlor-floor living room is anchored by a fireplace from the Dutch company Rais.

The music room is bright and airy thanks to high ceilings. The renovation preserved the townhouse's original tin ceiling and crown moldings. 

The music room is bright and airy thanks to high ceilings. The renovation preserved the townhouse's original tin ceiling and crown moldings. 

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SIN Uni Candlestick
SIN Uni Candlestick
We've got a new flame. Made from unglazed terra cotta, this earthy candle holder turns the traditional, straight-and-narrow types on their head. It's an instant eye-catcher, with a coiled, single-legged design (that's where the "Uni" name came from).
Jonathan Adler Caracas Chandelier
Jonathan Adler Caracas Chandelier
Simple geometric shapes—cones and spheres—collide with dynamic results. A sprawling 47" long and crafted from polished brass with matte linen shades, the Caracas Chandelier was designed for long dining tables.
Muuto Elevated Vase
Muuto Elevated Vase
Thomas Bentzen on the design: "The Elevated vase is about doing something exceptional for flowers. The wooden bowl holding the glass vase elevates the flowers, almost ritually, and frames them in a new Nordic poetic way. The materials are inspired by the flowers and branches I would put in the vase.
The fully updated garden-level kitchen features full-height glass doors that lead outside, reclaimed chestnut floors, teak countertops, and a Rais fireplace with Heath Ceramics tile.

The fully updated garden-level kitchen features full-height glass doors that lead outside, reclaimed chestnut floors, teak countertops, and a Rais fireplace with Heath Ceramics tile.

The master bedroom occupies the home's entire top floor. 

The master bedroom occupies the home's entire top floor. 

The master bath features a wooden bathtub imported from Scotland.

The master bath features a wooden bathtub imported from Scotland.

The full-floor master suite features an office which could easily convert to an additional bedroom.

The full-floor master suite features an office which could easily convert to an additional bedroom.

One of the children's rooms. 

One of the children's rooms. 

Just off the kitchen, a magical 55-foot-deep garden features an outdoor bathtub and shower—perfect for indoor/outdoor living. 

Just off the kitchen, a magical 55-foot-deep garden features an outdoor bathtub and shower—perfect for indoor/outdoor living. 

36 Sterling Place is now being listed for $4,599,000 by Debbie Korb of Sotheby’s International Realty.

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