updated 01/31/2012 AT 5:25 PM ET
•originally published 01/31/2012 AT 5:30 PM ET
The We Bought a Zoo star, 27, is seeing an New York City-based advertising executive named Nate Naylor, a pal of the pair confirms.
“They’ve been dating for five months,” the source adds.
The actress’s rep has no comment this time, but recent photos show the happy couple strolling the Big Apple streets, holding hands.
Located in the posh hills of L.A.’s Los Feliz community, the four-bedroom, three-bathroom estate is on sale for $3,650,000.
Reporting by MELODY CHIU