Hilary Swank spends most of her time in California in what Elle Decor describes in their December issue as a “rambling villa,” but when she’s in New York, she lives in a minimalist apartment overlooking downtown. The east coast abode covers the magazine and is featured in an editorial spread inside. At 1,400 square feet, it’s fairly sizable for New York, but Swank likens the apartment to being “in a tree.”

Here’s a look at her quaint little treehouse:[ITPGallery]