Claire Danes Quietly Purchases West Village Townhouse
Claire Danes must have learned some tricks from her CIA operative role on “Homeland.” The blond actress picked up a new home in the West Village last November without drawing any attention to the purchase.
A born-and-raised New Yorker, Danes and her British actor husband Hugh Dancy listed their former home in SoHo for $5.988 million last June. The SoHo condo is currently off the market, but property records have yet to report a sale.
But that didn’t limit Danes and Dancy in their next home purchase; the couple purchased their Greenwich Village townhome for $6.876 million.
Described as “welcoming” and “bright,” the single-family home was built at the turn of the 20th century and retains much of its original Greek Revival style. Measuring 3,640 square feet, the living spaces are generous, with 12-foot-high ceilings and large windows.
The 4-bedroom, 4-bath home also includes plenty of outdoor space with terraces on all three levels, as well as a ground-level courtyard and rooftop garden.
Danes currently stars as Carrie Mathison in Showtime’s “Homeland.” The role has garnered her critical acclaim as well as the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Television Series Drama.
Danes’ new home was previously listed by Douglas Elliman.