Brooklyn Home from “The Squid and the Whale” Sells

The Brooklyn property featured in the 2005 drama "The Squid and the Whale" recently sold for $3.45 million. According to Curbed, the home was first listed for sale just this past June. With four stories, four working fireplaces, original hardwood floors, and arched doorways, this 138-year-old restored Park Slope spread is a sight to see. Click through to take a peek at this renovated masterpiece.

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The Brooklyn property featured in the 2005 drama "The Squid and the Whale" recently sold for $3.45 million. According to Curbed, the home was first listed for sale just this past June. With four stories, four working fireplaces, original hardwood floors, and arched doorways, this 138-year-old restored Park Slope spread is a sight to see. Click through to take a peek at this renovated masterpiece.
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The 3,600-square-foot home was purchased by the sellers in 2007 for $1.61 million. The couple, Michael-John van Rhyn and Mallory Loehr, strived to create "a piece of suburban bliss in Brooklyn" when restoring the historic spread, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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The 138-year-old property boasts four floors and includes original details like four working fireplaces, etched-glass pocket doors, elegant crown moldings, original hardwood floors, and pocket shutters.
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A view of the Park Slope kitchen, which you'll notice features soaring ceilings. The tall French doors open to the Ipe wood deck that looks over the lush-filled Brooklyn street.
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The couple completely redid the pad, moving the phone and cable lines underground (only after their neighbors agreed) and totally overhauled the garden, removing almost everything except a large star magnolia tree, reports the WSJ.
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A view of one of the spacious bedrooms in the sold home. There are four bedrooms total in the Park Slope crib.
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A look at one of the kid's bedrooms in the spread.
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The WSJ reports that the garden-level floor, which includes this play room and an office, can be converted into an apartment.
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A view of the spacious grassy backyard, a high-end amenity in Park Slope. During the home's restoration, the couple combined their yard with that of a neighbor's family who had young kids. This created a heightened sense of community, and we imagine for the kids, great hassle-free playmates.
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