Actor Hilary Swank’s Former Greenwich Village Townhouse Hits the Market at $11M
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Actor Hilary Swank’s Former Greenwich Village Townhouse Hits the Market at $11M

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By Kathryn M.
Set on a historic tree-lined street, the swanky abode boasts a master suite that takes up an entire floor.

The four-story townhouse Hilary Swank once owned with her then-husband, Chad Lowe, has found itself back on the market. In 2002, the Award Award–winning actor acquired the West Village brownstone for $3,900,000, and sold it five years later for $8,250,000, shortly after the couple split.  

Upon arrival, double entry doors lead into the sun-bathed parlor floor, which is graced by 11' ceilings. Anchored by an original fireplace, the formal living room is dressed in a neutral color palette, complemented by richly textured hardwoods. 

According to city records, the current owner, Tractor Supply CEO Hal Lawton, purchased the home in 2017 for $10,500,000, and is now also looking to cut ties with the dwelling—this time seeking $10,995,000.

Beyond the living room is an inviting library. Tasteful built-ins flank the gas fireplace, while a long, plush sofa provides ample seating for gathering. 

Located on Charles Street, between Seventh Avenue South and West 4th Street, the turn-key property has been impeccably renovated throughout the years, melding charming original detailing with modern allure. With four floors of elegant interior space, the home offers four bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths. While three of the bedrooms are located on the top level, the master suite occupies the entire third floor, which includes a spacious spa bath and a large dressing room and walk-in closet that can easily be converted into a nursery or home office.

In addition to ushering in warm natural light, the library's floor-to-ceiling steel doors open to a spacious terrace, which features a staircase that descends into the backyard.

Other notable features include a limestone-clad kitchen, an expansive rear garden privatized by fencing, and a finished basement, which offers a well-equipped gym and a temperature-controlled wine cellar. Scroll ahead to see inside more of the bright and airy abode. 

Clad in limestone, the top-of-the-line chef's kitchen is located on the garden level. Also on this level is a convenient mudroom and dining area.

Boasting a generous amount of custom cabinetry, the kitchen is also decked out with premium stainless-steel appliances, including a six-burner Wolf cooktop, two ovens, a 55''-wide SubZero fridge with double doors, and two Bosch dishwashers. 

Steps away from the kitchen is a sun-drenched breakfast area. Steel casement doors create another instant indoor/outdoor connection, this time leading to the rear garden space.

Privatized by ivy and fencing, the backyard outdoor space offers an idyllic setting for gathering. A stainless-steel barbecue grill rests under the staircase.

Serving as a quiet retreat, the third floor is reserved for the master suite. In the bedroom, 6'3'' windows line the south-facing wall, where a window seat offers a serene spot to rest and relax. 

In the five-fixture spa bath, an oversized soaking tub sits in front of the fireplace.

One of the three bedrooms on the top floor features a skylight ladder for easy stargazing.

Another one of the two full bathrooms. 

33 Charles Street is currently listed for $10,995,000 by Christopher Kromer and Norhana Ariffin of Halstead.

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